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George Washington Dunn legislative correspondence, 1923-1939

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Dunn, George Washington, 1864-1961
Title
George Washington Dunn legislative correspondence
Dates
1923-1939 (inclusive)
Quantity
1.5 linear feet, (3 containers)
Collection Number
Ax 030
Summary
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.
Repository
University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives.
UO Libraries--SPC, 1299
University of Oregon
Eugene OR
97403-1299
Telephone: 541-346-3068
Fax: 541-346-3485
spcarref@uoregon.edu
Access Restrictions

Collection is open to the public.

Collection must be used in Special Collections & University Archives Reading Room.

Languages
English

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Historical NoteReturn to Top

George Washington Dunn (1864-1961) was an Oregon politician. He first served as a Republican in the Oregon State House of representatives, from 1895-1896. He then served as a Republican in the Oregon State Senate, representing Jackson County, 1923-1942.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The collection contains correspondence from constituents and other interested parties.

Correspondence is arranged chronologically by date and includes requests from and advice of constituents, and political negotiations, 1923-1939.

The collection contains about 2,500 letters.

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Restrictions on Use

Property rights reside with Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections & University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.

Archival material may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal and/or state right to privacy laws and other regulations.

Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g. a cause of action for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of Oregon assumes no responsibility.

If a researcher finds sensitive personal information in a collection, please bring it to the attention of the reading room staff.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], George Washington Dunn legislative correspondence, Ax 030, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.

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