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

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Handsaker, John Jacob, 1875-1959
Title
John Jacob Handsaker autobiography and family papers
Dates
circa 1831-1964 (inclusive)
Quantity
0.1 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 and University Archives Reading Room. Collection or parts of collection may be stored offsite. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives in advance of your visit to allow for transportation time.

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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).


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.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

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

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn 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

Geographical Names

  • Oregon Territory--History

Form or Genre Terms

  • Autobiographies
  • Correspondence
  • Family histories
  • Notebooks