LOC/G/G1. Anthropology and folklore
Found in 30 Collections and/or Records:
William L. Alderson was a professor of literature at Reed College, in Portland, Oregon. The collection (1944-1963) folk songs, folk sayings, and tales, course outlines, correspondence, and transcriptions.
Barbara Allen Bogart, a folklorist, professor, and author conducted research for her dissertation on homesteaders in central Oregon, and published her findings in a book titled, Homesteading the High Desert (1987). The collection (1978-1985) contains transcripts of oral history interviews conducted with residents of Central Oregon about the homesteading experience.
John F. Campbell wrote a letter dated August 6, 1863, to "Aunt and relatives," reporting the death of his brother at the battle of Gettysburg, describing the burial arrangements, and his decision to not bring the body home to Indiana.
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.
Alice Henson Ernst (1880-1980) was a playwright, teacher, freelance writer, and reporter. The collection (1951-1974) consists of correspondence from Ernst to Hazel Mills, often concerning Ernst's books Trouping in the Oregon Country and The Wolf Ritual of the Northwest Coast.
In 1882, Charles N. Crittenton began establishing homes for women in crisis that he named after his daughter, Florence, who died at age four; this work has continued with the National Crittenton Foundation, headquartered in Portland, Oregon. The collection (1903-1906) contains the minutes of the board of managers of the Portland, Oregon Florence Crittenton Refuge home.
Sheba Hargreaves (1882-1960) was an elementary teacher and author. The collection consists of manuscripts of books and feature articles, correspondence, and pamphlets.
Boyd J. Jackson was secretary of the business committee of the Klamath Tribal Council and a tribal delegate. The collection consists of correspondence and documents relating to the affairs of the Klamath Native Americans and the Klamath Reservation, Oregon.
Letter written by A.B. Lawrence explaining that the enclosed Ten Dollar Certificate note is genuine and was part of the Army of Northern Virginia funds surrendered by Robert E. Lee at Appomattox Courthouse, Virginia, April 9, 1865. Letter also certifies t.
Margaret Moninger was a missionary in China for more than two decades. This collection of her papers provides a wealth of information on the distinctive culture of Hainan. The papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts, various publications, a scrapbook, photographs, and a two volume Hainese-English dictionary.
In 1936 the State Board of Higher Education combined the Oregon State Museum of Anthropology, the Condon Museum of Geology, the University Herbarium, and the Museum of Zoology into the University of Oregon Museum of Natural History. The collection contains correspondence, reports, meeting notes and minutes, Herbarium historical documents, glass negatives, photographs, a Museum of Anthropology accessions/inventory journal, and a negative of Fort Rock sandals.
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.
The Pioneer Cemetery of Eugene, Oregon was established by Spencer's Butte Lodge No. 9 of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, in 1873, for use as a fraternal cemetery. The collection consists of a plot book that supplies name and grave locations for graves created between 1873-1928.
The Pioneer Memorial Park Association, formed in 1954, was the Eugene Pioneer cemetery's administrator until 2004 when the Association dissolved and turned over its assets to the Eugene Pioneer Cemetery Association. The collection includes records of the International Order of Odd Fellows Spencer's Butte Lodge No. 9, minutes, articles of incorporation and bylaws, development project files, plot records and cemetery history from 1874-1998.
The Lone Fir Cemetery is the oldest of Portland's original cemeteries and was established in 1846. Collection includes articles of incorporation, oaths of office, records concerning the Oregon Asylum, annual reports of the treasurer, stock certificates, vouchers, and miscellaneous items.
Christine Hilda Price (1928-1980) is known for her work as an illustrator and writer of children's books on art history, dance, and folklore. The collection includes illustrations and sketches, correspondence, published books, travel notes, and research materials.
Sharon Sherman was a professor of English and Folklore at the University of Oregon. From 1976 to 2008 she taught courses and produced films and videos about folklore subjects. Her work—books, articles, reviews, and committee work in addition to her films—gave folkloric film a new prominence and led to its recognition as a valid form of academic research. The collection contains teaching and research files as well as film, video and audio recordings and correspondence.
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.
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.
Letter from Chester Walbridge to Mr. Levi Vanhooser, Jr., regarding Mr. John Allen and the vending of hat machines in Indiana and Kentucky.
Account of her wedding to Jesse D. Walling and their honeymoon to Portland written by Cora Ellen Loos Walling.
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.