Skip to main content Skip to search results

Showing Collections: 121 - 150 of 1333

Booth-Kelly Lumber Mill photograph album

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: PH 381
Abstract

This collection consists of one photograph album depicting the commercial logging and lumbering operations of the Booth-Kelly Lumber Company in Mosby Creek and Springfield, Oregon in the mid-twentieth century. The album contains 85 8"x10" black and white photographs with indexed identifying captions.

Dates: circa 1950s

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

Bill Bowerman papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 003
Abstract Collection comprises the papers of American track and field coach and Nike co-founder Bill Bowerman, who led the University of Oregon track team, 1948- 1972, and the United States Olympic track team, 1972. Collection includes correspondence, journals, athlete information, publications, and photographs reflecting Bowerman's career as a coach and his involvement in the track and field community in Oregon and the United States. Of particular note are materials concerning Bowerman's innovations...
Dates: 1932-1999

Walter S. Bowman photographs

 Collection — Box: 11
Identifier: PH 004
Abstract

Walter S. Bowman (1865-1938) was a professional photographer who worked in Pendleton, Oregon, from the late 1880s to the mid 1930s. Bowman’s photographs document daily life in Eastern Oregon, including special events such as the Pendleton Round-Up. The collection consists of almost 800 negatives and prints representative of the span of the photographer's work, but his noted images of tribal people were largely destroyed after his death.

Dates: 1880-1930

William Henry Boyle papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 187
Abstract Colonel William Henry Boyle (circa 1830s-1917) was a professional soldier who served in the Civil War and was stationed in the Pacific Northwest from 1866 to 1884, serving in the Modoc War, 1872-1873. The William Henry Boyle papers consist of military correspondence, U.S. Army documents, military and service organizations memorabilia, social memorabilia, watercolors of scenes on the Umatilla Indian reservation, a hand-drawn map of a Modoc War site, notebooks, scrapbooks, publications, and...
Dates: 1851-1917

Quirinus Breen faculty papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 224
Abstract Quirinus Breen served as a professor at the University of Oregon form 1938 to 1964. Breen taught in the history department, focusing his studies on Greek, Roman and French history during the Medieval, Renaissance and Reformation eras. The majority of the collection consists of lecture notes and course descriptions from the history courses he taught at the University of Oregon as well as the course notes for a class in this History of Education at Grand Valley State College. Additional...
Dates: c. 1900-1965

Bricklayers Union, Eugene Chapter records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll 415
Abstract

The collection contains a ledger of the Bricklayers Union, Eugene chapter. The ledger (1921-1953) contains minutes, statements of accounts, and lists of officers.

Dates: 1921-1953

Bridge Camp Christmas Dinner Menu

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Coll 451
Abstract

Collection is comprised of a menu for the Christmas dinner served at Bridge Camp, Oregon in 1921.

Dates: 1921

Verne Bright papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 263
Abstract

Verne Bright (1893 - ) was an Oregon author of poetry who also worked as a newspaper reporter, and as an English teacher. The collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, memorabilia, genealogy research, sketches, scrapbooks, and publications.

Dates: 1899-1975

Claude M. Bristol speech

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: SFM 091
Abstract

Speech given by Bristol to Oregon Irrigation Congress at Vale, Or. Speech advises small investors to avoid irrigation project bonds.

Dates: 1923 Oct. 3

Elijah LaFayette Bristow manuscript

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: CB B776
Abstract

Elijah Lafayette Bristow (1832-1887) is the son of Elijah Bristow (1788-1872), the first white settler within the present day boundary lines of Lane county. Collection contains 1 copy of Bristow's manuscript of " Rencounters with Indians, Highwaymen and Outlaws." He comments on his father's experiences in the upper Willamette Valley; Indian tribes; impact of the California gold discovery; and his own experiences in the mines in northern California in 1853.

Dates: 1878

Peter Britt photographs

 Collection — Box: 1, photo
Identifier: PH 022
Abstract

Peter Britt (1819-1905) was a photographer active in Jacksonville, Oregon. This collection contains glass negatives and prints of Jacksonville, Ashland, Crater Lake, Fort Klamath, and the Rouge River. Photographs were taken from 1885-1905.

Dates: 1885-1905

Broadsides and printed ephemera collection

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 521
Abstract

The broadsides and printed ephemera collection is an artificial collection containing printed posters, notices, proclamations, brochures, advertisements, leaflets, programs, and other ephemera. The bulk of the collection represents Oregon events, politics, and history.

Dates: 1780-2015; Majority of material found within 1849-1970

Philip Brogan papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 454
Abstract Phil Brogan was an Oregon journalist who spent his career reporting for the Bend Bulletin. His stories covered a range of topics, focusing on the geology, history, and geography of Bend and Central Oregon. The Brogan collection consist of documents, photos and correspondence concerning stories he wrote and researched. Additionally, the collection of Brogan’s papers contains documents from the Oregon Historical Society and Geographic Names Board as well as documentation from the Deschutes...
Dates: 1902-1991; Majority of material found within 1929-1980

Herman Brookman architecture files

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 330
Abstract

Collection comprises architecture files of architect Herman Brookman, including drawings, specifications, correspondence, and photographs concerning 23 projects in Oregon. The photographs include images of design and architectural and decorative details, by professional photographers, of residences and several other structures designed by Brookman.

Dates: circa 1923-1940s

Joseph Henry Brown "History of Indian Wars in Oregon and Washington" manuscript

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: F979.5 B814h
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. Joseph Henry Brown "History of Indian Wars in Oregon and Washington" manuscript contains an unpublished work by Brown that was intended as a companion to his Political History of Oregon to 1848.

Dates: circa 1893

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

Brownsville Industrial Company ledgers

 Collection — Volume: 1-2
Identifier: B 014
Abstract

The Brownsville Industrial Company was an odd-job and minor investment firm. Contains two ledgers documenting their investors, recording transactions and finances.

Dates: 1893-1903

Brownsville, Oregon town council records

 Collection — Multiple collection box: [B 099] 1
Identifier: B 099
Abstract

The collection (1864-1894) of Brownsville, Oregon town council records consists of minutes of the council, a treasurer's book, and an early map of Brownsville.

Dates: 1876-1894

Brownsville Woolen Mill records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Bx 004
Abstract

The Brownsville Woolen Mill was located in Brownsville, Oregon since the 1860s; the original main building was destroyed by a fire in 1955. The collection (1902-1913) contains the surviving records of the Mill including financial ledgers, journals, and day books.

Dates: 1902-1928

John Ray Bruckart papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 059
Abstract John Ray Bruckart (1887-1979) worked for the United States Forest Service, serving as supervisor of the Willamette National Forest in Oregon from 1938 to 1954. Bruckart was an expert on Douglas fir silviculture and management. Collection includes personal correspondence and general correspondence, including several letters from Oregon Senator Wayne Morse. Also included in the collection are Bruckart's writings on such topics as Douglas fir silviculture, "The Rise of Bureaucracy," and "The...
Dates: 1909-1971

Building the Columbia River Jetty photograph postcard collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: PH 377
Abstract

This collection consists of 88 photographic postcards assembled by an unknown collector. The postcards depict the construction of the Columbia River jetty near Fort Stevens in the early twentieth century.

Dates: 1909-1915

Bullfrog Information Service records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Bx 166
Abstract

Bullfrog Information Service was a magazine published in Eugene, Oregon, from June, 1971 till February, 1972, that focused on news and articles for and about the Northwest alternative community. The collection contains correspondence, advertising and distribution records, eight published issues and one unpublished, original illustrations and advertising art, financial records, and unpublished articles and poetry.

Dates: 1970-1972

Bunting and Trulove papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Bx 180
Abstract

David Bunting (1940-) and William Thomas Trulove (1943- ) researched the economic effects of the termination of the Klamath Indian Reservation. The collection contains research files, surveys and interviews, original manuscripts, and published material.

Dates: 1947-1973

Augustus Ripley Burbank diaries

 Collection
Identifier: A 013
Abstract

Augustus Ripley Burbank was a businessman in the West and Midwest. The Augustus Ripley Burbank diaries consist of three volumes of diaries. The diaries discuss overland travel to California, the growth of Portland and Lafayette, Oregon, personal issues and the growth and development of railroads in the Willamette Valley. The frequency of the diary entries varies from nonexistent for many years to almost daily.

Dates: 1849 April 13 - 1898 May 7

Albert Burch papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 171
Abstract

Albert Burch (1867-1943) was a mining engineer during the early 1900s in California. The collection (1897-1942) contains papers related to mine work and photographs, including those of workers of the Mountain Copper company.

Dates: 1897-1942

DeWitt C. Burkes papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 106
Abstract

Author was a psychiatrist. Major files deal with the Central Inspection Board, American Psychiatric Association (1954-1957); Morningside Hospital, Portland, Oregon (minutes of staff meetings, 1955-1958); North Pacific Society of Neurology and Psychiatry (1940-1950); Portland Psychiatrists in Private Practice (organization papers, 1955-1957). There is also correspondence about the beginnings of the Portland Chamber Orchestra Association (1947-1949).

Dates: 1940-1957