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Radiation Center Records

Radiation Center Records, 1953-2008

The Radiation Center Records are comprised of materials generated between 1953 and 2008 documenting the creation and operation of the Oregon State University Radiation Center. The collection contains administrative correspondence; records of the construction, operation, and maintenance of the Center's facilities and equipment; documentation of research conducted by the Radiation Center on behalf of OSU and other academic institutions, the U.S. Army, Oregon law enforcement agencies, and corporate partners; and records of the Center's day-to-day operations including detailed annual reports and records from several advisory groups.
RG 202
12 cubic feet, including 4 3.5" floppy disks; 1 compact disk; 250 photographic prints; 150 photograph negatives; 5 slides; 40 film transparencies; 100 neutron radiography prints; 150 radiography negatives; 5 feet of radiography film; and 6 glass plate negatives; 14 boxes
University History, History of Science / PhotographsBorn-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 

Theodore Rockwell Papers

Theodore Rockwell Papers, 1915-2013

The Theodore Rockwell Papers document the life and career of Ted Rockwell, a member of the Manhattan Project, technical director for the U.S. Navy's nuclear propulsion initiative under Admiral H. G. Rickover, and co-founder of engineering firm MPR Associates, Inc. and nuclear advocacy group Radiation, Science, and Health, Inc. The collection includes correspondence, publications, research files, administrative documents, and memorabilia from his career. The collection also documents Rockwell's interest in parapsychology and includes extensive research materials on consciousness studies, telekinesis, dowsing, extraterrestrials, and other phenomena.
MSS Rockwell
28 cubic feet, including 85 photographs, 7 microfiche, and 5 audiocassette tapes; 8 gigabytes of digital files including 615 digital images; 2 5.25" floppy disks; 16 3.5" floppy disks; 85 boxes, including 1 oversize box
History of Science / PhotographsSound Recordings and Oral HistoriesVideosBorn-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
4.1 cubic feet; 5 archives boxes
University History, Natural Resources / PhotographsVideosBorn-Digital Materials