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Lyndon O. Brown (1902-1966) was a professor of marketing and advertising at Northwestern, and became a director, and later vice-president, of media and research for two different companies. The collection contains market and distribution research analyses, agency files, speeches, manuscript material, and biographical material, 1930-1957.
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.
Robert Carleton Clark (1877–1939) was and educator and historian who served as head of the department of History at the University of Oregon until his death in 1939. The Robert Carleton Clark memorial essays collection contains unpublished works by Clark's former graduate students on a variety of 19th and early 20th century Oregon history topics.
The Condon Lecture Series was created in 1944 by the Oregon State Board of Higher Education and was named after the University of Oregon's first geologist, Thomas Condon. The collection contains published and unpublished versions of lectures.
Thomas Condon (1822-1907) was an Irish Congregational minister, a geologist and paleontologist, and a professor at the University of Oregon. The collection (1870-1900; 1946) contains correspondence, Condon's class teaching record, UO Board of Regents meeting minutes, a catalogue of the Condon specimen collection, geology publications, and photographs of minerals, specimens, the Condon family, and fossils.
Thomas Condon (1822-1907) was an Irish Congregational minister, a geologist and paleontologist who was appointed University of Oregon's first professor of geology in 1876 and continued as professor and chair of Natural Sciences until 1907. The collection (1897-1906) contains lecture notes, writings by Condon on a new fossil Pinniped, and books on skeletons and Pinnipeds owned by Condon.
Otto Eisenschiml (1880-1963) was a chemist and an American Civil War historian who published books and articles regarding the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. The collection (1960-1963) contains manuscripts, notes, proofs and related correspondence of the books, The Hidden Face of the Civil War and O.E.: Historian Without an Armchair.
Harold Hanne Elarth (b. 1885) was a U. S. Army officer who served in the Philippine Constabulary and rose to the rank of Lt. Col. The collection contains research for Elarth's book on the Philippine Constabulary, Philippine Constabulary Officers Association history, a diary, letterpress copybooks, a Philippine Constabulary manual, photographs, and correspondence.
Allan V. Elston (1887-1976) was educated as a civil engineer, and he worked on railroads, as a mining engineer in Chile, as a cattle rancher, and from 1924 on he wrote western fiction. The collection contains research notes, published pieces, royalty statements, and correspondence with agents, other writers, and from readers, 1930-1960.
A.C. (Arnold C.) Heyman (1878-1975) was an Oregon farmer and advocate of public power. Collection consists of correspondence, speeches and radio talks, letters to the editor, materials on the Linn County PUD, research materials on public power, and personal material.
Leo Isaac (1892-1970) was a forester in the Pacific Northwest. The papers include diaries, correspondence, and publications.
James Tertius Jardine worked as a civil servant in agriculture; he was director of Oregon agricultural experiment stations, and chief of the Office of Experiment Stations, U.S.D.A. He played an important role in grazing research. The collection (1910-1951) contains contracts and appointment notices, reports on grazing policies, correspondence, and personal information and papers.
Mainly consists of Large's correspondence, correspondence by others about Large and his theories, manuscripts by Large and others, and printed articles by and about Large.
John B. Leiberg (1853-1913) was a author who worked at U.S. Department of Agriculture, U.S. Geological Service, and the National Museum in Washington, D.C. The collection includes correspondence and plant catalogs dating roughly from the 1880s to 1909.
Walter E. Meacham (1879-1951) was a historian and Oregon Trail enthusiast. The Walter Meacham papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts, research notes, and a variety of materials associated with the Old Oregon Trail Association and Meacham's promotional activities.
Marmion D. Mills was a transportation engineer and consultant who worked at one time for General Motors. The collection contains studies of urban transportation systems for companies or for municipalities, with occasional correspondence.
Arnold Bennett Hall (1881-1936) served as president of the University of Oregon from 1926-1932. The collection contains records that document the functions, activities, and people of the Office of the President.
Collection is primarily comprised of research files created by the Pacific Northwest Development Association.
The Pine Mountain observatory operates under the University of Oregon's Department of Physics and under a special use permit from the Deschutes National Forest. The collection consists of construction and dedication records, committee and staff minutes, correspondence and reports, office files, guest registries, and a 2-volume history from 1963-1997.
The purpose of the UO Research Committee, and its successor, the General Research Council of the Oregon State System of Higher Education, was to stimulate research at the university. The collection contains one record book of minutes, correspondence, grant information, and project descriptions.
An Oregon resident between 1943 and 1950, Edna Stinsman assembled a valuable collection of secondary material regarding some of the Pacific Northwest boundary disputes between the United States and Great Britain, focusing on the San Juan Island dispute and the Oregon Question. The collection contains correspondence and gathered research regarding the history of Oregon boundary disputes.
Sigma Xi was founded in 1886 (nationally) to honor excellence in scientific investigation and encourage a sense of companionship and cooperation among researchers in all fields of science and engineering. The Society of the Sigma Xi, University of Oregon Chapter, was founded in 1923 after a two year effort. Collection contains office files, correspondence, fraternity records, chapter book, and historical information.
Franklin William Stahl is an American molecular biologist and geneticist. This collection include Stahl's manuscripts, articles on UO governance, personnel file, and clippings on Aaron Novick and the UO Institute of Molecular Biology.
Peter Steele (1918 - ) was a political and industrial writer who supported conservative causes and wrote against socialism and left-wing politics. The collection contains correspondence, writings, speeches, Associated Industries of Missouri (A.I.M.) files, General Electric reports, Group Research Reports, Inc. files, Communications Research Reports, research lists, and cassette tape recordings by Steele.
Dorothy Sterling (1913-2008) is a writer, particularly of fiction and non-fiction books for children and young adults. The collection consists of a typed manuscript for "The Luce Empire", as well as supporting research materials for the book dating from 1923-1950.
Paul and Henriette Van De Velde researched and wrote about culture, art, and life in Mexico in the 1920s-1930s, and about Oregon, specifically Waldport. The collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, research files concerning Mexico and Oregon, notebooks, diaries, interviews regarding Waldport, Oregon, books, and clippings.