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.
Sidney Smith was among the first Americans to successfully make the overland journey to Oregon on what would become the Oregon Trail. He wrote this diary while travelling with the Peoria Party from Illinois to the Dalles in 1839.
The Mox Totalum Tennis Club operated in Forest Grove, Oregon, in the early 1900s. The collection consists of a handwritten notebook, which includes its constitution, membership lists, and dues records.
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.
Herrick Hall was Pacific University's women's dormitory from the late 1800s through the mid-1950s. This collection includes records of the hall's Government, which represented many of the women students on campus, from 1914-1933.
The collection consists primarily of biographical materials, including images, of Harvey Whitefield Scott and various members of his family. Scott was an 1863 graduate of Pacific University and long-time editor of the Oregonian newspaper (Portland).
John Seus was a Pacific University graduate and a United States attorney for the court of appeals. The collection includes his letters home to his parents during World War II, manuscript drafts of legal writings, property titles and records, family photographs, and miscellaneous personal documents.