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Aitkin Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 754
Abstract

The Aitken Family Papers tell the story of a widowed mother and her two daughters, in their dedication to the Unitarian church; teaching kindergarten; teaching home economics in elementary, and junior high schools; and music in colleges in Hawaii and New York. This collection consists mainly of correspondence, diaries, scrapbook and photograph albums, photographs, a few funeral papers, and miscellaneous familial memorabilia.

Dates: 1865-1966

Bellfountain Class Church record book

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: B 001
Abstract

The Bellfountain Class Church record book contains membership lists and some death records for the church community.

Dates: 1859-1904

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

Burton/Lake/Garton family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 301
Abstract John James Burton, the progenitor of the Burton/Lake/Garton families, was an Oregon pioneer, establishing a farm on his donation land claim in Yamhill in 1844. Although the collection contains family papers of the Burton/Lake/Garton families, the collection will be of particular interest to scholars of Asian immigration in the West, and the work of Kate Burton Lake and Margaret Lake Garton to help Chinese and Japanese girls and young women through their work in the Methodist Episcopal...
Dates: 1848-1993

Andrew Carrick papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 240
Abstract

The papers of Andrew Carrick, a Presbyterian minister, is primarily comprised of 850 manuscript sermons dating from 1898 to 1938. There is also a file of funeral sermons, 1916-1942, filed by name of deceased.

Dates: 1898-1938

William James Crawford papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 636
Abstract

William James Crawford was an attorney in Oregon. The collection contains selected case files. The major case is before the Indian Claims Commission, number 17, Snake River or Piute Indians v. United States, a suit to recover value of reservation land.

Dates: 1949-1970

Father James Croke letters

 Collection
Identifier: A 023
Abstract

Rev. James Croke (1827-1888) was a Catholic missionary priest who served in Oregon in the 1850s, reporting directly to Bishop Francis Blanchet of Oregon City, Oregon. This small collection consists of typed transcripts of letters from Croke to Blanchet concerning the details of his missionary work. The original letters are held privately.

Dates: 1853-1874

Emmett Gulley papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Ax 341
Abstract

Emmet W. Gulley (1894-1981) became a missionary, as well as a professor and president of Pacific College (now George Fox College), and investigated the governmental relations between the Doukhobors and the Canadian government. The collection contains correspondence, administrative papers, articles, essays, pamphlets, and newspaper clippings regarding the Doukhobors and Gulley's mediation work, and a scrapbook that contains photographs of Doukhobors.

Dates: 1950-1956

Margaret Hill papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 425
Abstract

Margaret Hill was mayor of Antelope, Oregon until she was voted out of office and the city government was taken over by the Rajneesh sect. She was one of the first to sound the alarm about the undemocratic methods of the cult and generated a nationwide expression of sympathy for the plight of Antelope.

Dates: circa 1981-1987

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

H. Johnson journal

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: SFM 067
Abstract

H. Johnson journal from the 1860s discusses trips through Oregon and local Methodist churches.

Dates: 1860s

Edwin Dwight Kellogg papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: F252 K291
Abstract

Edwin Dwight Kellogg (1882-1952) was a Congregational minister in Forest Grove, Oregon, and a former missionary in China. The collection (1930-1952) contains sermons and also correspondence from China.

Dates: 1930-1952

Lutheran Schools Committee records

 Collection — Multiple collection box: [B 138] 1
Identifier: B 138
Abstract

The Lutheran Schools Committee of Oregon, formed to oppose the 1922 Compulsory Education Law, which required children to attend public schools, thereby outlawing religious, military, and private education. The collection (1922) contains correspondence, flyers, pamphlets, and other ephemera.

Dates: 1922

Luther D. Mahone papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll 080
Abstract

Luther D. Mahone (1878-1966) was a captain in the Spanish-American war, a lawyer, and a Methodist-Episcopal minister. The collection contains diaries, essays, sermons, manuscripts, and civic and business related organizations.

Dates: 1896-1952

Charles Hiram Mattoon letter to Reuben C. Hill

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: CA 1862 Jan 18
Abstract

Charles Hiram Mattoon and Reuben C. Hill were both early ministers of Oregon, and Hill also served in the Oregon territory government, in 1857. The collection contains a letter of January 18, 1862 from Mattoon to Hill, warning Hill about rumours that he favored slavery.

Dates: 1862 January 18

James A. P. McGaw pastor's register

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: A 076
Abstract

McGaw was a Presbyterian minister who served at churches in Ohio, Missouri, Indiana, and Oregon, including in Grants Pass, Salem, Portland, Union, Woodburn, Independence, and at the Chemawa Indian School near Salem. The register lists sermon texts and subjects, and gives occasional comments. There is a register of marriages and funerals on the final pages of the volume.

Dates: 1888-1913

Wistar Morris letter to Aaron E. Wait

 Collection — Folder: 1 (shares a clamshell box)
Identifier: CA 1894 July 31
Abstract

The collection contains a letter dated July 31, 1894 from Wistar Morris, of Portland, Oregon to Aaron E. Wait regarding an Episcopal Church publication. In the letter, Morris writes that he fears the Oregon Churchman may cease publication.

Dates: 1894 July 31

Laurence E. Nye papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 569
Abstract

Laurence E. Nye (1910-1965) was a minister at the First Methodist Church, Portland, from 1945. The collection contains correspondence, sermons, book reviews, school papers and exams, manuscripts, biographical files, church miscellany, and a bible.

Dates: 1930-1964

Victor Phillips sermons

 Collection — Box: 1-2
Identifier: F252 P539
Abstract

Victor Phillips (1888-1961) was a Methodist minister in Portland, Oregon. The collection contains sermons.

Dates: 1928-1960

Lester C. Poor papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Ax 384
Abstract

Lester C. Poor (1874-1967) was a Methodist Episcopalian minister. The collection (1897-1947) contains sermons, sermon notes, and outlines.

Dates: 1897-1947

Prairie View Congregational Church records

 Collection — Volume: 1
Identifier: B 005
Abstract

The collection contains records of the Prairie View Congregational Church, of French Prairie, Oregon, from 1893 to 1897.

Dates: 1893-1897

Oscar A. Prieger manuscript and letters

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: A 100
Abstract

Prieger was a self-styled author and publisher associated with the American Religious Liberty Association, Washington, D.C. The collection includes Prieger's Exposition of the Christian Religion (Eugene, Ore., n.d.) and letters between Prieger and Dr. Wilhelm Streich of Alto Parana, Paraguay.

Dates: 1939-1940

Lemuel P. Putnam papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Ax 586
Abstract

Lemuel Pratt Putnam (1884-1968) had a long career of service with the YMCA and the Presbyterian Church, as a social worker and pastor. The collection (1911-1963) contains correspondence, religious writings, subject files on religious organizations, and biographical information.

Dates: 1911-1963

Rajneesh artifacts and ephemera collection

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 275
Abstract

The Rajneesh Artifacts and Ephemera Collection focuses primarily on artifacts and documents from Rajneeshpuram and the City of Rajneesh in the state of Oregon through the 1980s. It secondarily focuses on the Rajneeshees after they left Oregon. These items refer to “Osho,” as his devotees later called Rajneesh.

Dates: 1981-2004

Rajneesh Legal Services Corporation records

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 260
Abstract

Collection comprises records created by the Rajneesh Legal Services Corporation, the legal arm of the Rajneeshee collective in the City of Rajneeshpuram in Oregon. Records include correspondence, subject files, case files, legal and financial records, press coverage, audio-visual materials, and miscellany.

Dates: 1981-1990; Majority of material found within 1981 - 1985

Charles Claudius Rarick papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 090
Abstract

Charles Claudius Rarick (1870-1960) was raised in Kansas, learned the blacksmith trade from his father, and became a Methodist preacher, serving congregations in Kansas, Oklahoma Territory, Colorado, and Oregon. The collection contains an autobiography and sermons, including sermon notes, drafts, and journals.

Dates: 1890-1960

Ronald Clarke collection on Rajneesh

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 407
Abstract

Ronald Clarke, Professor of Religion, Oregon State University, made a study of the Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh. The collection is made up of books, newspaper and magazine articles, academic papers, publications of the Rajneesh sect, and correspondence of those involved.

Dates: 1983-1991

Scott Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 302
Abstract Charles Leland Scott (1866-1924) was the mayor of Springfield, Oregon; a bank president; and an educator in the Eugene, Oregon area in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The Scott Family Papers comprise the personal and professional papers of Charles Leland Scott, the papers of his wife, Mollie Brattain Scott, a schoolteacher, and of the Scott children and other relatives. The collection includes correspondence, journals, diaries, catalogs, account books, deeds and mortgages,...
Dates: circa 1850-2004

William Payne Shriver papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 726
Abstract

William Payne Shriver (1872-1957) was Presbyterian minister and author who was known for his work with immigrants and Presbyterian missions. Collection consists of bible study records, manuscripts, prayer drafts, pamphlets, homemade books, tearsheets, personnel reflections, sermons, correspondence and miscellaneous items.

Dates: circa 1872-1957

Reginald A'Court Simmonds papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Ax 478
Abstract

Reginald A'Court Simmonds (1884-1962) served as rector of St. Mark's church, Protestant Episcopal, in Portland, Oregon, 1924-1951. The collection contains sermons, sermon notes, correspondence, service programs, publications, a diary of a trip to England, and personal mementos and photographs.

Dates: 1922-1966; Majority of material found within 1922 - 1966