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Oregon

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 634 Collections and/or Records:

Ellison-White Chautauqua Bureau records

 Collection — Multiple collection box [B 075] 1: [Barcode: i49998328], Volume: 1 (shares a rsb)
Identifier: B 075
Abstract

Travelling chautauqua shows offered lectures, plays, and concerts of religious, classical, and popular music, and in 1912, J.R. Ellison joined with Clarence H. White in establishing the Ellison-White Chautauqua Bureau, headquartered in Portland, Oregon. The collection contains articles of incorporation, bylaws, minutes, articles, and programs, 1912-1928.

Dates: 1912-1928

Ellison-White Chautauqua Bureau scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: CA El59
Abstract

Travelling chautauqua shows offered lectures, plays, and concerts of religious, classical, and popular music, and in 1912, J.R. Ellison joined with Clarence H. White in establishing the Ellison-White Chautauqua Bureau, headquartered in Portland, Oregon. The collection contains seventeen scrapbooks (1931-1956) that include clippings, articles, programs, and other printed matter regarding the bureau's sponsored entertainment.

Dates: 1931-1956

Ellmaker family papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 032
Abstract

The Ellmakers are a prominent pioneer family who first settled in Lane County, Oregon in the 1850s following their journey across the United States on the Oregon Trail. The Ellmaker family papers include personal papers of members of the Ellmaker family; maps, drawings, and photographs; artifacts; books and periodicals; and genealogical research and resources.

Dates: 1768-2005

Mathew "Harris" Ellsworth papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 033
Abstract

The collection comprises the congressional files of Mathew "Harris" Ellsworth, U.S. Representative of the Oregon Fourth District.

Dates: 1936-1956

Alice Henson Ernst papers

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1900-1976

Henry Minor Esterly papers

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025042925632]
Identifier: Ax 684
Abstract

Henry Minor Esterly (1873-1944) was a lawyer who came to Oregon in 1904, and was noted for his defense of civil liberties. The collection contains legal files regarding free speech cases in Portland, Oregon in 1921, correspondence, speeches, genealogy information of the Esterly and Minor families, and legal files of Matthew Minor, Jr.

Dates: 1813-1839; 1904-1934

Eugene Fruit Growers Association records

 Collection — Multiple collection box [B 165] 1: [Barcode: i50134206]
Identifier: B 165
Abstract

Eugene Fruit Growers Association was a vegetable, fruit, and nut growing, picking, packing, and canning cooperative, founded in 1908. The collection (1911-1947) contains financial records, excerpts from managers reports, an annual report, a photograph album, and printed brochures.

Dates: 1911-1947

Eugene Mall photographs

 Collection
Identifier: PH 328
Abstract

Collection comprises seven photographs of the construction of the downtown mall in Eugene, Oregon from 1969 to 1970.

Dates: not yet assigned

Mrs. S.D. Evans account

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 35025042629457]
Identifier: CB Ev16
Abstract

The S.D. Evans document, “A Trip from Washoe, Nevada to Douglas County, Oregon, 1863” is a personal narrative recounting Evans’ move from Nevada to Oregon in 1863.

Dates: 1863

Everding and Farrell Co. records

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025041936598]
Identifier: Bx 009
Abstract

Everding and Farrell Co. was a wholesale produce and commission firm, that was later associated with logging and the salmon packing industry. The collection (1888-1900) contains indentures and other legal papers, incoming correspondence, financial records and land surveys, and a listing of Washougal lands, costs, and expenses.

Dates: 1888-1900

Nancie Fadeley papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 349
Abstract Nancie Peacocke Fadeley earned her MA in Journalism from the University of Oregon and went on to become a representative for the state of Oregon from 1971 to 1981. Now a free-lance journalist, Nancie specializes in articles about Oregon history and environmental issues. She was also the director of public affairs for KWAX (formerly an NPR radio station) before becoming the Assistant Vice Provost at the University of Oregon.The Nancie Fadeley papers contain campaign paperwork and...
Dates: 1971-1989

Josiah Failing petition to the Board of County Commissioners

 Collection — Multiple collection box [CA 1853 Aug 15] 1: [Barcode: i49072675]
Identifier: CA 1853 Aug 15
Abstract

Josiah Failing (1806-1877) was a businessman who became the fourth mayor of Portland in April of 1853. The collection consists of a petition to the Board of County Commissioners that they intervene on behalf of John Davis, a "destitute blind man".

Dates: 1853 August 15

Hymen Fairchild land sale agreement

 Collection — Multiple collection box [CA 1858 Oct 5] 1: [Barcode: i50002697]
Identifier: CA 1858 Oct 5
Abstract

Hymen Fairchild (1832-1907) was an pioneer and early resident of Jackson County, Oregon Territory. The collection consists of land sale agreement between Fairchild and brothers Thomas and Robert Beale.

Dates: 1858 October 5

Farmers' Security Bank records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Bx 008
Abstract

Farmers' Security Bank of Milton, Oregon was incorporated in 1911 by W. E. James, W. W. Wasser, N. T. Manela, F. M. Kent, H. A. Williams, and Robert McEwen. The collection (1911-1940) includes minutes of stockholders and directors meetings, general ledger, depositors ledger, deposit book, and daily statement book.

Dates: 1911-1940

Hubert Henry Farnham papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 028
Abstract

Hubert Henry Farnham (1868-1953) was a minister of Evangelical Church in Portland, Oregon. The collection include diaries, correspondence (personal and professional), sermon outlines, and letters from his son Vernon.

Dates: 1890-1950; Majority of material found within 1912-1948

Nina Faubion papers

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025042001871]
Identifier: Ax 185
Abstract

Nina L. Faubion (1884-1945) was a writer, artist, and amateur mycologist, and also worked as secretary to her father, Senator (and also Mayor) Harry Lane of Oregon. The collection (1887-1938) contains Faubion correspondence and an unpublished manuscript, as well as Harry Lane correspondence and a scrapbook.

Dates: 1887-1938

Feminist and lesbian periodical collection

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 257
Abstract

The Feminist and Lesbian Periodical Collection contains 482 lesbian and feminist periodical titles including 36 Oregon titles and 31 international titles. Approximately 80 percent of the entire collection contains titles published during the 1970s. This collection does not duplicate circulating holdings in the UO Libraries for feminist and lesbian topics.

Dates: 1932-1997

First National Bank of Oregon (Portland) early history

 Collection — Folder 1 (shares a clamshell box): [Barcode: i50134322]
Identifier: A 242
Abstract

The First National Bank of Oregon (Portland) was chartered in 1865 by Portland merchants and citizens; it was the only national bank in Oregon at that time, and the first on the West Coast. The collection contains a written history of the early years of the bank.

Dates: 1941

Florence Crittenton Refuge Home minutes

 Collection — Multiple collection box [B 090] 1: [Barcode: i5014280x]
Identifier: B 090
Abstract

In 1882, Charles N. Crittenton began establishing homes for women in crisis that he named after his daughter, Florence, who died at age four; this work has continued with the National Crittenton Foundation, headquartered in Portland, Oregon. The collection (1903-1906) contains the minutes of the board of managers of the Portland, Oregon Florence Crittenton Refuge home.

Dates: 1903-1906

Merton B. Folts papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 060
Abstract

Merton B. Folts (1902-1967) was an activist in conservative politics and riverine conservation in the Willamette Valley, Oregon, opposing construction of the Lookout Point dam and the City of Eugene's annexation of the Willakenzie area. The collection primarily contains documentation of Folts' activities in the Izaak Walton League.

Dates: 1942-1961

Jesse Wayne Forrester logging films

 Collection
Identifier: FV 004
Abstract

Jesse Wayne Forrester managed logging operations for the Coos Bay Lumber Company, which operated from 1916 to 1956. Collection comprises six reels of 16mm film documenting Coos Bay Lumber Company logging operations in the Coos River Watershed in Oregon, circa 1930s to 1940s, created by a professional film crew hired by Jesse Wayne Forrester.

Dates: 1929

Fowler Street houses photographs

 Collection — Photo box 1: [Barcode: 35025042281192]
Identifier: PH 200_058
Abstract

The collection consists of thirty-four images documenting three houses on Fowler Street (#327, 337, and 357) in Roseburg, Oregon. The purpose of the collection is to document the properties for historical mitigation as required by local agencies.

Dates: 1998

Robert B. Frazier papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 802
Abstract Robert Frazier was editorial page editor for the Eugene, Oregon newspaper the Register-Guard. Born in Portland and educated at the University of Oregon, Frazier served as a reporter on several newspapers in Oregon and Washington before to the Register-Guard. He was a Nieman Fellow in 1952-1953. The papers consist of personal and professional correspondence. There is also an “editorial reference file,” and a file of convention and other business of the National Conference of Editorial...
Dates: 1952-1977

Fruit Growers Association of Southern Oregon record book

 Collection — Multiple collection box [B 079] 1: [Barcode: i50031867]
Identifier: B 079
Abstract

The president of the Fruit Growers Association of Southern Oregon was B. F. Miller, and the secretary was J. H. Griffis, at the time the records in this collection were created. The collection (1885-1889) contains a record book that includes constitution, bylaws, and meeting minutes.

Dates: 1885-1889

Helen Frye papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 348
Abstract Helen Frye was born in Klamath Falls, Oregon in 1930. She earned her B.A. in English in 1953, her M.A. in Education in 1961, and her J.D. in 1966, all from the University of Oregon. After earning her M.A. she taught high school English; after earning her law degree she joined her husband, William Frye, in private legal practice. After five years in private practice, Frye became a judge for Oregon Circuit Court's second district (Lane County). In 1980, Frye was appointed by President Carter...
Dates: 1971-2011

Mabel V. Funk manuscript

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 35025042324497]
Identifier: Coll 367
Abstract

The collection consists of a typed manuscript by Mabel V. Funk of Campe Verde, Arizona regarding the homestead she and her husband won by government drawing (date unknown).

Dates: Unknown

Gardiner Mill Company records

 Collection
Identifier: Bx 183
Abstract

The Gardiner Mill Company Store in Gardiner, Oregon sold manufactured goods and foodstuffs on the Oregon coast. The collection consists of business records, including correspondence and account records.

Dates: 1868-1923

Ira Gardner letters from Oregon

 Collection — Folder 1 (shares a clamshell): [Barcode: 35025042918041]
Identifier: A 256
Abstract

Ira Gardner was a woodworker, who wrote letters from Oregon to his family in Iowa, during the mid 1800s. The collection (1865) contains three pieces of Gardner's correspondence, in which he praises Oregon's "froots" and "psalmon," but damns the weather.

Dates: 1865

Theodore T. Geer letter to Fred T. Merrill and Company

 Collection — Multiple collection box [CA 1899 Feb 14] 1: [Barcode: i50035423]
Identifier: CA 1899 Feb 14
Abstract

Theodore T. Geer (1851-1924) served in the Oregon State House of Representatives, and in 1899, was elected governor of Oregon. The collection (1899) consists of one letter in which Geer describes his work, his desire to exercise, and orders a bicycle.

Dates: 1899 February 14

Theodore T. Geer receipt

 Collection — Multiple collection box [CA 1898 Apr 28] 1: [Barcode: i50107471]
Identifier: CA 1898 Apr 28
Abstract

Theodore T. Geer (1851-1924) served in the Oregon State House of Representatives in the 1880s and as governor of Oregon, from January 9, 1899 until January 14, 1903. The collection contains a receipt regarding political offices written by Geer on April 18, 1898.

Dates: 1898 April 28