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Oregon State University Historical Motion Picture films, 1921-1969

An excursion to the Oregon coast, June 1894.

Information and Credits

FV P 048

The Oregon State University Historical Motion Picture Films consist of promotional films produced by Oregon Agricultural College in the 1920s and 1930s as well as several centennial productions made by Oregon State University in the late 1960s. The films depict 4-H programs and activities throughout the state, academic programs at Oregon State, athletics, and student activities.

Scope and Content Note


2.5 cubic feet, including 38 motion picture film reels; 3 boxes and 1 film can


The films are arranged in two series: I. Oregon Agricultural College Promotional Films, 1921-1935 and II. Oregon State Centennial and Promotional Films, 1939-1969.

Related Papers

Detailed descriptions and information about some of the 1920s-1930s films are available in the Memorabilia Collection (MC-Motion Picture Legends). Records of the OSU Centennial Committee documenting the planning and activities of the University's 100th anniversary in 1968-1969 are part of the Library Records (RG 009). Other films documenting 4-H programs and activities are available in the 4-H Moving Images (FV P 146) and the Extension and Experiment Station Communications Moving Images (FV P 120).

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