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Edwin B. Aldrich correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 083
Abstract

Edwin B. Aldrich (1879-1950) became a newspaper editor and publisher with the East Oregonian (in Pendleton) and was active is public affairs in Oregon all his adult life. The collection contains correspondence related to newspaper business, public affairs, political and personal concerns and includes letters exchanged with Oregon politicians and public figures.

Dates: 1906-1934

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

J. T. Bowditch letter

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: CA 1887 Feb 9
Abstract

J. T. Bowditch, of Ashland, Oregon, represented Jackson County in the Oregon House of Representatives, beginning in 1887, and he was re-elected in 1889. The collection contains a letter dated February 9, 1887, by Bowditch to (Judge?) L. R. Webster regarding a bill that would lower the salary of circuit court judges.

Dates: 1887 February 9

Joseph Henry Brown letter to John H. Mitchell

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: CA 1893 May 18
Abstract

Joseph Henry Brown (1867-1898) was an Oregon pioneer, newspaper printer and correspondent, Veteran, and a historian who wrote about politics and Native American culture and conflicts in Oregon. The collection (May 19, 1893) contains a letter from Brown to John H. Mitchell, a U.S. Senator from Oregon, about maps Brown wanted to use in his historical work about "Indian Wars" in Oregon.

Dates: 1893 May 18

Joseph Henry Brown letter to Nettie Spencer

 Collection — Folder: 1 (shares a clamshell box)
Identifier: CA 1895 Apr 27
Abstract

Joseph Henry Brown (1867-1898) was an Oregon pioneer, newspaper printer and correspondent, a Veteran, and a historian who wrote about politics, and especially Native American culture and conflicts in Oregon. The collection contains a letter dated April 27, 1895 from Brown to Nettie Spencer regarding his and other's writings on the history of provisional government in Oregon.

Dates: 1895 April 27

Samuel Henry Brown papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 120
Abstract

Samuel Henry Brown was the Republican state senator from Marion County, Oregon, 1923-1933. In 1934 he was a candidate for the Republican nomination for governor. Collection contains correspondence, 1906-1940, mainly concerning business of the Legislature and the 1934 race for governor. Also included are the letters of George M. Battersby, Co. M, 20th Regiment, Kansas Volunteer Infantry, 1898-1899, from the West Coast and the Philippine Islands.

Dates: 1898-1940

Tom J. Burns papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 108
Abstract

Thomas J. Burns (1876-1957) was a political and social reformer and radical of Portland, Oregon. The collection consists primarily of broadsides, many published by Burns, as well as some minor correspondence.

Dates: 1919-1945

Asahel Bush papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 184
Abstract

Asahel Bush (1824-1913) was a prominent early Oregon citizen who worked as a printer, was the founder and editor of the Oregon Statesman newspaper, and was a banker. The collection (1850-1914) contains photostat copies of correspondence.

Dates: 1850-1913

George Parkhurst Cheney papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Ax 256
Abstract

George Parkhurst Cheney (1871 - 1962) was publisher and editor of the Record-Chieftain, of Enterprise, Oregon. The collection (1907-1941) contains correspondence and documents regarding the status of City of Enterprise bonds, Citizen's Tax Committee correspondence, Oregon Voters magazines, and also a few mementos of Cheney's publishing career.

Dates: 1907-1941

Henry Waldo Coe correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 112
Abstract

Henry Waldo Coe (1857-1927) was a Portland, Oregon, physician, patron of the arts, and member of the Progressive Party. The collection consists mainly of correspondence including letters from Theodore Roosevelt and the Roosevelt family (1907-1918), and correspondence, clippings and photographs concerning statues of Roosevelt, George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, and Jeanne D'Arc commissioned by Coe.

Dates: 1907-1928

Marshall Cornett papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Ax 576
Abstract

Marshall Eugene Cornett (1898-1947) was a business owner and politician of Oregon who served in the state senate from 1941-1947 and was killed in a plane crash while still in office. The collection (1935-1949) contains correspondence files and speeches.

Dates: 1935-1949

David Watson Craig letter to William L. Adams

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: CA 1863 Nov 4
Abstract

The collection contains a letter, dated November 4, 1863, written by David Watson Craig, of Salem, Oregon, to William L. Adams, that refers to closing of the Argus, the new appearance of the Oregon Statesman, and lists Statesman stockholders.

Dates: 1863 November 4

Henry Cummins papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Ax 130
Abstract

Henry Cummins (1840-1901) was a well-read and enthusiastic student of topics various and sundry with a partiality for pseudo-science. The collection (1858-1863) consists of Cummins' personal correspondence as well as a memory book and miscellaneous papers.

Dates: 1858-1863

Matthew Paul Deady letter to Melvin C. George

 Collection — Folder: 1 (shares a clamshell box)
Identifier: CA 1884 Apr 11
Abstract

Matthew Paul Deady (1824-1893) was a lawyer, politician, and judge in the Oregon Territory, who became Oregon's first U.S. District Court judge in 1859, a position he retained until his death. The collection contains a letter dated April 11, 1884, from Deady, of Portland, Oregon to Melvin C. George, of Washington, D.C. regarding the judicial salary bill.

Dates: 1884 April 11

Owen Nickerson Denny correspondence

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: A 189
Abstract

Owen Nickerson Denny (1838-1900) was an Oregon attorney and county judge who also served as the adviser to the Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The collection (1886-1890) contains a letterpress copy book of semi-official and personal correspondence and a published volume of his edited letters.

Dates: 1886-1890

Joseph N. Dolph letter to J. D. Lee

 Collection — Folder: 1 (shares a clamshell box)
Identifier: CA 1884 May 1
Abstract

Joseph N. Dolph (1835-1897) served in the Oregon State Senate and was also elected to the U.S. Senate as a Republican, serving from 1883 to 1895. The collection contains a letter dated May 1, 1884 from Dolph to J. D. Lee of Dallas, Oregon concerning Oregon politics.

Dates: 1884 May 1

Wallace Ulysses Douglas papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 522
Abstract Wallace Ulysses Douglas (1868-1936) moved to Coos Bay, Oregon in 1890, worked for the Coast Mail, read law with John A. Gray, was admitted to the bar in 1898, and practiced law in the Coos Bay area thereafter. The collection contains business, legal, and political correspondence, law office ledgers, and records of five Oregon businesses that Douglas provided legal counsel for or was a shareholder: American Bank, Coos Bay Home Telephone Co., German-American Hospital Association, Home Mortgage...
Dates: 1899-1937

George Washington Dunn legislative correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 030
Abstract

George Washington Dunn (1864-1961) served as a Republican in the Oregon legislator, first in the House and then from 1923-1942, in the Senate. The collection contains correspondence from constituents and other interested parties. concerns requests from and advice of constituents, and political negotiations.

Dates: 1923-1939

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

Henry Minor Esterly papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Ax 684
Abstract

Henry Minor Esterly (1873-1944) was a lawyer who came to Oregon in 1904, and was noted for his defense of civil liberties. The collection contains legal files regarding free speech cases in Portland, Oregon in 1921, correspondence, speeches, genealogy information of the Esterly and Minor families, and legal files of Matthew Minor, Jr.

Dates: 1813-1839; 1904-1934

Nina Faubion papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Ax 185
Abstract

Nina L. Faubion (1884-1945) was a writer, artist, and amateur mycologist, and also worked as secretary to her father, Senator (and also Mayor) Harry Lane of Oregon. The collection (1887-1938) contains Faubion correspondence and an unpublished manuscript, as well as Harry Lane correspondence and a scrapbook.

Dates: 1887-1938

Theodore T. Geer receipt

 Collection — Folder: 1 (shares a clamshell box)
Identifier: CA 1898 Apr 28
Abstract

Theodore T. Geer (1851-1924) served in the Oregon State House of Representatives in the 1880s and as governor of Oregon, from January 9, 1899 until January 14, 1903. The collection contains a receipt regarding political offices written by Geer on April 18, 1898.

Dates: 1898 April 28

Melvin Clarke George papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 136
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1867-1930

Governor John Whiteaker commutation of sentence

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: CA 1860 Mar 1
Abstract

John Whiteaker was governor of Oregon from 1859-1862. The collection (1860) contains a commutation of the sentence of George M. Bowen.

Dates: 1860 March 1

Governor's Committee for the Oregon Museum of History, Science, and Industry records

 Collection — Multiple collection box: [B 106] 1
Identifier: B 106
Abstract

The Oregon Governor's Committee for the Oregon Museum of History, Science, and Industry was tasked to gather information and support needed to create a new Oregon museum; the resulting museum would become OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry). The collection (1943-1944) contains meeting minutes, and reports.

Dates: 1943-1944

Loyal M. Graham papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 040
Abstract

Loyal M. Graham (1860-1961) was an attorney and legislator, and in 1919 as an Oregon state legislator he introduced the nation's first gasoline tax. The collection contains political correspondence, legal briefs, diaries and journals, scrapbook pages and speeches.

Dates: 1889-1940

Thomas G. Greene papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 254
Abstract

Thomas G. Greene (1860-1944) was born in Washington County, Indiana, and obtained an LL.B. degree from the University of Oregon Law department in 1892. The collection consists of political correspondence, corporate records, diaries, and office files.

Dates: 1894-1935

Henry M. Hanzen papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 507
Abstract

Henry M. Hanzen (1879-1967) was a newspaper reporter, attorney, and Oregon political manager. The collection (1917-1960) contains a manuscript chronicling the political history of Oregon from 1900-1960, titled "Power," campaign files of Oregon politicians, Oregon State Budget Director correspondence, Press Publishing Co., and Willamette Publishing Co. files, personal correspondence, legal files and scrapbooks.

Dates: 1917-1960

Lawrence T. Harris correspondence

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: A 273
Abstract

Lawrence Thomas Harris (1873-1960) served in the Oregon House of Representatives (1901-1903) and as a justice in the Oregon Supreme Court (1914-1924). The collection (1915-1918; 1923-1927) contains personal and political correspondence files and testimony from the Taxpayers Equalization League, a group that supported the Zorn-McPherson bill to consolidate higher education in Oregon.

Dates: 1915-1918, 1923-1927

Fred Harrison legislative speeches

 Collection — Folder: 1 (shares an mb box)
Identifier: Coll 381
Abstract

Fred Harrison, of Brownsville, Oregon, served in the Oregon State House of Representatives as a Democrat, from 1935 to 1937, representing Linn County. The collection (1935-1937) contains legislative speeches, and (political) poetry.

Dates: 1935-1937