LOC/H/H10. Social Science, General
Found in 86 Collections and/or Records:
The Oregon Interim Committee on Social Problems was a committee of the Oregon House of Representatives which investigated social issues such as sex offenses and divorce. The collection (1961-1962) contains records from the files of Oregon representative William J. Gallagher, and consist of working papers, minutes of the full committee, and the subcommittees on social problems, divorce, and sex offenders, and also includes reports, statistics, and correspondence.
Joint Resolution 24, by the Oregon Senate, created an interim Committee of Judicial Administration that was empowered to inquire into and make recommendations regarding the feasibility and need for reorganization of judicial districts in Oregon. The collection (1957-1959) contains questionnaires and evaluations of judges and courts, drafts of bills, subcommittee reports, and recommendations.
In 1932, the Oregon Statewide Relief Council investigated and reported on unemployment, food surpluses and deficits, and educational opportunities in Oregon. The collection (1932) contains minutes, correspondence, reports, and also food, unemployment, and education surveys.
The Portland Seamen's Friend Society was a social and reform organization devoted to the welfare of sailors in the port of Portland. The collection (1877-1899) contains an account book that lists income and expenditures of general and special funds by date, and includes a name index.
Frank Purinton (1895-1991) was an activist who sought to preserve the United States and Christianity from the "Communist-Zionist-Satanist" plot. He was active in the American Legion and the John Birch Society and published a patriotic Christian newsletter. The collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, and printed materials reflecting Purinton's views.
Lemuel Pratt Putnam (1884-1968) had a long career of service with the YMCA and the Presbyterian Church, as a social worker and pastor. The collection (1911-1963) contains correspondence, religious writings, subject files on religious organizations, and biographical information.
Floyd Cleveland Ramp was a member of Socialist and Communist Parties in the United States and Russia in the 1900's as a college student and an adult. The collection consists of diaries and letterbooks; incoming letters; family correspondence; materials documenting his arrest, trial, and incarceration for espionage; Socialist and Communist Party materials; speeches; tapes; and broadsides.
The papers of Marta Randall, Nebula-nominted science fiction author, are primarily comprised of manuscripts for her novels, short fiction, and non-fiction and include associated correspondence, publicity materials, and financial records.
"Beyond Black & White" was an exhibit by Richard Frazier Crawford (dates unknown) that depicted African-American men in Oregon, 1980-2000. The collection consists of 34 color images.
E. Merrill Root (1895-1973) was a poet, college English teacher, and anti-Communist activist. The collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, poetry, lectures, photographs, and reviews of his literary efforts.
Corwin V. Seitz was a member of the library staff at the University of Oregon from 1924 until 1957. The collection (1917; 1942; 1949-1952) contains six volumes of diaries that reflect the social and emotional issues that face a person who has a stammer, and also a short memoir, poetry, and writings regarding travel and work.
William Carlson Smith was an educator and sociologist who was a major research contributor to a 1925 survey of race relations. Collection contains manuscripts by Smith and by others, speeches, correspondence, course material, biographical and family files, and photographs.
The Social Science Club held programs devoted to exploring topics relating to the social sciences. Records include office files, minutes, meeting notices and programs, correspondence, membership data, financial records, and speeches from 1930-1953.
Caroline (C.) Eleanor Spears (1876-1959) was a writer, suffragist, and a member of the Women's Christian Temperance Union (WCTU). The collection consists largely of collected printed material relating to suffrage (1915-1930) and temperance, (1918-1947), and to a lesser degree socialist politics and the Christian Science religion, and also includes general correspondence, manuscripts, diaries, and address books.
Philip Sterling (1907-1989) was a writer and public relations representative. The Philip Sterling papers include publicity material for a number of radio shows in the 1940s and 1950s, professional correspondence, manuscripts, research material and correspondence relating to biographies. There is also a considerable amount of research material on Rachel Carson.
Albert Montreville Taylor served in the Philippine Constabulary. The collection (1900-1966) contains correspondence, diaries, constabulary records and publications, and also personal papers, photographs, and memorabilia.
Joseph V. Thebaud (1888 - ) served in the Philippine Constabulary in 1912, resigned in 1915, and later served as an officer in the U.S. Army. The collection (1912-1916) contains diaries covering Thebaud's experience in the Constabulary, manuscript maps, and photographs.
Reward notice offering $15,900 for the capture of the three DeAutremont brothers: Roy, Ray, and Hugh. The DeAutremont brothers held up a mail train near Siskiyou, Or., on October 11, 1923. Reward notice gives details about the holdup and detailed descript.
The University of Oregon Department of Public Safety (UODPS) is the organization that provides policing services for the University of Oregon campus. The collection contains annual reports and rules and regulations guide.
The Warner Creek Fire collection consists of documents related to the Warner Creek Fire in Willamette National Forest, Oregon in October 1991, and its aftermath. The majority of the collection is the Administrative Record presented by the U.S.F.S. during DISTRICT OF OREGON lawsuit 94-6245: SIERRA CLUB, et al v. UNITED STATES FOREST SERVICE.
Warren Waterhouse, of Monmouth, Oregon, was a cherry grower. The collection (1896) consists of a certificate of inspection of nursery stock, a letter regarding Waterhouse's cherries, and a poem written by Waterhouse regarding temperance.
John Roberts White (1879-1961), an English soldier who served with the Philippine Constabulary, was also superintendent of the Iwahig Penal Colony, and served in the U.S. National Park Service. The collection includes biographical material, diaries, correspondence, publications, clippings and ephemera, scrapbooks, and photographs.
The first Oregon branch of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union was formed in 1881, and by 1891 there were eighty-three branches in Oregon. The collection (1889-1910) contains a treasurer's book of the Gardiner, Oregon branch.
John Zerzan (1943- ) is a writer and anarchist activist in Oregon. The collection includes letters, essay and book drafts, and anarchist ephemera and publications that reflect his activities.