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Adair family reminiscences

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: CB Ad11
Abstract

Collection comprises photocopied typescripts of reminiscences by and about Mary Ann Dickinson Adair and John Adair. John Adair and his family traveled to Oregon via Panama and California after President Polk appointed him Collector of Customs in Astoria. The texts concern life in Kentucky and Oregon and include family information and transcriptions of archival records. Texts of letters written by Mrs. Adair during the journey are also included.

Dates: 1931

Allen Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 009
Abstract

Collection consists of general letters (1872-1940) to and from various members of the Allen family, letters (1904-1915) of Franklin S. Allen, letters (1917-1919) of Louise H. Allen, a letterpress book (1906-1908) of Seward D. Allen, and journals (1858-1859) and a composition book (1856-1859) of Franklin Staples.

Dates: 1854-1940

Clarence Leroy Andrews papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 067
Abstract Clarence Leroy Andrews was an employee of the Interior Department Bureau of Education and Reindeer Service in Alaska in the 1920s. He focused on Eskimos and their use of reindeer herds, writing several books about Eskimo life in Alaska. He was especially concerned with corporations which exploited reindeer herds, and led a campaign in the 1930s to remove Carl Momen of Seattle from control of the reindeer industry. The C. L. Andrews papers consist largely of business and personal...
Dates: 1900-1948

Albert Applegate letters

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: A 147
Abstract

Albert Applegate (1843-1888) was a farmer and served in the 1st Oregon Volunteer Infantry Regiment. He was the son of Jesse Applegate who helped establish the Applegate Trail. Collection contains nine photostats of letters written by Albert Applegate during his military career.

Dates: 1863-1888

John Applegate letter

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: CA 1865 May 7
Abstract

John Applegate (1842-1912) was the son of Charles and Melinda Applegate and the nephew of Jesse Applegate who helped establish the Applegate Trail in Oregon. Collection contains a single letter (one copy of the original, and one transcribed version) written from John to his mother on May 7, 1865.

Dates: 1865 May 7

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

James Blakely papers

 Collection — Volume: 1
Identifier: CA B583
Abstract

Captain James Blakely (1812-1913) was a merchant and one of the founding members of Brownsville, OR. Collections contains one scrapbook of letters, programs, receipts, photographs, and other mementos relating to the career of James Blakely, Brownsville, Oregon.

Dates: circa 1812-1913

Samuel Henry Brown papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 120
Abstract

Samuel Henry Brown was the Republican state senator from Marion County, Oregon, 1923-1933. In 1934 he was a candidate for the Republican nomination for governor. Collection contains correspondence, 1906-1940, mainly concerning business of the Legislature and the 1934 race for governor. Also included are the letters of George M. Battersby, Co. M, 20th Regiment, Kansas Volunteer Infantry, 1898-1899, from the West Coast and the Philippine Islands.

Dates: 1898-1940

John Ray Bruckart papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 059
Abstract John Ray Bruckart (1887-1979) worked for the United States Forest Service, serving as supervisor of the Willamette National Forest in Oregon from 1938 to 1954. Bruckart was an expert on Douglas fir silviculture and management. Collection includes personal correspondence and general correspondence, including several letters from Oregon Senator Wayne Morse. Also included in the collection are Bruckart's writings on such topics as Douglas fir silviculture, "The Rise of Bureaucracy," and "The...
Dates: 1909-1971

Calbreath Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 193
Abstract

This collection documents the Calbreath and Smith families, both pioneer families in Oregon. The collection contains incoming and outgoing correspondence, diaries, account books, day books, and manuscripts of poetry and prose by Irene Smith Calbreath.

Dates: 1893-1930

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

Robert D. Clark papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 285
Abstract

Robert Donald Clark (1910- ) was a professor of speech, author, public speaker, and university president. The Robert D. Clark Papers are comprised of correspondence, schoolwork, speeches, writings, research notes, publications, administrative reports and memoranda, and reference files.

Dates: 1928-1990

James Harrison Collins correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 014
Abstract

James Harrison Collins (1836-1890) was a teacher, superintendent of schools, and a representative in the Oregon State Legislature. Collection contains 733 letters organized chronologically.

Dates: 1884-1924

Father James Croke letters

 Collection
Identifier: A 023
Abstract

Rev. James Croke (1827-1888) was a Catholic missionary priest who served in Oregon in the 1850s, reporting directly to Bishop Francis Blanchet of Oregon City, Oregon. This small collection consists of typed transcripts of letters from Croke to Blanchet concerning the details of his missionary work. The original letters are held privately.

Dates: 1853-1874

James J. Crossley papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 015
Abstract

Crossley was a lawyer in Winterset, Ia., a member of the Iowa State Senate, 1900-1907, and an active supporter of the statewide primary law. Collection includes correspondence (1894-1954): personal and formal, college class notes from Yale University (1898), addresses, legal documents, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, published materials, maps, photographs, his diary which documents his experiences during WWI, and other miscellaneous materials.

Dates: 1894-1954

Algernon Cyrus Dixon papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 196
Abstract Algernon Cyrus Dixon (1875-1962) was a director of the Ochoco Timber Co., Eugene, and trustee and president of the West Coast Lumbermens’ Association. From 1911 to 1923 he served on the Board of Regents, University of Oregon (UO), much of the time as chairman of the building committee. The collection includes correspondence with UO presidents Prince L. Campbell and Arnold Bennett Hall, and with Mrs. George T. Gerlinger, Joseph N. Teal and H. Phimister Proctor. One major series of letters...
Dates: 1906-1962

Orvil and Alice Dodge letters to David P. Walrad

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: A 261
Abstract

Orvil and Alice Dodge lived in Jacksonville, Oregon, where Orvil worked as a photographer. Collection includes several handwritten letters to David P. Walrad and his wife along with a brief history of Norman Dodge by Orvil and Allen Dodge (his sons).

Dates: 1862-1863

Brooks Emeny correspondence

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: A 033
Abstract

Brooks Emeny was a prominent international relations scholar who specialized in American foreign policy during the second World War. Letters from the orient and Africa were written to Mr. and Mrs. Richard S. Conger while Emeny was on a lecture tour for the United States Information Service.

Dates: 1958-1960

Fenton Family letters

 Collection — Folder: 1-2
Identifier: A 037
Abstract

Ralph and William D. Fenton were soldiers in the American Expeditionary Force. Letters are written to Mrs. W.D. Fention of Portland, Oregon.

Dates: 1918-1919

Katherine L. Fenton letter

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: CA 1926 Oct 30
Abstract

Katherine L. Fenton was a pioneer who settled in Portland, Or and a mother of two soldiers. Includes a letter in which she describes the lives of her family including her father as well as her own and the transformation from pioneer days to a modern progressive community.

Dates: 1926 October 30

Fort Hoskins Army Post records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Bx 087
Abstract

Fort Hoskins was established in 1856 on the Luckiamute River in Benton County, Oregon to protect and monitor the new coastal Indian reservation. The collection includes post orders, letters books, and records of the proceedings of the Councils of Administration.

Dates: 1856-1865

Rodney Glisan letter to A. B. Hallock

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: CA 1860 Jan 17
Abstract

Rodney Glisan and Absalom B. Hallock were prominent figures in mid-19th century Portland, Oregon. The collection consists of a single letter from Glisan to Hallock.

Dates: 1860 January 17

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

Edwin William Hampton correspondence

 Collection — Folder: 1-3
Identifier: A 046
Abstract

Edwin William Hampton, from Portland, Oregon, a private in Company H, Oregon Volunteer Infantry, is said to have been the first Oregon soldier killed in the Spanish-American War's Philippines campaign. The letters, with few exceptions, are to and from family members. During the war Hampton was at Presidio, Calif., and in Manila, P.I.

Dates: 1898 May 19-1899 June 24

Hedden family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 221
Abstract

The Hedden family, owners of the Hedden Store in Scottsburg, Oregon, were some of the original inhabitants of the town, arriving in 1851. The collection primarily contains personal correspondence within the Hedden family dating from 1885-1959 and also documents and business correspondence dating from 1880 to 1969.

Dates: 1885-1969

John and Mary Webster Perit Huntington letters

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: A 146
Abstract

John Webster Perit Huntington (1831-1869), publisher, lawyer, teacher, farmer and Superintendent of Indian Affairs in Oregon. In 1857 Huntington met and married Mary Applegate (1834-1878), daughter of Charles Applegate. Collections include copies of 9 letters addressed to "Ma" and "Pa." These letters are both written by John and his wife Mary to their parents between 1855 and 1860.

Dates: 1855-1860

James Ivory papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 283
Abstract James Francis Ivory (1928-) is an American director best known for the films he made as part of Merchant Ivory Productions, the production company he formed with his longtime collaborators producer Ismail Merchant and screenwriter Ruth Prawer Jhabvala. The James Ivory Papers comprise his personal and professional papers, and include material relating to Ivory's feature films, television programs and commercials, Merchant Ivory Productions materials (including papers of Ismail Merchant and...
Dates: circa 1960-2005

James J. James papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 553
Abstract James J. James, also know as Jimmy James and George N. James, was born in Kansas. Around 1953, while living in Portland, Oregon, he started a letter-writing campaign to improve the status and condition of the American Indian. He wrote to numerous letters to public officials, Indian leaders, tribal councils, writers, and private citizens. The collection consists mainly of correspondence concerning Indian rights. Major correspondents are Anselm Forum, Inc., Wilson Charley, Frank Lafont,...
Dates: 1894-1967

Garry W. Jewett papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 147
Abstract

Garry W. Jewett lived in Pomeroy, Washington and was an attorney for the Nez Percé tribe. The collection contains papers related to Jewett's service as attorney to the Nez Percé Indians.

Dates: 1938-1942; 1938-1942

Clinton Kelly family papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: A 066
Abstract

Clinton Kelly (1808-1875) was a Methodist preacher who came to Oregon from Kentucky in 1847. The Kelly Family papers include ten letters and eleven documents.

Dates: 1857-1881