Subject Source: Archiveswest
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Burton/Lake/Garton family papers
Identifier: Coll 301
Abstract John James Burton, the progenitor of the Burton/Lake/Garton families, was an Oregon pioneer, establishing a farm on his donation land claim in Yamhill in 1844. Although the collection contains family papers of the Burton/Lake/Garton families, the collection will be of particular interest to scholars of Asian immigration in the West, and the work of Kate Burton Lake and Margaret Lake Garton to help Chinese and Japanese girls and young women through their work in the Methodist Episcopal...
Ashley E. Holden papers
Identifier: Coll 138
Ashley Elder Holden (1894-1994) was primarily a journalist but maintained dual careers in journalism and politics, running successfully for a republican seat in the Washington state legislature in 1932. Additionally, Holden published the Brewster Review, The Oriental Outlook, Tonasket Tribune, and, Saga of the Sagebrush.
Walter M. Pierce papers
Identifier: Coll 068
Abstract Collection consists of correspondence, speeches, reports, photographs and material covering U.S. and Northwest history and politics. A major portion details Pierce's involvement with New Deal programs. The papers deal with agriculture, irrigation and land reclamation, public ownership, forest management, and the development of hydroelectric power. There are substantial files on the Civilian Conservation Corps, Public Works Administration and Works Progress Administration, files on...
William C. Smith papers
Identifier: Ax 311
Abstract William Carlson Smith (1883-?), educator and sociologist, contributed major research to the Survey of Race Relations, a 1925 study of economic, legal and social relations between whites and Asians on the Pacific Coast and in Hawaii. This research formed part of the basis for Smith's 1939 book Americans in the Making. Perhaps Smith's most widely-known work was his 1953 book The Stepchild, which was the culmination of fifteen years of research and study. Smith did much of the research in...
Yoshiko Uchida papers
Identifier: Ax 549
Abstract Yoshiko Uchida was a writer of children's books. The Uchida Papers contain manuscripts, correspondence and material relating to her literary career. The collection contains materials on fourteen of her books. The majority of Uchida's papers concern Japan, specifically Japanese folktales and children's stories. The correspondence in this collection primarily concerns Uchida's editor and fan mail from school children. The manuscripts are arranged chronologically starting with The Dancing...
University of Oregon Office of the Dean of Personnel Administration. National Japanese American Student Relocation Council records
Identifier: UA 009
Abstract The National Japanese American Student Relocation Council was created by university administrators as a means of relocating Japanese American college students to other universities and colleges away from the West coast during World War II, and to prevent these students from being interned in government-run internment camps. At the University of Oregon, Karl Onthank, Dean of Personnel Administration, represented the University in relocating UO Japanese American students. The collection...