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C. C. McColloch letters and scrapbook

 Collection — Multiple Collection Box: [A 074-075] 1
Identifier: A 075

Scope and Contents

Collection consists of three letters and several mementos relating to C. C. McColloch's experiences. In June 1906 he wrote an article for the Portland Oregonian critical of the Stanford administration. The correspondence includes two letters from David Starr Jordan censuring McColloch for the article and threatening expulsion. The scrapbook consists of clippings about McColloch's nomination and appointment as district judge in 1937.


  • Creation: 1906-1937


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to the public.

Collection must be used in Special Collections & University Archives Reading Room.

Conditions Governing Use

Property rights reside with Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections and University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.

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Biographical / Historical

Claude Charles (C.C.) McColloch (1888-1959) was an Oregon lawyer and later district court judge. As a student at Stanford University, he did volunteer work in San Francisco after the great earthquake of 1906. He was appointed as judge of the U. S. District Court in Portland, Oregon in 1937.


0.15 linear feet (1 volume, 1 folder)

Language of Materials



McColloch was judge of the U. S. District Court, Portland, Ore. In 1906, then a student at Stanford University, he did volunteer work in San Francisco after the earthquake and fire. This collection includes correspondences and a scrapbook.

Physical Description

1 volume, 20 letters

Processing Information

This collection received a basic level of processing including minimal organization and rehousing.

Description information is drawn in part from information supplied with the collection and initial surveys of the contents.

This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.


Guide to the C. C. McColloch Letters and Scrapbook
Complete Description
University of Oregon Libraries, Archivists' Toolkit Project Team, Amanda Steele, and Chasmodai Cassidy
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives Repository

1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR 97403-1299 USA