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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

Theodore T. Geer receipt

 Collection — Multiple Collection Box: [CA 1898 Apr 28] 1
Identifier: CA 1898 Apr 28
Abstract

Theodore T. Geer (1851-1924) served in the Oregon State House of Representatives in the 1880s and as governor of Oregon, from January 9, 1899 until January 14, 1903. The collection contains a receipt regarding political offices written by Geer on April 18, 1898.

Dates: 1898 April 28

Melvin Clarke George papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 136
Abstract

Melvin Clark George (1849-1933) was an Oregon pioneer, lawyer, state senator and U.S. Representative. The collection contains addresses (speeches), essays and letters to newspapers, manuscripts, legal documents, newspapers, artwork and scrapbooks.

Dates: 1867-1930

Governor John Whiteaker commutation of sentence

 Collection — Multiple Collection Box: [CA 1860 Mar 1] 1
Identifier: CA 1860 Mar 1
Abstract

John Whiteaker was governor of Oregon from 1859-1862. The collection (1860) contains a commutation of the sentence of George M. Bowen.

Dates: 1860 March 1

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

Governor's Committee for the Oregon Museum of History, Science, and Industry records

 Collection — Multiple Collection Box: [B 106] 1
Identifier: B 106
Abstract

The Oregon Governor's Committee for the Oregon Museum of History, Science, and Industry was tasked to gather information and support needed to create a new Oregon museum; the resulting museum would become OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry). The collection (1943-1944) contains meeting minutes, and reports.

Dates: 1943-1944

Loyal M. Graham papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 040
Abstract

Loyal M. Graham (1860-1961) was an attorney and legislator, and in 1919 as an Oregon state legislator he introduced the nation's first gasoline tax. The collection contains political correspondence, legal briefs, diaries and journals, scrapbook pages and speeches.

Dates: 1889-1940

Thomas G. Greene papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 254
Abstract

Thomas G. Greene (1860-1944) was born in Washington County, Indiana, and obtained an LL.B. degree from the University of Oregon Law department in 1892. The collection consists of political correspondence, corporate records, diaries, and office files.

Dates: 1894-1935

William H. Hammond papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 462
Abstract

William H. Hammond (1908-2001) served in the military during World War II and in state agencies in Oregon for much of his career. He was active in fraternal organizations including the Kiwanis. The collection consists of documentation of Hammond's career and colleagues.

Dates: 1917-circa 1965

Henry M. Hanzen papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 507
Abstract

Henry M. Hanzen (1879-1967) was a newspaper reporter, attorney, and Oregon political manager. The collection (1917-1960) contains a manuscript chronicling the political history of Oregon from 1900-1960, titled "Power," campaign files of Oregon politicians, Oregon State Budget Director correspondence, Press Publishing Co., and Willamette Publishing Co. files, personal correspondence, legal files and scrapbooks.

Dates: 1917-1960

Lawrence T. Harris correspondence

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: A 273
Abstract

Lawrence Thomas Harris (1873-1960) served in the Oregon House of Representatives (1901-1903) and as a justice in the Oregon Supreme Court (1914-1924). The collection (1915-1918; 1923-1927) contains personal and political correspondence files and testimony from the Taxpayers Equalization League, a group that supported the Zorn-McPherson bill to consolidate higher education in Oregon.

Dates: 1915-1918, 1923-1927

Fred Harrison legislative speeches

 Collection — Multiple Collection Box: [Coll 381] 1
Identifier: Coll 381
Abstract

Fred Harrison, of Brownsville, Oregon, served in the Oregon State House of Representatives as a Democrat, from 1935 to 1937, representing Linn County. The collection (1935-1937) contains legislative speeches, and (political) poetry.

Dates: 1935-1937

Edwin Thompson Hatch letter to Solomon Hirsch

 Collection — Multiple Collection Box: [CA 1896 May 17] 1
Identifier: CA 1896 May 17
Abstract

The collection contains a letter dated May 17, 1896, from Edwin Thompson Hatch of McCoy, Oregon, to Solomon Hirsch of Portland, Oregon, regarding Oregon politics. In the letter, Hatch reports on a political tour with T. T. Geer, and warns against J. S. Cooper.

Dates: 1896 May 17

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

Binger Hermann papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 045
Abstract

Binger Hermann (1843-1926) was a Roseburg attorney and politician who represented Oregon in the U.S. House of Representatives for sixteen years, and served as commissioner of the General Land Office (GLO) under presidents William McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt. The collection (1888-1920) contains Hermann's personal and professional papers.

Dates: 1873-1920

Kenneth L. Holmes correspondence and subject files

 Collection — Multiple Collection Box: [Coll 382] 1
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

Nan Wood Honeyman papers

 Collection — Folder: 1-4
Identifier: A 053
Abstract

Nan Wood Honeyman was Democratic Representative from Oregon, 3rd District, 1937-1939. The collection consists of letters concerning her political campaigns, the improvement of the Sandy River, and other district improvement projects. There are two personal notes from Eleanor Roosevelt.

Dates: 1932-1950

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

Arthur P. Ireland scrapbooks

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: CA Ir65
Abstract

Arthur P. Ireland served in the Oregon house and senate as a republican (1933-1969, non-consecutive), and was also president of the Oregon Dairymen's Association. The collection consists of 10 scrapbooks compiled by Ireland documenting his career and service in the dairy industry and the Oregon house and senate.

Dates: 1931-1951

Maurice L. Johnson political papers

 Collection — Folder: 1-2 (shares a clamshell box)
Identifier: A 274
Abstract

Maurice L. Johnson was a real estate dealer in Klamath Falls, Oregon, and worked on Oregon Democrat political campaigns and committees. The collection (1936-1939) contains correspondence and financial records of the Klamath County Democrat committee, and also the Klamath County Re-election Club for Governor Martin.

Dates: 1936-1939

W. Al Jones letters received

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: A 140
Abstract

W. Al Jones ( -1918?) was a native Oregonian of Marion County, was a Catholic, a stock farm owner, and served in the Oregon state house as a senator representing Marion and Wallowa counties. The collection (1918) contains incoming correspondence regarding his political campaign, including letters regarding anti-catholic bias.

Dates: 1918

William Leslie Josslin scrapbooks

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: CA J7
Abstract

William Leslie Josslin (1905 - ) became a prominent figure in the legal and political activities in Oregon. The collection contains five scrapbooks covering political happenings in Oregon (1930s-1971) and include clippings, pamphlets, articles by Josslin, portraits of political leaders, personal and family photographs, and correspondence on topics of local and national political interest.

Dates: 1930s-1971

Gretchen Kafoury papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 353
Abstract

Gretchen Kafoury co-founded the Oregon chapter of the National Organization of Women in 1970 and the Oregon Women's Political Caucus in 1971. She served as an Oregon State Representative (1977-1982), as a Multnomah County Commissioner (1985-1990) and on the Portland City Council (1991-1998).

This collection is comprised of a variety of materials collected by Kafoury throughout the 1970s and early 1980s that are related to various women's groups and causes.

Dates: 1971-1983

John Kelly correspondence

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Ax 148
Abstract

An active participant in early Oregon government, John Kelly (1818- ) was an Irishman and a Republican. The collection consists of Kelly's correspondence, as well as some assorted bills and receipts.

Dates: 1855-1889

Kelly-Seavey Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 186
Abstract

John Kelly (b. 1818) was a 19th-century Oregon rancher, businessman, and politician. The Kelly-Seavey Family Papers comprise the political and business papers of John Kelly, papers of other Kelly family members, and a small segment of Seavey family papers, as well as several boxes of photographs.

Dates: 1837-1951

Harry M. Kenin recollections

 Collection — Folder: 1 (shares a clamshell box)
Identifier: A 241
Abstract

Harry M. Kenin (? - 1954) served two terms the Oregon State Senate, in 1939 and 1941, representing Clackamas, Multnomah, and Columbia counties. The collection (1939-1942) contains Kenin's recollections regarding his service in the state senate.

Dates: 1939-1941

Clyde L. Kiddle papers

 Collection — Folder: 1-8 (shares a clamshell box)
Identifier: A 288
Abstract

Clyde L. Kiddle (1891-1969) was a native of Iowa who came to Oregon in 1896, served in the Oregon state Senate for one year in 1937, and then resigned in 1938 for a federal position with Oregon agriculture. The collection (1937-1938) contains letters from constituents, personal correspondence, scrapbook pages, bills introduced by Kiddle, Senate committee information, subject files, and biographical material.

Dates: 1937-1938

Kraemer family papers

 Collection — Multiple Collection Box: [A 161] 1
Identifier: A 161
Abstract

The Kraemer family of Oregon and California includes Otto J. Kraemer, Julius Kraemer, and Julius' children. The collection (1897-1939) consists of material regarding the Kraemer family, Jews in Oregon, and political matters, and material includes correspondence and addresses by members of the Kraemer family, and letters from Senator George E. Chamberlain.

Dates: 1897-1939

William Kuykendall selected papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 003
Abstract

Dr. William Kuykendall (1855-1934) was a practicing physician in Eugene, Oregon in the early 1900's. Collection includes correspondence: personal and professional, manuscript of Kuykendall's autobiography, other manuscripts, drafts of speeches and other miscellaneous papers.

Dates: 1902-1933