Walter Marcus Pierce papers, 1916-1945  PDF  XML

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Pierce, Walter Marcus,1861-1954.
Title
Walter Marcus Pierce papers
Dates
1916-1945 (inclusive)
Quantity
.45 cubic feet (1 box)
Collection Number
Mss 2558
Summary
Collection includes: Correspondence primarily with his daughter, Clara Pierce, and his 3rd wife, Cornelia Marvin Pierce, 1916-1945, regarding family matters, World Wars I and II, politics and social issues, etc.; Correspondence with J. A. Churchill, Superintendent of Public Instruction, 1925-1927, regarding political manipulations of textbook publishers' contracts for Oregon schools; Minutes of the State Textbook Commission's meetings, 1925; Dictaphone belts, ca. 1897-1962, made by Arthur W. Bone, regarding Pierce, Bonneville Power Administration, Vietnam War, Democratic Party, China, etc. Walter Marcus Pierce (1861-1954) was a rancher, educator and legislator in Oregon.
Repository
Oregon Historical Society Research Library
1200 SW Park Avenue
Portland, OR
97205
Telephone: 503-306-5240
Fax: 503-219-2040
libreference@ohs.org
Access Restrictions

The collection is open to the public.

Languages
English


Historical NoteReturn to Top

Walter Marcus Pierce (1861-1954) was a rancher, educator and legislator in Oregon.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Collection includes: Correspondence primarily with his daughter, Clara Pierce, and his 3rd wife, Cornelia Marvin Pierce, 1916-1945, regarding family matters, World Wars I and II, politics and social issues, etc.; Correspondence with J. A. Churchill, Superintendent of Public Instruction, 1925-1927, regarding political manipulations of textbook publishers' contracts for Oregon schools; Minutes of the State Textbook Commission's meetings, 1925; Dictaphone belts, ca. 1897-1962, made by Arthur W. Bone, regarding Pierce, Bonneville Power Administration, Vietnam War, Democratic Party, China, etc.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

The Oregon Historical Society is the owner of the materials in the Research Library and makes available reproductions for research, publication, and other uses. Written permission must be obtained from the Research Library prior to any use of reproductions. The Society does not necessarily hold copyright to all the materials in the collections. In some cases, permission for use of reproductions may required seeking additional authorization from the copyright holders.

Preferred Citation

Walter Marcus Pierce Papers, Mss 2558, Oregon Historical Society.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Acquisition Information

Gift of Bernice W. Bone, May 1979.


Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Politics and government -- Oregon.

Family Names

  • Bone, Arthur H., -- 1900-
  • Pierce, Clara, -- d. 1937 -- Correspondence.
  • Pierce, Cornelia Marvin -- Correspondence.
  • Pierce, Walter Marcus, -- 1861-1954 -- Archives.

Form or Genre Terms

  • Administrative records. -- aat
  • Letters (correspondence) -- aat
  • Sound recordings. -- aat