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Bill Bowerman papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Collection comprises the papers of American track and field coach and Nike co-founder Bill Bowerman, who led the University of Oregon track team, 1948- 1972, and the United States Olympic track team, 1972. Collection includes correspondence, journals, athlete information, publications, and photographs reflecting Bowerman's career as a coach and his involvement in the track and field community in Oregon and the United States. Of particular note are materials concerning Bowerman's innovations in track surfaces and equipment, running shoes, and training programs, and materials concerning the restoration of Hayward Field at the University of Oregon. The collection also includes manuscripts and notes related to Bowerman's career as a writer, including his book Jogging (1966) which sold over one million copies and helped start wide interest in the sport.
 
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Helen Frye papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Helen Frye was born in Klamath Falls, Oregon in 1930. She earned her B.A. in English in 1953, her M.A. in Education in 1961, and her J.D. in 1966, all from the University of Oregon. After earning her M.A. she taught high school English; after earning her law degree she joined her husband, William Frye, in private legal practice. After five years in private practice, Frye became a judge for Oregon Circuit Court's second district (Lane County). In 1980, Frye was appointed by President Carter as the first female judge for the U.S. District Court of Oregon. After 15 years as U.S. District Court judge, Frye began working part-time as a senior judge in 1995. She retired years later. Frye died on April 21, 2011 and is survived by her four children, five grandchildren and one great grandchild.
 
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Margaret Hill papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Margaret Hill was mayor of Antelope, Oregon until she was voted out of office and the city government was taken over by the Rajneesh sect. She was one of the first to sound the alarm about the undemocratic methods of the cult and generated a nationwide expression of sympathy for the plight of Antelope.
 
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Cameron La Follette papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Cameron La Follette is a poet and environmental activist, dedicated to preserving the Oregon coastline. She has previously worked as the director of the Coastal Futures Project for 1000 Friends of Oregon, then as the Land Use Director for the Oregon Shores Conservation Coalition, and following that, as the Land Use Director for the Oregon Coast Alliance. The papers contain La Follette's original poetry and environmental papers.
 
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Rajneesh artifacts and ephemera collection

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:The Rajneesh Artifacts and Ephemera Collection focuses primarily on artifacts and documents from Rajneeshpuram and the City of Rajneesh in the state of Oregon through the 1980s. It secondarily focuses on the Rajneeshees after they left Oregon. These items refer to "Osho," as his devotees later called Rajneesh.
 
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Rajneesh Legal Services Corporation records

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Collection is comprised of records created by the Rajneesh Legal Services Corporation records, the legal arm of the Rajneeshee collective in the City of Rajneeshpuram. Records include correspondence, subject files, case files, legal and financial records, press coverage, audio-visual materials, and miscellany.
 
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Ronald Clarke collection on Rajneesh

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Ronald Clarke, Professor of Religion, Oregon State University, made a study of the Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh. The collection is made up of books, newspaper and magazine articles, academic papers, publications of the Rajneesh sect, and correspondence of those involved.
 
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The Bulletin [Bend] Newspaper subject files about Rajneeshpuram

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:The Bulletin is a newspaper published in Bend, Oregon. The collection (1980s) contains subject files compiled by the newspaper regarding the Rajneeshees in Oregon, and material includes photocopies of articles, research files, legal documents, correspondence, and photographs.
 
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Win McCormack collection on Rajneeshpuram

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Win McCormack, publisher and editor-in-chief for Tin House Magazine and Tin House Books, wrote several articles on the Rajneesh from 1983 to 1986. This collection includes his research materials on the Rajneesh.

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