Subject Source: Archiveswest
Found in 31 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: Coll 086
Abstract Lee J. Adamson (1906-?) was a certified public accountant, conservative activist, speaker and writer. The collection includes correspondence, articles and essays, editorial letter, speeches and writings by others, subject files and mailing lists. There also includes free-standing volumes and a package with posters and a certificate award.
Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i50107513]
Identifier: CA 1904 July 15
Abstract The collection contains a letter dated July 15, 1904 from Levi Ankeny of Walla Walla, Washington, to Joseph N. Teal of Portland, Oregon. In the letter, Ankeny informs Teal about the population and agricultural crops of Franklin County, Washington.
Dates: 1904 July 15
Identifier: Ax 105
Abstract Arnold Arneson was a forest ranger in the state of Washington's Tieton district. The collection comprises diaries from the 1920s and 1940s that describe his daily activities as a ranger, as well as miscellaneous papers from the 1920s regarding ranger duties.
Identifier: Coll 064
Abstract Herbert Edward Arntson (1911-1982) was an author, English professor, and musician. The collection includes manuscripts of books and short stories, poems, speeches and correspondence, which reflect his work.
Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025042050712]
Identifier: Ax 258
Abstract Dean D. Ballard was a labor relations counselor and secretary-manager of the Distributors Association of Seattle, Inc. The collection (1943-1954) contains diaries, and also clippings, minor business correspondence, photographs, and an article.
Identifier: Ax 645
Abstract 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.
Dates: circa 1862-1928
Collection — Box 1, photo: [Barcode: 35025041651056]
Identifier: PH 190
Abstract Collection contains 41 photographs and several newspaper clippings documenting the rapid shoreline erosion of Cape Shoalwater, Washington circa 1955-1971. Photographs include images of bulwarks and groins erected by residents in efforts to protect the shore. The newspaper articles, which include photographs from the collection, date from 1955 to 1965 and offer background information.
Dates: circa 1955-1971
Identifier: Bx 047
Abstract The Cayuse War (1847-1855), the Rogue River War (ca. 1855-1857) and the Yakima War (1856-1858) all resulted in losses for the Oregon and Washington Indians. Many tribal members succumbed to either military attack or disease, and most of the remaining population were sent to live on reservations. Additionally, a great deal of tribal land was taken by the U.S. government in the aftermath of these wars. The Cayuse, Yakima and Rogue River Wars Papers include letters, official reports, general...
Identifier: Ax 013
Abstract Frederick William Cleator was a forester and conservationist. The collection includes diaries, correspondence, notes, documents, and photographs relating to Cleator's interest in the recreational aspects of national forests and the establishment of the Cascade skyline trail.
Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025041984804]
Identifier: Bx 094
Abstract The Columbia Transportation company owned and operated the Columbia North Beach Ferry company. The collection (1921-1954) contains articles of incorporation, minutes of shareholders' meetings, account books and ledgers.
Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025041845948]
Identifier: Bx 054
Abstract The collection contains records from the Coulee City, Washington, Chamber of Commerce. The records (1934-1938) were created during the period of planning for the Grand Coulee Dam, and include minutes, correspondence, and other documents organized by date.
Identifier: Coll 039
Abstract Alice Henson Ernst was an American author, playwright, and teacher, at University of Washington, 1920-1923, and University of Oregon, 1924-1950, who had special interests in the history of the early theater of the Pacific Northwest and masked ritual dances of Northwest Coast tribes. Collection comprises correspondence, including letters from Franz Boas; manuscripts of books, plays, essays, and poems; diaries and notebooks, 1909-1964; playbills; broadsides; and photographs, most relating to...
Identifier: Coll 169
Abstract Martin W. Gorman (1853-1926) was a leading authority on the flora of the Northwest, especially trees. He traveled to the Yukon several times and did much botanical work in the Pacific Northwest. He is credited with discovering at least ten species new to science. The selected papers of Martin W. Gorman consist of correspondence, journals, annotated plant lists and reports, published articles, several photographs, and collected printed material used primarily in his work. Documenting his...
Identifier: Ax 462
Abstract The collection contains four original hand-written manuscripts by western author Zane Grey. It also contains three published stories. The stories in the collection are particular to the Rogue River in Oregon.
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: B 029
Abstract The Guernsey-Newton Company was a Washington state insurance firm that was later absorbed by the Continental Casualty Company in 1929. The collection (1909-1921) contains minutes, articles of incorporation, by-laws, treasurer's reports, correspondence, motions, and amendments to the articles of incorporation.
Identifier: Ax 697
Abstract Cecil C. Hallin was an attorney and county prosecutor in Washington State from 1926-1959. This collection consists of his alphabetical case files created between 1928 and 1938.
Dates: circa 1928-1938
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Bx 010
Abstract Hapgood and Company were Northwest salmon packers and shippers, and were successors to Hapgood, Hume and Company. The collection (1870-1897) contains ledgers, correspondence, invoices, sales, account information, and other financial records.
Identifier: Coll 146
Abstract Leslie D. Howell (1884-1969) was an architect and engineer in the Portland firm of Knighton & Howell. The projects are documented in architectural drawings and photographs, and consist of residences, commercial structures, educational institutions, and state offices, from 1912 to 1952.
Identifier: Ax 147
Abstract Garry W. Jewett lived in Pomeroy, Washington and was an attorney for the Nez Percé tribe. The collection contains papers related to Jewett's service as attorney to the Nez Percé Indians.
Dates: 1938-1942; 1938-1942
Identifier: Coll 304
Abstract Ben Linder (1959-1987) was an American mechanical engineer who worked in San Jose de Bocay, Nicaragua from 1983 until his death by the Contras on April 28, 1987. The collection includes correspondence, diaries, articles on political and engineering subjects, photographs, and the Linder family’s records, all of which reflect Linder’s humanitarian work, his political activism, and the impact his death had on American foreign policy debates and within the general public sphere.
Identifier: Coll 193
Abstract Samuel Moment worked as an industry development consultant from 1940 to 1954 for the Bonneville Power Administration and from 1955 to 1995 as a consultant to world organizations. The collection contains documents related to the legal dispute over placement of Snake River dams during the Eisenhower administration.
Collection — Box 1, photo: [Barcode: 35025042625786]
Identifier: PH 319
Abstract The collection consists of 146 color photographs of the eruption of Mount St. Helens in Washington State on May 18, 1980. Most photographs are from a helicopter or airplane near the summit of the mountain.
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 581
Abstract Irving Petite (1920-2004) was a free-lance writer for the Seattle Times and an author who wrote stories regarding outdoor life and wildlife encounters from his cabin on Tiger Mountain, Washington, including the popular, "Mr. B," about a bear cub that adopted Petite. The collection contains manuscripts, clippings, and published books.
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 211
Abstract Milnor Roberts (1877-1965) was a mining engineer, a professor, and Dean of the College of Mines at the University of Washington. The collection (1901-1945) contains project, research, and field work files on mines, harbors, and mining projects in many western states and in Africa, and material includes reports, correspondence, notes, maps, and printed material.
Dates: 1892-1950; Majority of material found within 1901 - 1950
Identifier: PH 264
Abstract Gerald H. Robinson (1927-) is a fine art photographer and photography advocate as well as a noted Portland attorney. He was a founding member of the Friends of Photography and Portland's Group 15, has exhibited his work widely, and served as an instructor in photography at several colleges. The collection consists of matted and signed prints dating from 1949-2000, as well as 14 prints created by his associates: Bernard Freemesser (8), Larry Smith (1), Max Allard (2), Marvin R. Goodman (2), and...
Identifier: Coll 231
Abstract Marion Dean Ross (1913 - 1991) was a historian of architecture and design who taught at the University of Oregon and served as the Dean of the School of Architecture and Allied Arts at UO until his retirement in 1978. The collection consists of materials regarding architects, regional architecture, and specific buildings. A large amount of material relates to Oregon architecture, with an emphasis on Portland and Eugene.
Identifier: Ax 094
Abstract Norman Nienstedt Rupp was a timberland owner and investor. With his father, John J. Rupp, he bought, leased and sold timber lands in Florida, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, and California. Rupp moved from Saginaw, Michigan to Portland, Oregon. He was associated with the Huron Timber Company, the Mitchell, Dorr Real Estate Company, the Rupp Investment Company, and the Rose Gold Mining and Milling Company. The collection includes the diaries of John J. Rupp, 1875-1927,...
Identifier: Ax 311
Abstract William Carlson Smith (1883-?), educator and sociologist, contributed major research to the Survey of Race Relations, a 1925 study of economic, legal and social relations between whites and Asians on the Pacific Coast and in Hawaii. This research formed part of the basis for Smith's 1939 book Americans in the Making. Perhaps Smith's most widely-known work was his 1953 book The Stepchild, which was the culmination of fifteen years of research and study. Smith did much of the research in Oregon...
Collection — Folder 1 (shares a clamshell box): [Barcode: i50104329]
Identifier: CA 1905 July 10
Abstract The collection contains articles of agreement between Spokane Terminal Company of the state of Washington, and the Coeur d'Alene and Spokane Railway Company of the state of Idaho, concerning construction and use of steam and electric railway terminal facilities in Washington.
Dates: 1905 July 10
Identifier: Ax 042
Abstract Hazard Stevens was born in Rhode Island in 1842 and educated in New England. His father, Major General Isaac I. Stevens was governor of the Washington Territory. Hazard served in the Indian war from 1855-1856 and later in the Civil War. Thereafter, he moved to Washington territory where he worked for the Oregon Steam Navigation Company, then as Internal Revenue collector form the Territory and eventually became a lawyer and worked for the Northern Pacific Railroad. Stevens, along with P. B. Van...