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Angelus Studio photographs

 Collection
Identifier: PH 037
Abstract The Angelus Studio was a professional photographic company located in Portland, Oregon. The collection includes works by George M. Weister (1862-1922) and Arthur M. Prentiss (circa 1865-1940) among the studio photographers; owner Fred Clark also acquired images by previous local photographers. The Angelus Studio collection provides extraordinary documentation of the city of Portland, the Lewis & Clark Exposition of 1905, Oregon landmarks, and commercial operations including logging and...
Dates: circa 1880s-1940s

Beekman Family papers

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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

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

James Cloutier photographs

 Collection
Identifier: PH 263
Abstract

American photographer and graphic artist James Cloutier published a photo essay on Alpine, Oregon in 1977 and a poster map of Eugene, Oregon in 1985. Collection includes contact prints, mounted photographs, and negatives of approximately 70 images used in the illustration of Cloutier's book The Alpine Tavern, about Alpine, Or.

Dates: 1977-1977

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

June D. Drake and Drake Brothers photographs

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: PH 031
Abstract

June D. Drake was a commercial photographer in Silverton, Oregon, from 1904-1960. He used his photographs of Silver Falls in an active and successful campaign to establish Silver Falls State Park in 1931. The collection consists of 28 vintage prints in studio mounts, documenting landscape and events in the Silverton area. One series shows railroad construction.

Dates: 1904-1925

Alice Henson Ernst papers

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Identifier: Coll 039
Abstract Alice Henson Ernst was an American author, playwright, and teacher, at University of Washington, 1920-1923, and University of Oregon, 1924-1950, who had special interests in the history of the early theater of the Pacific Northwest and masked ritual dances of Northwest Coast tribes. Collection comprises correspondence, including letters from Franz Boas; manuscripts of books, plays, essays, and poems; diaries and notebooks, 1909-1964; playbills; broadsides; and photographs, most relating to...
Dates: 1900-1976

Eugene Print Collection

 Collection
Identifier: PH 213
Abstract

The Eugene Print Collection assembles images of the city of Eugene and its vicinity. The majority of the images date from the 1880s-1920s.

Dates: 1880-1960; Majority of material found within 1900 - 1915

John Gates papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 036
Abstract

John Gates (1827-1888) was a construction engineer for the Oregon Steam Navigation Co. and the Oregon Railway and Navigation Co. From 1885 to 1888, he served as mayor of Portland, Oregon. The collection consists of correspondence, financial records, legal documents, diaries, scrapbook pages, steamboat plans and inventions, and photographs.

Dates: 1853-1909

Martin W. Gorman papers

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Identifier: Coll 169
Abstract Martin W. Gorman (1853-1926) was a leading authority on the flora of the Northwest, especially trees. He traveled to the Yukon several times and did much botanical work in the Pacific Northwest. He is credited with discovering at least ten species new to science. The selected papers of Martin W. Gorman consist of correspondence, journals, annotated plant lists and reports, published articles, several photographs, and collected printed material used primarily in his work. Documenting his...
Dates: 1872-1929

Virgil MacMickle papers

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Identifier: Coll 107
Abstract Virgil MacMickle was a naturopath who practiced in Portland, Oregon. He also served as professor and Dean of the School of Naturopathy at Western States College in Portland. The collection includes personal and business correspondence relating to Virgil MacMickle's work as a naturopath, his politics, and his business ventures. Also included are the papers and records of George W. Holcomb (1867-1949), an Oregon businessman and politician, with whom MacMickle had a business...
Dates: 1897-1967

Bailey Millard papers

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Identifier: Ax 431
Abstract

Bailey Millard (1859-1941) was a printer, journalist and publisher who published works by upcoming authors like Jack London and Joaquin Miller. The collection includes correspondence, an autobiography, a biography of Edwin Markham, two albums of Oregon life in the 1880s-1890s, and eight images of literary figures including Jack London, Frank Norris, Edwin Markham, David Graham Phillips, and Robert Louis Stevenson.

Dates: 1893-1939

Jefferson Myers papers

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Identifier: Coll 191
Abstract

Jefferson Myers (c.1860-1943) was a native Oregonian born of pioneer parents, who served as Oregon State Senator, on state commissions, and as a Board of Regent for Oregon Agricultural College. The collection contains material from the Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition and the Jamestown Tri-Centennial Exposition, as well as personal correspondence, some Oregon state documents, and photographs.

Dates: 1898-1932

Portland General Electric records

 Collection
Identifier: Bx 096
Abstract Portland General Electric is a utility company in Oregon that was known as Portland Railway Light and Power Company 1906-1924. The collection consists of 149 prints of Portland area train and trolley stock, bridges and trestles, and installation of power and telephone poles, c. 1890s-1940s. Also included are photographs, dating from 2000 and 2005, of the Bull Run Hydroelectric Project, and the Willamette Falls Hydroelectic Project (T.S. Sullivan Hydroelectic Plant and Hawley Pulp and Paper...
Dates: 1923-2005; Majority of material found within 1923 - 1950

Gerald Robinson photographs

 Collection
Identifier: PH 264
Abstract Gerald H. Robinson (1927-) is a fine art photographer and photography advocate as well as a noted Portland attorney. He was a founding member of the Friends of Photography and Portland's Group 15, has exhibited his work widely, and served as an instructor in photography at several colleges. The collection consists of matted and signed prints dating from 1949-2000, as well as 14 prints created by his associates: Bernard Freemesser (8), Larry Smith (1), Max Allard (2), Marvin R. Goodman (2),...
Dates: 1949-2000

Robert W. Sawyer papers

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Identifier: Ax 100
Abstract Robert W. Sawyer (1880-1959) was a prominent figure in the public affairs of Oregon and the Northwest from the 1920s through the 1950s. He gained prominence as editor of the Bend Bulletin from 1919 to 1953. In the 1920s he served as the second judge of the recently formed Deschutes County. Over many years he served in numerous important committees and organizations at the state, regional and national level. This collection contains a vast assortment of correspondence and materials related to...
Dates: 1903-1959

William J. Smith photographs

 Collection
Identifier: PH 025
Abstract

William J. Smith (dates unknown) grew up in Detroit, Oregon, at the turn of the century, and went into the family timber business. The Smith & Smith Mill processed timber in the Macky Place area. The collection consists of 69 photographs documenting the mill, the original town of Detroit, and landscape, and include several shots of the transportation of a donkey engine across a river and up a steep slope in 1911.

Dates: 1900-1911

Stadden Photographic Studio photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: PH 010
Abstract

John Hawthorne Stadden (1873-1961) was an itinerant Northwest photographer from 1907-1909 and opened Stadden Photographic Studio in Marshfield (Coos Bay) in 1909. The collection consists of images of the Coos Bay area of the Oregon coast, c. 1910-1920.

Dates: 1910-1920

Herbert C. Thompson papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 067
Abstract

American journalist and historian Herbert Cooper Thompson worked as a reported for the Associated Press in England and France during World War I and in Mexico during the Mexican Revolution from 1916 to 1918. From 1924 to 1940, he worked as a writer and observer for the American Red Cross, visiting Cuba, Puerto Rico and Europe. Collection comprises diaries, correspondence, literary manuscripts, and photographs by Thompson.

Dates: 1864-1960

Frederick Wallace Wilson papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 177
Abstract

Frederick Wallace Wilson (1872-1955) was an attorney and Circuit Court Judge in The Dalles, Oregon. The papers include correspondence, a letterpress copybook, legal papers, a manuscript, photographs, addresses and publications by Wilson as well as personal correspondence of Joseph G. Wilson, and certificates of Elizabeth Millar Wilson.

Dates: 1852-1938