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LOC/H. Social Sciences

 Record Group Term
Identifier: LOC/H

Found in 332 Collections and/or Records:

Frank Purinton papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 210
Abstract

Frank Purinton (1895-1991) was an activist who sought to preserve the United States and Christianity from the "Communist-Zionist-Satanist" plot. He was active in the American Legion and the John Birch Society and published a patriotic Christian newsletter. The collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, and printed materials reflecting Purinton's views.

Dates: 1970-1986

Lemuel P. Putnam papers

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025042291829]
Identifier: Ax 586
Abstract

Lemuel Pratt Putnam (1884-1968) had a long career of service with the YMCA and the Presbyterian Church, as a social worker and pastor. The collection (1911-1963) contains correspondence, religious writings, subject files on religious organizations, and biographical information.

Dates: 1911-1963

Edward Quackenbush correspondence

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 35025042868345]
Identifier: A 101
Abstract

Born in Albany, New York, Edward Quackenbush (1839-1928) travelled west and became a late 19th century financial and community leader in Portland, Oregon. Collection is comprised of correspondence from Alfred Quckenbush (brother) and Presbyterian church officials.

Dates: 1885-1888

KOIN Radio Station records

 Collection — Folder 1-2, Volume 1: [Barcode: 35025042926200]
Identifier: B 057
Abstract

KOIN Radio Station of Portland, Oregon was incorporated by C. W. Myers, Harry W. Ely, and D. M. Smith in 1926 and was dissolved in 1952. The collection (1926-1952) contains articles of incorporation, stockholder's and Board of Director's meeting minutes, stock subscription information, and correspondence.

Dates: 1926-1952

Marta Randall papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 476
Abstract

The papers of Marta Randall, Nebula-nominted science fiction author, are primarily comprised of manuscripts for her novels, short fiction, and non-fiction and include associated correspondence, publicity materials, and financial records.

Dates: 1973-1988

Harold A. Rands papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 089
Abstract

Harold A. Rands (1871-1952) was a civil engineer who superintended hydroelectric installations, was in charge of power and flood control surveys on the Columbia River and tributaries for the U. S. Corp of Engineers, and served as senior engineer for the construction of the Bonneville Dam and powerhouse complex. The collection contains field diaries, correspondence, reports, project files including Columbia river and Bonneville Dam projects, and photographs.

Dates: 1906-1941

William J. Rapp papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 604
Abstract

William Jourdan Rapp (1895-1942) was a free-lance writer, playwright, radio script writer, and producer. The collection contains correspondence, plays, advertising and article manuscripts, Harlem Renaissance research, biographical material, publications, photographs, and a WWI era scrapbook of a YMCA camp in Greece.

Dates: 1911-1942

Charles M. Redman letter to Hadley and Owens

 Collection — Multiple collection box [CA 1862 Jan 23] 1: [Barcode: i50034996]
Identifier: CA 1862 Jan 23
Abstract

Charles M. Redman, of Umatilla, Oregon wrote a letter dated January 23, 1862, to Hadley and Owens, and in the letter he described a hard winter, and frozen sheep and cattle.

Dates: 1862 January 23

Elsie I. Reik papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 166
Abstract

Elsie Reik was a Christian missionary in Foochow (Fuzhou) China from the 1920s through 1950, when she returned to the United States. The collection consists of correspondence that provides some documentation on missionary work and on life in Foochow (Fuzhou).

Dates: 1922-1950

Right to Pride records

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 354
Abstract

Right to Pride is a political action committee and a non-profit organization "dedicated to ensuring full human and civil rights for lesbian, gay and bisexual Oregonians." The collection contains minutes and correspondence, fundraising and other financial records and reports, artifacts such as posters and buttons, candidate information, membership and supporter lists, and videos of events including Lucille Hart dinners and government sessions.

Dates: 1983-1998

Marcus W. Robbins papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 512
Abstract Marcus W. Robbins (1879-1936) was an attorney, Socialist, and free thinker, and was named bishop for the Diocese of Reno, Nevada by Bishop Frank H. Rice of the Liberal Church, Inc. The collection (1902-1933) includes notebooks of Socialist and agnostic essays, manuscripts and published copies of Socialist pamphlets and broadsides authored by Robbins, issues of the circular Facts published by Robbins, articles, essays, and letters to the editor written by Robbins, photographs, and also...
Dates: 1902-1933

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

Thomas M. Robins papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 278
Abstract

Thomas Matthew Robins was a native of Maryland who graduated from West Point and served in Cuba in 1908 and in World War I. He later moved to Portland, Oregon where he was in charge of construction of the Bonneville Dam. Collection contains engineering project and research files, speeches, correspondence, personal information and photographs.

Dates: 1912-1964

Anna Rochester papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 624
Abstract Anna Rochester (1880-1966) was a social worker, Marxist economist, and historian. In 1920, she and five other women, including her partner Grace Hutchins, established a commune in New York City that operated for two years. In 1927, she helped found the Labor Research Association with Grace Hutchins. The collection contains correspondence, which includes letters from Ella R. Bloor, Edith McGrath, and Vida Scudder; a journal, 1880 to 1918; literary manuscripts, genealogical materials, and...
Dates: 1880-1958

E. Merrill Root papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 051
Abstract

E. Merrill Root (1895-1973) was a poet, college English teacher, and anti-Communist activist. The collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, poetry, lectures, photographs, and reviews of his literary efforts.

Dates: 1917-1967

Carl Gotthilf Berthold Rostel papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 086
Abstract

Carl Rostel (1850-1928), a German immigrant, worked variously as a barber, saloonkeeper, salesperson, and land speculator in Central Point, Oregon. The collection contains correspondence, commercial broadsides, catalogues, legal documents, account books, and photographs.

Dates: 1877-1928

Polly Ruhtenberg papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 081
Abstract

Polly King Ruhtenberg (1907-1983) a libertarian and children's book author was active in social and civic organizations throughout her life. The collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, speeches, photographs, and a scrapbook that reflect her work as an author and libertarian.

Dates: 1946-1983

Norman Rupp papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 094
Abstract Norman Nienstedt Rupp was a timberland owner and investor. With his father, John J. Rupp, he bought, leased and sold timber lands in Florida, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, and California. Rupp moved from Saginaw, Michigan to Portland, Oregon. He was associated with the Huron Timber Company, the Mitchell, Dorr Real Estate Company, the Rupp Investment Company, and the Rose Gold Mining and Milling Company. The collection includes the diaries of John J. Rupp,...
Dates: 1875-1950

Joanna Russ papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 261
Abstract

Joanna Russ (1937-2011) was a feminist, educator, author and literary critic. The collection includes correspondence, literary manuscripts, books, press clippings, and photographs.

Dates: 1907-2014; Majority of material found within 1953-2011

Thomas O. Russell papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 059
Abstract Thomas O. Russell was a designer and builder of railroad lines and railroad facilities. He moved to Oregon in 1909. From 1929 to 1935, Russell was chief engineer for the Companhia Itabira do Brasil, and planned the Itabira Railroad. The collection consists of designs and plans made for the Southern Pacific Railroad and minor railroad lines in Oregon and California as well as documents and correspondence on the Itabira Railroad project. From 1943, the files consist of records of privately...
Dates: 1908-1954

Nancy Ryles papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 364
Abstract

Nancy Ryles was a Republican politician who served on both the Oregon House of Representatives (1979-1982) and the Oregon Senate (1983-1987). The Nancy Ryles papers include material relating to Ryles time as an Oregon legislator, including materials relating to Death with Dignity, education and schools, and her campaigns.

Dates: 1972-1990

Saul Marks and Company letters received

 Collection — Multiple collection box [B 045] 1: [Barcode: 35025042751905]
Identifier: B 045
Abstract

Saul Marks and Company, of Roseburg, Oregon, was a retail and commission firm. The collection (1871-1885) consists of letters received.

Dates: 1871-1885

Francis Scheffer letter to Hawes and Bartlett concerning the sale of a slave

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: i45893093]
Identifier: CA 1857 Apr 18
Abstract

Francis Scheffer sold slaves in the Antebellum south. In this letter, Scheffer denies that the slave he sold to Hawes and Bartlett in Atlanta, Georgia, was unsound.

Dates: 1857 April 18

Haywood P. Sconce papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 363
Abstract

Haywood P. Sconce was a Baptist minister who served congregations in Oregon and Washington, and in 1954 founded and became director of Christian Celebrity Tyme, a religious radio program. The papers include sermons, outlines, and sermon notes, correspondence, manuscripts of short stories and articles, memorabilia, and Christian Celebrity Tyme materials including programs, notes, and recordings.

Dates: 1945-1959

Alice B. Sheldon, pen name James Tiptree, Jr., papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 455
Abstract Alice B. Sheldon, pen name James Tiptree, Jr. (1915-1987), was a much acclaimed science fiction author, publishing from 1968 to 1987. She was also briefly a painter, an art reviewer for the Chicago Sun, a chicken farmer, and a CIA analyst. She earned a doctorate in experimental psychology, and corresponded with and reviewed the work of several well-known psychologists. This collection contains correspondence, drawings, manuscripts, and her writing, from childhood to her death, in all of...
Dates: 1892-2006; Majority of material found within

Sigma Chi. Beta Iota Chapter records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 136
Abstract The Beta Iota chapter of Sigma Chi at the University of Oregon was chartered in 1910 and although their charter was pulled in 1996, with the help of Sigma Chi members from Oregon State University, the Beta Iota chapter was re-chartered in 2000. The collection contains correspondence, meeting minutes, programs, financial records, Greek life materials, office files, a publication of the history of Beta Iota, membership and nomination information including academic data, semi-centennial...
Dates: 1916-1960s

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

Edith Winifred Simester papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 183
Abstract

Edith Simester was a Christian missionary in China and later Brazil, serving from the 1930s through the 1950s. The collection includes incoming correspondence and transcriptions of letters to her mother.

Dates: 1930-1952

D. Smith notice to the citizens of Tualatin Plains, OR

 Collection — Multiple collection box [CA 1850 Dec 18] 1: [Barcode: i4915414x]
Identifier: CA 1850 Dec 18
Abstract

The collection consists of a single notice from one D. Smith to the citizens of Tualatin Plains notifying them of a meeting to consider purchasing an interest in the steamboat Gold Hunter, running from Portland to San Francisco.

Dates: 1850 December 1

Fabritus Smith diaries

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025042868170]
Identifier: A 191
Abstract

Fabritus R. Smith (1819-1898) came to Oregon in 1846 with Joseph Waldo, where he lived and worked his land claim near Salem. The collection consists of the diaries of Smith and his son, Hamlin, as well as personal and legal papers.

Dates: 1854-1874