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Jessie Applegate was an Oregon pioneer, legislator, and writer who helped established the Applegate Trail. This collection contains a brief overview of Jesse Applegate's life, and a brief narrative of early Oregon events. Includes commentary on River of the West, a book on early Oregon history written by Mrs. Frances Fuller Victor, and corrections to some of her statements.
John Applegate (1842-1912) was the son of Charles and Melinda Applegate and the nephew of Jesse Applegate who helped establish the Applegate Trail in Oregon. Collection contains a single letter (one copy of the original, and one transcribed version) written from John to his mother on May 7, 1865.
Lindsay Applegate (1808-1892) pioneered Oregon's Applegate Trail with his brothers Charles and Jesse in 1843. Subsequently Applegate became a U.S. government agent for the Modoc and Klamath Indians. The Lindsay Applegate papers contain newspaper clippings related to the Applegate family; letters (1863-1891); and reports, vouchers and other administrative documents relating to Applegate's work as Subagent at Ft. Klamath (1866-1872).
Moray Lindsay Applegate (1876-1956) is a descendant of the Applegate family who were early pioneers to Oregon and established the Applegate Trail. Herbert Cooper Thompson, journalist and writer, was born in Eugene, Oregon in 1875 and died in October of 1960. Collection contains letters written to Herbert Thompson (Tommy) from Moray Applegate (living in Mexico at the time) discussing the Applegate family, correspondence to Moray's sister Alice Applegate Piel.
The company also operated as the Applegate Mountain Ditch Co. Applegate Quartz Mining Co. collection includes an account book, time roll, and check book
Jules Archer (1915-) specializes in writing political, historical, and biographical books for younger readers. The papers consists of an extensive collection of book manuscripts, articles, short stories, article ideas, outlines, research materials, and correspondence covering a time span from the 1940s through the 1970s.
Joseph Archibald (1898-1986) was a writer. The Joseph Archibald papers comprise literary manuscripts and television scripts concerning the military, specifically Vietnam and the Air Force. The collection also includes incoming correspondence, both personal and professional, from publishers, military officers and civilians. The collection also includes an article about Joseph Archibald.
Armed Service Edition books (ASEs) were produced during World War II by the Council on Books in Wartime. The majority of the collection includes small, paperback copies of Armed Services Edition books and periodicals published between 1943-1946.
Arnold Arneson was a forest ranger in the state of Washington's Tieton district. The collection comprises diaries from the 1920s and 1940s that describe his daily activities as a ranger, as well as miscellaneous papers from the 1920s regarding ranger duties.
Herbert Edward Arntson (1911-1982) was an author, English professor, and musician. The collection includes manuscripts of books and short stories, poems, speeches and correspondence, which reflect his work.
Letter from the Arthur H. Clark Company to Miss Mary F. Failing describing and offering to sell her a rare original edition of Oregon Missions and Travels by P.J. DeSmet. Includes a receipt for the sale of the book to Miss Failing.
The papers of Canadian-born author Helen Arvonen consist of manuscripts of two novels and five short stories. There are 35 letters from Edith Margolis of the Lenniger Literary Agency.
This collection consists of one photograph album depicting the participants and recreation activities of an Ashland, Oregon Methodist church's gospel tour during the early twentieth century. Images and captions in the album represent group portraits, festivals and events, church services, and sightseeing in Southwest Oregon.
The Ashmore Family papers are divided according to family member and also by medium. This collection consists of correspondence, writings by and about William and Lida Ashmore and other members of their family, memorabilia, photographs, and Chinese artwork.
Established in 1942, the Asian Studies Program at the University of Oregon is one of the oldest interdisciplinary programs in the United States to focus on Asia. The collection contains files on the Pacific Rim Studies center, program evaluation, outreach to public schools, funding and grant proposals, essay contests, correspondence, and committee and department meeting minutes, 1966-1982.
The Asklepiads Pre-Med Society is a student-run organization at the University of Oregon open to all students interested in the medical field. The collection (1929-1983) contains meeting minutes, ritual, photographs, and treasurer's reports.
The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC), Oregon-Columbia chapter was created in 1922 as a representative association for Oregon and Southwest Washington workers in the construction industry. The collection (1929-1961) contains correspondence and documents relating to labor negotiations and agreements, labor legislation, and the internal affairs of the association.
Montgomery Meigs Atwater (1904-1976) was an author, forester, and avalanche expert. The collection includes manuscripts of books and articles, files of data on snow avalanche forecasting and control, and published books.
Hazel Atwood was born circa 1891. She became a Congregational missionary nurse in 1921, serving for the American Board of Commissioners of Foreign Missions. Collection consists of correspondence, administrative papers of the missionary hospital in Foochow, China, newsletters of various missionary organizations, a photograph, and miscellaneous publications that pertain to Atwood's interest in Chinese missionary service.
Letter from Auden to Brian [Howard]. On the verso of the letter is a poem, Chanson, written in French.
Judith Pauline (JP) Autio was a founding member of Steppingwoods, a 140-acre women's land community in Southern Oregon. This collection contains material related to the broader LGBTQ+ community, communal living, gardening and agriculture, as well as to Autio's medical care and death as a result of early-onset Alzheimer's.
Collection represents the files of the Van Nuys chapter of the California State Townsend Plan organization and includes selected letters from members of Congress, Townsend Plan publications, conference packets, and minutes, 1963-1977.
Edgar F. Averill was president of the Oregon Wildlife Federation. The collection comprises correspondence relating to the conservation of natural resources in Oregon from 1934 to 1939.
Cecil T. Axworthy was a Baptist minister, born in West Orange, New Jersey, and educated at Redlands University and Berkeley Baptist Divinity School. Collection includes notes, sermons, "chalk talks," radio and television programs, publications, and other similar materials, the bulk sermons.
Margaret Ayer (1894-1981) was a free-lance writer, artist and illustrator of literature, with an emphasis on children's literature. The collection includes manuscripts, illustrations and correspondence that reflect her interest in art and in Asia.
Alice Bach (1942-) was an editor and writer of fiction. The collection includes manuscripts, illustrations, and photographs that reflect her work as an author.
John G. Bacher (1883-1961) was a horticulturist and landscape gardener. The collection includes Bacher’s diaries, correspondence, plant catalogs, articles, and reports on plants and trips to Europe and Central America.
Letters between Bacon and his fiancee, Delia, Mar. 3-Nov. 8, 1867. Includes an acceptance of demission releasing Bacon from a Masonic lodge.
Letter (in German) from Fred Baerwald in Egeland, North Dakota, to the German Colonie, Round Prairie, Or., asking for general information on the German Lutheran colony and how to purchase land in the area. Includes English translation of letter.
- Correspondence 996
- Oregon 634
- Photographs 496
- Manuscripts for publication 295
- Literature 268
- Women 217
- Diaries 213
- Authors, American -- 20th century 178
- Scrapbooks 136
- Women authors, American -- 20th century 125
- Children and Youth 122
- Colleges and Universities 122
- Pioneers 122
- Religion 109
- Financial records 105
- Politics and Politicians 102
- Clippings 94
- Universities and colleges -- Oregon -- Eugene 92
- Education, Higher -- Oregon -- Eugene 91
- Oregon -- Politics and government -- 1859-1950 84 + ∧ less
- English 2429
- French 5
- German 5
- Spanish; Castilian 5
- Italian 2
- Latin 2
- Portuguese 2
- Bosnian 1
- Dutch; Flemish 1
- Finnish 1
- Greek, Modern (1453-) 1
- Hebrew 1
- Croatian 1
- Japanese 1
- Korean 1
- Multiple languages 1
- Russian 1
- Turkish 1
- Urdu 1
- Vietnamese 1 + ∧ less
- University of Oregon 154
- United States. Army 33
- Morse, Wayne L. (Wayne Lyman), 1900-1974 23
- Lenniger Literary Agency 20
- United States. Forest Service 16
- Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A 14
- University of Oregon. Office of the President 13
- Oregon. Legislative Assembly. Senate 12
- Philippine Constabulary 12
- Republican Party (Or.) 12
- Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 10
- Oregon. Legislative Assembly. House of Representatives 10
- Democratic Party (Or.) 9
- Miller, Joaquin, 1837-1913 9
- Neuberger, Richard L. (Richard Lewis), 1912-1960 9
- United States. Bonneville Power Administration 9
- Applegate, Jesse A., 1811-1888 8
- Lane County Pioneer Historical Society (Or.) 8
- Nesmith, James Willis, 1820-1885 8
- Dye, Eva Emery, 1855-1947 7 + ∧ less