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Collection Title:Audubon Society of Portland records
Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Records of the Audubon Society of Portland and related ornithological organizations.
 
Collection Title:Amos Burg Papers
Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Papers of Amos Burg, an Oregon-based writer, explorer, and film maker who later headed the Alaska Department of Fish and Game's education office from 1954 to 1974. The papers date from ca.1917-1985 and contain detailed diaries and travel logs of Burg's many trips throughout the world. Also included are correspondence, articles, lecture notes, film notations for Burg's films, publicity about Burg (including newspaper articles and a radio interview transcript), news articles collected by Burg, or about him, a flag, records of a land purchase, passports, will, résumé, and Carolyn Burg's will.
 
Collection Title:Isaac Burpee papers
Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Papers of Isaac Burpee, a construction engineer, historian, and director of the Oregon Historical Society. Papers consist of accounting records of Coos Bay, South Umpqua, and Yaquina Bay Jetty construction projects, Burpee family genealogical information, correspondence pertaining to Burpee's Pacific Northwest Americana Library, and Memorials Committee correspondence and records during his service at the Oregon Historical Society. Also included are Burpee's research notes and correspondence on the Know Nothing (American) Party of Oregon.
 
Collection Title:Eva Emery Dye Papers
Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:The papers of one of Oregon's most prominent literary figures, who popularized Oregon Country history and Sacajawea as a heroine of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. Papers (1776-1997) consist of correspondence, ephemera, manuscripts, literary journal, research notes, and scrapbooks. The collection also includes family papers of Charles and Eva Emery Dye and their children.
 
Collection Title:Handley family papers
Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Materials regarding the Handley family, their genealogy, and related families.
 
Collection Title:Harkson and Bingman family collection
Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Written materials and photographs realted to the Harkson and Bingman families.
 
Collection Title:Collection of Individual Manuscript Items
Repository:Oregon State University Libraries, Special Collections and Archives Research Center
Summary:The Collection of Individual Manuscript Items is an artifical collection of handwritten and typed manuscripts pulled together from a number of miscellaneous sources. The provenance of many items is unknown.
 
Collection Title:Irvin Goodman papers
Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Speeches, papers, reminiscences and notes on the judicial system, civil rights, espionage, discrimination and class conflict; Correspondence, 1950-1959, regarding speaking engagements, writing projects, etc.; Newspaper clippings and scrapbooks regarding his cases, including the Nicolai Redin spy case and many murder cases. Irvin Goodman (1897-1958) was a Portland, Oregon native and was admitted to the Oregon Bar in 1924.
 
Collection Title:Margaret McLeod papers
Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Ranging in date from 1942 to 1946, the Margaret McLeod Papers consist of .5 cubic feet of correspondence, brochures, photographs, certificates, reports, newspaper clippings, and ephemera created and collected by McLeod during her service with the American National Red Cross. During World War II, McLeod worked in the European Theater with the group's Club Service, a program that provided soldiers with food, recreation, and entertainment. McLeod's collection provides a vivid portrait of life for Club Service workers, documenting not only the achievements of the Red Cross's Clubmobiles and clubs in England, France and Germany, but also the personal frustrations and triumphs of the women who ran them.
 
Collection Title:Northwest Ethnohistory collection
Repository:Western Washington University, Center for Pacific Northwest Studies
Summary: The Northwest Ethnohistory collection includes oral histories, manuscripts, correspondence, maps, bibliographies, publications and photographs relating to various Native American tribes in the Pacific Northwest. Tribes documented in the collection include Chehalis, Shoalwater, Chinook, Clallam, Clatsop, Cowlitz, Duwamish, Haida, Klamath, Klickitat, Kwakiutl, Lummi, Makah, Muckleshoot, Nisqually, Nooksack, Puyallup, Quileute, Quinault, Salish, Semiahmoo, Skagit, Snohomish, Squaxin, Steilacoom, Suiattle-Sauk, Swinomish, and Suquamish. The records contain information about the various tribes' art, ethnic identity, family relationships, and indigenous languages. The collection also documents fishing, hunting, and whaling practices, and the social conditions and material culture of these indigenous people. The records provide insight into the tribes' social life and customs, including their legends, religious rites and ceremonies. There are also a large number of documents related to politics and government relations including the legal status of tribes, and laws regarding land tenures and treaties.

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