Found in 41 Collections and/or Records:
Lake M. Bechtell papers
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.
Augustus Ripley Burbank diaries
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.
William B. Burke photographs
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.
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.
Hallet E. Cole collection on Zeppelins and lighter-than-air craft
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.
Matthew Paul Deady letter to Melvin C. George
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.
Brice P. Disque papers
Selected manuscripts of Don Dwiggins
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.
E. C. M. Rand report on Northwest railroads
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.
Eugene Print Collection
The Eugene Print Collection assembles images of the city of Eugene and its vicinity. The majority of the images date from the 1880s-1920s.
Frank Fuller papers
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.
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.
James R. Harvey papers
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.
Sam T. Hastie letter to Edward Quackenbush
Letter from Sam T. Hastie, Cincinnati, O., to Edward Quackenbush, Portland, Ore., June 7, 1886.
C. Peter Helck papers
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.
C. Peter Helck papers
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.
Louis P. Hopkins autobiography and mementos
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.
Vance Hoyt papers
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.
J.W. Sweeney Construction Company photographs
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.
Ernest LaMarr King manuscripts
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.
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.
Daniel Pittinger Loomis papers
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.
David I. Mackie addresses and statements
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.
Randall V. Mills papers
Amos Morse correspondence
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.
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.
Oregon and California Railroad Company petition
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.
Edward Grosvenor Plowman papers
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.
Portland Traction Company records
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.