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Newly Available Collection: Ray Howard Corey scrapbooks

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013

Ray Corey (1880-1962) was an engineer who specialized in water supply and sewage disposal plant design and construction, and worked as a state engineering inspector and consultant for Oregon and Washington P.W.A. projects. The collection (1907-1952) consists of scrapbook albums that contain photographs of construction details for major projects in which Corey was involved.

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Guide to the Ray Howard Corey Scrapbooks

Newly Available Collection: Leonard A. Andrus papers

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

Leonard A. Andrus was a civil engineer who surveyed and reported on Pacific Northwest firms during the 1920s. The collection (1921-1930) contains financial, asset, and policy reports on firms in the Pacific Northwest.

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Guide to the Leonard A. Andrus Papers

Newly Available Collection: Portland Oregon Metropolitan Study Committee records

Friday, July 5th, 2013

The Portland Oregon Metropolitan Study Commission was established by state law (ORS 199:130), and began work on November 8, 1968, and dissolved June 30, 1971. The collection (1963-1971) contains minutes and working files of member Orval Etter.

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Guide to the Portland Oregon Metropolitan Study Commission Records

Newly Available Collection: Earl G. Paules papers

Thursday, June 27th, 2013

Earl Grady Paules (1891 – ) graduated from the U. S. Military Academy, and as a colonel of the 18th Engineers he was in command of Alaska highway construction in the Whitehorse, Yukon Territory – White River sector, and then of the Northwest sector. The collection (1942-1963) contains a diary, correspondence, a history of the construction of the Whitehorse sector prepared by the Operations Section, 18th Engineers (1943), publications, and reel-to-reel film and photographs of Alaskan highway construction.

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Guide to the Earl G. Paules Papers

Newly Available Collection: Jay Kalez papers

Thursday, June 27th, 2013

Jay Kalez was an author of mystery, detective, and adventure stories. The collection contains short story and article manuscripts, publisher and agent correspondence, and Army Corps of Engineer press releases.

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Guide to the Jay Kalez Papers

Newly Available Collection: James Suydam Polhemus papers

Thursday, June 27th, 2013

James Suydam Polhemus (1852-1930) became an engineer and worked for the U. S. Army Engineers in Texas, in the Great Lakes region, in California, and later settled in Oregon in the 1880s, where he engineered the jetties at Yaquina and Coos Bay harbors. The collection (1864-1924) contains family and business correspondence, and a letterpress copy book consisting of the outgoing correspondence of the Alsea Packing company.

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Guide to the James Suydam Polhemus Papers

Newly Available Collection: Allan Elston papers

Thursday, June 27th, 2013

Allan V. Elston (1887 – ) was educated as a civil engineer, and he worked on railroads, as a mining engineer in Chile, as a cattle rancher, and from 1924 on he wrote western fiction. The collection contains research notes, published pieces, royalty statements, and correspondence with agents, other writers, and from readers, 1930-1960.

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Guide to the Allan Elston Papers

Newly Available Collection: Marmion Mills papers

Thursday, June 27th, 2013

Marmion D. Mills was a transportation engineer and consultant who worked at one time for General Motors. The collection contains studies of urban transportation systems for companies or for municipalities, with occasional correspondence.

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Guide to the Marmion Mills Papers

Newly Available Collection: Albert Burch papers

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013

Albert Burch (1867-1943) was a mining engineer during the early 1900s in California. The collection (1897-1942) contains papers related to mine work and photographs, including those of workers of the Mountain Copper company.

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Guide to the Albert Burch Papers

Newly Available Collection: Willis Chapel Barrett papers

Thursday, June 6th, 2013

Willis Chapel Barrett (1891-1963) was a civil engineer who worked for the U.S. State Department on the Yellow River conservancy project in China. The collection contains project files, reports, correspondence, and maps.

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Guide to the Willis Chapel Barrett Papers