Found in 30 Collections and/or Records:
Lewis R. Alderman papers
Hugh Baillie papers
Hugh Baillie (1890-1966) worked at United Press first as a reporter, then general news manager, and then became president during 1935-1955 , and was also a published author. The collection contains manuscripts, including versions of his autobiographical work, High Tensions, correspondence, memoranda, news stories, publicity, published work and periodicals.
Smith C. Bartrum papers
Smith C. Bartrum was an Oregon forest ranger who was involved in building trails, and who became the first Supervisor of the Umpqua National Forest. The collection (1899-1942) consists of Bartrum's autobiography, and also correspondence, monthly salary statements, and poetry.
Charles Boeckman papers
Charles Boeckman (1920-2015) is an author and musician. The collection consists of manuscripts, correspondence, and an autobiographical scrapbook compiled by Boeckman.
Harry Carroll papers
Harry Carroll (1892-1962) was a composer of popular songs. The collection (1913-1963) contains an autobiography written about 1959, correspondence with ASCAP (1943-1963), articles about Carroll, music manuscripts, published music, loose scrapbook leaves and photographs.
Arthur Whipple Crawford papers
Arthur Whipple Crawford (1885-?) was an economist and newspaper correspondent. The collection includes an autobiography, published material, scrapbooks, papers on the World Peace Conference, miscellaneous writings, manuscripts, records of the American Liberty League, manuscripts on the New Deal, records of the Economists National Committee on Monetary Policy, and other miscellaneous items.
Alexander L. Crosby papers
Alexander L. Crosby (1906-1980) was a journalist, editor, author of children's books and a political activist. Crosby was involved in activist causes such as housing for the poor, human rights and the Vietnam War. He was involved with leftwing activism, and corresponded with other liberals such as Alger Hiss, Leonard Boudin, James Aronson and Scott Nearing. The collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, articles and files on subjects of interest to Crosby.
Elizabeth G. Lewis Dunbar autobiography
Elizabeth G. Lewis Dunbar (1886 - ?) served as a medical missionary to India, from 1916 until 1947. The collection (1947) contains the manuscript of her autobiography.
Amos Fries papers
Amos Fries (1873-1963) was an engineer, served in the Philippines during the Moro uprising, organized the Chemical Warfare Service, and was an advocate for conservative causes. The collection consists of biographical material, correspondence, manuscripts by Fries, others, and Elizabeth Fries, and photographs.
Mabel V. Funk manuscript
The collection consists of a typed manuscript by Mabel V. Funk of Campe Verde, Arizona regarding the homestead she and her husband won by government drawing (date unknown).
Harold S. Gilbert autobiography, and notes of an amateur ornithologist
The collection includes two journals created by Harold S. Gilbert documenting his life and accounts of birdwatching between 1887-1946. Also includes some correspondence, birding checklists, clippings, greeting cards, and photographs.
Daniel Giles autobiography
Daniel Giles was born in 1836. He traveled overland from Iowa to Oregon in 1852. Collection consists of a typed copy of the account of Giles' journey overland from Iowa to Oregon in 1852, and his experiences in gold mining and Indian fighting in southern Oregon, 1853-1855.
Beryl Albert Green papers
Beryl Albert Green (1887-1965) was an Oregon attorney who specialized in labor cases, and who defended the Industrial Workers of the World, the 1922 railroad strikers, and the 1934 striking longshoremen. The collection (1917-1965) contains his autobiography, correspondence, and addresses.
Mrs. Everitt Groff-Smith autobiography
Mrs. Everitt Groff-Smith (1892 - ), whose father and husband served as commissioners in China, wrote an autobiography that includes information about life in China. The collection (circa 1892-1941) consists of her autobiography.
John Jacob Handsaker autobiography and family papers
John Jacob Handsanker was a Christian Church minister, organizer of Portland Community Chest, director of Armenian and Syrian relief, and Northwest secretary of the National Council for Prevention of War. Collection includes a typed autobiography, notebooks of recollections, typed family history, and several typed family letters.
Louis P. Hopkins autobiography and mementos
Louis P. Hopkins was the division superintendent of the Southern Pacific Railroad. The collection (1910-1955) contains Hopkin's autobiography, and mementos including photographs the construction of railroad tunnels.
William Kuykendall selected papers
Dr. William Kuykendall (1855-1934) was a practicing physician in Eugene, Oregon in the early 1900's. Collection includes correspondence: personal and professional, manuscript of Kuykendall's autobiography, other manuscripts, drafts of speeches and other miscellaneous papers.
Anna Lee autobiography
Autobiography of Anna Lee, written on July 1, 1898 and dedicated to her children and grandchildren. Describes her journey to Oregon in 1847. Includes references to Dr. Marcus Whitman.
Arthur Martin papers
Arthur J. Martin (1850-1937) was a publisher's representative in Portland, Oregon, who also wrote novels and short stories that were often anti-Catholic in subject. The collection (1920-1930) contains manuscripts and issues of the Ku Klux Klan periodical, The Oregon Patriot.
Michael A. Meyendorff papers
Michael A. Meyendorff (1849-1908) was a Polish revolutionary (in Russia), who was released to the United States through government intercession in 1866, and who later relocated to Oregon. The collection (1861-1908) contains personal and official correspondence (some in Russian), scrapbooks, an autobiographical manuscript, and estate papers.
Bailey Millard papers
Bailey Millard (1859-1941) was a printer, journalist and publisher who published works by upcoming authors like Jack London and Joaquin Miller. The collection includes correspondence, an autobiography, a biography of Edwin Markham, two albums of Oregon life in the 1880s-1890s, and eight images of literary figures including Jack London, Frank Norris, Edwin Markham, David Graham Phillips, and Robert Louis Stevenson.
Ruth Mountaingrove videotape autobiography
Ruth Mountaingrove is a photographer, writer and artist who moved to Oregon in 1971, settling in communes and eventually co-founding Rootworks, a lesbian community in Southern Oregon. The collection consists of 21 VHS videotapes of Mountaingrove relating the story of her life by talking, dancing, and singing.
Joseph Stanley Pennell papers
Joseph S. Pennell (1903-1963), novelist and short story writer, is most known for his book on the Civil War, The History of Rome Hanks and Kindred Matters, where he "depicted the lives of ordinary soldiers with gripping realism." The collection consists of correspondence, diaries, literary manuscript material, an autobiography, idea notebook, published newspaper pieces, photographs, and the personal correspondence, diary and manuscripts of Elizabeth (nee Horton) Pennell.
Richard Wilbert Perry autobiography and miscellaneous papers
Richard Wilbert Perry (1874-1957) was a medical doctor who travelled the world before settling in Seattle, Washington. The collection includes Perry’s unpublished autobiography, "Memoirs of a Medico," as well as other miscellaneous papers.
Charles Claudius Rarick papers
Charles Claudius Rarick (1870-1960) was raised in Kansas, learned the blacksmith trade from his father, and became a Methodist preacher, serving congregations in Kansas, Oklahoma Territory, Colorado, and Oregon. The collection contains an autobiography and sermons, including sermon notes, drafts, and journals.
Ze'ev Soronowsky papers
Ze'ev Saronowsky (1922-2012) was a Holocaust survivor, who was imprisoned at Auschwitz-Birkenau, and other labor/death camps during World War II. The collection (1997-2012) contains his autobiography, photographs of Buchenwald, and a photograph of Saronowsky with his cousin, William Sarnoff.
John Sutherland papers
John Sutherland (1846-1918) was a pioneer, union army veteran, and preacher. Collection contains two copies of his autobiography.
Jessy Quinn Thornton papers
J. Q. Thornton (1810-1888) was a lawyer, Oregon pioneer, judge and lobbyist. Collection includes one, fifteen paged copy of "Oregon History" written by Thornton; one, eleven paged letter to Thornton concerning the Indian Delegation that went to St. Louis to inquire about the Bible; and one, six paged autobiography of Thornton.
Ray Palmer Tracy papers
Ray Palmer Tracy (1886-1966) was an author of western stories and novels. The collection includes manuscripts and biographical material.
Howard Duryee Wheeler autobiography
Howard Duryee Wheeler (1880-1958) was a newspaper and magazine editor and manager, working for individual companies and for large syndicates. The collection (circa 1880-1958) consists of his autobiography, titled Harbor at Dawn.