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LOC/G. Geography, Anthropology, Recreation

 Record Group Term
Identifier: LOC/G

Found in 51 Collections and/or Records:

Charles Linza McNary papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 049
Abstract

Charles Linza McNary (1874-1944) was a Republican Senator from Oregon and served as an Oregon Supreme Court associate justice. The collection contains records from McNary's years as Senator that deal with Oregon concerns including correspondence, bills, briefs, and research material about internal improvements, such as rivers and harbors, bridges, state parks railroads, roads, and airports, as well as agriculture, trade, veteran hospitals and a few personal materials and photographs.

Dates: 1921-1941

James and Hannah Lloyd Neall papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 347
Abstract

James Neall (1820-1903) was a pioneer, merchant, and entrepreneur from Philadelphia who established claims and businesses in Oregon and California. His wife, Hannah Lloyd Neall (1817-1912) was a cultural enthusiast and suffragist who wrote for numerous early California publications. The collection consists of reminiscences, correspondence, miscellaneous papers, bound volumes and a painted tin box.

Dates: 1845-1906

Scott O'Dell papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 809
Abstract

Scott O’Dell (1898-1989) was a writer of books for adults, young adults and children. The collection includes manuscripts for The Cruise of the Arctic Star and correspondence with the publishing company.

Dates: 1966-1976

Jack Olsen papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 322
Abstract Jack Olsen was an American author and journalist who wrote thirty-one books and is said to have set the standard for the crime writing genre. The collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, manuscript drafts and notes, source materials, reviews, and audiotapes from the early 1950s through the 1960s. The monograph series contains manuscript drafts and completed manuscripts for three of Jack Olsen's books: Black is Best, The Climb Up to Hell, and I'll Take Baseball. It also includes...
Dates: 1950-1968

Oregon Films collection

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 466
Abstract

Collection consists of films about Oregon or created by Oregonians between 1929-1983.

Dates: 1929-1983

Oregon Folk League records

 Collection — Multiple collection box [B 096] 1: [Barcode: 35025032078954]
Identifier: B 096
Abstract

The Oregon Folk League promoted and administered a social and recreation center located in Siuslaw Bay, Oregon for members of the University of Oregon community; members of the league also formed a non-profit corporation, the Siuslaw Bay Community Inc., which held title to the land used by the league. The collection (1934-1941) contains promotion and administrative documents, a land deed, correspondence, meeting minutes, plans and blueprints of the center, and a photograph.

Dates: 1934-1941

Oregon Roadside Council records

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025041798758]
Identifier: Bx 126
Abstract

Originally named the Oregon Council for the Protection of Roadside Beauty, the Oregon Roadside Council campaigned for legislation that would protect Oregon roadsides from billboard blight and tourist litter. The collection (1922-1968) contains council minutes, correspondence, campaign records, and publications.

Dates: 1922-1968

Hope Hughes Pressman papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 019
Abstract Hope Hughes Pressman worked for the University of Oregon in the President's Office, for the University of Oregon Foundation, and for the University of Oregon Museum in addition to serving on several committees and councils at the city and state level. This collection contains materials relating to Pressman's involvement with those other committees and councils, including Aid for Families with Dependent Children (ADC), the Arts in Oregon Association, the Committee for Supplementary Cultural...
Dates: 1963-1977

Dwight Fay Rettie papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 167
Abstract

Dwight Fay Rettie worked for and managed a variety of Federal government agencies from 1955 to 1986. The Papers contain documents pertaining to Rettie's work for various government agencies including the Department of Health and Human Services, National Park Service, and Bureau of Land Management. The materials include policy papers, subject files, meeting minutes, speeches, and correspondence. Also included are personal correspondence, writings, and publication materials.

Dates: 1916-2008; Majority of material found within 1950-1995

Roe Richmond papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 163
Abstract

Roaldus F. "Roe" Richmond (1910-1986) was a writer of pulp fiction best known for his Western stories. The consists of professional correspondence, manuscripts of books and short stories, including his autobiography, and published work in magazines, pulps, and books. His stories in Texas Rangers magazine were published under the pseudonym Jackson Cole.

Dates: 1968-1986

John Shaver journal

 Collection — Multiple collection box [A 109] 1: [Barcode: ALMA209723]
Identifier: A 109
Abstract

John Shaver was from South Mountain, North Carolina. He sailed on the Henry Chauncey to Aspinwall, crossed the isthmus, and proceeded on the Sacramento to San Francisco, Mar. 11 to Apr. 2, 1868. Journal describes his journey.

Dates: 1868

Silver Creek Recreational Area Advisory Committee records

 Collection — Multiple collection box [B 098] 1: [Barcode: 35025032078939]
Identifier: B 098
Abstract

The Silver Creek Recreational Area Advisory Committee promoted and planned the use of land east of Silver Creek Falls State Park, in Marion County, Oregon, as a public "organized camping" and recreational area. The collection (1936-1942) contains correspondence, reports, and minutes from the files of committee member, Karl Onthank.

Dates: 1936-1942

Margaret Szasz Collection on the Klamath Indian Tribe

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 314
Abstract

This collection contains materials primarily relating to the operations and affairs of the Klamath Indian Tribes’ tribal government, most notably those of the General Council, Executive Committee, Restoration Committee, and Economic Self-Sufficiency Planning and Management Committees. The majority of materials in the collection date from the mid-1980s to the mid-1990s, though certain materials pertain to U.S. government policies and tribal operations dating from the 1950s to the 1990s.

Dates: 1943-1992

Three poems about Oregon river boating

 Collection — Multiple collection box [CA 1888 Jan 1] 1: [Barcode: i50106946]
Identifier: CA 1888 Jan 1
Abstract

The collection contains three handwritten poems about river boating in Oregon, written about 1888. The author is unknown.

Dates: 1888-1889

Yoshiko Uchida papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 549
Abstract Yoshiko Uchida was a writer of children's books. The Uchida Papers contain manuscripts, correspondence and material relating to her literary career. The collection contains materials on fourteen of her books. The majority of Uchida's papers concern Japan, specifically Japanese folktales and children's stories. The correspondence in this collection primarily concerns Uchida's editor and fan mail from school children. The manuscripts are arranged chronologically starting with The Dancing...
Dates: 1948-1977

Ruth Murray Underhill papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 570
Abstract

Ruth Murray Underhill (1884-1984) was a social worker, anthropologist, and teacher. She studied the Papago tribe of Southern Arizona while attending Columbia University. The collection includes her manuscripts, minor correspondence, and mementos of George W. Ingalls (1838-1920), Indian agent and superintendent of religious work among Indians for the American Baptist Home Mission Society.

Dates: 1959-1965

Cora Ellen Loos Walling

 Collection — Multiple collection box [SFM 125] 1: [Barcode: i1901255x]
Identifier: SFM 125
Abstract

Account of her wedding to Jesse D. Walling and their honeymoon to Portland written by Cora Ellen Loos Walling.

Dates: 1884 Oct. 19

Westover Terrace construction photograph albums

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: PH 203_035
Abstract

Collection comprises two albums containing 118 black and white photographs of the construction of the Westover Terrace development in Northwest Portland, Or. from 1910-1912. The photographs show the sluicing operation as well as the construction of roads and houses in the development. Several series of photographs are take from the same spot each month, showing the development of certain areas.

Dates: 1910-1929

Albert Richard Wetjen papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 130
Abstract

Albert Richard Wetjen (1900-1948) was a writer who was known for his sea stories and novels and was also editor of the Oregon Magazine. The collection (1923-1945) contains correspondence regarding the condition of writing in the Pacific Northwest and also manuscripts of stories.

Dates: 1923-1952

Frederick W. Wichman diaries and letters

 Collection — Folder 1-3: [Barcode: i49942438]
Identifier: A 152
Abstract

Frederick W. Wichman served as a seaman, and in the infantry in the Philippines during the Spanish-American War and Philippine-American War, 1898-1901. The collection contains diaries and letters Wichman kept during his military service, and during a voyage around the world in 1901.

Dates: 1898-1901

Herbert Spencer Zim and Sonia Bleeker papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 558
Abstract

Herbert Spencer Zim (1909-1994) was a teacher and author in the field of science. His works in this collection reflect his work in the science field. Sonia Bleeker Zim was an editor for a publishing house and a writer of youth books. Her work in this collection represents her career as a youth author.

Dates: 1934-1976