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Manuscripts (documents)

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Handwritten documents, particularly books and other documents created before the invention of the printing press. May also be used to distinguish certain documents from published or otherwise printed documents, as in the cases of typed personal letters or a typescript from which printed versions are made.

Found in 31 Collections and/or Records:

Wallace Baldinger papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 204
Abstract

Wallace Baldinger was a professor of Art at University of Oregon, and later became Director of the Museum of Art (now the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art). The collection contains a manuscript written in 1983, by Baldinger, titled, "The University Museum of Art During My University Tenure, 1944-1970."

Dates: 1983

Dorothie de Bear Bobbe papers

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025041976057]
Identifier: Ax 808
Abstract

Dorothy de Bear Bobbe was an editor, reviewer, author, and historian. Collection contains professional correspondence: ingoing and outgoing, manuscripts of her articles and unpublished book Elizabeth and Alexander, seven pages of biographical material, tearsheets including articles, letters to the editor, reviews on her books, and books by other authors owned by Bobbe.

Dates: circa 1895-1975

Elijah LaFayette Bristow manuscript

 Collection — Folder 1 : [Barcode: ALMA221138]
Identifier: CB B776
Abstract

Elijah Lafayette Bristow (1832-1887) is the son of Elijah Bristow (1788-1872), the first white settler within the present day boundary lines of Lane county. Collection contains 1 copy of Bristow's manuscript of " Rencounters with Indians, Highwaymen and Outlaws." He comments on his father's experiences in the upper Willamette Valley; Indian tribes; impact of the California gold discovery; and his own experiences in the mines in northern California in 1853.

Dates: 1878

Joseph Henry Brown "History of Indian Wars in Oregon and Washington" manuscript

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 35025042617460]
Identifier: F979.5 B814h
Abstract

Joseph Henry Brown (1867-1898) was an Oregon pioneer, newspaper printer and correspondent, Veteran, and a historian who wrote about politics and Native American culture and conflicts in Oregon. Joseph Henry Brown "History of Indian Wars in Oregon and Washington" manuscript contains an unpublished work by Brown that was intended as a companion to his Political History of Oregon to 1848.

Dates: circa 1893

Robert L. Buell papers

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025042290938]
Identifier: Ax 471
Abstract

Robert Louis Buell (1898-1966) served in WWI and WWII, and also served as a foreign service officer from 1925 to 1952, and was often posted in the Far East. The collection (1917-1958) contains records and correspondence from Buell's service in WWI, correspondence and memoranda regarding world events and Buell's service in WWII, speeches, recollections, manuscripts, and photographs.

Dates: 1917-1958

Witter Bynner poems

 Collection — Multiple collection box [CA 1916 Jan 1] 1: [Barcode: i50165847]
Identifier: CA 1916 Jan 1
Abstract

Witter Bynner (1881-1968) was an American poet. The collection contains two handwritten poems written in 1916, with the titles, "A Thrush in the Moonlight," and "To No One in Particular."

Dates: 1916 January 1

William Cadbury faculty papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 35025041801677]
Identifier: UA 228
Abstract

William Cadbury has served at the University of Oregon since 1961 and continues to act as a professor of Emeritus in the English department today (2015). His study focuses on film theory and criticism. The Collection of William Cadbury’s Faculty Papers consists of a loose-leaf copy of his book titled Getting the Point: Film as Literature.

Dates: circa 1971

Joseph Cornwall and Narcissa Cornwall Moore overland trail historical narratives

 Collection — Multiple collection box [CBD737-CBD716]: [Barcode: 35025042616132]
Identifier: CB C816
Abstract Joseph Hardin Cornwall and Narcissa Cornwall Moore were the children of Joseph Adamson Cornwall who crossed the Great Plains to Oregon via the Applegate Trail in 1846. The Joseph Cornwall and Narcissa Cornwall Moore overland trail historical narratives collection contains a typed and handwritten manuscript of "The Narrative of Joseph Cornwall Crossing the Plains to Oregon in 1846" by Joseph Hardin Cornwall, and "Captain Dunbar's Company 1846: the Applegate Route from Ft. Hall," by Narcissa...
Dates: circa 1900-1934

Marcia Davenport Music Manuscripts collection

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 445
Abstract

The collection contains original music manuscripts from early 20th-century composers, including William Rhys-Herbert, Celius Dougherty, and Deems Taylor.

Dates: 1916-1921

Orval Etter papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 338
Abstract

Orval Etter is a former professor at the University of Oregon who founded the Pacifica Forum in 1994. He was a professor of planning, public policy and management. He was also a pacifist and a conscientious objector during World War II. The collection includes information on the Pacifica Forum and the Emerald Chamber Players including articles, newsletters, writings by Etter, material on the Fellowship of Reconciliation, and subject files.

Dates: 1942-2003

Henry Gilsheuser papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 325
Abstract

Henry Gilsheuser served in U.S. Army in the Philippines, rose to the grade of Lieutenant Colonel in the Philippine Constabulary, and was appointed Provincial Governor of Lanao in 1910 and served until 1912, and again from 1915 to 1917. The collection (1907-1916) contains official and semi-official correspondence, Constabulary circulars (newsletters), general orders, and rosters, and also a manuscript regarding the Province of Lanao.

Dates: 1907-1916

William Bliss Harris papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll 055
Abstract

William Bliss Harris (1900-1981) was, variously, a financial analyst, author and small business owner. The William B. Harris Papers include materials covering Harris' time at Time/Fortune magazines as well as White Flower Farm/Gardening material.

Dates: circa 1923-1977

Maria Eloisa McLoughlin Rae Harvey's "Life of John Mcloughlin" manuscript

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: ALMA221139]
Identifier: CB H262
Abstract

Maria Eloisa McLoughlin (1817-1884) was the second daughter of John McLoughlin. Collection includes one copy of "Life of John McLoughlin Governor of the Hudson's Bay Company Possessions on the Pacific Slope, at Fort Vancouver" manuscript.

Dates: 1878

Forest Talmadge "Tom" Humphrey papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 760
Abstract

Humphrey (1896-1971) was an editor at the Oregon Journal and Oregon City Enterprise newspapers. Collection includes 2 containers of correspondence: outgoing and incoming, manuscripts, photographs, biographical information and other miscellaneous materials.

Dates: circa 1896-1971

Anne Applegate Kruse manuscript of "The Applegate Story"

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: F 978 K945
Abstract

Anne Applegate was the great niece of Jessie Applegate and the grandaughter of Charles Applegate who are known for establishing the Applegate Trail in Oregon. Collection contains one, typed manuscript of her history of the Applegates in Oregon, particularly the Charles Applegate family of Yoncalla. Written between 1955 and 1960 from letters, diaries, and recollections.

Dates: 1955-1960

William Kuykendall selected papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 003
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1902-1933

Cameron La Follette papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 432
Abstract

Cameron La Follette is a poet and environmental activist, dedicated to preserving the Oregon coastline. She has previously worked as the director of the Coastal Futures Project for 1000 Friends of Oregon, then as the Land Use Director for the Oregon Shores Conservation Coalition, and following that, as the Land Use Director for the Oregon Coast Alliance. The papers contain La Follette's original poetry and environmental papers.

Dates: 1977-2011

Sarah Litsey papers

 Collection — Multiple collection box [A 286- A 287] 1: [Barcode: 35025042616207]
Identifier: A 287
Abstract

Sarah Litsey (1901-1996) was a 20th century novelist, poet, and writing teacher from Kentucky. The Sarah Litsey papers includes three handwritten novel drafts, loose typescript notes and passages, as well as editor's comments from Virginia Kirkus.

Dates: 1943, 1961

Alfred Lewis Lomax papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 035
Abstract

Alfred L. Lomax (1892-1982) was a Professor of Business Administration (Pacific Northwest industrial history) at the University of Oregon. The collection consists of research correspondence, manuscripts, research materials, published articles and photographs.

Dates: 1916-1974

John Wesley Noble collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 826
Abstract

The John Wesley Noble papers contains materials regarding the writing career of John Noble, Oregon born journalist and novelist. Materials include correspondence with publishers between the late 1940’s through the early 1970’s, manuscripts and numerous published and unpublished writings. The collection also contains co-written manuscripts, as well as a folder of miscellaneous papers, and a personal book.

Dates: circa 1913-1945

Richard Wilbert Perry autobiography and miscellaneous papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 162
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1890-1954

Oscar A. Prieger manuscript and letters

 Collection — Multiple collection box [A 100] 1: [Barcode: ALMA209717]
Identifier: A 100
Abstract

Prieger was a self-styled author and publisher associated with the American Religious Liberty Association, Washington, D.C. The collection includes Prieger's Exposition of the Christian Religion (Eugene, Ore., n.d.) and letters between Prieger and Dr. Wilhelm Streich of Alto Parana, Paraguay.

Dates: 1939-1940

Rockey, Cady Family missionary papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 460
Abstract

The Rockey and Cady families were American Methodist missionaries to India and China, respectively. The collection consists of a small section of manuscripts and correspondence of both the Cady and Rockey families and a larger collection of published materials about India and China.

Dates: 1887-2005; Majority of material found within 1887 - 1970

Shelby Shackelford papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 777
Abstract

Shelby Shackelford (1899-1987) was an author and illustrator of works on natural history. Collection includes correspondence, manuscripts (book length), short stories, articles, Illustrations, scratchboard, Illustration proofs, book reviews, and other miscellaneous papers regarding Shackelford.

Dates: circa 1899-1960

William Payne Shriver papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 726
Abstract

William Payne Shriver (1872-1957) was Presbyterian minister and author who was known for his work with immigrants and Presbyterian missions. Collection consists of bible study records, manuscripts, prayer drafts, pamphlets, homemade books, tearsheets, personnel reflections, sermons, correspondence and miscellaneous items.

Dates: circa 1872-1957

Clare G. Springer papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 35025041750890]
Identifier: Ax 737
Abstract

Springer's papers include a Master's thesis on the history of Philomath College (bound version and rough draft), school days newspaper notes, log of her trips, 'animals of Oregon' and other miscellaneous manuscripts, correspondence, and speeches.

Dates: circa 1879-1953

Dorothy Sterling (The Luce Empire) papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 532
Abstract

Dorothy Sterling (1913-2008) is a writer, particularly of fiction and non-fiction books for children and young adults. The collection consists of a typed manuscript for "The Luce Empire", as well as supporting research materials for the book dating from 1923-1950.

Dates: 1923-1950

Bernhard J. Stern papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 026
Abstract Bernhard Joseph Stern (1894-1956) was a professor of social anthropology at Columbia University and the New School for Social Researchand an independent Marxist who, with his wife, Charlotte Todes Stern, suffered under McCarthyism. The collection consists primarily of correspondence dealing with his publications; manuscripts, notes and research files for topics such as medical care, the Lummi Indians, Lysenko's genetic theories and unique correspondence of Lester F. Ward; and files on the...
Dates: circa 1894-1956

J.M. Sutton account of the Rogue River Indian War of 1855

 Collection — Multiple collection box [CB Su87] 1: [Barcode: 35025041811841]
Identifier: CB Su87
Abstract

J.M. Sutton enquired, gathered information, and wrote an account of Rogue River Indian War of 1855; it is only known that he wrote the account, not that he participated in the war. The collection (1863) contains Sutton's account of the war, and a letter from Sutton, addressed to "Sir," explaining that he had "gleaned" his account from "enquires made."

Dates: 1863

The Honey Bee newspaper issue

 Collection — Folder 1 (shares an RSB): [Barcode: i50217008]
Identifier: F070 H8
Abstract

The The Honey Bee was a newspaper created by "Editress" Annie Miller, of Jacksonville, Oregon. The collection contains a hand-written issue of The Honey Bee, Volume 1, Number 1, 1874, that contains the subtitle, "Devoted to Art, Wit, Poetry, and Science."

Dates: 1874