Rees family papers [manuscript], 1843-1910.


Rees family. Rees family papers [manuscript], 1843-1910.

Rees family papers [manuscript], 1843-1910.

Papers include Williard H. Rees's reminiscences of trip to California in 1843; correspondence, including a copy of a letter from Rees to James W. Nesmith; speeches, including a speech given in front of the Oregon Pioneer Association on June 17, 1879; and other miscellaneous papers of Williard H. Rees. The collection additionally includes correspondence between Williard H. Rees and his daughter, Elizabeth "Libbie" Hendershott, her husband William Hendershott, and other members of the Hendershott family, ca. 1850-1900, and a typescript story about camping on Mt. Hood, signed by Walter O. Paulson, dated August 12-17, 1910

.04 cubic feet (2 folders)

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Nesmith, James Willis, 1820-1885 (person)

James Willis Nesmith was born July 23, 1820 in New Brunswick, Canada. He arrived in Oregon in 1843 with pioneer missionary Dr. Marcus Whitman. Nesmith held several public offices, including provisional government supreme court judge, state legislator, captain in the Cayuse, Rogue River, and Yakima Indian Wars, U.S. marshall, superintendent of Indian affairs, and U.S. senator. From the description of James Willis Nesmith papers, 1845-1885. (Oregon Historical Society Research Library)....

Oregon Pioneer Association (corporateBody)

The Oregon Pioneer Association was the predecessor of the Oregon Historical Society. From the description of Pioneer registers, ca. 1873-ca. 1930. (Oregon Historical Society Research Library). WorldCat record id: 42890913 ...

Rees, Williard H. (person)