[Libs-Or] Book offers from the State Library

Kate McGann kate.e.mcgann at state.or.us
Wed Oct 15 11:31:57 PDT 2014

The Oregon State Library is offering the following books.   Please contact me if you would like any of these titles or have questions about them.

Thank you,

Kate McGann, Oregon State Library

Girl, stolen , Henry, April, Henry Holt, 2010 (Advance Reader's Edition), New York.
When an impulsive carjacking turns into a kidnapping, Griffin, a high school dropout, finds himself more in sympathy with his wealthy, blind victim, sixteen-year-old Cheyenne, than with his greedy father
Non fiction
Biological control of invasive plants in the United States, Coombs, Eric M, State University Press, Corvallis : Oregon  2004.  In this book, leading experts review the discipline of biological control of invasive terrestrial and aquatic plants. Topics addressed include ecology, safety testing, non-target impacts, and the processes of identifying, introducing, distributing, and monitoring biological control agents." "This book also provides information about 39 target plants in the continental United States and 94 agents, including their origin, biology, habitat, impacts, and distribution....
Sharing the wealth:  My story, Spanos, Alex; Seal, Mark;  Kasparian, Natalia. Regnery Pub. Washington, D.C.; Distributed to the trade by National Book Network, Lanham, MD, 2002
Sharing the Wealth is the incredible true story of how a $40 a week baker became a multimillionaire owner of a Super Bowl NFL team and an unprecedented philanthropist

The Great Platte River Road :  The covered wagon mainline via Fort Kearny to Fort Laramie ,Mattes, Merrill J. Publication: [Lincoln] : Nebraska State Historical Society], 1969
Women and men on the Overland Trail, Faragher, John, Mack; New Haven and London, Yale Press, 1979
Discusses the marital relationship in the rural American West, and the status of pioneer women.

Oregon materials:   Oregon State Library offers materials about Oregon when we have multiple copies we can share or when the book might more appropriately fit with another collection.

Oregon's beaches:  a birthright preserved, Straton, Kathryn A., Corp  Author:  Oregon, Parks and Recreation Branch.  State Parks and Recreation Branch, [Salem], Oregon 1977.  This book chronicles the events surrounding "the Beach Bill" which is considered landmark legislation and preservers the public's right to access its beaches.  The author was a staff member of the Historic Preservation Section, Oregon State Parks & Recreation Branch.

Oregon's highway park system, 1921-1989:  An administrative history.   (2 copies offered), Merriam, Lawrence C.; Talbot, David G, Oregon Parks and Recreation Dept., Salem, OR, 1992.  Oregon's State Parks agency was organized in the 1920's and many individuals have contributed the States Parks and their program.  This publication chronicles milestones in the evolution of the agency and highlights those who helped shape it and contributed to its success in providing Oregonians with an impressive park system. (Photos).  Includes a descriptive directory of Oregon State Parks.  A reference

The state of Oregon :  Its resources and opportunities  [Cover title:  Oregon Almanac]
State Printing Department, Salem, OR,  1915 and 1912 editions [1 of each edition].
We have an extra copy for both the 1912 and 1915 editions of this fascinating and handy historical reference resource for the state of Oregon.  We would like to offer these copies to libraries for their historical collection.

The state of Oregon its resources and opportunities ,  official pamphlet published for the information of homeseekers, settlers and investors.  Salem, Or :  Oregon State Immigration Commission 1 each:  Both 1912 & 1915 editions.  We have an extra copy for both the 1912 and 1915 editions of this useful historical reference resource for the state of Oregon.

Proceedings of the fiftieth anniversary of the admission of the state of Oregon to the Union :
Held under the auspices of the twenty-fifth biennial session of the Legislative Assembly and the Oregon Historical Society at the capitol, Salem, Monday, February 15, 1909.  (3 copies available).  Oregon. Legislative Assembly., Oregon Historical Society; Salem OR, W. S. Duniway, State Printer, 1909.
Fortieth anniversary of the statehood of Oregon :  Exercises before the Legislative assembly at Salem, Oregon, February 14, 1899, Legislative Assembly; Salem, Or. : W.H. Leeds, State Printer, 1899

The Portland story (2 copies available)
Holbrook, Stewart H., 1893-1964., Lipman Wolfe & Co, Portland, Or, 1950

Oregon's living landscape :  strategies and opportunities to conserve biodiversity,  with maps & illustrations.  Explains the Oregon Biodiversity Project goal to develop a statewide strategy to conserve Oregon's natural biological diversity. Oregon State University Press, Corvallis, OR, 1998

Cavalcade of Front Avenue 1866-1941 Reed, Henry E., Wakefield-Fries & Woodward, Portland, Or. 1941
Published by Wakefield-Fries & Woodward, Portland, Oregon, 1866-1941, in commemoration of their 75th anniversary."  Based on the address Mr. Reed delivered before the Lang Syne Society at its 1941 annual dinner meeting.    Mr. Reed settled in Portland in 1871 - this is an expression of his personal observations of the development of downtown Portland.  Mr. Reed was the real estate editor of Portland news and the Oregonian in the 1880's and 90's and was executive secretary of the Chamber of Commerce at the turn of the century.  He was also a director of the Lewis & Clark Exposition in 1903

To Oregon by Ox-Team in '47, Lockley, Fred; F. Lockley, Portland, Or, [1924?]
Story of the coming of the Hunt family to the Oregon country and the experiences of G V Hunt in the gold diggings of California in 1849.

Vacation Land:  The National Forests in Oregon, United States Forest Service, Department Circular v 4; Washington : Govt. Print. Off., Descriptions of national forests in Oregon with photographs.

Chief Joseph's own story w/ forward by Donald MacRae; Joseph, Nez Perce Chief, 1840-1904, St. Paul: Great Northern Railway, 1925.  Reprint from the North American Review, April 1879.

Oregon the land of opportunity, Portland Chamber of Commerce; Portland, OR, 1911
Full color illustrations.  This historic publication sketches in broad outline some of the essential facts concerning Oregon including physical characteristics, agricultural products, lumber, water power & irrigation, City of Portland as a strategic center.  Captivating illustrations provide a view of 1911 Oregon.

Oregon, prize of discovery, exploration and settlement: a narrative; Barker, Burt Brown, 1873-1969; Salem:  State Printing Section, 1952.  "Written for distribution at unveiling of statues of Doctor John McLoughlin and the Reverend Jason Lee at the National Capitol."

Facts about Oregon / prepared for Oregon State Library by the Oregon Department of Economic Development
Portland, Or.,  Dept. of Economic Development, State of Oregon, [1978?]; Loose-leaf 5 ring binder, 32x45 cm;  maps, charts,  bibliographic references & index..  This book is intended to provide basic data and information for use in the plant location decision making process.  "The contents of this Oregon facts book are taken from the Atlas of Oregon published in 1976 by the University of Oregon."

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