Found in 635 Collections and/or Records:
The C. Girard Davidson Papers document the career of attorney, politician, and businessman Crow Girard "Jebby" Davidson (1910-1996). The collection is organized into major series concerning government projects, legal cases, political activities, and business interests. The majority of material related to Davidson's service as Assistant Secretary of the Interior (1946-1950) is housed in the Truman Presidential Library in Independence, Missouri.
Charles Gilman Davis (1918-1979) was an architect and educator. The C. Gilman Davis Papers include architectural project files, project drawings, and research and educational material that reflect his career as an architect and educator.
This collection includes professional and personal materials relating to Eleanor Davis’ work on the advancement of women in Oregon. This includes her involvement in groups such as the Task Force on Sex Discrimination in Education, the State Advisory Council on Sex Discrimination in Employment, the Oregon Council for Women's Equality, the American Association of University Women, the Unitarian Church, and a variety of other civil rights-related commissions and task forces.
Matthew Paul Deady (1824-1893) was a lawyer, politician, and judge in the Oregon Territory, who became Oregon's first U.S. District Court judge in 1859, a position he retained until his death. The collection contains a letter dated April 11, 1884, from Deady, of Portland, Oregon to Melvin C. George, of Washington, D.C. regarding the judicial salary bill.
Originally from Maine, A. P. Dennison (1824-1896) held numerous minor political offices in the Oregon Territory, including Adjutant General. The papers consist of receipts, letters of appointment, reports, and a bound scrapbook.
Owen Nickerson Denny (1838-1900) was an Oregon attorney and county judge who also served as the adviser to the Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The collection (1886-1890) contains a letterpress copy book of semi-official and personal correspondence and a published volume of his edited letters.
Caroline Elizabeth DePrez (1921-2018) graduated from the University of Oregon in 1942 with a degree in sociology. The collection includes oral history sound recordings and related papers in which DePrez describes student life at the University of Oregon, 1938-1942, where she served as president of the Associated Women Students and belonged to the Gamma Phi Beta sorority.
The Deschutes County, Oregon Tax Supervising and Conservation Commission was established by Oregon state law to check and verify Deschutes county budgets and expenditures. The collection contains meeting minutes from August 11, 1923 to November 22, 1923.
Collection comprises architectural plans and photographs related to the construction of the New Heathman Hotel, in Portland, Oregon in 1927; photographs of the interior of the Paramount Theatre, Portland; photographs of designs and finished buildings in Portland and elsewhere in Oregon; and plans for the residence of Mrs. J. W. DeYoung.
The collection contains a bill of lading by Dispatch Line Co. for a goods shipped by S. Marks and company on the schooner Sparrow, from San Francisco to Gardner City, Oregon. The bill of lading includes a detailed list of goods.
William Daniel Boone Dodson (1871-1950) had a long career with the Portland Chamber of Commerce, serving as general manager, executive vice-president, and as director of industrial promotion where he worked chiefly on the industrial development of Oregon. The collection (1947-1949) contains correspondence, reports, biographical information, and publications.
Joseph N. Dolph (1835-1897) served in the Oregon State Senate and was also elected to the U.S. Senate as a Republican, serving from 1883 to 1895. The collection contains a letter dated May 1, 1884 from Dolph to J. D. Lee of Dallas, Oregon concerning Oregon politics.
Benjamin Franklin Dowell, a native of Virginia, came west on the overland trail in 1850. He practiced law in Jacksonville, Oregon and in Washington, D.C. Dowell, with the assistance of his wife and others, owned the Oregon Sentinel newspaper in Jacksonville. The Benjamin Franklin Dowell Papers includes memorandum books, diaries, scrapbooks, and correspondence between Dowell and his wife from Jacksonville and Washington, D.C.
June D. Drake was a commercial photographer in Silverton, Oregon, from 1904-1960. He used his photographs of Silver Falls in an active and successful campaign to establish Silver Falls State Park in 1931. The collection consists of 28 vintage prints in studio mounts, documenting landscape and events in the Silverton area. One series shows railroad construction.
Dunham Printing Company operated out of Portland, Oregon during the late 1800s and early 1900s. The collection (1898-1912) contains two volumes of financial records.
George Washington Dunn (1864-1961) served as a Republican in the Oregon legislator, first in the House and then from 1923-1942, in the Senate. The collection contains correspondence from constituents and other interested parties. concerns requests from and advice of constituents, and political negotiations.
Nancy Dunn worked for women's and human rights in Eugene, OR. She was a member of the City of Eugene Commission on the Rights of Women and the City of Eugene Human Rights President's Council. She also worked with the City of Eugene Human Rights Program.
The collection contains a letter dated May 8, 1909, from Eva Emery Dye, an author and suffragist of Oregon City, to a Mrs. Colby regarding an upcoming forum at which Mrs. Colby wished to speak about suffragettes in England.
The collection contains a letter dated June 19, 1922 from Eva Emery Dye, an author and suffragist of Oregon City, to Fred Lockley. In the letter, Dye remarks about a camp at Bonneville that is being transformed into an event venue.
The collection contains a letter dated October 30, 1906, from Eva Emery Dye, an author of Oregon City, Oregon and a suffragist, to a Mrs. Colby. In the letter, Dye declines the presidency [of a suffrage group?] and recommends Mrs. Ada Unruh instead because she "has the courage to stand up against the Oregonian and Mrs. Duniway."
E. C. M. Rand was commissioned in 1893 to investigate and report of the affairs of the Willamette Valley and Coast railroad and the Oregon Pacific railroad.
The commander of the Eastern Oregon steamship was S. E. Young, and in 1887 it began a voyage for the purpose of delivering the ship to its new owners, the Oregon Railroad and Navigation Co. The collection (February 12, 1887 - May 19, 1887) contains a trip log.
Edward L. Eastham was president of the Willamette Transportation and Locks company, a shareholder in the Walla Walla Water company, and involved with the U. S. Electric Lighting and Power company. The collection (1885-1888) consists of letters and papers relating to stock purchases and consolidation proposals.
John F. Eccles, of Portland, Oregon wrote a letter dated March 13, 1862, to Colonel Brophy, of California, about the nature of Oregonians, and also about mining.
Orla G. Allen (c. 1879-?), commonly known as O.G. Allen, was a professional photographer operating in Pendleton, Oregon, circa 1910-1920. “Electric Studio” is a franchise name that appeared in locations throughout the West. The collection consists of five images and documents rodeo people and activities, and a Pendleton event. Other O.G. Allen images are available in other collections.
Thomas Lamb Eliot (1841-1936) was a Unitarian minister who also served as treasurer, acting president, and a committee member of the Portland Art Association. The collection (1910-1915) contains correspondence and printed material related to the the Portland Art Association.