Found in 196 Collections and/or Records:
Olympia Brewing Company records
Accounts receivable ledger for the Olympia Brewing Company, 1910-1917.
Olympia Light and Power Co. records
The Olympia Light and Power Company, a waterwheel-generated hydro-electric power plant that was organized in 1890, brought the first electricity to Olympia and Tumwater, Washington. The collection contains correspondence, reports, financial records, and legal papers.
Oregon Commonwealth Federation records
The Oregon Commonwealth Federation was a progressive political group that campaigned to support New Deal policies and politicians in Oregon, between 1936 - 1942. Monroe Sweetland was elected executive secretary/director of the group at its first convention in 1937, and served until 1942. The collection (1936-1942) contains articles of incorporation, by-laws, meeting minutes, press releases, financial records, and correspondence.
Oregon Iron Company records
In 1864, the Oregon Iron Company built the first charcoal iron smelter on the Pacific Coast on the edge of Oswego, Oregon, now known as Lake Oswego. The collection (1866-1870) contains correspondence, bills, payrolls, and reports, and other business records.
Oregon Quicksilver Incorporated mining records
This collection contains information about Oregon Quicksilver Incorporated and Mines Service Incorporated, both located in Oregon. The collection contains superintendent's reports, timecards, stocks, invoices, correspondence, photographs, and legal documents. Also contained in this collection is information about the Prosperity Mine and the Bonanza Bar in the form of placer claims, drawings of locations, legal documents and notes.
Oregon Rural Electric Cooperative Association records
The Oregon Rural Electric Cooperative Association (ORECA) was formed in 1942. The collection contains articles of association, membership information, committee minutes and reports, financial records, correspondence and memoranda, contracts, and publications, 1952-1958; the Association destroyed its earlier records.
Oregon Southern Improvement Company correspondence
This collection contains 53 correspondence relating to the establishment of the Oregon Southern Improvement Co., 1883.
Oregon. Statewide Relief Council records
In 1932, the Oregon Statewide Relief Council investigated and reported on unemployment, food surpluses and deficits, and educational opportunities in Oregon. The collection (1932) contains minutes, correspondence, reports, and also food, unemployment, and education surveys.
Pacific Coast Association of Pulp and Paper Manufacturers records
As of 1977, the Pacific Coast Association of Pulp and Paper Manufacturers was a group of eighteen companies that owned forty-nine mills in Oregon, California, and Washington. The collection contains reports, arbitration records, member data summaries, labor agreement interpretations, correspondence, and a minute book.
Pacific Cooperative Poultry Producers and Pacific Egg Producers records
The Pacific Cooperative Poultry Producers (PCPP) cooperative was organized in 1920, and the Pacific Egg Producers (PEP) cooperative was established in 1922. The collection contains records of both cooperatives including financial records, reports, correspondence, and minutes.
Pacific Northwest Development Association (PNDA) records
Collection is primarily comprised of research files created by the Pacific Northwest Development Association.
Pacific Northwest Hardwood Association records
The Pacific Northwest Hardwood Association, of Portland, Oregon, was formed to encourage compliance with the lumber code of the National Recovery Act of 1933. The collection (1933) contains meeting minutes, expenses and dues, clippings and articles regarding the association and the code, and a listing of the lumber companies that were members of the association.
Pacific Stationery and Print Company records
The Pacific Stationery and Print Company, of Portland, Oregon, provided stationery, printing services, record organizing services, book binding, lithographing, embossing, and office furniture. The collection (1902-1936) contains financial records, articles of incorporation, by-laws, minutes, correspondence, and a catalog.
Herbert Parkyn letters to Robert M. Brereton
Herbert Parkyn was a financial agent for the Black Sand and Gold recovery company of Chicago, Illinois. The collection (1907) contains letters and printed material that Parkyn sent to Robert M. Brereton of Portland, Oregon regarding black sand (iron extraction) in the Pacific Coast and the Columbia River.
J. L. Parrish and Company account book
J. L. Parrish and Company was a stationery and bookstore located in Salem, Oregon. The collection (1865-1866) consists of an account book, a list of periodical subscribers in Salem, and minutes of the Regular Donkey Club.
C. A. Patterson contract
The Eliza Quartz mine was comprised of a group of mines all situated in Humbug Mining District. The collection contains a contract dated August 21, 1905, between C. A. Patterson of Portland, Oregon and Quartz Gold Mining Company, headquartered in Oregon.
Peg Leg Mining and Milling Co. records
Peg Leg Mining and Milling Co was a general mining and milling firm that owned, leased, developed, and operated claims in Oregon and Idaho. The collection (1904) contains incorporator's and stockholder's meeting minutes, by-laws, articles of incorporation, and correspondence.
Fred Phillips testimony
Fred Phillips (1869-1964) of Baker City, Oregon, was in the cattle business for over forty years, and was a board member and president of the Baker [Production] Credit association. The collection consists of testimony Phillips gave regarding his work at the Baker Credit Association during the 1920s and 1930s, especially his work approving loans made by the Association.
James Suydam Polhemus papers
James Suydam Polhemus (1852-1930) became an engineer and worked for the U. S. Army Engineers in Texas, in the Great Lakes region, in California, and later settled in Oregon in the 1880s, where he engineered the jetties at Yaquina and Coos Bay harbors. The collection (1864-1924) contains family and business correspondence, and a letterpress copy book consisting of the outgoing correspondence of the Alsea Packing Company.
Portland, Alaska Gold Mining Company records
The collection contains a letterpress book from the Portland, Alaska Gold Mining Company of Portland, Oregon.
Portland and Milwaukie Macadamized Road Co. records
Portland and Milwaukie Macadamized Road Company built a toll road connecting Portland with Milwaukie, Oregon. The collection (1862-1865) contains corporate records of the Portland and Milwaukie Macadamized Road Company.
Portland General Electric records
Edward Quackenbush correspondence
Born in Albany, New York, Edward Quackenbush (1839-1928) travelled west and became a late 19th century financial and community leader in Portland, Oregon. Collection is comprised of correspondence from Alfred Quckenbush (brother) and Presbyterian church officials.
R. D. Hume and Company records
The R.D. Hume and Company was founded by Robert Deniston Hume (1845-1908) who came to Oregon from California and created a commercial empire in Curry County. The collection (1877-1911) contains ledgers, journals, cash books, inventories, statements, invoices, letterpress copybooks, as well as records of related accounts and companies: Wedderburn Trading Co., Del Norte Commercial Co., and Excelsior Packing and Trading Co.
Floyd Cleveland Ramp papers
Floyd Cleveland Ramp was a member of Socialist and Communist Parties in the United States and Russia in the 1900's as a college student and an adult. The collection consists of diaries and letterbooks; incoming letters; family correspondence; materials documenting his arrest, trial, and incarceration for espionage; Socialist and Communist Party materials; speeches; tapes; and broadsides.
Harold A. Rands papers
Harold A. Rands (1871-1952) was a civil engineer who superintended hydroelectric installations, was in charge of power and flood control surveys on the Columbia River and tributaries for the U. S. Corp of Engineers, and served as senior engineer for the construction of the Bonneville Dam and powerhouse complex. The collection contains field diaries, correspondence, reports, project files including Columbia river and Bonneville Dam projects, and photographs.
Red Star Roller Mills records
The company Red Star Roller Mills, a flouring mill, was located in Turner, Oregon. The collection (1892-1900) contains financial ledgers and day books, and a biography of George Frank Robertson which describes an overland journey to Oregon.
Charles M. Redman letter to Hadley and Owens
Charles M. Redman, of Umatilla, Oregon wrote a letter dated January 23, 1862, to Hadley and Owens, and in the letter he described a hard winter, and frozen sheep and cattle.
Milnor Roberts papers
Milnor Roberts (1877-1965) was a mining engineer, a professor, and Dean of the College of Mines at the University of Washington. The collection (1901-1945) contains project, research, and field work files on mines, harbors, and mining projects in many western states and in Africa, and material includes reports, correspondence, notes, maps, and printed material.