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Smith C. Bartrum papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Smith C. Bartrum was an Oregon forest ranger who was involved in building trails, and who became the first Supervisor of the Umpqua National Forest. The collection (1899-1942) consists of Bartrum's autobiography, and also correspondence, monthly salary statements, and poetry.
 
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Charles Boeckman papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Charles Boeckman (1920- ) is an author and musician. The collection consists of manuscripts, correspondence, and an autobiographical scrapbook compiled by Boeckman.
 
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Harry Carroll papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Harry Carroll (1892-1962) was a composer of popular songs. The collection (1913-1963) contains an autobiography written about 1959, correspondence with ASCAP (1943-1963), articles about Carroll, music manuscripts, published music, loose scrapbook leaves and photographs.
 
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Arthur Whipple Crawford papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Arthur Whipple Crawford (1885-?) was an economist and newspaper correspondent. The collection includes an autobiography, published material, scrapbooks, papers on the World Peace Conference, miscellaneous writings, manuscripts, records of the American Liberty League, manuscripts on the New Deal, records of the Economists National committee on Monetary Policy, and other miscellaneous items.
 
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Guide to the Cromwell Reunion Memories

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:Recollections gathered at a 1980 reunion of the alumni of the Cromwell School near Tacoma, Washington.
 
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Alexander L. Crosby papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Alexander L. Crosby (1906-1980) was a journalist, editor, author of children's books and a political activist. Crosby was involved in activist causes such as housing for the poor, human rights and the Vietnam War. He was involved with leftwing activism, and corresponded with other liberals such as Alger Hiss, Leonard Boudin, James Aronson and Scott Nearing. The collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, articles and files on subjects of interest to Crosby.
 
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Hugh DeLacy papers

Repository:University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:Papers of civic leader, politician, and United States representative from Washington State.
 
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Jessie Louise Donaldson-Anne Banks Papers

Repository:Montana State University Library, Merrill G. Burlingame Special Collections
Summary:The Jessie Louise Donaldson-Anne Banks Papers consist of originals and copies of transcriptions, a set of audio tapes; rough drafts of an autobiography; research notes; drafts of published and unpublished stories; royalty papers; legal agreements; correspondence with publishers, writers, friends and colleagues; color illustrations; pencil drawings; newspaper clippings; photographs; student papers and memorabilia.
 
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Guide to the Esther Olson Brissenden Collection

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:Collection comprised of the autobiography of Esther Olson Brissenden entitled, Esther's Book: The Story of a Family.
 
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Amos Fries papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Amos Fries (1873-1963) was an engineer, served in the Philippines during the Moro uprising, organized the Chemical Warfare Service, and was an advocate for conservative causes. The collection consists of biographical material, correspondence, manuscripts by Fries, others, and Elizabeth Fries, and photographs.
 
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Guide to the Gabriel Aanensen Fedde Autobiography

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:This manuscript is an autobiography written by Gabriel Aanensen Fedde who was born in Fedde, Norway, in 1843. In 1881 he immigrated to New York. He died in 1917 at age seventy-four.
 
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Beyrl Albert Green papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Beyrl Albert Green (1887-1965) was an Oregon attorney who specialized in labor cases, and who defended the Industrial Workers of the World, the 1922 railroad strikers, and the 1934 striking longshoremen. The collection (1917-1965) contains his autobiography, correspondence, and addresses.
 
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Mrs. Everitt Groff-Smith autobiography

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Mrs. Everitt Groff-Smith (1892 - ), whose father and husband served as commissioners in China, wrote an autobiography that includes information about life in China. The collection (circa 1892-1941) consists of her autobiography.
 
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John Jacob Handsaker autobiography and family papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:John Jacob Handsanker was a Christian Church minister, organizer of Portland Community Chest, director of Armenian and Syrian relief, and Northwest secretary of the National Council for Prevention of War. Collection includes a typed autobiography, notebooks of recollections, typed family history, and several typed family letters.
 
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Guide to the Hildur Larson Autobiography

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:Hildur Larson was born in Sweden in 1896. She travelled to the United States in 1927, married, and never returned to Scandinavia. The collection consists of a book written by Edgar Larson about his mother's early years, based on her oral history.
 
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George H. Himes papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Papers of George H. Himes of Portland, Oregon, first curator of the Oregon Historical Society and a printer by trade. The collection consists primarily of detailed diaries kept throughout Himes's life, plus records of his printing business and a small amount of correspondence and other documents. Diaries include information on daily activities, Oregon pioneers, local events, family members, and the development of the Oregon Historical Society.
 
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Louis P. Hopkins autobiography and mementos

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Louis P. Hopkins was the division superintendent of the Southern Pacific Railroad. The collection (1910-1955) contains Hopkin's autobiography, and mementos including photographs the construction of railroad tunnels.
 
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Guide to the Jens Fredericksen Svinth Autobiography

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:Recollections of Rev. Jens Fredericksen Svinth, born August 1849 in Ydby, Denmark. He married Karen Hansen and in 1891 Jens and his family immigrated to America. He wrote this autobiographical narrative in 1924.
 
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Thomas E. Jessett papers

Repository:University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:Papers of an Episcopal clergyman and Northwest historian from Seattle, Washington
 
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Guide to the Karl Olsen Collection

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:Collection comprised of the autobiography of Karl Olsen entitled, Little Karl From Norway: The Story of My Life.
 
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Trevor Kincaid papers

Repository:University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:Papers of a professor of zoology at University of Washington and oysterman
 
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S. Rae Logan Papers

Repository:University of Montana, Mansfield Library, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:S. Rae Logan was a Montana and Illinois progressive educator. The collection provides extensive documentation of Logan's career as an educator in rural Montana schools and in the well-known progressive Skokie School of Winnetka, Illinois. It also documents his lifelong and in-depth interests in progressive education, character and religious education, right-wing extremism and its relationship to academic freedom in both K-12 schools and universities, and taxation and its relationship to education funding.
 
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M.J. Lott Papers

Repository:Montana State University Library, Merrill G. Burlingame Special Collections
Summary:The M.J. Lott papers consist photocopied histories and reminiscences of the Twin Bridges area and original letterpress copybook, daybooks, and ledger pertaining to financial records of the family mercantile business created or collected by the Lott family.
 
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Michael A. Meyendorff papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Michael A. Meyendorff (1849-1908) was a Polish revolutionary (in Russia), who was released to the United States through government intercession in 1866, and who later relocated to Oregon. The collection (1861-1908) contains personal and official correspondence (some in Russian), scrapbooks, an autobiographical manuscript, and estate papers.
 
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Bailey Millard papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Bailey Millard (1859-1941) was a printer, journalist and publisher who published works by upcoming authors like Jack London and Joaquin Miller. The collection includes correspondence, an autobiography, a biography of Edwin Markham, two albums of Oregon life in the 1880s-1890s, and eight images of literary figures including Jack London, Frank Norris, Edwin Markham, David Graham Phillips, and Robert Louis Stevenson.
 
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Ruth Mountaingrove videotape autobiography

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Ruth Mountaingrove is a photographer, writer and artist who moved to Oregon in 1971, settling in communes and eventually co-founding Rootworks, a lesbian community in Southern Oregon. The collection consists of 21 VHS videotapes of Mountaingrove relating the story of her life by talking, dancing, and singing.
 
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Multnomah County (Or.) Wedding Album Project records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Materials collected by the Multnomah County (Or.) Board of Supervisors relating to the marriages of same-sex couples in 2004, including photographs of couples, personal histories, testimonials, and letters of appreciation.
 
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Charles Claudius Rarick papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Charles Claudius Rarick (1870-1960) was raised in Kansas, learned the blacksmith trade from his father, and became a Methodist preacher, serving congregations in Kansas, Oklahoma Territory, Colorado, and Oregon. The collection contains an autobiography and sermons, including sermon notes, drafts, and journals.
 
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Edgar Rotschy papers

Repository:University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:Papers of a Swiss-American amateur composer who homesteaded near Yacolt, Washington
 
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Ze'ev Soronowsky papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Ze'ev Saronowsky (1922-2012) was a Holocaust survivor, who was imprisoned at Auschwitz-Birkenau, and other labor/death camps during World War II. The collection (1997-2012) contains his autobiography, photographs of Buchenwald, and a photograph of Saronowsky with his cousin, William Sarnoff.
 
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Charlotte Stowe Autobiography

Repository:Montana State University Library, Merrill G. Burlingame Special Collections
Summary:The Charlotte Stowe Autobiography consists of a handwritten manuscript prepared by her at the age of 90. A typed transcription with extensive handwritten addendum is also included. The identity of the preparer of the typescript is unknown. The author describes her childhood in New York, her journey to Bozeman and her years there, and subsequent travels and homes with her husband and son, Edward Jr. The description of family members is extensive, along with the minutiae of their daily lives.
 
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John Sutherland papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:John Sutherland (1846-1918) was a pioneer, union army veteran, and preacher. Collection contains two copies of his autobiography.
 
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Jessy Quinn Thornton papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:J. Q. Thornton (1810-1888) was a lawyer, Oregon pioneer, judge and lobbyist. Collection includes one, fifteen paged copy of "Oregon History" written by Thornton; one, eleven paged letter to Thornton concerning the Indian Delegation that went to St. Louis to inquire about the Bible; and one, six paged autobiography of Thornton.
 
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To the Pioneers of Montana Autobiography

Repository:Montana State University Library, Merrill G. Burlingame Special Collections
Summary:The To the Pioneers of Montana Autobiography consists of a typed transcription of Lyman's autobiography, told in the third person.
 
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Ray Palmer Tracy papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Ray Palmer Tracy (1886-1966) was an author of western stories and novels. The collection includes manuscripts and biographical material.
 
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Howard Duryee Wheeler autobiography

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Howard Duryee Wheeler (1880-1958) was a newspaper and magazine editor and manager, working for individual companies and for large syndicates. The collection (circa 1880-1958) consists of his autobiography, titled Harbor at Dawn.
 
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Autobiography of James David Wood

Repository:Montana State University Library, Merrill G. Burlingame Special Collections
Summary:The Autobiography of James David Wood was authored by Wood in 1902. Wood's story gives an outline of his trip to Montana in 1864, his early residence in Virginia City, his experiences in the Nez Perce and Bannock wars, and a brief outline of his business ventures.
 
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Tyler Woodward Papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:The collection consists of two items: a manuscript narrative and typescript, and an earlier autobiographical sketch.
 
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Wu Xianzi papers (伍憲子先生遺稿及所藏文件 = Wu Xianzi xian sheng yi gao ji suo cang wen jian)

Repository:University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:Diaries, correspondences, poems, essays, newspaper clippings, and private collections of an influential journalist and political reformist in China in the 20th century

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