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Oregon

 Subject
Subject Source: Archiveswest

Found in 629 Collections and/or Records:

James T. Abbett sermons

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 35025042868311]
Identifier: A 225
Abstract James T. Abbett (1851-1934) became a Methodist Episcopal minister, and served congregations first in Indiana, then after 1890 he served as pastor in the cities of Albany, Eugene, Ashland, McMinnville, and Portland, Oregon. The collection (1881-1918) contains sermons from services in Indiana and Oregon.
Dates: 1881-1918

Ron Abell Memoir on Wayne Morse's 1968 Re-election Campaign for U.S. Senate

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i45060174]
Identifier: SFM 242
Abstract Collection comprises one memoir by Ron Abell on Wayne Morse's re-election campaign for U.S. Senate in 1968. Abell was a salaried employee of the Re-elect Wayne Morse Committee from June 1967 to November 1968. Memoir discusses campaign finances, the Vietnam War, the press, and the general election, among other topics.
Dates: 2005 September

Adair family reminiscences

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i37565230]
Identifier: CB Ad11
Abstract Collection comprises photocopied typescripts of reminiscences by and about Mary Ann Dickinson Adair and John Adair. John Adair and his family traveled to Oregon via Panama and California after President Polk appointed him Collector of Customs in Astoria. The texts concern life in Kentucky and Oregon and include family information and transcriptions of archival records. Texts of letters written by Mrs. Adair during the journey are also included.
Dates: 1931

Adam R. Shipley and Company records

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i49502372]
Identifier: B 065
Abstract A. R. Shipley and Company was a "Wholesale and Retail Dealer in Standard and Miscellaneous Books" in Portland, Oregon. The collection consists of correspondence, legal papers, and invoices.
Dates: 1852-1870

John C. Ainsworth papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 250
Abstract John Commingers Ainsworth (1822-1893) was the major founder of the Oregon Steam Navigation (OSN) Company, the most powerful transportation monopoly in the Pacific Northwest. Ainsworth was also involved in a number of other ventures, including the Northern Pacific Railroad (NPRR) and various gold, silver and coal mining operations. The John Commingers Ainsworth Papers contain Ainsworth’s diaries, autobiography, personal correspondence, photographs, and the business records of the Oregon Central...
Dates: 1858-1911

Aitkin Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 754
Abstract The Aitken Family Papers tell the story of a widowed mother and her two daughters, in their dedication to the Unitarian church; teaching kindergarten; teaching home economics in elementary, and junior high schools; and music in colleges in Hawaii and New York. This collection consists mainly of correspondence, diaries, scrapbook and photograph albums, photographs, a few funeral papers, and miscellaneous familial memorabilia.
Dates: 1865-1966

James Akin papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 001
Abstract The James Akin collection contains a diary recording events during the 1852 journey of the Richey, Ingram and Akin families to Oregon. The origins of this diary are unclear, since another James Akin diary is known to exist in the collections of the Wyoming state archives. Also included in the collection are secondary sources relating to the Akin diary and family history.
Dates: 1852-1919

Lewis R. Alderman papers

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025042293163]
Identifier: Ax 473
Abstract Lewis R. Alderman (1872-1965) became a prominent and influential educator, first as a principal and school superintendent in McMinnville, then as superintendent in Yamhill County and Eugene, a University of Oregon faculty member, Superintendent of Schools for Oregon, Director of Education of enlisted men in the Navy, and Chief of the Service Division in the USO Office of Education. The collection contains, scrapbooks, speeches, radio talks on education, correspondence and documents on adult...
Dates: 1928-1943

William L. Alderson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 195
Abstract William L. Alderson was a professor of literature at Reed College, in Portland, Oregon. The collection (1944-1963) folk songs, folk sayings, and tales, course outlines, correspondence, and transcriptions.
Dates: 1944-1963

Edwin B. Aldrich correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 083
Abstract Edwin B. Aldrich (1879-1950) became a newspaper editor and publisher with the East Oregonian (in Pendleton) and was active is public affairs in Oregon all his adult life. The collection contains correspondence related to newspaper business, public affairs, political and personal concerns and includes letters exchanged with Oregon politicians and public figures.
Dates: 1906-1934

Allen and Lewis records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Bx 002
Abstract Cicero Hunt Lewis (1826-1897) (also known as Cicero Horatius Lewis) and Lucius H. Allen created the Allen and Lewis mercantile company in Portland, Oregon in 1851. The collection contains five ledgers of sales, cash, consignments and account records, 1851-1868.
Dates: 1851-1868

Eric William Allen papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 182
Abstract Eric W. Allen (1879-1944 ) was the first Dean of the School of Journalism, University of Oregon, and held that post from 1916 to his death in 1944. The collection (1917-1934) contains personal and professional correspondence, and a few manuscripts.
Dates: 1917-1934

George Allingham letter to William Allingham

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i49071099]
Identifier: CA 1851 Jan 19
Abstract George Allingham ( d.1873) was a resident of Warren County, Illinois, whose son, William, emigrated to Oregon in 1850. The collection consists of a photostat copy of a letter from the elder Allingham to his son.
Dates: 1851 January 19

George Allingham letter to William Allingham

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i49071105]
Identifier: CA 1852 Mar 28
Abstract George Allingham ( d.1873) was a resident of Warren County, Illinois, whose son, William, emigrated to Oregon in 1850. The collection consists of a photostat copy of a letter from the elder Allingham to his son.
Dates: 1852 March 28

Benjamin Alvord letter to J.M. Sutton

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i50051878]
Identifier: CA 1863 July 16
Abstract Major Benjamin Alvord of Fort Vancouver, Washington Territory, wrote a letter dated July 16, 1863 to J.M. Sutton of Jacksonville, regarding fighting in the Rogue River Valley. The collection contains the letter, which references Jesse and Lindsay Applegate.
Dates: 1863 July 16

American Association for Health, Physical Education and Recreation (AAHPER), NW District records

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025041939089]
Identifier: Bx 113
Abstract The American Association for Health, Physical Education and Recreation (AAHPER) was founded on November 27, 1885, and the mission of the organization is to advance professional practice and promote research related to health and physical education, physical activity, dance, and sport. The collection (1930-1967) contains records from the North West District and material includes minutes, correspondence, by-laws, historical summary, and convention publications.
Dates: 1930-1967

American Heritage Publishing Co. records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Bx 160
Abstract American Heritage magazine was founded in late 1949 by the American Association for State and Local History (AASLH), which published five volumes until 1954 when AASLH sold the magazine to three former Time, Inc. editors, James Parton, Oliver Jensen and Joseph J. Thorndike, Jr. The collection contains founding documents, annual reports, Board of Directors meeting minutes, financial records, memoranda and correspondence, office bulletins, and publicity materials.
Dates: 1954-1970

Elizabeth Southworth Anderson report

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i50165811]
Identifier: CA 1915 July 17
Abstract Elizabeth Southworth Anderson was a member of an Oregon pioneer family that settled in the city of Burns, in Harney County, Oregon, during the 1850s. The collection contains a report dated July 17, 1915 written by Anderson (to Oregon journalist Fred Lockley?) that seeks to contradict another previous account regarding her family's donation claim, and a "negro," who Anderson says "lide" (sic) about something.
Dates: 1915 July 17

Van Winkle Anderson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 113
Abstract Van Winkle Anderson was a Realtor in Portland, Oregon, and a writer. The collection consists of correspondence and manuscripts.
Dates: 1899-1959

Roy C. Andrews papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 002
Abstract Roy C. Andrews was a school teacher and administrator in Michigan, Texas, Arkansas, Washington and Oregon. He was a chemistry instructor at the University of Oregon from 1935 until his retirement in 1950. Andrews is noted for his photographs of one-room schoolhouses in southern Lane County, 1911-1913. The collection consists of diaries, one account book, two ledgers, music concert lists, correspondence, University of Oregon material, and photographs.
Dates: 1902-1955

Leonard A. Andrus papers

 Collection — Folder 1-2: [Barcode: 35025042628517]
Identifier: A 006
Abstract Leonard A. Andrus was a civil engineer who surveyed and reported on Pacific Northwest firms during the 1920s. The collection (1921-1930) contains financial, asset, and policy reports on firms in the Pacific Northwest.
Dates: 1921-1930

Angelus Studio photographs

 Collection
Identifier: PH 037
Abstract The Angelus Studio was a professional photographic company located in Portland, Oregon. The collection includes works by George M. Weister (1862-1922) and Arthur M. Prentiss (circa 1865-1940) among the studio photographers; owner Fred Clark also acquired images by previous local photographers. The Angelus Studio collection provides extraordinary documentation of the city of Portland, the Lewis & Clark Exposition of 1905, Oregon landmarks, and commercial operations including logging and fish...
Dates: circa 1880s-1940s

Oliver Cromwell Applegate papers

 Collection — Box 1, photo: [Barcode: 35025041835857]
Identifier: Ax 005
Abstract Oliver Cromwell Applegate (1845-1938), the son of Lindsay and Elizabeth Applegate (Applegate Trail pioneers), spent his career working with Oregon Indians. He was a subagent with the Indian Service at Yainax, and during the Modoc War he served as an interpreter and a scout. In 1873, he became a U.S. Commissioner, and in 1898 was appointed Klamath Indian Agent. After his resignation in 1905 he continued to work with the federal government on Indian issues such as the Grande Ronde tribal status...
Dates: 1841-1938

Herbert E. Arntson papers

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1934-1983

Edgar F. Averill papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 35025042001889]
Identifier: Ax 188
Abstract Edgar F. Averill was president of the Oregon Wildlife Federation. The collection comprises correspondence relating to the conservation of natural resources in Oregon from 1934 to 1939.
Dates: 1934-1939

Baker, Rawalt, and Hoffman Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 007
Abstract The Baker family, consisting of Walter H. Baker, his wife Ida S. Baker (nee Rawalt) and their three sons, William A., Walter R., and Paul, as well as Ida Baker's sister, Mary Hoffman (nee Rawalt), her husband William and their son Harlan, all moved to the Salem, Oregon area in the 1890s. The collection contains records of the Baker, Rawalt, and Hoffman family that include diaries, correspondence, photographs, negatives, and business records of Walter Baker.
Dates: 1864-1959

Samm S. Baker papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 327
Abstract Samm Sinclair Baker (1909-1997) was an advertising executive and writer of numerous self-help books. The collection consists of manuscripts of some of Baker's books and radio plays.
Dates: 1938-1952

Annette Baldwin letters

 Collection — Folder 1 : [Barcode: 35025041814316]
Identifier: A 144
Abstract Annette Baldwin lived on the Oregon coast during the late 1800s. The collection (1881-1908) contains correspondence.
Dates: 1881-1908

Henry Baldwin historical sketches

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i50174186]
Identifier: CB B193
Abstract Henry Baldwin wrote historical sketches for a Marshfield, Oregon (now known as Coos Bay) newspaper, in 1879, that were based on a journal by L.L. Williams, which contained an account of an 1850 exploration party's encounter with "Indians" of Southern Oregon. The collection (1938) contains photocopies of the historical sketches, and a historical write-up by Sheldon Sackett about William's journal, the exploration party, and the Marshfield, Oregon newspaper, Weekly Coast Mail.
Dates: 1879

Margaret Bannard collection of Oregon pioneer letters

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 35025042868477]
Identifier: CB B226
Abstract Collection consists of the reminiscences of some of the first migrants from the United States to Oregon territory.
Dates: 1903