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Abilene and Southern Railway Company Defendant records

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:In 1922, the West Coast Lumberman's Association sued the Abilene and Southern Railway Co. regarding "unjust and unreasonable" lumber rates. The collection (1922-1924) contains testimonies, briefs, exhibits, lumber company statistics and research, and correspondence used in the case.
 
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Adam R. Shipley and Company records

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:A. R. Shipley and Company was a "Wholesale and Retail Dealer in Standard and Miscellaneous Books" in Portland, Oregon. The collection consists of correspondence, legal papers, and invoices.
 
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American Federation of Teachers, Yakima Local 1485 records

Repository:University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:Records of the local group affiliated with the American Federation of Teachers
 
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James Franklin Amis papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:James F. Amis was an attorney who served as the first justice of the peace in Eugene, OR. Records include letters, legal documents, checks, receipts, cash book, one bound domestic bible with family records, and other miscellaneous items
 
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Alexander P. Ankeny papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Collection consists of Bond of Enrollment and Bond for License for steamer Echo issued to Alexander P. Ankeny, John Gates and Miles Bell, September 14, 1865.
 
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Guide to the Antoinetta Wilhelmina Nordström Immigration Document

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:Immigration certificate of Antoinetta Wilhelmina Nordström of Rone, Sweden.
 
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Arthur McArthur Research Files

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Arthur McArthur's research files on the development of the Green Hills neighborhood of Portland, Oregon, from 1911 to 2006, and the draft of his history of the neighborhood and families residing there.
 
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Associated General Contractors of America. Oregon-Columbia Chapter records

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC), Oregon-Columbia chapter was created in 1922 as a representative association for Oregon and Southwest Washington workers in the construction industry. The collection (1929-1961) contains correspondence and documents relating to labor negotiations and agreements, labor legislation, and the internal affairs of the association.
 
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Collection on the estate of John Jacob Astor

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Collection includes correspondence and documents, 1911-1924, relating to the transferral of State of Oregon highway bonds (valued at $50,000) from the estate of John Jacob Astor to his daughter, Ava Alice Muriel Astor, at her coming of age in 1923.
 
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Daniel Bagley papers

Repository:University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:Papers of a Washington State pioneer, Methodist pastor, businessman, and civic leader.
 
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Maida Rossiter Bailey papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Maida Rossiter Bailey was Dean of Women at Reed College and owned a ranch with her husband, Meredith Bailey, Jr., near Sisters, Oregon. Collection includes correspondence, 1901-1971; business correspondence, 1914-1964, regarding agriculture, logging and the Deschutes Farmer's Co-op; legal and financial documents, 1915-1962; expense records, 1905-1960; contracts and leases, 1927-1954; tax records and property assessments, 1918-1935; ranch employee records, 1916-1935; crop and pasture records, 1925-1970; mortgages and promissory notes.
 
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Baldwin Sheep and Land Company records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:The Baldwin Sheep and Land Company was established in 1873 by Dr. David M. Baldwin at Hay Creek, Oregon. Located in present-day Jefferson County, the company became one of the state's largest producers of wool and purebred sheep. The company ceased operation in 1910. The Hay Creek Ranch continued stock-raising operations at the same location under different ownership. Collection includes a record book with minutes, titles, agreements and mortgages; and mortgages, leases, contracts, and other legal papers regarding land holdings near Madras and Hay Creek, Oregon.
 
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Ephram W. Baughman papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Manuscript Oath of Master, E. W. Baughman, for the steamer Rival, Oregon City, Oregon, October 21, 1865.
 
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Charles Bennet papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Oath of Master, Charles Bennet, for the steamer Wallamet, Oregon City, Oregon, October 7, 1854.
 
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Henry Blackman bond of indemnity

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:The collection contains a bond of indemnity signed May 20, 1887 by Henry Blackman and seventeen others. The bond was to protect to C. L. Andrews (clerk) and T. R. Howard (sheriff), both of Morrow County, Oregon, against expense of possible legal action arising from their refusal to move county records to Lexington, Oregon.
 
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Frederick Elmer Bolton papers

Repository:University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:Papers of a professor and dean of the College of Education at the University of Washington, as well as an administrator and author.
 
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Booth-Kelly Lumber Company records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Records include correspondence, financial documents, minutes of annual meetings, reports, operation statements, and materials related to the purchase by Georgia Pacific Corp.
 
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Bridger Bowl, Inc. Records

Repository:Montana State University Library, Merrill G. Burlingame Special Collections
Summary:The Bridger Bowl, Inc. Records consist of reports, board minutes, correspondence and other documents created or collected by the management of Bridger Bowl.
 
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Bunting and Trulove papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:David Bunting (1940-) and William Thomas Trulove (1943- ) researched the economic effects of the termination of the Klamath Indian Reservation. The collection contains research files, surveys and interviews, original manuscripts, and published material.
 
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Thomas Burke papers

Repository:University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:Papers of a Washington State attorney, businessman, civic leader, and public official.
 
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Dan Wyman Burnside papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Collection consists of Oath of Master, D. W. Burnside, for the steamer Active, Canemah, Oregon, December 11, 1865. Dan Wyman Burnside was born in Vermont in 1825. He came to Oregon by way of California in 1852, and settled in Portland.
 
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Byars family papers

Repository:Willamette University Archives and Special Collections
Summary:The Byars family papers consist of legal and financial documents, correspondence, photographs, and Willamette University memorabilia documenting the lives of several generations from approximately 1866 to 1990.
 
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Vivian M. Carkeek Papers

Repository:University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:University of Washington law student and law professor.
 
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George W. Carmack papers

Repository:University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:Gold miner whose discovery claim at Bonanza Creek on August 17, 1896, started the Klondike Gold Rush
 
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Finice Caruthers estate papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Collection includes court documents; deposition of Joseph Thomas, 1871, regarding the legitimacy of his son, Finice Caruthers; and a record book, 1 volume, regarding the administration of the estate. Finice Caruthers was the son of Mrs. Elizabeth Caruthers, who died in 1860 without heirs.
 
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Cascades Plywood Corporation records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:In 1944, the Cascades Plywood Corporation purchased Evan Products Company of Portland. In 1945, Cascades merged with the Oak Ridge Timber Company. Cascades later acquired the assets of the Lyon Lumber Company. Records include correspondence; company history with profit/loss records; biography of Max D. Tucker, president; scrapbook; agreements and minutes; and ownership summaries.
 
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Certificate of Register of the brig Metropolis

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Collection is comprised of the Certificate of Register issued to Herman C. Leonard by John Adair for the brig, Metropolis.
 
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Stephen Fowler Chadwick papers

Repository:University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:Papers of a Seattle lawyer, politician, and civic leader.
 
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Stanley Chapple papers

Repository:University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:Papers of Stanley Chapple, University of Washington music professor and director of the University of Washington School of Music from 1948-1971
 
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Justin Chenoweth papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Handwritten diary, letterbooks, and documents relating to Justin Chenoweth's travel to Oregon and work as a surveyor, mail carrier, and justice of the peace in Oregon and Washington Territory, primarily from the years 1848 to 1862. Includes family correspondence.
 
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Clatsop County, Oregon School District No. 1 land conveyance agreement

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Clatsop County, Oregon School District No. 1 and J. Munson, entered into a legal agreement regarding land. The collection a legal document between the school district No. 1 and Munson, dated January 9, 1865.
 
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John W. Cochran papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Oath of Master, John W. Cochran, for the steamer Reliance, Canemah, Oregon, August 3, 1865.
 
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Concentrated Employment Program records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Records of a federally sponsored educational and employment program for low-income individuals in selected Portland neighborhoods. Collection includes project proposals and applications, contractor agreements, and budget reports and statistics.
 
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Miriam L. Condon papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Miriam L. Condon was a writer of stories for young people, and was possibly a relative of Frank Condon. The collection (1892-1968) contains correspondence including letters from publishers, manuscripts of anecdotes, poems, and short stories, legal documents, including deeds and contracts belonging to Frank Condon, photographs and historical postcards, negatives, and a travel notebook of a trip to Mexico.
 
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Annette Buchanan Conard papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Collection contains correspondence, legal documents, publications and articles, miscellany, and newspaper clippings relating to the trial of Annette Buchanan, Managing Editor for the Oregon Daily Emerald, in the late 1960's.
 
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Consolidated Timber Company record book

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Record book with minutes and certificate of dissolution.
 
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Cooper and Levy families papers

Repository:University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:Papers of two related pioneer Jewish families from Seattle, Washington.
 
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Glenn Corning papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Glenn Corning was a florist in Sherwood, Oregon. Papers include personal and business correspondence; Barriger vs. Corning lawsuit papers, 1930-1931; financial records; and plant and flower reference card files.
 
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Megan Cornish papers

Repository:University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:Papers of one of the first female electricians for Seattle City Light and labor activist
 
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Couch Family Papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Papers of the family of John Heard Couch, one of the original developers of the townsite of Portland, Oregon, and his descendents, including members of the Glisan and Robertson families. Papers include correspondence, legal papers, land ownership records, clippings, family Bibles, journals of John Heard Couch, and papers concerning Couch's wife Caroline and their descendants Caroline Wilson, Clementine Lewis, and Elizabeth and Rodney Glisan. Of special note is John Heard Couch's logbook, 1853-1858, for voyages on the ships Chenamus and Madonna; and the travel diary of Nan Robertson, 1911-1912, written during a trip to San Francisco and Southern Asia.
 
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James J. Crossley papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Crossley was a lawyer in Winterset, Ia., a member of the Iowa State Senate, 1900-1907, and an active supporter of the statewide primary law. Collection includes correspondence (1894-1954): personal and formal, college class notes from Yale University (1898), addresses, legal documents, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, published materials, maps, photographs, his diary which documents his experiences during WWI, and other miscellaneous materials.
 
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Davidson Baking Company records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Collection includes correspondence and advertising, 1938-1967; labor agreements, correspondence and reports, 1937-1968; correspondence and plans regarding plant construction and improvement, 1948-1966; accountant's reports, 1918-1920 and 1934-1936; and tax forms, 1938-1955.
 
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Mercedes Deiz collection

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Papers and photographs relating to Judge Mercedes Deiz and her family.
 
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Elmer Perry Dodd papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Elmer Perry Dodd (born 1869) was a developer and irrigation advocate for the Umatilla area of Oregon. Collection includes correspondence, research notes, documents and printed materials regarding irrigation projects in the Umatilla area, particularly the Umatilla Rapids Project and McNary Dam, 1902-1954; and correspondence and documents regarding the Columbia Valley Association, Inland Waterways Association, and Bureau of Reclamation hearings. Correspondents include Walter M. Pierce, Charles L. McNary, Frederick Steiwer, Marshall N. Dana and Homer D. Angell.
 
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Cindy Domingo papers

Repository:University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:Papers of Cindy Domingo, Filipino American labor activist, documenting her organizing work with the Committee for Justice for Domingo and Viernes, Line of March, and the Union of Democratic Filipinos (KDP).
 
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Dooly & Company records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Dooly & Company was an insurance and investment company in Portland, Oregon. Collection includes business correspondence, leases, notes, financial records, and documents, 1904-1958, regarding the purchase of hotels in Portland, Oregon; records of Dooly Investment Co., Davenport Dooly Co. and the Contractor Finance Association; business papers of Frank E. Dooly and Andrew C. Smith.
 
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Wallace Ulysses Douglas papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Wallace Ulysses Douglas (1868-1936) moved to Coos Bay, Oregon in 1890, worked for the Coast Mail, read law with John A. Gray, was admitted to the bar in 1898, and practiced law in the Coos Bay area thereafter. The collection contains business, legal, and political correspondence, law office ledgers, and records of five Oregon businesses that Douglas provided legal counsel for or was a shareholder: American Bank, Coos Bay Home Telephone Co., German-American Hospital Association, Home Mortgage Co., and Smith River Transportation Co.
 
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Drexel Land Company record book

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Record book with minutes, receipts, agreements and land titles.
 
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Willis Dunagan diaries and legal papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Willis Dunagan was a farmer in Marion County, Oregon. The collection consists of Dunagan's diaries from 1859 to 1897, a folder of legal documents, and two original school diplomas earned by Dunagan.
 
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Duncan-Packer Family Papers

Repository:Montana State University Library, Merrill G. Burlingame Special Collections
Summary:Primarily business records, letters, receipts, gas and oil leases, and other legal documents created or collected by the Troy Duncan or Erwin Packer families. Subjects include homesteading, Liberty county and communities therein, oil and gas exploration and leasing, and sheep and cattle ranching.

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