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Lake M. Bechtell papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Bx 161
Abstract

Lake Bechtell (1886 -1977) was a lawyer who became City Attorney of Prineville, then was elected to the City Council in 1921, to the office of Mayor in 1925, and served as District Attorney for Crook County, 1928 to 1953. The collection contains legal files regarding livestock companies, grazing and irrigation districts, mining claims, and railroads, 1918-1963.

Dates: 1918-1963

Beekman Family papers

 Collection
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

Welborn Beeson papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 799
Abstract Welborn Beeson was a farmer in Jackson County, Oregon during the late 1800s. The Beeson family came overland to Oregon in 1853, settling in Jackson County along Wagner Creek. In 1851, when Welborn Beeson was fifteen years old, he began to keep a diary and continued to do so until his death in 1893. After serving in the Union Army during the Civil War, Beeson returned to farm in Jackson County, and was active in politics and in the social life of the area. The collection includes diaries,...
Dates: 1848-1893

Rollin Simeon Belknap letter

 Collection — Folder: 1 (shares a clamshell box)
Identifier: CA 1872 June 5
Abstract

In 1870, Rollin Simeon Belknap claimed a hot springs site located in Oregon, in the western foothills of the Cascade Mountains, that is now known as Belknap Hot Springs. The collection contains a letter of June 5, 1872, from Belknap to A. Gibbs, asking Gibbs to pass on a bottle of water (that was sent with the letter) to a chemist for tests, as the springs he found were said to be good for healing. (The bottle is not included in the collection).

Dates: 1872 June 5

Bellfountain Class Church record book

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: B 001
Abstract

The Bellfountain Class Church record book contains membership lists and some death records for the church community.

Dates: 1859-1904

Joy Belsky papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 332
Abstract

Joy Belsky (1944-2001) was a Portland range ecologist who worked on protecting public lands in the Western United States. The collection includes articles published in scientific journals, newsletters, newspaper articles, government publications, manuscripts, speeches/talks and correspondence.

Dates: 1931-2001

Bend Publishing Company records

 Collection — Volume: 1
Identifier: B 012
Abstract

This collection includes articles of incorporation and minutes of stockholders' meetings. The incorporators were Archibald Whisnant, George Vath, and James B. Kerr. Also in this volume are the corporate records of the Bend Press Publishing Co., 1916-1919, the directors being Clyde M. McKay, George T. Pearce, and D. B. Stuart.

Dates: 1916-1926

N. S. Bennett letter and receipt

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: SFM 017
Abstract

Letters to N.S. Bennett, mainly relating to the operation of his orchard near Medford, Or., 1907-1908. Includes a tax receipt, April 3, 1896. Correspondents include Griffith & Griffith, Milton Nurseries, Better Fruit Publishing Co., Milwaukee Nursery,.

Dates: 1896-1908 1907-1908; Majority of material found within 1907 - 1908

Royal Augustus Bensell diary and scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Ax 118
Abstract

Royal Augustus Bensell (1838-1921) served as a corporal in the California Infantry during the American Civil War, was assigned to Ft. Yamhill, Oregon for three years, and later moved to Yaquina Bay, Oregon. The collection (1862-1864) contains a diary kept during his service, and scrapbook.

Dates: 1862-1864

Percy Dwight Bentley papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 145
Abstract

Percy Dwight Bentley (1885-1968) was an architect from the Midwest who practiced in Lane County, Oregon from 1939-1961. His early work shows the influence of Frank Lloyd Wright and Louis Sullivan. The collection documents his work from 1951-1962 and includes churches, residences, and commercial structures.

Dates: 1951-1962

Beta Phi Mu. University of Oregon Chapter records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UA 134
Abstract

Beta Phi Mu, the library and information studies honor society, was founded at the University of Illinois in August, 1948. The collection contains the University of Oregon chapter records consisting of bylaws, ritual information, correspondence, committee information and minutes, member and initiate information, treasurer's books and receipts, and a brass wick lamp, 1973.

Dates: 1973

Stan Bettis manuscript

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: SFM 069
Abstract

Stan Bettis (1941- ) is a freelance writer and former editor of the University of Oregon's Old Oregon alumni magazine. The collection consists of a manuscript of Bettis's book Market Days: An informal history of the Eugene Producer's Public Market.

Dates: 1968 May 20

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

Bids to build a school house for School District No. 54 in Clackamas Co., Oregon

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: SFM 012
Abstract

Bids to build a school house for School District No. 54 in Clackamas Co., Or., [18]74. The bids are from A.T. Bridgefarmer, [1874], and M. Heckart & Carothers, May 23, [18]74.

Dates: 1874

Earl R. Biggs papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 470
Abstract

Earl R. Biggs (1897-1968) investigated sex crimes for the Portland police department. He wrote two books, How to Protect Your Child from the Sex Criminal, and Sex, Science and Sin, and was instrumental in reforming Oregon's sex crimes laws in the 1950s. The collection contains correspondence, including one folder devoted to letters from Alfred C. Kinsey; notes on sex crimes cases investigated by Biggs; and copies of his two books.

Dates: 1930-1966

Denise A. Bittner papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UA 231
Abstract

Collection is comprised of material created and collected by Denise Bittner, University of Oregon alumna, and includes correspondence, printed material, ephemera, and newsclippings.

Dates: 1968-1972, 1996; Majority of material found within 1968-1972

Black Student Union records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UA 082
Abstract

The Black Student Union at the University of Oregon was formed in 1966. The collection consists of photographs and scrapbooks from 1978 to 1981.

Dates: 1978-1981

Henry Blackman bond of indemnity

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: CA 1887 May 20
Abstract

The collection contains a bond of indemnity signed May 20, 1887 by Henry Blackman and seventeen others. The bond was to protect to C. L. Andrews (clerk) and T. R. Howard (sheriff), both of Morrow County, Oregon, against expense of possible legal action arising from their refusal to move county records to Lexington, Oregon.

Dates: 1887 May 20

Lillian Caldwell Blackwood letters and photographs

 Collection
Identifier: A 010
Abstract

Lillian Caldwell Blackwood was an Oregon pioneer who lived in Jacksonville, Oregon. The collection (1877-1928) contains correspondence regarding family and Oregon society and family photographs.

Dates: 1877-1928

Rose A. Blanchard "Memories of My Sister, Fannie Lyons Dimmick"

 Collection — Multiple collection box: [CBD737-CBD716]
Identifier: CB D596
Abstract

Rose Arrington Blanchard was the Oregon born daughter of emigrants to Scottsburg, Oregon. The Rose A. Blanchard "Memories of My Sister, Fannie Lyons Dimmick" collection contains an eleven page account of Blanchard's sister's life as a pioneer resident of Scottsburg and Coos Bay, Oregon.

Dates: 1934

Blossom-time, [not after 1924]

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: SFM 056
Abstract

Poem handwritten and signed by Hazel Hall.

Dates: before 1924

James Blue papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 458
Abstract

James Blue (1930-1980) was a filmmaker and educator. The collection contains production materials, film, videotape, audiotape interviews, photographs, research materials, teaching materials, personal and professional correspondence, mementos, and news clippings.

Dates: 1905-2014; Majority of material found within 1960-1980

Blue Mountain Consolidated Wagon Road Co. articles of incorporation

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: CA 1868 July 18
Abstract

The Blue Mountain Consolidated Wagon Road Company, of La Grande, Oregon was incorporated by J. S. Ruckell, R. B. Meacham, and T. F. Carter. The collection contains articles of incorporation, dated July 18, 1868.

Dates: 1868 July 18

Dave Blunt papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 352
Abstract

Dave Blunt was a member of the University of Oregon track and field team from 1962-1965. This collection contains correspondence, photographs, ephemera, and a pair of indoor track spikes made by Bill Bowerman in 1963.

Dates: 1963-2016

B'nai B'rith (Portland, Or.) Lodge No. 65 records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Ax 218
Abstract

The collection contains records of the B'Nai B'rith Lodge No. 65, of Portland, Oregon, from 1923-1931.

Dates: 1923-1931

Laura J. Bock papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 018
Abstract

Laura J. Bock was a student at the University of Oregon during the 1960s who took part in civil rights activism and anti-vietnam protests at the university. The collection (1962-1969) contains political ephemera such as flyers and posters, memos, buttons, and underground newsletters and publications, as well as Bock's personal notes, correspondence, and an oral history (with transcript).

Dates: 1962-1969

Victor Boehl papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Ax 543
Abstract

Victor Boehl (1901-1965) worked as a logger in Oregon and California, and then as a dairy farmer in southern Oregon. The collection (1938-1960) contains reports and correspondence on water resources and reclamation in the Rogue River basin, Oregon, and issues of the The Creamery Cooperator, published by the Rogue Valley Dairy Cooperative Association, of Grants Pass, Oregon.

Dates: 1938-1960

Barbara Allen Bogart papers

 Collection — Folder: 1-2
Identifier: Coll 392
Abstract

Barbara Allen Bogart, a folklorist, professor, and author conducted research for her dissertation on homesteaders in central Oregon, and published her findings in a book titled, Homesteading the High Desert (1987). The collection (1978-1985) contains transcripts of oral history interviews conducted with residents of Central Oregon about the homesteading experience.

Dates: 1978-1985

Bond and Associates Landscape Architects records

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 297
Abstract

Lloyd Bond was a Landscape Architect who worked out of Eugene, Oregon, primarily on projects in Oregon but also in the Pacific Northwest. The collection includes client files and correspondence, office files, architectural drawings, and photographs.

Dates: 1949-2004

George Bond journal

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: SFM 023
Abstract

The George Bond papers comprise a photocopy of a published typescript in which a segment of George Bond's diary in transcribed. The segment concerns the Bond family's 1853 overland journey to Oregon.

Dates: 1853