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Jonathan Bourne papers
Mathew "Harris" Ellsworth papers
The collection comprises the congressional files of Mathew "Harris" Ellsworth, U.S. Representative of the Oregon Fourth District.
Jesse Jewell Gard papers
Jesse Jewell Gard (1902-1967) was educated in banking at Rutgers University, worked for various banks in Oregon and was an active member of the Republican Party, serving on the Republican National Committee for many years. The collection contains political files, business and professional records, civic files, personal correspondence, and memorabilia.
John Gates papers
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.
Melvin Clarke George papers
Melvin Clark George (1849-1933) was an Oregon pioneer, lawyer, state senator and U.S. Representative. The collection contains addresses (speeches), essays and letters to newspapers, manuscripts, legal documents, newspapers, artwork and scrapbooks.
William H. Hammond papers
William H. Hammond (1908-2001) served in the military during World War II and in state agencies in Oregon for much of his career. He was active in fraternal organizations including the Kiwanis. The collection consists of documentation of Hammond's career and colleagues.
Binger Hermann papers
Binger Hermann (1843-1926) was a Roseburg attorney and politician who represented Oregon in the U.S. House of Representatives for sixteen years, and served as commissioner of the General Land Office (GLO) under presidents William McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt. The collection (1888-1920) contains Hermann's personal and professional papers.
Walter Harold Horning papers
Walter Harold Horning was the chief forester for the Bureau of Land Management, adviser for legislation to control Oregon and California revested lands, proponent of Mt. Olympus National Park and Department of Conservation. The collection consists of Horning's school notes and his work papers, including correspondence, reports, field notes, and photographs.
Joseph Lane papers
Joseph Lane (1801-1881) was an active Oregonian politician serving as Governor and Oregon's first Senator. The Joseph Lane papers include diaries, correspondence, legal documents, newspaper clippings, a draft of Nina Lane Faubion’s biography of Lane, and photographs.
Douglas McKay papers
Charles Linza McNary papers
Charles Linza McNary (1874-1944) was a Republican Senator from Oregon and served as an Oregon Supreme Court associate justice. The collection contains records from McNary's years as Senator that deal with Oregon concerns including correspondence, bills, briefs, and research material about internal improvements, such as rivers and harbors, bridges, state parks railroads, roads, and airports, as well as agriculture, trade, veteran hospitals and a few personal materials and photographs.
Melvin Leroy Merritt papers
The Melvin Leroy Merritt papers comprise family and professional material. The majority of the material focuses on Merritt's profession with the Forest Service, both in the United States and the Philippine Islands. The collection contains correspondence, private journals, as well as professional field diaries. In addition to Merritt's field journals, the collection also contains numerous field diaries of Juan Guthrie.
Robert Aubrey Miller papers
Samuel Moment papers
Samuel Moment worked as an industry development consultant from 1940 to 1954 for the Bonneville Power Administration and from 1955 to 1995 as a consultant to world organizations. The collection contains documents related to the legal dispute over placement of Snake River dams during the Eisenhower administration.
Jefferson Myers papers
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.
Richard Neuberger papers
Richard Lewis Neuberger (1912-1960), an Oregon native, was a U.S. Senator (D-OR) from 1954 to 1960. The Richard Neuberger collection consists of correspondence, legislation, published articles, and newspaper articles which pertain to the literary and political career of Richard Lewis Neuberger.
Joel Palmer papers
Sylvester Pennoyer scrapbook
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.
Robert W. Sawyer papers
Albert Conrad Ullman papers
Work Projects Administration Oregon Federal Art Project collection
In Oregon, artists and crafts people worked on Work Projects Administration (WPA) projects for schools, universities, hospitals, and the Forest Service. This collection includes photographs of paintings and murals that were installed in Oregon public schools, University of Oregon and Doernbecher Memorial Hospital for Children, Portland, Oregon. Of interest to the researcher is the collection of photographs of woodwork, art, and paintings for Timberline Lodge, Mt. Hood, Oregon.
- Photographs 19
- Correspondence 17
- Oregon 13
- Legislators -- Oregon 8
- Legislators -- United States 7
- Oregon -- Politics and government -- 1859-1950 7
- Politicians -- Oregon 6
- Forestry and Forestry Products 5
- Public Works 5
- Scrapbooks 5
- Diaries 4
- Oregon -- Politics and government 4
- Oregon -- Politics and government -- 1951- 4
- Pacific Northwest History 4
- Environmental Conditions 3
- Governors -- Oregon 3
- Native Americans 3
- Photographic prints 3
- Transportation 3 + ∧ less
- Morse, Wayne L. (Wayne Lyman), 1900-1974 3
- United States. Congress. House 3
- United States. Congress. Senate 3
- McKay, Douglas, 1893-1959 2
- McNary, Charles Linza, 1874-1944 2
- United States. Department of the Interior 2
- American Legion 1
- Bourne, Jonathan, 1855-1940 1
- Columbia Valley Authority 1
- Cordon, Guy F., 1890-1969 1
- Davidson, Nikoloric, Weiss, and Miller (Firm) 1
- Democratic Party (U.S.) 1
- Doernbecher Memorial Hospital for Children 1
- Durno, Edwin R. (Edwin Russell), 1899-1976 1
- Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969 1
- Ellsworth, Harris, 1899-1986 1
- Faubion, Nina Lane, 1884-1945 1
- Federal Art Project 1
- Gard family 1
- Gard, Jesse J. (Jesse Jewell), 1902-1967 1 + ∧ less