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John Kelly (b. 1818) was a 19th-century Oregon rancher, businessman, and politician. The Kelly-Seavey Family Papers comprise the political and business papers of John Kelly, papers of other Kelly family members, and a small segment of Seavey family papers, as well as several boxes of photographs.
Charles Lambert was president of Willamette University in Salem, Oregon, 1879-1880, and professor of rhetoric at the University of Oregon, 1882-1884. This collection contains three folders with 65 incoming letters from 1862-1894.
Olaf Laurgaard (1880-1945) was city engineer of Portland, Oregon. The papers are correspondence, reports, plans, specifications, and drawings for a Portland, Oregon waterfront project, 1919-1933, and other city projects.
Ben Linder (1959-1987) was an American mechanical engineer who worked in San Jose de Bocay, Nicaragua from 1983 until his death by the Contras on April 28, 1987. The collection includes correspondence, diaries, articles on political and engineering subjects, photographs, and the Linder family’s records, all of which reflect Linder’s humanitarian work, his political activism, and the impact his death had on American foreign policy debates and within the general public sphere.
MacGregor was manager of the Buenos Aires office of Balfour, Williamson in 1905. The correspondence in this letterpress book concerns commercial affairs, particularly trade in Pacific Northwest lumber.
Edward Marsden was a Presbyterian missionary to the native peoples of Alaska. His parents were from the Tsimshian tribe. A strong advocate of Indian rights, and a believer in higher education for native peoples, Marsden founded a Presbyterian Church in the Tlingit tribe in Ketchikan, Alaska. The collection is comprised of letters, 1893-1928, scrapbooks that relate to Marsden's work as a missionary, and photographs.
McColloch was judge of the U. S. District Court, Portland, Ore. In 1906, then a student at Stanford University, he did volunteer work in San Francisco after the earthquake and fire. This collection includes correspondences and a scrapbook.
James Willis Nesmith was a US Senator and a US Representative for Oregon between 1861-1875. Collection contains correspondence between Nesmith and Georgia Nesmith.
Four page letter from Cyrus Olney, Astoria, Oregon, to A. B. Hallock, Portland, Oregon, October 29, 1860. Asks Hallock to make survey of Astoria.
Oregon Canning Company was incorporated July 5, 1899 by W. F. Jewett, N. J. Cornwall, M. Herrick, and O. B. Hinsdale, and was located in Gardiner, Oregon. The collection (1899-1904) includes six volumes: a minute book, journal, ledger, stock certificates, stock transfers, and a letterpress copybook.
Sylvester Pennoyer (1831–1902) was an attorney, businessman, and politician in Oregon. Collection includes 1 scrapbook, 159 pages of letters, printed messages, speeches, and newspaper clippings relating to Sylvester Pennoyer and family.
This collection contains letters sent to Elizabeth Perry; c. 1920s -1980s. Letters are from “Auntie” Florence Sheldon and James Ferguson along with other correspondence within Elizabeth Perry’s family. One letter is to Lester Perry, brother of Florence. Some letters have the University of Oregon letterhead. Early correspondence is from Florence P. Sheldon (wife of Henry D. Sheldon, UO faculty) including descriptions of university life and activities as well as family and life in Eugene.
Prichard left Polk County, Iowa in 1852; was in Marysville, Calif., in 1861; Union, Oregon, 1865-1867; and Rye Valley, Oregon, 1868-1869. In 1865, he built a toll road from Union to Express Ranch, Oregon, an investment that failed. His very occasional letters to a brother, Amos, and to other relatives in Iowa give a bare account of his experiences.
Prieger was a self-styled author and publisher associated with the American Religious Liberty Association, Washington, D.C. The collection includes Prieger's Exposition of the Christian Religion (Eugene, Ore., n.d.) and letters between Prieger and Dr. Wilhelm Streich of Alto Parana, Paraguay.
Born in Albany, New York, Edward Quackenbush (1839-1928) travelled west and became a late 19th century financial and community leader in Portland, Oregon. Collection is comprised of correspondence from Alfred Quckenbush (brother) and Presbyterian church officials.
Almira Raymond, wife of mission farmer William W. Raymond, arrived in Oregon in 1849 as part of the mission "reinforcement" aboard the Lausanne. Her letters reflect the hardships of mission life and the ambiguous attitude of the missionaries toward the Indians.
Dwight Fay Rettie worked for and managed a variety of Federal government agencies from 1955 to 1986. The Papers contain documents pertaining to Rettie's work for various government agencies including the Department of Health and Human Services, National Park Service, and Bureau of Land Management. The materials include policy papers, subject files, meeting minutes, speeches, and correspondence. Also included are personal correspondence, writings, and publication materials.
Alvin T. Smith, lay missionary and Oregon pioneer, came overland to Oregon in 1840 and settled near Forest Grove in 1841. Letters concern the Congregational Church and Tualatin Academy.
Delazon Smith settled in Linn County in 1852 and was one of the first United States Senators from Oregon, elected in 1858. The contents of this collection is one outgoing handwritten letter.
Delazon Smith settled in Linn County in 1852 and was one of the first United States Senators from Oregon, elected in 1858. The four page letter is from Delazon Smith, Albany, Oregon Territory, to Aaron E. Wait, on Sept. 13, 1855. Smith offers advice on the case of Lee vs. Summers.
Delazon Smith settled in Linn County in 1852 and was one of the first United States Senators from Oregon, elected in 1858. The letters are to his brother and refer at length to the question of statehood for Oregon.
The collection contains a letters patent issued on June 19, 1883 to James C. Smith, of The Dalles, Oregon, for his invention of an improved hand-powered drilling machine (no. 279,834). The collection also includes a leather envelope pouch.
Richard Shore Smith was president of the First National Bank, Eugene, Oregon. Correspondence covers bank policy and practice.
Springer's papers include a Master's thesis on the history of Philomath College (bound version and rough draft), school days newspaper notes, log of her trips, 'animals of Oregon' and other miscellaneous manuscripts, correspondence, and speeches.
Steinberger was an Army officer in command of the District of Oregon in 1862. Most of the correspondence concerns military matters in Oregon and Washington, 1862-1865, with political and personal overtones.
Philip Sterling (1907-1989) was a writer and public relations representative. The Philip Sterling papers include publicity material for a number of radio shows in the 1940s and 1950s, professional correspondence, manuscripts, research material and correspondence relating to biographies. There is also a considerable amount of research material on Rachel Carson.
John Telfer was an engineer for the British military in Canada. John Telfer's papers include many correspondence, most of which are outgoing to his brother and sister.
J. Q. Thornton (1810-1888) was a lawyer, Oregon pioneer, judge and lobbyist. Collection includes one, fifteen paged copy of "Oregon History" written by Thornton; one, eleven paged letter to Thornton concerning the Indian Delegation that went to St. Louis to inquire about the Bible; and one, six paged autobiography of Thornton.
- Subject: Letters X
- Letters (Correspondence) 42
- Correspondence 30
- Letters 21
- Photographs 17
- Oregon 14
- Pioneers 14
- Pioneers -- Oregon 12
- Military 9
- Scrapbooks 9
- Diaries 8
- Clippings 7
- Manuscripts for publication 5
- Native Americans 5
- Pioneers -- Oregon -- Correspondence 5
- Politics and Politicians 5
- Businesses and Corporations 4
- Elementary and Secondary Education 4
- Frontier and pioneer life 4
- Literature 4
- Missionaries 4 ∧ less
- Smith, Delazon 3
- University of Oregon 3
- Fenton, Katherine Lucas, 1859-1930 2
- Hallock, Absalom B. , 1826-1892 2
- Morse, Wayne L. (Wayne Lyman), 1900-1974 2
- Oregon. Militia. Volunteer Infantry Regiment, 1st 2
- United States. Patent Office 2
- Abrams, Elliott, 1948- 1
- Adair family 1
- Adair, John, 1808-1888 1
- Adair, Mary Ann 1
- Adams Express Company 1
- Ainsworth, J. C. (John Commingers), 1822-1893 1
- Allen family 1
- Allen, Franklin S. 1
- Allen, Louise H. 1
- Allen, Seward D. 1
- Andrews, Clarence Leroy, 1862-1948 1
- Angell, Homer Daniel, 1875-1968 1
- Anselm Forum, Inc. 1 ∧ less