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LOC/B/B3. Religion and Theology

 Record Group Term
Identifier: LOC/B/B3

Found in 148 Collections and/or Records:

George O. Adams radical literature collection

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: i50106788]
Identifier: F335 Ad1
Abstract George O. Adams was a carpenter interested in the political issues of the day, and he gathered together the radical literature that makes up this collection. The collection (1899-1962) consists of many types of printed material including pamphlets, broadsides, articles from newspapers, magazines, and other publications about labor and unions, religion, socialism, economics, and anarchism, among other topics.
Dates: 1899-1962

Aitkin Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 754
Abstract The Aitken Family Papers tell the story of a widowed mother and her two daughters, in their dedication to the Unitarian church; teaching kindergarten; teaching home economics in elementary, and junior high schools; and music in colleges in Hawaii and New York. This collection consists mainly of correspondence, diaries, scrapbook and photograph albums, photographs, a few funeral papers, and miscellaneous familial memorabilia.
Dates: 1865-1966

Alice R. Appenzeller correspondence

 Collection — Folder 1 : [Barcode: i50051118]
Identifier: Coll 389
Abstract Alice R. Appenzeller (1885-1946), born in Korea to pioneer Methodist missionary parents, also became a missionary and president of Ewha Woman's College in Korea. The collection (1909-1940) contains correspondence by Appenzeller, including letters sent from Korea.
Dates: 1909-1940

Ashmore Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 564
Abstract The Ashmore Family papers are divided according to family member and also by medium. This collection consists of correspondence, writings by and about William and Lida Ashmore and other members of their family, memorabilia, photographs, and Chinese artwork.
Dates: 1850-1937

Hazel Atwood papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 855
Abstract Hazel Atwood was born circa 1891. She became a Congregational missionary nurse in 1921, serving for the American Board of Commissioners of Foreign Missions. Collection consists of correspondence, administrative papers of the missionary hospital in Foochow, China, newsletters of various missionary organizations, a photograph, and miscellaneous publications that pertain to Atwood's interest in Chinese missionary service.
Dates: 1927-1965

Mae Baucher papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 262
Abstract Mae Baucher was a Methodist Episcopal missionary in Yenping, China. The collection consists of correspondence, personal papers, and photographs, predominately from her career in China from 1926 to 1931. The correspondence describe Baucher's experiences and missionary work in China, as well as Chinese aggression towards missionaries the missionaries' flight from Yenping in 1927. There is information about Baucher's refuge in the Philippines and descriptions of military action of the communists....
Dates: 1926-1931

Dr. James Martin and Miriam Benade papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 807
Abstract Collection contains the correspondence, notes, unpublished writings, published writings, prints, photographs, and miscellaneous materials of James Martin and Miriam Benade, missionaries to India. It also includes papers of Mrs. Benade's parents, Rev. Albert Gordon and Ella McGaw.
Dates: 1923-1975

B'nai B'rith (Portland, Or.) Lodge No. 65 records

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025042050548]
Identifier: Ax 218
Abstract The collection contains records of the B'Nai B'rith Lodge No. 65, of Portland, Oregon, from 1923-1931.
Dates: 1923-1931

Bill Bowerman papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 003
Abstract Collection comprises the papers of American track and field coach and Nike co-founder Bill Bowerman, who led the University of Oregon track team, 1948- 1972, and the United States Olympic track team, 1972. Collection includes correspondence, journals, athlete information, publications, and photographs reflecting Bowerman's career as a coach and his involvement in the track and field community in Oregon and the United States. Of particular note are materials concerning Bowerman's innovations in...
Dates: 1932-1999

Arthur Clifton Boyce papers

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025042297701]
Identifier: Coll 158
Abstract Consists of manuscripts; pamphlets, several published by the Board of Foreign Missions of the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; printed articles; maps; and photographs.
Dates: 1903-1966

Burton/Lake/Garton family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 301
Abstract John James Burton, the progenitor of the Burton/Lake/Garton families, was an Oregon pioneer, establishing a farm on his donation land claim in Yamhill in 1844. Although the collection contains family papers of the Burton/Lake/Garton families, the collection will be of particular interest to scholars of Asian immigration in the West, and the work of Kate Burton Lake and Margaret Lake Garton to help Chinese and Japanese girls and young women through their work in the Methodist Episcopal Church's...
Dates: 1848-1993

Wally Butterworth papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 129
Abstract Herbert Wallace (Wally) Butterworth (1901-1974) was a radio announcer for NBC radio and host for numerous variety and quiz programs for both radio and television. Later in life he became involved in conservative political causes. The collection includes correspondence, radio program scripts, original writings, phonograph records, tape recordings, and photographs.
Dates: 1930-1973

Andrew Carrick papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 240
Abstract The papers of Andrew Carrick, a Presbyterian minister, is primarily comprised of 850 manuscript sermons dating from 1898 to 1938. There is also a file of funeral sermons, 1916-1942, filed by name of deceased.
Dates: 1898-1938

Hazel Chamberlain papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 195
Abstract Hazel Chamberlain was a Christian missionary stationed in Paraguay in the 1920s. The collection includes correspondence, an essay, and photographs that reflect Chamberlain's life as a missionary.
Dates: 1922-1925

Monona Cheney papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 275
Abstract Monona Cheney (1890-1982) was a Christian missionary in China between 1918 and 1930. The collection includes correspondence, photographs, sermons, and publications that reflect her life as a missionary in China.
Dates: 1918-1932

James Freeman Clarke papers

 Collection — Folder 1 (shares a clamshell box): [Barcode: i50107008]
Identifier: CA 1876 May 8
Abstract The collection contains a letter dated May 8, 1876, from James Freeman Clarke, addressed to "Dear Sir." In the letter, Clarke thanks the man for sending him issues of a periodical (possibly) titled "Record of the Year," and suggests improvements to the organization of the information.
Dates: 1876 May 8

Isom Cranfill papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 127
Abstract Isom Cranfill lived in various areas of Oregon, working as a cabinetmaker, farmer, and itinerant preacher. He was justice of the peace in Clackamas County in 1848 and ran a general store in Oregon City from 1849-1850. The collection consists mainly of diaries: 1847, 1860, and 1863–1877 (16 volumes). The 1847 diary is an account of his overland journey and the others are a record of daily activities in Oregon.
Dates: 1847–1903

Father James Croke letters

 Collection
Identifier: A 023
Abstract Rev. James Croke (1827-1888) was a Catholic missionary priest who served in Oregon in the 1850s, reporting directly to Bishop Francis Blanchet of Oregon City, Oregon. This small collection consists of typed transcripts of letters from Croke to Blanchet concerning the details of his missionary work. The original letters are held privately.
Dates: 1853-1874

John Y. Crothers papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 159
Abstract John Y. Crothers (1881- ) was a Presbyterian missionary teacher in Korea at Taegu (1909), Andong (1910-1941 and 1947-1951), and Karuizawa, Japan (1950). The collection includes correspondence, publications, and photographs that reflect his work as a missionary.
Dates: 1934-1969

Eleanor Davis papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 351
Abstract This collection includes professional and personal materials relating to Eleanor Davis’ work on the advancement of women in Oregon. This includes her involvement in groups such as the Task Force on Sex Discrimination in Education, the State Advisory Council on Sex Discrimination in Employment, the Oregon Council for Women's Equality, the American Association of University Women, the Unitarian Church, and a variety of other civil rights-related commissions and task forces.
Dates: 1963-1989

William B. Davis letter

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i49530100]
Identifier: CA 1853 Dec 21
Abstract William B. Davis was a pioneer and settler. The collection consists of a single letter written by Davis.
Dates: 1853 December 21

Clarence Burton Day papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 785
Abstract Clarence Burton Day (1889-1987) was a Presbyterian missionary teacher in China (1915-1943) and India (1947-1951). The collection includes correspondence, diaries, manuscripts, and photographs that reflect his work as a missionary.
Dates: 1914-1971

Charles Detweiler papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 333
Abstract Charles Detweiler was a Christian missionary in Latin America. The Detweiler Papers consist of Detweiler's sermons, manuscripts and articles, which focus on the missionary field in Latin America. There are also religious pamphlets, photographs, and scrapbooks. This collection contains texts written in both English and Spanish. Some of the most interesting information in this collection pertains to Detweiler's first years of missionary service in Ecuador at the turn of the 20th century. Later,...
Dates: 1898-1963

Clara Pearl Dyer papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 198
Abstract Clara Dyer was a Methodist missionary in Ch'angli, Hopei (Hopeh) Province, northern China from the early to mid-twentieth century. The collection includes personal letters and reports that reflect her missionary work.
Dates: 1935-1941

Joseph W. Dyson papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 334
Abstract Joseph W. Dyson (1889-1965) was a Southern Methodist missionary and educator at Soochow University, Taipei, Taiwan (Formosa), from 1919 until 1949, and returned 1959-1965. The collection includes correspondence, diaries, publications, and photographs that reflect his work at the university, 1959-1965.
Dates: 1959-1965

Thomas Lamb Eliot papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 169
Abstract Thomas Lamb Eliot (1841-1936) was a Unitarian minister who also served as treasurer, acting president, and a committee member of the Portland Art Association. The collection (1910-1915) contains correspondence and printed material related to the the Portland Art Association.
Dates: 1910-1915

Eugene Print Collection

 Collection
Identifier: PH 213
Abstract The Eugene Print Collection assembles images of the city of Eugene and its vicinity. The majority of the images date from the 1880s-1920s.
Dates: 1880-1960; Majority of material found within 1900 - 1915

Hubert Henry Farnham papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 028
Abstract Hubert Henry Farnham (1868-1953) was a minister of Evangelical Church in Portland, Oregon. The collection include diaries, correspondence (personal and professional), sermon outlines, and letters from his son Vernon.
Dates: 1890-1950; Majority of material found within 1912-1948

First Christian Church (Albany, OR), Christian Endeavor Society records

 Collection — Volume 1 : [Barcode: i50002703]
Identifier: B 003
Abstract A chapter of the Christian Endeavor Society organized at the First Christian Church at Albany, Oregon. The collection (1893-1901) contains a constitution, by-laws, meeting minutes, and a membership list of the society.
Dates: 1893-1901

First Congregational Church (Tualatin, Or.) letter to Rev. J.S. Griffin

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: SFM 011
Abstract Letter from some members of the First Congregational Church to Rev. J.S. Griffin requesting letters of reference in order to join a new church being formed in Tualatin, Or., 1855.
Dates: 1855