LOC/H. Social Sciences
Found in 33 Collections and/or Records:
The American Council for Emigrés in the Professions (ACEP) aided professional émigrés in all aspects of resettlement in America. The collection (1945-1966) contains correspondence, reports of projects and grants undertaken and awarded, annual reports, and name and employment information of the émigrés.
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.
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.
The study of rhetoric and performance has been a part of the curriculum of the University of Oregon since it opened its doors in 1877; the Department of Speech also used to offer classes in radio, film, theatre study, and also dramatic performance. The bulk of the collection (1948-1999) consists of records when the Department of Speech was heavily involved with theatre performance.
William Daniel Boone Dodson (1871-1950) had a long career with the Portland Chamber of Commerce, serving as general manager, executive vice-president, and as director of industrial promotion where he worked chiefly on the industrial development of Oregon. The collection (1947-1949) contains correspondence, reports, biographical information, and publications.
Eugene Fruit Growers Association was a vegetable, fruit, and nut growing, picking, packing, and canning cooperative, founded in 1908. The collection (1908-1971) contains administrative records which include correspondence and reports, financial records, architectural plans, photographs, reports, and printing plates.
The current Eugene Shakespeare Club, an organization of women devoted to the study of Shakespeare's works, was founded in 1909 and continues in existence as of the date of this writing (1993). The collection contains correspondence, constitutions, histories and recollections, and minutes that include annual reports, clippings, programs, and membership information.
John Barclay Fisken was the manager, general superintendent, superintendent of light and power, and chief engineer of the Washington Water Power Company. The collections consists of reports and papers from Fisken's career at the Washington Water Power Company.
The Forest Industries Radio Communications (FIRC) organization coordinated radio communication in the lumber and forest products industries. The records include meeting minutes, correspondence, financial, general and annual reports, technical files, and periodicals, 1947-1961.
James Tertius Jardine worked as a civil servant in agriculture; he was director of Oregon agricultural experiment stations, and chief of the Office of Experiment Stations, U.S.D.A. He played an important role in grazing research. The collection (1910-1951) contains contracts and appointment notices, reports on grazing policies, correspondence, and personal information and papers.
Benjamin Hamilton Kizer (1878 - ) was an attorney and a member and official of planning boards/commissions including the American Society of Planning Officials, Northwest Regional Council, and the National Resources Planning Board. The collection (1934-1959) contains reports, documents, and correspondence of boards and commissions to which Kizer belonged and a transcript of the 1949 State Department Round Table discussion on American policy towards China.
Daniel J. McGarity was general manager of the Commission of Public Docks in Oregon. The collection (1944-1952) contains correspondence, brochures, reports, and other documents concerning development of the Port of Portland.
The McMinnville (Oregon) Ladies’ Sanitary Aid Society was founded in 1863 to support Union troops by providing volunteer support and raising money. The collection (1861-1865; 1961) contains a secretary's book, a treasurer's book, annual report, constitution and bylaws, meeting minutes, Juvenile Sanitary Society information, correspondence, receipts, and a story regarding the society.
Marmion D. Mills was a transportation engineer and consultant who worked at one time for General Motors. The collection contains studies of urban transportation systems for companies or for municipalities, with occasional correspondence.
The Oregon and California Advisory Board (O&C) dealt with the administration of revested land in Oregon. The collection contains correspondence, reports, research files, and minutes.
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.
The Oregon Interim Committee on Social Problems was a committee of the Oregon House of Representatives which investigated social issues such as sex offenses and divorce. The collection (1961-1962) contains records from the files of Oregon representative William J. Gallagher, and consist of working papers, minutes of the full committee, and the subcommittees on social problems, divorce, and sex offenders, and also includes reports, statistics, and correspondence.
Oregon. Legislative Assembly. Interim Committee to Make a Study of the Needs of the Workman's Compensation Laws records
The Oregon. Legislative Assembly. Interim Committee to Make a Study of the Needs of the Workman's Compensation Laws records. The collection (1939-1941) consists of the committee chairman's files and material includes correspondence, minutes, and drafts of reports.
Joint Resolution 24, by the Oregon Senate, created an interim Committee of Judicial Administration that was empowered to inquire into and make recommendations regarding the feasibility and need for reorganization of judicial districts in Oregon. The collection (1957-1959) contains questionnaires and evaluations of judges and courts, drafts of bills, subcommittee reports, and recommendations.
In 1932, the Oregon Statewide Relief Council investigated and reported on unemployment, food surpluses and deficits, and educational opportunities in Oregon. The collection (1932) contains minutes, correspondence, reports, and also food, unemployment, and education surveys.
The Pacific Cooperative Poultry Producers (PCPP) cooperative was organized in 1920, and the Pacific Egg Producers (PEP) cooperative was established in 1922. The collection contains records of both cooperatives including financial records, reports, correspondence, and minutes.
Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha of Oregon chapter, became the first chapter in the state of Oregon in 1923. Collection (1903-1993) includes bulletins, meeting minutes, secretary's book, constitution, and annual reports.
Edward Grosvenor Plowman (1899 - ) became a teacher, author, practicing economist, and a specialist in railroad transportation. The collection contains speeches and articles (1938-1962), correspondence, pamphlets, and U.S. Steel Corporation annual meeting remarks of officials that were printed in bound volumes, but not published, 1946-1957; 1959-1960.
Milnor Roberts (1877-1965) was a mining engineer, a professor, and Dean of the College of Mines at the University of Washington. The collection (1901-1945) contains project, research, and field work files on mines, harbors, and mining projects in many western states and in Africa, and material includes reports, correspondence, notes, maps, and printed material.
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.