3 linear ft. (2 containers).
Collection is organized into the following series: Series I. Columbia Gorge Commission; Series II. Portland Women's Forum; Series III. Oregon Roadside Council; Series IV. Civil War Centennial Commission; Series V. Published items.
Collection consists of activist materials for various conservation organizations and public matters in Oregon. The papers comprise minutes and other records of organizations in which Gertrude Glutsch Jensen was interested, notably the Columbia River Gorge Commission, 1951-1970, the Oregon Roadside Council, 1960-1970, and the Civil War Centennial Commission, 1958-1960. The correspondence files include correspondence with Guy Cordon, Charles Ladd, Paul Patterson, Richard Neuberger, Maurine Neuberger and Wayne Morse. There are also 40 letters from Kathleen Eloisa Rockwell, "Klondike Kate," spanning from 1951 to 1957.
Gertrude Glutsch Jensen was born on May 17, 1903 in Portland, Oregon. She was one of Oregon's leading conservation activists in the mid-twentieth century. Jensen died in December of 1986.
Cite as: Gertrude Glutsch Jensen papers, Ax 658, Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, OR 97403-1299.
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