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LOC/H. Social Sciences

 Record Group Term
Identifier: LOC/H

Found in 52 Collections and/or Records:

James Chamberlain Baker papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 114
Abstract

James C. Baker was pastor of Trinity Church (Methodist Episcopal) in Urbana, Illinois, and John A. Patten was influential in the church and a manufacturer of Wine of Cardui, a nostrum composed of a mixture that was alleged to be 29 per cent alcohol. The collection contains correspondence, letters to the Editor, clippings, and a scrapbook regarding Baker's attempts to oust Patten from his position of influence and stop the sale of his medicine

Dates: 1914-1915

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

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

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

Danish Brotherhood and Danish Sisterhood Lodges of Junction City, Oregon records

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 35025041715422]
Identifier: Coll 409
Abstract

Danish Brotherhood and Sisterhood lodges are fraternal organizations organized around a shared Danish heritage. The collection (1908-1981) contains records of the Danish Brotherhood and Danish Sisterhood lodges of Junction City, Oregon.

Dates: 1908-1981

Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), Oregon Chapter correspondence

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 35025042868329]
Identifier: A 227
Abstract

The Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), Oregon Chapter began with the formation of the Multnomah Chapter, in 1896, and during the early 1900s Anne M. Lang served as vice president general, and state regent of the Oregon DAR. The collection (1913; 1917-1936) contains correspondence files.

Dates: 1913; 1917-1936

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

Abigail Scott Duniway letter to Barbara M. Booth

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i5016580x]
Identifier: CA 1914 Apr 11
Abstract

Abigail Scott Duniway (1834-1915) was a leader in the women's suffrage movement in Oregon. The collection contains a letter dated April 11, 1914, that Duniway wrote to Barbara M. Booth, of Eugene, Oregon, in which Duniway describes her early education in Illinois, and her experiences as teacher in Oregon.

Dates: 1914 April 11

Eva Emery Dye letter

 Collection — Multiple collection box [CA 1909 May 8] 1: [Barcode: i50102692]
Identifier: CA 1909 May 8
Abstract

The collection contains a letter dated May 8, 1909, from Eva Emery Dye, an author and suffragist of Oregon City, to a Mrs. Colby regarding an upcoming forum at which Mrs. Colby wished to speak about suffragettes in England.

Dates: 1909 May 8

Eva Emery Dye letter to Mrs. Colby

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i50102679]
Identifier: CA 1906 Oct 30
Abstract

The collection contains a letter dated October 30, 1906, from Eva Emery Dye, an author of Oregon City, Oregon and a suffragist, to a Mrs. Colby. In the letter, Dye declines the presidency [of a suffrage group?] and recommends Mrs. Ada Unruh instead because she "has the courage to stand up against the Oregonian and Mrs. Duniway."

Dates: 1906 October 30

Clara Pearl Dyer papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 198
Abstract

Clara Dyer was a Methodist missionary in Ch'angli, Hopei (Hopeh) Province, northern China from the early to mid-twentieth century. The collection includes personal letters and reports that reflect her missionary work.

Dates: 1935-1941

Ruth Erickson and Eleanor Stevenson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 763
Abstract

Ruth Erickson (~1890 - 1970) and Eleanor Stevenson (~1898 - ?) were political radicals and Socialists who carried out a voluminous epistolary campaign against injustice. The collection contains correspondence by Erickson and Stevenson as well as subject files and personal material of Erickson's including manuscripts of poems, articles, plays, and novels.

Dates: 1910-1971

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

Nina Faubion papers

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025042001871]
Identifier: Ax 185
Abstract

Nina L. Faubion (1884-1945) was a writer, artist, and amateur mycologist, and also worked as secretary to her father, Senator (and also Mayor) Harry Lane of Oregon. The collection (1887-1938) contains Faubion correspondence and an unpublished manuscript, as well as Harry Lane correspondence and a scrapbook.

Dates: 1887-1938

Helen Frye papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 348
Abstract Helen Frye was born in Klamath Falls, Oregon in 1930. She earned her B.A. in English in 1953, her M.A. in Education in 1961, and her J.D. in 1966, all from the University of Oregon. After earning her M.A. she taught high school English; after earning her law degree she joined her husband, William Frye, in private legal practice. After five years in private practice, Frye became a judge for Oregon Circuit Court's second district (Lane County). In 1980, Frye was appointed by President Carter...
Dates: 1971-2011

Mazie Giustina papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 377
Abstract

Mazie O. Giustina (1894-1997) was a graduate of the University of Oregon and lifelong member of numerous Oregon civic clubs and historical societies. The collection consists of diaries, correspondence, personal writings, financial documents, scrapbooks, ephemera, photographs, artifacts, audio tape reels and some published material.

Dates: 1872-1995

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

Cheryl D. James defense committee records

 Collection — Folder 1-3: [Barcode: i50142860]
Identifier: A 307
Abstract

Cheryl Dawn James was an eighteen-year-old African American woman from Portland, Oregon, who was convicted of assaulting an FBI agent; a group of interested parties formed a defense committee on her behalf and argued that racism within the court and the FBI had factored into the case. The collection (1967-1975) contains defense committee records, clippings, printed matter, and also newsletters from the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom.

Dates: 1967-1975

Myra Anna Jaquet papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 180
Abstract

Myra Jaquet was a Methodist missionary in northern China from 1911 to 1942. The collection includes correspondence, literary manuscripts, personal journals, and photographs.

Dates: 1913-1944

Gertrude Glutsch Jensen papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 658
Abstract

The collection contains the professional files of one of Oregon's leading conservationists in the mid-twentieth century, Gertrude Glutsch Jensen. The collection includes materials relating to the Columbia River Gorge Commission, the Oregon Roadside Council, the Civil War Centennial Commission, and the Portland Women's Forum. The material is in the form of reports, letters, notes, and minutes.

Dates: 1951-1970

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

Gretchen Kafoury papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 353
Abstract

Gretchen Kafoury co-founded the Oregon chapter of the National Organization of Women in 1970 and the Oregon Women's Political Caucus in 1971. She served as an Oregon State Representative (1977-1982), as a Multnomah County Commissioner (1985-1990) and on the Portland City Council (1991-1998).

This collection is comprised of a variety of materials collected by Kafoury throughout the 1970s and early 1980s that are related to various women's groups and causes.

Dates: 1971-1983

Winona LaDuke papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 372
Abstract

Born August 18, 1959, in Los Angeles, California, Winona LaDuke is a Native American activist, environmentalist, author and politician of Anishinaabe and Jewish descent. Collection includes materials written by or about Native American Winona LaDuke (1959-) in her various roles as activist, environmentalist, and politician. Forms consist of newspaper and magazine articles, press releases, correspondence, ephemera, and promotional materials.

Dates: 1976-2001

Idabelle Main papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 029
Abstract

Idabelle Main (1887-1969) was a Christian missionary in China, serving from 1909 through 1941 and then again from 1946 to 1949. She served in Tientsin, Shanghai, and Foochow at multiple colleges and also worked as an editor. The collection includes correspondence, church materials, diaries and a biography written by her niece. Also included are photographs from her time in China.

Dates: 1895-1978

Hannah Martin legislative correspondence

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025041749603]
Identifier: Ax 671
Abstract

Hannah Martin (1894 - ) was an attorney and the first woman elected (in 1933 and in 1935) to the Oregon House of Representatives. The collection (1933-1935) contains legislative correspondence from constituents and other concerned parties, and replies from Martin.

Dates: 1933-1935

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

Margaret Moninger papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 705
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1915-1939

Mary Phelps Montgomery letter to Walter F. Burrell

 Collection — Multiple collection box [CA 1905 Jan 18] 1: [Barcode: i50107537]
Identifier: CA 1905 Jan 18
Abstract

John H. Mitchell (1835-1905) represented Oregon in the U.S. Senate, as a Republican, and he was also indicted in a land fraud scandal. The collection contains a letter dated January 18, 1905 from Mary Phelps Montgomery of Washington, D.C, to Walter F. Burrell of Portland, Oregon regarding Mitchell's indictment.

Dates: 1905 January 18

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