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Newly Available Collection: Lyle Grimes collection

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

Lyle Grimes was a collector of Jazz related information. The collection contains record catalogs , lists and reviews, personality profiles of musicians, jazz booklets and bibliography, artwork, clippings, and scrapbooks.

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Newly Available Collection: School of Architecture and Allied Arts records

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

The University of Oregon School of Architecture and Design was founded in 1914 by Ellis Lawrence; it has gone through many name changes and department additions and eliminations. The collection contains records from multiple departments and the school depending on how it was organized at the time when the records were created.

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Guide to the School of Architecture and Allied Arts (AAA) Records

Newly Available Collection: Edwin Burton Aldrich correspondence

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

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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Guide to the Edwin B. Aldrich Correspondence

Newly Available Collection: Ben Wilson Olcott papers

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

Ben Wilson Olcott (1872-1952) became Oregon’s Secretary of State, 1911-1919, and governor, 1919-1923 and as governor he opposed the anti-Catholic “School bill” of 1922. The collection consists of nine scrapbooks arranged by Olcott that contain official and personal material concerning his terms as a state official and include correspondence, press releases, speeches, newsclippings, and material relating to the Ku Klux Klan in Oregon.

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Guide to the Ben Wilson Olcott Papers

Newly Available Collection: Baker, Rawalt, and Hoffman Family papers

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

The Baker family, consisting of Walter H. Baker, his wife Ida S. Baker (nee Rawalt) and their three sons, William A., Walter R., and Paul, as well as Ida Baker’s sister, Mary Hoffman (nee Rawalt), her husband William and their son Harlan, all moved to the Salem, Oregon area in the 1890s. The collection contains records of the Baker, Rawalt, and Hoffman family that include diaries, correspondence, photographs, negatives, and business records of Walter Baker.

Guide to the Baker, Rawalt, and Hoffman Family Papers

Newly Available Collection: Bertram Telfer McBain papers

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

Bertram Telfer McBain was a paper mill manager and consultant. The papers include proposals and studies for pulp mill sites, a manuscript history of the pulp and paper industry in the Pacific Northwest, photographs and a scrapbook of the Crown Pulp Mill, Oregon City (1914), and photographs of construction of the Oregon City-West Linn bridge (1922).

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Guide to the Bertram Telfer McBain Papers


Newly Available Collection: Iris Thorpe Barry papers

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

Iris Thorpe Barry was a writer of poetry, short stories, and crime and suspense novels. The collection contains manuscripts of poems, short stories, and novels, correspondence, memorabilia and publicity, and published works, 1925-1975.

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Guide to the Iris Thorpe Barry Papers

Newly Available Collection: Department of Romance Languages

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

The Department of Romance Languages at the University of Oregon offers classes that focus on the languages, literatures, and cultures of the French, Italian, and Spanish language speaking worlds. The collection includes department files, correspondence, reports, meeting minutes, and office files.

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Guide to the Department of Romance Languages Records

Newly Available Collection: Ruth Erickson and Eleanor Stevenson papers

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

Ruth Erickson (~1890 – 1970) and Eleanor Stevenson (~1898 – ?) were political radicals and Socialists who carried out a voluminous epistolary campaign against injustice. The collection contains correspondence by Erickson and Stevenson as well as subject files and personal material of Erickson’s including manuscripts of poems, articles, plays, and novels.

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Guide to the Ruth Erickson and Eleanor Stevenson Papers

Newly Available Collection: Roy K. Smith and Lura McLane Smith collection of Korean missionary materials

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

Roy K. Smith (1885-1958) was a Presbyterian medical missionary in Korea, in Seoul and Mason. His wife was Lura McLane Smith (1885-1979). Collection includes correspondence, newsletters, newspapers, a radio script, US Army Intelligence reports, press releases, and pamphlets.

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Guide to the Roy K. Smith and Lura McLane Smith Collection of Korean Missionary Materials