Found in 213 Collections and/or Records:
John C. Ainsworth papers
James Akin papers
The James Akin collection contains a diary recording events during the 1852 journey of the Richey, Ingram and Akin families to Oregon. The origins of this diary are unclear, since another James Akin diary is known to exist in the collections of the Wyoming state archives. Also included in the collection are secondary sources relating to the Akin diary and family history.
Alaska Mining and Prospecting Company records
The Alaska Mining and Prospecting Company records contain the correspondence between Andrew Sherwood and the Alaska Mining and Prospecting Company. The letters concern an expedition to Alaska in search of gold. The collection also contains printed matter and maps concerning the expedition. Finally, it contains two journals by Andrew Sherwood spanning the time of the expedition.
Maurice P. Alger papers
Maurice P. Alger (1866-1961) was commissioned third lieutenant in the Philippine Constabulary in 1908, rose to grade of captain, retired in 1918, and later went into business in the Philippine Islands.
Fred Elijah Ames papers
Fred Elijah Ames was a forester in Oregon. The collection contains his diaries, photographs, and reports.
Roy C. Andrews papers
Roy C. Andrews was a school teacher and administrator in Michigan, Texas, Arkansas, Washington and Oregon. He was a chemistry instructor at the University of Oregon from 1935 until his retirement in 1950. Andrews is noted for his photographs of one-room schoolhouses in southern Lane County, 1911-1913. The collection consists of diaries, one account book, two ledgers, music concert lists, correspondence, University of Oregon material, and photographs.
Oliver Cromwell Applegate papers
Arnold Arneson papers
Arnold Arneson was a forest ranger in the state of Washington's Tieton district. The collection comprises diaries from the 1920s and 1940s that describe his daily activities as a ranger, as well as miscellaneous papers from the 1920s regarding ranger duties.
Ashmore Family papers
The Ashmore Family papers are divided according to family member and also by medium. This collection consists of correspondence, writings by and about William and Lida Ashmore and other members of their family, memorabilia, photographs, and Chinese artwork.
John G. Bacher papers
John G. Bacher (1883-1961) was a horticulturist and landscape gardener. The collection includes Bacher’s diaries, correspondence, plant catalogs, articles, and reports on plants and trips to Europe and Central America.
Hugh Baillie papers
Hugh Baillie (1890-1966) worked at United Press first as a reporter, then general news manager, and then became president during 1935-1955 , and was also a published author. The collection contains manuscripts, including versions of his autobiographical work, High Tensions, correspondence, memoranda, news stories, publicity, published work and periodicals.
Baker, Rawalt, and Hoffman Family papers
The Baker family, consisting of Walter H. Baker, his wife Ida S. Baker (nee Rawalt) and their three sons, William A., Walter R., and Paul, as well as Ida Baker's sister, Mary Hoffman (nee Rawalt), her husband William and their son Harlan, all moved to the Salem, Oregon area in the 1890s. The collection contains records of the Baker, Rawalt, and Hoffman family that include diaries, correspondence, photographs, negatives, and business records of Walter Baker.
Dean D. Ballard papers
Dean D. Ballard was a labor relations counselor and secretary-manager of the Distributors Association of Seattle, Inc. The collection (1943-1954) contains diaries, and also clippings, minor business correspondence, photographs, and an article.
Frederick Bankhardt diaries and correspondence
Frederick Barnhardt was a Methodist missionary in China associated with the Yenping Mission of the Methodist Episcopal Church. The collection (1929-1949) contains diaries and minor correspondence.
I. Banta papers
I. Banta worked for an English company that explored for mineral deposits in Alaska from June 10 through June 25, 1902. The I. Banta Papers contain a ledger for the 1902 journey and a transcription of a book that served as both a diary and ledger for the journey. Also included is a letter from Harold Banta, the son of I. Banta, that explains the context of his father's journey to Alaska from reminiscences of his father's stories of the trip.
Laurence B. Barretto papers
Laurence (Larry) Barretto (1890-1971) was a novelist, magazine editor, and war correspondent. The collection consists of WWI diary pages and WWII diaries, correspondence, manuscripts, published materials, and scrapbooks.
Kate Stevens Bates papers
Kate Stevens Bates was an author. The collection includes her correspondence, diaries, manuscripts, account books, and scrapbooks. The diaries span from 1880 to 1936. Her diary entries are not regular; often several weeks pass between entries. The correspondence spans from 1878 to 1934 and concerns family matters, business, and social news.
Ormond R. Bean papers
Kathrine Beck papers
Kathrine Beck, a novelist who writes under the name K. K. Beck, researched and wrote a biography of Opal Whiteley titled, Opal: A Life of Enchantment, Mystery, and Madness (2003). The collection (1911-2002) contains research files, correspondence, manuscripts, and interviews gathered or produced during the writing of the Opal Whiteley biography.
Beekman Family papers
The Beekman family consists of Cornelius C. Beekman, the founder and owner of Beekman Bank in Jacksonville, Oregon; his son Benjamin Beekman, a Portland, Oregon lawyer and UO Law School faculty member; and his daughter Carrie Beekman, who donated substantially to the University of Oregon. The collection consists of correspondence, diaries, miscellaneous manuscripts and publications, scrapbooks and photographs.
Welborn Beeson papers
C. V. Belknap journal
C. V. Belknap was a Union soldier during the Civil War.
Royal Augustus Bensell diary and scrapbook
Royal Augustus Bensell (1838-1921) served as a corporal in the California Infantry during the American Civil War, was assigned to Ft. Yamhill, Oregon for three years, and later moved to Yaquina Bay, Oregon. The collection (1862-1864) contains a diary kept during his service, and scrapbook.
Josef Berger papers
Josef Berger (1903-1971) was a children's book author, political speechwriter, poet, and lyricist. The collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, speeches, and published articles, relating to Berger's interest in American history, politics, and culture.
Henry J. Biddle papers
Henry J. Biddle (1862-1928) was an engineer and an amateur botanist. The collection consists of diaries, trip logs, account books, correspondence, manuscripts, sketch and survey maps, and photograph prints and albums.
George Bond journal
The George Bond papers comprise a photocopy of a published typescript in which a segment of George Bond's diary in transcribed. The segment concerns the Bond family's 1853 overland journey to Oregon.
Lemuel Evans Boren papers
Lemuel Evans Boren (1879-1961) served in the infantry in Cuba and in the Philippine Islands, was appointed inspector in the Philippine Constabulary in 1901, promoted to major, and resigned in 1909. The collection (1899-1920) contains diaries, a monograph, military records, certificates, photographs, correspondence, and other papers.
Ernest S. Bradford diaries
Ernest S. Bradford was an American economist and statistician who authored several books on marketing research and municipal government in the early twentieth century. The Ernest S. Bradford diaries contains handwritten notebooks and ledgers detailing Bradford’s education, travel, and work between 1895 and 1931.
Jacob A. Bradford papers
Jacob A. Bradford was an enlisted man in Company F, 2d Regiment, Michigan Volunteer Cavalry during the American Civil War. The collection (1861-1864) contains diaries, correspondence, miscellaneous Bradford family documents, and Civil War era newspapers.