Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), Oregon Chapter correspondence
Scope and Contents
The collection consists of alphabetically arranged correspondence files, from L-Z only, from 1913; and 1917 to 1936. There are about 500 individual letters.
The files are from the records kept by Anne M. Lang, of The Dalles, Oregon, who had served as vice-president general, and state regent of the Oregon D.A.R.
- 1913; 1917-1936
- Lang, Anne M. (Person)
- Daughters of the American Revolution. Oregon Society (Organization)
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Biographical / Historical
The Daughters of the American Revolution is a non-profit volunteer women's service organization "dedicated to promoting patriotism, preserving American history, and securing America's future through better education for children." The society was founded in 1890; membershop is open to any woman who can prove she is a direct descendent of "a patriot of the American Revolution."
The Oregon Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) "began with the formation of the Multnomah Chapter in Portland by Mrs. Mary Phelps Montgomery in 1896. There are thirty-seven chapters in Oregon with over 1775 members."
During the early 1900s, Anne M. Lang served as vice president general, and state regent of the Oregon DAR.
[Source: Oregon DAR website at rootsweb.ancestry.com]
1.5 linear feet (1 container) : 1 clamshell box
Language of Materials
The Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), Oregon Chapter began with the formation of the Multnomah Chapter, in 1896, and during the early 1900s Anne M. Lang served as vice president general, and state regent of the Oregon DAR. The collection (1913; 1917-1936) contains correspondence files.
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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.
- Correspondence Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Daughters of the American Revolution. Oregon Society
- Groups and organizations—Daughters of the American Revolution Subject Source: Photosub
- Lang, Anne M.
- Oregon Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Oregon -- Social life and customs -- 20th century Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Patriotic societies -- Oregon Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Women -- Oregon -- Societies and clubs Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Guide to the Daughters of the American Revolution, Oregon Chapter correspondence
- Complete Description
- Tanya Parlet and Kira B. Homo.
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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).