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Opal Whiteley papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 097
Abstract Opal Stanley Whiteley was an amateur naturalist and an author. She gave nature lectures around Oregon, while attending the University of Oregon. She wrote a book called The Fairyland Around Us, based upon her nature lectures. While the book was not published, in March 1920, The Atlantic Monthly published a serialized version of Whiteley’s childhood diary and the book version was released in September of the same year. Controversy surrounded the publication, as people believed that Whiteley...
Dates: 1911–1977

Frederick W. Wichman diaries and letters

 Collection — Folder: 1-3
Identifier: A 152
Abstract

Frederick W. Wichman served as a seaman, and in the infantry in the Philippines during the Spanish-American War and Philippine-American War, 1898-1901. The collection contains diaries and letters Wichman kept during his military service, and during a voyage around the world in 1901.

Dates: 1898-1901

George Wickes modern literature research collection

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 485
Abstract

George Wickes taught at the University of Oregon for almost fifty years, during which time he wrote several books about and with Henry Miller, Americans in Paris, and a biography of Natalie Barney. This collection holds all materials pertaining to his work on those individuals.

Dates: 1855-2006; Majority of material found within 1963-2006

Margaret Mary Widmer biographical sketch

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: SFM 059
Abstract

Biographical sketch of Margaret Mary Widmer, daughter of Oregon pioneer Conrad Widmer. Includes a brief history of the Widmer family.

Dates: 1900s

Widowed Services Program/Displaced Homemaker Center and Widowed Services Program records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 006
Abstract

The Widowed Services Program/Displaced Homemaker Center and Widowed Services Program was established at the University of Oregon by Hazel Foss in the mid-1970s to help new widows and displaced homemakers develop skills to enter the workforce. The collection contains office files, grant records, publicity and media materials, publications, videotapes and audiotapes, and photographs.

Dates: 1973-1991

Paul Lester Wiener papers

 Collection
Identifier: Bx 155
Abstract Collection comprises the papers of American architect and urban planner Paul Lester Wiener, including architectural and urban planning records for projects undertaken in Latin America, South America, Middle East, and U.S., 1934-1965; speeches, manuscripts of articles, book proposals, biographical information, and a bibliography of works by and about Wiener; and incoming and outgoing correspondence with professional associates and staff, 1913-1968. Architectural and urban planning records are...
Dates: 1913-1968

Kurt Wiese papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 445
Abstract

Kurt Wiese (1887-1974) was a German-born illustrator and author of American children's literature. The collection is primarily comprised of children’s book production material including original drawings, sketches, proofs, manuscripts, and correspondence. Other artwork and personal papers are also included.

Dates: circa 1911-1974

William Allen Wiest papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 696
Abstract

William Allen Wiest (1885-1960) was an attorney in Independence, Oregon. The collection contains case files and Oregon State Bar grievance committee documents.

Dates: 1900-1960

Kate Wilhelm papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 464
Abstract

Collection is comprised of the papers of science fiction and mystery novelist Kate Wilhelm, and includes literary manuscripts, correspondence, and personal papers such as financial documents, contracts, and book reviews.

Dates: 1980-1999

Wilhoit Springs Resort records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Bx 027
Abstract

The Wilhoit Springs Resort resort was founded by James Wilhoit, and was a favorite rusticating spot for tired Oregonians. The collection (1899-1902) consists of campers' records, a hotel record, a stage account, brochures regarding the resort and the area, small black and white prints of the resort, a few pieces of correspondence.

Dates: 1899-1902

Eloise Wilkin papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll 213
Abstract

Eloise Wilkin (1904-1987) was a writer and illustrator of children's book. The collection contains documents relating to the book illustrated by Wilkin, The Visit, and includes correspondence, illustrations, a draft of the manuscript, photographs, a layout of the book, a press release, original artwork, and a bound copy of the book.

Dates: 1979-1980

David Wilkins letter to Oregon City merchants and businessmen

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: CA 1849 Sep 26
Abstract

David Wilkins was a common merchant from Pittsburgh who had a hand in the steam boat commerce of that city. The collection consists of a letter from Wilkins to the merchants and businessmen of Oregon City, Oregon Territory.

Dates: 1849 September 26

Clark Moor Will papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 062
Abstract The Clark Moor Will papers contain materials concerning the Aurora Colony of Marion County, Oregon and the Salem Water Department. The Aurora Materials cover all aspects of the colony, including the band, music, women, daily life, site maps, correspondence and architecture. The collection also includes manuscripts and articles written by other authors concerning the Aurora Colony. The Salem Water Department materials cover the history of the department and Salem's water supply, as well as...
Dates: 1871-1981

Willamette Cattle Company correspondence and receipts

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: B 081
Abstract

Established in 1837, the Willamette Cattle Company was formed with the expressed purpose of purchasing cattle in California and bringing it to the Oregon Territory. The collection consists of letters and receipts.

Dates: 1843-1844

Willamette Draying and Forwarding Co. journal and day book

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: B 145
Abstract

Willamette Draying and Forwarding Co. was incorporated in Portland, Oregon, on January 17, 1870, by Robert, James, and John Holman, and George W. Taylor, and it exists today as the Holman Distribution Center, a warehousing and transportation company. The collection (1870-1871) contains a journal and a day book.

Dates: 1870-1871

Willamette Falls Canal Company records

 Collection — Folder: 1 (shares a clamshell box)
Identifier: CA 1865 Aug 25
Abstract

Willamette Falls Canal company was one of the companies agitating for the right to to build a canal to ship goods over the Willamette Falls in Oregon. The collection contains articles of incorporation and a legal notice, dated August 25, 1865 on behalf of the Willamette Falls Canal company stating their right-of-way to build a canal

Dates: 1865 August 25

Willamette Greenway Advisory Committee records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll 222
Abstract

The Willamette Greenway Advisory Committee (WGAC) is a group of professionals, each with specialties in different fields, who together make up recommendations and give advice to the Lane County Board of Commissioners. The collection contains WGAC plan drafts, agendas and minutes, membership lists, printed matter, a proposal for the WGAC, correspondence and notes of William Loy, news clippings, and newsletters.

Dates: 1972-1982

Willamette University certificate of scholarship

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: CA 1858 Mar 22
Abstract

Willamette University is private university located in Salem, Oregon and was founded in 1842. Collection consists of a single, 1 page certificate that promises Calvin S. Knipley a five hundred dollar tuition scholarship signed by the president of the university, David Leslie.

Dates: 1858 March 22

Willamette University warrants for service as teachers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: CA 1863 July 16b
Abstract

Willamette University was founded on February 1, 1942, when a board of trustees was appointed and a constitution and bylaws were adopted for the school, which was then named the Oregon Institute. The collection consists of three warrants made out to teachers for services rendered to Willamette University, 1863-1864.

Dates: 1863 July 16-1864 May 28

Willamina Congregational Church articles of incorporation

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: SFM 088
Abstract

Articles of incorporation for Willamina Congregational Church, Willamina, Yamhill County, Oregon. Document signed by the trustees and includes signature and seal of C.C. Linden, Notary Public for Oregon.

Dates: 1891 Jan. 4

William F. Browne (Schooner) bill of lading

 Collection — Folder: 1 (shares a clamshell box)
Identifier: CA 1865 Apr 13
Abstract

The collection contains a bill of lading, dated April 13, 1865, of the William F. Browne (Schooner), and the bill includes a list of goods shipped from San Francisco to Scottsburg, Oregon.

Dates: 1865 April 13

William M. Turner memorial letter

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: CB T859
Abstract

Robert Aubrey Miller, C.C. Beekman, Henry Klippel and William M. Turner, were all prominent Oregon businessmen. The collection contains one letter in memoriam about William M. Turner.

Dates: circa 1887

William McCash Research Collection Relating to his book, Bombs Over Brookings (2005)

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 308
Abstract

On September 9, 1942, Curry County, Oregon was bombed by the Japanese during World War II. The collection contains copies of newspaper clippings, untranslated and translated Japanese documents, magazines, books, correspondence, military manuals, U.S. Coast Guard/Navy, U.S. Army, U.S. Forest Service, and other miscellaneous documents relating to the bombings.

Dates: 1942-2007

Chester S. Williams papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 018
Abstract

Chester Sidney Williams (1907-1992) was an educator, lecturer, author, and politician, primarily in the United States. The collection includes correspondence, publications, photographs, subject files and memorabilia related to his work within the United States government and non-profit organizations.

Dates: 1926-1976

Edward B. Williams letters

 Collection — Folder: 1 (shares a clamshell)
Identifier: A 176
Abstract

Edward B. Williams was a soldier of Company C, 32nd Iowa Infantry, during the American Civil War. The collection (1864-1865) contains correspondence and a broadside.

Dates: 1864-1865

George Henry Williams address

 Collection — Folder: 1 (shares a clamshell box)
Identifier: CA 1896 May 16
Abstract

George Henry Williams (1823-1910) was an Oregon politician, serving as the chief justice of the Territory of Oregon, as a Republican representing Oregon in the U.S. Senate, as Attorney General of the United States, and as Mayor of Portland. The collection contains an address by Williams delivered at the Marquam Grand Theater in Portland, Oregon on May 16, 1896.

Dates: 1896 May 16

Jean Williams papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Ax 387
Abstract

Jean Williams (1876 - 1965) was composer of piano compositions and a piano and voice teacher. The collection (1941-1957) contains correspondence, music manuscripts and published music, clippings, and publicity releases.

Dates: 1941-1957

John R. Williams letters to Lucy Applegate

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: A 148
Abstract

Lucy Applegate (1830-1910) was the daughter of Charles Applegate and the niece of Jesse Applegate who helped establish the Applegate Trail in Oregon. Collection contains five letters that are undated.

Dates: circa 1840-1910

Moses Allen Williams diary and records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Ax 099
Abstract

Williams was a Presbyterian minister. Collections includes the diary and records of WIlliams in seventeen volumes. Volume one -thirteen (diary) was written chronologically from 1852-1894. Volumes fourteen and fifteen include records and his account book. Volume sixteen and seventeen contain his cash book and other records. Volume eighteen incudes his last will and testament.

Dates: 1852-1897

Perry Williams reminiscences of the Silver Lake fire of 1894

 Collection
Identifier: CB W674
Scope and Contents

The Perry Williams reminiscences of the Silver Lake fire of 1894 is a seven page personal narrative describing Perry Williams' survival of the building fire killed forty-three residents of Silver Lake in Lake County Oregon.

Dates: circa 1920-1960