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LOC/E-F. History of the Americas

 Record Group Term
Identifier: LOC/E-F

Found in 58 Collections and/or Records:

Clarence Leroy Andrews papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 067
Abstract Clarence Leroy Andrews was an employee of the Interior Department Bureau of Education and Reindeer Service in Alaska in the 1920s. He focused on Eskimos and their use of reindeer herds, writing several books about Eskimo life in Alaska. He was especially concerned with corporations which exploited reindeer herds, and led a campaign in the 1930s to remove Carl Momen of Seattle from control of the reindeer industry. The C. L. Andrews papers consist largely of business and personal...
Dates: 1900-1948

Oliver Cromwell Applegate papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 005
Abstract Oliver Cromwell Applegate (1845-1938), the son of Lindsay and Elizabeth Applegate (Applegate Trail pioneers), spent his career working with Oregon Indians. He was a subagent with the Indian Service at Yainax, and during the Modoc War he served as an interpreter and a scout. In 1873, he became a U.S. Commissioner, and in 1898 was appointed Klamath Indian Agent. After his resignation in 1905 he continued to work with the federal government on Indian issues such as the Grande Ronde tribal...
Dates: 1841-1938

Baker, Rawalt, and Hoffman Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 007
Abstract

The Baker family, consisting of Walter H. Baker, his wife Ida S. Baker (nee Rawalt) and their three sons, William A., Walter R., and Paul, as well as Ida Baker's sister, Mary Hoffman (nee Rawalt), her husband William and their son Harlan, all moved to the Salem, Oregon area in the 1890s. The collection contains records of the Baker, Rawalt, and Hoffman family that include diaries, correspondence, photographs, negatives, and business records of Walter Baker.

Dates: 1864-1959

Lillian Caldwell Blackwood letters and photographs

 Collection
Identifier: A 010
Abstract

Lillian Caldwell Blackwood was an Oregon pioneer who lived in Jacksonville, Oregon. The collection (1877-1928) contains correspondence regarding family and Oregon society and family photographs.

Dates: 1877-1928

James Blakely papers

 Collection — Volume 1 : [Barcode: 35025042868683]
Identifier: CA B583
Abstract

Captain James Blakely (1812-1913) was a merchant and one of the founding members of Brownsville, OR. Collections contains one scrapbook of letters, programs, receipts, photographs, and other mementos relating to the career of James Blakely, Brownsville, Oregon.

Dates: circa 1812-1913

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...
Dates: 1848-1993

Calbreath Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 193
Abstract

This collection documents the Calbreath and Smith families, both pioneer families in Oregon. The collection contains incoming and outgoing correspondence, diaries, account books, day books, and manuscripts of poetry and prose by Irene Smith Calbreath.

Dates: 1893-1930

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

J. H. (John Henry) Christ papers

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025041753472]
Identifier: Ax 767
Abstract

J. H. (John Henry or Heine) Christ edited a book regarding the recollections of a Pony Express Rider, Isaac Van Dorsey Mossman, who worked for the Pony Express in the mid 1800s. The collection (1954-1955) contains manuscript and research material, correspondence, photographs, and publicity.

Dates: 1954-1955

William R. Cox papers

 Collection — Photo box 1: [Barcode: 35025041131182]
Identifier: Coll 032
Abstract William Cox (1901-1988) was a prolific writer for the pulp fiction magazine industry during the 1930s, 1940s and into the early 1950s. He later wrote for the television industry and continued to publish in a wide variety of genres including sports, Westerns, and juvenile fiction. This Collection consists of three main series: correspondence with business associates and other contemporary writers (Red Barber, Ray Bradbury, John Ford, David Frost, Lillian Hellman, Elmore Leonard and Allen...
Dates: 1914-1980

Luther Cressman papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 005
Abstract

Collection includes personal papers, professional papers, publications, field notes, slides and negatives, and reel-to-reel films relating to the career of Luther Cressman (1897-1994), an anthropologist and University of Oregon professor who focused on prehistoric man in Oregon.

Dates: 1930-1990

Edwin Deming papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 595
Abstract

Edwin Willard Deming (1860-1942) was an American sculptor, illustrator and writer who lived among Native American tribes when he was young and then dedicated his career to artistically recording and portraying them accurately and with dignity. The collection consists of his correspondence, drawings, sketches, and paintings, as well as anthropological and linguistic material, notes and other documentation of tribes he visited or lived with.

Dates: circa 1860-1942

A.P. Dennison papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 177
Abstract

Originally from Maine, A. P. Dennison (1824-1896) held numerous minor political offices in the Oregon Territory, including Adjutant General. The papers consist of receipts, letters of appointment, reports, and a bound scrapbook.

Dates: 1855-1870

Lee D. Drake papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 027
Abstract

Lee D. Drake (1882-1957) was a newspaper owner and civic promoter in Pendleton and Astoria, Oregon. The Lee D. Drake papers consists of correspondence, clippings, financial reports, business reports, ephemera, and photographs regarding Drake’s business and community involvements.

Dates: circa 1880s-1957

Alice Henson Ernst papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 039
Abstract Alice Henson Ernst was an American author, playwright, and teacher, at University of Washington, 1920-1923, and University of Oregon, 1924-1950, who had special interests in the history of the early theater of the Pacific Northwest and masked ritual dances of Northwest Coast tribes. Collection comprises correspondence, including letters from Franz Boas; manuscripts of books, plays, essays, and poems; diaries and notebooks, 1909-1964; playbills; broadsides; and photographs, most relating to...
Dates: 1900-1976

Charles Wellington Furlong papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 698
Abstract

Charles Wellington Furlong (1874-1967) was an explorer, writer, lecturer, an artist, a college professor, a scientist, a cowboy, a collector, and a foreign correspondent to name but a few of his ‘trades.' The collection contains biographical and military records, manuscripts, articles and lectures by Furlong, notebooks and journals, Philippine Island material, photographs and daguerreotypes, correspondence, audio recordings and books.

Dates: 1896-1967

Louis Heller photographs

 Collection — Box 1, Modoc images : [Barcode: 35025042281523]
Identifier: PH 200_038
Abstract

Louis Heller (1839-1928) was an Ashland photographer noted for his stereos of the 1873 Modoc War, later distributed by Watkins. The collection consists of 23 Modoc War images, 21 of which are stereos.

Dates: 1873

Herbert C. Holdridge papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 124
Abstract

Herbert C. Holdridge (1892-1974) was an author and presidential candidate, his main interests being conservative politics and fringe causes. The collection includes correspondence, background information for speeches, manuscripts, records for groups Holdridge founded, legal papers, pamphlets, reel-to-reel tapes, and copies of his published books.

Dates: 1953-1974

Forest Talmadge "Tom" Humphrey papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 760
Abstract

Humphrey (1896-1971) was an editor at the Oregon Journal and Oregon City Enterprise newspapers. Collection includes 2 containers of correspondence: outgoing and incoming, manuscripts, photographs, biographical information and other miscellaneous materials.

Dates: circa 1896-1971

Leonebel Jacobs papers

 Collection — Multiple collection box [Coll 402] 1: [Barcode: 35025032078863]
Identifier: Coll 402
Abstract

Leonebel Jacobs (1883-1967) was a portrait painter who painted Herbert Hoover and Chinese Emperor Pu Ti, among others. The collection (1930s-1960s) contains print copies and photographs of paintings, photographs of Jacobs, correspondence, a manuscript, and mementos.

Dates: 1930s-1960s

Jefferson Center for Education and Research records

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 317
Abstract The Jefferson Center for Education and Research specialized in facilitating discussion, problem solving and community connections among low-income non-timber forest workers and harvesters, rural communities and contingent laborers in the Pacific Northwest. This collection provides much needed insight into the economic, political, and social issues among these groups. Founded by Beverly Anne Brown in 1994, the center was headquartered in Sunny Valley, Oregon. The collection includes meeting...
Dates: 1935-2009

Garry W. Jewett papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 147
Abstract

Garry W. Jewett lived in Pomeroy, Washington and was an attorney for the Nez Percé tribe. The collection contains papers related to Jewett's service as attorney to the Nez Percé Indians.

Dates: 1938-1942; 1938-1942

Klamath Indian Agency photograph album

 Collection — Box 1, Klamath Indian Agency Album: [Barcode: 35025042871182]
Identifier: PH 203_037
Abstract

The collection consists of one album containing 68 snapshots, 1920-1922, of buildings on the Klamath Agency; Beatty, Oregon; and timber cruisers and their camps. Includes some images of Klamath and Piute tribal peoples. Photographer unidentified.

Dates: 1910-1922

Lacy family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 412
Abstract

Henry V. Lacy, his wife, Jessie Lacy, (nee Ankeny), and Jessie Lacy's sister, Louise Ankeny, were missionaries in China. The collection (1909-1952) contains correspondence, mementoes and ephemera, a scrapbook, and photographs.

Dates: 1909-1952

Joseph Lane papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 183
Abstract

Joseph Lane (1801-1881) was an active Oregonian politician serving as Governor and Oregon's first Senator. The Joseph Lane papers include diaries, correspondence, legal documents, newspaper clippings, a draft of Nina Lane Faubion’s biography of Lane, and photographs.

Dates: 1848-1887

Jeanne Tellier Leeson papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 452
Abstract

Collection contains materials collected by Jeanne Tellier Leeson, author and teacher, in the course of her research on author Lambert Florin, and include correspondence, newsclippings, photos and negatives, ephemera, and writings.

Dates: 1966-1985

Ben Linder collection

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 304
Abstract

Ben Linder (1959-1987) was an American mechanical engineer who worked in San Jose de Bocay, Nicaragua from 1983 until his death by the Contras on April 28, 1987. The collection includes correspondence, diaries, articles on political and engineering subjects, photographs, and the Linder family’s records, all of which reflect Linder’s humanitarian work, his political activism, and the impact his death had on American foreign policy debates and within the general public sphere.

Dates: 1966-2003

William Thomas Lopp papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 058
Abstract

William Thomas Lopp (1864-1939) dedicated himself to improving the lives of Alaskan natives by establishing a Reindeer Station in Cape Prince of Wales, Alaska, and by holding various government posts in education. During his career he established sixty-six schools, five hospitals and sanitation systems, and increased prosperity in the coastal villages of northern Alaska. The collection includes journals, correspondence, and writings related to his work.

Dates: 1893-1939

Edward Marsden papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 069
Abstract

Edward Marsden was a Presbyterian missionary to the native peoples of Alaska. His parents were from the Tsimshian tribe. A strong advocate of Indian rights, and a believer in higher education for native peoples, Marsden founded a Presbyterian Church in the Tlingit tribe in Ketchikan, Alaska. The collection is comprised of letters, 1893-1928, scrapbooks that relate to Marsden's work as a missionary, and photographs.

Dates: 1890-1928

Evans Smith McComas papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 181
Abstract

Evans Smith McComas came from Iowa to Oregon to work in the mines in the 1860s. He later owned and edited newspapers. The collection consists of scrapbooks and the McComas diary, 1862-1867, which describes his journey on the overland trip to Oregon.

Dates: 1862-1911