LOC/J/J1. Political institutions and adminstration
Found in 164 Collections and/or Records:
George Stanley Turnbull (1882 - ?) researched the history of Oregon newspapers, journalism, and governors, and published at least four books on those subjects. The collection (1930-1940) contains correspondence, speeches, and his master's thesis.
The collection consists of a photostat copy of a poll book of an election held in the Elkton Precinct of Umpqua County.
Jacob H. (Jack) Wagner (1895-1964) , originally from Russia, was elected to the Oregon House of Representatives in 1937 and also ran as a Democratic in the primary for U.S. Representative from Oregon 3rd District in May 1938. The collection (1936-1939) contains legislative correspondence, including letters from constituents.
John (or James) Knox Weatherford, Jr. (1901-1995) (who was known colloquially as Jim) served in the Oregon legislature as a representative from Linn County, 1930-1935 (Democrat), and as district attorney of Linn County, 1935-1937. The collection contains correspondence from constituents, correspondence while serving in the Oregon legislature and District Attorney, personal letters, and other political correspondence.
James Howard "Jim" Weaver (August 8, 1927- ) was a U.S. Congressman for Oregon's 4th congressional district. He served six terms in the House. The collection represents records produced by Weaver and his congressional office during his service as a congressman.
Oswald West (1873-1960) was an attorney in Portland, Oregon, and served as governor of Oregon from 1911 until 1915. The collection (1910-1940) contains correspondence, campaign broadsides from 1910, a scrapbook of newspaper clippings by and about West, and photographs.
John Whiteaker (1820-1902), a Democrat, was Oregon's first state governor from 1859-1862. The collection consists of personal papers and photostats of Whiteaker's journals and scrapbooks.
George Henry Williams (1823-1910) was an Oregon politician, serving as the chief justice of the Territory of Oregon, as a Republican representing Oregon in the U.S. Senate, as Attorney General of the United States, and as Mayor of Portland. The collection contains an address by Williams delivered at the Marquam Grand Theater in Portland, Oregon on May 16, 1896.
Before he became the President of United States, Woodrow Wilson was a professor and also President of Princeton University. The collection contains a letter dated April 11, 1894 from Wilson to Luella Clay Carson, who was the head of the Department of English at University of Oregon at that time.
Before he became the President of United States, Woodrow Wilson was a professor and also President of Princeton University. The collection contains a letter dated July 12, 1902 from Wilson to Matthew H. Douglass, of Grinnell College in Iowa regarding a lecture at Grinnell, and Wilson's inauguration at Princeton.