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Newly Available Collection: Iris Thorpe Barry papers

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

Iris Thorpe Barry was a writer of poetry, short stories, and crime and suspense novels. The collection contains manuscripts of poems, short stories, and novels, correspondence, memorabilia and publicity, and published works, 1925-1975.

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Guide to the Iris Thorpe Barry Papers

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: Frances Fuller Victor letter to Lenore E. Gale

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013

The collection contains a letter dated September 11, 1900, from Oregon author and poet Frances Fuller Victor to Lenore (Leonore?) E. Gale of Eugene, Oregon. In the letter, Victor thanks Gale for ordering a book of poems written by Victor, and asks if Gale belongs to a ladies’ club or society that might want to purchase more copies.

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Guide to the Frances Fuller Victor Letter to Lenore E. Gale

Newly Available Collection: Joaquin Miller papers

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013

Joaquin Miller (1837-1913) was the pen name of Cincinnatus Hiner Miller, a Northwest writer, newspaper publisher, and poet. The collection contains four poems by Miller.

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Guide to the Joaquin Miller Papers

Newly Available Collection: Warren Waterhouse papers

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013

Warren Waterhouse, of Monmouth, Oregon, was a cherry grower. The collection (1896) consists of a certificate of inspection of nursery stock, a letter regarding Waterhouse’s cherries, and a poem written by Waterhouse regarding temperance.

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Guide to the Warren Waterhouse Papers

Newly Available Collection: Three poems about Oregon river boating

Monday, September 16th, 2013

The collection contains three handwritten poems about river boating in Oregon, written about 1888. The author is unknown.

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Guide to the Three poems about Oregon River Boating

Newly Available Collection: Lucy Larcom letter

Monday, September 16th, 2013

Lucy Larcom (1824-1893) was a poet, and novelist who wrote about her experiences working in a textile mill beginning at age eleven. The collection (1884) contains one letter that includes a handwritten poem from Larcom to a “Mrs Bray,” regarding other writers, and Larcom’s growing pile of unanswered mail.

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Guide to the Lucy Larcom Letter

Newly Available Collection: Joaquin Miller poem

Friday, September 13th, 2013

Joaquin Miller (1837-1913) was the pen name of Cincinnatus Hiner (or Heine) Miller, a Northwest writer, newspaper publisher, and poet. The collection (1874) contains a poem by Miller titled, “In the City of the Sea.”

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Guide to the Joaquin Miller Poem

Newly Available Collection: Eugene Barnes and David Dougherty manuscript

Monday, September 9th, 2013

Eugene Barnes and David Dougherty published an edited work based on an original volume of medieval poetry, Le geste de Garin de Monglane, also known as the Cheltenham Manuscript.  The collection consists of a typed, annotated, and edited manuscript of their work, Le Galien de Cheltenham.

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Guide to the Eugene Barnes and David Dougherty manuscript

Newly Available Collection: Fred Harrison legislative speeches

Friday, September 6th, 2013

Fred Harrison, of Brownsville, Oregon, served in the Oregon State House of Representatives as a Democrat, from 1935 to 1937, representing Linn County. The collection (1935-1937) contains legislative speeches, and (political) poetry.

Guide to the Fred Harrison Legislative Speeches