Found in 215 Collections and/or Records:
Ruth Mountaingrove videotape autobiography
Ruth Mountaingrove is a photographer, writer and artist who moved to Oregon in 1971, settling in communes and eventually co-founding Rootworks, a lesbian community in Southern Oregon. The collection consists of 21 VHS videotapes of Mountaingrove relating the story of her life by talking, dancing, and singing.
Sylvester Mowry letter
Sylvester Mowry (1830-1871), became a commissioned soldier, owned mining claims, was the founder of Mowry, Arizona, and was arrested and imprisoned on suspicion of being a southern sympathizer. The collection contains a a letter written July 18, 1853, to Edward J. Bicknall, from Mowry.
Francis Hayes Murphy papers
Francis Hayes Murphy (1878-1968) became an electrical engineer; he worked first in Wisconsin and later in Oregon, where he was employed for the Portland Railway Light and Power Company. The collection (1920-1940) includes minutes, reports, contracts, codes, photographs, and other historical data and documents on electric lighting in Oregon.
James W. Neeve letters to Janet Marshall
James W. Neeve was an englishman who worked on a dredging crew in the Yukon territory of Canada. The collection (1928-1932) contains letters from Neeve to Janet Marshall.
Nicolai Bros. Company records
The Nicolai Bros. Company of Portland, Oregon, was a sash and door manufacturing company. The collection (1870-1878) contains corporate records, correspondence, financial records, minutes, day books, and order books.
Nicolai Investment Co. records
Francis Nighswander papers
The Francis Marion Nighswander papers are contained in a single folder. The papers comprise a journal, personal drawings, letters, and documents concerning the currency question of 1885. The materials are focused around Oregon and California life, as that is where Nighswander lived and worked for the majority of his life.
Albin Walter Norblad papers
Albin Walter Norblad, Sr. (1881-1960) served as Astoria's City Attorney from 1910-1915, was elected to the state Senate elected Senate President in 1929, and served as Governor of Oregon from 1929 to 1931. The collection contains speeches, correspondence, promotional and special interest literature, historical studies, right and left wing party literature, Oregon coast highway information, printed material and mementoes, and official papers of the Governor's office.
Northern Pacific Coal Mining Company prospectus
The Northern Pacific Coal Mining Company of San Francisco set out to establish a mining claim between Coos Bay and the Coquille River, on the coast of Oregon. The collection (March 25, 1873) consists of a prospectus for the mining claim that includes a chemist report and a map of the claim.
Northwest Public Power Association, executive secretary's records
Northwest Public Power Association records
Northwest Public Power Association (NWPPA) is a not for profit trade association comprising public/people's utility districts, electric cooperatives, municipalities and crown corporations in the Western U.S. and Canada. The collection (1953-1959) contains working files of legislative initiatives regarding Oregon power development.
Jane Novick papers
Jane Novick, nee Graham, (1924-1914) served as the secretary for the Eugene Future Power Committee. She was involved in the American Civil Liberties Unions, the League of Women Voters, and the Lane County Democratic Party. She was an activist opponent against EWEB's usage of nuclear power, and she was a key individual in stopping the construction of a $234 million nuclear power plant near Big Creek between Florence and Yachats in 1970.
William Holman Odell letter
William Holman Odell wrote a letter dated April 28, 1871 to Captain Applegate, of Oregon about Oregon land purchases and surveys regarding Sprague's River land and the Klamath reservation.
Cyrus Olney letter to A. B. Hallock
Four page letter from Cyrus Olney, Astoria, Oregon, to A. B. Hallock, Portland, Oregon, October 29, 1860. Asks Hallock to make survey of Astoria.
Olympia Light and Power Co. records
The Olympia Light and Power Company, a waterwheel-generated hydro-electric power plant that was organized in 1890, brought the first electricity to Olympia and Tumwater, Washington. The collection contains correspondence, reports, financial records, and legal papers.
Karl Onthank family papers
Karl Onthank worked on the staff of the University of Oregon from 1916 to 1957. Onthank and his wife, Ruth, were active conservationists. The collection consists of family history and personal correspondence, manuscripts, and photographs.
Oregon Iron Company records
In 1864, the Oregon Iron Company built the first charcoal iron smelter on the Pacific Coast on the edge of Oswego, Oregon, now known as Lake Oswego. The collection (1866-1870) contains correspondence, bills, payrolls, and reports, and other business records.
Oregon Liquor Control Commission records
Created in 1933, The Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) has the authority to control the distribution, sales and consumption in the state of Oregon. The records include monthly analytical reports, quarterly financial reports, and yearly financial reports spanning 1939-1950.
Oregon Quicksilver Incorporated mining records
This collection contains information about Oregon Quicksilver Incorporated and Mines Service Incorporated, both located in Oregon. The collection contains superintendent's reports, timecards, stocks, invoices, correspondence, photographs, and legal documents. Also contained in this collection is information about the Prosperity Mine and the Bonanza Bar in the form of placer claims, drawings of locations, legal documents and notes.
Oregon Roadside Council records
Originally named the Oregon Council for the Protection of Roadside Beauty, the Oregon Roadside Council campaigned for legislation that would protect Oregon roadsides from billboard blight and tourist litter. The collection (1922-1968) contains council minutes, correspondence, campaign records, and publications.
Oregon Rural Electric Cooperative Association records
The Oregon Rural Electric Cooperative Association (ORECA) was formed in 1942. The collection contains articles of association, membership information, committee minutes and reports, financial records, correspondence and memoranda, contracts, and publications, 1952-1958; the Association destroyed its earlier records.
Pacific Northwest Development Association (PNDA) records
Collection is primarily comprised of research files created by the Pacific Northwest Development Association.
Pacific Stationery and Print Company records
The Pacific Stationery and Print Company, of Portland, Oregon, provided stationery, printing services, record organizing services, book binding, lithographing, embossing, and office furniture. The collection (1902-1936) contains financial records, articles of incorporation, by-laws, minutes, correspondence, and a catalog.
Pacific Telephone and Telegraph Company fundamental plan survey
Between August 1916 and March 1917, the Pacific Telephone and Telegraph Company undertook a "Fundamental Plan Survey" of Portland, Oregon, that gathered population, business, firm, and rent value statistics, telephone estimates, and rate schedules. The collection (1916-1917) contains the final report and correspondence related to the population survey.
Ruth Evelyn Morse Parkhurst and Austin Flint Parkhurst papers
Herbert Parkyn letters to Robert M. Brereton
Herbert Parkyn was a financial agent for the Black Sand and Gold recovery company of Chicago, Illinois. The collection (1907) contains letters and printed material that Parkyn sent to Robert M. Brereton of Portland, Oregon regarding black sand (iron extraction) in the Pacific Coast and the Columbia River.
J. L. Parrish and Company account book
J. L. Parrish and Company was a stationery and bookstore located in Salem, Oregon. The collection (1865-1866) consists of an account book, a list of periodical subscribers in Salem, and minutes of the Regular Donkey Club.
C. A. Patterson contract
The Eliza Quartz mine was comprised of a group of mines all situated in Humbug Mining District. The collection contains a contract dated August 21, 1905, between C. A. Patterson of Portland, Oregon and Quartz Gold Mining Company, headquartered in Oregon.
Earl G. Paules papers
Clifton Pease papers
Clifton Pease (1884-1937) was a Seattle publicist, and radio program writer with a special interest in Asia. The collection contains radio scripts and interviews, diaries from when Pease served in the Canadian Expeditionary Force (1917-1919), and a diary from a trip to Japan, Korea, and China (1929), 1917-1938.