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Academy for Lifelong Learning Records

Academy for Lifelong Learning Records, 2002-2008

The Academy for Lifelong Learning Records document the course offerings and operations of this self-funded, membership-driven organization that provides educational opportunities for mature adults in the Corvallis community. The Academy for Lifelong Learning was established in 2002 and became a program of the Oregon State University Alumni Association in 2006.
MSS AcadLifeLearn
1 cubic foot; 1 box
University History / Born-Digital Materials 

Office of Admissions Records

Office of Admissions Records, 1961-2009

The Office of Admissions Records document the recruitment and orientation of new students, primarily undergraduates, to Oregon State University. The records include reports, admissions data, correspondence, publications, and committee records. Of special note are materials documenting the recruitment of minority students and programs to foster the academic success and retention of minority students, primarily through the Educational Opportunities Program. The Office of Admissions was established in 1960.
RG 163
4.5 cubic feet, including 118 photographs; 7 boxes
University History, Multicultural Archives / PhotographsBorn-Digital Materials 

Alumni Association Records

Alumni Association Records, 1888-2008

The Alumni Association Records document the alumni of Oregon State University and the Association's administration, programs and activities, and publications. An alumni organization was established at Corvallis College (now Oregon State University) in 1873.
RG 035
12.5 cubic feet, including 1000 photographs; 19 boxes, including 6 oversize boxes; 13 microfilm reels
University History / Sound Recordings and Oral HistoriesScrapbooksBorn-Digital Materials 

Oregon State University Alumni Oral History Collection

Oregon State University Alumni Oral History Collection, 2005-2008

The Oregon State University Alumni Oral History Collection documents an oral history project coordinated by the Oregon State University Archives and interviews conducted with three Oregon State alumni - Richard Gilkey, Robert Mace, and Jean Starker Roth. The collection includes sound recordings of interviews, transcriptions, release agreements, and related materials.
OH 13
0.15 cubic foot, including 22 photographs; 1 box; 12 compact discs, 7 sound files and 5 document files; 47 Mbytes
University History, Natural Resources, Local History / Sound Recordings and Oral HistoriesPhotographsBorn-Digital Materials 

American Fisheries Society Oregon Chapter Records

American Fisheries Society Oregon Chapter Records, 1963-2011

The American Fisheries Society Oregon Chapter Records document the research, education, and public policy activities of the organization in addressing the protection of fish populations and habitats. The Oregon Chapter was established in 1964 as a professional organization of fisheries and aquatic science professionals.
MSS AFS
5.2 cubic feet, including 107 photographs, 4 floppy disks, and 3 CDs; 6 boxes, including 1 oversize box
Natural Resources / Born-Digital MaterialsPhotographs 

Army ROTC Photographs

Army ROTC Photographs, 1890-2003

The Army ROTC Photographs Collection consists of images documenting the Army ROTC Program and includes portraits and group shots of Army ROTC cadets and officers, as well as reviews, formations, training and instructional materials.
P 257
3 cubic feet, including 2,000 photographs; 2 archives boxes, 1 document box, and 1 20x24 oversize box
University History / PhotographsBorn-Digital Materials 

Association of Office Professionals Records

Association of Office Professionals Records, 1961-2008

The Association of Office Professionals (AOP) Records document the membership and programs of the organization for office personnel at Oregon State University. The records include constitutions and bylaws, membership lists, newsletters and publications, board records, and scrapbooks. The Association of Office Professionals was established in 1961 as the Oregon State University chapter of the Oregon Association of Educational Secretaries. In 1977, the chapter became the Office Personnel Association (OPA) and, in 2004, the name was changed to Association of Office Professionals.
MSS AOP
2.6 cubic feet, including 8 photographs and 1 CD; 4 boxes, including 1 oversize box; 16 document files; 10.5 MBytes
University History / PhotographsScrapbooksBorn-Digital Materials 

Dennis Barstow Photographs

Dennis Barstow Photographs, 1964-1984

The Dennis Barstow Photographs consist of color slides taken by Barstow of oceanographic research conducted on Oregon State University research vessels. Dennis Barstow joined the Oregon State University Oceanography Department in 1962 as a research assistant. He served as a hydrographic technician on a number of research projects and retired in 1994.
P 280
0.05 cubic foot, including 40 photographs; 1 box
Natural Resources, History of Science / PhotographsBorn-Digital Materials 

Beaver Yearbook Photographs

Beaver Yearbook Photographs, 1998-2005

The Beaver Yearbook Photographs consist of images taken by Beaver Yearbook staff - primarily portrait shots of students but also classroom scenes - that were used in the publication of the 1998-2003 Beaver Yearbooks.
P 003
3.88 cubic feet, including 4,600 photographs; 5 archives boxes, 1 16x20 oversize box, and 1 20x24 oversize box
University History, Multicultural Archives / PhotographsBorn-Digital Materials 

Benton County (Or.) Extension Service Records

Benton County (Or.) Extension Service Records, 1938-2010

The Benton County (Or.) Extension Service Records consist of materials generated and assembled by the Extension Service Office in Benton County, primarily documenting extension forestry activities and programs. Richard A. (Rick) Fletcher was Extension Forestry Agent for Benton County from 1979 until 2011.
RG 249
4 cubic feet, including 155 photographs; 4 boxes
University History, Natural Resources, Local History / PhotographsBorn-Digital Materials 

Helen M. and Alan B. Berg Papers

Helen M. and Alan B. Berg Papers, 1914-2007

The Helen M. and Alan B. Berg Papers document their professional and civic activities at Oregon State University and in the City of Corvallis. The papers include articles reprints and publications; correspondence; subject files; military records; photographs; moving images; and sound recordings. Helen M. Berg earned an MS in statistics from Oregon State and was Director of the Survey Research Center; Alan B. Berg earned a BS in forestry management from Oregon State and was a faculty member in forest science. Both served on the Corvallis City Council (Alan in 1973-1978 and Helen in 1991-1994) and as Mayor of Corvallis (Alan in 1979-1986 and Helen in 1995-2006).
MSS Berg
2.4 cubic feet, including 150 photographs and 2 DVDs; 3 boxes
University History, Natural Resources, Local History / PhotographsVideosSound Recordings and Oral HistoriesBorn-Digital Materials 

Marcus J. Borg Papers

Marcus J. Borg Papers, 1969-2000

The Marcus J. Borg Papers document the teaching, research, and writing of Borg, a faculty member in religious studies and philosophy at Oregon State University from 1979 until his retirement in 2007.
MSS Borg
5.8 cubic feet, including 8 photographs; 6 boxes
University History / PhotographsSound Recordings and Oral HistoriesBorn-Digital Materials 

College of Business Records

College of Business Records, 1910-1998

The College of Business Records consist of administrative and curriculum records, including briefs and reports from the 1920s and early 1930s prior to the transfer of the School of Commerce at Oregon Agricultural College to the University of Oregon in 1932. By the mid-1940s, a business curriculum had been reinstated at Oregon State College.
RG 122
0.6 cubic foot; 2 boxes, including 1 oversize box; 3 microfilm reels
University History / Born-Digital Materials 

Centro Cultural César Chávez Records

Centro Cultural César Chávez Records, 1990-2012

The Centro Cultural César Chávez (4Cs) Records document activities and events sponsored by the Center; Oregon State University students, faculty, and staff affiliated with the Center; and the campus environment for Latino/a students at Oregon State. The 4Cs was established at Oregon State University in 1972.
RG 248
523 image files; 14.7 Gbytes
University History, Multicultural Archives / PhotographsBorn-Digital Materials 

Richard L. Clinton Papers

Richard L. Clinton Papers, 1970-2003

The Richard L. Clinton Papers document the research conducted by Clinton, especially regarding the formation of population policy in Peru. Richard L. Clinton was a faculty member in Political Science at Oregon State University from 1976 until his retirement in 2006.
MSS Clinton
1.5 cubic feet; 2 boxes
University History / Born-Digital Materials 

Joe Cone Papers

Joe Cone Papers, 1952-1994

The Joe Cone Papers consist of materials created and assembled by Cone in the course of writing A Common Fate: Endangered Salmon and the People of the Pacific Northwest and include reference materials, correspondence, chapter drafts, and sound recordings of interviews pertaining to the history and sociology of the Northwest salmon crisis.
MSS Cone
3.5 cubic feet, including 52 cassette tapes; 5 boxes
Natural Resources, Multicultural Archives / Sound Recordings and Oral HistoriesBorn-Digital Materials 

Corvallis-Oregon State University Music Association Records

Corvallis-Oregon State University Music Association Records, 1932-2005

The Corvallis-Oregon State University Music Association Records consist of documentation of the administration of the association, meeting records, materials relating to the association's activities, and photographs.
MSS CorvallisMusicAssoc
4.08 cubic feet; 6 archives boxes and 3 document boxes
University History, Local History / PhotographsBorn-Digital Materials 

Crop Science Department Photographic Collection

Crop Science Department Photographic Collection, 1937-2010

The Crop Science Department Photographic Collection consists of images of department staff meetings, award ceremonies, events, faculty and staff, and field trips.
P 134
0.09 cubic foot, including 165 photographs and 2 CDs; 5 file folders
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science / PhotographsBorn-Digital Materials 

Development Office and OSU Foundation Photograph Collection

Development Office and OSU Foundation Photograph Collection, 1980-1999

The Development Office and OSU Foundation Photograph Collection documents various events including the construction and dedication of the Trysting Tree Golf Course and the fundraising campaign "Foursight." Also included in the collection are images of members of the OSU Student Foundation and of OSU faculty.
P 178
0.41 cubic feet, including approximately 425 prints, 600 negatives and 4 slides; 3 document boxes, 1 12x17 oversize box, and 2 file folders
University History / PhotographsBorn-Digital Materials 

Oregon State University Development Office and Foundation Records

Oregon State University Development Office and Foundation Records, 1973-2007

The OSU Development Office and Foundation Records consist of materials from meetings, publication and planning documentation, committee minutes, annual reports, and sound recordings that document fundraising and outreach efforts conducted on behalf of the university.
RG 144
35.43 cubic feet; 3 document boxes, 35 archives box, and 4 file folders
University History / PhotographsSound Recordings and Oral HistoriesBorn-Digital Materials 

Jack Dunitz Papers

Jack Dunitz Papers, 1927-2009

Jack Dunitz (b. 1923) is an internationally recognized crystallographer and expert on molecular structure. Over the course of his lengthy career - including more than three decades spent at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology - Dunitz has established himself as a leading expert in his field. He is responsible for several major structural discoveries, the refinement of numerous crystallographic techniques, and the publication of nearly four-hundred scientific articles and reviews. The Dunitz Papers include personal correspondence, institutional records, research notes, scientific articles and reprints, teaching materials, manuscripts and photographs, the bulk of which date from 1941 to 2008.
MSS Dunitz
30 linear feet; 67 boxes; 42.9 megabytes
History of Science / PhotographsSound Recordings and Oral HistoriesBorn-Digital Materials 

College of Engineering Photograph Collection

College of Engineering Photograph Collection, 1940-2011

The College of Engineering Photograph Collection includes group photographs of graduating classes from the Schools of Mechanical Engineering, Industrial and Manufacturing, and Metallurgic Engineering as well as composites of Engineering faculty and staff members. Also included are a number of slides generated for use in various presentations.
P 069
2.61 cubic feet, including 117 photographs and 222 slides; 2 20x24 oversize boxes, 3 map drawers, 1 document box and 1 file folder
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science / PhotographsBorn-Digital Materials 

English Language Institute Records

English Language Institute Records, 1982-2000

The English Language Institute Records document the promotional activities and special programs of the intensive English language instruction program established at Oregon State University in 1965.
RG 234
9.7 cubic feet; 13 archives boxes and 3 oversize boxes
University History, Multicultural Archives / VideosBorn-Digital Materials 

Extension and Experiment Station Communications Photograph Collection

Extension and Experiment Station Communications Photograph Collection, 1912-1997

The Extension and Experiment Station Communications Photograph Collection consists of about 25,500 images generated by Experiment Station staff. These images were used in publications such as Oregon's Agricultural Progress and Pacific Northwest Bulletins as well as news releases, poster presentations and displays. The images depict a variety of OSU research projects, Experiment Station branch facilities, portraits of OSU staff, Extension and Experiment Station-sponsored events, and animal-oriented topics.
P 120
7.6 cubic feet, including about 10,200 prints; 15,300 negatives; and 1,034 slides; 7 archives boxes, 1 16x20 oversize box, 1 12x17 oversize box, 4 document boxes
University History, Natural Resources, Local History / PhotographsBorn-Digital Materials 

Extension Family and Community Health Program Records

Extension Family and Community Health Program Records, 1956-2012

The Extension Family and Community Health Program Records document educational programs developed and offered by Oregon State Extension faculty for Oregonians. The bulk of the collection consists of slide presentations, workshop leader guides and participant handouts, newsletters and other publications, and video productions on food buying, food preservation, meal preparation, and nutrition. Family and Community Health is a program of the Oregon State University Extension Service within the College of Public Health and Human Sciences.
RG 252
10.8 cubic feet, including 4847 photographs, 33 videotapes, 24 audiocassettes, 9 DVDs, and 8 CDs; 13 boxes, including 1 oversize box
University History / Sound Recordings and Oral HistoriesPhotographsVideosBorn-Digital Materials 

Oregon State University Extension Service Faculty and Staff Oral History Collection

Oregon State University Extension Service Faculty and Staff Oral History Collection, 2007-2009

The Oregon State University Extension Service Faculty and Staff Oral History Collection consists of digital recordings of oral history interviews with retired and emeritus Extension Service faculty and staff, transcripts, photographs, and related documentation. These oral histories document the programs and activities of the Extension Service in Oregon from the 1940s through the 1990s.
OH 14
0.03 cubic foot; 1 box; 59 sound files, 54 image files, and 87 document files; 10.8 Gbytes
University History, Natural Resources / Sound Recordings and Oral HistoriesPhotographsBorn-Digital Materials 

Extension Service Records

Extension Service Records, 1903-2002

The Extension Service Records pertain to the administration and programmatic activities of the Oregon State University Extension Service. The records document policies and procedures, research activities, special events, and services provided to Oregonians at the state and county levels. They also document the service's relationship with the federal government and extension services in other states.
RG 111
96 cubic ft.; The Extension Service records are housed in 93 cubic foot boxes, 1 document case, 5 oversize boxes, and 1 oversize drawer.; 218 microfilm reels
University History, Natural Resources, Multicultural Archives, Local History / Sound Recordings and Oral HistoriesMapsScrapbooksBorn-Digital Materials 

Faculty Senate Records

Faculty Senate Records, 1944-2000

The Faculty Senate records document the development, administration and activities of the OSU Faculty Senate and its various committees.
RG 044
4 cubic ft.; 5 microfilm reels
University History, Multicultural Archives / Born-Digital Materials 

Paul Lawrence Farber Papers

Paul Lawrence Farber Papers, 1910-2011

Paul Lawrence Farber (b. 1944) is a prolific and internationally known historian of science who has nurtured the study of scientific discovery from his post at Oregon State University for forty years. Dr. Farber has established himself as a world-class historian of science through his research into the naturalist tradition and evolutionary ethics, his extensive participation in the historical community including a term as President of the History of Science Society, and editor of the Journal of the History of Biology. The Paul Lawrence Farber Papers include correspondence, institutional records, teaching materials, typescripts, and reprints.
MSS Farber
28 linear feet; 55 boxes; 1.13 GB born digital
University History, History of Science, Multicultural Archives / PhotographsVideosBorn-Digital Materials 

Margaret Wynne Fox Photograph Collection

Margaret Wynne Fox Photograph Collection, circa 1985 - circa 2005

The Margaret Wynne Fox Photograph Collection consists of photographs of Educational Opportunities Program (EOP) students and faculty assembled by Fox. Fox was an Assistant Professor with the Educational Opportunities Program at Oregon State University from 1982 until her retirement in 2007. The images are all available online.
P 287
46 image files; 1.3 Gbytes
University History, Multicultural Archives / PhotographsBorn-Digital Materials 

W.J. Gilstrap Papers

W.J. Gilstrap Papers, 1897-1950

The W.J. Gilstrap Papers consist of a memoir written by Gilstrap describing his family, education, and career as a physician as well as publications documenting his activities as an Oregon Agricultural College student and alumnus. Gilstrap earned a BS in Agriculture in 1898 from Oregon Agricultural College. After completing his medical degree in 1903, he worked as a physician and druggist in Sheridan and Portland, Oregon.
MSS Gilstrap
0.05 cubic feet; 1 box; 1 document file; 1 Mbyte
Multicultural Archives, University History, History of Science / Born-Digital Materials 

Government Relations Office Records

Government Relations Office Records, 1996-2013

The Government Relations Office Records document Oregon State University's interactions with federal, state, and local governments. The collection includes both paper and electronic records. The paper records consist primarily of Federal Agendas for 1999 through 2007; the electronic records include the Office's website and updates issued regularly by the Office. The Government Relations Office represents Oregon State University with federal, state, and local governments.
RG 254
1.75 cubic feet; 2 boxes; 265 megabytes; 550 documents
University History / Born-Digital Materials 

Harding School Collection

Harding School Collection, 1923-2002

The Harding School Collection consists of materials and records related to Corvallis, Oregon's Harding Elementary School as collected and generated by the Harding School Parent-Teacher Association.
MSS HardingSchool
7 cubic feet, including 250 photographs; 3 archives boxes, 2 document boxes, 1 16x20x5 dropfront box, 1 20x24 oversize box
PhotographsBorn-Digital Materials 

Roland G. Holmes Collection of Oregon and Washington Postcard

Roland G. Holmes Collection of Oregon and Washington Postcard, 1909-1945

The Roland G. Holmes Collection of Oregon and Washington Postcards consists of photographic and picture postcards as well as some photographic prints of Oregon and Washington scenes. About a third of the images are of the Columbia River Gorge.
P 283
0.05 cubic foot, including 90 postcards and photographs; 1 box
PhotographsBorn-Digital Materials 

Zoe Ann Holmes Photographs

Zoe Ann Holmes Photographs, 1965-2008

The Zoe Ann Holmes Photographs consist of photographs taken by Holmes that predominantly document teaching and research activities of the Nutrition and Food Management Department as well as special events. Holmes was a faculty member in nutrition and food management from 1965 until her retirement in 2002.
P 270
0.2 cubic foot, including 2379 photographs; 1 box
University History / PhotographsBorn-Digital Materials 

Honors Program Records

Honors Program Records, 1962-1991

The Honors Program Records consist of the administrative and student related records of the Oregon State University Honors Program from initial efforts in the mid-1960s to its closure, due to budget cuts, in 1991.
RG 096
1.5 cubic feet, including 253 photographs, 4 sound recordings, and 2 computer disks; 3 boxes; 6 microfilm reels
University History / PhotographsSound Recordings and Oral HistoriesBorn-Digital Materials 

Intercollegiate Athletics Records

Intercollegiate Athletics Records, 1924-2010

The Intercollegiate Athletics Records consist of OSU sports magazines; football, basketball, gymnastics and wrestling programs; publications, posters, design proposals and promotional banners. Also included in the collection are the records of the OSU Marching Band, information packets, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, materials relating to the 2000-2001 Fiesta Bowl football game, assorted game rosters and press releases.
RG 007
12.18 cubic feet; 40 file folders, 1 reel-to-reel audio cassette, 7 document boxes, 1 12x16 oversize box, 1 20x24 oversize box, 10 archives boxes, 4 12x17 oversize boxes, 1 23x31 oversize box and 2 map folders
University History / Sound Recordings and Oral HistoriesBorn-Digital Materials 

International Students of Oregon State University Records

International Students of Oregon State University Records, 1970-2011

The International Students of Oregon State University (ISOSU) Records document the administration, programs, and membership of this organization of international students at Oregon State. The collection includes administrative records, promotional materials, photographs, and a video recording. The ISOSU was established in 1976.
RG 247
1.3 cubic feet, including 40 photographs; 2 boxes and 1 map folder
University History, Multicultural Archives / PhotographsVideosBorn-Digital Materials 

Japanese-American Association of Lane County, Oregon, Oral History Collection

Japanese-American Association of Lane County, Oregon, Oral History Collection, 1994-2008

The Japanese-American Association of Lane County, Oregon, Oral History Collection consists of digital recordings of oral history interviews of Japanese Americans living in Eugene, Lane County, Oregon, and the vicinity. These oral histories document the immigrant experiences of the interviewees' parents and grandparents; the World War II experiences of the interviewees in internment camps; and their lives in Eugene and neighboring communities in the years following the war.
OH 15
0.15 cubic foot, including 2 DVDs; 1 box; 45 sound files, 49 image files, and 12 document files; 11 Gbytes
Multicultural Archives / PhotographsVideosSound Recordings and Oral HistoriesBorn-Digital Materials 

Karl and Erna Kordesch Papers

Karl and Erna Kordesch Papers, 1906-2011

Karl Kordesch (1922-2011) was a distinguished Austrian-American chemist widely recognized for his contributions to battery and fuel cell research and technology. Kordesch was jointly responsible for the invention of the alkaline primary dry cell battery, significant developments in fuel cells, and the successful creation and operation of hybrid vehicles. During his career, Kordesch was responsible for more than 100 hundred patents as well as numerous papers, articles, and books on the subject of electrochemistry, effectively revolutionized the battery industry, and pioneered electric/fuel cell vehicles. The Karl and Erna Kordesch papers contain records of much of Karl's research and publishing efforts as well as biographical records, photos, and ephemera documenting the Kordeschs' life in Nazi-occupied Austria and the United States.
MSS Kordesch
14 linear feet; 36 boxes; 11 gigabytes
History of Science / PhotographsVideosBorn-Digital Materials 

Thomas Kraemer Speech and Blog

Thomas Kraemer Speech and Blog, 2006

Oregon State University alumnus Thomas Kraemer helped to found the Gay Peoples Alliance, the first officially recognized gay student group at OSU, in 1976. The Thomas Kraemer Speech and Blog contains a presentation Kraemer made for Queer History Month in 2006 on the history of gay student groups at OSU from 1976 to 2006.
MSS Kraemer
0.08 cubic foot; 1 box
University History, Multicultural Archives / Born-Digital Materials 

Rubin H. Landau Papers

Rubin H. Landau Papers, 1966-2008

The Rubin H. Landau Papers consist of materials generated and assembled by Landau in the course of his research and teaching activities at Oregon State University. Landau was a Professor of Physics at Oregon State from 1974 until his retirement in 2005, specializing in computational physics and quantum mechanics.
MSS Landau
19 cubic feet; 20 boxes
University History, History of Science / Born-Digital Materials 

Library Photograph Collection

Library Photograph Collection, 1915-2002

The Library Photograph Collection contains images taken by library staff and documenting past/present librarians, staff members and student workers; moves of materials within the library; events within the library; and the expansion and opening of the Kerr and Valley Libraries.
P 083
3.86 cubic feet, including approximately 1,840 prints, 1,780 negatives and 1,340 slides; 7 file folders, 1 23x31 oversize box, 8 document boxes, 3 15x17 oversize boxes, 1 20x24 oversize box, 1 12x17 oversize box and 1 16x20 oversize box
University History / PhotographsBorn-Digital Materials 

Library Records

Library Records, 1908-2002

The Library Records were generated by and pertain to the development and administration of the Library at Oregon State University. In addition to the documentation of policy formulation, compilation of departmental information, committee activity, and other day-to-day administrative tasks these records reflect the Library's interaction with other institutions of higher education, libraries, and professional organizations. Records of the Oregon State System of Higher Education's (OSSHE) centralized library system, housed on the OSU campus from 1932 to 1965, are also included.
RG 009
19.8 cubic ft.; 55 microfilm reels
University History / Sound Recordings and Oral HistoriesBorn-Digital MaterialsScrapbooks 

Lonnie B. Harris Black Cultural Center Records

Lonnie B. Harris Black Cultural Center Records, 1966-2011

The Lonnie B. Harris Black Cultural Center Records document activities and events sponsored by the Center, Oregon State University students and staff affiliated with the Center, and the campus environment for African-American students at Oregon State since the 1960s. The Black Cultural Center was established at Oregon State University in 1975.
RG 244
2 cubic feet, including 1,600 photographs; 3 boxes, including 1 oversize box, and 1 map folder
University History, Multicultural Archives / PhotographsScrapbooksBorn-Digital Materials 

Christopher Mathews Papers

Christopher Mathews Papers, 1962-2010

Chris Mathews (b. 1937) is a distinguished biochemist with contributions to enzymology and virology. Through professorships at Yale University, the University of Arizona, and Oregon State University, he has received significant recognition as a researcher, administrator, and educator. As the author of four books and nearly 150 research articles, director of 35 Ph.D. theses, and recipient of several major awards in the field of biochemistry, Mathews is a valued member of the international scientific community. Mathews' papers include professional correspondence from 1962-2010 regarding research, publications, and professorial duties, and include institutional records of historical interest from his long-term tenure as chairman of the OSU Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics.
MSS Mathews
6 linear feet; 14 boxes; 154 megabytes
University History, History of Science / Born-Digital Materials 

Doryce J. McDonald Papers

Doryce J. McDonald Papers, 1992-1995

The Doryce J. McDonald Papers consist of materials assembled and generated by McDonald in the course of two internship projects with the Horner Museum pertaining to the history of forestry. McDonald completed an MA in Interdisciplinary Studies at Oregon State University in 1995. The Horner Museum was established at Oregon State in 1925 and was closed to the public in 1995.
MSS McDonaldD
0.9 cubic feet, including 161 photographs and 2 computer disks; 1 box; 176 megabytes
University History, Natural Resources / PhotographsBorn-Digital Materials 

Media Services Moving Images

Media Services Moving Images, 1957-2002

The Media Services Moving Images consist of motion picture films produced by the Classroom Television department; videotapes recorded or produced by the Communication Media Center; raw film footage and media elements; and streaming video files produced by Media Services. They include recordings of classroom lectures for hygiene and health education classes; commencement and other special events; and lectures by faculty and visiting speakers at Oregon State University as well as training and informational tapes pertaining to a variety of topics including cultural diversity, computer graphics, and multimedia technology.
FV P 119
13 cubic feet, including 130 films reels, 57 videotapes, 12 sound recordings, and 40 color slides; 12 boxes and 21 film cans
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science, Multicultural Archives / PhotographsVideosSound Recordings and Oral HistoriesBorn-Digital Materials 

Oregon State University Memorabilia Collection

Oregon State University Memorabilia Collection, ca. 1860-present

The Memorabilia Collection is an artificial collection containing items of interest about Oregon State University and to a lesser extent, the city of Corvallis, and the state of Oregon.
MC
86 cubic feet; 190 boxes
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science, Multicultural Archives, Local History / Sound Recordings and Oral HistoriesMapsBorn-Digital Materials 

Music Department Records

Music Department Records, 1899-2008

The Music Department Records document music instruction at Oregon State as well as performances by Oregon State bands, choirs, and other musical groups as well as individual students, faculty, and guest artists. The Records include sound recordings in a variety of formats.
RG 148
8.2 cubic feet, including 1 DVD; 13 boxes, including 3 oversize boxes; 1 microfilm reel; 60 feet
University History / VideosSound Recordings and Oral HistoriesScrapbooksBorn-Digital Materials 

How OSU Grew Nuclear Science Oral Histories

How OSU Grew Nuclear Science Oral Histories, 2009-2010

The How OSU Grew Nuclear Science Oral Histories consist of interviews of Oregon State University faculty and alumni in the Nuclear Engineering and Radiation Health Physics Department that were conducted as part of the 50th anniversary of the graduate program in 2009.
OH 16
0.15 cubic feet; 1 box; 13 sound files; 112 Mbytes
University History, History of Science / Sound Recordings and Oral HistoriesBorn-Digital Materials 

College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences Records

College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences Records, 1960-1979

These records document the administration of the College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences and the operation of OSU's research vessels Yaquina and Cayuse.
RG 173
6.33 cubic feet
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science / Born-Digital Materials 

James E. Oldfield Papers

James E. Oldfield Papers, 1951-2010

The James E. Oldfield Papers document Oldfield's research and professional activities in animal nutrition, especially the role of selenium in eliminating white muscle disease in sheep and other ruminants. Oldfield completed his doctorate at Oregon State College in 1951 and joined the faculty upon completion of his degree. He retired in 1985.
MSS Oldfield
8.0 cubic feet, including 400 photographs; 9 boxes, including 1 oversize box
University History, Natural Resources / PhotographsBorn-Digital Materials 

Oregon Century Farm and Ranch Program Records

Oregon Century Farm and Ranch Program Records, 2006-2010

The Oregon Century Farm and Ranch Program Records document farms and ranches in Oregon that have applied for and received recognition as Century or Sesquicentennial Farms or Ranches. The records consist primarily of application materials; a database listing all the farms and ranches accepted into the program is also included. The Oregon Century Farm and Ranch Program was established in 1958.
MSS ORCFRP
1.0 cubic feet, including 220 photographs; 2 boxes, including 1 oversize box
Natural Resources / PhotographsMapsBorn-Digital Materials 

Oregon Multicultural Archives Oral History Collection

Oregon Multicultural Archives Oral History Collection, 2011-2014

The Oregon Multicultural Archives Oral History Collection is a growing repository of interviews that documents the experiences and perspectives of people of color who have spent at least portions of their lives in Oregon.
OH 18
12 sound files; 1 set of video files; 22.1 gigabytes born digital
University History, Multicultural Archives / Sound Recordings and Oral HistoriesBorn-Digital Materials 

Oregon State University Sesquicentennial Oral History Collection

Oregon State University Sesquicentennial Oral History Collection, 2013-2014

The Oregon State University Sesquicentennial Oral History Collection documents the history, culture and ambition of Oregon State University through interviews with alumni, faculty, staff, administrators and supporters. Most of the items held in the collection take the form of life history interviews, their sole common thread being an association, past or present, with Oregon State University.
OH 26
39 sets of video files, 39 sound files; 243.9 gigabytes born digital
University History, Multicultural Archives, Natural Resources, History of Science, Local History / Sound Recordings and Oral HistoriesVideosBorn-Digital Materials 

Voices of Oregon State University Oral History Collection

Voices of Oregon State University Oral History Collection, 1995-2013

The Voices of Oregon State University Oral History Collection consists of oral history interviews conducted by students as part of anthropology, history and sociology classes and Special Collections & Archives internships. The interview subjects include Oregon State alumni, faculty, and administrators.
OH 09
35 interviews; 0.2 cubic foot, including 4 audio cassettes, 20 compact discs, 1 dvd; 3 boxes; 35 sound files, 1 video file, 1 image file, and 7 document files; 5.3 Gbytes born digital
University History, Multicultural Archives, Natural Resources, History of Science / Sound Recordings and Oral HistoriesPhotographsBorn-Digital Materials 

Phi Kappa Phi-OSU Chapter Records

Phi Kappa Phi-OSU Chapter Records, 1914-2002

These records were generated by the OSU Chapter of the Honorary Society of Phi Kappa Phi. They document the origins and development of the group, the yearly process of the selection of pledges and members, sponsorship of the Biology Colloquium lecture series, and the awarding of fellowships and scholarships by the chapter. The OSU Chapter of Phi Kappa Phi was established in 1924.
MSS PhiKappaPhi
5.5 cubic feet; 9 boxes, including 2 oversize boxes; 3 microfilm reels
University History / PhotographsScrapbooksBorn-Digital Materials 

Pride Center Records

Pride Center Records, 1993-2008

The Pride Center Records document the establishment of the Queer Resource Center (later known as the Pride Center) at Oregon State University and the programs and activities of this resource center for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) members of the OSU community and their allies. The collection includes administrative records, publications, posters, photographs and a DVD of the 2007 Lavender Graduation ceremony.
RG 236
0.4 cubic foot, including 241 photographs; 2 boxes
University History, Multicultural Archives / PhotographsVideosBorn-Digital Materials 

Recreational Sports Department Records

Recreational Sports Department Records, 1964-2008

The Recreational Sports Department Records document recreational sports and fitness programs offered at Oregon State University, primarily for students. The records include committee records, sports club files, photographs, videotapes, and audiocassettes. The Recreational Sports Department provides recreational and educational opportunities for the OSU community and oversees recreational facilities on the Corvallis campus.
RG 240
15 cubic feet, including 9000 photographs, 14 videotapes, 13 compact discs, and 2 audiocassettes; 15 boxes
University History / PhotographsVideosSound Recordings and Oral HistoriesScrapbooksBorn-Digital Materials 

John C. Ringle Papers

John C. Ringle Papers, 1960-2012

The John C. Ringle Papers are comprised of materials generated and assembled by John C. Ringle a professor of Nuclear Engineering at Oregon State University. The collection, which contains material spanning 1960 to 2012, includes correspondence, publications by Ringle, research and instruction materials, documentation from the American Nuclear Society and other professional organizations, and records from the OSU Department of Nuclear Engineering and the OSU Radiation Center. The Ringle Papers document John Ringle's career, the history of OSU's nuclear engineering program, and the controversial issue of nuclear power in the United States during the 20th century.
MSS Ringle
5.4 cubic feet; 17 boxes, including 1 3.5" floppy disk (346 kB) and 42 photographs
University History, History of Science / PhotographsBorn-Digital Materials 

Bill R. Rogers Papers

Bill R. Rogers Papers, 1975-2003

The Bill R. Rogers Papers consist of wide array of materials pertaining to Rogers' work as a Lincoln County Extension Agent.
MSS Rogers
2.3 cubic feet; 5 archives boxes
University History, Natural Resources / PhotographsVideosBorn-Digital Materials 

History of Science Oral History Collection

History of Science Oral History Collection, 2009-2013

The History of Science Oral History Collection consists primarily of interviews with scientists, with special emphasis placed on individuals who knew and worked with Linus Pauling. Also included are interviews with members of the Pauling family as well as interviews with family members of other scientists.
OH 17
37 sound files, 2 video files, 9 photographs; 27.8 gigabytes born digital
University History, History of Science, Multicultural Archives, Local History / Sound Recordings and Oral HistoriesPhotographsBorn-Digital Materials 

University Advancement Records

University Advancement Records, 1970-2009

The University Advancement Records contain materials that document special events held for OSU alumni, faculty and staff, students and others, as well as materials relating to the Office of Finance and Administration and the OSU Web Pages Committee. Also included in this collection are materials generated by the Office of University Marketing which pertain to the testing and evaluation of a new Beaver logo for use by OSU Athletics.
RG 210
47.75 cubic feet, including approximately 3,200 photographs and 1 cassette audiotape; 51 archives boxes, 3 file folders, 1 12x17 oversize box, 1 23x31 oversize box and 3 document boxes
University History / PhotographsSound Recordings and Oral HistoriesVideosBorn-Digital Materials 

University Housing and Dining Services Records

University Housing and Dining Services Records, 1930-2005

The records of University Housing and Dining Services document the administration of campus housing residence halls and dormitories. In addition to the management of housing, these records also depict student life and culture on campus.
RG 145
4.1 cubic feet; 6 boxes, including 1 oversize box; 4 microfilm reels
University History / Born-Digital Materials 

Willi Unsoeld Collection

Willi Unsoeld Collection, 1963-1979

The Willi Unsoeld Collection documents OSU alumnus and faculty member Willi Unsoeld's spring 1963 climb of Mount Everest and the fall 1963 OSU fundraising campaign to defer Unsoeld's medical expenses resulting from the Mount Everest climb. The collection includes correspondence, newsletters, financial reports, clippings, and a 1979 Oregon Senate resolution.
MSS Unsoeld
0.1 cubic foot; 1 box
University History / Born-Digital Materials 

Urban League of Portland Records

Urban League of Portland Records, 1945-2008

The Urban League of Portland Records document the administration and programs of the League from its founding in Portland, Oregon, in 1945. The Records include correspondence, reports and publications, meeting minutes, financial records, and clippings as well as scrapbooks, photographs, videotapes, and sound recordings.
MSS UrbanLeague
14.35 cubic feet, including 2450 photographs and 140 videotapes; 19 boxes, including 2 oversize boxes
Multicultural Archives / PhotographsScrapbooksBorn-Digital MaterialsVideosSound Recordings and Oral Histories 

Ben Westlund Papers

Ben Westlund Papers, 1976-2010

The Ben Westlund Papers document Westlund's political career in Oregon. Westlund served as a State Legislator and State Senator from central Oregon from 1997 until his election as State Treasurer in 2008, a position he held until his death in 2010. Westlund advocated for higher education in central Oregon and was instrumental in the establishment of the Oregon State University Cascades Campus in Bend.
MSS Westlund
15 cubic feet, including 179 photographs, 118 videotapes, 54 DVDs, 18 CDs, and 8 floppy disks; 16 boxes, including 1 oversize box
Multicultural Archives, Natural Resources, University History / PhotographsSound Recordings and Oral HistoriesVideosScrapbooksBorn-Digital Materials 

The Wildlife Society - Oregon Chapter Records

The Wildlife Society - Oregon Chapter Records, 1965-2001

The Oregon Chapter of the Wildlife Society Records contain newsletters and photographs generated by the chapter that document its annual meetings, award ceremonies, executive officers, membership, and positions on political measures and ecological issues impacting Oregon wildlife. The Oregon Chapter of The Wildlife Society was formed in 1965.
MSS Wildlife
0.50 cubic foot, including digital photographs; 2 document boxes
Natural Resources, University History / PhotographsBorn-Digital Materials 

Gerald W. Williams Collection

Gerald W. Williams Collection, 1855-2007

The Gerald W. Williams Collection consists of Williams' personal papers, historic photograph collection, and related materials pertaining to the history of the U.S. Forest Service as well as the forestry, environmental history, Native Americans, and geography especially of the Pacific Northwest. Williams assembled and created the materials during his career as sociologist and national historian with the U.S. Forest Service.
MSS WilliamsG
93 cubic feet, including 24,000 photographs; 91 boxes, including 13 oversize boxes
Natural Resources, Multicultural Archives / PhotographsVideosSound Recordings and Oral HistoriesScrapbooksBorn-Digital MaterialsMaps