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LOC/B. Philosophy, Psychology, and Religion

 Record Group Term
Identifier: LOC/B

Found in 196 Collections and/or Records:

Lester C. Poor papers

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025042363909]
Identifier: Ax 384
Abstract

Lester C. Poor (1874-1967) was a Methodist Episcopalian minister. The collection (1897-1947) contains sermons, sermon notes, and outlines.

Dates: 1897-1947

Portland Hebrew Sick Benefit Association treasurer's books

 Collection — Volume 1-5 (shares an RSB): [Barcode: i50202832]
Identifier: B 128
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1933-1937; 1940-1958

Prairie View Congregational Church records

 Collection — Volume 1: [Barcode: 35025042917654]
Identifier: B 005
Abstract

The collection contains records of the Prairie View Congregational Church, of French Prairie, Oregon, from 1893 to 1897.

Dates: 1893-1897

Oscar A. Prieger manuscript and letters

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: ALMA209717]
Identifier: A 100
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1939-1940

Frank Purinton papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 210
Abstract

Frank Purinton (1895-1991) was an activist who sought to preserve the United States and Christianity from the "Communist-Zionist-Satanist" plot. He was active in the American Legion and the John Birch Society and published a patriotic Christian newsletter. The collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, and printed materials reflecting Purinton's views.

Dates: 1970-1986

Lemuel P. Putnam papers

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025042291829]
Identifier: Ax 586
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1911-1963

Pyke Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 766
Abstract

The Pyke Family Papers comprise correspondence and Frederick Pyke's literary manuscripts and research materials.

Dates: 1904-1951

Edward Quackenbush correspondence

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 35025042868345]
Identifier: A 101
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1885-1888

Rajneesh artifacts and ephemera collection

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 275
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1981-2004

Rajneesh Legal Services Corporation records

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 260
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1981-1990; Majority of material found within 1981 - 1985

Almira Adeline David Raymond letters from Oregon

 Collection
Identifier: A 104
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1840-1880

Elsie I. Reik papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 166
Abstract

Elsie Reik was a Christian missionary in Foochow (Fuzhou) China from the 1920s through 1950, when she returned to the United States. The collection consists of correspondence that provides some documentation on missionary work and on life in Foochow (Fuzhou).

Dates: 1922-1950

Marcus W. Robbins papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 512
Abstract Marcus W. Robbins (1879-1936) was an attorney, Socialist, and free thinker, and was named bishop for the Diocese of Reno, Nevada by Bishop Frank H. Rice of the Liberal Church, Inc. The collection (1902-1933) includes notebooks of Socialist and agnostic essays, manuscripts and published copies of Socialist pamphlets and broadsides authored by Robbins, issues of the circular Facts published by Robbins, articles, essays, and letters to the editor written by Robbins, photographs, and also...
Dates: 1902-1933

Charles William Robinson radio scripts

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: F808 R56
Abstract

Charles William Robinson was an attorney who practiced in Portland, Oregon and who wrote scripts for the radio program "The Mighty Meek."

Dates: 1942-1948

George W. Robnett papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 077
Abstract

George W. Robnett (1890-1975) was an author and advertising executive, and co-founder and executive secretary of the National Laymen's Council, Church League of America. After retiring, Robnett concentrated his efforts on the Middle-East conflict and made three trips to the area. The collection includes correspondence, speeches, publications, and news clippings that reflect his work with the Church League of America and his writing.

Dates: 1937-1975

Rockey, Cady Family missionary papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 460
Abstract

The Rockey and Cady families were American Methodist missionaries to India and China, respectively. The collection consists of a small section of manuscripts and correspondence of both the Cady and Rockey families and a larger collection of published materials about India and China.

Dates: 1887-2005; Majority of material found within 1887 - 1970

Ronald Clarke collection on Rajneesh

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 407
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1983-1991

Vernon Ross papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 780
Abstract

Vernon Ross (1919- ) was an Oregon civil rights activist and a Southern Baptist minister. The collection contains correspondence, subject files, and publications.

Dates: 1943-1971

Santiam Academy student manuscripts

 Collection — Folder 1 : [Barcode: i50106958]
Identifier: F378 Sa59
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1865-1869

Lillian M. Schuler letter

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i20342688]
Identifier: SFM 101
Abstract

Letters from Lillian Schuler written for Board of Foreign Missions of the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A., describing Teheran and people she met there.

Dates: 1921 Aug. 27-1930 July 26

Haywood P. Sconce papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 363
Abstract

Haywood P. Sconce was a Baptist minister who served congregations in Oregon and Washington, and in 1954 founded and became director of Christian Celebrity Tyme, a religious radio program. The papers include sermons, outlines, and sermon notes, correspondence, manuscripts of short stories and articles, memorabilia, and Christian Celebrity Tyme materials including programs, notes, and recordings.

Dates: 1945-1959

Frederick and Myra Scovel papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 707
Abstract

Dr. Frederick Gilman Scovel (born 1902) and his wife Myra Scovel (August 11, 1905- August 26, 1994) were missionaries overseas for the United Presbyterian Church for almost thirty years. The works in this collection are a collection of correspondence, diaries, manuscripts and other miscellaneous items that represent the Scovels’ missionary work and their time spent overseas.

Dates: 1930-1974

Lin J. Searles papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 075
Abstract

Lin (Lynn) J. Searles (1914-1972) was a professional magician/proprietor of magic shops and writer of Western stories and television series'. The collection consists of his correspondence, manuscripts, tear sheets, and financial documents.

Dates: 1956-1983

Alice B. Sheldon, pen name James Tiptree, Jr., papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 455
Abstract Alice B. Sheldon, pen name James Tiptree, Jr. (1915-1987), was a much acclaimed science fiction author, publishing from 1968 to 1987. She was also briefly a painter, an art reviewer for the Chicago Sun, a chicken farmer, and a CIA analyst. She earned a doctorate in experimental psychology, and corresponded with and reviewed the work of several well-known psychologists. This collection contains correspondence, drawings, manuscripts, and her writing, from childhood to her death, in all of...
Dates: 1892-2006; Majority of material found within

Sheldon and Fife family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 079
Abstract The Sheldon and Fife families were joined by the marriage of Sidney R. Sheldon and Eunice M. Fife in 1916. Sidney Sheldon was an engineer, and Eunice Fife was the daughter of Presbyterian missionaries to India. The collection contains genealogical materials, correspondence, diaries, India mission materials, sermons, Nanyang University (Shanghai, China) documents, and maps. Of particular interest is a collection of letters written by David W. Hutchison, a Union soldier during the U.S. Civil...
Dates: 1818-1936

Albert L. Shelton papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 35025041124492]
Identifier: Coll 053
Abstract

Dr. and Mrs. Albert L. Shelton were Christian missionaries in Tibet. The collection consist of literary manuscripts, tearsheets, and notes that reflect their career as missionaries.

Dates: 1919-1923

Shobundo senjafuda collection

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 482
Abstract

The Shobundo senjafuda collection was compiled by Sato Masao, also known as Shobundo, in his capacity as an active member of the Yokohama nosatsu-kai as well as a fuda printer and enthusiast. Shobundo lived and worked in Yokohama, Japan and collected fuda between 1920 and 1990. Included in this collection are loose votive slips, votive scrapbooks, sketchbooks and publications, printing and pasting tools, as well as photographs of nosatsu-kai events and members.

Dates: circa 1920-1990

William Payne Shriver papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 726
Abstract

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.

Dates: circa 1872-1957

Edith Shufeldt papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 208
Abstract

Edith Shufeldt was a Methodist missionary in Tientsin (Tianjin) in northern China from the 1920s through the 1940s. The collection includes correspondence, reports, newspaper clippings, and photographs.

Dates: 1922-1967

Edith Winifred Simester papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 183
Abstract

Edith Simester was a Christian missionary in China and later Brazil, serving from the 1930s through the 1950s. The collection includes incoming correspondence and transcriptions of letters to her mother.

Dates: 1930-1952