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Abilene and Southern Railway Co. Defendant records

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:In 1922, the West Coast Lumberman's Association sued the Abilene and Southern Railway Co. regarding "unjust and unreasonable" lumber rates. The collection (1922-1924) contains testimonies, briefs, exhibits, lumber company statistics and research, and correspondence used in the case.
 
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Harry E.B. Ault papers

Repository:University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:Papers of a journalist, editor, and publisher of the Seattle Union Record, a trade union daily.
 
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Robert Sharp Bean papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Robert Sharp Bean (1854-1931) served in the Oregon Circuit Court from 1882-1890, in the Oregon Supreme Court from 1890-1909, and in U.S. District Court from 1909-1931.The papers consist of correspondence, letters relating to cases before the court, legal files and case files.
 
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Lake M. Bechtell papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Lake Bechtell (1886 -1977) was a lawyer who became City Attorney of Prineville, then was elected to the City Council in 1921, to the office of Mayor in 1925, and served as District Attorney for Crook County, 1928 to 1953. The collection contains legal files regarding livestock companies, grazing and irrigation districts, mining claims, and railroads, 1918-1963.
 
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Dorothy Stimson Bullitt papers

Repository:University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:Papers of a Seattle broadcasting executive and civic leader
 
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Thomas Burke papers

Repository:University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:Papers of a Washington State attorney, businessman, civic leader, and public official.
 
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Coalition Against Oil Pollution records

Repository:University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:Records of an environmental organization founded to oppose the establishment of oil ports and off-loading facilities on Puget Sound in Washington State.
 
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John N. Cobb papers

Repository:University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:Papers of a fisheries biologist, author and editor, federal official, and University of Washington professor.
 
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John Finerty papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:John Finerty (1885-1967) was an attorney who worked for railroad companies before becoming involved with civil rights cases. The collection consists of case files, general files and personal records.
 
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Friends of the Earth, Northwest Office records

Repository:University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:Organizational records documenting the regional conservation activities the Northwest Office of the Friends of the Earth.
 
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Helen Frye papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Helen Frye was born in Klamath Falls, Oregon in 1930. She earned her B.A. in English in 1953, her M.A. in Education in 1961, and her J.D. in 1966, all from the University of Oregon. After earning her M.A. she taught high school English; after earning her law degree she joined her husband, William Frye, in private legal practice. After five years in private practice, Frye became a judge for Oregon Circuit Court's second district (Lane County). In 1980, Frye was appointed by President Carter as the first female judge for the U.S. District Court of Oregon. After 15 years as U.S. District Court judge, Frye began working part-time as a senior judge in 1995. She retired years later. Frye died on April 21, 2011 and is survived by her four children, five grandchildren and one great grandchild.
 
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Patrick J. Gallagher papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Patrick Joseph Gallagher (1884- ) practiced law in Ontario and Portland, Oregon. The collection contains case files, and political and personal correspondence.
 
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Henry M. Hanzen papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Henry M. Hanzen (1879-1967) was a newspaper reporter, attorney, and Oregon political manager. The collection (1917-1960) contains a manuscript chronicling the political history of Oregon from 1900-1960, titled "Power," campaign files of Oregon politicians, Oregon State Budget Director correspondence, Press Publishing Co., and Willamette Publishing Co. files, personal correspondence, legal files and scrapbooks.
 
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Metschan Family papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Phil Metschan, Sr. (1840-1920) was born in Hesse-Cassel, Germany and travelled to the United States and settled in Canyon City, Oregon where he ran a store, became Oregon state treasurer, and established a hotel in Portland, Oregon. The collection contains correspondence, diaries, financial and legal records, pioneer family files, photographs and memorabilia.
 
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New England Fish Company records

Repository:University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:Administrative papers of a Seattle company involved primarily in acquiring, processing, marketing and trading of seafood
 
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Save All Ethiopian Jews records

Repository:University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:Correspondence, financial records, client files, contracts, membership records, legal documents, and other records of Save All Ethiopian Jews, a human rights organization in Western Washington that worked covertly to expedite the immigration of Jews from Ethiopia to Israel
 
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Seattle Repertory Theatre records

Repository:University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:Historical information, correspondence, minutes, agendas, reports, production books, scripts, legal documents, clippings, news releases, programs, reviews, brochures, publications, playbills, newsletters, posters, scrapbooks, ephemera, photographs, sound recordings, and video recordings of the Seattle Repertory Theatre, a professional theatre in Seattle, Washington
 
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University of Washington Trademarks and Licensing Office records

Repository:University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:Records of the University of Washington Trademarks and Licensing Office, which administers the university's licensing program to control the commercial use of the university's name and registered trademark.
 
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Weatherford and Wyatt records

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:The law firm of Weatherford and Wyatt, located in the upper Willamette Valley, was counsel for the Southern Pacific Railroad, Thomas Kay Woolen Mills, and many valley towns and corporations. The collection includes correspondence, case files, transcripts, ledgers, journals, minute and account books.
 
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William Allen Wiest papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:William Allen Wiest (1886-1960) was an attorney in Independence, Oregon. The collection contains case files and Oregon State Bar grievance committee documents.

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