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Jonathan Bourne papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 019
Abstract Jonathan Bourne was a politician in Oregon at the turn of the twentieth century. In 1885 and 1897, he was a member of the Oregon House of Representatives, and was elected U. S. Senator in 1906. Considered a progressive, Bourne was a founder and president of the National Progressive Republican League in 1911 and organized the Republican Publicity Association in 1912. Most of the collection consists of U. S. Senate correspondence and case files. The Senate case files relate to topics which...
Dates: 1883-1940

Wheeler McMillen papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 120
Abstract Wheeler McMillen (b. 1893) was a newspaper reporter, became editor of the Covington, Ind. Republican, editor of Country Home, and editor-in-chief of Farm Journal. He was founder and president of the Farm Chemurgic Council. In the 1940s he was active politically, ran for the governorship of New Jersey, and was a presidential candidate. Collection includes book manuscripts with related material, most notably Bugs or People--Which? (Appleton, 1965); correspondence; speeches, articles, editorial...
Dates: 1923-1978

Polly Ruhtenberg papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 081
Abstract

Polly King Ruhtenberg (1907-1983) a libertarian and children's book author was active in social and civic organizations throughout her life. The collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, speeches, photographs, and a scrapbook that reflect her work as an author and libertarian.

Dates: 1946-1983