Anna Berliner was a psychology professor who also wrote about Japanese culture and society. The collection includes material by and about her, including writings, correspondence, documents relating to her career, photographs, memorials written about her, and clippings related to her murder.
Edith Hansen McGill was a 1930 graduate of Pacific University who participated in many activities on campus, including the student newspaper, the yearbook and sports. The album contains approximately 300 photographs featuring social activities, sports, trips to the beach and camping.
Harvey Clark was an Oregon pioneer of 1840 who helped to found Pacific University, and who owned much of the land where the town of Forest Grove now lies. The collection includes one original letter by Harvey Clark dated 1843; a facsimile and transcription of a 1844 letter; a transcription of his 1837 "memory book," a book of verses and notes written by friends; and typed biographical notes about Harvey Clark.
Malcolm and Catherine McIntosh were a prominent family of Salem, Oregon, who later moved to the Orenco area of Hillsboro. The four photograph albums in this collection contain approximately 200 portrait photographs, most dating from around 1880 to 1900, probably depicting their family and friends.
Irving Story was a professor of English at Pacific University in the 1930s-1940s who wrote about the poet Walt Whitman. This collection is comprised of his collection of research notes, offprints of articles, and other materials related to Whitman.
The Oregon City Drug Store sold pharmacy items in the pioneer town at the end of the Oregon Trail from the 1850s-1860s. Covering the store's accounts from 1854-1863, this handwritten ledger provides customer names, lists of their purchases on credit, and their account balances. It shows what many prominent early Oregon doctors and businesses were buying at the time.
May Day, a festival in honor of spring, was held annually on the Pacific University campus from 1914-1966. This collection includes a variety of related printed and handwritten materials, including pageant reports, scripts, proclamations, programs, invitations and news clippings.
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