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Ellison-White Chautauqua Bureau scrapbooks

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Travelling chautauqua shows offered lectures, plays, and concerts of religious, classical, and popular music, and in 1912, J.R. Ellison joined with Clarence H. White in establishing the Ellison-White Chautauqua Bureau, headquartered in Portland, Oregon. The collection contains seventeen scrapbooks (1931-1956) that include clippings, articles, programs, and other printed matter regarding the bureau's sponsored entertainment.
 
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William Leslie Josslin scrapbooks

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:William Leslie Josslin (1905 - ) became a prominent figure in the legal and political activities in Oregon. The collection contains five scrapbooks covering political happenings in Oregon (1930s-1971) and include clippings, pamphlets, articles by Josslin, portraits of political leaders, personal and family photographs, and correspondence on topics of local and national political interest.
 
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Richard Ward Montague papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Papers of Richard Ward Montague and the Montague and Burton families of Portland, Oregon, including materials relating to Richard Ward Montague's wife Ellen Burton Montague, and other members of the Montague family, including Margaret Montague Payne. Materials include correspondence; personal papers and letters; articles, addresses and speeches; essays; wills; financial statements; documents and certificates; course work; scrapbook items; and other materials. Also included is correspondence of Rabbi Stephen S. Wise to Richard Ward Montague.
 
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Parents and Friends of Gays and Lesbians (PFLAG) of Ashland, Oregon records

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:The National Parents and Friends of Gays and Lesbians (PFLAG) organization was founded in 1972 by a mother of a gay son, and there are local chapters in every state. The collection contains the records of the Ashland, Oregon chapter.
 
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C. Eleanor Spears papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:C. Eleanor Spears (1876-1959) was a writer, suffragist, and a member of the Women's Christian Temperance Union (WCTU). The collection consists largely of collected printed material relating to suffrage (1915-1930) and temperance, (1918-1947), and to a lesser degree socialist politics and the Christian Science religion, and also includes general correspondence, manuscripts, diaries, and address books.

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