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Boyd R. Overhulse papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 515

Scope and Contents

The papers consist of minutes and accompanying documents of Oregon State Senate committees on which Overhulse served, including the Constitutional Revision Committee, 1963; Elections Committee, 1963; Judiciary Committee, 1959, 1961, 1963; Public Buildings and Institutions Committee, 1963; State and Federal Affairs Committee, 1963; Taxation Committee, 1963 and special session, 1963.

There are also minutes and exhibits of the Legislative Interim Committee on Natural Resources, 1961-1962, and the Legislative Interim Committee on Taxation, 1963-1964.

Correspondence consists of letters from constituents and lobbyists in 1957.

Dates

  • 1957-1964

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

Boyd R. Overhulse (1909-1966) was born in Watertown, South Dakota and graduated from the University of Oregon's School of Law. Overhulse became district attorney of Jefferson County, Oregon. He served as a state representative from Oregon's 25th District between 1951 and 1955. He also served as a Democrat in the Oregon Senate from the 19th District, 1961-1965.

Extent

3 linear feet (2 containers) : 2 record storage boxes

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Boyd R. Overhulse (1909-1966) became district attorney of Jefferson County, Oregon, served in the state House, 1951-1955, and also served as a Democrat in the state Senate, 1961-1965. The collection contains minutes and accompanying documents of Oregon State Senate committees on which Overhulse served, correspondence, and exhibit material.

Arrangement

Material within this collection may have little to no intellectual or physical arrangement. Any arrangement may have derived from the records' creators or custodians. It may be necessary to look in multiple places for the same types of materials.

Processing Information

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. Folder titles are based on those created by the creators or previous custodians. Titles have not all been verified against the contents of the folders. In some cases, staff supplied folder titles during initial processing.

Title
Guide to the Boyd R. Overhulse Papers
Status
Complete Description
Author
Tanya Parlet.
Date
2012
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.
Sponsor
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

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