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-MS 2 A 646 APPERSON, J T Correspondence, 1873. Grandmaster, I.O.O.F. Grand Lodge of Oregon. Letters from Grand Secretary C.N. Terry relating to Odd Fellows' activities and accounts. 2 items.

 

-Mss2.A775: ARRINGTON FAMILY PAPERS, 1851-1893 [n.b.---all correspondence is 1 pg. typescript copy unless otherwise indicated]

 

1) James M. Arrington's Overland journal (1851) [35 pp. transcript; 2nd copy, 12 pp. typescript]

 

2) "Unsigned statement by James M. Arrington" (n.d.) [description of building road to Coos Bay; 3 pp. transcript]

 

3) "From the Arrington account book" (Dec. 1851-Aug. 1854; Dec. 1865-Jul. 1873) [56 pp. transcript]

 

4) "Arrington's orders on company & payroll" (1871) [1 pg. transcript]

 

5) "J.M. Arrington---Bot of Flint & Morgan" (1871) [dry goods & food supplies] [4 pp. typescript copy]

 

6) S. Hamilton to JMA (7-14-71) [re Coos Bay Wagon Road route;2 pp. typescript copy]

 

7) Do. (8-3-71)

 

8) A. Rose & S. Hamilton to JMA (9-23-71) [2 pp. typescript copy]

 

9) "Kitty Ann," Roseburg to "Dear Sister" (7-24-72)

 

10) Laura Arrington, Civil Bend to "Dear Cousin Martha" (10-19-75) [2 pp. typescript copy]

 

11) L.F. Mosher, Scty. Roseburg & Port Orford RR to JMA (8-15-77)

 

12) James M. Arrington, Jr. "Ma Belle Marie" (1878) [song text; 2 pp. typescript copy]

 

13) Kitty Rose [?], Randolph to "Dear Mother & all the others" (8-21-79) [2 pp. typescript copy]

 

14) H.G. Hurlburt, Chief Engineer, Umpqua & Coos Bay RR to Binger Herman, President (n.d.; ca 1-80) [2 pp. typescript copy]

 

15) S. Hamilton, Roseburg to JMA (4-14-80)

 

16) "Kitty Rose," Randolph [Coos County] to "My dear granpa" [JMA] (5-2-81)

 

17) W.I. Friedlander, Scty. Coos Bay & Roseburg RR to JMA (6-20-81)

 

18) L. Marksole, S. Marks & Co., Roseburg to JMA (1-6-82)

 

19) Do. (1-6-82)

 

20) JMA, Roseburg to W.I. Friedlander (3-5-82) [2 pp. tyepscript copy]

 

21) "Allen," Marshfield to "Dear Father" (11-18-82)

 

22) JMA, Jr., Coos City to JMA (1-15-83)

 

23) "Allen," Marshfield to "Dear Father" (3-1-83)

 

24) Allen," Marshfield to "Dear Father" (4-2-83)

 

25) S. Hamilton to JMA (4-4-83)

 

26) "Jim," Coos City to JMA (6-13-83)

 

27) "Allen," Marshfield to JMA (6-19-83)

 

28) S. Hamilton, Roseburg to JMA (11-13-83) [2 pp. typescript copy]

 

29) "Allen," Marshfield to "Dear Mother" (2-10-84) [2 pp. typescript copy]

 

30) Rose Arrington, Marshfield to "Dear Mother" (2-10-84) [2 pp. typescript copy]

 

31) Rose Arrington, Marshfield [now Coos Bay] to "My Dear Mother" (2-29-84) [3 pp. typescript copy]

 

32) Rose Arrington, Marshfield to "My Dear Mother" (3-18-84) [2 pp. typescript copy]

 

33) "Jim," North Bend [Coos County] to "Dr Mother" (10-10-85) [2 pp. typescript copy]

 

34) Allen Arrington, Marshfield to "Dear Mother" (10-11-85)

 

35) "Allen A.," Marshfield to "Dear Mother" (10-26-85)

 

36) "Jim," North Bend to "My Dear Mother" (11-12-85)

 

37) "Allen," Marshfield to "Dear Mother & all" (11-12-85) [2 pp. typescript copy]

 

38) Obituary & related materials on Aaron Arrington (n.d.; ca. 11-85) [3 pp. typescript copy]

 

39) "Allen," Phoenix, Arizona Terr. to "Dear Mother & all" (12-12-85)

 

40) Rose Arrington, Marshfield to "My Dear Mother" (12-27-85) [2 pp. typescript copy]

 

41) "Allen," San Diego to "Dear Sister" (2-11-86)

 

42) "Allen," San Diego to "Dear Mother" (2-11-86)

 

43) E.B. Watson, Atty., Portland to S. Hamilton (3-30-86)

 

44) S. Hamilton to JMA (4-2-86)

 

45) Do. (12-15-86)

 

46) Will C. Walls, St. Louis MO to "Uncle Jim & Family" (12-16-86)

 

47) S. Hamilton to JMA (2-9-87)

 

48)Do. (2-10-87) [2 pp. typescript copy]

 

49) M.A. Walls, St. Louis MO to "Dear Aunt Kittie & family" (5-26-89) [2 pp. typescript copy]

 

50) K.A. Arrington contract for JMA headstone w/ E.W. Atchison, Roseburg (5-12-93)

 

51) S. Hamilton to William Glover, Supt. Coos Bay Wagon Road (n.d.)

 

52) Thomas P. Sheridan to JMA (Sep., no year) [typescript copy]

 

53) "Mary Rose," Randolph [Coos County] to "Dear Mother" (Dec. 8, no yr.) [2 pp. typescript copy]

 

54) "Mary Rose," Randolph to "Dear Father" (Sep. 2, no yr. [2 pp. typescript copy]

 

55) Poem in "Charlie's writing"

 

56) Unidentified accounts (n.d.) [1 pg. typescript copy]

 

-Mss2.B887: V.W. BRUCE. "BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH OF LUCIUS C. RICE" [11pp.; typescript]

 

-Mss2.C883: HANNAH F. CRABBE PAPERS, 1916-1921

 

1) HFC, Portland to Mrs. Orr (2-1-16)

 

2) "Will," Portland to "My dear Mother" (10-4, no yr.)

 

3) "Will," Vancouver B.C. to "My dear Mother" (Oct. 18, same yr. as preceding)

 

4) "Carolyn" to "Dear Aunt Hana" (n.d.)

 

5) "Alfred," Peking, China to Mr. & Mrs. James Irving Crabbe (1-27-21)

 

-Mss2.C899: MEDOREM CRAWFORD BUSINESS LEDGERS, 1845-1865

 

1) Ledger of freighting business, 1845-1846

 

2) Internal revenue collection ledger, 1864-1865

 

-Mss2.D746: BENJAMIN FRANKLIN DOWELL PAPERS, 1855-1885

 

1) Dowell's Diary (1855) [incl. account of Indian troubles in Rogue Valley [14 pp. typescript copy]

 

2) Legal complaint: Jacob A. Brunner, plaintiff; B.F. Dowell, atty. (1861)

 

3) W.W. Upton to BFD (1885)

 

-Mss2.D776: B.J. DREW DAY BOOK, 1852-1853 [incl. accounts for stores in Yreka,Calif. (1852) and Jacksonville (1853); 78 pp. ledger]

 

-MS 2 E 43 ELKHORN MOUNTAIN GOLD MINING COMPANY, PORTLAND, OREGON Stock certificates, 1892. Ms. (on printed form) Issued to L.W. Nelson, trustee.

 

-Mss2.G618: WILLIAM GOLDEN UMPQUA COUNTY LAND PAPERS, 1858-1863

 

1) Deed transferring title of William Golden land purchase to C.W. Baker (4-7-63)

 

2) U.S. General Land Office certificate affirming William Golden homestead [1851] (2-24-68)

 

-Mss2.G646: FRANCIS M. GOOD LEDGER, 1857-1862 [incl. work done in Sterling (1857-58) and Roseburg; about 50 pp.; many missing or torn]

 

-Mss2.H552: CONGRESSMAN BINGER HERMANN LETTER (August 14, 1892)

 

-Mss2.H648: WILLIAM G. HILL. "TRIP TO COOS BAY IN 1853" [3 pp. typescript copy]

 

-Mss2.J68: PHILLIP JOHNSON ASTORIA MORTGAGE CONVEYANCE, 1865 [1 pg. mortgage conveyance to J.W. Munson, 1-1-65]

 

-Mss2.K67: KNAPP & BURRELL CO. BUSINESS LETTER, 1866 [letter to a Mr. S. Bretscher of San Francisco, 3-28-66]

 

-Mss2.O66: OREGON FAMILY. LETTER, 1959 ["Annie & Ray" of Waldport discuss family & community affairs]

 

-Mss2.P117: PACIFIC UNIVERSITY BUSINESS RECORDS, 1854-1861

 

1) Bill of Incorporation of Pacific University (1854)

 

2) Mortgage Deed for Pacific University lands (1860)

 

3) Certification of Deed for Pacific University lands (1861)

 

-Mss2.R597: RISVOLD COLLECTION of OREGON PIONEER CORRESPONDENCE, 1832-1838 [4 pp. photocopies; originals in possession Floyd E. Risvold]

 

1) Nathaniel Wyeth to Charles Wyeth (7-14-32)

 

2) Jacob Wyeth to Charles Wyeth (6-27-34)

 

3) John K. Townsend, Ft. Vancouver to Lydia A. Sharpless (12-36)

 

4) Joseph Richardson, Baldwin Me. to Elkanah & Mary Walker (3-19-38)

 

-Mss2.W516: CALVIN BROOKINGS WEST. "C.B. WEST & HIS OREGON EXPERIENCES," 1844-1853

 

1) Reginald R. & Grace D. Stuart. "Calvin B. West of the Umpqua" (n.d.) [6 pp. typescript intro to longer essay]

 

2) [Reginald R. & Grace D. Stuart.] "C.B. West & his Oregon experiences" (n.d.) [describes CBW background in Ohio; incl. excerpts from CBW letters, all predating overland trek; 48 pp. typescript]

 

3) "Calvin B. West" [recounts the genesis of the Stuart's essay on West; 4 pp. ms.]

 

4) "The First Diary" (1853) [West recounts overland trek & first days in Oregon; 22 p., typescript w/ notes in ink]

 

5) CBW, St. Louis to "My very dear Wife" (4-19-53) [typescript copy]

 

6) ["Letter no. 14"] CBW, Steamboat Saranak to "My dear Brother" (4-23-53) [2 pp. typescript copy]

 

7) [CBW to family, betw. St. Louis & St. Joseph; fragment; 2 pp. typescript copy]

 

8) CBW, St. Joseph to "My dear Brother" (4-29-53)

 

9) CBW, Platte River to "My very dear daughter, Anna" (5-22-53) [3 pp. typescript copy]

 

10) CBW, Ft. Laramie to "My dear Lizy" (5-31-53)

 

11) CBW to "My dear little boys, Davy & Cally" (5-24-53)

 

12) CBW to "My dearest Anna" (6-14-53)

 

13) CBW, Yoncalla, Ore. to "My very dear Wife" (9-6-53) [2 pp. typescript copy]

 

14) CBW, Winchester, Ore. to "My dear lovely Anna"

 

15) ["Letter no. 1"] E.L. West, Winchester, Ore. to "My dear sister Minerva" (6-23-57) [3 pp. typescript copy]

 

16) ["Letter no. 12"] E.L. West to "My dear sister Minerva" (4-4-58)

 

17) Lists of early Baptist missionaries to Oregon from back of diary [3 pp. typescript]

 

18) Expense accounts for household items from back of diary [2 pp. typescript]

 

-Mss2.W582: WHITE & JACOBS CO. LEDGER, 1897-1906 [155 pp.; contains general store records (1897-98) and City Treasurer records kept by Lee L. Jacobs (1906)]

 

-Mss2.W822: WITHER, HILDEGARDE P. LETTER, n.d. [to M.J. Frey of The Oregonian protesting renaming of Marquam Hill Road, Multnomah Falls]

 

-Mss2.W899: HENRY W. WOODWARD PAPERS, 1843-1855

 

1) Seaman's Indenture Papers, Henry Woodward (1843)

 

2) Certificate of membership in Indian War Veterans of North Pacific Coast

 

3) Reminiscence of Oregon pioneer life [6 pp. ms. copy; 2nd typescript copy ]