Guide to the Alex M. Applegate Diary
1861-1862

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Overview of the Collection

Creator: Applegate, Alex M.
Title: Alex M. Applegate diary
Dates: 1861-1862 ( inclusive )
Quantity: 0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Collection Number: A 004
Summary: A. M. Applegate, son of Charles Applegate, lived near Yoncalla, Oregon In 1862 he went to the Salmon River mines, Idaho. Collection contains three volumes. One and two are Applegate's daily diary labeled 1861 and 1862. Volume three is a composite, with a title page: "Ventures and Adventures of a Party of Webfoot Miners on their Way to and in the Poly Region of the Northern Mines.
Repository: Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries

1299 University of Oregon
Eugene, Oregon, 97403-1299
(541) 346-3068
spcarref@uoregon.edu

Languages: Collection materials are in English. 

Content Description

Collection contains Three volumes. Volumes one and two are Applegate's daily diary from 1861 and 1862. Volume three is a composite, with a title page: "Ventures and Adventures of a Party of Webfoot Miners on their Way to and in the Poly Region of the Northern Mines." The composite includes copies of letters, extracts from diaries, and ballads.

Historical Note

A. M. Applegate, son of Charles Applegate, lived near Yoncalla, Oregon In 1862 he went to the Salmon River mines, Idaho.

Use of the Collection

Restrictions on Access :  

Collection is open to the public.

Collection must be used in Special Collections & University Archives Reading Room.

Restrictions on Use :  

Property rights reside with Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections and University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.

Archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal and/or state right to privacy laws and other regulations.

Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g. a cause of action for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of Oregon assumes no responsibility.

If a researcher finds sensitive personal information in a collection, please bring it to the attention of the reading room staff.

Preferred Citation :  

[Identification of item], Alex M. Applegate diary, A 004, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.

Administrative Information

Related Materials :  

Other collections relating to the Applegate Family at Special Collections and University Archives include: Oliver Cromwell Applegate papers, MF 002; Jesse A. Applegate Letter, SFM 014; Views on Oregon History by Jesse Apple Gate, SFM 052; Jesse Applegate Notes and Communications on Oregon History, A 003; Moray Lindsey Applegate Letters to Herbert C. Thompson, A 005; Albert Applegate Letters, A 147; John R. Williams letters to Lucy Applegate, A 148; John Applegate letter, CA 1865 May 7; Elisha L. Applegate Scrapbook, CA Ap52; Alex M. Applegate Diary, A 004; Applegate Quartz Mining Co. account book, time roll, and check book, B 010; Ann Applegate Kruse manuscript history of Applegates in Oregon, F978 K945; Lindsay Applegate papers, Ax 004; Jesse Applegate Photograph, PH277; Oliver Cromwell Applegate papers, Ax 005.

Vol. 3 of the diary is a composite, with a title page: "Ventures and Adventures of a Party of Webfoot Miners on their Way to and in the Poly Region of the Northern Mines." It was published in University of Oregon Library Call Number, vol. 27, no. 1 ( Fall 1965 ).

Other collections relating to the Applegate Family at Oregon Historical Society Research Library include: Applegate Family papers, Mss 233; 1200 SW Park Avenue, Portland Oregon 97205, Phone: 503-306-5240.

Other collections relating to the Applegate Family at the Idaho State Historical Society Public Archives and Research Library include: Daniel W. Applegate papers, MS 733; 2205 Old Penitentiary Rd, Boise Idaho 83712, Phone: 208-334-3356.

Processing Note :  

Collection processed by staff.

This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.


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