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Newly Available Collection: Earl Landreth papers

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

Earl Landreth (1893-1966) served as an officer in the Philippine Scouts in 1915, and in the U.S. Army, 1917, and rose to the rank of Colonel. The collection consists of correspondence from Landreth to his family during WWII, lectures delivered at Ft. Leavenworth, biographical material, and a publication by Landreth titled Washington Diaries, 1933-1935.

Guide to the Earl Landreth Papers

Newly Available Collection: Oregon. State Defense Council. Lane County, District no. 10, (Eugene) records

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

The records in this collection are from the Lane County, District no. 10 (Eugene) division of the Oregon State Defense council. The collection (1942-1944) contains correspondence, minutes, committee records, evacuation plans, emergency test reports, minutes of the police reserve group, and University of Oregon Aircraft Warning Service observation post log books.

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Guide to the Oregon. State Defense Council. Lane County, District no. 10, Eugene Records

Newly Available Collection: Oregon. State Defense Council. Lane County records

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

The collection contains records from the Lane County division of the Oregon State Defense Council. The collection (1942-1944) contains meeting minutes, correspondence, test reports, and manuals from committees, police reserves, University of Oregon, and also includes photographs of cantonment sites in Oregon.

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Guide to the Oregon. State Defense Council. Lane County Records

Newly Available Collection: Oregon Militia, 1st Brigade, 1st Regiment, Co. A records

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

The Oregon Militia, 1st Brigade, 1st Regiment, Company A, which organized during the American Civil War, was referred to as the “Mountain Rangers.” The collection (1863-1867) contains journals, correspondence, muster rolls, and information regarding the origin and dissolution of the Mountain Rangers.

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Guide to the Oregon Militia, 1st Brigade, 1st Regiment, Company A Records

Newly Available Collection: Albert M. Taylor papers

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013

Albert Montreville Taylor served in the Philippine Constabulary. The collection (1900-1966) contains correspondence, diaries, constabulary records and publications, and also personal papers, photographs, and memorabilia.

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Guide to the Albert M. Taylor Papers

newly Available Collection: Will H. Robinson letter to Grace Plummer

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013

Will H. Robinson served in the Spanish American War in the Philippines. The collection (1899) contains one letter from Robinson, sent from Manila, to Grace Plummer of Portland, Oregon.

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Guide to the Will H. Robinson Letter to Grace Plummer

Newly Available Collection: Joseph Henry Brown letter to Nettie Spencer

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013

Joseph Henry Brown (1867-1898) was an Oregon pioneer, newspaper printer and correspondent, a Veteran, and a historian who wrote about politics, and especially Native American culture and conflicts in Oregon. The collection contains a letter dated April 27, 1895 from Brown to Nettie Spencer regarding his and other’s writings on the history of provisional government in Oregon.

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Guide to the Joseph Henry Brown Letter to Nettie Spencer

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: Thomas R. Cornelius deposition

Friday, September 13th, 2013

Thomas R. Cornelius, was an Oregon pioneer and a member of the Oregon Mounted Volunteers during the Cayuse and Yakima Indian Wars. The collection contains a deposition given by Cornelius on January 1, 1884 regarding the Oregon Mounted Volunteers.

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Guide to the Thomas R. Cornelius Deposition

Newly Available Collection: U.S. Treasury Department, Third Auditor’s Office records

Friday, September 13th, 2013

The collection contains two letters written on stationery from the Third Auditor’s Office of the U.S. Treasury Department regarding supplies allegedly furnished by Messrs. Field and Blakely during the “Oregon and Washington Indian War of 1955-1956.” The letters are dated March 30, 1881, and March 22, 1876.

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Guide to the U.S. Treasury Department, Third Auditor’s Office records