Guide to the George Allingham Letter to William Allingham

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Overview of the Collection

Creator: Allingham, George
Title: George Allingham letter to William Allingham
Dates: January 19, 1851
Quantity: 0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Collection Number: CA 1851 Jan 19
Summary: George Allingham ( d.1873) was a resident of Warren County, Illinois, whose son, William, emigrated to Oregon in 1850. The collection consists of a photostat copy of a letter from the elder Allingham to his son.
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. 
Sponsor: Funding for production of this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).

Content Description

The collection consists of a photostat copy of a letter from the elder Allingham to his son, William M. Allingham of Marysville, Oregon Territory. Allingham comments on the weather, names various persons who have returned from the west coast destitute, and suggests that returning by land is easier and safer.

Historical Note

George Allingham ( d.1873) was a resident of Warren County, Illinois. His son, William Allingham (1826-1906) emigrated to Oregon in 1850, followed in 1852 by his brother David.

Source: http://www.oregonpioneers.com/1850.htm

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 :  

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Preferred Citation :  

[Identification of item], George Allingham letter to William Allingham, CA 1851 Jan 19, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.

Administrative Information

Related Materials :  

Other collections relating to George and William Allingham at Special Collections and University Archives include: George Allingham letter to William Allingham, CA 1852 Mar 28.

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.


Subjects

  • Personal Names :
  • Allingham, George
  • Geographical Names :
  • Oregon Territory--History
    • Form or Genre Terms :
    • Correspondence

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