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Edwin B. Aldrich correspondence , 1906-1934
- Aldrich, Edwin B. (Edwin Burton), 1879-1950
- Edwin B. Aldrich correspondence
- 1906-1934 (inclusive)19061934
- 1 linear feet, (2 containers) : 2 manuscript boxes
- Collection Number
- Ax 083
- Edwin B. Aldrich (1879-1950) became a newspaper editor and publisher with the East Oregonian (in Pendleton) and was active is public affairs in Oregon all his adult life. The collection contains correspondence related to newspaper business, public affairs, political and personal concerns and includes letters exchanged with Oregon politicians and public figures.
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1299 University of Oregon
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- Funding for production of this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).
Historical NoteReturn to Top
Edwin B. Aldrich (1879-1950) graduated from Oregon State College. He became a newspaper editor and publisher and was active in public affairs in Oregon all his adult life. He was associated with the East Oregonian (in Pendleton) from 1905.
Content DescriptionReturn to Top
The collection contains correspondence related to newspaper business, public affairs, political and personal concerns and includes letters exchanged with Oregon politicians and public figures.
The correspondence reflects letters received and sent from 1906-1934.
The correspondence is arranged alphabetically by sender's last name, organizational or subject title. Among the more important letter groups are those that related to Oregon congressmen: Charles McNary, George Chamberlain, Nicholas Sinnot, and Frederick Steiwer.
Other public figures include: Oswald West, Robert Sawyer, Marshall N. Dana, and William G. McAdoo.
Other major correspondents are: Robert R. Butler, Henry L. Corbett, John E. Lathrop, William J. Kerr, Fred Lockley, John P. Rusk, Charles J. Smith, Donald Sterling, and John W. Summers.
An important subject title represented in the correspondence deals with Columbia River development.
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Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top
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Names and SubjectsReturn to Top
- Newspaper editors--Oregon--Pendleton--Correspondence
- Newspaper publishing--Oregon--Pendleton
- Water resources development--Columbia River
- Chamberlain, George E. (George Earle), 1854-1928
- Corbett, Henry L., 1881-1957
- Dana, Marshall N. (Marshall Newport), 1885-1966
- Kerr, William Jasper, 1863-1947
- Lockley, Fred, 1871-1958
- McAdoo, W. G. (William Gibbs), 1863-1941
- McNary, Charles Linza, 1874-1944
- Sawyer, Robert W. (Robert William), 1880-1959
- Sinnott, N. J. (Nicholas John), 1870-1929
- Steiwer, Frederick, 1883-1939
- West, Oswald, 1873-1960
- East Oregonian Publishing Co.
- Oregon--Politics and government--1859-1950
- Pendleton (Or.)--History
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