Ethel Romig Fuller papers, 1924-1965  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Fuller, Ethel Romig, 1883-1965
Ethel Romig Fuller papers
1924-1965 (inclusive)
3.25 linear feet, (3 containers)
Collection Number
Ax 650
Ethel Romig Fuller (1883-1965) was poetry editor of The Oregonian newspaper and in 1957 she was appointed Poet Laureate of Oregon by Governor Robert D. Holmes. The collection contains poetry manuscripts, correspondence, scrapbooks and photographs.
University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives.
UO Libraries--SPC, 1299
University of Oregon
Eugene OR
Telephone: 541-346-3068
Fax: 541-346-3485
Access Restrictions

Collection is open to the public.

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

Collection includes sound recordings, moving images, or digital files to which access is restricted. Access to these materials is governed by repository policy and may require the production of listening or viewing copies. Researchers requiring access must notify Special Collections & University Archives in advance and pay fees for reproduction services as necessary.

Additional Reference Guides

Paper finding aid with additional information is available in Special Collections & University Archives.

Funding for production of this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).

Historical NoteReturn to Top

Ethel Romig Fuller (1883-1965) was born in Big Rapids, Michigan and attended Ypsilanti Normal school. Romig began writing in the early 1920s. For many years she was poetry editor of the Portland Oregonian newspaper. In 1957 she was appointed Poet Laureate of Oregon by Governor Robert D. Holmes.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The collection contains poetry manuscripts, correspondence, scrapbooks and photographs.

The correspondence is organized alphabetically by name or title, 1947-1965.

The poetry manuscripts include drafts, revisions, sheet music, and contracts and many are filed by date while others are filed alphabetically by title. Also included are recordings of Fuller's poetry on 78 rpm records.

The scrapbooks include poem and newspaper clippings, reviews, letters from editors, programs and correspondence, 1924-1965.

The photographs include pictures of Fuller as a youth, her family, and wildlife photographs.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

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 and 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], Ethel Romig Fuller papers, Ax 650, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • American poetry--Women authors
  • Personal Names :
  • Fuller, Ethel Romig, 1883-1965
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Correspondence
  • Manuscripts for publication
  • Photographs