LOC/B. Philosophy, Psychology, and Religion
Found in 126 Collections and/or Records:
Murray Scott Frame (d.1918) was a Congregational missionary and teacher in Lahore, India and Beijing, China, where he witnessed the 1911 Republican Revolution. His brother, John Davidson Frame (b. 1880), was a medical missionary for the Presbyterian Church in Persia. The collection consists of correspondence from the brothers to the family, including Alice Seymour Brown Frame, Murray's wife.
Edward R. Geary (1811-1886) was a pioneer, missionary and educator. The collection consists of a typed transcription of a letter to John McLellan in which Geary describes his "travel's history" in Latin America and Oregon.
William Geiger came to Oregon in 1839 and worked at the mission Waiilatpu. Letters include incoming correspondence regarding mission matters at Waiilatpu and an outgoing letter describing the country.
The Giffen Family Papers consist of outgoing correspondence from Edward and Bertha Giffen written between 1894 and 1896 during their two-year mission in Hankow and Ching-Ku, China.
Ruth A. Gress was a Christian missionary in China between 1939 and 1950. The collection includes correspondence, a diary, literary manuscripts, and publications that reflect her missionary work.
Elgin E. Groseclose (1899-1983) was a writer, professor, specialist in finance, and treasurer for a financial and investment consultant firm. He was also involved in other interest groups that appealed to his deeply religious beliefs. The collection includes correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings, financial material, valuations, organizations and photographs.
Emmet W. Gulley (1894-1981) became a missionary, as well as a professor and president of Pacific College (now George Fox College), and investigated the governmental relations between the Doukhobors and the Canadian government. The collection contains correspondence, administrative papers, articles, essays, pamphlets, and newspaper clippings regarding the Doukhobors and Gulley's mediation work, and a scrapbook that contains photographs of Doukhobors.
John Jacob Handsanker was a Christian Church minister, organizer of Portland Community Chest, director of Armenian and Syrian relief, and Northwest secretary of the National Council for Prevention of War. Collection includes a typed autobiography, notebooks of recollections, typed family history, and several typed family letters.
Edith Ashmore (Hensolt) (1882-1975) was born in China to Baptist missionaries, and she later graduated from Vassar, became a librarian, and traveled widely. The collection (1896-1999) contains diaries, extensive personal correspondence, recollections and photographs of travel to Hawaii, Japan, China, and California.
Margaret Hill was mayor of Antelope, Oregon until she was voted out of office and the city government was taken over by the Rajneesh sect. She was one of the first to sound the alarm about the undemocratic methods of the cult and generated a nationwide expression of sympathy for the plight of Antelope.
Rolla Edwards Hoffman (1887-1974) was a medical missionary in Iran in Tehran and Meshed (Masshad) from 1916-1947. The collection includes correspondence, reports, manuscripts and tear sheets that reflect his work as a medical missionary.
Walter Huss (1918-2006) was a reverend, a businessman, a conservative who competed in Republican primaries in Oregon, and was chair of the Oregon Republican party from 1978-1979. The collection contains subject files on a variety of topics including conservative politics, Foursquare church and ministry, alternative medicine, Christian schools, and materials include financial records, correspondence, pamphlets, clippings, and other printed matter, audio, and video tapes.
Vera F. Ingerson (b. 1890) was a Presbyterian missionary and nurse who served in Korea from 1916-1942, and Colombia from 1942-1957, and toured Europe and Siberia in 1931. The collection contains a variety of personal and business papers, highlighted by images and stories of Korea during of wartime and civil unrest.
Myra Jaquet was a Methodist missionary in northern China from 1911 to 1942. The collection includes correspondence, literary manuscripts, personal journals, and photographs.
Bruce Jarvis (1885- )was a medical missionary and practiced in China and India from the 1920s through the 1940s. Mrs. Jarvis served in Presbyterian missions in administrative capacities and, after her marriage, in administrative positions in Methodist organizations. The collection includes correspondence, literary manuscripts, publications, scrapbooks, and photographs.
Dr. Charles F. Johnson (b. 1857) was a Presbyterian educator and medical missionary in China during the Boxer Rebellion and the Japanese invasion. He directed the new Union Medical College in Tsinan and led the Chinese Medical Missionaries' Association. The collection consists primarily of his outgoing correspondence in letterpress copy books, along with some published information related to Union Medical College, and minor writings by Dr. Johnson.
Collection comprises papers of American missionary Ebenezer S. Johnson, including correspondence; minutes of the Angola, Congo, and Rhodesia mission conferences; clippings and photographs of mission work.
Dorothy Grunbock Johnston, an American author of books and articles for children and young adults, wrote primarily for the Christian press, especially Moody Press and Scripture Press, and contributed to various Sunday school magazines. Collection comprises correspondence to and from Christian children's writer Dorothy Grunbock Johnston, along with manuscripts and published versions of her works.
W. Al Jones ( -1918?) was a native Oregonian of Marion County, was a Catholic, a stock farm owner, and served in the Oregon state house as a senator representing Marion and Wallowa counties. The collection (1918) contains incoming correspondence regarding his political campaign, including letters regarding anti-catholic bias.
Edwin Dwight Kellogg (1882-1952) was a Congregational minister in Forest Grove, Oregon, and a former missionary in China. The collection (1930-1952) contains sermons and also correspondence from China.
Clinton Kelly (1808-1875) was a Methodist preacher who came to Oregon from Kentucky in 1847. The Kelly Family papers include ten letters and eleven documents.
The Kraemer family of Oregon and California includes Otto J. Kraemer, Julius Kraemer, and Julius' children. The collection (1897-1939) consists of material regarding the Kraemer family, Jews in Oregon, and political matters, and material includes correspondence and addresses by members of the Kraemer family, and letters from Senator George E. Chamberlain.
Cameron La Follette is a poet and environmental activist, dedicated to preserving the Oregon coastline. She has previously worked as the director of the Coastal Futures Project for 1000 Friends of Oregon, then as the Land Use Director for the Oregon Shores Conservation Coalition, and following that, as the Land Use Director for the Oregon Coast Alliance. The papers contain La Follette's original poetry and environmental papers.
Henry V. Lacy, his wife, Jessie Lacy, (nee Ankeny), and Jessie Lacy's sister, Louise Ankeny, were missionaries in China. The collection (1909-1952) contains correspondence, mementoes and ephemera, a scrapbook, and photographs.
Edna Lawrence worked with the Presbyterian Mission Hospital in Taegu, Korea. The collection (1905-1954) contains letters and other papers mostly relating to Presbyterian missions in Korea.
Letter from Jason Lee to his sister, Azubah Lee Morrill. Postscript written on back page of letter by Nancy Lee, Jason Lee's sister-in-law, to Lee's only daughter, Lucy Anna, in Oregon.
Lee Joseph Levinger (1890-1966) was a Rabbi and an author. The papers include manuscripts of his books, published articles and correspondence.
William Thomas Lopp (1864-1939) dedicated himself to improving the lives of Alaskan natives by establishing a Reindeer Station in Cape Prince of Wales, Alaska, and by holding various government posts in education. During his career he established sixty-six schools, five hospitals and sanitation systems, and increased prosperity in the coastal villages of northern Alaska. The collection includes journals, correspondence, and writings related to his work.