The collection consists of cookbooks from 1949 through 1980, many of them issued as promotional items by brands such as 7-Up, Pillsbury, Jell-O and Tabasco Sauce. They formerly belonged to Willie Teeter, also known as "Mrs. T," who was a well-known and well-loved staff member at the Pacific University School of Optometry, as well as the mother of two daughters.
Ellis Watson Dixon was a pioneer and a clergyman who lived in various locations in Oregon, California and Washington between 1850-1905. His scrapbook includes a handwritten autobiographical sketch, as well as newspaper clippings relating to his activities and family members.
Carol and Herb Drew were students at Pacific University from 1956-1960. The collection is chiefly comprised of approximately 40 black-and-white photographs depicting student life at the school during that time.
Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia was a national social fraternity founded in 1898 with the primary goal to advance the cause of music in America. The collection includes three scrapbooks documenting the fraternity's activities on campus, a membership directory, plaques and award certificates, a Phi Mu Alpha handbook, and various issues of The Sinfonian.
The Allied Translator and Interpreter Section was a joint Australian-United States intelligence agency that issued confidential reports on Japanese operations during World War II. This collection consists of 11 reports from the agency, mostly pertaining to Japanese military psychology, that once belonged to Colonel Karl Feguson Baldwin.
The Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is a Mormon denomination that has traditionally practiced polygamy. Its leader, Warren Jeffs, was sentenced to prison in 2011 on sex charges. This collection consists of religious prophecies by Warren Jeffs, which the church mailed gratis to the Pacific University Library.
The Dallas Cowboys, Pittsburgh Steelers and Cleveland Browns used Pacific University's facilities for football training camps in the late 1950s to early 1960s. This collection includes records related to their visits, as well as correspondence between Pacific University and other professional football teams.
Willie and Truman Teeter were a married pair of staff and faculty members at Pacific University, where they worked for many years. This collection consists of photographs, awards, yearbooks, publications and memorabilia that they collected through their connections to Pacific.
Victor George Atiyeh (1923-) served as Oregon’s 32nd governor from 1979-1987. The collection contains audiovisual materials, awards, correspondence, memorabilia, photographs, press clippings, reports, scrapbooks, speeches, and other materials relating to both his professional and personal life, particularly regarding his time in public office as State Representative, State Senator, and Governor, as well as his post-gubernatorial international consulting business.
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