Scope and Contents
The collection contains files from the editor's desk and includes subject files and correspondence concerning local, city, and state issues and politics.
Subject files are alphabetically organized by subject title. Topics include academic freedom, Bonneville Dam, and Oregon politicians. Local Eugene and Springfield issues are prevalent.
Correspondence is filed by date and also by name when the amount of material warrants it. Correspondence also includes letters from private citizens as well as politicians and public figures.
- Creation: 1941-1946
- Eugene Register-Guard (Organization)
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open to the public. Collection must be used in Special Collections and University Archives Reading Room. Collection or parts of collection may be stored offsite. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives in advance of your visit to allow for transportation time.
Conditions Governing Use
Property rights reside with Special Collections and 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.
Biographical / Historical
The Register-Guard began as the Eugene Guard newspaper, based in Eugene, Oregon. William M. "Bill" Tugman became the long standing managing editor for almost twenty years.
2 linear feet (4 containers) : 4 manuscript boxes
Language of Materials
The Register-Guard began as the Eugene Guard newspaper, based in Eugene, Oregon. The collection contains files from the editor's desk and includes subject files and correspondence concerning local, city, and state issues and politics, 1941-1946.
Material within this collection may have little to no intellectual or physical arrangement. Any arrangement may have derived from the records' creators or custodians. It may be necessary to look in multiple places for the same types of materials.
Collection processed by staff.
This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.
This collection received a basic level of processing including minimal to no organization and rehousing.
Description information is drawn in part from information supplied with the collection and initial surveys of the contents.
- Guide to the Register-Guard Records
- Complete Description
- Tanya Parlet.
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
- Funding for production of this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).