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Marvin Tims papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll 566
Abstract

Marvin Tims (1920-2014) served in the Army’s 419th Bomb Squadron during World War II, and worked as a reporter for The Register-Guard for 38 years. This collection contains biographical information, World War II military service records, student work, correspondence, drafts and published articles, photographs, and an award.

Dates: 1890-2014; Majority of material found within 1942-1980

Tim Townsend slide collection

 Collection
Identifier: PH 360
Abstract

Tim Townsend was a high school geography instructor who taught for the Eugene 4J district for 40 years. He also taught summer session in the University of Oregon geography department during the 1970s-1980s. The collection includes approximately 8,360 2" x 2" color slides of Oregon, the American West, and the Oregon Rajneesh compound.

Dates: circa 1957-1999; Majority of material found within circa 1970-1990

Albert Conrad Ullman papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 040
Abstract Al Ullman, Democrat of Baker, Oregon, represented Oregon’s second district in the U. S. House of Representatives from 1957 to 1981. Most of his efforts focused on the development of Oregon’s water resources and the improved management of public lands and national forests. In the 1970s, he worked on tax reform, welfare reform, and national health insurance. The collection consists of correspondence, reports, legislation, published material providing background information on the issues, and...
Dates: 1957-1980

Umpqua Academy Association records

 Collection — Folder: 1 (shares an RSB)
Identifier: B 087
Abstract

Umpqua Academy Association was composed of former students and graduates of the Umpqua Academy, a Methodist school located in Wilbur, Oregon. The collection (1874-1930) contains Association correspondence and programs, a photograph of the school bell, gathered historical papers including legal documents, and sketches of the school and grounds.

Dates: 1874-1930

United States Spruce Production Corporation, Spruce Products Division records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Bx 088
Abstract

United States Spruce Production Corporation was incorporated in Washington on August 19, 1918, and the Spruce Products Division was responsible for overseeing the logging of Northwest Spruce, and the manufacturing of Spruce products. The collection (1918-1919) contains orders and special orders, U. S. War Department memoranda, weekly bulletins, efficiency reports, correspondence, publications, liquidation files, and files on timber and railway companies.

Dates: 1918-1919

Work Projects Administration Oregon Federal Art Project collection

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 238
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1937

University of Oregon Basketball Exhibition Tour of the Far East records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 202
Abstract

In 1954, the University of Oregon Basketball team undertook an exhibition tour of Asia and the Business Manager for the tour, J.O. Lindstrom, accompanied the student athletes and kept a diary. The collection (1954-1955) contains Lindstrom's diary, reports, and also programs and itineraries of the tour, correspondence and postcards, photographs, collected business cards, and newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1954-1955

University Theatre records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 148
Abstract

Theatre productions were performed at University of Oregon long before the University Theatre was built in 1949; the Horace Robinson Theatre (as it is now known) is used primarily for Department of Theatre Arts productions. The collection (1909-2009) contains annual reports, publicity materials, production reports, photographs and slides, reviews, correspondence, meeting minutes, and also records from Carnival Theater and Very Little Theatre.

Dates: 1900-2009

Vanport, Oregon construction photograph album

 Collection — Box: 1, Album
Identifier: PH 203_025
Abstract

The collection consists of one album containing thirty four images and text produced in 1944 by Oregon Shipbuilding Corp. documenting construction and operation of Vanport City, a shipyard workers' development, in response to a query from an English government official. The town was destroyed by a catastrophic flood in 1948. Although Vanport had a substantial African-American population, only white people appear in the photographs.

Dates: 1944

Vanport, Oregon flood photograph album

 Collection — Box: 1 [shares box with another collection]
Identifier: PH 203_064
Abstract

The Vanport, Oregon flood photograph album captures the aftermath of the May 1948 flood that destroyed the city of Vanport leaving its largly African-American population homeless. The album contains one hundred images of the aftermath of the flood in both Vanport and Portland.

Dates: 1948

Vanport, Oregon flood photographs

 Collection — Multiple collection box: [PH 375] 1
Identifier: PH 375
Abstract

Vanport was a World War II era public housing city in Multnomah County, Oregon built to accommodate workers of the Kaiser Shipyards in Portland, Oregon and Vancouver, Washington. This collection contains 35 black and white photographs of the flooding of Vanport, Oregon in 1948.

Dates: 1948

Villard Hall Centennial records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 083
Abstract

Villard Hall was the second building opened on the University of Oregon campus in 1886. The records document the history of the building as well as planning around the centennial celebration.

Dates: 1881-1987; Majority of material found within 1983 - 1987

John Breckenridge Waldo papers

 Collection — Box: 1, photo
Identifier: Coll 303
Abstract Judge John Breckenridge Waldo (1844-1907) was a conservationist who explored Oregon's Cascade Range and sought to protect it as a forest reserve. The collection includes his diary, 1891-1907; letters, journals, and photographs by Waldo on his travels in the Cascade Range, 1880-1907; and two periodical articles about Waldo and his conservation efforts published in 1984 and 1989. The materials in the collection present a portrait of Oregon’s Cascade Range at the time it came under protection...
Dates: 1880-1989

Mary Jane Waldo papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 427
Abstract

Mary Jane Waldo (1915-1967) was an author who wrote romances and confessions of 1945, feature stories for the Portland Oregonian, and was an instructor of creative writing at Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Oregon. Collection consists of manuscripts of stories and poems, a collection of published pieces, professional and personal correspondence, speeches, copyright papers, and a photograph.

Dates: 1948-1965

Wallowa, Oregon photograph album

 Collection — Multiple collection box: [PH203_065] 1
Identifier: PH 203_065
Abstract

The Wallowa, Oregon photograph album contains personal photographs of a family from Wallowa, Oregon, circa 1920-1930.

Dates: circa 1920s-1930s

Mason Y. Warner papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 245
Abstract Mason Young Warner was born in 1868, the son of parents Agnes Stewart and Thomas Warner. Mason Y. Warner married Celia A. Hyland in 1894. The couple lived in Lane County all their lives, except for a short time spent in eastern Washington. They had three children, Ivan, Claire and Erma. The collection is composed mainly of correspondence, some personal files, and photographs. Most extensive in this collection is the Claire Warner Churchill Thompson material in Series IV. Her papers include...
Dates: 1859-1954

Oswald West papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Ax 174
Abstract

Oswald West (1873-1960) was an attorney in Portland, Oregon, and served as governor of Oregon from 1911 until 1915. The collection (1910-1940) contains correspondence, campaign broadsides from 1910, a scrapbook of newspaper clippings by and about West, and photographs.

Dates: 1910-1940

Western photographer collection

 Collection
Identifier: PH 368
Abstract This artificial collection consists of photographs by Western photographers in the United States. Prints are organized by subject and arranged alphabetically by creator. Subjects include Events (floods, fires, large group gatherings, parades, and the Alaskan Gold Rush), Geographic areas (Oregon, Washington, California, and Alaska, with emphasis on cities and natural scenery in Oregon), Industries and transportation (logging, mining, fishing, shipping, construction, trains, automobiles,...
Dates: Circa 1840s-1968

Westover Terrace construction photograph albums

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: PH 203_035
Abstract

Collection comprises two albums containing 118 black and white photographs of the construction of the Westover Terrace development in Northwest Portland, Or. from 1910-1912. The photographs show the sluicing operation as well as the construction of roads and houses in the development. Several series of photographs are take from the same spot each month, showing the development of certain areas.

Dates: 1910-1929

Opal Whiteley papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 097
Abstract Opal Stanley Whiteley was an amateur naturalist and an author. She gave nature lectures around Oregon, while attending the University of Oregon. She wrote a book called The Fairyland Around Us, based upon her nature lectures. While the book was not published, in March 1920, The Atlantic Monthly published a serialized version of Whiteley’s childhood diary and the book version was released in September of the same year. Controversy surrounded the publication, as people believed that Whiteley...
Dates: 1911–1977

Widowed Services Program/Displaced Homemaker Center and Widowed Services Program records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 006
Abstract

The Widowed Services Program/Displaced Homemaker Center and Widowed Services Program was established at the University of Oregon by Hazel Foss in the mid-1970s to help new widows and displaced homemakers develop skills to enter the workforce. The collection contains office files, grant records, publicity and media materials, publications, videotapes and audiotapes, and photographs.

Dates: 1973-1991

Clark Moor Will papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 062
Abstract The Clark Moor Will papers contain materials concerning the Aurora Colony of Marion County, Oregon and the Salem Water Department. The Aurora Materials cover all aspects of the colony, including the band, music, women, daily life, site maps, correspondence and architecture. The collection also includes manuscripts and articles written by other authors concerning the Aurora Colony. The Salem Water Department materials cover the history of the department and Salem's water supply, as well as...
Dates: 1871-1981

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

WomanShare records

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 269
Abstract

WomanShare is a woman’s land and feminist retreat in Grants Pass, Oregon, established in 1974. Records document the management, membership, daily activities and workshops of the WomanShare community and include correspondence, reference files, financial and meeting records, journals, audio, video and visual material.

Dates: 1974-1999

Stanley Paul Young papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 295
Abstract

Stanley Paul Young (1889-1969) became a biologist who held many positions in the federal government, including in the Department of Interior, and also authored articles and books, including literature for children, regarding America's wolves, coyotes, and big cats. The collection (1940s-1960s) contains manuscript material, photographs, and minor correspondence.

Dates: 1940s-1960s