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Margery Allingham photograph

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Margery Louise Allingham (1904-1966) was an English crime writer, creator of Albert Campion. The collection consists of one image of Allingham, seated in an armchair with two dogs, 1965.
 
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Bean and Condon Family papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Robert Sharp Bean (1854-1931) was an Oregon judge who served in circuit court, the state supreme court, and in the U.S. district court. Thomas Condon (1822-1907) was an Irish Congregational minister, geologist, and paleontologist, and professor at the University of Oregon Collection comprises correspondence, biographical and genealogical material, documents, sketchbooks, scrapbooks, memorabilia, and photographs divided into two segments centered around Robert S. Bean and his father in law Thomas Condon.
 
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Beekman Family papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:The Beekman family consists of Cornelius C. Beekman, the founder and owner of Beekman Bank in Jacksonville, Oregon, his son Benjamin Beekman, a Portland, Oregon lawyer and UO Law School faculty member, and his daughter Carrie Beekman, who donated substantially to the University of Oregon. The collection consists of correspondence, diaries, miscellaneous manuscripts and publications, scrapbooks and photographs.
 
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Percy Dwight Bentley papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Percy Dwight Bentley (1885-1968) was an architect from the Midwest who practiced in Lane County, Oregon from 1939-1961. His early work shows the influence of Frank Lloyd Wright and Louis Sullivan. The collection documents his work from 1951-1962 and includes churches, residences, and commercial structures.
 
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Edward Y. Breese papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Consists primarily of correspondence with editors, manuscripts of fiction and some non-fiction, and financial material relating to the marketing of his stories.
 
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John Ray Bruckart papers

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

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:The Burgess family papers consists mainly of the records of Chalon Burgess, a presbyterian minister, his wife Emma, their sons Edward Sandford and Theodore Chalon, their daughter Sarah Julia Burgess (who went by Julia), as well as other family members. Collection material includes correspondence, school and professional papers, prose and poetry, travel material, financial and investment documents, material on the Burgess rare manuscripts and book collection, miscellaneous manuscripts and publications, scrapbooks and photographs.
 
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Claude R. Butcher papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Claude R. Butcher was an architect. The collection contains original drawings, layouts on tracing paper, blueprints, correspondence, and reference material.
 
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Alice Henson Ernst papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Alice Henson Ernst was an American author, playwright, and teacher, at University of Washington, 1920-1923, and University of Oregon, 1924-1950, who had special interests in the history of the early theater of the Pacific Northwest and masked ritual dances of Northwest Coast tribes. Collection comprises correspondence, including letters from Franz Boas; manuscripts of books, plays, essays, and poems; diaries and notebooks, 1909-1964; playbills; broadsides; and photographs, most relating to Native American masks.
 
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C. Peter Helck papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:C. Peter Helck (1893-1988) was a writer and illustrator who became most known for his automobile and racecar illustrations. The collection contains original artwork, sketches, illustrations, correspondence, manuscripts, publications, photographs, and tearsheets.
 
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C. Peter Helck papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Clarence Peter Helck (1893-1988) was a writer and illustrator who became most known for his automobile and racecar illustrations. The collection contains manuscripts, correspondence, and research files mainly concerning two books, "The Checkered Flag" and "Great Auto Races," and five framed car racing prints.
 
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Henry Davidson Sheldon papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Collection comprises architectural drawings for two projects in Eugene, Oregon by Warren Heywood Williams, the Masonic Temple and the Oregon Electric Railway passenger station. Original full-size detail working drawings for the Masonic Temple and revisions for the Oregon Electric Railway Station, created by the firm of Doyle, Patterson and Beach, are also included.
 
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Jane C. Grant papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Collection comprises the papers of Jane Grant, an American journalist and co-founder of the New Yorker magazine. The papers consist of personal correspondence, Lucy Stone League materials, manuscripts, war journalism and personal materials. Major correspondents include Harold Ross, William B. Harris, Raoul Fleischmann, Pearl Buck, and Florence Kitchelt. The Lucy Stone League materials includes women's rights material on the topics of the Equal Rights Ammendment, National Women's Party and the American Civil Liberties Union, among others.
 
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Johnson-Bushnell family papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Contains genealogical information, correspondence of various family members, reminiscences, documents, and other memorabilia of the Johnson-Bushnell family of McMinnville, Oregon.
 
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Loren Holcombe Milliman papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Loren Holcombe Milliman (1901-1975) was a working journalist and professor of journalism in the Northwest. He worked on the Oregonian and the Columbian, edited the Oregon Grange Bulletin, and edited and published Better Fruit Magazine. Collection consists of professional correspondence; manuscripts of articles, radio scripts, and speeches; published material by and about Milliman; and issues, 1935-1945, of Farm, Home and Garden, a Sunday supplement of the Oregonian, as well as photographs.
 
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Eugene P. Lyle Jr. papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Eugene P. Lyle Jr. (1873-1961) was a journalist and a writer of pulp fiction who resided in Mexico for a number of years. The collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, printed works, subject files, photographs, and the papers of his son, Eugene Lyle III.
 
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Robert Aubrey Miller papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Robert Aubrey Miller (1854-1941) graduated from Willamette University in Salem, Oregon in 1878, and began a law practice in Jacksonville, Oregon, served in the Oregon House of Representatives, and was as an aide to Governor Sylvester Pennoyer. The collection contains correspondence, letterpress volumes, a diary, proceedings of the Jacksonville District Pomona Grange (1876-1879), a Willamette University memorandum book, scrapbooks of clippings, speeches, Southern Oregon District Fair material, books of poems, excerpts from The Hesperian, a literary magazine edited by Miller, and photographs.
 
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Moore, Hampton, Dillard family papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Fay Hampton Robertson compiled histories of the Moore, Hampton, and Dillard branches of her family. The collection consists of typewritten copies of those histories as well as the trail diary of Jonathan Limerick Moore (1830-1862).
 
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Jefferson Myers papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Jefferson Myers (c.1860-1943) was a native Oregonian born of pioneer parents, who served as Oregon State Senator, on state commissions, and as a Board of Regent for Oregon Agricultural College. The collection contains material from the Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition and the Jamestown Tri-Centennial Exposition, as well as personal correspondence, some Oregon state documents, and photographs.
 
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Gladys Oberlin papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Gladys Oberlin (1908-1996) was a Christian missionary who taught school and developed nutritional programs in Brazil from 1943 to 1981. The collection includes correspondence, diaries, publications, and photographs that reflect her work as a missionary.
 
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Olympia Light and Power Co. records

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:The Olympia Light and Power Company, a waterwheel-generated hydro-electric power plant that was organized in 1890, brought the first electricity to Olympia and Tumwater, Washington. The collection contains correspondence, reports, financial records, and legal papers.
 
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Ruth Evelyn Morse Parkhurst and Austin Flint Parkhurst papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Ruth Evelyn Morse (1899-1983) taught in American Indian schools and was employed by the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) and her husband, Austin Flint Parkhurst (1885-1965), was in the Navy during WWI and became a radio engineer. The collection contains personal and professional records of Ruth Parkhurst, including her career as a teacher in American Indian schools and her work with the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) as well as personal and professional (mostly military) records of Austin Parkhurst, and photographs and negatives of Europe during WWI.
 
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James Hugh Pruett papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:J. Hugh Pruett (1865-1955) was an educator and an amateur astronomer who passionately tracked Northwest meteors, built and operated the Evergreen Observatory in his home in Eugene, taught astronomy classes through the University of Oregon Extension for thirty years, served as Pacific Coast director for the American Meteor Society, and wrote articles for astronomy journals. The collection contains correspondence, articles and manuscripts of articles, an Evergreen Observatory visitor registration book, Port Orford meteor information, clippings, scrapbooks that document his prolific radio essays, speeches, and newspaper articles, and also clippings of his father's newspaper writings and participation in the Baptist church, as well as photographs and negatives that document the activities of Evergreen Observatory and illustrate Pruett's writings and lectures.
 
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Carl Gotthilf Berthold Rostel papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Carl Rostel (1850-1928), a German immigrant, worked variously as a barber, saloonkeeper, salesperson, and land speculator in Central Point, Oregon. The collection contains correspondence, commercial broadsides, catalogues, legal documents, account books, and photographs.
 
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Albert L. Shelton papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Dr. and Mrs. Albert L. Shelton were Christian missionaries in Tibet. The collection consist of literary manuscripts, tearsheets, and notes that reflect their career as missionaries.

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