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Collection Title:

Adair family reminiscences

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Collection comprises photocopied typescripts of reminiscences by and about Mary Ann Dickinson Adair and John Adair. John Adair and his family traveled to Oregon via Panama and California after President Polk appointed him Collector of Customs in Astoria. The texts concern life in Kentucky and Oregon and include family information and transcriptions of archival records. Texts of letters written by Mrs. Adair during the journey are also included.
 
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Allen Family papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Collection consists of general letters (1872-1940) to and from various members of the Allen family, letters (1904-1915) of Franklin S. Allen, letters (1917-1919) of Louise H. Allen, a letterpress book (1906-1908) of Seward D. Allen, and journals (1858-1859) and a composition book (1856-1859) of Franklin Staples.
 
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Barron Bryton papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Bryton Barron (1898- ) was a teacher, a writer, a civil servant, a publisher and, most notably, a political conservative who wrote critically of the U.S. State Department and U.S. Foreign policy. The collection includes correspondence, writings, reports and newspaper clippings.
 
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Samuel Henry Brown papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Samuel Henry Brown was the Republican state senator from Marion County, Oregon, 1923-1933. In 1934 he was a candidate for the Republican nomination for governor. Collection contains correspondence, 1906-1940, mainly concerning business of the Legislature and the 1934 race for governor. Also included are the letters of George M. Battersby, Co. M, 20th Regiment, Kansas Volunteer Infantry, 1898-1899, from the West Coast and the Philippine Islands.
 
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John Ray Bruckart papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:John Ray Bruckart (1887-1979) worked for the United States Forest Service, serving as supervisor of the Willamette National Forest in Oregon from 1938 to 1954. Bruckart was an expert on Douglas fir silviculture and management. Collection includes personal correspondence and general correspondence, including several letters from Oregon Senator Wayne Morse. Also included in the collection are Bruckart's writings on such topics as Douglas fir silviculture, "The Rise of Bureaucracy," and "The Taming of a Forest," in addition to his memoirs. Collection also includes materials on the Willamette National Forest and the Three Sisters Wilderness Area; and several editions of Forest Service alumni newsletters.
 
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Calbreath Family papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:This collection documents the Calbreath and Smith families, both pioneer families in Oregon. The collection contains incoming and outgoing correspondence, diaries, account books, day books, and manuscripts of poetry and prose by Irene Smith Calbreath.
 
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Robert D. Clark papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Robert Donald Clark (1910- ) was a professor of speech, author, public speaker, and university president. The Robert D. Clark Papers are comprised of correspondence, schoolwork, speeches, writings, research notes, publications, administrative reports and memoranda, and reference files.
 
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Father James Croke letters

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Rev. James Croke (1827-1888) was a Catholic missionary priest who served in Oregon in the 1850s, reporting directly to Bishop Francis Blanchet of Oregon City, Oregon. This small collection consists of typed transcripts of letters from Croke to Blanchet concerning the details of his missionary work. The original letters are held privately.
 
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Fenton Family letters

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Ralph and William D. Fenton were soldiers in the American Expeditionary Force. Letters are written to Mrs. W.D. Fention of Portland, Oregon.
 
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Pearl Hall collection of Bernard Daly material

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Bernard Daly (1858-1920) was a Lake County, Oregon judge. He also served in the Oregon House of Representatives and State Senate. The collection consists of correspondence, legal documents, speeches, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, and artifacts.
 
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Edwin William Hampton correspondence

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Edwin William Hampton, from Portland, Oregon, a private in Company H, Oregon Volunteer Infantry, is said to have been the first Oregon soldier killed in the Spanish-American War's Philippines campaign. The letters, with few exceptions, are to and from family members. During the war Hampton was at Presidio, Calif., and in Manila, P.I.
 
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James Ivory papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:James Francis Ivory (1928-) is an American director best known for the films he made as part of Merchant Ivory Productions, the production company he formed with his longtime collaborators producer Ismail Merchant and screenwriter Ruth Prawer Jhabvala. The James Ivory Papers comprise his personal and professional papers, and include material relating to Ivory's feature films, television programs and commercials, Merchant Ivory Productions materials (including papers of Ismail Merchant and Ruth Prawer Jhabvala), and Ivory's published and unpublished writings, including literary and artistic work done while Ivory was a college student at the University of Oregon. The collection includes correspondence, screenplays, treatments, storyboards, production notes, promotional material, legal and financial notes, articles, reviews, sketchbooks, notebooks and photographs.
 
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Kelly-Seavey Family papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:John Kelly (b. 1818) was a 19th-century Oregon rancher, businessman, and politician. The Kelly-Seavey Family Papers comprise the political and business papers of John Kelly, papers of other Kelly family members, and a small segment of Seavey family papers, as well as several boxes of photographs.
 
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Charles Edward Lambert correspondences received

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Charles Lambert was president of Willamette University in Salem, Oregon, 1879-1880, and professor of rhetoric at the University of Oregon, 1882-1884. This collection contains three folders with 65 incoming letters from 1862-1894.
 
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Olaf Laurgaard papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Olaf Laurgaard (1880-1945) was city engineer of Portland, Oregon. The papers are correspondence, reports, plans, specifications, and drawings for a Portland, Oregon waterfront project, 1919-1933, and other city projects.
 
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Ben Linder collection

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Ben Linder (1959-1987) was an American mechanical engineer who worked in San Jose de Bocay, Nicaragua from 1983 until his death by the Contras on April 28, 1987. The collection includes correspondence, diaries, articles on political and engineering subjects, photographs, and the Linder family’s records, all of which reflect Linder’s humanitarian work, his political activism, and the impact his death had on American foreign policy debates and within the general public sphere.
 
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C. C. McCollach letters and scrapbook

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:McColloch was judge of the U. S. District Court, Portland, Ore. In 1906, then a student at Stanford University, he did volunteer work in San Francisco after the earthquake and fire. This collection includes correspondences and a scrapbook.
 
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Oregon Canning Company records

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Oregon Canning Company was incorporated July 5, 1899 by W. F. Jewett, N. J. Cornwall, M. Herrick, and O. B. Hinsdale, and was located in Gardiner, Oregon. The collection (1899-1904) includes six volumes: a minute book, journal, ledger, stock certificates, stock transfers, and a letterpress copybook.
 
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Dwight Fay Rettie papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Dwight Fay Rettie worked for and managed a variety of Federal government agencies from 1955 to 1986. The Papers contain documents pertaining to Rettie's work for various government agencies including the Department of Health and Human Services, National Park Service, and Bureau of Land Management. The materials include policy papers, subject files, meeting minutes, speeches, and correspondence. Also included are personal correspondence, writings, and publication materials.
 
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Scott Family papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Charles Leland Scott (1866-1924) was the mayor of Springfield, Oregon; a bank president; and an educator in the Eugene, Oregon area in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The Scott Family Papers comprise the personal and professional papers of Charles Leland Scott, the papers of his wife, Mollie Brattain Scott, a schoolteacher, and of the Scott children and other relatives. The collection includes correspondence, journals, diaries, catalogs, account books, deeds and mortgages, certificates, receipts, other family records, bound volumes, and photographs.
 
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Philip Sterling papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Philip Sterling (1907-1989) was a writer and public relations representative. The Philip Sterling papers include publicity material for a number of radio shows in the 1940s and 1950s, professional correspondence, manuscripts, research material and correspondence relating to biographies. There is also a considerable amount of research material on Rachel Carson.
 
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Mason Y. Warner papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Mason Young Warner was born in 1868, the son of parents Agnes Stewart and Thomas Warner. Mason Y. Warner married Celia A. Hyland in 1894. The couple lived in Lane County all their lives, except for a short time spent in eastern Washington. They had three children, Ivan, Claire and Erma. The collection is composed mainly of correspondence, some personal files, and photographs. Most extensive in this collection is the Claire Warner Churchill Thompson material in Series IV. Her papers include many manuscripts and material from World War II.

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