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Newly Available Collection: Ruth Erickson and Eleanor Stevenson papers

September 26th, 2013 by Chas Cassidy

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

September 26th, 2013 by Chas Cassidy

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

Newly Available Collection: George E. Carter Jr. papers

September 26th, 2013 by Chas Cassidy

George E. Carter, Jr. ( – 1968) served as a Methodist Episcopal minister of Allen Temple in Portland, Oregon, and was chairman of Albina Citizens War on Poverty from 1965-1968. The collection contains sermons, Methodist Episcopal church material that includes publications, conference and meeting material, reports, minutes, yearbooks, and a church study, Urban League material, photographs of Mississippi Tent City (1966), and reel-to-reel tape recordings, 1960s.

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Guide to the George E. Carter Jr. Papers

Newly Available Collection: Earl Landreth papers

September 26th, 2013 by Chas Cassidy

Earl Landreth (1893-1966) served as an officer in the Philippine Scouts in 1915, and in the U.S. Army, 1917, and rose to the rank of Colonel. The collection consists of correspondence from Landreth to his family during WWII, lectures delivered at Ft. Leavenworth, biographical material, and a publication by Landreth titled Washington Diaries, 1933-1935.

Guide to the Earl Landreth Papers

Newly Available Collection: Hans Heller papers

September 26th, 2013 by Chas Cassidy

Hans Ewald Heller (1894-1966) was a composer, pianist, writer, and music critic. The collection contains original scores and published music of musical comedies, short operas, symphonic works, chamber music, and other songs, scrapbooks, and music recordings.

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Guide to the Hans Heller Papers

Newly Available Collection: Jonathan Wagner papers

September 26th, 2013 by Chas Cassidy

Jonathan Wagner (1873- ?) became superintendent of schools at Las Cruces and Santa Fe, New Mexico, was then elected New Mexico superintendent of public instruction, then elected president of New Mexico Normal University, and from 1923 to 1930, served as chief of the Alaska Division of the U. S. Department of Education. The collection contains scrapbooks of correspondence, clippings, photographs and other material from Wagner’s career in education, 1917-1933.

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Guide to the Jonathan Wagner Papers

Newly Available Collection: Henry Misselwitz papers

September 26th, 2013 by Chas Cassidy

Henry Misselwitz (1900 – ?) became a reporter and foreign correspondent, was the author of three books on his experiences in the Far East, and promoted the establishment of a foreign service training center for U.S. diplomats. The collection contains correspondence regarding the proposed Academy of Foreign Service, book manuscripts, radio scripts, newspaper columns and articles, two journals Misselwitz kept while travelling in China, and a general merchandise account book belonging to a Mrs. Carolyn Converse Misselwitz.

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Guide to the Henry Misselwitz Papers

Newly Available Collection: Emmett Gulley papers

September 26th, 2013 by Chas Cassidy

Emmet W. Gulley (1894-1981) became a missionary, as well as a professor and president of Pacific College (now George Fox College), and investigated the governmental relations between the Doukhobors and the Canadian government. The collection contains correspondence, administrative papers, articles, essays,  pamphlets, and newspaper clippings regarding the Doukhobors and Gulley’s mediation work, and a scrapbook that contains photographs of Doukhobors.

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Guide to the Emmett Gulley Papers

Newly Available Collection: Pflag Ashland, Oregon records

September 26th, 2013 by Chas Cassidy

The National Parents and Friends of Gays and Lesbians (PFLAG) organization was founded in 1972 by a mother of a gay son, and there are local chapters in every state. The collection contains the records of the Ashland, Oregon chapter.

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Guide to the Parents and Friends of Gays and Lesbians (PFLAG) of Ashland, Oregon Records

Newly Available Collection: Pflag Grants Pass, Oregon records

September 26th, 2013 by Chas Cassidy

The National Parents and Friends of Gays and Lesbians (PFLAG) organization was founded in 1972 by a mother of a gay son, and there are local chapters in every state. The collection contains the records of the Grants Pass, Oregon chapter.

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Guide to the Parents and Friends of Gays and Lesbians (PFLAG) of Grants Pass, Oregon Records