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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.
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.
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).
The Bellfountain Class Church record book contains membership lists and some death records for the church community.
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.
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.
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,.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Bids to build a school house for School District No. 54 in Clackamas Co., Or., 74. The bids are from A.T. Bridgefarmer, , and M. Heckart & Carothers, May 23, 74.
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.
The Bishops, a prominent Oregon family, are the founders and proprietors of Pendleton Woolen Mills, the Oregon Worsted Company, and the Thomas Kay Woolen Mill. The Bishop family papers include correspondence, personal and business papers, photographs and albums, genealogical records, plat maps, and newspaper clippings.
Collection is comprised of material created and collected by Denise Bittner, University of Oregon alumna, and includes correspondence, printed material, ephemera, and newsclippings.
The Black Student Union at the University of Oregon was formed in 1966. The collection consists of photographs and scrapbooks from 1978 to 1981.
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.
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.
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.
Poem handwritten and signed by Hazel Hall.
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.
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.
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.
The collection contains records of the B'Nai B'rith Lodge No. 65, of Portland, Oregon, from 1923-1931.
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).
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.
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.
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.
- Subject: Oregon X
- Oregon 628
- Correspondence 575
- Photographs 207
- Diaries 127
- Colleges and Universities 110
- Pioneers 110
- Financial records 93
- Universities and colleges -- Oregon -- Eugene 92
- Education, Higher -- Oregon -- Eugene 91
- Oregon -- Politics and government -- 1859-1950 83
- Manuscripts for publication 82
- Scrapbooks 80
- Politics and Politicians 79
- Pioneers -- Oregon 75
- Reports 70
- Clippings 63
- Businesses and Corporations 60
- Account books 54
- Oregon Territory -- History 54
- Overland journeys to the Pacific 51 + ∧ less
- French 1
- Russian 1
- Vietnamese 1
- University of Oregon 137
- Morse, Wayne L. (Wayne Lyman), 1900-1974 19
- University of Oregon. Office of the President 13
- Oregon. Legislative Assembly. Senate 12
- United States. Forest Service 12
- Republican Party (Or.) 11
- United States. Army 11
- Oregon. Legislative Assembly. House of Representatives 10
- Democratic Party (Or.) 9
- Applegate, Jesse A., 1811-1888 8
- Miller, Joaquin, 1837-1913 8
- Nesmith, James Willis, 1820-1885 8
- Neuberger, Richard L. (Richard Lewis), 1912-1960 8
- Lockley, Fred, 1871-1958 7
- McNary, Charles Linza, 1874-1944 7
- Pacific University 7
- United States. Bonneville Power Administration 7
- United States. Congress. House 7
- United States. Congress. Senate 7
- Campbell, Prince Lucien, 1861-1925 6 + ∧ less