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Gladys Oberlin papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 050
Abstract

Gladys Oberlin (1908-1996) was a Christian missionary who taught school and developed nutritional programs in Brazil from 1943 to 1981. The collection includes correspondence, diaries, publications, and photographs that reflect her work as a missionary.

Dates: 1943-1980

Jay C. and Lucile C. Oliver papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 647
Abstract

Collection comprises papers of American missionaries to China Jay C. and Lucile C. Oliver, including family and professional correspondence, personal and travel diaries, and official records of the Y.M.C.A and the Salt Inspectorate in China.

Dates: 1905-1979

Edmund A. Opitz papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 009
Abstract

Edmund Opitz (1914-2006) was a minister, author, speaker, editor, and founder of the Remnant and the Nockian Society. The collection includes correspondence, speeches, publications, and printed materials relating to the Remnant and the Nockian Society.

Dates: 1946-1974

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

Herbert H. Pommerenke papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 722
Abstract

Herbert H. Pommerenke and his wife Jean were missionaries in China for over twenty years. The collection contains correspondence to and from China regarding the life and customs of Chinese people and the activities and problems of the missionaries, and also newsletters, 1923-1946.

Dates: 1923-1946

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

Frank Purinton papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 210
Abstract

Frank Purinton (1895-1991) was an activist who sought to preserve the United States and Christianity from the "Communist-Zionist-Satanist" plot. He was active in the American Legion and the John Birch Society and published a patriotic Christian newsletter. The collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, and printed materials reflecting Purinton's views.

Dates: 1970-1986

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

Pyke Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 766
Abstract

The Pyke Family Papers comprise correspondence and Frederick Pyke's literary manuscripts and research materials.

Dates: 1904-1951

William Alfred Quayle selected papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 006
Abstract

William Alfred Quayle (1860-1925) served as a Methodist minister and Bishop, and he also became president of Baker University, a Methodist institution that was the first university established in Kansas. The collection (1891-1922) consists of correspondence, books by Quayle, letters and documents regarding Quayle's literary works and sermons, Baker University related documents, and photographs.

Dates: 1891-1922

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

Elsie I. Reik papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 166
Abstract

Elsie Reik was a Christian missionary in Foochow (Fuzhou) China from the 1920s through 1950, when she returned to the United States. The collection consists of correspondence that provides some documentation on missionary work and on life in Foochow (Fuzhou).

Dates: 1922-1950

Marcus W. Robbins papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 512
Abstract Marcus W. Robbins (1879-1936) was an attorney, Socialist, and free thinker, and was named bishop for the Diocese of Reno, Nevada by Bishop Frank H. Rice of the Liberal Church, Inc. The collection (1902-1933) includes notebooks of Socialist and agnostic essays, manuscripts and published copies of Socialist pamphlets and broadsides authored by Robbins, issues of the circular Facts published by Robbins, articles, essays, and letters to the editor written by Robbins, photographs, and also...
Dates: 1902-1933

George W. Robnett papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 077
Abstract

George W. Robnett (1890-1975) was an author and advertising executive, and co-founder and executive secretary of the National Laymen's Council, Church League of America. After retiring, Robnett concentrated his efforts on the Middle-East conflict and made three trips to the area. The collection includes correspondence, speeches, publications, and news clippings that reflect his work with the Church League of America and his writing.

Dates: 1937-1975

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

Haywood P. Sconce papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 363
Abstract

Haywood P. Sconce was a Baptist minister who served congregations in Oregon and Washington, and in 1954 founded and became director of Christian Celebrity Tyme, a religious radio program. The papers include sermons, outlines, and sermon notes, correspondence, manuscripts of short stories and articles, memorabilia, and Christian Celebrity Tyme materials including programs, notes, and recordings.

Dates: 1945-1959

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

Sheldon and Fife family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 079
Abstract The Sheldon and Fife families were joined by the marriage of Sidney R. Sheldon and Eunice M. Fife in 1916. Sidney Sheldon was an engineer, and Eunice Fife was the daughter of Presbyterian missionaries to India. The collection contains genealogical materials, correspondence, diaries, India mission materials, sermons, Nanyang University (Shanghai, China) documents, and maps. Of particular interest is a collection of letters written by David W. Hutchison, a Union soldier during the U.S. Civil...
Dates: 1818-1936

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

Edith Shufeldt papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 208
Abstract

Edith Shufeldt was a Methodist missionary in Tientsin (Tianjin) in northern China from the 1920s through the 1940s. The collection includes correspondence, reports, newspaper clippings, and photographs.

Dates: 1922-1967

Edith Winifred Simester papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 183
Abstract

Edith Simester was a Christian missionary in China and later Brazil, serving from the 1930s through the 1950s. The collection includes incoming correspondence and transcriptions of letters to her mother.

Dates: 1930-1952

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

James E. and Susan L. Skinner papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 209
Abstract

James E. Skinner (1867-1959) and his wife Susan Lawrence Skinner (1871-1952) were Christian medical missionaries who served in China from 1897 to 1944. The collection contains correspondence, diaries, literary manuscripts, photographs and biographical materials.

Dates: 1889-1956

Alvin Thompson Smith letters

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: A 111
Abstract

Alvin T. Smith, lay missionary and Oregon pioneer, came overland to Oregon in 1840 and settled near Forest Grove in 1841. Letters concern the Congregational Church and Tualatin Academy.

Dates: 1843-1868

Charles E. and Viola L. Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 437
Abstract

Charles E. and Viola L. Smith were Christian missionaries in Africa. The collection includes correspondence, diaries and publications that reflect their work as missionaries.

Dates: 1909-1973

Dennis Smith letters from Peking, China

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Ax 422
Abstract

Dennis V. Smith served as a Methodist Episcopal missionary doctor in Peking, China. The collection (1915-1926) contains letters written by Smith while he was head of the Methodist Hospital (John L. Hopkins Memorial) in Peking.

Dates: 1915-1916; 1923-1926