LOC/H. Social Sciences
Found in 697 Collections and/or Records:
The Hudson's Bay Company is the oldest commercial corporation in North America and one of the oldest in the world. A fur trading business for much of its existence, today Hudson's Bay Company owns and operates retail stores throughout Canada. Collection includes Hudson's Bay Company journal of events at Stuart Lake.
Walter Huss (1918-2006) was a reverend, a businessman, a conservative who competed in Republican primaries in Oregon, and was chair of the Oregon Republican party from 1978-1979. The collection contains subject files on a variety of topics including conservative politics, Foursquare church and ministry, alternative medicine, Christian schools, and materials include financial records, correspondence, pamphlets, clippings, and other printed matter, audio, and video tapes.
An indenture between James Clegg of Badgerhill, York County, England, and Monimia Hodgson.
The Independent Organization of Odd Fellows is a fraternal organization that traces its roots back to 17th century England. The collection contains one piece of correspondence regarding "intoxicating beverages," written by members of the Blue Mountain Lodge of Canyon City, Oregon, on January 30, 1873.
The Independent Organization of Odd Fellows is a fraternal organization that traces its roots back to 17th century England. The collection contains one piece of correspondence between members of an Odd Fellows lodge in Empire City, Oregon, dated September 23, 1872.
The Independent Organization of Odd Fellows is a fraternal organization that traces its roots back to 17th century England; the first Odd Fellows lodge in Oregon was organized in 1852, in Salem. The collection (1891-1893) contains the transactions of Grand Master Abel D. Helman, of the Grand Chapter of Oregon.
The Independent Organization of Odd Fellows is a fraternal organization that traces its roots back to 17th century England. The collection contains a certificate of membership from Lodge #8, of Hannibal, Missouri, dated November 10, 1840.
Spencer Butte Lodge No. 9 is a Eugene, Oregon chapter of the Independent Organization of Odd Fellows. The collection (1863-1907) consists of correspondence, official documents, and other lodge materials.
David Ingalls was an early resident of Astoria, Oregon Territory. The collection consists of a deed ceding Ingalls claim to his Astoria property to F. A. Smith.
James C. Ingebretsen (1906-1999) was a lawyer, developer, and conservative who lived in the Los Angeles area from the 1930s to the 1990s. His papers consist of documents related to his religious and spiritual undertakings that began in the mid-1950s, as well as documents related to his legal career and his real estate investments. The collection includes documentation on a variety of libertarian organizations and correspondence related to his activities in these organizations.
The International Longshoremen's Association (ILA), AFL-CIO, organized in 1892, is a union of maritime workers in North America, and the Pacific Coast District was formed after a coast-wide dockworkers’ strike in 1934. The collection (1934-1945) contains records from the Pacific Coast District including material regarding the strike of 1934.
Collection documents the workings of the International union, most heavily between 1959 and 1987, and includes minutes, proceedings, convention records, correspondence, expired contracts, financial and legal records, speeches, historical writings, issues.
Arthur P. Ireland served in the Oregon house and senate as a republican (1933-1969, non-consecutive), and was also president of the Oregon Dairymen's Association. The collection consists of 10 scrapbooks compiled by Ireland documenting his career and service in the dairy industry and the Oregon house and senate.
Crawford Isbell (1837-1864) lived in Eugene, Oregon, worked in mines in California, and was murdered on on the road between Canyon City and Eugene. The collection (1864-1865) contains correspondence from Isbell to his siblings, and letters from other's regarding Isbell's murder.
The Italian American Bank, of Portland, Oregon, was incorporated December 22, 1906, by H. S. Myers, F. N. Myers, and M. S. Myers. The collection (1907-1911) contains a record book of Board of Directors and Stockholders meeting minutes, and articles of incorporation.
J. E. Haseltine & Co. of Portland, Oregon specialized in heavy hardware and was one of the first companies to stock automotive equipment. Collection contains cash, sundry, and sales account ledgers, accounts receivable and payable ledgers, stock inventory book, country and city ledgers, and catalogues from 1868-1959.
The collection consists a coroner's report issued by the Jackson county coroner for the "body of one Mclassen".
Cheryl Dawn James was an eighteen-year-old African American woman from Portland, Oregon, who was convicted of assaulting an FBI agent; a group of interested parties formed a defense committee on her behalf and argued that racism within the court and the FBI had factored into the case. The collection (1967-1975) contains defense committee records, clippings, printed matter, and also newsletters from the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom.
Myra Jaquet was a Methodist missionary in northern China from 1911 to 1942. The collection includes correspondence, literary manuscripts, personal journals, and photographs.
James Tertius Jardine worked as a civil servant in agriculture; he was director of Oregon agricultural experiment stations, and chief of the Office of Experiment Stations, U.S.D.A. He played an important role in grazing research. The collection (1910-1951) contains contracts and appointment notices, reports on grazing policies, correspondence, and personal information and papers.
J. E. Haseltine and Co. of Portland, Oregon specialized in heavy hardware and was one of the first companies to stock automotive equipment. Collection contains three ledgers containing cash and account information, from 1891-1897.
Dean Jennings (1920-1969) was a newspaper reporter, freelance writer, columnist, and regional representative and director for multiple government agencies, mostly having to do with film or press. The collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, writer's society information, Office of War Information material, and biographical material.
The collection contains the professional files of one of Oregon's leading conservationists in the mid-twentieth century, Gertrude Glutsch Jensen. The collection includes materials relating to the Columbia River Gorge Commission, the Oregon Roadside Council, the Civil War Centennial Commission, and the Portland Women's Forum. The material is in the form of reports, letters, notes, and minutes.
David John was a pioneer of Williamsburg, Oregon, and was a partner in the John Brothers blacksmith firm of Williamsburg. The collection (1860-1869) contains a diary, and an account book for John Brothers.
Melchi Johnson, of Bethel, Polk County, Oregon, wrote a letter dated August 30, 1869, to his daughter. The collection contains the letter in which Johnson reminds his daughter that she has not been forgotten by her family.