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LOC/H. Social Sciences

 Record Group Term
Identifier: LOC/H

Found in 228 Collections and/or Records:

Abilene and Southern Railway Company Defendant records

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025041801818]
Identifier: Bx 153
Abstract

In 1922, the West Coast Lumberman's Association sued the Abilene and Southern Railway Co. regarding "unjust and unreasonable" lumber rates. The collection (1922-1924) contains testimonies, briefs, exhibits, lumber company statistics and research, and correspondence used in the case.

Dates: 1922-1924

American Heritage Publishing Co. records

 Collection
Identifier: Bx 160
Abstract

American Heritage magazine was founded in late 1949 by the American Association for State and Local History (AASLH), which published five volumes until 1954 when AASLH sold the magazine to three former Time, Inc. editors, James Parton, Oliver Jensen and Joseph J. Thorndike, Jr. The collection contains founding documents, annual reports, Board of Directors meeting minutes, financial records, memoranda and correspondence, office bulletins, and publicity materials.

Dates: 1954-1970

Van Winkle Anderson papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 113
Abstract

Van Winkle Anderson was a Realtor in Portland, Oregon, and a writer. The collection consists of correspondence and manuscripts.

Dates: 1899-1959

Associated General Contractors of America. Oregon-Columbia Chapter records

 Collection
Identifier: Bx 109
Abstract

The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC), Oregon-Columbia chapter was created in 1922 as a representative association for Oregon and Southwest Washington workers in the construction industry. The collection (1929-1961) contains correspondence and documents relating to labor negotiations and agreements, labor legislation, and the internal affairs of the association.

Dates: 1929-1961

Eleanor Baldwin notes and pamphlets on monetary systems

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 223
Abstract

Baldwin was a Portland, Oregon, resident and pamphleteer. Collection includes Baldwin's manuscripts, publications, correspondence, On War clippings, and other miscellaneous papers.

Dates: 1884-1924

Base Line Lumber Company outgoing correspondence

 Collection — Volume 1: [Barcode: 35025042917746]
Identifier: B 011
Abstract

The Base Line Lumber Company operated out of Portland, Oregon and was owned by Theodore and William Nicolai. The collection consists of a letterpress book of outgoing correspondence.

Dates: 1907 February 21 - 1910 September 6

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

Julius Basinski reminiscences and letters received

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i49942876]
Identifier: A 157
Abstract

Julius Basinski (1844 - ) immigrated from Germany in 1866 and travelled west in 1870, first to Montana, and later into Oregon and Washington. The collection (1894-1921) contains reminiscences by Basinski and incoming correspondence.

Dates: 1866-1921

Beekman Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 010
Abstract

The Beekman family consists of Cornelius C. Beekman, the founder and owner of Beekman Bank in Jacksonville, Oregon; his son Benjamin Beekman, a Portland, Oregon lawyer and UO Law School faculty member; and his daughter Carrie Beekman, who donated substantially to the University of Oregon. The collection consists of correspondence, diaries, miscellaneous manuscripts and publications, scrapbooks and photographs.

Dates: 1859-1936

Joy Belsky papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 332
Abstract

Joy Belsky (1944-2001) was a Portland range ecologist who worked on protecting public lands in the Western United States. The collection includes articles published in scientific journals, newsletters, newspaper articles, government publications, manuscripts, speeches/talks and correspondence.

Dates: 1931-2001

Beta Phi Mu. University of Oregon Chapter records

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 35025041977683]
Identifier: UA 134
Abstract

Beta Phi Mu, the library and information studies honor society, was founded at the University of Illinois in August, 1948. The collection contains the University of Oregon chapter records consisting of bylaws, ritual information, correspondence, committee information and minutes, member and initiate information, treasurer's books and receipts, and a brass wick lamp, 1973.

Dates: 1973

Earl R. Biggs papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 470
Abstract

Earl R. Biggs (1897-1968) investigated sex crimes for the Portland police department. He wrote two books, How to Protect Your Child from the Sex Criminal, and Sex, Science and Sin, and was instrumental in reforming Oregon's sex crimes laws in the 1950s. The collection contains correspondence, including one folder devoted to letters from Alfred C. Kinsey; notes on sex crimes cases investigated by Biggs; and copies of his two books.

Dates: 1930-1966

Denise A. Bittner papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 35025040524627]
Identifier: UA 231
Abstract

Collection is comprised of material created and collected by Denise Bittner, University of Oregon alumna, and includes correspondence, printed material, ephemera, and newsclippings.

Dates: 1968-1972, 1996; Majority of material found within 1968-1972

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

Bullfrog Information Service records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Bx 166
Abstract

Bullfrog Information Service was a magazine published in Eugene, Oregon, from June, 1971 till February, 1972, that focused on news and articles for and about the Northwest alternative community. The collection contains correspondence, advertising and distribution records, eight published issues and one unpublished, original illustrations and advertising art, financial records, and unpublished articles and poetry.

Dates: 1970-1972

Josiah A. Burnett papers

 Collection — Multiple collection box [A 014] 1: [Barcode: i50010803]
Identifier: A 014
Abstract

Josiah Burnett of Eagle Creek, Oregon, worked in mining, survey work, and farming. The collection (1852-1874) contains correspondence regarding family, mining, and politics, and also contains articles of incorporation of Oregon businesses.

Dates: 1852-1874

Tom J. Burns papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 108
Abstract

Thomas J. Burns (1876-1957) was a political and social reformer and radical of Portland, Oregon. The collection consists primarily of broadsides, many published by Burns, as well as some minor correspondence.

Dates: 1919-1945

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

Melvin Byers papers

 Collection — Multiple collection box [Coll 446] 1: [Barcode: ALMA244869]
Identifier: Coll 446
Abstract

This collections is comprised of two letters from Senator Wayne Morse to Mel Byers in response to letters to the editor written by Mr. Byers. It also includes a program from the 14th Annual Banquet for the Washington County Democratic Central Committee and an oversize Oregonian clipping about Mr. Byers' many letters to the editor.

Dates: 1966-1967, 1983

Henry Chalmers papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 241
Abstract

Henry Chalmers was an economist who worked in state and national offices. His collection consists of memoranda, position papers, special studies, and correspondence relating to economic affairs.

Dates: 1919-1958

George Parkhurst Cheney papers

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025042050704]
Identifier: Ax 256
Abstract

George Parkhurst Cheney (1871 - 1962) was publisher and editor of the Record-Chieftain, of Enterprise, Oregon. The collection (1907-1941) contains correspondence and documents regarding the status of City of Enterprise bonds, Citizen's Tax Committee correspondence, Oregon Voters magazines, and also a few mementos of Cheney's publishing career.

Dates: 1907-1941

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

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

G. W. Connell letter

 Collection — Multiple collection box [CA 1873 Mar 4] 1: [Barcode: i50105723]
Identifier: CA 1873 Mar 4
Abstract

The collection contains a letter dated March 4, 1873, from G. W. Connell, an Independent Order of Odd Fellows member from Vancouver, Washington Territory, to J. T. Apperson, the Grand Master of Oregon. In the letter, Connell asks Apperson for his opinion about a brother who is in arrears for $18.00.

Dates: 1873, March 4

Marshall Cornett papers

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025042291738]
Identifier: Ax 576
Abstract

Marshall Eugene Cornett (1898-1947) was a business owner and politician of Oregon who served in the state senate from 1941-1947 and was killed in a plane crash while still in office. The collection (1935-1949) contains correspondence files and speeches.

Dates: 1935-1949

Cornucopia Mines records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Bx 005
Abstract

The Cornucopia Mines company of Oregon was incorporated July 30, 1927 by Robert W. Betts, Blaine Hallock, and James H. Nichols as a successor company to the Baker Mines company. The collection contains corporate records, financial ledgers, and correspondence, 1918-1941.

Dates: 1918-1942

William James Crawford papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 636
Abstract

William James Crawford was an attorney in Oregon. The collection contains selected case files. The major case is before the Indian Claims Commission, number 17, Snake River or Piute Indians v. United States, a suit to recover value of reservation land.

Dates: 1949-1970

Creighton and McCully family papers

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025042751863]
Identifier: A 260
Abstract

John Creighton (1834-1884) a pioneer of 1858, came first to Washington and later became a rancher in Oregon, where married Mary J. McCully of Salem. Mary McCully's father, David McCully, invested in some of Creighton's enterprises. The collection (1867-1885) contains correspondence, clippings of the Creighton and McCully family and related family members, receipts, bills, certificates, and other papers.

Dates: 1867-1885

Ralph Reynolds Cronise papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 578
Abstract

Ralph Reynolds Cronise (1886-1962) was a newspaper owner and civic leader in Albany, Oregon. The collection consists of correspondence, business and civic files, photographs and ledgers.

Dates: 1918-1962

C. S. Culver letter

 Collection — Multiple collection box [CA 1889 Oct 20] 1: [Barcode: i50125424]
Identifier: CA 1889 Oct 20
Abstract

The collection contains a typed copy of a letter dated October 20, 1889, from C. S. Culver of Mantorville, Minnesota, to his brother and sister Lucius and Amanda Culver. The letter is a description of transportation facilities and natural resources of Oregon during 1889.

Dates: 1889 October 20