Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:
The Afro-American Institute, headquartered in Eugene, Oregon was a non-profit organization to bring increased awareness of the achievments of black people and to help the community understand problems facing the black community. The records Include articles of incorportaion, mission and purpose documents, and two newsletters.
Percy Dwight Bentley (1885-1968) was an architect from the Midwest who practiced in Lane County, Oregon from 1939-1961. His early work shows the influence of Frank Lloyd Wright and Louis Sullivan. The collection documents his work from 1951-1962 and includes churches, residences, and commercial structures.
The Ellmakers are a prominent pioneer family who first settled in Lane County, Oregon in the 1850s following their journey across the United States on the Oregon Trail. The Ellmaker family papers include personal papers of members of the Ellmaker family; maps, drawings, and photographs; artifacts; books and periodicals; and genealogical research and resources.
Collection comprises seven photographs of the construction of the downtown mall in Eugene, Oregon from 1969 to 1970.
Merton B. Folts (1902-1967) was an activist in conservative politics and riverine conservation in the Willamette Valley, Oregon, opposing construction of the Lookout Point dam and the City of Eugene's annexation of the Willakenzie area. The collection primarily contains documentation of Folts' activities in the Izaak Walton League.
The Fortnightly Club of Eugene was organized in December 1893 by Dr. Alice Hall Chapman as a study club dedicated to continuing education, and later evolved into advocating for library facilities and services in Eugene. The collection contains meeting minutes, scrapbooks and photographs, program books, financial records, and documents relating to club events, projects, and members' work.
John Arthur Gamber was an Oregonian who participated in the Spanish American War. The collection comprises correspondence with Mary McAlister, whom Gamber later married in 1904, as well as diaries, photographs, and mementoes relating to the Philippines Campaign during the Spanish American War.
Lawrence, Tucker & Wallmann was an architectural firm in Portland, Oregon, from 1946-1960. It was the successor firm to Tucker and Wallmann, and Lawrence and Lawrence, two other Portland, Oregon firms. The principals of the firm were Abbott Lawrence, Ernest F. Tucker, and George R. Wallmann. The collection includes project files, drawings, and film.
This collection contains letters sent to Elizabeth Perry; c. 1920s -1980s. Letters are from “Auntie” Florence Sheldon and James Ferguson along with other correspondence within Elizabeth Perry’s family. One letter is to Lester Perry, brother of Florence. Some letters have the University of Oregon letterhead. Early correspondence is from Florence P. Sheldon (wife of Henry D. Sheldon, UO faculty) including descriptions of university life and activities as well as family and life in Eugene.
The Pioneer Cemetery of Eugene, Oregon was established by Spencer's Butte Lodge No. 9 of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, in 1873, for use as a fraternal cemetery. The collection consists of a plot book that supplies name and grave locations for graves created between 1873-1928.
John C. Pratt collection constitutes architectural drawings of two projects done by architect Warren Heywood Williams. The collection consists of drawings for two projects: the Masonic Temple and the Oregon Electric Railway passenger station, both located in Eugene, Oregon.
The Round Table Club of Eugene is a social and intellectual club, which began in 1912. Originally it was only open to men in the Eugene area with a college degree. It opened its membership to women in 1996. The collection includes programs, minutes, papers, club and member information, correspondence, and financial documents.
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.