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Margaret Rush Papers, 1937-1939

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Rush, Margaret
Title
Margaret Rush Papers
Dates
1937-1939 (inclusive)
Quantity
.25 linear foot (l document case)
Collection Number
Mss 2870
Summary
Margaret Rush was a photographer and correspondent for the Oregon Journal newspaper who covered Bonneville Dam construction for three years. Collection includes manuscript of "So I Went By Bus" by Rush and press releases.
Repository
Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Davies Family Research Library
Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Avenue
Portland, OR
97205
Telephone: 503-306-5240
Fax: 503-219-2040
libreference@ohs.org
Access Restrictions

The collection is open to the public.

Languages
English


Historical NoteReturn to Top

Margaret Rush was a photographer and correspondent for the Oregon Journal newspaper who covered Bonneville Dam construction for three years. She was the only woman in the county covering a government construction project at the time and also wrote about bus travel and the history of bus systems.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The collection (1937-1939) includes a manuscript of "So I Went By Bus," written by Margaret Rush about early Portland, family life and her trip to New York in 1939. The manuscript includes descriptions of bus travel and the history of bus systems. Material includes press releases (1937) of progress on the Bonneville Dam by Captain Colby M. Myers, Executive Officer, Corps of Engineers.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

The Oregon Historical Society is the owner of the materials in the Research Library and makes available reproductions for research, publication, and other uses. Written permission must be obtained from the Research Library before any publication use. The Society does not necessarily hold copyright to all of the materials in the collections. In some cases, permission for use may require seeking additional authorization from the copyright owners.

Preferred Citation

Margaret Rush Papers, Mss2870, Oregon Historical Society Research Library

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Folder
1-5 Manuscript--"So I Went By Bus"
Manuscript by Margaret Rush
1939
6 Manuscript--"So I Went By Bus," chapter fragments
Includes photocopy of Oregon Journal article (1938) relating to activities of Margaret Rush
1938-1939
7 Bonneville Dam press releases
Press releases by Colby M. Myers, Executive Officer, Corps of Engineers
1937