LOC/K/K1. Law, General
Found in 151 Collections and/or Records:
Marjorie O’Connell Shearon was a paleontologist and employee of the Social Security Board who later shifted careers to become a lecturer, author, editor, publisher, legislative consultant, and opponent of nationalized medicine. The papers include correspondence, manuscripts, subject and source files, publications, financial records, and personal papers.
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.
The collection contains a letter and accompanying diagrams, dated June 9, 1866 from lieutenant William A. Shipley of the Quartermaster's office, to his superiors, regarding public buildings, including the Siletz Block House and supplies he wishes to sell.
The Silver Creek Recreational Area Advisory Committee promoted and planned the use of land east of Silver Creek Falls State Park, in Marion County, Oregon, as a public "organized camping" and recreational area. The collection (1936-1942) contains correspondence, reports, and minutes from the files of committee member, Karl Onthank.
Fabritus R. Smith (1819-1898) came to Oregon in 1846 with Joseph Waldo, where he lived and worked his land claim near Salem. The collection consists of the diaries of Smith and his son, Hamlin, as well as personal and legal papers.
The collection contains a letters patent issued on June 19, 1883 to James C. Smith, of The Dalles, Oregon, for his invention of an improved hand-powered drilling machine (no. 279,834). The collection also includes a leather envelope pouch.
Isobel Walker Soule (1820-1883) was a social worker, editor, and journalist active in the social causes of the 1930s. The collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, subject files including labor groups and committees, a scrapbook, George Soule correspondence and a manuscript, and an autobiography by James Blaine Walker.
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.
Dr. Ella K. Dearborn was a graduate of the University of Michigan Department of Medicine and Surgery who came to Portland in 1891. The collection contains a letter dated August 17, 1905, from Mrs. A. E. Stewart of Ohio to Dr. Ella K. Dearborn of Portland, Oregon, regarding euthanasia.
The collection (1747-1925) of legal documents includes a Seal of the State of Oregon, stock certificates, a document from Queen Victoria's reign, and an American naturalization certificate from 1844.
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 (1900-1926) contains correspondence regarding railroad administration and rate making, the single-tax movement, copies of letters by President Woodrow Wilson, and also information and photographs of Celio Canal construction.
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 (1894-1917) contains fourteen volumes of scrapbooks regarding Oregon politics, Portland water, transportation in Oregon, taxes, the railroad, Celilo canal, and navigation of the Columbia River
The Bulletin is a newspaper published in Bend, Oregon. The collection (1980s) contains subject files compiled by the newspaper regarding the Rajneeshees in Oregon, and material includes photocopies of articles, research files, legal documents, correspondence, and photographs.
Robert Thompson was an Irish immigrant and pioneer who established a claim in the Oregon Territory. The collection consists of a letter from Robert Thompson to the brothers William and Thomas Stephens at "Caddlepootle R., St. Helens".
Trial documents and transcripts relating to United States of America vs. Ernst von Weizsäcker, et al., also known as “The Ministries Trial” or U.S. Military Tribunal IV, Case No. 11, 1948-1949.
In November of 1847, a small band of Cayuse warriors killed 14 settlers and took 53 others captive in what became known as the Whitman Massacre. The collection consists of photostat copies of court documents describing testimony brought against Tiloukaikt, one of the Cayuse leaders brought to trial for the crime.
The United States Commissioner for the district of Oregon, of the U.S. District court, was Joshua J. Walton. The collection (1888-1904) contains Commissioner Walton's record book regarding cases, evidence, judgments, and costs.
Established in 1812, the General Land Office (GLO) sought to meet the needs of settlers during the western expansion of the United States. The collection consists of a photostat copy of a notice to settlers put out by the General Land Office in 1853.
The West Coast Mines Company held properties in the Bohemia Mining District of Douglas and Lane Counties; particularly the Musick and Champion Groups. Records in the collection include abstracts of title, contracts and field notes.
Elijah White (1806–1879) was a missionary and agent for the United States government in the Oregon Territory. The collection consists of a bond issued by White for the sale of two lots to John Shively.
William Allen Wiest (1885-1960) was an attorney in Independence, Oregon. The collection contains case files and Oregon State Bar grievance committee documents.
The collection contains letters patent issued on August 2, 1881, to Thornton F. Williams of Cascade Locks, Oregon for revolving dip nets (no. 245,251) and fishing machines (no. 301,653). The letters patent include specification descriptions and diagram.
Harper Hubert Wilson (1909 - ?) was a professor of political science at Princeton University. The collection (1954-1970) contains correspondence with Robert Staughton Lynd and with J. Edgar Hoover, among others, regarding civil liberties and politics of the day, and also clippings regarding Wilson, Hoover, and Lynd.
William H. Willson (1805-1856) was a doctor and preacher in the Oregon Territory and is remembered as the "founder of Salem." The collection consists of a single, 1 paged warranty deed of various pieces of land in the Oregon Territory written by William H. Willson to A. Kitelinger in the presence of H. Holden and C. N. Terry.