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Oregon -- Politics and government

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:

James Franklin Amis papers

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025041754058]
Identifier: Ax 678
Abstract James F. Amis was an attorney who served as the first justice of the peace in Eugene, OR. Records include letters, legal documents, checks, receipts, cash book, one bound domestic bible with family records, and other miscellaneous items
Dates: circa 1828-1912

Broadsides and printed ephemera collection

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 521
Abstract The broadsides and printed ephemera collection is an artificial collection containing printed posters, notices, proclamations, brochures, advertisements, leaflets, programs, and other ephemera. The bulk of the collection represents Oregon events, politics, and history.
Dates: 1780-2015; Majority of material found within 1849-1970

Josiah A. Burnett papers

 Collection — Folder 1-2 : [Barcode: i50010803]
Identifier: A 014
Abstract Josiah Burnett of Eagle Creek, Oregon, worked in mining, survey work, and farming. The collection (1852-1874) contains correspondence regarding family, mining, and politics, and also contains articles of incorporation of Oregon businesses.
Dates: 1852-1874

Melvin Byers papers

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: ALMA244869]
Identifier: Coll 446
Abstract This collections is comprised of two letters from Senator Wayne Morse to Mel Byers in response to letters to the editor written by Mr. Byers. It also includes a program from the 14th Annual Banquet for the Washington County Democratic Central Committee and an oversize Oregonian clipping about Mr. Byers' many letters to the editor.
Dates: 1966-1967, 1983

C. Girard Davidson papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 162
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1934-1980

Jesse Jewell Gard papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 339
Abstract Jesse Jewell Gard (1902-1967) was educated in banking at Rutgers University, worked for various banks in Oregon and was an active member of the Republican Party, serving on the Republican National Committee for many years. The collection contains political files, business and professional records, civic files, personal correspondence, and memorabilia.
Dates: 1892-1962; Majority of material found within 1930-1962

William H. Hammond papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 462
Abstract William H. Hammond (1908-2001) served in the military during World War II and in state agencies in Oregon for much of his career. He was active in fraternal organizations including the Kiwanis. The collection consists of documentation of Hammond's career and colleagues.
Dates: 1917-circa 1965

Henry M. Hanzen papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 507
Abstract Henry M. Hanzen (1879-1967) was a newspaper reporter, attorney, and Oregon political manager. The collection (1917-1960) contains a manuscript chronicling the political history of Oregon from 1900-1960, titled "Power," campaign files of Oregon politicians, Oregon State Budget Director correspondence, Press Publishing Co., and Willamette Publishing Co. files, personal correspondence, legal files and scrapbooks.
Dates: 1917-1960

Arthur P. Ireland scrapbooks

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 35025042868857]
Identifier: CA Ir65
Abstract Arthur P. Ireland served in the Oregon house and senate as a republican (1933-1969, non-consecutive), and was also president of the Oregon Dairymen's Association. The collection consists of 10 scrapbooks compiled by Ireland documenting his career and service in the dairy industry and the Oregon house and senate.
Dates: 1931-1951

William Leslie Josslin scrapbooks

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: CA J7
Abstract William Leslie Josslin (1905 - ) became a prominent figure in the legal and political activities in Oregon. The collection contains five scrapbooks covering political happenings in Oregon (1930s-1971) and include clippings, pamphlets, articles by Josslin, portraits of political leaders, personal and family photographs, and correspondence on topics of local and national political interest.
Dates: 1930s-1971

Gretchen Kafoury papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 353
Abstract Gretchen Kafoury co-founded the Oregon chapter of the National Organization of Women in 1970 and the Oregon Women's Political Caucus in 1971. She served as an Oregon State Representative (1977-1982), as a Multnomah County Commissioner (1985-1990) and on the Portland City Council (1991-1998).

This collection is comprised of a variety of materials collected by Kafoury throughout the 1970s and early 1980s that are related to various women's groups and causes.
Dates: 1971-1983

Douglas McKay papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 063
Abstract Collection consists of files on various organizations in which McKay was involved or interested, such as the American Legion, the Oregon Automobile Dealers Association, and the Oregon Mounted Posse. There are political files, including material for the 1948 and 1950 campaigns for governor and a file on the Eisenhower campaign of 1952. The files of the Secretary of the Interior consist of letters, a trip file, appointment books, and miscellaneous personal correspondence. There is a complete file...
Dates: 1925-1958

M. F. Moore letters

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i2034269x]
Identifier: SFM 102
Abstract Letters from M.F. Moore to Mr. J.C. Hutton, Salem, Or., concerning Greenback Party in Oregon.
Dates: 1878 Apr. 18-Oct. 29

Wayne L. Morse papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 001
Abstract Wayne Lyman Morse (1900-1974) was a United States Senator from 1945-1969. He was a member of the Labor and Welfare Committee, Armed Services Committee, and Foreign Relations Committee and served as a delegate to the United Nations. The collection contains senatorial papers, 1944-1968, research material, arbitration decisions, speeches, financial material, mementos and personal and general correspondence.
Dates: 1919-1969

Tonie Nathan papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 328
Abstract Theodora “Tonie” Nathalia Nathan is a journalist, business owner, an influential member of the Libertarian Party, and in 1972, became the first woman, and first Jewish-American in history to be awarded a vote in the Electorial College when she ran as Vice-President on the Libertarian ticket. The collection (1930-2011) contains Nathan's political campaign material, manuscripts, and personal papers, as well as material from the National Libertarian Party and local affiliates and groups, including...
Dates: 1930-2011

Oregon Liquor Control Commission records

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 35025042867230]
Identifier: Coll 350
Abstract Created in 1933, The Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) has the authority to control the distribution, sales and consumption in the state of Oregon. The records include monthly analytical reports, quarterly financial reports, and yearly financial reports spanning 1939-1950.
Dates: 1939-1950

Oregon NOW (National Organization for Women) records

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 371
Abstract The National Organization for Women (NOW) aims to bring women into full participation in society — sharing equal rights, responsibilities and opportunities with men, while living free from discrimination. The records of the Oregon chapter of NOW include by-laws, meeting minutes and agendas, events records, correspondence, and other materials documenting the group's political, educational, and outreach activities in the state. Of particular note are the materials documenting the group's fight...
Dates: 1971-2006

Proposals of Nesmith County, Oregon

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: ALMA213427]
Identifier: A 271
Abstract James Willis Nesmith was a US Senator and a US Representative for Oregon between 1861-1875. This collection consists of documents concerning the proposal to create Nesmith County in Oregon, 1911
Dates: 1911

Robert W. Sawyer papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 100
Abstract Robert W. Sawyer (1880-1959) was a prominent figure in the public affairs of Oregon and the Northwest from the 1920s through the 1950s. He gained prominence as editor of the Bend Bulletin from 1919 to 1953. In the 1920s he served as the second judge of the recently formed Deschutes County. Over many years he served in numerous important committees and organizations at the state, regional and national level. This collection contains a vast assortment of correspondence and materials related to...
Dates: 1903-1959

Quincy Scott political cartoons collection

 Collection
Identifier: GA Sc 85
Abstract Quincy Scott (1882-1965) was an artist and editorial cartoonist for The Oregonian in Portland from 1931-1949. The bulk of the Quincy Scott political cartoon collection consists of original artwork for political cartoons for The Oregonian created between 1931 and 1949. The collection also includes other political cartoons, sketches, proofs, and early comic strip works.
Dates: 1904-1949

Harrison Spangler papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 399
Abstract Harrison Spangler (1879-1965) was a Spanish-American war veteran who later served as a committee member and National Chairman of the Republican Party during the 1930-1940's, and after WWII became involved with Oregon politics. The collection consists of five major series: Wayne Morse, Robert Taft, Richard Neuberger, the Republican Party, and Harrison Spangler personal records.
Dates: 1946-1964

William M. Tugman papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 607
Abstract William M. "Bill" Tugman (1893-1961) served as the managing editor, then editor, of the Register Guard newspaper from 1927-1954. The collection contains correspondence, subject files, manuscripts, speeches, biographical information, and also business records of the Port Umpqua Courier.
Dates: 1938-1961

W.P.A. Oregon Historical Records Survey records

 Collection
Identifier: Bx 066
Abstract The Historical Records Survey (H.R.S.) was initiated by the federal government in 1935 as one of five programs under the Works Progress Administration (W.P.A., renamed Work Projects Administration in 1939). All W.P.A. projects ended in February 1943, and most H.R.S. records were deposited in public repositories. The Oregon Historical Records Survey collection, arranged according to its original order, contains detailed documentation of Oregon history and records.
Dates: not yet dated