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Archive for March, 2012

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Monday, March 26th, 2012

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Newly available collection: Philologian Society records

Tuesday, March 20th, 2012

The Philologian Society was a student group at the University of Oregon. The collection contains one hand-written record book of minutes, 1893-1903.

Call number: UA 128

.25 linear feet (1 volume)

Guide to the Philologian Society Records, 1893-1903

Newly available collection: Atlantic Union Committee records

Tuesday, March 20th, 2012

The Atlantic Union Committee was an organization promoting the establishment of a federal union of European and North American democracies. Student chapter records office files, correspondence, minutes, memos, organizational materials, memberships, Eugene chapter and national newsletters, and general information from 1949-1954.

Call number: UA 084

.5 linear feet (1 container)

Guide to the Atlantic Union Committee Records, 1949-1954

Newly available collection: University of Oregon Board of Regents minutes

Tuesday, March 20th, 2012

In 1876, by an Act of the Oregon Legislature, the University of Oregon Board of Regents was vested with governance of the University of Oregon; a role that lasted until 1929. The collection includes meetings minutes, correspondence and memos of the Regents from 1879-1929.

Call number: UA 023

3 linear feet (13 containers)

Guide to the University of Oregon Board of Regents Minutes, 1876-1963

Newly available collection: Thomas R. Cornelius letter

Tuesday, March 20th, 2012

Thomas R. Cornelius (1827-1899) was a pioneer and member of the Oregon Mounted Volunteers during the Cayuse and Yakima Indian Wars.  The collection consists of a single letter to his wife written during his military service.

Call number: CA 1856 Feb 20

.1 linear feet (1 folders)

Guide to the Thomas R. Cornelius Letter, February 20, 1856

Newly available collection: Dwight E. Mitchell papers

Tuesday, March 20th, 2012

Dwight E. Mitchell (1898-1988) was a teacher, journalist, and writer who investigated and wrote about education and teaching. The collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, notebooks and diaries, college and university teaching materials, tearsheets, interviews and biographical files, and books.

Call number: Ax 791

6 linear feet (7 containers)

Guide to the Dwight E. Mitchell Papers, 1918-1960

Newly available collection: Frederick DeNeffe papers

Tuesday, March 20th, 2012

Frederick Mason DeNeffe (1882-1965) was educated at the University of Michigan and starting in 1907 he worked as an attorney in Portland, Oregon. The collection contains legal files regarding oil, coal, gas, silver, sugar, and mining companies.

Call number: Ax 673

3 linear feet (2 containers)

Guide to the Frederick DeNeffe Papers, 1936-1965

Newly available collection: John Kelly correspondence

Tuesday, March 20th, 2012

An active participant in early Oregon government, John Kelly (1818-) was an Irishman and a Republican.  The collection consists of Kelly’s correspondence, as well as some assorted bills and receipts.

Call number: Ax 148

.5 linear feet (1 container)

Guide to the John Kelly Correspondence, 1855-1889

Newly available collection: Charles B. Newton reminiscences

Tuesday, March 20th, 2012

Charles B. Newton (1842-) was a Presbyterian missionary in India.  Newton’s typewritten reminiscences describe missionary life in Ludhiana, Sabathu, and Simla.

Call number: A 211

.1 linear feet (1 folder)

Guide to the Charles B. Newton Reminiscences, 1844-1892

Newly available collection: Albert Zieber diary and letters

Tuesday, March 20th, 2012

Alfred Zieber (1830-1890) traveled overland from Peoria, Illinois to California.  The collection consists of Zieber’s diary of his journey, as well as four subsequent letters from his father, John S. Zieber.

Call number: A 139

.1 linear feet (1 folder)

Guide to the Albert Zieber Diary and Letters, 1850