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Subject Source: Archiveswest

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Condon Lectures Series records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 141

The Condon Lecture Series was created in 1944 by the Oregon State Board of Higher Education and was named after the University of Oregon's first geologist, Thomas Condon. The collection contains published and unpublished versions of lectures.

Dates: 1950-1971

[Correspondence], 1904-1905

Scope and Contents

This folder is correspondence between the Academy and other academic bodies, largely in the physical sciences, relating to Academy meetings, attendance, and the use of lanterns for illustrative purposes.

Dates: 1904-1905

[Correspondence], 1906-1908, bulk: 1906 - 1908

Scope and Contents

This folder contains correspondence relating to the continued presence of the Oregon Academy of Sciences, largely letters of invitation to participate in the Academy or present at a conference of meeting, as well as documented exchanges with, among others, the National Museum, the Oregon State Experiment Station, Oregon Agricultural College, and Pacific University.

Dates: 1906-1908; Majority of material found within 1906 - 1908

Amos Fries papers

Identifier: Ax 234

Amos Fries (1873-1963) was an engineer, served in the Philippines during the Moro uprising, organized the Chemical Warfare Service, and was an advocate for conservative causes. The collection consists of biographical material, correspondence, manuscripts by Fries, others, and Elizabeth Fries, and photographs.

Dates: 1903-1952

Martin W. Gorman papers

Identifier: Coll 169
Abstract Martin W. Gorman (1853-1926) was a leading authority on the flora of the Northwest, especially trees. He traveled to the Yukon several times and did much botanical work in the Pacific Northwest. He is credited with discovering at least ten species new to science. The selected papers of Martin W. Gorman consist of correspondence, journals, annotated plant lists and reports, published articles, several photographs, and collected printed material used primarily in his work. Documenting his...
Dates: 1872-1929

Edward Wilson Kimbark papers

Identifier: Coll 092

The Edward Wilson Kimbark papers contain the personal and professional manuscripts, correspondence, photographs and subject files of Edward Wilson Kimbark, who was an esteemed electrical engineer. The collection contains published material, personal notes from academic classes both taken and taught as well as personal diaries by both him and his first wife.

Dates: 1919-1982

Lilla Irvin Leach papers

Identifier: Ax 756

Lilla Irvin Leach (1886-1980) was a field botanist who specialized in Oregon flora from 1915-1945. She discovered more than a dozen species and two new genera, Kalmiopsis leachiana and Bensoniella oregana. Lilla and her husband John Leach purchased a tract of land in southeast Portland where they developed a botanical garden named Sleepy Hollow. The collection includes correspondence, notes, notebooks, articles, and a few photographs.

Dates: 1892-1971; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1963

Oregon State Academy of Sciences records

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 35025042925665]
Identifier: Coll 419

The Oregon State Academy of Sciences was an academic organization founded in 1905 with the intention of engaging Oregonian scholars and developing the scientific resources of the state. Collection includes resolutions and meeting announcements, materials pertaining to Edmund Sheldon and the Portland Free Museum, correspondence relating to the inception of the Academy, business receipts, relevant publications, and survey maps of the Pacific Northwest.

Dates: 1906-1941

Herbert Spencer Zim and Sonia Bleeker papers

Identifier: Ax 558

Herbert Spencer Zim (1909-1994) was a teacher and author in the field of science. His works in this collection reflect his work in the science field. Sonia Bleeker Zim was an editor for a publishing house and a writer of youth books. Her work in this collection represents her career as a youth author.

Dates: 1934-1976