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LOC/H. Social Sciences

 Record Group Term
Identifier: LOC/H

Found in 34 Collections and/or Records:

Basic Rights Oregon (BRO) records

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 356
Abstract

During the 1990s, a group of activists formed a political action committee called Basic Rights Oregon (BRO) to fight against legislative measures in Oregon aimed at limiting gay and lesbian civil rights. The collection contains records from several state and local community organizations and is composed primarily of general administrative, campaign, and financial records, correspondence, newsletters and pamphlets, volunteer lists, audio and video tapes and reels, and artifacts.

Dates: 1993-1997

Jonathan Bourne papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 019
Abstract Jonathan Bourne was a politician in Oregon at the turn of the twentieth century. In 1885 and 1897, he was a member of the Oregon House of Representatives, and was elected U. S. Senator in 1906. Considered a progressive, Bourne was a founder and president of the National Progressive Republican League in 1911 and organized the Republican Publicity Association in 1912. Most of the collection consists of U. S. Senate correspondence and case files. The Senate case files relate to topics which...
Dates: 1883-1940

James W. Clise papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 114
Abstract

James W. Clise (1900-1961) held executive positions in Asbestos Supply Companies and several vermiculite companies and was involved in libertarian political activities. The collection includes correspondence, subject files, personal and business files, speeches, articles, and published letters.

Dates: 1932-1961

Committee to Keep Firemen Police and Teachers on the Job records

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025041798659]
Identifier: Bx 162
Abstract

The Committee to Keep Firemen Police and Teachers on the Job, directed by Roy N. Vernstrom, was formed to defeat Oregon state ballot measure number 7 (the 1 1/2% tax limitation), on the ballot November 5, 1968. The collection contains campaign materials including correspondence, advertising, memoranda, statistics, financial accounting, opinion surveys, and a study of the campaign by Verstrom.

Dates: 1968

William R. Cox papers

 Collection
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

Jesse Jewell Gard papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 339
Abstract

Jesse Jewell Gard (1902-1967) was educated in banking at Rutgers University, worked for various banks in Oregon and was an active member of the Republican Party, serving on the Republican National Committee for many years. The collection contains political files, business and professional records, civic files, personal correspondence, and memorabilia.

Dates: 1892-1962; Majority of material found within 1930-1962

Elgin Groseclose papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 102
Abstract

Elgin E. Groseclose (1899-1983) was a writer, professor, specialist in finance, and treasurer for a financial and investment consultant firm. He was also involved in other interest groups that appealed to his deeply religious beliefs. The collection includes correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings, financial material, valuations, organizations and photographs.

Dates: 1912-1983

John and Ward Hawkins papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 071
Abstract

The John and Ward Hawkins Papers comprise fiction manuscripts and teleplays, correspondence, non-fiction manuscripts, and screenplays by American writers John and Ward Hawkins.

Dates: 1937-1981

Ashley E. Holden papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 138
Abstract

Ashley Elder Holden (1894-1994) was primarily a journalist but maintained dual careers in journalism and politics, running successfully for a republican seat in the Washington state legislature in 1932. Additionally, Holden published the Brewster Review, The Oriental Outlook, Tonasket Tribune, and, Saga of the Sagebrush.

Dates: 1910-1976

Grace Hutchins papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 625
Abstract Grace Hutchins (1885-1969) was a Communist and radical labor economist who lived and worked in New York City with her partner, Anna Rochester. For several years in the 1920s, they shared a communal home in New York with several other women. Together, Hutchins and Rochester founded the Labor Research Association in 1927. The collection contains correspondence, literary manuscripts, genealogical materials, and photographs; much of the materials relate to Hutchins’ labor work, her international...
Dates: 1902-1968

Dorothy Grunbock Johnston papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 693
Abstract

Dorothy Grunbock Johnston, an American author of books and articles for children and young adults, wrote primarily for the Christian press, especially Moody Press and Scripture Press, and contributed to various Sunday school magazines. Collection comprises correspondence to and from Christian children's writer Dorothy Grunbock Johnston, along with manuscripts and published versions of her works.

Dates: 1943-1970

Robert LeFevre papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 202
Abstract

Robert LeFevre (1911-1986) was a conservative and later radical libertarian journalist, writer and teacher. The collection includes correspondence, literary manuscripts, speeches, organizational files, and other materials that reflect his career.

Dates: 1946-1981

Randall V. Mills papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 088
Abstract Randall Vause Mills joined the University of Oregon English faculty in 1938. In addition to his teaching responsibilities, Mills wrote two books and numerous articles on transportation in the Pacific Northwest. He also wrote articles on bridge construction and location. In addition, Mills was interested in folklore, and was the founder and first president of the Oregon Folklore Society. The collection largely consists of correspondence, manuscripts, research material and notecards, printed...
Dates: 1937-1976

Howard Vincent Morgan papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 764
Abstract Born in Tillamook and the son of a fisherman, Howard Vincent Morgan (1914-2012) served in the Oregon state legislature, as Oregon's Public Utilities Commissioner, as Federal Power Commissioner, and also chaired the Democratic Party of Oregon from 1952-1956. The collection contains Federal Power Commission files including correspondence, memoranda, and subject files, Oregon files that include Oregon Public Utilities Commissioner files, correspondence relating to Oregon matters, Morgan's...
Dates: 1953-1973

Tonie Nathan papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 328
Abstract Theodora “Tonie” Nathalia Nathan is a journalist, business owner, an influential member of the Libertarian Party, and in 1972, became the first woman, and first Jewish-American in history to be awarded a vote in the Electorial College when she ran as Vice-President on the Libertarian ticket. The collection (1930-2011) contains Nathan's political campaign material, manuscripts, and personal papers, as well as material from the National Libertarian Party and local affiliates and groups,...
Dates: 1930-2011

Oregon Freelance Club records

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025041941788]
Identifier: Bx 117
Abstract

The Oregon Freelance Club was an organization of amateur and professional writers from the state of Oregon. The collection (1952-1965) contains correspondence, reports, membership lists, and financial records.

Dates: 1952-1965

Frank Purinton papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 210
Abstract

Frank Purinton (1895-1991) was an activist who sought to preserve the United States and Christianity from the "Communist-Zionist-Satanist" plot. He was active in the American Legion and the John Birch Society and published a patriotic Christian newsletter. The collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, and printed materials reflecting Purinton's views.

Dates: 1970-1986

Right to Pride records

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 354
Abstract

Right to Pride is a political action committee and a non-profit organization "dedicated to ensuring full human and civil rights for lesbian, gay and bisexual Oregonians." The collection contains minutes and correspondence, fundraising and other financial records and reports, artifacts such as posters and buttons, candidate information, membership and supporter lists, and videos of events including Lucille Hart dinners and government sessions.

Dates: 1983-1998

Marcus W. Robbins papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 512
Abstract Marcus W. Robbins (1879-1936) was an attorney, Socialist, and free thinker, and was named bishop for the Diocese of Reno, Nevada by Bishop Frank H. Rice of the Liberal Church, Inc. The collection (1902-1933) includes notebooks of Socialist and agnostic essays, manuscripts and published copies of Socialist pamphlets and broadsides authored by Robbins, issues of the circular Facts published by Robbins, articles, essays, and letters to the editor written by Robbins, photographs, and also...
Dates: 1902-1933

Anna Rochester papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 624
Abstract Anna Rochester (1880-1966) was a social worker, Marxist economist, and historian. In 1920, she and five other women, including her partner Grace Hutchins, established a commune in New York City that operated for two years. In 1927, she helped found the Labor Research Association with Grace Hutchins. The collection contains correspondence, which includes letters from Ella R. Bloor, Edith McGrath, and Vida Scudder; a journal, 1880 to 1918; literary manuscripts, genealogical materials, and...
Dates: 1880-1958

E. Merrill Root papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 051
Abstract

E. Merrill Root (1895-1973) was a poet, college English teacher, and anti-Communist activist. The collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, poetry, lectures, photographs, and reviews of his literary efforts.

Dates: 1917-1967

Polly Ruhtenberg papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 081
Abstract

Polly King Ruhtenberg (1907-1983) a libertarian and children's book author was active in social and civic organizations throughout her life. The collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, speeches, photographs, and a scrapbook that reflect her work as an author and libertarian.

Dates: 1946-1983

Joanna Russ papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 261
Abstract

Joanna Russ (1937-2011) was a feminist, educator, author and literary critic. The collection includes correspondence, literary manuscripts, books, press clippings, and photographs.

Dates: 1907-2014; Majority of material found within 1953-2011

Alice B. Sheldon, pen name James Tiptree, Jr., papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 455
Abstract Alice B. Sheldon, pen name James Tiptree, Jr. (1915-1987), was a much acclaimed science fiction author, publishing from 1968 to 1987. She was also briefly a painter, an art reviewer for the Chicago Sun, a chicken farmer, and a CIA analyst. She earned a doctorate in experimental psychology, and corresponded with and reviewed the work of several well-known psychologists. This collection contains correspondence, drawings, manuscripts, and her writing, from childhood to her death, in all of...
Dates: 1892-2006; Majority of material found within

SO CLAP! (Southern Oregon Country Lesbian Archival Project) Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 266
Abstract

SO CLAP! was a non-profit corporation established in 1989 to collect and preserve primary source material documenting the history of the lesbian and feminist back-to-the-land movement in southern Oregon. The collection contains correspondence, creative writings, autobiographical writings, financial records, publications, photographs, graphic materials, and ephemera.

Dates: 1974-1999

Peter Steele papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 829
Abstract

Peter Steele (1918 - ) was a political and industrial writer who supported conservative causes and wrote against socialism and left-wing politics. The collection contains correspondence, writings, speeches, Associated Industries of Missouri (A.I.M.) files, General Electric reports, Group Research Reports, Inc. files, Communications Research Reports, research lists, and cassette tape recordings by Steele.

Dates: 1946-1975

Philip Sterling papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 751
Abstract

Philip Sterling (1907-1989) was a writer and public relations representative. The Philip Sterling papers include publicity material for a number of radio shows in the 1940s and 1950s, professional correspondence, manuscripts, research material and correspondence relating to biographies. There is also a considerable amount of research material on Rachel Carson.

Dates: 1924 - 2010

Emma Gelders Sterne papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 391
Abstract

Emma Gelders Sterne (1894-1971) was primarily a writer of juvenile literature. The Sterne collection consists of manuscripts and supporting materials for eleven books, two plays, two speeches, and correspondence.

Dates: 1928-1971

Janet Marshall Stevenson papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 265
Abstract

Author Janet Marshall Stevenson (1913- ) has made contributions as a writer of civil rights, the women's movement and the arts. This collection contains manuscripts, holographs and photographs of her many short stories, articles and books; within this collection are research items and family papers associated with her biography of Robert W. Kenny, an influential liberal that championed the rights of several of the "Hollywood 10" before the House Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC).

Dates: 1929-1996