Found in 87 Collections and/or Records:
Governor's Committee for the Oregon Museum of History, Science, and Industry records
The Oregon Governor's Committee for the Oregon Museum of History, Science, and Industry was tasked to gather information and support needed to create a new Oregon museum; the resulting museum would become OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry). The collection (1943-1944) contains meeting minutes, and reports.
William H. Hammond papers
William H. Hammond (1908-2001) served in the military during World War II and in state agencies in Oregon for much of his career. He was active in fraternal organizations including the Kiwanis. The collection consists of documentation of Hammond's career and colleagues.
Hapgood and Company records
Hapgood and Company were Northwest salmon packers and shippers, and were successors to Hapgood, Hume and Company. The collection (1870-1897) contains ledgers, correspondence, invoices, sales, account information, and other financial records.
Inez Hogan papers
Inez Hogan (1895-1973) was an educator, author, lecturer, and illustrator of books for children. Hogan is most noted for her animal stories, including a series about animal twins, and her "Nicodemus" series about a young African American boy and his family and friends. The collections consists of forty years of correspondence, literary manuscripts, illustrations, research materials, contracts, one scrapbook, photographs, publicity materials, and biographical information.
Nils Hogner papers
Nils Hogner (1893-1969) was a muralist and book illustrator who specialized in the illustration of nature books. The collection contains correspondence, original illustrations, manuscripts by Hogner and Dorothy Childs Hogner and others.
Leo Anthony Isaac papers
Leo Isaac (1892-1970) was a forester in the Pacific Northwest. The papers include diaries, correspondence, and publications.
Gertrude Glutsch Jensen papers
The collection contains the professional files of one of Oregon's leading conservationists in the mid-twentieth century, Gertrude Glutsch Jensen. The collection includes materials relating to the Columbia River Gorge Commission, the Oregon Roadside Council, the Civil War Centennial Commission, and the Portland Women's Forum. The material is in the form of reports, letters, notes, and minutes.
Holway R. Jones papers
Raymond E. Kerr papers
Raymond Earle Kerr was a U.S. Navy Commander and a conservationist. The Raymond Earle Kerr papers contain material concerning Kerr's activities relating to the problems of air and water pollution in Oregon. The papers are arranged by organizations and subject. The collection concludes with personal memorabilia and material related to Oregon history, with a focus on Lane county.
Granville F. Knight papers
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.
Paul Knight papers
Kola Neis Hop Company corporate records
Kola Neis Company had the following officers: Kola Neis, Harry Schlosser, and O. O. McClellan. Records Include articles of incorporation and minutes of directors for Kola Neis Hop Company.
Krome Corporation records
The Krome Corporation organized in 1941, acquired mineral property, and constructed a plant for the concentration of chromite ore in southwestern Oregon. The collection contains files from corporation attorney William E. Walsh and files include information on land acquisition, sales, and correspondence with members of congress, 1941-1956.
Thomas Large papers
Mainly consists of Large's correspondence, correspondence by others about Large and his theories, manuscripts by Large and others, and printed articles by and about Large. Also includes map, "Western Emigrant Trails, 1830-1870," which includes annotations marking the Scott family's travel dates on their journey from Independence, Missouri to Oregon.
Lilla Irvin Leach papers
Lilla Irvin Leach (1886-1980) was a field botanist who specialized in Oregon flora from 1915-1945. She discovered more than a dozen species and two new genera, Kalmiopsis leachiana and Bensoniella oregana. Lilla and her husband John Leach purchased a tract of land in southeast Portland where they developed a botanical garden named Sleepy Hollow. The collection includes correspondence, notes, notebooks, articles, and a few photographs.
John B. Leiberg papers
John B. Leiberg (1853-1913) was a author who worked at U.S. Department of Agriculture, U.S. Geological Service, and the National Museum in Washington, D.C. The collection includes correspondence and plant catalogs dating roughly from the 1880s to 1909.
Charles C. Lewis letter and photographs
Charles C. Lewis was a member of the Mazama climbing club. The collection consists of a letter by Lewis describing an expedition to set up heliographs atop Mt. Adams and Mt. Jefferson, as well as two matted photographs of Mt. Jefferson.
May Charles Paul papers
Charles Paul May (November 23, 1920-) is known for his youth books. The collection contains manuscripts, correspondence, research, and published books relating to his work.
Gertrude Mazen papers
Gertrude Mazen, a teacher, spent the years 1926 through 1932 in the small Alaskan Eskimo villages of Selawik, Shaktoolik, and Prince of Wales. The Gertrude Mazen papers largely consist of a letter/diary which begins on July 11, 1926 and continues through to July 4, 1932.
Faith McNulty manuscripts
Faith McNulty (1918-2005) was a journalist and a writer of non-fiction and children's books. The collection (1962-1963) contains manuscripts of the book Wholly Cats and her story, "Collision in the City," written for the New Yorker in 1963.
Loren Holcombe Milliman papers
Samuel Moment papers
Samuel Moment worked as an industry development consultant from 1940 to 1954 for the Bonneville Power Administration and from 1955 to 1995 as a consultant to world organizations. The collection contains documents related to the legal dispute over placement of Snake River dams during the Eisenhower administration.
Museum of Natural and Cultural History records
In 1936 the State Board of Higher Education combined the Oregon State Museum of Anthropology, the Condon Museum of Geology, the University Herbarium, and the Museum of Zoology into the University of Oregon Museum of Natural History. The collection contains correspondence, reports, meeting notes and minutes, Herbarium historical documents, glass negatives, photographs, a Museum of Anthropology accessions/inventory journal, and a negative of Fort Rock sandals.
Clare Turlay Newberry papers
Collection comprises literary manuscripts and book illustrations by American artist Clare Newberry, including 242 original drawings, sketches and illustrations; three book dummies; and scrapbooks from childhood and early school days.
Gladys Oberlin papers
Gladys Oberlin (1908-1996) was a Christian missionary who taught school and developed nutritional programs in Brazil from 1943 to 1981. The collection includes correspondence, diaries, publications, and photographs that reflect her work as a missionary.
Karl Onthank conservation papers
Karl Onthank family papers
Karl Onthank worked on the staff of the University of Oregon from 1916 to 1957. Onthank and his wife, Ruth, were active conservationists. The collection consists of family history and personal correspondence, manuscripts, and photographs.
Oregon Liquor Control Commission records
Created in 1933, The Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) has the authority to control the distribution, sales and consumption in the state of Oregon. The records include monthly analytical reports, quarterly financial reports, and yearly financial reports spanning 1939-1950.
Oregon Roadside Council records
Originally named the Oregon Council for the Protection of Roadside Beauty, the Oregon Roadside Council campaigned for legislation that would protect Oregon roadsides from billboard blight and tourist litter. The collection (1922-1968) contains council minutes, correspondence, campaign records, and publications.
Herbert Parkyn letters to Robert M. Brereton
Herbert Parkyn was a financial agent for the Black Sand and Gold recovery company of Chicago, Illinois. The collection (1907) contains letters and printed material that Parkyn sent to Robert M. Brereton of Portland, Oregon regarding black sand (iron extraction) in the Pacific Coast and the Columbia River.