Sports and Recreation
Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:
American Association for Health, Physical Education and Recreation (AAHPER), NW District records
The American Association for Health, Physical Education and Recreation (AAHPER) was founded on November 27, 1885, and the mission of the organization is to advance professional practice and promote research related to health and physical education, physical activity, dance, and sport. The collection (1930-1967) contains records from the North West District and material includes minutes, correspondence, by-laws, historical summary, and convention publications.
Edgar F. Averill papers
Edgar F. Averill was president of the Oregon Wildlife Federation. The collection comprises correspondence relating to the conservation of natural resources in Oregon from 1934 to 1939.
Bill Bowerman papers
Frederick William Cleator papers
Frederick William Cleator was a forester and conservationist. The collection includes diaries, correspondence, notes, documents, and photographs relating to Cleator's interest in the recreational aspects of national forests and the establishment of the Cascade skyline trail.
Federation of Western Outdoor Clubs records
The Federation of Western Outdoor Clubs is a loosely organized combination of outing clubs which as founded in 1932. This collection contains the general and officer records, correspondence, minutes and resolutions of the Federation of Western Outdoor Clubs. It is divided in to seven series and is contained in thirteen boxes.
Henry E. Haefner papers
Henry E. Haefner was a forester. The collection contains a copy of his recollections of working in Oregon as a forester from 1908 to 1953, including sixteen years in the Siskiyou National Forest.
Gertrude Glutsch Jensen papers
The collection contains the professional files of one of Oregon's leading conservationists in the mid-twentieth century, Gertrude Glutsch Jensen. The collection includes materials relating to the Columbia River Gorge Commission, the Oregon Roadside Council, the Civil War Centennial Commission, and the Portland Women's Forum. The material is in the form of reports, letters, notes, and minutes.
Raymond E. Kerr papers
Raymond Earle Kerr was a U.S. Navy Commander and a conservationist. The Raymond Earle Kerr papers contain material concerning Kerr's activities relating to the problems of air and water pollution in Oregon. The papers are arranged by organizations and subject. The collection concludes with personal memorabilia and material related to Oregon history, with a focus on Lane county.
William A. Langille papers
William A. Langille (1869-1956) came with his family to Hood River, Oregon in 1882. The Langille family operated the Cloud Cap Inn on Mt. Hood. Langille was a prospector in the Klondyke gold fields and Alaska state forester; eventually he was appointed forest manager for the Oregon State Parks Department. This collection contains correspondence, short stories, articles and reports that focus on his time in Alaska, Sao Paulo, Brazil, and Oregon.
Morris Family photographs
Collection comprises 36 black and white, glass plate negatives of a Native American family, baseball players in baseball uniforms, unidentified people on a farm, and Jump Off Joe rock in Newport, Oregon, circa 1918.
Obsidians, Inc. records
Obsidians, Inc. is a local, Eugene, Oregon club that serves to educate people about the outdoors, particularly hiking opportunities in the West. The collection contains meeting minutes, summit registers, and trip reports. These records are bound into volumes, except those that, due to preservation concerns, are now housed in archival boxes.
Jack Olsen papers
Karl Onthank conservation papers
Karl Onthank family papers
Karl Onthank worked on the staff of the University of Oregon from 1916 to 1957. Onthank and his wife, Ruth, were active conservationists. The collection consists of family history and personal correspondence, manuscripts, and photographs.
Oregon Folk League records
The Oregon Folk League promoted and administered a social and recreation center located in Siuslaw Bay, Oregon for members of the University of Oregon community; members of the league also formed a non-profit corporation, the Siuslaw Bay Community Inc., which held title to the land used by the league. The collection (1934-1941) contains promotion and administrative documents, a land deed, correspondence, meeting minutes, plans and blueprints of the center, and a photograph.
Silver Creek Recreational Area Advisory Committee records
The Silver Creek Recreational Area Advisory Committee promoted and planned the use of land east of Silver Creek Falls State Park, in Marion County, Oregon, as a public "organized camping" and recreational area. The collection (1936-1942) contains correspondence, reports, and minutes from the files of committee member, Karl Onthank.
Raymond Smiley Spears papers
Raymond Smiley Spears was an American author of western and adventure stories. Collection comprises personal and professional correspondence; diaries and journals; manuscripts of books, short stories, and non-fiction articles; tearsheets of stories, articles, and advice columns published under a variety of pseudonyms, Jim Smiley most frequently; research material; whole issues of magazines containing his stories or articles; and copies of his published books.
University Archives sports information and media guides
Collection comprises programs, media guides, schedules, and memorabilia related to University of Oregon athletics programs and teams, circa 1890s to present.
Opal Whiteley papers
Wilhoit Springs Resort records
The Wilhoit Springs Resort resort was founded by James Wilhoit, and was a favorite rusticating spot for tired Oregonians. The collection (1899-1902) consists of campers' records, a hotel record, a stage account, brochures regarding the resort and the area, small black and white prints of the resort, a few pieces of correspondence.