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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: Hazel M. Cunningham papers

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

The collection contains the memoirs of Hazel M. Cunningham, original handwritten family letters from the 1870-1890s, and draft pages of the memoir manuscript. The collection includes a bound copy of the memoirs titled, Tapestry, A Partial History of Some Pioneer Families of Polk County, Nebraska, 1979.

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Guide to the Hazel M. Cunningham Papers

Newly Available Collection: Eva Emery Dye letter to Fred Lockley

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

The collection contains a letter dated June 19, 1922 from Eva Emery Dye, an author and suffragist of Oregon City, to Fred Lockley. In the letter, Dye reports on visiting a Mr. Lancaster’s camp at Bonneville that is being transformed into an event venue and states that she wants Lockley to give a talk about journalism at the next Chautauqua she will be attending.

CA 1922 June 19

Guide to the Eva Emery Dye Letter to Fred Lockley

Newly Available Collection: Eva Emery Dye letter

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013

The collection contains a letter dated May 8, 1909, from Eva Emery Dye, an author and suffragist of Oregon City, to a Mrs. Colby regarding an upcoming forum at which Mrs. Colby wished to speak about suffragettes in England.

CA 1909 May 8

Guide to the Eva Emery Dye letter

Newly Available Collection: Eva Emery Dye letter to Mrs. Colby

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013

The collection contains a letter dated October 30, 1906, from Eva Emery Dye, an author of Oregon City, Oregon and a suffragist, to a Mrs. Colby. In the letter, Dye declines the presidency [of a suffrage group?] and recommends Mrs. Ada Unruh instead because she “has the courage to stand up against the Oregonian and Mrs. Duniway.”

CA 1906 Oct 30

Guide to the Eva Emery Dye letter to Mrs. Colby

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.

CA 1900 Sept 11

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

Newly Available Collection: Lillie M. Martin manuscripts

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013

Lillie M. Martin wrote short stories. Collection contains manuscripts of short stories written between 1930 and 1950.

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Guide to the Lillie M. Martin Manuscripts

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: 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.

CA 1884 Sept 15

Guide to the Lucy Larcom Letter

Newly Available Collection: Elizabeth Carlyle letters from China

Thursday, September 12th, 2013

Elizabeth Carlyle worked as a nurse at the Isabella Fisher Hospital, in Tientsin (Tianjin), China. The collection (1937-1938) contains outgoing correspondence regarding the conquest of Tientsin (Tianjin).

Guide to the Elizabeth Carlyle Letters From China