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James Franklin Amis papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 678
Abstract

James F. Amis was an attorney who served as the first justice of the peace in Eugene, OR. Records include letters, legal documents, checks, receipts, cash book, one bound domestic bible with family records, and other miscellaneous items

Dates: circa 1828-1912

Jonathan Bourne papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 019
Abstract Jonathan Bourne was a politician in Oregon at the turn of the twentieth century. In 1885 and 1897, he was a member of the Oregon House of Representatives, and was elected U. S. Senator in 1906. Considered a progressive, Bourne was a founder and president of the National Progressive Republican League in 1911 and organized the Republican Publicity Association in 1912. Most of the collection consists of U. S. Senate correspondence and case files. The Senate case files relate to topics which...
Dates: 1883-1940

Henry Waldo Coe correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 112
Abstract

Henry Waldo Coe (1857-1927) was a Portland, Oregon, physician, patron of the arts, and member of the Progressive Party. The collection consists mainly of correspondence including letters from Theodore Roosevelt and the Roosevelt family (1907-1918), and correspondence, clippings and photographs concerning statues of Roosevelt, George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, and Jeanne D'Arc commissioned by Coe.

Dates: 1907-1928

Matthew Paul Deady letter to Melvin C. George

 Collection — Multiple Collection Box: [CA 1884 Apr 11] 1
Identifier: CA 1884 Apr 11
Abstract

Matthew Paul Deady (1824-1893) was a lawyer, politician, and judge in the Oregon Territory, who became Oregon's first U.S. District Court judge in 1859, a position he retained until his death. The collection contains a letter dated April 11, 1884, from Deady, of Portland, Oregon to Melvin C. George, of Washington, D.C. regarding the judicial salary bill.

Dates: 1884 April 11

Joseph N. Dolph letter to J. D. Lee

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

Joseph N. Dolph (1835-1897) served in the Oregon State Senate and was also elected to the U.S. Senate as a Republican, serving from 1883 to 1895. The collection contains a letter dated May 1, 1884 from Dolph to J. D. Lee of Dallas, Oregon concerning Oregon politics.

Dates: 1884 May 1

George Washington Dunn legislative correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 030
Abstract

George Washington Dunn (1864-1961) served as a Republican in the Oregon legislator, first in the House and then from 1923-1942, in the Senate. The collection contains correspondence from constituents and other interested parties. concerns requests from and advice of constituents, and political negotiations.

Dates: 1923-1939

Nina Faubion papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Ax 185
Abstract

Nina L. Faubion (1884-1945) was a writer, artist, and amateur mycologist, and also worked as secretary to her father, Senator (and also Mayor) Harry Lane of Oregon. The collection (1887-1938) contains Faubion correspondence and an unpublished manuscript, as well as Harry Lane correspondence and a scrapbook.

Dates: 1887-1938

Jesse Jewell Gard papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 339
Abstract

Jesse Jewell Gard (1902-1967) was educated in banking at Rutgers University, worked for various banks in Oregon and was an active member of the Republican Party, serving on the Republican National Committee for many years. The collection contains political files, business and professional records, civic files, personal correspondence, and memorabilia.

Dates: 1892-1962; Majority of material found within 1930-1962

Theodore T. Geer letter to Fred T. Merrill and Company

 Collection — Multiple Collection Box: [CA 1899 Feb 14] 1
Identifier: CA 1899 Feb 14
Abstract

Theodore T. Geer (1851-1924) served in the Oregon State House of Representatives, and in 1899, was elected governor of Oregon. The collection (1899) consists of one letter in which Geer describes his work, his desire to exercise, and orders a bicycle.

Dates: 1899 February 14

Theodore T. Geer receipt

 Collection — Multiple Collection Box: [CA 1898 Apr 28] 1
Identifier: CA 1898 Apr 28
Abstract

Theodore T. Geer (1851-1924) served in the Oregon State House of Representatives in the 1880s and as governor of Oregon, from January 9, 1899 until January 14, 1903. The collection contains a receipt regarding political offices written by Geer on April 18, 1898.

Dates: 1898 April 28

Melvin Clarke George papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 136
Abstract

Melvin Clark George (1849-1933) was an Oregon pioneer, lawyer, state senator and U.S. Representative. The collection contains addresses (speeches), essays and letters to newspapers, manuscripts, legal documents, newspapers, artwork and scrapbooks.

Dates: 1867-1930

Addison Crandall Gibbs deed

 Collection — Multiple Collection Box: [CA 1850 Nov 18] 1
Identifier: CA 1850 Nov 18
Abstract

Addison Crandall Gibbs (1825-1886) was the Civil War governor of Oregon, a Union supporter, a lawyer, and a businessman. The collection consists of a deed ceding Gibbs' claim to a piece of land on Elk Creek.

Dates: 1850 November 18

Loyal M. Graham papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 040
Abstract

Loyal M. Graham (1860-1961) was an attorney and legislator, and in 1919 as an Oregon state legislator he introduced the nation's first gasoline tax. The collection contains political correspondence, legal briefs, diaries and journals, scrapbook pages and speeches.

Dates: 1889-1940

Pearl Hall collection of Bernard Daly material

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 037
Abstract

Bernard Daly (1858-1920) was a Lake County, Oregon judge. He also served in the Oregon House of Representatives and State Senate. The collection consists of correspondence, legal documents, speeches, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, and artifacts.

Dates: 1897-1943

Fred Harrison legislative speeches

 Collection — Multiple Collection Box: [Coll 381] 1
Identifier: Coll 381
Abstract

Fred Harrison, of Brownsville, Oregon, served in the Oregon State House of Representatives as a Democrat, from 1935 to 1937, representing Linn County. The collection (1935-1937) contains legislative speeches, and (political) poetry.

Dates: 1935-1937

Binger Hermann papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 045
Abstract

Binger Hermann (1843-1926) was a Roseburg attorney and politician who represented Oregon in the U.S. House of Representatives for sixteen years, and served as commissioner of the General Land Office (GLO) under presidents William McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt. The collection (1888-1920) contains Hermann's personal and professional papers.

Dates: 1888-1920

Binger Hermann letter

 Collection — Multiple Collection Box: [CA 1925 Feb 2] 1
Identifier: CA 1925 Feb 2
Abstract

Binger Hermann (1843-1926) was a Roseburg attorney and politician who represented Oregon in the U.S. House of Representatives for sixteen years and served as commissioner of the General Land Office (GLO) under presidents William McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt. The collection contains one letter dated February 2, 1925.

Dates: 1925 February 2

Binger Hermann letter

 Collection — Multiple Collection Box: [CA 1886 Jan 29] 1
Identifier: CA 1886 Jan 29
Abstract

Binger Hermann (1843-1926) was a Roseburg attorney and politician who represented Oregon in the U.S. House of Representatives for sixteen years and served as commissioner of the General Land Office (GLO) under presidents William McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt. Collection contains one letter dated January 29, 1886.

Dates: 1886 January 29

Binger Hermann letters

 Collection — Multiple Collection Box: [CA 1891 Nov 4] 1
Identifier: CA 1891 Nov 4
Abstract

Binger Hermann (1843-1926) was a Roseburg attorney and politician who represented Oregon in the U.S. House of Representatives for sixteen years and served as commissioner of the General Land Office (GLO) under presidents William McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt. The collection contains two letters written in 1891.

Dates: 1891 November 4

Hill family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 047
Abstract Collection consists of 2,112 letters. The collection reflects the settlement and growth of a pioneer family, their personal lives, social contacts, business affairs, and educational and cultural experiences. The major files concern: Henry Hill, Nelly May Hill, Verd Hill, Henry Denlinger, Wendell Denlinger, and Clyde Hill. Among the Nelly Hill letters are five from Herbert C. Hoover, written when he was a student at Stanford. The letters were published in University of Oregon Library Call...
Dates: 1850-1938

Kenneth L. Holmes correspondence and subject files

 Collection — Multiple Collection Box: [Coll 382] 1
Identifier: Coll 382
Abstract

Kenneth L. Holmes was a reverend, a McMinnville, Oregon newspaper editor, and a History professor at Linfield College. The collection (1952-1968) contains correspondence, including letters from Oregon politicians, and also a 33 1/2 rpm flexidisc recording of an interview with Wayne Morse regarding Vietnam.

Dates: 1952-1968

Nan Wood Honeyman papers

 Collection — Folder: 1-4
Identifier: A 053
Abstract

Nan Wood Honeyman was Democratic Representative from Oregon, 3rd District, 1937-1939. The collection consists of letters concerning her political campaigns, the improvement of the Sandy River, and other district improvement projects. There are two personal notes from Eleanor Roosevelt.

Dates: 1932-1950

Henry Clay Huston papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 146
Abstract

Henry Clay Huston served two terms as state senator for Lane County, beginning in 1866. He was a Democrat. The Henry Clay Huston Papers consist of incoming correspondence, miscellaneous papers, school catalogs, and news clippings for Huston’s reference or quotation.

Dates: 1857-1901

Arthur P. Ireland scrapbooks

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: CA Ir65
Abstract

Arthur P. Ireland served in the Oregon house and senate as a republican (1933-1969, non-consecutive), and was also president of the Oregon Dairymen's Association. The collection consists of 10 scrapbooks compiled by Ireland documenting his career and service in the dairy industry and the Oregon house and senate.

Dates: 1931-1951

Berryman Jennings letter to "Commandant"

 Collection — Multiple Collection Box: [CA 1848 Feb 8] 1
Identifier: CA 1848 Feb 8
Abstract

Berryman Jennings (1807-1888) was an Oregon Pioneer and and namesake of Jennings Lodge, Oregon. The collection consists of a single letter requesting provisions from Jennings to an unnamed and unknown "Commandant at Gilliam".

Dates: 1848 February 8

Berryman Jennings letter to R. H. Malory

 Collection — Multiple Collection Box: [CA 1857 Oct 24] 1
Identifier: CA 1857 Oct 24
Abstract

Berryman Jennings (1807-1888) was an Oregon pioneer and namesake of Jennings Lodge, Oregon. The collection consists of a letter from Jennings to R. H. Malory of Grand Ronde, Oregon Territory.

Dates: 1857 October 24

W. Al Jones letters received

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: A 140
Abstract

W. Al Jones ( -1918?) was a native Oregonian of Marion County, was a Catholic, a stock farm owner, and served in the Oregon state house as a senator representing Marion and Wallowa counties. The collection (1918) contains incoming correspondence regarding his political campaign, including letters regarding anti-catholic bias.

Dates: 1918

George W. Joseph radio address

 Collection — Multiple Collection Box: [SFM 095] 1
Identifier: SFM 095
Abstract

Typed copy of radio address given by Senator George W. Joseph over station KXL, Sept. 13, 1928. The speech opposes Chief Justice John L. Rand, candidate for re-election to the Oregon Supreme Court.

Dates: 1928 Sept. 13

Gretchen Kafoury papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 353
Abstract

Gretchen Kafoury co-founded the Oregon chapter of the National Organization of Women in 1970 and the Oregon Women's Political Caucus in 1971. She served as an Oregon State Representative (1977-1982), as a Multnomah County Commissioner (1985-1990) and on the Portland City Council (1991-1998).

This collection is comprised of a variety of materials collected by Kafoury throughout the 1970s and early 1980s that are related to various women's groups and causes.

Dates: 1971-1983

Harry M. Kenin recollections

 Collection — Folder: 1 (shares a clamshell box)
Identifier: A 241
Abstract

Harry M. Kenin (? - 1954) served two terms the Oregon State Senate, in 1939 and 1941, representing Clackamas, Multnomah, and Columbia counties. The collection (1939-1942) contains Kenin's recollections regarding his service in the state senate.

Dates: 1939-1941