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Newly Available Collection: James Thornton Chinnock papers

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013

James Thornton Chinnock (1882 – ) was an attorney in Grants Pass, Oregon. The collection (1920-1928) contains case files relating to water rights cases in Josephine County, Oregon.

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Guide to the James Thornton Chinnock Papers

Newly Available Collection: Charles William Robinson radio scripts

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013

Charles William Robinson was an attorney who practiced in Portland, Oregon and who wrote scripts for the radio program “The Mighty Meek.”

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Guide to the Charles William Robinson Radio Scripts

Newly Available Collection: Fred D. Van Wagenen letter

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013

The collection contains a letter dated September 13, 1896, from Fred D. Van Wagenen, a lawyer in Seattle, Washington, to his mother (Ann Van Wagenen?) of New York. In the letter, he describes an Alaska mining trip and meeting Father Barnum, a Jesuit missionary and cousin to P.T. Barnum.

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Guide to the Fred D. Van Wagenen Letter

Newly Available Collection: George Henry Williams address

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013

George Henry Williams (1823-1910) was an Oregon politician, serving as the chief justice of the Territory of Oregon, as a Republican representing Oregon in the U.S. Senate, as Attorney General of the United States, and as Mayor of Portland. The collection contains an address by Williams delivered at the Marquam Grand Theater in Portland, Oregon on May 16, 1896.

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Guide to the George Henry Williams Address

Newly Available Collection: Matthew Paul Deady letter to Melvin C. George

Friday, September 13th, 2013

Matthew Paul Deady (1824-1893) was a lawyer, politician, and judge in the Oregon Territory. Deady became Oregon’s first U.S. District Court judge in 1859, a position he retained until his death. The collection contains a letter dated April 11, 1884, from Deady, of Portland, Oregon to Melvin C. George, of Washington, D.C. In the letter, Deady states that he hopes the judicial salary bill passes, and he comments on public reaction to a measure forfeiting railway grants.

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Guide to the Matthew Paul Deady Letter to Melvin C. George

Newly Avaialble Collection: Joseph Nathan Teal scrapbooks

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

Joseph Nathan Teal (1858-1929) was an Oregon rancher, lawyer, investor, and civic leader who was an advocate of waterways development and served as U.S. Shipping Commissioner from 1920-1921. The collection (1894-1917) contains fourteen volumes of scrapbooks regarding Oregon politics, Portland water, transportation in Oregon, taxes, the railroad, Celilo canal, and navigation of the Columbia River.

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Guide to the Joseph Nathan Teal Scrapbooks

Newly Available Collection: Earl Ashby Nott political correspondence

Friday, July 26th, 2013

Earl Ashby Nott (1885-1966) was an attorney in McMinnville, Oregon, who in 1956 served as chairman of the Morse for Senator Committee in Yamhill County. The collection (1956-1962) contains political correspondence, including letters from Wayne L. Morse.

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Guide to the Earl Ashby Nott Political Correspondence

Newly Available Collection: Jerome Workman correspondence

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

Jerome Workman was an attorney in Eugene, Oregon, who also served as secretary of the Chamber of Commerce.  The collection (1912-1914) contains correspondence regarding Oregon businesses, including transportation and mining firms.

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Guide to the Jerome Workman Correspondence

Newly Available Collection: Lake M. Bechtell papers

Friday, July 5th, 2013

Lake Bechtell (1886 -1977) was a lawyer who became City Attorney of Prineville, then was elected to the City Council in 1921, to the office of Mayor in 1925, and served as District Attorney for Crook County, 1928 to 1953. The collection contains legal files regarding livestock companies, grazing and irrigation districts, mining claims, and railroads, 1918-1963.

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Guide to the Lake M. Bechtell Papers

Newly Available Collection: Beyrl Albert Green papers

Thursday, June 27th, 2013

Beyrl Albert Green (1887-1965) was an Oregon attorney who specialized in labor cases, and who defended the Industrial Workers of the World, the 1922 railroad strikers, and the 1934 striking longshoremen. The collection (1917-1965) contains his autobiography, correspondence, and addresses.

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Guide to the Beyrl Albert Green Papers