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Woodmen of the World (W.O.W.) is the name of a fraternal organization and the private insurance company that the organization owns and operates. The collection ( 1927-1937) contains a record book of minutes of the Junction City Camp (chapter) No. 446.
Edwin A. Woodwoorth (1890-1966) became county superintendent of schools for Clackamas County, Oregon. The collection contains minutes and other material from national, regional and local education association meetings, as well as correspondence, publications, and daily desk diaries/journals.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This collection contains two short sketched vignettes in watercolor, outlining the experience of UO students after the end of World War I.
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.
Dunham Wright, 1842-1942, was an American politician and pioneer settler in the state of Oregon. This collection contains multiple reminiscences of Dunham Wright which document his overland journey from Iowa to Colorado in 1862, and his life in Oregon upon arrival in the West.
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.
Albert H. Wulzen (1844-1917) was a commercial photograph in California and Oregon who worked for Davidson and Watkins. The collection consists of one panoramic albumen image of Central School and downtown Portland, Oregon, taken in 1878. Pieced into an accordion fold commercial album. This is one of four known copies.
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.
- Correspondence 996
- Oregon 634
- Photographs 496
- Manuscripts for publication 295
- Literature 268
- Women 217
- Diaries 213
- Authors, American -- 20th century 178
- Scrapbooks 136
- Women authors, American -- 20th century 125
- Children and Youth 122
- Colleges and Universities 122
- Pioneers 122
- Religion 109
- Financial records 105
- Politics and Politicians 102
- Clippings 94
- Universities and colleges -- Oregon -- Eugene 92
- Education, Higher -- Oregon -- Eugene 91
- Oregon -- Politics and government -- 1859-1950 84 + ∧ less
- English 2433
- French 5
- German 5
- Spanish; Castilian 5
- Italian 2
- Latin 2
- Portuguese 2
- Bosnian 1
- Dutch; Flemish 1
- Finnish 1
- Greek, Modern (1453-) 1
- Hebrew 1
- Croatian 1
- Japanese 1
- Korean 1
- Multiple languages 1
- Russian 1
- Turkish 1
- Urdu 1
- Vietnamese 1 + ∧ less
- University of Oregon 154
- 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
- Philippine Constabulary 12
- Republican Party (Or.) 12
- 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