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LOC/H. Social Sciences

 Record Group Term
Identifier: LOC/H

Found in 153 Collections and/or Records:

John C. Ainsworth papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 250
Abstract John Commingers Ainsworth (1822-1893) was the major founder of the Oregon Steam Navigation (OSN) Company, the most powerful transportation monopoly in the Pacific Northwest. Ainsworth was also involved in a number of other ventures, including the Northern Pacific Railroad (NPRR) and various gold, silver and coal mining operations. The John Commingers Ainsworth Papers contain Ainsworth’s diaries, autobiography, personal correspondence, photographs, and the business records of the Oregon...
Dates: 1858-1911

Alpha Delta Sigma. W.F.G. Thacher Chapter records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 099
Abstract

Alpha Delta Sigma (ADS), a national honor society sponsored by AAF, recognizes and encourages scholastic achievement in advertising studies. The collection includes chapter handbooks and scrapbooks, convention materials, photographs, financial records, correspondence, and membership information, 1942-1957.

Dates: 1942-1957

American Association of University Women (AAUW). Eugene-Lane County Branch records

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 330
Abstract

The Eugene-Lane branch of the Association of American University Women (AAUW) is a Woman's association whose members have gained degrees in higher education. This collection contains such items as historical scrapbooks, Administrative and financial records, records of Branch events, and some small amount of state and national documents.

Dates: 1913-2014

Tom Anderson papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 157
Abstract

Consists of extensive correspondence (approx. 20,000 letters); writings and speeches by Anderson and others, primarily his weekly editorial column Straight Talk and other American Way Features publications; American Party files including campaign material.

Dates: 1943-1986

Dean D. Ballard papers

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025042050712]
Identifier: Ax 258
Abstract

Dean D. Ballard was a labor relations counselor and secretary-manager of the Distributors Association of Seattle, Inc. The collection (1943-1954) contains diaries, and also clippings, minor business correspondence, photographs, and an article.

Dates: 1943-1954

Beekman Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 010
Abstract

The Beekman family consists of Cornelius C. Beekman, the founder and owner of Beekman Bank in Jacksonville, Oregon; his son Benjamin Beekman, a Portland, Oregon lawyer and UO Law School faculty member; and his daughter Carrie Beekman, who donated substantially to the University of Oregon. The collection consists of correspondence, diaries, miscellaneous manuscripts and publications, scrapbooks and photographs.

Dates: 1859-1936

Kurt Bloch papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 019
Abstract

Kurt Bloch (1900-1976) was a German economist, journalist, editor, and author. The collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, published material and reports, lecture material, research files, and photographs; material is in English and German.

Dates: 1894-1979; Majority of material found within 1919-1979

Lemuel Evans Boren papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 223
Abstract

Lemuel Evans Boren (1879-1961) served in the infantry in Cuba and in the Philippine Islands, was appointed inspector in the Philippine Constabulary in 1901, promoted to major, and resigned in 1909. The collection (1899-1920) contains diaries, a monograph, military records, certificates, photographs, correspondence, and other papers.

Dates: 1899-1920

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

Robert L. Buell papers

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025042290938]
Identifier: Ax 471
Abstract

Robert Louis Buell (1898-1966) served in WWI and WWII, and also served as a foreign service officer from 1925 to 1952, and was often posted in the Far East. The collection (1917-1958) contains records and correspondence from Buell's service in WWI, correspondence and memoranda regarding world events and Buell's service in WWII, speeches, recollections, manuscripts, and photographs.

Dates: 1917-1958

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

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

William B. Burke photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: PH 005
Abstract

William Burke (dates unknown) photographed the Southern Oregon communities of Coos, Curry and Douglas counties from the 1900s to the 1930s. In 1912 Burke and F.F. Sasman traveled on a Pathfinder to demonstrate the need for better roads on the coast. The collection consists of 380 images, prints and negatives, of community events, shipping, railroads, logging, mining and ship-building, and the Pathfinder expedition.

Dates: 1900-1930

William H. Burton photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: PH 006
Abstract

William H. Burton (1890-1964) was an educator and amateur photographer who lived on the Oregon coast and attended the University of Oregon 1912-1915. The collection consists of 549 prints and negatives primarily of the vicinity of Newport, Oregon, the University of Oregon campus and student activities, and New York City.

Dates: 1912-1916

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

California Townsend Club records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Bx 181
Abstract Earl Tifft was the state director of the California club (chapter) of the Townsend Plan. The collection includes Townsend newsletters and convention materials, Townsend Plan constitution and bylaws, dissolution information, and testimony to the Ways and Means committee, International Members Council interviews, minutes, correspondence, financial records, reel-to-reel audio, memorabilia, a photograph, broadsides, and material from the Le Habre Townsend Club, the Pasedena Townsend Club, the...
Dates: 1939-1969

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

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

Circuit Riders, Inc. records

 Collection
Identifier: Bx 167
Abstract

Circuit Riders, Incorporated was a group, formed in Cincinnati, Ohio, whose purpose was to spread the gospel of Christ. However, during the late fifties and sixties the focus of the Circuit Riders expanded to include the investigation of socialist-communist infiltration into all churches, government, education and the civil rights movement. The collection includes Circuit Rider Publications and Research Files with correspondence, pamphlets and audiotapes.

Dates: 1928-1975

Coast rail construction photograph album

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 35025042871174]
Identifier: PH 203_036
Abstract

The collection consists of one album of 29 snapshots of railroad construction on coast of Oregon, primarily a steam shovel at work. Some river shots. C. 1910s-1930s. Photographer unidentified.

Dates: 1910-1930

William R. Cox papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 032
Abstract William Cox (1901-1988) was a prolific writer for the pulp fiction magazine industry during the 1930s, 1940s and into the early 1950s. He later wrote for the television industry and continued to publish in a wide variety of genres including sports, Westerns, and juvenile fiction. This Collection consists of three main series: correspondence with business associates and other contemporary writers (Red Barber, Ray Bradbury, John Ford, David Frost, Lillian Hellman, Elmore Leonard and Allen...
Dates: 1914-1980

Lucille Cardin Crain papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 095
Abstract Lucille Cardin Crain was an American author, editor, and conservative political activist who was dedicated to examining how "leftist" and "collectivist" ideas and philosophies were disseminated among women's groups and organizations and through high school and college textbooks. Collection consists largely of general correspondence, 1920-1978; correspondence (1949-1955) and organizational records of the Educational Reviewer; writings and speeches; and subject files containing articles,...
Dates: 1920-1978

Ralph Reynolds Cronise papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 578
Abstract

Ralph Reynolds Cronise (1886-1962) was a newspaper owner and civic leader in Albany, Oregon. The collection consists of correspondence, business and civic files, photographs and ledgers.

Dates: 1918-1962

John Y. Crothers papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 159
Abstract

John Y. Crothers (1881- ) was a Presbyterian missionary teacher in Korea at Taegu (1909), Andong (1910-1941 and 1947-1951), and Karuizawa, Japan (1950). The collection includes correspondence, publications, and photographs that reflect his work as a missionary.

Dates: 1934-1969

Emanuel Cykler papers

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: i50106892]
Identifier: F780 C9
Abstract

Emanuel Cykler was a dealer in zithers and zither music and strings in San Jose, California. The collection (1884-1914) contains zither music, notes about zither music, and photographs.

Dates: 1884-1914

Eleanor Davis papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 351
Abstract

This collection includes professional and personal materials relating to Eleanor Davis’ work on the advancement of women in Oregon. This includes her involvement in groups such as the Task Force on Sex Discrimination in Education, the State Advisory Council on Sex Discrimination in Employment, the Oregon Council for Women's Equality, the American Association of University Women, the Unitarian Church, and a variety of other civil rights-related commissions and task forces.

Dates: 1963-1989

Jerome Davis papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 022
Abstract

Jerome Davis (1891-1979) was an international activist for peace and social reform, labor organizer, and sociologist, who taught at Dartmouth and Yale Divinity School. The collection contains manuscripts of and correspondence relating to 17 books, manuscripts of articles and reviews, speeches, diaries for 1915 and 1942, and correspondence concerning lectures and course notes.

Dates: 1914-1963

Pedro Del Valle papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 126
Abstract Pedro A. Del Valle (1893-1978) was a Lieutenant General in the United States Marine Corps and commanded the 1st Marine Division in the Pacific Theater of Operations during World War II. After the war he became Inspector General for the Marine Corps and Director of Personnel until his retirement. The collection includes incoming and outgoing correspondence, articles written by Del Valle, Speeches by Del Valle, Defenders of the American Constitution, Incorporated, miscellaneous materials and...
Dates: 1949-1978

Dielschneider Jewelry Store records

 Collection
Identifier: Bx 182
Abstract

William F. Dielschneider and his brother Franz owned and ran the Dielschneider Jewelry store of McMinnville, Oregon, which also sold and repaired watches and clocks. The collection contains a cash book, watch sales and repair ledgers, a clock repair ledger, diamond record books, manufacturers' and jobbers' catalogues, and photographs.

Dates: 1877-1959

Brice P. Disque papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 115
Abstract The Brice P. Disque Papers contain the personal and professional records of General Brice P. Disque. The collection contains manuscripts, personal and professional correspondence, business dealing records, scrapbooks, and photographs. This collection was organized by Disque and contains a "201" file, which is personal letters of special importance. The photographs are separated from the papers collection and are one of the six official sets of U.S. Army photograph collections in...
Dates: 1899-1957