Scope and Contents
The collection (1899-1920) contains diaries, a monograph, military records, certificates, photographs, correspondence, and other papers.
The diaries (1903-1911) cover his Constabulary service. Photographs are primarily family pictures and infant photos, circa 1900.
The correspondence covers 1899 to 1951.
Military information and records include a report of operations, a document titled, "Government of Moro Province - Executive Order," and a report titled, "Reglamento con caracter de la y los moros Maguindanao, sobre Casamientos." The monograph written by Boren is about the constabulary and Lanao Province. The certificates include tax certificates from Manila and Paragua, Philippines.
- Creation: 1899-1920
- Boren, Lemuel Evans, 1879-1961 (Person)
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
Lemuel Evans Boren (1879-1961) was born in Short Mountain, Tennessee. Boren enlisted in the 4th Tennessee Infantry, U.S.V., 1898, and in the 38th Infantry, U.S.V., 1899. He served in Cuba and in the Philippine Islands. In 1901, he was appointed inspector in the Philippine Constabulary. He was promoted to major, and resigned in 1909.
0.5 linear feet (10 containers) : 1 small photograph box, and 9 folders
Language of Materials
Lemuel Evans Boren (1879-1961) served in the infantry in Cuba and in the Philippine Islands, was appointed inspector in the Philippine Constabulary in 1901, promoted to major, and resigned in 1909. The collection (1899-1920) contains diaries, a monograph, military records, certificates, photographs, correspondence, and other papers.
Material within this collection is minimally arranged. Any arrangement is either derived from the records' creators or custodians or from staff at the time of initial processing. 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 organization and rehousing.
Description information is drawn in part from information supplied with the collection and initial surveys of the contents.
- Guide to the Lemuel Evans Boren Papers
- Complete Description
- Tanya Parlet and Kira B. Homo
- 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).