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Newly Available Collection: Levi Ankeny letter to Joseph N. Teal

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013

The collection contains a letter dated July 15, 1904 from Levi Ankeny of Walla Walla, Washington, to Joseph N. Teal of Portland, Oregon. In the letter, Ankeny informs Teal about the population and agricultural crops of Franklin County, Washington.

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Guide to the Levi Ankeny Letter to Joseph N. Teal

Newly Available Collection: James Tertius Jardine papers

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

James Tertius Jardine worked as a civil servant in agriculture; he was director of Oregon agricultural experiment stations, and chief of the Office of Experiment Stations, U.S.D.A. He played an important role in grazing research. The collection (1910-1951) contains contracts and appointment notices, reports on grazing policies, correspondence, and personal information and papers.

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Guide to the James Tertius Jardine Papers

Newly Available Collection: Charles T. McDaniel papers

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013

Charles T. McDaniel was, for many years, a cashier of the Stockgrowers & Farmers National Bank of Wallowa, Oregon. The collection contains bank correspondence, personal and family correspondence, a travel diary, memorial letters, and a photograph album.

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Guide to the Charles T. McDaniel Papers

Newly Available Collection: Henry Miller letters to Henry N. Fulgham

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013

Henry Miller was part owner of the Miller and Lux Cattle Company, and Henry N. Fulgham was manager of Miller and Lux ranches at Black Rock and Quinn River, Nevada. The collection (1891-1894) contains letters from Miller to Fulgham.

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Guide to the Henry Miller Letters to Henry N. Fulgham

Newly Available Collection: Ansel Hemenway diary

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013

Ansel Hemenway (1841 – ) farmed near Crow, Oregon. The collection contains a diary that consists of seven volumes, and is mostly an accounting of farm work.

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Guide to the Ansel Hemenway Diary

Newly Available Collection: A.C. Heyman papers

Thursday, April 11th, 2013

A.C. (Arnold C.) Heyman (1878-1975) was an Oregon farmer and advocate of public power. Collection consists of correspondence, speeches and radio talks, letters to the editor, materials on the Linn County PUD, research materials on public power, and personal material.

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Guide to the A.C. Heyman Papers

Newly Available Collection: Jefferson Myers papers

Friday, February 1st, 2013

Jefferson Myers (c.1860-1943) was a native Oregonian born of pioneer parents, who served as Oregon State Senator, on state commissions, and as a Board of Regent for Oregon Agricultural College. The collection contains material from the Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition and the Jamestown Tri-Centennial Exposition, as well as personal correspondence, some Oregon state documents, and photographs.

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Guide to the Jefferson Myers Papers

Newly Available Collection: Lane County Farmers Union Cooperative Warehouse Co. records

Tuesday, January 15th, 2013

The Lane County Farmer’s Union Cooperative mill was built in 1923, primarily to process grain. The collection contains meeting minutes, reports, audits, ledgers, and pamphlets.

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Lane County Farmers Union Cooperative Warehouse Co. Records

Check out: John H. Nicklin letter

Tuesday, September 11th, 2012

The John H. Nicklin letter is a single letter, addressed to Nicklin’s brother, describing the journey to and conditions found in Oregon in 1851. The letter focuses on the journey over the Oregon Trail and the available agriculture of the Willamette Valley.

Call number: CA 1851 Feb 25

Guide to the John H. Nicklin letter

Check out: Morris Family photographs

Wednesday, September 5th, 2012

Collection comprises 36 black and white, glass plate negatives of a Native American family, baseball players in baseball uniforms, unidentified people on a farm, and Jump Off Joe rock in Newport, Oregon, circa 1918.

Call number: PH333

Guide to the Morris Family photographs