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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: Jonathan Wagner papers

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

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: Emmett Gulley papers

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

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: Register-Guard records on higher education consolidation

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

The bid to consolidate higher education in Oregon began with the the Zorn-MacPherson School Moving Bill of 1932. The collection (1932-1934) contains research files and a scrapbook of the Register Guard Eugene newspaper regarding arguments and statistics surrounding the consolidation attempt.

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Guide to the Register-Guard Records on Higher Education Consolidation

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: Office of the President: Prince Lucien Campbell records

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

Prince Lucien Campbell (1861-1925) served as president of the University of Oregon from 1902 until 1925. The collection contains records that document the Office of the President, 1905-1927.

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Guide to the Office of the President: Prince Lucien Campbell Records

Newly Available Collection: W. T. Van Scoy letter to Charles Drain

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013

The collection contains a letter dated December 8, 1904 from W. T. Van Scoy, of Ashland, Oregon, to Charles Drain of Drain, Oregon. In the letter, Scoy writes that his wages at the Southern Oregon State Normal school are so terrible he cannot eat and pay his bills, and he is sorry he cannot pay Drain the insurance money he owes him.

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Guide to the W. T. Van Scoy Letter to Charles Drain

Newly Available Collection: Woodrow Wilson letter to Matthew H. Douglass

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013

Before he became the President of United States, Woodrow Wilson was a professor and also President of Princeton University. The collection contains a letter dated July 12, 1902 from Wilson to Matthew H. Douglass, of Grinnell College in Iowa, in which Wilson explains that he cannot give a lecture at Grinnell until his inauguration at Princeton is over.

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Guide to the Woodrow Wilson letter to Matthew H. Douglass

Newly Available Collection: Multnomah School District Number 1 records

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013

Multnomah School District number 1 was established in 1854 to service families in the Portland area of the Oregon Territory.  The collection consists of a building contract and receipts.

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Guide to Multnomah School District Number 1 Records

Newly Available Collection: Santiam Academy student manuscripts

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013

The Santiam Academy of Lebanon, Oregon, was built and run by the Methodist Church in the 1850s. The collection (1865-1869) contains manuscripts of periodicals created by students of the Academy.

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Guide to the Santiam Academy Student Manuscripts