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Ron Abell Memoir on Wayne Morse's 1968 Re-election Campaign for U.S. Senate

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: SFM 242
Abstract

Collection comprises one memoir by Ron Abell on Wayne Morse's re-election campaign for U.S. Senate in 1968. Abell was a salaried employee of the Re-elect Wayne Morse Committee from June 1967 to November 1968. Memoir discusses campaign finances, the Vietnam War, the press, and the general election, among other topics.

Dates: 2005 September

Basic Rights Oregon (BRO) records

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 356
Abstract

During the 1990s, a group of activists formed a political action committee called Basic Rights Oregon (BRO) to fight against legislative measures in Oregon aimed at limiting gay and lesbian civil rights. The collection contains records from several state and local community organizations and is composed primarily of general administrative, campaign, and financial records, correspondence, newsletters and pamphlets, volunteer lists, audio and video tapes and reels, and artifacts.

Dates: 1993-1997

Committee to Keep Firemen Police and Teachers on the Job records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Bx 162
Abstract

The Committee to Keep Firemen Police and Teachers on the Job, directed by Roy N. Vernstrom, was formed to defeat Oregon state ballot measure number 7 (the 1 1/2% tax limitation), on the ballot November 5, 1968. The collection contains campaign materials including correspondence, advertising, memoranda, statistics, financial accounting, opinion surveys, and a study of the campaign by Verstrom.

Dates: 1968

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

Mathew "Harris" Ellsworth papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 033
Abstract

The collection comprises the congressional files of Mathew "Harris" Ellsworth, U.S. Representative of the Oregon Fourth District.

Dates: 1936-1956

Jesse Jewell Gard papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 339
Abstract

Jesse Jewell Gard (1902-1967) was educated in banking at Rutgers University, worked for various banks in Oregon and was an active member of the Republican Party, serving on the Republican National Committee for many years. The collection contains political files, business and professional records, civic files, personal correspondence, and memorabilia.

Dates: 1892-1962; Majority of material found within 1930-1962

Governor's Advisory Committee to Study Problems of Workmen's Compensation records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Bx 128
Abstract

The collection contains records of the Oregon Governor's Advisory Committee to Study Problems of Workmen's Compensation. The collection (1961-1962) contains committee meeting minutes, transcripts of proceedings of meetings, draft report, comments on draft report, and a final report.

Dates: 1961-1962

Selected papers of Nancy Hayward

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 007
Abstract

Nancy Hayward (1922-) was Lane County, Oregon politician, having served as the first woman county commissioner (1970-1976) and on the Eugene City Council from 1966 to 1970. The collection reflects her interest in women's rights, local issues, Vietnam, and Watergate; the collection includes correspondence, speeches, committee work records, and newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1966-1977

Kenneth L. Holmes correspondence and subject files

 Collection — Folder: 1-3 (shares an mb box)
Identifier: Coll 382
Abstract

Kenneth L. Holmes was a reverend, a McMinnville, Oregon newspaper editor, and a History professor at Linfield College. The collection (1952-1968) contains correspondence, including letters from Oregon politicians, and also a 33 1/2 rpm flexidisc recording of an interview with Wayne Morse regarding Vietnam.

Dates: 1952-1968

Robert Denison Holmes papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 048
Abstract

Robert Holmes (1909-1976) was governor of Oregon from January 14, 1957 to January 12, 1959. The collection consists of materials related to Holmes' reelection campaign, legislation, and general political correspondence.

Dates: 1957-1959

Walter Huss papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 357
Abstract

Walter Huss (1918-2006) was a reverend, a businessman, a conservative who competed in Republican primaries in Oregon, and was chair of the Oregon Republican party from 1978-1979. The collection contains subject files on a variety of topics including conservative politics, Foursquare church and ministry, alternative medicine, Christian schools, and materials include financial records, correspondence, pamphlets, clippings, and other printed matter, audio, and video tapes.

Dates: 1964-2006

League of Women Voters of Oregon records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Bx 173
Abstract

The collection contains the state, national, and local records for chapters of the League of Women Voters of Oregon. The records include individual files for many projects at the national, state, and local levels. The collection also includes publicity materials and newspaper clippings regarding the local activities of the league.

Dates: 1958-1975

Howard Vincent Morgan papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 764
Abstract Born in Tillamook and the son of a fisherman, Howard Vincent Morgan (1914-2012) served in the Oregon state legislature, as Oregon's Public Utilities Commissioner, as Federal Power Commissioner, and also chaired the Democratic Party of Oregon from 1952-1956. The collection contains Federal Power Commission files including correspondence, memoranda, and subject files, Oregon files that include Oregon Public Utilities Commissioner files, correspondence relating to Oregon matters, Morgan's...
Dates: 1953-1973

Richard Neuberger papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 078
Abstract

Richard Lewis Neuberger (1912-1960), an Oregon native, was a U.S. Senator (D-OR) from 1954 to 1960. The Richard Neuberger collection consists of correspondence, legislation, published articles, and newspaper articles which pertain to the literary and political career of Richard Lewis Neuberger.

Dates: 1930-1960

Northwest Public Power Association records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Bx 145
Abstract

Northwest Public Power Association (NWPPA) is a not for profit trade association comprising public/people's utility districts, electric cooperatives, municipalities and crown corporations in the Western U.S. and Canada. The collection (1953-1959) contains working files of legislative initiatives regarding Oregon power development.

Dates: 1953-1959

Earl Ashby Nott political correspondence

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: A 168
Abstract

Earl Ashby Nott (1885-1966) was an attorney in McMinnville, Oregon, who in 1956 served as chairman of the Morse for Senator Committee in Yamhill County. The collection (1956-1962) contains political correspondence, including letters from Wayne L. Morse.

Dates: 1956-1962

Governor's State Committee on Children and Youth records

 Collection — Folder: 1-2
Identifier: B 167
Abstract

The Oregon Governor's State Committee on Children and Youth began in 1959, and were concerned with the safety, care, education, employment opportunities for Oregon children and youth. The collection (1960-1963) contains committee minutes, rule and procedural documents, conference and workshop reports, Youth Employment Kit pamphlets, and other reports and printed material.

Dates: 1960-1963

Oregon legislative assembly Interim Committee on Social Problems records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Bx 107
Abstract

The Oregon Interim Committee on Social Problems was a committee of the Oregon House of Representatives which investigated social issues such as sex offenses and divorce. The collection (1961-1962) contains records from the files of Oregon representative William J. Gallagher, and consist of working papers, minutes of the full committee, and the subcommittees on social problems, divorce, and sex offenders, and also includes reports, statistics, and correspondence.

Dates: 1961-1962

Oregon. Legislative Assembly. Interim Committee on Technical Unemployment records

 Collection — Folder: 1 (shares a legal mb)
Identifier: Bx 129
Abstract

The collection contains the records of the Oregon Legislative Assembly Interim Committee on Technical Unemployment. The collection (1963-1965) contains committee minutes, progress report, preliminary report, and related papers.

Dates: 1963-1965

Oregon. Legislative Assembly. Interim Committee of Judicial Administration records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Bx 061
Abstract

Joint Resolution 24, by the Oregon Senate, created an interim Committee of Judicial Administration that was empowered to inquire into and make recommendations regarding the feasibility and need for reorganization of judicial districts in Oregon. The collection (1957-1959) contains questionnaires and evaluations of judges and courts, drafts of bills, subcommittee reports, and recommendations.

Dates: 1957-1959

Oregon Roadside Council records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Bx 126
Abstract

Originally named the Oregon Council for the Protection of Roadside Beauty, the Oregon Roadside Council campaigned for legislation that would protect Oregon roadsides from billboard blight and tourist litter. The collection (1922-1968) contains council minutes, correspondence, campaign records, and publications.

Dates: 1922-1968

Boyd R. Overhulse papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 515
Abstract

Boyd R. Overhulse (1909-1966) became district attorney of Jefferson County, Oregon, served in the state House, 1951-1955, and also served as a Democrat in the state Senate, 1961-1965. The collection contains minutes and accompanying documents of Oregon State Senate committees on which Overhulse served, correspondence, and exhibit material.

Dates: 1957-1964

Right to Pride records

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 354
Abstract

Right to Pride is a political action committee and a non-profit organization "dedicated to ensuring full human and civil rights for lesbian, gay and bisexual Oregonians." The collection contains minutes and correspondence, fundraising and other financial records and reports, artifacts such as posters and buttons, candidate information, membership and supporter lists, and videos of events including Lucille Hart dinners and government sessions.

Dates: 1983-1998

William D. Rutherford papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 299
Abstract

William D. Rutherford (January 14, 1939- ) was a State Legislator and State Treasurer for Oregon. The collection includes papers regarding his tenure as Legislator and Treasurer, as well as other career records and family papers.

Dates: 1931-1996

Albert Conrad Ullman papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 040
Abstract Al Ullman, Democrat of Baker, Oregon, represented Oregon’s second district in the U. S. House of Representatives from 1957 to 1981. Most of his efforts focused on the development of Oregon’s water resources and the improved management of public lands and national forests. In the 1970s, he worked on tax reform, welfare reform, and national health insurance. The collection consists of correspondence, reports, legislation, published material providing background information on the issues, and...
Dates: 1957-1980

Donald Wilson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 628
Abstract Donald Wilson (1921- ) was elected to the Oregon Legislature in 1964, and twice re-elected, representing District 14 as a Republican. The collection contains meeting and committee minutes, correspondence, and annotated bills referred to the Judicial Council of Oregon, the Interim Committee on Public Lands, the House Judiciary Committee, the House Committee on State and Federal Affairs, and the House Committee on Elections and Reapportionment, as well as general correspondence with...
Dates: 1965-1968

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