Guide to the Lafayette Grover Diary
1851-1853

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Overview of the Collection

Creator: Grover, La Fayette, 1823-1911
Title: Lafayette Grover diary
Dates: 1851-1853 ( inclusive )
Quantity: 0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Collection Number: A 042
Summary: Lafayette Grover served as Governor of Oregon from 1870-1877 and was then resigned to become a United States Senator. His diary includes entries on his travels from Philadelphia to Portland and on his relations with figures such as Chief Justice Nelson along with his view on legislature.
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

Lafayette Grover's diary includes entries on his travels from Philadelphia to Portland and on his relations with figures such as Chief Justice Nelson.

Historical Note

Lafayette Grover served as Governor of Oregon from 1870-1877 and was then resigned to become a United States Senator.

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 material 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], Lafayette Grover diary, A 042, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information :  

Donated by Oscar Furuset, an alumnus of the University of Oregon, to the Historical Archives of the University of Oregon on March 5th, 1939.

Processing Note :  

Collection is processed.

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


Subjects

  • Subject Terms :
  • Governors--Oregon
    • Form or Genre Terms :
    • Diaries

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