Mary Abigail Reasoner Cole was a Tualatin Academy student in the late 1850s. Her memory book contains poems and notes written by other students at the Academy, probably on the occasion of her leaving school to get married.
Alanson "Lant" Hinman's 1884 diary describes his work at the Forest Grove Indian Industrial Training School. The entries cover January 24 through June 30, 1884. Most of the entries are 2-4 sentences long. Several examples from the diary illustrate their typical style and contents:Thursday, Feb. 28Clear & warm. I worked at the I.T. [Indian Training] school all day. I went out to the school in the evening to take charge of the boys during their study time.Thursday, Apr. 10Cloudy & raining at night. I worked on the George Naylor farm all day with the Indian boys, planted potatoes til noon & carrots P.M.Thursday, June 5Tolerably clear & warm. I worked in the I.T. [Indian Training] shoeshop A.M. & on the H. Buxton farm P.M. Dr. Winthorn went to Portland & met James Stewart with 4 Indian children from Nespersy [Nez Perce]. I hunted my cows [in the] P.M.
Ancient Order of United Mustache Growers Forest Grove, Or.
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The Ancient Order of United Mustache Growers was a club formed by members of the Alpha Zeta fraternity at Pacific University. This collection includes the order's Constitution, a newspaper clipping and a photograph of its mustachioed members.
This collection is chiefly comprised of instructional manuals for radio and television production written by Professor Fred Scheller. These were probably created as teaching materials for classes and/or student workers at Pacific University. Also included: his "A Plan for Learning: A non-technical approach designed for teachers to help in systematically preparing learning sequences for individuals or groups," and his dissertation, "A Comparative Study of the Difference in Student Attitudes toward History and Chemistry Television Courses."
This collection contains ephemera from Rickey's attendance at Pacific University, including a photograph, correspondence, membership card in Alpha Lambda, certificate of an Activity Award, and related materials.The material in this collection was donated by Helen Rickey's daughter.
The Sidney Smith Oregon Trail Diary is an original document of his journey from Peoria, Illinois to the Oregon Territory in 1839. The diary is split into two small books. It is accompanied by three copies of transcripts created around 1950, and three letters concerning its publication. The letters are between parties interested in publishing the diary and Elsie Lundborg, the Pacific University Librarian. The diary was donated to Pacific University by Sidney Smith's youngest son, John U. Smith, who was an 1888 alumnus. It was later published in the book, To the Rockies and Oregon, 1839-1842 (Glendale, Calif.: The Arthur H. Clark Company, 1955).
Marcus Whitman was a missionary in the Oregon Territory who was killed by Cayuse Indians in 1847. These letters, sent to his friend Alanson Hinman, shed light on conditions at the mission in the weeks before his death.
United States. Army. Forces, Pacific. Psychological Warfare Branch.
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The scrapbook contains approximately 200 pieces of propaganda prepared by the Psychological Warfare Branch of the United State Armed Forces in the South West Pacific area during the Second World War. They date from 1944-1945. Most of the material appears to have been intended for distribution in the Philippines and nearby islands, including Formosa (Taiwan). Each leaflet is numbered and is accompanied by a translation in English, with notes about its authorship and intended audience. Most are in Japanese, and were intended to be distributed to members of the Japanese armed forces. Others are intended for local civilian audiences. The leaflets fall into the following categories:- Leaflets intended to demoralize Japanese troops by pointing out their weaknesses, advertising Japanese defeats, encouraging divisiveness, etc.- Leaflets intended to persuade Japanese troops to surrender, demonstrating the humane treatment that prisoners of war will receive- Safe-conduct pamphlets marked "I ... Read More
This collection consists of religious pamphlets mailed gratis to the Pacific University Library by the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Each text is subtitled, "Revelation of the Lord Jesus Christ Given to President Warren S. Jeffs." Most are also subtitled "Warning of the Lord Jesus Christ to all Nations of the Earth." A price list of additional pamphlets and the original mailing envelopes are also included.