Found in 196 Collections and/or Records:
Thomas M. Robins papers
Thomas Matthew Robins was a native of Maryland who graduated from West Point and served in Cuba in 1908 and in World War I. He later moved to Portland, Oregon where he was in charge of construction of the Bonneville Dam. Collection contains engineering project and research files, speeches, correspondence, personal information and photographs.
H.R. Ross photographs
H.R. Ross was a photographer active in the area of Eugene, Oregon around 1900. The collection consists of twelve images dating from 1880s-1906, primarily logging showing Booth-Kelly operations, McKenzie River, Wendling, and Marcola.
Rough and Ready Quartz Mining Company records
The Rough and Ready Quartz Mining Company Records includes one bound volume. The volume is the Treasurer's Book spanning, which spans three years, 1861-1864.
Norman Rupp papers
Sachs Bros. and Reames Bros. accounts ledger
Lippman Sachs and his brothers immigrated to American in 1861 and settled in Jacksonville, Oregon where they operated a dry goods store until 1875; the Reames Brothers then purchased the building and continued a general store until 1886. The collection (1874-1875; 1881-1884)) contains a Sachs Bros. ledger account book which also includes account pages of the Reames Bros. store.
Santiam Gold and Silver Mining Company stock certificate
The Santiam Gold and Silver Mining Company was incorporated by Frank J. Wood, J. W. Whalley, and M. W. Fecheimer, on January 30 1877. The collection consists of a stock certificate for the company.
Haywood P. Sconce papers
Haywood P. Sconce was a Baptist minister who served congregations in Oregon and Washington, and in 1954 founded and became director of Christian Celebrity Tyme, a religious radio program. The papers include sermons, outlines, and sermon notes, correspondence, manuscripts of short stories and articles, memorabilia, and Christian Celebrity Tyme materials including programs, notes, and recordings.
Sherwood Placer Mining Co. records
Sherwood Placer Mining Company, of Portland, Oregon was a general mining and milling firm that owned, operated, and rented ore and bullion mining and milling operations, and also water rights. The collection (1911) contains articles of incorporation, stock records, by-laws, and meeting minutes.
David Lawson Shirk diary
David Shirk (1844-1928)was a pioneer and cattle worker. The collections consists of one bound trail diary and an unbound manuscript of David Shirk's autobiography.
Silver King Mining Company records
Collection comprises three ledgers containing information on the finances and stocks of the Silver King Mining Company in Morrow County, Oregon.
Report on mineral valuation of Indian lands along the Oregon coast, [1950?] / by Warren D. Smith
Appraisal of mineral resources in the coastal areas of Coos, Curry, Jackson, and Josephine counties as of Nov. 5, 1855, when the government signed a treaty with the local Indian tribes.
William J. Smith photographs
William J. Smith (dates unknown) grew up in Detroit, Oregon, at the turn of the century, and went into the family timber business. The Smith & Smith Mill processed timber in the Macky Place area. The collection consists of 69 photographs documenting the mill, the original town of Detroit, and landscape, and include several shots of the transportation of a donkey engine across a river and up a steep slope in 1911.
Souvenir of Bridal Veil Lumbering Company photograph album
The collection consists of one published volume of 22 photographs and accompanying text, documenting the history and operations of the Bridal Veil Lumbering Company, c.1904. Bridal Veil was a logging company town and housed a finishing mill; nearby Palmer had the rough-cut mill. Includes named portraits and biographies of executives and all employees.
St. Johns Waterworks and Lighting Co. records
St. Johns Waterworks and Lighting Company was a Portland, Oregon public utility incorporated by J. L. Hartman, E. L. Thompson, and H. L. Powers; J. C. Scott was the majority stockholder. The collection (1903-1916) consists of a record book that contains director's and stockholder's meeting minutes, articles of incorporation, constitution, and bylaws.
Ira Staggs papers
Ira D. Staggs (1888-1973) farmed and raised livestock near Baker City, Oregon. The collection consists of correspondence and documentation primarily concerned with Staggs' life as a rancher.
Stearns and Chenoweth records
Stearns and Chenoweth was a hardware store located in Oakland, Oregon, that dealt in hardware, stoves, tinware, guns, pistols and sewing machines. The collection (1855-1912) contains deeds and legal papers, account books, a map, and correspondence.
Stephens-Weatherford Co. records
Stephens-Weatherford Co. was a timber holding company headquartered in Albany, Oregon. The collection (1919-1945) contains one record book that contains a journal of expenses, and a ledger of accounts.
Father Damien : an open letter to the Reverend Dr. Hyde of Honolulu, 1890 Feb. 25 / from Robert Louis Stevenson
Letter from Stevenson to Reverend C.M. Hyde of Honolulu in rebuttal to a letter written by Reverend Hyde to Reverend H.B. Gage (1889) which denounced Father Damien, who worked in the leper colony of Kalawao, Hawaii, province of Molokai.
Joseph Nathan Teal manuscript
Joseph Nathan Teal (1858-1929) was an Oregon rancher, lawyer, investor, and civic leader who was an advocate of waterways development, and served as U.S. Shipping Commissioner from 1920-1921. The collection contains a manuscript of a series of reminiscences of ranch life during the 1850s through the 1870s, in eastern Oregon, that Teal wrote down for his family in 1921.
Doris Ulmann photographs
Doris Ulmann (1822-1934) was a New York photographer. The collection consists of vintage prints, proof prints bound in albums, and glass-plate negatives primarily featuring portraits of notable people, craftspeople, and farmers. The collection also includes reference prints and negatives reproduced from Ulmann's original negatives.
United States Spruce Production Corporation records
United States Spruce Production Corporation was incorporated in Washington, on August 19, 1918, and set out to manufacture Spruce products, especially for war planes during WWI. The collection (1918-1946) contains three volumes of corporate records including articles of incorporation, meeting minutes, correspondence and telegrams, lumber company information, and financial records.
United States Spruce Production Corporation, Spruce Products Division records
United States Spruce Production Corporation was incorporated in Washington on August 19, 1918, and the Spruce Products Division was responsible for overseeing the logging of Northwest Spruce, and the manufacturing of Spruce products. The collection (1918-1919) contains orders and special orders, U. S. War Department memoranda, weekly bulletins, efficiency reports, correspondence, publications, liquidation files, and files on timber and railway companies.
USDA Forest Service photographs
The USDA Forest Service Photographs consist of 26 official Bureau of Forestry images documenting work projects and landscape in national forests of Oregon and Washington. It is of interest for its documentation of the early years of the organization and for the forests depicted.
Fred D. Van Wagenen letter
The collection contains a letter dated September 13, 1896, from Fred D. Van Wagenen, a lawyer in Seattle, Washington, to his mother (Ann Van Wagenen?) of New York. In the letter, he describes an Alaska mining trip and meeting Father Barnum, a Jesuit missionary and cousin to P.T. Barnum.
George Browne Van Waters papers
George Browne Van Waters (1856-1934) was a Protestant Episcopal clergyman who served in Pennsylvania before traveling to Oregon where he became the Oregon Diocese from 1891-1924, and founded St. David's and Grace Memorial Church in Portland, Oregon. The collection contains correspondence, parish records, sermons, a timber account book, family legal and financial papers, and penal reform documents by Miriam Van Waters.
John Joseph Villair reminiscences
John Joseph Villair (1876- ) was an Oregon pioneer and resident of Josephine County. The collection consists of a typed transcription of Villair's reminiscences as told to John C. Kuhns (1887-1901).
Roy Allen Ward speeches
Roy Allen Ward (1892 - 1975) was the general manager of the Pacific Cooperative Wool Growers, located in Portland, Oregon. The collection (1926-1961) contains speeches, arranged alphabetically, regarding wool marketing problems and the cooperative.
Warner Creek Fire collection
The Warner Creek Fire collection consists of documents related to the Warner Creek Fire in Willamette National Forest, Oregon in October 1991, and its aftermath. The majority of the collection is the Administrative Record presented by the U.S.F.S. during DISTRICT OF OREGON lawsuit 94-6245: SIERRA CLUB, et al v. UNITED STATES FOREST SERVICE.
Washington Street Market Co. records
Washington Street Market Company was a grocery firm in Portland, Oregon incorporated by Samson Hirsch, Otto J. Kraemer, and M. I. Gustavson. The collection (1932-1933) contains articles of incorporation, correspondence, stockholder's and Board of Director's meeting minutes, and receipts.
Warren Waterhouse papers
Warren Waterhouse, of Monmouth, Oregon, was a cherry grower. The collection (1896) consists of a certificate of inspection of nursery stock, a letter regarding Waterhouse's cherries, and a poem written by Waterhouse regarding temperance.