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LOC/H. Social Sciences

 Record Group Term
Identifier: LOC/H

Found in 28 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

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

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

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

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

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 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

Charles McKinley papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 627
Abstract Charles McKinley was a professor of political science at Reed College in Portland, Oregon from 1918 to 1960. He was particularly interested in the theory and practice of public administration and planning. As a specialist in these fields, he often served on government committees and commissions and he also wrote studies on the impact of the Federal government in the Pacific Northwest. The collection consists of files accumulated for specific projects undertaken for government or private...
Dates: 1930-1968

Charles Linza McNary papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 049
Abstract

Charles Linza McNary (1874-1944) was a Republican Senator from Oregon and served as an Oregon Supreme Court associate justice. The collection contains records from McNary's years as Senator that deal with Oregon concerns including correspondence, bills, briefs, and research material about internal improvements, such as rivers and harbors, bridges, state parks railroads, roads, and airports, as well as agriculture, trade, veteran hospitals and a few personal materials and photographs.

Dates: 1921-1941

Samuel Moment papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 193
Abstract

Samuel Moment worked as an industry development consultant from 1940 to 1954 for the Bonneville Power Administration and from 1955 to 1995 as a consultant to world organizations. The collection contains documents related to the legal dispute over placement of Snake River dams during the Eisenhower administration.

Dates: 1935-1974

Oregon NOW (National Organization for Women) records

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 371
Abstract The National Organization for Women (NOW) aims to bring women into full participation in society — sharing equal rights, responsibilities and opportunities with men, while living free from discrimination. The records of the Oregon chapter of NOW include by-laws, meeting minutes and agendas, events records, correspondence, and other materials documenting the group's political, educational, and outreach activities in the state. Of particular note are the materials documenting the group's fight...
Dates: 1971-2006

Janet Marshall Stevenson papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 265
Abstract

Author Janet Marshall Stevenson (1913- ) has made contributions as a writer of civil rights, the women's movement and the arts. This collection contains manuscripts, holographs and photographs of her many short stories, articles and books; within this collection are research items and family papers associated with her biography of Robert W. Kenny, an influential liberal that championed the rights of several of the "Hollywood 10" before the House Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC).

Dates: 1929-1996

Albert Conrad Ullman papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 040
Abstract Al Ullman, Democrat of Baker, Oregon, represented Oregon’s second district in the U. S. House of Representatives from 1957 to 1981. Most of his efforts focused on the development of Oregon’s water resources and the improved management of public lands and national forests. In the 1970s, he worked on tax reform, welfare reform, and national health insurance. The collection consists of correspondence, reports, legislation, published material providing background information on the issues, and...
Dates: 1957-1980