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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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: James Freeman Clarke letter

Friday, September 13th, 2013

The collection contains a letter dated May 8, 1876, from James Freeman Clarke, addressed to “Dear Sir.” In the letter, Clarke thanks the man for sending him issues of a periodical (possibly) titled “Record of the Year,” and suggests improvements to the organization of the information.

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Guide to the James Freeman Clarke Papers

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: Malcolm Reiss papers

Friday, August 2nd, 2013

Malcolm Reiss (1905-1975) was an editor, author of stories and a book, China Boat Boy, and also an author’s agent. The collection contains personal papers including correspondence, manuscripts, and published articles, and also business records of Fiction House including correspondence, contracts, and financial records.

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Guide to the Malcolm Reiss Papers