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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.
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 The papers include screenplays, unpublished and published writing, biographical information, writings of family members, correspondence, and family photographs.
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.
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.
Consists primarily of correspondence dealing with the Western Literature Association (WLA); also includes some organizational material of the WLA.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The collection (1875-1882) contains a farm and household account book belonging to J. C. Yates.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Alfred Zieber (1830-1890) travelled overland from Peoria, Illinois to California. The collection consists of Zieber's diary of his journey, as well as four subsequent letters from his father, John S. Zieber.
Herbert Spencer Zim (1909-1994) was a teacher and author in the field of science. His works in this collection reflect his work in the science field. Sonia Bleeker Zim was an editor for a publishing house and a writer of youth books. Her work in this collection represents her career as a youth author.
- Correspondence 991
- Oregon 628
- Photographs 464
- Manuscripts for publication 293
- Literature 264
- Women 217
- Diaries 213
- Authors, American -- 20th century 175
- Scrapbooks 135
- Women authors, American -- 20th century 124
- Children and Youth 122
- Pioneers 122
- Colleges and Universities 121
- Religion 109
- Financial records 105
- Politics and Politicians 102
- Clippings 94
- Education, Higher -- Oregon -- Eugene 90
- Universities and colleges -- Oregon -- Eugene 90
- Military 83 ∧ less
- English 2330
- French 3
- German 3
- 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
- Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 10
- Oregon. Legislative Assembly. House of Representatives 10
- Democratic Party (Or.) 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