Robert W. Straub Collection 1955-1980 circa 1890-2012


Robert W. Straub Collection 1955-1980 circa 1890-2012

The Robert W. Straub Collection contains the papers of Oregon's 31st governor (1975-1979), including correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, speeches, press clippings, memoranda, memorabilia, and film and audio recordings. Each of Straub's public offices (from his service as Lane County Commissioner, State Senator, State Treasurer, and Governor) is represented, as are campaign materials, records regarding Oregon environmental issues such as the Willamette River Greenway and the Beach Bill, family papers, and personal papers.

40.0 linear feet; 73 boxes and oversized materials



SNAC Resource ID: 6374389

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