LOC/H. Social Sciences
Found in 697 Collections and/or Records:
The Brownsville Industrial Company was an odd-job and minor investment firm. Contains two ledgers documenting their investors, recording transactions and finances.
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.
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.
Bullfrog Information Service was a magazine published in Eugene, Oregon, from June, 1971 till February, 1972, that focused on news and articles for and about the Northwest alternative community. The collection contains correspondence, advertising and distribution records, eight published issues and one unpublished, original illustrations and advertising art, financial records, and unpublished articles and poetry.
Augustus Ripley Burbank was a businessman in the West and Midwest. The Augustus Ripley Burbank diaries consist of three volumes of diaries. The diaries discuss overland travel to California, the growth of Portland and Lafayette, Oregon, personal issues and the growth and development of railroads in the Willamette Valley. The frequency of the diary entries varies from nonexistent for many years to almost daily.
Albert Burch (1867-1943) was a mining engineer during the early 1900s in California. The collection (1897-1942) contains papers related to mine work and photographs, including those of workers of the Mountain Copper company.
William Burke (dates unknown) photographed the Southern Oregon communities of Coos, Curry and Douglas counties from the 1900s to the 1930s. In 1912 Burke and F.F. Sasman traveled on a Pathfinder to demonstrate the need for better roads on the coast. The collection consists of 380 images, prints and negatives, of community events, shipping, railroads, logging, mining and ship-building, and the Pathfinder expedition.
Josiah Burnett of Eagle Creek, Oregon, worked in mining, survey work, and farming. The collection (1852-1874) contains correspondence regarding family, mining, and politics, and also contains articles of incorporation of Oregon businesses.
Thomas J. Burns (1876-1957) was a political and social reformer and radical of Portland, Oregon. The collection consists primarily of broadsides, many published by Burns, as well as some minor correspondence.
William H. Burton (1890-1964) was an educator and amateur photographer who lived on the Oregon coast and attended the University of Oregon 1912-1915. The collection consists of 549 prints and negatives primarily of the vicinity of Newport, Oregon, the University of Oregon campus and student activities, and New York City.
Rufus Butler (1812-1884) was an Oregon pioneer who settled in the Umpqua River valley, where he served as a Justice of the Peace. Collection is comprised of a patent of land issued to Rufus Butler of Umpqua County, Oregon on August 8, 1866.
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.
Consists of daybooks, journals, ledgers, correspondence, sales books, and records of various predecessors.
Eugene (Gene) Carr (1881-1959) became a commercial artist and cartoonist, and he worked for King Features, McClure's, and the George Matthew Adams syndicates. The collection contains original cartoons (undated), advertisement sketches, and correspondence.
George E. Carter, Jr. ( - 1968) served as a Methodist Episcopal minister of Allen Temple in Portland, Oregon, and was chairman of Albina Citizens War on Poverty from 1965-1968. The collection contains sermons, Methodist Episcopal church material that includes publications, conference and meeting material, reports, minutes, yearbooks, and a church study, Urban League material, photographs of Mississippi Tent City (1966), and reel-to-reel tape recordings, 1960s.
Finis Caruthers was a Portland, Oregon Territory, land owner. The collection consists of a photostat copy of a deed transferring ownership of a Portland lot from Caruthers to Clinton Kelly.
Robert Caufield was born in Broughshand County, Ireland and moved to Oregon City in 1847, where he became a county judge and opened a grocery store. His papers include tax receipts and a receipt for a medical bill.
Henry Chalmers was an economist who worked in state and national offices. His collection consists of memoranda, position papers, special studies, and correspondence relating to economic affairs.
The collection contains a petition by Thomas Chavner, addressed to the people of Jackson County, Oregon, regarding a bridge over the Rogue River at Dardanelles. The collection contains the petition of October 24, 1864, and includes a list of supporters.
George Parkhurst Cheney (1871 - 1962) was publisher and editor of the Record-Chieftain, of Enterprise, Oregon. The collection (1907-1941) contains correspondence and documents regarding the status of City of Enterprise bonds, Citizen's Tax Committee correspondence, Oregon Voters magazines, and also a few mementos of Cheney's publishing career.
James Thornton Chinnock (1882 - ) was an attorney in Grants Pass, Oregon. The collection (1920-1928) contains case files relating to water rights cases in Josephine County, Oregon.
Typescript essay, written by Jack Chord, discussing the dedications and inscriptions in Haycox's works. Also includes quotations from some of his letters.
J. H. (John Henry or Heine) Christ edited a book regarding the recollections of a Pony Express Rider, Isaac Van Dorsey Mossman, who worked for the Pony Express in the mid 1800s. The collection (1954-1955) contains manuscript and research material, correspondence, photographs, and publicity.
Rouben Chublarian (d. 1975) was an Armenian writer who entered the United States in 1950 after having fled from Russia to Germany during World War II. The Collection includes outgoing and incoming correspondence, unidentified letters, articles, manuscripts, and miscellaneous items such as newspaper clippings.
Circuit Riders, Incorporated was a group, formed in Cincinnati, Ohio, whose purpose was to spread the gospel of Christ. However, during the late fifties and sixties the focus of the Circuit Riders expanded to include the investigation of socialist-communist infiltration into all churches, government, education and the civil rights movement. The collection includes Circuit Rider Publications and Research Files with correspondence, pamphlets and audiotapes.
The collection consists of a photostat copy of the Clackamas County Court's certificate of taxation for 1857.