Oregon State UniversitySpecial Collections & Archives Research Center

Kenneth W. Hedberg Papers, 1966-1986

Kenneth Hedberg (left), circa 1960. The machine pictured at right is an electron diffraction apparatus that Hedberg designed and built himself with the assistance of the OSC machine shop. It is still located in the basement of Gilbert Hall - only a handful of its kind remain worldwide.

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MSS Hedberg

The Kenneth W. Hedberg Papers consist of two sets of correspondence between Linus Pauling and representatives of Oregon State University, including Ken Hedberg, President James Jensen, President Robert MacVicar, and President John Byrne, regarding Pauling's relationship with the University and the donation of his personal papers. Kenneth Hedberg graduated from Oregon Agricultural College and is an OSU professor emeritus of chemistry as well as a former Caltech colleague of Linus Pauling.

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0.01 cubic foot; 1 folder

Related Papers

Materials related to the life and work of Linus Pauling can be found in the Ava Helen and Linus Pauling Papers. Additional materials pertaining to the work of past Presidents of Oregon State University can be found in the President's Office Records (RG 013). The Special Collections & Archives research Center also holds the personal papers of Robert W. MacVicar.

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