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Catherine Woolley papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 642
Abstract Catherine Woolley (August 11, 1904-July 23, 2005) was an advertising copywriter and later a freelance children’s author. The collection includes manuscripts and correspondence that reflect Woolley’s career in writing.
Dates: 1930-1993

Woolverton family papers

 Collection — Folder: 1 (shares a clamshell box)
Identifier: A 149
Abstract John Woolverton came overland from Iowa to Oregon in 1856 and settled in Polk County, Oregon. The collection (1864-1941) contains a copy of an overland journal to Oregon, a history of John Woolverton, and proceedings of the National and International Association of Woolvertons.
Dates: 1864-1941; Majority of material found within 1864 - 1902

William Worden papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 638
Abstract William L. Worden (1910-1982) was a journalist who settled in the Pacific Northwest and wrote about the region. The collection consists of Worden's early correspondence and manuscripts, including manuscripts and research for his history of the Matson Navigation Company.
Dates: 1910-1982

Jerome Workman correspondence

 Collection — Folder: 1 (shares a box)
Identifier: A 150
Abstract Jerome Workman was an attorney in Eugene, Oregon, who also served as secretary of the Chamber of Commerce. The collection (1912-1914) contains correspondence regarding Oregon businesses, including transportation and mining firms.
Dates: 1912-1914

World War I Vignette collection

 Collection — Multiple collection box: [Coll 605] 1
Identifier: Coll 605
Abstract This collection contains two short sketched vignettes in watercolor, outlining the experience of UO students after the end of World War I.
Dates: 1918-1919

Marjorie Worthington papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 152
Abstract Author who lived in France in the 1920s and 1930s and socialized with other American expatriate artists and writers. Consists of personal diaries, 1931-1962; personal and professional correspondence, 1916-1976; published and unpublished manuscripts of novels, short stories, essays, poems, and speeches, mostly written after 1966; class notes on writers' workshops; reviews and publicity; bibliographies, royalty statements, and contracts; personal material and photographs; and books by her and...
Dates: 1931-1976

W.P.A. Oregon Historical Records Survey records

 Collection
Identifier: Bx 066
Abstract The Historical Records Survey (H.R.S.) was initiated by the federal government in 1935 as one of five programs under the Works Progress Administration (W.P.A., renamed Work Projects Administration in 1939). All W.P.A. projects ended in February 1943, and most H.R.S. records were deposited in public repositories. The Oregon Historical Records Survey collection, arranged according to its original order, contains detailed documentation of Oregon history and records.
Dates: not yet dated

Elizabeth Curtis Wright papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 301
Abstract Elizabeth Curtis Wright (1887-1974) was a Christian missionary teacher in China in the early 1920s through the 1950s. The collection includes correspondence, biographical materials, memoirs, and miscellaneous documents that reflect her mission work.
Dates: 1919-1973

Robert Vincent Wright papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 433
Robert Vincent Wright (1919-2007) was a writer for various television programs in the 1960s and 1970s. The papers include screenplays, unpublished and published writing, biographical information, writings of family members, correspondence, and family photographs.
Dates: 1894-1994; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1980

T. G. Wurm photographs

 Collection — Box: 1, Prints
Identifier: PH 200_332
Abstract Theodore G. "Ted" Wurm was a researcher and author interested in transportation, particularly American rail systems. The collection consists of prints and copy prints of vintage transportation scenes and rolling stock. Other Wurm images appear in the Randall Mills Collection.
Dates: circa 1930-1950

W.W. Baker and Company bill of lading

 Collection — Folder: 1 (shares a clamshell box)
Identifier: CA 1863 Mar 14
Abstract The collection contains a bill of lading, dated March 14, 1863 for mining supplies and other goods, from the W.W. Baker and Company of The Dalles and Portland, Oregon.
Dates: 1863 March 14

Delbert E. Wylder selected papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll 168
Abstract Consists primarily of correspondence dealing with the Western Literature Association (WLA); also includes some organizational material of the WLA.
Dates: 1963-1981

Lee and Robert Wyndham papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 472
Abstract Lee and Robert Wyndham were authors of children’s books as well as holding many other positions pertaining to writing. Their collection includes correspondence, miscellaneous materials, published works and many manuscripts that represent the careers of the Wyndhams.
Dates: 1927-1979

Yakima Amusement Company records [formerly titled First National Theater]

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Bx 031
Abstract First National Theaters, Inc. leased and owned motion picture theaters in the Pacific Northwest, and in 1958, Yakima Amusement company bought out First National Theatres. The collection (1921-1959) contains financial records and correspondence of First National Theaters, Inc., of Yakima Amusement Co., and also includes financial information regarding Pioneer Securities Co., New Enterprises Inc., and C. S. Jensen.
Dates: 1921-1959

Yamhill Steamboat Company journal

 Collection — Volume: 1 (shares a RSB)
Identifier: B 120
Abstract The Yamhill Steamboat Company was organized in 1859 to transport farm products between Portland and California. The collection consists of a journal of accounts for the company.
Dates: 1859-1861

Yaquina Deep Sea Fishing Company stock certificate

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: CA 1889 Sept 7
Abstract Founded in 1888, the Yaquina Deep Sea Fishing Company operated out of Portland, Oregon. The collection consists of a single stock certificate issued by the company.
Dates: 1889 September 7

J. C. Yates farm and household account book

 Collection — Folder: 1 (shares a clamshell box)
Identifier: A 138
Abstract The collection (1875-1882) contains a farm and household account book belonging to J. C. Yates.
Dates: 1875-1882

Grace Sydenstricker Yaukey papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 498
Abstract Grace Sydenstricker Yaukey (1899-1994) was an author of books primarily for children. The collection includes manuscripts of books, articles, and short stories; correspondence; and reviews relating to Yaukey's interest in the history and culture of China.
Dates: 1934-1968

John Yeon architectural drawings

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 333
Abstract John Yeon (1910-1994) was an Oregon architect, landscape architect, and conservationist best known for his tole in developing the Northwest regional architectural style. The collection consists of architectural drawings for projects, both built and unrealized, including plans, sections, elevations, details, tracings, and blueprints, as well as a number of Northwest maps, aerial photographs, and surveys for both architectural and preservation projects managed by the architect.
Dates: 1934-1990; Majority of material found within 1934-1976

Harry B. Yocom faculty papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UA 225
Abstract Harry B. Yocom was a University of Oregon Professor who served in the department of biology from 1920 until his death in 1958. He taught classes in zoology and served as the head of the biology department until 1945. The collection consists of course and lecture notes from his time at the University of Oregon as well as research notes that center around the biological make-up of the Coos Bay Region of Oregon. The material also includes Yocom’s personal correspondence as well as four folders of...
Dates: circa 1906-1956

Benjamin Young papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 046
Abstract Benjamin Young was a salmon canner, banker, real estate promoter of Astoria, Oregon and worked for the British America Packing Company. The collection contains letterpress copy books that include personal and business correspondence, a record book of the Ben Young Land Company, a scrapbook, and twenty-one volumes of British America Packing Company journals, cash books, letterpress copy books, ledgers, and invoice books, 1882-1906.
Dates: 1882-1906

Frederic George Young letter to Fred Lockley

 Collection — Folder: 1 (shares a clamshell box)
Identifier: CA 1916 June 25
Abstract Frederic George Young (1858 -1929) was a professor at the University of Oregon, a historian, and was one of the founders of the Oregon Historical Society. The collection contains a letter dated June 25, 1916, from Young to Fred Lockley, regarding Oregon history and the Oregon Historical Society.
Dates: 1916 June 25

Henry W. Young papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Bx 156
Abstract Henry W. Young published newspapers in Kansas and Oregon, including the Coquille Valley Sentinel newspaper of Coquille, Oregon, which he purchased in 1914. The collection (1863-1945) contains Sentinel records including ledgers, issues of the newspaper, and correspondence, as well as personal and business papers of Henry W. Young, including writings, correspondence, speeches, bills submitted to the Kansas state senate, printed matter, and other Kansas and Oregon newspapers published by Young.
Dates: 1863-1945

James Webb Young papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Ax 739
Abstract James Webb Young (1886-1973) had a long career in advertising as the head of the Advertising Council, as key figure with J. Walter Thompson company, and with varied national and government agencies. The collection (1933-1972) contains printed and published documents pertaining to Young's career in advertising and also speeches, photographs, working notes, personal scrapbooks, Christmas cards designed by Young, autobiographical material, and files regarding his professional service and...
Dates: 1933-1972

Joseph Young prisoner of war diaries

 Collection
Identifier: A 305
Abstract Joseph Young was a prisoner of war in Japan during World War II. While a prisoner, he kept diaries of his experiences, written in the form of a long letter to his wife, Irene. Joseph Young was born in Cottage Grove, Oregon and lived in Eugene, Oregon for many years after the war. The collection comprises thirteen diaries and six miscellaneous items.
Dates: 1941 December 8-1945 August 30

Lee Huntington Young sermons

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 486
Abstract Lee Huntington Young (1869-1939) entered the Protestant Episcopal ministry in 1893, and served congregations in Ohio, West Virginia, Nebraska, and Montana. The Lee Huntington Young sermons primarily contains undated Episcopal sermons.
Dates: circa 1893-1939

Stanley Paul Young papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 295
Abstract Stanley Paul Young (1889-1969) became a biologist who held many positions in the federal government, including in the Department of Interior, and also authored articles and books, including literature for children, regarding America's wolves, coyotes, and big cats. The collection (1940s-1960s) contains manuscript material, photographs, and minor correspondence.
Dates: 1940s-1960s

Bob Zagorin audio recordings for radio

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 300
Abstract Bob Zagorin (1945- ) was a radio and television journalist in Eugene, Oregon. The collection includes audio cassette tapes and reel-to-reel tape recordings of his interviews with figures of local, regional, and national interest. Copies of most of these recordings on compact discs are also included in the collection.
Dates: 1975-1980

J. A. Zehntbauer letter to J. L. Krantz

 Collection — Folder: 1 (shares a clamshell box)
Identifier: CA 1917 Nov 16
Abstract C.C. Jantzen and J. A. Zehntbauer purchased the manufacturing department of the Portland (Oregon) Knitting Company in 1909; this company was the manufacturer of the Jantzen clothing line. The collection contains a letter dated November 18, 1917, from Zehntbauer to J. L. Krantz, regarding the early history of the company, and problems that arose without access to a worsted (wool) spinning mill in the West.
Dates: 1917 November 16

John Zerzan papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 273
Abstract John Zerzan (1943- ) is a writer and activist in anarchy in Oregon. The collection includes letters, essay and book drafts, and anarchist ephemera and publications that reflect his activities.
Dates: 1946-2000