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LOC/H. Social Sciences

 Record Group Term
Identifier: LOC/H

Found in 685 Collections and/or Records:

James Chamberlain Baker papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 114
Abstract

James C. Baker was pastor of Trinity Church (Methodist Episcopal) in Urbana, Illinois, and John A. Patten was influential in the church and a manufacturer of Wine of Cardui, a nostrum composed of a mixture that was alleged to be 29 per cent alcohol. The collection contains correspondence, letters to the Editor, clippings, and a scrapbook regarding Baker's attempts to oust Patten from his position of influence and stop the sale of his medicine

Dates: 1914-1915

Samm S. Baker papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 327
Abstract

Samm Sinclair Baker (1909-1997) was an advertising executive and writer of numerous self-help books. The collection consists of manuscripts of some of Baker's books and radio plays.

Dates: 1938-1952

William Salter Baker bill of sale

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i49152166]
Identifier: CA 1850 Aug 20
Abstract

The collection consists of a bill of sale transferring half-ownership of the "Brig. Anna & Maime" from William Salter Baker to Orville Risley for the amount of $4,000.00.

Dates: 1850 August 20

Eleanor Baldwin notes and pamphlets on monetary systems

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 223
Abstract

Baldwin was a Portland, Oregon, resident and pamphleteer. Collection includes Baldwin's manuscripts, publications, correspondence, On War clippings, and other miscellaneous papers.

Dates: 1884-1924

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

Frederick Bankhardt diaries and correspondence

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025042868139]
Identifier: A 179
Abstract

Frederick Barnhardt was a Methodist missionary in China associated with the Yenping Mission of the Methodist Episcopal Church. The collection (1929-1949) contains diaries and minor correspondence.

Dates: 1929-1949

I. Banta papers

 Collection — Multiple collection box [A 001, A 002, A 003, A 004, A 005, A 007]: [Barcode: 35025042869202]
Identifier: A 007
Abstract

I. Banta worked for an English company that explored for mineral deposits in Alaska from June 10 through June 25, 1902. The I. Banta Papers contain a ledger for the 1902 journey and a transcription of a book that served as both a diary and ledger for the journey. Also included is a letter from Harold Banta, the son of I. Banta, that explains the context of his father's journey to Alaska from reminiscences of his father's stories of the trip.

Dates: 1902

Barlow and Fuller (Grocery) ledger

 Collection — Volume 1 (shares an RSB): [Barcode: i50089481]
Identifier: B 179
Abstract

Barlow and Fuller, of Oregon City, Oregon, was a grocery, provisions, and bakery store. The collection (1865) contains a store ledger organized by account name or sale.

Dates: 1864-1865

Base Line Lumber Company outgoing correspondence

 Collection — Volume 1: [Barcode: 35025042917746]
Identifier: B 011
Abstract

The Base Line Lumber Company operated out of Portland, Oregon and was owned by Theodore and William Nicolai. The collection consists of a letterpress book of outgoing correspondence.

Dates: 1907 February 21 - 1910 September 6

Basic Rights Oregon (BRO) records

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 356
Abstract

During the 1990s, a group of activists formed a political action committee called Basic Rights Oregon (BRO) to fight against legislative measures in Oregon aimed at limiting gay and lesbian civil rights. The collection contains records from several state and local community organizations and is composed primarily of general administrative, campaign, and financial records, correspondence, newsletters and pamphlets, volunteer lists, audio and video tapes and reels, and artifacts.

Dates: 1993-1997

Julius Basinski reminiscences and letters received

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i49942876]
Identifier: A 157
Abstract

Julius Basinski (1844 - ) immigrated from Germany in 1866 and travelled west in 1870, first to Montana, and later into Oregon and Washington. The collection (1894-1921) contains reminiscences by Basinski and incoming correspondence.

Dates: 1866-1921

Lake M. Bechtell papers

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025042265856]
Identifier: Bx 161
Abstract

Lake Bechtell (1886 -1977) was a lawyer who became City Attorney of Prineville, then was elected to the City Council in 1921, to the office of Mayor in 1925, and served as District Attorney for Crook County, 1928 to 1953. The collection contains legal files regarding livestock companies, grazing and irrigation districts, mining claims, and railroads, 1918-1963.

Dates: 1918-1963

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

Joy Belsky papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 332
Abstract

Joy Belsky (1944-2001) was a Portland range ecologist who worked on protecting public lands in the Western United States. The collection includes articles published in scientific journals, newsletters, newspaper articles, government publications, manuscripts, speeches/talks and correspondence.

Dates: 1931-2001

Beta Phi Mu. University of Oregon Chapter records

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 35025041977683]
Identifier: UA 134
Abstract

Beta Phi Mu, the library and information studies honor society, was founded at the University of Illinois in August, 1948. The collection contains the University of Oregon chapter records consisting of bylaws, ritual information, correspondence, committee information and minutes, member and initiate information, treasurer's books and receipts, and a brass wick lamp, 1973.

Dates: 1973

Stan Bettis manuscript

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i50106922]
Identifier: SFM 069
Abstract

Stan Bettis (1941- ) is a freelance writer and former editor of the University of Oregon's Old Oregon alumni magazine. The collection consists of a manuscript of Bettis's book Market Days: An informal history of the Eugene Producer's Public Market.

Dates: 1968 May 20

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

Kurt Bloch papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
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

C. S. Bogan letters to "Uncle and Aunt"

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: CA 1852 Apr 26
Abstract

C.S. Bogan sailed vessels on the west coast of the United States and Mexico. Collection contains two letters from C. S. Bogan, Acapulco, Mexico, and San Francisco, California, to "Uncle and Aunt," April 26 and June 27, 1852 describing difficulties of voyage from Panama.

Dates: 1852

Barbara Allen Bogart papers

 Collection — Folder 1-2: [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

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

Homer V. Bradshaw report

 Collection — Folder 1 : [Barcode: i50031855]
Identifier: A 204
Abstract

Homer V. Bradshaw was a missionary doctor in China who authored a report about the seizure of the Prebysterian missionaries at the American Presbyterian Mission at Linhsien, Kwangtung Province, China, between 1949-1954. The collection contains his report titled, "Behind bars, behind the Bamboo Curtain."

Dates: 1955

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
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

Brother Jonathan (steamship) cargo manifest

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: ALMA235488]
Identifier: CA 1860 Mar 21
Abstract

Collection is comprised of the manifest of the cargo of the steamship Brother Jonathan.

Dates: 1860 March 21

Lyndon O. Brown papers

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025042293171]
Identifier: Ax 476
Abstract

Lyndon O. Brown (1902-1966) was a professor of marketing and advertising at Northwestern, and became a director, and later vice-president, of media and research for two different companies. The collection contains market and distribution research analyses, agency files, speeches, manuscript material, and biographical material, 1930-1957.

Dates: 1930-1957

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