Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
L. A. Huffman
Typed work on public speaking, the psychology behind it, and how to prepare for a talk.
Josef Berger papers
Josef Berger (1903-1971) was a children's book author, political speechwriter, poet, and lyricist. The collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, speeches, and published articles, relating to Berger's interest in American history, politics, and culture.
Robert D. Clark papers
Robert Donald Clark (1910- ) was a professor of speech, author, public speaker, and university president. The Robert D. Clark Papers are comprised of correspondence, schoolwork, speeches, writings, research notes, publications, administrative reports and memoranda, and reference files.
Department of Speech records
The study of rhetoric and performance has been a part of the curriculum of the University of Oregon since it opened its doors in 1877; the Department of Speech also used to offer classes in radio, film, theatre study, and also dramatic performance. The bulk of the collection (1948-1999) consists of records when the Department of Speech was heavily involved with theatre performance.
Failing and Beekman Oratory Contest records
The Failing and Beekman student oratory contest at the University of Oregon began with an endowment established in 1883 by Henry Failing and C.C. Beekman that awarded two yearly prizes. The collection contains collected hand-written and typed orations by students, some with notations.
Charles V. Galloway papers
Charles V. Galloway (1878-1974) served in state government, primarily in the tax department. The collection consists of letters he wrote to his family while attending Linfield College and the University of Oregon,and some other biographical materials. The collection also includes a scrapbook of his brother (Francis Galloway) documenting his college debate career at UO and social activities.
High School Debating League records
The High School Debating League was started by the Oregon Teacher Association and the University of Oregon contributed by publishing the Debating News newsletter, scheduling, and hosting the championship debate. The collection includes correspondence, programs, copies of the Debating News, and meeting minutes, 1910-1924.
Wallace McCamant papers
Oregon High School Debating League records
The Oregon High School Debating League began in 1907. The collection (1907-1910) contains a constitution and by-laws, meeting minutes, treasurers reports, and records of League elections and decisions made.
Students at the University of Oregon have written and performed numerous orations for ceremonies, contests, and class work. The collection contains hand-written and typed student orations, some with notations.
University Archives sound recordings collection
The University of Oregon's Audiovisual Department created sound recordings of a wide variety of university events beginning in 1947. This collection contains reel to reel sound recordings of significant university events, academic lectures, political speeches, and conferences. The bulk of the recordings date from 1947-1979.