Found in 29 Collections and/or Records:
Tom Anderson papers
Consists of extensive correspondence (approx. 20,000 letters); writings and speeches by Anderson and others, primarily his weekly editorial column Straight Talk and other American Way Features publications; American Party files including campaign material.
Herbert E. Arntson papers
Herbert Edward Arntson (1911-1982) was an author, English professor, and musician. The collection includes manuscripts of books and short stories, poems, speeches and correspondence, which reflect his work.
Wally Butterworth papers
Herbert Wallace (Wally) Butterworth (1901-1974) was a radio announcer for NBC radio and host for numerous variety and quiz programs for both radio and television. Later in life he became involved in conservative political causes. The collection includes correspondence, radio program scripts, original writings, phonograph records, tape recordings, and photographs.
C. Girard Davidson papers
The C. Girard Davidson Papers document the career of attorney, politician, and businessman Crow Girard "Jebby" Davidson (1910-1996). The collection is organized into major series concerning government projects, legal cases, political activities, and business interests. The majority of material related to Davidson's service as Assistant Secretary of the Interior (1946-1950) is housed in the Truman Presidential Library in Independence, Missouri.
Doris Gates papers
Doris Gates (1901-1987), renowned author and editor of literary works for children, was born in Mountain View, California. Gates' deep interests in storytelling and mythology are evident in both her oral and written narratives. This collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, and published materials. Also included are records relating to Ginn and Company, publisher of textbooks.
Elgin Groseclose papers
Elgin E. Groseclose (1899-1983) was a writer, professor, specialist in finance, and treasurer for a financial and investment consultant firm. He was also involved in other interest groups that appealed to his deeply religious beliefs. The collection includes correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings, financial material, valuations, organizations and photographs.
Herbert C. Holdridge papers
Herbert C. Holdridge (1892-1974) was an author and presidential candidate, his main interests being conservative politics and fringe causes. The collection includes correspondence, background information for speeches, manuscripts, records for groups Holdridge founded, legal papers, pamphlets, reel-to-reel tapes, and copies of his published books.
International Woodworkers of America (IWA) records
Collection documents the workings of the International union, most heavily between 1959 and 1987, and includes minutes, proceedings, convention records, correspondence, expired contracts, financial and legal records, speeches, historical writings, issues.
Howard E. Kershner papers
Collection comprises organizational records and personal papers documenting Howard Kershner's involvement in the Christian Freedom Foundation, the American Friends Society, and several international children's relief agencies, including Save the Children,.
Wheeler McMillen papers
Ernest F. Loring "Red" Nichols papers
Ernest F. Loring "Red" Nichols (1905-1965) had a long and productive career as a cornetist, bandleader and recording artist. The collection contains music manuscripts (including original scores), published sheet music, cassette tape, phonograph and reel-to-reel recordings, biographical and personal files, correspondence, scrapbooks, and photographs.
Jack Olsen papers
Albert M. Ottenheimer papers
Margaret Parton papers
Margaret Parton (1915-1981) was a journalist, critic, and author. She was educated at the Lincoln School of Teachers in New York City and at Swarthmore College. The collection comprises materials that deal extensively with the personal and professional life of Parton and her family at home and abroad throughout the 20th century.
Charles Orlando Porter papers
Charles Orlando Porter was a lawyer in Oregon and a congressional representative of the fourth district of Oregon from 1957-1961. The collection contains his political and congressional papers from 1954-1961. Included are materials on bills introduced in the 85th and 86th Congresses. The majority of the collection consists of subject files. Porter’s 1954 campaign materials are also included.
Floyd Cleveland Ramp papers
Floyd Cleveland Ramp was a member of Socialist and Communist Parties in the United States and Russia in the 1900's as a college student and an adult. The collection consists of diaries and letterbooks; incoming letters; family correspondence; materials documenting his arrest, trial, and incarceration for espionage; Socialist and Communist Party materials; speeches; tapes; and broadsides.
E. Merrill Root papers
E. Merrill Root (1895-1973) was a poet, college English teacher, and anti-Communist activist. The collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, poetry, lectures, photographs, and reviews of his literary efforts.
Polly Ruhtenberg papers
Polly King Ruhtenberg (1907-1983) a libertarian and children's book author was active in social and civic organizations throughout her life. The collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, speeches, photographs, and a scrapbook that reflect her work as an author and libertarian.
Haywood P. Sconce papers
Haywood P. Sconce was a Baptist minister who served congregations in Oregon and Washington, and in 1954 founded and became director of Christian Celebrity Tyme, a religious radio program. The papers include sermons, outlines, and sermon notes, correspondence, manuscripts of short stories and articles, memorabilia, and Christian Celebrity Tyme materials including programs, notes, and recordings.
Southwest Oregon Research Project (SWORP) Collection
Kim Robert Stafford collection
Janet Marshall Stevenson papers
Author Janet Marshall Stevenson (1913- ) has made contributions as a writer of civil rights, the women's movement and the arts. This collection contains manuscripts, holographs and photographs of her many short stories, articles and books; within this collection are research items and family papers associated with her biography of Robert W. Kenny, an influential liberal that championed the rights of several of the "Hollywood 10" before the House Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC).
Willis E. Stone papers
Collection largely centers around the issue of tax reform and includes correspondence, publications, and administrative materials of four organizations: the American Progress Foundation, the Organization to Repeal Federal Income Taxes, Inc., the National Committee for Economic Freedom, and the Liberty Amendment Committee of the U.S.A. Also included are Stone's personal papers; research materials for his books, articles, and radio broadcasts; newsclippings; and published articles.
Axel Stordahl papers
Alex Stordahl (1913-1963) was a trumpeter with the Bert Bloch orchestra and Tommy Dorsey, and composed music for Frank Sinatra, Eddie Fisher, Dinah Shore, Jack Benny, Dean Martin and Bing Crosby among others. The collection contains scores and arrangements for orchestra and voice.
Townsend National Recovery Plan, Inc. records
University of Oregon Faculty Assembly and University Senate records
The University of Oregon Constitution invests the statutory faculty with governing power of the university, and the faculty in turn delegates governance to the elected members of the University (faculty) Senate. The collection (1933-2010) includes records of the Faculty Assembly, the Senate, and the Faculty-Student Council, and material includes minutes, reports, plans, task force, caucus, and committee documents, and audio recordings of meetings.
J. Christy Wilson papers
J. Christy Wilson (d. 1973) was a Christian missionary, circa 1951-1966. The collection includes Round Robin letters, minutes of the United Presbyterian Church Korean Mission and the General Assembly Department of Cooperative Work, a collection of periodicals including Bible Society News, Korea Bible Magazine, and Korean pamphlets, additionally a sound recording of the voice of Dr. Samuel M. Zwemer.
William P. Woodard papers
William P. Woodard (1896-1973) was a scholar of Japanese religion, and served as an advisor on religion and cultural resources during the allied command after World War II. His research and study of Japanese religions resulted in his book The Allied Occupation of Japan and Japanese Religions (1972). The collection contains correspondence, literary manuscripts, Allied Occupation documents, research files, mission records, films, and audiotapes.
Bob Zagorin audio recordings for radio
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.