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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 The papers include screenplays, unpublished and published writing, biographical information, writings of family members, correspondence, and family photographs.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...
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...
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

Albert Zieber diary and letters

 Collection — Folder: 1 (shares a clamshell)
Identifier: A 139
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1850

Herbert Spencer Zim and Sonia Bleeker papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 558
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1934-1976