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LOC/H. Social Sciences

 Record Group Term
Identifier: LOC/H

Found in 331 Collections and/or Records:

Oregon NOW (National Organization for Women) records

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 371
Abstract The National Organization for Women (NOW) aims to bring women into full participation in society — sharing equal rights, responsibilities and opportunities with men, while living free from discrimination. The records of the Oregon chapter of NOW include by-laws, meeting minutes and agendas, events records, correspondence, and other materials documenting the group's political, educational, and outreach activities in the state. Of particular note are the materials documenting the group's fight...
Dates: 1971-2006

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 Quicksilver Incorporated mining records

 Collection — Box 1-2
Identifier: Coll 423
Abstract

This collection contains information about Oregon Quicksilver Incorporated and Mines Service Incorporated, both located in Oregon. The collection contains superintendent's reports, timecards, stocks, invoices, correspondence, photographs, and legal documents. Also contained in this collection is information about the Prosperity Mine and the Bonanza Bar in the form of placer claims, drawings of locations, legal documents and notes.

Dates: 1937-1942

Oregon Roadside Council records

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025041798758]
Identifier: Bx 126
Abstract

Originally named the Oregon Council for the Protection of Roadside Beauty, the Oregon Roadside Council campaigned for legislation that would protect Oregon roadsides from billboard blight and tourist litter. The collection (1922-1968) contains council minutes, correspondence, campaign records, and publications.

Dates: 1922-1968

Oregon Rural Electric Cooperative Association records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Bx 038
Abstract

The Oregon Rural Electric Cooperative Association (ORECA) was formed in 1942. The collection contains articles of association, membership information, committee minutes and reports, financial records, correspondence and memoranda, contracts, and publications, 1952-1958; the Association destroyed its earlier records.

Dates: 1952-1958

Oregon Southern Improvement Company correspondence

 Collection — Volume 1: [Barcode: 35025042917969]
Identifier: B 052
Abstract

This collection contains 53 correspondence relating to the establishment of the Oregon Southern Improvement Co., 1883.

Dates: 1883

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

Albert M. Ottenheimer papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 132
Abstract Albert M. Ottenheimer was an actor, author and a founder of the Seattle Repertory Playhouse, and founding member of the Seattle local of the American Federation of Radio Artists. Collection consists of investigation files relating to Albert M. Ottenheimer's blacklisting during the McCarthy era, including a diary Ottenheimer kept during his 30-day jail sentence; correspondence; literary manuscripts; scripts for television, radio, and the theater; scripts by others; professional file,...
Dates: 1935-1980

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

Pacific Stationery and Print Company records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Bx 021
Abstract

The Pacific Stationery and Print Company, of Portland, Oregon, provided stationery, printing services, record organizing services, book binding, lithographing, embossing, and office furniture. The collection (1902-1936) contains financial records, articles of incorporation, by-laws, minutes, correspondence, and a catalog.

Dates: 1902-1936

N.O. Parker letter

 Collection — Folder 1 (shares a clamshell box): [Barcode: i50091529]
Identifier: CA 1872 Dec 21
Abstract

The collection contains a letter dated December 21, 1872 from N. O. Parker, a member of Fidelity Lodge no. 36, of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows (IOOF) to J. T. Apperson, an IOOF Most Worthy Grand Master. The letter asks for a dispensation for Fidelity Lodge.

Dates: 1872 December 21

Herbert Parkyn letters to Robert M. Brereton

 Collection — Folder 1 (shares a clamshell box): [Barcode: i50131710]
Identifier: CA 1907 Jan 11
Abstract

Herbert Parkyn was a financial agent for the Black Sand and Gold recovery company of Chicago, Illinois. The collection (1907) contains letters and printed material that Parkyn sent to Robert M. Brereton of Portland, Oregon regarding black sand (iron extraction) in the Pacific Coast and the Columbia River.

Dates: 1907 January 11

Patriots of America, Hillsboro, Oregon Lodge No. 1 records

 Collection — Volume 1 : [Barcode: 35025042917860]
Identifier: B 076
Abstract

The national Patriots of America organization was founded by William H. Harvey. The collection (1896) contains records from the Hillsboro, Oregon lodge including constitution and rituals, meeting minutes, correspondence, pamphlets, membership lists, and a broadside poster of Lady Liberty.

Dates: 1896

Peg Leg Mining and Milling Co. records

 Collection — Volume 1 : [Barcode: 35025042917928]
Identifier: B 055
Abstract

Peg Leg Mining and Milling Co was a general mining and milling firm that owned, leased, developed, and operated claims in Oregon and Idaho. The collection (1904) contains incorporator's and stockholder's meeting minutes, by-laws, articles of incorporation, and correspondence.

Dates: 1904

Victor H. Pelz papers

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025041646544]
Identifier: Ax 644
Abstract

Victor Hugo Pelz (1894-1968) was an salesman, editor, and marketer for magazines and newspapers, and had a long working association with Curtis Publishing company. The collection (1902-1918) contains correspondence, sales bulletins, reports, publicity, and a copy of Pelz's masters thesis.

Dates: 1902-1918

People's Transportation Company records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Bx 039
Abstract

People's Transportation Co. of Salem, Oregon was incorporated in 1862, and sold in 1871 to the Willamette Transportation Co. The collection contains proceedings of the stockholders and directors.

Dates: 1862-1872

Arthur Perry papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 35025042632980]
Identifier: A 095
Abstract

Arthur Perry (1885-1948) was a newspaper reporter and paragrapher from Medford, Oregon, who is best known for hisMedford Mail-Tribune column "Smudge Pot," which was widely reprinted. The collection (1918-1948) contains a wartime diary (WWI), scrapbooks, correspondence, and clippings of Perry's writings.

Dates: 1918-1948

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

Phi Chi Theta records

 Collection — Box 1 (1996.608.A): [Barcode: 35025041634532]
Identifier: UA 183
Abstract

Phi Chi Theta is a business and economics fraternity that was founded on June 16, 1924 in Chicago, Illinois; the now inactive University of Oregon chapter was formed in 1962. The collection includes correspondence, minutes, office files and artifacts, 1976-1978

Dates: 1976-1978

Pi Mu Epsilon. Oregon Alpha Chapter records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 118
Abstract

Pi Mu Epsilon dedicates itself to the promotion of mathematics and recognition of students who successfully pursue mathematical understanding. The University of Oregon Chapter, Oregon Alpha, was established in 1931 but is now inactive. Collection includes correspondence, initiation material, and artifacts from this fraternity, 1925-1930's.

Dates: 1925-circa 1930

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

James Suydam Polhemus papers

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025041718475]
Identifier: Ax 300
Abstract

James Suydam Polhemus (1852-1930) became an engineer and worked for the U. S. Army Engineers in Texas, in the Great Lakes region, in California, and later settled in Oregon in the 1880s, where he engineered the jetties at Yaquina and Coos Bay harbors. The collection (1864-1924) contains family and business correspondence, and a letterpress copy book consisting of the outgoing correspondence of the Alsea Packing Company.

Dates: 1864-1924

Arthur Preis papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 283
Abstract

Arthur Preis (1911-1964) was a labor organizer, author, and historian. The collection includes manuscripts, records of The Militant, correspondence, and miscellaneous items.

Dates: 1853-1963

Robert Prescott, Jr. papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 198
Abstract

Robert W. Prescott, Jr. (1914-?) was a Eugene, Oregon conservative who promoted the use of propaganda and psychological warfare to fight communism. The collection consists of Prescott's correspondence and photographs.

Dates: 1958-1974

Hope Hughes Pressman papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 019
Abstract Hope Hughes Pressman worked for the University of Oregon in the President's Office, for the University of Oregon Foundation, and for the University of Oregon Museum in addition to serving on several committees and councils at the city and state level. This collection contains materials relating to Pressman's involvement with those other committees and councils, including Aid for Families with Dependent Children (ADC), the Arts in Oregon Association, the Committee for Supplementary Cultural...
Dates: 1963-1977

John B. Preston letter to Daniel Lownsdale

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i50031934]
Identifier: CA 1852 Dec 29
Abstract

John B. Preston was the first surveyor general of the Oregon Territory. The collection consists of a single letter from Preston to Daniel Lownsdale of Portland.

Dates: 1852 December 29

William S. Prichard letters

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: ALMA209716]
Identifier: A 099
Abstract

Prichard left Polk County, Iowa in 1852; was in Marysville, Calif., in 1861; Union, Oregon, 1865-1867; and Rye Valley, Oregon, 1868-1869. In 1865, he built a toll road from Union to Express Ranch, Oregon, an investment that failed. His very occasional letters to a brother, Amos, and to other relatives in Iowa give a bare account of his experiences.

Dates: 1852-1869

Frederick Proehl papers

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025042293015]
Identifier: Ax 598
Abstract

Frederick C. Proehl (1880-1970) was a banker, a grocer, worked for Boeing, and was a member of the Greenback political party, which nominated him for President in 1952 and 1956. The collection (1943-1970) contains correspondence, letters written to newspapers, speeches, a masters thesis regarding the Greenback Party by Proehl's grand-nephew, and publications of the Monetary Reform Committee.

Dates: 1943-1970

Propeller Club of the United States. University of Oregon Chapter records

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 35025041630837]
Identifier: UA 102
Abstract

The Propeller Club of the United States supports National and International Marine industry and waterways. The collection includes meeting minutes, correspondence, and historical information, 1937-1950.

Dates: 1937-1950