Found in 215 Collections and/or Records:
Mary Stump selected papers
Mary Stump was an author and journalist. The collection contains a journal (and transcription) of a steamer and overland trip from Monmouth, Oregon to the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia in 1876. Also included is a scrapbook of essays, clippings, performance reports, and programs largely relating to Monmouth.
Sugar Pine Mill and Fixture Company records
The Sugar Pine Mill and Fixture Company, located in Albany, Oregon, was incorporated by George W. Hochstedler, Edmund Zeyss, and C. W. Sears. The collection (1894-1903) consists of a a record book containing incorporation records, meeting minutes, stock, and stockholders information.
Joseph Nathan Teal papers
Joseph Nathan Teal (1858-1929) was an Oregon rancher, lawyer, investor, and civic leader who was an advocate of waterways development, and served as U.S. Shipping Commissioner from 1920-1921. The collection (1900-1926) contains correspondence regarding railroad administration and rate making, the single-tax movement, copies of letters by President Woodrow Wilson, and also information and photographs of Celio Canal construction.
Joseph Nathan Teal scrapbooks
Joseph Nathan Teal (1858-1929) was an Oregon rancher, lawyer, investor, and civic leader who was an advocate of waterways development and served as U.S. Shipping Commissioner from 1920-1921. The collection (1894-1917) contains fourteen volumes of scrapbooks regarding Oregon politics, Portland water, transportation in Oregon, taxes, the railroad, Celilo canal, and navigation of the Columbia River
John Telfer papers
John Telfer was an engineer for the British military in Canada. John Telfer's papers include many correspondence, most of which are outgoing to his brother and sister.
Cachot Therkelsen collection
Cachot Therkelsen (March 30, 1894-May 12, 1964) was a realtor in Portland, Oregon and founded the Therkelsen Investment Company. The collection includes drawings that he collected of architects' original plans and specifications of projects.
Thielsen family papers
The Thielsen family of Prussia and of America includes the following members: Bune Thielsen of Flensburg, Prussia, his son Hans Thielsen, who moved to Oregon, and Hans Thielsen's sons, Henry B., Horace W. and Julius. The collection contains correspondence, letter press books, business documents, maps and blueprints.
Trolleys and trains in Oregon photographs
The collection consists of 163 snapshots of Oregon trolley and train stock. Lines represented include Oregon Electric, Portland Electric Power, Willamette Valley Railway, Portland Traction, and United Railways.
Albert Conrad Ullman papers
Doris Ulmann photographs
Doris Ulmann (1822-1934) was a New York photographer. The collection consists of vintage prints, proof prints bound in albums, and glass-plate negatives primarily featuring portraits of notable people, craftspeople, and farmers. The collection also includes reference prints and negatives reproduced from Ulmann's original negatives.
United States Spruce Production Corporation records
United States Spruce Production Corporation was incorporated in Washington, on August 19, 1918, and set out to manufacture Spruce products, especially for war planes during WWI. The collection (1918-1946) contains three volumes of corporate records including articles of incorporation, meeting minutes, correspondence and telegrams, lumber company information, and financial records.
United States Spruce Production Corporation, Spruce Products Division records
United States Spruce Production Corporation was incorporated in Washington on August 19, 1918, and the Spruce Products Division was responsible for overseeing the logging of Northwest Spruce, and the manufacturing of Spruce products. The collection (1918-1919) contains orders and special orders, U. S. War Department memoranda, weekly bulletins, efficiency reports, correspondence, publications, liquidation files, and files on timber and railway companies.
U.S. Bureau of Reclamation Project histories
The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation was created in 1902 because of mounting pressure for the federal government to develop water resources. The collection contains Bureau of Reclamation project histories for Boise, Columbia Basin, Owyhee, and Yakima.
Fred D. Van Wagenen letter
The collection contains a letter dated September 13, 1896, from Fred D. Van Wagenen, a lawyer in Seattle, Washington, to his mother (Ann Van Wagenen?) of New York. In the letter, he describes an Alaska mining trip and meeting Father Barnum, a Jesuit missionary and cousin to P.T. Barnum.
Villard House account book
The collection consists of an account book (1883) of the Villard House in Pendleton, Oregon. Information in the acount books is organized alphabetically.
Chester Walbridge letter
Letter from Chester Walbridge to Mr. Levi Vanhooser, Jr., regarding Mr. John Allen and the vending of hat machines in Indiana and Kentucky.
Roy Allen Ward speeches
Roy Allen Ward (1892 - 1975) was the general manager of the Pacific Cooperative Wool Growers, located in Portland, Oregon. The collection (1926-1961) contains speeches, arranged alphabetically, regarding wool marketing problems and the cooperative.
George H. Waterman papers
James Weaver papers
James Howard "Jim" Weaver (August 8, 1927- ) was a U.S. Congressman for Oregon's 4th congressional district. He served six terms in the House. The collection represents records produced by Weaver and his congressional office during his service as a congressman.
West Coast Mines Company records
The West Coast Mines Company held properties in the Bohemia Mining District of Douglas and Lane Counties; particularly the Musick and Champion Groups. Records in the collection include abstracts of title, contracts and field notes.
George Miller West transcribed reminiscence of journey to Oregon
George Miller West (1831-1912) was a pioneer and carpenter who travelled to Oregon and California to gold mine in 1853. Collection consists of one 49 paged reminiscence, typewritten and includes photographs. Photocopy is included.
Western Pine Association records
Wetherbee Family papers
Records of family including account books for blacksmith, memory books, and theater programs. Family members located in Vermont, New York, Massachusetts, and Portland, Oregon.
Clark Moor Will papers
Willamette Falls Canal Company records
Willamette Falls Canal company was one of the companies agitating for the right to to build a canal to ship goods over the Willamette Falls in Oregon. The collection contains articles of incorporation and a legal notice, dated August 25, 1865 on behalf of the Willamette Falls Canal company stating their right-of-way to build a canal
Perry Williams reminiscences of the Silver Lake fire of 1894
The Perry Williams reminiscences of the Silver Lake fire of 1894 is a seven page personal narrative describing Perry Williams' survival of the building fire killed forty-three residents of Silver Lake in Lake County Oregon.
T. F. and G. W. Williams legal document
The collection contains a written legal agreement dated November 5, 1883, between T. F. Williams and G. W. Williams, both of Cascade Locks, Oregon, and also William Haaker of the Importing and Fish Preservation House, in New York City, concerning the sale of sturgeon and caviar.
Thornton F. Williams letters patent
The collection contains letters patent issued on August 2, 1881, to Thornton F. Williams of Cascade Locks, Oregon for revolving dip nets (no. 245,251) and fishing machines (no. 301,653). The letters patent include specification descriptions and diagram.
Bushrod Washington Wilson letters to Joseph P. Wilson
Bushrod Washington Wilson (1824-1900) was a sailor, gold miner, and carpenter who eventually settled in Corvallis, Oregon, where he became a prominent citizen. The collection consists of Wilson's letters to his brother, Joseph.
Joseph Warren Wood journal
Joseph Warren Wood (1826-1914) was a Wisconsin farmer who sought his fortune in California during the gold rush. The collection consists of photocopies of Wood's journals chronicling his trip to California.