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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.
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.
Screenplay by Orson Welles for The Magnificent Ambersons, by Booth Tarkington. Includes typed revisions.
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.
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.
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 The collection contains manuscripts of short stories, articles, and one unpublished book, and correspondence.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This collection contains Western Union Telegraph Co. transcripts of reports of an exploration expedition to the Alaska-Yukon territory, 1865 to 1867.
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.
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.
Records of family including account books for blacksmith, memory books, and theater programs. Family members located in Vermont, New York, Massachusetts, and Portland, Oregon.
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.
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.
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.
Leonard Whitcup (1903-1979) was a composer of popular music. The collection contains sheet music and a scant amount of biographical information.
Collection comprises correspondence, literary manuscripts, and foreign language translations by author, editor, and translator Anne Terry White (1896-1980).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Harold C. Whitehouse (1884-1974) was an architect who worked primarily in the Pacific Northwest. The collection includes architectural drawings, client files, and photographs.
- Correspondence 992
- Oregon 627
- Photographs 464
- Manuscripts for publication 292
- Literature 264
- Women 216
- Diaries 213
- Authors, American -- 20th century 175
- Scrapbooks 136
- Women authors, American -- 20th century 123
- Children and Youth 122
- Pioneers 122
- Colleges and Universities 120
- Religion 109
- Financial records 105
- Politics and Politicians 103
- Clippings 94
- Education, Higher -- Oregon -- Eugene 90
- Universities and colleges -- Oregon -- Eugene 90
- Military 83 ∧ less
- English 2315
- French 3
- German 2
- Spanish; Castilian 2
- Dutch; Flemish 1
- University of Oregon 152
- 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
- Oregon. Legislative Assembly. House of Representatives 10
- Democratic Party (Or.) 9
- Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 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