Lee Owen Stone papers, 1903-1977

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Mss 2423

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Lee Owen Stone papers, 1903-1977


  • 1930 - 1977 (Creation)


2.23 cubic feet (2 record cartons and 1 oversize folder)

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Reverend Lee Owen Stone (1903-1977) was born in Lexington, Kentucky. He was ordained a priest of the Episcopal Church by the Bishop Dagwell of Oregon in 1937 and served as vicar of St. Philip the Deacon Episcopal Church from 1936 until his retirement in 1972. He was active in numerous church and civic organizations, including the Portland Urban League, the Portland branch of the NAACP, and the Oregon Trail chapter of the American Red Cross.

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Collection includes: Correspondence, sermons, awards and certificates, files from his activity in the Urban League of Portland and other civil and philanthropic associations, minutes of meetings for Men's Club of St. Philip the Deacon Episcopal Church, missionaries' quarterly reports, etc.

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  • English

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Online collection contains a selection of items from the full collection. The remainder of the collection can be viewed on-site at the OHS Research Library.

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  • Citation: Lee Owen Stone Papers, Mss 2423, Oregon Historical Society Research Library.

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