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Mabel V. Funk manuscript

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll 367

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a typed manuscript by Mabel V. Funk of Campe Verde, Arizona.

The manuscript, titled Siegfried Follies: The Adventures of a veteran and his wife on the Oregon homestead they won in a Government drawing, may be an autobiographical account of Funk's experiences in Oregon.

It details the trials and tribulations of a couple who take up residence on a homestead outside of Portland, Oregon.


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Conditions Governing Access

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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

Mabel V. Funk and her husband (may have) won an Oregon homestead by a government drawing. She wrote about the homesteading experience in a manuscript which may be an autobiographical account.


0.25 linear feet (1 container)

Language of Materials



The collection consists of a typed manuscript by Mabel V. Funk of Campe Verde, Arizona regarding the homestead she and her husband won by government drawing (date unknown).

Physical Description

1 half manuscript box.

Processing Information

Collection processed by Austin Munsell.

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 Mabel V. Funk Manuscript
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Austin Munsell and Tanya Parlet.
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Finding aid is 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