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Win McCormack collection on Rajneeshpuram

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 406
Abstract

Win McCormack, publisher and editor-in-chief for Tin House Magazine and Tin House Books, wrote several articles on the Rajneesh from 1983 to 1986. This collection includes his research materials on the Rajneesh.

Dates: 1975 - 1993; Majority of material found within 1983 - 1986

Melville T. Wire diaries

 Collection — Multiple Collection Box: [A 136] 1
Identifier: A 136
Abstract

Melville Wire was the son of a Methodist minister from Mt. Tabor (Portland), Oregon, and was a student at the University of Oregon from 1895-1896, and Albany College in 1897. The collection (1894-1897) consists of diaries.

Dates: 1894-1897

William Wolff letter

 Collection — Multiple Collection Box: [CA 1872 Aug 21] 1
Identifier: CA 1872 Aug 21
Abstract

The collection contains a letter dated August 21, 1872 from William Wolff to "Dear Sir and Dr.," and regards mutual aquaintances and events in Eastern Oregon.

Dates: 1872 August 21

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

Women's Christian Temperance Union, Gardiner, Oregon branch treasurer's book

 Collection — Volume: 1
Identifier: B 094
Abstract

The first Oregon branch of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union was formed in 1881, and by 1891 there were eighty-three branches in Oregon. The collection (1889-1910) contains a treasurer's book of the Gardiner, Oregon branch.

Dates: 1889-1910

Women's Emergency Corps record book

 Collection — Volume: 1
Identifier: B 072
Abstract

Women's Emergency Corps of Portland, Oregon, was devoted to good works performed for the benefit of Spanish-American War soldiers. The collection (July 1, 1898 - September 5, 1898) consists of a record book that contains membership information and entries regarding activities.

Dates: 1898 July 1-September 5

Hugh B. Wood papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 011
Abstract Hugh B. Wood (1909-1995) was Professor Emeritus of the University of Oregon's College of Education. The collection includes papers reflecting Woods' teaching activities and his interests in the College of Education's international education program and teacher development program, as well as his interests in vocational education in Oregon, particularly the Tongue Point Job Corps Center in Astoria, Oregon. Correspondence, program guides to U.S. teachers colleges, and course syllabi document...
Dates: 1965-1968

Lee Wooden correspondence

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: A 185
Abstract

Lee Wooden was president of the Oregon Rural Electric Cooperative Association, a member of the Kennedy-Johnson Natural Resources Advisory Committee in 1960, and active in regional public power movements. The collection (1955-1963) contains correspondence relating to public power in the Pacific Northwest.

Dates: 1955-1963

Woodmen of the World. Junction City Camp No. 446 minutes

 Collection — Multiple Collection Box: [B 074] 1
Identifier: B 074
Abstract

Woodmen of the World (W.O.W.) is the name of a fraternal organization and the private insurance company that the organization owns and operates. The collection ( 1927-1937) contains a record book of minutes of the Junction City Camp (chapter) No. 446.

Dates: 1927-1931

Edwin A. Woodworth papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 497
Abstract

Edwin A. Woodwoorth (1890-1966) became county superintendent of schools for Clackamas County, Oregon. The collection contains minutes and other material from national, regional and local education association meetings, as well as correspondence, publications, and daily desk diaries/journals.

Dates: 1945-1956

Woolverton family papers

 Collection — Folder: 1 (shares a clamshell box)
Identifier: A 149
Abstract

John Woolverton came overland from Iowa to Oregon in 1856 and settled in Polk County, Oregon. The collection (1864-1941) contains a copy of an overland journal to Oregon, a history of John Woolverton, and proceedings of the National and International Association of Woolvertons.

Dates: 1864-1941; Majority of material found within 1864 - 1902

Jerome Workman correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Collection Box: [A 150] 1
Identifier: A 150
Abstract

Jerome Workman was an attorney in Eugene, Oregon, who also served as secretary of the Chamber of Commerce. The collection (1912-1914) contains correspondence regarding Oregon businesses, including transportation and mining firms.

Dates: 1912-1914

W.P.A. Oregon Historical Records Survey records

 Collection
Identifier: Bx 066
Abstract

The Historical Records Survey (H.R.S.) was initiated by the federal government in 1935 as one of five programs under the Works Progress Administration (W.P.A., renamed Work Projects Administration in 1939). All W.P.A. projects ended in February 1943, and most H.R.S. records were deposited in public repositories. The Oregon Historical Records Survey collection, arranged according to its original order, contains detailed documentation of Oregon history and records.

Dates: not yet dated

W.W. Baker and Company bill of lading

 Collection — Multiple Collection Box: [CA 1863 Mar 14] 1
Identifier: CA 1863 Mar 14
Abstract

The collection contains a bill of lading, dated March 14, 1863 for mining supplies and other goods, from the W.W. Baker and Company of The Dalles and Portland, Oregon.

Dates: 1863 March 14

Yamhill Steamboat Company journal

 Collection — Multiple Collection Box: [B 120] 1
Identifier: B 120
Abstract

The Yamhill Steamboat Company was organized in 1859 to transport farm products between Portland and California. The collection consists of a journal of accounts for the company.

Dates: 1859-1861

Yaquina Deep Sea Fishing Company stock certificate

 Collection — Multiple Collection Box: [CA 1889 Sept 7] 1
Identifier: CA 1889 Sept 7
Abstract

Founded in 1888, the Yaquina Deep Sea Fishing Company operated out of Portland, Oregon. The collection consists of a single stock certificate issued by the company.

Dates: 1889 September 7

J. C. Yates farm and household account book

 Collection — Folder: 1 (shares a clamshell box)
Identifier: A 138
Abstract

The collection (1875-1882) contains a farm and household account book belonging to J. C. Yates.

Dates: 1875-1882

John Yeon architectural drawings

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 333
Abstract

John Yeon (1910-1994) was an Oregon architect, landscape architect, and conservationist best known for his tole in developing the Northwest regional architectural style. The collection consists of architectural drawings for projects, both built and unrealized, including plans, sections, elevations, details, tracings, and blueprints, as well as a number of Northwest maps, aerial photographs, and surveys for both architectural and preservation projects managed by the architect.

Dates: 1934-1990; Majority of material found within 1934-1976

Harry B. Yocom faculty papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UA 225
Abstract Harry B. Yocom was a University of Oregon Professor who served in the department of biology from 1920 until his death in 1958. He taught classes in zoology and served as the head of the biology department until 1945. The collection consists of course and lecture notes from his time at the University of Oregon as well as research notes that center around the biological make-up of the Coos Bay Region of Oregon. The material also includes Yocom’s personal correspondence as well as four folders...
Dates: circa 1906-1956

Benjamin Young papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 046
Abstract

Benjamin Young was a salmon canner, banker, real estate promoter of Astoria, Oregon and worked for the British America Packing Company. The collection contains letterpress copy books that include personal and business correspondence, a record book of the Ben Young Land Company, a scrapbook, and twenty-one volumes of British America Packing Company journals, cash books, letterpress copy books, ledgers, and invoice books, 1882-1906.

Dates: 1882-1906

Frederic George Young letter to Fred Lockley

 Collection — Multiple Collection Box: [CA 1916 June 25] 1
Identifier: CA 1916 June 25
Abstract

Frederic George Young (1858 -1929) was a professor at the University of Oregon, a historian, and was one of the founders of the Oregon Historical Society. The collection contains a letter dated June 25, 1916, from Young to Fred Lockley, regarding Oregon history and the Oregon Historical Society.

Dates: 1916 June 25

Henry W. Young papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Bx 156
Abstract Henry W. Young published newspapers in Kansas and Oregon, including the Coquille Valley Sentinel newspaper of Coquille, Oregon, which he purchased in 1914. The collection (1863-1945) contains Sentinel records including ledgers, issues of the newspaper, and correspondence, as well as personal and business papers of Henry W. Young, including writings, correspondence, speeches, bills submitted to the Kansas state senate, printed matter, and other Kansas and Oregon newspapers published by...
Dates: 1863-1945

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

Bob Zagorin audio recordings for radio

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 300
Abstract

Bob Zagorin (1945- ) was a radio and television journalist in Eugene, Oregon. The collection includes audio cassette tapes and reel-to-reel tape recordings of his interviews with figures of local, regional, and national interest. Copies of most of these recordings on compact discs are also included in the collection.

Dates: 1975-1980

J. A. Zehntbauer letter to J. L. Krantz

 Collection — Multiple Collection Box: [CA 1917 Nov 16] 1
Identifier: CA 1917 Nov 16
Abstract

C.C. Jantzen and J. A. Zehntbauer purchased the manufacturing department of the Portland (Oregon) Knitting Company in 1909; this company was the manufacturer of the Jantzen clothing line. The collection contains a letter dated November 18, 1917, from Zehntbauer to J. L. Krantz, regarding the early history of the company, and problems that arose without access to a worsted (wool) spinning mill in the West.

Dates: 1917 November 16

Albert Zieber diary and letters

 Collection — Folder: 1 (shares a clamshell)
Identifier: A 139
Abstract

Alfred Zieber (1830-1890) travelled overland from Peoria, Illinois to California. The collection consists of Zieber's diary of his journey, as well as four subsequent letters from his father, John S. Zieber.

Dates: 1850