Scope and Contents
The collection (1887-1938) contains Faubion correspondence and an unpublished manuscript about her views of Congress and Washington, D.C., and also a scrapbook of Harry Lane and his correspondence regarding Oregon State Insane Asylum, letters from when he was Mayor of Portland, and other political correspondence.
Faubion correspondence includes twenty letters to and from Nan Wood Honeyman, 1936-1938.
Her unpublished manuscript, "Undiplomatic Relations," is also included. It describes Congress and official Washington as she saw it between 1915 and 1917.
Harry Lane correspondence (1879-1917) includes:
letters concerning Lane's appointment as superintendent of the Oregon State Insane Asylum, 1887;
letters to Nina Lane, 1906-1908, written while Harry Lane was mayor of Portland;
twenty-four letters to and from Seneca Smith, 1913-1915;
other letters and documents concern Senator Lane's stand on the armed neutrality bill (1917), "Indian Testimony," and include two letters from Lute Pease;
and single letters from Jesse Applegate (1888), and Timothy W. Davenport (1910).
There is also scrapbook regarding Harry Lane and the political issues of the day.
- Lane, Harry, 1855-1917 (Person)
- Applegate, Jesse A., 1811-1888 (Person)
- Davenport, T. W. (Timothy Woodbridge) (Person)
- Honeyman, Nan Wood, 1881-1970 (Person)
- Faubion, Nina Lane, 1884-1945 (Person)
- Pease, Lute, 1869-1963 (Person)
- Smith, Seneca (Person)
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Biographical / Historical
Nina L. Faubion (1884-1945) was a writer, artist and amateur mycologist. She was the daughter of Senator Harry Lane of Oregon, and also worked as his secretary in Washington, D.C.
Harry Lane was also superintendent of the Oregon State Insane Asylum, and Mayor of Portland.
0.5 linear feet (1 container)
Language of Materials
Nina L. Faubion (1884-1945) was a writer, artist, and amateur mycologist, and also worked as secretary to her father, Senator (and also Mayor) Harry Lane of Oregon. The collection (1887-1938) contains Faubion correspondence and an unpublished manuscript, as well as Harry Lane correspondence and a scrapbook.
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.
1 manuscript box.
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.
- Applegate, Jesse A., 1811-1888
- Correspondence Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Davenport, T. W. (Timothy Woodbridge)
- Honeyman, Nan Wood, 1881-1970
- Lane, Joseph, 1801-1881
- Legislators -- Oregon Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Mayors -- Oregon -- Portland Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Mycologists -- Oregon Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Oregon Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Oregon -- Politics and government -- 1859-1950 Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Oregon State Insane Asylum
- Pease, Lute, 1869-1963
- Physicians -- Oregon Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Politicians -- Oregon Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Scrapbooks Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Smith, Seneca
- United States -- Politics and government -- 1913-1921 Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Women -- Political activity -- Oregon Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Guide to the Nina Faubion 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).