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Wallace McCamant papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 155
Abstract Wallace McCamant came to Oregon in 1890 and practiced law. Later, he was appointed to the Oregon Supreme Court in 1916, but resigned in 1918, and resumed private law practice. He was a delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1920, and nominated Calvin Coolidge for the vice-presidency. In 1925, Coolidge nominated him to the Circuit Court of Appeals, a nomination that failed confirmation because of opposition by Senator Hiram Johnson. The collection includes correspondence relating...
Dates: 1867-1944

Andrew S. McClure journal

 Collection — Multiple collection box: [A 074-A 075]
Identifier: A 074
Abstract

Andrew S. McClure (1829-1898) traveled from Kansas to Oregon in 1853. The collection consists of two typed transcriptions of his journal, chronicling that journey.

Dates: 1853-1942; Majority of material found in 1853 - 1853

Evans Smith McComas papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 181
Abstract

Evans Smith McComas came from Iowa to Oregon to work in the mines in the 1860s. He later owned and edited newspapers. The collection consists of scrapbooks and the McComas diary, 1862-1867, which describes his journey on the overland trip to Oregon.

Dates: 1862-1911

Frederic C. McConnell papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 513
Abstract

Frederic C. McConnell (1890-1968) worked as stage director of the Cleveland Play House, was founder and director of the Chautauqua Repertory Theater, and a charter member and officer of the National Theater Conference. The collection (1912-1968) contains correspondence, diaries, manuscripts, Cleveland Play House and Laguna Play House records, Katherine Wick Kelly papers, and stage material and productions.

Dates: 1912-1968

R. Nevan McCullough papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 170
Abstract

R. Nevan McCullough (1904-1983) was a U.S. Forest Service ranger, serving as District Ranger of the White River Ranger District of the Snoqualmie National Forest from 1928 to 1959. The collection contains subject files, correspondence, notes, and diaries.

Dates: 1903-1982

Charles T. McDaniel papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 181
Abstract

Charles T. McDaniel was, for many years, a cashier of the Stockgrowers & Farmers National Bank of Wallowa, Oregon. The collection contains bank correspondence, personal and family correspondence, a travel diary, memorial letters, and a photograph album.

Dates: 1917-1934

Ara W. McLaughlin diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll 279
Abstract

Collection consists of two original diaries, transcripts of the diaries, and a photocopy of diary no. 1. The collection also contains a reprint of a drawing of the battleship Oregon, presumably owned by McLaughlin.

Dates: 1898-1899

Isabel Couper McLelland papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 419
Abstract

Isabel Couper McLelland was born in Scotland and moved to Portland, Oregon with her parents. She was educated at the University of Oregon and taught in Portland, Oregon. The papers include manuscripts of 4 books for juveniles and correspondence with Henry Holt & Co.; as well as a typed copy of an epistolary diary kept by the author on her trip around the world in 1956.

Dates: 1941-1961

Melvin Leroy Merritt papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 066
Abstract

The Melvin Leroy Merritt papers comprise family and professional material. The majority of the material focuses on Merritt's profession with the Forest Service, both in the United States and the Philippine Islands. The collection contains correspondence, private journals, as well as professional field diaries. In addition to Merritt's field journals, the collection also contains numerous field diaries of Juan Guthrie.

Dates: 1870-1952

Metschan family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 686
Abstract

Phil Metschan, Sr. (1840-1920) was born in Hesse-Cassel, Germany and travelled to the United States and settled in Canyon City, Oregon where he ran a store, became Oregon state treasurer, and established a hotel in Portland, Oregon. The collection contains correspondence, diaries, financial and legal records, pioneer family files, photographs and memorabilia.

Dates: 1862-1946

Robert Aubrey Miller papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 070
Abstract Robert Aubrey Miller (1854-1941) graduated from Willamette University in Salem, Oregon in 1878, and began a law practice in Jacksonville, Oregon, served in the Oregon House of Representatives, and was as an aide to Governor Sylvester Pennoyer. The collection contains correspondence, letterpress volumes, a diary, proceedings of the Jacksonville District Pomona Grange (1876-1879), a Willamette University memorandum book, scrapbooks of clippings, speeches, Southern Oregon District Fair...
Dates: 1856-1932

Thelma Mills papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Ax 857
Abstract

Thelma Mills worked in education, primarily with foreign students, in China, Taiwan and in the US; while in China (1925-1927) she observed the Chinese civil war. The collection contains diaries, correspondence, manuscripts, travel mementos, postcards, and photographs, 1925-1976.

Dates: 1925-1976

Henry Misselwitz papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Ax 357
Abstract Henry Misselwitz (1900 - ?) became a reporter and foreign correspondent, was the author of three books on his experiences in the Far East, and promoted the establishment of a foreign service training center for U.S. diplomats. The collection contains correspondence regarding the proposed Academy of Foreign Service, book manuscripts, radio scripts, newspaper columns and articles, two journals Misselwitz kept while travelling in China, and a general merchandise account book belonging to a Mrs....
Dates: 1927-1946

Dwight E. Mitchell papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 791
Abstract

Dwight E. Mitchell (1898-1988) was a teacher, journalist, and writer who investigated and wrote about education and teaching. The collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, notebooks and diaries, college and university teaching materials, tearsheets, interviews and biographical files, and books.

Dates: 1918-1960

Moore, Hampton, Dillard family papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 153
Abstract

Fay Hampton Robertson compiled histories of the Moore, Hampton, and Dillard branches of her family. The collection consists of typewritten copies of those histories as well as the trail diary of Jonathan Limerick Moore (1830-1862).

Dates: 1852-1964

Althea Moores diary

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: A 081
Abstract

Althea Moores, of Salem, Oregon, was a student at Willamette University and after graduation she continued to live at home, do housework, take piano lessons, and participate in the social life of Salem. The diary is a fairly detailed recital of events, with little reflection.

Dates: 1877

Nathaniel Myer diary of a trip to the Rogue River Valley

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: A 086
Abstract

Nathaniel Myer's diary recounts his travels from Van Buren, Iowa to the Rogue River Valley of Oregon. His diary includes descriptions of the weather and landscapes along with events.

Dates: 1853

Frederick Nebel papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 355
Abstract

Frederick Nebel (1903-1967) was a mystery writers contributing to the pulp magazines of the 1920s, and a principal writer for Black Mask. The collection consists of manuscripts of Nebel's novels and short stories, correspondence, published works, and miscellaneous papers.

Dates: 1927-1967

William T. Newby papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 088
Abstract

The William T. Newby Papers contain a variety of information about Newby's overland crossing from Missouri to Oregon on the Oregon Trial in 1843. Newby was a member of the wagon train made famous by Jesse Applegate. The collection provides weather observations, account summaries, and personal experiences of living in and journeying to Oregon from 1843-1864.

Dates: 1843-1864

Francis Nighswander papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 091
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1862-1870

Adolph Nilsson Fiend diaries

 Collection — Folder: 1-3
Identifier: A 092
Abstract

Adolph Nilsson Fiend was a forester. His diaries describe his work for the U. S. Forest Service, District 6.

Dates: 1913-1927

Jay C. and Lucile C. Oliver papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 647
Abstract

Collection comprises papers of American missionaries to China Jay C. and Lucile C. Oliver, including family and professional correspondence, personal and travel diaries, and official records of the Y.M.C.A and the Salt Inspectorate in China.

Dates: 1905-1979

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

Oregon Militia, 1st Brigade, 1st Regiment, Company A records

 Collection — Folder: 1-2 (shared RSB box)
Identifier: B 077
Abstract

The Oregon Militia, 1st Brigade, 1st Regiment, Company A, which organized during the American Civil War, was referred to as the "Mountain Rangers." The collection (1863-1867) contains journals, correspondence, muster rolls, and information regarding the origin and dissolution of the Mountain Rangers.

Dates: 1863 May 9 -1867 June 1

Journal of a trip across the plains from Missouri to Oregon and of a land trip to California, March 31 to October 28, 1853, November 1853

 Collection
Identifier: A 093
Abstract

Benjamin Franklin Owen (1828-1917) was a pioneer on the overland trail to Oregon. The collection consists of Owen's journal, My Trip Across the Plains, March 31, 1853-October 28, 1853.

Dates: 1853

Horatio Hyde Parker papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 076
Abstract

Horatio Hyde Parker was born in England in 1850, and migrated to America in 1869. He moved to Portland, Oregon in 1887, where he was employed in the law firm of Williams and Wood. The Horatio Hyde Parker papers consist of diaries, letters, and other documents concerning the family of Horatio Hyde Parker and his wife, Charlotte Boykin Parker.

Dates: 1850-1924

Ruth Evelyn Morse Parkhurst and Austin Flint Parkhurst papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 228
Abstract Ruth Evelyn Morse (1899-1983) taught in American Indian schools and was employed by the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) and her husband, Austin Flint Parkhurst (1885-1965), was in the Navy during WWI and became a radio engineer. The collection contains personal and professional records of Ruth Parkhurst, including her career as a teacher in American Indian schools and her work with the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) as well as personal and professional (mostly military) records of Austin...
Dates: 1936-1983

Parman Shoemaker Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 286
Abstract

The Parman Shoemaker Family papers are divided into eleven series, according to family members and also by medium. The bulk of this collection consists of letters, notably correspondences from World War I and World War II.

Dates: circa 1850-2015, undated; Majority of material found within 1880 - 1989

Margaret Parton papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 036
Abstract

Margaret Parton (1915-1981) was a journalist, critic, and author. She was educated at the Lincoln School of Teachers in New York City and at Swarthmore College. The collection comprises materials that deal extensively with the personal and professional life of Parton and her family at home and abroad throughout the 20th century.

Dates: 1885-1981

Joseph Benjamin Pate papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 790
Abstract

Colonel Joseph Benjamin Pate (1879-1964) served in the Philippine Constabulary, WWI, and was assigned to South America from 1936-1942. The collection contains biographical files, photographs, a Philippine Constabulary officer list, diaries and mementoes, 1908-1964.

Dates: 1908-1964