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Alumni Association records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 145
Abstract

Launched 1879 with five alumni, the University of Oregon Alumni Association works to keep alumni connected to the university. The collection contains Alumni Holding Company and Alumni Association records including correspondence, minutes, publications, reports, and newsletters, directories, resolutions, financial records, donor relations files, reunion information, photographs, slides, and negatives as well as correspondence and other information on students who served in WWI and WWII.

Dates: 1880-2009

Roy C. Andrews papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 002
Abstract

Roy C. Andrews was a school teacher and administrator in Michigan, Texas, Arkansas, Washington and Oregon. He was a chemistry instructor at the University of Oregon from 1935 until his retirement in 1950. Andrews is noted for his photographs of one-room schoolhouses in southern Lane County, 1911-1913. The collection consists of diaries, one account book, two ledgers, music concert lists, correspondence, University of Oregon material, and photographs.

Dates: 1902-1955

Oliver Cromwell Applegate papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 005
Abstract Oliver Cromwell Applegate (1845-1938), the son of Lindsay and Elizabeth Applegate (Applegate Trail pioneers), spent his career working with Oregon Indians. He was a subagent with the Indian Service at Yainax, and during the Modoc War he served as an interpreter and a scout. In 1873, he became a U.S. Commissioner, and in 1898 was appointed Klamath Indian Agent. After his resignation in 1905 he continued to work with the federal government on Indian issues such as the Grande Ronde tribal...
Dates: 1841-1938

Herbert E. Arntson papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 064
Abstract

Herbert Edward Arntson (1911-1982) was an author, English professor, and musician. The collection includes manuscripts of books and short stories, poems, speeches and correspondence, which reflect his work.

Dates: 1934-1983

Baker, Rawalt, and Hoffman Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 007
Abstract

The Baker family, consisting of Walter H. Baker, his wife Ida S. Baker (nee Rawalt) and their three sons, William A., Walter R., and Paul, as well as Ida Baker's sister, Mary Hoffman (nee Rawalt), her husband William and their son Harlan, all moved to the Salem, Oregon area in the 1890s. The collection contains records of the Baker, Rawalt, and Hoffman family that include diaries, correspondence, photographs, negatives, and business records of Walter Baker.

Dates: 1864-1959

Beekman Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 010
Abstract

The Beekman family consists of Cornelius C. Beekman, the founder and owner of Beekman Bank in Jacksonville, Oregon; his son Benjamin Beekman, a Portland, Oregon lawyer and UO Law School faculty member; and his daughter Carrie Beekman, who donated substantially to the University of Oregon. The collection consists of correspondence, diaries, miscellaneous manuscripts and publications, scrapbooks and photographs.

Dates: 1859-1936

Henry J. Biddle papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 645
Abstract

Henry J. Biddle (1862-1928) was an engineer and an amateur botanist. The collection consists of diaries, trip logs, account books, correspondence, manuscripts, sketch and survey maps, and photograph prints and albums.

Dates: circa 1862-1928

Lillian Caldwell Blackwood letters and photographs

 Collection
Identifier: A 010
Abstract

Lillian Caldwell Blackwood was an Oregon pioneer who lived in Jacksonville, Oregon. The collection (1877-1928) contains correspondence regarding family and Oregon society and family photographs.

Dates: 1877-1928

Laura J. Bock papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 018
Abstract

Laura J. Bock was a student at the University of Oregon during the 1960s who took part in civil rights activism and anti-vietnam protests at the university. The collection (1962-1969) contains political ephemera such as flyers and posters, memos, buttons, and underground newsletters and publications, as well as Bock's personal notes, correspondence, and an oral history (with transcript).

Dates: 1962-1969

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

Philip Brogan papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 454
Abstract Phil Brogan was an Oregon journalist who spent his career reporting for the Bend Bulletin. His stories covered a range of topics, focusing on the geology, history, and geography of Bend and Central Oregon. The Brogan collection consist of documents, photos and correspondence concerning stories he wrote and researched. Additionally, the collection of Brogan’s papers contains documents from the Oregon Historical Society and Geographic Names Board as well as documentation from the Deschutes...
Dates: 1902-1991; Majority of material found within 1929-1980

Herman Brookman architecture files

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 330
Abstract

Collection comprises architecture files of architect Herman Brookman, including drawings, specifications, correspondence, and photographs concerning 23 projects in Oregon. The photographs include images of design and architectural and decorative details, by professional photographers, of residences and several other structures designed by Brookman.

Dates: circa 1923-1940s

Bullfrog Information Service records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Bx 166
Abstract

Bullfrog Information Service was a magazine published in Eugene, Oregon, from June, 1971 till February, 1972, that focused on news and articles for and about the Northwest alternative community. The collection contains correspondence, advertising and distribution records, eight published issues and one unpublished, original illustrations and advertising art, financial records, and unpublished articles and poetry.

Dates: 1970-1972

Burton/Lake/Garton family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 301
Abstract John James Burton, the progenitor of the Burton/Lake/Garton families, was an Oregon pioneer, establishing a farm on his donation land claim in Yamhill in 1844. Although the collection contains family papers of the Burton/Lake/Garton families, the collection will be of particular interest to scholars of Asian immigration in the West, and the work of Kate Burton Lake and Margaret Lake Garton to help Chinese and Japanese girls and young women through their work in the Methodist Episcopal...
Dates: 1848-1993

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

J. H. (John Henry) Christ papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Ax 767
Abstract

J. H. (John Henry or Heine) Christ edited a book regarding the recollections of a Pony Express Rider, Isaac Van Dorsey Mossman, who worked for the Pony Express in the mid 1800s. The collection (1954-1955) contains manuscript and research material, correspondence, photographs, and publicity.

Dates: 1954-1955

Frederick William Cleator papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 013
Abstract

Frederick William Cleator was a forester and conservationist. The collection includes diaries, correspondence, notes, documents, and photographs relating to Cleator's interest in the recreational aspects of national forests and the establishment of the Cascade skyline trail.

Dates: 1930-1956

Dean Collins papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 461
Abstract

Dean Collins (1887-1969) was an Oregon journalist, writer and poet. The collection includes manuscripts, scrapbooks and memorabilia covering Collins' writing career as well as family correspondence and some financial records.

Dates: 1860-1967

Thomas Condon papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: A 022
Abstract

Thomas Condon (1822-1907) was an Irish Congregational minister, a geologist and paleontologist, and a professor at the University of Oregon. The collection (1870-1900; 1946) contains correspondence, Condon's class teaching record, UO Board of Regents meeting minutes, a catalogue of the Condon specimen collection, geology publications, and photographs of minerals, specimens, the Condon family, and fossils.

Dates: 1870-1900; 1946; Majority of material found within 1870 - 1900

Annette Buchanan Conard papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UA 229
Abstract

Collection contains correspondence, legal documents, publications and articles, miscellany, and newspaper clippings relating to the trial of Annette Buchanan, Managing Editor for the Oregon Daily Emerald, in the late 1960's.

Dates: 1966-1968

Luther Cressman papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 005
Abstract

Collection includes personal papers, professional papers, publications, field notes, slides and negatives, and reel-to-reel films relating to the career of Luther Cressman (1897-1994), an anthropologist and University of Oregon professor who focused on prehistoric man in Oregon.

Dates: 1930-1990

Ralph Reynolds Cronise papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 578
Abstract

Ralph Reynolds Cronise (1886-1962) was a newspaper owner and civic leader in Albany, Oregon. The collection consists of correspondence, business and civic files, photographs and ledgers.

Dates: 1918-1962

Eleanor Davis papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 351
Abstract

This collection includes professional and personal materials relating to Eleanor Davis’ work on the advancement of women in Oregon. This includes her involvement in groups such as the Task Force on Sex Discrimination in Education, the State Advisory Council on Sex Discrimination in Employment, the Oregon Council for Women's Equality, the American Association of University Women, the Unitarian Church, and a variety of other civil rights-related commissions and task forces.

Dates: 1963-1989

Orion B. Dawson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll 463
Abstract Orion B. Dawson (1896-1977) was known as a master blacksmith for his iron work across Oregon. His projects include the Dads’ Gates at the University of Oregon, Gates at Oregon State University, the Gates at Timberline lodge and the Doors at Gresham Union High School. The majority of the Orion B. Dawson Papers include Drawings and photographs of various iron works that he produced during his time under the Federal Arts Project as well as independently. Additionally, the collection includes...
Dates: 1917-2009

A.P. Dennison papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 177
Abstract

Originally from Maine, A. P. Dennison (1824-1896) held numerous minor political offices in the Oregon Territory, including Adjutant General. The papers consist of receipts, letters of appointment, reports, and a bound scrapbook.

Dates: 1855-1870

George Allan Dyson papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 244
Abstract George Allan Dyson was born in England in 1843 and his family moved to the United States soon after. In 1861 Dyson sailed to California to work in the gold mines. A few years later he moved to Brownsville, Oregon and established the town’s first newspaper, the Brownsville Advertiser, in 1878. Dyson mined in central Idaho in the 1880s, and moved to Eugene, Oregon in 1899, where he worked as a tinsmith until his death in 1935. The collection consists of diaries, letters, ledgers, manuscripts...
Dates: 1861–1931

Mathew "Harris" Ellsworth papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 033
Abstract

The collection comprises the congressional files of Mathew "Harris" Ellsworth, U.S. Representative of the Oregon Fourth District.

Dates: 1936-1956

Eugene Fruit Growers Association records

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 413
Abstract

Eugene Fruit Growers Association was a vegetable, fruit, and nut growing, picking, packing, and canning cooperative, founded in 1908. The collection (1908-1971) contains administrative records which include correspondence and reports, financial records, architectural plans, photographs, reports, and printing plates.

Dates: 1908-1971

Ethel Nestell Fortner papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 182
Abstract

Ethel Nestell Fortner (1907-1987) was a teacher, principal, and poet. The collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, biographical material, subject files, reviews, publications, scrapbooks, manuscripts by others, audio and reel-to-reel tapes, books, and photographs.

Dates: 1958-1986

Amos Fries papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 234
Abstract

Amos Fries (1873-1963) was an engineer, served in the Philippines during the Moro uprising, organized the Chemical Warfare Service, and was an advocate for conservative causes. The collection consists of biographical material, correspondence, manuscripts by Fries, others, and Elizabeth Fries, and photographs.

Dates: 1903-1952