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Harry Boivin Papers

Repository:Oregon Institute of Technology Libraries, Shaw Historical Library
Summary:Harry Dolan Boivin served for 26 years in the Oregon Legislative Assembly including holding the offices of Speaker of the House and Senate President. The collection is composed of two series: Series I: Oregon Legislature Activity Scrapbooks covering the period 1935-1969 (6.5 linear feet, 13 boxes) and Series II: Personal Papers covering the period 1911-1990 (1 linear foot, 2 boxes).
 
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Jack Bowden Logging Railroads Collection

Repository:Oregon Institute of Technology Libraries, Shaw Historical Library
Summary:The collection consists of research material on Oregon, northern California, and northwestern Nevada logging and freight railroads, logging companies and mills in the area, correspondence, drafted maps, images, DVDs and maps. Jack Bowden (John Curtis Bowden) translated a life-long love of railroads into a career with the Southern Pacific Railroad, two books and a research collection created over 60 years.
 
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Alfred D. Collier Collection

Repository:Oregon Institute of Technology Libraries, Shaw Historical Library
Summary:The collection includes Collier’s extensive logging photograph collection; photographs, documents and letters documenting his World War I military service and family history materials. Alfred D. “Cap” Collier was a noted twentieth century lumberman and philanthropist in Klamath County, Oregon.
 
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Cora Conner Collection

Repository:Oregon Institute of Technology Libraries, Shaw Historical Library
Summary:Cora Conner worked as a telephone operator in Bly in 1945. Collection contains materials related to the 1945 Japanese balloon bomb explosion in Bly, Oregon, its victims and aftermath. It also covers the 50th anniversary commemorative visit to Bly of the Japanese women who participated in the making of the bombs in 1945. The collection consists of memorabilia, personal letters, newspaper clippings, reports on the 1995 visit of the Japanese delegation to Bly, letter of appreciation to the Bly community, reports on the Mitchell Memorial to the victims, books, calendars and photographs.
 
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Charles H. Fiock Writings

Repository:Oregon Institute of Technology Libraries, Shaw Historical Library
Summary:Charles H. Fiock documented his life, family history and the heritage of Shasta Valley, California and surrounding areas in several documents. The collection consists of Charles H. Fiock's writings: THE WAY IT WAS! (a hand-bound autobiography), Shasta Valley Review: Stories, Poetry, Commentary & Heritage (21 issues of a gazette with two compact discs), and The Old Globe (a hand-bound book to accompany a floor globe). The collection covers events dating from 1872 to 2008.
 
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Billie DeVaul Fitzhugh Family History Collection

Repository:Oregon Institute of Technology Libraries, Shaw Historical Library
Summary:Billie DeVaul Fitzhugh was the daughter of William and Laura DeVaul. She grew up and spent her life in Barnes Valley, Langell Valley and Klamath Falls, Oregon. The collection consists of her unpublished memoir, "A Short History of the DeVaul Family As I Remember It," with memories from 1928-2003.
 
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Devere and Helen Helfrich Collection

Repository:Oregon Institute of Technology Libraries, Shaw Historical Library
Summary:The collection includes research materials gathered by Devere and Helen Helfrich as editors of the Klamath Echoes, photographs used in that publication, part of the Helfriches personal photography collection and annotated maps they used to trace emigrant trails in the western United States. Devere and Helen Helfrich were the official photographers of the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association for many years, the editors of the Klamath Echoes, and had a long-time interest in tracing and documenting early emigrant trails in the western United States.
 
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J. D. Howard Papers

Repository:Oregon Institute of Technology Libraries, Shaw Historical Library
Summary:The collection consists of correspondence on various topics to and from J. D. (Judson Dean) Howard written between 1920 and 1959 and a folder of notes and miscellany dated from 1917 to 1934. J. D. Howard is best known as the “father” of Lava Beds National Monument in northern California.
 
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Carrol Howe Collection

Repository:Oregon Institute of Technology Libraries, Shaw Historical Library
Summary:Carrol Howe was a Klamath County educator, state representative, writer and an active member of the community. The collection contains miscellaneous materials related to his career as a politician and an educator, and is composed of four series: Series I: Legislative, 1946-1970, Series II: Klamath County High School Board, 1953-1960, Series III: Personal Information and Writing, 1920-1993, and Series IV: Oral History Interviews, 1973-1997.
 
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Robert B. Johnston Collection on Jesse D. Carr

Repository:Oregon Institute of Technology Libraries, Shaw Historical Library
Summary:Robert B. (Burney) Johnston, educator and historian, is recognized for his research and publications on Jesse D. Carr and Monterey County, California. The collection consists of research material on California rancher and businessman Jesse D. Carr as well as Robert Johnston's correspondence, writings and presentations about his research.

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