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Brownsville, Oregon town council records

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:The collection (1864-1894) of Brownsville, Oregon town council records consists of minutes of the council, a treasurer's book, and an early map of Brownsville.
 
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Tonie Nathan papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Theodora “Tonie” Nathalia Nathan is a journalist, business owner, an influential member of the Libertarian Party, and in 1972, became the first woman, and first Jewish-American in history to be awarded a vote in the Electorial College when she ran as Vice-President on the Libertarian ticket. The collection (1930-2011) contains Nathan's political campaign material, manuscripts, and personal papers, as well as material from the National Libertarian Party and local affiliates and groups, including publications, correspondence, meeting minutes, and campaign material.
 
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Oregon NOW (National Organization for Women) records

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:The National Organization for Women (NOW) aims to bring women into full participation in society — sharing equal rights, responsibilities and opportunities with men, while living free from discrimination. The records of the Oregon chapter of NOW include by-laws, meeting minutes and agendas, events records, correspondence, and other materials documenting the group's political, educational, and outreach activities in the state. Of particular note are the materials documenting the group's fight for reproductive rights for women and the push to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment.
 
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Oregon. Legislative Assembly. Interim Committee to Make a Study of the Needs of the Workman's Compensation Laws records

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:The Oregon. Legislative Assembly. Interim Committee to Make a Study of the Needs of the Workman's Compensation Laws records. The collection (1939-1941) consists of the committee chairman's files and material includes correspondence, minutes, and drafts of reports.
 
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Boyd R. Overhulse papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Boyd R. Overhulse (1909-1966) became district attorney of Jefferson County, Oregon, served in the state House, 1951-1955, and also served as a Democrat in the state Senate, 1961-1965. The collection contains minutes and accompanying documents of Oregon State Senate committees on which Overhulse served, correspondence, and exhibit material.
 
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Portland Oregon Metropolitan Study Commission records

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:The Portland Oregon Metropolitan Study Commission was established by state law (ORS 199:130), and began work on November 8, 1968, and dissolved June 30, 1971. The collection contains minutes and working files of member Orval Etter.
 
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Harrison Spangler papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Harrison Spangler (1879-1965) was a Spanish-American war veteran who later served as a committee member and National Chairman of the Republican Party during the 1930-1940's, and after WWII became involved with Oregon politics. The collection consists of five major series: Wayne Morse, Robert Taft, Richard Neuberger, the Republican Party, and Harrison Spangler personal records.
 
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Donald Wilson papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Donald Wilson (1921- ) was elected to the Oregon Legislature in 1964, and twice re-elected, representing District 14 as a Republican. The collection contains meeting and committee minutes, correspondence, and annotated bills referred to the Judicial Council of Oregon, the Interim Committee on Public Lands, the House Judiciary Committee, the House Committee on State and Federal Affairs, and the House Committee on Elections and Reapportionment, as well as general correspondence with constituents and lobbyists.

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