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University Theatre records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 148
Abstract

Theatre productions were performed at University of Oregon long before the University Theatre was built in 1949; the Horace Robinson Theatre (as it is now known) is used primarily for Department of Theatre Arts productions. The collection (1909-2009) contains annual reports, publicity materials, production reports, photographs and slides, reviews, correspondence, meeting minutes, and also records from Carnival Theater and Very Little Theatre.

Dates: 1900-2009

Nora S. Unwin papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 358
Abstract

Collection comprises correspondence, sketchbooks, literary manuscripts, illustrations and other material by children's book author and illustrator Nora S. Unwin (1907-1982). Correspondence is primarily incoming letters. Illustrations include ink and watercolor illustrations for children's books by Unwin and others, notably Elizabeth Yates. Collection also includes several sound recordings and photographs of Unwin.

Dates: 1926-1973

UO Documenting Freshman Year Experience Project journals

 Collection
Identifier: UA 012
Abstract The University of Oregon Documenting Freshman Year Experience Project is undertaken every Fall Term by a Residential Freshman Interest Groups (FIG) course. The courses "Living Autobiography," "Hidden History," and "Reboot the Past, Upload the Future" are taught by Kevin Hatfield, Adjunct Assistant Professor of History and assisted in different years by Undergraduate FIG Academic Assistants Conor Ross, Betsy Selander, and Matt Villeneuve. As part of each course students create weekly project...
Dates: Fall Term 2007, Fall Term 2008, Fall Term 2009

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers album

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll 927
Abstract

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is a federal agency that provides public engineering services. This collection includes a single bound photo album produced by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers depicting the construction of roads and bridges, including the first Rim Road, in Crater Lake National Park between 1913-1915. The album is initialed and likely assembled by Assistant Engineer George E. Goodwin.

Dates: 1913-1915

U.S. Bureau of Reclamation Project histories

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Bx 063
Abstract

The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation was created in 1902 because of mounting pressure for the federal government to develop water resources. The collection contains Bureau of Reclamation project histories for Boise, Columbia Basin, Owyhee, and Yakima.

Dates: 1923-1956

U.S. District Court documents regarding the Whitman Massacre trial

 Collection — Multiple Collection Box: [B 121] 1
Identifier: B 121
Abstract

In November of 1847, a small band of Cayuse warriors killed 14 settlers and took 53 others captive in what became known as the Whitman Massacre. The collection consists of photostat copies of court documents describing testimony brought against Tiloukaikt, one of the Cayuse leaders brought to trial for the crime.

Dates: 1850

U.S. District Court, Oregon. Commissioner's record book

 Collection — Multiple Collection Box: [B 123] 1
Identifier: B 123
Abstract

The United States Commissioner for the district of Oregon, of the U.S. District court, was Joshua J. Walton. The collection (1888-1904) contains Commissioner Walton's record book regarding cases, evidence, judgments, and costs.

Dates: 1888-1904

U.S. General Land Office notice to settlers

 Collection — Multiple Collection Box: [CA 1853 Apr 30] 1
Identifier: CA 1853 Apr 30
Abstract

Established in 1812, the General Land Office (GLO) sought to meet the needs of settlers during the western expansion of the United States. The collection consists of a photostat copy of a notice to settlers put out by the General Land Office in 1853.

Dates: 1853 April 30

U.S. Office of Indian Affairs records, Malheur Agency

 Collection
Identifier: Bx 053
Abstract The federal government created Indian reservations across the country in the 1800s. In Oregon the reservations included Siletz, Grand Ronde, Warm Springs, Umatilla, Klamath, and Malheur. Agriculture, schooling, finances, and other aspects of life on reservations were regulated by Indian agents employed by the federal government. The U.S. Office of Indian Affairs Records, Malheur Agency, consist of correspondence and records from 1874 to 1880 regarding conflicts between the Interior...
Dates: 1874-1880

U.S. Office of Indian Affairs. Warm Springs Agency, Or. letterpress copybook

 Collection — Multiple Collection Box: [B 143] 1
Identifier: B 143
Abstract

James L. Cowan was the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, of the U.S. Office of Indian Affairs at Warm Springs Oregon. The collection (1896-1898) contains the Commissioner's letterpress copybook of incoming and outgoing correspondence.

Dates: 1896 December 22 -1898 January 18

U.S. Treasury Department, Third Auditor's Office records

 Collection — Multiple Collection Box: [CA 1881 Mar 30] 1
Identifier: CA 1881 Mar 30
Abstract

The collection contains two letters written on stationery from the Third Auditor's Office of the U.S. Treasury Department regarding supplies allegedly furnished by Messrs. Field and Blakely during the "Oregon and Washington Indian War of 1955-1956." The letters are dated March 30, 1881, and March 22, 1876.

Dates: March 1881

USDA Forest Service photographs

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: PH 017
Abstract

The USDA Forest Service Photographs consist of 26 official Bureau of Forestry images documenting work projects and landscape in national forests of Oregon and Washington. It is of interest for its documentation of the early years of the organization and for the forests depicted.

Dates: 1901-1920

Liévin Van de Velde papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 048
Abstract

Liévin Jean Van de Velde (1850-1888) was a captain of the Belgian Army, active in the development and control of the Congo Free State, essentially owned by Leopold II, king of Belgium. The Liévin Van de Velde papers include correspondence, documents, treaties, and photographs documenting his military career and activities in the Congo.

Dates: 1785-1961; Majority of material found within 1881-1883

Paul and Henriette Van de Velde papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 587
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1921-1966

George Van Gorder papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Ax 606
Abstract

George Van Gorder (1888-1969) specialized in orthopedic surgery and became a professor and surgeon at the Peking Union Medical College Hospital, China. The collection contains bound volumes that include case records, diagnoses, treatment reports, and photographs or copies of x-rays, 1925-1928.

Dates: 1925-1928

W. T. Van Scoy letter to Charles Drain

 Collection — Multiple Collection Box: [CA 1904 Dec 8] 1
Identifier: CA 1904 Dec 8
Abstract

The collection contains a letter dated December 8, 1904 from W. T. Van Scoy, of Ashland, Oregon, to Charles Drain of Drain, Oregon. In the letter, Scoy writes that his wages at the Southern Oregon State Normal school are so terrible he cannot eat and pay his bills, and he is sorry he cannot pay Drain the insurance money he owes him.

Dates: 1904 December 8

Fred D. Van Wagenen letter

 Collection — Multiple Collection Box: [CA 1896 Sept 13] 1
Identifier: CA 1896 Sept 13
Abstract

The collection contains a letter dated September 13, 1896, from Fred D. Van Wagenen, a lawyer in Seattle, Washington, to his mother (Ann Van Wagenen?) of New York. In the letter, he describes an Alaska mining trip and meeting Father Barnum, a Jesuit missionary and cousin to P.T. Barnum.

Dates: 1896 September 13

Maria Van Wagonen collection of letters of J. R. Young and C. Scriber, 24th Regiment, New York Volunteers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: A 125
Abstract

J.R. Young and C. Scriber served in the 24th Reginment, New York Volunteers during the America Civil War and were stationed in or near Arlington, Virginia. The collection (1861-1862) contains letters from Young and from Scriber written to a Maria Van Wagonen, illustrated Civil War stationary and envelopes, and a Civil War patriotic fold-out of the "Rose of Washington."

Dates: 1861-1862

George Browne Van Waters papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 215
Abstract

George Browne Van Waters (1856-1934) was a Protestant Episcopal clergyman who served in Pennsylvania before traveling to Oregon where he became the Oregon Diocese from 1891-1924, and founded St. David's and Grace Memorial Church in Portland, Oregon. The collection contains correspondence, parish records, sermons, a timber account book, family legal and financial papers, and penal reform documents by Miriam Van Waters.

Dates: 1879-1939

Joseph Edward Van Wormer papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Ax 770
Abstract

Joseph Edward Van Wormer (1913-1998) was an Oregonian wildlife photographer and author. The collection includes Van Wormer's literary manuscripts for eight books about animals of the Northwest, mostly for children, and related correspondence.

Dates: 1961-1974

Vancouver Transportation Co. records

 Collection — Multiple Collection Box: [B 119] 1, Volume: 1-2 (shared RSB box)
Identifier: B 119
Abstract

The Vancouver Transportation company was headquartered in Portland, Oregon. The collection (1888-1891) contains correspondence, invoices, statements, and two volumes of purser's reports.

Dates: 1888-1891

Vanport, Oregon construction photograph album

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: PH 203_025
Abstract

The collection consists of one album containing thirty four images and text produced in 1944 by Oregon Shipbuilding Corp. documenting construction and operation of Vanport City, a shipyard workers' development, in response to a query from an English government official. The town was destroyed by a catastrophic flood in 1948. Although Vanport had a substantial African-American population, only white people appear in the photographs.

Dates: 1944

Vanport, Oregon flood photograph album

 Collection — Multiple Collection Box: [PH 203_064] 1
Identifier: PH 203_064
Abstract

The Vanport, Oregon flood photograph album captures the aftermath of the May 1948 flood that destroyed the city of Vanport leaving its largly African-American population homeless. The album contains one hundred images of the aftermath of the flood in both Vanport and Portland.

Dates: 1948

Vanport, Oregon flood photographs

 Collection — Multiple Collection Box: [PH 375] 1
Identifier: PH 375
Abstract

Vanport was a World War II era public housing city in Multnomah County, Oregon built to accommodate workers of the Kaiser Shipyards in Portland, Oregon and Vancouver, Washington. This collection contains 35 black and white photographs of the flooding of Vanport, Oregon in 1948.

Dates: 1948

Warren N. Vaughn recollections

 Collection — Multiple Collection Box: [CB V465] 1
Identifier: CB V465
Abstract

Warren N. Vaughn (1823-1907) was a Oregon pioneer who settled in Tillamook, Oregon, and served as county treasurer, county commissioner, sheriff, and assessor. The collection (1851-1858) contains a typed version of his recollections about the early history of Tillamook.

Dates: 1851-1858

Frances Fuller Victor letter to Lenore E. Gale

 Collection — Multiple Collection Box: [CA 1900 Sept 11] 1
Identifier: CA 1900 Sept 11
Abstract

Frances Fuller Victor (1826-1902) was an Oregon historian and author. The collection contains a letter dated September 11, 1900, from Victor to Lenore (Leonore?) E. Gale of Eugene, Oregon.

Dates: 1900 September 11

Vietnam Feature Service records

 Collection
Identifier: Bx 169
Abstract

The Vietnam Feature Service was the propaganda arm of the Joint United States Public Affairs Office that offered their stories gratis to newspapers and magazines in the U.S. The collection (1968-1971) contains feature stories written by Ted J. Bush, and others, regarding life in South Vietnam during the Vietnam War.

Dates: 1968-1971

John Joseph Villair reminiscences

 Collection — Multiple Collection Box: [CB V711] 1
Identifier: CB V711
Abstract

John Joseph Villair (1876- ) was an Oregon pioneer and resident of Josephine County. The collection consists of a typed transcription of Villair's reminiscences as told to John C. Kuhns (1887-1901).

Dates: 1887-1901

Villard Hall Centennial records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 083
Abstract

Villard Hall was the second building opened on the University of Oregon campus in 1886. The records document the history of the building as well as planning around the centennial celebration.

Dates: 1881-1987; Majority of material found within 1983 - 1987

Henry Villard letter

 Collection — Multiple Collection Box: [SFM 013] 1
Identifier: SFM 013
Abstract

Letter from Henry Villard to the Board of Regents of the Oregon State University [University of Oregon] pledging donations, Oct. 25, 1881. Pledged donations include $1,000 for the foundation of a library.

Dates: 1881 Oct. 25

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