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Newly Available Collection: Mayo Methot Bogart memorabilia

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013

Mayo Methot Bogart (1904-1951) was an American film and theatre actress, who was married to Humphrey Bogart from 1938-1945. The collection (1910-1950)  includes a scrapbook with mementos, a script, and photographs.

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Guide to the Mayo Methot Bogart Memorabilia

Newly Available Collection: Alice Henson Ernst letters to Hazel Mills

Monday, September 9th, 2013

Alice Henson Ernst (1880-1980) was a playwright, teacher, freelance writer, and reporter. The collection (1951-1974) consists of correspondence from Ernst to Hazel Mills, often concerning Ernst’s books Trouping in the Oregon Country and The Wolf Ritual of the Northwest Coast.

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Guide to the Alice Henson Ernst Letters to Hazel Mills

Newly Available Collection: Eugene Shakespeare Club records

Friday, August 2nd, 2013

The current Eugene Shakespeare Club, an organization of women devoted to the study of Shakespeare’s works, was founded in 1909 and continues in existence as of the date of this writing (1993). The collection contains correspondence, constitutions, histories and recollections, and minutes that include annual reports, clippings, programs, and membership information.

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Guide to the Eugene Shakespeare Club Records

Newly Available Collection: Fanny Heaslip Lea papers

Friday, August 2nd, 2013

Fanny Heaslip Lea (1883-1955) was a journalist and author of short stories, novels, plays, and poetry. The collection contains manuscripts, correspondence, and memorabilia, 1912-1955.

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Guide to the Fanny Heaslip Lea Papers

Newly Available Collection: Ellison-White Chautauqua Bureau scrapbooks

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

Travelling chautauqua shows offered lectures, plays, and concerts of religious, classical, and popular music, and in 1912, J.R. Ellison joined with Clarence H. White in establishing the Ellison-White Chautauqua Bureau, headquartered in Portland, Oregon. The collection contains seventeen scrapbooks (1931-1956) that include clippings, articles, programs, and other printed matter regarding the bureau’s sponsored entertainment.

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Guide to the Ellison-White Chautauqua Bureau Scrapbooks

Newly Available Collection: Matthew Taylor papers

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

Matthew “Matt” Ambrose Taylor (1897-1966) was a reporter, writer, and script writer of short fiction, plays, and detective stories, many of which were adapted for radio, TV, or movies. The collection contains published and unpublished short stories, plays, radio and television scripts, and correspondence.

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Guide to the Matthew Taylor Papers

Newly Available Collection: Ellison White Chautauqua Bureau records

Friday, June 28th, 2013

Travelling chautauqua shows offered lectures, plays, and concerts of religious, classical, and popular music, and in 1912, J.R. Ellison joined with Clarence H. White in establishing the Ellison-White Chautauqua Bureau, headquartered in Portland, Oregon. The collection contains articles of incorporation, bylaws, minutes, articles, and programs, 1912-1928.

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Guide to the Ellison-White Chautaugua Bureau Records

Newly Available Collection: Mary Carolyn Davies papers

Thursday, June 27th, 2013

Mary Carolyn Davies was a prolific Oregon writer who wrote lyric poems, children’s verse, a novel, short stories, and several one-act plays. The collection (1910-1934) contains manuscripts, correspondence with publishers, published volumes, a scrapbook, photographs, and the manuscripts and college notebooks of Grace Ella Davies Wells.

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Guide to the Mary Carolyn Davies Papers

Newly Available Collection: Lawrence Perry papers

Thursday, June 27th, 2013

Lawrence Perry (1874-1954) was a sports reporter and drama critic for several newspapers, and for the North American Newspaper Alliance, and he also became an author of novels, plays, articles, short stories, and poems. The collection (1907-1961) contains manuscripts of novels, plays, short stories, and poems, correspondence, a scrapbook with letters, clippings and mementos, and a diary.

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Guide to the Lawrence Perry Papers

Newly Available Collection: Jacquin L. Lait papers

Thursday, June 27th, 2013

Jacquin “Jack” Lait was a newspaper reporter and theater critic for the Chicago Herald, and also a writer of short stories, plays, and novels. The collection contains literary manuscripts, illustrations, correspondence, and memorabilia.

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Guide to the Jacquin “Jake” L. Lait Papers