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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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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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Congregational Church Collection

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Ranging in date from 1848 to 1986, the Congregational Church Collection is an artificial collection of records from Congregational churches and related associations in Oregon. The bulk of the collection consists of printed material from various churches, notably the First Congregational Church of Portland and Oregon City's Atkinson Memorial Church. The collection also includes microfilmed records from the First Congregational Church of The Dalles. A limited amount of correspondence, financial records, meeting minutes, and assorted church records forms the remainder of the collection.
 
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Dignity collection

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Includes financial records, meeting minutes, newsletters, and correspondence of the Portland, Oregon, chapter of the gay and lesbian Catholic organization Dignity. Materials date from the 1980s and 1990s.
 
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Frederick Greenwood papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Papers of a banker of Portland, Oregon, who headed the local branch of the Bank of California. Includes general correspondence, correspondence with Greenwood's brother George Greenwood, files on local organizations, speeches, and scrapbooks.
 
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Humiston, Wilson and Company records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Business papers of a wholesale liquor company of Portland, Oregon, including saloon orders (1862-1864) from eastern Oregon, Washington, Idaho mining camps and towns, which include news of the mines and business conditions in those areas. Also included are papers of the company's predecessor, Humiston and Ma'Dan (1859-1862).
 
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Harry Lane papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Papers relating to Harry Lane, Mayor of Portland, Oregon, and U.S. Senator from Oregon. Includes a small amount of original correspondence from and to Lane; drafts and research materials for a biography by the Federal Writers' Project, circa 1940; news clippings about Lane; and writings and notes by Lane's daughter Nina Lane McBride.
 
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Richard Ward Montague papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Papers of Richard Ward Montague and the Montague and Burton families of Portland, Oregon, including materials relating to Richard Ward Montague's wife Ellen Burton Montague, and other members of the Montague family, including Margaret Montague Payne. Materials include correspondence; personal papers and letters; articles, addresses and speeches; essays; wills; financial statements; documents and certificates; course work; scrapbook items; and other materials. Also included is correspondence of Rabbi Stephen S. Wise to Richard Ward Montague.
 
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Shubrick Norris papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Financial records and business letters of a pioneer businessman of Portland, Oregon, dating primarily from the early 1850s. Includes records of Norris & Company, Hoderness & Co., Winter & Latimer of San Francisco, commissary accounts of the Oregon Mounted Volunteers (1855), and record of witness fees from the U.S. Circuit Court in Mulnomah County (Or.), 1859-1866.
 
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Alfred Powers papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection of original historical materials relating to Oregon and Pacific northwest history, including business records, school records, scrapbooks, catalogs, and ephemera.
 
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Winch family papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Photographs and papers of the Winch family of Portland, Oregon, including materials relating to Martin Winch, his wife Nellie Amelia Wygant Winch, their son Simeon Reed Winch, and Simeon's second wife Margaret (Mary) Tobin Winch. Additional materials pertain to related families, including the Rae, Reed, Wood and Wygant families, and Dr. John McLoughlin. Materials include financial records, correspondence, house inventories, correspondence, diaries, photographs, daguerreotypes, and drawings. Also included is correspondence of Simeon Gannett Reed and letters to Reed from William S. Ladd.

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