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Summary A.T. (Alvin Thompson) Smith was an early Oregon pioneer who participated in the formation of the government of the Oregon Territory, and who also helped to found Pacific University. This collection contains transcripts of his diary, written from 1840 to 1853.
Collection — Box: MS File Box 2
Summary The Congregational Association of Oregon was an organization representing the Congregationalist churches within Oregon and Washington Territory. This collection includes the Association's constitution, by-laws, minutes from 1857-1869, a list of members and associated churches, and a table of all meetings held between 1848-1886.
Abstract This collection contains Donald Sevetson's research materials collected all over the United States from archives, libraries and historical societies for his book on the life of George H. Atkinson. Atkinson was a Pacific University co-founder and a leader in Oregon's public education system.
Summary James Gerrish was an Oregon pioneer of 1844, and a Methodist circuit preacher who worked in Oregon and Washington in the 1850s-1860s. His diaries, dated 1854-1863, record his daily life travelling and preaching to communities on the frontier.
Summary Reverend John Smith Griffin was a missionary who emigrated to Oregon with the Whitman-Spalding group in 1839. In the 1840s, he participated in the Champoeg Meetings, founded the Congregationalist Church of Tualatin Plains, and published a newspaper. This collection of original letters and documents includes material related to the early settlement of Oregon, to the Whitman Massacre, to the Griffin Family, to the Congregationalist Church in Tualatin Plains, and to his newspaper, The Oregon...
Summary Harvey Clark was an Oregon pioneer of 1840 who helped to found Pacific University, and who owned much of the land where the town of Forest Grove now lies. The collection includes one original letter by Harvey Clark dated 1843; a facsimile and transcription of a 1844 letter; a transcription of his 1837 "memory book," a book of verses and notes written by friends; and typed biographical notes about Harvey Clark.
Summary The Lymans were a family of early Oregon settlers who were active in missionary, educational and literary activities. The bulk of the collection is comprised of correspondence between member of the Lyman family and their friends between the years of 1846 to 1883.
Collection — Multiple Containers
Summary This collection documents the activities of Sidney H. Marsh while at Tualatin Academy and later as President of Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon from 1853 until his death in 1879. The majority of the correspondence and documents record his efforts in obtaining monies for the college through subscriptions, the financial records for the school, writings promoting and defending education in Oregon, relationships between business partners, early founders, students, and faculty members.
Collection — Folder: MS File Box 2
Summary Henry H. Spalding was a Presbyterian missionary who arrived in the Oregon Territory in 1836. This notebook, which he compiled during the 1850s-1860s, contains writings relating to his daily life as a missionary, farmer and Indian agent.
Collection — Folder: MS File Box 2
Summary Henry H. Spalding was a missionary in the Pacific Northwest who is best known for his work with the Nez Perce from the 1830s-1870s. This record book consists of two parts: the records of the Preble Wigwam of the Order of the Star Spangled Banner, 1855, for which he served as president; and notes from his missionary trip to the Spokane Indians in 1873.
- Subject: Missionaries X
- Spalding, Henry Harmon 3
- Pacific University 2
- Tualatin Academy 2
- American Party 1
- Atkinson, G. H. (George Henry), 1819-1889 1
- Brown, Tabitha Moffatt 1
- Burnett, Peter H. (Peter Hardeman) 1
- Clark, Harvey 1
- Congregational Association of Oregon 1
- Crosby, Nathaniel 1
- Gerrish, James 1
- Gray, W. H. (William Henry) 1
- Griffin, John Smith 1
- Hinman, Alanson 1
- Lyman Family 1
- Lyman, Horace 1
- Lyman, Horace Sumner 1
- Lyman, Mary Denison 1
- Marsh, Sidney H. (Sidney Harper) 1
- Methodist Episcopal Church 1
- Order of the Star Spangled Banner. Preble Wigwam (Oregon) 1
- Sevetson, Donald 1
- Smith, A.T. (Alvin Thompson) 1
- Whitman, Marcus 1 ∧ less