Found in 635 Collections and/or Records:
Barlow and Fuller, of Oregon City, Oregon, was a grocery, provisions, and bakery store. The collection (1865) contains a store ledger organized by account name or sale.
The collection contains a letter dated February 24, 1884, from H. L. Barret, of Birch Creek, Oregon to Thomas R. Cornelius. In the letter, Barret reports on snow and wagon travel in the mountains, his oxen, and the the trials of travel.
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.
Julius Basinski (1844 - ) immigrated from Germany in 1866 and travelled west in 1870, first to Montana, and later into Oregon and Washington. The collection (1894-1921) contains reminiscences by Basinski and incoming correspondence.
Harold Cedric Bean (1889-1930) served in the U.S. Army Medical Corps during WWI, and after his discharge, returned to Oregon and practiced medicine, and served on medical boards. The collection (1873-1930) contains correspondence, military papers, manuscripts regarding medical issues among soldiers in WWI, and other papers.
Lake Bechtell (1886 -1977) was a lawyer who became City Attorney of Prineville, then was elected to the City Council in 1921, to the office of Mayor in 1925, and served as District Attorney for Crook County, 1928 to 1953. The collection contains legal files regarding livestock companies, grazing and irrigation districts, mining claims, and railroads, 1918-1963.
In 1870, Rollin Simeon Belknap claimed a hot springs site located in Oregon, in the western foothills of the Cascade Mountains, that is now known as Belknap Hot Springs. The collection contains a letter of June 5, 1872, from Belknap to A. Gibbs, asking Gibbs to pass on a bottle of water (that was sent with the letter) to a chemist for tests, as the springs he found were said to be good for healing. (The bottle is not included in the collection).
Royal Augustus Bensell (1838-1921) served as a corporal in the California Infantry during the American Civil War, was assigned to Ft. Yamhill, Oregon for three years, and later moved to Yaquina Bay, Oregon. The collection (1862-1864) contains a diary kept during his service, and scrapbook.
Percy Dwight Bentley (1885-1968) was an architect from the Midwest who practiced in Lane County, Oregon from 1939-1961. His early work shows the influence of Frank Lloyd Wright and Louis Sullivan. The collection documents his work from 1951-1962 and includes churches, residences, and commercial structures.
Stan Bettis (1941- ) is a freelance writer and former editor of the University of Oregon's Old Oregon alumni magazine. The collection consists of a manuscript of Bettis's book Market Days: An informal history of the Eugene Producer's Public Market.
Henry J. Biddle (1862-1928) was an engineer and an amateur botanist. The collection consists of diaries, trip logs, account books, correspondence, manuscripts, sketch and survey maps, and photograph prints and albums.
Earl R. Biggs (1897-1968) investigated sex crimes for the Portland police department. He wrote two books, How to Protect Your Child from the Sex Criminal, and Sex, Science and Sin, and was instrumental in reforming Oregon's sex crimes laws in the 1950s. The collection contains correspondence, including one folder devoted to letters from Alfred C. Kinsey; notes on sex crimes cases investigated by Biggs; and copies of his two books.
The collection contains a bond of indemnity signed May 20, 1887 by Henry Blackman and seventeen others. The bond was to protect to C. L. Andrews (clerk) and T. R. Howard (sheriff), both of Morrow County, Oregon, against expense of possible legal action arising from their refusal to move county records to Lexington, Oregon.
Lillian Caldwell Blackwood was an Oregon pioneer who lived in Jacksonville, Oregon. The collection (1877-1928) contains correspondence regarding family and Oregon society and family photographs.
The Blue Mountain Consolidated Wagon Road Company, of La Grande, Oregon was incorporated by J. S. Ruckell, R. B. Meacham, and T. F. Carter. The collection contains articles of incorporation, dated July 18, 1868.
The collection contains records of the B'Nai B'rith Lodge No. 65, of Portland, Oregon, from 1923-1931.
Victor Boehl (1901-1965) worked as a logger in Oregon and California, and then as a dairy farmer in southern Oregon. The collection (1938-1960) contains reports and correspondence on water resources and reclamation in the Rogue River basin, Oregon, and issues of the The Creamery Cooperator, published by the Rogue Valley Dairy Cooperative Association, of Grants Pass, Oregon.
Barbara Allen Bogart, a folklorist, professor, and author conducted research for her dissertation on homesteaders in central Oregon, and published her findings in a book titled, Homesteading the High Desert (1987). The collection (1978-1985) contains transcripts of oral history interviews conducted with residents of Central Oregon about the homesteading experience.
The George Bond papers comprise a photocopy of a published typescript in which a segment of George Bond's diary in transcribed. The segment concerns the Bond family's 1853 overland journey to Oregon.
J. T. Bowditch, of Ashland, Oregon, represented Jackson County in the Oregon House of Representatives, beginning in 1887, and he was re-elected in 1889. The collection contains a letter dated February 9, 1887, by Bowditch to (Judge?) L. R. Webster regarding a bill that would lower the salary of circuit court judges.
Walter S. Bowman (1865-1938) was a professional photographer who worked in Pendleton, Oregon, from the late 1880s to the mid 1930s. Bowman’s photographs document daily life in Eastern Oregon, including special events such as the Pendleton Round-Up. The collection consists of almost 800 negatives and prints representative of the span of the photographer's work, but his noted images of tribal people were largely destroyed after his death.
The collection contains a ledger of the Bricklayers Union, Eugene chapter. The ledger (1921-1953) contains minutes, statements of accounts, and lists of officers.
Verne Bright (1893 - ) was an Oregon author of poetry who also worked as a newspaper reporter, and as an English teacher. The collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, memorabilia, genealogy research, sketches, scrapbooks, and publications.
Collection comprises architecture files of architect Herman Brookman, including drawings, specifications, correspondence, and photographs concerning 23 projects in Oregon. The photographs include images of design and architectural and decorative details, by professional photographers, of residences and several other structures designed by Brookman.
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. The collection (May 19, 1893) contains a letter from Brown to John H. Mitchell, a U.S. Senator from Oregon, about maps Brown wanted to use in his historical work about "Indian Wars" in Oregon.
Joseph Henry Brown (1867-1898) was an Oregon pioneer, newspaper printer and correspondent, a Veteran, and a historian who wrote about politics, and especially Native American culture and conflicts in Oregon. The collection contains a letter dated April 27, 1895 from Brown to Nettie Spencer regarding his and other's writings on the history of provisional government in Oregon.
Samuel Henry Brown was the Republican state senator from Marion County, Oregon, 1923-1933. In 1934 he was a candidate for the Republican nomination for governor. Collection contains correspondence, 1906-1940, mainly concerning business of the Legislature and the 1934 race for governor. Also included are the letters of George M. Battersby, Co. M, 20th Regiment, Kansas Volunteer Infantry, 1898-1899, from the West Coast and the Philippine Islands.