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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: George O. Adams papers

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013

George O. Adams was a carpenter interested in the political issues of the day and he gathered together the radical literature that makes up this collection. The collection consists of many types of printed material including pamphlets, broadsides, articles from newspapers, magazines, and other publications about labor and unions, religion, socialism, economics, and anarchism, among other topics.

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Guide to the George O. Adams Radical Literature Collection

Newly Available Collection: Frederick Enos Woltman correspondence and clippings

Monday, September 9th, 2013

Frederick Enos Woltman (1905-1970) was an investigative reporter who won the Pulitzer Prize in 1947 for his “expose” articles about communist infiltration into education, labor unions, organized religion and government. The collection contains correspondence from 1941-1943.

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Guide to the Frederick Enos Woltman Correspondence and Clippings

Newly Available Collection: Robert Prescott, Jr. papers

Friday, August 2nd, 2013

Robert W. Prescott, Jr. (1914-?) was a Eugene, Oregon conservative who promoted the use of propaganda and psychological warfare to fight communism. The collection consists of Prescott’s correspondence and photographs.

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Guide to the Robert Prescott, Jr. Papers

Newly Available Collection: C. Eleanor Spears papers

Friday, August 2nd, 2013

C. Eleanor Spears (1876-1951) was a writer, suffragist, and a member of the Women’s Christian Temperance Union (WCTU). The collection consists largely of collected printed material relating to suffrage (1915-1930) and temperance, (1918-1947), and to a lesser degree socialist politics and the Christian Science religion, and also includes general correspondence, manuscripts, diaries, and address books.

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Guide to the C. Eleanor Spears Papers

Newly Available Collection: Marcus W. Robbins papers

Thursday, June 27th, 2013

Marcus W. Robbins (1879-1936) was an attorney, Socialist, and free thinker, and was named bishop for the Diocese of Reno, Nevada by Bishop Frank H. Rice of the Liberal Church, Inc. The collection (1902-1933) includes notebooks of Socialist and agnostic essays, manuscripts and published copies of Socialist pamphlets and broadsides authored by Robbins, issues of the circular Facts published by Robbins, articles, essays, and letters to the editor written by Robbins, photographs, and also correspondence concerning the business of Liberal Church, Inc.

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Guide to the Marcus W. Robbins Papers

Newly Available Collection: Albert Streiff papers

Thursday, April 11th, 2013

Albert Streiff (1894-1968) was a member of the Socialist Party who ran for Oregon governor in 1930. Collection contains manuscripts of radio talks, correspondence, certificates of nomination to the Socialist Party, a scrapbook, Socialist Party Convention journals, Socialist Party National Committee motions, socialist pamphlets, Labor and Socialist Service Press, National Executive Committee memoranda and Executive Secretary letters.

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Guide to the Albert Streiff Papers

Newly available collection: Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies Center (REESC) records

Friday, September 14th, 2012

The Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies Center (REESC), established in 1968, is the home of undergraduate and graduate programs in all fields connected to Russia, Eastern Europe, and former Soviet Eurasia at the University of Oregon. The collection includes correspondence, enrollment data, minutes, reports, activities and flyers, 1960s-1982.

Call number: UA 046

Guide to Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies Center (REESC)  Records

Newly available collection: Bernhard J. Stern papers

Friday, August 24th, 2012

Bernard Joseph Stern (1894-1956) was a professor of social anthropology and an independent Marxist who, with his wife, Charlotte Todes Stern, suffered under McCarthyism. The collection consists primarily of correspondence dealing with his publications; manuscripts, notes and research files for topics such as medical care, the Lummi Indians, Lysenko’s genetic theories and unique correspondence of Lester F. Ward; and files on the organizations he helped to sponsor and support. The collection also includes four images by Eugene H. Field from Stern’s 1934 book, The Lummi Indians of Northwest Washington, of Lummi tribal people and a house. There is also a portrait of three young men, probably including Stern, circa 1910s.

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Guide to the Bernhard J. Stern Papers

Newly available collection: F.E. Woltman papers

Tuesday, August 21st, 2012

Frederick Enos Woltman (1905-1970) was an investigative reporter who wrote numerous articles about “exposing” communism, won the Pulitzer Price for Journalism in 1947. The papers consist of correspondence, minor manuscripts, biographical material, clippings regarding Woltman and his work, the Sou Chan papers, books, photographs, and miscellaneous materials.

Call number: Ax 768

Guide to the F.E. Woltman Papers