LOC/H. Social Sciences
Found in 489 Collections and/or Records:
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.
Letters from M.F. Moore to Mr. J.C. Hutton, Salem, Or., concerning Greenback Party in Oregon.
Robert Moore (1781-1857) was a politician and pioneer in the Oregon Territory. The collection consists of Robert Moore's promissory note to the United States Government in the amount of one thousand dollars for the right to land that would become Linn City, Oregon.
Robert Moore (1781-1857) was a politician and pioneer in the Oregon Territory. The collection consists of a single document certifying Moore's claim to land on the Willamette River.
The day books gives accounts of the Morris Music Store in Eugene, Oregon.
Dorothy Morrison was an educator and writer. The collection includes manuscripts for two pieces, The Eagle and the Fort and Ladies Were Not Expected.
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.
Margaret "Peg" Morton, a Quaker activist and long-time resident of the Eugene area, is an activist in the cause of Latin American solidary and war tax resistance. The collection is comprised of records documenting Ms. Morton's work as a peace and tax resistance activist, both in the United States and Latin America, and is comprised of writings and journals, published material (newsletters, news clippings, etc.), photographs, and slides.
Ruth Mountaingrove is a photographer, writer and artist who moved to Oregon in 1971, settling in communes and eventually co-founding Rootworks, a lesbian community in Southern Oregon. The collection consists of 21 VHS videotapes of Mountaingrove relating the story of her life by talking, dancing, and singing.
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.
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.
Carol Newhouse is a photographer, activist, and spiritual teacher in the Pacific Northwest, and active in the women's back-to-the-land movement during the 1970s. The collection includes images and ephemera from this period, as well as some later publications pertaining to the herstory of WomanShare and lesbian photography in the West.
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.
The Francis Marion Nighswander papers are contained in a single folder. The papers comprise a journal, personal drawings, letters, and documents concerning the currency question of 1885. The materials are focused around Oregon and California life, as that is where Nighswander lived and worked for the majority of his life.
Joseph Norris was a teamster in Eugene, Oregon. The collection (1868-1877) contains an account book.
The Northern Pacific Coal Mining Company of San Francisco set out to establish a mining claim between Coos Bay and the Coquille River, on the coast of Oregon. The collection (March 25, 1873) consists of a prospectus for the mining claim that includes a chemist report and a map of the claim.
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.
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.
Obsidians, Inc. is a local, Eugene, Oregon club that serves to educate people about the outdoors, particularly hiking opportunities in the West. The collection contains meeting minutes, summit registers, and trip reports. These records are bound into volumes, except those that, due to preservation concerns, are now housed in archival boxes.
Collection is comprised of dividend pay roll ledger number 19 for the Odd Fellows Hall Association in Portland, Oregon.
The Independent Organization of Odd Fellows is a fraternal organization that traces its roots back to 17th century England. The collection contains a contract, dated June 7, 1869, between the Odd Fellows organization and William Braden for carpenter and joiner work on an Odd Fellows building in Portland, Oregon.
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.
The Oregon AFL-CIO is a federation of labor unions in the state of Oregon. It is a state-level federation which coordinates work among affiliated unions. The collection contains correspondence, council minutes, and labor law and right-to-work files, and records and correspondence of other related groups and agencies.
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.
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.