LOC/B/B3. Religion and Theology
Found in 153 Collections and/or Records:
George O. Adams radical literature collection
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.
Aitkin Family papers
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.
Alice R. Appenzeller correspondence
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.
Ashmore Family papers
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.
Hazel Atwood papers
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.
Mae Baucher papers
Dr. James Martin and Miriam Benade papers
Collection contains the correspondence, notes, unpublished writings, published writings, prints, photographs, and miscellaneous materials of James Martin and Miriam Benade, missionaries to India.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.
B'nai B'rith (Portland, Or.) Lodge No. 65 records
The collection contains records of the B'Nai B'rith Lodge No. 65, of Portland, Oregon, from 1923-1931.
Bill Bowerman papers
Arthur Clifton Boyce papers
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.
Burton/Lake/Garton family papers
Wally Butterworth papers
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.
Andrew Carrick papers
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.
Hazel Chamberlain papers
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.
Monona Cheney papers
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.
James Freeman Clarke papers
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.
Isom Cranfill papers
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.
Father James Croke letters
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.
John Y. Crothers papers
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.
Eleanor Davis papers
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.
William B. Davis letter
William B. Davis was a pioneer and settler. The collection consists of a single letter written by Davis.
Clarence Burton Day papers
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.
Charles Detweiler papers
Clara Pearl Dyer papers
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.
Joseph W. Dyson papers
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.
Thomas Lamb Eliot papers
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.
Eugene Print Collection
The Eugene Print Collection assembles images of the city of Eugene and its vicinity. The majority of the images date from the 1880s-1920s.
Hubert Henry Farnham papers
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.
First Christian Church (Albany, OR), Christian Endeavor Society records
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.
First Congregational Church (Tualatin, Or.) letter to Rev. J.S. Griffin
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.