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Barlow family papers

 Collection — Multiple Collection Box: [A 265] 1
Identifier: A 265
Abstract

The Barlow family came to Oregon in 1845. The Barlow family papers collection includes four folders that contain genealogy, family letters, and miscellaneous family papers.

Dates: 1855-1879; Majority of material found within 1855-1879

Wendell Barnett papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 328
Abstract Wendell Barnett was born in Oregon City, Oregon, attended grade school, worked as a farmer, construction jobs, in a paper mill and pursued public office. The papers include correspondence, publications of the Oregon Commonwealth Federation (1937-1938), records and minutes of Oregon Farmers Union Cooperative Association (1935-1954), Oregon State Farmers Union annual meeting minutes (1948-1956), minutes and correspondence of Oregon State Farmers Union, and Farmer-Labor Relations Committee...
Dates: 1915-1966

H. L. Barret letter to Thomas R. Cornelius

 Collection — Multiple Collection Box: [CA 1884 Feb 24] 1
Identifier: CA 1884 Feb 24
Abstract

The collection contains a letter dated February 24, 1884, from H. L. Barret, of Birch Creek, Oregon to Thomas R. Cornelius. In the letter, Barret reports on snow and wagon travel in the mountains, his oxen, and the the trials of travel.

Dates: 1884 February 24

Willis Chapel Barrett papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 115
Abstract

Willis Chapel Barrett (1891-1963) was a civil engineer who worked for the U.S. State Department on the Yellow River conservancy project in China. The collection contains project files, reports, correspondence, and maps.

Dates: 1940-1946

Laurence B. Barretto papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 017
Abstract

Laurence (Larry) Barretto (1890-1971) was a novelist, magazine editor, and war correspondent. The collection consists of WWI diary pages and WWII diaries, correspondence, manuscripts, published materials, and scrapbooks.

Dates: 1917-1968

Ann Barron manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: A 216
Abstract

Ann Barron was a client of the Lenniger Literary Agency and a writer whose manuscript, "Sleep, Sable Brother," was published in 1969 by Gold Medal Books under the title Strange Legacy. The collection (1967) contains the final manuscript for "Sleep, Sable Brother," and one publisher's rejection letter.

Dates: 1967

Barron Bryton papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 463
Abstract

Bryton Barron (1898- ) was a teacher, a writer, a civil servant, a publisher and, most notably, a political conservative who wrote critically of the U.S. State Department and U.S. Foreign policy. The collection includes correspondence, writings, reports and newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1923-1967

Iris Thorpe Barry papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 227
Abstract

Iris Thorpe Barry was a writer of poetry, short stories, and crime and suspense novels. The collection contains manuscripts of poems, short stories, and novels, correspondence, memorabilia and publicity, and published works, 1925-1975.

Dates: 1925-1975

Smith C. Bartrum papers

 Collection — Multiple Collection Box: [CB B286] 1
Identifier: CB B286
Abstract

Smith C. Bartrum was an Oregon forest ranger who was involved in building trails, and who became the first Supervisor of the Umpqua National Forest. The collection (1899-1942) consists of Bartrum's autobiography, and also correspondence, monthly salary statements, and poetry.

Dates: 1899-1942

Base Line Lumber Company outgoing correspondence

 Collection — Volume: 1
Identifier: B 011
Abstract

The Base Line Lumber Company operated out of Portland, Oregon and was owned by Theodore and William Nicolai. The collection consists of a letterpress book of outgoing correspondence.

Dates: 1907 February 21 - 1910 September 6

Basic Rights Oregon (BRO) records

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 356
Abstract

During the 1990s, a group of activists formed a political action committee called Basic Rights Oregon (BRO) to fight against legislative measures in Oregon aimed at limiting gay and lesbian civil rights. The collection contains records from several state and local community organizations and is composed primarily of general administrative, campaign, and financial records, correspondence, newsletters and pamphlets, volunteer lists, audio and video tapes and reels, and artifacts.

Dates: 1993-1997

Julius Basinski reminiscences and letters received

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: A 157
Abstract

Julius Basinski (1844 - ) immigrated from Germany in 1866 and travelled west in 1870, first to Montana, and later into Oregon and Washington. The collection (1894-1921) contains reminiscences by Basinski and incoming correspondence.

Dates: 1866-1921

Kate Stevens Bates papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 202
Abstract

Kate Stevens Bates was an author. The collection includes her correspondence, diaries, manuscripts, account books, and scrapbooks. The diaries span from 1880 to 1936. Her diary entries are not regular; often several weeks pass between entries. The correspondence spans from 1878 to 1934 and concerns family matters, business, and social news.

Dates: 1860-1941

Mae Baucher papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 262
Abstract Mae Baucher was a Methodist Episcopal missionary in Yenping, China. The collection consists of correspondence, personal papers, and photographs, predominately from her career in China from 1926 to 1931. The correspondence describe Baucher's experiences and missionary work in China, as well as Chinese aggression towards missionaries the missionaries' flight from Yenping in 1927. There is information about Baucher's refuge in the Philippines and descriptions of military action of the...
Dates: 1926-1931

Harold C. Bean papers

 Collection — Multiple Collection Box: [Coll 400] 1
Identifier: Coll 400
Abstract

Harold Cedric Bean (1889-1930) served in the U.S. Army Medical Corps during WWI, and after his discharge, returned to Oregon and practiced medicine, and served on medical boards. The collection (1873-1930) contains correspondence, military papers, manuscripts regarding medical issues among soldiers in WWI, and other papers.

Dates: 1873-1930; Majority of material found within 1915-1930

Robert Sharp Bean papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 008
Abstract

Robert Sharp Bean (1854-1931) served in the Oregon Circuit Court from 1882-1890, in the Oregon Supreme Court from 1890-1909, and in U.S. District Court from 1909-1931.The papers consist of correspondence, letters relating to cases before the court, legal files and case files.

Dates: 1909-1931

William Gilbert Beattie papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 117
Abstract

William Gilbert Beattie was a teacher and district superintendent of schools in Alaska, 1905-1919. He was associated with the Metlakhtla Colony from 1910, and was well acquainted with Edward Marsden. The collection contains correspondence, newspapers, pamphlets, photographs and other materials relating to Beattie's career in Alaska.

Dates: 1872-1939

Hetty Burlingame Beatty papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 452
Abstract

Hetty Burlingame Beatty (1907-1971) was a sculptor and an author and illustrator of books for children. The collection includes manuscripts, illustrations, and correspondence relating to Beatty's interest in animals, especially horses, and travel adventure.

Dates: 1947-1970

Kathrine Beck papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 414
Abstract

Kathrine Beck, a novelist who writes under the name K. K. Beck, researched and wrote a biography of Opal Whiteley titled, Opal: A Life of Enchantment, Mystery, and Madness (2003). The collection (1911-2002) contains research files, correspondence, manuscripts, and interviews gathered or produced during the writing of the Opal Whiteley biography.

Dates: 1911-2002

Beekman Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 010
Abstract

The Beekman family consists of Cornelius C. Beekman, the founder and owner of Beekman Bank in Jacksonville, Oregon; his son Benjamin Beekman, a Portland, Oregon lawyer and UO Law School faculty member; and his daughter Carrie Beekman, who donated substantially to the University of Oregon. The collection consists of correspondence, diaries, miscellaneous manuscripts and publications, scrapbooks and photographs.

Dates: 1859-1936

Harry Behn papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 420
Abstract

Harry Behn (1898-1973) was a writer, teacher, and founder of various media groups. The collection includes books, plays, screenplays, correspondence, and mementos relating to Behn's interest in children's literature and educational programs.

Dates: 1914-1968

Rollin Simeon Belknap letter

 Collection — Multiple Collection Box: [CA 1872 June 5] 1
Identifier: CA 1872 June 5
Abstract

In 1870, Rollin Simeon Belknap claimed a hot springs site located in Oregon, in the western foothills of the Cascade Mountains, that is now known as Belknap Hot Springs. The collection contains a letter of June 5, 1872, from Belknap to A. Gibbs, asking Gibbs to pass on a bottle of water (that was sent with the letter) to a chemist for tests, as the springs he found were said to be good for healing. (The bottle is not included in the collection).

Dates: 1872 June 5

Joy Belsky papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 332
Abstract

Joy Belsky (1944-2001) was a Portland range ecologist who worked on protecting public lands in the Western United States. The collection includes articles published in scientific journals, newsletters, newspaper articles, government publications, manuscripts, speeches/talks and correspondence.

Dates: 1931-2001

Margo Benary-Isbert papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 394
Abstract

Margot Benary-Isbert (1889-1979) was an author of books for young people. The collection includes manuscripts, original illustrations, published books, and correspondence relating to Benary-Isbert's interest in German history and people, and her experience of post-war Germany.

Dates: 1950-1971

Jeanne Bendick papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 550
Abstract

Jeanne Bendick (b. 1919) was an author and illustrator of children's books, mostly nonfiction. The collection includes manuscripts, illustrations, and correspondence relating to Bendick's interest in the sciences, the history of science, and the environment.

Dates: 1951-1977

Robert Bendick papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 505
Abstract

Robert Bendick (b. 1917) was a cameraman, producer, and director of educational and children's television programs at CBS and NBC, as well as a collaborative author with his wife (Jeanne Bendick) of several children's books. The collection includes television production materials relating to Bendick's work in the field of educational programming.

Dates: 1946-1965

Frank C. Bensing papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Ax 615
Abstract

Frank C. Bensing (1893 - ) from Chicago, was an illustrator, designer, and portrait painter, who worked for New York advertising agencies, and was published in popular magazines. The collection (1926-1951) contains professional and personal correspondence, original illustrations, and biographical information.

Dates: 1926-1951

Beta Phi Mu. University of Oregon Chapter records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UA 134
Abstract

Beta Phi Mu, the library and information studies honor society, was founded at the University of Illinois in August, 1948. The collection contains the University of Oregon chapter records consisting of bylaws, ritual information, correspondence, committee information and minutes, member and initiate information, treasurer's books and receipts, and a brass wick lamp, 1973.

Dates: 1973

Elisa Bialk papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 503
Abstract

Elisa Bialk (1912-1990) grew up in Chicago and was still in high school when she began to publish articles in magazines and newspapers. The Elisa Bialk Papers contain a large collection of complete manuscripts from Bialk's children's novels. There is also detailed correspondence as well as a variety of fan mail.

Dates: 1947-1968

Henry J. Biddle papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 645
Abstract

Henry J. Biddle (1862-1928) was an engineer and an amateur botanist. The collection consists of diaries, trip logs, account books, correspondence, manuscripts, sketch and survey maps, and photograph prints and albums.

Dates: circa 1862-1928

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