LOC/H. Social Sciences
Found in 690 Collections and/or Records:
Clark Moor Will papers
Willamette Cattle Company correspondence and receipts
Established in 1837, the Willamette Cattle Company was formed with the expressed purpose of purchasing cattle in California and bringing it to the Oregon Territory. The collection consists of letters and receipts.
Willamette Draying and Forwarding Co. journal and day book
Willamette Draying and Forwarding Co. was incorporated in Portland, Oregon, on January 17, 1870, by Robert, James, and John Holman, and George W. Taylor, and it exists today as the Holman Distribution Center, a warehousing and transportation company. The collection (1870-1871) contains a journal and a day book.
Willamette Falls Canal Company records
Willamette Falls Canal company was one of the companies agitating for the right to to build a canal to ship goods over the Willamette Falls in Oregon. The collection contains articles of incorporation and a legal notice, dated August 25, 1865 on behalf of the Willamette Falls Canal company stating their right-of-way to build a canal
Willamette Greenway Advisory Committee records
The Willamette Greenway Advisory Committee (WGAC) is a group of professionals, each with specialties in different fields, who together make up recommendations and give advice to the Lane County Board of Commissioners. The collection contains WGAC plan drafts, agendas and minutes, membership lists, printed matter, a proposal for the WGAC, correspondence and notes of William Loy, news clippings, and newsletters.
William F. Browne (Schooner) bill of lading
The collection contains a bill of lading, dated April 13, 1865, of the William F. Browne (Schooner), and the bill includes a list of goods shipped from San Francisco to Scottsburg, Oregon.
William M. Turner memorial letter
Robert Aubrey Miller, C.C. Beekman, Henry Klippel and William M. Turner, were all prominent Oregon businessmen. The collection contains one letter in memoriam about William M. Turner.
Chester S. Williams papers
Chester Sidney Williams (1907-1992) was an educator, lecturer, author, and politician, primarily in the United States. The collection includes correspondence, publications, photographs, subject files and memorabilia related to his work within the United States government and non-profit organizations.
T. F. and G. W. Williams legal document
The collection contains a written legal agreement dated November 5, 1883, between T. F. Williams and G. W. Williams, both of Cascade Locks, Oregon, and also William Haaker of the Importing and Fish Preservation House, in New York City, concerning the sale of sturgeon and caviar.
Bushrod Washington Wilson letters to Joseph P. Wilson
Bushrod Washington Wilson (1824-1900) was a sailor, gold miner, and carpenter who eventually settled in Corvallis, Oregon, where he became a prominent citizen. The collection consists of Wilson's letters to his brother, Joseph.
Frederick Wallace Wilson papers
Frederick Wallace Wilson (1872-1955) was an attorney and Circuit Court Judge in The Dalles, Oregon. The papers include correspondence, a letterpress copybook, legal papers, a manuscript, photographs, addresses and publications by Wilson as well as personal correspondence of Joseph G. Wilson, and certificates of Elizabeth Millar Wilson.
Joseph Gardner Wilson letter
Joseph Gardner Wilson, of The Dalles, Oregon, wrote a letter dated February 26, 1870, addressed to "Dear Sir." The collection contains the letter which refers to disposition of scrip from James W. Nesmith to E. M. Barnum, and Wilson writes that he thinks Barnum dishonest.
William H. Willson deed
William H. Willson (1805-1856) was a doctor and preacher in the Oregon Territory and is remembered as the "founder of Salem." The collection consists of a single, 1 paged warranty deed of various pieces of land in the Oregon Territory written by William H. Willson to A. Kitelinger in the presence of H. Holden and C. N. Terry.
Frederick Enos Woltman correspondence and clippings
Frederick Enos Woltman (1905-1970) was an investigative reporter who won the Pulitzer Prize in 1947 for his "expose" articles about communist infiltration into education, labor unions, organized religion and government. The collection contains correspondence from 1941-1943.
WomanShare is a woman’s land and feminist retreat in Grants Pass, Oregon, established in 1974. Records document the management, membership, daily activities and workshops of the WomanShare community and include correspondence, reference files, financial and meeting records, journals, audio, video and visual material.
Women's Christian Temperance Union, Gardiner, Oregon branch treasurer's book
The first Oregon branch of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union was formed in 1881, and by 1891 there were eighty-three branches in Oregon. The collection (1889-1910) contains a treasurer's book of the Gardiner, Oregon branch.
Joseph Warren Wood journal
Joseph Warren Wood (1826-1914) was a Wisconsin farmer who sought his fortune in California during the gold rush. The collection consists of photocopies of Wood's journals chronicling his trip to California.
Lee Wooden correspondence
Lee Wooden was president of the Oregon Rural Electric Cooperative Association, a member of the Kennedy-Johnson Natural Resources Advisory Committee in 1960, and active in regional public power movements. The collection (1955-1963) contains correspondence relating to public power in the Pacific Northwest.
Woodlawn Plywood Co. and the Northern Timber Co. records
Woodlawn Plywood company was located in Hoquiam, WA. The collection contains ledgers and journals, cash, sales, account, and stock information, correspondence, deeds and leases, contracts and mortgages, and ledgers of the Northern Timber company.
Ruth Cornwall Woodman papers
Woodmen of the World. Junction City Camp No. 446 minutes
Woodmen of the World (W.O.W.) is the name of a fraternal organization and the private insurance company that the organization owns and operates. The collection ( 1927-1937) contains a record book of minutes of the Junction City Camp (chapter) No. 446.
Jerome Workman correspondence
Jerome Workman was an attorney in Eugene, Oregon, who also served as secretary of the Chamber of Commerce. The collection (1912-1914) contains correspondence regarding Oregon businesses, including transportation and mining firms.
W.W. Baker and Company bill of lading
The collection contains a bill of lading, dated March 14, 1863 for mining supplies and other goods, from the W.W. Baker and Company of The Dalles and Portland, Oregon.
Yamhill Steamboat Company journal
The Yamhill Steamboat Company was organized in 1859 to transport farm products between Portland and California. The collection consists of a journal of accounts for the company.
Yaquina Deep Sea Fishing Company stock certificate
Founded in 1888, the Yaquina Deep Sea Fishing Company operated out of Portland, Oregon. The collection consists of a single stock certificate issued by the company.
J. C. Yates farm and household account book
The collection (1875-1882) contains a farm and household account book belonging to J. C. Yates.
Benjamin Young papers
Benjamin Young was a salmon canner, banker, real estate promoter of Astoria, Oregon and worked for the British America Packing Company. The collection contains letterpress copy books that include personal and business correspondence, a record book of the Ben Young Land Company, a scrapbook, and twenty-one volumes of British America Packing Company journals, cash books, letterpress copy books, ledgers, and invoice books, 1882-1906.
James Webb Young papers
J. A. Zehntbauer letter to J. L. Krantz
C.C. Jantzen and J. A. Zehntbauer purchased the manufacturing department of the Portland (Oregon) Knitting Company in 1909; this company was the manufacturer of the Jantzen clothing line. The collection contains a letter dated November 18, 1917, from Zehntbauer to J. L. Krantz, regarding the early history of the company, and problems that arose without access to a worsted (wool) spinning mill in the West.
John Zerzan papers
John Zerzan (1943- ) is a writer and anarchist activist in Oregon. The collection includes letters, essay and book drafts, and anarchist ephemera and publications that reflect his activities.