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Newly Available Collection: Edwin Burton Aldrich correspondence

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

Edwin B. Aldrich (1879-1950) became a newspaper editor and publisher with the East Oregonian (in Pendleton) and was active is public affairs in Oregon all his adult life. The collection contains correspondence related to newspaper business, public affairs, political and personal concerns and includes letters exchanged with Oregon politicians and public figures.

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Guide to the Edwin B. Aldrich Correspondence

Newly Available Collection: Henry Misselwitz papers

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

Henry Misselwitz (1900 – ?) became a reporter and foreign correspondent, was the author of three books on his experiences in the Far East, and promoted the establishment of a foreign service training center for U.S. diplomats. The collection contains correspondence regarding the proposed Academy of Foreign Service, book manuscripts, radio scripts, newspaper columns and articles, two journals Misselwitz kept while travelling in China, and a general merchandise account book belonging to a Mrs. Carolyn Converse Misselwitz.

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Guide to the Henry Misselwitz Papers

Newly Available Collection: Portland Reporter records

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

Striking union newspaper workers in Oregon started the Portland Reporter newspaper; it was printed from 1959 until 1964. The collection contains the administrative, editorial, and printing records of the short-lived newspaper.

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Guide to the Portland Reporter Records

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: Eva Emery Dye letter to Fred Lockley

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

The collection contains a letter dated June 19, 1922 from Eva Emery Dye, an author and suffragist of Oregon City, to Fred Lockley. In the letter, Dye reports on visiting a Mr. Lancaster’s camp at Bonneville that is being transformed into an event venue and states that she wants Lockley to give a talk about journalism at the next Chautauqua she will be attending.

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Guide to the Eva Emery Dye Letter to Fred Lockley

Newly Available Collection: George P. Putnam papers

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013

George Palmer Putnam (1872-1961) became a newspaper reporter, editor, manager, and publisher. The collection (1900-1919) contains correspondence, business papers, memorabilia, and scrapbooks.

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Guide to the George P. Putnam Papers

Newly Available Collection: Victor H. Pelz papers

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013

Victor Hugo Pelz (1894-1968) was an salesman, editor, and marketer for magazines and newspapers, and had a long working association with Curtis Publishing company. The collection (1902-1918) contains correspondence, sales bulletins, reports, publicity, and a copy of Pelz’s masters thesis.

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Guide to the Victor H. Pelz Papers

Newly Available Collection: Wistar Morris letter to Aaron E. Wait

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013

The collection contains a letter dated July 31, 1894 from Wistar Morris, of Portland, Oregon to Aaron E. Wait regarding an Episcopal Church publication. In the letter, Morris writes that he fears the Oregon Churchman may cease publication.

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Guide to the Wistar Morris Letter to Aaron E. Wait

Newly Available Collection: Joseph Henry Brown letter to John H. Mitchell

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013

Joseph Henry Brown (1867-1898) was an Oregon pioneer, newspaper printer and correspondent, Veteran, and a historian who wrote about politics and Native American culture and conflicts in Oregon. The collection (May 19, 1893) contains a letter from Brown to John H. Mitchell, a U.S. Senator from Oregon, about maps Brown wanted to use in his historical work about “Indian Wars” in Oregon.

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Guide to the Joseph Henry Brown Letter to John H. Mitchell

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