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Melvin Byers papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Coll 446

Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of two letters from Senator Wayne Morse to Mel Byers in response to letters to the editor written by Mr. Byers. It also includes a program from the 14th Annual Banquet for the Washington County Democratic Central Committee and an oversize Oregonian clipping about Mr. Byers' many letters to the editor.

Dates

  • 1966-1967, 1983

Creator

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

Melvin "Mel" Byers was born in California in 1920 to Henry and Lena Byers. By 1930, the family had moved to Portland, Oregon where Mel's father worked in road construction. Mel served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II, and worked as a cement mason after the war. Early in the 1970s, he ran for a spot in the Oregon legislature, but lost.

Extent

0.1 linear feet (1 container) : 1 folder

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

This collections is comprised of two letters from Senator Wayne Morse to Mel Byers in response to letters to the editor written by Mr. Byers. It also includes a program from the 14th Annual Banquet for the Washington County Democratic Central Committee and an oversize Oregonian clipping about Mr. Byers' many letters to the editor.

Arrangement

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.

Title
Guide to the Melvin Byers papers
Status
Preliminary Description
Author
Finding created by Rachel Lilley.
Date
2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

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

Contact:
1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR 97403-1299 USA