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Lee J. Adamson papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Lee J. Adamson (1906-?) was a certified public accountant, conservative activist, speaker and writer. The collection includes correspondence, articles and essays, editorial letter, speeches and writings by others, subject files and mailing lists. There also includes free-standing volumes and a package with posters and a certificate award.
 
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Baker, Rawalt, and Hoffman Family papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:The Baker family, consisting of Walter H. Baker, his wife Ida S. Baker (nee Rawalt) and their three sons, William A., Walter R., and Paul, as well as Ida Baker's sister, Mary Hoffman (nee Rawalt), her husband William and their son Harlan, all moved to the Salem, Oregon area in the 1890s. The collection contains records of the Baker, Rawalt, and Hoffman family that include diaries, correspondence, photographs, negatives, and business records of Walter Baker.
 
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Josef Berger papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Josef Berger (1903-1971) was a children's book author, political speechwriter, poet, and lyricist. The collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, speeches, and published articles, relating to Berger's interest in American history, politics, and culture.
 
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Borthwick and Saunders Family papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Alexander E. Borthwick was a Civil War veteran, railroad engineer and government servant who came to Portland in 1869. His son, William L. Borthwick, was a civil engineer and a Klansman. The collection includes correspondence, diaries, ledgers, photographs of the Borthwick family as wells as diaries and correspondence of the Saunders family who were related by marriage to William L. Borthwick.
 
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Burton/Lake/Garton family papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:John James Burton, the progenitor of the Burton/Lake/Garton families, was an Oregon pioneer, establishing a farm on his donation land claim in Yamhill in 1844. Although the collection contains family papers of the Burton/Lake/Garton families, the collection will be of particular interest to scholars of Asian immigration in the West, and the work of Kate Burton Lake and Margaret Lake Garton to help Chinese and Japanese girls and young women through their work in the Methodist Episcopal Church's Oriental Home in San Francisco from ca. 1896-1903, and the Portland Industrial Home in Portland, Oregon from ca. 1913-1920. The collection contains correspondence, reports, newspaper articles, ephemera, artifacts, and photographs that reflect the Christian missionary work of Kate Burton Lake and her daughter Margaret Lake Garton; and the family life of the Burton/Lake/Garton families.
 
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Calbreath Family papers

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

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Thomas Condon (1822-1907) was an Irish Congregational minister, a geologist and paleontologist, and a professor at the University of Oregon. The collection (1870-1900; 1946) contains correspondence, Condon's class teaching record, UO Board of Regents meeting minutes, a catalogue of the Condon specimen collection, geology publications, and photographs of minerals, specimens, the Condon family, and fossils.
 
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Davenport Family papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Timothy Woodbridge (T.W.) Davenport (1826-1911) and his family left Ohio for Oregon in the early 1850s, settling in the upper Willamette Valley. T.W. Davenport was a farmer, surveyor, state representative, state senator, and special Indian agent at the Umatilla Agency in the 1860s. T.W. Davenport’s son, Homer Davenport (1867-1912) became the most highly paid political cartoonist of his time. He also traveled to the Ottoman Empire, returning with the first purebred Arabian horses in America. The Davenport Family Papers contain the personal papers of T.W. Davenport, Homer Davenport, and the Davenport family. The collection includes correspondence, essays, drawings, photographs, and newspaper clippings. Of note are the handwritten and typewritten memoirs of T.W. Davenport and original political cartoons by Homer Davenport.
 
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Eugene Print Collection

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:The Eugene Print Collection assembles images of the city of Eugene and its vicinity. The majority of the images date from the 1880s-1920s.
 
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James T. Gray papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:James Taylor Gray (1852-1928) was a ship designer and transportation magnate involved in railroads and shipping in Oregon and Alaska. The collection consists of correspondence, business papers, plans and specifications for steamboat designs and parts, and photographs.
 
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George Kentta Collection

Repository:Confederated Tribes of the Siletz, Tribal Cultural Collections
Summary:The collection primarily consists of images of Siletz tribal members and Kentta family members.
 
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Lamb-Douglas Family papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Materials collected by the Lamb and Douglas families, primarily of Tillamook, Oregon, and Seattle, Washington. Included are photographic materials, biographical information and ephemera. Most photographic materials depict the members of the Edie (related to the Lamb family) and Douglas families. The business papers and other legal documents of Benjamin Charles Lamb of Tillamook, 1924-1930, are also included.
 
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McGarrity family photographs

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:The collection consists of portraits of the McGarrity family, by photographers in Iowa and in Oregon. There are some vintage formats such as tintypes; the bulk of the collection dates from 1920s-1940s.
 
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McMicken family photograph collection

Repository:University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:Photographs of early Olympia, Washington, the William McMicken family, John G. Parker and his wife Jerusha Jane Parker, and the Gilmore Hays family
 
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Joaquin Miller papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Joaquin Miller (1837-1913) was the pen name of Cincinnatus Hiner Miller, a Northwest writer, newspaper publisher, and poet. The collection (1868-1960) contains correspondence and published works by Miller, and also material collected by Pherne Miller regarding her Uncle Joaquin, including photographs, as well as her personal papers.
 
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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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Nellie Orton Photographs

Repository:Confederated Tribes of the Siletz, Tribal Cultural Collections
Summary:The collection contains images of Siletz tribal members, agency employees, and locations throughout western Oregon, California, and Washington.
 
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Scott Family papers

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

Repository:Museum of History & Industry, Sophie Frye Bass Library
Summary:Photographs, photo albums and papers from the Ziegler and Rankin families, who lived in Port Blakely on Bainbridge Island from approximately 1888 through the early 1900s. Along with a number of portraits of family, friends and school groups, the collection includes photographs documenting the Port Blakely Mill and company houses, the Hall Brothers shipyard and other Bainbridge Island locations.

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