LOC/B. Philosophy, Psychology, and Religion
Found in 72 Collections and/or Records:
Jason Lee letter
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.
Lutheran Schools Committee records
The Lutheran Schools Committee of Oregon, formed to oppose the 1922 Compulsory Education Law, which required children to attend public schools, thereby outlawing religious, military, and private education. The collection (1922) contains correspondence, flyers, pamphlets, and other ephemera.
Luther D. Mahone papers
Luther D. Mahone (1878-1966) was a captain in the Spanish-American war, a lawyer, and a Methodist-Episcopal minister. The collection contains diaries, essays, sermons, manuscripts, and civic and business related organizations.
Arthur Martin papers
Arthur J. Martin (1850-1937) was a publisher's representative in Portland, Oregon, who also wrote novels and short stories that were often anti-Catholic in subject. The collection (1920-1930) contains manuscripts and issues of the Ku Klux Klan periodical, The Oregon Patriot.
Charles Hiram Mattoon letter to Reuben C. Hill
Charles Hiram Mattoon and Reuben C. Hill were both early ministers of Oregon, and Hill also served in the Oregon territory government, in 1857. The collection contains a letter of January 18, 1862 from Mattoon to Hill, warning Hill about rumours that he favored slavery.
How we came to Oregon : narrative poem / by John Hamilton McClure. History of the Bruce family / written by Major Wm Bruce in his 75th year / reproduced from the Vincennes (Indiana) capitol
Narrative poem written by McClure which describes his family's journey from Indiana to Oregon in 1853. Contains photograph of McClure and his two siblings. Also includes History of the Bruce Family, written by Major William Bruce. Includes information on.
James A. P. McGaw pastor's register
McGaw was a Presbyterian minister who served at churches in Ohio, Missouri, Indiana, and Oregon, including in Grants Pass, Salem, Portland, Union, Woodburn, Independence, and at the Chemawa Indian School near Salem. The register lists sermon texts and subjects, and gives occasional comments. There is a register of marriages and funerals on the final pages of the volume.
Methodist Mission Store account book
Account book of the Methodist Mission Store.
Wistar Morris letter to Aaron E. Wait
The collection contains a letter dated July 31, 1894 from Wistar Morris, of Portland, Oregon to Aaron E. Wait regarding an Episcopal Church publication. In the letter, Morris writes that he fears the Oregon Churchman may cease publication.
James and Hannah Lloyd Neall papers
James Neall (1820-1903) was a pioneer, merchant, and entrepreneur from Philadelphia who established claims and businesses in Oregon and California. His wife, Hannah Lloyd Neall (1817-1912) was a cultural enthusiast and suffragist who wrote for numerous early California publications. The collection consists of reminiscences, correspondence, miscellaneous papers, bound volumes and a painted tin box.
Laurence E. Nye papers
Laurence E. Nye (1910-1965) was a minister at the First Methodist Church, Portland, from 1945. The collection contains correspondence, sermons, book reviews, school papers and exams, manuscripts, biographical files, church miscellany, and a bible.
Ben Wilson Olcott papers
Ben Wilson Olcott (1872-1952) became Oregon's Secretary of State, 1911-1919, and governor, 1919-1923 and as governor he opposed the anti-Catholic "School bill" of 1922. The collection consists of nine scrapbooks arranged by Olcott that contain official and personal material concerning his terms as a state official and include correspondence, press releases, speeches, newsclippings, and material relating to the Ku Klux Klan in Oregon.
Victor Phillips sermons
Victor Phillips (1888-1961) was a Methodist minister in Portland, Oregon. The collection contains sermons.
Lester C. Poor papers
Lester C. Poor (1874-1967) was a Methodist Episcopalian minister. The collection (1897-1947) contains sermons, sermon notes, and outlines.
Portland Hebrew Sick Benefit Association treasurer's books
Portland Hebrew Sick Benefit Association was founded by Russian and East European Jews of Portland, Oregon, and assisted members with death benefits, tombstones, and contributions to Histadrut, a labor federation in Israel. The collection (1933-1937; 1940-1958) consists of five volumes of treasurer's record books.
Prairie View Congregational Church records
The collection contains records of the Prairie View Congregational Church, of French Prairie, Oregon, from 1893 to 1897.
Oscar A. Prieger manuscript and letters
Prieger was a self-styled author and publisher associated with the American Religious Liberty Association, Washington, D.C. The collection includes Prieger's Exposition of the Christian Religion (Eugene, Ore., n.d.) and letters between Prieger and Dr. Wilhelm Streich of Alto Parana, Paraguay.
Lemuel P. Putnam papers
Lemuel Pratt Putnam (1884-1968) had a long career of service with the YMCA and the Presbyterian Church, as a social worker and pastor. The collection (1911-1963) contains correspondence, religious writings, subject files on religious organizations, and biographical information.
Edward Quackenbush correspondence
Born in Albany, New York, Edward Quackenbush (1839-1928) travelled west and became a late 19th century financial and community leader in Portland, Oregon. Collection is comprised of correspondence from Alfred Quckenbush (brother) and Presbyterian church officials.
Rajneesh artifacts and ephemera collection
The Rajneesh Artifacts and Ephemera Collection focuses primarily on artifacts and documents from Rajneeshpuram and the City of Rajneesh in the state of Oregon through the 1980s. It secondarily focuses on the Rajneeshees after they left Oregon. These items refer to “Osho,” as his devotees later called Rajneesh.
Rajneesh Legal Services Corporation records
Collection comprises records created by the Rajneesh Legal Services Corporation, the legal arm of the Rajneeshee collective in the City of Rajneeshpuram in Oregon. Records include correspondence, subject files, case files, legal and financial records, press coverage, audio-visual materials, and miscellany.
Almira Adeline David Raymond letters from Oregon
Almira Raymond, wife of mission farmer William W. Raymond, arrived in Oregon in 1849 as part of the mission "reinforcement" aboard the Lausanne. Her letters reflect the hardships of mission life and the ambiguous attitude of the missionaries toward the Indians.
Charles William Robinson radio scripts
Charles William Robinson was an attorney who practiced in Portland, Oregon and who wrote scripts for the radio program "The Mighty Meek."
Ronald Clarke collection on Rajneesh
Ronald Clarke, Professor of Religion, Oregon State University, made a study of the Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh. The collection is made up of books, newspaper and magazine articles, academic papers, publications of the Rajneesh sect, and correspondence of those involved.
Vernon Ross papers
Vernon Ross (1919- ) was an Oregon civil rights activist and a Southern Baptist minister. The collection contains correspondence, subject files, and publications.
Santiam Academy student manuscripts
The Santiam Academy of Lebanon, Oregon, was built and run by the Methodist Church in the 1850s. The collection (1865-1869) contains manuscripts of periodicals created by students of the Academy.
William Payne Shriver papers
William Payne Shriver (1872-1957) was Presbyterian minister and author who was known for his work with immigrants and Presbyterian missions. Collection consists of bible study records, manuscripts, prayer drafts, pamphlets, homemade books, tearsheets, personnel reflections, sermons, correspondence and miscellaneous items.
Reginald A'Court Simmonds papers
Reginald A'Court Simmonds (1884-1962) served as rector of St. Mark's church, Protestant Episcopal, in Portland, Oregon, 1924-1951. The collection contains sermons, sermon notes, correspondence, service programs, publications, a diary of a trip to England, and personal mementos and photographs.
Carl F. Smith papers
Carl F. Smith researched Thomas Condon and the Condon family. The collection (1875-1957) consists of correspondence, scrapbooks, publications and other printed matter, and photographs, all related to Thomas Condon and the Condon family.
C. Eleanor Spears papers
Caroline (C.) Eleanor Spears (1876-1959) was a writer, suffragist, and a member of the Women's Christian Temperance Union (WCTU). The collection consists largely of collected printed material relating to suffrage (1915-1930) and temperance, (1918-1947), and to a lesser degree socialist politics and the Christian Science religion, and also includes general correspondence, manuscripts, diaries, and address books.