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LOC/T/T8. Transportation

 Record Group Term
Identifier: LOC/T/T8

Found in 40 Collections and/or Records:

Lake M. Bechtell papers

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025042265856]
Identifier: Bx 161
Abstract

Lake Bechtell (1886 -1977) was a lawyer who became City Attorney of Prineville, then was elected to the City Council in 1921, to the office of Mayor in 1925, and served as District Attorney for Crook County, 1928 to 1953. The collection contains legal files regarding livestock companies, grazing and irrigation districts, mining claims, and railroads, 1918-1963.

Dates: 1918-1963

Augustus Ripley Burbank diaries

 Collection
Identifier: A 013
Abstract

Augustus Ripley Burbank was a businessman in the West and Midwest. The Augustus Ripley Burbank diaries consist of three volumes of diaries. The diaries discuss overland travel to California, the growth of Portland and Lafayette, Oregon, personal issues and the growth and development of railroads in the Willamette Valley. The frequency of the diary entries varies from nonexistent for many years to almost daily.

Dates: 1849 April 13 - 1898 May 7

William B. Burke photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: PH 005
Abstract

William Burke (dates unknown) photographed the Southern Oregon communities of Coos, Curry and Douglas counties from the 1900s to the 1930s. In 1912 Burke and F.F. Sasman traveled on a Pathfinder to demonstrate the need for better roads on the coast. The collection consists of 380 images, prints and negatives, of community events, shipping, railroads, logging, mining and ship-building, and the Pathfinder expedition.

Dates: 1900-1930

Coast rail construction photograph album

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 35025042871174]
Identifier: PH 203_036
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1910-1930

Hallet E. Cole collection on Zeppelins and lighter-than-air craft

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 339
Abstract

Hallett Everett Cole (1900-1974) spent much of his life assembling a collection of writings, ephemera, and artifacts related to lighter-than-air craft, with an emphasis on Zeppelins. The collection includes newsclippings, ephemera, artifacts, memorabilia, and published writings about Zeppelins and lighter-than-air craft.

Dates: 1905-1971

Matthew Paul Deady letter to Melvin C. George

 Collection — Multiple collection box [CA 1884 Apr 11] 1: [Barcode: i50104317]
Identifier: CA 1884 Apr 11
Abstract

Matthew Paul Deady (1824-1893) was a lawyer, politician, and judge in the Oregon Territory, who became Oregon's first U.S. District Court judge in 1859, a position he retained until his death. The collection contains a letter dated April 11, 1884, from Deady, of Portland, Oregon to Melvin C. George, of Washington, D.C. regarding the judicial salary bill.

Dates: 1884 April 11

Brice P. Disque papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 115
Abstract The Brice P. Disque Papers contain the personal and professional records of General Brice P. Disque. The collection contains manuscripts, personal and professional correspondence, business dealing records, scrapbooks, and photographs. This collection was organized by Disque and contains a "201" file, which is personal letters of special importance. The photographs are separated from the papers collection and are one of the six official sets of U.S. Army photograph collections in...
Dates: 1899-1957

Selected manuscripts of Don Dwiggins

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 090
Abstract

Don Dwiggins (1913-1988) was a writer. The collection includes literary manuscripts for several of Dwiggin's published works, including The Air Devils!, Into the Unknown, and Space and Weather.

Dates: 1966-1976

E. C. M. Rand report on Northwest railroads

 Collection — Multiple collection box [B 116] 1: [Barcode: 35025032079184]
Identifier: B 116
Abstract

E. C. M. Rand was commissioned in 1893 to investigate and report of the affairs of the Willamette Valley and Coast railroad and the Oregon Pacific railroad.

Dates: 1893

Eugene Print Collection

 Collection
Identifier: PH 213
Abstract

The Eugene Print Collection assembles images of the city of Eugene and its vicinity. The majority of the images date from the 1880s-1920s.

Dates: 1880-1960; Majority of material found within 1900-1915

Frank Fuller papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 35025042616199]
Identifier: SFM 233
Abstract

Frank L. Fuller was a member of the of 11th Weather Squadron stationed in the Aleutian Islands during the Second World War. The Frank Fuller papers contain letters written to Fuller’s wife, Doris Dean Fuller, between 1938-1945.

Dates: 1938-1945

John Gates papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 036
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1853-1909

James R. Harvey papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 144
Abstract

James R. Harvey was secretary of the Grants Pass, Oregon, Chamber of Commerce. The collection consists of business correspondence and files containing correspondence and other documents regarding projects important to Grants Pass and Josephine County such as the California and Oregon Coast Railroad, Crescent City Harbor Development, and Old Channel Mine.

Dates: 1926-1935

Sam T. Hastie letter to Edward Quackenbush

 Collection — Multiple collection box [CA 1886 June 7] 1: [Barcode: ALMA220726]
Identifier: CA 1886 June 7
Abstract

Letter from Sam T. Hastie, Cincinnati, O., to Edward Quackenbush, Portland, Ore., June 7, 1886.

Dates: 1886 June 7

C. Peter Helck papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 841
Abstract

C. Peter Helck (1893-1988) was a writer and illustrator who became most known for his automobile and racecar illustrations. The collection contains original artwork, sketches, illustrations, correspondence, manuscripts, publications, photographs, and tearsheets.

Dates: 1908-1972

C. Peter Helck papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 181
Abstract

Clarence Peter Helck (1893-1988) was a writer and illustrator who became most known for his automobile and racecar illustrations. The collection contains manuscripts, correspondence, and research files mainly concerning two books, "The Checkered Flag" and "Great Auto Races," and five framed car racing prints.

Dates: 1904-1973

Louis P. Hopkins autobiography and mementos

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025042358057]
Identifier: Ax 229
Abstract

Louis P. Hopkins was the division superintendent of the Southern Pacific Railroad. The collection (1910-1955) contains Hopkin's autobiography, and mementos including photographs the construction of railroad tunnels.

Dates: 1910-1955

Vance Hoyt papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 312
Abstract

Vance J. Hoyt (1889-1967) was a physician, naturalist, and a writer. The collection (1913-1965) contains manuscripts of radio, and motion picture scripts, and articles, correspondence, copies of published works, scrapbooks, and photographs.

Dates: 1913-1965

J.W. Sweeney Construction Company photographs

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 35025041651650]
Identifier: PH 317
Abstract

The collection consists of 111 black and white photographic prints of road and railroad construction projects that the J.W. Sweeney Construction Company undertook throughout Oregon from 1904 to 1926.

Dates: 1904-1926

Ernest LaMarr King manuscripts

 Collection — Box 1-2 : [Barcode: i50106739]
Identifier: F385 K581
Abstract

Ernest LaMarr King (1875-1954) was a superintendent for the Southern Pacific Railroad who also wrote articles and stories about the railroad. The collection consists of typed and hand written manuscripts of some of King's stories and articles.

Dates: 1948-1953

Koontz Garage and Machine Shop records

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 35025041800885]
Identifier: Bx 177
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1907-1924

Daniel Pittinger Loomis papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 413
Abstract

Daniel P. Loomis (1905 - ) was an attorney for the Delaware and Hudson Railroad Co., chairman of the Association of Western Railways, and president of the Association of American Railroads. The collection consists of speeches, statements before congressional committees, and memoranda and other material relating to the President's Special Emergency Board on Wage Claims of Nonoperating Railway Employees and the President's Commission on Railroad Work Rules, 1943-1967.

Dates: 1943-1967

David I. Mackie addresses and statements

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025041773017]
Identifier: Ax 504
Abstract

David Mackie (1903-1966) was a lawyer who became general counsel and vice president of the Delaware, Lackawanna, and Western railroad, and he also served as chairman of the Eastern Railroads President's Conference. The collection consists of manuscripts of speeches, statements, testimony and presentations regarding the railroad business, 1952-1963.

Dates: 1952-1963

Randall V. Mills papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 088
Abstract Randall Vause Mills joined the University of Oregon English faculty in 1938. In addition to his teaching responsibilities, Mills wrote two books and numerous articles on transportation in the Pacific Northwest. He also wrote articles on bridge construction and location. In addition, Mills was interested in folklore, and was the founder and first president of the Oregon Folklore Society. The collection largely consists of correspondence, manuscripts, research material and notecards, printed...
Dates: 1937-1976

Amos Morse correspondence

 Collection — Folder 1-2 (shares a box): [Barcode: i4999833x]
Identifier: A 159
Abstract

Amos A. Morse (1842 - ) was a special representative of general freight agent R. B. Miller in Portland, Oregon. The collection (1908-1912) contains correspondence regarding freight business in Oregon.

Dates: 1908-1912

Sylvester Mowry letter

 Collection — Folder 1 (shares a clamshell box): [Barcode: i50053516]
Identifier: A 084
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1853 July 18

Oregon and California Railroad Company petition

 Collection — Multiple collection box [CA 1881 Aug 31] 1: [Barcode: i50104044]
Identifier: CA 1881 Aug 31
Abstract

The collection contains a petition dated August 31, 1881, addressed to the Board of Equalization for Washington County, Oregon, from the Oregon and California Railroad company. The petition requests the Board review the tax assessment by Washington county on the portion of tracks lying inside county lines.

Dates: August 31, 1881

Edward Grosvenor Plowman papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 700
Abstract

Edward Grosvenor Plowman (1899 - ) became a teacher, author, practicing economist, and a specialist in railroad transportation. The collection contains speeches and articles (1938-1962), correspondence, pamphlets, and U.S. Steel Corporation annual meeting remarks of officials that were printed in bound volumes, but not published, 1946-1957; 1959-1960.

Dates: 1938-1962

Portland Traction Company records

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 35025041664968]
Identifier: Coll 475
Abstract

Collection is comprised of a single photograph album containing 75 black and white photographs of street cars, trolleys, and service locomotives operated by the Portland Traction Company in the late 1940's.

Dates: 1949-1950

Thomas O. Russell papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 059
Abstract Thomas O. Russell was a designer and builder of railroad lines and railroad facilities. He moved to Oregon in 1909. From 1929 to 1935, Russell was chief engineer for the Companhia Itabira do Brasil, and planned the Itabira Railroad. The collection consists of designs and plans made for the Southern Pacific Railroad and minor railroad lines in Oregon and California as well as documents and correspondence on the Itabira Railroad project. From 1943, the files consist of records of privately...
Dates: 1908-1954