W. Al Jones letters received, 1918  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Jones, W. Al
Title
W. Al Jones letters received
Dates
1918 (inclusive)
Quantity
0.025 linear feet, (1 folder)
Collection Number
A 140
Summary
W. Al Jones ( -1918?) was a native Oregonian of Marion County, was a Catholic, a stock farm owner, and served in the Oregon state house as a senator representing Marion and Wallowa counties. The collection (1918) contains incoming correspondence regarding his political campaign, including letters regarding anti-catholic bias.
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

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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

W. Al Jones ( -1918?) was born in Marion County, Oregon. He served in the Oregon state house as a senator at least twice, representing Marion and Wallowa counties. He also owned a stock farm in Wallowa county.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The collection (1918) contains incoming correspondence regarding Jones' political campaign, including letters regarding anti-catholic bias.

Incoming correspondence consists of about forty letters regarding Jones' campaign for state senator from Marion County, Oregon.

A number of the letters refer to anti-Catholic measures in the Legislature.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Anti-Catholicism--Oregon--History--20th century
  • Legislators--Oregon--Correspondence
  • Legislators--Oregon--Marion County
  • Political campaigns--Oregon
  • Politicians--Oregon--Correspondence
  • Politicians--Oregon--Marion County
  • Personal Names :
  • Jones, W. Al
  • Corporate Names :
  • Oregon. Legislative Assembly. Senate
  • Geographical Names :
  • Oregon--Politics and government--1859-1950
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Correspondence