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Homer Angell papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Homer Angell was an attorney, served in the Oregon house and senate, and served in the US Congress as a Republican Congressman from Oregon's Third District. The collection contains administrative files, departmental files, legislative files, bill files, speech files, and correspondence that includes over 7,000 letters.
 
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Jonathan Bourne papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Jonathan Bourne was a politician in Oregon at the turn of the twentieth century. In 1885 and 1897, he was a member of the Oregon House of Representatives, and was elected U. S. Senator in 1906. Considered a progressive, Bourne was a founder and president of the National Progressive Republican League in 1911 and organized the Republican Publicity Association in 1912. Most of the collection consists of U. S. Senate correspondence and case files. The Senate case files relate to topics which arose during Bourne's term of office, ranging from problems with the apple crop, through management of Indian affairs and reservations, to construction of public buildings, bridges and other projects in Oregon. There are folders on such issues as child labor, conservation, Chinese exclusion, and land law.
 
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Melvin Clarke George papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Melvin Clark George (1849-1933) was an Oregon pioneer, lawyer, state senator and U.S. Representative. The collection contains addresses (speeches), essays and letters to newspapers, manuscripts, legal documents, newspapers, artwork and scrapbooks.
 
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Binger Hermann papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Binger Hermann (1843-1926) was a Roseburg attorney and politician who represented Oregon in the U.S. House of Representatives for sixteen years, and served as commissioner of the General Land Office (GLO) under presidents William McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt. The collection (1888-1920) contains Hermann's personal and professional papers.
 
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Charles Linza McNary papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Charles Linza McNary (1874-1944) was a Republican Senator from Oregon and served as an Oregon Supreme Court associate justice. The collection contains records from McNary's years as Senator that deal with Oregon concerns including correspondence, bills, briefs, and research material about internal improvements, such as rivers and harbors, bridges, state parks railroads, roads, and airports, as well as agriculture, trade, veteran hospitals and a few personal materials and photographs.
 
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Mary Phelps Montgomery letter to Walter F. Burrell

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:John H. Mitchell (1835-1905) represented Oregon in the U.S. Senate, as a Republican, and he was also indicted in a land fraud scandal. The collection contains a letter dated January 18, 1905 from Mary Phelps Montgomery of Washington, D.C, to Walter F. Burrell of Portland, Oregon regarding Mitchell's indictment.
 
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James Wheaton Mott papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:James Wheaton Mott became a lawyer and served in the Oregon House of Representatives (1922-1928; 1930-1932) and the U.S. Congress (1933-1945). The collection contains state and U.S congressional files that include correspondence and bills, as well as speeches, campaign material, files on Tongue Point Naval Air Base, photographs, and scrapbooks, 1918-1945.
 
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Frederick Steiwer papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Frederick Steiwer (1883-1939) became a lawyer who served as Oregon district attorney 1912-1916, was elected to the State Senate, served in WWI, and was elected to the U.S. Senate (1926-1938). The collection contains political campaign records, army records, correspondence and clippings, 1911-1933.

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