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John W. Welch letter to Sarah Welch Wood

 Collection — Folder: 1 (shares a clamshell box)
Identifier: CA 1917 Feb 24
Abstract

John W. Welch and Sarah Welch Wood were members of the pioneer Welch family that settled in Astoria, Oregon, beginning in 1844. The collection contains a letter dated February 24, 1917, in which John Welch reminisces about the founding of Lewiston, Idaho, and his early days in Astoria, Oregon.

Dates: 1917 February 24

William Moses Welch papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 173
Abstract

William Moses Welch (1837-1914) was a Methodist clergyman, serving congregations in the Midwest and the West. The collection consists of diaries, and letters to his son, Eldred. There are also letters from Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Duncan, missionaries at Canton Christian College, Canton, China, 1914-1917.

Dates: 1858-1919

Orson Welles screenplay for The magnificent Ambersons, by Booth Tarkington

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: SFM 136
Abstract

Screenplay by Orson Welles for The Magnificent Ambersons, by Booth Tarkington. Includes typed revisions.

Dates: 1941 August 15

William Fursuar Wellington letters

 Collection
Identifier: A 196
Abstract

William Fursuar Wellington (1835 - ) served as a private in Company K, 42d Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry during the America Civil War. The collection (1864-1865) consists of correspondence to his wife, a photograph, and discharge papers.

Dates: 1864-1865

William Bittle Wells papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 095
Abstract William Bittle Wells worked in the Pacific Northwest as a manager, editor, advertiser, and writer for a variety of publications. In 1898 Wells founded the western magazine Pacific Monthly, which focused on the development of the pacific coast, literature, and humor. Wells became northwest editor and manger for Sunset Magazine from 1907-1912. Wells then became advertiser for Community Publicity, a publication produced by the Harriman Lines railroad. Next, Wells managed his own printing...
Dates: 1890-1960

Vivian Lescher Werner papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 641
Abstract

Vivian Lescher Werner (1921- ) was a free-lance writer for magazines, a novelist, and a writer of books for children and young people. The collection consists of manuscripts in various stages, source material, and correspondence.

Dates: 1961-1971

Charles Wertenbaker papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 469
Abstract

Charles Wertenbaker (1901-1955) was a journalist and author who became chief of the Paris bureau of Time and Life. The collection contains manuscripts of short stories, articles, and one unpublished book, and correspondence.

Dates: 1931-1953; Majority of material found within 1947-1953

Kurt Werth papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 100
Abstract

Kurt Werth (1896-1983) was a German-born illustrator and author of American children’s literature. The collection consists of original children’s book illustrations and manuscripts, other artwork and manuscripts, personal papers, artifacts, personal and professional correspondence, and papers of his wife, Margaret Werth.

Dates: 1919-1983

West Coast Mines Company records

 Collection
Identifier: B 134
Abstract

The West Coast Mines Company held properties in the Bohemia Mining District of Douglas and Lane Counties; particularly the Musick and Champion Groups. Records in the collection include abstracts of title, contracts and field notes.

Dates: 1892-1916

George Miller West transcribed reminiscence of journey to Oregon

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: CB W52
Abstract

George Miller West (1831-1912) was a pioneer and carpenter who travelled to Oregon and California to gold mine in 1853. Collection consists of one 49 paged reminiscence, typewritten and includes photographs. Photocopy is included.

Dates: circa 1831-1912

Oswald West papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Ax 174
Abstract

Oswald West (1873-1960) was an attorney in Portland, Oregon, and served as governor of Oregon from 1911 until 1915. The collection (1910-1940) contains correspondence, campaign broadsides from 1910, a scrapbook of newspaper clippings by and about West, and photographs.

Dates: 1910-1940

Western photographer collection

 Collection
Identifier: PH 368
Abstract This artificial collection consists of photographs by Western photographers in the United States. Prints are organized by subject and arranged alphabetically by creator. Subjects include Events (floods, fires, large group gatherings, parades, and the Alaskan Gold Rush), Geographic areas (Oregon, Washington, California, and Alaska, with emphasis on cities and natural scenery in Oregon), Industries and transportation (logging, mining, fishing, shipping, construction, trains, automobiles,...
Dates: Circa 1840s-1968

Western Pine Association records

 Collection
Identifier: Bx 105
Abstract The Western Pine Association formed in 1931 with the goal of setting uniform grade standards for lumber. The newly formed association grew out of a merger of the Western Pine Manufacturers Association of the Northwest and the California White and Sugar Pine Association. The association’s president in 1931, S. V. Fullaway, Jr., oversaw the 75 mills that made up the newly formed group. The Western Pine Association Records include the business papers, reports, industry publications, and legal...
Dates: 1906-1959

Western Union Telegraph Co. transcripts of reports

 Collection — Folder: 1-3
Identifier: B 125
Abstract

This collection contains Western Union Telegraph Co. transcripts of reports of an exploration expedition to the Alaska-Yukon territory, 1865 to 1867.

Dates: 1865-1867

George Weston letter

 Collection — Folder: 1 (shares a clamshell)
Identifier: CA 1865 Apr 28
Abstract

The collection contains a photocopied letter dated April 28, 1865, by George Weston, Ft. Colville, Washington Territory, to Thomas Kern, Ft. Walla Walla, Washington Territory, regarding the American Civil war, the death of Lincoln, and the capture of General Lee.

Dates: 1865 April 28

Westover Terrace construction photograph albums

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: PH 203_035
Abstract

Collection comprises two albums containing 118 black and white photographs of the construction of the Westover Terrace development in Northwest Portland, Or. from 1910-1912. The photographs show the sluicing operation as well as the construction of roads and houses in the development. Several series of photographs are take from the same spot each month, showing the development of certain areas.

Dates: 1910-1929

Wetherbee Family papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: A 129
Abstract

Records of family including account books for blacksmith, memory books, and theater programs. Family members located in Vermont, New York, Massachusetts, and Portland, Oregon.

Dates: 1824-1923

Albert Richard Wetjen papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 130
Abstract

Albert Richard Wetjen (1900-1948) was a writer who was known for his sea stories and novels and was also editor of the Oregon Magazine. The collection (1923-1945) contains correspondence regarding the condition of writing in the Pacific Northwest and also manuscripts of stories.

Dates: 1923-1952

Howard Duryee Wheeler autobiography

 Collection — Volume: 1 (loose)
Identifier: A 197
Abstract

Howard Duryee Wheeler (1880-1958) was a newspaper and magazine editor and manager, working for individual companies and for large syndicates. The collection (circa 1880-1958) consists of his autobiography, titled Harbor at Dawn.

Dates: circa 1880-1958

Laura Maude Wheeler papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 372
Abstract Collection comprises correspondence, diaries, manuscripts, publications, postcards, and photographs relating to Methodist missionary Laura Maude Wheeler and her work as a teacher and school administrator in Tianjin, China from 1903 to 1948, and as an evangelist in the United States from 1949 to 1966. From 1943 to 1945, Wheeler was interned as a prisoner of war by the Japanese in China. She was a writer and traveler who was acutely aware of China's cultural and physical landscape and wrote...
Dates: 1903-1966

Archibald McNeill Whisnant manuscripts

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Ax 098
Abstract

Archibald McNeill Whisnant was a journalist and publicist. The manuscripts consist of speeches and reports to the Pacific Logging Congress, a few short stories, a novel of the fur trade, "The Beaver Hat," and a history of the lumber industry in the United States, "Mankind and the Forests."Archibald McNeill Whisnant was a newspaperman and publicist.

Dates: circa 1876-1961

Whitcup (Leonard) Sheet Music Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 074
Abstract

Leonard Whitcup (1903-1979) was a composer of popular music. The collection contains sheet music and a scant amount of biographical information.

Dates: 1924-1977

Anne Terry White papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 468
Abstract

Collection comprises correspondence, literary manuscripts, and foreign language translations by author, editor, and translator Anne Terry White (1896-1980).

Dates: 1961-1968

Clarence H. White papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 175
Abstract

Clarence H. White (1874-1945) established the Ellison-White Lyceum and Chautauqua Association, and also founded a conservatory of music in Portland. The collection (1898-1945) contains correspondence, reports and a program of the Chautauqua Association, and catalogues and programs of the music conservatory.

Dates: 1898-1945

Elijah White bond

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: CA 1846 Aug 13
Abstract

Elijah White (1806–1879) was a missionary and agent for the United States government in the Oregon Territory. The collection consists of a bond issued by White for the sale of two lots to John Shively.

Dates: 1846 August 13

John R. White papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 192
Abstract

John Roberts White (1879-1961), an English soldier who served with the Philippine Constabulary, was also superintendent of the Iwahig Penal Colony, and served in the U.S. National Park Service. The collection includes biographical material, diaries, correspondence, publications, clippings and ephemera, scrapbooks, and photographs.

Dates: 1879-1961

Robert L. White Papers

 Collection — Folder: 1-3 (shares a clamshell box)
Identifier: A 131
Abstract

Robert L. White (1865-1932) was a resident of Brownsville, Oregon. The collection (1865-1932) consists of legal documents such as indentures, deeds, warrants and citations, and also correspondence.

Dates: 1865-1932

White supremacy research collection

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 450
Abstract

The White supremacy research collection was compiled by a scholar who studied the history of race, the Ku Klux Klan, and right-wing extremism in the Pacific Northwest. The collection contains publications, U.S. government files, audiovisual materials, and artifacts related to various white supremacist organizations and other extremist groups in the United States.

Dates: 1931-2003

John Whiteaker papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: A 132
Abstract

John Whiteaker (1820-1902), a Democrat, was Oregon's first state governor from 1859-1862. The collection consists of personal papers and photostats of Whiteaker's journals and scrapbooks.

Dates: 1859-1885; Majority of material found within 1859-1862

Harold C. Whitehouse papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 373
Abstract

Harold C. Whitehouse (1884-1974) was an architect who worked primarily in the Pacific Northwest. The collection includes architectural drawings, client files, and photographs.

Dates: 1909-1962