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Newly Available Collection: Harold C. Bean papers

Monday, September 9th, 2013

Harold Cedric Bean (1889-1930) served in the U.S. Army Medical Corps during WWI, and after his discharge, returned to Oregon and practiced medicine, and served on medical boards. The collection (1873-1930) contains correspondence, military papers, manuscripts regarding medical issues among soldiers in WWI, and other papers.

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Guide to the Harold C. Bean Papers

Newly Available Collection: Peter Bernard Kyne war correspondence

Monday, September 9th, 2013

Peter Bernard Kyne (1880 – 1957) a soldier who served in the Spanish American War and WWI, became an author whose war experience provided the background for many of his later stories. The collection (1898-1918) contains correspondence written while Kyne served in the Philippines, during his discharge between wars, and a later letter written in France during WWI.

Guide to the Peter Bernard Kyne War Correspondence

Newly Available Collection: Arthur Perry papers

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

Arthur Perry (1885-1948) was a newspaper reporter and paragrapher from Medford, Oregon, who is best known for his Medford Mail-Tribune¬† column “Smudge Pot,” which was widely reprinted. The collection (1918-1948) contains a wartime diary (WWI), scrapbooks, correspondence, and clippings of Perry’s writings.

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Guide to the Arthur Perry papers

Newly Available Collection: George Kleinholz collection of Bonus Expeditionary Force ephemera and artifacts

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013

The Bonus Expeditionary Force was a group of World War I veterans that marched on Washington, D.C, in 1932, to demand early payment of bonuses promised them. George Kleinholz was regimental commander of the Oregon group of the Bonus Expeditionary Force. The collection (1932) contains mementos, clippings, and photographs of the march and encampments.

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Guide to the George Kleinholz Collection of Bonus Expeditionary Force Ephemera and Artifacts

Newly Available Collection: Frederick Steiwer papers

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

Frederick Steiwer (1883-1939) became a lawyer who served as Oregon district attorney 1912-1916, was elected to the State Senate, served in WWI, and was elected to the U.S. Senate (1926-1938). The collection contains political campaign records, army records, correspondence and clippings, 1911-1933.

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Guide to the Frederick Steiwer Papers

Newly Available Collection: Laurence B. Barretto papers

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

Laurence (Larry) Barretto (1890-1971) was a novelist, magazine editor, and war correspondent.  The collection consists of WWI diary pages and WWII diaries, correspondence, manuscripts, published materials, and scrapbooks.

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Guide to the Laurence B. Barretto Papers

Newly available collection: William J. Rapp papers

Thursday, August 23rd, 2012

William Jourdan Rapp (1895-1942) was a free-lance writer, playwright, radio script writer, and producer. The collection contains correspondence, plays, advertising and article manuscripts, Harlem Renaissance research, biographical material, publications, photographs, and a WWI era scrapbook of a YMCA camp in Greece.

Call number: Ax 604

Guide to the William J. Rapp Papers

Newly available collection: Ruth Evelyn Morse Parkhurst and Austin Flint Parkhurst papers

Thursday, August 23rd, 2012

Ruth Evelyn Morse (1899-1983) taught in American Indian schools and was employed by the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) and her husband, Austin Flint Parkhurst (1885-1965), was in the Navy during WWI and became a radio engineer. The collection contains personal and professional records of Ruth Parkhurst, including her career as a teacher in American Indian schools and her work with the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) as well as personal and professional (mostly military) records of Austin Parkhurst, and photographs and negatives of Europe during WWI.

Call number: Coll 228

Guide to the Ruth Evelyn Morse Parkhurst and Austin Flint Parkhurst Papers

Newly available collection: James J. Crossley papers

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012

Crossley was a lawyer in Winterset, Ia., a member of the Iowa State Senate, 1900-1907, and an active supporter of the statewide primary law. Collection includes correspondence (1894-1954): personal and formal, college class notes from Yale University (1898), addresses, legal documents, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, published materials, maps, photographs, his diary which documents his experiences during WWI, and other miscellaneous materials.

Call number: Ax 015

Guide to the James J. Crossley Papers

Newly available collection: Fred M. Fuecker papers

Tuesday, August 21st, 2012

Fred Michael Fuecker (1895-1975) served in the military from 1911-1955, including WWI and WWII. The collection consists of a World War I diary, administrative papers of the provost marshal of Los Angeles and Arizona, and of Service Command Unit 4910, Los Angeles (1942-1944), and seven photograph albums, (1911-1924), scrapbooks and mementos.

Call number: Ax 514

Guide to the Fred M. Fuecker Papers