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James Franklin Amis papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:James F. Amis was an attorney who served as the first justice of the peace in Eugene, OR. Records include letters, legal documents, checks, receipts, cash book, one bound domestic bible with family records, and other miscellaneous items
 
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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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Broadsides and printed ephemera collection

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:The broadsides and printed ephemera collection is an artificial collection containing printed posters, notices, proclamations, brochures, advertisements, leaflets, programs, and other ephemera. The bulk of the collection represents Oregon events, politics, and history.
 
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Josiah A. Burnett papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Josiah Burnett of Eagle Creek, Oregon, worked in mining, survey work, and farming. The collection (1852-1874) contains correspondence regarding family, mining, and politics, and also contains articles of incorporation of Oregon businesses.
 
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Melvin Byers papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:This collections is comprised of two letters from Senator Wayne Morse to Mel Byers in response to letters to the editor written by Mr. Byers. It also includes a program from the 14th Annual Banquet for the Washington County Democratic Central Committee and an oversize Oregonian clipping about Mr. Byers' many letters to the editor.
 
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C. Girard Davidson papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:The C. Girard Davidson Papers document the career of attorney, politician, and businessman Crow Girard "Jebby" Davidson (1910-1996). The collection is organized into major series concerning government projects, legal cases, political activities, and business interests. The majority of material related to Davidson's service as Assistant Secretary of the Interior (1946-1950) is housed in the Truman Presidential Library in Independence, Missouri.
 
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Jesse Jewell Gard papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Jesse Jewell Gard (1902-1967) was educated in banking at Rutgers University, worked for various banks in Oregon and was an active member of the Republican Party, serving on the Republican National Committee for many years. The collection contains political files, business and professional records, civic files, personal correspondence, and memorabilia.
 
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William H. Hammond papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:William H. Hammond (1908-2001) served in the military during World War II and in state agencies in Oregon for much of his career. He was active in fraternal organizations including the Kiwanis. The collection consists of documentation of Hammond's career and colleagues.
 
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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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Elisha Harding and family papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Elisha Harding was born in Wyoming County, Pennsylvania, in 1828. Harding made his way to the west coast to join the California gold rush in 1849. The move from Pennsylvania to California proved pivotal; shortly after Harding's migration to California, he transplanted to Salem, Oregon, where he assumed a notable career in politics, real estate, and served in the Indian War of 1856 and the Civil War. He married fellow pioneer Ellen Purdy in 1857, and together Harding and Purdy raised seven children. The collection consists of over 350 pieces pertaining to the military and business career of Oregon pioneer, Elisha Jenkins Harding, 1828-1897. There are 222 letters both personal and formal, signed appointment to office documents, military papers, and business, financial, and legal records relating to Harding's personal business and real estate ventures. The documents originate from the years of 1851-1875.

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