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Kelly-Seavey Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 186
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1837-1951

Charles Edward Lambert correspondences received

 Collection — Folder: 1-3
Identifier: A 069
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1862-1894

Olaf Laurgaard papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 018
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1919-1940

Ben Linder collection

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 304
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1966-2003

Dugald W. L. MacGregor correspondence

 Collection — Multiple collection box: [35025041944725]
Identifier: A 072
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1904-1905

Edward Marsden papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 069
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1890-1928

C. C. McColloch letters and scrapbook

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

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.

Dates: 1906-1937

Georgia Nesmith letter to James Willis Nesmith

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: CA 1893 Sep 28
Abstract

James Willis Nesmith was a US Senator and a US Representative for Oregon between 1861-1875. Collection contains correspondence between Nesmith and Georgia Nesmith.

Dates: 1893 September 28

Cyrus Olney letter to A. B. Hallock

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: CA 1860 Oct 29
Abstract

Four page letter from Cyrus Olney, Astoria, Oregon, to A. B. Hallock, Portland, Oregon, October 29, 1860. Asks Hallock to make survey of Astoria.

Dates: 1860 October 29

Oregon Canning Company records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Bx 019
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1899-1904

Sylvester Pennoyer scrapbook

 Collection — Volume: 1
Identifier: CA P834
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1852-1916

Perry Family correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 337
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1925-1988

William S. Prichard letters

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: A 099
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1852-1869

Oscar A. Prieger manuscript and letters

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: A 100
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1939-1940

Edward Quackenbush correspondence

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: A 101
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1885-1888

Almira Adeline David Raymond letters from Oregon

 Collection
Identifier: A 104
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1840-1880

Dwight Fay Rettie papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 167
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1916-2008; Majority of material found within 1950-1995

Scott Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 302
Abstract Charles Leland Scott (1866-1924) was the mayor of Springfield, Oregon; a bank president; and an educator in the Eugene, Oregon area in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The Scott Family Papers comprise the personal and professional papers of Charles Leland Scott, the papers of his wife, Mollie Brattain Scott, a schoolteacher, and of the Scott children and other relatives. The collection includes correspondence, journals, diaries, catalogs, account books, deeds and mortgages,...
Dates: circa 1850-2004

Alvin Thompson Smith letters

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: A 111
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1843-1868

Delazon Smith letter

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: CA 1855 Sept 15
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1855 September 15

Delazon Smith letter to Aaron E. Wait

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: CA 1855 Sept 13
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1855 September 13

Delazon Smith letters to William H. Smith of Rochester, New York

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: A 112
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1857-1859

James C. Smith letters patent

 Collection — Folder: 1 (shares a clamshell box)
Identifier: CA 1883 June 19
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1883 June 19

Richard Shore Smith correspondence of the First National Bank of Eugene, Oregon

 Collection — Folder: 1-2
Identifier: A 113
Abstract

Richard Shore Smith was president of the First National Bank, Eugene, Oregon. Correspondence covers bank policy and practice.

Dates: 1932-1936

Clare G. Springer papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Ax 737
Abstract

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.

Dates: circa 1879-1953

Justus Steinberger papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: A 118
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1852-1870

Philip Sterling papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 751
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1924 - 2010

Bernhard J. Stern papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 026
Abstract Bernhard Joseph Stern (1894-1956) was a professor of social anthropology at Columbia University and the New School for Social Researchand an independent Marxist who, with his wife, Charlotte Todes Stern, suffered under McCarthyism. The collection consists primarily of correspondence dealing with his publications; manuscripts, notes and research files for topics such as medical care, the Lummi Indians, Lysenko's genetic theories and unique correspondence of Lester F. Ward; and files on the...
Dates: circa 1894-1956

John Telfer papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: A 122
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1857

Jessy Quinn Thornton papers

 Collection — Box: multiple collection box [CB T395] 1
Identifier: CB T395
Abstract

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.

Dates: circa 1810-1888