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FAC. University of Oregon Faculty Papers

 Record Group
Identifier: FAC
The personal papers of former University of Oregon faculty members.

Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:

Lewis R. Alderman papers

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025042293163]
Identifier: Ax 473
Abstract Lewis R. Alderman (1872-1965) became a prominent and influential educator, first as a principal and school superintendent in McMinnville, then as superintendent in Yamhill County and Eugene, a University of Oregon faculty member, Superintendent of Schools for Oregon, Director of Education of enlisted men in the Navy, and Chief of the Service Division in the USO Office of Education. The collection contains, scrapbooks, speeches, radio talks on education, correspondence and documents on adult...
Dates: 1928-1943

Eric William Allen papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 182
Abstract Eric W. Allen (1879-1944 ) was the first Dean of the School of Journalism, University of Oregon, and held that post from 1916 to his death in 1944. The collection (1917-1934) contains personal and professional correspondence, and a few manuscripts.
Dates: 1917-1934

American Association of University Professors. University of Oregon Chapter records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 098
Abstract The American Association of University Professors' (AAUP) purpose is to advance academic freedom and to ensure higher education's contribution to the common good. Records include correspondence, minutes, committee reports, membership lists, programs, office files, faculty unions and bargaining information, hearings and legal records, salary research materials, and records on the 1952 Loyalty Oath controversy.
Dates: 1925-1979

Roy C. Andrews papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 002
Abstract Roy C. Andrews was a school teacher and administrator in Michigan, Texas, Arkansas, Washington and Oregon. He was a chemistry instructor at the University of Oregon from 1935 until his retirement in 1950. Andrews is noted for his photographs of one-room schoolhouses in southern Lane County, 1911-1913. The collection consists of diaries, one account book, two ledgers, music concert lists, correspondence, University of Oregon material, and photographs.
Dates: 1902-1955

Beekman Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 010
Abstract The Beekman family consists of Cornelius C. Beekman, the founder and owner of Beekman Bank in Jacksonville, Oregon; his son Benjamin Beekman, a Portland, Oregon lawyer and UO Law School faculty member; and his daughter Carrie Beekman, who donated substantially to the University of Oregon. The collection consists of correspondence, diaries, miscellaneous manuscripts and publications, scrapbooks and photographs.
Dates: 1859-1936

Quirinus Breen faculty papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 224
Abstract Quirinus Breen served as a professor at the University of Oregon form 1938 to 1964. Breen taught in the history department, focusing his studies on Greek, Roman and French history during the Medieval, Renaissance and Reformation eras. The majority of the collection consists of lecture notes and course descriptions from the history courses he taught at the University of Oregon as well as the course notes for a class in this History of Education at Grand Valley State College. Additional materials...
Dates: c. 1900-1965

Thomas Condon papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: A 022
Abstract Thomas Condon (1822-1907) was an Irish Congregational minister, a geologist and paleontologist, and a professor at the University of Oregon. The collection (1870-1900; 1946) contains correspondence, Condon's class teaching record, UO Board of Regents meeting minutes, a catalogue of the Condon specimen collection, geology publications, and photographs of minerals, specimens, the Condon family, and fossils.
Dates: 1870-1900; 1946; Majority of material found within 1870 - 1900

Charles T. Duncan papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 474
Abstract Democratic National Convention (1968) delegate materials collected by Charles T. Duncan, newspaper reporter, author, journalism professor, and Dean of the School of Journalism at the University of Oregon (1956-1963).
Dates: 1968

Allen H. Eaton letters to Mabel Eaton McClain

 Collection — Multiple collection box [A 263] 1: [Barcode: 35025042751889], Folder: 1-5
Identifier: A 263
Abstract Allen H. Eaton (1878-1962) was an advocate, author, curator, and art historian of American craft. The collection includes personal letters sent to his cousin, Mabel E. McClain of Eugene, Oregon.
Dates: 1919-1962

Alice Henson Ernst letters to Hazel Mills

 Collection — Folder 1 (shares a mb box): [Barcode: 35025042654307]
Identifier: Coll 387
Abstract Alice Henson Ernst (1880-1980) was a playwright, teacher, freelance writer, and reporter. The collection (1951-1974) consists of correspondence from Ernst to Hazel Mills, often concerning Ernst's books Trouping in the Oregon Country and The Wolf Ritual of the Northwest Coast.
Dates: 1951-1974

Faculty Advisory Council records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 050
Abstract The Faculty Advisory Council at the University of Oregon is a university standing committee responsible for providing the President and other administration officials with faculty opinion and counsel on a wide range of university affairs. The collection (1913-1988) contains a history of the council, minutes, memoranda, reports, and curriculum files.
Dates: 1913-1988

Faculty bulletins and scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: UA 078
Abstract Faculty bulletins and scrapbooks contain memos, correspondence and bulletins produced by and for the faculty of the University of Oregon between 1914-1931 and preserved in 31 scrapbooks.
Dates: 1914-1934

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

Charles Ellicott Johnson papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 008
Abstract Charles Ellicott Johnson (1920-1969) worked as an accountant before serving at the University of Oregon as Head of the Department of Accounting and Business Statistics in 1959, Dean of the College of Liberal Arts in 1963, and finally as Acting President of the University in 1968. The collection includes biographical material, correspondence, speeches, reports, schedules, publications, and clippings relating to his professional career as an accountant and to his positions at the University of...
Dates: 1942-1968

Herbert S. Johnson scrapbook

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025042868162]
Identifier: A 190
Abstract The Adams family includes William Lysander Adams, his son John W. Johnson, (first president of University of Oregon), his son Herbert S. Johnson, and family members Olive Frances Goodell, Helen E. Adams, Inez Adams Parker, and Thomas McBride. The collection (1929) contains a scrapbook created by Herbert S. Johnson of Adams and Goodell family documents, correspondence, and genealogical research.
Dates: 1929

Alfred Lewis Lomax papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll 035
Abstract Alfred L. Lomax (1892-1982) was a Professor of Business Administration (Pacific Northwest industrial history) at the University of Oregon. The collection consists of research correspondence, manuscripts, research materials, published articles and photographs.
Dates: 1916-1974

Ken Metzler papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 007
Abstract Ken Metzler was a Professor of Journalism at the University of Oregon and published a book about UO acting President Charles E. Johnson, titled Confrontation: The Destruction of a College President in 1973. The collection contains Metzler’s working and research files for that book including correspondence by and about Charles E. Johnson, clippings, publications, notes, and manuscripts.
Dates: 1934-1973; Majority of material found within 1968-1971

Randall V. Mills papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 088
Abstract Randall Vause Mills joined the University of Oregon English faculty in 1938. In addition to his teaching responsibilities, Mills wrote two books and numerous articles on transportation in the Pacific Northwest. He also wrote articles on bridge construction and location. In addition, Mills was interested in folklore, and was the founder and first president of the Oregon Folklore Society. The collection largely consists of correspondence, manuscripts, research material and notecards, printed...
Dates: 1937-1976

Perry Family correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 337
Abstract This collection contains letters sent to Elizabeth Perry; c. 1920s -1980s. Letters are from “Auntie” Florence Sheldon and James Ferguson along with other correspondence within Elizabeth Perry’s family. One letter is to Lester Perry, brother of Florence. Some letters have the University of Oregon letterhead. Early correspondence is from Florence P. Sheldon (wife of Henry D. Sheldon, UO faculty) including descriptions of university life and activities as well as family and life in Eugene.
Dates: 1925-1988

James Hugh Pruett papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 091
Abstract J. Hugh Pruett (1865-1955) was an educator and an amateur astronomer who passionately tracked Northwest meteors, built and operated the Evergreen Observatory in his home in Eugene, taught astronomy classes through the University of Oregon Extension for thirty years, served as Pacific Coast director for the American Meteor Society, and wrote articles for astronomy journals. The collection contains correspondence, articles and manuscripts of articles, an Evergreen Observatory visitor registration...
Dates: 1928-1954

Horace Robinson papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 025
Abstract Horace Robinson (1909-2009), Professor Emeritus of the University of Oregon, served on the faculty as technical director, scene designer, and director of the University of Oregon Theatre. Papers include manuscripts, scripts, scores and other creative works from productions at the University Theatre, photographs, and records of Robinson's involvement in local, national, and international professional and community service organizations.
Dates: 1926-2004; Majority of material found within 1930-1979

Albert and Carrie Sweetser papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 075
Abstract Albert Raddin Sweetser (1861-1940) was professor of botany at the University of Oregon, 1902-1931, and he established the UO Herbarium. His wife, Carrie K. Sweetser (1863-1952) was a watercolorist, a life-long diarist, and her botanist husband's devoted travel companion. The collection contains Albert Sweetser correspondence and notes, photographs and negatives of botanical subjects and travel in Japan and S. Korea in the early 1900s, and Albert and Carrie Sweetser travel and teaching...
Dates: 1887-1952

University of Oregon Faculty Assembly and University Senate records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 062
Abstract The University of Oregon Constitution invests the statutory faculty with governing power of the university, and the faculty in turn delegates governance to the elected members of the University (faculty) Senate. The collection (1933-2010) includes records of the Faculty Assembly, the Senate, and the Faculty-Student Council, and material includes minutes, reports, plans, task force, caucus, and committee documents, and audio recordings of meetings.
Dates: 1880-2010

Woodrow Wilson letter to Luella Clay Carson

 Collection — Folder 1 (shares a clamshell box): [Barcode: i50106132]
Identifier: CA 1894 Apr 11
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1894 April 11