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James Anctil papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Personal papers of James Anctil (1943-1997), a Portland-area gay activist, educator, and artist. Includes extensive personal diaries, correspondence, subject files, and files on gay organizations.
 
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Clarence Leroy Andrews papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Clarence Leroy Andrews was an employee of the Interior Department Bureau of Education and Reindeer Service in Alaska in the 1920s. He focused on Eskimos and their use of reindeer herds, writing several books about Eskimo life in Alaska. He was especially concerned with corporations which exploited reindeer herds, and led a campaign in the 1930s to remove Carl Momen of Seattle from control of the reindeer industry. The C. L. Andrews papers consist largely of business and personal correspondence, published and unpublished manuscripts, and photographs. Important to the collection are the W. T. Lopp files that relate to education in Alaska and the reindeer service from 1908-1939.
 
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Albert Applegate letters

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Albert Applegate (1843-1888) was a farmer and served in the 1st Oregon Volunteer Infantry Regiment. He was the son of Jesse Applegate who helped establish the Applegate Trail. Collection contains nine photostats of letters written by Albert Applegate during his military career.
 
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John Applegate letter

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:John Applegate (1842-1912) was the son of Charles and Melinda Applegate and the nephew of Jesse Applegate who helped establish the Applegate Trail in Oregon. Collection contains a single letter (one copy of the original, and one transcribed version) written from John to his mother on May 7, 1865.
 
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Arthur McArthur Research Files

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Arthur McArthur's research files on the development of the Green Hills neighborhood of Portland, Oregon, from 1911 to 2006, and the draft of his history of the neighborhood and families residing there.
 
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George H. Atkinson papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Papers of an Oregon missionary, educator, scientist, publicist, who played a key role in establishing Oregon's public school system. Includes letters of Atkinson and his wife Nancy Bates Atkison, speeches, journals, and ephemera.
 
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Charles M. Baldwin Papers

Repository:Eastern Washington University
Summary:None
 
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Barker-Adair family papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Papers of the families of William Morris Barker (1854-1901), Episcopal bishop of Olympia, Washington; his wife, Laura Adair Barker (1854-1935), who lived in Portland, Oregon, in her later years; George R. and Anna Morris Barker, parents of William M. Barker who lived in Germantown, Pennsylvania; and other family members. Includes extensive diaries of Laura Adair Barker; correspondence of William Morris Barker; correspondence of George R. Barker, mostly related to the Collegiate Institute of Germantown, Pennsylvania; notebooks; and scrapbooks.
 
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William Barnhart papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Papers of a pioneer merchant of Portland, Oregon, including business letters of the early 1850s, mostly from San Francisco merchants, including Wells, Fargo, & Company, to W. C. Barnhart and Co.; and business account books, 1851-1854.
 
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Battleship Oregon Collection

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection documenting the U.S.S. Oregon (Battleship), the Battleship Oregon Commission, and the Battleship Oregon Memorial and Museum.
 
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Lillie Beaty papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letters written to Lillie Beaty of Amity, Oregon, when whe was 12 to 18 years old, from friends and family members.
 
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Ray Becker papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Papers collected by Julia Ruuttila pertaining to efforts to secure the release from prison of Ray Becker, who was involved in the "Centralia Massacre" of 1919. Includes: correspondence with Becker, papers of the Centralia Publicity Committee and the Free Ray Becker Committee, and newspaper and other published articles. Some photographs included.
 
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Frank Williamson Benson papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Correspondence of Oregon governor Frank W. Benson relating mostly to political appointments and other local matters.
 
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James Blakely papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Captain James Blakely (1812-1913) was a merchant and one of the founding members of Brownsville, OR. Collections contains one scrapbook of letters, programs, receipts, photographs, and other mementos relating to the career of James Blakely, Brownsville, Oregon.
 
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James M. Brown Papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Papers of James M. Brown, including manuscripts, financial records, and ephemera. Included are materials relating to the Brown family of Silverton, Oregon. Most of the material deals with the education, business, and social activities of Percy L. Brown.
 
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Burch Family Papers

Repository:Western Oregon University Archives
Summary:The Burch Family Papers is a collection of 65 original letters of mostly handwritten correspondence to Benjamin Franklin Burch of Rickreall, Polk County, Oregon. Included with the correspondence are handwritten legal and financial records and documents.
 
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Butler Family Papers

Repository:Western Oregon University Archives
Summary:The Butler Family Papers is a collection of 70 original letters written by some of the pioneers who settled in Polk County, Oregon, and founded Monmouth University in 1856 (now Western Oregon University).
 
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Charles Butterworth papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Papers of a photographer and painter of Portland, Oregon, including studio log books, genealogical materials, writings, and a small amount of correspondence. Also included is correspondence of Charles Butterworth's daughter Esther; and minutes of the Trails Club of Oregon, 1928-1930.
 
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Campaign for a Hate Free Oregon records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Records of an Oregon political organization that opposed anti-lesbian/gay ballot initiatives in the early 1990s. Includes correspondence, contribution lists, records and receipts of expenditures, bank statements, volunteer and employee logs, election reports to the Oregon Secretary of State, and organizing and strategy materials. The organization was also known as the Right To Privacy PAC and the "No On 9" campaign of 1992-1993.
 
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Reno Carmack papers

Repository:Eastern Washington University
Summary:The Reno Carmack papers consists of correspondence to and from Carmack, journals written by Carmack, and manuscripts written by Carmack.
 
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Cassie Stump and Mary Stump Campbell family papers

Repository:Western Oregon University Archives
Summary:Correspondence, family photographs, and family records of the Stump/Campbell family, one of Monmouth's early pioneer families.
 
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George Earle Chamberlain papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Papers of a governor of Oregon, United States Senator from Oregon, and member of the U.S. Shipping Board. Includes extensive correspondence, including letters regarding Chamberlain's 1918 Senate speech on U.S. War Department efficiency. Also includes Chamberlain's diary from 1876-1877 (on microfilm), scrapbooks on the Panama Canal treaty and Oregon politics, and ephemera.
 
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Charles Linza McNary Papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Professional documents, family papers, scrapbooks, and ephemera relating to the public service and personal life of Senator Charles Linza McNary.
 
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David Dexter Clarke papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:The collection consists of narratives written by Mr. Clarke concerning his professional experiences and personal history, along with notes and some items of correspondence.
 
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Nathaniel Coe family papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Papers of the family of Nathaniel Coe, Oregon pioneer farmer and founder of Hood River, Oregon; his wife Mary White Coe; his sons Henry Clay Coe, Charles Carrol Coe, and Eugene Francis Coe; and relatives Daniel Schenck Dubois and Herbert Earle Barrett. Materials include correspondence, writings, diaries, notebooks, financial records, and legal papers. Also included are farm journals and records, 1852-1907, and accounts of the Hood River Manufacturing Company, 1907-1920.

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