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LOC/H. Social Sciences

 Record Group Term
Identifier: LOC/H

Found in 331 Collections and/or Records:

Loren Holcombe Milliman papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 175
Abstract Loren Holcombe Milliman (1901-1975) was a working journalist and professor of journalism in the Northwest. He worked on the Oregonian and the Columbian, edited the Oregon Grange Bulletin, and edited and published Better Fruit Magazine. Collection consists of professional correspondence; manuscripts of articles, radio scripts, and speeches; published material by and about Milliman; and issues, 1935-1945, of Farm, Home and Garden, a Sunday supplement of the Oregonian, as well as...
Dates: 1922-1975

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

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

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 — Folder 1 (shares a clamshell box): [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

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

Amos Morse correspondence

 Collection — Folder 1-2 (shares a box): [Barcode: i4999833x]
Identifier: A 159
Abstract

Amos A. Morse (1842 - ) was a special representative of general freight agent R. B. Miller in Portland, Oregon. The collection (1908-1912) contains correspondence regarding freight business in Oregon.

Dates: 1908-1912

Sylvester Mowry letter

 Collection — Folder 1 (shares a clamshell box): [Barcode: i50053516]
Identifier: A 084
Abstract

Sylvester Mowry (1830-1871), became a commissioned soldier, owned mining claims, was the founder of Mowry, Arizona, and was arrested and imprisoned on suspicion of being a southern sympathizer. The collection contains a a letter written July 18, 1853, to Edward J. Bicknall, from Mowry.

Dates: 1853 July 18

Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia. Psi Chapter records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 172
Abstract

Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia was established for male musicians in 1898 as a secret society, and in 1900 became a collegiate fraternity. The collection contains the University of Oregon's Psi Chapter records including a fraternity scrapbook, correspondence, and records of honorary members.

Dates: 1946-1958

William C. Mullendore papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 125
Abstract

William C. Mullendore was president, board chairman of Southern California Edison Company and active in conservative movements, especially the Foundation for Economic Education. Collection consists largely of correspondence, but also includes his "State of the Nation" subject file, addresses, articles, and records of Southern California Edison.

Dates: 1930-1968

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

James and Hannah Lloyd Neall papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 347
Abstract

James Neall (1820-1903) was a pioneer, merchant, and entrepreneur from Philadelphia who established claims and businesses in Oregon and California. His wife, Hannah Lloyd Neall (1817-1912) was a cultural enthusiast and suffragist who wrote for numerous early California publications. The collection consists of reminiscences, correspondence, miscellaneous papers, bound volumes and a painted tin box.

Dates: 1845-1906

Joseph Henry Neebe papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 711
Abstract

Joseph Henry Neebe (1888-1970) was an advertising executive, playwright, and Broadway producer. The collection (1920-1970) contains correspondence, manuscripts, contracts, business files from various media projects, advertising and theatre production files, and photographs.

Dates: 1920-1970

James W. Neeve letters to Janet Marshall

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 35025042752085]
Identifier: Coll 380
Abstract

James W. Neeve was an englishman who worked on a dredging crew in the Yukon territory of Canada. The collection (1928-1932) contains letters from Neeve to Janet Marshall.

Dates: 1928 August 20 - 1932 February 15

Nicolai Bros. Company records

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 35025041979275]
Identifier: Bx 028
Abstract

The Nicolai Bros. Company of Portland, Oregon, was a sash and door manufacturing company. The collection (1870-1878) contains corporate records, correspondence, financial records, minutes, day books, and order books.

Dates: 1870-1878

Nicolai Investment Co. records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Bx 029
Abstract The Nicolai family of Portland, Oregon established an investment company, incorporated in 1922 by Harry T. Nicolai, Charles E. McCulloch, and Marvin K. Holland, and also operated a sawmill business and a door and sash manufacturing company, among other business ventures. The collection (1922-1957) contains corporate and administrative records including articles of incorporation, by-laws, financial statements, minutes, correspondence, tax and liquidation records, and files regarding the...
Dates: 1922-1957

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

Northwest Public Power Association records

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025041984952]
Identifier: Bx 145
Abstract

Northwest Public Power Association (NWPPA) is a not for profit trade association comprising public/people's utility districts, electric cooperatives, municipalities and crown corporations in the Western U.S. and Canada. The collection (1953-1959) contains working files of legislative initiatives regarding Oregon power development.

Dates: 1953-1959

Jane Novick papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 368
Abstract

Jane Novick, nee Graham, (1924-1914) served as the secretary for the Eugene Future Power Committee. She was involved in the American Civil Liberties Unions, the League of Women Voters, and the Lane County Democratic Party. She was an activist opponent against EWEB's usage of nuclear power, and she was a key individual in stopping the construction of a $234 million nuclear power plant near Big Creek between Florence and Yachats in 1970.

Dates: 1968-1990

Hugh O'Connor papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 620
Abstract

Hugh O'Connor (1894-1967) was a civil engineer, veteran, writer, and editor. Collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, National Association of Manufacturers, tearsheets, newspaper clippings, biographical material and memorabilia.

Dates: 1928-1968

William Holman Odell letter

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i50091050]
Identifier: CA 1871 Apr 28
Abstract

William Holman Odell wrote a letter dated April 28, 1871 to Captain Applegate, of Oregon about Oregon land purchases and surveys regarding Sprague's River land and the Klamath reservation.

Dates: 1871 April 28

Lenore Glen Offord papers

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025041754512]
Identifier: Ax 845
Abstract

Lenore Glen Offord was a mystery and true crime writer, and a mystery book critic for the San Francisco Chronicle for thirty years. The collection includes correspondence with the Chronicle, and also research and unpublished manuscripts on the Cordelia Botkin murder case of 1898.

Dates: 1943-1959

Olympia Light and Power Co. records

 Collection
Identifier: Bx 089
Abstract

The Olympia Light and Power Company, a waterwheel-generated hydro-electric power plant that was organized in 1890, brought the first electricity to Olympia and Tumwater, Washington. The collection contains correspondence, reports, financial records, and legal papers.

Dates: 1891-1912

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 and California Railroad Company petition

 Collection — Folder 1 (shares a clamshell box): [Barcode: i50104044]
Identifier: CA 1881 Aug 31
Abstract

The collection contains a petition dated August 31, 1881, addressed to the Board of Equalization for Washington County, Oregon, from the Oregon and California Railroad company. The petition requests the Board review the tax assessment by Washington county on the portion of tracks lying inside county lines.

Dates: August 31, 1881

Oregon Folk League records

 Collection — Multiple collection box [B 096] 1: [Barcode: 35025032078954]
Identifier: B 096
Abstract

The Oregon Folk League promoted and administered a social and recreation center located in Siuslaw Bay, Oregon for members of the University of Oregon community; members of the league also formed a non-profit corporation, the Siuslaw Bay Community Inc., which held title to the land used by the league. The collection (1934-1941) contains promotion and administrative documents, a land deed, correspondence, meeting minutes, plans and blueprints of the center, and a photograph.

Dates: 1934-1941

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 Iron Company records

 Collection — Box 1: Series Series 1.; Series Series 2. [Barcode: 35025041979218]
Identifier: Bx 020
Abstract

In 1864, the Oregon Iron Company built the first charcoal iron smelter on the Pacific Coast on the edge of Oswego, Oregon, now known as Lake Oswego. The collection (1866-1870) contains correspondence, bills, payrolls, and reports, and other business records.

Dates: 1866-1870

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