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Baker Irrigation Company operated during the early 1900s out of Baker City, Oregon. This collection consists of one journal containing the meeting records of the board of directors for the Baker Irrigation Company, of Baker City, Oregon for the dates 1905-1913.
James C. Baker was pastor of Trinity Church (Methodist Episcopal) in Urbana, Illinois, and John A. Patten was influential in the church and a manufacturer of Wine of Cardui, a nostrum composed of a mixture that was alleged to be 29 per cent alcohol. The collection contains correspondence, letters to the Editor, clippings, and a scrapbook regarding Baker's attempts to oust Patten from his position of influence and stop the sale of his medicine
The Baker family, consisting of Walter H. Baker, his wife Ida S. Baker (nee Rawalt) and their three sons, William A., Walter R., and Paul, as well as Ida Baker's sister, Mary Hoffman (nee Rawalt), her husband William and their son Harlan, all moved to the Salem, Oregon area in the 1890s. The collection contains records of the Baker, Rawalt, and Hoffman family that include diaries, correspondence, photographs, negatives, and business records of Walter Baker.
Samm Sinclair Baker (1909-1997) was an advertising executive and writer of numerous self-help books. The collection consists of manuscripts of some of Baker's books and radio plays.
The collection consists of a bill of sale transferring half-ownership of the "Brig. Anna & Maime" from William Salter Baker to Orville Risley for the amount of $4,000.00.
B. B. Bakowski ( -1911) was a noted postcard photographer from Central Oregon, who disappeared during a blizzard at Crater Lake. He also marketed his work as Oregon Art Co. The collection consists of eleven postcards dating from c. 1890s-1910s, showing Wallowa, Enterprise, and the Kelley creek viaduct.
Wallace Baldinger was a professor of Art at University of Oregon, and later became Director of the Museum of Art (now the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art). The collection contains a manuscript written in 1983, by Baldinger, titled, "The University Museum of Art During My University Tenure, 1944-1970."
Annette Baldwin lived on the Oregon coast during the late 1800s. The collection (1881-1908) contains correspondence.
Baldwin was a Portland, Oregon, resident and pamphleteer. Collection includes Baldwin's manuscripts, publications, correspondence, On War clippings, and other miscellaneous papers.
Henry Baldwin wrote historical sketches for a Marshfield, Oregon (now known as Coos Bay) newspaper, in 1879, that were based on a journal by L.L. Williams, which contained an account of an 1850 exploration party's encounter with "Indians" of Southern Oregon. The collection (1938) contains photocopies of the historical sketches, and a historical write-up by Sheldon Sackett about William's journal, the exploration party, and the Marshfield, Oregon newspaper, Weekly Coast Mail.
William David Ball (1885 - ?) was a writer of short stories and photoplays and edited a book regarding markets and methods for writers. The collection (1920-1965) contains manuscripts of short stories and articles, correspondence, and memorabilia.
Dean D. Ballard was a labor relations counselor and secretary-manager of the Distributors Association of Seattle, Inc. The collection (1943-1954) contains diaries, and also clippings, minor business correspondence, photographs, and an article.
Willis Todhunter Ballard (1903-1980) was a writer of the western and mystery fiction genre. The collection consists of professional correspondence from 1947 to 1972, publication records, papers of the Western Fiction Writers of America (WWA) documenting his activity in that organization, and literary manuscripts of 70 books, 17 teleplays, one screenplay, and a few magazine articles.
Frederick Barnhardt was a Methodist missionary in China associated with the Yenping Mission of the Methodist Episcopal Church. The collection (1929-1949) contains diaries and minor correspondence.
Collection consists of the reminiscences of some of the first migrants from the United States to Oregon territory.
I. Banta worked for an English company that explored for mineral deposits in Alaska from June 10 through June 25, 1902. The I. Banta Papers contain a ledger for the 1902 journey and a transcription of a book that served as both a diary and ledger for the journey. Also included is a letter from Harold Banta, the son of I. Banta, that explains the context of his father's journey to Alaska from reminiscences of his father's stories of the trip.
Barlow and Fuller, of Oregon City, Oregon, was a grocery, provisions, and bakery store. The collection (1865) contains a store ledger organized by account name or sale.
The Barlow family came to Oregon in 1845. The Barlow family papers collection includes four folders that contain genealogy, family letters, and miscellaneous family papers.
Collection is comprised of a violin piece written by Howard Barlow, music director of CBS between 1927-1943, and conductor of the long-running Voice of Firestone at NBC.
Eugene Barnes and David Dougherty published an edited work based on an original volume of medieval poetry, Le geste de Garin de Monglane, also known as the Cheltenham Manuscript. The collection consists of a typed, annotated, and edited manuscript of their work, Le Galien de Cheltenham.
Homer Barnett (1906-1985) was an anthropologist who studied the indigenous people of the Palau Islands, and a professor at the University of Oregon from 1939 to 1974. The collection includes faculty papers, correspondence, student works, writings, research notes, sound recordings, microfilm, slides, photographs, personal papers, and film that reflect his life and career.
The collection contains a letter dated February 24, 1884, from H. L. Barret, of Birch Creek, Oregon to Thomas R. Cornelius. In the letter, Barret reports on snow and wagon travel in the mountains, his oxen, and the the trials of travel.
Willis Chapel Barrett (1891-1963) was a civil engineer who worked for the U.S. State Department on the Yellow River conservancy project in China. The collection contains project files, reports, correspondence, and maps.
Laurence (Larry) Barretto (1890-1971) was a novelist, magazine editor, and war correspondent. The collection consists of WWI diary pages and WWII diaries, correspondence, manuscripts, published materials, and scrapbooks.
Ann Barron was a client of the Lenniger Literary Agency and a writer whose manuscript, "Sleep, Sable Brother," was published in 1969 by Gold Medal Books under the title Strange Legacy. The collection (1967) contains the final manuscript for "Sleep, Sable Brother," and one publisher's rejection letter.
Bryton Barron (1898- ) was a teacher, a writer, a civil servant, a publisher and, most notably, a political conservative who wrote critically of the U.S. State Department and U.S. Foreign policy. The collection includes correspondence, writings, reports and newspaper clippings.
Iris Thorpe Barry was a writer of poetry, short stories, and crime and suspense novels. The collection contains manuscripts of poems, short stories, and novels, correspondence, memorabilia and publicity, and published works, 1925-1975.
Frank Barst (1902-1974) was a Portland area sports journalist and columnist. The Frank Barst Portland professional wrestling collection contains 319 photos of wrestlers and promoters, match tickets, annotated match bout reports, wrestling magazines, column clippings, and a poster collected by Barst documenting the Portland professional wrestling scene circa 1920s-1970s.
Smith C. Bartrum was an Oregon forest ranger who was involved in building trails, and who became the first Supervisor of the Umpqua National Forest. The collection (1899-1942) consists of Bartrum's autobiography, and also correspondence, monthly salary statements, and poetry.
- Correspondence 992
- Oregon 628
- Photographs 466
- Manuscripts for publication 293
- Literature 264
- Women 217
- Diaries 213
- Authors, American -- 20th century 175
- Scrapbooks 135
- Women authors, American -- 20th century 124
- 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
- Military 83 + ∧ less
- English 2357
- French 5
- German 4
- Spanish; Castilian 4
- Italian 2
- Portuguese 2
- Bosnian 1
- Dutch; Flemish 1
- Finnish 1
- Greek, Modern (1453-) 1
- Hebrew 1
- Croatian 1
- Japanese 1
- Korean 1
- Latin 1
- Multiple languages 1
- Russian 1
- Turkish 1
- Urdu 1
- Vietnamese 1 + ∧ less
- University of Oregon 153
- 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
- Republican Party (Or.) 12
- Philippine Constabulary 11
- 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