Found in 51 Collections and/or Records:
Leonard A. Andrus papers
Leonard A. Andrus was a civil engineer who surveyed and reported on Pacific Northwest firms during the 1920s. The collection (1921-1930) contains financial, asset, and policy reports on firms in the Pacific Northwest.
Willis Chapel Barrett papers
Willis Chapel Barrett (1891-1963) was a civil engineer who worked for the U.S. State Department on the Yellow River conservancy project in China. The collection contains project files, reports, correspondence, and maps.
Josiah A. Burnett papers
Josiah Burnett of Eagle Creek, Oregon, worked in mining, survey work, and farming. The collection (1852-1874) contains correspondence regarding family, mining, and politics, and also contains articles of incorporation of Oregon businesses.
California State Telegraph Company. Toll House Station (Ashland, Oregon) records
The California State Telegraph Company began in 1853, and by June 1867, the company was reorganized and subsumed as the Pacific Division of the Western Union Telegraph Company. The collection (1865-1868) contains financial records, telegrams, and other papers of the Ashland, Oregon tollhouse station.
Justin Chenoweth and Chenoweth family papers
Justin Chenoweth (1829-1898) was an Oregon pioneer and surveyor. Collection includes two containers of family letters, poems, important documents, Chenoweth's diary, and biographical and genealogical material.
Coast rail construction photograph album
The collection consists of one album of 29 snapshots of railroad construction on coast of Oregon, primarily a steam shovel at work. Some river shots. C. 1910s-1930s. Photographer unidentified.
C. Girard Davidson papers
The C. Girard Davidson Papers document the career of attorney, politician, and businessman Crow Girard "Jebby" Davidson (1910-1996). The collection is organized into major series concerning government projects, legal cases, political activities, and business interests. The majority of material related to Davidson's service as Assistant Secretary of the Interior (1946-1950) is housed in the Truman Presidential Library in Independence, Missouri.
Department of Speech records
The study of rhetoric and performance has been a part of the curriculum of the University of Oregon since it opened its doors in 1877; the Department of Speech also used to offer classes in radio, film, theatre study, and also dramatic performance. The bulk of the collection (1948-1999) consists of records when the Department of Speech was heavily involved with theatre performance.
William Daniel Boone Dodson papers
William Daniel Boone Dodson (1871-1950) had a long career with the Portland Chamber of Commerce, serving as general manager, executive vice-president, and as director of industrial promotion where he worked chiefly on the industrial development of Oregon. The collection (1947-1949) contains correspondence, reports, biographical information, and publications.
John Barclay Fisken papers relating to the history of the Washington Water Power Company
John Barclay Fisken was the manager, general superintendent, superintendent of light and power, and chief engineer of the Washington Water Power Company. The collections consists of reports and papers from Fisken's career at the Washington Water Power Company.
Amos Fries papers
Amos Fries (1873-1963) was an engineer, served in the Philippines during the Moro uprising, organized the Chemical Warfare Service, and was an advocate for conservative causes. The collection consists of biographical material, correspondence, manuscripts by Fries, others, and Elizabeth Fries, and photographs.
John Gates papers
John Gates (1827-1888) was a construction engineer for the Oregon Steam Navigation Co. and the Oregon Railway and Navigation Co. From 1885 to 1888, he served as mayor of Portland, Oregon. The collection consists of correspondence, financial records, legal documents, diaries, scrapbook pages, steamboat plans and inventions, and photographs.
Nathan H. Gellert papers
Nathan Gellert (1889-1959) was an engineer specializing in design and construction of gas plants and problems of gas technology. The papers include volumes of data and conclusions for a series of engineering projects as well as corporate records.
Heritage Documentation Programs records: Historic American Buildings Survey and Historic American Engineering photographs (HABS) (HAER)
The Heritage Documentation Programs records: Historic American Buildings Survey and Historic American Engineering photograph collection contains materials that document achievements in architecture, engineering, and design in the United States, and includes photographs, project narratives, and architectural drawings.
Donald Lowry Houghton Pelton Dam construction collection
Donald Lowry Houghton was a Concreate Engineer for EBASCO Services dam building projects, including the Pelton Dam built for Portland General Electric on the Deschutes River in 1958. The Donald Lowry Houghton Pelton Dam construction collection contains in house reports, catalogues, blueprints, letters, and documents detailing the construction of the first Pelton Dam.
Idaho National Harvester Company photographs and other 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.
Edward Wilson Kimbark papers
The Edward Wilson Kimbark papers contain the personal and professional manuscripts, correspondence, photographs and subject files of Edward Wilson Kimbark, who was an esteemed electrical engineer. The collection contains published material, personal notes from academic classes both taken and taught as well as personal diaries by both him and his first wife.
KOAC Radio Station (University of Oregon) records
The KOAC radio station is owned by the state of Oregon, located in Corvallis, managed by the State Board of Higher Education, with studios in Corvallis, Eugene, Monmouth, Portland, and Salem. The collection contains programs and transcripts of radio addresses concerning ancient history in Oregon and the Museum of Natural History (1938-1939), and also radio scripts from 1936 and 1946.
Koontz Garage and Machine Shop records
Koontz Garage and Machine Shop (now called Koontz Machine and Welding) is a Coos Bay, Oregon based company that was established in 1906. The collection contains twelve business ledgers showing expenses, income, and customer accounts, 1907-1924.
Winona LaDuke papers
Born August 18, 1959, in Los Angeles, California, Winona LaDuke is a Native American activist, environmentalist, author and politician of Anishinaabe and Jewish descent. Collection includes materials written by or about Native American Winona LaDuke (1959-) in her various roles as activist, environmentalist, and politician. Forms consist of newspaper and magazine articles, press releases, correspondence, ephemera, and promotional materials.
Olaf Laurgaard papers
Olaf Laurgaard (1880-1945) was city engineer of Portland, Oregon. The papers are correspondence, reports, plans, specifications, and drawings for a Portland, Oregon waterfront project, 1919-1933, and other city projects.
Ben Linder collection
Ben Linder (1959-1987) was an American mechanical engineer who worked in San Jose de Bocay, Nicaragua from 1983 until his death by the Contras on April 28, 1987. The collection includes correspondence, diaries, articles on political and engineering subjects, photographs, and the Linder family’s records, all of which reflect Linder’s humanitarian work, his political activism, and the impact his death had on American foreign policy debates and within the general public sphere.
Marmion Mills papers
Marmion D. Mills was a transportation engineer and consultant who worked at one time for General Motors. The collection contains studies of urban transportation systems for companies or for municipalities, with occasional correspondence.
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.
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.