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Hector MacPherson papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Ax 156
Abstract

Hector MacPherson (1875-1970) was a professor at Oregon Agricultural College (now Oregon State University), a member of the Oregon state legislature, and was co-sponser of the Zorn-MacPherson School Moving Bill of 1932. The collection (1918; 1925) contains correspondence and documents related to Kansas Agricultural College and William Jasper Kerr, and also papers related to curricular matters between Oregon Agricultural College and the University of Oregon.

Dates: 1918; 1925

Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia. Psi Chapter records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 172
Abstract

Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia was established for male musicians in 1898 as a secret society, and in 1900 became a collegiate fraternity. The collection contains the University of Oregon's Psi Chapter records including a fraternity scrapbook, correspondence, and records of honorary members.

Dates: 1946-1958

Murray Warner Essay Contest records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 153
Abstract

Gertrude Bass Warner (Mrs. Murray Warner) created the Murray Warner Essay Contest that accepted essays regarding relationships between the West and the East, and awarded a trip to Asia as the prize. The collection (1923-1936) contains essays submitted to the Murray Warner Essay contest and information about the contest.

Dates: 1923-1936

Office of the President: Arnold Bennett Hall records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 001-005
Abstract

Arnold Bennett Hall (1881-1936) served as president of the University of Oregon from 1926-1932. The collection contains records that document the functions, activities, and people of the Office of the President.

Dates: 1926-1936

Office of the President: Charles Hiram Chapman records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 001-002
Abstract

Mathematician Charles Hiram Chapman served as President of the University of Oregon, 1893-1899, and taught mathematical physics at the university. Collection contains incoming inquires and correspondence of Charles Chapman during his presidency at the University of Oregon, 1893-1896.

Dates: 1893-1908

Office of the President: Clarence Valentine Boyer records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 001-006
Abstract

Clarence Valentine Boyer (1880-1954) was an English professor and dean at the University of Oregon, and also served as University President from 1934 until 1938. The collection (1932-1970) contains records from the Office of the President which include correspondence, reports, minutes, financial records, among other documents.

Dates: 1932-1970

Office of the President: Donald Milton Erb records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UA 001-007
Abstract

Donald Milton Erb served as the President of University of Oregon from 1938 to 1943. The collection contains records from the Office of the President from 1933 to 1942.

Dates: 1933-1942

Office of the President: Frank Strong records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 001-003
Abstract

Frank Strong served as president of the University of Oregon from 1899 to 1902. The collection contains records of the Office of the President from 1899-1902.

Dates: 1899-1902

Office of the President: Harry K. Newburn and Orlando John Hollis (interim) records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UA 001-008
Abstract

Orlando John Hollis served as interim president of the University of Oregon from 1944 until Harry K. Newburn became the eighth president in 1945, serving until 1953. The collection contains records from the Office of the President from 1945-1953.

Dates: 1945-1953

Karl Onthank family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 622
Abstract

Karl Onthank worked on the staff of the University of Oregon from 1916 to 1957. Onthank and his wife, Ruth, were active conservationists. The collection consists of family history and personal correspondence, manuscripts, and photographs.

Dates: 1829-1969

Orchesis records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UA 176
Abstract

Orchesis was a student athletic club of modern dance that was established in 1938. The collection includes a scrapbook.

Dates: 1961-1966

Oregon Folk League records

 Collection — Multiple Collection Box: [B 096] 1
Identifier: B 096
Abstract

The Oregon Folk League promoted and administered a social and recreation center located in Siuslaw Bay, Oregon for members of the University of Oregon community; members of the league also formed a non-profit corporation, the Siuslaw Bay Community Inc., which held title to the land used by the league. The collection (1934-1941) contains promotion and administrative documents, a land deed, correspondence, meeting minutes, plans and blueprints of the center, and a photograph.

Dates: 1934-1941

Phi Chi Theta records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UA 183
Abstract

Phi Chi Theta is a business and economics fraternity that was founded on June 16, 1924 in Chicago, Illinois; the now inactive University of Oregon chapter was formed in 1962. The collection includes correspondence, minutes, office files and artifacts, 1976-1978

Dates: 1976-1978

Philologian Society records

 Collection — Volume: 1
Identifier: UA 128
Abstract

The Philologian Society was a student group at the University of Oregon. The collection contains one hand-written record book of minutes, 1893-1903.

Dates: 1893-1903

Pi Mu Epsilon. Oregon Alpha Chapter records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 118
Abstract

Pi Mu Epsilon dedicates itself to the promotion of mathematics and recognition of students who successfully pursue mathematical understanding. The University of Oregon Chapter, Oregon Alpha, was established in 1931 but is now inactive. Collection includes correspondence, initiation material, and artifacts from this fraternity, 1925-1930's.

Dates: 1925-circa 1930

Hope Hughes Pressman papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 019
Abstract Hope Hughes Pressman worked for the University of Oregon in the President's Office, for the University of Oregon Foundation, and for the University of Oregon Museum in addition to serving on several committees and councils at the city and state level. This collection contains materials relating to Pressman's involvement with those other committees and councils, including Aid for Families with Dependent Children (ADC), the Arts in Oregon Association, the Committee for Supplementary Cultural...
Dates: 1963-1977

Publication Committee records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 186
Abstract

According to the University or Oregon bulletin of 1935/1936: "The University Publications Committee has general responsibility for all scholarly and research publications issued by the University of Oregon." The collection contains minutes, memoranda and correspondence regarding scholarly writings and University publications, 1955-1958.

Dates: 1954-1958

Research Committee records

 Collection — Volume: 1
Identifier: UA 129
Abstract

The purpose of the UO Research Committee, and its successor, the General Research Council of the Oregon State System of Higher Education, was to stimulate research at the university. The collection contains one record book of minutes, correspondence, grant information, and project descriptions.

Dates: 1919-1947

Marion Dean Ross papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 231
Abstract

Marion Dean Ross (1913 - 1991) was a historian of architecture and design who taught at the University of Oregon and served as the Dean of the School of Architecture and Allied Arts at UO until his retirement in 1978. The collection consists of materials regarding architects, regional architecture, and specific buildings. A large amount of material relates to Oregon architecture, with an emphasis on Portland and Eugene.

Dates: 1954-1990

School of Journalism and Communication records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 013
Abstract

The School of Journalism and Communication (SOJC) at the University of Oregon was created in 1916 and offers undergraduate and graduate degrees. The collection includes faculty meeting minutes and correspondence, special lecture and symposium information, SOJC publications, accreditation reports, records of the Dean's office, awards, scripts and audio tapes, and event information, 1915-2010.

Dates: 1915-2010

Henry Davidson Sheldon papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 155
Abstract

Henry Davidson Sheldon was a faculty member at the University of Oregon in the field of education. This collection contains biographical material, correspondence, manuscripts and research materials, and photographs.

Dates: 1890-1948

Sigma Chi. Beta Iota Chapter records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 136
Abstract The Beta Iota chapter of Sigma Chi at the University of Oregon was chartered in 1910 and although their charter was pulled in 1996, with the help of Sigma Chi members from Oregon State University, the Beta Iota chapter was re-chartered in 2000. The collection contains correspondence, meeting minutes, programs, financial records, Greek life materials, office files, a publication of the history of Beta Iota, membership and nomination information including academic data, semi-centennial...
Dates: 1916-1960s

Society of the Sigma Xi. University of Oregon Chapter records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 147
Abstract

Sigma Xi was founded in 1886 (nationally) to honor excellence in scientific investigation and encourage a sense of companionship and cooperation among researchers in all fields of science and engineering. The Society of the Sigma Xi, University of Oregon Chapter, was founded in 1923 after a two year effort. Collection contains office files, correspondence, fraternity records, chapter book, and historical information.

Dates: 1914-1980

Students' Cooperative Association records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 174
Abstract

The Students' Cooperative Association in Eugene, Oregon is a student-owned housing organization that offers cooperative living arrangements for members who live in the Campbell Club, Lorax Manner, and the Janet Smith cooperative. This collection includes scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, and photographs, 1930-1960.

Dates: 1930-1981

University Teaching and Learning Center records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 159
Abstract

The University Teaching and Learning Center (TLC) (previously named Academic Learning Services Center) provides numerous services including programs, workshops, courses, tutors, and mentors to assist students with their educational pursuits at the University of Oregon. The collection contains correspondence and meeting minutes, 1971-1975.

Dates: 1937-1975

Herbert C. Thompson papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 067
Abstract

American journalist and historian Herbert Cooper Thompson worked as a reported for the Associated Press in England and France during World War I and in Mexico during the Mexican Revolution from 1916 to 1918. From 1924 to 1940, he worked as a writer and observer for the American Red Cross, visiting Cuba, Puerto Rico and Europe. Collection comprises diaries, correspondence, literary manuscripts, and photographs by Thompson.

Dates: 1864-1960

Work Projects Administration Oregon Federal Art Project collection

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 238
Abstract

In Oregon, artists and crafts people worked on Work Projects Administration (WPA) projects for schools, universities, hospitals, and the Forest Service. This collection includes photographs of paintings and murals that were installed in Oregon public schools, University of Oregon and Doernbecher Memorial Hospital for Children, Portland, Oregon. Of interest to the researcher is the collection of photographs of woodwork, art, and paintings for Timberline Lodge, Mt. Hood, Oregon.

Dates: 1937

University Archives alphabetical subject files

 Collection
Identifier: UA Ref 1
Abstract

Collection comprises subject files on University of Oregon departments, organizations, events, and other topics, circa 1890s to present. The materials in these files were collected to provide answers to reference questions on a variety of subjects concerning University history, but are no substitute for the actual historical records of the University of Oregon.

Dates: 1890s-1990s

University Archives alphabetical subject single files

 Collection
Identifier: UA Ref 6
Abstract

Collection comprises subject files on University of Oregon departments, organizations, events, and other topics, circa 1920s to present.

Dates: 1920s-2005

University Archives biographical files

 Collection
Identifier: UA Ref 2
Abstract

Collection comprises clippings, articles, press releases, publications, and correspondence relating to University of Oregon faculty, administrators, and students, circa 1930s to present.

Dates: ca. 1930s-present

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