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LOC/J/J1. Political institutions and adminstration

 Record Group Term
Identifier: LOC/J/J1

Found in 164 Collections and/or Records:

Howe family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 051
Abstract

The Howe family comprises Henry Clay Howe (1832-1889) and his wife Letitia, their son Herbert C. Howe (1872-1940) and daughter Lillian Howe. The collection contains diaries, correspondence, photographs, and genealogical papers of the Howe family, manuscripts by Herbert C. Howe, and a ledger of the Oswego Canal Company of NY.

Dates: 1859-1939

Walter Huss papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 357
Abstract

Walter Huss (1918-2006) was a reverend, a businessman, a conservative who competed in Republican primaries in Oregon, and was chair of the Oregon Republican party from 1978-1979. The collection contains subject files on a variety of topics including conservative politics, Foursquare church and ministry, alternative medicine, Christian schools, and materials include financial records, correspondence, pamphlets, clippings, and other printed matter, audio, and video tapes.

Dates: 1964-2006

Henry Clay Huston papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 146
Abstract

Henry Clay Huston served two terms as state senator for Lane County, beginning in 1866. He was a Democrat. The Henry Clay Huston Papers consist of incoming correspondence, miscellaneous papers, school catalogs, and news clippings for Huston’s reference or quotation.

Dates: 1857-1901

Charles Jared Ingersoll letter on the Oregon question

 Collection — Multiple collection box [CA 1846 Mar 3] 1: [Barcode: i50010864]
Identifier: CA 1846 Mar 3
Abstract

Charles Jared Ingersoll was a Democratic senator and expansionist who wrote on the Oregon question. The collection consists of a letter on Oregon written to an unnamed correspondent on the importance of Oregon expansion, as well as an introduction to the letter by Glenn Mason.

Dates: 1846-1975; Majority of material found in 1846

Arthur P. Ireland scrapbooks

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 35025042868857]
Identifier: CA Ir65
Abstract

Arthur P. Ireland served in the Oregon house and senate as a republican (1933-1969, non-consecutive), and was also president of the Oregon Dairymen's Association. The collection consists of 10 scrapbooks compiled by Ireland documenting his career and service in the dairy industry and the Oregon house and senate.

Dates: 1931-1951

Jackson County, Oregon records

 Collection
Identifier: Bx 067
Abstract The Jackson County, Oregon records comprise the administrative and judicial records of the county clerk's office from 1853 to 1920. The records offer insights into the form and trajectory of the social, economic, and administrative forces that shaped southern Oregon during this period. The records illustrate the rate of migration and settlement; the pace of privatization of natural resources; the growth of U.S. legal systems; the regulation of international and native populations; and the...
Dates: 1853-1920

James Blakely Oregon Mounted Volunteers appointment notice

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: ALMA217434]
Identifier: CA 1856 Apr 20
Abstract

James Blakely was a member of the Oregon Mounted Volunteers. This collection contains the appointment of James Blakely to Captain on April 20, 1856 by the governor of the Oregon Territory, George Law Curry.

Dates: 1856 April 20

Berryman Jennings letter to "Commandant"

 Collection — Multiple collection box [CA 1848 Feb 8] 1: [Barcode: i49151915]
Identifier: CA 1848 Feb 8
Abstract

Berryman Jennings (1807-1888) was an Oregon Pioneer and and namesake of Jennings Lodge, Oregon. The collection consists of a single letter requesting provisions from Jennings to an unnamed and unknown "Commandant at Gilliam".

Dates: 1848 February 8

Berryman Jennings letter to R. H. Malory

 Collection — Multiple collection box [CA 1857 Oct 24] 1: [Barcode: i49151848]
Identifier: CA 1857 Oct 24
Abstract

Berryman Jennings (1807-1888) was an Oregon pioneer and namesake of Jennings Lodge, Oregon. The collection consists of a letter from Jennings to R. H. Malory of Grand Ronde, Oregon Territory.

Dates: 1857 October 24

Maurice L. Johnson political papers

 Collection — Folder 1-2 (shares a clamshell box): [Barcode: 35025042918082]
Identifier: A 274
Abstract

Maurice L. Johnson was a real estate dealer in Klamath Falls, Oregon, and worked on Oregon Democrat political campaigns and committees. The collection (1936-1939) contains correspondence and financial records of the Klamath County Democrat committee, and also the Klamath County Re-election Club for Governor Martin.

Dates: 1936-1939

W. Al Jones letters received

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i50021928]
Identifier: A 140
Abstract

W. Al Jones ( -1918?) was a native Oregonian of Marion County, was a Catholic, a stock farm owner, and served in the Oregon state house as a senator representing Marion and Wallowa counties. The collection (1918) contains incoming correspondence regarding his political campaign, including letters regarding anti-catholic bias.

Dates: 1918

Gretchen Kafoury papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 353
Abstract

Gretchen Kafoury co-founded the Oregon chapter of the National Organization of Women in 1970 and the Oregon Women's Political Caucus in 1971. She served as an Oregon State Representative (1977-1982), as a Multnomah County Commissioner (1985-1990) and on the Portland City Council (1991-1998).

This collection is comprised of a variety of materials collected by Kafoury throughout the 1970s and early 1980s that are related to various women's groups and causes.

Dates: 1971-1983

John Kelly correspondence

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025042001418]
Identifier: Ax 148
Abstract

An active participant in early Oregon government, John Kelly (1818- ) was an Irishman and a Republican. The collection consists of Kelly's correspondence, as well as some assorted bills and receipts.

Dates: 1855-1889

Kelly-Seavey Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 186
Abstract

John Kelly (b. 1818) was a 19th-century Oregon rancher, businessman, and politician. The Kelly-Seavey Family Papers comprise the political and business papers of John Kelly, papers of other Kelly family members, and a small segment of Seavey family papers, as well as several boxes of photographs.

Dates: 1837-1951

Harry M. Kenin recollections

 Collection — Folder 1 (shares a clamshell box): [Barcode: i5016479x]
Identifier: A 241
Abstract

Harry M. Kenin (? - 1954) served two terms the Oregon State Senate, in 1939 and 1941, representing Clackamas, Multnomah, and Columbia counties. The collection (1939-1942) contains Kenin's recollections regarding his service in the state senate.

Dates: 1939-1941

Clyde L. Kiddle papers

 Collection — Folder 1-8 (shares a clamshell box): [Barcode: i50142835]
Identifier: A 288
Abstract

Clyde L. Kiddle (1891-1969) was a native of Iowa who came to Oregon in 1896, served in the Oregon state Senate for one year in 1937, and then resigned in 1938 for a federal position with Oregon agriculture. The collection (1937-1938) contains letters from constituents, personal correspondence, scrapbook pages, bills introduced by Kiddle, Senate committee information, subject files, and biographical material.

Dates: 1937-1938

Benjamin Hamilton Kizer papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 054
Abstract

Benjamin Hamilton Kizer (1878 - ) was an attorney and a member and official of planning boards/commissions including the American Society of Planning Officials, Northwest Regional Council, and the National Resources Planning Board. The collection (1934-1959) contains reports, documents, and correspondence of boards and commissions to which Kizer belonged and a transcript of the 1949 State Department Round Table discussion on American policy towards China.

Dates: 1934-1959

Granville F. Knight papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 082
Abstract

Granville Frank Knight (1904-1982) was a physician and anti-communist activist. As a physician he specialized in nutrition and allergies; as president of the Pure Water Association of America he advocated against fluoridation of public water. Knight was an active member of the John Birch Society, serving as president of the California branch. The collection includes correspondence, speeches and writings that reflect Knight's career.

Dates: 1920-1981

William Kuykendall selected papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 003
Abstract

Dr. William Kuykendall (1855-1934) was a practicing physician in Eugene, Oregon in the early 1900's. Collection includes correspondence: personal and professional, manuscript of Kuykendall's autobiography, other manuscripts, drafts of speeches and other miscellaneous papers.

Dates: 1902-1933

Winona LaDuke papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 372
Abstract

Born August 18, 1959, in Los Angeles, California, Winona LaDuke is a Native American activist, environmentalist, author and politician of Anishinaabe and Jewish descent. Collection includes materials written by or about Native American Winona LaDuke (1959-) in her various roles as activist, environmentalist, and politician. Forms consist of newspaper and magazine articles, press releases, correspondence, ephemera, and promotional materials.

Dates: 1976-2001

Joseph Lane papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 183
Abstract

Joseph Lane (1801-1881) was an active Oregonian politician serving as Governor and Oregon's first Senator. The Joseph Lane papers include diaries, correspondence, legal documents, newspaper clippings, a draft of Nina Lane Faubion’s biography of Lane, and photographs.

Dates: 1848-1887

League of Women Voters of Oregon records

 Collection
Identifier: Bx 173
Abstract

The collection contains the state, national, and local records for chapters of the League of Women Voters of Oregon. The records include individual files for many projects at the national, state, and local levels. The collection also includes publicity materials and newspaper clippings regarding the local activities of the league.

Dates: 1958-1975

Ben Linder collection

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 304
Abstract

Ben Linder (1959-1987) was an American mechanical engineer who worked in San Jose de Bocay, Nicaragua from 1983 until his death by the Contras on April 28, 1987. The collection includes correspondence, diaries, articles on political and engineering subjects, photographs, and the Linder family’s records, all of which reflect Linder’s humanitarian work, his political activism, and the impact his death had on American foreign policy debates and within the general public sphere.

Dates: 1966-2003

Literary and political autograph collection

 Collection — Multiple collection box [Coll 390] 1: [Barcode: 35025042654315]
Identifier: Coll 390
Abstract

This collection (1864-1963) contains letters and autographs from famous literary and political persons including Upton Sinclair, Douglas MacArthur, George (G. C.) Marshall, John J. Pershing, and Booker T. Washington.

Dates: 1864-1963

Jesse Looney letter to John C. Bond

 Collection — Multiple collection box [CA 1843 Oct 27] 1: [Barcode: i49071063]
Identifier: CA 1843 Oct 27
Abstract

Jesse Looney (1800-1869) was a pioneer farmer and early Oregon legislator. The collection consists of a typed transcript of a letter from Looney to his brother-in-law, John C. Bond.

Dates: 1843 October 27

William MacDonald letter

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i50125448]
Identifier: CA 1900 Apr 30
Abstract

William MacDonald was chairman of the American Historical Association, Public Records Commission. The collection contains a letter dated April 30, 1900, from MacDonald to Professor (Frederic G.?) Young, of Oregon, about a proposed bill regarding public records of U.S. states and territories.

Dates: 1900 April 30

Virgil MacMickle papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 107
Abstract Virgil MacMickle was a naturopath who practiced in Portland, Oregon. He also served as professor and Dean of the School of Naturopathy at Western States College in Portland. The collection includes personal and business correspondence relating to Virgil MacMickle's work as a naturopath, his politics, and his business ventures. Also included are the papers and records of George W. Holcomb (1867-1949), an Oregon businessman and politician, with whom MacMickle had a business...
Dates: 1897-1967

Luther D. Mahone papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll 080
Abstract

Luther D. Mahone (1878-1966) was a captain in the Spanish-American war, a lawyer, and a Methodist-Episcopal minister. The collection contains diaries, essays, sermons, manuscripts, and civic and business related organizations.

Dates: 1896-1952

Hannah Martin legislative correspondence

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025041749603]
Identifier: Ax 671
Abstract

Hannah Martin (1894 - ) was an attorney and the first woman elected (in 1933 and in 1935) to the Oregon House of Representatives. The collection (1933-1935) contains legislative correspondence from constituents and other concerned parties, and replies from Martin.

Dates: 1933-1935

Thomas Allen McBride papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 291
Abstract

Thomas Allen McBride (1847-1930) became an attorney, served in the Oregon House of Representatives, as a District Attorney, as a Clatsop County Circuit Court judge, and from 1909 till 1930, served as an Oregon Supreme Court Justice. The collection contains correspondence, speeches, publications, certificates, clippings, and photographs.

Dates: 1893-1923