Guide to the A. C. Smith Letter to James Slater

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Overview of the Collection

Creator: Smith, A.C.
Title: A. C. Smith letter to James Slater
Dates: February 16, 1872
Quantity: 0.025 linear feet (1 folder)
Collection Number: CA 1872 Feb 16b
Summary: A. C. Smith (1831-1911) was a pioneer resident of the Grande Ronde Valley in Oregon. The collection consists of a photostat copy of a letter from Smith to James Slater, and an advertisement for the Union, Oregon newspaper, Mountain Sentinel.
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).

Historical Note

A. C. Smith (1831-1911) was a pioneer resident of the Grande Ronde Valley in Oregon. Smith was born in Illinois and settled in the Grande Ronde Valley in 1862, the first to settle in the section of Wallowa county known as Cove.

[Source: http://www.oregongenealogy.com/wallowa/reavis/a_c_smith.htm]

Content Description

The collection consists of a photostat copy of a letter from Smith to James Slater, and advertisement

In the letter, Smith describes the political climate of the Grande Ronde Valley in preparation for a coming election, and his predictions of the outcome.

Also included in the collection is a photostat copy of an advertisement for the Mountain Sentinel of Union, Oregon, a newspaper that was subtitled "Democratic in Politics, Neutral in Religion, Unfettered by Rings, [and] Fearless and Free in the discussion of all questions..."

Use of the Collection

Preferred Citation :  

[Identification of item], A. C. Smith letter to James Slater, CA 1872 Feb 16b, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.

Restrictions on Use :  

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Restrictions on Access :  

Collection is open to the public.

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

Administrative Information

Processing Note :  

Collection processed by Austin Munsell.


Subjects

  • Personal Names :
  • Smith, A.C.
  • Subject Terms :
  • Pioneers--Oregon
    • Form or Genre Terms :
    • Correspondence

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