Oregon State UniversitySpecial Collections & Archives Research Center

Chemistry Department Motion Picture Films, 1958-1959

Students in the chemistry laboratory, ca. 1914.

Information and Credits

FV P 205

The Chemistry Department Motion Picture Films consist primarily of kinescope films of the General Chemistry course at Oregon State College taught by Wendell Slabaugh via interinstitutional television in 1958-1959.

Historical Note 

Scope and Content Note


24 cubic feet, including 113 films; 113 film cans


The collection consists of two series: I. General Chemistry, 1958-1959 and II. Analytical Chemistry, undated. All of the films have been assigned individual item numbers.

Related Papers

The OSU Archives holdings also include a b/w film of the first closed- circuit television class in 1957 (P17:14) and a color film of one of the lectures from the 1957/58 academic year (P119:1). The Chemistry Department Records (RG 98) include correspondence, proposals, and reports pertaining to the television courses (reel 3, folders 1-4). The Gwil Evans Photographic Collection (P82:92) includes photographs of broadcasts and of the film collection. Films of another television course, General Hygiene, are also available in the Archives (P119:2-37).

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