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Political campaigns -- Oregon

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 30 Collections and/or Records:

Ron Abell Memoir on Wayne Morse's 1968 Re-election Campaign for U.S. Senate

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i45060174]
Identifier: SFM 242
Abstract

Collection comprises one memoir by Ron Abell on Wayne Morse's re-election campaign for U.S. Senate in 1968. Abell was a salaried employee of the Re-elect Wayne Morse Committee from June 1967 to November 1968. Memoir discusses campaign finances, the Vietnam War, the press, and the general election, among other topics.

Dates: 2005 September

Basic Rights Oregon (BRO) records

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 356
Abstract

During the 1990s, a group of activists formed a political action committee called Basic Rights Oregon (BRO) to fight against legislative measures in Oregon aimed at limiting gay and lesbian civil rights. The collection contains records from several state and local community organizations and is composed primarily of general administrative, campaign, and financial records, correspondence, newsletters and pamphlets, volunteer lists, audio and video tapes and reels, and artifacts.

Dates: 1993-1997

Committee to Keep Firemen Police and Teachers on the Job records

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025041798659]
Identifier: Bx 162
Abstract

The Committee to Keep Firemen Police and Teachers on the Job, directed by Roy N. Vernstrom, was formed to defeat Oregon state ballot measure number 7 (the 1 1/2% tax limitation), on the ballot November 5, 1968. The collection contains campaign materials including correspondence, advertising, memoranda, statistics, financial accounting, opinion surveys, and a study of the campaign by Verstrom.

Dates: 1968

Democratic Party of Oregon records

 Collection
Identifier: Bx 168
Abstract Caroline Wilkins, who served as the State Chairperson of the Democratic Party of Oregon, presented the University of Oregon Library with the party files in October of 1972. The files span the period between 1952 and 1968; however, the major portion is from the early 60s. Included in the collection is correspondence with political figures and general citizenry. Much material deals with funding, finances, and organization, as well as contemporary major issues. Campaigns, conventions,...
Dates: 1952-1968

Charles T. Duncan papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 474
Abstract

Democratic National Convention (1968) delegate materials collected by Charles T. Duncan, newspaper reporter, author, journalism professor, and Dean of the School of Journalism at the University of Oregon (1956-1963).

Dates: 1968

Nancie Fadeley papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 349
Abstract Nancie Peacocke Fadeley earned her MA in Journalism from the University of Oregon and went on to become a representative for the state of Oregon from 1971 to 1981. Now a free-lance journalist, Nancie specializes in articles about Oregon history and environmental issues. She was also the director of public affairs for KWAX (formerly an NPR radio station) before becoming the Assistant Vice Provost at the University of Oregon.The Nancie Fadeley papers contain campaign paperwork and...
Dates: 1971-1989

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

Loyal M. Graham papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 040
Abstract

Loyal M. Graham (1860-1961) was an attorney and legislator, and in 1919 as an Oregon state legislator he introduced the nation's first gasoline tax. The collection contains political correspondence, legal briefs, diaries and journals, scrapbook pages and speeches.

Dates: 1889-1940

Thomas G. Greene papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 254
Abstract

Thomas G. Greene (1860-1944) was born in Washington County, Indiana, and obtained an LL.B. degree from the University of Oregon Law department in 1892. The collection consists of political correspondence, corporate records, diaries, and office files.

Dates: 1894-1935

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

Lawrence T. Harris correspondence

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 35025042867966]
Identifier: A 273
Abstract

Lawrence Thomas Harris (1873-1960) served in the Oregon House of Representatives (1901-1903) and as a justice in the Oregon Supreme Court (1914-1924). The collection (1915-1918; 1923-1927) contains personal and political correspondence files and testimony from the Taxpayers Equalization League, a group that supported the Zorn-McPherson bill to consolidate higher education in Oregon.

Dates: 1915-1918, 1923-1927

Robert Denison Holmes papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 048
Abstract

Robert Holmes (1909-1976) was governor of Oregon from January 14, 1957 to January 12, 1959. The collection consists of materials related to Holmes' reelection campaign, legislation, and general political correspondence.

Dates: 1957-1959

Nan Wood Honeyman papers

 Collection — Folder 1-4: [Barcode: i3942554x]
Identifier: A 053
Abstract

Nan Wood Honeyman was Democratic Representative from Oregon, 3rd District, 1937-1939. The collection consists of letters concerning her political campaigns, the improvement of the Sandy River, and other district improvement projects. There are two personal notes from Eleanor Roosevelt.

Dates: 1932-1950

W. Al Jones letters received

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i50021928]
Identifier: A 140
Abstract

W. Al Jones ( -1918?) was a native Oregonian of Marion County, was a Catholic, a stock farm owner, and served in the Oregon state house as a senator representing Marion and Wallowa counties. The collection (1918) contains incoming correspondence regarding his political campaign, including letters regarding anti-catholic bias.

Dates: 1918

George W. Joseph radio address

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i18925479]
Identifier: SFM 095
Abstract

Typed copy of radio address given by Senator George W. Joseph over station KXL, Sept. 13, 1928. The speech opposes Chief Justice John L. Rand, candidate for re-election to the Oregon Supreme Court.

Dates: 1928 Sept. 13

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...
Dates: 1925-1958

Leonard H. McMahan papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 064
Abstract

Leonard H. McMahan (1866-1957) was a newspaper founder and editor, lawyer, and was active in Oregon political parties. The collection contains correspondence, speeches, legal papers, Public Service Commission papers, State Corporation Commission papers, and Travel Expense Claims of the Attorney General's Office.

Dates: 1890-1948

Howard Vincent Morgan papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 764
Abstract Born in Tillamook and the son of a fisherman, Howard Vincent Morgan (1914-2012) served in the Oregon state legislature, as Oregon's Public Utilities Commissioner, as Federal Power Commissioner, and also chaired the Democratic Party of Oregon from 1952-1956. The collection contains Federal Power Commission files including correspondence, memoranda, and subject files, Oregon files that include Oregon Public Utilities Commissioner files, correspondence relating to Oregon matters, Morgan's...
Dates: 1953-1973

Douglas Mullarky papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 167
Abstract

Douglas Mullarky was a precinct captain of the Oregon Republican party, and he worked on (and/or ran) Republican political campaigns in Oregon, including those of Governor's Earl Snell and Douglas McKay. The collection (1935-1950) contains correspondence with politicians, draft speeches, campaign publicity and ephemera, and a few pieces of personal correspondence.

Dates: 1935-1950

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,...
Dates: 1930-2011

James Willis Nesmith print block and broadside

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SFM 071
Abstract

James Willis Nesmith was a US Senator and a US Representative for Oregon between 1861-1875. This collection includes a print block and a broadside.

Dates: circa 1820-1885

Earl Ashby Nott political correspondence

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i50002661]
Identifier: A 168
Abstract

Earl Ashby Nott (1885-1966) was an attorney in McMinnville, Oregon, who in 1956 served as chairman of the Morse for Senator Committee in Yamhill County. The collection (1956-1962) contains political correspondence, including letters from Wayne L. Morse.

Dates: 1956-1962

Ben Wilson Olcott papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 081
Abstract

Ben Wilson Olcott (1872-1952) became Oregon's Secretary of State, 1911-1919, and governor, 1919-1923 and as governor he opposed the anti-Catholic "School bill" of 1922. The collection consists of nine scrapbooks arranged by Olcott that contain official and personal material concerning his terms as a state official and include correspondence, press releases, speeches, newsclippings, and material relating to the Ku Klux Klan in Oregon.

Dates: 1911-1933

Oregon Commonwealth Federation records

 Collection
Identifier: Bx 033
Abstract

The Oregon Commonwealth Federation was a progressive political group that campaigned to support New Deal policies and politicians in Oregon, between 1936 - 1942. Monroe Sweetland was elected executive secretary/director of the group at its first convention in 1937, and served until 1942. The collection (1936-1942) contains articles of incorporation, by-laws, meeting minutes, press releases, financial records, and correspondence.

Dates: 1936-1942

Charles Orlando Porter papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 088
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1954-1961

Right to Pride records

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 354
Abstract

Right to Pride is a political action committee and a non-profit organization "dedicated to ensuring full human and civil rights for lesbian, gay and bisexual Oregonians." The collection contains minutes and correspondence, fundraising and other financial records and reports, artifacts such as posters and buttons, candidate information, membership and supporter lists, and videos of events including Lucille Hart dinners and government sessions.

Dates: 1983-1998

William D. Rutherford papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 299
Abstract

William D. Rutherford (January 14, 1939- ) was a State Legislator and State Treasurer for Oregon. The collection includes papers regarding his tenure as Legislator and Treasurer, as well as other career records and family papers.

Dates: 1931-1996

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

Frederick Steiwer papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 080
Abstract

Frederick Steiwer (1883-1939) became a lawyer who served as Oregon district attorney 1912-1916, was elected to the State Senate, served in WWI, and was elected to the U.S. Senate (1926-1938). The collection contains political campaign records, army records, correspondence and clippings, 1911-1933.

Dates: 1911-1933

Oswald West papers

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025042001624]
Identifier: Ax 174
Abstract

Oswald West (1873-1960) was an attorney in Portland, Oregon, and served as governor of Oregon from 1911 until 1915. The collection (1910-1940) contains correspondence, campaign broadsides from 1910, a scrapbook of newspaper clippings by and about West, and photographs.

Dates: 1910-1940