LOC/S/S4. Plant culture
Found in 30 Collections and/or Records:
Albany Nurseries was established in 1888 and owned by Albert Brownell. Collection consist of four journal volumes (1899-1907), one trial journal (1904-1905) and two ledger books (1891-1905). One ledger includes a Brownell family expense account.
Sales receipt for cotton sold to T.G. Pratt, Esq., agent for the city of Alton, Ill., June 15, 1865.
John G. Bacher (1883-1961) was a horticulturist and landscape gardener. The collection includes Bacher’s diaries, correspondence, plant catalogs, articles, and reports on plants and trips to Europe and Central America.
Letters to N.S. Bennett, mainly relating to the operation of his orchard near Medford, Or., 1907-1908. Includes a tax receipt, April 3, 1896. Correspondents include Griffith & Griffith, Milton Nurseries, Better Fruit Publishing Co., Milwaukee Nursery,.
William M. Case and Isaac W. Case, brothers came to Oregon in the 1840s. Isaac Case was a merchant and banker. He went to the Idaho mines in 1862 and later settled in Astoria, where he founded the Astoria Savings Bank. This collection includes family letters, financial materials, family business papers, and other miscellaneous family papers.
Diary of a trip John Cass took to Jolnacpa Plantation, Chiapas, Mexico, to oversee gathering of coffee crop. Includes two letters from Cass to his son, Mr. Alfred C. Cass, in New York, dated Mar. 10, 1905, and Mar. 17, 1905.
The collection contains one undated issue of the Civilian Conservation Corps (Cheshire, OR), Company 2110 camp newspaper, titled the Oracle, undated. Company 2110 was stationed at Camp Long Tom.
Chester E. Corry (1906-1989) was an Oregon landscape architect who worked predominantly in southern Oregon and is best known for his work at Ashland's Lithia Park. The Chester E. Corry papers contain landscape architecture plans for public areas and residential clients, some accompanying documentation for landscape projects, clippings, correspondence, and an autobiography.
Collection consists of a two page letter from A. D. Dickinson of Detroit, Michigan, to Thomas McFadden Patton of Salem, Oregon, July 24, 1875. The letter discusses marketing of Oregon apples.
Barbara Fealy (1903-2000) was a landscape architect who primarily practiced in the Pacific Northwest. The Barbara Fealy landscape architectural records include her firm’s architectural drawings, client files, and photographs.
The Federation of Western Outdoor Clubs is a loosely organized combination of outing clubs which as founded in 1932. This collection contains the general and officer records, correspondence, minutes and resolutions of the Federation of Western Outdoor Clubs. It is divided in to seven series and is contained in thirteen boxes.
Walter Henry Gerke (c. 1891-1982) and Florence Holmes Gerke (1896-1964) were landscape architects. The collection contains 2 flat file folders of architectural plans reflecting their work on the Bonneville Power Navigation project and the Washington Park Rose Garden in Portland, Oregon.
William Bliss Harris (1900-1981) was, variously, a financial analyst, author and small business owner. The William B. Harris Papers include materials covering Harris' time at Time/Fortune magazines as well as White Flower Farm/Gardening material.
The collection contains one letter dated October 18, 1871, from Hewett, Flowerdew and Co. of Portland, Oregon to Thomas R. Cornelius, of Cornelius, Oregon. The subject of the letter gives advice regarding the purchase of wheat and wheat futures
A.C. (Arnold C.) Heyman (1878-1975) was an Oregon farmer and advocate of public power. Collection consists of correspondence, speeches and radio talks, letters to the editor, materials on the Linn County PUD, research materials on public power, and personal material.
The Idaho National Harvester Co. was founded in 1904, using money from the Mix brothers and design by Cornelius Quesnell and A.M. Anderson. The "Little Idaho" was a horse-drawn harvesting machine. The collection consists of research images on the Little Idaho, and some Quesnell family images.
Kola Neis Company had the following officers: Kola Neis, Harry Schlosser, and O. O. McClellan. Records Include articles of incorporation and minutes of directors for Kola Neis Hop Company.
The collection contains handwritten minutes from a Lane County Business Council meeting on December 12, 1876. The meeting was concerned with the wheat market, grange cooperatives, and Oregon's representation at the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia.
The Lane County Farmer's Union Cooperative mill was built in 1923, primarily to process grain. The collection contains meeting minutes, reports, audits, ledgers, and pamphlets.
Mainly consists of Large's correspondence, correspondence by others about Large and his theories, manuscripts by Large and others, and printed articles by and about Large.
Lilla Irvin Leach (1886-1980) was a field botanist who specialized in Oregon flora from 1915-1945. She discovered more than a dozen species and two new genera, Kalmiopsis leachiana and Bensoniella oregana. Lilla and her husband John Leach purchased a tract of land in southeast Portland where they developed a botanical garden named Sleepy Hollow. The collection includes correspondence, notes, notebooks, articles, and a few photographs.
Elizabeth Lord (1887-1976) and Edith Schryver (1901-1984) founded the Lord and Schryver landscape architecture firm in 1929 in Salem, Oregon. The Lord and Schryver landscape architectural records collection contains landscaping plans and drawings, correspondence, office files, subject files, photographs, brief biographical sketches, and notes relating to Lord’s and Schryver’s work as landscape architects.
Dwight Fay Rettie worked for and managed a variety of Federal government agencies from 1955 to 1986. The Papers contain documents pertaining to Rettie's work for various government agencies including the Department of Health and Human Services, National Park Service, and Bureau of Land Management. The materials include policy papers, subject files, meeting minutes, speeches, and correspondence. Also included are personal correspondence, writings, and publication materials.
The Silver Creek Recreational Area Advisory Committee promoted and planned the use of land east of Silver Creek Falls State Park, in Marion County, Oregon, as a public "organized camping" and recreational area. The collection (1936-1942) contains correspondence, reports, and minutes from the files of committee member, Karl Onthank.
Consists of daily diaries, 1938-1944, detailing his language studies at U.C.L.A., park work, and soldier life after joining the Army in 1942 and being stationed for a time in England.
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.