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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: Pflag Ashland, Oregon records

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

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

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

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

Newly Available Collection: Hazel M. Cunningham papers

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

The collection contains the memoirs of Hazel M. Cunningham, original handwritten family letters from the 1870-1890s, and draft pages of the memoir manuscript. The collection includes a bound copy of the memoirs titled, Tapestry, A Partial History of Some Pioneer Families of Polk County, Nebraska, 1979.

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Guide to the Hazel M. Cunningham Papers

Newly Available Collection: Western Wood Products Association records

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

Western Wood Products Association (WWPA) is a trade association representing softwood lumber manufacturers in the 12 Western states. The collection (1960s-1980s) contains administrative records, subject files, tree farm reports, meeting minutes, correspondence, and maps.

Guide to the Western Wood Products Association Records

Newly Available Collection: Danish Brotherhood and Danish Sisterhood Lodges of Junction City, Oregon records

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

Danish Brotherhood and Sisterhood lodges are fraternal organizations organized around a shared Danish heritage. The collection (1908-1981) contains records of the Danish Brotherhood and Danish Sisterhood lodges of Junction City, Oregon.

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Guide to the Danish Brotherhood and Danish Sisterhood Lodges of Junction City, Oregon Records

Newly Available Collection: Office of the President: Myles Brand records

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

Myles Brand (May 17, 1942 – September 16, 2009) was a philosophy professor and served the University of Oregon as President from 1989 to 1994. The collection contains records from the Office of the President from 1989 to 1995.

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Guide to the Office of the President: Myles Brand Records

Newly Available Collection: James Webb Young papers

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013

James Webb Young (1886-1973) had a long career in advertising as the head of the Advertising Council, as key figure with J. Walter Thompson company, and with varied national and government agencies. The collection (1933-1972) contains printed and published documents pertaining to Young’s career in advertising and also speeches, photographs, working notes, personal scrapbooks, Christmas cards designed by Young, autobiographical material, and files regarding his professional service and employment.

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Guide to the James Webb Young Papers

Newly Available Collection: Alan Garner papers

Monday, September 9th, 2013

Alan Garner (1934 -) is a celebrated writer of fantasy stories that feature children as the main protagonists, and that explore the myths, traditions, and dialect of Cheshire, England. The collection (1971-1978) contains correspondence with publishers, a biographical packet, and reviews mostly concerning the book Red Shift.

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Guide to the Alan Garner Papers