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Mel Gordon records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: multco051

Scope and Contents

This collection documents the service of Mel Gordon as Multnomah County Commissioner from 1962 through 1978. The records consist primarily of correspondence, reports and studies, and reference material documenting actions taken by Gordon or subjects in which he was interested. Some of the more prominent subjects include the development of light rail, the Mt. Hood Freeway, the county’s development of an Aging Services program, proposed consolidations of the county and the City of Portland, the development of the department system under Home Rule, and cable television.

Dates

  • 1962 - 1978
  • Other: Date acquired: 01/10/2005

Creator

Extent

18.00 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement Note

The records are arranged in three records series. 1. Project Records 2. Subject Files 3. Scrapbooks

Source of Acquisition

This collection was created from four former accessions: 1978-008-01, 1979-056-01, 1980-031-03, and 1980-061-03

Author
Terry Baxter
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Multnomah County Archives Repository

Contact:
1620 SE 190th Avenue
Portland 97233 US
503.988.3741
503.988.3754 (Fax)