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Victor Boehl papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Victor Boehl (1901-1965) worked as a logger in Oregon and California, and then as a dairy farmer in southern Oregon. The collection (1938-1960) contains reports and correspondence on water resources and reclamation in the Rogue River basin, Oregon, and issues of the The Creamery Cooperator, published by the Rogue Valley Dairy Cooperative Association, of Grants Pass, Oregon.
 
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Thomas Chavner petition

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:The collection contains a petition by Thomas Chavner, addressed to the people of Jackson County, Oregon, regarding a bridge over the Rogue River at Dardanelles. The collection contains the petition of October 24, 1864, and includes a list of supporters.
 
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Folk Art of the Oregon Country project records

Repository:University of Oregon, Archives of Northwest Folklore
Summary:The Oregon Arts Commission conducted a survey of folk artists and folk arts in Oregon in 1979. This collection contains documentation of Oregon folk arts and artists in the form of 7,000 slides and accompanying fieldwork logs containing fieldwork notes, artist profiles, and collected documentation.
 
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Oregon Folklife Program records

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:The Oregon Folklife Program provided statewide services supporting folklife, traditional arts and artists, and folk arts in education in Oregon from 1988 to 2009, first at Lewis and Clark College, 1988-1993, and then the Oregon Historical Society, 1993-2009. This collection comprises the Oregon Folklife Program’s records, 1988-2009, including folklore fieldwork documentation in the form of photographs, sound recordings, and video recordings of cultural events and traditional arts and artists in urban and rural Oregon communities; program materials, including exhibitions and table-top exhibits, learning units for grades 3-6, radio and video productions on folklife in Oregon; and administrative files, including artist files, accounting files, research files, and digital files. Oregon Folklife Program programs and projects included apprenticeship programs for traditional arts, exhibits and community events, educational units and instructional materials, regional folk arts surveys, youth community documentation projects, and radio and video productions on folklife in Oregon. The collections include rich visual documentation of traditional arts and artists in cultural, occupational, and religious communities in Oregon, including refugee communities, immigrant communities, rural communities, and Native American communities.
 
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J.M. Sutton account of the Rogue River Indian War of 1855

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:J.M. Sutton enquired, gathered information, and wrote an account of Rogue River Indian War of 1855; it is only known that he wrote the account, not that he participated in the war. The collection (1863) contains Sutton's account of the war, and a letter from Sutton, addressed to "Sir," explaining that he had "gleaned" his account from "enquires made."

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