Showing Collections: 2011 - 2040 of 2449
Richard Haviland Smythe (1889-1965) was an architect, active in the restoration and development of the Stony Brook, Long Island area, and noted for the creation of the modern storefront as typified by Melville Shoe Corporation's chain of Thom McAn shoe stores. The collection includes correspondence and specifications, school notebooks, published material about Richard H. Smythe, architectural plans, lettered projects and oversized projects.
Consists of personal correspondence between Snow and his wife-to-be Mary Elizabeth German Robey, owner and operator of the Robey Drilling Company and president of the National Association of Pro America; Snow's London diary documenting and analyzing Worl.
Myra Snow was a Methodist missionary in Tientsin, northern China from the late 1920s through the early 1940s. The collection comprises letters that reflect her work as a missionary.
Samuel A. Snowden came to Forest Grove, Oregon in 1853. Correspondence includes letter to his son Samuel D. Snowden about Oregon politics, government, and social life.
SO CLAP! was a non-profit corporation established in 1989 to collect and preserve primary source material documenting the history of the lesbian and feminist back-to-the-land movement in southern Oregon. The collection contains correspondence, creative writings, autobiographical writings, financial records, publications, photographs, graphic materials, and ephemera.
The Social Science Club held programs devoted to exploring topics relating to the social sciences. Records include office files, minutes, meeting notices and programs, correspondence, membership data, financial records, and speeches from 1930-1953.
The Socialist Party of Albany, Oregon Local No. 2 was in operation in the early 1900s, and then again in the 1930s. The collection (1904-1934) consists of secretary's and treasurer's books that contains minutes, constitution, charter, membership reports, flyers, brochures, and other ephemera.
The Socialist Party of Springfield, Oregon Local was operational in the early 1900s. The collection (1911-1914) consists of a treasurer's book that contains membership and dues information.
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.
Ze'ev Saronowsky (1922-2012) was a Holocaust survivor, who was imprisoned at Auschwitz-Birkenau, and other labor/death camps during World War II. The collection (1997-2012) contains his autobiography, photographs of Buchenwald, and a photograph of Saronowsky with his cousin, William Sarnoff.
Isobel Walker Soule (1820-1883) was a social worker, editor, and journalist active in the social causes of the 1930s. The collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, subject files including labor groups and committees, a scrapbook, George Soule correspondence and a manuscript, and an autobiography by James Blaine Walker.
Heather Burmeister, a Portland, Oregon based public historian, conducted oral history interviews with members of the Southern Oregon lesbian land communities in 2010-2011. This collection contains paper and digital transcripts, biographical forms, as well as digital video and audio recordings of Burmeister's interviews.
Illustrated essay dealing with the interaction of Far Eastern and Western architecture. Essay was prepared for Murray Warner Essay Contest, and won the American first prize in 1932.
The collection consists of one published volume of 22 photographs and accompanying text, documenting the history and operations of the Bridal Veil Lumbering Company, c.1904. Bridal Veil was a logging company town and housed a finishing mill; nearby Palmer had the rough-cut mill. Includes named portraits and biographies of executives and all employees.
Collection includes corporate records and legal and personal documents from 1893-1930 relating to Edward Franklin Sox and his son, Carlton Edward Sox, of Albany, Oregon.
Harrison Spangler (1879-1965) was a Spanish-American war veteran who later served as a committee member and National Chairman of the Republican Party during the 1930-1940's, and after WWII became involved with Oregon politics. The collection consists of five major series: Wayne Morse, Robert Taft, Richard Neuberger, the Republican Party, and Harrison Spangler personal records.
Dorothy Speare (1898-1951) was an opera singer turned author who wrote the novel Dancers in the Dark. The collection consists of Speare's manuscripts, correspondence, personal files, and school and college papers.
Caroline (C.) Eleanor Spears (1876-1959) was a writer, suffragist, and a member of the Women's Christian Temperance Union (WCTU). The collection consists largely of collected printed material relating to suffrage (1915-1930) and temperance, (1918-1947), and to a lesser degree socialist politics and the Christian Science religion, and also includes general correspondence, manuscripts, diaries, and address books.
Consists of daily diaries, 1938-1944, detailing his language studies at U.C.L.A., park work, and soldier life after joining the Army in 1942 and being stationed for a time in England.
Raymond Smiley Spears was an American author of western and adventure stories. Collection comprises personal and professional correspondence; diaries and journals; manuscripts of books, short stories, and non-fiction articles; tearsheets of stories, articles, and advice columns published under a variety of pseudonyms, Jim Smiley most frequently; research material; whole issues of magazines containing his stories or articles; and copies of his published books.
Card catalogs previously stored in the University of Oregon Special Collections and University Archives reading room.
The Spencer Hall boarding school of Milwaukie, Oregon was an Episcopal school for girls. The collection contains an agreement, dated August 29, 1865, between Spencer Hall, the trustees of Trinity school, and the city of Milwaukie, Oregon regarding the use of the Spencer Hall property.
Teacher's certificate, Umatilla County, Or., May 24, 1884, and Teacher's temporary certificate, Lane County, Or., Sept. 10, 1890, issued to Miss Jennie Spencer. Certificates include her examination scores in various academic subjects.
James Sperry (1833-1922) was a Oregon pioneer, farmer, trader, army veteran, sheep raiser, and politician. Collection contains one, ten paged history of the Sperry Family written by Sperry.
The collection contains articles of agreement between Spokane Terminal Company of the state of Washington, and the Coeur d'Alene and Spokane Railway Company of the state of Idaho, concerning construction and use of steam and electric railway terminal facilities in Washington.
Springer's papers include a Master's thesis on the history of Philomath College (bound version and rough draft), school days newspaper notes, log of her trips, 'animals of Oregon' and other miscellaneous manuscripts, correspondence, and speeches.
Viola Springer was from Sullivan County, Missouri and was an Oregon pioneer. The Viola Springer journal describes in detail her trip from Princeton, Montana to Harney Valley, Oregon in 1885-1886.
This album consists of 93 photographs relating to a trip "Buck" and "Averill" took to Alaska aboard the S.S. Baranof in 1950. Stops along the trip include the Saxman Totem Park in Saxman, Alaska; Ketchikan, Alaska; Juneau, Alaska; and Wrangell, Alaska. Collection also includes numerous photographs taken aboard the S.S. Baranof. The concentration of photographs is of the Saxman Totem Park and Wrangell.
The Transfiguration Social Club was a part of St. David's Episcopal Church of Portland, Oregon, and its purpose was to promote social activities in the community and to assist in the improvement of the Transfiguration chapel. The collection (1923-1926) contains a record book of meeting minutes, treasurer's accounts, a constitution, bylaws, and loose meeting minutes.