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Urling Campbell Coe papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: A 193

Scope and Contents

The collection (1940-1942) contains correspondence, a scrapbook, and material relating to his published recollections, titled Frontier Doctor.

The letters and scrapbook concern the publication of Coe's recollections of medical practice in Bend.

There is also a collection of reviews, a typed copy of an address by Coe about the writing of his book, and a set of galley proofs.


  • Creation: 1940-1942


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

Urling Campbell Coe (1881-1956) was born in Carthage, Missouri, and graduated from the Eclectic Medical College in Cincinnati, Ohio. He became a physician and practiced in Oregon. He moved to Bend, Oregon in 1905 and then to Portland in 1918.


0.5 linear feet (1 container) : 1 clam shell box

Language of Materials



Urling Campbell Coe (1881-1956) was a physician who practiced in Bend and Portland, Oregon. The collection (1940-1942) contains correspondence, a scrapbook, and material relating to his published recollections, titled Frontier Doctor.

Processing Information

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 organization and rehousing.

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

Guide to the Urling Campbell Coe Papers
Complete Description
Tanya Parlet and Kira B. Homo.
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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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).

Repository Details

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

1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR 97403-1299 USA