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Kroner, Ernst, -- 1866-1955 -- Archives. (19) Democratic Party (Or.) (11) Gordon, Harvey, -- 1828-1862 -- Correspondence. (10) Himes, George H., -- 1844-1940 -- Correspondence. (10) Bush, Asahel, -- 1824-1913 -- Correspondence. (8) Mitchell, John H. -- (John Hipple), -- 1835-1905 -- Correspondence. (6) Dearborn, R. H. -- Correspondence. (4) Hudson's Bay Company. (4) McNary, Charles Linza, -- 1874-1944 -- Correspondence. (4) Morse, Wayne L. -- (Wayne Lyman), -- 1900-1974 -- Correspondence. (4) Alvord, Benjamin, -- 1813-1884 -- Correspondence. (3) Applegate, Jesse A., -- 1811-1888 -- Correspondence. (3) Corbett, Henry W. -- (Henry Winslow), -- 1827-1903 -- Correspondence. (3) Dolph, Cyrus A., -- 1840-1914 -- Correspondence. (3) Eckerson, Theodore J. -- (Theodore John) -- Correspondence. (3) Ermatinger, Edward, -- 1797-1876 -- Correspondence. (3) Garfielde, S. -- (Selucius), -- 1822-1883 -- Correspondence. (3) Grant, Ulysses S. -- (Ulysses Simpson), -- 1822-1885 -- Correspondence. (3) Lincoln, Abraham, -- 1809-1865. (3) McLoughlin, John, -- 1784-1857. (3) Adams, John, -- 1735-1826 -- Correspondence. (2) American Legion. (2) Applegate, Jesse A. -- (Jesse Applegate), -- 1835-1919 -- Correspondence. (2) Astor, John Jacob, -- 1763-1848. (2) Astoria Real Estate Company (Astoria, Or.) (2) Baldwin Sheep and Land Company. (2) Ball, John, -- 1794-1884 -- Correspondence. (2) Biddle, Margaret Burrell, -- 1876-1966 -- Correspondence. (2) Bishop, Harry C. -- Correspondence. (2) Boise, Reuben Patrick, -- 1819-1907 -- Correspondence. (2) Bonneville, Benjamin Louis Eulalie de, -- 1796-1878 -- Correspondence. (2) Brooke family -- Archives. (2) Brown, George W. -- Correspondence. (2) Brown, Robert, -- 1842-1895 -- Correspondence. (2) Bryant, William P., -- 1806-1860 -- Correspondence. (2) Burrell, Rosa Frazar, -- 1842-1903 -- Correspondence. (2) Chamberlain, George Earle, -- 1854-1928 -- Correspondence. (2) Chamberlin, Mark A., -- Rev., -- b. 1899 -- Archives. (2) Charbonneau, Jean-Baptiste, -- 1805-1866. (2) Collins, Dean, -- 1887-1969 -- Correspondence. (2) Corbett, Henry W. -- (Henry Winslow), -- 1827-1903. (2) Crosby, Nathaniel, -- d. 1856 -- Correspondence. (2) Crosby, Nathaniel, -- d. 1856. (2) Davis, Jefferson, -- 1808-1889 -- Correspondence. (2) Day, Silas J. -- Correspondence. (2) Deady, Matthew P. -- (Matthew Paul), -- 1824-1893 -- Correspondence. (2) Duniway, Abigail Scott, -- 1834-1915 -- Correspondence. (2) Dye, Eva Emery, -- 1855-1947 -- Correspondence. (2) Earhart, Rocky Preston, -- 1837-1892 -- Correspondence. (2) Edison, Thomas A. -- (Thomas Alva), -- 1847-1931 -- Correspondence. (2) Edwards, John Griffith, -- 1855-1945. (2) Eisenhower, Dwight D. -- (Dwight David), -- 1890-1969 -- Correspondence. (2) Failing, Henry, -- 1834-1898. (2) Fitzwilliam, W. J. -- Correspondence. (2) Frank, Aaron. (2) Froome, J. E. -- Correspondence. (2) Gray, J. H. D. (2) Gray, J. H. D. -- Correspondence. (2) Green, Edith, -- 1910-1987 -- Correspondence. (2) Hibbard, George L. -- Correspondence. (2) Hobbs, Thomas J. -- Correspondence. (2) Hull, E. R., -- Mrs. (2) Jackson, Hewitt R. -- Archives. (2) Kelley, Hall J. -- (Hall Jackson), -- 1790-1874 -- Correspondence. (2) Lambert, Francis -- Correspondence. (2) Link Saw Co. (Portland, Or.) -- Records and correspondence. (2) Lockley, Fred, -- 1871- -- Correspondence. (2) Looney, Benjamin -- Correspondence. (2) Ludwig, L. -- Correspondence. (2) Marshall, George C. -- (George Catlett), -- 1880-1959 -- Correspondence. (2) Mason, David Townsend, -- 1883-1973 -- Correspondence. (2) Maury, Reuben F., -- 1821-1906 -- Correspondence. (2) Meek, Joseph Lafayette, -- 1810-1875. (2) Meier and Frank (Portland, Or.) (2)
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Manners and customs. (36) Legislators -- Oregon. (29) Pioneers -- Oregon. (28) Overland journeys to the Pacific. (26) Architects -- Oregon -- Portland. (24) Politics and government -- Oregon. (20) Lawyers -- Oregon -- Portland. (13) Journalists -- Oregon. (12) Frontier and pioneer life -- Oregon. (11) Politics and government -- Oregon -- 19th century. (9) Authors -- Oregon. (8) Education -- Oregon. (7) Elections -- Oregon. (7) Lumber and lumbering -- Oregon. (7) Emigration and immigration -- Oregon -- 19th century. (6) Military life. (6) Teachers -- Oregon. (6) World War, 1914-1918 -- Correspondence. (6) Timber -- Oregon. (5) Voyages to the Pacific coast. (5) Architecture -- Oregon -- Portland -- Designs and plans. (4) Education -- Oregon -- 19th century. (4) Education -- Oregon -- Portland. (4) Gold mines and mining -- Alaska. (4) Gold mines and mining -- California -- 19th century. (4) Governors -- Oregon. (4) Labor unions -- Oregon -- Portland. (4) Lawyers -- Oregon. 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(3) Spanish-American War, 1898 -- Campaigns -- Philippines -- Correspondence. (3) Tariff -- Law and legislation -- Oregon. (3) Transportation -- Oregon -- Portland. (3) Women -- Societies and clubs -- Oregon. (3) Women politicians -- Oregon. (3) World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- France. (3) World War, 1914-1918. (3) Yakama Indians. (3) African Americans -- Civil rights. (2) African Americans -- Oregon -- Portland. (2) Aging. (2) Agriculture -- Oregon. (2) Baptists -- Oregon. (2) Beverage industry -- Oregon. (2) British -- Canada -- Correspondence. (2) Business enterprises -- Oregon -- Portland. (2) Campaign paraphernalia. (2) Catholic Church in Alaska. (2) Cayuse Indians -- Wars. (2) Chain saws. (2) Chinese Americans -- Oregon. (2) Church architecture -- Oregon -- Portland -- Designs and plans. (2) Church architecture -- Oregon -- Portland. (2) Civic leaders -- Oregon -- Portland. (2) Civil engineering -- Oregon. (2) Clergy -- Oregon -- Portland. (2) Clothing trade -- Oregon -- Portland. (2) Conservationists -- Oregon. (2) Construction equipment -- Electric equipment. (2) Construction industry -- Electric equipment. (2) Dairying -- Oregon -- Portland. (2) Debt -- Oregon -- 19th century. (2) Editorials -- Oregon. (2) Elections -- Congresses. (2) Elections -- Oregon -- History. (2) Environmental law -- Oregon. (2) Environmental policy -- Oregon. (2) Floods -- Oregon -- Portland -- 1894. (2) Fourth of July celebrations -- Oregon -- 19th century. (2) Frontier and pioneer life -- Oregon -- Wasco County. (2) Game protection -- Oregon. (2) German Americans -- Oregon -- Portland. (2) Germans -- Oregon -- Portland. (2) Inventors -- Oregon. (2) Japanese Americans -- Oregon. (2) Jewelers -- Oregon -- Portland. (2) Jews -- Oregon. (2) Journalism -- Oregon -- Portland. (2) Journalism -- Oregon. (2) Journalists -- Oregon -- Portland. (2) Judges -- Oregon -- Portland. (2) Judges -- United States. (2) Justice, Administration of -- Oregon -- Portland. (2) Labor movement -- Oregon -- 20th century. (2) Labor unions -- Oregon -- 20th century. (2) Land -- Laws and legislation -- Oregon Territory. (2) Land tenure -- Oregon -- Multnomah county. (2) Land tenure -- Oregon -- Portland. (2) Love-letters -- 20th century. (2) Lutheran churches -- Oregon -- Portland -- Designs and plans. (2) Mayors -- Oregon -- Portland. (2) Men -- Societies and clubs -- Oregon -- Portland. (2) Missionaries -- Alaska. (2) Modoc Indians -- Wars, 1873. (2) Motion picture industry -- Oregon. (2) Mountaineering -- Oregon. (2) Music -- Oregon -- Portland. (2) Music -- Oregon. (2) Music festivals -- Oregon. (2) Newspaper editors -- Oregon -- Portland. (2) Newspaper editors -- Oregon. (2) Newspaper publishing -- Oregon -- Portland. (2) Newspapers -- Oregon -- Portland. (2) Orechestra -- Oregon -- Portland. (2) Oregon question. (2) Overland journeys to the Pacific -- 1852. (2) Pharmacists -- Oregon. (2) Phrenology. (2) Pioneers -- Northwest, Pacific. (2) Pioneers -- Oregon -- Jacksonville. (2) Pioneers -- Oregon -- Marion County. (2) Pioneers -- Oregon -- Oregon City. (2) Poets -- Oregon. (2) Political campaigns -- Oregon -- History. (2) Politics and government -- Oregon -- 20th century. (2) Politics and government -- Oregon Territory. (2) Politics and governments -- Oregon. (2) Postal routes -- Oregon Territory. (2) Postmasters -- Oregon Territory. (2) Protestants -- Oregon. (2) Radio in religion -- Oregon. (2) Railroads -- Oregon. (2) Real estate agents -- Oregon -- Albany. (2) Recycling (Waste, etc.) -- Oregon. (2) Rivers -- Oregon. (2) Sheep ranches -- Oregon -- Jefferson County. (2) Sheriffs -- Oregon -- Multnomah County. (2) Ship models -- Design and construction. (2) Slavery -- Law and legislation -- Oregon. (2) Soldiers -- United States -- Correspondence. (2) Spanish-American War, 1898 -- Campaigns -- Philippines -- Personal narratives. (2) Steamboats -- Northwest, Pacific. 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Collection Title:

"Mary" letter to "Mother"

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from "Mary", Columbus, Nebraska, to "Mother", 2 pp, September 1923, regarding bad weather in Columbus, Nebraska.
 
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A. B. Steinbach and Company records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Agreements, 1876-1940; Correspondence, 1890-1949; Deeds and leases, 1885-1951; Mortgages, 1888-1925; Titles, 1887-1895; Receipts, 1880-1917; Miscellaneous documents, 1884-1939. A. B. Steinbach and Company was a men's and boy's outfitters.
 
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A. H. Chapman letter to D. N. Cooley

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from A. H. Chapman, Boise, Idaho, to D. N. Cooley, Washington, D.C., 6 pp, 9 January 1866, regarding Indian affairs in Idaho and referring to James W. Nesmith and Governor Caleb Lyon.
 
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Abbett family papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Programs of the Portland Flute Club, 1921-1926; Diary of Mrs. J. T. Abbett, 2 vol., 1911-1915; Typescript "History of Women's Foreign Missionary Work in the Pacific Northwest" by Mrs. J. T. Abbett, 10 pp, 1929; Diaries and letters of Myra Leanna (Abbett) Adams, 1890-1963; Miscellaneous family papers, 1865-1963. John C. Abbett was a Portland businessman and flautist.
 
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John F. Abele papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Papers of Dr. John F. Abele, of Portland, Oregon, ca. 1944-1979.
 
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Abraham Walter Lafferty papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Letters to E. B. McNaughton, January 1949, urging Reed College to purchase Calvert Mansion in Riverdale, Maryland, with historical references to Jonathan Bourne and Edward D. Baker; Miscellaneous documents, 1961-1963, regarding his problems with the I.R.S. and Oregon & California Railroad land claims; Correspondence between Norman Wiener and Dr. Thomas R. Montgomery, 1991, regarding Lafferty's I.R.S. and O&C troubles retrospectively. Abraham Walter Lafferty was a Representative from Oregon.
 
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Ada Bering Wien papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Manuscript and typescript letters from Ada Bering Wien of Fairbanks, Alaska to Mrs. Graves, 1953-1959; Photographs of Wien giving a talk at the Museum of History and Industry, Alaska, 1954; Typescript speech; 3 pp, 1969, regarding early aviation and gold mining in Alaska.
 
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Irwin M. Adair diary

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Diary of Irwin M. Adair, 1 vol., 1864, regarding his activities and experiences as a Union soldier in Tennessee during the Civil War.
 
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Charles Adams letters to Abraham Adams

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Photocopy letters, with typescript transcripts, from Charles Adams, Oregon, to his brother, Abraham Adams, 1856-1871, regarding life in Oregon and family matters.
 
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Henry A. Adams letter to John Adams

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from Henry A. Adams, Lewiston, Oregon, to John Adams, 3 pp, 2 July 1862, regarding the difficulties of sheep herding and selling in Lewiston and prospects for success in Florence, Oregon.
 
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Aitken family papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Diary of trip from Iowa to Oregon by James Akin, 1852; Overland diary of William Vita James Johnson, 1852, with notes, 1852-1859; Correspondence of William Vita James Johnson, 1843-1862; Letters to F. S. Akin from Ben Selling, 1893-1894; Autobiography of F. S. Akin, 14 pp.; Correspondence of Alva Aitken, 1907-1970; Aitken, Johnson and Richey family genealogy; Minutes and other papers of the Fagot Club, 1900-1901. Aitken is variously spelled Akin, Aikens or Aitkens.
 
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Alaska collection

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Miscellaneous letters, publications and documents, 1882-1970, about Alaska, including information on Isobel Wylie Hutchison, Alaska statehood, and the Alaska Historical Museum.
 
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Albert M. Southwick papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence with family, 1898-1907, regarding army life and conditions in Manila during the Spanish American War; Rosters and booklets describing the Oregon Volunteer Infantry, 1898; Newspaper clippings regarding the Spanish American War, 1898-1899. Albert M. Southwick was a native of Salem, Oregon and served with the Oregon Volunteer Infantry 2nd Regiment in the Spanish American War.
 
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T. Alexander letter to Fred Lockley

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from T. Alexander, Linnton, Oregon, to Fred Lockley, 1 p, 12 March 1925, regarding sales of his book "Experiences of a trapper and hunter from youth to old age."
 
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Alexander Linthicum papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1919-1940, regarding a job search and the cabin of the Timberline Ski Club; Stock Certificate book of the Wilson Investment Co., 1 vol., 1910-1938; Recipe books, 3 vols., ca. 1913; Diplomas and certificates, 1920-1935; Correspondence, 1910-1967, regarding Couch and Wilson families, estates and railway and automobile travel; Contracts; Financial records; Journals, ledgers and minute books, 9 vols.; Correspondence regarding the Mary H. Couch estate, 1941-1951; Diaries, 1929-1936; Correspondence from Louise Linthicum, 1924-1929, regarding travels; Wills, legal documents and genealogical material. Alexander Wilson Linthicum (1895-1969) was a Portland, Oregon businessman, naturalist and mountaineer.
 
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Alexander Phimister Proctor papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Drafts of Proctor's autobiography, with reminiscences and anecdotes about his early life, education, hunting adventures and work; Contracts; Correspondence with Gifford Pinchot, Henry Stimson, George de Forest Brush, Daniel C. French, Augustus Saint-Gaudens, Victor Salvatore, Lorado Taft and Robert William Vonnoh; Sketches of animals, Indians and various sculpting projects; Magazine articles by Proctor; Scrapbooks. Alexander Phimster Proctor (1862-1950) was the sculptor of the "Rough Rider" statue of Theodore Roosevelt in Portland, Or., the "Pioneer" statue in Eugene, and "The Circuit Rider" statue in Salem.
 
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Alfred B. Humphrey letters

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1871-1879, to relatives in Connecticut regarding life on a small farm near Oregon City, Oregon. Alfred B. Humphrey was a carpenter who came to Oregon from Simsbury, Connecticut in 1870.
 
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Alfred B. Meacham letters

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Manuscript letter to Cyrus S. Woodworth, Portland, Oregon, 1 p, June 3 1899, regarding financial matters; Manuscript letter from John Smith, Warm Springs Indian Agency, 1 p, December 5 1871, regarding a survey made along the Columbia River near The Dalles fishery. Alfred Benjamin Meacham (b. 1826) and his wife, Orpha Caroline Feree (b. 1828) were 1850 pioneers to Suisun City, California, where Alfred operated a marble quarry with his brother, Harry.
 
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Alfred Hampson papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, articles, reports and testimony regarding state and national minimum deposit container legislation, 1972-1975. Alfred Hampson was a Portland, or. attorney active in lobbying for the Oregon Minimum Deposit Act (Bottle Bill), which went into effect in October 1972.
 
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Alfred L. Stone papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Personal articles and memorabilia regarding Stone's military appointments and jewelry store in Portland, Oregon, 1881-1943.
 
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Alfred Staehli correspondence

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Correspondence, 1981-1982, regarding the historic preservation of buildings in Oregon, including: the Portland Veteran's Hospital, the St. John's Postal Station, the Steamer Portland and the Wallowa County Museum building.
 
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Alice Johnson Booth collection on fashion

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Manuscript letter, 4 pp, 1989, describing the first showing of paintings from the Chrysler Collection at the Portland Art Museum, fashion and the "World's Largest Fashion Show" by Aaron Frank and Tommy Lueke at the Stadium; Invitation to the Chrysler Exhibit, 1956; Newspaper clippings, ca. 1937, regarding Alice Johnson and Alta Corbett.
 
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Allan Hart papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence and newspaper clippings, 1935-1937, regarding Hart's proposed appointment to the United States District Court in Oregon. Allan Hart worked as an attorney with Lindsay, Hart, Neil & Weigler in Portland, Oregon.
 
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E. T. Allen papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1906-1931; Poetry by Allen, circa 1900; Miscellaneous papers and articles, circa 1920-1949, on forestry; Eulogy for Allen, 1942.
 
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Harvey Abner Allen letters,

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:One (1) folder of transcripts (typescript, photocopy) of letters of Harvey Abner Allen.
 
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Maryland Allen papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes manuscripts of short stories, novels, essays, plays, correspondence, clippings, etc. Maryland Allen (d. 1927) was a Portland, Oregon author.
 
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Benjamin and William Alvord letters

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes materials belonging to William C. Alvord and Benjamin Alvord. General Benjamin Alvord was born in Rutland, Vermont, August 18, 1813, and died October 16, 1884.
 
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American Lutheran Church of Toppenish and Parsonage plans

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: 6 plans and elevations on 6 sheets of the American Lutheran Church of Toppenish and Parsonage in Toppenish, Washington, scale: 1/4" : 1', 1939. Ernst Kroner (1866-1955) was a German-born architect who came to Portland, Oregon in 1889.
 
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American Public Works Association Records Oregon Branch records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, newsletters, miscellaneous administrative records, brochures, financial documents, speeches, etc., ca. 1963-1991.
 
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Axel Anderson letters

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letters from Axel Anderson, 1903-1906, regarding newspaper work prospects. Axel Anderson was a newspaperman in Illinois, California and Oregon.
 
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Irving W. Anderson collection on Jean Baptiste Charbonneau

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Typescript and photocopy correspondence and research materials, 1848-1970, compiled by Irving W. Anderson; Articles he wrote about Charbonneau; Photocopy of an account book, 49 pp, 1847-1848, kept by Charbonneau while at the San Luis Rey Mission, California; And photographs of Charbonneau's grave.
 
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John A. Anderson letter to Samuel T. McKean

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Photocopy letter, with typed transcript, from John A. Anderson letter to Samuel T. McKean, Astoria, Oregon, 2 pp, 19 December 1852, regarding the Oregon legislature, the creation of the office of Fish Inspector and the location of the county seat of Pacific County.
 
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Mrs. William E. Anderson letter on the shelling of Warrenton, Oregon

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Manuscript letter by Mrs. William E. Anderson of Tillamook, Oregon, to the Oregon Historical Society, 4 pp, July 29, 1963.
 
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Andrew and Herbert Winfree papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, minutes, articles of incorporations, by-laws, disbursements and lists of stockholders and directors of: Fechheimer Estate Co., 1912-1931; Broadway-Washington-Park Corp., 1931-1961; Bridal Veil Power and Light Company, 1937-1947; Bridal Veil Lumber and Box Company, 1940-1960; Personal property taxes, 1953-1962; Plan of Oregon City Woolen Mills, 1954; Investments of Oregon City Manufacturing Company, 1954-1962; Papers relating to the estate of Hulda S. Ford, 1873-1957.
 
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Andrew Jackson Splawn letters

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes manuscript and typescript correspondence used by Andrew Jackson Splawn in his book "Ka-Mi-Akin : Last Hero of the Yakimas," 1858-1908.
 
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Angell family letters

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1852-1871, to Thomas and Susan Angell from family in Iowa, regarding life in Iowa and pleas for the Angells to return. Susan Pinney Yeomans Angell was born May 12, 1832 in Rome, New York, and died on December 27, 1928.
 
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Levi Ankeny letters to Martin Strong Burrell

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letters from Levi Ankeny, Walla Walla, Washington, to Martin Strong Burrell, 23 August 1881-28 April 1882, regarding banking, stock in Pendleton, Oregon and related business.
 
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Antelope Fund records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Records, ca. 1981-1987, created by Diane McDonald Hill, relating to the Antelope Fund, an organization formed to aid "people with real and reasonable complaints against the Indian guru Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh and his followers."
 
Collection Title:

Susan B. Anthony letter to "My Dear Friends"

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter with typed transcript from Susan B. Anthony to "My Dear Friends", 1 p, 21 May 1885, regarding her recent visit, transmitting the first two volumes of the history of woman suffrage and encouraging the recipients to report their activities to "New Era."
 
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Anthony Brandenthaler papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Burnt River Lumber Company correspondence, 1953-1955; Oregon Centennial Commission, 1954-1956; Financial reports, 1958-1959; Minutes, 1954-1960; Programs, ephemera and scrapbook. Anthony Brandenthaler (1895-1979) was owner of Burnt River Lumber Company in Baker, Or., and Chairman of the Oregon Centennial Commission.
 
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Jesse Applegate Letter to Joseph Putnam

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Manuscript letter from Jesse Applegate to Joseph Putnam, Yoncalla, Oregon, 2 pp, January 6, 1860, thanking Joseph for entertaining the children.
 
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Jesse Applegate letters to Harvey Gordon

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Manuscript letters to Harvey Gordon from Jesse Applegate, 9 pp, 1861-1862, concerning political matters, corruption, primary elections, comments on the Oregon Argus, Williams for Governor and Yoncalla. Harvey Gordon, surveyor and designer of the Seal of the State of Oregon, was elected State printer in 1862, but died before assuming office.
 
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Applegate family papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes correspondence, papers and genalogical materials of members of the Applegate family.
 
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A. P. Armstrong letter to W. J. Plymale

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from A. P. Armstrong, Portland, Oregon, to W. J. Plymale, Jacksonville, Oregon, 1 p, 26 October 1903, regarding the purchase of land in Rogue River Valley.
 
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Arthur Churchill papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, memoranda, financial records, etc. regarding his family, law practice, land transactions, travels, his dairy farm and contemporary political topics, 1854-1948. Arthur M. Churchill (b. 1876) was a Portland, Oregon attorney and dairy farmer.
 
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Arthur Dobbs papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Photocopy manuscript report, 10 pp, ca. 1752, on the cost of beaver fur; Photocopy manuscript report, 24 pp, on the management of the Hudson's Bay Company. Arthur Dobbs (1689-1765) was an Irish author, statesman and governor of North Carolina.
 
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Arthur Riggs papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1937-1940, with information on the development of shipping on the upper Columbia River; Autobiographical journals of shipping experience; Steamboat history notes, ca. 1880-1930, prepared by Frank J. Smith, with information on steamboat races on the Columbia and Willamette rivers; Logbooks of steamers J. N. Teal, 1908-1915, Inland Empire, 1908-106, and Twin Cities, 1909-1911. Arthur Riggs (1871-1941) was a river pilot on the Columbia, Snake and Willamette Rivers.
 
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Ashley R. Russell papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1944, to his relatives, from France, regarding military life; Correspondence, 1940-1941, from the Portland Art Museum regarding enrollment and sale of his artworks; Letter, 1942, from Sgt. Alfred E. Peacock, regarding Russell's artwork; Program of classes at the Museum Art School, 1943-1944; Typescript letter, 1948, to Russell's parents, posthumously awarding him a Purple Heart. Ashley Robert Russell (Bob) (1922-1944) was killed by a German sniper in Normandy, France July 15, 1944; one of the first to land in France on D-Day.
 
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Claude C. Asquith recollections of Carl Leick

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Photocopy letter from Claude C. Asquith, Seaside, Oregon, to "Maryetta", 2 pp, 19 January 1968, regarding his recollections of working with Carl Leick on the lighthouse tender Manzanita.
 
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Associated Forest Industries of Oregon records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence of secretary Charles E. Ogles, 1947-1955, regarding memberships and activities; Minutes, 1948-1958. Associated Forest Industries of Oregon is a non-profit organization to protect and advance the interests of Oregon forest industries.
 
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John Jacob Astor collection

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Typescript copies of miscellaneous historical and biographical material, 1811-1932, concerning John Jacob Astor's citizenship, relationship with Aaron Burr, etc., including correspondence of Margaret J. Plunkett and General Cruikshank; Typescript transcript and photostat copy of letter to William Shaler, 3 pp, February 10, 1816. John Jacob Astor was born in July 17, 1763 in Germany and died in 1848 in New York.
 
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Victor Atiyeh papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1965-1976, primarily from constituents regarding various political issues, including abortion, field burning, taxation, education and fluoridation; Campaign materials; Press releases; Reports; Materials regarding Oregon Senate committees of Local and State Financing, Taxation and Ways and Means, 1963-1965; Materials relating to Atiyeh's Oregon gubernatorial campaign, 1978; Speeches; Miscellaneous and ephemera. Victor G. Atiyeh served as Oregon's governor from 1979 to 1987.
 
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R. G. Atwell letter to "Dear Sir"

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Photocopy letter from R. G. Atwell, Portland, Oregon, to "Dear Sir", 2 pp, 8 September 1883, requesting addressee to purchase a boat.
 
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August Krause papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Confirmation certificate, 1875; Release from Prussian citizenship papers, 1889; Letters of introduction and other correspondence, 1891-1918, regarding his career as a Lutheran clergyman in the United States. August Johann Heinrich Krause (1861-1941) was a German immigrant and pastor at St. Paul's Evangelical Luthern Church in Portland, Oregon, 1893-1928.
 
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William Aver letter to William Foxwell

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Photocopy letter from William Aver, London, England, to William Foxwell, Cornwall, England, 3 pp, 27 December 1800, regarding economic conditions and crime in London.
 
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B. F. Butler letter to Mr. Brown on behalf of Richard Evens

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from B. F. Butler, Oroville, California, to Mr. Brown on behalf of Richard Evens, 2 pp, 8 January 1867, regarding Evens' claim for service in the Indian War.
 
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William S. Babcock letter to "Friend Leonard"

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from William S. Babcock, Jacksonville, Oregon, to "Friend Leonard", 1 p, 3 August 1864, regarding his concern for friends emigrating to Oregon during times of hostilities with Indians.
 
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C. B. Bagley letter to George Himes

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from C. B. Bagley, Seattle, Washington, to George Himes, 5 pp, 13 January 1908, recollecting the printing of the session laws of the Oregon Territory.
 
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George L. Baker papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes miscellaneous letters and papers regarding George L. Baker. George Luis Baker (1868-1941) was city coucilman and commisioner for Portland, Oregon, 1904-1917, and mayor, 1917-1933.
 
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Lola Greene Baldwin collection,

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Papers, photographs, and scrapbooks of Lola Greene Baldwin, Portland, Oregon's first policewoman, compiled by Marian E. Hays.
 
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John Ball papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes correspondence, diaries, biographies articles, reports, etc. Ball traveled west with Captain N.J. Wyeth and joined the William Sublette party at Independence, Missouri.
 
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Myra Ballon papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Manuscript letter to Myra Ballon, 4 pp, 1900, regarding the Portland Street Fair and Carnival; Typescript letter to O. R. Ballon from Fairmount Nurseries, 1 p, 1901, discussing hedge fences; Typescript letter to Myra Ballon from the National Irrigation Congress, 1 p, 1909, asking Ballon to become a delegate.
 
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Josiah Banke[?] letter to D. J. Switzer

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from Josiah Combe or Banke, Idaho Falls, Idaho, to D. J. Switzer, 12 February 1894, regarding collection of a debt.
 
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Barbey family collection,

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Papers, photographs, diaries, clippings, ephemera, and other materials of the Barbey family of Oregon, involved in the salmon canning industry.
 
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Forbes Barclay papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence with Isabella Barclay, Peter Skene Ogden and others; Deeds; Receipts; Documents relating to the Oregon City School.
 
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Katie Barclay letters

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from Katie Barclay, Oregon City, Oregon, to "My dear friend," 4 pp, 7 October 1896, regarding family news and the development of Oregon City; Letter from Katie Barclay, Oregon City, Oregon, to Mrs. William McKinley, 3 pp, 18 May 1889, regarding the death of James McKinley.
 
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A. D. Barnard letter to the Superintendent of Indian Affairs

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from A. D. Barnard to the Superintendent of Indian Affairs, 3 pp, 10 May 1867, regarding a sum of money owed to Barnard.
 
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George A. Barnes letter to George Himes

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from George A. Barnes, Olympia, Washington, to George Himes, 4 pp, ca. 1902-1912, regarding his early life and overland journey to Oregon, to California and finally to Olympia, Washington.
 
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Kate Stevens Bates letter to Eleanor Jones Graves

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from Kate Stevens Bates, Olympia, Washington, to Eleanor Jones Graves, 1 p, 13 January 1935, requesting aid in a movement to ask Washington State Legislature to grant a pension to Mrs. Bates, due to her father's, I. I. Steven, service to Washington Territory.
 
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Oscar Beck papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1902-1950, with Clifton N. McArthur and Frederick Steiwer; Notebooks, 1905-1932; Notes on construction jobs, 1924-1950; Documents of the Portland Cement Co.; Reports and specifications regarding engineering activities in the Portland area; Memorabilia. Oscar Terry Peter Beck (b. 1883) was a testing engineer in Portland, Oregon, ca. 1900-1946.
 
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Cornelius C. Beekman collection on the U. S. Sanitary Commission

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes manuscript letters between Beekman and Amory Holbrook, subscription lists and receipts, 1862-1865, regarding donations from Jackson and Josephine Counties, Oregon, to the U.S. Sanitary Commission.
 
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Edward S. Belden letter to "My Dear Sir"

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from Edward S. Belden, Marysville, California, to "My Dear Sir", 3 pp, 25 January 1869, thanking him for his help in establishing Belden's medical practice in Marysville, California.
 
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Leander N. Belieu letter to Sarah Belieu

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from Leander N. Belieu, Rogue River Valley, Oregon, to his wife, Sarah Belieu, 3 pp, 28 May 1849, regarding mining along the Umpqua River and family matters.
 
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Katie Bellinger and William Deueff letters

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Love letters between Katie Bellinger and William Deueff, Jacksonville, Oregon, 1886-1888, regarding their relationship and activities in Jacksonville.
 
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Ben Hur Lampman papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1935-1952; Documents from the files of Associate Editor of the Oregonian. Ben Hur Lampman was born in Wisconsin in 1886 and died in 1954.
 
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J. W. Bend letter to William G. Bend

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Photocopy letter from J. W. Bend, Oro Fino, California, to William G. Bend, 8 pp, 9 June 1861, regarding family matters, the Civil War and politics.
 
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Benjamin Alvord letter to Reuben F. Maury

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Manuscript letter, 4 pp, February 15 1864, regarding politics, including President Lincoln, the Republican Party, slavery and military matters. Reuben F. Maury (1821-1906) was Commander of the Oregon Cavalry 1st Regiment during the Civil War.
 
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Benjamin Driscoll papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence and ephemera relating to the Vega Company and its Vega Standard Cornet and other musical instrument companies, 1907; Correspondence and ephemera relating to the Royal Arcanum, 1894-1895; Ephemera relating to the Portland Rowing Club and other rowing associations, 1896-1903; Ephemera and accounts of the YMCA, 1900-1901; Miscellaneous papers of Benjamin and Cerena Driscoll. Benjamin Driscoll was a musician, leader of the Driscoll Orchestra (1904-06) and cornet player at the Helig and Bungalow Theatres, Portland (1907-09).
 
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Benjamin Looney letter to Jesse Looney

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Manuscript letter from Benjamin Looney, 4 pp, February 21 1863, regarding news of the Civil War. Jesse Looney (1800-1869) was a farmer and legislator.
 
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Addison Bennett papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Papers include notes and correspondence, 1920-1921, regarding rivers and streams of Oregon and the Oregon State Fair. Addison Bennett (1845-1924) was editor of the first newspaper in Irrigon, Oregon, the Oregon Irrigator, later the Irrigon Irrigator.
 
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Benson family papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Deeds for property in Portland, Oregon, 1913 and 1924, for Simon Benson; Manuscript letter from Simon to his son, Gilbert, November 2 1920, announcing his marriage; High school certificate of completion from Washington High school, Portland, Oregon to Gilbert, 1916; Olympia Collegiate Institute diploma for Pamelia Frances Loomis, 1889.
 
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Bergman Shoe Manufacturing Company records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1934-1938, arranged by account name; Accounts, 3 vols., 1910-1952; Sales registers, 2 vols., 1922-1924; Sample book, 1 vol., 1911; Customer orders, 1 vol., 1910-1912; Financial report, 1 vol., 1918-1920.
 
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Bernard Z. Agrons papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Papers of Bernard Z. "Bernie" Agrons, Oregon state legislator and vice-president of Weyerhaeuser. Includes: constituent correspondence, legislative files, speeches, subject files, legislative schedules, and publications.
 
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Berry Walker Dunn papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Manuscript letter from Dunn to Mrs. M. F. Cook, corresponding secretary of the Yamhill County Woman Suffrage Association, 6 pp, May 16, 1875, explaining his support for woman suffrage; Card for his funeral, 1898.
 
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James Biddle letter to Don Pedro Abadie

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from James Biddle, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to Don Pedro Abadie, Lima, Peru, 1 p, 21 December 1820, introducing W. Hogan upon his arrival in Lima.
 
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William Biddle letter to General Samuel Smith

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from William Biddle to General Samuel Smith, U. S. Senate, 1p, 15 February 1831, regarding the resignation of Mr. Richards as "Director".
 
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Bingham Pump Company records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, financial records and miscellaneous ephemera.
 
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Charles Pleasant Bishop letter to George W. Eyre

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from Charles Pleasant Bishop, New York, to George W. Eyre, Salem, Oregon, 2 pp, 26 May 1922, regarding a new method of flax production developed in Canada and urging growers in the Willamette Valley to observe.
 
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Z. C. Bishop letters

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Photostat letters to family in Portland, Or, 1837-1856, with typed transcripts; Newspaper clippings with genealogical information of descendants, including the Rhodes family of Benton County, Oregon; Photograph of the grave of Mary Ann Bishop, wife of Z. C.; Typescript index to articles and archival materials about Bishop; With letter of transmittal.
 
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Blackwood's Magazine collection on George F. Ruxton

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Photocopy letters from the family and friends of George F. Ruxton, 13 letters, 1848-1898, concerning his book "Life in the Far West," which was published by "Blackwood's Magazine."
 
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Harry C. Blair collection on Edward D. Baker

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:4 disbound notebooks with 1 color and 68 black and white photographs and 80 pp of typed notes, correspondence, original and photocopied correspondence and some prints, ca. 1845-1952, compiled by author Harry C. Blair regarding the life, family and career of Col. Edward C. Baker, including his friendship with Abraham Lincoln. Edward Dickinson Baker was born in London, England on Feb. 24, 1811.
 
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William Boggs letter to his daughter Juliet

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Photocopy with typed transcript of a letter from William Boggs to his daughter Juliet, 4 pp, February 14, 1871, detailing Boggs family genealogy, with letter of transmittal.
 
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Bolter-Smith family papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Manuscript letters, 1818-1889, between members of the Bolter-Smith family, including: Mary Rutherford; John Bolter; Curtis Mallery; Nancy Mallery; Anson Smith; Charley Smith; Parthena Mallery; Genealogical information.
 
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Benjamin Bonneville letters to Theodore J. Eckerson

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Photostat copies of letters from Benjamin Bonneville to Theodore J. Eckerson, from New York, 3 pp, September 8, 1855, and 4 pp, September 15, 1855, recalling a trip from New Orleans, Louisiana, to Little Rock, Arkansas, on horseback in 1822 and when he was stationed in Vancouver. Theodore John Eckerson was an Oregon pioneer of 1849.
 
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Bonneville Power Administration records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Miscellaneous records of the Bonneville Power Administration, including progress reports of the fish-passage research program, 1961-1964; Correspondence; Statistical data on the capacity of the Bonneville fish ways.
 
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Booth Kelly Lumber Company records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence; Financial reports; Minutes of annual meetings; Operation statements; Bid for property of Saginaw Mill & Timber Co., 1911; Suit involving Springfield Plywood Corp., 1956; Material related to the purchase by Georgia Pacific Corp., 1959; Blueprint plan of a train.
 
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J. Q. A. Bowlby collection on Astoria, Oregon

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence concerning the early history of Astoria, 1901-1916; Photocopy extract from Captain James Biddle's journal, 1 p, 1818; Maps of Fort Astoria and Fort George, 1818; Typescript extract from a paper read before the Woman's Club of Astoria, 1905, regarding the history of the area around Astoria.
 
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Bowman family papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, ca. 1924-1951, of Kathryn, Dan and Isabella Bowman; Military papers, ca. 1916-1920, of Dan Bowman; Miscellaneous financial documents, contracts, deeds and agreements for the Bowmans and Isabella's husband, Elwood Enke; Specifications for a warehouse for Dan Bowman's Wickwire Spencer Steel Company by architect L. L. Dougan, 1928; Miscellaneous family records; Unprocessed correspondence.
 
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A. G. Brabant letters to Capt. J. Walbran

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letters from A. G. Brabant letters to Capt. J. Walbran, 3 March-31 October 1896, regarding Indians' accounts of the first visit of Spaniards and Franciscan monks at Nootka, the anchorage of the Tonquin and the conjugation of the verb Nootka.
 
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Daniel Bradford letter to John Spencer

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from Daniel Bradford letter to John Spencer, Lafayette, Oregon, 1 p, 22 May 1853, regarding cattle ranching.
 
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Thomas J. Brady letter to John H. Mitchell

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from Thomas J. Brady, second assistant postmaster-general, Washington, D.C., to John H. Mitchell, Portland, Oregon, 2 pp, 27 June 1879, regarding the frequency of mail service on route no. 4415, between Jacksonville, Oregon and Crescent City, California.
 
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W. T. Branch letter to D. Solis Cohen

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from W. T. Branch, Portland, Oregon, to D. Solis Cohen, 2 pp, 23 June 1892, notifying Cohen of his election to the Board of Police Commissioners, City of Portland.
 
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Oscar and Ruth Brandt letters to "Willis"

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letters from Oscar and Ruth Brandt to "Willis", 14 October 1975 and 26 March 1979, regarding photographs sent to Willis (not included).
 
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Thomas H. Brents letter to Isaac V. Mossman

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from Thomas H. Brents, Walla Walla, Washington, to Isaac V. Mossman, Oakland, California, 3 pp, 9 February 1904, reminiscing about gold mining in Idaho and Oregon.
 
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Walter W. and Vivien R. Bretherton papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, ca. 1920-1960, of Walter W. Bretherton to various politicians and Vivien Bretherton to friends.
 
Collection Title:

Emily Brian letters

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letters from Emily Brian, Kansas and Ohio, to family, 27 September 1866 and 25 April 1879, regarding a death in the family and other family matters.
 
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Bridal Veil Timber Company records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, documents and newspaper clippings regarding labor organizing and disputes, 1935; Financial reports, 1921-1923; Typescript history of the company, 9 pp.
 
Collection Title:

British Columbia collection

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Miscellaneous publications, 1910-1941, about British Columbia; Stock share, 1914, of Fort Steele Waterworks Company, Ltd., issued to Sarah L. Galbraith; Photocopy manuscript correspondence of Harry Jones, gold miner and Canadian mounted policeman, circa 1822-1935, in Welsh, relating to mining in Cariboo, B.C.; Photocopy manuscript report of coal deposits in the Nanaimo, B.C. area, 29 pp, 1863-1864.
 
Collection Title:

W. Stuart Brock letter to T. McPatten

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from W. Stuart Brock, Albany, Oregon, to T. McPatten, 1 p, 17 October 1853, regarding Jessy Quinn Thornton's failure to pay a debt.
 
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B. B. Brockway letter to his cousins

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from B. B. Brockway, Roseburg, Oregon, to his cousins, 3 pp, 6 July 1873 or 1878, regarding family matters and description of Oregon.
 
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Margaret Rice Brockway letter to Grant and Mary Barnes

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from Margaret Rice Brockway, Roseburg, Oregon, to Grant and Mary Barnes, 1869-1875, regarding family life, weather, farming and economic conditions, immigration and her remarriage.
 
Collection Title:

Brooke and McRae family collection,

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Photographs of the Brooke and McRae families of Oregon and Walla Walla, Washington. Also includes genealogical information, correspondence and some paper records.
 
Collection Title:

Brooke family papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1902-1960; World War I correspondence and records, 1917-1919, of Lloyd W. and Frank P. Brooke; High School commencements, 1908-1909; School records; Greeting cards and invitations; Miscellaneous.
 
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Brooklyn Parent Teacher Association records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Minutes, treasurer's reports, newsletters, correspondence, membership directories, publicity materials, historian's reports (1951-1981, incomplete) and memorabilia from local, state and national PTA meetings. The Brooklyn Parent Teacher Association was founded in 1903 as the Brooklyn Mother's Club and sought to promote the welfare of children and youth in the school and in the community.
 
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Brooks-Scanlon, Inc. records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Log analysis, 7 vols., 1957-1958; Administrative and financial records, 1886-1975; Advertisements, ca. 1886-1975; Architectural plans for mill, ca. 1915; Administrative records, memoranda, reports, correspondence regarding financial status, brochures, etc., 1978-1979. Brooks-Scanlon, Inc. was founded as Brooks Brothers by Lester R., Dwight F. and Anson Brooks in Minneapolis, 1873.
 
Collection Title:

Jean Baptiste A. Brouillet letter to the Superintendent of Indian Affairs

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from Jean Baptiste A. Brouillet to the Superintendent of Indian Affairs, 1 p, 2 May 1866, requesting permission to build a Catholic mission on the Umatilla Indian Reservation.
 
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A. W. Brown letter to Mrs. H. C. Tucker

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from A. W. Brown, Portland, Oregon, to Mrs. H. C. Tucker, 4 pp, 17 May 1868, regarding family news and the election of 1868.
 
Collection Title:

George W. Brown letter to his father

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from George W. Brown, Oregon City, Oregon, to his father, 2 pp, 8 July 1873, regarding family news and crops.
 
Collection Title:

William H. Brown letters to his sons

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letters from William H. Brown, Eaveston and Danville, Illinois, to his sons, Thomas R. in Florida, John B. in Oregon, and Daniel Webster, 1865-1873, regarding family news.
 
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W. S. Bruce letter to Chairman of the Board of Stewards Grace Church, Portland, Oregon

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from W. S. Bruce, Boise, Idaho, to Chairman of the Board of Stewards Grace Church, Portland, Oregon, 2 pp, 13 March 1899, urging the consideration of John W. Huston as pastor of Grace Methodist Episcopal Church.
 
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Brud Shamrock papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Manuscript letter of introduction for Shamrock, 1914; Typescript agreement between Shamrock and Kid Jesse, 1914, for a boxing match in Yreka, California; Tickets to boxing matches, 1912-1914.
 
Collection Title:

William P. Bryant papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Typescript and photocopied manuscript letters to William P. Bryant, travel documents, and papers relating to his appointment as the first Chief Justice, Oregon Territory, 1839-1853; Microfilm, the same with additional correspondence and documents; Photostat biographical article of Bryant; Manuscript letter by G. W. Hawkins, Fort Hall, 1 p, September 4, 1849, removing power of attorney from A. L. Lovejoy and granting it to Bryant. Judge William P. Bryant was appointed first Chief Justice of the Oregon Territory by President Polk, served 1848-1852.
 
Collection Title:

Bryant family papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence from W. L. Bryant to his parents, 1918, discussing infectious diseases and quarantine practices in Salem, Oregon, and dances; Correspondence to Mr. and Mrs. Earl H. Bryant from William H. Cook, 1916-1918, regarding life in southern California; Sermons and sermon notes, 1852-1858; Correspondence between Uplift Publishing Company and Agnes Bryant, 1913, regarding book sales in Portland, Oregon. Rev. Earl H. Bryant (1856-1929) was a Methodist clergyman in Portland, Oregon.
 
Collection Title:

George W. Buchanan letters to the editor of Western Expositor

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Typescript copy letters from George W. Buchanan to the editor of Western Expositor, 6 pp, 1847, regarding Independence, Missouri as the starting point for journeys to Oregon and California.
 
Collection Title:

Colonel Charles S. Bulkley journal and letters

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Microfilmed journal and letters of Col. Charles S. Bulkley during the U.S. Army Telegraph Trail Expedition, 1865-1867.
 
Collection Title:

Philip Alva Bullard letters

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letters to Philip Alva Bullard from his sister, Rhoda Wade, her husband, W. H. H. Wade, and another sister, Fannie Bullard, 1876-1882, regarding Rhoda's failing health and eventual death, probably from tuberculosis; Letters from Philip Alva Bullard to his parents, and John Bullard, 1878, regarding family matters. Philip Alva Bullard served as Assistant Postmaster at Zion, Clackamas County, Oregon.
 
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Minerva Burbank letters to Nancy and John Spaulding

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letters from Minerva Burbank, Independence, Oregon, to Nancy and John Spaulding, 12 February 1853 and 29 May 1859, regarding family matters and life in Independence, Oregon.
 
Collection Title:

George H. Burnett letters

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from George H. Burnett, Salem, Oregon, to "Sister Emily," 7 pp, 17 August 1913, regarding a tour by rail and steamer from Oregon to Alaska; Letter from George H. Burnett, Salem, Oregon, to Mrs. Perry H. Raymond, 3 pp, regarding the death of his wife, Miriam Belt Burnett. George Henry Burnett (1853-1927) served as the 21st Chief Justice on the Oregon Supreme Court serving twice as chief first in 1921 to 1923, and then in 1927 when he died in office.
 
Collection Title:

Marshal P. Burnett papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes correspondence, certificates and other papers documenting Burnett's business and personal interests. Marshal Phelps Burnett (1861-1935) was born in Colusa County, California.
 
Collection Title:

Peter H. Burnett letter to George Himes

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from Peter H. Burnett, San Francisco, California, to George Himes, 3 pp, 6 May 1889, regretting his inability to attend the annual reunion of the Pioneer Association and reminiscing of his life in Oregon.
 
Collection Title:

Rosa Frazar Burrell letter to Margaret Alden Burrell

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from Rosa Frazar Burrell, Portland, Oregon, to Margaret Alden Burrell, Farmington, Oregon, 5 pp, 3 June 1894, regarding floods in Portland and news of friends and family.
 
Collection Title:

Rosa Frazar Burrell letter to Margaret Alden Burrell

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from Rosa Frazar Burrell, Portland, Oregon, to Margaret Alden Burrell, Farmington, Oregon, 5 pp, 3 June 1894, regarding floods in Portland and news of friends and family.
 
Collection Title:

Emily L. Burrows letters to Mary E. Stevens

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Typescript copy letters from Emily L. Burrows, Perrydale, Oregon, to Mary E. Stevens, 1873-1875, regarding family matters, sewing, weather, education and life in Perrydale, Oregon.
 
Collection Title:

Asahel Bush letter from Benjamin F. Harding

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Typescript copy of a letter from Benjamin F. Harding to Asahel Bush, San Francisco, Calif., 1 p., November 7 1860, regarding political and personal affairs. Asahel Bush Jr. (1824-1913) was a publisher, banker and Democratic political leader.
 
Collection Title:

Asahel Bush letter from John T. Jeffreys

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Typescript copy of a letter from John T. Jeffreys to Asahel Bush, The Dalles, Or., 3 pp., January 23 1860, regarding the Dalles Journal and political matters. Asahel Bush Jr. (1824-1913) was a publisher, banker and Democratic political leader.
 
Collection Title:

Asahel Bush letter from W. Cary Johnson

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Manuscript letter from W. Cary Johnson to Asahel Bush, Oregon City, Or., 2 pp., December 25 1861, regarding the policy of the Oregon Statesman in national political affairs. Asahel Bush Jr. (1824-1913) was a publisher, banker and Democratic political leader.
 
Collection Title:

Asahel Bush letter from W. H. Farrar

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Typescript copy of a letter from W. H. Farrar to Asahel Bush, The Dalles, Or., 2 pp., December 1, 1855, regarding the appointment of commissary and quartermaster at the Headquarters of the Oregon Mounted Volunteers. Asahel Bush Jr. (1824-1913) was a publisher, banker and Democratic political leader.
 
Collection Title:

Asahel Bush letter to Hugh D. O'Bryant

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Manuscript letter to Hugh D. O'Bryant from Asahel Bush, Oregon City, Or., 1 p., April 27 1850, regarding hopes for the defeat of T. J. Dryer for the House of Representatives. Asahel Bush Jr. (1824-1913) was a publisher, banker and Democratic political leader.
 
Collection Title:

Asahel Bush letters

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1850-1913, mostly typescript copies of political correspondence from important Oregon Democrats of the Territorial period regarding the Oregon Statesman, Rogue River and Yakima Indian Wars, politics, etc. Asahel Bush Jr. (1824-1913) was a publisher, banker and Democratic political leader.
 
Collection Title:

Asahel Bush letters from Matthew P. Deady

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1853-1864, manuscript and typescript copies, from Matthew P. Deady to Asahel Bush regarding political matters. Asahel Bush Jr. (1824-1913) was a publisher, banker and Democratic political leader.
 
Collection Title:

Mary Avery Butcher letters to Mrs. George Avery

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Photocopy letters from Mary Avery Butcher, The Dalles, Oregon, to her mother, Mrs. George Avery, Galesburg, Illinois, ca. 1875, regarding family matters and the Congregational Church in The Dalles. Mary Avery Butcher was the wife of Reverend William Roger Butcher of the Congregation Church in The Dalles, Oregon, 1871-1876.
 
Collection Title:

Ira Butler letter to S. H. Lucas

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from Ira Butler, Monmouth, Illinois, to S. H. Lucas, Polk, Oregon, 4 pp, 12 July 1852, regarding family matters.
 
Collection Title:

Butler-Smith family papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Typescript photocopy papers, 51 pp, including an extract from George Miller West's reminiscences regarding Isaac Smith and family's overland journey to Oregon in 1853, correspondence and genealogical information.
 
Collection Title:

H. Buttenhoff letters to Walter W. Buttenhoff

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letters from H. Buttenhoff, Portland, Oregon, to Walter W. Buttenhoff, Battery B, 49th Artillery CAC, France and Newport News, Virginia, 30 January and 1 March 1919, urging his son to get a special permit to return home to help with farm work.
 
Collection Title:

Allan Bynon letter to Philip H. Parrish

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from Allan Bynon letter to Philip H. Parrish, 2 pp, 14 October 1942, regarding the life of Col. E. Hofer, Oregon publisher, author and legislator. Ernst Hofer (1855-1934) was born in Clermont, Iowa where he entered the newspaper business with his father.
 
Collection Title:

C. E. Hein papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Typescript "Captain Nathaniel J. Wyeth's Journey up the Deschutes River in 1834-35," 7 pp, undated, regarding the plotting of a trail that differs from that of the Ralph Shane maps, with photocopy map; Typescript letter to Thomas Vaughan, 2 pp, January 31 1971, regarding corrections in plotting Ogden's 1824-1826 expeditions in Snake Country, with photocopy maps.
 
Collection Title:

Mary Evelene Calbreath papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, musical programs, articles, genealogy, ephemera; Daybook, 1 vol., 1864-1899; Landscape album, 1 vol.; Diaries, 3 vols., 1900-1902; Score, 40 pp, sonata for violin and piano in B minor; Typescript of a radio station introduction to a recital. Mary Evelene Calbreath (d. 1972) was a music teacher and composer in Portland, Oregon.
 
Collection Title:

California collection

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Manuscript letters from H. B. Smith to his wife, 2 pp, May 11, 1855, regarding work in the Jacksonville mines; Student relief pass-card, circa 1906, issued by Stanford University to students volunteering to provide relief to victims of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake; Invitation to the Grand Anniversary Ball, July 4, 1856.
 
Collection Title:

Calla Chandler Zumwalt family collection,

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Papers, photographs, and artifacts from Calla Chandler Zumwalt and her family of Myrtle Point, Coos County, Oregon.
 
Collection Title:

D. L. Campbell letter to Edward Campbell

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Photocopy typescript letter from D. L. Campbell, San Jose, California, to Edward Campbell, 3 pp, 28 January 1851, regarding preparations for their father's overland journey to California.
 
Collection Title:

John F. Campbell letter to Silas J. Day

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from John F. Campbell, Goose Lake Valley, Oregon, to Silas J. Day, 4 pp, 24 January 1872, regarding mining of the Cheafton and Defiance mines in Goose Lake Valley.
 
Collection Title:

Captain O. D. Henderson eulogies

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Obituaries, eulogies and letters of condolence to his wife, Minne, upon the death of Captain Ogilvie D. Henderson. Oregon National Guard Captain Ogilvie D. Henderson of Woodburn, Oregon was fatally shot, along with Clackamas County Sherriff John R. Shaver, while attempting to apprehend Frank Smith, the suspected murderer of the Oregon City nightwatchman, George Hanlon.
 
Collection Title:

William Cardwell letter to Dr. J. R. Cardwell

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from William Cardwell, Portland, Oregon, to his son, Dr. J. R. Cardwell, Corvallis, Oregon, 1 p, 12 August 1859, regarding instructions for fixing up a house.
 
Collection Title:

Carl A. Schram papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1911-1953, regarding his activities in and contributions to Waverly Country Club and other organizations and Republican politicians, including Douglas McKay; Correspondence, 1922-1957, regarding Parker-Schram Company's financial concerns and construction projects. Carl Allen Schram (1892-1957) was born in Oregon City and served as assistant mill manager of Powell River Pulp & Paper Co., Ltd. in Canada before forming Parker-Schram Company, construction contractors, with Charles Parker in 1920.
 
Collection Title:

Carl Epping family papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Birth certificate for Eugenie-Josephine Galet Perony, 1803, in French with English translation; Manuscript letter to 'My Young Friend' (Mme E. Beaulard) from John A. Beaulard, 1834, in French; Marriage contract, 1850; Presidential pardon for Epping, 1865; Presidential appointment as Vice Consul, 1869; Confederate bonds; Genealogical information, including obituaries for Epping and Angele d'Istra La Coste; Correspondence, 1906, of Epping's heirs, including those living in Portland, Oregon, regarding property confiscated by the federal government during the Civil War; Lock of Epping's hair. Carl Epping (1819-1885) was a timber merchant, Vice Consol of Sweden and Norway and Vice President of Timber Cutters Bank of Georgia.
 
Collection Title:

Carl Laub papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Drafts of biography of Laub, "Your Country Editor"; Radio show scripts, 1962-1967, for KUIK and KWJJ; Writings, including Oregon histories, human interest, humor, poetry, news commentary and his column "I Ain't Mad at Nobody"; Correspondence, 1896-1907. Carl Laub (b. 1898) came to Oregon at the age of 7, worked as a salesman, newspaperman, publisher, editor and radio procuder and wrote the newspaper column "I Ain't Mad at Nobody."
 
Collection Title:

Clifford N. Carlsen collection,

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Papers of Clifford N. Carlsen, Jr., from the law firm of Miller Nash, et. al. departmental files. Includes files on civil rights and Rajneesh-related litigation.
 
Collection Title:

Charles A. Carmichael letter to his brother

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Photocopy letter, with typescript, from Charles A. Carmichael to his brother, 4 pp, 15 November 1850, regarding a trip west and settlement in Oregon.
 
Collection Title:

Caroline Couch Hoffman papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence and diaries of Caroline Couch Hoffman; Correspondence and personal memorabilia of David Burns, Georgiana Burns, Mary Caroline Burns, Walter John Burns, Walter John Burns, Jr., Captain Couch, Hoffman Construction Co., Elizabeth Hoffman, Julia Hoffman, Lee Hawley Hoffman, Clementine Freeman Lewis, Maria Louise Linthicum and Caroline Elizabeth Wilson, 1868-1971.
 
Collection Title:

N. U. Carpenter letter to John Young

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from N. U. Carpenter to John Young, 23 April 1951, regarding John's injury as a result of a bank bombing.
 
Collection Title:

Jesse Carrington letter to Dr. Alden H. Steele

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from Jesse Carrington, Caloma, California to Dr. Alden H. Steele, Oregon City, Oregon, 2 pp, 5 September 1850, regarding life in California gold mines and asking about work in Oregon.
 
Collection Title:

John C. Carson letter to Thomas Frazer

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from John C. Carson letter to Thomas Frazer, City Treasurer, 1 p, 15 April 1856, regarding money to be paid to Porter and Gray for city improvements.
 
Collection Title:

A. B. Carter letter to W. W. Chapman

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Photocopy letter from A. B. Carter, Lebanon, Oregon, to W. W. Chapman, 2 pp, 18 March 1860, regarding the possible construction of a road through Santiam Pass.
 
Collection Title:

William Carvasso letter to Anna M. Foxwell

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from William Carvasso to Anna M. Foxwell, 4 pp, 10 October 1827, regarding religion.
 
Collection Title:

Cascades Plywood Corporation records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1944-1949; Company history with profit/loss records, 1945-1954; Biography of Max D. Tucker, president; Scrapbook; Agreements, minutes, 1944; Ownership summaries, 1958-1959. Cascades Plywood Corporation purchsed Evan Produsts Co. of Portland in 1944, which had the first mortgage bonds of Penn Timber Co. of Warren, Pa.
 
Collection Title:

Catherine Julia Adams diary and letter

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Manuscript diary, 1 v, 1885-1887, regarding daily activities in Hillsboro, Oregon, and participation in the Women's Christian Temperance Union, with typescript copy; Typescript copy letter from William Bartlit, her father, 1 p, August 17, 1878.
 
Collection Title:

John Catlin letter to "Charles"

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from John Catlin, Lebanon, Oregon, to "Charles", 3 pp, 5 January 1862, describing Lebanon and regarding his opinion of African Americans and the Civil War and his belief that England will come to the aid of the Confederacy.
 
Collection Title:

Catlin Gabel school landscape plans

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: 1 blueprint on 1 sheet of a landscape plan for the Catlin Gabel school in Portland, Oregon, scale 1/8" : 1', 1932; Typescript letter to Catlin Gabel School principal, Mrs. J. T. Powers, 2 pp, 1932. Walter Henry Gerke (1891-1982) was a Portland, Oregon, landscape architect.
 
Collection Title:

Robert Caufield letter to Robert Shortess

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from Robert Caufield, Oregon City, Oregon, to Robert Shortess, Astoria, Oregon, 1 p, 6 September 1853, regarding "Grace", a child Shortess recently sent to the Caulfields.
 
Collection Title:

Bartlett Cave letter to George Himes

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from Bartlett Cave, Looking Glass, Washington, to George Himes, 2 pp, 24 April 1896, recounting an incident on Cave's overland journey wherein Indians fought Moses Eads for possession of his "red headed daughter."
 
Collection Title:

Central Park Blocks Project records,

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Records of the Park Blocks Foundation concerning the Central Park Blocks project in Portland, Or., circa 1999-2003.
 
Collection Title:

Stephen Fowler Chadwick collection

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, and other papers collected by Stephen Chadwick. Stephen Fowler Chadwick (December 25, 1825-January 15, 1895) served as the fifth Governor of Oregon from 1877 to 1878.
 
Collection Title:

William N. Chadwick letter to his cousin

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from William N. Chadwick, Fairfax, Virginia, to his cousin, 3 pp, 1 June 1865, regarding the end of the Civil War, the assassination of Abraham Lincoln and the activities of his regiment, the 8th Illinois Cavalry, Company E.
 
Collection Title:

Chamber Music Northwest records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Miscellaneous correspondence, minutes and financial reports, 1976-1977; Newsletter, 1 v, 1976, with events and biographies of participating musicians. Sergiu Luca, an acclaimed Israeli vionlinist, founded Chamber Music Northwest in 1971 after coming to Portland for a music recital.
 
Collection Title:

Peasley B. Chamberlain letter to "Brother Walker"

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter with typed transcript from Peasley B. Chamberlain, Portland, Oregon, to "Brother Walker", 1 p, 14 April 1860, regarding family and personal matters.
 
Collection Title:

Chamberlin family letters

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Manuscript correspondence between members of the Chamberlin family, 1854-1891, regarding family matters.
 
Collection Title:

Letitia A. Chambers letter to McClain Chambers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from Letitia A. Chambers, Forest Grove, Oregon, to McClain Chambers, 2 pp, 18 July 1856, regarding family matters, a horse race, a Fourth of July celebration and describing Elizabeth Constable, a girl Letitia thinks would suit McClain.
 
Collection Title:

A. C. Chandler letter to Rev. Emanuel Northrup

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Photocopy letter from A. C. Chandler, Secretary of the Board of Trustees, McMinnville College, McMinnville, Oregon, to Rev. Emanuel Northrup, West Oneonta, Oregon, 2 pp, 14 June 1888, regarding Northrup's appointment as Professor of Mathematics at McMinnville College (now Linfield College)
 
Collection Title:

Chandler Percy Brown family papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence and financial records of Bosler Electric Co., Steven's Steel and Equipment Co., Ray-Mailing Co. and Walton-Brown Electric Co.; Correspondence of Brown family members; Brown and Breyman family genealogy; Financial records, 1922-1958; Salem Water Dept. wages and water rates; Papers relating to the Oregon Children's Aid Society; Titles and abstracts; Address, date and expense ledgers. Chandler Percy Brown (1909- ) was born in Salem, Oregon, to a pioneer family (his father was Clifford Brown).
 
Collection Title:

John Chapman letter to "Cousin Sim"

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from John Chapman, Sheridan, Oregon, to "Cousin Sim", 1 p, 12 October 1881, regarding Will Chapman, grain farming, Sheridan and a Fourth of July celebration.
 
Collection Title:

Charles A. Sprague papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1896-1968; Documents relating to committees and commissions, 1949-1969, including Colleges for Oregon's Future, Oregon Geographic Names Board, Commission on the Rights, Liberties and Responsibilities of the American Indian, Oregon State Constitutional Revision Commission, etc.; Certificates and diplomas; Last will and testament; etc. Charles Arthur Sprague, the twenty-second governor of Oregon (1939-1943) was born in Lawrence, Kansas on November 12, 1887.
 
Collection Title:

Charles Bennett letter to O. A. Hattrem

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from Charles Bennett, Christiana, Norway (now Oslo), to O. A. Hattrem, Dover, England, 2 pp, 4 March 1903, regarding a voyage to America Hattrem purchased aboard Allan Lines Steamer "Tunisian."
 
Collection Title:

Charles Congleton papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Diaries, 1907-1927, describing Congleton's work with the Forest Service; Correspondence, 1907-1927, regarding fishing and the history of Ochoco National Forest; Certificates, 1907-1909; Autobiographical materials, etc. Charles Congleton was born in Kentucky and moved to Oregon in 1904.
 
Collection Title:

Charles Crookham papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Appointment books, 11 vols., recording Crookham's cases, volunteer activities and social engagements; Correspondence and memoranda. Charles Sewell Crookham was educated at Oregon State College, Stanford University and Northwestern College of Law.
 
Collection Title:

Charles G. Harker papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letters to and from Charles G. Harker, who served at Fort Vancouver, Washington Territory, in 1859, and with the Northwest Boundary Commission as escort.
 
Collection Title:

Charles Herbert Broderick letters

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1886-1892, primarily to his mother, regarding his travels while a sailor in England, India, New York and San Francisco; Newspaper clipping, 1892, with obituary. Charles Herbert Broderick was a sailor from Eureka, California.
 
Collection Title:

Charles L. McNary letter to Grace C. Kantz

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Manuscript letter to Grace C. Kantz, 1 p, April 17, 1933, regarding the establishment of a Post Office at Testament Creek, Oregon, and her possible appointment as Postmistress. Charles Linza McNary (1874-1944) served as U.S. senator from Oregon from 1917-1944.
 
Collection Title:

Charles Lanman collection on congressional biography

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1858-1895, with biographical information about members of congress.
 
Collection Title:

Charles Swigert papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1921-1935, between Charles and Celia Swigert and others; Business papers of the City and Suburban Railroad Co., 1901-1905, Willamette-Ersted Co., 1929-1932, Ross Island Sand & Gravel Co., 1930, and others. Charles Swigert was president of Pacific Bridge Co., president of Electric Steel Foundry Co. and chairman of the board of Willamette Iron and Steel Co.
 
Collection Title:

Charles W. Miller collection on the Mount Hood Railway and Power Company

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, accounts, etc. regarding the Mount Hood Railway and Power Company, 1906-1911. Charles W. Miller (1864-1945) was an attorney involved in the engineering of the railroad to Bull Run, Oregon.
 
Collection Title:

Charles Wolf papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Stock certificate book for the Link Saw Company, 1 v, 1921; Typescript testimonial letters from construction contractors in Portland, Oregon, April 13 and 14, 1921, regarding the efficiency of the Wolf Electric Drive Link Saw; Brochure for the Wolf Electric Drive Link Saw, circa 1919-1920. Charles Wolf, an inventor, created the first commercial portable chainsaw, the Wolf Electric Drive Link Saw, patented in 1920, first produced at the Cape Peninsula Iron Works, Portland, Oregon.
 
Collection Title:

Charles Wolf papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Stock certificate book for the Link Saw Company, 1 v, 1921; Typescript testimonial letters from construction contractors in Portland, Oregon, April 13 and 14, 1921, regarding the efficiency of the Wolf Electric Drive Link Saw; Brochure for the Wolf Electric Drive Link Saw, circa 1919-1920. Charles Wolf, an inventor, created the first commercial portable chainsaw, the Wolf Electric Drive Link Saw, patented in 1920, first produced at the Cape Peninsula Iron Works, Portland, Oregon.
 
Collection Title:

Charles Wolverton papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1894-1926, regarding state and national politics, election as Chief Justice, personal and business matters with John H. Mitchell, Reuben P. Boise and Benjamin F. Mulkey; Speeches regarding initiative and referendum; Ephemera. Charles Wolverton was a lawyer in Albany in Portland, Oregon and Chief Justice in the Oregon Supreme Court, 1894-1905.
 
Collection Title:

E. W. Chase letter to "Dear Friend"

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from E. W. Chase, Humbug Valley, California, to "Dear Friend", 1 p, 10 September 1858, regarding family and personal matters.
 
Collection Title:

F. A. Chenowith and G. W. Johnson letter to "All Persons Trespassing on these Claims..."

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from F. A. Chenowith and G. W. Johnson, Cascades, Washington, to "All Persons Trespassing on these Claims...", 1 p, 27 March 1851, warning of legal consequences for trespassing on their claim on the "upper and lower landings of the Cascades."
 
Collection Title:

Cheryl James Defense Committee records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes correspondence, financial records, news clippings and ephemera regarding the case of Cheryl Dawn James and the work of the Cheryl James Defense Committee Fund. Cheryl Dawn James was an 18 year-old African American woman from Portland, Oregon.
 
Collection Title:

Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Miscellaneous records of the Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association, circa 1908-1931.
 
Collection Title:

Chriss A. Bell papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, ca. 1890-1899, regarding his experiences in the Spanish American War and personal matters; Diary, 1 v, 1898-1898, regarding his experiences in the Philippines and Guam, during the war, with typescript transcript; Miscellaneous ephemera, ca. 1890-1899. Chriss A. Bell was an attorney and veteran of the Spanish American War.
 
Collection Title:

T. Chubb letter to R. M. Brereton

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from T. Chubb, Map Room, British Museum, London, England, to R. M. Brereton, Woodstock, Oregon, 3 pp, 17 August 1907, regretting that he could find no information regarding the origin of the word "Oregon."
 
Collection Title:

J. A. Churchill letter to Ella Kirby

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from J. A. Churchill, Dept. of Education, Salem, Oregon, to Ella Kirby, Shaniko, Oregon, 24 October-21 December 1918, congratulating her on winning first prize with a sewing project at the Oregon State Fair in 1918.
 
Collection Title:

Citizens' League for Effective City Government records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Minutes, member notices, mailing lists, press releases, correspondence, financial records, campaign materials and 2 scrapbooks, 1964-1966. Citizens' League for Effective City Government was a committee formed to change Portland city government from commission to mayor-council form and to place revised charter measure on the May 1966 ballot.
 
Collection Title:

City Stable No. 2 collection

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Typescript correspondence between the Oregon State Historic Preservation Office, Alfred Staehli and the Oregon Department of Transportation, 1979, regarding the impending demolition of City Stable No.2 at 1155 SE Powell Blvd. in Portland, Oregon and its possible historical significance; Plans for City Stable No. 2, 1909 and 1947. City Stable No. 2 was originally constructed in 1909-1910 to house horses for the Portland Fire Department.
 
Collection Title:

Civic Improvement Association of Carlton, Oregon records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Booklets describing yearly programs and its constitution and by-laws; Library reports; Correspondence. The Civic Improvement Association of Carlton, Oregon was devoted to the civic improvement of the city of Carlton and to maintaining the city's library,.
 
Collection Title:

Clara Wing Stimson collection

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Biography, 15 pp, circa 1970, regarding her involvement with the Red Cross during World War I; Typescript "A Trip Around the World" in two parts, 51 pp and 44 pp, 1926-1927, as told in correspondence to her parents, Frederick and Eva Wing of Seattle, Washington, and other documents.
 
Collection Title:

Clarence Olmstead papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1929-1969; Poems, 1917-1956; Scrapbooks, 1 vol., 1942-1944; Musical scores, plays, stories and other writings.
 
Collection Title:

Wilson W. Clark letter to Thomas Vaughan

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Manuscript letter from Wilson W. Clark to Thomas Vaughan, 3 pp, November 22, 1964, recounting a ski trip to Mount Hood, circa 1907, with Ed Jorgenson, John Cahalin(?), Howard Haskin, Jim Ambrose and George Ludens(?).
 
Collection Title:

Clark family papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, genealogical information and financial records, primarily of Rufus Clark, who lived in Eugene, Oregon, and had family in the Midwest, ca. 1824-1885.
 
Collection Title:

Clement Adams Bradbury letters

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Manuscript letters, 1850-1867, from his mother Clarissa Adams Bradbury, relatives in Maine, and a brother, Stephen Bradbury, in the California gold fields; Genealogical material.
 
Collection Title:

Clingman-Crewse family papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Personal and business correspondence, teaching records, survey notes and financial papers of Cyrus Clingman of Linn County, Oregon, 1852-1899; Civil War letters from John Haughey to Lavine Haughey Clingman, 1863-1864; Letters from Imogene Crewse to Ella Clingman Crewse, 1920-1936, regarding her duties and travels as a saleswoman and governess; Letters from Keith Crewse to Imogene Crewse, 1918, regarding his military service at Bay City, Washington; Miscellaneous family correspondence, genealogical materials and memorabilia.
 
Collection Title:

Coe I. Durland papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Drawings, 1961-1979, including many for the Portland Fire Department; Portland Fire Department ephemera, 1912-1919; Typescript history of Woodstock, Portland, Oregon, 1971; Material relating to Ontario school teacher Callie Shelton, 1970-1971; Material relating to schoolhouses in Harney County, Oregon, 1970-1972; Material relating to schoolhouses in Sherman County, Oregon, 1965-1967.
 
Collection Title:

Coffin family collection,

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Contains: one (1) letter (4 leaves), 1885, from James Coffin to "Harry" on stationary of the Portland (Oregon) Mechanics' Fair Association, regarding investment opportunities in Portland; two (2) letters from Edmund Coffin, 1878; three (3) letter fragments; one (1) map (ink tracing) of the mouth of the Columbia River; manuscript copy of a resolution of the Portland Board of Trade on the death of General Lucius H. Allen, 1887; drawing of an elevation of a town house; and two photographs from a scrapbook.
 
Collection Title:

Collection on the estate of John Jacob Astor

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: correspondence and documents, 1911-1924, relating to the transferral of State of Oregon highway bonds (valued at $50,000) from the estate of John Jacob Astor to his daughter, Ava Alice Muriel Astor, at her coming of age in 1923.
 
Collection Title:

Collection on the preservation of the Surgeon's Quarters at Fort Dalles

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: correspondence and other papers relating to the preservation and restoration of the Surgeon's Quarters, Fort Dalles, Oregon, 1903-1948; Manuscript correspondence and notes of Louis Scholl, original architect of the building, 1856-1878, giving construction details, with letter of transmittal. Louis Scholl, a native of Germany, was the architect for Fort Dalles, Fort Walla Walla, Fort Simcoe, and Fort Colville.
 
Collection Title:

Collection on the sale of Winthrop Sargent orderly book

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Typescript correspondence between John Dolan and The Library of Congress, Oregon Senator John Mitchell and the Ohio Historical Society, 1901-1908, regarding the price and sale of a manuscript orderly book kept by Winthrop Sargent while secretary of the Northwest Territory and Adjutant General of the Indian Expedition of 1791 under General St. Clair. Winthrop Sargent (1776-1865) was the founder of Marietta, Ohio, and the Ohio Company of Associates, secretary of the Northwest Territory, and governor of the Mississippi Territory.
 
Collection Title:

Collection on the status of title of lands required for proposed boat railway from foot of The Dalles Rapids to head of Celilo Falls

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Typescript correspondence and reports, 1899, regarding the proposed boat railway.
 
Collection Title:

Collection on the Truesdell family

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Miscellaneous research, correspondence and genealogical and manuscript materials regarding the Truesdell family.
 
Collection Title:

Collection on the United States Spruce Production Corporation

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Typescript reports, articles and correspondence by Clarke Beach, Gordon G. McNab, etc., 1942-1946, regarding the liquidation of the United States Spruce Production Corporation after the end of World War I.
 
Collection Title:

Collier family letters excerpts

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Typescript carbon copy excerpts from letters written by Sybel A. Collier and George H. Collier, Forest Grove, Oregon, primarily to "Mother", 1866-1882, regarding their voyage to San Francisco and then Portland, Oregon, life in Forest Grove, Oregon, education and a wave of new immigrants to Oregon in the 1870s.
 
Collection Title:

Dean Collins letter to Susie A. Smith

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from Dean Collins to Susie A. Smith, Portland, Oregon, 1 p, 20 April 1966, reminiscing about their past relationship and regarding his book of poems, White Crown Singing, for which she was the inspiration.
 
Collection Title:

Columbus Day Storm collection

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes materials relating to he Columbus Day Storm in Portland, Oregon, on October 12, 1962, and its aftermath.
 
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Communications Consultants, Inc. records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Company brochure; Correspondence, 1980; Proposals for architectural preservation documentary "The Most Livable City, Portland"; Research, scripts, budget, etc., for Sea Lion Caves Project, Florence, Oregon; Photos and brochure for "Where's Boston" project. Communications Consultants, Inc. was founded in 1965 by Duane Nielsen to offer "a complete scope of consulting and audio-visual production services."
 
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A. O. Condit letters to W. J. Clarke

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letters from A. O. Condit to W. J. Clarke, 28 August and 17 October 1903, regarding publication of Vallier Wattier's appointment as administrator of his father's estate.
 
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Jacob Calvin Cooper correspondence

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1896-1907, regarding politics of the 1898 primary election in Oregon and the Oregon Girls' Drill Company at the Jamestown Exhibition; Miscellaneous newspaper clippings.
 
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Grace E. Cooper letter to "Lottie"

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from Grace E. Cooper letter to "Lottie", 1 p, 21 September 1960, regarding old age and enclosing the text of a radio talk from 1946, 9 pp, on the biography of Winema.
 
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Willis G. Corbett and Georgena Potts correspondence

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letters between Willis G. Corbett, Portland, Oregon, and Georgena Potts, Tigard, Oregon, 22 and 24 October 1975, regarding photographs from World Forestry Center field trips, and a genealogy class at Portland Community College.
 
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Corinne Trullinger and Mark A. Chamberlin papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1922-1986, correspondents include: Congressman Charles Porter, Senator Mark Hatfield, Hazel Miller, etc.; Miscellaneous correspondence and documents relating to the Mark Chamberlin Lectureship at Lewis and Clark College, nuclear and solar power, violence, radio broadcasting, religion, etc. Reverend Mark A. Chamberlin (b. 1899) was a Methodist pastor and national officer in the Methodist Federation for Social Action.
 
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John Corless diary

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes diaries of John Corless.
 
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N. A. Cornoyer letters to "Citizens of Pendleton"

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letters, with typed transcripts, from N. A. Cornoyer to "Citizens of Pendleton", 2 pp, 2 July 1878, warning of the Snake Indians overtaking the Umatilla Indian Reservation and requesting assistance from General Wheaton in Walla Walla, Washington.
 
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Correspondence collection

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection of materials assembled by the Oregon Historical Society comprised of various letters written from or to individuals in Oregon, ca. 1820-1973.
 
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Clifford C. Coulter letters to Alice Armstrong

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letters from Clifford C. Coulter to Alice Armstrong, 23 March and 25 April 1910, regarding the death of Armstrong's husband and advice on the business climate and prices in Portland, Oregon.
 
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C. W. Cowles letter to his sister

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from C. W. Cowles, Bentonsport, Georgia, to his sister, 4 pp, 11 October 1861, regarding life as a civilian in the South during the Civil War.
 
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Cowlitz Mission Church renovation plans

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: 1 plan on 1 sheet for the renovation of the Cowlitz Mission Church in Cowlitz Prairie, Washington, scale: 1/8" : 1', 1932. Ernst Kroner (1866-1955) was a German-born architect who came to Portland, Oregon in 1889.
 
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Cox Cable of Portland, Inc. records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence of board member Elizabeth Vaughan, 1978-1979; Reports and cable company publications, 1978-1980. Cox Cable of Portland, Inc., a subsidiary of Cox Cable Communications, Inc. was formed in 1978 in response to Portland's decision to award a cable communications franchise.
 
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Dr. G. S. Cozad papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Bills, receipts and letters pertaining to G. S. Cozad's medical practice in Roseburg, Oregon, 1878-1879.
 
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C. P. Crandall letter to J. Henry Brown

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from C. P. Crandall to J. Henry Brown, Salem, Oregon, 2 pp, 28 March 1876, regarding the sale of the "Oregon Statesman" to Harvey Gordon.
 
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A. Crandle letter to Jams Owern

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from A. Crandle letter to Jams Owern, 1 p, ca. 1850 asking whether Owern will join Dr. Gwinn on the next steamship down the Columbia River.
 
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A. Crane letter to Dr. Alden H. Steele

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from A. Crane, San Francisco, California to Dr. Alden H. Steele, Oregon City, Oregon, 3 pp, 24 November 1849, regarding his search for work in a store or a mine in Sacramento, California.
 
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Isom Cranfill papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Bound manuscript notebook of Isom Cranfill, 1 v, no date, containing sermons, family history, memoirs, including overland journey to Oregon country, 1847, early Oregon Baptist church history, copies of letters from others on religious subjects, and list of churches, with memberships, all over the country, a few in the West; Manuscript letters from Cranfill to his children and grandchildren, 1868-1877.
 
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Crater Lake, Oregon collection

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Manuscript and typescript copy extracts from Oregon Newspapers, 1862-1896, regarding early exploration of the Crater Lake, Oregon area; Manuscript and typescript copies of letters to the editor, 1874-1933, of first hand accounts of explorations of Crater Lake, Oregon, by William K. Kuykendall, E. W. Hammond, Orson A. Stearns, etc.; Miscellaneous documents, 1862-1958.
 
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S. G. Crawford letter to M. Crawford

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from S. G. Crawford, Havana, Cuba, to M. Crawford, 2 pp, 2 September 1854, regarding family matters and the improbability of his ever being able to visit Oregon.
 
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Ralph Crawshaw papers,

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Papers of Dr. Ralph Crawshaw, Portland, Oregon, psychiatrist and key developer of the Oregon Health Plan.
 
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Walter Crockett letter to Harvey Black

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Typescript copy letter from Walter Crockett, Island County, Washington Territory, to Harvey Black, 3 pp, 15 October 1853, regarding agricultural matters on the Puget Sound.
 
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Arthur L. Crookham papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence with the Oregon Historical Society, John Neilson Barry and Burt Brown Barker regarding Oregon history; Letters and literature regarding old age and his participation with the State Council on Aging; Miscellaneous material regarding I-205 and East Portland, political issues, personal matters, etc.; School notebooks; Progressive Party literature; Newspaper clippings; etc.
 
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Virginia Crooks letter to George Himes

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from Virginia Crooks, The Dalles, Oregon, to George Himes, 4 pp, 23 April 1896, recounting encounters with Indians in Oregon City and Clackamas, Oregon, in the 1850s.
 
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Nathaniel Crosby collection

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Manuscript and photostat letters and account records about the barks "Toulon" and "Louisiana," 5 pp, 1847-1854, with photocopies. Nathaniel Crosby, Jr. (1812-1856) was a sailing master and bar pilot.
 
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Nathaniel Crosby letter to J. S. Griffin

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Photostat letter to Rev. J. S. (John Smith) Griffin from Nathaniel Crosby, 1 p, 1848, describing events along the Columbia River. Nathaniel Crosby, Jr. (1812-1856) was a sailing master and bar pilot.
 
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Caleb Cushing collection

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes correspondence of Caleb Cushing, 1843-1847, of historical significance to Oregon.
 
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Lawson Cyrus letter to Mary Mulkey McGrath

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Photocopy letter from Lawson Cyrus to Mary Mulkey McGrath, 5 pp, 22 December 1925, reminiscing about his overland journey in 1853.
 
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D. P. Thompson Company records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Letters to Mary Relief Meldrum Thompson, 1859-1903, from David Thompson and family; Correspondence, financial records and legal documents regarding investments and properties of Thompson's Estate, 1902-1969; Blueprints of buildings owned by Thompson. D. P. Thompson Company handled the investments and properties of the Estate of David Preston Thompson (1934-1901), a businessman and mayor of Portland, Oregon.
 
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O. Edward Dagner papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence; Truck operating cost estimates, particularly for logging truck costs in Oregon and California; Speeches, including radio broadcasts of the Office of Defense Transportation; Printed ephemera. O. Edward Dagner was an Automotive Engineer and Maintenance Specialist for the Office of Defense Transportation, Portland district, 1942-1944.
 
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Alexander G. Dallas letter to Charles Griffin

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Copy letter from Alexander G. Dallas, Victoria, British Columbia, to Charles Griffin, San Juan Island, 2 pp, 28 July 1859, urging Griffin to lodge a complaint against a thief before Major De Courcy.
 
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Maria L. Daly letter to Judge Hoffman

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from Maria L. Daly letter to Judge Hoffman, 3 pp, 23 May 1886, introducing Dr. W. E. Everett of Oregon, an "enthusiastic naturalist and original thinker."
 
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Jeanne Daugherty correspondence,

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letters, postcards, and photographs, sent to Jeanne Daugherty of Portland from correspondents throughout the world, ca. 1935-2000.
 
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Homer Davenport letter to "Friend Malcomb"

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from Homer Davenport, New York, to "Friend Malcomb", The Dalles, Oregon, 1 p, 3 April 1907, referring to an article in the New York Sun, not included. Homer Calvin Davenport (March 8, 1867- May 2, 1912) was a political cartoonist from Oregon known for his satirical drawings and support of Progressive Era politics.
 
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Timothy Woodbridge Davenport geometry proof

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Timothy Woodbridge Davenport geometry proof, 2 pp, ca. 1870.
 
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David B. Simpson papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Naturalization papers for David B. Simpson, 1890 and 1894; Obituaries for David B. Simpson, Jr., 1976; Correspondence, 1950-1983; Award certificate from President Gerald Ford, 1950; Biographical information about Sir. James Young Simpson. David B. Simpson Jr. (1898-1976) was a Portland civil leader and realtor.
 
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Davidson Baking Company records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence and samples, 1938-1967; Labor agreements, correspondence and reports, 1937-1968; Correspondence and plans regarding plant construction and improvement, 1948-1966; Accountant's reports, 1918-1920 and 1934-1936; Tax forms, 1938-1955; Etc.
 
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Francis Davies letter to "Miss Myers"

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Copy letter from Francis Davies letter to "Miss Myers", 3 pp, 1840, professing his affection for her and inviting her for a ride in the country.
 
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Amelia Davis letter to Mrs. N. Terry

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from Amelia Davis, Woodlawn, Oregon, to Mrs. N. Terry, 7 pp, 13 November 1902, regarding Terry family history.
 
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Anthony L. Davis letter to "Walter"

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from Anthony L. Davis, Portland, Oregon, to "Walter", 4 pp, March 1862, regarding family matters, snow in Portland, emigration to Oregon and his views on the Civil War.
 
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Jefferson Davis letter to H. H. Booth

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from Jefferson Davis, Beauvoir, Mississippi, to H. H. Booth, 1 p, 4 November 1886, enclosing a letter to J. S. Harris on Booth's behalf (not included).
 
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Smith Davis letter to Alex Watts

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Manuscript letter from Smith Davis to Alex Watts, 4 pp, April 29, 1883, regarding mining, politics and business conditions in Billings, Montana, with typed transcript.
 
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Thomas C. Davis letters

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letters from Thomas C. to his children and Nancy A. Davis, 20 September 1850-6 March 1856, regarding his hopes for moving to Oregon and his participation in the Yakima Indian War as a member of the Yamhill Volunteers.
 
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Silas J. Day letter to J. T. Apperson and R. W. Gill

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from Silas J. Day, Jacksonville, Oregon, to J. T. Apperson and R. W. Gill, 1 p, 30 August 1872, referring to a letter received from them and an upcoming visit.
 
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Matthew P. Deady letters to William Meek

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letters from Matthew P. Deady to William Meek, 1861-1891. William T. Meek and Matthew Paul Deady were childhood friends.
 
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R. H. Dearborn letters to Harvey Gordon

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Manuscript letters to Harvey Gordon from R. H. Dearborn, September 26 and December 4, 1860, 2 pp, regarding Roseburg, Oregon.
 
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R. H. Dearborn letters to Harvey Gordon

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Manuscript letters to Harvey Gordon from R. H. Dearborn, September 26 and December 4, 1860, 2 pp, regarding Roseburg, Oregon. Harvey Gordon, surveyor and designer of the Seal of the State of Oregon, was elected State printer in 1862, but died before assuming office.
 
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Degree of Pocahontas. Wahkiakum Council No. 40 records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence 1934-1953; Membership forms, invoices, reports, etc., 1937-1952; Roll of Chiefs book for Improved Order of Red Men Tribe No. 65., 1918. The Improved Order of Red Men is a fraternal organization, founded in Baltimore, Maryland in 1834.
 
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DeLamar Mining Company records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Letterpress book, 1 vol., 1896-1898, with correspondence, monthly and annual reports, ore test data and values. The main office of the DeLamar Mining Co., Ltd. was located in London, England.
 
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William Delany collection

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Letters, 1905-1912, regarding the life stories of William Delany and family, and one letter alleging that the Delanys kept a slave named Rachel Belden Delany; Manuscript document, 1889, regarding land surveyed in Oregon at the request of William Delany.
 
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Dement family papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence to Wallace Dement regarding Myrtle Point civic activities, Coos County roads and the Forestry Board; Reminiscences of R. C. Dement; Genealogical materials; Miscellaneous papers of Dr. Alice Louisa Dement; Song writing contracts for Nellie Dement; Financial and legal documents; Diplomas, certificates, diaries, accounts, etc. Wallace Dement was an attorney and cattleman who served as mayor of Myrtle Point, Oregon (1915-1919) and as a Coos County Commissioner (1908-1916).
 
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Democratic Party Central Committee of Oregon records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, administrative documents, financial records, campaign materials, pamphlets, etc.
 
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Carl Denton papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes correspondence, 1919-1925, regarding Denton's career as conductor for the Portland Symphony Orchestra and resignation in 1925. Carl Denton was the conductor of the Portland Symphony Orchestra from 1919-1925.
 
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Denton family collection,

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Photographs, ephemera, programs, and other papers relating to the family of Carl Denton, conductor of the Portland Symphony Orchestra (later the Oregon Symphony), and of the Crowther and Allison families of Portland.
 
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Henry Descombes letters to William Aten

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Photocopy letters from Henry Descombes letters to William Aten, Kansas, November 1876, regarding conditions in Oregon and urging Aten to move to Oregon, with advice on route and supplies for the journey.
 
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James E. Dill letter to Dana Small

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from James E. Dill to Dana Small, Condon, Oregon, 1 p, 14 September 1958, regarding an orchard behind a farmhouse in Clem, Oregon.
 
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James S. Dill letters to John Kelly Dill

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letters from James S. Dill to John Kelly Dill, 3 pp, 14 March 1848-8 February 1851, regarding his arrival in Oregon, death of family members by measles, and wars with Indians.
 
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Dinshah P. Ghadiali collection

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Typescript letter to the editor of the Morning Oregonian, 2 pp, June 16, 1926, regarding his innocence of violation of the Mann Act; Pamphlet, "Railroading of a Citizen," 2 v, 1926; Newspaper clipping, June 3, 1927, regarding his conviction. Dinshah P. Ghadiali (1873-1966) was a spiritualist and founder of the Spectro-Chrome Institute, Malaga, New Jersey.
 
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Mary Bourne Thompson Dodge papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1916-1946; Programs and other ephemera of the Harney County Sagebrush Orchestra and the Portland Junior Symphony Orchestra; Biographical information. Mary Bourne Thompson Dodge was the founder of the Portland Junior Symphony.
 
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William Dodge letter

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Photocopy letter from William Dodge to his brother and sister, 4 pp, June 7 1851, regarding family matters and his recent journey to Oregon.
 
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Dodson family papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Report cards for Bertha Dodson, Emma Dodson and Grace Dodson, ca. 1892-1896; Correspondence from Samuel Dodson, Mary Burnett and W. M. Hervey, ca. 1875-1906.
 
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Cyrus A. Dolph letter to Judge Lorenzo Sawyer

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from Cyrus A. Dolph, Portland, Oregon, to Judge Lorenzo Sawyer, San Francisco, California, 1 p, 27 November 1888, recommending the reappointment of W. B. Gilbert as Master of Chancery in Portland.
 
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Don Short papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, newsletters, research and miscellaneous materials primarily regarding environmental conservation, especially of the Columbia River Gorge, 1971-1983.
 
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Donald J. Sterling papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, reports, etc. regarding public issues and the newspaper business, 1907-1954; Oregon Journal Vote Counting Procedure manual, 1956; Newsroom correspondence, 1951-1970; Correspondence regarding the tension surrounding the simultaneous meetings of the American Legion Convention and the People's Army Jamboree in Portland, 1970; Correspondence regarding federal judge appointments in Oregon, 1949; "Treasure of Neahkahnie Mountain" by Virgil Smith; "Front Row Seat at the Tree Farm Drama" by W. D. Hagenstein. Donald J. Sterling (1887-1954) was editor of the newspaper Oregon Journal in Portland, Oregon, from 1919-1952.
 
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Donald Onthank papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence from Onthank during his time as librarian of the Mazamas, regarding books and periodicals on mountaineering; Biographical information on Mazama members; Bibliographies on mountaineerings and the holdings of the Mazama's library; List of negative numbers of Onthank's photographs; Notebook of mountaineering advice for specific mountains. Donald Onthank was a mountaineer and active in the Mazamas, 1927-1980.
 
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Donald Waggoner papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, articles, reports and testimony regarding state and national minimum deposit container legislation, 1969-1977. Donald Waggoner was President of the Oregon Environmental Council and, along with Richard Chambers, was active in researching and lobbying for the Oregon Minimum Deposit Act (Bottle Bill), which went into effect in October 1972.
 
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Donegan Reeder Wiggins papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Personal and professional correspondence, 1906-1951; Life history and research compiled by Ernest E. Baker, 1951-1952; Sermons and correspondence of Rev. Duncan S. Donegan, 1871-1878; Certificates of D. S. Donegan's career, 1865-1881; Deeds and business papers, 1839-1886; Legislative papers, 1870. Donegan Reeder Wiggins (1888-1950) was a firearms expert and columnist.
 
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Dooly & Company records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Business correspondence, leases, notes, financial records and documents, 1904-1958, regarding the purchase of hotels in Portland, Oregon; Records of Dooly Investment Co., Davenport Dooly Co. and the Contractor Finance Association; Business papers of Frank E. Dooly and Andrew C. Smith. Dooly & Company was an insurance and investment company in Portland, Oregon.
 
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Dorothy Johansen papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Research notes and galleys for "Empire of the Columbia", 2nd ed., including articles, speeches and papers regarding Samuel Terry, Polly Hicks McKean, Eliza Jane McKean Hustler, Anna Crocker, John T. Simpson and Sylvester Pennoyer; Photocopy Joseph L. Meek land claim, 1851; Photocopy and transcript letters, notes and diary of Robert Newell, 1836-1862; Correspondence and reports of J. Nielson Barry, ca. 1947; Letter of Oregon Governor Walter M. Pierce regarding James Withycombe, 1943; Hudson's Bay Co. transcript of "Snake Country Journal", 1827-1828. Dorothy Johansen (1904- ) was a professor of history at Reed College and the chairman of the Portland School Board.
 
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Doty Lumber & Shingle Company records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Inventory of logging plant, 1 vol., 1911-1914; Appraisals of sawmill plant, 2 vols., 1910, 1914, 1922 and 1925-1927, including floor plans and correspondence.
 
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Douglas Fir Export Company records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Minutes, 1913-1953; Export declarations and general correspondence, 1955-1962; Contracts, 1956-1958; Accounts, 1955-1962; Shipment records; Ephemera.
 
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John Thayer Dow letter to "Young Ones"

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Typed transcript letter from John Thayer Dow, Marshfield, Oregon, to "Young Ones", 11 pp, 1900, regarding a trip to Portland, Coos Bay and Cape Blanco, Oregon, during which he revisited some of the sites where he and his brother, Hosea, had prospected in the previous fifty years.
 
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Dr. Edna Sherrill papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Diplomas, 1914-1915; Correspondence, 1912-1936, regarding personal matters, her service in the army and letters of recommendation; Contracts, 1918, for her service in the army; Newspaper clippings, ca. 1912-1936, regarding her career. Dr. Edna Sherrill was Portland, Orego's first woman medical inspector.
 
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Samuel Driver letter to Mary Driver

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Photocopy letter from Samuel Driver to Mary Driver, 4 pp, ca. 3 April 1857, regarding preparations for an overland journey to California and including a poem "Lines to Mary, or Dreems of Home."
 
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Jesse A. Dryer letter to "Dear Friends"

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from Jesse A. Dryer, Siwash, Oregon, to "Dear Friends", 3 pp, 3 September 1854, regarding family matters and mining near Salem, Oregon.
 
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Thomas Jefferson Dryer letter to Capt. Barlow

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from Thomas Jefferson Dryer to Capt. Barlow, 1 p, ca. 1830-1879, enclosing a letter to Barlow (not included).
 
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Bell Dubois loan agreement

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Loan agreement for Bell Dubois by 14 persons, "to pursue her studies," ca. 1860-1898.
 
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Lawrence M. Duffy letters to Ruth Eliot Prentiss

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from Lawrence M. Duffy, New Guinea to Ruth Eliot Prentiss, 25 February 1945 and 29 July 1945, regarding military life while stationed in New Guinea during World War II, Brock Lawrence, description of the land and native people, and religion.
 
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William Rice Dunbar letter to Rocky Preston Earhart

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from William Rice Dunbar, Siletz Indian Agency, Oregon, to Rocky Preston Earhart, 1 p, 31 October 1867, informing Earhart of his resignation from the Siletz Indian Agency due to a "toxic atmosphere" and requesting aid in finding new employment.
 
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James Dunn letter to surveyor general John B. Preston

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from James Dunn, Butteville, Oregon, to surveyor general John B. Preston, Oregon City, Oregon, 2 pp, 10 April 1883, regarding a disputed land claim and asking for clarification on land laws in the Oregon Territory.
 
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George DuPuys letters

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Postcard to Mrs. George DuPuys from Morrisonville, Illinois, 1 p, 1888; Manuscript letters to Mrs. George DuPuys from George DuPuys, 10 pp, 1892.
 
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M. J. Durham letter to Stephen Johnson Field

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from M. J. Durham, Treasury Dept., Washington, D. C., to Stephen Johnson Field, 2 pp, 5 April 1887, regarding an article in the "World" which published erroneous information concerning a case.
 
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Earl R. Abbett letters

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Letters and correspondence between Abbett and former railroad employees, 1940-1953, regarding railroad activities in the first half of the 20th century; The Dope Bucket, Summer 1958, publication of the Spokane, Portland and Seattle Railway, featuring a letter from Abbett regarding railroading history in the Pacific Northwest. Per note in collection: Dr. Earl R. Abbett was a dentist and employee of the Spokane, Portland and Seattle Railway.
 
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Eastern Oregon State Hospital cottages plans

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: 15 plans, sections, details and elevations on 28 sheets of cottages for the Eastern Oregon State Hospital in Pendleton, Oregon, scale: 1/4" : 1' to 3/4" : 1', 1932. Ernst Kroner (1866-1955) was a German-born architect who came to Portland, Oregon in 1889.
 
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E. L. Eastham letters to L. B. Seeley

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Manuscript letters and a telegram from E. L. Eastham, of Oregon City, Oregon, to L. B. Seeley, 3 pp, 1887, regarding business matters.
 
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David Wright Eccles papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, memos and miscellaneous documents, 1964-1970, regarding the Commissioners Office, Metropolitan Steering Committee, Johnson Creek, Columbia Region Association of Governments, Port of Portland, etc. David Wright Eccles was Multnomah County Commissioner.
 
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Theodore J. Eckerson papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Papers include: Correspondence from Benjamin Bonneville and Ulysses Simpson Grant, 1855-1866; Military records including newspaper clippings, correspondence and testimonials of service, pension papers, and a petition for retirement. Theodore John Eckerson was an Oregon pioneer of 1849.
 
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Thomas Edison letter to W. H. Starbuck

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Photostat manuscript letter from Thomas Edison to W. H. Starbuck, 1 p, July 27, 1880, regarding lamps that were ordered by "Mr. Henderson" and other lamps that were made "by hand" and were "furnished the Columbia."
 
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Alfred Edward and Malcolm Hamilton Clark papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, business papers, documents relating to various court cases and speeches of A. E. Clark; "Federal Bureaucracy and the Disappearing States", 18 pp, 1943, speech delivered by Alfred E. Clark before the Oregon State Bar; "The Enemy Property Seized During the War", 64 pp., by Alfred. Alfred Edward Clark (1873-1951) and Malcolm Hamilton Clark, Sr. (1885-1964) were brothers and Portland attorneys in the firm Clark, Middleton and Clark.
 
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Edward A. Valentine papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Diaries, 4 v, 1943-1945, regarding his service during World War II in Italy; Correspondence, 1943-1959; Typescript reminiscences; Miscellaneous documents and memorabilia, including passports and ID cards, 1931-1952. Edward Autrey Valentine (1893-1980) was an insurance executive, chairman of the Portland, Oregon chapter of the Red Cross, and served in both World Wars.
 
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Edward Bulwer-Lytton papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Photostat manuscript letters to and from Lord Edward Bulwer-Lytton, circa 1859-1873, regarding the Hudson's Bay Company and the governance of British Columbia; Photostat manuscript records of imports and exports from British Columbia and Vancouver Island to England. Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer-Lytton (1803-1873) was a novelist and Secretary of State for the Colonies.
 
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Edward Cookingham papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Scrapbooks, 3 vols., 1900-1948, containing newspaper clippings, correspondence and other memorabilia regarding his career in banking in Oregon and the Liberty Loan campaign. Edward Cookingham (1860-1948) was president of Ladd & Tilton Bank in Portland, Oregon from 1918-1925 and vice-president from 1908-1918.
 
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Edward Everett letter to John S. Williams

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from Edward Everett, Boston, Massachusetts, to John S. Williams, Salem, Massachusetts, 1 p, 21 October 1837, regretting his inability to attend the Anniversary of the Cadets.
 
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Edward G. Robinson papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Manuscript correspondence to Robinson and his wife, Frances, 1918-1929, from friends and business associates in Oregon and Tennessee, mostly regarding the flax industry in Oregon and the United States; Miscellaneous documents regarding the flax industry. Edward G. Robinson owned an electric company in Aurora, Oregon.
 
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Edward J. Georgeff papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Typescript letter from Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1 p, January 8, 1953, thanking him for his work on behalf of the 1952 presidential campaign. Edward J. Georgeff served as Assistant U. S. Attorney in Portland, Oregon, 1954-1970.
 
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Edward S. West collection,

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Includes letter, photographs, and ephemera relating to service in World War II.
 
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John Griffith Edwards papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collections includes material regarding the Baldwin Sheep and Land Company and Hay Creek Ranch collected by Edwards. John Griffith Edwards was an Oregon sheep breeder, owner of Hay Creek Ranch, and partner in Baldwin Sheep and Land Company.
 
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John Griffith Edwards papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes materials relating to the Baldwin Sheep and Land Company and Hay Creek Ranch, collected by by Edwards. John Griffith Edwards was an Oregon sheep breeder, owner of Hay Creek Ranch, and partner in Baldwin Sheep and Land Company.
 
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Richard H. Ekin papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Account books of Richard Ekin, Salem, Oregon, 2 v, 1845-1864; Correspondence and receipts, 1840-1879, including many letters from his mother, Jane Ekin, and a letter from his sister, Margaret Hurst, to his mother, 1879, regarding his death; Miscellaneous papers.
 
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EKOMS letters to the editor of the Gold Beach Gazette

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Typescript compilation of letters to the editor of the Gold Beach Gazette written by J. F. Kronenberg, Bandon, Oregon, under the pen name "EKOMS", 30 pp, circa 1898, on such varied subjects as dog ownership, Bandon, Oregon, women's suffrage, local politics, etc.
 
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Eldon G. Chuinard papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, ca. 1967-1980; Documents relating to Columbia Gorge legislation, 1983-1984; Historical biographies by Chuinard on John McLoughlin and Marcus Whitman.
 
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Eleanor F. Baldwin papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Manuscript and typescript correspondence, 1909-1927, regarding her column "The Woman's Point of View," and her other literary activities; Poetry and other writings. Eleanor F. Baldwin wrote a column, "The Woman's Point of View," in the Evening Telegram (Portland, Oregon) which highlighted women's reform concerns, including the need for policewomen.
 
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Nancy C. Elem letter to William and Mary Beckwith

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Photocopy letter from Nancy C. Elem, Grand Ronde Valley, Oregon, William and Mary Beckwith, her parents, 8 pp, 8 October 1862, regarding Elem's overland journey to and settlement in Grand Ronde Valley, Oregon.
 
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Eli Sheldon Glover papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Diaries, 1875, describing in great detail travels across the United States; Correspondence with his son, Arthur, 1905; Patents and advertisements for his inventions, 1890-1909; Miscellaneous business papers. Eli Sheldon Glover (1845-1909) was an inventor and artist who was active in San Francisco, Chicago and Tacoma.
 
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Elijah Coalman letters

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Manuscript and typescript correspondence, mostly to Esther Watson, 1960-1970, regarding biographical data, climbs on Mount Hood and efforts to have his memoirs published. Elijah Coalman (1881-1970), known as "Lige", was an Oregon mountaineer who ascended Mount Hood over 500 times.
 
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Elinor Pillsbury papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Writing by Pillsbury, including newspaper articles, poetry and short stories, 1919-1962; Correspondence regarding Sidney Lanier, 1940-1942, Women's Forum Controversy, 1962, and community organizations, 1961-1962; Diaries, 1943-1973; Notebooks, including one belonging to Eva Pillsbury; Account books; Miscellaneous. Elinor Pillsbury (1898-1987) was a poet and "Club Reporter" for the Oregon Journal newspaper for nearly thirty years.
 
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Elizabeth Salway Ryan collection on Inese Ramis and A. R. van Twiller

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Notes, correspondence and drafts of biographical articles for the Oregonian on Inese Ramis, a Russian immigrant from a displaced persons camp in Germany, and A. R. van Twiller, a deliveryman for Meier and Frank Company in Portland, Oregon, 1949.
 
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Elizabeth Elledge letter to Elizabeth Scholl

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from Elizabeth Elledge to Elizabeth Scholl, Oregon City, Oregon, 4 pp, 11 April 1851, regarding family matters and attendance at the Baptists Church.
 
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Ellendale Woolen Mills records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: bound stock book, 1865-1878; Correspondence between J. W. Nesmith and R. P. Boise, August-September 1866, regarding the mills and Bridesburg Manufacturing Co., Philadelphia; Letters to R. P. Boise, Jr., 1914-1941; Manuscript copies of correspondence between Nesmith and Bridesburg Manufacturing Co., 1866; Miscellaneous financial records.
 
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Elmer J. Binker papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, programs, schedules, notes, newsletters and ephemera, 1949-1983, regarding wrestling matches in Oregon, including Oregon Wrestling Cultural Exchange, state wrestling meets, national championships, etc.
 
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Elmer Perry Dodd papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, research notes, documents and printed materials regarding irrigation projects in Umatilla area, particularly the Umatilla Rapids Project, McNary Dam, 1902-1954; Correspondence and documents regarding the Columbia Valley Association, 1934-1938, Inland Waterways Association, 1934-1939, and the Bureau of Reclamation hearings, 1955. Elmer Perry Dodd (b. 1869) was a developer and irrigation advocate for the Umatilla area of Oregon.
 
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Elmo Smith papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Diplomas; Business cards; Appointment book, 1 vol., 1956; Letter from C. T. Caulfield, Commander of the U.S. Navy Training Center, 1956 August 6. Oregon governor Elmo Smith (1909-1968) was born in Colorado, moved to Idaho in 1922, and graduated from the College of Idaho in 1932.
 
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Olive S. England letter to George Himes

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from Olive S. England, Salem, Oregon, to George Himes, 4 pp, 9 July 1891, regarding the death of her sister, Marietta Gilbert, and enclosing a photograph.
 
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Edward Ermatinger letters

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes correspondence and other papers collected by Edward Ermatinger. Edward Ermatinger (February 1797-October 1876) was a Canadian fur trader, businessman and politician.
 
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Ernest Haycox papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1930-1964, mostly to Arthur B. Epperson, regarding publishing, personal matters and a proposed series of articles on Haycox and other Oregon western writers; Typescript list by Jill Marie Haycox, his wife, ca. 1964, of his writing record, including novels, movies, articles, radio scripts, etc., with notes on publishing rights. Ernest Haycox (1899-1950) was a novelist, short story writer born in Portland, Oregon.
 
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George F. Eubanks letter to Ernest S. Eubank

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from George F. Eubanks, Atlanta, Georgia, to Ernest S. Eubank, Seattle, Washington, 1 p, 15 December 1919, regarding Eubanks family genealogy.
 
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Evelyn Sibley Lampman papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Research notes; Manuscripts and drafts of various books; Speeches and lectures; Correspondence; Galley proofs; Family papers; Memorabilia; Several volumes of foreign language editions of her books, 1891-1979. Evelyn Sibley Lampman (1907-1980) was an author of children's books, many of which had historical background and Northwest settings.
 
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Willis E. Everette letter to W. G. Steel

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from Willis E. Everette letter to W. G. Steel, 2 pp, 27 September 1887, regarding Everette's collection of Eskimo artifacts.
 
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Ezra Meeker letters to L. T. Henderson

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Typescript correspondence to L. T. Henderson of the Ford Motor Company, 5 pp, May 25 - September 20 1927, regarding the storage of Meeker's covered wagon and his work for the Oregon Trail Memorial Association.
 
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F. M. Heidel papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Business correspondence; Advertisements; Land deeds for Washington and Multnomah Counties, Oregon; Agreements; Building specifications; Miscellaneous documents. F. M. Heidel was a realty agent in Hillsboro, Oregon.
 
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F. O. Vondergreen papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Physician's account books, 4 v, 1879-1883; Manuscript letter from "Sarah Jane" to "Dear Mrs. Chapman", 1866, regarding a trip from Oregon to San Francisco, New York, Boston and Orrington, Maine and seeing actor Edwin Forest perform in New York City.
 
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William S. Failing letter to his sister

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from William S. Failing, Portland, Oregon, to his sister, 4 pp, 24 September 1888, regarding his financial situation and regretting that he cannot help Libby Sandiforth.
 
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Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church and annex plans

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: 12 plans, sections, details and elevations on 22 sheets of the Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church and annex at NE 63rd Ave. and NE Stanton St. in Portland, Oregon, scale: 1/8" : 1' to 1/4" : 1', 1931-1933. Ernst Kroner (1866-1955) was a German-born architect who came to Portland, Oregon in 1889.
 
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Betsy Farmer letter to Denis Farmer

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from Betsy Farmer to Denis Farmer, New York, 2 pp, 4 January 1846, regarding family matters.
 
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Farmer's Dairy Association building plans

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: 8 plans, elevations, sections and details on 10 sheets of a building for the Farmer's Dairy Association at 2808 NE Union Ave. (Now NE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.) in Portland, Oregon, scale: 1/4" : 1' to 3/4" : 1', 1944. Ernst Kroner (1866-1955) was a German-born architect who came to Portland, Oregon in 1889.
 
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Robert S. Farrell papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1945-1947; Memorial commemorations, 1947; Scrapbooks, 5 vols., 1937-1946, with clippings regarding his career in the Oregon government. Robert Sylvester Farrell (1906-1947) was a Republic State Representative, 1935-1942, and Secretary of State, 1943-1947, in Oregon.
 
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Fashion Group International collection,

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:three (3) scrapbooks and one (1) poster relating to the Portland Chapter of the Fashion Group International, circa 1968-1997.
 
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John Ferguson letter to A. F. Smith

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from John Ferguson, Portland, Oregon, to A. F. Smith, Postmaster, Tualatin, Oregon, 2 pp, 26 April 1851, regarding internal postal service matters.
 
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William Findley letter to Richard Chism Findley

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from William Findley, Missouri, to his brother, Richard Chism Findley, Linn County, Oregon, 3 pp, 11 April 1852, regarding family matters, economic matters in Missouri and expressing thoughts of joining his brother in Oregon.
 
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First Lutheran Church Parsonage plans

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: 3 plans and elevations on 4 sheets of the First Lutheran Church Parsonage in Baker, Oregon, scale not given, 1931. Ernst Kroner (1866-1955) was a German-born architect who came to Portland, Oregon in 1889.
 
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First Methodist Church of Seaside plans

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: 5 plans and elevations on 9 sheets of the First Methodist Church in Seaside, Oregon, scale not given, 1924-1925. Ernst Kroner (1866-1955) was a German-born architect who came to Portland, Oregon in 1889.
 
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First National Bank of Sugar Pine records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Account book, 1 v, December 1888-January 1894, containing alphabetical list of clients, correspondence, accounts and real estate transactions; Typescript and manuscript correspondence, 1893-1906, between Robert A. Booth, president of the bank, and William Cullum Alvord, Harry Winslow Corbett, C. A. Dolph and Henry Failing, concerning business matters.
 
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First State & Savings Bank records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Contracts, deeds, land titles and mortgages, 1900-1923; Correspondence regarding land claim dispute between John Y. Johnson and Carrie M. Clendinning, 1913.
 
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Mary J. Fish letters on Nathaniel Wyeth

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Two manuscript letters to F. G. Young, 1898-1899, relating to publishing Nathaniel Wyeth's journal and letters; Correspondence, 1866-1868, regarding Wyeth's claim to land on Sauvie Island, Oregon.
 
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W. J. Fitzwilliam letter to Lt. Charles Wilkes

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from W. J. Fitzwilliam, London, England, to Lt. Charles Wilkes, U. S. Navy, Washington, D.C., 3 pp, 2 August 1842, congratulating Wilkes for a safe return from the 1838-1842 expedition.
 
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W. J. Fitzwilliam letter to Lt. Charles Wilkes

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Photocopy letter from W. J. Fitzwilliam, London, England, to Lt. Charles Wilkes, U. S. Navy, Washington, S.C., 3 pp, 2 August 1842, congratulating Wilkes for a safe return from the 1838-1842 expedition.
 
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Flanders family papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes diaries, certificates, architectural plans, etc. regarding members of the Flanders family.
 
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John E. Fletcher letter to Ruth S. Fletcher

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from John E. Fletcher, San Francisco, California, to Ruth S. Fletcher, Lowell, Massachusetts, 3 pp, closely written, 28 April 1850, regarding gold mining, life in San Francisco and loneliness.
 
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Fletcher family papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes scrapbooks, certificates and miscellaneous documents of members of the Fletcher family. Many members of the Fletcher family were school teachers in Salem, Silverton and other parts of Marion County, Oregon.
 
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Charles C. Folger letter to Reuben Weeks

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from Charles C. Folger, 15N by 121.44W, letter to Reuben Weeks, 2 pp, 25 January 1829, regarding his activities while whaling aboard the ship Mercury.
 
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Forrest E. Cooper letters to the Editor

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from Forrest E. Cooper to the Editor of the "Herald and News", Klamath Falls, Oregon, 2 pp, 6 February 1976, commenting on legislation on interstate crop sales; Letter from Forrest E. Cooper to the Editor of the Lake County Examiner, 2 pp, 6 November 1979, recounting a story of the meeting of Archie McGowan and "Hammersly."
 
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Fox family collection,

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Papers, photographs and other personal items of Madalena and Thomas J. Fox of Portland, Oregon. Dr. Thomas J. Fox (1915-1986), was a surgeon, lawyer, and professor of Medical Jurisprudence at the University of Oregon Medical School.
 
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Albion L. Francis letter to Samuel Allen Baker

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from Albion L. Francis, Oregon City, Oregon, to Samuel Allen Baker, Batavia, Illinois, 2 pp, 27 April 1856, describing his life in Oregon, particularly his farm and orchard in Oregon City.
 
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Francis Galloway papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, reports, memoranda and legal documents relating to boundaries of the Warm Springs Indian Reservation, self-government on the reservation and federal Indian policy; Correspondence relating to his political and business activities, 1920-1940, application for appointment as U. S. Attorney for Oregon, 1932-1933, and to his work for the Warm Springs Indians, 1930-1939; Legal documents from cases concerning the Yakima and Warm Springs Indians, 1915-1939; Miscellaneous personal documents, 1900-1928. Francis Galloway was an attorney, born in McMinnville in 1885, he graduated from University of Oregon in 1907.
 
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Aaron Frank letter to Earl R. Goodwin

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from Aaron Frank, Portland, Oregon, to Earl R. Goodwin, Portland, Oregon, 1 p, 6 October 1932, thanking Goodwin for his letter.
 
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Frank A. Stewart papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Verse and prose, including love poems, political essays and speeches; Certificates; Compositions by others; Records of the Ellensburg Mite Society. Frank Alexander Stewart (born 1843) came to Oregon in 1854.
 
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Frank C. Calkins letters

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, primarily to Henrietta Mack Eliot, 1973-1974, regarding past trips to the Pacific Northwest while working for the U. S. Geological Survey, and C. G. Calkins', his father, account of the Battle of Manila Bay, 1898, which disagrees with that of Admiral Dewey's. Frank Cathcart Calkins (1878-1974) was a master mapper, pioneer petrologist and famous geologist.
 
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Frank E. Watkins papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1910-1922, primarily regarding his participation in various clubs and societies around Portland, Oregon; Scrapbooks, 1 vol., 1903-1908, containing award certificates from dog shows; Scrapbooks, 3 vols., 1904-1916, containing photographs, newspaper clippings and ephemera relating to dogs, dog shows and the Portland Kennel Club. Frank E. Watkins (1877-1940) was a Portland, Or. real estate broker and director of the Multnomah Amateur Athletic Club.
 
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Frank J. Miller papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Membership cards, tickets, ID cards, and other ephemera, 1904-1917; Correspondence and documents, 1904-1913, regarding Masonic activities; Newspaper clippings, circa 1900-1914, regarding his nomination as Railroad Commissioner and his Masonic activities. Frank J. Miller was commissioner of the Railroad Commission of Oregon, 1910-1914, chairman of the Public Service Commission of Oregon, 1916-1917, and representative from Albany in the Oregon Legislature, circa 1905.
 
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Frank S. Godfrey family papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence of Birdie Ann Godfrey, 1957; Ribbons and other ephemera from United States War Veterans reuinions, 1898-1955; Register of veterans, 1951; Dorothy Godfrey Otto's reminiscences, 1967; Etc. Frank S. Godfrey was a businessman in Seaside, Oregon and a soldier in the Spanish-American War, Master sergeant of Company B, 2nd Oregon Infantry.
 
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I. Franklin letter to Morritz Langsdorf

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from I. Franklin, Portland, Oregon, to Morritz Langsdorf, Agency City, Iowa, 7 pp, 26 August 1852, describing his overland journey with A. George, B. Willcox, Pardoe, Little, E. Myers and M. Lewis.
 
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Franklin F. Korell papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1931-1959, regarding editorials on the Pact of Paris published in Collier and the Christian Science Monitor; Military leave of absence, 1918; Speeches, 1921, regarding the Pact of Paris, postal reform, agriculture, veteran's legislation and national defense; Election materials, circa 1930; Albert Gallatin Award from the U.S. Treasury Dept. upon retirement, 1959. Franklin F. Korell was born in Portland, Oregon in 1889.
 
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Franklin Griffith papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence and documents regarding Griffith's election as Portland's First Citizen of 1938 by the Portland Realty Board; Scrapbooks, 7 vols., 1913-1943; Obituary notices, 1952. Franklin Griffith was a Portland, Oregon lawyer, businessman and civic leader.
 
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Franzetti family papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Confirmation certificate, 1845, for Susana Kopp, in German; Reprint of a birth certificate, 1879, for Susette Kopp, in German; Manuscript letters of reference, 1898-1906, for Susette in English, French and German; Memorial service invitation, 1906, for Jakob Kopp; Manuscript personalia, 1859, for Jacob Kopp, in German; Marriage certificate, New York, N.Y., 1905, for Susette and Emil Franzetti; Manuscript and typescript letters of reference, 1901-1908, for Emil Franzetti, in English and French; Death certificate, 1916, for Emil Franzetti. Emil Franzetti (1881-1916) was a European-trained chef and the proprietor of the Rhododendron Inn and Tavern at the base of Mount Hood for a number of years, before dying in an automobile accident in 1916.
 
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Fred Lockley reminiscences and letters

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Reminiscences, notes and stories, ca. 1920-1940, regarding Oregon pioneers, including the Lane family, and steamboating in the Pacific Northwest; Letter from James Withycombe, 1913. Fred Lockley (1871-1958) was a well known columnist for the Oregon journal.
 
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Fred M. White papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1916-1919, to Mary Inman during his time in World War I; Radio scripts, 1935-1940, based on Oregon history; World War I souvenirs; Scrapbooks, recipe books, account books, etc., 6 vols.; Diplomas and schoolwork of Mary Inman. Fred M. White (1893-1981) was a journalist, editor, drama critic and writer.
 
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Fred Meek papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Miscellaneous office files and correspondence, 1949-1974. Fred Meek was a Portland, Oregon pharmacist and an Oregon State Representative.
 
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Fred T. Merrill Cycle Company records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1899, regarding orders for bicycles and repairs.
 
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Frederick L. Gifford papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Ku Klux Klan membership cards, Driver's Licenses, and other ID cards, 1920-1933; Newspaper clippings, 1945, regarding Gifford's death; Manuscript letter to his wife, 3 pp, 1924. Fred L. Gifford (1878-1945) was the leader ("Grand Dragon") for the Oregon Ku Klux Klan between 1921 and 1924, when the "invisible empire" was influential in virtually every part of the state.
 
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Benjamin Freeland collection

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Photocopy manuscript letter, with typed transcript, from Benjamin Freeland to his brother, February 3, 1854; Typescript document by Chester S. Freeland, 8 pp, June 13, 1933, about Benjamin Freeland's journey to the Oregon Country with some history about Frederick Douglass, with letter of transmittal. Benjamin Freeland (1794-1880) settled on the Calapooya River in Linn, County, Oregon, during the fall of 1853.
 
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Jessie Benton Frémont letter in defense of Thomas Hart Benton

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from Jessie Benton Frémont, 5 pp, ca. 1850-1902, defending Thomas Hart Benton from the charge of being pro-slavery.
 
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Giles French letter to Thomas Vaughan

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from Giles French, Moro, Oregon, to Thomas Vaughan, Portland, Oregon, 1 p, 19 December 1973, regarding Pacific Northwest history and good wishes for the new year. Giles French was a legislator and author from Sherman County, Oregon.
 
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Giles French papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes correspondence, notes, speeches, scrapbooks and reports of Giles French. Giles French was a legislator and author from Sherman County, Oregon.
 
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Frigate Santiago shop notes and plans

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: 47 photocopy plans on 2 sheets of "the fragata Santiago, alias the Nueva Galica, built at San Blas, 1771-1773," drawn 1974, with duplicates, scale: 1/4" : 1'; Correspondence to Malcom H. Kenyon and Edmund Hayes regarding model details with shop notes of the construction of the model, 90 pp, 1974. Hewitt Robinson Jackson (1914-2007) was an artist and maritime historian.
 
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Jacob Fritz letters to Louis S. Fritz

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letters from Jacob Fritz, The Dalles, Oregon, to Louis S. Fritz, Portland, Oregon, 12 March, 27 April and 23 May 1896, urging his son, Louis, to return home to The Dalles and regarding family news.
 
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J. E. Froome letters

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letters from J. E. Froome, Athena, Oregon, to "sheriff" and Harry C. Bishop, 12 January and 10 February 1916, regarding Froome's search for George Weber.
 
Collection Title:

J. E. Froome letters

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letters from J. E. Froome, Athena, Oregon, to "sheriff" and Harry C. Bishop, 12 January and 10 February 1916, regarding Froome's search for George Weber.
 
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Leonard Frost letter to J. F. McCoy

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from Leonard Frost, Nebraska City, Nebraska, to J. F. McCoy, 4 pp, 1 September 1865, regarding the "deplorable situation" of Frost's step-son, Willie, in Portland, Oregon, and instructions to McCoy for getting Willie to his grandmother in New York.
 
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Eugene Fuerst papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Manuscripts of musical compositions, sketches, notebooks, clippings of Portland Civic Opera Association and Theater Arts Opera Association, 1947-1966. Eugene Fuerst was conductor and director of the Portland Civic Opera Association and Theater Arts Opera Association.
 
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Gale Stockton Hill papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, transcripts and dispositions of cases, 1900-1914; Miscellaneous and personal papers, 1905-1908. Gale Stockton Hill was a lawyer in Albany, Oregon.
 
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Selucius Garfielde letter to Harvey Gordon

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Manuscript letter to Harvey Gordon from Selucius Garfielde of Portland, Oregon, June 15, 1861, 2 pp, relating to his campaign for election to Congress.
 
Collection Title:

Selucius Garfielde letter to Harvey Gordon

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Manuscript letter to Harvey Gordon from Selucius Garfielde of Portland, Oregon, June 15, 1861, 2 pp, relating to his campaign for election to Congress. Harvey Gordon, surveyor and designer of the Seal of the State of Oregon, was elected State printer in 1862, but died before assuming office.
 
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W. N. Gatens letter to C. D. Teel

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from W. N. Gatens, Salem, Oregon, to C. D. Teel, Echo, Oregon, 1 p, 7 August 1907, regarding Teel's appointment as delegate to the National Irrigation Congress to be held in Sacramento, California, in September.
 
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Mrs. C. O. Gates letter to Mrs. Hal Webber

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from Mrs. C. O. Gates, Portland, Oregon, to Mrs. Hal Webber, 1 p, ca. 1915-1934, regarding the loss of a child, Frank, and reminiscences of his playing with Mr. Webber's orchestra.
 
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Anna Gauntlett letter to family

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from Anna Gauntlett, Unalaska, Alaska, to family, Gold Beach, Oregon, 26 pp, 3 March 1899, regarding family matters and describing Alaska.
 
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T. Gegoux letter to Guy V. Abernethy

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from
 
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George A. Harding family papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, documents, business records, genealogy, ephemera, diaries, account books, etc. of members of the George A. Harding family; Blueprints and notebooks of George Lee Harding, ca. 1919-1945, regarding his work on the Smith Cove Pier B in Seattle, Washington, the Port of Tacoma, etc. George A. Harding arrived in Oregon in 1857, served in the Union Army, was director of the Willamette Valley Southern Railway and operated a drugstore in Oregon City.
 
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George Estes papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence; Manuscripts including "Enemies of the Klan," 1923, "The Wayfaring Man," 1922, and "Peter Holds the Keys," 1933, regarding anti-Catholicism, Freemasonry, the Ku Klux Klan and other ethnic and religious controversies of the 1920s.
 
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George L. Matthews papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Manuscript letters to his wife, Rozella, 1885, regarding his plans to cross the prairie and join her; Miscellaneous bills, receipts, shipping orders and other personal accounts, 1879-1889.
 
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George Lawrence Company records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Records of George Lawrence Company of Portland, Oregon, a saddlery, harness and leather goods firm established in 1857 and incorporated in 1893. Collection includes: Correspondence, contracts, invoices, vouchers, cashbooks, journals, ledgers, catalogs, publications, and ephemera.
 
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George Lemon Newell papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Photocopy documents relating to his military service, 1899-1901; Correspondence primarily to his mother, 1898-1901, regarding his experiences during the Spanish-American War in the Philippines and during the Boxer Rebellion; Biographical sketch, circa 1973; Letter regarding his funeral, 1973. George Lemon Newell (1878-1973) was a member of the 14th Infantry, Company F, 1898-1900.
 
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George Perkins papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence and documents regarding legal cases, 1914-1961.
 
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George Vancouver collection

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Photostat manuscript journal of Thomas Manby, an officer who served with Vancouver, "The Discovery and Chatham Proceed to the Northwest in Search of a Northwest Passage," 26 pp, April 20, 1792; Photocopy manuscript letter from Evan Nepean, 1 p, undated, regarding Vancouver as choice for commander of expedition; Photocopy manuscript essay by Vancouver "Some Reflections upon the Bread Fruit of the South Sea Island and upon a Method for Bringing it to Jamaica," 3 pp, undated; A report by Vancouver, 4 pp, 1794, regarding the price of gunner stores on the sloop Discovery; Photocopy papers relating to the controversy between Thomas Pitt (Lord Camelford) and Vancouver, 36 pp, 1795-1798, with inventory.
 
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Gerald W. Frank papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Certificates, deeds, correspondence and memoranda regarding the Western Governor's Conference held in Portland, June 10-13, 1965 and organized by Frank; Correspondence and memoranda regarding the Jay W. Stevens Disaster Services Unit and Aaron Frank, 1939; Ledger for Meier and Frank, 1 vol., 1912-1963. Gerry Frank is an author and a member of the Frank family, a Portland, Oregon family, who founded Meir & Frank.
 
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German Aid Society records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence in German and English regarding various issues of the Society including building equipment and maintenance, admission to the Old People's Home and general welfare, 1930-1936; Building specifications, 1956-1957; Financial records and membership rosters. The German Aid Society was an organization established in 1871 to provide assistance to German immigrants and their descendents through cultural, educational and social service activities.
 
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Jonathan Titus Gerow letter to "brother and sister"

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from Jonathan Titus Gerow to "brother and sister", 2 pp, 12 August 1852, regarding family news.
 
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James Gerrish letter to H. Sewell

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from James Gerrish, Tuality Plains, Oregon, to H. Sewell, Oregon City, Oregon, 2 pp, 19 January 1846, regarding church activities in Tuality, Oregon.
 
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Charles A. Geyer letters to Sir William J. Hooker

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Typed copy letters from Charles A. Geyer to Sir William J. Hooker, London, England, 18 items, 1845-1847, regarding the publication of his collection on botany in Missouri and Oregon Territory in Hooker's "London Journal of Botany", with introductory notes by Clifford M. Drury. Karl Andreas Geyer (30 November 1809-21 November 1853) was a German botanist.
 
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W. R. Gibson letter to J. J. Woods

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Photostat letter from W. R. Gibson letter to J. J. Woods, 2 pp, 26 September 1852, regarding the recent influx of emigrants to The Dalles, Oregon, and the growth of the town.
 
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George L. Giefry letter to "aunt"

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from George L. Giefry, Silver Lake, Oregon, to "aunt", 4 pp, 3 February 1894, describing the aftermath of a fire at Silver Lake, Oregon, in which 43 people died.
 
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Wells Smith Gilbert papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes miscellaneous records and documents regarting Gilbert and his involvement in various associations. Wells Smith Gilbert (1870-1965) was president of the Olean Lumber Company and manager of the Weyerhaeuser Timber Company's Oregon properties.
 
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Albion L. Gile collection

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Typed copy letter from H. S. Gile, San Francisco, California, to his parents, Maine, 2 pp, 15 February 1850, regarding his travels around Cape Horn and mining in California; Typed copy speech by Robert B. Applebee to the Brick Store Museum Society, Kennebunk Maine, 10 pp, 8 July 1958, regarding sailing history.
 
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Oliver Glenn letter to Ralph and Anna Yeaton

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from Lieutenant Oliver Glenn, San Francisco, California, to Ralph and Anna Yeaton, Bend, Oregon, 3 pp, 6 May 1944, regarding family matters and the war in the Pacific.
 
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Glenn A. Eaton papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1934-1987; Minutes and by-laws of the Chamber of Commerce in Parkrose, Oregon, 1946-1951; Records of the Government Island Inter-Club Committee; History of Parkrose and Masonic Lodge No. 179, 1942-1970; Papers of the Parkrose Civic Club, Lions Club and Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation; 1952 Multnomah County Planning Commission Progress Report and Zoning; Boy Scouts materials, 1970-1976; Sons and Daughters of Oregon Pioneers materials; Materials on communism; Miscellaneous materials relating to religious organizations.
 
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Glenn Corning papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Personal and business correspondence, 1912-1961; Barriger vs. Corning lawsuit papers, 1930-1931; Financial records, 1913-1927; Plant and flower reference card files, 1936-1945. Glenn Corning was a florist in Sherwood, Oregon.
 
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Glenn L. Jackson papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, awards, citations, memorabilia and scrapbook regarding Jackson's military service, the solicitation of the 1968 Summer Olympics, United States Chamber of Commerce, St. Vincent's Medical Foundation, Oregon Highway Commission, Oregon Economic Development Commission, Pacific Power and Light Co., and other activities, 1944-1980. Glenn Jackson (1902-1980) was the chairman of the Oregon Transportation Commission for 19 years, he supervised development of the interstate highway system in Oregon.
 
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Eli Sheldon Glover diary excerpt

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Excerpt from the diary of Eli Glover Sheldon, 27 November 1875, describing agriculture in the Willamette Valley, Oregon.
 
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Neil Goldschmidt letter on Ballot Measure 2

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Form letter from Neil Goldschmidt, 1 p, 13 June 1989, urging a yes vote on Ballot Measure 2 to ban export of timber from state land.
 
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Harvey Gordon letters

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Correspondence to Harvey Gordon, from Jesse Applegate, R. H. Dearborn, Selucius Garfielde, J. T. Outhouse, R. E. Stratton, mostly relating to local and national politics. Harvey Gordon, surveyor and designer of the Seal of the State of Oregon, was elected State printer in 1862, but died before assuming office.
 
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Gordon Creek Tree Farms records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Reports, prospectuses, correspondence and maps regarding timber land and operations, primarily in Western Oregon, 1908-1938.
 
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William A. Gould letter to his brother

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from William A. Gould, Nashville, Tennessee, to his brother, 4 pp, 28 November 1863, regarding family matters and his experiences in the Civil War.
 
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Governor's Committee for a Livable Oregon records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Administrative records, 1967-1974, including minutes; Correspondence, 1967-1974; Miscellaneous papers regarding tourism, litter, pollution, land use, the Columbia Gorge and other topics related to Oregon's environment.
 
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Grace Olivier Peck papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Miscellanea of her father, Julius Olivier, 1914-1918; Correspondence, of her brother, Arthur Olivier, 1919-1922; Personal and business correspondence, 1914-1977; Legal papers, 1937 and 1947; Genealogical information; Political ephemera; Minute book of the Daughters of the Court of Multnomah, 1 vol., 1922-1949; Correspondence, minutes, etc. regarding various organizations Peck belonged to, 1959-1974; Scrapbooks, 2 vols., 1960-1975; Scrapbook, 1 vol., 1973. Grace Olivier Peck (1898-1979) was born in Portland, Or., to Jules Olivier and Geneva Young.
 
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J. A. Grahame letter to George T. Allen

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from J. A. Grahame, Victoria, British Columbia, to George T. Allen, Cathlamet, Washington Territory, 2 pp, 15 September 1887, enclosing a draft for $500 to pay a debt.
 
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Ulysses S. Grant letter to H. Wilson

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Photostat letter from Ulysses S. Grant to H. Wilson, 2 pp, 20 February 1867, urging Wilson and the Senate Military Committee to report in favor of confirmation of Justus Steinberger as paymaster.
 
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Ulysses S. Grant letter to Theodore J. Eckerson

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Photostat copy and manuscript letter from Ulysses S. Grant to Theodore J. Eckerson, 2 pp, February 6, 1866. Theodore John Eckerson was an Oregon pioneer of 1849.
 
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J. H. D. Gray papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Copy book of financial records and letters kept by Captain J. H. D. Gray of Astoria, Oregon, 1 v, 396 pp, 1887-1890.
 
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J. H. D. Gray papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Copy book of financial records and letters kept by Captain J. H. D. Gray of Astoria, Oregon, 1 v, 396 pp, 1887-1890.
 
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James T. Gray letter to "Henry"

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from James T. Gray, Portland, Oregon, to "Henry", 1 p, 1891 March 6, regarding plans for a "Frankfort business."
 
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Great Britain War Office records relating to the Oregon Territory

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection of materials from the Great Britain Public Record Office comprising dispatches, surveys and reports of military, commercial, settlement and exploration matters in the Oregon Territory and Canada, including correspondence and reports of Henry J. Warre, M. Vavasour and Charles Metcalfe, 1840-1847.
 
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Gregory family papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1873-1881, between Henry and William Gregory, and from their father, Caspar; Business papers regarding dealings in California; Scrapbook, 1 vol., of Lenore Gregory; Diary of Lair Hill Gregory, 1 vol., 1897-1902, and letters to his wife, Kate Gregory, 1923-1934; Miscellaneous family papers, memorabilia and genealogical material. William H. Gregory was a prominent attorney in Portland, Oregon.
 
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John Smith Griffin papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes Congregational church records and miscellaneous papers collected by John Smith Griffin. John Smith Griffin (1807-1899) was a missionary and Oregon pioneer.
 
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Woody Guthrie letter to the Loring family

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Photocopy typescript letter from Woody Guthrie to the Loring family, 2 pp, 9 July 1948, regarding the lyrics to "Roll on Columbia, Roll On," family matters and life on the upper Columbia River.
 
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Guy Fisher papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: World War I correspondence, 1918-1919; Correspondence with the Veteran's Administration, 1918-1953, regarding disability, loans and war bonuses; Documents of Civil Service Employment, 1929-1953; Diary of his wife, Ida A. Graham Wart Fisher, 1907; Diaries of Guy Fisher, 12 vols., 1945-1963, including financial records, clippings, ephemera and weather notes. Guy Fisher (1892-1965) worked as Federal Gains Supervisor and U.S. Production and Marketing Administration Supervisor.
 
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Merrily Haas collection,

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection of ephemera, letters, and other materials relating to Oregon.
 
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John Hailey letters to W. H. Packwood

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Manuscript letters from John Hailey, Librarian and Secretary State Historical Society, Idaho, to W. H. (William Henderson) Packwood, January 30 and February 27, 1912.
 
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Tom Haines letter to "Capt. Jack"

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from Tom Haines, Boston, Massachusetts, to "Capt. Jack", 1 p , ca. 1900-1931, offering sympathy and support for Jack's cause.
 
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Matilda Hall letter to John Morrison

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from Matilda Hall, Portland, Oregon, to John Morrison, Portland, Oregon, 5 pp, 2 February 1988, regarding working at Crater Lake Lodge in 1920.
 
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Hall Stoner Lusk papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence; Opinions; Minutes; Reports; Newspaper clippings; Speeches on legal cases, political and professional activities and educational and religious interests, 1889-1972. Hall Stoner Lusk (Sept. 21, 1883-May 15, 1983) served as an Oregon Supreme Court Justice and United States Senator.
 
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Absolom Hallock papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes journals, account books, correspondence and receipts of Absolom Hallock. Absolom Hallock (1826-1892) was a mechanic, draftsman, civil engineer and surveyor.
 
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Blaine Hallock letter to Wayne L. Morse

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Typescript carbon copy letter from Blaine Hallock, Baker, Oregon, to Wayne L. Morse, Washington, D.C., 11 pp, 30 June 1952, reacting to a speech given by Morse regarding the Bonneville Power Administration and Hell's Canyon.
 
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Ham Kautzman papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Ephemera relating to dances and republican elections, circa 1870-1872; Correspondence and other documents, 1920-1922, regarding Kautzman's newspaper business and his dispute with Columbia County District Attorney, Glen R. Metsker, involving statements made by Kautzman in the Herald during a recall effort against Metsker, and Kautzman's subsequent conviction on libel charges. Ham Kautzman was editor and publisher of various small newspapers in Oregon, including the Columbia-Herald (St. Helens), Herald (Houlton), Pacific-Herald (Waldport) and Tualatin Valley News (Sherwood).
 
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Hamilton and Stump family collection,

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Papers of the Hamilton and Stump families of Salem, Or., including letters and photographs.
 
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Jacob Hammer letter to Curtis Hiatte

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Photocopy letter from Jacob Hammer to Curtis Hiatte, 4 pp, 18 February 1872, regarding living conditions in Oregon.
 
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J. T. Hanlon letters

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Photocopy letters from J. T. Hanlon to W. P Hanlon, 1898-1903, regarding family matters, health, and attendance at the G. A. R. encampments at The Dalles, 1898, and Astoria, 1902; Photocopy letter from Hattie Lyons to W. P. Hanlon, 13 July 1903, regarding the death of "our father," J. T. Hanlon.
 
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Joseph A. Hanna letters

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Resolution of a committee to send and publish condolences on the death of William Sample, 1 p, 4 February 1848, committee members include J. A. Hanna, W. G. March and W. R. Vincent; Letter from Isaac H. Reiter to Joseph Hanna, 1 p, 11 February 1853, informing Hanna of the selection of 25 Honorary members of the Excelsior Literary Society of Heidelberg College; Letter from James Wylie to Joseph Hanna, 8 pp, 2 February 1867, regarding church activity in Naper City, California; Transcript extract of a letter from Joseph Hanna, Los Angeles, California, 2 pp, 18 March, 1904, regarding his migration from Pennsylvania to Oregon and anecdotes on the Presbyterian Church in Oregon.
 
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Ralph B. Harmen letter to William F. Farley

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from Ralph B. Harmen, Oregon City, Oregon, to William F. Farley, Iowa, 1 p, 1846 April 20, urging relatives to join him in Oregon.
 
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Rick Harmon papers,

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Papers of Rick Harmon, formerly of the Oregon Historical Society. Includes research files on the Bull Run Watershed, Crater Lake, OHS Press, and the Oregon Historical Society Employees Association (OHSEA).
 
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Harold A. Webber papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1895-1934; Newspaper clippings, 1909-1932; Musical programs, songbooks, musical arrangements, ledgers, scrapbook, scores, baton, etc. Harold A. Webber (1895-1949) was a Portland, Oregon musician and children's orchestra leader.
 
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George Scott Harris land deed

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Negative photostat of a land deed to George Scott Harris, 1 p, 4 November 1876, for land near Brookings, Oregon, now part of Harris Beach State Park.
 
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James Harris letter to Israel Harris

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from James Harris to Israel Harris, 1 p, 3 December 1845, advising what prices to accept for goods for outfitting overland journeys.
 
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Lawrence T. Harris papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1898-1934, on current political topics. Lawrence T. Harris (1873-1960) was a Supreme Court justice, lawyer, legislator and civic leader.
 
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Harry C. Kendall papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1924-1949; Speeches, 1946-1954; Survey, 1947; Traffic reports, 1948; Newspaper clippings, 1949-1954; Prospectuses, 1892-1934; Deeds, 1925-1927; Indentures, 1924-1925; Financial reports, 1929-1956; Minute book, 1 vol., 1905-1923, for the Sigma Nu Alumni Association; Portland Industries financing Service papers, 1928-1943; Advertisements for stocks and bond issues, 1921-1932; Documents bequesting 37 acres on Guemes Island, Washington; Etc. Harry C. Kendall (1883-1978) was a Portland, Oregon banker, businessman and philanthropist.
 
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Harry James Burnham papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1892-1952; Financial papers, 1909-1952; Notes, primers and ephemera, 1902-1947, used by his wife, Carrie Wilson Burnham while a teacher with Gilliam County School District No. 3; Correspondence, tax returns, etc. of Harry J. Wiseman, 1921-1924.
 
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Harry M. Niles papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Biographical material, correspondence and documents relating to the Portland Police Department, 1931-1946, and the Pacific Coast International Association of Law Enforcement Officials, 1941-1943; Copies of "Footprinters", newsletter of the International Footprinters Assn.; Copies of "The Police Bulls", 1943-1945; Correspondence, 2 vols., 1899-1900, from police chiefs in California and Washington; Scrapbooks, 6 vols., 1939-1945, regarding the Portland Police Dept. Harry M. Niles (1888-1946) was Portland Police Chief (1934-1946), member of the the police department (1910-1946) and President of the Pacific Coast International Association of Law Enforcemnet Officials (1935-1936).
 
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Barbara Hartwell letter to Elizabeth Vaughan

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from Barbara Hartwell to Elizabeth Vaughan, 2 pp, 5 August 1970, thanking the Vaughans for their letters while traveling.
 
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Emma L. Harvey letter to Nellie Hansen

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from Emma L. Harvey, Ione, Oregon, to Nellie Hansen, Newberg, Oregon, 3 pp, 4 September 1916, regarding the Harvey's recent move to Ione, the status of their farm and family news.
 
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Susan Caroline Hawkins letters to Tolbert Norton

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letters from Susan Caroline Hawkins, Benton County, Oregon, to her brother, Tolbert Norton, Portland, Oregon, 1874-1883, regarding family matters and opinions.
 
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Ace R. Hayes collection,

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Papers, photographs, video tapes, audio tapes, and ephemera of Ace R. Hayes, Oregon political activist and publisher of the Portland Free Press.
 
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Edmund Hayes collection on the ship Tonquin

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes materials relating to the ship Tonquin.
 
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Hazel Mills papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Diaries, appointment books, correspondence, greeting cards, certificates, programs and manuscripts for her book on Frances Fuller Victor.
 
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George Wintermute Hazen papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1871-1909; and a physiognomical examinations (phrenology), 1896. George Hazen Wintermute was an attorney who came to Portland, Oregon in 1890 to help organize the U. S. National Bank.
 
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Hegardt & Clarke records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1905-1916; Business records, 1909-1914; Field notes, maps and plans. Hegardt & Clarke was a consulting and civil engineering firm in Portland, Oregon, consisting of Gustave B. Hegardt and W. D. Clarke.
 
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Heinrich Reidt letters

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Manuscript correspondence between Reidt and his brother in Oregon, his father in Germany and others.
 
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Heinrich Ruppel papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Manuscript correspondence with friends and relatives in Germany, in German, 1879-1901, with typescript translations by Carl F. Nitz; Miscellaneous photocopy and original newspaper clippings in German and English, speeches, and ephemera relating to the Portland Social Turn-verein, circa 1880, most with typescript translations by Nitz; Receipts. Heinrich Rüppel was a German immigrant to Portland, Oregon, a foreman at the Oregon Furniture Manufacturing Company, member of the Portland Social Turn-verein and a jewelry craftsman.
 
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Heinrich Rüppel papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Manuscript correspondence with friends and relatives in Germany, in German, 1879-1901, with typescript translations by Carl F. Nitz; Miscellaneous photocopy and original newspaper clippings in German and English, speeches, and ephemera relating to the Portland Social Turn-verein, circa 1880, most with typescript translations by Nitz; Receipts. Heinrich Ruppel was a German immigrant to Portland, Oregon, a foreman at the Oregon Furniture Manufacturing Company, member of the Portland Social Turn-verein and a jewelry craftsman.
 
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Heister Dean Guie papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1917-1977, with M.E. Swanstrom regarding the restoration of Fort Simcoe, Donald H. Clark, Albert Culverwell, Ruth Peeler, Hal Holmes, Leonard Lerwill, Roscoe Sheller, Ben Olney, etc.; Articles, research notes and misc. regarding J. J. Archer, Fort Simcoe, Robert S. Garnett, Granville Owen Haller, Louis Scholl, Nez Percé and Yakima Indians, Chief Joseph and Rev. James Harvey Wilbur, 1890-1977. Heister Dean Guie (1896-1978) was an editor and author.
 
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Helm family letters

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes letters and correspondence of the Helm family, Oregon pioneers. In 1845 William Helm and Martha Ann Scoggan Helm and their eight children headed west on the Oregon Trail.
 
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Mrs. Thomas A. Hendricks letter to the Oregonian

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from Mrs. Thomas A. Hendricks, Indianapolis, Indiana, to the Editor of the Oregonian, 3 pp, 17 February 1888, regarding an article published in the Oregonian regarding a pension due her from the United States Government, after the death of her husband, Vice President Thomas A. Hendricks.
 
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Francis J. Heney letters to Vivian Flexner

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letters from Francis J. Heney, San Francisco, California, to Vivian Flexner, Portland, Oregon, 1910-1912, regarding legal cases, the death of C. J. Reed and woman's suffrage.
 
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Alexander Henry letters to "Edgar"

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Photocopy typed transcript letters from Alexander Henry, Montreal, Canada, to "Edgar", 1785-1786, regarding the fur trade.
 
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Henry Brooks Van Duzer papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Personal, family and business correspondence, 1863-1950; Scrapbooks and memorabilia regarding Duzer's activities with the U.S. Fir Production Board, Portland Chamber of Commerce, the Democratic party and the Oregon Highway Commission; Minutes, financial reports, contracts, etc., 1930-1951, of the Inman-Poulson Lumber Company; Scripts and stage set illustrations for plays; Certificates; Ephemera. Henry Brooks Van Duzer was the chairman of the Oregon state highway commission.
 
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Henry Elsing letters

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Photocopy manuscript letters to his sister Mary, August 27 and September 11, 1887, written while he was seeking to practice medicine at the Vancouver Barracks, Washington Territory; Photocopy extract from "The Era", Ridgefield Park, New Jersey, December 6, 1893, regarding his recent settlement in the area and his professional background. Per note in collection: Henry Elsing (1863-1923) began studying medicine at the Vancouver Barracks, Washington Territory, under Col. Basil Norris, Surgeon and Medical Director of the U. S. Army.
 
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Henry Fletcher Kendall papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Personal and family correspondence, 1887-1903, including letters from Puerto Rico during the Spanish-American war; Military orders; Medical lecture notes; Incomplete manuscript history of the Mexican-American War, 1897. Henry Flecther Kendall was a graduate of West Point and an officer in the U.S. Army.
 
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Henry H. Wheeler letter to Mrs. Elizabeth Loughlin Lord

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Typescript transcript and photocopy manuscript letter from Henry H. Wheeler to Mrs. Elizabeth Loughlin Lord, 2 pp, September 24, 1904, recounting an attack by "Indians... supposed to be Snakes and Bannocks" on his stagecoach carrying mail to Canyon City, Oregon in 1866. Henry H. Wheeler (1826-1915), for whom Wheeler County was named, operated mail and stage lines from the Dalles to Canyon City in the 1860s.
 
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Henry H. Wheeler papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Manuscript and typescript correspondence, 1872-1904; Legal documents, 1891-1895; Miscellaneous receipts and ephemera, 1895-1904. Henry H. Wheeler (1826-1915), for whom Wheeler County was named, operated mail and stage lines from the Dalles to Canyon City in the 1860s.
 
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Henry Moorhead Montgomery papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Business correspondence, 1888-1927, regarding a suit for timber lands, construction of Heceta Head Light Station at Florence, Oregon, appointment as a Civil Servant and the location of the Federal Customs House in Portland, Oregon; Manuscript personal correspondence, 1891-1893, with John H. Mitchell and George W. McBride. Henry Moorhead Montgomery (1863-1932) was a contractor and insurance agent in Portland, Oregon.
 
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Henry Sewell papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence and other documents, 1836-1869, from friends and family members regarding his marriage to Mary Ann Jones Gerrish and other matters. Henry Sewell (1819-1869) came to Oregon in 1843 and married Mary Ann Jones Gerrish in 1846.
 
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Henry W. Corbett letter to Reuben F. Maury

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Manuscript letter, 2 pp, February 10 1863, regarding Maury's promotion to Commander of the Oregon Cavalry, 1st Regiment and party politics. Reuben F. Maury (1821-1906) was Commander of the Oregon Cavalry 1st Regiment during the Civil War.
 
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Heppner City Hall plans

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: 2 elevations on 2 sheets of a city hall building for Heppner, Oregon, scale not given, 1932. Ernst Kroner (1866-1955) was a German-born architect who came to Portland, Oregon in 1889.
 
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Herbert Retzlaff papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, including congratulations, invitations, etc. regarding Fred Meyer Inc. and some to the German Consulate; Programs for award banquets at Fred Meyer Inc.; History of Fred Meyer Inc.; Biography of Fred Meyer; Organizational charts of Fred Meyer Inc., ca. 1954. Herbert Retzlaff was born in Germany and moved to Oregon.
 
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Herman Kenin papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, speeches, biographical information, newspaper clippings and obituaries, 1935-1970, including an issue of American Labor for which the cover story is on Kenin. Herman Kenin (1902-1970) grew up in Portland and attended Reed College in 1930, then Northwestern College of Law and was admitted to the Oregon Bar.
 
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Binger Hermann letters

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letters from Binger Hermann, Washington, D.C., to Daniel Parker Barnes, Jacksonville, Oregon, 17 January 1887 and 3 January 1889, regarding the Indian Depredation bill in the U.S. Senate and Parker's claim; Letter from Binger Hermann, Roseburg, Oregon, to Seneca Fouts, Portland, Oregon, 3 pp, 3 March 1925, regarding the role of Horace Greeley and Jesse Applegate in the election of Lincoln as President, 1860. Born in Lanoconing, Maryland, Binger Hermann settled in Coos County, Oregon in 1859.
 
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Herschel H. Stuart papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence regarding his activities in various associations and personal interests, including the Portland Industrial Traffic Club and the Portland Transportation Club; Automobile insurance policy, 1928. Herschel H. Stuart worked as the traffic manager for the Woodbury and Wheeler Company, Portland, Oregon.
 
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Hewitt & Sox records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, transcripts and dispositions of cases, 1900-1931; Sox family correspondence, 1870-1906; Etc. Hewitt & Sox was a law firm in Albany, Oregon, consisting of Henry H. Hewitt and Carlton Edward Sox.
 
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George L. Hibbard letters

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from George L. Hibbard, Portland, Oregon, to "My dear wife," 3 pp, 16 May 1884, regarding health, finances and their children; Letter from George L. Hibbard, Portland, Oregon, to "My little daughter...," 1 p, 16 May 1884, thanking her for her "wise letter."
 
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George L. Hibbard letter to his children

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Typescript letter from George L. Hibbard, of Oregon City, Oregon, to his children, Mrs. John Kuechle, George L. Hibbard of Connecticut, Mrs. Thomas Long and Miss Edith G. Hibbard, 10 pp, March 6, 1974, regarding his recent hemorrhoidectomy, with information about hemorrhoids treatment and an account of another hemorrhoidectomy by "another poor fellow."
 
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Urban East Hicks letters

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letters from Urban East Hicks, Portland, Oregon, to J. F. McElroy, 2 April and 17 September 1871, regarding employment with George Himes as a printer and their forthcoming publications; Letter from Henry Leland, Lewiston, Idaho, to Urban East Hicks, 2 pp, 20 July 1873, requesting a printing job to be done.
 
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Hideo Hashimoto papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, lectures, speeches, information leaflets, newsletters, articles and testimonies primarily regarding Hashimoto's work for peace and human rights, particularly with the American Friends Service Committee and Fellowship of Reconciliation, war protests, nuclear disarmament, etc.; Miscellaneous materials relating to his early life, education and internment during World War II. Hideo Hashimoto (b. 1911) was a Methodist minister and peace activitist.
 
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Hideto Tomita letters

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence with Cora B. Oliver, a former teacher, 1942-1945, regarding Tomita's experiences being evacuated from Portland, Oregon to a relocation camp in Idaho, basic training in Mississippi and life at the front in Italy and France. Hideto Tomita was a Portland, Oregon Nisei who was relocated to the Minidoka internment camp in Idaho and later joined the 442nd regiment of the U.S Army, serving in Italy and France.
 
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Mrs. J. S. Higgins letter to Rev. James D. Corby

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from Mrs. J. S. Higgins, Eugene, Oregon, to Rev. James D. Corby, 2 pp, 25 October 1909, regarding arrangements for his speaking engagements in Eugene.
 
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J. C. Hileman letter to Willard Johnson

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from J. C. Hileman, Register of the U.S. Land Office, Vancouver, Washington Territory, to Willard Johnson, 1 p, 14 November 1873, regarding the final disposition of Homestead entry No. 1608.
 
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John E. Hill letter to the Commissioner of Pension Office

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from John E. Hill to the Commissioner of Pension Office, 3 pp, ca. 1849-1900, giving an account of his military service in New York and California and requesting a land claim for lands in Umatilla County, Oregon.
 
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Joseph W. Hill papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes correspondence, receipts, ephemera, records etc. belonging to Joseph W. Hill. Joseph W. Hill, long-time headmaster of the Bishop Scott Academy, founded the Hill Military School and served as its first headmaster until his retirement in the early 1920s.
 
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Laban Hill letter to "Brother and sister"

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from Laban Hill, Spangle, Washington Territory, to "Brother and sister, 2 pp, 9 December 1880, regarding growing crops and raising stock in Washington Territory.
 
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Himes and Prince family collection,

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Contains: one (1) notebook containing a list of guests who attended the 50th wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Prince, 1929; five (5) postcards relating to the Himes family; one (1) letter from George H. Himes; and two (2) "Oregonian" newspaper clippings about Dr. Marcus Whitman and the Portland, Or., school system.
 
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Franklin A. Hinds letters

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letters to and from Franklin A. Hinds, October 1864-January 1866, regarding his photographic and surveying work in Portland and Oregon City, Oregon, work with Charles W. Burrage, climate, religious denominations, an earthquake in San Francisco, activities and family matters.
 
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H. K. Hines papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence with: Sir Robert Brown, 1866-1870; Elwood Evans, 1868-1884; A[delia] J. Leslie, 1884; A. W. Waters, 1878; and others; Certificate of ordination, 1854; Manuscript refutation of the "Whitman saves Oregon" theory, 6 pp, circa 1890.
 
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Hines family letter to Gustavus Hines

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from Malissa Hines and her mother, Hastings, New York, to Gustavus and Lydia Hines, Oregon Territory, 2 pp, 28 September 1840, regarding family matters.
 
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Hirsch Weis Company records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes ledgers, price lists, scrapbook, bills and correspondence of the the Hirsch Weis Company and other related companies.
 
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Reuben H. Hitchcock collection

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection of ephemera, correspondence, and clippings relating to the Spruce Production Division in Oregon and Washington during World War I, and to Colonel Reuben H. Hitchcock, who served as the Division's Manager of Government Operations.
 
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Thomas J. Hobbs letter to Col. William M. King

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from Thomas J. Hobbs, Astoria, Oregon, to Col. William M. King, Portland, Oregon, 1 p, 1 January 1850, regarding politics and new tax laws.
 
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Thomas J. Hobbs papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence and business papers, 1850-1851, including a Photocopy of a letter to William H. Barnhart; Bound invoice book, 1 v, 1850-1855, including manuscript monograph "History of the Yakima Indian War."
 
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Dorothy Anne Hobson papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, newspaper clippings and ephemera regarding her time editing the Valsetz Star, 1936-1941. Dorothy Anne Hobson (1928-1996) was the editor of the Valsetz Star, an Oregon newspaper, at the age of nine.
 
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Hans K. Hoerlein letters

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Photocopy and typescript letters from Hans K. Hoerlein, Napa, California, mostly to Lewis L. McArthur, Portland, Oregon, 1967-1970, regarding Hood River, Oregon, the Cloud Cap Inn, Hoerlein Ranch, skiing history in Oregon and Lige Coalman.
 
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Holland family letters

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Photocopy manuscript letters from Isabelle Holland, Canyonville, Oregon to her mother, Nebraska City, Kansas, 1856 and 1863; Photocopy manuscript letter from John St. John, West Point, Iowa to Lydia Holland, his aunt, 1866, regarding family in Oregon.
 
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Rufus Cecil Holman papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection include correspondence and speeches by Holman. Rufus Cecil Holman (1877-1959) was a Portland business man, Oregon State Treasurer, 1931-39, and U. S. Senator, 1939-45.
 
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Leander Holmes letter to Sam Dyar

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from Leander Holmes to Sam Dyar, 4 pp, Spring 1859, expressing his strong objection to the pro-slavery platform of the Democratic Party and the effort to institute slavery in Oregon Territory.
 
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Ira Minton Holsclow letters to Zulah Holsclow Smith

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letters from Ira Minton Holsclow, San Francisco, California, to Zulah Holsclow Smith, Albia, Iowa, 21 June-22 July 1898, regarding his activities while waiting to ship out for Manila with the South Dakota Volunteers aboard the U.S.S. Rio de Janeiro during the Spanish American War.
 
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Charles Homan letter to M. S. Homan

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from Charles Homan, San Francisco, California, to M. S. Homan and family, 4 pp, 31 January 1873, regarding the Modoc Indian War, the poor treatment of Indians on reservations at the hands of corrupt Indian Agents and family matters.
 
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Homer T. Shaver papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Typescript copy address to the 41st meeting of the Veteran Steamboatmen of the West, Champoeg, Oregon, 12 pp, July 31, 1966, regarding Portland streets named after river vessel operators; Typescript correspondence between Shaver and E. Mowbray Tate, 1953, regarding the Shaver Transportation Company and the history of various steamboats and stern wheelers operating in the Pacific Northwest in the early 20th century. Homer T. Shaver was born in 1891 on the east bank of the Willamette River.
 
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Honor Marks Whitlock papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Ticket from London to Oregon Territory, November 2 1842; Manuscript reminiscences of her journey to Oregon from London by boat, 2 pp, circa 1850; Manuscript letter from Ann Smith, Sandford, England, 4 pp, October 27 1848, regarding family matters. Born in England in 1825, William Whitlock, accompanied by his wife Honor (Smith), arrived at Victoria, B.C. in 1849 to assume a position as bookkeeper for the Hudson's Bay Company.
 
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Horace Lascelles letters to Baron Edward Wharncliffe

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes photostat copies of manuscript letters from Horace Lascelles, of the British Royal Navy stationed on the "Topaze" at Esquimault and Victoria Harbors, Vancouver, B.C., to the First Baron Wharncliffe, Edward Wharncliffe, 1859-1862. The Wharncliffe family has been prominently associated with coal mining interests.
 
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Horatio H. Parker papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence and miscellanea primarily concerning Parker family genealogical research, 1891-1922. Horatio H. Parker was the brother of Jamieson Parker, an architect of Portland, Oregon, best known for his residential and church designs in the 1920s and 1930s.
 
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Thomas N. Horn letter to John W. Baker

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from Thomas N. Horn to John W. Baker, 4 pp, 17 March 1922, requesting compensation for his military service, with an account of his activities in the army, beginning in 1855.
 
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John B. Horner collection

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes miscellaneous materials collected by John B. Horner, mostly regarding Oregon history. John B. Horner taught English and history at Oregon Agricultural College from 1891 until his death in 1933; founded the college museum; and wrote extensively on Oregon history and literature.
 
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Harry Houdini letter to Leone Cass Baer

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from Harry Houdini to Leone Cass Baer, 1 p, 30 October 1915, regarding his book "The Unmasking of Robert Houdini."
 
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William Howe letters

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Manuscript letters from William Howe of Monmouth, Oregon to his children and siblings, 13 pp, October 1871-June 1872, regarding the death of his daughter, Kate, news of crops and sheep, elections and smallpox.
 
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Palmer Hoyt speech on "Little Rock " collection

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Text of Hoyt's speech, 13 pp, 10 January 1958, delivered at the Arkansas Press Association, discussing the effects of the state of Arkansas' reaction to the Supreme Court order to desegregate its schools on world opinion of the United States; Letter from Palmer Hoyt, Denver, Colorado, to Francis Lambert, Multnomah County Sheriff, 1 p, 22 January 1958, thanking Lambert for his support during Hoyt's speech on the incident in Little Rock, Arkansas; Newspaper clipping from the Oregonian, 12 January 1958, regarding audience reaction to Hoyt's speech.
 
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Huber family papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Telegram congratulating Mrs. Frank R. Huber, 6 January 1909; Letter to Jack Huber from Paul F. Murphy, 8 June 1938, asking him to be a field judge for the Lake Oswego three mile marathon swim; Funeral notices for Augusta Huber, 11 November 1940; Newspaper clippings.
 
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Hugh O'Bryant papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Manuscript correspondence between O'Bryant and family, William Strong, Charles Newell, R. H. Dearborn, etc., 1842-1878; Miscellaneous receipts, 1867-1871.
 
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Hugh P. Gilmore letters to H. L. Johnston

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Manuscript letters from Hugh Gilmore of Marysville, Washington, to H. L. Johnston of Oregon, 1949-1951, regarding steamboats and other vessels in the Pacific Northwest. Hugh P. Gilmore was a tugboat captain on the Puget Sound, Washington.
 
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C. B. Hull letter to Morgan Hull

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Typescript photocopy letter from C. B. Hull, Newville, California, to Morgan Hull, 7 pp, 26 March 1873, regarding family matters, C. B. Hull's overland journey from Pike County, Illinois, to Oregon in 1852 (during which he accidentally shot himself), life in Oregon and later life in northern California.
 
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Human Relations Council of Yamhill County records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1967-1973; Minutes, 1964-1973; Reports, surveys, etc. regarding the Council's involvement in housing, education, health and childcare programs for migrant workers, promotion of low income housing, services for the elderly and other activities related to civil rights in Yamhill County, Or.
 
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Orlando Humason letter to the Oregon Statesman

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from Orlando Humason, Dalles, Oregon, to the Editor of the Oregon Statesman, 3 pp, 11 October 1861, opposing the appointment of A. P. Dennison "of succession notoriety" as enrolling officer of Oregon volunteers for Civil War duty and urging all loyal Union men to form companies. Orlando Humason (1828-1875), was a member of the legislature and was responsible for the bill creating Wasco and Multnomah counties.
 
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Hugh Hume review of James Joyce's Ulysses

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Review of James Joyce's "Ulysses" by Hugh Hume, editor of The Spectator, in a letter to James McIntosh Wood with a subscription list for the book, 2 pp, ca. 1918-1922, describing it as, among other things, "...the vile emissions of a moron driven mad by self abuse..."; Also included is a printed and signed poem, "Rome", by C. E. S. Wood.
 
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Frank H. Hurley letters to Arthur C. Spencer III

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letters from Frank H. Hurley, Cleveland, Ohio, to Arthur C. Spencer III, 3 and 15 January 1974, reminiscing about Reed College, ca. 1920-1950, and the Portland Junior Symphony. Frank H. Hurley was Dean of Reed College, Portland, Oregon.
 
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Laurence Hutton letter to Dr. W. Patton Griffiths

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from Laurence Hutton, Princeton, New Jersey, to Dr. W. Patton Griffiths, 1 p, 29 June 1898, thanking Griffiths for a compliment.
 
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I. K. Tuerck papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Photocopy correspondence between Tuerck and the Lawrence-Holford architecture firm, 1930-1931, concerning the building of the art museum doors; Photocopy patent applications, 1930-1931. Iohan Konrad Tuerck was an inventor and contracter who made the doors to the University of Oregon Art Museum.
 
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I.O.O.F. Temple, Portland plans

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: 48 plans, elevations, sections and details on 71 sheets of the Odd Fellows Temple at SW 10th Ave. and SW Salmon St. in Portland, Oregon, scale: 1/8" : 1' to 3/4" : 1', 1921-1939. Ernst Kroner (1866-1955) was a German-born architect who came to Portland, Oregon in 1889.
 
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Jacob Imhoff letter to Grace Plummer

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Manuscript letter from Jacob Imhoff to Grace Plummer, 7 pp, October 5, 1898, regarding his experiences in Company E, 14th U.S. Infantry in the Philippines during the Spanish-American War and describing battles, press bias towards U.S. volunteers, climate, etc.
 
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Improved Order of Red Men. Willamette Tribe No. 6 records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Minutes, 13 vol., 1874-1941; House Committee minutes, 3 vols., 1919-1938; Membership lists, 1939; financial records, 5 vols., 1898-1939; Scrapbooks, 2 vols., 1927 and 1931-1936; Question books, 2 vols.; Minute book, 1 vol., 1927-1926, for Wickiup Tribe #21; Ephemera. The Improved Order of Red Men is a fraternal organization, founded in Baltimore, Maryland in 1834.
 
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Rufus Ingalls letter

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from Rufus Ingalls, Washington, D.C., 1 p, 18 November 1862, requesting a pass for Mr. Jirres and son.
 
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International Woodworkers of America records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, convention proceedings, membership lists, negotiations, strike data, etc., ca. 1957-1975.
 
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Isabella Gauld papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Letters, 1941-1946, regarding her work with the Multnomah County Red Cross Canteen Corps in Portland, Oregon, including a letter from Clementine Churchill; Letters and documents, 1946, regarding her award of the King's Medal, including her acceptance speech and a certificate; Miscellaneous ephemera related to the Multnomah County Red Cross Canteen Corps. Isabella Gauld (1886-1975) was the chairman of canteen services in Portland during World War II.
 
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Ivan M. Woolley papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1943-1958; Newspaper clippings, 1958-1970, regarding the Mt. Hood Road (formerly the Barlow Road); Typescript book draft, "The Old Road," 152 pp, ca. 1959, with hand drawn maps, regarding his experiences on the Mt. Hood Road. Ivan Medhurst Woolley (1893-1967) was a Portland physician and author.
 
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Frederick Alfred Ives letter to Kate Geer

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from Frederick Alfred Ives, Portland, Oregon, to Kate Geer, 2 pp, 29 September 1889, offering to pay for textbooks for the Geer children, genealogical information on the Ives family and the price of hops.
 
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J. C. Harvey family papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Memories of Mary E. Heald Harvey, 5 vols., describing her childhood and youth in Iowa and Kansas and her early married life; Letters of Clifton Harvey while at sea, 1939; Blank verse and acrostic letters of Atwood Harvey, 1932-1934; Diplomas and report cards of Paul Atwood Harvey, 1906-1935; Family scrapbooks, 1 vol.; Miscellaneous family papers. Julius Cone Harvey (1862-1932) was a Methodist clergyman and graduate of Cornell College in Mount Vernon, Iowa.
 
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J. C. Pidcock papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Account book, Cornelius, Oregon, 1904-1936; Miscellaneous correspondence and receipts, 1913-1936, including a letter from J. R. Schaffer of the Methodist Episcopal Church in Nehalem, Oregon.
 
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J. Elliott Busey collection on Marjorie Smith

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection of materials regarding the trial of Marjorie Smith for the murder of her husband, Oliver Kermit Smith, collected and maintained by her attorney, J. Elliott Busey, 1954-1957, including scrapbook, 1 vol., correspondence, witness statements, estate papers, etc. Marjorie Smith (1921- ) married Oliver Kermit Smith on August 22, 1952 and was later tried as an accomplice to his murder.
 
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J. F. Muttray letters

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Manuscript and typescript correspondence, 1918-1919, to Mabel Arthur from Muttray in Burges, France, regarding army life, reminiscences of Portland, Oregon and souvenirs.
 
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J. Fred Braly papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, papers and receipts regarding real estate and other business topics, 1934-1959. J. Fred Braly (b. 1889) was a realtor in Albany, Oregon.
 
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J. Harlan Bretz research notes

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Photocopy correspondence and notes, 1916-1917, regarding the geology of the Columbia Gorge.
 
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J. Otto George papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Typescript photocopy compilation, "Old Stories of the Arctic Eskimo," 4+123+49 pp, with illustrations, 1978; Manuscript letters to Ruth Whitcomb, 1968 and 1980, regarding the Finnish community in Clatskanie, Oregon.
 
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J. Stanford Moore papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1920-1976; Biographical material of W. B. Moore and J. S. Moore; Family records, deeds, estate and receipts; Poems by June and Merilyn Moore; Estate of Vesta Holt; Miscellaneous. J. Stanford Moore was born in Canyonville, Oregon, was a Methodist minister and married Lois May Gill.
 
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J. Tracey Barton collection on the Civil Defense Council

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence and minutes of meetings, 1950-1951, regarding the Civil Defense Council's organization and planning of civil defense measures, particularly in regard to potential nuclear attack. J. Tracey Barton was Deputy Director of the Civil Defense Council, The Dalles, Oregon.
 
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Jack Lynch papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1940-1973, regarding advice on campaign strategies to Douglas McKay and Bob Packwood; Political speeches, including some opposing Wayne Morse and Richard Neuberger; Legislative records regarding chiropractors, health professions and small business; Newspaper clippings and other papers regarding the "Fugitive Fathers Bill" and a bill prohibiting the sale of firecrackers, both bills which were introduced by Lynch. Jack Lynch (1896-1973) served as Oregon state senator from 1943 to 1952.
 
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Jack Meier papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports and financial records regarding his business concerns, particularly of Meier & Frank Co. and Timberline Lodge, 1937-1942; Correspondence, reports, etc. regarding his involvement in charitable and humanitarian causes, particularly the Oregon Jewish Welfare Fund and other relief measures for Jewish refugees during WWII, 1938-1942; Personal papers, 1938-1942; Correspondence regarding a compilation of material on the history and development of Timberline Lodge and winter sports on Mount Hood, 1971-1972. Julius L. Meier, Jr. (1912- ) was manager and executive officer of the Meier & Frank Co. in Portland, Oregon from 1933-1972.
 
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Jack O'Donnell papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Scrapbook, 1 vol., 1950-1972; Correspondence from Edith Green and John F. Kennedy; Invitations,1961; Multnomah County Democratic Directory, 1966-1967; Newspaper clippings. Jack O'Donnell was Multnomah County Auditor throughtout the 1950s and 1960s.
 
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Charles Samuel Jackson papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1881-1924, regarding Oregon conservation, local and national politics and the newspaper business. Jackson was born in Virginia in 1860 and arrived in Portland in 1880.
 
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Jacob Miller Barber and Beauty Supply Company records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1941-1947; Company history; Price list, 1931; Customer and manufacturer list, 1954; Legal documents; Stationery, forms, etc. Jacob Miller Barber and Beauty Supply Company was founded in 1916 in Portland, Oregon and grew to cover Oregon, parts of Washington, Idaho, California, Alaska and Canada.
 
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S. D. Jacobs letter to the Postmaster of Nesmith, Oregon

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from S. D. Jacobs, First Assistant Postmaster General, to the Postmaster of Nesmith, J. W. Nesmith, Oregon, 1 p, 22 October 1852, informing of the closure of the Nesmith Post Office.
 
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Jagger family papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Certificates, diaries, Correspondence and other papers belonging primarily to Benjamin Jagger, his daughter Minnie Jagger (Mrs. Charles Vonderahe), and his grandson George Day. Benjamin Jagger (1822-1904) married Ann W. Wrigley in 1852.
 
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Samuel James collection

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Letters, cables, receipts and newspaper clippings, 1908-1916, regarding James' acting career in the Pacific Northwest.
 
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James A. Beaver papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Manuscript letters from Beaver to his wife, Rachel Ann Cecil, 1863; Miscellaneous documents relating to his service in the 33rd Volunteer Iowa Infantry, Company A, including a list of Marion County, Iowa volunteers; Manuscript genealogy of the Beaver and Cecil families, circa 1975. James A. Beaver (1840-1863) was a volunteer in the Iowa Infantry during the Civil War.
 
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James A. Larned papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Typescript correspondence and forms relating to employment, 1910-1919; Typescript reminiscences, 1936; Photocopy bible pages with family genealogy; Manuscript notebook, 1901-1945, regarding railroad policies. James A. Larned (1877-1969) worked as a telegraph operator and later as a claims agent for the Union Pacific Railroad Company in Portland, Oregon and Omaha, Nebraska.
 
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James Austin Howard papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, insurance policies, ledgers, receipts, bankbooks, etc. regarding real estate and other business topics, 1895-1945. James Austin Howard (b. 1871) was a realtor in Albany, Oregon.
 
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James G. Blaine Society collection

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, membership lists, publicity and ephemera regarding the society; Studies, reports and newspaper clippings regarding the Oregon tourist industry. The aim of the James G. Blaine Society was to discourage the overpopulation of Oregon.
 
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James Harvey Slater papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence; Estate and family papers; Reminiscences; Speeches, 1867-1885, on economics, politics, tariff, slavery, etc.; Account book; 42nd Congressional Directory; Newspaper clippings; Certificates. A gold miner turned teacher, James Harvey Slater came to Marysville (later Corvallis) Oregon from the California gold fields in 1850.
 
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James J. Driscoll papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1888-1945, including some correspondence of Mary Ellen Driscoll; Receipts, 1890-1903; Miscellaneous legal documents, 1889-1891; Papers relating to the estate of David Downie, for which Driscoll was the administrator, 1883-1896, including Downie's naturalization papers; War insurance papers for Mrs. Mary Driscoll, 1943. James J. Driscoll was a lawyer in Portland, Oregon.
 
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James McIntosh Wood papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Diary, 1 v, October 1878-January 1879, regarding his trip to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, as a representative of an American coffee company; Manuscript correspondence, 1888-1927, regarding personal and family matters, including letters from Charles Erskine Scott Wood.
 
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James O'Keane papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1905-1960, regarding business; Correspondence with Frank L. Huston, 1909-1912; Correspondence of Victor H. Beckman, 1918-1921; Correspondence of Alaska United Copper Exploration, 1911-1915; Minutes, reports, stocks, etc., of Alaska United Copper Exploration, 1909-1915; Timber cruise notebooks of W.C. Franklin and J.W. Shaw, 1911-1913; Papers of Dole Lumber Co. and Northern Pacific Railways, 1904-1914; Account book, 1885-1889. James O'Keane (b. 1871) was a timber assessor, surveyor and realtor.
 
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James Shand collection on Oregon transportation

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence with the State Highway Dept. and others, 1962-1983, regarding traffic and highway development in the Portland, Oregon area; Booklet "Summary of the Next Five Years" by Metropolitan Service District, 1980, regarding development plans for the Portland, Oregon area; Other materials and maps regarding highway plans, 1975; Ephemera and newspaper clippings regarding the death and funeral of Josephine Shand, 1986.
 
Collection Title:

Jane Cease papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: House and Senate bills; Testimony and correspondence relating to bills; Sponsored Senate bill "Seat Belt Use law." Jane Cease was a Democratic politician who represented Multnomah County in the Oregon Legislature.
 
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Jantzen Knitting Mills records,

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Eight (8) cartons of corporate records of Jantzen Inc. and preceding companies, ca. 1910-1986.
 
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Jay Bowerman papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1912-1974, regarding his activities in support of Republican candidates, his law practice and family; Correspondence and research notes for a proposed history of eastern Oregon bench and bar; Newspaper clippings and political ephemera regarding campaigns; Scrapbook, 1 vol., regarding the 1919 Oregon legislature. Jay Bowerman (1876-1957) was a Republican arttorney, Oregon State Representative for Gilliam County and acting Governor of Oregon, 1910-1911.
 
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Jean Young papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Miscellaneous papers relating to her career in politics and the Republican Party in Oregon; Legislation; Correspondence; 1960 Oregon Census; Papers relating to legal cases; Miscellaneous documents relating to issues Young was concerned with, such as women's rights, driving safety, wages, etc. Jean Young (1904-1992) served as a council member for the King City, Or. city council for 17 years in the 1970s and 1980s, as well as eight years as mayor of King City.
 
Collection Title:

Jeanette and Howard Barlow papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, diaries, sheet music, legal documents and memorabilia. Jeanette Thomas Barlow (1891-1977) was a Portland, Or. native and an actress (stage name Ann Winston).
 
Collection Title:

Berryman Jennings papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence of Quartermaster Berryman Jennings, January 20-July 11, 1848, during the Cayuse Indians Wars; Various Masonic documents of the Jennings Lodge, 1830-1849; Receipts; Last will and testament of Thomas and Sarah Jennings, 1833.
 
Collection Title:

Jerome V. Keaveny letters

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1943-1949, to his parents and friends while stationed in the Philippines and Japan as a member of the post-war occupation force. Jerome V. Keaveny was an officer in the U. S. Army during and after World War II.
 
Collection Title:

Jesse A. Currey papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Scrapbooks, 4 vols., containing newspaper clippings relating to the Portland Rose Society, Rose Test Gardens, the Portland Rose Festival, of Currey's "In My Garden" column and others relating to his business and volunteer activities; Correspondence with Fred Edmunds regarding the American Rose Society and the Rose Test Gardens. Jesse Albert Currey (1873-1927) was sales manager for the Portland district of Trussed Concrete Steel Co.
 
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Jesse G. Sill papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1911-1919; Script synopses and lists of films, 1915-1948; Travel diary, 1915-1916; Account book, 1919; Bills and receipts, 1916-1919; Movie poster for the film "Lone Trapper", ca. 1911-1948; Miscellaneous ephemera, 1911-1978. Jesse G. Sill was born in 1881 in Illinois and died in 1981 in Portland, Oregon.
 
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Jesse Looney papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence to Looney from John C. Bond and Benjamin Looney, 1843-1863; Deed of land in Marion County from Abraham Sargent, 1863; Typescript letter to the State of Oregon from Jesse Looney and H.W. Corbett, 1866, regarding the use of a barn for Oregon Stage Company mail carriers. Jesse Looney (1800-1869) was a farmer and legislator.
 
Collection Title:

Jessie M. Short collection on housing

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, reports, articles and miscellaneous documents regarding housing issues, primarily in Portland, Oregon, ca. 1920-1942, collected and maintained by Jessie M. Short. Jessie May Short was born in Iowa in 1873 and died in Portland in 1947.
 
Collection Title:

Jim. W. Fisher Ranch records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, primarily regarding grazing permits, land and financial transactions; Financial and tax records, including account books, 8 vols., and receipts; Contracts and grazing permits; Records of brands; Miscellaneous documents regarding ranching operations. Jim W. FIsher (born 1873) began the sheep and cattle ranch in Shaniko, Oregon in 1900.
 
Collection Title:

Joel Redon papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence; Photographs and albums of his life, friends, possessions, Zena, Oregon, and travels; Manuscripts and various editions of his books; Audio, video and transcripts of interviews; Artifacts belonging to Neoma Matthews; Obituary; Miscellaneous personal papers. Joel Redon was born in 1961 in Oregon.
 
Collection Title:

John Adams letter to Henry Wood

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Photocopy letter from John Adams, Quincy, Massachusetts, to Henry Wood, 2 pp, 24 December 1821, regarding the building of a monument to Joseph Adams, John Adams' grandfather.
 
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John Buel Dimick papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1862-1865, with his wife, Almira Dimick, during his time in the military; Business correspondence; Political correspondence and speeches, 1886-1887, during his time as Senator; Correspondence with various family members, 1859-1903. John Buel Dimick (1840-1903) was a member of the Company B Colunteer Cavalry and later the Oregon Infantry during the Civil War, and a State Senator from Marion County from 1887 to 1890.
 
Collection Title:

John D. Burns papers,

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Contains materials relating to John Burns's career in the Oregon state legislature.
 
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John Day collection

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Negative copy of Day's petition for land on the Missouri River, 1798; Typescript copy of Day's will, ca. 1820; Documents concerning the controversy surrounding who John Day really was, 1953-1958, from the Idaho Society of Sons of the American Revolution; Photocopy newspaper clipping regarding Day's life, 1960. John Day is reported to have been Revolutionary War soldier and Eastern Oregon explorer.
 
Collection Title:

John E. Lombard letters

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Copy book, 1 v, March-April 1883, containing carbon copy manuscript correspondence regarding the formation of the Portland Ice Company, delivery of ice, etc.
 
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John G. Schroeder papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes manuscript and typescript correspondence, 1905-1916, regarding his activities at the Oregon Agricultural College and editing of the "Barometer"; Debate notes, 1908, regarding labor unions; Miscellaneous ephemera. John G. Schroeder (1886-) was a Portland lawyer, 1910-1935, graduate of the Oregon Agricultral College, 1908 and editor of the O.A.C. yearbook, Barometer, 1907-1908.
 
Collection Title:

John H. Gallagher papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Manuscript and typescript correspondence, 1902-1909, regarding personal matters; Receipts and documents, circa 1895-1900, regarding the Philippines and the Spanish American War, some items in Spanish; Broadsides for events for U. S. troops in Hawaii, 1898; Miscellaneous memorabilia. John H. Gallagher was a soldier in the Spanish American War and a mining engineer in Portland, Oregon.
 
Collection Title:

John H. Hall, Sr. papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, receipts, documents relating to Auto Delivery Company and Ten Bar Ranch and case files, ca. 1897-1925. John H. Hall, Sr. was US District Attorney for Oregon.
 
Collection Title:

John Hotchkiss papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Scrapbook items, correspondence newspaper clippings and leaflets regarding Oregon authors and poets, J. K. Gill's "Poet's Corner", the Oregon Writer's League and poet Mary Carol Davies; Newspaper clippings regarding J. K. Gill and various Oregon writers. John T. Hotchkiss was a bookstore manager and salesman for J.K. Gill & Co., a bookstore and stationer in Portland, Or.
 
Collection Title:

John Knox Weatherford papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, transcripts and dispositions of cases of his partnerships, 1889-1939; Personal and office papers, 1900-1918; Accounts, 2 vols., 1880-1890. John Knox Weatherford (1850-1919) was an attorney-at-law in Albany, Or., school superintendent of Linn County in 1877, elected to the state legislature and made Speaker of the House in 1876, State Senator in 1882, Director of Albany Schools, 1894-1919, member of and later President of Board of Regents of Oregon Agricultural College, 1885-1919, and President of Corvallis and Eastern Railroad Co.
 
Collection Title:

John Maben diaries and letters

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Typescript diaries, December 1916-March 1927, regarding his life as caretaker of Crater Lake Lodge, including a ski race from Fort Klamath to the lodge in 1927; Miscellaneous correspondence, 1951 and 1977.
 
Collection Title:

John McCracken papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Ledger, 1 vol., 1893-1919, with accounts for the McCracken-Ripley Company; Receipts, 1893-1902; Inventories, 1895-1898; Price list, 1935; Citations from the U.S. Treasury regarding War Bonds, 1945; Correspondence and contracts, 1886-1905, regarding the Portland, Nehalem and Tillamook Railway Company. Colonel John McCraken (1826-1915) came to California in 1849 and co-founded the Greenwich & California Mining & Trading Company.
 
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John R. Lord papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Letters of introduction and recommendations, 1863-1871; Marriage license, 1848; Commission as justice of the peace, 1885; Will, 1888; Miscellaneous documents, 1847-1906. John R. Lord (d. 1906) was a physician and surgeon in Orono, Maine.
 
Collection Title:

John S. Hawkins letters

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Photostat manuscript letters from Lt. Colonel (later General) John Summerfield Hawkins, Royal Engineer, of Her Majesty's Boundary Commission, from London and the Pacific Northwest, to various officials in the War Office, London, England, 50 pp, 1859-1862, concerning the marking of the International Boundary at the 49th parallel between British Columbia and the State of Washington. John Summerfield Hawkins (1812-1895) was given command of the Land Boundary Survey of the 49th Parallel in the summer of 1858.
 
Collection Title:

John Sell travel letters,

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection of typed, photocopied letters, written by John Sell, describing various travel experiences.
 
Collection Title:

John W. Owens papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Manuscript correspondence, 1880-1882, from family members in Melrose, Kansas, friends and several female suitors. John W. Owens was a lecturer on phrenology.
 
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John Watermelon Redington papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Typescript "Scouting in Montana," 16 pp, ca. 1870-1879, regarding his adventures fighting American Indians in Montana; Correspondence with Owen Wister and others; Correspondence between his daughters regarding him and their grandfather, A. B. Meacham; Scrapbook, 1 vol.; Elinor Meacham Redington reminiscences. John Watermelon Redington (1851-1935) was born in Cambridge, Mass. and moved west in 1877.
 
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John Yeon papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Statement, 1980, regarding the proposed Cadillac Fairview project in Portland; Letter to Oregon Governor Atiyeh, 1979, regarding protection of the Columbia Gorge; Reports and letters, 1979, regarding the Bonneville Dam. John Yeon (1910-1994) worked for the firm of A.E. Doyle & Associates and is credited, along with Pietro Belluschi, with the development of the Northwest Regional Style of architecture. He designed the Wentz Studio in Neahkahnie, Oregon. His other notable buildings include the Watzek House in Southwest Portland (1937), Shaw House, and Swan House. Yeon was a dedicated conservationist who donated land to the state parks system. His work was honored in an exhibit by the Portland Art Museum in 1977.
 
Collection Title:

Hode Johns letter to his son

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from Hode Johns, Austin, Texas, to his son, Oregon Territory, 4 pp, ca. 1835-1861, regarding family news and a failed slave rebellion in Texas.
 
Collection Title:

C. Johnson letter to Cornelius Gilliam

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from C. Johnson, Postmaster General, to Cornelius Gilliam, Oregon Territory, 4 pp, 30 March 1847, appointing Gilliam as Special Agent of the Post Office in Oregon Territory, describing mail routes and the responsibilities of the position.
 
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Harry B. Johnson family collection,

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection of family photographs, letters, ephemera, and artifacts relating to Harry B. and Barbara Johnson of Corvallis, Oregon.
 
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J. B. Johnson letter to Vina Johnson

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from J. B. Johnson, Salem, Oregon to his daughter, Vina Johnson, 1 p, 1 February 1893, regarding family matters and his work for the Oregon Treasury Department.
 
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John Henry Johnson papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Photocopy manuscript letters to his sister, Mary E. Warren of New Berlin, Illinois, January 25, 1863 and March 2, 1865; Photocopy manuscript diary of the Civil War, October 10, 1864-May, 1865; Genealogical information and letters of transmittal. John Henry Johnson, 1838-1940, was a Civil War veteran from Illinois.
 
Collection Title:

M. Antoinette Johnson letter to Alberta Clark

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from M. Antoinette Johnson, O.S.U, to Alberta Clark, Portland, Oregon, 4 pp, 31 July 1946, thanking Clark for packages of school and sewing supplies sent to St. Mary's Mission, Akulurak, Alaska and describing a three-week fish camp and planned berrying expedition with comments on the wholesomeness of the native Alaskan diet.
 
Collection Title:

Myrtle Hinshaw Johnson letter

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from Myrtle Hinshaw Johnson, 2 pp, 17 August 1967, regarding the history of the "Blair Wagon" in the collection of the Oregon Historical Society, describing how it was used in the overland journey of Isaac Hinshaw in 1845 and was part of the Lost Meeks party.
 
Collection Title:

Johnston Propeller Works records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Business correspondence, 1895-1928; Citizenship declaration of John H. Johnston, 1882; Correspondence book, 1 vol., 1922-1928; Receipts and bills; Propeller plans; Newspaper clippings; etc.
 
Collection Title:

Carl Jonnevald letter to "Friend Brown"

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from Carl Jonnevald, San Francisco, California, to "Friend Brown", 4 pp, 15 January 1888, discussing the art business and jealousy of a competitor, M. Valencia. Carl Jonnevald (1856-1955) was an American realist painter.
 
Collection Title:

George William Joseph papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, transcripts of court hearings, speeches and radio addresses, political notes, campaign materials and scrapbooks relating to political matters. George W. Joseph was a republican Senator who died while running for governor in 1930.
 
Collection Title:

Joseph G. Evans papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Typescript copy diary, June-July 1898, regarding his journey from San Francisco to the Philippines aboard the transport Australia; Typescript copy correspondence, May-August 1899, regarding his combat experiences in the Philippines during the Spanish-American War. Joseph G. Evans was a member of the Oregon Volunteeer Infantry, 2nd Regiment, Company B during the Spanish-American War.
 
Collection Title:

Joseph Hornung papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Emigration documents from German, 1872, in German; Citizenship papers, 1884; Marriage certificate, 1888; Appointment document, 1884, to Keeper of the Tillamook Rock Lighthouse; Miscellaneous documents, 1878-1885. Joseph Hornung immigrated to Oregon from Germany in 1872.
 
Collection Title:

Joseph P. Eagon papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence from family, 1850-1878, including a description of the Eagons' trip across the plains and life in Milwaukie, Oregon; Donation land claim of Thomas J. and Nancy Chase, Clackamas County, Oregon, 1866; Quit claim deed of George and Sarah E. Wise to Joseph Eagon, Clackamas County, Oregon, 1873.
 
Collection Title:

Mary L. Joslyn letter to A. J. Thompson

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from Mary L. Joslyn, Colorado Springs, Colorado, to A. J. Thompson, 8 pp, July 1881, recounting the attack on the Block house at Fort Dalles on 26 March 1856.
 
Collection Title:

Juanita Minard letters

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Manuscript letters to Miss Minard from John C. Hanan and John Fitzhugh, Roseburg, Oregon, April 26-May 8 1867, written from jail; Manuscript invitation to a ball, 1864, from John Fitzhugh.
 
Collection Title:

A. B. Judd letters

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Photocopy manuscript letters from A. B. Judd to "Cousin Riley," 8 pp, May 11 and December 27, 1857, regarding a trip to St. Louis, Missouri, the sale of his property, Kansas statehood, and the question of slavery in the territories.
 
Collection Title:

Fanny W. K. letter to "Harriett"

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from Fanny W. K. to "Harriett", 4 pp, 20 July 1926, regarding a selection of photographs, a planned trip to the Oregon coast and weather in Oregon.
 
Collection Title:

Karen Beck Skold papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Reports primarily on day care and children services in Portland, Oregon, 1943-1950; Newspaper clippings regarding Skold's thesis subject, 1975-1976; Articles and notes regarding women shipbuilders and day care programs; Correspondence regarding thesis sources, 1975-1976; Minutes of the Women's Advisory Committee, 1943; 1975 updated information on World War II women workers on Swan Island, Oregon. Karen Beck Skold prepared a dissertation entitled "Women Workers and Child Care in World War II" while a doctoral student in sociology at the University of Oregon.
 
Collection Title:

Kate D. Taylor letters

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Correspondence to Catharine Dewees and Oliver Hazard Perry Taylor, 1859-1868, from Major William N. Grier, James Wheeler Jr. and others regarding events at Fort Walla Walla and Indian hostilities; Correspondence, 1858-1859, from family and friends; Biographical sketch of Captain Taylor; Miscellaneous ephemera. Kate D. (Catharine Dewees ) Taylor was the wife of Captain Oliver Hazrd Perry Taylor, who was killed by hostile Indians during the 1858 Steptoe Expedition in Washington Territory.
 
Collection Title:

W. P. Keady letter to the Oregonian

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from W. P. Keady to the Editor of the Oregonian, 3 pp, 4 August 1916, giving credit for the congressional appropriation of the sixteenth and thirty-sixth sections of each township for educational purposes to Nathan Dane and J. Q. Thornton.
 
Collection Title:

Philip Kearny letter to "Fellow citizens"

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Typed transcript letter from Philip Kearny letter to "Fellow citizens", 1 p, 19 June 1851, offering his services as a military leader against the Rogue River Indians.
 
Collection Title:

Joseph Kelso letter on the method of maintaining the health of the crew of HMS Revolution

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Photocopy letter from Joseph Kelso, 6 pp, 29 January 1798, regarding the method of maintaining the health of the crew of HMS Revolution on her last voyage around the world.
 
Collection Title:

Kenneth L. Cooper papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Papers related to his tenure as Portland City Commissioner, 1940-1945; Typescript and manuscript correspondence, 1914-1970, some from World War l; Miscellaneous personal papers and ephemera, 1898-1957, including a wedding book. Kenneth L. Cooper (1884-1972) was born in The Dalles, Oregon.
 
Collection Title:

Daniel M. Kenney letter to "Friend Richards"

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from Daniel M. Kenney to "Friend Richards, 2 pp, ca. 1852-1860, regarding his recollections of land claims in Jacksonville, Oregon, from 1852.
 
Collection Title:

Joseph Kerr letter to his cousin

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Photocopy typed letter from Joseph Kerr, Port Valdez, Alaska, to his cousin, 3 pp, 12 October 1900, describing Alaska and engineering projects.
 
Collection Title:

C. Paul Keyser letter to Roy Malo

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Typescript carbon letter from C. Paul Keyser, Portland, Oregon, to Roy Malo, 4 pp, 29 December 1964, regarding property rights bordering Rose City Golf Course and giving background information on Portland City Parks. C. Paul Keyser was born in 1878 in Nevada.
 
Collection Title:

Charlotte Ann Kingsley letters

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letters from Charlotte Ann Kingsley to William Dirker, 1947, regarding their relationship and a wedding proposal. Also included are miscellaneous other letters to William Dirker, regarding his engagement to "Molly", 1948, and a photocopy wedding announcement for Charlotte Ann Kingsley and Richard K. Stanton, 1 May 1949.
 
Collection Title:

Kingsley family papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Photocopy newspaper articles, 1898, printed in the Freeport Journal, Illinois, written by Edward Daniel Kingsley regarding preparation for life in the Alaska gold rush; Biographical and genealogical information; Will, 1975, death certificate, 1976, memorial flier, 1980, and birth certificate, 1896, for George Archibald Kingsley; Miscellaneous documents relating to Kingsley family members. Edward D. Kingsley (1868-1940), originally from Illinois, came to Portland, Oregon in 1900.
 
Collection Title:

Kirby G. Ross papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Diaries, 2 v, 1917-1918, regarding his military training in Oregon and combat experiences in France; Certificates, 1918 and 1928, for his military service from the French Government, in French, with translations; Correspondence, 1918-1929, regarding his awards. Kirby G. Ross was a Portland resident and veteran of World War I.
 
Collection Title:

Kirk E. Johnson letters

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Manuscript letters, 1897-1899, primarily to his mother in Wisconsin, regarding his experiences as a telephone line construction worker, surveyor and prospector in Alaska and British Columbia during the 1898 gold rush.
 
Collection Title:

Arthur R. Kirkham papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes scrapbooks, correspondence and miscellaneous personal papers, regarding Kirkham's radio career and experiences in WWI. Arthur R. Kirkham (1897-1981) was a longtime radio newscaster in Portland, Oregon for KOIN.
 
Collection Title:

Kisor family papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence of George W. and Sarah A. Kisor of Philomath, Oregon; Financial records; Biographical material; Occidental and Pacific Self-Endowment funds records; Teaching certificates and school record books of James Chambers, George W. Kisor's son-in-law; Miscellaneous ephemera.
 
Collection Title:

Klamath River Commission records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, minutes and other records, 1951-1958, regarding land and water use in the Klamath River Basin. The Klamath River Compact Commission was created by the 1957 Klamath River Compact as a cooperative relationship between the states of Oregon and California and the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation.
 
Collection Title:

F. W. Knapp letter to James Thornton

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from F. W. Knapp, Lafayette, Oregon, to James Thornton, Portland, Oregon, 1 p, 22 September 1866, regarding an upcoming trip to Mount Hood.
 
Collection Title:

Bob Kohlfield letter to "Mr. Sawyer"

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from Bob Kohlfield, New Guinea, to "Mr. Sawyer", 4 pp, 6 May 1944, regarding military life of soldiers from Bend, Oregon, while stationed in New Guinea during World War II.
 
Collection Title:

Edward John Kraenick papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Personal and business correspondence, 1936-1945; Bound manuscript investment record book, 1 v, 1926-1930; Miscellaneous song lyrics, greeting cards, sketches and other ephemera. Edward John Kraenick, born 1879, was the owner of Portland Electrotype and Stereotype Company, Portland, Oregon.
 
Collection Title:

John Kutch letter to Belle Bodle

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from John Kutch, Bolster, Washington, to Belle Bodle, 4 pp, 15 July 1890, regarding mining in Washington.
 
Collection Title:

La Creole Academic Institute records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Act to establish LaCreole by Oregon legislature, 1856; Wills of John H. Robb and Albert Tebbetts, bequeathing property to LaCreole, 1861 and 1863; Quitclaim deeds, 1914; Correspondence, notices, documents of dissolution, 1958; Memorabilia. La Creole Academic Institute was incorporated by the legislature on January 28, 1856 as a University.
 
Collection Title:

John T. Labbe papers,

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Papers of John Labbe, historian of Oregon and western U.S. railways and streetcars.
 
Collection Title:

Lafayette, Oregon records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Government records for the town of Lafayette, Oregon, 1921-1925, including poll books, treasurer's reports, recorder's reports and correspondence.
 
Collection Title:

Joseph M. Lafferty to surveyor general John B. Preston

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from Joseph M. Lafferty, Benton County, Oregon Territory, to surveyor general John B. Preston, Oregon City, Oregon, 1 pp, 5 February 1853, asking for clarification on land laws in the Oregon Territory.
 
Collection Title:

Laighton family papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Right of way given by Sarah E. Kinney Laighton and J. H. Laighton of Seaside, Oregon, 3 pp, 1890, for a drainage ditch to be dug on their land; Typescript will of J. C. Kinney of Astoria, Oregon (Sarah's brother), 1901; Typescript letter to William J. Laighton, 1926, regarding the sinking of the bark Lupatia off Tillamook Head in 1881.
 
Collection Title:

Lang Syne Society records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Minutes, 1914-1988; Correspondence, 1962-1974; Membership applications, ca. 1930-1979; Menus, 1919-1968; Financial records, 1953-1988; History, 1975 and 1984; Constitution and by-laws, 1916-1988; Membership records, correspondence and necrology, 1949-1983; Press releases, 1970-1978; Miscellaneous ephemera. The Lang Syne Society was an organization of businessmen dedicated to friendship and to "perpetuate the memory and history of those who helped build... Portland."
 
Collection Title:

Langerman family papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1908-1924, primarily of Fred Langerman, regarding stock and bond purchases and family news; Bible study workbook, 1 vol., n.d., of Lucile Langerman; Autograph book, 1907-1912, and dance card, 1917, of Helen Langerman; Diplomas and certificates, 1915-1919, of Newton Langerman.
 
Collection Title:

Larry McGraw papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1973-1974, regarding the orchard, fruit-growing and other nursery projects on the Bybee-Howell Orchard on Sauvie Island. Larry McGraw was a horticulturalist for the Oregon Historical Society.
 
Collection Title:

Latourette family papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Miscellaneous financial records, ephemera, correspondence, poetry, etc., ca. 1859-1930, mostly of Lyman Ezra Latourette. The Latourette family settled in Oregon City in the late 1840s.
 
Collection Title:

Samuel Laughlin letters

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Photocopy manuscript correspondence to and from Samuel Laughlin and his family in Oregon, California and Missouri, 1858-1867, regarding family news, crops, livestock, weather and the Civil War.
 
Collection Title:

Laurence Gordon Smyth correspondence

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1931-1963, primarily to his wife, Marie Mongrain Smyth, regarding activities while traveling on Oregon Journal business, working for Douglas McKay in Washington D.C. and personal matters. Laurence Gordon Smyth (1902-1960) was a reporter and political editor for the Oregon Journal for 38 years.
 
Collection Title:

Leach family papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, diaries, time books, account books, memorabilia, travel documents, legal documents, writings - including manuscripts of John Leach's book "Oxbows and Barefeet" and other miscellaneous personal and business papers, ca. 1886-1980. John R. Leach was born in 1882 in Weston, Oregon.
 
Collection Title:

Cleta Brooks Lee papers,

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Papers of an Oregon writer who is known for her autobiography "Sing above the pain : Cleta's story."
 
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George H. Lee family papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Miscellaneous papers of the Lee family, including certificates, diaries, pastor's journals, account books, scrapbooks, etc. Rev. George Hewit Lee was born in 1859 in Fairhaven, Conn. and died in 1951 in Portland,Oregon.
 
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Lee Hawley Hoffman papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Records of Lee Hoffman, Inc., 1960-1962, with references to Oak Lodge Sanitary District, No. 1, Clackamas County; Suit of Lee Hoffman v. U. S. regarding the construction of railroad bridge across the Deschutes River, 1962; Personal and legal documents; Financial records of Videorgeon Corp., 1961-1962. Lee Hawley Hoffman (1914-1998) was a prominent general contractor in the Pacific Northwest and a former executive director of the Oregon Historical Society.
 
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Lee Owen Stone papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, sermons, awards and certificates, files from his activity in the Urban League of Portland and other civil and philanthropic associations, Minutes of meetings for Men's Club of St. Philip's Church, missionaries' quarterly reports, etc. Reverend Lee Owen Stone (1903-1977) was born in Lexington, Kentucky.
 
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Legal documents relating to the estate of Henry L. Pittock and Frederick Leadbetter

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Includes deeds, land title reports, and correspondence involving Oregon properties owned by Leadbetter, the Pittock & Leadbetter Company, and other affiliates, ca. 1910-1940.
 
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Leona Weatherford papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, speeches, reports, pamphlets, etc., ca. 1949-1968, regarding her involvement in the conservation movement and women's clubs in Oregon. Leona Weatherford was president of the Oregon Federation of Women's Clubs and chairman of the Conservation of Natural Resources Dept. of the General Federation of Women's Clubs.
 
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Letter from William Loeb to Henry Coe

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Personal correspondence from William Loeb, secretary to President Theodore Roosevelt, to Dr. Henry Coe regarding the appointment of Oregon's Postmaster General. Written on White House stationary, October 26, 1908.
 
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Letter on John F. Poujade

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Typescript and manuscript letter from Eva Emery Dye to Louis H. Poujade, 2 pp, December 21, 1903, with Poujade's answers written in, about his father, Dr. John F. Poujade.
 
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Letter to "Mr. Editor"

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter, with typed transcript to "Mr. Editor", 11 pp, ca. 1865, responding to a letter published in the newspaper regarding Oregon settlement and defending Oregon missions and missionaries.
 
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Letter to "My Dear B--"

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter, with typed extract, to "My Dear B--", 9 pp, 15 August 1850, proposing the construction of a new road from the Cascade Mountain range to Puget Sound and describing climate, crops and prospects for Lewis County, Washington.
 
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Letter to Horace Parsons

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter to Horace Parsons, Oregon City, Oregon, from his son, Sacramento, California, 1 p, 7 December 1849, regarding looking for work and life in Sacramento.
 
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Letter to Jefferson Davis

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Manuscript letter from Washington City to Jefferson Davis, Secretary of War, 4 pp, October 16, 1854, signed "Your Old Hero" (or Sero), regarding the expenses of the Rogue River War. Jefferson Finis Davis (June 3, 1808-December 6, 1889) was an American statesman.
 
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Letter to Mrs. Koehler

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Unsigned letter to Mrs. Koehler, 1 p, 15 February 1938, regarding the return of films that Koehler had lent the writer.
 
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Letter to Washington F. Allen

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter to Washington F. Allen, Missouri, from his brother, 3 pp (pages missing), 8 May 1851, regarding family matters, social life in Oregon City and friends who have gone to the gold mines.
 
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Letterpress copybook of the ship Henry Failing

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letterpress copybook of Captain James Merriman, captain of the merchant vessel Henry Failing.
 
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Letters and related materials of Episcopal bishops of Oregon,

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letters and related materials concerning Episcopal bishops of Oregon, including Benjamin Wistar Morris, Robert L. Paddock, Charles Scadding, Walter T. Sumner, and others.
 
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Letters from an Oregon teacher,

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Eleven (11) letters, some written by a teacher at Westport, Oregon describing the school and families that she meets.
 
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Letters from grandparents concerning the civil rights movement in the United States

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letters sent to second grade students at Willamette Primary School in Portland, Oregon, from the students' grandparents, concerning the grandparents' experiences during the civil rights movement in the 1960s and 1970s.
 
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Letters from pioneer Oregonians

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes mimeograph typescript correspondence, 32 pp, including: Ephraim Cranston letters, 1850-1851; Reasoner family letters, 1823-1930; John Hill letter, 1853; Eban and Elizabeth Lewis letters, 1851.
 
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Letters from William R. Allen and E. H. Hanson

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:One (1) photocopy of a letter from Dr. William R. Allen of Oregon City, Or., to his brother, dated May 4, 1851; and one (1) photocopy of correspondence from E. H. Hanson of St. Maries, Idaho, dated 1977 June 20.
 
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Letters to Agnes Huntsinger

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Unsigned letters to Agnes Huntsinger, December 1916-August 1917, expressing affection and hoping that she will return home soon.
 
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Letters to Arthur Gunn

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Photocopy letter from E. G. Robinson, Robinson Electric Co., Arlington, Washington, to Arthur Gunn, 1 p, 16 December 1916, enclosing an article from "Electric World" concerning a product competitive with Gunn's (article not included); Photocopy letter from Jim Creek Water, Light & Power Co., Arlington, Washington, to Arthur Gunn, 1 p, 19 November 1916, regarding electric blankets.
 
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Letters to Arvazena Angeline Cooper

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from Helen P. Gatch to Arvazena Angeline Cooper, 2 pp, 25 July 1909, regarding a poem to be copied and sent to Cooper; Letter from Thomas M. Gatch, 1 p, 29 July 1909, transmitting the poem. Poem not included.
 
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Letters to C. M. Kiggins

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from Robert Commons to C. M. Kiggins, 10 November 1930, regarding the oil business and missing equipment; Letter from Orin L. Patterson to C. M. Kiggins, 8 November 1930, regarding drilling at Cumberland Dome.
 
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Letters to Clifford M. Drury

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letters to Clifford M. Drury, 1934-1959, regarding historical research on various topics.
 
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Letters to Cymbre

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Manuscript letter to Cymbre (Carpenter or Earl) from her aunt, Ann Carpenter, Salem, Oregon, 4 pp, April 1, 1891, regarding family matters; Manuscript letters from her cousin, Mary Jane "Jennie" Downing, Sublimity, Oregon, 1879 and 1923, regarding family matters, description of Oregon and an accident at a factory where Jennie's son, Everett Downing, lost both of his arms.
 
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Letters to Daniel D. Deskins

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Photocopy letter from William Deskins to Daniel D. Deskins, 2 October 1852, regarding family matters; Photocopy letter from Lisibeth Shreeves to Daniel D. Deskins, 31 January 1852, regarding family matters
 
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Letters to David E. Honeyman

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Typescript letters to David E. Honeyman, 12 and 19 November 1930, confirming reservations at the Schloss Hotel Enderlin in Pontresina, Switzerland.
 
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Letters to Harriet Kimball Jewett

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from Betsey Willey, Sutton, Vermont, to her sister, Harriet Kimball Jewett, 4 pp, 20 July 1850, regarding the Whitman massacre and the loss of Harriet's first husband and children; Letter from Nelson and Sophie Ruiter, St. Armond, Canada, to Harriet Kimball Jewett, 4 pp, 1851, regarding family news and hopes for joining her in Oregon; Letter from Jane Emeline Jacobs, Sutton, Vermont, to her aunt, Harriet Kimball Jewett, 4 pp, 16 April 1854, asking for help in emigrating to Oregon.
 
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Letters to Herbert Junkin

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from Ralph C. Clyde, Portland, Oregon, to Herbert Junkin, Astoria, Oregon, 2 pp, 7 April 1919, regarding family news; Letter from Oswald West to Herbert Junkin, 28 January 1958, regarding his health.
 
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Letters to James S. Clingan

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Photocopy letter with typed transcript from Nathan Clingan, Cumberland Hospital, Nashville, Tennessee, to James Clingan, 2 pp, 21 October 1863, regarding his health and conditions at the hospital; Photocopy letter with typed transcript from W. F. Clingan, Dallas, Oregon, letter to James S. Clingan and son, 4 pp, 9 April 1871, regarding life in Oregon; Includes correspondence regarding donation of letters.
 
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Letters to Katherine Hanna Bester

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letters to Katherine Hanna Bester, Springfield, Oregon, from family and friends, 1946-1950, regarding the death of her husband, dairy regulations and family news.
 
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Letters to Lord Brougham

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Photocopy letter from Lady Angela Burdett-Coutts to Lord Brougham, 4 pp, 27 February 1859, regarding a meeting to discuss the financing of Bishopric in British Columbia; Photocopy letter from Lord Ashburn, Naples, Italy, to Lord Brougham, 5 pp, 22 March 1844, regarding the Oregon question.
 
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Letters to Mary

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Manuscript letters to "Mary" from Mrs. M. M. (possibly Edwin Cooley Mason's wife or mother), 1870-1880, discussing the Modoc War and possibly the Nez Perce War, Fort Vancouver, "Edwin" (probably Col. Edwin Cooley Mason) and army life.
 
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Letters to Miss Benedict

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Manuscript correspondence from Alexander Riel, December 8 1914, a German soldier, regarding the German attitude to World War I, battles with Russia and American support for German children; Manuscript correspondence from the Ruhemann family, December 13 1923, in German, wishing Benedict happy holidays, discussing her schooling at Tabor College, and boys, in German.
 
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Letters to Mr. and Mrs. Thomas McAllister Knox

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter to 1st Lieutenant T. M. Knox, Portland, Oregon, from E. Z. Steever, Grand Marshall of the 4th Cavalry, 1 p, 2 June 1905, thanking Knox for his help during the parade for the Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition; Letter to Mrs. Knox from G. C. Marshall, Washington, D.C., 1 p, 4 May 1939, regarding his recent appointment to Office Chief of Staff; Letter to Mrs. Knox from Katherine Tupper Marshall, 1 p, n.d., regarding personal matters; Christmas poem from the White House to Thomas M. Knox, hospital bed 3, Christmas, 1954.
 
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Letters to the editor of the Oregon Spectator

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Manuscript letter from Samuel R. Thurston, 1 p, December 9, 1850 and January 16, 1851, the latter also containing a manuscript copy of a letter from William P. Bryant to William J. Brown, concerning the hand bill of John McLoughlin; Manuscript copy of a letter from Jesse Applegate, 4 pp, March 14, 1851. D. J. Schnebly was owner and editor of the Oregon Spectator, 1850-1854.
 
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Letters to the Eugene Public Library

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from M. J. Lorraine, Portland, Oregon, to the Eugene Public Library, Eugene, Oregon, 1 p, 3 April 1925, regarding his book "The Columbia Unveiled"; Letter from David Robinson, Portland, Oregon, to the Eugene Public Library, Eugene, Oregon, 1 p, 16 February 1943, regarding Robinson's intent to send the library a compilation of facts regarding Jewish men in the U.S. armed forces during World War II.
 
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Levi Scott papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Survey of land in Morgan County, Illinois, 1830; Deed for land in Morgan County, Illinois, 1835; Correspondence, 1852, regarding land in Iowa, his journey to Oregon and family matters. Scott Levi (1797-1890) was an Oregon pioneer of 1844 from Iowa; located overland route to southern Oregon; member, Territorial Council (1852-1854).
 
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Levy family papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, legal documents including wills, financial records and memorabilia of the Levy family of Union, Oregon, 1867-1942, including Adolph Levy, Babette Wertheimer Levy and Leon Levy.
 
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David C. Lewis papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Surveying notes, Crescent City, California, 1 v, 1855-1856; Letter to his mother, May 30, 1880, regarding marriage; Marriage certificates for David Lewis and Rebecca Mendenhall, his parents and grandparents; Miscellaneous papers.
 
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Lewis R. Fields papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Souvenir book, 1 v, 1914, of Fields' farewell dinner upon his retirement from Southern Pacific; Photocopy newspaper clippings regarding his retirement, 1914, and his death, 1924; Manuscript letters of condolences, 1924, sent to his son, Roy Fields, upon his death; Miscellaneous documents. Lewis R. Fields (1856-1924) came to Portland, Oregon in 1875 and began working for the Southern Pacific Railroad, ultimately becoming general superintendent of the system's lines in Oregon.
 
Collection Title:

Fletcher Linn papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1890, 1925-1953; Diaries, 1895, 1903; Financial records, 7 vols., 1913-1953; Family genealogy; Notes on Jackson County pioneer families; Ephemera. Fletcher Linn (1866-1953) was an industrialist and civic leader.
 
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Lorraine Fletcher papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Teaching records, 1926-1976, including contracts, evaluations and transfer records; Documentation of Fletcher's battle with the City of Portland over proposed zoning changes on her Southwest Portland property, including an 8 track tape recording of a hearing, ca. 1974-1977. Lorraine Fletcher was an elementary school teacher, 1926-1936, and in Portland, 1936-1971, at Ainsworth and Markham Schools.
 
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Louis A. Jacobsen papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Miscellaneous records relating to businesses owned by Jacobsen, including Jacobsen Construction Co., Jacobsen-Reid Lumber Co., Jacobsen-De Temple Co., Jacobsen-Jensen Co., University Drug Co. and Portsmouth Drug Co., all of Portland, Oregon; Legal documents; Blueprints; Photographs; Family memorabilia; Family documents.
 
Collection Title:

Louis Blaine letters

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Manuscript letters, 1915-1916, to his wife and children regarding his work and life at the lumber camp in Globe, Washington.
 
Collection Title:

Louis R. Huber papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, news clippings, photographs, scripts, legal agreements, receipts, brochures, film orders, news releases, menus, magazines, booklets, purchase orders & invoices. Louis R. Huber was a filmmaker and President of Northern Films in Seattle, Washington.
 
Collection Title:

Loyal Legion of Loggers and Lumbermen letters to Joe Knowles

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Photocopy typed letter from J. A. Converse of the Loyal Legion of Loggers and Lumbermen to Joe Knowles, Seaview, Washington, 1 p, 10 July 1924, regarding Knowles' upcoming design for the cover of the "Four L. Bulletin"; Photocopy typed letter from John B. Fitzgerald of the Loyal Legion of Loggers and Lumbermen to Joe Knowles, Seaview, Washington, 2 pp, 22 July 1924, regarding the loss of an eye and an upcoming visit.
 
Collection Title:

Ludwig S. Baier papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Boat builders plans and correspondence, ca. 1940-1949.
 
Collection Title:

Lutheran Students' Center plans

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: 26 plans, sections, details and elevations on 42 sheets of the Lutheran Students' Center in Pullman, Washington, scale: 1/8" : 1' to 1:1, 1930. Ernst Kroner (1866-1955) was a German-born architect who came to Portland, Oregon in 1889.
 
Collection Title:

Maida Rossiter Bailey papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1901-1971; Business correspondence, 1914-1964, regarding agriculture, logging and the Deschutes Farmer's Co-op; Legal and financial documents, 1915-1962; Expense records, 18 vols., 1905-1960; Biography of Voltaire, 1 vol.; Contracts and leases, 1927-1954; Tax records and property assessments, 1918-1935; Ranch employee records, 1916-1935; Crop and pasture records, 1925-1970; Correspondence and other papers regarding the divorce of Meredith and Carolyn Lunt Bailey; Marriage certificate of Meredith and Maida Rossiter Bailey; Mortgages, promissory notes, etc. Maida Rossiter Bailey (d. 1972) was Dean of Women at Reed College and owned a ranch with her husband, Meredith Bailey, Jr., near Sisters, Oregon.
 
Collection Title:

Malcolm Hamilton Clark Jr. papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence with family and researchers, 1954-1980; Short stories and story ideas; Research for "Pharisee Among the Philistines," "Eden Seekers," articles and "End of Eden"; Correspondence with parents, 1936-1938; Press releases from U.S. Office of Civil Defense, 1941; Matthew Paul Deady diary inidices; Letters from Deady family members, 1902-1920; Manuscripts of books, reviews, articles, speeches, etc. Malcolm H. Clark Jr. (1917-1989), author of "Eden Seekers: The Settlement of Oregon, 1818-1862" and editor of "Pharisee Among Philistines: The Diary of Judge Matthew P. Deady."
 
Collection Title:

Margery Hoffman Smith papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence and diaries of Julia Hoffman, 1891-1934; Correspondence of Margery Hoffman Smith, 1896-1981; Financial records; Inventories of art collections; Appointment calendars; Memorabilia regarding the Smith and Hoffman families; Miscellaneous papers and correspondence relating to Smith's professional and philanthropic activities. Margery Hoffman Smith was born in 1888 to a prominent family in Portland, Oregon.
 
Collection Title:

Marguerite Carney Leahy letters

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Fan mail, telegrams and personal correspondence, 1930. Marguerite Carney Leahy was a blind singer and radio performer.
 
Collection Title:

Eugene Pearl Marquess scrapbook and correspondence

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Scrapbook containing letters from Eugene Pearl "Gene" Marquess to his parents in Portland, Oregon, written while serving in Company D, 74th U.S. Naval Construction Battalion during World War II. Eugene Pearl "Gene" Marquess was a non-commissioned officer in the Company.
 
Collection Title:

Martin Luther Kimmel papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Manuscript diary, 1 v, September-December 1917, of his enlistment at Vancouver Barracks, Washington, and training at various Army posts in the U.S., with typescript transcript, 28 pp; Correspondence regarding Kimmel's book "The Torchbearers," 1966-1967. Martin Luther Kimmel (1883-1971) fought in World War I and was injured. He wrote the Torchbearers while recovering.
 
Collection Title:

Mary Alice Rulifson papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: College report cards and transcripts; Diplomas; Teaching contracts; Correspondence and miscellaneous documents pertaining to Miss Rulifson's career and continuing education; Nettleton-Rulifson family papers, 1882-1967; Booklet, "The Bridal Souvenir," for the marriage of Marie C. Nettleton and Harland G. Rulifson, 1912; Account book and cookbook, possibly kept by Mary C. Adams, ca. 1890. Mary Alice Rulifson (1913- ) was a graduate of Oregon Normal School, teacher and administrator in Oregon schools, 1934-1975.
 
Collection Title:

Mary Jane Carr papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Biographical material and correspondence, 1916-1976, regarding her work; Manuscripts, typescripts and clippings of her writing, including poetry, stories, scripts and songs. Mary Jane Carr (1895-1988) was a children's author, born in Portland, Oregon and educated at Lincoln High School and St. Mary's College.
 
Collection Title:

Mother Mary Louise letter to Mary Clark

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from Mother Mary Louise, O.S.U, to Mary Clark, Portland, Oregon, 1 pp, 6 January 1942, thanking Clark for packages supplies sent to St. Mary's Mission, Akulurak, Alaska and describing a Christmas celebration.
 
Collection Title:

David Townsend Mason papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Business correspondence, 1911-1973; Business papers, 1911-1973; Addresses, 1909-1966; Publications, 1915-1972; Papers relating to travel, 1950-1973; MIlitary papers, 1917-1942; Financial records, 1920-1972; Family papers, 1858-1973; Ephemera, ca. 1850-1973; Miscellaneous papers of Harrison Gray Platt regarding the Henry Albers Trials, 1919-1921; Unprocessed materials relating to the firm Mason, Bruce & Girard, consulting foresters, including reports, statistics, correspondence, etc. David Townsend Mason, forestry advocate, was born in 1883.
 
Collection Title:

Mass Transportation Committee of Fifteen records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, minutes, reports, etc., 1935, regarding proposals for mass transportation in Portland, Oregon; Streetcar, railroad and bus map of Portland, Oregon, 1934. The Mass Transportation Committee of Fifteen was a citizen advisory group appointed by Portland mayor Joseph K. Carson, Jr.
 
Collection Title:

McAfee family papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Shares of stock in Pacific Silver & Copper Mining Company, Salem, Oregon belonging to Dr. J. W. McAfee, 1865-1876; Correspondence regarding and stock in The Educators Company, Portland, Oregon belonging to William Edward McAfee, 1917-1918; Manuscript will of Mary Ellen Norton, née McAfee, with typescript supplement, 1916. The McAfee family owned a drug store in Astoria, Oregon.
 
Collection Title:

McColloch family papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Teacher certifications for Lucille Cartwright, 1919-1933, for Oregon and California; Manuscript teaching anecdote, 4 pp, undated, copied from the Fownlann Inn Tribune; Marriage certificate for Lucille Wooddy and Roy Cartwright, La Grande, Oregon, 1924; Typescript letter from Roy, Fort Stevens, Oregon, 1917, regarding army life and his plans to be a field photographer in France in World War I; Manuscript research paper by Lucille, 1934, regarding unemployment and social movements; Typescript autobiography by Charles Henry McColloch, 33 pp, 1934; Charles Henry McColloch and family correspondence, 1924-1950; Nomination certificates for Charles, 1930; Will for Charles, 1947; Printed "Notes of a District Judge" by Claude McColloch, 1948; Typescript history "The Strange Case of Alger Hiss," by Claude, 10 pp., ca. 1950; Miscellaneous ephemera. Lucille K. Wooddy Cartwright was the niece of Charles Henry McColloch.
 
Collection Title:

McCune family collection,

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Contains: nine (9) photographs, including two panoramas, related to the McCune family of McMinnville, Or.; one (1) postcard of Nelscott, Or.; one (1) letter, 1909, to Mrs. Edward Reilly, with descriptions of Portland, Or.
 
Collection Title:

Charles L. McNary papers,

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Photographs, letters, scrapbooks, and other documents of Oregon Senator Charles McNary and his family.
 
Collection Title:

Joseph L. Meek papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes articles, correspondence, books, etc. of materials relationg to Joseph L. Meek.
 
Collection Title:

John W. Meldrum collection

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes manuscript letter to Anson Dart, 4 pp, September 1852; Certificate of Election, 1 p, June 16, 1902, to Surveyor of Clackamas County, Oregon.
 
Collection Title:

Merriman Holtz papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Memoranda, film synopses, correspondence, speeches and ephemera, 1944-1946, regarding the work of 16 mm film distributers and exhibitors in promoting bonds sales during the Sixth and Seventh War Loan drives. Merriman Holtz (1901-1958) was born in Portland, Oregon.
 
Collection Title:

Mildred A. Schwab collection,

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Papers, photographs, ephemera, reports, audio-visual materials, and other materials of Mildred A. Schwab, long-time city commissioner of Portland, Oregon.
 
Collection Title:

Miller Freeman Publications, Inc. records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, reports and articles, ca. 1922-1953; Plans for lumber equipment, ca. 1919-1953; Charts, maps, graphs, etc., 1919-1953, regarding the lumber industry in the Pacific Northwest.
 
Collection Title:

Mira H. Ehrman papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, notes, awards and honors, biographical and autobiographical information and reports, primarily regarding her work with the United Service Organizations, ca. 1942-1978. Mira H. Ehrman (1892-1982) was one of Portland's most reknowned civic leaders.
 
Collection Title:

John H. Mitchell correspondence and speeches

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1890-1897; Printed speeches, 1869-1905, on various topics including: tariffs, elections, woman suffrage, Chinese immigration, etc. John Hipple Mitchell (1835-1905) was a senator from Oregon.
 
Collection Title:

John H. Mitchell letter to Thomas Guinean

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Typescript letter to Thomas Guinean, 1 p., May 8 1891, referring to a letter Mitchell recently sent to the Honorable E. T. Hatch, the new Collector for Alaska. John Hipple Mitchell (1835-1905) was a senator from Oregon.
 
Collection Title:

John H. Mitchell telegram to James Lotan

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Telegram, 1 p., May 8 1890, to James Lotan, concerning a House tariff bill on wool. John Hipple Mitchell (1835-1905) was a senator from Oregon.
 
Collection Title:

Mizuta family papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, documents, photographs and memorabilia relating to the relocation to the Heart Mountain Relocation Center in Wyoming and other wartime activities of the Mizuta family, 1941-1945: George Mizuta, Nobuo Izuta, Fred Izuta, Haruye Izuta and Mrs. Ito Mizuta.
 
Collection Title:

Moody family papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes correspondence, court trial records, financial records, genealogy, diaries and speeches of members of the Malcolm A. Moody family. Zenus Ferry Moody was an Oregon merchant and Governor, 1882-1887.
 
Collection Title:

William Gouverneur Morris letter to E. S. Kearney

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Manuscript letter from William Gouverneur Morris to E. S. Kearny, Sitka, Alaska, 2 pp, February 4, 1882, referring to payment of George Kastromitinoff as witness.
 
Collection Title:

Mossman family collection,

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Photographs, correspondence, genealogical information, scrapbook, and mementos of the Mossman family of Oregon and Washington State.
 
Collection Title:

Mount Hood Railroad Company records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Ledgers and journals, 1906-1946; Vouchers, 1920-1952; Annual reports, 1907-1937; Correspondence, 1937-1961.
 
Collection Title:

Mt. Tabor Observatory and Pioneer Memorial plans

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: 6 plans, elevations and sections on 10 sheets of the Mt. Tabor Observatory and Pioneer Memorial in Portland, Oregon, scale: 1/8" : 1' to 1/16" : 1', 1933. Ernst Kroner (1866-1955) was a German-born architect who came to Portland, Oregon in 1889.
 
Collection Title:

Multnomah County Centennial Association records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1959, primarily from Sheriff Francis Lambert, regarding planning for the Oregon State centennial in 1959; Correspondence and other documents, 1959-1961, among members of the Historical Landmarks Committee regarding the plaques used as historical markers; Correspondence and other documents, 1959, from Governor Ted Hallock and members of the Transportation, Touring and Traffic Advisory Committee.
 
Collection Title:

Multnomah County Roadmaster records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, reports, financial records and miscellaneous materials relating to road construction and maintenance in Multnomah County.
 
Collection Title:

Francis J. Murnane papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes, correspondence and documents relating to Murnane's work with various labor unions. tFrancis J. Murnane (1914-1968) was a labor leader in the ILWU Local 8, historical preservationist, Progressive candidate for the Oregon State Legislature in 1948 and secretary of Harry Bridges Defense Committee.
 
Collection Title:

Frank S. Myers papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1913-1920, with William H. Hornibrook, George E. Chamberlain, William G. McAdoo, Harry Lane, Daniel C. Roper, etc.; Miscellaneous materials. Frank S. Myers was the Postmaster of Portland, Oregon.
 
Collection Title:

Nancy Chipman papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Typescript correspondence to Nancy Chipman from Manuel Sesma Castellanos, 1940-1941; Typescript letter and poem to Thomas H. Tongue Jr. from his brother, E. B. Tongue, 1901, regarding a horse race with "Chipman" (probably Rupert James Chipman); Wedding invitation for Rupert James Chipman and Edna Grace Wasserman, 1902; Memorial for Patricia W. Palmer, 1982.
 
Collection Title:

National Federation of Music Clubs (Oregon) records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Minutes, 1975-1981; Correspondence, 1978-1980; Miscellaneous documents regarding festivals, and conventions, 1969-1981; Administrative records, 1975-1980; Scrapbooks, 7 vols., 1964-1986. The Oregon branch of the National Federation of Music Clubs sponsored National Music Week, Junior Music Festivals and scholarships for students and special programs.
 
Collection Title:

National Tube Company circulars sent to managers of sales

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Carbon copies of circular letters as received by the Portland, Oregon, sales office.
 
Collection Title:

Native Daughters of Oregon records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Records include: manuscript letters to the Native Daughters of Oregon Elizabeth Thurston Odell Cabin No. 8, 5 pp, 1901; Printed ephemera; receipts; Manuscript journal of the Native Daughters of Oregon Elizabeth Thurston Odell Cabin No. 8, 1 v, 1899-1901.
 
Collection Title:

Nellie Fox papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1965-1986; Minutes, 1967-1975; AFL-CIO reports, pamphlets, programs, constitution, by-laws, convention material, etc.; Campaign material for Labor Commissioner, 1978; Speeches; Miscellaneous other documents relating to women's and labor rights. Nellie Fox was an Oregon labor leader, a democrat and political director of Oregon AFL-CIO.
 
Collection Title:

James Willis Nesmith letter to Asahel Bush

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from James Willis Nesmith, Salem, Oregon, to Asahel Bush, Westfield, Massachusetts, 2 pp, 4 April 1854, regarding politics and scandals, and a plan to "secretly" remove "Gardner" and appoint "Billy Pricks" in his place.
 
Collection Title:

Nettie Rankin Bolland papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1933-1952; Reports, 1933-1942; Programs and newspaper clippings, ca. 1932-1952; Pamphlets and memorabilia, 1907-1949; etc., regarding Bolland's involvement with the Portland Federation of Women's Organizations, Republican Party affairs, the temperance movement and her unsuccessful campaign for the Oregon House of Representatives in 1952. Nettie Rankin Bolland was a graduate of the University of Oregon Law School, teacher at High School of Commerce (later Cleveland High School) in Portland, Oregon, and president of the Portland High School Teachers Association, Portland Federation of Women's Organizations, Republican Women's Club and Queen's Bench, an association for women attorneys.
 
Collection Title:

John Newsom collection

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Diary kept by John Newsom, 1 v, March 19-June 6, 1861, on a trip to the Idaho gold fields; Manuscript letter to G. H. Taylor, 2 pp, March 31, 1855, concerning the purchase of a wagon.
 
Collection Title:

John Newsom letter to G. H. Taylor

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Manuscript letter to G. H. Taylor, 2 pp, March 31, 1855, concerning the purchase of a wagon.
 
Collection Title:

Nora Rumbaugh collection on Hood River Valley, Oregon

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, articles, research notes and newspaper clippings regarding the Hood River Valley area, including information on Camp Drum and Fort Dalles, cemetery and land claim information and census data for Wasco County. Nora Rumbaugh was a journalist and historian in Hood River, Oregon.
 
Collection Title:

Norma Paulus papers,

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Papers of an Oregon public official, including papers of the Paulus Brothers canning firm of Salem.
 
Collection Title:

North Pacific Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, etc. regarding the formation and activities of the North Pacific Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends, organized by a number of Pacific Northwest area Monthly Meetings upon their separation from the Pacific Yearly Meeting; Correspondence, etc. regarding South African Friends.
 
Collection Title:

Northwest Power Planning Council records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, memos, records, reports, press releases, and newsclippings. The Northwest Power Planning Council is a four state regional planning body formed by Congress in 1980 (The Pacific Northwest Regional Electric Power Planning and Conservation Act; P.L. 96-501) to make regional conservation and electric power plans.
 
Collection Title:

Notes on Astoria, chapter 11

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Photostat "Notes on Astoria" by Washington Irving, 9 pp, 1835, chapter 11 only, with photocopy letter from E. W. Giesecke to Dr. Henry A. Pochmann, January 10, 1971, regarding research on this chapter.
 
Collection Title:

Notes regarding Oregon materials on file at the Bureau of Indian Affairs

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes manuscript and typescript correspondence relating to materials at the Bureau of Indian Affairs in Washington, D.C., on which Joseph Rogers WIlson took notes in 1900 and have since gone missing; Manuscript notes, 1900, by Joseph Rogers Wilson, on same Oregon materials (1841-1850), most of it pertaining to Elijah White.
 
Collection Title:

O'Connor family papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Manuscript letter to Thomas J. O'Connor, 1 p, 1896, appointing him as Danish Vice-Council for the State of Oregon; School memorabilia of Maurine O'Connor, 1920s, mostly from Washington High School; Certificate of Communion, Owen Gerald O'Connor, June 7, 1925; Miscellaneous other family documents.
 
Collection Title:

O'Reilly family papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Miscellaneous diaries, scrapbooks, account books, correspondence, newspaper clippings, genealogy, photographs, memorabilia, certificates, legal documents, etc. of the O'Reilly family, including James Archbold O'Reilly and Anne O'Reilly, of Portland, Oregon.
 
Collection Title:

Elijah Odell letter

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Photostat copy of manuscript letter from Elijah Odell, Portland, Oregon, 4 pp, March 31, 1853, describing Oregon and the prices of goods, with letter of transmittal.
 
Collection Title:

Ola Delight Cook papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, constitutions, financial reports and minutes relating to railroad unions, AFL, Portland Labor Temple and YWCA, 1953-1958, Oregon political campaigns, 1948-1958, and Central Labor Council; Diaries, 8 vols., 1914-1955; Miscellaneous appointment books and personal ephemera; Ledger, 1 vol. Ola Delight Cook (1880-1958) was a railroad telegrapher, charter member of Commercial Telegraphers Union, worker for A. F. of L., honorary trustee of Portland Central Labor Council.
 
Collection Title:

Old Oregon Trail, Inc. records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1943-1957, primarily regarding membership; Minutes, 1946-1954; Financial records, 1949-1956; Corporation record, 1 vol., 1952-1956. The Old Oregon Trail, Inc. was a patriotic, non-profit organization responsible for identifying and erecting markers on pioneer western trails and otherwise recognizing and preserving western history.
 
Collection Title:

Oregon Academy of Science records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1943-1964, of treasurers, presidents, etc.; Reports, 1946-1964; Minutes, 1944-1964; Financial records, 1943-1964; Membership records, constitution and by-laws, 1943-1964; High school research grants, 1957-1964. Oregon Academy of Science was organized in 1943 and incorporated in 1946 to promote scientific research in Oregon.
 
Collection Title:

Oregon Committee on Conservation of Cultural Resources records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1941-1945, regarding the establishment of the Committee and its activities, including questionnaires; Minutes of meetings, 1941-1945; Miscellaneous ephemera. Oregon Committee on Conservation of Cultural Resources was incorporated into the Oregon State Defense Council.
 
Collection Title:

Oregon Copper Company records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Miscellaneous records and correspondence of the Oregon Copper Company, Baker County, Oregon, 1928-1934. The Oregon Copper Company operated the Mother Lode Mine in Baker County from 1907 to 1939, producing more than 8,100 ounces of gold and 4 million pounds of copper.
 
Collection Title:

Oregon Dairy Council records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1934-1949; Digests; Financial records; Minutes; Scrapbooks, 4 vols.
 
Collection Title:

Oregon Flax Fiber Company papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes miscellaneous correspondence, financial and personnel records of the Oregon Flax Fiber Company of Turner, Oregon, 1916-1920.
 
Collection Title:

Oregon Fuchsia Society records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1946-1980; Minutes, 1944-1961; Membership lists, 1944-1976; Financial records, receipts and treasurer's reports, 1944-1982; Tax records, 1950-1955; Scrapbooks, 1944-1974; Ephemera.
 
Collection Title:

Oregon Iron and Steel Company records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Account books and miscellaneous business documents, ca. 1900-1950. William M. Ladd was president of the Oregon Iron and Steel Company.
 
Collection Title:

Oregon League of Democratic Women Voters records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, newspaper clippings, membership lists, records and scrapbooks, 2 vols., regarding political campaigns in Oregon.
 
Collection Title:

Oregon Lewis and Clark Heritage Foundation records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1967-1985; Symposium records and materials, 1972-1985; Fort Clatsop and Amax Resolution, 1975; Posters and maps; Miscellaneous. The Oregon Lewis and Clark Heritage Foundation was formed in 1969 and succeeded the work of the Lewis and Clark Trail Commission.
 
Collection Title:

Oregon Nursery Company records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1924-1955; Demonstration planting records, especially regarding the Perfection Apricot; Financial records, 1910-1961; Miscellaneous, 1908-1945, including Oregon Nursery Co. affiliate information; Orenco Mercantile Co. ledger, 1 vol. Organized in Salem in 1867, the Oregon Nursery Company moved to a location 10 miles west of Portland in 1906 under company president Malcolm McDonald.
 
Collection Title:

Oregon Pioneer Association records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Pioneer death register, arranged alphabetically, 1 vol., ca. 1915; Benton County pioneer register, 1 vol., 1875; Manuscript correspondence, 1874-1882, between officers and members; Financial records, 1874-1882; Miscellaneous.
 
Collection Title:

Oregon Press Women records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Correspondence, minutes, constitution, bylaws, membership rosters, and other records.
 
Collection Title:

Oregon Provisional Government records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes papers of the Provisional and Territorial governments of Oregon, 1841-1859.
 
Collection Title:

Oregon State Pharmaceutical Association records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1935-1937, regarding business matters, mostly from OSPA president Roy A. Perry; Miscellaneous documents regarding the OSPA convention in Gearhart, Oregon, 1934-1935, including membership lists and a speech by Perry.
 
Collection Title:

John T. Outhouse letter to Harvey Gordon

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Manuscript letter to Harvey Gordon from John T. Outhouse, circa 1862, 3 pp, referring to productivity of mines [probably in Idaho].
 
Collection Title:

John T. Outhouse letter to Harvey Gordon

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Manuscript letter to Harvey Gordon from John T. Outhouse, circa 1862, 3 pp, referring to productivity of mines [probably in Idaho]. Harvey Gordon, surveyor and designer of the Seal of the State of Oregon, was elected State printer in 1862, but died before assuming office.
 
Collection Title:

Owen Brown letters

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1896-1927, primarily to Owen Brown from various members of the Brown family regarding family history and a book on the Tabitha Moffat and Clark Brown family by Ella Spooner; Some miscellaneous family documents. Owen Brown was the great grandson of Tabitha Moffat Brown.
 
Collection Title:

Owyhee Dam collection,

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Books, papers, photographs, and maps relating to the Owyhee dam in Oregon, collected by Allen J. Johannesen.
 
Collection Title:

Pacific International Exposition records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, records, account and other books, publications, scrapbooks, awards, souvenirs, ephemera, etc., ca. 1910-1952.
 
Collection Title:

Pacific Northwest Labor College records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, reports, minutes, lists of officers, by-laws, surveys, proposals, news releases, bibliographies, memoranda, curriculum materials, financial grant materials, etc. Pacific Northwest Labor College was originally sponsored by the Portland Labor Temple and offered night courses and continuing education for labor union members until its closure in 1984.
 
Collection Title:

Pacific Stoneware Inc. records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1900-1951; Cash books, 25 vols., 1900-1955; Journals, 3 vols., 1900-1924; Ledgers, 2 vols., 1902-1916; Order books, 2 vols., 1900-1903; Trial balance books, 47 vols., 1900-1935. Pacific Stoneware Inc.
 
Collection Title:

Claude F. Palmer collection

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Materials relating to Claude F. Palmer, owner of Photo Art Studios, Portland, Or., including family and business correspondence and photographs.
 
Collection Title:

Pambrun family collection

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Typescript biographical and autobiographical documents about Pierre Chrysologue Pambrun, Thomas Pambrun, Jr., Alexandre (Alexander) Pambrun and Andre (Andrew) Dominique Pambrun; Photograph page from the Catholic Church Register, L'Islet, Quebec; Letters and documents relating to an error in several histories regarding Pierre Pambrun and Captain Bonneville; Photostat newspaper clippings regarding the Pambrun family.
 
Collection Title:

Papers relating to Rajneeshpuram

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Reports of the Committee for Citizen Involvement, 2 vols., 1982, includes a brief history of Rajneeshpuram and its citizens, goal and policy statements and sample activities of the Citizen Involvement Program; Photocopy correspondence, 1982-1985, from representatives of the city of Rajneeshpuram to the Oregon Department of Transportation regarding street names and city boundaries.
 
Collection Title:

George H. Parker collection on Josephine County

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Letters to Parker from pioneers in Josephine County, 1908-1909, regarding the naming of Josephine County.
 
Collection Title:

Patrick Lumber Company records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence regarding lumber prices, sales and personal matters; Lumber freight contracts, 1939-1940; Documents relating to lumber treating standards; Financial records of Bridal Veil Lumbering Company, 1909-1911; Advertisements, 1940-1949; Lists of lumber prices and potential customers, 1914-1930s. Patrick Lumber Company was founded in 1915 by Charles C. Patrick, who had previously been the sales manager for Bridal Veils Lumber Company.
 
Collection Title:

Patrons of Husbandry collection

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes correspondence and paperps relating to the Patrons of Husbandry in Oregon.
 
Collection Title:

Paul and Edith Feldenheimer papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Diaries, 1917-1918 and correspondence, 1915-1944, of Paul Feldenheimer; Diaries, 1909-1922, and correspondence, 1910-1922, of Edith Feldenheimer; Financial reports, 1938-1942, minutes and correspondence, 1939-1949, of the Peoples Institute Auxiliary of the University of Oregon Medical School; Mechanical drawings, 1 vol., 1911-1912, by Paul; Scrapbook, 1 vol., ca. 1920, belonging to Edith relating to her years at Smith College; Miscellaneous memorabilia and ephemera. Paul Feldenheimer operated a jewelry store in Portland, Oregon and Edith Feldenheimer, his wife, was active in the community's arts and cultural circles.
 
Collection Title:

Paul E. Bragdon papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1971-1988; Administrative records, 1971-1988; Admissions records, development correspondence and proposals, committee correspondence and meeting notes, faculty files, trustee files, provost files, student services, issues and activities, etc., 1971-1988, regarding Reed College; Miscellaneous papers of Nancy Bragdon. Paul Bragdon worked as a practicing attorney in New York City.
 
Collection Title:

Peebles family papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Miscellaneous papers of the Peebles family, ca. 1917-1940, including James E. and Ellena Peebles: Resumes; Diplomas; Radio scripts; Correspondence, 1918-1940; Army records, 1917; Ephemera and miscellaneous documents, 1919-1936.
 
Collection Title:

Peninsular Lutheran Church plans

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: 21 plans, sections, details and elevations on 32 sheets of the Peninsular Lutheran Church in Portland, Oregon, scale: 1/8" : 1' to 3/4" : 1', 1927. Ernst Kroner (1866-1955) was a German-born architect who came to Portland, Oregon in 1889.
 
Collection Title:

Percefull-Ayers family papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Receipts and legal documents, 1881-1900; Correspondence, 1863-1970; Diary of Margaret Percefull, 1 v, 1905-1906; Miscellaneous ephemera and other documents, 1882-1911; Family members mentioned include Margaret Percefull, Emma S. Percefull, James K. Wallace, William T. Wallace and Andrew H. Ayers.
 
Collection Title:

Perozzi Fountain restoration collection

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Photocopy typescript letter from Elizabeth Walton Potter, 2 pp, March 29 1989, regarding the history of the Perozzi Fountain and Lithia Park, Ashland, Oregon; Plans for the restoration of the fountain, 1985.
 
Collection Title:

Peter Corning Edwards Jr. letter of recommendation for Walter Cox

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter of recommendation by Peter Corning Edwards Jr. for Walter Cox, 1 p, 21 May 1895, recommending Cox for choirmaster of Christ Church, New York City.
 
Collection Title:

Petition to the Oregon Centennial Commission

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Petition to the Oregon Centennial Commission, 12 May 1876, requesting that a medal be appropriated for the best player in the centennial billiard tournament.
 
Collection Title:

Phil Reynolds family papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Photocopy correspondence, newspaper clippings and awards, 1957-1973, regarding the Reynolds family; Miscellaneous ephemera and biographical notes, 1912-1963, for Phil and Elise Reynolds. Elise A. Reynolds (1894-1982) was born in Kansas City, Missouri, and moved to Oregon in 1915 with her husband, Phil. She was President of the Oregon Association of Colored Women and a member of numerous clubs including the Oregon Federation of Women's Clubs and the Portland Urban League. Phil Reynolds (1899-1973) was an employee of Northern Pacific Terminal Company was was the founder of Portland's NAACP Federal Credit Union.
 
Collection Title:

Phillip L. Jackson House collection

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Materials regarding Jackson's house, 1926-1928, including receipts for building materials and labor, an appraisal, photographs and correspondence with Jamieson Parker, the designer.
 
Collection Title:

William F. Phillips to J. W. Nesmith

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from William F. Phillips, Auditor of the Post Office, to the late Postmaster of Nesmith, J. W. Nesmith, Oregon, 1 p, 26 June 1854, regarding a sum of money the Post Office owes Nesmith.
 
Collection Title:

Helen Platt papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Miscellaneous papers regarding the general history of radio station KGW, including the programs "Firsts" and "Hoot Owls"; Letter from Ashley C. Dixon, 21 July 1927; Biographical resume, 20 September, 1952; Letters from Sgt. E. K. Sturgis from France during World War I; Miscellaneous papers of Harrison Gray Platt regarding the Henry Albers Trials, 1919-1921.
 
Collection Title:

Portland Art Class records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Minutes, 11 vols., 1898-1965; Membership accounts, 1 vol., 1919-1931; Financial records, 1 vol., 1931-1938; Programs, 4 vols., 1898-1970; Constitution, 1965; Ephemera; Correspondence, 1963-1970; Membership rosters, 1898-1971. Portland Art Class was an organization devoted to the appraisal of art and to the stimulation of art interests in Portland.
 
Collection Title:

Portland City Club records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: correspondence, surveys, statistical tables, reports, etc., 1929-1931, regarding a review of the "Carey and Harlan Traction Plan," a proposal for municipal purchase of Portland's streetcar tracks.
 
Collection Title:

Portland Civic Opera Association records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes correspondence, minutes, financial reports, etc., of the Theatre Arts Opera Association, which became the Portland Civic Opera Association in 1964.
 
Collection Title:

Portland Federation of Teachers records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1920-1974; Membership rolls, 1954-1972; Bulletins, 1944-1962; Administrative records, 1919; Miscellaneous documents regarding salaries, civil rights, retirement and school financing; Documents of other teaching associations, including High School Teachers Union and Oregon Education Association; Scrapbooks, 3 vols.
 
Collection Title:

Portland Grade Teachers' Association records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Minutes, program booklet, membership lists, scrapbooks, constitution and by-laws, ledgers, newsletters, newspaper clippings and letters, 1912-1985. The Portland Grade Teachers' Association was founded in 1912 to improve working conditions for teachers and raise and maintain professional standards of elementary school teachers.
 
Collection Title:

Portland Hospital records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes miscellaneous papers, correspondence and newspaper clippings, 1888-1904, concerning the Portland Hospital, its Methodist roots, various legal troubles and Dr. Osman Royal of the Homeopathic Medical Society.
 
Collection Title:

Portland Hunt Club records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Scrapbook, 1 vol., 1907-1947; By-laws; Correspondence; Entry forms and lists of entrants for horse shows; Programs for annual spring race meets, 1935-1950. The Portland Hunt Club was formed "to promote and foster... the amateur sport of riding."
 
Collection Title:

Portland Marble Works records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, ledgers, order books and design motifs, 1882-1945.
 
Collection Title:

Portland Reporter records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Advertising statistics, 1963; Annual reports, 1961-1963; Cash books, 1961-1964; Correspondence, 1964; Reports, 1961-1964; Stock accounts, 1961-1964; Correspondence and tax reports, 1965-1966, of the West Shore Publishing Co. The Portland Reporter was a newspaper published from 1960-1964 by unions that struck the two primary Portland, Or. newspapers, the Oregon Journal and the Oregonian.
 
Collection Title:

Portland Union Stock Yards Company records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1931-1936, regarding company purchases and maintenance of trailers, tractors and dump wagons; Receipts and miscellaneous ephemera, 1909-1936, including newspaper articles about the company. Portland Union Stock Yards opened in 1890, and was organized into a company in 1902 by W. H. H. Morgan.
 
Collection Title:

Portland Woman's Club records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes minutes, correspondence, etc. of the Portland Women's Club. The Portland Woman's Club was formed on December 19, 1895, when a group of Portland women gathered at the home of W. W. Spaulding.
 
Collection Title:

Portsmouth School Old Timer's Club records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Administrative records; member lists and member list books, 5 vols.; Scrapbook, 1 vol., 1954-1961; Account book, 1 vol., 1965-1972; Minute book, 1 vol., 1963-1969; Correspondence, ca. 1955-1967; Receipts, 1955-1972; Promotional mailings and flyers regarding minutes and the annual picnic, 1953-1975; Miscellaneous. The Portsmouth School Old Timer's Club held a picnic every year for almuni of Portsmouth School in the Portsmouth area of Portland to socialize.
 
Collection Title:

Joseph Prescott letters

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Typescript letters from Joseph Prescott to his brother, George L. Montague, 4 pp, January 30 and May 4, 1854, regarding the explosion of the steamer Gazelle and life in Oregon City, Oregon; Manuscript letters to Mrs. C. C. P. Betton, his sister, 1850-1851, discussing family matters and life in Oregon.
 
Collection Title:

Arthur John Prideaux papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, clippings and memorabilia regarding education and schools, particularly regarding the Woodstock school he where was principal, 1911-1945; Memorabilia and clippings regarding Methodist Church history and activities in Portland, Oregon, 1894-1968. Arthur John Prideaux, Portland Public School principal was born in 1879 in Multnomah County and died in 1977 in Milwaukie, Oregon.
 
Collection Title:

Catherine Sager Pringle letter to J. G. Prentiss

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Typescript letter from Catherine Sager Pringle to J. G. Prentiss, 1 p, January 11, 1884, requesting letters and journal relative to Whitman's 1843 journey.
 
Collection Title:

Catherine Sager Pringle papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Manuscript, 22 pp, about her experiences during and after the Whitman Massacre; Typescript letter to Frederic Sager, 6 pp, December 21, 1854, relating to events of the Whitman Massacre and family matters; Manuscript, 9 pp, describing journey to Oregon in 1843, and her experiences at the Whitman Mission; Miscellaneous correspondence.
 
Collection Title:

Professional Engineers of Oregon records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, speeches, press book, program schedules, registration lists, etc. regarding the Northwest Engineers Centennial; Reel to reel recording of a presentation of a gold medal to Herbert Hoover.
 
Collection Title:

Andrew S. Pullen papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence with A. H. Gould, 1906, regarding construction of a barn, with specifications and drawings, Cleone (later Fairview), Oregon; Certificate of fire insurance for Mrs. Martha Jane Pullen, 1898.
 
Collection Title:

Putnam family letters

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Manuscript correspondence, 1842-1862, of the Putnam family, including letters of Charles F. Putnam, Nathan J. Putnam and others; Some typescript and photocopy correspondence of the Putnam family; Miscellaneous other papers.
 
Collection Title:

Quincy Scott papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Manuscript and typescript diaries, 1907, of Quincy and Ella Scott's honeymoon; Correspondence, 1907; Manuscript of the book "Horseback Honeymoon"; Pen and ink sketches, 1930-1938, of editorial cartoons for the Oregonian and posters for the Pacific International Livestock Exposition; Newspaper clippings, 1917-1948, of Scott's editorial cartoons. Quincy Scott was the editorial cartoonist for The Oregonian for 18 years, 1931-1949.
 
Collection Title:

Quine family letters

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Photocopy manuscript letters between the Quine brothers: Radcliffe, Francis, Frederick and John, 30 pp, 1861-1882, mostly from Radcliffe, regarding his experiences in British Columbia, and Seattle, Washington.
 
Collection Title:

R. Veal & Sons records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1902-1935; Cashbooks, time books, inventories and account books of furniture manufacturer in Albany, Or.
 
Collection Title:

Ralph Penniwell Cowgill papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence and reports, 1922-1935, regarding his work with the Oregon Game Commission, Oregon Game Protective Association, Oregon Legislature, Oregon Reserve Corps and National Guard, with emphasis on fish husbandry and river pollution. Ralph Penniwell Cowgill (b. 1880) served as engineer for the Oregon State Game Commission, President of the Oregon Game Protective Associtaion and Representative and Senator in the Oregon Legislature (R-Medford).
 
Collection Title:

Randle family papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, scrapbooks, genealogy, legal documents, warrants, diaries, ledgers, photographs and memorabilia belonging to members of the Randle family of Oregon including: Arnold Randle, professor at Santiam Academy in Lebanon, Or., and his wife Ellen Taggert, their children Henry Carlyle, George Havelock, Nellie Olivia, Alola Faye, Margaret, Sarah Agnes, Bertha Mary, Hattie Carol and other related family members, such as Samuel A. Randle and Dorothy B. Randle.
 
Collection Title:

Raymond A. Delano papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Certificates of Raymond Archibald Delano and his father, Archibald J., 1919-1948; Report of a deposit of diatomaceous earth at Solvang, California, 1 vol., ca. 1928-1935; Correspondence scrapbook, 1 vol., ca. 1927-1936; Correspondence, autograph book, greeting cards, legal documents, etc., ca. 1919-1948.
 
Collection Title:

Reasoner family collection

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes typescript mimeograph correspondence and papers of the Reasoner family.
 
Collection Title:

Reasoner family collection

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes typescript mimeograph correspondence and papers of the Reasoner family.
 
Collection Title:

Republican Party State Central Committee of Oregon records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, administrative documents, press releases, financial records, legislation, campaign materials, pamphlets, etc.
 
Collection Title:

Reuben F. Maury papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Manuscript correspondence with Benjamin Alvord, 1864, Henry W. Corbett, 1863, Benjamin T. Davis, 1856; Muster rolls of the Oregon Cavalry, 1st Regiment, 1861-1864; Roster of officers of the Oregon Cavalry, 1862. Reuben F. Maury (1821-1906) was Commander of the Oregon Cavalry 1st Regiment during the Civil War.
 
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Rev. Mark A. Chamberlin papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1971-1978, with KBOO radio; Correspondence, 1960-1980, regarding the deportation of H.S. MacKay; Notes and program materials from conferences attended by Chamberlin, 1965-1973; Miscellaneous materials from the Oregon Chapter of the Methodist Federation for Social Action. Reverend Mark A. Chamberlin (b. 1899) was a Methodist pastor and national officer in the Methodist Federation for Social Action.
 
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Rev. Paul E. Waldschmidt papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence and program materials, 1966, regarding a Jewish-Catholic conference held at the University of Portland; Minutes, correspondence, memoranda and reports of Portland School District's Committee on Race and Education, 1963-1964; Sermon texts and notes. Reverend Paul E. Waldschmidt of the C.S.C. (Congregation of the Holy Cross) was president of the University of Portland, 1962-1977, and Auxiliary Bishop of the Archidiocese of Portland beginning in 1977.
 
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Richard Evett Wiley papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Certificate of apprenticeship in printing business, Burlington, Ohio, 1844; Photocopy warrant for $10 from John McLoughlin to Wiley, March 4, 1846; Marriage certificate for Wiley and Mary Jane Baldra, July 29, 1855; Land deed from Joseph L. Meek to Wiley, March 22, 1855; Manuscript correspondence from family members, 1852-1869, regarding family matters and genealogy.
 
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Richard Fagan papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1937-1968, with William O. Douglas, Wayne L. Morse, Richard L. Neuberger and Charles Sprague, regarding especially Fagan's column on the Portland labor situation, ca. 1938-1940; Typescript carbon copies of daily column "Mill ends" from the Oregon Journal, 1951-1969; Memorabilia; Scrapbook, 1 vol. Richard Fagan was a newspaper reporter and editor for the News-Telegram and Oregon Journal in Portland, Oregon.
 
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George R. Riddle papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Articles of incorporation for the George W. Riddle Wood & Lumber Company, Riddle, Oregon, 1899; Correspondence, 1948-1949, regarding the formation of Josephine County Historical Society, county historical markers and pioneers; Notes and articles, n.d., on Josephine County history, Grants Pass and Indians; Articles by Della Rice Crawford, undated, about Oregon pioneer life.
 
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Ridgeway School records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: District Clerks' record books, 1894-1912; School registers and record books, 1895-1900; District Clerks' annual reports, 1904-1906; Correspondence, 1899-1913; Teachers' contracts, 1903-1913; Financial records, 1904-1912; Library records, 1906-1912. School District No. 55 in Wasco County was organized in 1894.
 
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Rio Villa Building restoration collection

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Chronology of the history of the Rio Villa Building at 2718 SW Kelly St. in Portland, Oregon, 1981; Correspondence regarding trees planted outside the building by Travers / Johnston Architects, 1981; Commendation from the Portland Beautification Association for their "sensitive restoration" of the Rio Villa Building, 1982.
 
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Robb family letters

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes manuscript correspondence, 1859-1860, to James R. Robb and Elizabeth Ellen Robb, 1859-1860, from friends and family in California.
 
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Robert Alexander letter to Richard Yates

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Photocopy letter from Robert Alexander, Marion County, Oregon, to Richard Yates, 3 pp, 1 December 1851, regarding massacres of emigrating pioneers by the Snake Indians.
 
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Robert Brown collection

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes photocopy extracts from various English scientific journals, 1868-1870, on botany, medicinal plants, birds, geology and Native American use of medicinal plants in the Pacific Northwest; Photocopy manuscript letter from Archibald Menzies to Robert Brown, 3 pp, undated. Robert Brown, (March 23, 1842-26 October 1895), was a Scottish scientist, explorer, and author.
 
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Robert Dale Owen letters

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Photocopy typescript and manuscript correspondence between Robert Dale Owen and J. M. Storms, Vincent Cooke (Earl of Aberdeen), Robert Owen (his father) and Sir Robert Peel, 1844-1846, regarding the Oregon Question. Robert Dale Owen (November 7, 1801-June 24, 1877), a native of Scotland, emigrated to the United States in 1825 to help his father found a utopian community in Indiana.
 
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Robert Duncan papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Programs, ephemera, campaign materials, correspondence, diaries, etc. belonging to Robert Duncan. Robert Duncan represented Jackson County in the Oregon House of Representatives (1957, 1957ss, 1959-speaker, 1961-speaker), represented the 19th District of Oregon in the 88th and 89th Congress (1963-1967), was an unsuccessful candidate for the United States Senate (1968, 1972), was elected to the 94th, 95th and 96th Congresses (1975-1981) and was unsuccessful candidate for renomination to the 97th Congress (1980).
 
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Robert L. Stevens papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Personal correspondence, 1906-1936; Official correspondence and documents regarding the Multnomah County Sheriff's office, 1906-1911; Correspondence from J. Wesley Ladd regarding a loan; Income tax records, 1919-1926; Will; Account books, 5 vols. Robert L. Stevens was Multnomah County Sheriff, 1906-1912.
 
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Robert M. Wade collection

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Photocopy obituary, 1915; Eulogy delivered by Emmet B. Williams, 1915; Booklet "From Missouri to Oregon," 1 v, 1965, with reminiscences of his overland journey; Photocopy letter from Wade Newbegin to Thomas Vaughan, 1989, containing historical information about R. M. Wade & Co. Robert M. Wade (1835-1915) was born in Missouri and came to Oregon with his parents in 1850.
 
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Robert O. Lee papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, diaries, reports, articles, transparencies, maps and supply lists from three American Quintana Roo Expeditions in Mexico, 1965-1968, Vinson Massif Expedition in Antarctica, 1964-1965, and Rio Mezquital Expedition in Mexico, 1970. Robert O. Lee was the leader of scientific expeditions to Mexico and South America.
 
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Robert Valentine Short papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Diaries, correspondence, scrapbook, survey and field notes; Papers relating to donation land claims and property in Yamhill, Clackamas and Multnomah counties. Robert Valentine Short (1823-1908) was a surveyor and legislator.
 
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Robert Washburn papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Political and personal correspondence, 1894-1924, and correspondence to Mrs. Washburn, 1940-1944, from Senators Thomas B. Reed and Charles L. McNary regarding Washington politics and Seattle history; Speeches and poetry, 1912-1916, regarding the Republican Party, Presidential election of 1916 and apple growers; Family memorabilia and clippings, ca. 1880-1929; Diaries of European trip by Mrs. Washburn, 2 vols., 1884-1885; Family recipe book, 1 vol., ca. 1920. Robert Charles Washburn (d. 1938) was a journalist and Washington politician, later a resident of Portland, Oregon.
 
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Don H. Roberts collection on railroad history

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Research materials, documents, miscellaneous correspondence, notes and ephemera regarding railroad history.
 
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Roberts family papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Arthur Kitchel Roberts correspondence and papers, 1942-1961, regarding the Oregon Stamp Society and Save the Myrtle Woods, Inc.; William J. Roberts correspondence, 1935-1939, with mathematician Carl Theodore Heisel; Nellie Roberts miscellaneous papers, 1895.
 
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Eric L. Robinson papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1964-1974; Information sheets, reports, minutes, newsletters, statements and resolutions of groups such as Clergy and Laity Concerned about Vietnam (CALCAV), Greater Portland Area Council of Churches, Portland United Nations Association and World Without War Council. Eric L. Robinson was a Methodist minister active in anti-war and other social movements.
 
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William Allan Rockie papers,

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Papers, photographs, maps, and related materials of William Rockie, who conducted ecological studies in western America for the U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1922-1930; worked for many years Pacific Northwest Soil Conservation Experiment Station, and taught at Portland State University in later life.
 
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Alonzo Rogers letter to Ethel Patrick Hoyer

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Manuscript letter from Alonzo Rogers to Ethel Patrick Hoyer, his niece, 6 pp, February 13, 1896, describing the Pacific Northwest.
 
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John P. Rogers letters

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Laminated manuscript correspondence of John P. Rogers, 1848, from California mines, mostly to his wife, Elizabeth of Oregon City, Oregon, with one letter from his father, 1849.
 
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Ronald Glenn Callvert papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Newspaper clippings of Callvert's editorials and features; Pulitzer Prize announcement and congratulatory letters and telegrams; Callvert's post-retirement writings; Retirement card with an Art Bimrose cartoon; Correspondence of Ronald S. Callvert regarding R. G. Callvert's career. Ronald Glenn Callvert (1873-1955) was associate editor of the Oregonian and won a Pulitzer Prize for his 1938 editorial "My Country 'tis of Thee."
 
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Theodore Roosevelt letter to George Himes

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Typed note, signed, from Theodore Roosevelt when governor of New York, to George H. Himes, assistant secretary of the Oregon Historical Society, complimenting Himes and the Society on their work.
 
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Rosa Green letters

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes typescript and photocopy letters, 1972-1977, mostly letters to the editor of the Oregonian, the Evening Courier and other Portland newspapers.
 
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Roscoe Nelson papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1897-1937; Legal papers, 1902-1938; Anti-Semitism speeches and articles; Jewish community material; Tualitan Country Club Correspondence, rosters, etc., 1916-1924; Tax protest, 1939; FInancial papers. Roscoe Nelson (1879-1937) was a lawyer and businessman originally from Virginia.
 
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Ross E. Read papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Bound volume "History of 1st U.S. Engineers," ca. 1918, with roster.
 
Collection Title:

Royal family papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Diaries, reminiscences, speeches and other writings of Thomas Fletcher Royal, including an account of overland journey to Oregon, 1853; Journal of William Royal, 1870; Diary of William Watson Ebey Royal, 1876; Chronicles of Portland Academy and Female Seminary, 1859-1875; Genealogy gathered by Stanley Olin Royal; Papers of Umpqua Academy; Diaries, correspondence, etc. of various Royal family members; Diaries of William Royal, 1855-1857, and T. F. Royal, 1867-1869; Student roll of Umpqua Academy, 1855-1857; Correspondence, etc. of Stanley Olin Royal; Papers regarding activities of the Royal family in the Methodist Episcopal Church. Charles Royal was a potter who married Mary Geahart Royal in 1818.
 
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William Stephens Rubins papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Papers include: Application for membership in the Grand Army of the Republic, 1 p, circa 1885; Deed to Jacob B. and Lucy M. Kuhns, 1 p, March 14, 1893, conveying property in Washington County, Oregon; Typescript autobiography, 30 pp, 1930; Manuscript autobiographical notes, Los Angeles, California, 3 pp, June 22, 1924; Correspondence concerning Rubins' pension, civil war record and headstone.
 
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Russell Peyton papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1958 and 1970-1980; Reports, 1969-1979; Scrapbook, 1 vol., 1954-1986, containing clippings, programs and photographs regarding civil rights and human relations; Programs for the Metropolitan Human Relations Commission Awards, 1987-1992. Throughout his long career in human relations field, Russell Peyton worked as an investigator for the Civil Rights Division of the Oregon State Bureau of Labor and as an executive director of the Metropolitan Human Relations Commission.
 
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Ruth Henderson Trump papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Manuscript notebooks, 3 v, undated, with class notes and recipes; Correspondence and junk mail, 1925-1949; Papers relating to 4-H club, 1933; Miscellaneous ephemera, 1925-1953, including concert programs; Miscellaneous papers of Ernest H. Trump, 1937-1951.
 
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Ruth Lee papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Miscellaneous correspondence, memorabilia, essays and poetry, 1913-1939. Ruth Lee was a teacher at Dundee High School and Pacific University before becoming a missionary.
 
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Ryland McClung papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, title abstracts, church records, business materials and military, social and educational memorabilia. Ryland McClung (b. 1895) attended Stanford and joined the university ambulance unit with the 77th Division.
 
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S. Aimes letter to Harold Clark

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from S. Aimes to Harold Clark, 2 pp, 14 October 1934, regarding health and plans to visit Oregon in the spring.
 
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S. M. Barnard papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1949-1958, from Oregon Lumber Company; Financial records, 1946-1953, of C. B. Dammon Company.
 
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Sabin family papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1929-1930; Greeting cards, 1926-1943; Tax and estate records, 1896-1910; Miscellaneous papers relating to James Cyrus Sabin, Emma Sabin and Clyde E. Sabin, residents of Coburg, Harisburg and Portland, Oregon.
 
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Samuel Christopher Lancaster collection

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Typescript biography "Samuel Christopher Lancaster: Master of Arts in Public Places" by SuAnn M. Reddick, ca. 1980-1990; National Register of Historic Places inventory of Zion National Park, for which Lancaster was a consulting engineer, ca. 1930-1968; Newspaper clippings, ca. 1940-1990; Miscellaneous research on Lancaster. Samuel Christopher Lancaster (1864-1941) was a highway engineer and builder of the famed Columbia River Highway.
 
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Sanctuary of Our Sorrowful Mother plans

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: 1 plan, sections and elevations on 7 sheets of the Sanctuary of Our Sorrowful Mother in Portland, Oregon, scale: 1" : 1', 1932. Ernst Kroner (1866-1955) was a German-born architect who came to Portland, Oregon in 1889.
 
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Santiam Fish and Game Protective Association records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Miscellaneous correspondence and other records regarding the movement against hydro-electric development on the rivers and other water resources of Linn and adjacent counties in Oregon, including protest action by the Santiam Fish and Game Protective Association, the Marion County Game Protective Association and the Oregon Game Protective Association.
 
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Save the Myrtle Woods, Inc. records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Corporate records and minutes, 1 vol., 1946-1964; Minutes and records of annual meetings; Treasurer's reports; Correspondence from Thornton T. Munger and various logging companies; Ephemera.
 
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Scenic Preservation Association of Oregon records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes miscellaneous records and correspondence of the Scenic Preservation Association of Oregon, 1920-1923. The Scenic Preservation Association of Oregon was primarily interested in preserving the natural beauty of Oregon along its state highways.
 
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Valentine W. Schaeffer letters

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Manuscript letters from Valentine Schaeffer, Portland, Oregon, to his mother and family in Cass County, Illinois, 1853-1857. Valentine Winters Schaeffer (1828-1872) was born in Ohio.
 
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Francis R. Schanck collection on the Idaho Power Company

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, reports, clippings and miscellaneous documents and ephemera, 1949-1954, regarding the controversy over development of Snake River-Hell's Canyon region.
 
Collection Title:

Thomas W. Scott collection

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Typescript correspondence with photocopy documents, 1864-1965, between Mrs. D. F. Menefee of Eugene, Oregon, and various county and state archives documenting a case of mistaken identity of a man, Thomas W. Scott, who died of a gunshot accident in Wasco, Oregon, on June 14, 1864, variously thought to be William M. Macy, William Mace and F. W. Schmidt, Smith, and Scott.
 
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Seufert family papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1922-1935, to Esther Seufert; Miscellaneous papers regarding the Seufert Bros. Canneries, 1932; Greeting cards; Memorabilia of Edra Anne Seufert Dielschneider; Announcements and invitations to weddings and graduations at The Dalles Highschool and University of Oregon; Scrapbooks, 4 vols., 1917-1922; Account book, 1 vol.; Framed certificate of membership in the Roosevelt Memorial Association for Oscar Beck. The Seufert family came to Oregon from California in 1880.
 
Collection Title:

Charles Seymour diary

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Manuscript and typescript copies of the diary of Charles Seymour in the form of letters home, 1898-1899, regarding a gold prospecting trip from San Francisco, California, to Alaska.
 
Collection Title:

Shanafelt and related families collection,

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Seven (7) boxes of papers, photographs, documents, diaries, and other materials relating to the William Adrian Shanafelt family of Oregon, and the Prink, Welsh, Frederick, Powell, Frentriss, Schulenberg, Fisher, Simmons, and related families.
 
Collection Title:

Thomas Eban Shea papers,

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Papers of Thomas Eben Shea, editor of the Portland News Telegram in Portland, Oregon.
 
Collection Title:

Frederick H. Sherman papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence and steam boating licenses, 1883-1922; Notebooks, 4 vols., 1892-1929, with accounts, logs and schedules of steamer runs; Passenger register from the S.S. Bailey Gatzert, 1 vol., 1898.
 
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Roy Franklin Shields papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, documents, ephemera, etc. regarding Shields' career as an attorney and involvement with education, politics, medicine, railroads, etc., 1924-1966.
 
Collection Title:

Lebbus Smith Shumaker papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Diaries, 1893-1954; Miscellaneous letters, ephemera, clippings, genealogical materials, etc., ca. 1850-1954. Lebbus Smith Shumaker (1871-1954) was a Baptist minister and teacher in New York, the Midwest and at Linfield College in McMinnville, Oregon where he was a professor of psychology and philosophy.
 
Collection Title:

Sisters of Mercy Hospital plans

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: 24 plans and elevations on 31 sheets of the Sisters of Mercy Hospital in Roseburg, Oregon, scale: 1/8" : 1', 1933-1934. Ernst Kroner (1866-1955) was a German-born architect who came to Portland, Oregon in 1889.
 
Collection Title:

Johanna Skinner letter to Charles S. Peterson

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Photocopy manuscript letter from Joanna Skinner, Jordon Valley, Oregon, to Charles S. Peterson, Astoria, Oregon, 5 pp, October 4, 1961, regarding Jean Baptiste Charbonneau.
 
Collection Title:

Irving Sklare collection,

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Correspondence, clippings, ephemera, and photographs relating to Irving Sklare, who ran the Remick Song Shop on SW Washington St. in Portland, Oregon, and also published sheet music.
 
Collection Title:

Robert Sloan Fullerton letter

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from Robert Sloan Fullerton, 4 pp, 24 January 1859, describing the scenery of Oregon.
 
Collection Title:

Emory E. Smith papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes correspondence and notes (including newspaper clippings) for a report to the Southern Pacific Railroad Company concerning the opportunities offered to settlers in Oregon, September-November, 1898.
 
Collection Title:

Erasmus A. Smith papers,

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Includes materials relating to the Oregon National Guard and the American Baptist Home Mission Society.
 
Collection Title:

Frank J. Smith papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes:Correspondence, ephemera, miscellaneous materials and articles on maritime history including steamboating; Scrapbook, 1 vol., of personal clippings.
 
Collection Title:

Lester P. Smith letter

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Typescript letter to family from Lester P. Smith on board the Steamship "City of Sidney", 1 p, June 27, 1898, concerning the Spanish-American War. Lester Smith served as a member of Company I, Second Oregon Volunteers, in the Philippines during the Spanish-American war.
 
Collection Title:

Thomas Smith letters

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Manuscript letter to George H. Himes, 6 pp, June 3, 1908, naming the first settlers in the Umpqua River Valley; Manuscript letter to Harry L. Wells, an historian, 6 pp, September 13, 1884, recounting the history of Southern Oregon pioneers and lamenting the lack of a reliable published history of the area.
 
Collection Title:

Smith family papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Articles of incorporation, correspondence, course outlines and other documents for Pacific School of Engineering, 1930; Stock offers and lesson materials for Rankin School of Flying, 1927-1928; Smith family correspondence and miscellanea, 1863-1939; Articles of incorporation and miscellanea for Smith Aeroplane Co.; Investment speculation information, 1923-1934; Miscellaneous, 1934-1937; Stencil for plane insignia; Plans for student plane, 1931; Plans for Smith Auto Electric Elevator Co., ca. 1920. Basil Burton Smith, Percy Barrett Smith and Dexter R. Smith were inventors, designers and owners of Pacific School of Engineering, Smith Aeroplane Co., Rankin School of Flying and Smith Auto Electric Elevator Co. of Portland, Oregon.
 
Collection Title:

Sons and Daughters of Oregon Pioneers records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, constitution and bylaws, financial records, membership programs and memorabilia, 1945-1978.
 
Collection Title:

Sons of Temperance of North America Multnomah Division, No. 1 records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes miscellaneous records regardomg the Sons of Temperance of North America.
 
Collection Title:

Sons of the American Revolution Oregon Society records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, financial records, membership applications, 6 vols., minutes, membership lists, publications, brochures.
 
Collection Title:

Southern Pacific Gold Company records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, May 28-July 16 1906. between L. T. Matthews and R. E. Pinney regarding payroll and conditions of mines and labor in Grants Pass. Southern Pacific Gold Company was headquartered in Spokane, Washington, with gold interests in Grants Pass, Oregon.
 
Collection Title:

St. Boniface Catholic Church plans

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: 18 plans, sections and details on 20 sheets of the St. Boniface Catholic Church in Sublimity, Oregon, scale: 1/8" : 1', 1936. Ernst Kroner (1866-1955) was a German-born architect who came to Portland, Oregon in 1889.
 
Collection Title:

St. John's Evangelical Church plans

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: 5 plans, sections and elevations on 8 sheets of the St. John's Evangelical Church in the Sellwood area of Portland, Oregon, scale: 1/8" : 1' to 3/4" : 1', 1927. Ernst Kroner (1866-1955) was a German-born architect who came to Portland, Oregon in 1889.
 
Collection Title:

St. Mary's Star of the Sea Catholic Church plans

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: 24 plans, sections, elevations and details on 21 sheets of the St. Mary's Star of the Sea Catholic Church in Astoria, Oregon, scale: 1/4" : 1' to 3/4" : 1', 1924. Ernst Kroner (1866-1955) was a German-born architect who came to Portland, Oregon in 1889.
 
Collection Title:

Stafford Hansell papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, memoranda, campaign materials, speeches, notes, press releases, scrapbooks, etc. regarding agriculture, farming, Eastern Oregon, education, politics, marijuana legislation, Rajneesh Puram, student unrest, and personal items, ca. 1933-1986. Staffod Hansell represented Umatilla County in the Oregon House of Representatives (1957, 1957ss, 1959, 1961, 1963, 1963ss, 1965, 1965ss, 1967, 1967ss, 1969, 1971, 1971ss, 1973, 1974ss).
 
Collection Title:

Beverly Staley collection,

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Papers of Beverly Staley of Portland and Salem, Oregon, including letters, high school year books, news clippings, and self-recorded phonograph records.
 
Collection Title:

Robert Nelson Stanfield papers,

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Papers of Robert Nelson Stanfield (1832-1896), long-time resident and pioneer in Umatilla county, Oregon, and his second wife Hattie Townsend Stanfield. Robert Nelson Stanfield (1832-1896) was a native of Sangamon County, Illinois, and came to Umatilla County, Oregon, in 1860 from California.
 
Collection Title:

Starr family papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Diary of J. R. Starr, 1850; Donation land claims for Azariah W. Starr and Elizabeth Starr, 1874 and 1876; Correspondence of the Starr family, 1845-1910. The Starr family were Mormon pioneers to the Pacific Northwest.
 
Collection Title:

Steamship Beaver sketches

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: 90 photocopy sketches, plans and details on 14 sheets, with some duplicates, 1963-1971, scale: 1/8" : 1'; Correspondence to Fred W. Wickman and Edmund Hayes, 1971, regarding a model with explanatory sketches. Hewitt Robinson Jackson (1914-2007) was an artist and maritime historian.
 
Collection Title:

D. H. Stearns letter

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Manuscript letter from D. H. Stearns, publisher of the Daily Bee, Portland, Oregon, to his mother, 12 pp, February 6, 1882, regarding his newspaper career and dairy farms and products in Oregon.
 
Collection Title:

Orson Avery Stearns papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Manuscript letters to George H. Himes, 1904-1914, regarding Fort Klamath and O. A. Brown (O. A. stood for "one-armed", his real names was James); Manuscript monograph "Fort Klamath and the 'Bread Riot.' A Near Tragedy of Early Days," 27 pp, with letter of transmittal, 1913.
 
Collection Title:

Richard Morrow Steiner papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Sermons, 1934-1966, on subjects including fascism, anti-semitism and the United Nations; Correspondence, 1933-1966, regarding church activities, membership and civic affairs. Dr. Richard M. Steiner (1901-1975) was born in Sandusky, Ohio.
 
Collection Title:

Stephen L. Wasby research on obscenity laws in Oregon

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Interviews, newspaper clippings, correspondence and other research regarding obscenity laws in Oregon compiled by Stephen L. Wasby while researching his dissertation thesis "The Pure and the Prurient: The Supreme Court, Obscenity, and Oregon Policy."
 
Collection Title:

Stephen Mead Estate papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1878-1935; Business and financial papers, including leases, 1873-1941; Abstract titles, mortgages, deeds, building and realty appraisals, 1919-1959; Suits, ca. 1920; Blueprints of Mead Estate holdings, 1 vol. Stephen Mead was a businessman and property owner in Portland, Oregon.
 
Collection Title:

Donald J. Sterling papers,

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Papers and scrapbooks of Donald J. Sterling, editor of the newspaper Oregon Journal in Portland, Oregon, including his files on the Oregon Historical Society and scrapbook of a trip to the Philippines in the 1930s. Includes reproduction of photograph of the Oregon Journal building, 1935.
 
Collection Title:

John Daniel Stevens letters

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes materials collected by John Daniel Stevens. John Daniel Stevens (1847-1932) was a civic and political leader, socialist organizer and lecturer in Portland, Oregon.
 
Collection Title:

Stewart and Richardson architectural papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, memoranda, contracts, agreements and publicity regarding building designs for the Oregon Centennial Commission, 1958-1960; Unprocessed architectural plans, ca. 1952-1962. Stewart and Richardson was an architectural firm in Portland, Oregon consisting of Kenneth E. Richardson and Donald J. Stewart from 1952-1962.
 
Collection Title:

Riley Evans Stratton letters to Harvey Gordon

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Manuscript letters to Harvey Gordon from Riley Evans Stratton, 15 pp, 1860-1861, concerning national politics and Eugene, Oregon.
 
Collection Title:

Riley Evans Stratton letters to Harvey Gordon

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Manuscript letters to Harvey Gordon from Riley Evans Stratton, 15 pp, 1860-1861, concerning national politics and Eugene, Oregon. Harvey Gordon, surveyor and designer of the Seal of the State of Oregon, was elected State printer in 1862, but died before assuming office.
 
Collection Title:

Stump family letters

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Twenty two (22) letters sent to members of the Stump family of Polk County, Oregon, ca. 1851-1901.
 
Collection Title:

Swedish Aid Society records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Constitution; Correspondence; Member lists; Treasurer reports, 1959-1962; Certificate of dissolution, 1962; Minute book, 1 vol., 1893-1943, most entries in Swedish; Account books, 3 vols., 1893-1962. The Swedish Aid Society was an organization established in 1893 to provide financial assistance to Sweish immigrant members during illnesses and to help defray expenses of members' funerals.
 
Collection Title:

Monroe Sweetland papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Papers, photographs, ephemera, and other materials of Monroe Sweetland, Oregon political figure and Democratic Party leader.
 
Collection Title:

Theodore M. Swett collection on Odessa Colony

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes materials regarding Odessa Colony. Odessa Colony, or New Odessa, was an agricultural community of Russian Jews that was established near Glendale, Or. in 1882-1883 and lasted until 1887.
 
Collection Title:

Sylvester Mowry letters

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Photocopy manuscript letters to his father, April 27 and September 16 1853, and Edward T. Bicknall, June 28 1853, describing his work with the U.S. Army surveying possible railroad routes along the Columbia River. Sylvester Mowry (1830-1871) was a lieutenant in the U.S. Army stationed at Vancouver Barraracks, Washington Territory.
 
Collection Title:

T. B. Odeneal letters

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Manuscript correspondence, 1873-1883, regarding cases coming before the Oregon Supreme Court. Thomas Benton Odeneal served as editor of the Corvallis Gazette, Benton County Judge and Oregon Superintendent of Indian Affairs.
 
Collection Title:

James Taylor letters to William Taylor

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letters from James Taylor, Oregon City, Oregon, to his father, William Taylor, Haysville, Ohio, 6 pp, 14 November 1848 and 16 April 1849, regarding life in Oregon City, family matters and the effect of recent California gold discoveries on the economy and population of Oregon.
 
Collection Title:

Taylor family papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Papers primarily of the Taylor family of John Day, Oregon, ca. 1882-1945 (bulk ca. 1920-1940).
 
Collection Title:

Littleton Dennis Teackle letters

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1823-1834, to Teackle from John Adams, Henry Clay, Thomas Jefferson, Richard Mentor Johnson, Edward Livingston, James Madison and Roger Brooke Taney. Littleton Dennis Teackle (1777-1850) was a Maryland business man and member of the Maryland House of Delegates.
 
Collection Title:

Ted Hallock papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Miscellaneous papers belonging to and regarding Ted Hallock, regarding his career in politics, Oregon Centennial Commission, the Republican-Democrat coalition during the special session of the Oregon Legislature, 1967, budgets, legislation, etc. Hallock represented Multnomah County in the Oregon Senate (1963, 1963ss, 1965, 1965ss, 1967, 1967ss, 1969, 1971, 1971ss, 1973, 1974ss, 1975ss, 1977, 1978ss, 1979, 1980ss, 1981, 1981ss, 1982-3 sessions) and was a member of the Northwest Power Planning Council (1988-1974).
 
Collection Title:

Templeton family papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, account books, ephemera, land deeds and certificates, 1833-1954, for members of the Templeton family.
 
Collection Title:

William Alfred Tenney papers,

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Typescript copies of materials relating to Oregon missionary William Alfred Tenney, as transcribed by one of his descendants in the 1960s.
 
Collection Title:

W. H. Teppen letter to Dr. Hick

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from W. H. Teppen, St. Helens, Oregon, to Dr. Hick, Oregon City, Oregon, 1 p, 8 October 1851, inquiring about rates.
 
Collection Title:

Testimonial on the death of the Honorable George Shannon

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Manuscript letter addressed to Jane Shannon from the Missouri State Bar, 1 p, circa 1836-1840, expressing the organization's sorrow upon the death of George Shannon. Judge George Shannon ran away from home at 17 and joined the Lewis and Clark Expedition of 1805. He survived numerous adventures during this time journeying overland to the Pacific. After the expedition, he received a degree at the Philadephia Law School.
 
Collection Title:

Theron E. Fell papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1894-1904, regarding wool business, shipping and the economy, with Cyrus A. Dolph, Charles Fell and Sarah Fell; Financial records, 1895-1901. Theron E. Fell (1858- ) incorporated Pendelton Wool Scouring & Packing Co. (Pendleton Woolen Mills, Inc. ) in 1893 and was a legislator for Morrow County.
 
Collection Title:

Thomas Edison letter to James W. Galbraith

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Photocopy letter from Thomas Edison, Menlo Park, New Jersey, to James W. Galbraith, Kootenay, British Columbia, 1 p, 17 January 1880, offering Galbraith $2 per ounce for platinum for use in electric lamps.
 
Collection Title:

Thomas F. Hartung papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence and notes, including letters on public issues addressed to Hartung by constituents and political colleagues during his tenure as a state representative and later as a state senator. Includes substantial material pertaining to agriculture, education, and taxation. Thomas F. Hartung (1927- ) was a State Representative from Washington County, 1967-1970, State Senator from Washington and Yamhill Counties, 1971-74 and 1979-82.
 
Collection Title:

Thomas Gough Ryan papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Legal documents and correspondence regarding immigrants (including Chinese), labor, politics, transportation, Portland bridges, lumbering, his activities during World War II and various misdemeanor and felony cases.
 
Collection Title:

Thomas Hart Benton letter to "Dear Sir"

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from Thomas Hart Benton, Senate Chambers, Washington, D.C., to "Dear Sir", 3 pp, 23 February 1848, regarding financial matters, John C. Fremont's resignation from the Army and the pending treaty with Mexico.
 
Collection Title:

Thomas McFadden Patton letters

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes manuscript correspondence: from his wife, Francis M. (Cook) Patton, 1861-1871, regarding family matters; from Rockey P. Earhart, 1872, requesting settlement of financial affairs to save his reputation; from both Patton and his wife to family members, 1884, from Japan. Thomas McFadden Patton (1829-) was a member of the Oregon Legislature, 1872-1876, and U. S. Consul to Japan, 1884.
 
Collection Title:

Thomas Monteith papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Manuscript accounts of materials sold to the U.S. during the Indian Wars, 1856; Appointments as officer in Oregon Militia, 1863-1864; Manuscript list of persons accompanying Captain Scott to California in 1847. Brothers Thomas, Walter and John Monteith founded the city of Albany in 1848.
 
Collection Title:

Thomas Nelson Strong papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Miscellaneous addresses to civic groups, 1888-1911, including Central Municipal League, Associated Charities, Civic Federation Committee, Committee of One Hundred and Taxpayers League; Letters to editors, 1888-1911.
 
Collection Title:

Thomas R. Mahoney papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1952-1974, including a letter from Dwight D. Eisenhower and a letter from Washington Representative Margaret Hurley; Newspaper clippings and ephemera, 1943-1975; Scrapbooks, 15 vols., with clippings, ephemera, etc. regarding his political career. Thomas R. Mahoney (1896-1978) was an attorney and legislator, serving as Oregon Senator from 1939-1952, 1961-1969 and 1971-1974.
 
Collection Title:

Thompson family collection,

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Photographs and papers of the family of David P. Thomson, mayor and businessman of Portland, Oregon, including materials relating to Genevieve Thompson Smith, Mary R. Thompson, Bessie Thompson Teal, Joseph Teal, and the Meldrum family.
 
Collection Title:

Samuel R. Thurston letter to Eugene F. Skinner

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from Samuel R. Thurston, New York, to Eugene F. Skinner, Benton County, Oregon, 2 pp, 27 November 1849, regarding talking to East Coast newspaper editors to promote Oregon. Samuel Royal Thurston (1816-1851) was the first Oregon delegate to Congress.
 
Collection Title:

John Tod letters to Edward Ermatinger

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Typescript copies of letters from John Tod to Edward Ermatinger, 4 pp, March 10, September 1, 1842 and March 10, 1845. Edward Ermatinger (February 1797-October 1876) was a Canadian fur trader, businessman and politician.
 
Collection Title:

William Tod letter to Edward Ermatinger

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Typescript copy of a letter from William Tod to Edward Ermatinger, 2 pp, July 15, 1829. Edward Ermatinger (February 1797-October 1876) was a Canadian fur trader, businessman and politician.
 
Collection Title:

Tony Van Vliet papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Reports, minutes, agendas and memoranda relating to various Oregon state legislative committees; Correspondence regarding prospective bills, funding issues and educational programs; Budget proposals for public educational institutions; Miscellaneous. Antone "Tony" VanVliet was born in San Francisco in 1930.
 
Collection Title:

Townsend National Recovery Plan, Inc. records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes documents, correspondence, bulletins, membership lists, campaign materials, financial records, minutes, newspaper clippings, ephemera. The Townsend National Recovery Plan, Inc. was founded as Old Age Revolving Pensions, Ltd.
 
Collection Title:

Triangle Milling Co. building plans

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: 40 plans, elevations, sections and details on 67 sheets of a building for the Triangle Milling Company on NE Tillamook St. in Portland, Oregon, scale: 1/8" : 1' to 3/4" : 1', 1932-1933. Ernst Kroner (1866-1955) was a German-born architect who came to Portland, Oregon in 1889.
 
Collection Title:

Angie Ripley Owen Trueblood correspondence,

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:One hundred eighty-five (185) letters from Angie Ripley Owen (Trueblood) of Lake Oswego, Or., to childhood friend Margaret Gallagher of Saginaw and Caro, Michigan, circa 1906-1914; and nine (9) letters from Marjorie Cameron to Angie Trueblood, circa 1919. One (1) copy of "The Troubadour," June 1912, a Portland Academy publication containing graduation photographs of Angie Owen and other members of the Class of 1912. Marjorie Cameron was a friend of Angie Trueblood's while they were students at the Portland Academy, and was an army nurse during the final years of World War I.
 
Collection Title:

Truman B. Cook papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Notes and correspondence, 1958-1978, regarding surveying with Ray Lewis Stout in Eastern Oregon in the early 20th century and the schooners Irene and S. I. Allard.
 
Collection Title:

U.S. District Court biographies

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence and research, 1984-1987, on the U. S. District Court, the renaming of the Pendleton Courthouse, Nels Peterson and Thomas J. White. Don S. Willner is a Portland, Oregon attorney.
 
Collection Title:

U. S. Ordnance Office collection on U. S. Congress Joint Resolution of March 2, 1849

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Letters, 1849-1851, regarding the Resolution and authorizing the Secretary of War to furnish arms and ammunition to persons emigrating to the Territories of Oregon, California and New Mexico; Manuscript copy of the Resolution, with the 1851 modification.
 
Collection Title:

U. S. Treasury Dept. letter to Charles W. Frush

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from the U. S. Treasury Dept. to Charles W. Frush, Washington, D. C., 1 p, 9 March 1904, regarding Frush's claim for service during the Indian War of 1855-56.
 
Collection Title:

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland, Or. records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Manuscript and typescript routine correspondence to Captain Charles F. Powell, Captain of Engineers, at Portland, Oregon, 1886-1888, mainly regarding commerce at and between Fort Canby, Oregon and Fort Stevens, Washington.
 
Collection Title:

Ukase Investment Company records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence; Homestead certificate; Property lists; Agreements; Deeds; Promissory notes; Mortgages. Ukase Investment Company was incorporated in 1910 with William Kanan Smith as president.
 
Collection Title:

Union High School at Seaside plans

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: 5 plans and elevations on 8 sheets of Union High School in Seaside, Oregon, scale: 1/8" : 1', 1915. Ernst Kroner (1866-1955) was a German-born architect who came to Portland, Oregon in 1889.
 
Collection Title:

United Service Organizations records and scrapbooks

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1951-1968, correspondents include Laurence Johnson, U.S.O. Regional Executive, Mira H. Ehrman, Chairman of the Oregon State U.S.O. Committee, Morgan S. Odell of the Oregon State U.S.O. Committee, Lawrence Shaw, Chairman of the Portland U.S.O. City Committee, A.B. Tucci, Director of the Tokyo U.S.O. and Dorothy Brickman, Associate Director of the Tokyo U.S.O.; Minutes, 1951-1955; Memoranda and news releases, 1957-1969; Newspaper clippings, 1951-1974; Scrapbooks, 21 vols., 1951-1976.
 
Collection Title:

United Spanish War Veterans Dept. of Oregon records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Records of Scout Young Camp # 2, including correspondence of officers, 1930-1951, including that of Harry E. Williams while Commander-in-Chief, minutes, 1913-1953, applications, 1932-1956, roll books, 1918-1950, expenses, 1905-1917, and disbursements, 1915-1938; Records of Bert B. Chandler Camp #26 in Cottage Grove, Or., including, minutes, 1929-1955, and roster, 1929; Records of Camp Venville #1 in Portland, Or., including minutes, 1904-1905, and proceedings of encampments, 1922-1962; Correspondence of the National auxiliary, Pan American Study Committee, 1943; History of the Dept. of Oregon Auxiliary, 1917; Scrapbooks, 1949-1969.
 
Collection Title:

United States Golf Association 1970 National Amateur Golf Tournament collection

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, ad promotions, program materials and Program Committee materials for the 1970 USGA Amateur Golf Tournament at Waverley Country Club, Portland, Oregon, collected by committee member Don Dawson.
 
Collection Title:

United Steelworkers of America, Local 2070 records,

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Records of United States Steel Workers, Local No. 2070, American Can Company, Portland, Or., circa 1950-1960. The records include pamphlets about benefits and labor agreements, correspondence, grievance reports, minutes, notes and rosters.
 
Collection Title:

Uriah S. Hayden papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Manuscript correspondence, 1878-1879, regarding Oregon and national politics and mining in Southern Oregon. Uriah S. Hayden was a politician in Jacksonville, Oregon.
 
Collection Title:

Van Evera Bailey architectural papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Scrapbooks, 3 vols., ca. 1943-1954, with clippings, primarily from architectural and design magazines, of Bailey's work; Fireplace and furniture designs; Payroll book, 1 vol., 1950-1952; Biographical sketch; Correspondence, 1942-1968, regarding various architectural jobs; Newspaper clippings; Architectural plans for residences designed by Bailey, primarily in Oregon and California, 1928-1965. Van Evera Bailey (1903-1980) was a Portland architect best known for his residential design work.
 
Collection Title:

Arthur Lyle Veazie papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence with H. D. Sheldon and others, 1923-1931, concerning the compilation of a history of the University of Oregon, including information on the organization of the University Athletic Club; Correspondence and newspaper clippings, circa 1930-1940, about Crook County and Prineville, Oregon, including an address to the pioneers of Crook County; Typescript articles on the First Baptist Church, Portland and La Creole Academic Institute, circa 1928; Miscellaneous papers.
 
Collection Title:

Vernon V. Harpham papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Typescript carbon copy correspondence, 1932, regarding personnel changes in the Umpqua National Forest; Typescript carbon copy radio address transcripts, 1944-1945, regarding forest fires, grazing on national forests and Umpqua forest activities; Program for his retirement party, 1946. Vernon Harpham was Supervisor of the Deschutes National Forest (1915 - 1916) and of Umpqua National Forest (1930-1945).
 
Collection Title:

Veterans of World War I of the U.S.A. Ladies Auxiliary records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Newsletters, 1979-1989; Correspondence; Membership rosters and certificates, 1981-1987; Minutes, 1959-1987, (incomplete) and minute books, 2 vols., 1959-1976; Scrapbooks, 2 vols., 1976-1986; Guest book, 1 vol., 1973-1976; Head scarf; Flag. Veterans of World War I of the U.S.A. Ladies Auxiliary to the Portland Barracks was organized in 1955 and offered a variety of social and charitable services to World War I veteans and to its members.
 
Collection Title:

Victor Wiegand Strode papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Biography by Ruth H. Strode, ca. 1944; Patents, correspondence, drawings and newspaper clippings regarding his inventions, including the Aeroliner and the Aerohydrocraft, 1928-1941; 64 drawings on 15 sheets of the Aerohydrocraft, 17.4 x 8 cm. to 199.7 x 129 cm., scale: 1 1/2" : 1 ' to 1" : 1'; 37 drawings on 8 sheets of the Aeroliner, 90 x 59.3 cm. to 204.5 x 47.3 cm., scale: 1" : 1' and 1 1/4" : 1 '; 84 drawings on 20 sheets of miscellaneous inventions, 20.1 x 19.3 cm. to 55.9 x 42.8 cm., scale: 1:1 to 1:2. Victor Wiegand Strode (1893-1944) was an inventor and engineer from Portland, Oregon.
 
Collection Title:

Vincent family papers,

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Material relating to the Vincent Family of Oregon, including: Dr. A.W. Vincent correspondence, 1907-1937 (5 folders); diary; poem; and clippings.
 
Collection Title:

Virginia Merges Kletzer papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, minutes, reports, etc. for the National Congress of Parents and Teachers, ca. 1903-1959; Reports, surveys, publications, letters, application forms, etc. related to various organizations engaged in health and social services, ca. 1930-1969, including the American Cancer Society and American Legion. Virginia Kletzer was born in 1887 in Portsmouth, Neb. and died in Nov. 1982.
 
Collection Title:

The visa /

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:One (1) typescript (photocopy) containing the history of a Portland, Oregon, family whose members perished in the holocaust.
 
Collection Title:

Vivian A. Johnson correspondence

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1926-1977, to family and friends. Vivian A. Johnson (1912-1977) was a Portland native and professor of physics at Purdue University.
 
Collection Title:

Volney S. Ogle papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Manuscript letters from Volney S. Ogle of Company E, 2nd Regiment, to his family from Manila, Philippines, ca. 1896-1899, regarding life in the military in Manila; Bound manuscript diaries, 2 v, ca. 1898-1899, with a list of men in his regiment. Ogle S. Volney was from Portland, Oregon.
 
Collection Title:

Volunteers for Delta Dome Covered Stadium records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence and reports, 1963-1966; Newspaper clippings, 1964; Editorials, 1964; Financial reports, 1963-1964; Campaign materials, 1964, for the ballot measure for the construction of a covered stadium at Delta Park, Portland, Oregon; Landscape plan for the proposed park; Miscellaneous.
 
Collection Title:

Walling and Newsom family papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Marriage certificate of Albert G. Walling and Sarah Ann White, 1854; Deeds and indentures of Albert G. Walling, Sarah Walling, Lucy Walling, Gabriel Walling, 1855-1865; Correspondence of Lucy and Albert G. Walling, 1874-1893; Bills and receipts, 1864-1892; Miscellaneous documents of Mary Walling Newsom; Agreement between W. E. Newsom and William Deacon to build a marine engine, December 3, 1890. The Walling family were early settlers in Clackamas County, Oregon.
 
Collection Title:

Walter Gordon papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Design reviews for individual projects, correspondence, memos, drafts and ephemera, 1962-1972, relating to his work with the Portland Development Commission. Walter Gordon (born 1907) studied architecture at Princeton, Yale and the University of Paris.
 
Collection Title:

Walter Marcus Pierce papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence primarily with his daughter, Clara Pierce, and his 3rd wife, Cornelia Marvin Pierce, 1916-1945, regarding family matters, World Wars I and II, politics and social issues, etc.; Correspondence with J. A. Churchill, Superintendent of Public Instruction, 1925-1927, regarding political manipulations of textbook publishers' contracts for Oregon schools; Minutes of the State Textbook Commission's meetings, 1925; Dictaphone belts, ca. 1897-1962, made by Arthur W. Bone, regarding Pierce, Bonneville Power Administration, Vietnam War, Democratic Party, China, etc. Walter Marcus Pierce (1861-1954) was a rancher, educator and legislator in Oregon.
 
Collection Title:

Walter R. Dimm papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Miscellaneous correspondence, orders, rosters, reports, maps etc., 1918-1919, regarding his military service during World War I; Photocopy newspaper article, circa 1923, regarding his work with Portland librarian Anne Mulheron at Savenay, France. Walter R. Dimm was 2nd Lieutenant, Company E, 309th Regiment of Engineers, American Expiditionary Forces in France during World War I.
 
Collection Title:

Wambsgans-Lumm family letters

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence from Wambsgans family members to Magdalena (Lena) Wambsgans Lumm, ca. 1907-1945; Correspondence from William Lumm to Lena Lumm, 1907-1913, regarding his work as a steamboat captain on the Columbia River; Correspondence from George Lindahl to Josephine Lumm, 1933-1935, regarding his activities at Stanford University. Louis Wambsgans emigrated from Bavaria in 1853 and settled with his wife and children in Dayton, Oregon in 1893.
 
Collection Title:

War Labor Board Region 12 records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, minutes, policy, procedures and reports prepared by national, regional (in Seattle, Washington), state and local boards and committees on implementation and control of labor-management conflicts during and immediately following World War II.
 
Collection Title:

Warren Lodge No. 10 F. & A. M. records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes the records of the Free and Accepted Masons of Oregon, Warren Lodge No. 10, Jacksonville, Oregon, 1856-1908, including correspondence, bonds, deeds, insurance policies, bills, receipts, etc.
 
Collection Title:

William W. Washburn letters

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Typescript letters to William W. Washburn from Edith Green, 1 p, January 18, 1971, Wendell Wyatt, 1 p, February 19, 1971, and photocopy typescript letter from Wayne Morse, 1 p, September 30, 1973, concerning Democratic Party politics, the FDA and the drug dimethyl sulfoxide (DMSO).
 
Collection Title:

Elizabeth LeBreton Waters letter to Henry E. Reed

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Manuscript letter to Henry E. Reed from Elizabeth LeBreton Waters, 2 pp, April 7, 1909, regarding George W. LeBreton, who was her great uncle.
 
Collection Title:

Ambers Elwyn Watson letter to Myrl Davis

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Manuscript letter from Ambers Elwyn Watson to Myrl Davis, 2 pp, May 7, 1919. Myrl Davis and Ambers Elwyn Watson later married.
 
Collection Title:

Waverley Country Club records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Manuscript for C. Edwin Francis' book "Waverley Country Club 1896-1987"; Correspondence of C. E. Francis; History of club golf courses and golf championships, 1888-1974; Information on individual golfers, including "Sissy" Green, Marian McDougall, Dr. Oscar F. Willing, Rudie Wilhelm and Peter and Thomas Kerr; Scrapbooks, 1915-1976, with yearbooks, programs and clippings. "Organized 1896, Incorporated 1906 as Waverly Golf Club, Supplementary incorporation and name changed, March 1912."
 
Collection Title:

F. E. Webster letter to Captain Z. C. Norton

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Manuscript letter by F. E. Webster to Captain Z. C. Norton, of Portland, Oregon, 1 p, August 15, 1852. Henry Clay, Sr. (April 12, 1777-June 29, 1852), was a nineteenth-century American statesman and orator who represented Kentucky in both the Senate and the House of Representatives, where he served as Speaker.
 
Collection Title:

Webster Jones papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, diaries, scrapbooks and ephemera on subjects including his father, Frank G. Jones and Charles N. Kessler; Diaries of Lillian Gilstrap regarding her trips across North America in the 1920s and 1930s; Scrapbooks relating to aviation history in the Pacific Northwest; Etc. Webster Jones (1904- ) was a book collector, a graduate of the University of Oregon, and The Oregonian's first aviation editor.
 
Collection Title:

E. G. Wendling letter to Florence H. Carroll

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Photocopy letter from E. G. Wendling to Florence H. Carroll, 6 pp, 18 February 1918, enclosing a subscription list for the purchase of a memorial portrait of John F. Carroll, Evening Telegram editor, to be displayed in the Telegram office.
 
Collection Title:

Werden A. Sanders papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1881-1898, with family member in Nebraska and Dr. J. Ulrich Wurster, a jeweler in Newport, Oregon; Notes by Sanders regarding the free silver issue and the Bryan-McKinley campaign; Miscellaneous ephemera. Werden A. Sanders was a jewler who moved from Nebraska and began businesses in Colfax, Washington, Wallace, Idaho and Lebanon, Oregon.
 
Collection Title:

J. B. Wescott letter to Huldah Ann Hodgkins

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from J. B. Wescott, London, England, to his sister, Huldah Ann Hodgkins, 4 pp, 31 December 1893, regarding family matters, his journey to England and his medical studies in Europe.
 
Collection Title:

Wesley Andrews papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Business papers for his postcard business, Wesley Andrews, Inc., 9 vols., 1921-1938; Scrapbooks, 2 vols., regarding Baker City. Wesley Andrews (1875-1950) began his postcard business in Baker, Or. in 1904 and moved to Portland in 1929, where he worked until 1940.
 
Collection Title:

Western States Water Council records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Executive council minutes, 1969-1974; Annual reports, 1969-1971; Federal and state legislation regarding state water rights; Position papers; Reports; Correspondence between Eugene Marsh, an Oregon council member and other W.S.W.C. officers, 1966-1973. The Western States Water Council was an organization that developed programs among the western states to integrate planning by state, federal and other agencies of the states' water resources.
 
Collection Title:

Samuel S. White letter to William P. Dickinson

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from Samuel S. White letter to William P. Dickinson, 1 p, 25 July 1866, expressing sympathy for Dickinson's "trouble and sorrow."
 
Collection Title:

Willard Leonard papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Typescript and manuscript correspondence, 1975, regarding his childhood in Lakeview, Oregon in the early 1900s, cowboys, riding, cattle raising, houses and social customs; Typescript monograph, 1974, with photographs, regarding geological phenomenon and his childhood in Lake County, Oregon; Color photograph of the grave of Dr. Bernard Daly; Typescript photocopy of Dr. Bernard Daly's will, filed January 1920; Typescript report prepared by Georgie Stephenson, November 1967, regarding the Bernard Daly Educational Fund.
 
Collection Title:

William Dean Kendall papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 2 vols., 1941-1990, with Oregon Senators and Representatives, U.S. Presidents, city and county officials, editors of the Oregonian and various organizations and companies, primarily regarding taxes, inflation, government size and spending; Scrapbook, 1 vol., 1904, belonging to Kendall's mother, Annette D. Dean. William Dean Kendall (born 1914) was born in Oregon to Harry C. Kendall and Annette D. Dean.
 
Collection Title:

William Dills papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Advertisement for the Baker Theatre Stock Company, Portland, Oregon, with head shots of members including Dills, 1911; Manuscript fan letter, 1927; Photos of Louise Dills, his wife, 1914, taken in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, and of her mother's house in Multnomah, Oregon, undated; Photocopy newspaper clipping, circa 1927, about Dills' acting career; Flower list for the funeral of Louise Dills, 1930. William Dills (1878-1932) was a popular stage actor in Portland, Oregon and a member of the Baker Theatre Stock Company.
 
Collection Title:

William E. Richardson family papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Miscellaneous documents and correspondence of the William E. Richardson family, 1867-1902, including Indian War pension claim papers. William E. and Sarah Waller Lightfoot Richardson came to Oregon in 1852 and settled in Polk County.
 
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William Foster Dalton papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Typescript letter from Phyllis Hester, Dalton's daughter, offering Dalton's autobiography to "Country Life", a British gardening and country living magazine; Manuscript summary of the autobiography by Kenneth Holmes. Per note in collection: William Foster Dalton (1874-1955) was a Yorkshireman who began sailing in 1889.
 
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William G. Buffam papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes miscellaneous manuscript correspondence, receipts, bills, notes and legal documents. William G. Buffam was a farmer and merchant in Yamhill County, Oregon.
 
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William G. East papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence; Journals; News clippings and awards regarding the legal career of Judge East; Memorabilia, 1936-1983. William G. East was born in Kansas in 1908 but spent his life from infancy until his death in 1985 as an Oregonian.
 
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William H. Dierdorff collection

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Manuscript letter, 2 pp., 1880, written from English Camp, Cultus Lake, Idaho, with ink and color pencil sketches entitled, "Pend d'Oreille [sic] Country"; Ink and watercolor sketch of Weeksville, Montana, ca. 1880, 35 x 25 cm.; Sketchbook, 1 vol., ca. 1880-1890, with pencil and ink Pacific Northwest scenes; Autograph book, 1 vol., ca. 1894, containing pencil and ink sketch of Tillamook Bay, Oregon.
 
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William H. Steiwer letters

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Typescript correspondence, 1942-1943, regarding his campaign for presidency of the Oregon Senate; Manuscript notes, 1942-1943, regarding committee assignments. William H. Steiwer (1896-1972) was a member of the prominent Steiwer family of Fossil, Oregon.
 
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William Hobson letters

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Manuscript letters, 1848-1875, from William Hobson to relatives in England regarding life in Clatsop County, Oregon; and an incomplete manuscript biographical sketch, September 8, 1896, of John Hobson, son of William; Letter of transmittal.
 
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William L. Finley letters and scrapbook

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Scrapbook and letters, 1 vol. and 1 folder, 1946-1962, regarding personal matters, the Izaak Walton League, conservation, etc. William L. Finley (1876-1953) was a naturalist and photographer.
 
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William McMillen papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Receipts; Tax and financial records; Deeds; Legal documents regarding his estate, 1870-1874; Certificates and papers relating to his service as Multnomah County Sheriff, 1850-1860; Correspondence relating to his service as delegate to the National Democratic Committee in 1864; Genealogical information, including a manuscript copy of an obituary, incorrectly dated 1901; Miscellaneous ephemera. Per note in collection: William McMillen (1824-1869) was Multnomah County Sheriff in the 1850s, delegate to the National Democratic Committee in 1864, and owned the Hallock & McMillen Building with A. B. Hallock.
 
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William O. Douglas for President Committee records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence to and from Reuben Lenske, Chairman, 1952; Statements; Press releases; Radio program notes; Mailing permits; Receipts; Scrapbooks; Pamphlets; Sample ballots.
 
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William P. Abrams collection

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Photocopy genealogical information, letters, diary extracts regarding the discovery of Yosemite in 1849, and miscellaneous papers, 1893-1950. William Penn Abrams was born in 1820 in Sanbornton, N.H., and died in 1873 in Portland, Oregon.
 
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William Phillips letters

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes manuscript correspondence, 1902, to Phillips from Oregon pioneers requesting copies of his poem, "Crossing the Plains in '46."
 
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William Scoles Powell letters

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes manuscript correspondence, 1863-1865: to his wife, Helen, regarding activities with the Oregon Infantry in Eastern Oregon and Washington; from his parents; from Lt. Samuel F. Kerns regarding provisions. William Scoles Powell (1832-) was Captain of the 1st Oregon Infantry, Company D and in the lumber and grocery business in Portland, Oregon.
 
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William T. Sherman letter to Captain Hatheway

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Photocopy manuscript letter to Captain Hatheway, New York, New York, 4 pp, September 18, 1888, regarding the presentation of a side-board that once belonged to General Grant.
 
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William Wadhams letters

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1866-1902, regarding Reverend W. H. Landon and his move to Portland to become pastor of the Calvary Presbyterian Church, his business Wadhams and Kerr Brothers and church work. William Wadhams (1831-1905) was a pioneer grocer and founder of the Calvary Presbyterian Church, Sellwood Presbyterian Church and the Portland YMCA.
 
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Willis E. Mahoney papers regarding a debt to Scott Bullitt

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence and other documents, 1931-1951, regarding a debt of $5,000 owed to Scott Bullitt that Mahoney was unable to pay, and legal action brought by Mrs. Dorothy S. Bullitt in an attempt to collect. Willis Mahoney (June 13, 1895 - June 2, 1968) was a frequently controversial mayor of Klamath Falls, serving two terms in 1930s, winning a write-in campaign in 1932 after living in the area less than a year.
 
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James Winston letter to Louis Dement

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Manuscript letter from James Winston to his grandson, Louis Dement, 2 pp, 1891, written in Chinook Jargon. Per note with collection: James Winston (1823-1892) arrived in Oregon City from Richmond, Virginia, in 1846, a young man of 21 years of age.
 
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Women collection

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection of materials assembled by the Oregon Historical Society relating to women in Oregon, ca. 1899-1950.
 
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Women in Communication, Inc. Oregon chapter records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, newsletters, miscellaneous administrative records, brochures, financial documents, newsletters, budgets, surveys, etc., ca. 1947-1987. The Oregon Chapter of Women in Communication, Inc. was chartered June 24, 1947 as Theta Sigma Phi, a society for women in journalism and communications.
 
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Women's International League for Peace and Freedom records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, documents, newsletters and clippings relating to human rights, Jeanette Rankin Brigade, various Oregon peace action groups, disarmament , the draft and Angela Davis; By-laws, constitution, minutes and membership lists.
 
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Women's Overseas Service League records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Scrapbooks, 7 vols.; Membership lists; Newspaper clippings; Officer lists; Certificates; Organizational histories; Programs; Minutes; Correspondence; Obituaries; Financial records; Etc. The Women's Overseas Service League was a national women's organization founded in 1921 to "keep alive the spirit that prompted overseas service; to maintain the ties of comradeship born of that service and to assist and further any patriotic work; to inculcate a sense of individual obligation to the community, state, and nation; to work for the welfare of the armed services; to assist, in any way in our power, the men and women who served and were wounded or incapacitated in the service of their country; to foster and promote friendship and understanding between the United States and all other Nations of the World."
 
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Talmadge B. Wood letter to Jesse D. Wood

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Photocopied manuscript letter to Jesse Wood from Talmadge B. Wood, 8 pp, March 12, 1844, about his journey to Oregon, with typescript transcript of letter, 5 pp, marked "not an accurate typed copy." Talmadge B. Wood was born in 1817 in New York to Jess and Rebecca Bryan Wood.
 
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Charles R. Woods letter to "Nell"

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Manuscript letter from Charles R. Woods to "Nell," 8 pp, October 30, 1856, describing his life in the army in the Pacific Northwest, especially in Walla Walla, Washington.
 
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Benjamin Worsley letter to Alfred L. Lomax

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Manuscript letter from Benjamin Worsley to Alfred L. Lomax, 48 pp, January 31, 1924, recounting the life of John Worsley, founder of early Oregon woolen mills, and his wife, Barbara Oliphant.
 
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Thomas G. Wright photographs collection

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Contains photographs and negatives, Oregon Statesman and Oregonian newspapers and newspaper clippings, correspondence, and military orders relating to Thomas G. Wright, circa 1950-1977.
 
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William P. Wright papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence with: E. T Gunn, 3 pp, 1865; Charles E. Williams, 4 pp, 1873; D. L. Phillips, 2 pp, 1870; Joseph H. Slater, 2 pp, 1866; and others, some letters describing Oregon; Receipts, 1 p, 1872.
 
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William Wright letter to D. W. Craig

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letter from William Wright, Olympia, Washington, to D. W. Craig, Salem, Oregon, 3 pp, 20 November 1854, regarding misdirected letters and life in Olympia, Washington.
 
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Nathaniel J. Wyeth collection

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Inventory of materials on microfilm; Typescript copies, 1832-1901, of correspondence with John Ball and others, lectures and lecture notes, Indian vocabulary, and miscellaneous documents relating to Columbia River Fishing & Trading Company. Nathaniel Jarvis Wyeth (1802-1856) was a Boston, Mass. merchant who sought to establish a fur trading and fishing enterprise in the Northwest.
 
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Yamhill County Bank records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Initial market study; Articles of incorporation; Correspondence; Minutes; Reports; Financial records; Documents of merger with Lincoln Bank. The Yamhill County Bank was chartered in 1974 with Ivan T. Lowe as president.
 
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Young Men's Christian Association of Portland, Oregon records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Promotional material, correspondence, camp maps, building plans, counselors' material, scrapbooks and memorabilia regarding primarily Camp Meecham and Camp Collins. Camp Meecham (est. 1908) and Camp Collins, summer youth camps on Spirit Lake, were supported by the YMCA.

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