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Lee Wooden correspondence

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: A 185
Abstract

Lee Wooden was president of the Oregon Rural Electric Cooperative Association, a member of the Kennedy-Johnson Natural Resources Advisory Committee in 1960, and active in regional public power movements. The collection (1955-1963) contains correspondence relating to public power in the Pacific Northwest.

Dates: 1955-1963

Woodlawn Plywood Co. and the Northern Timber Co. records

 Collection
Identifier: Bx 189
Abstract

Woodlawn Plywood company was located in Hoquiam, WA. The collection contains ledgers and journals, cash, sales, account, and stock information, correspondence, deeds and leases, contracts and mortgages, and ledgers of the Northern Timber company.

Dates: 1946-1954

Ruth Cornwall Woodman papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 690
Abstract The Ruth Cornwall Woodman Papers include radio and television scripts for "Death Valley Days," and other television scripts and miscellaneous papers, 1914-1916, 1930-1969. The collection includes scripts and associated material for 204 "Death Valley Days" radio and television programs, an index to the scripts, notebooks from summer research trips, and correspondence with Death Valley acquaintances. There is also research data and a draft for The History of the Pacific Coast Borax Company,...
Dates: 1913-1916, 1930-1969

Edwin A. Woodworth papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 497
Abstract

Edwin A. Woodwoorth (1890-1966) became county superintendent of schools for Clackamas County, Oregon. The collection contains minutes and other material from national, regional and local education association meetings, as well as correspondence, publications, and daily desk diaries/journals.

Dates: 1945-1956

Catherine Woolley papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 642
Abstract

Catherine Woolley (August 11, 1904-July 23, 2005) was an advertising copywriter and later a freelance children’s author. The collection includes manuscripts and correspondence that reflect Woolley’s career in writing.

Dates: 1930-1993

William Worden papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 638
Abstract

William L. Worden (1910-1982) was a journalist who settled in the Pacific Northwest and wrote about the region. The collection consists of Worden's early correspondence and manuscripts, including manuscripts and research for his history of the Matson Navigation Company.

Dates: 1910-1982

Jerome Workman correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Collection Box: [A 150] 1
Identifier: A 150
Abstract

Jerome Workman was an attorney in Eugene, Oregon, who also served as secretary of the Chamber of Commerce. The collection (1912-1914) contains correspondence regarding Oregon businesses, including transportation and mining firms.

Dates: 1912-1914

W.P.A. Oregon Historical Records Survey records

 Collection
Identifier: Bx 066
Abstract

The Historical Records Survey (H.R.S.) was initiated by the federal government in 1935 as one of five programs under the Works Progress Administration (W.P.A., renamed Work Projects Administration in 1939). All W.P.A. projects ended in February 1943, and most H.R.S. records were deposited in public repositories. The Oregon Historical Records Survey collection, arranged according to its original order, contains detailed documentation of Oregon history and records.

Dates: not yet dated

Elizabeth Curtis Wright papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 301
Abstract

Elizabeth Curtis Wright (1887-1974) was a Christian missionary teacher in China in the early 1920s through the 1950s. The collection includes correspondence, biographical materials, memoirs, and miscellaneous documents that reflect her mission work.

Dates: 1919-1973

Robert Vincent Wright papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 433

Robert Vincent Wright (1919-2007) was a writer for various television programs in the 1960s and 1970s. The papers include screenplays, unpublished and published writing, biographical information, writings of family members, correspondence, and family photographs.

Dates: 1894-1994; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1980

Lee and Robert Wyndham papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 472
Abstract

Lee and Robert Wyndham were authors of children’s books as well as holding many other positions pertaining to writing. Their collection includes correspondence, miscellaneous materials, published works and many manuscripts that represent the careers of the Wyndhams.

Dates: 1927-1979

Yakima Amusement Company records [formerly titled First National Theater]

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Bx 031
Abstract

First National Theaters, Inc. leased and owned motion picture theaters in the Pacific Northwest, and in 1958, Yakima Amusement company bought out First National Theatres. The collection (1921-1959) contains financial records and correspondence of First National Theaters, Inc., of Yakima Amusement Co., and also includes financial information regarding Pioneer Securities Co., New Enterprises Inc., and C. S. Jensen.

Dates: 1921-1959

Grace Sydenstricker Yaukey papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 498
Abstract

Grace Sydenstricker Yaukey (1899-1994) was an author of books primarily for children. The collection includes manuscripts of books, articles, and short stories; correspondence; and reviews relating to Yaukey's interest in the history and culture of China.

Dates: 1934-1968

Benjamin Young papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 046
Abstract

Benjamin Young was a salmon canner, banker, real estate promoter of Astoria, Oregon and worked for the British America Packing Company. The collection contains letterpress copy books that include personal and business correspondence, a record book of the Ben Young Land Company, a scrapbook, and twenty-one volumes of British America Packing Company journals, cash books, letterpress copy books, ledgers, and invoice books, 1882-1906.

Dates: 1882-1906

Frederic George Young letter to Fred Lockley

 Collection — Multiple Collection Box: [CA 1916 June 25] 1
Identifier: CA 1916 June 25
Abstract

Frederic George Young (1858 -1929) was a professor at the University of Oregon, a historian, and was one of the founders of the Oregon Historical Society. The collection contains a letter dated June 25, 1916, from Young to Fred Lockley, regarding Oregon history and the Oregon Historical Society.

Dates: 1916 June 25

Henry W. Young papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Bx 156
Abstract Henry W. Young published newspapers in Kansas and Oregon, including the Coquille Valley Sentinel newspaper of Coquille, Oregon, which he purchased in 1914. The collection (1863-1945) contains Sentinel records including ledgers, issues of the newspaper, and correspondence, as well as personal and business papers of Henry W. Young, including writings, correspondence, speeches, bills submitted to the Kansas state senate, printed matter, and other Kansas and Oregon newspapers published by...
Dates: 1863-1945

James Webb Young papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Ax 739
Abstract James Webb Young (1886-1973) had a long career in advertising as the head of the Advertising Council, as key figure with J. Walter Thompson company, and with varied national and government agencies. The collection (1933-1972) contains printed and published documents pertaining to Young's career in advertising and also speeches, photographs, working notes, personal scrapbooks, Christmas cards designed by Young, autobiographical material, and files regarding his professional service and...
Dates: 1933-1972

Stanley Paul Young papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 295
Abstract

Stanley Paul Young (1889-1969) became a biologist who held many positions in the federal government, including in the Department of Interior, and also authored articles and books, including literature for children, regarding America's wolves, coyotes, and big cats. The collection (1940s-1960s) contains manuscript material, photographs, and minor correspondence.

Dates: 1940s-1960s

J. A. Zehntbauer letter to J. L. Krantz

 Collection — Multiple Collection Box: [CA 1917 Nov 16] 1
Identifier: CA 1917 Nov 16
Abstract

C.C. Jantzen and J. A. Zehntbauer purchased the manufacturing department of the Portland (Oregon) Knitting Company in 1909; this company was the manufacturer of the Jantzen clothing line. The collection contains a letter dated November 18, 1917, from Zehntbauer to J. L. Krantz, regarding the early history of the company, and problems that arose without access to a worsted (wool) spinning mill in the West.

Dates: 1917 November 16

John Zerzan papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 273
Abstract

John Zerzan (1943- ) is a writer and anarchist activist in Oregon. The collection includes letters, essay and book drafts, and anarchist ephemera and publications that reflect his activities.

Dates: 1917-2022

Albert Zieber diary and letters

 Collection — Folder: 1 (shares a clamshell)
Identifier: A 139
Abstract

Alfred Zieber (1830-1890) travelled overland from Peoria, Illinois to California. The collection consists of Zieber's diary of his journey, as well as four subsequent letters from his father, John S. Zieber.

Dates: 1850

Herbert Spencer Zim and Sonia Bleeker papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 558
Abstract

Herbert Spencer Zim (1909-1994) was a teacher and author in the field of science. His works in this collection reflect his work in the science field. Sonia Bleeker Zim was an editor for a publishing house and a writer of youth books. Her work in this collection represents her career as a youth author.

Dates: 1934-1976

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