Academic journal article Oregon Historical Quarterly

New Collections at the OHS Research Library

Academic journal article Oregon Historical Quarterly

New Collections at the OHS Research Library

Article excerpt

Two newly processed collections are available to Research Library patrons.

John Ainsworth Mills Family papers, 1799-2002 (bulk 1894-1965)

The papers of the family of John Ainsworth (Jack) Mills of Oregon include photographic materials, manuscripts, biographical and genealogical materials, and financial records. Materials relate to the Mills and Low families of New York City and Long Island and the Lewis, Couch, and Ainsworth families of Portland, Oregon. Most photographic materials date from the mid- to late nineteenth century and include daguerreo-types, cartes-de-visites, and cabinet photographs, primarily of the Low family. Also included are two documents relating to the Mills family's slaves, dated 1799 and 1816; documents relating to John Commingers Ainsworth, a business leader in nineteenth-century Portland; and appointment diaries of Abbot Low Mills, Jr., as a governor of the Federal Reserve Board, 1952-1965.

Pietro Belluschi Collection

The collection is a comprehensive representation of the work of Pietro Belluschi (1899-1944), an internationally famous American regionalist and modernist architect whose career spanned more than sixty-five years. The collection consists of approximately 23,300 architectural drawings (1931-1983), including details, elevations, perspectives, plans, sections, sketches, tracings, blue-prints, and photostats relating to Belluschi's projects. …

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