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LOC/H. Social Sciences

 Record Group Term
Identifier: LOC/H

Found in 489 Collections and/or Records:

Earl R. Biggs papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 470
Abstract

Earl R. Biggs (1897-1968) investigated sex crimes for the Portland police department. He wrote two books, How to Protect Your Child from the Sex Criminal, and Sex, Science and Sin, and was instrumental in reforming Oregon's sex crimes laws in the 1950s. The collection contains correspondence, including one folder devoted to letters from Alfred C. Kinsey; notes on sex crimes cases investigated by Biggs; and copies of his two books.

Dates: 1930-1966

Denise A. Bittner papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 35025040524627]
Identifier: UA 231
Abstract

Collection is comprised of material created and collected by Denise Bittner, University of Oregon alumna, and includes correspondence, printed material, ephemera, and newsclippings.

Dates: 1968-1972, 1996; Majority of material found within 1968-1972

Barbara Allen Bogart papers

 Collection — Multiple collection box [Coll 392] 1: [Barcode: 35025042654323]
Identifier: Coll 392
Abstract

Barbara Allen Bogart, a folklorist, professor, and author conducted research for her dissertation on homesteaders in central Oregon, and published her findings in a book titled, Homesteading the High Desert (1987). The collection (1978-1985) contains transcripts of oral history interviews conducted with residents of Central Oregon about the homesteading experience.

Dates: 1978-1985

Jonathan Bourne papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 019
Abstract Jonathan Bourne was a politician in Oregon at the turn of the twentieth century. In 1885 and 1897, he was a member of the Oregon House of Representatives, and was elected U. S. Senator in 1906. Considered a progressive, Bourne was a founder and president of the National Progressive Republican League in 1911 and organized the Republican Publicity Association in 1912. Most of the collection consists of U. S. Senate correspondence and case files. The Senate case files relate to topics which...
Dates: 1883-1940

Bricklayers Union, Eugene Chapter records

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 35025042357703]
Identifier: Coll 415
Abstract

The collection contains a ledger of the Bricklayers Union, Eugene chapter. The ledger (1921-1953) contains minutes, statements of accounts, and lists of officers.

Dates: 1921-1953

Elijah LaFayette Bristow manuscript

 Collection — Folder 1 : [Barcode: ALMA221138]
Identifier: CB B776
Abstract

Elijah Lafayette Bristow (1832-1887) is the son of Elijah Bristow (1788-1872), the first white settler within the present day boundary lines of Lane county. Collection contains 1 copy of Bristow's manuscript of " Rencounters with Indians, Highwaymen and Outlaws." He comments on his father's experiences in the upper Willamette Valley; Indian tribes; impact of the California gold discovery; and his own experiences in the mines in northern California in 1853.

Dates: 1878

Brownsville Industrial Company ledgers

 Collection — Volume 1-2: [Barcode: 35025042917738]
Identifier: B 014
Abstract

The Brownsville Industrial Company was an odd-job and minor investment firm. Contains two ledgers documenting their investors, recording transactions and finances.

Dates: 1893-1903

Brownsville Woolen Mill records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Bx 004
Abstract

The Brownsville Woolen Mill was located in Brownsville, Oregon since the 1860s; the original main building was destroyed by a fire in 1955. The collection (1902-1913) contains the surviving records of the Mill including financial ledgers, journals, and day books.

Dates: 1902-1928

Bullfrog Information Service records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Bx 166
Abstract

Bullfrog Information Service was a magazine published in Eugene, Oregon, from June, 1971 till February, 1972, that focused on news and articles for and about the Northwest alternative community. The collection contains correspondence, advertising and distribution records, eight published issues and one unpublished, original illustrations and advertising art, financial records, and unpublished articles and poetry.

Dates: 1970-1972

Augustus Ripley Burbank diaries

 Collection
Identifier: A 013
Abstract

Augustus Ripley Burbank was a businessman in the West and Midwest. The Augustus Ripley Burbank diaries consist of three volumes of diaries. The diaries discuss overland travel to California, the growth of Portland and Lafayette, Oregon, personal issues and the growth and development of railroads in the Willamette Valley. The frequency of the diary entries varies from nonexistent for many years to almost daily.

Dates: 1849 April 13 - 1898 May 7

Albert Burch papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 171
Abstract

Albert Burch (1867-1943) was a mining engineer during the early 1900s in California. The collection (1897-1942) contains papers related to mine work and photographs, including those of workers of the Mountain Copper company.

Dates: 1897-1942

Josiah A. Burnett papers

 Collection — Multiple collection box [A 014] 1: [Barcode: i50010803]
Identifier: A 014
Abstract

Josiah Burnett of Eagle Creek, Oregon, worked in mining, survey work, and farming. The collection (1852-1874) contains correspondence regarding family, mining, and politics, and also contains articles of incorporation of Oregon businesses.

Dates: 1852-1874

Tom J. Burns papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 108
Abstract

Thomas J. Burns (1876-1957) was a political and social reformer and radical of Portland, Oregon. The collection consists primarily of broadsides, many published by Burns, as well as some minor correspondence.

Dates: 1919-1945

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

Rufus Butler land patent

 Collection — Multiple collection box [CA 1866 Aug 8] 1: [Barcode: ALMA244864]
Identifier: CA 1866 Aug 8
Abstract

Rufus Butler (1812-1884) was an Oregon pioneer who settled in the Umpqua River valley, where he served as a Justice of the Peace. Collection is comprised of a patent of land issued to Rufus Butler of Umpqua County, Oregon on August 8, 1866.

Dates: 1866 August 8

Melvin Byers papers

 Collection — Multiple collection box [Coll 446] 1: [Barcode: ALMA244869]
Identifier: Coll 446
Abstract

This collections is comprised of two letters from Senator Wayne Morse to Mel Byers in response to letters to the editor written by Mr. Byers. It also includes a program from the 14th Annual Banquet for the Washington County Democratic Central Committee and an oversize Oregonian clipping about Mr. Byers' many letters to the editor.

Dates: 1966-1967, 1983

Capital Lumbering Company records

 Collection
Identifier: Bx 142
Abstract

Consists of daybooks, journals, ledgers, correspondence, sales books, and records of various predecessors.

Dates: 1853-1914

George E. Carter Jr. papers

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025042291688]
Identifier: Ax 572
Abstract

George E. Carter, Jr. ( - 1968) served as a Methodist Episcopal minister of Allen Temple in Portland, Oregon, and was chairman of Albina Citizens War on Poverty from 1965-1968. The collection contains sermons, Methodist Episcopal church material that includes publications, conference and meeting material, reports, minutes, yearbooks, and a church study, Urban League material, photographs of Mississippi Tent City (1966), and reel-to-reel tape recordings, 1960s.

Dates: 1960s

Finis Caruthers deed

 Collection — Multiple collection box [CA 1854 Nov 13] 1: [Barcode: i49075160]
Identifier: CA 1854 Nov 13
Abstract

Finis Caruthers was a Portland, Oregon Territory, land owner. The collection consists of a photostat copy of a deed transferring ownership of a Portland lot from Caruthers to Clinton Kelly.

Dates: 1854 November 13

Robert Caufield receipts

 Collection — Multiple collection box [CA 1853 Oct 10] 1: [Barcode: i49071142]
Identifier: CA 1853 Oct 10
Abstract

Robert Caufield was born in Broughshand County, Ireland and moved to Oregon City in 1847, where he became a county judge and opened a grocery store. His papers include tax receipts and a receipt for a medical bill.

Dates: 1853 October 10-1854 November 5

Henry Chalmers papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 241
Abstract

Henry Chalmers was an economist who worked in state and national offices. His collection consists of memoranda, position papers, special studies, and correspondence relating to economic affairs.

Dates: 1919-1958

Thomas Chavner petition

 Collection — Multiple collection box [CA 1864 Oct 24] 1: [Barcode: i50051398]
Identifier: CA 1864 Oct 24
Abstract

The collection contains a petition by Thomas Chavner, addressed to the people of Jackson County, Oregon, regarding a bridge over the Rogue River at Dardanelles. The collection contains the petition of October 24, 1864, and includes a list of supporters.

Dates: 1864 October 24

George Parkhurst Cheney papers

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025042050704]
Identifier: Ax 256
Abstract

George Parkhurst Cheney (1871 - 1962) was publisher and editor of the Record-Chieftain, of Enterprise, Oregon. The collection (1907-1941) contains correspondence and documents regarding the status of City of Enterprise bonds, Citizen's Tax Committee correspondence, Oregon Voters magazines, and also a few mementos of Cheney's publishing career.

Dates: 1907-1941

James Thornton Chinnock papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 124
Abstract

James Thornton Chinnock (1882 - ) was an attorney in Grants Pass, Oregon. The collection (1920-1928) contains case files relating to water rights cases in Josephine County, Oregon.

Dates: 1920-1928

J. H. (John Henry) Christ papers

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025041753472]
Identifier: Ax 767
Abstract

J. H. (John Henry or Heine) Christ edited a book regarding the recollections of a Pony Express Rider, Isaac Van Dorsey Mossman, who worked for the Pony Express in the mid 1800s. The collection (1954-1955) contains manuscript and research material, correspondence, photographs, and publicity.

Dates: 1954-1955

Clackamas County Court certificate of tax

 Collection — Multiple collection box [CA 1857 Oct 1] 1: [Barcode: i49412140]
Identifier: CA 1857 Oct 1
Abstract

The collection consists of a photostat copy of the Clackamas County Court's certificate of taxation for 1857.

Dates: 1857 October 1

Clackamas County polling record

 Collection — Multiple collection box [CA 1857 Nov 9] 1: [Barcode: i49301743]
Identifier: CA 1857 Nov 9
Abstract

The collection consists of a photostat copy of the polling record for an election held at the home of Joseph Young, of Young's Precinct, Clackamas County.

Dates: 1857 November 9

Clackamas County Probate Court land deed to James Athey

 Collection — Multiple collection box [CA 1850 Sept 16] 1: [Barcode: i49154175]
Identifier: CA 1850 Sept 16
Abstract

The collection consists of a single probate court document deeding "lots numbered one and two" to James Athey.

Dates: 1850 September 16

Harvey Clark indenture

 Collection — Multiple collection box [CA 1855 July 13] 1: [Barcode: i49301482]
Identifier: CA 1855 July 13
Abstract

Harvey Clark (1807-1858) was a missionary, settler, and educator who, along with his wife, Emeline and Tabitha Moffat Brown, founded the Tualatin Academy in Forest Grove, Oregon Territory. The collection consists of an "indenture" from the Clarks to the "President of the Tualatin Academy and Pacific University" ceding control of the Clarks' Forest Grove land claim.

Dates: 1855 July 13

John Cochran bill of sale

 Collection — Multiple collection box [CA 1865 July 1] 1: [Barcode: i5009158x]
Identifier: CA 1865 July 1
Abstract

The collection contains bill of sale to People's Transportation Co. for the steamer Relief, signed by John Cochran and others, on July 1, 1865.

Dates: 1865 July 1