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Newly Available Collection: Roy K. Smith and Lura McLane Smith collection of Korean missionary materials

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

Roy K. Smith (1885-1958) was a Presbyterian medical missionary in Korea, in Seoul and Mason. His wife was Lura McLane Smith (1885-1979). Collection includes correspondence, newsletters, newspapers, a radio script, US Army Intelligence reports, press releases, and pamphlets.

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Guide to the Roy K. Smith and Lura McLane Smith Collection of Korean Missionary Materials

Newly Available Collection: George E. Carter Jr. papers

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

George E. Carter, Jr. ( – 1968) served as a Methodist Episcopal minister of Allen Temple in Portland, Oregon, and was chairman of Albina Citizens War on Poverty from 1965-1968. The collection contains sermons, Methodist Episcopal church material that includes publications, conference and meeting material, reports, minutes, yearbooks, and a church study, Urban League material, photographs of Mississippi Tent City (1966), and reel-to-reel tape recordings, 1960s.

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Guide to the George E. Carter Jr. Papers

Newly Available Collection: Lester Poor papers

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

Lester C. Poor (1874-1967) was a Methodist Episcopalian minister. The collection (1897-1947) contains sermons, sermon notes, and outlines.

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Guide to the Lester Poor Papers

Newly Available Collection: Victor Phillips sermons

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013

Victor Phillips (1888-1961) was a Methodist minister in Portland, Oregon. The collection contains sermons.

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Guide to the Victor Phillips Sermons

Newly Available Collection: Edwin Dwight Kellogg sermons

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013

Edwin Dwight Kellogg (1882-1952) was a Congregational minister in Forest Grove, Oregon, and a former missionary in China. The collection (1930-1952) contains sermons and also correspondence from China.

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Guide to the Edwin Dwight Kellogg 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: Kenneth Holmes correspondence and subject files

Friday, September 6th, 2013

Kenneth L. Holmes was a reverend, a McMinnville, Oregon newspaper editor, and a History professor at Linfield College. The collection (1952-1968) contains correspondence, including letters from Oregon politicians, and also a 33 1/2 rpm flexidisc recording of an interview with Wayne Morse regarding Vietnam.

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Guide to the Kenneth L. Holmes Correspondence and Subject Files

Newly Available Collection: Burgess Family papers

Friday, August 2nd, 2013

The Burgess family papers consists mainly of the records of Chalon Burgess, a Presbyterian minister, his wife Emma, their sons Edward Sandford and Theodore Chalon, their daughter Sarah Julia Burgess (who went by Julia), as well as other family members. Collection material includes correspondence, school and professional papers, prose and poetry, travel material, financial and investment documents, material on the Burgess rare manuscripts and book collection, miscellaneous manuscripts and publications, scrapbooks and photographs.

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Guide to the Burgess Family Papers

Newly Available Collection: C. Eleanor Spears papers

Friday, August 2nd, 2013

C. Eleanor Spears (1876-1951) was a writer, suffragist, and a member of the Women’s Christian Temperance Union (WCTU). The collection consists largely of collected printed material relating to suffrage (1915-1930) and temperance, (1918-1947), and to a lesser degree socialist politics and the Christian Science religion, and also includes general correspondence, manuscripts, diaries, and address books.

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Guide to the C. Eleanor Spears Papers

Newly Available Collection: Charles Hiram Mattoon letter to Reuben C. Hill

Friday, August 2nd, 2013

Charles Hiram Mattoon and Reuben C. Hill were both early ministers of Oregon, and Hill also served in the Oregon territory government, in 1857. The collection contains a letter of January 18, 1862 from Mattoon to Hill, warning Hill about rumours that he favored slavery.

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Guide to the Charles Hiram Mattoon Letter to Reuben C. Hill