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Legislators -- Oregon

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 36 Collections and/or Records:

Jonathan Bourne papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 019
Abstract Jonathan Bourne was a politician in Oregon at the turn of the twentieth century. In 1885 and 1897, he was a member of the Oregon House of Representatives, and was elected U. S. Senator in 1906. Considered a progressive, Bourne was a founder and president of the National Progressive Republican League in 1911 and organized the Republican Publicity Association in 1912. Most of the collection consists of U. S. Senate correspondence and case files. The Senate case files relate to topics which arose...
Dates: 1883-1940

John Dellenback papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 288
Abstract John Richard Dellenback (1918-2002) served in the Oregon state legislature and represented southwest Oregon in the U.S. Congress (Republican), where he wrote the bill that established the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area in 1972. The collection contains congressional records that include subject files, correspondence, reports and publications, speeches, news releases, as well as calendars, scrapbooks, photographs, 16mm film, and an oral history interview with Dellenback.
Dates: 1964-2000

Nina Faubion papers

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025042001871]
Identifier: Ax 185
Abstract Nina L. Faubion (1884-1945) was a writer, artist, and amateur mycologist, and also worked as secretary to her father, Senator (and also Mayor) Harry Lane of Oregon. The collection (1887-1938) contains Faubion correspondence and an unpublished manuscript, as well as Harry Lane correspondence and a scrapbook.
Dates: 1887-1938

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

Theodore T. Geer letter to Fred T. Merrill and Company

 Collection — Folder 1 (shares a clamshell box): [Barcode: i50035423]
Identifier: CA 1899 Feb 14
Abstract Theodore T. Geer (1851-1924) served in the Oregon State House of Representatives, and in 1899, was elected governor of Oregon. The collection (1899) consists of one letter in which Geer describes his work, his desire to exercise, and orders a bicycle.
Dates: 1899 February 14

Theodore T. Geer receipt

 Collection — Folder 1 (shares a clamshell box): [Barcode: i50107471]
Identifier: CA 1898 Apr 28
Abstract Theodore T. Geer (1851-1924) served in the Oregon State House of Representatives in the 1880s and as governor of Oregon, from January 9, 1899 until January 14, 1903. The collection contains a receipt regarding political offices written by Geer on April 18, 1898.
Dates: 1898 April 28

Melvin Clarke George papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 136
Abstract Melvin Clark George (1849-1933) was an Oregon pioneer, lawyer, state senator and U.S. Representative. The collection contains addresses (speeches), essays and letters to newspapers, manuscripts, legal documents, newspapers, artwork and scrapbooks.
Dates: 1867-1930

Addison Crandall Gibbs deed

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i49071087]
Identifier: CA 1850 Nov 18
Abstract Addison Crandall Gibbs (1825-1886) was the Civil War governor of Oregon, a Union supporter, a lawyer, and a businessman. The collection consists of a deed ceding Gibbs' claim to a piece of land on Elk Creek.
Dates: 1850 November 18

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

Pearl Hall collection of Bernard Daly material

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 037
Abstract Bernard Daly (1858-1920) was a Lake County, Oregon judge. He also served in the Oregon House of Representatives and State Senate. The collection consists of correspondence, legal documents, speeches, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, and artifacts.
Dates: 1897-1943

Binger Hermann papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 045
Abstract Binger Hermann (1843-1926) was a Roseburg attorney and politician who represented Oregon in the U.S. House of Representatives for sixteen years, and served as commissioner of the General Land Office (GLO) under presidents William McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt. The collection (1888-1920) contains Hermann's personal and professional papers.
Dates: 1888-1920

Hill family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 047
Abstract Collection consists of 2,112 letters. The collection reflects the settlement and growth of a pioneer family, their personal lives, social contacts, business affairs, and educational and cultural experiences. The major files concern: Henry Hill, Nelly May Hill, Verd Hill, Henry Denlinger, Wendell Denlinger, and Clyde Hill. Among the Nelly Hill letters are five from Herbert C. Hoover, written when he was a student at Stanford. The letters were published in University of Oregon Library Call...
Dates: 1850-1938

Kenneth L. Holmes correspondence and subject files

 Collection — Folder 1-3 (shares an mb box): [Barcode: 35025042654265]
Identifier: Coll 382
Abstract Kenneth L. Holmes was a reverend, a McMinnville, Oregon newspaper editor, and a History professor at Linfield College. The collection (1952-1968) contains correspondence, including letters from Oregon politicians, and also a 33 1/2 rpm flexidisc recording of an interview with Wayne Morse regarding Vietnam.
Dates: 1952-1968

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

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

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

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

Harry M. Kenin recollections

 Collection — Folder 1 (shares a clamshell box): [Barcode: i5016479x]
Identifier: A 241
Abstract Harry M. Kenin (? - 1954) served two terms the Oregon State Senate, in 1939 and 1941, representing Clackamas, Multnomah, and Columbia counties. The collection (1939-1942) contains Kenin's recollections regarding his service in the state senate.
Dates: 1939-1941

Clyde L. Kiddle papers

 Collection — Folder 1-8 (shares a clamshell box): [Barcode: i50142835]
Identifier: A 288
Abstract Clyde L. Kiddle (1891-1969) was a native of Iowa who came to Oregon in 1896, served in the Oregon state Senate for one year in 1937, and then resigned in 1938 for a federal position with Oregon agriculture. The collection (1937-1938) contains letters from constituents, personal correspondence, scrapbook pages, bills introduced by Kiddle, Senate committee information, subject files, and biographical material.
Dates: 1937-1938

Thomas Allen McBride papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 291
Abstract Thomas Allen McBride (1847-1930) became an attorney, served in the Oregon House of Representatives, as a District Attorney, as a Clatsop County Circuit Court judge, and from 1909 till 1930, served as an Oregon Supreme Court Justice. The collection contains correspondence, speeches, publications, certificates, clippings, and photographs.
Dates: 1893-1923

Robert Aubrey Miller papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 070
Abstract Robert Aubrey Miller (1854-1941) graduated from Willamette University in Salem, Oregon in 1878, and began a law practice in Jacksonville, Oregon, served in the Oregon House of Representatives, and was as an aide to Governor Sylvester Pennoyer. The collection contains correspondence, letterpress volumes, a diary, proceedings of the Jacksonville District Pomona Grange (1876-1879), a Willamette University memorandum book, scrapbooks of clippings, speeches, Southern Oregon District Fair material,...
Dates: 1856-1932

John Hipple Mitchell legal document

 Collection — Folder 1 (shares a clamshell box): [Barcode: i50095080]
Identifier: CA 1869 Dec 20
Abstract The collection contains a legal document, dated December 20, 1869, by John Hipple Mitchell, of Portland, Oregon giving notice of his intention to redeem property purchased by Everding and Beebe at a sheriff's sale.
Dates: 1869 December 2

Mary Phelps Montgomery letter to Walter F. Burrell

 Collection — Folder 1 (shares a clamshell box): [Barcode: i50107537]
Identifier: CA 1905 Jan 18
Abstract John H. Mitchell (1835-1905) represented Oregon in the U.S. Senate, as a Republican, and he was also indicted in a land fraud scandal. The collection contains a letter dated January 18, 1905 from Mary Phelps Montgomery of Washington, D.C, to Walter F. Burrell of Portland, Oregon regarding Mitchell's indictment.
Dates: 1905 January 18

Jefferson Myers papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 191
Abstract Jefferson Myers (c.1860-1943) was a native Oregonian born of pioneer parents, who served as Oregon State Senator, on state commissions, and as a Board of Regent for Oregon Agricultural College. The collection contains material from the Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition and the Jamestown Tri-Centennial Exposition, as well as personal correspondence, some Oregon state documents, and photographs.
Dates: 1898-1932

James Willis Nesmith legal document

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: CA 1865 Aug 7
Abstract James Willis Nesmith was a US Senator and a US Representative for Oregon between 1861-1875. This collection consists of a document concerning the rental of Nesmith's farm in Polk County, Oregon, 1865
Dates: 1865 August 7

Richard Neuberger papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 078
Abstract Richard Lewis Neuberger (1912-1960), an Oregon native, was a U.S. Senator (D-OR) from 1954 to 1960. The Richard Neuberger collection consists of correspondence, legislation, published articles, and newspaper articles which pertain to the literary and political career of Richard Lewis Neuberger.
Dates: 1930-1960

Albin Walter Norblad papers

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025041754066]
Identifier: Ax 680
Abstract Albin Walter Norblad, Sr. (1881-1960) served as Astoria's City Attorney from 1910-1915, was elected to the state Senate elected Senate President in 1929, and served as Governor of Oregon from 1929 to 1931. The collection contains speeches, correspondence, promotional and special interest literature, historical studies, right and left wing party literature, Oregon coast highway information, printed material and mementoes, and official papers of the Governor's office.
Dates: 1929-1931

Cyrus Olney letter to A. B. Hallock

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: CA 1860 Oct 29
Abstract Four page letter from Cyrus Olney, Astoria, Oregon, to A. B. Hallock, Portland, Oregon, October 29, 1860. Asks Hallock to make survey of Astoria.
Dates: 1860 October 29

Boyd R. Overhulse papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 515
Abstract Boyd R. Overhulse (1909-1966) became district attorney of Jefferson County, Oregon, served in the state House, 1951-1955, and also served as a Democrat in the state Senate, 1961-1965. The collection contains minutes and accompanying documents of Oregon State Senate committees on which Overhulse served, correspondence, and exhibit material.
Dates: 1957-1964

Joel Palmer papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 057
Abstract Joel Palmer (1810-1881) began his political career in Indiana, where he served as a state legislator until he came to Oregon in 1847. Shortly after his arrival, Palmer became Superintendent of Indian Affairs, a post he held until 1857. He also served as an Oregon state representative and senator, and was a losing candidate in the 1870 governor's race. The Joel Palmer Papers comprise correspondence, official records of the Oregon Superintendency, U.S. Office of Indian Affairs, documents relating...
Dates: 1851-1879