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Lawyers -- Oregon

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Henry Minor Esterly papers

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025042925632]
Identifier: Ax 684
Abstract

Henry Minor Esterly (1873-1944) was a lawyer who came to Oregon in 1904, and was noted for his defense of civil liberties. The collection contains legal files regarding free speech cases in Portland, Oregon in 1921, correspondence, speeches, genealogy information of the Esterly and Minor families, and legal files of Matthew Minor, Jr.

Dates: 1813-1839; 1904-1934

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

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

James Watson Hamilton diary

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: ALMA208119]
Identifier: A 045
Abstract

James Watson Hamilton was a circuit judge at Roseburg, and a member of the Board of Regents at the University of Oregon. His diary details his work as a clerk in the law office of S.H. Hazard of Empire City,and his later partnership with Hazard. Folder also contains a bill from the Alcona Lodge for the year 1890.

Dates: 1878 January 7 - 1879 September 11

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

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

Wallace McCamant papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 155
Abstract Wallace McCamant came to Oregon in 1890 and practiced law. Later, he was appointed to the Oregon Supreme Court in 1916, but resigned in 1918, and resumed private law practice. He was a delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1920, and nominated Calvin Coolidge for the vice-presidency. In 1925, Coolidge nominated him to the Circuit Court of Appeals, a nomination that failed confirmation because of opposition by Senator Hiram Johnson. The collection includes correspondence relating...
Dates: 1867-1944

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

Wirt Minor ledger

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 35025032078269]
Identifier: Coll 601
Abstract

Wirt Minor (1855-1921) was a lawyer in Portland, Oregon. Collection consists of one bound ledger book containing charges, fees, and payment records of clients of Wirt Minor.

Dates: 1886-1887

In memory of Sarah J. Veasey, 1900 July 3

 Collection — Folder 1 : [Barcode: i22983673]
Identifier: SFM 151
Abstract

Resolutions written by Wallowa Valley Chapter No. 50, Order of Eastern Star, in memory of Sarah J. Veasey, a member who had recently died. Secretary of order was D.W. Sheahan.

Dates: 1892 - 1971