John Jacob Handsaker autobiography and family papers, circa 1831-1964  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Handsaker, John Jacob, 1875-1959
Title
John Jacob Handsaker autobiography and family papers
Dates
circa 1831-1964 (inclusive)
Quantity
0.025 linear feet, (1 folder)
Collection Number
CB H192
Summary
John Jacob Handsanker was a Christian Church minister, organizer of Portland Community Chest, director of Armenian and Syrian relief, and Northwest secretary of the National Council for Prevention of War. Collection includes a typed autobiography, notebooks of recollections, typed family history, and several typed family letters.
Repository
University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives.
UO Libraries--SCUA
1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR
97403-1299
Telephone: 541-346-3068
spcarref@uoregon.edu
Access Restrictions

Collection is open to the public.

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

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


Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Collection includes a typed autobiography, notebooks of recollections, typed family history, and several typed family letters.

Historical NoteReturn to Top

John Jacob Handsaker was a graduate of the University of Oregon and became a minister.

He was also an organizer of Portland Community Chest, director of Armenian and Syrian relief, and Northwest secretary of the National Council for Prevention of War.

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 & University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.

Archival records 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], John Jacob Handsaker autobiography and family papers, CB H192a, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Clergy--Oregon
  • Frontier and pioneer life--Oregon Territory
  • Pioneers--Oregon
  • Personal Names :
  • Handsaker, John Jacob, 1875-1959
  • Family Names :
  • Handsaker family
  • Handsaker family--Correspondence
  • Geographical Names :
  • Oregon Territory--History
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Autobiographies
  • Correspondence
  • Family histories
  • Notebooks