Melvin Byers papers
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.
- 1966-1967, 1983
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.
0.1 linear feet (1 container) : 1 folder
Language of Materials
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.
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.
- Correspondence Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Labor disputes -- United States Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Oregon -- Politics and government Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Politics and Politicians Subject Source: Archiveswest
- Byers, Melvin, 1920- (Person)
- Guide to the Melvin Byers papers
- Preliminary Description
- Finding created by Rachel Lilley.
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid is written in English
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