Peter John Stadelman legislative correspondence
Scope and Contents
The collection contains correspondence, 1936-1947.
Most of the correspondence concerns requests for legislation and advice.
The first section of correspondence is organized by subject. Subjects include highways, insurance, labor, public utilities, taxation, ways and means committee. This material was filed into folders that were re-used. The folders have people's names typed on them and then the subject is written above the name. The correspondence seems to be regarding the subject written on the folder and not the name typed on the folder.
There is another section of correspondence filed alphabetically by name.
Then there are two more subject files of correspondence: alcohol and bakery board.
- Creation: 1936-1947
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Biographical / Historical
Peter John Stadelman (1871-1954) was born in Hempstead, New York and came to Oregon with his parents in 1878. He established the Stadelman Fruit Company and Stadelman Ice Company in The Dalles, Oregon.
He also became was mayor of The Dalles, 1918-1928, and Secretary of State, appointed by Governor Julius Meier, 1934-1935. In 1936 he was elected state senator (Republican) from Wasco and Hood River counties, and served till 1947.
1 linear feet (2 containers) : 2 manuscript boxes
Language of Materials
Peter John Stadelman (1871-1954) established the Stadelman Fruit and Ice Companies, became was mayor of The Dalles, served as the Secretary of State of Oregon, and in 1936 he was elected state senator (Republican) from Wasco and Hood River counties (1936-1947). The collection contains correspondence, 1936-1947.
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.
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.
Genre / Form
- Hood River County (Or.) -- Politics and government -- 20th century
- Oregon -- Politics and government -- 1859-1950
- Wasco County (Or.) -- Politics and government -- 20th century
- Guide to the Peter John Stadelman Legislative Correspondence
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- 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).