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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

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

Verne Bright papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 263
Abstract

Verne Bright (1893 - ) was an Oregon author of poetry who also worked as a newspaper reporter, and as an English teacher. The collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, memorabilia, genealogy research, sketches, scrapbooks, and publications.

Dates: 1899-1975

Justin Chenoweth and Chenoweth family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 123
Abstract

Justin Chenoweth (1829-1898) was an Oregon pioneer and surveyor. Collection includes two containers of family letters, poems, important documents, Chenoweth's diary, and biographical and genealogical material.

Dates: 1832-1896

Duniway family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 232
Abstract Collection consists of genealogical material and research, much conducted by Duniway family members. Included are letters and research regarding descendants of Abigail and Ben Duniway. There are tables and notes regarding the family history of John Tucker Scott and letters of his descendants. Included are tables, notes, books, photographs, and correspondence related to the family and clan of Anne Roelofson Scott. The James Scott papers include documents, correspondence, and other materials...
Dates: 1771-1993

Henry Minor Esterly papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Ax 684
Abstract

Henry Minor Esterly (1873-1944) was a lawyer who came to Oregon in 1904, and was noted for his defense of civil liberties. The collection contains legal files regarding free speech cases in Portland, Oregon in 1921, correspondence, speeches, genealogy information of the Esterly and Minor families, and legal files of Matthew Minor, Jr.

Dates: 1813-1839; 1904-1934

Oliver Otis Howard and Elizabeth Ann Waite Howard Family papers

 Collection — Multiple Collection Box: [SFM 112] 1
Identifier: SFM 112
Abstract

Typescript genealogy of Howard/Gray family, with handwritten additions.

Dates: 19--

Howe family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 051
Abstract

The Howe family comprises Henry Clay Howe (1832-1889) and his wife Letitia, their son Herbert C. Howe (1872-1940) and daughter Lillian Howe. The collection contains diaries, correspondence, photographs, and genealogical papers of the Howe family, manuscripts by Herbert C. Howe, and a ledger of the Oswego Canal Company of NY.

Dates: 1859-1939

Grace Hutchins papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 625
Abstract Grace Hutchins (1885-1969) was a Communist and radical labor economist who lived and worked in New York City with her partner, Anna Rochester. For several years in the 1920s, they shared a communal home in New York with several other women. Together, Hutchins and Rochester founded the Labor Research Association in 1927. The collection contains correspondence, literary manuscripts, genealogical materials, and photographs; much of the materials relate to Hutchins’ labor work, her international...
Dates: 1902-1968

Herbert S. Johnson scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: A 190
Abstract

The Adams family includes William Lysander Adams, his son John W. Johnson, (first president of University of Oregon), his son Herbert S. Johnson, and family members Olive Frances Goodell, Helen E. Adams, Inez Adams Parker, and Thomas McBride. The collection (1929) contains a scrapbook created by Herbert S. Johnson of Adams and Goodell family documents, correspondence, and genealogical research.

Dates: 1929

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

Alexander Petrunkevitch selected family papers

 Collection — Multiple Collection Box: [SFM 089] 1
Identifier: SFM 089
Abstract

Alexander Petrunkevitch was a zoologist and professor of zoology at Yale. The collection contains genealogies of the Petrunkevitch and Hartshorn families; curriculum vitae and list of published works of Alexander Petrunkevitch; memorandum of Dr. Kasimir Korybut-Kovahlsky, husband of Petrunkevitch's daughter Wanda; and miscellaneous letters.

Dates: 19--

Grace Guile Purse papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 033
Abstract

Grace Guile Purse was a physician in Washington, D.C. early in the twentieth century. In 1920 Purse pursued genealogical research in an effort to join the Daughters of the American Revolution.

Dates: 1844-1942

Pyke Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 766
Abstract

The Pyke Family Papers comprise correspondence and Frederick Pyke's literary manuscripts and research materials.

Dates: 1904-1951

Taylor Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 121
Abstract

The Taylor family papers include a journal of an overland trip from Rockford, Illinois to Oregon in 1853 by Rachel Taylor; a diary of D. H. Taylor on military service against Indians, January 1862-May 1862; and a genealogy of the Taylor family and related families.

Dates: 1853-1862