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Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), Oregon Chapter correspondence

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: A 227
Abstract

The Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), Oregon Chapter began with the formation of the Multnomah Chapter, in 1896, and during the early 1900s Anne M. Lang served as vice president general, and state regent of the Oregon DAR. The collection (1913; 1917-1936) contains correspondence files.

Dates: 1913; 1917-1936

David McCully Butcher Store account book

 Collection — Volume: 1
Identifier: B 044
Abstract

David McCully was an Oregon pioneer who became a successful businessman, owning a general store and butcher shop in Salem, Oregon, and as one of the incorporators of People's Transportation Co, in 1862. The collection (1875) contains an account book for the butcher shop in Salem.

Dates: 1875

C. Girard Davidson papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 162
Abstract

The C. Girard Davidson Papers document the career of attorney, politician, and businessman Crow Girard "Jebby" Davidson (1910-1996). The collection is organized into major series concerning government projects, legal cases, political activities, and business interests. The majority of material related to Davidson's service as Assistant Secretary of the Interior (1946-1950) is housed in the Truman Presidential Library in Independence, Missouri.

Dates: 1934-1980

I.G. Davidson photographs

 Collection — Box: 1, Prints
Identifier: PH 200_009
Abstract

Isaac Grundy Davidson (1845-1922) was asuccessful businessman who operated commercial photographic ventures in the 1870s-1890s. The collection consists of fourteen images, eight portraits and six landscape.

Dates: 1870-1899

Mary Carolyn Davies papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 407
Abstract

Mary Carolyn Davies was a prolific Oregon writer who wrote lyric poems, children’s verse, a novel, short stories, and several one-act plays. The collection (1907-1956) contains manuscripts, correspondence with publishers, published volumes, a scrapbook, photographs, and the manuscripts and college notebooks of Grace Ella Davies Wells.

Dates: circa 1860-1956; Majority of material found within 1907-1934

C. Gilman Davis papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 057
Abstract

Charles Gilman Davis (1918-1979) was an architect and educator. The C. Gilman Davis Papers include architectural project files, project drawings, and research and educational material that reflect his career as an architect and educator.

Dates: 1947-1979

Charles E. Davis papers on Civilian Public Service and the Untide Press

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 470
Abstract

Charles E. Davis was a printer who served in the conscientious objectors camp on the Oregon coast during World War II (Civilian Public Services Camp #56), as well as other CPS camps during the war. This collection contains Untide Press booklets, proof and mock-up sheets, correspondence, and other examples of fine press printing.

Dates: 1942-2003

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

Silver Lee Davis papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll 652
Abstract

Silver Lee Davis was a member of the lesbian land community in Grants Pass, Oregon. The Silver Lee Davis papers primarily document Davis' writing career.

Dates: 1986-1999

William B. Davis letter

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: CA 1853 Dec 21
Abstract

William B. Davis was a pioneer and settler. The collection consists of a single letter written by Davis.

Dates: 1853 December 21

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

Francis De Witt deed

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: CA 1852 Aug 18
Abstract

Francis DeWitt was a pioneer who came to the Oregon Territory from Germany in 1847 on a sailing vessel. The collection consists of a deed, drawn up by DeWitt, transferring ownership of two lots in the city of Portland to Philander Buchanan.

Dates: 1852 August 18

Matthew P. Deady diary and letters

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UA 364
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 reproductions of diary entries and letters related to University of Oregon topics.

Dates: 1872-1893

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

Samuel and Permelia Nebeker to Seldon Warner deed of land

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: CA 1863 Mar 16
Abstract

Collection is comprised of a Deed of Land documenting the sale of land from Samuel and Permelia Nebeker to Seldon Warner, all of Linn County, Oregon.

Dates: 1863 March 16

Delta Nu Alpha Transportation Fraternity. University of Oregon Chapter records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UA 101
Abstract

Delta Nu Alpha is an international organization dedicated to transportation and logistics. The collection contains University of Oregon chapter records that document the functions, activities, and people of the organization. Records include correspondence, newsletters, meeting minutes, membership files, national materials, subject files on transportation topics, and photographs, 1947-1958.

Dates: 1947-1958

Democratic Party of Oregon records

 Collection
Identifier: Bx 168
Abstract Caroline Wilkins, who served as the State Chairperson of the Democratic Party of Oregon, presented the University of Oregon Library with the party files in October of 1972. The files span the period between 1952 and 1968; however, the major portion is from the early 60s. Included in the collection is correspondence with political figures and general citizenry. Much material deals with funding, finances, and organization, as well as contemporary major issues. Campaigns, conventions,...
Dates: 1952-1968

Frederick DeNeffe papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 673
Abstract

Frederick Mason DeNeffe (1882-1965) was educated at the University of Michigan and starting in 1907 he worked as an attorney in Portland, Oregon. The collection contains legal files regarding oil, coal, gas, silver, sugar, and mining companies.

Dates: 1936-1965

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

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

Department of American Studies records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 031
Abstract

The University of Oregon offered a major and minor in American Studies from 1984 until 1991. The collection contains records that document the functions, activities, and people of the department.

Dates: 1984-1991

Department of Anthropology records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 032
Abstract The genesis of the UO Department of Anthropology can be traced to the arrival of Dr. Luther S. Cressman in 1929, who was hired to develop advanced research in sociology and to teach social anthropology; by 1935-1936, Cressman had established himself as an active archaeologist, and he became the first, and sole, member of a newly created Department of Anthropology. The collection includes correspondence, memoranda, meeting minutes and staff reports, course information, faculty...
Dates: 1951-1991

Department of Geography records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 053
Abstract

The departments of Geography and Geology were closely intertwined until the 1970's at the university of Oregon even though the Department of Geography was officially created during the 1932/33 school year. The collection contains departmental administrative files.

Dates: 1956-1980

Department of Geological Sciences records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UA 054
Abstract

Geology has been offered at the University of Oregon since its establishment in 1876, and Thomas Condon was the first and only professor of Geology until 1904. Collection contains correspondence, scrapbooks, photographs, slides, and films.

Dates: 1931-1968

Department of Military Science and ROTC (Reserve Officers' Training Corps) program records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 064
Abstract

The Department of Military Science was established at the University of Oregon in 1919, although the school had sponsored military training through the Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) program before the creation of a Military Science department. The collection includes department files and ROTC/Air Force ROTC information, audiotapes, scrapbooks, photographs, clippings, newsletters, student orientation and training, and protest information, 1916-1972.

Dates: 1916-1972

Department of Physics records

 Collection — Box: 1 (1996.99.A)
Identifier: UA 171
Abstract

The Department of Physics at the University of Oregon grew out of the Natural Philosophy curriculum that was offered at the university beginning the year it was founded, 1876. The collection contains grant reports and U.S. Atomic Energy Commission records.

Dates: 1966-1970

Department of Political Science records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 068
Abstract

The Department of Political Science at the University of Oregon offers majors, minors, and graduate degrees. The collection (1933-2008) consists of committee, advisory council, and task force files, department minutes and correspondence, curriculum changes files, University of Oregon's School of Desegregation Training and Research Institute files, and mock Republican Convention files.

Dates: 1933-2008

Department of Speech records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 191
Abstract

The study of rhetoric and performance has been a part of the curriculum of the University of Oregon since it opened its doors in 1877; the Department of Speech also used to offer classes in radio, film, theatre study, and also dramatic performance. The bulk of the collection (1948-1999) consists of records when the Department of Speech was heavily involved with theatre performance.

Dates: 1948-1999

Caroline Elizabeth DePrez oral history and related papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 410
Abstract

Caroline Elizabeth DePrez (1921-2018) graduated from the University of Oregon in 1942 with a degree in sociology. The collection includes oral history sound recordings and related papers in which DePrez describes student life at the University of Oregon, 1938-1942, where she served as president of the Associated Women Students and belonged to the Gamma Phi Beta sorority.

Dates: 1938-2018

Deschutes County, Or. Tax Supervising and Conservation Commission minutes

 Collection — Multiple collection box: [B 100] 1
Identifier: B 100
Abstract

The Deschutes County, Oregon Tax Supervising and Conservation Commission was established by Oregon state law to check and verify Deschutes county budgets and expenditures. The collection contains meeting minutes from August 11, 1923 to November 22, 1923.

Dates: August 11, 1923-November 22, 1923