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Includes minutes and financial records of the Greater Los Angeles Advisory Council of Townsend Clubs of Southern California as well as correspondence and newsletters issued by John Doyle Elliott, Townsend Plan lobbyist, and issues of California echoes, 1.
Bailey Millard (1859-1941) was a printer, journalist and publisher who published works by upcoming authors like Jack London and Joaquin Miller. The collection includes correspondence, an autobiography, a biography of Edwin Markham, two albums of Oregon life in the 1880s-1890s, and eight images of literary figures including Jack London, Frank Norris, Edwin Markham, David Graham Phillips, and Robert Louis Stevenson.
Joaquin Miller (1837-1913) was the pen name of Cincinnatus Hiner Miller, a Northwest writer, newspaper publisher, and poet. The collection (1868-1960) contains correspondence and published works by Miller, and also material collected by Pherne Miller regarding her Uncle Joaquin, including photographs, as well as her personal papers.
Joaquin Miller (1837-1913) was the pen name of Cincinnatus Hiner Miller, a Northwest writer, newspaper publisher, and poet. The collection contains four poems by Miller.
James Neall (1820-1903) was a pioneer, merchant, and entrepreneur from Philadelphia who established claims and businesses in Oregon and California. His wife, Hannah Lloyd Neall (1817-1912) was a cultural enthusiast and suffragist who wrote for numerous early California publications. The collection consists of reminiscences, correspondence, miscellaneous papers, bound volumes and a painted tin box.
The Francis Marion Nighswander papers are contained in a single folder. The papers comprise a journal, personal drawings, letters, and documents concerning the currency question of 1885. The materials are focused around Oregon and California life, as that is where Nighswander lived and worked for the majority of his life.
The John Wesley Noble papers contains materials regarding the writing career of John Noble, Oregon born journalist and novelist. Materials include correspondence with publishers between the late 1940’s through the early 1970’s, manuscripts and numerous published and unpublished writings. The collection also contains co-written manuscripts, as well as a folder of miscellaneous papers, and a personal book.
Scott O’Dell (1898-1989) was a writer of books for adults, young adults and children. The collection includes manuscripts for The Cruise of the Arctic Star and correspondence with the publishing company.
Lenore Glen Offord was a mystery and true crime writer, and a mystery book critic for the San Francisco Chronicle for thirty years. The collection includes correspondence with the Chronicle, and also research and unpublished manuscripts on the Cordelia Botkin murder case of 1898.
The Oregon and California Advisory Board (O&C) dealt with the administration of revested land in Oregon. The collection contains correspondence, reports, research files, and minutes.
The Oregon Stage Coach Company, owned by Henry W. Corbett, ran a major route between California and Oregon during the mid 1800s. The collection (1866-1867) includes bills, receipts, and waybills.
Isabella Porter Spencer (1849-1924), of Ashland, was the daughter of James M. Porter of Iowa. The collection consists of both her own correspondence and that of her father.
Prichard left Polk County, Iowa in 1852; was in Marysville, Calif., in 1861; Union, Oregon, 1865-1867; and Rye Valley, Oregon, 1868-1869. In 1865, he built a toll road from Union to Express Ranch, Oregon, an investment that failed. His very occasional letters to a brother, Amos, and to other relatives in Iowa give a bare account of his experiences.
Kate Robbins, nee Pratt, was born in Cohasset, Massachusetts, and moved with her husband Abner to Ochoco, Oregon in 1868. The family was among the first settlers in the Ochoco area. The collection is composed of correspondence that describes living conditions in and near Ochoco and Prineville, with references to Indian uprisings, feuds between cattle and sheep ranchers, politics, and social life.
The collection contains one issue of the San Francisco Market Review, Vol. IV, No. 137, July 1, 1870.
Frederick H. Saylor was a collector of Native American legends and a writer of articles for pioneer publications. The collection contains a manuscript, scrapbooks, correspondence, ephemera and mementos mostly regarding myths, legends, and traditions of native peoples of the Pacific Northwest and California.
Lin (Lynn) J. Searles (1914-1972) was a professional magician/proprietor of magic shops and writer of Western stories and television series'. The collection consists of his correspondence, manuscripts, tear sheets, and financial documents.
John Shaver was from South Mountain, North Carolina. He sailed on the Henry Chauncey to Aspinwall, crossed the isthmus, and proceeded on the Sacramento to San Francisco, Mar. 11 to Apr. 2, 1868. Journal describes his journey.
Harvé Stein was an artist and illustrator of children's books who worked primarily in watercolors. The collection contains correspondence, 1941-1970, and original illustrations for two books, The First Book of the California Goldrush, by Walter Havinghurst (Franklin Watts, 1962), and Galileo and the Magic Numbers, by Sidney Rosen (Little, Brown, 1958).
Author Janet Marshall Stevenson (1913- ) has made contributions as a writer of civil rights, the women's movement and the arts. This collection contains manuscripts, holographs and photographs of her many short stories, articles and books; within this collection are research items and family papers associated with her biography of Robert W. Kenny, an influential liberal that championed the rights of several of the "Hollywood 10" before the House Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC).
John Sutherland (1846-1918) was a pioneer, union army veteran, and preacher. Collection contains two copies of his autobiography.
John Joseph Villair (1876- ) was an Oregon pioneer and resident of Josephine County. The collection consists of a typed transcription of Villair's reminiscences as told to John C. Kuhns (1887-1901).
George Miller West (1831-1912) was a pioneer and carpenter who travelled to Oregon and California to gold mine in 1853. Collection consists of one 49 paged reminiscence, typewritten and includes photographs. Photocopy is included.
John Roberts White (1879-1961), an English soldier who served with the Philippine Constabulary, was also superintendent of the Iwahig Penal Colony, and served in the U.S. National Park Service. The collection includes biographical material, diaries, correspondence, publications, clippings and ephemera, scrapbooks, and photographs.
Chester Sidney Williams (1907-1992) was an educator, lecturer, author, and politician, primarily in the United States. The collection includes correspondence, publications, photographs, subject files and memorabilia related to his work within the United States government and non-profit organizations.
Roy Martin Winger (1885- ?) served in WWI, taught at Army overseas schools during WWII, and was a professor of mathematics at the University of Oregon, and at universities in Washington and Illinois. The collection (1918-1968) contains personal letters sent while Winger was a private during WWI, when he taught in Army overseas schools during WWII, and also when he was a professor at the University of Washington.
Joseph Warren Wood (1826-1914) was a Wisconsin farmer who sought his fortune in California during the gold rush. The collection consists of photocopies of Wood's journals chronicling his trip to California.
- Subject: California X
- Correspondence 32
- Oregon 18
- Photographs 15
- Pioneers 11
- Manuscripts for publication 10
- California 9
- Diaries 9
- Authors, American -- 20th century 7
- Overland journeys to the Pacific 6
- Literature 5
- Pioneers -- Oregon 5
- Scrapbooks 5
- Frontier and pioneer life 4
- Mines and Mineral Resources 4
- Reminiscences 4
- Agriculture 3
- Autobiographies 3
- California -- Description and travel 3
- Clippings 3
- Financial records 3 + ∧ less
- Townsend, Francis E. (Francis Everett), 1867-1960 3
- United States. Army 3
- Elliott, John Doyle 2
- Greater Los Angeles Advisory Council of Townsend Clubs in Southern California 2
- McFarland, Edna 2
- Miller, Joaquin, 1837-1913 2
- Southern Pacific Railroad Company 2
- Tifft, Earl R. 2
- University of Oregon 2
- Ace Books 1
- Adams Express Company 1
- Allen, Merritt Parmelee, 1892-1954 1
- Anderson, Marian, 1897-1993 1
- Applegate, Albert, 1843-1888 1
- Arctic Star (Offshore cruiser) 1
- Atherton, Gertrude Franklin Horn, 1857-1948 1
- Atwater, Montgomery M. (Montgomery Meigs) 1
- Audubon, John James, 1785-1851 1
- Avent, Enid 1
- Axworthy, Cecil, 1895-1967 1 + ∧ less