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LOC/H. Social Sciences

 Record Group Term
Identifier: LOC/H

Found in 33 Collections and/or Records:

American Council for Emigres in the Professions (ACEP) records

 Collection — Multiple collection box [B 149] 1: [Barcode: i50199948]
Identifier: B 149
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1945-1966

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

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

Department of Speech records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 191
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1948-1999

William Daniel Boone Dodson papers

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025041767654]
Identifier: Ax 488
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1947-1949

Jeanne Dost papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 366
Abstract Jeanne Dost was born on August 12, 1929 in Walla Walla, Washington to Marge and William Ebbert. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in 1951 from Washington State University, her MA in Economics from Radcliffe in 1953, and her Ph.D from Harvard in 1959. In addition to her accomplished academic career, she founded and served as the first Director of Oregon State University's Women's Studies Department and served as the first president of the Oregon Women's Political Caucus. The Jeanne Dost...
Dates: 1972-1988

Eugene Fruit Growers Association records

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 413
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1908-1971

Eugene Shakespeare Club records

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 227
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1893-2000

John Barclay Fisken papers relating to the history of the Washington Water Power Company

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 141
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1910-1940

Forest Industries Radio Communications (FIRC) records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Bx 064
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1935-1961

James Tertius Jardine papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 261
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1910-1951

Benjamin Hamilton Kizer papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 054
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1934-1959

Paul Knight papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 822
Abstract Paul Knight was a staff assistant and member of the Resource Program Staff which was responsible to the secretary of the Department of the Interior, Stewart Udall. The collection (1961-1967) contains the working files of Knight from when he served as assistant to Secretary of the Interior and includes source research, subject files on environmental, conservation, water, and pesticide issues, memoranda, briefs, reports, interdepartmental correspondence and letters to citizens on behalf of the...
Dates: 1961-1967

Lundquist College of Business (LCB) records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 039
Abstract The University of Oregon began offering a business curriculum in 1884. Originally called the School of Commerce, it was renamed the School of Business Administration in 1920. In 1993, the department was renamed the Lundquist College of Business (LCB) in honor of alumnus and generous donor Charles H. Lundquist. The collection includes records from the Dean’s Office (1920-1952; 1958-1988) as well as records of the school’s work with local businesses, universities, and...
Dates: 1920-2007

Daniel J. McGarity papers

 Collection — Multiple collection box [A 184] 1: [Barcode: i50034923]
Identifier: A 184
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1944-1952

McMinnville Ladies' Sanitary Aid Society records

 Collection — Multiple collection box [B 152] 1: [Barcode: i50031922]
Identifier: B 152
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1864-1961; Majority of material found within 1864 - 1865

Marmion Mills papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 220
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1926-1962

Northwest Public Power Association, executive secretary's records

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025041798816]
Identifier: Bx 133
Abstract Northwest Public Power Association (NWPPA) is a non-profit trade association comprising public/people's utility districts, electric cooperatives, municipalities, and crown corporations in the Western U.S. and Canada. The collection (1948-1963) consists of correspondence, material regarding power and service plans of electric cooperatives, application and hearing material for the Mountain Sheep-Pleasant Valley hydro-electric project on the Middle Snake River, and a file regarding the Oregon...
Dates: 1948-1963

Oregon and California Advisory Board records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Bx 056
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1950-1961

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

Oregon legislative assembly Interim Committee on Social Problems records

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025041938727]
Identifier: Bx 107
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1961-1962

Oregon. Legislative Assembly. Interim Committee to Make a Study of the Needs of the Workman's Compensation Laws records

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025041632791]
Identifier: Bx 062
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1939-1941

Oregon. Legislative Assembly. Interim Committee of Judicial Administration records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Bx 061
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1957-1959

Oregon. Statewide Relief Council records

 Collection — Multiple collection box [B 107] 1: [Barcode: 35025032079101]
Identifier: B 107
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1932

Oregon Women's Political Caucus (OWPC) records

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 369
Abstract Founded in 1971, the Oregon Women’s Political Caucus (OWPC) was a state-wide women’s political organization that mirrored the National Women’s Political Caucus (NWPC) at a state level. Along with fighting to right women’s issues, the OWPC also strove to achieve equal human rights for all people, regardless of sex, color, race or religion, as reflected in this collection.This collection contains materials from 1971 to 1999 from a wide range of donors including Gretchen Kafoury ...
Dates: 1971-1999

Pacific Cooperative Poultry Producers and Pacific Egg Producers records

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025041939055]
Identifier: Bx 111
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1924-1941

Phi Beta Kappa. Oregon Alpha Chapter records

 Collection — Box 11 (15.106.A)
Identifier: UA 108
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1878-2010

Edward Grosvenor Plowman papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 700
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1938-1962

Milnor Roberts papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 211
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1892-1950; Majority of material found within 1901 - 1950

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