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LOC/H. Social Sciences

 Record Group Term
Identifier: LOC/H

Found in 39 Collections and/or Records:

Adair family reminiscences

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i37565230]
Identifier: CB Ad11
Abstract

Collection comprises photocopied typescripts of reminiscences by and about Mary Ann Dickinson Adair and John Adair. John Adair and his family traveled to Oregon via Panama and California after President Polk appointed him Collector of Customs in Astoria. The texts concern life in Kentucky and Oregon and include family information and transcriptions of archival records. Texts of letters written by Mrs. Adair during the journey are also included.

Dates: 1931

Maurice P. Alger papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 477
Abstract

Maurice P. Alger (1866-1961) was commissioned third lieutenant in the Philippine Constabulary in 1908, rose to grade of captain, retired in 1918, and later went into business in the Philippine Islands.

Dates: 1903-1962

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

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

Melvin Byers papers

 Collection — Folder 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

Clackamas County Court certificate of tax

 Collection — Folder 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

C. Girard Davidson papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 162
Abstract

The C. Girard Davidson Papers document the career of attorney, politician, and businessman Crow Girard "Jebby" Davidson (1910-1996). The collection is organized into major series concerning government projects, legal cases, political activities, and business interests. The majority of material related to Davidson's service as Assistant Secretary of the Interior (1946-1950) is housed in the Truman Presidential Library in Independence, Missouri.

Dates: 1934-1980

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

Robert B. Dresser papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 816
Abstract

Robert B. Dresser (1880-1976) wrote right-wing articles and speeches and testified on a number of political topics including the cold war, communism, fair housing legislation, and civil rights. The collection (1939-1975) contains copies of his articles, pamphlets, speeches and testimony.

Dates: 1939-1975

Mathew "Harris" Ellsworth papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 033
Abstract

The collection comprises the congressional files of Mathew "Harris" Ellsworth, U.S. Representative of the Oregon Fourth District.

Dates: 1936-1956

Orval Etter papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 338
Abstract

Orval Etter is a former professor at the University of Oregon who founded the Pacifica Forum in 1994. He was a professor of planning, public policy and management. He was also a pacifist and a conscientious objector during World War II. The collection includes information on the Pacifica Forum and the Emerald Chamber Players including articles, newsletters, writings by Etter, material on the Fellowship of Reconciliation, and subject files.

Dates: 1942-2003

Freedom School Lectures

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 35025041127453]
Identifier: Coll 449
Abstract

This collection is comprised of five lectures given at The Freedom School between November 1963 and April 1964.

Dates: 1963-1964

Jesse Jewell Gard papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 339
Abstract

Jesse Jewell Gard (1902-1967) was educated in banking at Rutgers University, worked for various banks in Oregon and was an active member of the Republican Party, serving on the Republican National Committee for many years. The collection contains political files, business and professional records, civic files, personal correspondence, and memorabilia.

Dates: 1892-1962; Majority of material found within 1930-1962

John Gates papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 036
Abstract

John Gates (1827-1888) was a construction engineer for the Oregon Steam Navigation Co. and the Oregon Railway and Navigation Co. From 1885 to 1888, he served as mayor of Portland, Oregon. The collection consists of correspondence, financial records, legal documents, diaries, scrapbook pages, steamboat plans and inventions, and photographs.

Dates: 1853-1909

Addison Crandall Gibbs deed

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i49071087]
Identifier: CA 1850 Nov 18
Abstract

Addison Crandall Gibbs (1825-1886) was the Civil War governor of Oregon, a Union supporter, a lawyer, and a businessman. The collection consists of a deed ceding Gibbs' claim to a piece of land on Elk Creek.

Dates: 1850 November 18

Governor John Whiteaker commutation of sentence

 Collection — Folder 1 : [Barcode: i50031600]
Identifier: CA 1860 Mar 1
Abstract

John Whiteaker was governor of Oregon from 1859-1862. The collection (1860) contains a commutation of the sentence of George M. Bowen.

Dates: 1860 March 1

Loyal M. Graham papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 040
Abstract

Loyal M. Graham (1860-1961) was an attorney and legislator, and in 1919 as an Oregon state legislator he introduced the nation's first gasoline tax. The collection contains political correspondence, legal briefs, diaries and journals, scrapbook pages and speeches.

Dates: 1889-1940

Grand Army of the Republic, Department of Oregon, Women’s Relief Corps, Meade Corps #18 records

 Collection
Identifier: B 071
Abstract The Union Veterans of the Civil War formed the Grand Army of the Republic. In Oregon there were several GAR posts; the Meade Corps #18 of the Women’s Relief Corps was associated with Oregon City post #2. After the turn of the 20th Century, the GAR served largely as an organization for the promotion of patriotism and the commemoration of Memorial Day. The Women’s Relief Corps was recognized as an auxiliary in 1881 by the Grand Army of the Republic. Corps # 18 collection consists of meeting...
Dates: 1889-1916

William H. Hammond papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 462
Abstract

William H. Hammond (1908-2001) served in the military during World War II and in state agencies in Oregon for much of his career. He was active in fraternal organizations including the Kiwanis. The collection consists of documentation of Hammond's career and colleagues.

Dates: 1917-circa 1965

Binger Hermann papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 045
Abstract

Binger Hermann (1843-1926) was a Roseburg attorney and politician who represented Oregon in the U.S. House of Representatives for sixteen years, and served as commissioner of the General Land Office (GLO) under presidents William McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt. The collection (1888-1920) contains Hermann's personal and professional papers.

Dates: 1888-1920

Binger Hermann letters

 Collection — Folder 1 (shares a clamshell box): [Barcode: i49075111]
Identifier: CA 1891 Nov 4
Abstract

Binger Hermann (1843-1926) was a Roseburg attorney and politician who represented Oregon in the U.S. House of Representatives for sixteen years and served as commissioner of the General Land Office (GLO) under presidents William McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt. The collection contains two letters written in 1891.

Dates: 1891 November 4

Walter Harold Horning papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 189
Abstract

Walter Harold Horning was the chief forester for the Bureau of Land Management, adviser for legislation to control Oregon and California revested lands, proponent of Mt. Olympus National Park and Department of Conservation. The collection consists of Horning's school notes and his work papers, including correspondence, reports, field notes, and photographs.

Dates: 1937-1961

Grace Hutchins papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 625
Abstract Grace Hutchins (1885-1969) was a Communist and radical labor economist who lived and worked in New York City with her partner, Anna Rochester. For several years in the 1920s, they shared a communal home in New York with several other women. Together, Hutchins and Rochester founded the Labor Research Association in 1927. The collection contains correspondence, literary manuscripts, genealogical materials, and photographs; much of the materials relate to Hutchins’ labor work, her international...
Dates: 1902-1968

Jackson County, Oregon records

 Collection
Identifier: Bx 067
Abstract The Jackson County, Oregon records comprise the administrative and judicial records of the county clerk's office from 1853 to 1920. The records offer insights into the form and trajectory of the social, economic, and administrative forces that shaped southern Oregon during this period. The records illustrate the rate of migration and settlement; the pace of privatization of natural resources; the growth of U.S. legal systems; the regulation of international and native populations; and the...
Dates: 1853-1920

Gretchen Kafoury papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 353
Abstract

Gretchen Kafoury co-founded the Oregon chapter of the National Organization of Women in 1970 and the Oregon Women's Political Caucus in 1971. She served as an Oregon State Representative (1977-1982), as a Multnomah County Commissioner (1985-1990) and on the Portland City Council (1991-1998).

This collection is comprised of a variety of materials collected by Kafoury throughout the 1970s and early 1980s that are related to various women's groups and causes.

Dates: 1971-1983

Joseph Kehoe papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 396
Abstract

This collection contains the personal journals, correspondence, and case notes of Joseph Kehoe, a lawyer in Alaska.

Dates: 1944-1955

Joseph Lane papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 183
Abstract

Joseph Lane (1801-1881) was an active Oregonian politician serving as Governor and Oregon's first Senator. The Joseph Lane papers include diaries, correspondence, legal documents, newspaper clippings, a draft of Nina Lane Faubion’s biography of Lane, and photographs.

Dates: 1848-1887

League of Women Voters of Oregon records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Bx 173
Abstract

The collection contains the state, national, and local records for chapters of the League of Women Voters of Oregon. The records include individual files for many projects at the national, state, and local levels. The collection also includes publicity materials and newspaper clippings regarding the local activities of the league.

Dates: 1958-1975

William Thomas Lopp papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 058
Abstract

William Thomas Lopp (1864-1939) dedicated himself to improving the lives of Alaskan natives by establishing a Reindeer Station in Cape Prince of Wales, Alaska, and by holding various government posts in education. During his career he established sixty-six schools, five hospitals and sanitation systems, and increased prosperity in the coastal villages of northern Alaska. The collection includes journals, correspondence, and writings related to his work.

Dates: 1893-1939