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Politicians -- 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

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

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 The collection (1887-1938) contains Faubion correspondence and an unpublished manuscript, as well as Harry Lane correspondence and a scrapbook.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

John Gates papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 036
Abstract

John Gates (1827-1888) was a construction engineer for the Oregon Steam Navigation Co. and the Oregon Railway and Navigation Co. From 1885 to 1888, he served as mayor of Portland, Oregon. The collection consists of correspondence, financial records, legal documents, diaries, scrapbook pages, steamboat plans and inventions, and photographs.

Dates: 1853-1909

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

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

Fred Harrison legislative speeches

 Collection — Folder 1 (shares an mb box): [Barcode: 35025042654257]
Identifier: Coll 381
Abstract

Fred Harrison, of Brownsville, Oregon, served in the Oregon State House of Representatives as a Democrat, from 1935 to 1937, representing Linn County. The collection (1935-1937) contains legislative speeches, and (political) poetry.

Dates: 1935-1937

Edwin Thompson Hatch letter to Solomon Hirsch

 Collection — Folder 1 (shares a clamshell box): [Barcode: i50125436]
Identifier: CA 1896 May 17
Abstract

The collection contains a letter dated May 17, 1896, from Edwin Thompson Hatch of McCoy, Oregon, to Solomon Hirsch of Portland, Oregon, regarding Oregon politics. In the letter, Hatch reports on a political tour with T. T. Geer, and warns against J. S. Cooper.

Dates: 1896 May 17

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

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

Walter Huss papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 357
Abstract

Walter Huss (1918-2006) was a reverend, a businessman, a conservative who competed in Republican primaries in Oregon, and was chair of the Oregon Republican party from 1978-1979. The collection contains subject files on a variety of topics including conservative politics, Foursquare church and ministry, alternative medicine, Christian schools, and materials include financial records, correspondence, pamphlets, clippings, and other printed matter, audio, and video tapes.

Dates: 1964-2006

Kelly-Seavey Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 186
Abstract

John Kelly (b. 1818) was a 19th-century Oregon rancher, businessman, and politician. The Kelly-Seavey Family Papers comprise the political and business papers of John Kelly, papers of other Kelly family members, and a small segment of Seavey family papers, as well as several boxes of photographs.

Dates: 1837-1951

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

Evelyn Sibley Lampman papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 011
Abstract

Evelyn Sibley Lampman (1907-1980) was an Oregon writer of books for children and young adults. The Evelyn Sibley Lampman Papers consist of manuscripts, galley proofs, illustrations, short story manuscripts, radio manuscripts, plays, correspondence, and photographs.

Dates: 1948-1980

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

Charles Linza McNary papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 049
Abstract

Charles Linza McNary (1874-1944) was a Republican Senator from Oregon and served as an Oregon Supreme Court associate justice. The collection contains records from McNary's years as Senator that deal with Oregon concerns including correspondence, bills, briefs, and research material about internal improvements, such as rivers and harbors, bridges, state parks railroads, roads, and airports, as well as agriculture, trade, veteran hospitals and a few personal materials and photographs.

Dates: 1921-1941

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...
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

Howard Vincent Morgan papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 764
Abstract A native of 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

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: 1919-1989

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

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

Art Pearl campaign speech and environmental proposal

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i18652645]
Identifier: SFM 037
Abstract

Documents titled The Issues Paper, Pearl for Governor Campaign, and The Environmental Crisis, Art Pearl's Proposal for Oregon's Survival, published by the Pearl for Governor Committee, outlining Pearl's stand on various issues. Chairman of the committ.

Dates: circa 1970

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

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

George Henry Williams address

 Collection — Folder 1 (shares a clamshell box): [Barcode: i50109893]
Identifier: CA 1896 May 16
Abstract

George Henry Williams (1823-1910) was an Oregon politician, serving as the chief justice of the Territory of Oregon, as a Republican representing Oregon in the U.S. Senate, as Attorney General of the United States, and as Mayor of Portland. The collection contains an address by Williams delivered at the Marquam Grand Theater in Portland, Oregon on May 16, 1896.

Dates: 1896 May 16