LOC/B. Philosophy, Psychology, and Religion
Found in 197 Collections and/or Records:
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 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.
The collection contains records of the Prairie View Congregational Church, of French Prairie, Oregon, from 1893 to 1897.
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.
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.
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.
The Pyke Family Papers comprise correspondence and Frederick Pyke's literary manuscripts and research materials.
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.
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.
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 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.
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).
Charles William Robinson was an attorney who practiced in Portland, Oregon and who wrote scripts for the radio program "The Mighty Meek."
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.
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.
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 (1919- ) was an Oregon civil rights activist and a Southern Baptist minister. The collection contains correspondence, subject files, and publications.
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.
Dr. Alexander Schiffner was a conservative nondenominational Christian minister, editor, publisher, and broadcaster from Spokane, Washington. The papers include issues of Prophetic Herald from 1965-1980, as well as booklets and pamphlets published by Schiffner.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.