Oregon State UniversitySpecial Collections & Archives Research Center

Collections

History of Science (229)

All History of Science | A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | Y | Z 

Agricultural Chemistry Department Records

Agricultural Chemistry Department Records, 1895-1985

The Agricultural Chemistry Department Records consist of reports, journal articles, publications, research records and a "Record of Analyses of Fodders and Forage Plants" created by the Station Chemist from 1895-1909.
RG 081
10.78 cubic feet; 5 folders, 10 archives boxes, 1 document box and 1 5x8x12 filecard box
University History, History of Science 

Arthur L. Albert Photograph Collection

Arthur L. Albert Photograph Collection, 1926-1954

The Arthur L. Albert Photograph Collection contains images documenting milestones in early- and mid-20th century telephone and television communications. The collection also contains a group portrait of the Oregon Agricultural College Engineering School faculty, circa 1926.
P 063
1 folder containing 7 photographs
University History, History of Science / Photographs 

Arthur W. Anderson Papers

Arthur W. Anderson Papers, 1949-2000

The Arthur W. Anderson Papers consist of materials generated and collected by Professor Emeritus of Microbiology Arthur W. Anderson. The records mostly pertain to Anderson's research at OSU and several European research institutes.
MSS AndersonA
1.7 cubic feet; 2 archives boxes
University History, History of Science / Photographs 

Norman H. Anderson Papers

Norman H. Anderson Papers, 1955-2000

The Norman H. Anderson Papers consist of materials created and assembled by Anderson in the course of his research and teaching career at Oregon State University. The collection includes narrative field reports of research on acquatic insects conducted at Mt. St. Helens after the catastrophic 1980 eruption. Anderson earned his MS degree from Oregon State College and was a Professor of Entomology from 1962 until his retirement in 1995.
MSS AndersonN
1.3 cubic feet; 2 boxes
University History, History of Science 

Apollo Moon Missions Photographs

Apollo Moon Missions Photographs, 1971-1972

The Apollo Moon Missions Photographs collection documents the Apollo 15, Apollo 16 and Apollo 17 manned space expeditions to the lunar surface. The OSU photographs represent a duplicate of the original photographs collection, which has been catalogued and digitized by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Links to the NASA finding aids and images are as follows: Apollo 15, Apollo 16, Apollo 17
MSS Apollo
36 linear feet, 73 boxes
History of Science / Photographs 

Atmospheric Sciences Department Photographs

Atmospheric Sciences Department Photographs, 1968-1990

The Atmospheric Sciences Department Photographs collection consists of images of department staff and graduate students, the remodeling of department offices, classroom scenes, and the Climatic Research Institute building, located in Corvallis at 811 Jefferson Avenue.
P 138
0.02 cubic foot, including 92 photographs; 3 file folders
University History, History of Science / Photographs 

Department of Atmospheric Sciences Records

Department of Atmospheric Sciences Records, 1968-1991

The Department of Atmospheric Sciences Records document climate research and graduate programs in atmospheric sciences at Oregon State University.
RG 167
1.25 cubic feet
University History, History of Science 

History of Atomic Energy Collection

History of Atomic Energy Collection, 1896-1991

The History of Atomic Energy Collection, containing more than 3,000 items, is a valuable resource for research on the development of nuclear technologies in the twentieth century. Highlights of the collection include the first published account of the discovery of radioactivity in 1896 by Nobel Prize winning physicist Henri Becquerel; writings on the Manhattan Project; materials concerning the congressional hearings of J. Robert Oppenheimer; and formerly classified government reports. Cultural aspects of the atomic age are also explored through fictional works, poetry, drama, and music.
RB Energy
231 linear feet; 3,108 items
History of Science, Natural Resources / PhotographsSound Recordings and Oral HistoriesVideos 

James R. Baggett Papers

James R. Baggett Papers, 1948-2000

The James R. Baggett Papers document Baggett's research and development of new vegetable varieties. Baggett earned his Ph.D. from Oregon State College in 1956 and was a faculty member in the Horticulture Department from 1956 until his retirement in 1996.
MSS Baggett
0.8 cubic foot, including 160 photographs; 1 box
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science / Photographs 

George S. Bailey Papers

George S. Bailey Papers, 1969-2004

The George S. Bailey Papers document research conducted by Bailey and several research faculty, graduate students, and postdoctoral researchers working under his direction on dietary cancer prevention agents. Bailey was a Professor of Environmental and Molecular Toxicology at Oregon State University from 1979 until his retirement in 2008.
MSS Bailey
30 cubic feet, including 207 photographs; 30 boxes
University History, History of Science / Photographs 

Otto Ballhorn Chemistry Laboratory Notebook

Otto Ballhorn Chemistry Laboratory Notebook, 1911-1912

This collection consists of Ballhorn's laboratory notebook for introductory chemistry. It includes reports of laboratory experiments performed during his freshman year at Oregon Agricultural College, with instructor Renton K. Brodie.
MSS Ballhorn
0.05 cubic foot; 2 folders
University History, History of Science 

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 

Paul E. Bernier Papers

Paul E. Bernier Papers, 1930-1992

These papers were generated and collected by Paul E. Bernier and document his research in chicken breeding and genetics. The collection contains correspondence, publications, research records, certificates, and photographs.
MSS Bernier
0.5 cubic feet
University History, History of Science / Photographs 

Ralph Berry Papers

Ralph Berry Papers, 1952-2001

The Ralph Berry Papers document Berry's thirty-three year career as an entomologist at Oregon State University. The collection includes a large number photographic slides depicting insects in various stages of development, as well as an assortment of manuscript and classroom materials developed by Berry for use in research and teaching.
MSS Berry
4.5 cubic feet, including 3100 photographic slides; 5 archives boxes, 1 16x20 oversize box
University History, History of Science / PhotographsSound Recordings and Oral HistoriesVideos 

Biochemistry and Biophysics Department Records

Biochemistry and Biophysics Department Records, 1942-1987

The Biochemistry and Biophysics Department Records document research in biochemistry conducted at Oregon State University, graduate programs, the administration of the department, and the activities of faculty, especially Vernon H. Cheldelin and Robert W. Newburgh. The Biochemistry and Biophysics Department was established in 1967, but major research programs in biochemical research began in the early 1950s through the Science Research Institute.
RG 178
1.3 cubic feet, including 20 photographs; 2 boxes; 5 microfilm reels
University History, History of Science / Photographs 

Biology Club Records

Biology Club Records, 1915-1951

The Biology Club Records document the membership and activities of this student and staff organization at Oregon State College. The Biology Club was formed in 1915 and ceased to exist in 1951; membership was restricted to men from 1921 until 1948.
RG 109
0.01 cubic feet; 1 microfilm reel; 42 feet
University History, History of Science 

Bioresource Engineering Department Photograph Collection

Bioresource Engineering Department Photograph Collection, 1925-1980

The Bioresource Engineering Department Photograph Collection documents the department's research into improving agricultural equipment and machinery. The collection includes images used in annual reports, slides of assorted harvesting and processing equipment, and photos documenting fiber flax processing trials.
P 106
2 cubic feet; approx. 1900 prints, 500 negatives, and 2500 color slides and transparencies
University History, History of Science / Photographs 

Bioresource Engineering Department Records

Bioresource Engineering Department Records, 1924-1983

The Bioresource Engineering Department Records document the research and extension activities of the department; the design, development, and use of agricultural equipment; and the architectural design of structures primarily for agricultural use. The Records also include extensive materials pertaining to the flax industry in Oregon from 1938 to 1954.
RG 001
12 cubic ft.; 6 microfilm reels
University History, History of Science / Videos 

Carl E. Bond Papers

Carl E. Bond Papers, 1944-2000

The Bond Papers document the fisheries research conducted by OSU Fisheries and Wildlife Professor Carl E. Bond.
MSS Bond
3 cubic feet; These records are housed in 3 cubic foot boxes and 2 document boxes.
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science / Photographs 

Botany and Plant Pathology Department Photograph Collection

Botany and Plant Pathology Department Photograph Collection, 1910-1982

The Botany and Plant Pathology Department Photograph Collection primarily consists of photographs of nematodes and the effects of nematode diseases on a variety of plants. The collection also includes an Oregon Forest Products Laboratory photograph album.
P 075
1.5 cubic feet; 1 23x30 oversize box
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science / Photographs 

Botany and Plant Pathology Department Records

Botany and Plant Pathology Department Records, 1900-2005

The Botany and Plant Pathology Department Records document research, teaching, and outreach activities in botany and plant diseases at Oregon State University. The records include general and research correspondence, reports, teaching materials, research records, and publications. The records address the diseases of economically important crops and plants grown in Oregon. Botany courses have been taught at Oregon State since the 1870s and the first plant pathology course was taught in 1895; the department was formally established in 1888 as the Department of Botany and Horticulture.
RG 054
0.8 cubic feet; 1 box; 14 microfilm reels
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science 

Joseph S. Butts Papers

Joseph S. Butts Papers, 1931-1971

The Joseph S. Butts Papers consist of research data, laboratory notebooks, and reprints of scientific publications documenting the biochemistry and agricultural chemistry research of Butts as a graduate student and professor at the University of Southern California in the 1930s and as a faculty member at Oregon State College. Butts was a faculty member at Oregon State from 1939 until his death in 1961.
MSS Butts
1.2 cubic feet, including 3 photographs; 2 boxes
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science / Photographs 

Ewan Cameron Papers

Ewan Cameron Papers, 1935-1997

Ewan Cameron (1922-1991), was a physician and researcher who, for many years, collaborated closely with Linus Pauling in studying the potential benefits of treating cancer with megadoses of vitamin C. His papers contain many of the personal and official letters, research notes, manuscripts, and scientific offprints that he and his estate accumulated over the years 1959-1994, with the bulk dating to his time of affiliation with the Linus Pauling Institute of Science and Medicine, 1971-1991.
MSS Cameron
57 linear feet; 128 boxes
History of Science / Photographs 

Canine Research Collection

Canine Research Collection, 1801-2010

In the fall of 2000, Noreen Cartwright donated her personal collection of rare and antique dog books to the OSU Libraries Special Collections. That gift formed the nucleus of a Canine Research Collection to which additional donations have been made by like-minded individuals. The collection provides opportunities for research on the history of canines in art and literature, the development of specific dog breeds, current issues in canine genetics, developments in training methods and the history of major dog show competitions, among many other related topics.
MSS Canine
486.5 linear feet, 317 boxes, 1933 books
History of Science / PhotographsSound Recordings and Oral HistoriesVideos 

Leslie Carraway and B. J. Verts Papers

Leslie Carraway and B. J. Verts Papers, 1954-2011

The Leslie Carraway and B. J. Verts Papers contain materials from Carraway and Verts, both OSU Fisheries and Wildlife faculty, pertaining to their research and publication activities. While their research as a whole generally focused on shrews, a large portion of the collection relates to their collaborative book Land Mammals in Oregon.
MSS CarrawayVerts
10 cubic feet, including 1,500 photographs; 9 archives boxes; 2 16x20 oversize boxes; and 2 map folders
University History, History of Science / Photographs 

Center for Gene Research and Biotechnology Records

Center for Gene Research and Biotechnology Records, 1989-2007

The Center for Gene Research and Biotechnology Records consist of reports, handbooks, and course syllabi documenting gene research and graduate programs in molecular and cellular biology at Oregon State University.
RG 216
0.5 cubic foot; 2 boxes
University History, History of Science 

Center for Water and Environmental Sustainability Records

Center for Water and Environmental Sustainability Records, 1990-2005

The Center for Water and Environmental Sustainability (CWESt) Records document interdisciplinary research, education, and technology transfer programs in the areas of sustainability, water resources, and environmental cleanup and include administrative records, grant proposals, research data, survey materials, and reports.
RG 226
25 cubic feet; 25 boxes
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science / PhotographsVideos 

Chemical Engineering Department Records

Chemical Engineering Department Records, 1930-1966

The Chemical Engineering Department Records document the teaching and research activities of the department, primarily during the time that J.S. Walton was department head. The Chemical Engineering Department was established at Oregon State in 1917 and became a unit of the School of Engineering in 1932.
RG 153
0.1 cubic foot; 1 box; 7 microfilm reels; 1 box
University History, History of Science 

Chemistry Department Motion Picture Films

Chemistry Department Motion Picture Films, 1958-1959

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.
FV P 205
24 cubic feet, including 113 films; 113 film cans
University History, History of Science / Videos 

Chemistry Department Records

Chemistry Department Records, 1937-1997

The Chemistry Department Records document the research and graduate programs in chemistry at Oregon State University, primarily in the post-war period of the late 1940s to early 1960s, as well as building renovations and construction in the 1970s.
RG 098
0.75 cubic foot; 1 box; 4 microfilm reels
University History, History of Science 

Te May Ching Papers

Te May Ching Papers, 1948-1988

The Te May Ching Papers consist of teaching and research records created and assembled by Te May Tsou Ching, professor of seed physiology from 1956 to 1988.
MSS Ching
15 cubic feet; 13 archives boxes, 1 document box, 1 half-document box, 1 12x17 oversize box, 3 5x8 card-file boxes
University History, Natural Resources, Multicultural Archives, History of Science 

CH2M Hill, Inc. Oral Histories

CH2M Hill, Inc. Oral Histories, 1961-1984

The CH2M Hill, Inc. Oral Histories document the evolution of the CH2M Hill engineering firm through the lens of personal histories of its principal founders and longtime employees. The collection consists of recordings and transcripts of interviews with seven individuals crucial to the creation, growth and character of the firm, as well as extensive background information compiled by the project's managers, employees of the Horner Museum.
OH 19
2 cubic feet, including 60 audiotapes and 24 photographs; 5 boxes
History of Science, University History, Multicultural Archives, Local History / Sound Recordings and Oral HistoriesPhotographs 

Civil Engineering Department Records

Civil Engineering Department Records, 1966-1990

The Civil Engineering Department Records consist of technical reports, research proposals, correspondence and other materials generated by the Civil Engineering Department.
RG 030
4.65 cubic feet; 6 archives boxes
University History, History of Science 

Computer Science Department Photographs

Computer Science Department Photographs, 1972-1998

The Computer Science Department Photographs Collection consists of photographs of department staff, faculty members, and graduate students.
P 240
0.3 cubic foot; 1 document box
University History, History of Science / Photographs 

Computer Science Department Publications and Newspaper Clippings

Computer Science Department Publications and Newspaper Clippings, 1972-1995

The Computer Science Department Publications and Newspaper Clippings Collection consists of department newsletters, brochures and newspaper clippings pertaining to Computer Science at OSU.
RG 214
0.73 cubic foot; 2 document boxes; 2 file folders
University History, History of Science 

Co-Signers Engineering Students Wives Club Collection

Co-Signers Engineering Students Wives Club Collection, 1958-1978

The Co-Signers Engineering Students Wives Club Collection documents the creation and activities of the group throughout its existence.
MSS Cosigners
1.0 cubic foot; 1 archives box
University History, History of Science 

Grant Adelbert Covell Papers

Grant Adelbert Covell Papers, 1883-1904

The Grant Adelbert Covell Papers consist of materials created and assembled by Covell during his student years and early years as a faculty member at Oregon Agricultural College (OAC). Covell earned engineering degrees from Cornell University and was appointed the first faculty member in engineering at OAC in 1889. Covell served as the first Dean of Engineering at OAC, from 1908 until 1927.
MSS Covell
0.05 cubic foot; 1 box
University History, History of Science 

Crater Lake National Park Maps

Crater Lake National Park Maps, 1903-1962

The Crater Lake National Park Maps consist of topographic, shaded relief, and bathymetric maps of Crater Lake, Oregon, and vicinity. Crater Lake National Park was established in 1902.
MAPS CraterLake
0.25 cubic foot, including 17 maps; 1 map folder
Natural Resources, History of Science / Maps 

Crop and Soil Science Department Videotapes

Crop and Soil Science Department Videotapes, 1999-2006

The Crop and Soil Science Department Videotapes consist of recordings of lectures presented in Oregon State University's sustainable agriculture seminar series Farming Today for Tomorrow.
FV P 134
0.6 cubic foot, including 26 videotapes; 1 box
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science / Videos 

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 

Crop Science Department Records

Crop Science Department Records, 1925-2011

The Crop Science Department Records consist of reports, an inventory log, legal documents relating to lawsuits filed against the Oregon Foundation Seed Program, newsletters, sound recordings, videotapes, photographic slides and correspondence.
RG 095
40.2 cubic feet, including 296 photographs; 10 file folders, 6 archives boxes, 2 postcard boxes, 36 archives boxes, and 2 document boxes
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science / PhotographsSound Recordings and Oral HistoriesVideos 

Melvin Cutler Papers

Melvin Cutler Papers, 1951-1958

The Melvin Cutler Papers document his research and publications in the field of liquid semiconductors. Cutler was a Professor of Physics as Oregon State University from 1963 to 1988.
MSS Cutler
0.05 cubic foot; 1 box
University History, History of Science 

Ernst J. Dornfeld Papers

Ernst J. Dornfeld Papers, 1931-1989

The Ernst J. Dornfeld Papers consist of materials related to Dornfeld's work as a member of the OSU Department of Zoology and his research into lepidoptera. The collection is comprised of correspondence, subject files, field notes, lectures, course materials, records and awards from various professional organizations, publications by Dornfeld, notes and drafts of Butterflies of Oregon, and an extensive collection of photographic prints and negatives of specimens.
MSS Dornfeld
5.3 cubic feet, including 5800 photographs; 23 boxes
University History, History of Science, Natural Resources / Photographs 

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 

Electrical Engineering Department Records

Electrical Engineering Department Records, 1972-2002

The Electrical Engineering Department Records consist of scholarship data, department bylaws, newsletters, correspondence, survey forms and meeting minutes documenting the activities of the department.
RG 121
2 rolls 16mm microfilm; 3 archives boxes; 2 document boxes; 10 file folders
University History, History of Science 

Paul R. Elliker Papers

Paul R. Elliker Papers, 1934-1973

These papers were created during Elliker's tenure at Purdue University and as chairman of the Department of Microbiology at Oregon State University. They document his research interests and career in teaching. The collection consists of professional correspondence, laboratory notes and tests, teaching curriculum notes, memorabilia, and a published paper.
MSS Elliker
1.2 cubic feet; The materials are housed in one cubic foot box and in two document boxes.
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science / Photographs 

Merlin S. Eltzroth Papers

Merlin S. Eltzroth Papers, 1971-2005

The Merlin S. Eltzroth Papers consist of field notes compiled by Eltzroth about first and second recorded sightings of birds that are rarely seen in Oregon and a personal history, Here, There and Eltzwhere, written by Eltzroth. Eltzroth earned a BS degree in Wildlife Science from Oregon State University in 1974.
MSS Eltzroth
0.4 cubic foot; 1 box
University History, History of Science, Local History 

Joseph Emery Lecture Notebook

Joseph Emery Lecture Notebook, ca. 1872

The Emery Lecture Notebook contains geology lecture notes and entries regarding subscriptions to purchase the original campus of Corvallis College.
MSS Emery
0.1 cubic ft.
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science 

Paul Emmett Papers

Paul Emmett Papers, 1918-2001

Paul Emmett (1900-1985), a friend and colleague of Linus Pauling, graduated in 1922 from Oregon Agricultural College and completed his doctoral work on heterogeneous catalysis at Caltech in 1925. A major figure in the history of catalysis chemistry, Emmett was elected to the National Academy of Sciences in 1955 and worked at a handful of institutions, including The Johns Hopkins University, where he chaired the Chemical Engineering Department until his retirement in 1971. Special Collections houses Emmett's manuscripts, research notebooks, correspondence and awards.
MSS Emmett
114 linear feet; 233 boxes
University History, History of Science / PhotographsSound Recordings and Oral HistoriesVideos 

Oregon Agricultural College Engineering Association Records

Oregon Agricultural College Engineering Association Records, 1905-1909

The Oregon Agricultural College Engineering Association Records document the activities and administration of this organization of junior and senior electrical and mechanical engineering students.
RG 040
0.02 cubic ft.; 1 microfilm reel
University History, History of Science 

Engineering Experiment Station Records

Engineering Experiment Station Records, 1904-1989

The Engineering Experiment Station Records document engineering research conducted by faculty, staff, and students at Oregon State University. The bulk of the collection is comprised of the Papers of Samuel H. Graf. The Engineering Experiment Station was established at Oregon Agricultural College in 1927. Samuel H. Graf earned several engineering degrees from Oregon Agricultural College, joined the faculty in 1909, and served as director of engineering research (1928-1944) and director of the Engineering Experiment Station (1944-1954).
RG 100
1 cubic foot; 1 box; 34 microfilm reels
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science 

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 

College of Engineering Records

College of Engineering Records, 1930-2002

These records were generated and assembled by the College of Engineering and document the administration of the College and the instructional, research, and professional activities of engineering faculty at Oregon State University.
RG 062
23 cubic feet; 24 boxes, including 1 oversize box; 9 microfilm reels
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science 

College of Engineering Videotapes

College of Engineering Videotapes, 1995-1996

The College of Engineering Videotapes consist of a videotape about the Multiple Engineering Cooperative Program (MECOP) and a promotional and recruiting videotape about the College's academic programs.
FV P 069
0.06 cubic foot, including 2 videotapes; 1 box
University History, History of Science / Videos 

Entomology Department Photograph Collection

Entomology Department Photograph Collection, 1912-2002

This collection consists of photographs generated and collected by the Entomology Department. The materials document the activities of department faculty, staff, and students as well as classes, entomology research and fieldwork, and various insects.
P 055
1.3 cubic feet, including 2,566 images; 2 file folders, 4 document boxes, 1 postcard box
University History, History of Science / PhotographsVideos 

Entomology Department Records

Entomology Department Records, 1887-2003

The Entomology Department Records were generated and collected by the Entomology Department at Oregon State University and pertain to the development and administration of the department. They document policy formulation, compilation of departmental information, faculty research, committee activity, and interaction between the Extension Service and the department, and also reflect the department's acquisition and loan of entomological specimens. Entomology was first taught at Corvallis College in 1873; the Department of Zoology and Entomology was established in 1889.
RG 027
17 cubic feet; 18 boxes and 1 map folder; 4 microfilm reels
University History, History of Science 

Environmental Health Sciences Center Records

Environmental Health Sciences Center Records, 1964-1996

The Environmental Health Sciences Center Records document interdisciplinary reserach in environmental toxicology at Oregon State University. The Environmental Health Sciences Center was established in 1967 with funding from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences.
RG 155
1.3 cubic ft.
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science 

Environmental and Molecular Toxicology Department Faculty Research Publications

Environmental and Molecular Toxicology Department Faculty Research Publications, 1973-2010

The Environmental and Molecular Toxicology Department Faculty Research Publications consist of journal articles written by faculty and graduate student researchers at Oregon State University conducting toxicology-based research on the effects of chemicals on humans and the environment. The Environmental and Molecular Toxicology Department, an academic unit in the College of Agricultural Sciences, was formed in 1998 as a result of a reorganization of former programs in agricultural chemistry and toxicology.
RG 255
0.5 cubic foot; 2 boxes
University History, History of Science 

Environmental Remote Sensing Applications Laboratory Records

Environmental Remote Sensing Applications Laboratory Records, 1970-1983

The Environmental Remote Sensing Applications Laboratory (ERSAL) Records document the projects undertaken by the Laboratory to forward the application of remote sensing technology to a variety of natural resource and environmental problems. ERSAL was established at Oregon State University in 1972 with funding from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).
RG 218
5.5 cubic feet, including 200 photographs; 6 boxes, including 1 roll storage container
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science / PhotographsMaps 

Evans, Gwil, Photographic Collection

Evans, Gwil, Photographic Collection, 1930-1968

This extensive photographic collection consists of photographs taken by the staff of the Oregon State College (and later Oregon State University) News Bureau.
P 082
6 cubic feet; approx. 3000 prints and 5000 negatives.
University History, Natural Resources, Multicultural Archives, History of Science, Local History / Photographs 

Harold J. Evans Papers

Harold J. Evans Papers, 1947-1992

The Harold J. Evans Papers consist of materials relating to Evans' nitrogen fixation research.
MSS EvansHJ
3.3 cubic feet, including 790 photographs; 4 archives boxes
University History, History of Science, Natural Resources / Photographs 

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 

Nathan Fasten Collection

Nathan Fasten Collection, 1930

The Nathan Fasten Collection consists of a copy of Fasten's book Origin Through Evolution.
MSS Fasten
0.05 cubic feet; 1 box
University History, History of Science, Natural Resources

Fisheries and Wildlife Department Photographs

Fisheries and Wildlife Department Photographs, 1938-1986

The Fisheries and Wildlife Department Photographs consist of images taken and assembled by the department that document fisheries and wildlife students, faculty, teaching, and research at Oregon State University, especially the research activities of the Oregon Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit.
P 179
1.6 cubic foot, including 402 photographs, 4,383 slides and 200 negatives; 3 boxes
University History, Natural Resources, Multicultural Archives, History of Science / Photographs 

Fisheries and Wildlife Department Records

Fisheries and Wildlife Department Records, 1934-1983

The Fisheries and Wildlife Department Records primarily document research conducted by the Oregon Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit at Oregon State College from 1934 until 1960. These research project records include field notes, maps, reports, and correspondence.
RG 190
7 cubic ft.; 1 microfilm reel.
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science / PhotographsMaps 

Fisheries and Wildlife Films and Videotapes

Fisheries and Wildlife Films and Videotapes, 1939-1999

The Fisheries and Wildlife Films and Videotapes document lectures in Fisheries and Wildlife courses as well as material shot and processed for the Department of Fish and Game Management.
FV P 243
1.15 cubic feet, including 33 videotapes and 7 film reels; 3 document boxes and 1 archives box
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science / Videos 

William A. Frazier Papers

William A. Frazier Papers, 1918-1996

The William A. Frazier Papers consist of records that document Frazier's career and activities pertaining to horticultural studies and instruction.
MSS FrazierW
5.5 cubic feet; 5 archives boxes
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science 

Harry Freund Collection

Harry Freund Collection, 1939-1962

The Harry Freund Collection consists of theses, dissertations, publications, and other related research materials generated by chemistry professor Harry Freund and his graduate students at Oregon State University.
MSS Freund
1 cubic foot; 1 archives box
University History, History of Science 

John L. Fryer Papers

John L. Fryer Papers, 1953-2001

These papers document the career and research activities of John L. Fryer, Microbiology Professor and Department Chairman.
MSS Fryer
6 cubic feet
University History, History of Science, Natural Resources / Photographs 

John H. Gallagher, Sr., Collection

John H. Gallagher, Sr., Collection, 1951-1973

The Gallagher Collection consists predominantly of engineering site reports for former military sites in Oregon (Camp Adair, Camp White, and McNary Field).
MSS Gallagher
0.4 cubic feet
University History, History of Science, Local History / Photographs 

Genetics Program Records

Genetics Program Records, 1973-2009

The Genetics Program Records document the administration of the interdisciplinary graduate program in genetics at Oregon State University and provide information about the curriculum, faculty, and students. The Genetics Program was established at OSU in 1977 and was closed in 2009.
RG 242
0.6 cubic feet; 2 boxes
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science 

Louis G. Gentner Papers

Louis G. Gentner Papers, 1829-1980

These papers were generated by Louis G. Gentner, entomologist, alumnus and faculty member at Oregon State College. They document his coursework at Oregon Agricultural College, species identification and his field research regarding insect damage to vegetation.
MSS Gentner
2.2 cubic feet, including 100 photographs; 8 boxes
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science / Photographs 

Geosciences Department Records

Geosciences Department Records, 1946-1996

The Geosciences Department Records contain biographical files maintained by the department as well as correspondence generated by Geology Professor William H. Taubeneck.
RG 208
0.73 cubic foot; 1 archives box and 1 file folder
University History, History of Science / Photographs 

F. A. Gilfillan Papers

F. A. Gilfillan Papers, 1894-1984

The F. A. Gilfillan Papers are comprised of materials generated and assembled by Francois Archibald Gilfillan, Dean of the School of Science at OSU from 1939 to 1962. The collection includes professional and family correspondence, administrative documents from OSU and other educational organizations, and materials documenting Gilfillan’s work as a public school teacher, member of the U.S. Army Chemical Warfare Service, and Oregon State faculty member and administrator.
MSS Gilfillan
11 cubic feet including 75 photographic prints, 725 slides, 6 audiocasettes, and 1 16mm film; 34 boxes including 1 oversize boxs
University History, History of Science, Multicultural Archives / PhotographsVideosSound Recordings and Oral Histories 

Helen M. Gilkey Papers

Helen M. Gilkey Papers, 1907-1974

These papers were generated and collected by Helen Gilkey, professor of botany and curator of the Herbarium at Oregon Agricultural College until her retirement in 1951. Gilkey's botanical drawings and plant identifications made her a well-known expert in the field.
MSS GilkeyH
2 cubic feet
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science 

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 

Douglas W. Glennie Papers

Douglas W. Glennie Papers, 1919-1966

The Douglas W. Glennie Papers consist of research records created and assembled by Glennie in his forest products chemistry research. Glennie was head of chemical research at the Forest Research Laboratory at Oregon State University from 1956 until 1964.
MSS Glennie
1 cubic foot; 1 box
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science 

Kenneth L. Gordon Collection

Kenneth L. Gordon Collection, 1920-1980

The Kenneth L. Gordon collection consists of research materials developed and produced by Gordon over the course of his tenure as a Professor of Zoology at Oregon State University.
MSS Gordon
20 cubic feet; 26 boxes (various sizes)
University History, History of Science, Natural Resources / PhotographsVideos 

Samuel H. Graf Collection

Samuel H. Graf Collection, 1903-1964

The Samuel H. Graf Collection includes letters to family members, a 1909 text co-written by Graf, and a scrapbook of notes and letters sent by Graf's former students and colleagues on the occasion of his retirement in 1954. Graf earned undergraduate and graduate degrees in engineering from Oregon Agricultural College in 1907-1909 and was a faculty member in engineering at Oregon State from 1909 until 1954.
MSS Graf
0.5 cubic foot, including 2 photographs; 2 boxes, including 1 oversize box
University History, History of Science / PhotographsScrapbooks 

Ken Gray Photograph Collection

Ken Gray Photograph Collection, 1964-1979

The Ken Gray Photograph Collection consists of prints and negatives depicting various types of insects at their larval and adult stages.
P 256
19 cubic feet, including 35,250 photographs; 19 archives boxes and 1 document box
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science / Photographs 

J.R. Haag Papers

J.R. Haag Papers, 1927-1964

The J.R. Haag Paper consist of research materials generated by Haag over the course of his tenure working with the Agricultural Experiment Station's Department of Agricultural Chemistry.
MSS Haag
6.7 cubic feet; 6 archives boxes and 2 document boxes
University History, History of Science, Natural Resources 

Barton C. Hacker Papers

Barton C. Hacker Papers, 1955-1995

The Barton C. Hacker Papers document Hacker’s career as a historian of radiation safety, and primarily consist of materials related to his service as historian to the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Dosimetry Research Project, beginning in 1979. The collection also contains general research materials, committee documents, and conference proceedings and papers.
MSS HackerB
2.1 cubic feet; 6 boxes
History of Science 

Thomas Hager Papers

Thomas Hager Papers, 1898-2010

Thomas Hager (born 1953) is a professional science writer best known for having authored Force of Nature: The Life of Linus Pauling (Simon & Schuster, 1995). He has also published more than one-hundred articles and six books, most of which focus on scientific topics and, in particular, the life and work of Linus Pauling. The Hager Papers consist of documents collected by Hager in his writing of Force of Nature, The Demon Under the Microscope: From Battlefield Hospitals to Nazi Labs, One Doctor's Heroic Search for the World's First Miracle Drug (Harmony, 2006), and The Alchemy of Air: A Jewish Genius, a Doomed Tycoon, and the Scientific Discovery That Fed the World but Fueled the Rise of Hitler (Three Rivers Press, 2008).
MSS Hager
32 linear feet
History of Science / Sound Recordings and Oral HistoriesPhotographs 

Hanford Site Forty-Year Environmental Data Collection

Hanford Site Forty-Year Environmental Data Collection, 1943-1986

This Hanford Site Forty-Year Environmental Data Collection contains a series of government documents and internal technical reports the focus of which is environmental monitoring at the Hanford Site, a nuclear production complex in southeast Washington that was constructed beginning in 1943 and fully decommissioned in 1987. Included among the collection's environmental monitoring reports are documents related to effluent releases into the environment, both planned and unplanned.
MSS Hanford
7 linear feet, 18 boxes
History of Science

Henry Paul Hansen Papers

Henry Paul Hansen Papers, 1907-1989

These papers were generated and collected by Henry Hansen, a paleobotanist, who served as Dean of the Graduate school at Oregon State College until 1971. The collection includes research materials, field notes and publications.
MSS HansenHP
2 cubic feet
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science / PhotographsMaps 

Harriet's Photograph Collection

Harriet's Photograph Collection, 1868-1996

Harriet's Collection - named for the first University Archivist, Harriet Moore - is an artificial collection of photographic images documenting the full range of Oregon State University programs and activities from its founding as Corvallis College in 1868. The collection consists of about 25 cubic feet of photographic prints and negatives (approximately 30,000 items) dating from the late 19th century to the present.
P HC
25 cubic ft.; approx. 30,000 items.
Multicultural Archives, University History, Natural Resources, History of Science, Local History / Photographs 

Milton Harris Papers

Milton Harris Papers, 1925-1996

Milton Harris (1908-1991), a 1926 graduate of Oregon Agricultural College, was a lifelong supporter of OSU who, in 1984, established the university's first fully-endowed professorship. In 1945, Harris founded his own research laboratory, which later became a subsidiary of the Gillette Company. A holder of 35 patents and a very active member of the scientific community, Harris also enjoyed a six-year term as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the American Chemical Society.
MSS Harris
22 linear feet; 39 boxes
University History, History of Science / Photographs 

Hatfield Marine Science Center Photographs

Hatfield Marine Science Center Photographs, 1965-1997

The Hatfield Marine Science Center Photographs consist of images of the Center's facilities in Newport Oregon; Yaquina Bay and the Oregon coast at Newport; and Oregon State University's research vessels. The Marine Science Center was established by Oregon State University in 1965 as a marine laboratory for research, education, and outreach.
P 254
0.05 cubic foot, including 40 photographs; 1 box
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science / Photographs 

Hatfield Marine Science Center Records

Hatfield Marine Science Center Records, 1961-2005

The records of the Hatfield Marine Science Center document the development and administration of the center, as well as its instructional and research functions.
RG 194
3.1 cubic feet; The Hatfield Marine Science Center Records are housed in 4 cubic foot boxes, 1 oversize box, and 1 oversize drawer.
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science / Sound Recordings and Oral HistoriesMaps 

Hatfield Marine Science Center Videotapes

Hatfield Marine Science Center Videotapes, 1968-1998

The Hatfield Marine Science Center Videotapes document the research activities and public programs of the Center.
FV P 254
0.3 cubic foot, including 8 videotapes; 1 box
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science / Videos 

Roger Hayward Papers

Roger Hayward Papers, 1899-2007

Roger Hayward (1899-1979) was a talented artist, architect and inventor who collaborated extensively with Linus Pauling as illustrator of many of Pauling's books and journal publications. Hayward is also remembered as an expert on the subject of optics who played an important role in the development of the Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope. His papers contain a large volume of correspondence, dozens of manuscripts and a number of sketchbooks that document both his artistic skill and his scientific acumen.
MSS Hayward
15 linear feet, 33 boxes
History of Science / PhotographsScrapbooks 

Kenneth W. Hedberg Papers

Kenneth W. Hedberg Papers, 1966-1986

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.
MSS Hedberg
0.01 cubic foot; 1 folder
University History, History of Science 

Robert W. Henderson Papers

Robert W. Henderson Papers, 1933-2003

The Robert W. Henderson Papers document Henderson's student years at Oregon State College; his work with Kasetsart University in Thailand; his resarch as a plant breeder and an Assistant Director of the Agricultural Experiment Station; his long-time interest in photography; and the slide presentations he developed about OSU agricultural research. Henderson graduated from Oregon State College in 1938 and served as a faculty member and administrator at OSU from 1946 until his retirement in 1976.
MSS Henderson
10 cubic feet, including 650 photographs, 128 sound recordings, 4 films, and 1 video; 11 boxes, including 1 oversize box
University History, Natural Resources, Multicultural Archives, History of Science, Local History / VideosSound Recordings and Oral Histories 

Jerry D. Hendricks Papers

Jerry D. Hendricks Papers, 1965-2008

The Jerry D. Hendricks Papers document the research conducted by Hendricks using rainbow trout and zebrafish as models for cancer prevention; the collection consists primarily of research project records. Hendricks was a faculty member in Food Science and in Environmental and Molecular Toxicology at Oregon State University from 1975 until his retirement in 2003.
MSS Hendricks
12.3 cubic feet, including 600 photographs; 13 boxes
University History, History of Science / Photographs 

Herbarium Photographs

Herbarium Photographs, 1904-1963

The Herbarium Photographs were made or assembled by curators of the Herbarium and students in the Department of Botany and Plant Pathology. The images depict a variety of subjects including Pacific Northwest species of plants and trees, the Oregon Agricultural College greenhouses, botany research and teaching, and logging operations.
P 093
0.25 cubic ft.; ca. 80 items
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science / Photographs 

Herbarium Records

Herbarium Records, 1915-1991

The Herbarium Records document the collecting of plant specimens by Oregon State University and include correspondence regarding specimens, exchange lists, gift records. The records also include correspondence of Helen Gilkey, Herbarium curator from 1918 to 1951.
RG 117
1.35 cubic ft.; 8 microfilm reels
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science 

Charter Heslep Papers

Charter Heslep Papers, 1932-1963

The Charter Heslep Papers are primarily comprised of materials dating from Heslep's time as an employee of the Atomic Energy Commission. The collection includes correspondence, speeches, ephemera, photographs, and sound recordings relating to Charter Heslep's work with the AEC, with emphasis on his efforts to televise U.S. nuclear tests on behalf of the Commission.
MSS Heslep
0.75 cubic feet, including 165 photographs; 2 boxes
History of Science / PhotographsSound Recordings and Oral Histories 

Hoover Dam Construction Photograph Album

Hoover Dam Construction Photograph Album, 1931-1934

The Hoover Dam Construction Photograph Album consists of 224 photographs depicting the construction of Hoover Dam at various stages between 1931 and 1934.
P 260
0.9 cubic foot, including 224 photographs; 1 oversize box
History of Science / Photographs 

Horner Museum Oral History Collection

Horner Museum Oral History Collection, 1952-1993

The Horner Museum Oral History Collection consists of more than 250 oral history interviews conducted or assembled by the Horner Museum. The interviews address a variety of topics including the stories of Oregon State University faculty, students, and academic departments; the history of Corvallis and Benton County, Oregon; evolving economic and cultural perspectives on natural resources in rural Oregon; the life experiences of Native Americans and other ethnic minorities in the region; and the recollections of Americans born in the first few decades of the twentieth century.
OH 10
9.8 cubic feet, including 418 audiocassettes and 103 photographs; 20 boxes
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science, Multicultural Archives, Local History / PhotographsSound Recordings and Oral Histories 

James C. Howland Papers

James C. Howland Papers, 1860-2008

The James C. Howland Papers consist of materials generated and assembled by Howland as an Oregon State College student in the 1930s, during his military service in World War II, as an engineer and founder of CH2M, and as a community and civic leader in Corvallis, Oregon. Howland graduated from Oregon State College in 1938.
MSS Howland
4.5 cubic feet, including 630 photographs and 1 videotape; 8 boxes, including 5 oversize boxes
University History, History of Science, Local History / PhotographsScrapbooksVideosMaps 

Albert S. Hunter Collection

Albert S. Hunter Collection, 1899-1961

The Albert S. Hunter Collection consists of research records, publications, and photographs of the Columbia Basin Wheat Project and of rubber research projects in California and Texas. It also includes several early-20th century photographs of Oregon and California scenes that were collected by Hunter.
MSS Hunter
1.9 cubic feet; 1 archives box, 1 document box, 1 12x17 oversize box
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science / Photographs 

Industrial Arts and Industrial Manufacturing Department Photographs

Industrial Arts and Industrial Manufacturing Department Photographs, 1915-1980

The Industrial Arts and Industrial Manufacturing Department Photographs consist of lantern slides used in industrial arts education as well as photographs of faculty, staff, students and facilities.
P 189
0.62 cubic foot, including 606 photographs, 236 lantern slides and 63 negatives; 3 boxes
University History, History of Science, Natural Resources / Photographs 

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers OSU Student Chapter Records

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers OSU Student Chapter Records, 1913-1985

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers OSU Student Chapter Records consists of materials documenting the activities of this and affiliated student organizations.
MSS IEEE
0.8 cubic foot, including 48 photographs.; 1 archives box
University History, History of Science / Photographs 

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 

Warren E. Kronstad Papers

Warren E. Kronstad Papers, 1954-2002

The Warren E. Kronstad Papers document the education, research, and teaching activities of Kronstad, a wheat researcher and Oregon State University alumnus and professor. The Papers include correspondence and subject files; materials from Kronstad's courses as a student and teacher; research data; and reference files and reprints.
MSS Kronstad
10.5 cubic feet; 11 boxes
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science 

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 

Merton Lane Papers

Merton Lane Papers, 1893-1965

The Merton Lane Papers consist of materials generated and collected by Lane, a USDA Entomologist based in southeast Washington.
MSS Lane
0.55 cubic foot; 1 archives box
History of Science, Natural Resources / Photographs 

John D. Lattin Papers

John D. Lattin Papers, 1941-2004

The John D. Lattin Papers consist of materials produced and assembled by John Lattin during his tenure as professor of entomology at Oregon State University. The collection includes professional correspondence, research proposals and reports, informational and promotional materials from OSU, and research materials related to entomology and Pacific Northwest forest management.
MSS Lattin
4.5 cubic feet, including 20 photographs; 15 boxes
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science / Photographs 

William Evans Lawrence Text

William Evans Lawrence Text, 1942

The William Evans Lawrence Text consists of a mimeographed text, Studies in Plant Ecology, prepared by Lawrence in 1942 for use in botany classes at Oregon State College.
MSS Lawrence
0.05 cubic ft.
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science

Robert W. MacVicar Papers

Robert W. MacVicar Papers, 1942-1995

The MacVicar Papers document the activities of Robert MacVicar, who served as President of OSU from 1970 to 1984. These records primarily focus upon MacVicar's work and personal life outside the university.
MSS MacVicar
2.1 cubic feet; These records are housed in 2 cubic foot boxes, 2 document boxes, and 1 16x20 oversize box.
University History, Natural Resources, Multicultural Archives, History of Science / Photographs 

Victor A. Madsen Papers

Victor A. Madsen Papers, 1964-1998

The Victor A. Madsen Papers were generated or assembled by Madsen in the course of his research and teaching as a Physics Professor at Oregon State University. Madsen joined the faculty of Oregon State in 1963 and retired in 1997.
MSS Madsen
1.8 cubic feet; 2 boxes
University History, History of Science 

Leonard M. Maki Nuclear Power Collection

Leonard M. Maki Nuclear Power Collection, 1936-1975

The Leonard M. Maki Nuclear Power Collection consists of books and archival materials related to the development of nuclear power systems in the twentieth century. Of particular note is a collection of documents, dating to the 1960s, which detail ideas and prototypes for nuclear power systems designed to operate in outer space.
MSS Maki
5 linear feet, 4 boxes, 24 books
History of Science / Photographs 

Charles H. Martin Papers

Charles H. Martin Papers, 1939-1942

The Charles H. Martin Papers consist of three narrative research reports on garden symphylids compiled by Martin while at the Ohio Agricultural Experiment Station in Cincinnati.
MSS MartinC
0.2 cubic foot, including 15 photographs; 3 file folders
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science / Photographs 

Mater Engineering Tribal Consultation Files

Mater Engineering Tribal Consultation Files, 1920-1995

The Mater Engineering Tribal Consultation Files were generated and assembled by Mater Engineering, Ltd. and pertain to the company's consulting work with Native American tribes in the use of their forest lands. Mater Engineering, Ltd., located in Corvallis, Oregon, provides engineering and consultation services to the forest products industry.
MSS MaterEngineering
10 cubic feet; 10 boxes
Natural Resources, History of Science, Multicultural Archives / Photographs 

Mathematics Department Records

Mathematics Department Records, 1933-1994

The Mathematics Department Records document the teaching and research activities of the department and the involvement of Department Chair, W.E. Milne, in campus organizations. The records include correspondence, reports, lecture notes, and publications. Mathematics courses have been taught at Oregon State since its founding in 1868; however, research and graduate instruction in mathematics began in 1932 with establishment of the School of Science, which included the Mathematics Department.
RG 136
0.75 cubic foot; 3 boxes; 1 microfilm reel; 20 feet
University History, History of Science 

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 

Robert E. McDole Papers

Robert E. McDole Papers, 1949-1998

The Robert E. McDole Papers consist of materials created or assembled by McDole during his undergraduate student years at Oregon State College, as a graduate student in soil science at the University of Idaho, and in the course of his work as a soil scientist for the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the University of Idaho. McDole earned a BS in soils from Oregon State College in 1952 and MS and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Idaho in 1968 and 1969.
MSS McDole
1.35 cubic feet, including 19 photographs; 2 boxes
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science / PhotographsMaps 

McDonald Rare Book and Manuscript Collection

McDonald Rare Book and Manuscript Collection, 2041-1763 BC, ca. 960-1941 AD

In the early 1930s, Mary McDonald (1848-1935), concerned with the preponderance of scientific and technical books at most land grant universities, donated a rare book collection to the Oregon State University library. In 1934 the McDonald Rare Book Room was established with gifts to the library of items from her collection. Since then, the McDonald endowment has enabled the acquisition of thousands of rare books and fine bindings. Included in the collection are numerous incunabula (books printed before 1501). Among the exceedingly rare items housed in the McDonald Collection are three cuneiform tablets, the oldest of which dates to 2041 BCE.
RB McDonald

University History, Natural Resources, History of Science

James McIver Papers

James McIver Papers, 1980-1984

The James McIver Papers consist of research data and notes generated by McIver as an OSU Ph.D. student in entomology.
MSS McIver
0.3 cubic foot; 4 file folders
University History, History of Science, Natural Resources 

Frank P. McWhorter Papers

Frank P. McWhorter Papers, 1942-1961

The Frank P. McWhorter Papers document McWhorter’s research on plant diseases as a plant pathologist for the Agricultural Experiment Station at Oregon State College.
MSS McWhorter
1 cubic foot; 1 box
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science / Photographs 

Mechanical Engineering Department Lantern Slides

Mechanical Engineering Department Lantern Slides, 1920

The Mechanical Engineering Department Lantern Slides consist of lantern slides probably used for instruction in mechanical engineering and includes images pertaining to thermit welds and the mechanical analysis of various aggregates and asphalt cements.
P 229
0.1 cubic foot, including 34 slides
University History, History of Science / Photographs 

Mechanical Engineering Department Records

Mechanical Engineering Department Records, 1894-1971

The Mechanical Engineering Department Records consist of lab notes, teaching materials, technical drawings and administrative files.
RG 213
7.35 cubic feet; 1 23x31 oversize box and 8 archives boxes
University History, History of Science 

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 

Fred Merryfield Papers

Fred Merryfield Papers, 1916-1978

The Merryfield Papers consist of materials generated and assembled by Fred Merryfield documenting his career as an Oregon State engineering professor and his work as a founding engineer of the CH2M consulting firm. The Papers include publications and reports, correspondence, course materials, technical drawings, photographs, licenses, and certificates.
MSS Merryfield
1.5 cubic feet, including 4 photographs ; 3 boxes, including 1 oversize box
University History, History of Science / Photographs 

Oral Histories of the Oregon State University Microbiology Department

Oral Histories of the Oregon State University Microbiology Department, 1964-1989

The Oral Histories of the Oregon State University Microbiology Department recount the department's history through the perspective of Walter Bollen and Mabel Pernot. Bollen earned two degrees from Oregon Agricultural College prior to his beginning a career on the OSU microbiology faculty that spanned nearly sixty years. Pernot was the daughter of Emile F. Pernot - the father of the university's microbiology program - and the granddaughter of George Coote, an early campus horticulturist. The Pernot interviews discuss, at length, both the history of the department as well as the story of the Pernot and Coote families.
OH 24
0.8 cubic feet, including 27 audiocassettes and 45 photographs; 3 boxes
University History, History of Science, Multicultural Archives / Sound Recordings and Oral HistoriesPhotographs 

Microbiology Department Motion Picture Films

Microbiology Department Motion Picture Films, 1969-1970

The Microbiology Department Motion Picture Films document the department's laboratories and offices; the lift-slab construction of the Bioscience Building; and the department's move to the new building.
FV P 117
0.25 cubic ft.; 8 film reels; 200 ft.
University History, History of Science / Videos 

Microbiology Department Photographs

Microbiology Department Photographs, 1898-1996

The Microbiology Department Photographs consist of photographic images of department faculty and staff, students, laboratory research, offices and buildings, including the Salmon Disease Laboratory.
P 117
0.4 cubic foot, including 800 photographs; 1 document box and 1 file folder
University History, History of Science / Photographs 

Milne, W.E., Collection

Milne, W.E., Collection, 1905-1981

The W.E. Milne Collection documents Milne's mathematics research and consists primarily of Milne's research publications. Milne headed the Mathematics Department at Oregon State College from 1932 to 1955 and was a pioneer in numerical analysis and computer mathematics.
MSS Milne
0.8 cubic feet; 2 boxes and 1 map folder
University History, History of Science / Photographs 

Buena Maris Mockmore Papers

Buena Maris Mockmore Papers, 1916-1969

The Buena Maris Mockmore Papers include speeches, radio program materials, publications, and teaching materials prepared in her role as an extension specialist in child develoment and family life at Oregon State College and Iowa State University.
MSS Mockmore
0.35 cubic feet
University History, History of Science / Photographs 

Ellen J. Moore Papers

Ellen J. Moore Papers, 1905-2003

The Ellen J. Moore Papers consist of correspondence and materials primarily documenting Moore's employment as a paleontologist and her interactions with family members as well as other fellow paleontologists.
MSS MooreE
2.7 cubic feet; 3 archives boxes and 1 12x17 oversize box
University History, History of Science / Photographs 

George W. Moore Papers

George W. Moore Papers, 1952-2001

The George W. Moore Papers consist of field and laboratory notebooks documenting Moore's work as a research geologist with the U.S. Geological Survey from 1951 to 1987. He became a Courtesy Professor Geology at Oregon State University in 1987.
MSS MooreGW
1.4 cubic feet; 2 boxes
University History, History of Science

Richard Y. Morita Papers

Richard Y. Morita Papers, 1949-2005

The Richard Y. Morita Papers consist of materials documenting Morita's career in microbiology and oceanography including research article and chapter drafts, correspondence, grant related records, brochures, certificates, newspaper clippings and photographs.
MSS Morita
1.65 cubic feet; 2 archives boxes and 4 file folders including 2 photographs
University History, Multicultural Archives, History of Science / Photographs 

Hugh E. Morrison Papers

Hugh E. Morrison Papers, 1937-1964

The Hugh E. Morrison Papers consist of materials reflecting Morrison's research on vegetable crop and hop pest control, symphylid control, and the application of pesticides including DDT.
MSS Morrison
.7 cubic foot; 7 file folders and 1 archives box
University History, History of Science, Natural Resources / Photographs 

Dale Moss Papers

Dale Moss Papers, 1958-1994

The Dale Moss Papers consist of addresses and speeches, article reprints, correspondence, photographs, publications, and a narrative report created or collected by Moss, a former Crop Sciences professor at OSU.
MSS Moss
.82 cubic foot, including 978 photographs; 5 file folders and 1 archives box
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science / Photographs 

Alfie Nelson Laboratory Notebook

Alfie Nelson Laboratory Notebook, 1921-1922

The Alfie Nelson Laboratory Notebook was used by Nelson in her Household Chemistry course at Oregon Agricultural College in 1921-1922.
MSS NelsonA
0.02 cubic ft.; 1 volume
University History, History of Science 

C. William Nelson Papers

C. William Nelson Papers, 1958-1975

The C. William Nelson Papers consist of Nelson's fieldwork notebooks and study logs, correspondence and maps, as well as memorabilia and newsletters published by the Oregon Entomological Society and the Oregon Mycological Society.
MSS NelsonCW
4 folders
University History, History of Science, Natural Resources 

Robert W. Newburgh Papers

Robert W. Newburgh Papers, 1958-1976

The Robert W. Newburgh Papers document Newburgh's research, administrative activities, participation in faculty governance, contributions to statewide and national organizations, and instruction. Newburgh joined the faculty of Oregon State University in 1953 and served as Chair of the Biochemistry and Biophysics Department, Director of the Science Research Institute, and Dean of the Graduate School. Newburgh retired from Oregon State in 1981.
MSS Newburgh
2.0 cubic feet; 2 boxes
University History, History of Science 

News and Communication Services Motion Picture Films and Videotapes

News and Communication Services Motion Picture Films and Videotapes, 1942-2000

The News and Communication Services Motion Picture Films and Videotapes consist of raw footage and final productions of news releases and public service announcements documenting and promoting Oregon State University students and faculty; research and academic programs; and athletics and student activities. The bulk of the collection was recorded or filmed in the 1970s and 1980s on 16 mm film or 3/4" Umatic videotape.
FV P 057
55 cubic feet, including 802 videotapes, 415 film reels, and 2 audiotapes; 73 boxes
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science, Multicultural Archives / VideosSound Recordings and Oral Histories 

News and Communication Services Photograph Collection

News and Communication Services Photograph Collection, 1962-1999

The News and Communication Services Photograph Collection contains images generated and collected by the News and Communication Services Office that depict campus buildings, faculty and staff, recreational and athletic activities, and other events.
P 057
5.75 cubic feet, including 9,200 prints; 6 archives boxes and 1 document box
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science, Multicultural Archives / Photographs 

News and Communication Services Records

News and Communication Services Records, 1940-2004

The News and Communication Services Records document the public relations activities of Oregon State University, especially with the news media. The records consists primarily of biographical files for faculty, staff, administrators, alumni, and others affiliated with Oregon State and press releases.
RG 203
13.7 cubic feet, including 129 sound recordings; 18 boxes; 2 microfilm reels
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science, Multicultural Archives / Photographs 

David B. Nicodemus Papers

David B. Nicodemus Papers, 1945-1989

The Nicodemus Papers pertain to David B. Nicodemus physics research at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory, Stanford University, and Oregon State College and to his childhood in Japan as the son of missionary parents.
MSS Nicodemus
0.25 cubic feet
University History, History of Science / Photographs 

Roger L. Nielsen Papers

Roger L. Nielsen Papers, 1977-2010

The Roger L. Nielsen Papers document Nielsen's teaching, research, and university service at Oregon State University and include teaching materials, committee records, and publications. A Professor of Geosciences, Nielsen joined the faculty of Oregon State University in 1988.
MSS Nielsen
1.5 cubic feet; 2 boxes
University History, History of Science 

Barton C. and Sally L. Hacker Nuclear History Collection

Barton C. and Sally L. Hacker Nuclear History Collection, 1938-2002

The Hacker collection is comprised of books, government publications and unpublished technical reports dealing with multiple aspects of nuclear technology and the atomic age. The Hacker Collection is especially strong in materials on nuclear fallout, radiation protection, and histories of the atomic age dating from 1975 on. The collection was donated by Barton C. Hacker, Curator of Armed Forces History at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History and former OSU professor. Hacker's wife Sally was a professor of sociology at OSU until 1988.
RB Hacker
658 items
History of Science

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 

Nuclear Science Technical Reports Collection

Nuclear Science Technical Reports Collection, 1946-1979

The Nuclear Science Technical Reports Collection includes papers issued by a variety of both government and government-contracted organizations focused on the research, application and development of nuclear energy and reactor design.
MSS Reports
50 linear feet, 105 boxes
History of Science

Nursery and Seed Trade Catalogues Collection

Nursery and Seed Trade Catalogues Collection, 1832-1999

The Nursery and Seed Trade Catalogues represent a comprehensive resource for researchers interested in the history of agricultural nurseries. The collection consists primarily of flower and seed catalogues, most of which were printed in Great Britain, Holland and the US between the years 1832-1950. The materials provide a historical record of prices, seed sources, and descriptions of plants and seeds offered for sale by nurserymen and growers over time.
MSS Seed
30 linear feet; 51 boxes, 23 bound volumes
History of Science, Natural Resources

Mary Jo Nye Papers

Mary Jo Nye Papers

Dr. Mary Jo Nye (b. 1944) is a historian of science widely recognized for her research into scientific discovery as both a catalyst and product of social and political events. Through positions at the University of Oklahoma and Oregon State University, extensive publishing, and participation in the international community of historians of science, Dr. Nye has drawn recognition from prestigious organizations including the History of Science Society and the American Chemical Society. The Mary Jo Nye Papers include books relating to the history of science, reprints, manuscript notes, and miscellaneous documents.
MSS Nye
3 linear feet
University History, History of Science 

College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences Motion Picture Films and Videotapes

College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences Motion Picture Films and Videotapes, 1968-1998

The College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences Motion Picture Films and Videotapes consist of moving images recorded and assembled by the College, primarily for instructional use. The collection includes films pertaining to oceanographic research, deep water drilling, and offshore oil and gas operations; videotapes of meterology lectures; and videotapes of marine resource management seminars on the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill and Pacific Northwest fisheries. Oceanography research began at Oregon State College in 1954 and the School of Oceanography was established in 1972.
FV P 203
2 cubic feet, including 52 videotapes and 6 film reels; 4 boxes
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science / Videos 

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 

School of Oceanography Photographs

School of Oceanography Photographs, 1970-1972

The School of Oceanography Photographs consists of images depicting oceanographic research conducted by Oregon State University faculty and graduate students. The Oceanography Department was established at Oregon State College in 1959 and became the School of Oceanography in 1972.
P 203
0.01 cubic foot, including 3 photographs; 1 box
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science / Photographs 

Oceanography: Making of a Science Videotapes

Oceanography: Making of a Science Videotapes, 2000

These videotapes document a program sponsored by the Office of Naval Research in cooperation with the H. John Heinz Center for Science, Economics and the Environment to commemorate the history of the Office of Naval Research and Oceanography. The videotapes record oral history interviews with noted ocean scientists and engineers.
FV P 236
3 cubic feet; 110 videotapes
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science / VideosSound Recordings and Oral Histories 

Paul W. Oman Papers

Paul W. Oman Papers, 1930-1983

The Paul W. Oman Papers consist of article reprints, correspondence, newsletters, publications, and research reference files related to Oman's entomology research.
MSS Oman
1.3 cubic feet; 2 archives boxes
University History, History of Science, Natural Resources 

Oral History Interviews, Personal Histories, and Sound Recordings Collection on Agriculture, Forestry, and Oregon History

Oral History Interviews, Personal Histories, and Sound Recordings Collection on Agriculture, Forestry, and Oregon History, 1949-1996

The Oral History Interviews, Personal Histories, and Sound Recordings Collection on Agriculture, Forestry, and Oregon History consists of various oral histories, personal and family histories, recollections, and sound recordings prepared by different individuals. The collection materials document forestry in Oregon and the Northwest, the history of Oregon State University, local Corvallis and Benton County history, and the activities of Oregon State alumni.
OH 05
0.5 cubic foot, including 20 audiocassettes, 6 SoundScriber discs, and 1 reel-to-reel audiotape; 3 boxes
University History, History of Science, Natural Resources, Local History / Sound Recordings and Oral Histories 

Oregon Sea Grant Communications Moving Images.

Oregon Sea Grant Communications Moving Images. 1939-2007

The Oregon Sea Grant Communications Moving Images consist of final productions in 16 mm film, videotape, and DVD formats as well as extensive raw footage and film elements documenting marine resources, oceanographic research, and the programs and activities of the Oregon State University Sea Grant College Program.
FV P 185
43 cubic feet, including 770 film reels, 30 videotapes, and 9 DVDs; 40 boxes and 30 film cans
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science / Videos 

Oregon State University Foundation Moving Images

Oregon State University Foundation Moving Images, 1976-2007

The Oregon State University Foundation Moving Images consist of videotapes, motion picture films, and DVDs produced or assembled by the Foundation. The materials include recordings of training events and presentations as well as public service announcements and other productions prepared to promote OSU and the OSU Foundation.
FV P 178
2.8 cubic feet, including 68 videotapes, 4 films, and 3 DVDs; 3 boxes
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science / Videos 

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
60 sets of video files, 60 sound files; 382 gigabytes born digital
History of Science, Local History, Multicultural Archives, Natural Resources, University History / Born-Digital MaterialsSound Recordings and Oral HistoriesVideos 

Voices of Oregon State University Oral History Collection

Voices of Oregon State University Oral History Collection, 1995-2014

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
39 interviews; 0.2 cubic foot, including 4 audio cassettes, 20 compact discs, 1 dvd; 3 boxes; 39 sound files, 1 video file, 1 image file, and 7 document files; 6.3 Gbytes born digital
University History, Multicultural Archives, Natural Resources, History of Science / Sound Recordings and Oral HistoriesPhotographsBorn-Digital Materials 

Oregon Stater Photograph Collection

Oregon Stater Photograph Collection, 1967-2001

The Oregon Stater Photograph Collection contains images taken by OSU Alumni Association staff, Oregon Stater editor George Edmonston, Gwil Evans and other Oregon Stater staff members for use in the almuni magazine. These photos depict various events including class reunions, alumni award recognition ceremonies, homecoming and alumni participating in various activties on and around the Oregon State campus. Also included are images of campus landmarks and of OSU faculty.
P 195
1.93 cubic feet, including approximately 620 prints, 8,400 negatives and 735 slides; 2 archives boxes, 2 file folders and 2 document boxes
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science / Photographs 

Margaret Osler Papers

Margaret Osler Papers, 1912-2010

Margaret Osler (1942-2010) was a historian of science and philosophy who published widely on the scientific revolution and on the connection between religion and early science. In her two books and more than 125 articles, Osler focused in particular on the work of Pierre Gassendi, Robert Boyle and Isaac Newton. Osler was a member of the faculty at the University of Calgary for thirty-five years.
MSS Osler
32 linear feet; 64 boxes
University History, History of Science, Multicultural Archives / Photographs 

Charles Osterberg Motion Picture Films

Charles Osterberg Motion Picture Films, 1961-1965

The Charles Osterberg Motion Picture Films consist of 16 mm films made by Osterberg in the 1960s of oceanographic research conducted on the Oregon coast near the mouth of the Columbia River. Charles Osterberg earned a Ph.D. in oceanography at Oregon State University in 1962 and was a faculty member at OSU from 1962 until 1966.
FV P 284
0.3 cubic feet, including 4 film reels and 1 DVD; 2 boxes
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science / Videos 

John Owen Papers

John Owen Papers, 1971-1987

The John Owen Papers consist of research materials prepared and assembled by Owen in the field of electrical engineering.
MSS Owen
0.5 cubic foot; 1 document box and 1 half-document box
University History, History of Science 

Earl L. Packard Papers

Earl L. Packard Papers, 1913-1980

The Earl L. Packard Papers consist of Packard's notes, reference materials, maps, correspondence, and a student paper. Packard came to Oregon State College in 1932 to teach paleontology in the Geology Department; he served as the chair of the department from 1932 to 1950 and the Dean of the School of Science from 1932 to 1938.
MSS Packard
0.5 cubic feet; 2 boxes
University History, History of Science / Maps 

Albert and Ruth Parr Rare Book Collection

Albert and Ruth Parr Rare Book Collection, 1498-1989

Donated in 2012, the Parr Rare Book Collection spans from the earliest days of printing in the late 1400s through the 19th century. Particularly strong in the history of science, travels and voyages, religion, and early printed books the Parr collection also has concentrations in literature (especially Samuel Johnson) and the publishers’ bindings of the firm of A & C Black. The history of printing is also a particular emphasis of the collection.
RB Parr
;
History of Science

Patent Committee Records

Patent Committee Records, 1917-1963

The Patent Committee Records document the development and management of patent policy for Oregon State University and include correspondence, reference materials, committee minutes, documents about specific inventions and patent investigations, reports, and patents and patent applications. The Patent Committee was established at Oregon State College in the late 1940s.
RG 021
1 cubic foot, including 11 photographs; 2 boxes, including 1 oversize box; 1 microfilm reel
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science / Photographs 

Ava Helen and Linus Pauling Papers

Ava Helen and Linus Pauling Papers, 1873-2013

Linus Pauling (1901-1994), a 1922 OSU graduate and the only recipient of two unshared Nobel Prizes, (Chemistry, 1954; Peace, 1962) undertook a wide range of studies during his seventy-year career as a scientist, humanitarian and peace activist. The collection, comprised of over five hundred thousand items, contains all of Pauling's personal and scientific papers, research materials, correspondence, photographs, awards, and memorabilia. Not only does the Pauling archive reflect Linus Pauling's long and varied scientific career, the presence of Ava Helen Pauling's (1903-1981) papers also indicates their mutual devotion to world peace and to each other.
MSS Pauling
4,437 linear feet; 2,230 boxes; 4,111 books
University History, History of Science, Multicultural Archives / PhotographsSound Recordings and Oral HistoriesVideosScrapbooks 

Kareen Peiffer Laboratory Notes

Kareen Peiffer Laboratory Notes, 1930-1931

The Kareen Peiffer Laboratory Notes consist of laboratory notes and drawings made by Peiffer in botany and zoology courses at Oregon State College. Peiffer graduated from Oregon State in 1934 with a degree in education.
MSS Peiffer
0.15 cubic foot; 1 box
University History, History of Science 

School of Pharmacy Photograph Collection

School of Pharmacy Photograph Collection, 1916-1948

The School of Pharmacy Photograph Collection consists of images assembled by the School of Pharmacy and by Ernst Stuhr that depict the Pharmacy Building, pharmacy classrooms and laboratories, and exhibits for drug shows at Oregon State College. Pharmacy instruction began at Oregon Agricultural college in 1898; Ernst Stuhr was a member of the pharmacy faculty from 1927 to 1944.
P 166
0.05 cubic foot, including 85 photographs; 2 boxes
University History, History of Science / Photographs 

College of Pharmacy Records

College of Pharmacy Records, 1899-2006

The College of Pharmacy Records consist of materials assembled and written by Dean Adolph Ziefle on the history of pharmacy in Oregon and the development of pharmacy instruction at Oregon State; reports; and publications. The Course in Pharmacy was established at Oregon Agricultural College in 1898.
RG 105
0.1 cubic foot; 1 box; 1 microfilm reel; 20 linear feet
University History, History of Science 

Harry K. Phinney Papers

Harry K. Phinney Papers, 1938-1988

The Harry K. Phinney Papers consist of correspondence, grant proposals, meeting minutes, notes, photographs, publications and reports chiefly pertaining to the Oregon Institute of Marine Biology (OIMB) and the Hatfield Marine Science Center (HMSC).
MSS Phinney
0.2 cubic foot, including 110 photographs; 1 document box
University History, History of Science, Natural Resources / Photographs 

Physics Department Photographs

Physics Department Photographs, 1930-1962

The Physics Department Photographs consist principally of images of the construction of Weniger Hall, known at the time as the Physics-Chemistry Building and dedicated in 1962. The collection also includes photographs of a seismograph, spectrometer, and cyclotron as well as images of physics groups and the Physics Department.
P 078
593 photographs; 2 boxes
University History, History of Science / Photographs 

Physics Department Records

Physics Department Records, 1909-1974

The Department of Physics Records document physics research and teaching at Oregon State University as well as the KOAC radio station which was established and initially housed within the department. The records include correspondence, project reports, faculty research, curriculum materials, and documents pertaining to the functioning of the department.
RG 037
2 cubic ft.; 12 microfilm reels
University History, History of Science 

President's Office Records

President's Office Records, 1870-2002

The President's Office Records reflect the administration of the university and include documentation of policy formulation, publication of statistical information, and review of legal issues. Separate finding aids have been prepared for Subgroup 1 (B.L. Arnold), Subgroup 2 (John D. Letcher), Subgroup 3 (John M. Bloss), Subgroup 4 (H.B. Miller), and Subgroup 5 (Thomas Gatch).
RG 013
44.4 cubic ft.; 180 microfilm reels.
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science, Multicultural Archives, Local History / Sound Recordings and Oral Histories 

Publications Group

Publications Group

The Publications Group consists of newspapers, magazines, newsletters, brochures, reports and other literature generated by the whole of OSU, including its student and faculty groups, statewide extension agencies and university administration.
PUBS
553 titles
University History, Natural Resources, Multicultural Archives, History of Science, Local History

William H. Quinn Papers

William H. Quinn Papers, 1943-1995

The William H. Quinn Papers document Quinn's research on the El Niño phenomenon as a research faculty member in physical oceanography at Oregon State University. Quinn earned his Ph.D. from Oregon State University in 1968 and was a member of the research faculty from 1967 until his retirement in 1981.
MSS Quinn
0.3 cubic foot, including 33 photographs; 1 box
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science / Photographs 

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 

Frank J. Radovsky Papers

Frank J. Radovsky Papers, 1957-2008

The Frank J. Radovsky Papers document Radovsky's research on parasitic mites (acaraology). Radovsky taught medical entomology as a visiting professor at Oregon State University (OSU) in 1986-1987 and returned to OSU in 1994 as a Courtesy Professor in Entomology, a position he held until his death in 2010.
MSS Radovsky
3.4 cubic feet, including 9 photographs; 4 boxes
University History, History of Science, Natural Resources / Photographs 

Robert Rankin Papers

Robert Rankin Papers, 1935-1974

The Robert Rankin Papers consist of materials that document Rankin's years as an Oregon State College student and his career as an engineer and engineering consultant.
MSS Rankin
1.1 cubic feet; 1 archives box and 1 legal size document box
University History, History of Science

Research Office Records

Research Office Records, 1960-2002

Established in 1965, the Research Office oversees and directs research at OSU. The Research Office Records were generated or acquired by the Research Office, the Natural Resources Policy Institute, and OSU research centers and institutes. The records document the formation of procedures and policies regarding research, review of various research projects at OSU, and external funding of research through grants.
RG 170
7.3 cubic ft.; 6 microfilm reels.
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science 

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 

Paul G. Risser Papers

Paul G. Risser Papers, 1986-2002

The Paul G. Risser Papers consist of records generated by the Willamette Restoration Initiative that were collected by Risser. Included among these records are correspondence, meeting minutes, newspaper clippings, publications, and reports.
MSS Risser
12 cubic feet; 13 archives boxes
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science / Photographs 

Paul Ritchter papers

Paul Ritchter papers, 1937-1972

The Paul Ritchter Papers consist of records generated by Ritchter, an entomologist, and include article reprints, conference papers, photographs and research notes.
MSS Ritchter
0.45 cubic foot; 1 archives box
University History, History of Science, Natural Resources / Photographs 

R. H. Robinson Papers

R. H. Robinson Papers, 1889-1968

The R.H. Robinson Papers document Robinson's research on insecticides, fungicides, and spray residues conducted as a chemist with the Oregon Agricultural Experiment Station, a position Robinson held from 1911 until his retirement in 1951. The Papers include correspondence, article reprints and publications, research data, reference materials, and publications.
MSS Robinson
8.8 cubic feet; 9 boxes
University History, History of Science 

Rockefeller Project Records

Rockefeller Project Records, 1969-1981

The Rockefeller Project Records document a multidisciplinary study of environmental concerns and economic growth in Oregon conducted at Oregon State University in the early 1970s. The project was funded by the the Rockefeller Foundation, the National Science Foundation, and the Pacific Northwest Regional Commission and directed by Emery N. Castle. The records include project proposals, administrative records, reports and studies, and documentation of the simulation models developed by the project.
RG 161
2.4 cubic feet; 4 boxes, including 1 oversize box
University History, History of Science 

Robert G. Rosenstiel Papers

Robert G. Rosenstiel Papers, 1940-1988

The Rosenstiel Papers document the entomology research conducted by Robert G. Rosenstiel and include project notebooks, plot data, correspondence, reports and publications, and related documentation.
MSS Rosenstiel
2.15 cubic feet
University History, History of Science, Natural Resources / Photographs 

William E. Sandine Papers

William E. Sandine Papers, 1972-1995

The William E. Sandine Papers consist of materials generated and collected by Sandine, a Microbiology Professor. Included among the records are correspondence, newspaper clippings, and various materials (vitae, letters of recommendation, publications) documenting various awards for which Sandine was nominated.
MSS Sandine
0.35 cubic foot; 2 document boxes
University History, History of Science 

John R. Schubert Papers

John R. Schubert Papers, 1954-1963

The John R. Schubert Papers consist of Schubert's research records, correspondence, and reports, including materials pertaining to the agricultural chemist's Ph.D. dissertation.
MSS Schubert
1.5 cubic feet,; 1 archives box, 1 document box and 1 half-document box
University History, History of Science, Natural Resources 

College of Science Photograph Collection

College of Science Photograph Collection, 1965-1995

The College of Science Photograph Collection consists of images taken by the General Science department staff and students, documenting classroom instruction and other activities. Also included are portraits of department faculty members as well as students.
P 084
0.06 cubic feet, including 42 prints and 91 negatives; 4 file folders
University History, History of Science / Photographs 

College of Science Records

College of Science Records, 1932-1973

The College of Science Records document the administrative activities of the College of Science at Oregon State University from its founding in 1932. The records include correspondence and reports of the first dean, Earl L. Packard; enrollment statistics and biennial reports; and records of the Junior Engineers and Scientists Summer Institute.
RG 024
0.6 cubic foot; 1 box; 3 microfilm reels, including 1 partial reel
University History, History of Science 

College of Science Videotapes

College of Science Videotapes, 1991-1997

The College of Science Videotapes consist of two productions prepared for the College that highlight academic programs and research activities and recordings of the lectures on global climate change presented in the 1991 Biology Colloquium at Oregon State University.
FV P 084
0.3 cubic foot, including 9 videotapes; 1 box
University History, History of Science / Videos 

History of Science Rare Book Collection

History of Science Rare Book Collection, 1575-2002

The History of Science Rare Book Collection is the largest rare book collection in the Special Collections & Archives Research Center. Significant strengths include: the history of chemistry; history of physics; quantum mechanics, nuclear history, natural history, history of botany, husbandry, cultivation and agricultural science, history of technology, history of mathematics, art and science, and the history of medicine, especially alternative health and nutrition.

Other concentrations include the history of scientific modeling, history of engineering, history of scientific instruction, the history of fuel cell technology, and textile history.


RB Science
;
History of Science

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 

Science Research Institute Records

Science Research Institute Records, 1942-1964

The Science Research Institute was established at Oregon State College in 1952 to "preserve and encourage the individual initiative of productive research in the science faculty, to intensify research activities, to encourage research grants, and to promote teamwork in research among the staff members in the different fields of science." These records document the activities of the institute and the research activities of institute director Vernon Cheldelin.
RG 014
10 microfilm reels
University History, History of Science 

Herman A. Scullen Papers

Herman A. Scullen Papers, 1930-1972

The Herman A. Scullen Papers consist of records generated by entomologist Herman Scullen pertaining mainly to his research on wasps.
MSS Scullen
0.7 cubic foot; 2 archives boxes
University History, History of Science, Natural Resources 

Herman A. Scullen Photographic Collection

Herman A. Scullen Photographic Collection, 1895-1970

The Herman A. Scullen Photographic Collection consists of images of Scullen, his first wife Johanne M. Fredericksen Scullen and their families. The collection also includes view cards of travels in Europe.
P 141
0.25 cubic foot, including 100 photographs and nitrate negatives; 2 boxes
University History, History of Science / Photographs 

Sea Grant College Program Photographs

Sea Grant College Program Photographs, 1965-1996

The Sea Grant College Program Photographs consist of images of workshops, presentations and other activities related to the Sea Grant College and Marine Advisory Programs.
P 185
0.2 cubic foot, including 280 photographs, 250 negatives and 110 slides; 7 file folders
University History, History of Science / PhotographsSound Recordings and Oral Histories 

Sea Grant College Program Records

Sea Grant College Program Records, 1964-2000

The Sea Grant College Program Records document the establishment and adminisration of marine extension, education, and training programs; seafood and coastal environments research; and public policy analysis pertaining to marine resources and and coastal environments in Oregon.
RG 201
12.3 cubic ft.
University History, History of Science / Sound Recordings and Oral Histories 

Edgar Raymond Shepard Letters

Edgar Raymond Shepard Letters, 1900-1915

The Shepard Letters were written by Oregon Agricultural College alumnus Edgar Raymond Shepard to his family. The letters describe his student activities and subsequent work in Georgia and Washington, D.C.
MSS Shepard
0.05 cubic feet; 27 letters
University History, History of Science 

David and Clara Shoemaker Papers

David and Clara Shoemaker Papers, 1930-2000

The David and Clara Shoemaker Papers document the Shoemakers' professional output as noted x-ray crystallographers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Oregon State University. The collection includes correspondence, research notebooks and scholarly manuscripts, among other material types. David Shoemaker, a former student of Linus Pauling, served as chair of the OSU Chemistry department from 1970-1981.
MSS Shoemaker
39 linear feet; 78 boxes; 266 books
University History, History of Science / Photographs 

Sigma Xi Records

Sigma Xi Records, 1932-2001

The Sigma Xi Records document the activities and programs of the Oregon State University chapter of this scientific research society and include summaries of the status of scientific research at Oregon State University in the 1930s and 1960s.
MSS Sigma Xi
0.1 cubic foot; 1 box
University History, History of Science 

Arthur Byron Smith Papers

Arthur Byron Smith Papers, 1906-1909

The Arthur Byron Smith Papers consist of class notes and exercises in hydraulics, construction, and bookkeeping acquired and created by Smith as part of his engineering education at Oregon Agricultural College.
MSS SmithAB
0.05 cubic ft.
University History, History of Science 

Soil Science Department Records

Soil Science Department Records, 1918-1980

The Soil Science Department Records document research and instruction conducted within the department and include faculty and staff files as well.
RG 115
7.02 cubic feet; 7 archives boxes and 1 file folder
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science 

Soils Department Photographs

Soils Department Photographs, 1952-1977

The Soils Department Photographs consist of prints, camera negatives and color slides, predominantly of department faculty, staff and students. Other subjects include maps, displays, and laboratory and field research.
P 030
0.2 cubic foot, including 500 photographs
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science / Photographs 

J. Brookes Spencer Papers

J. Brookes Spencer Papers

The J. Brookes Spencer Papers contain records of Spencer's work as an instructor, researcher, and tenured professor from 1952-1979. Included in this collection are research notes, grade books, student-created documents, photographs, miscellaneous administrative documents, lecture notes, correspondence, and an extensive collection of reprints relating to the history of science in the modern era.
MSS SpencerJ
48 linear feet; 25 boxes; 400 books
University History, History of Science

Eugene Starr Papers

Eugene Starr Papers, 1911-1988

Eugene Starr (1901-1988) enjoyed a widespread reputation as a distinguished scientist and engineer. A 1923 graduate of Oregon Agricultural College, he achieved international recognition for his work in the fields of electrical engineering and nuclear physics. In 1958 Starr was awarded the Department of the Interior's highest honor, the Distinguished Service Award, for his work with the Bonneville Power Administration. Starr's papers include personal correspondence and scientific reports, with a focus on his work in nuclear fission and the transmission of high-voltage electricity.
MSS Starr
115 linear feet; 235 boxes
University History, History of Science, Natural Resources, Multicultural Archives / PhotographsMaps 

Statistics Department Records

Statistics Department Records, 1968-1989

The Statistics Department Records consist of technical reports published by the department and reflecting the research of its faculty.
RG 152
0.15 cubic foot; 2 file folders
University History, History of Science 

Mervyn Stephenson Collection

Mervyn Stephenson Collection, 1915-1941

The Mervyn Stephenson Collection consists of student memorabilia, course notes and tests, student publications, military memorabilia and panoramic prints.
MSS Stephenson
0.35 cubic foot; 8 file folders
University History, History of Science / Photographs 

Clara A. Storvick Papers

Clara A. Storvick Papers, 1925-2002

The Clara A. Storvick Papers consist of reprints of journal articles written or co-authored by Storvick, a Professor of Foods and Nutrition, as well as publications, research notes and other materials that she generated and collected.
MSS Storvick
0.92 cubic foot; 2 file folders and 2 archives boxes
University History, History of Science, Natural Resources / Photographs 

Douglas C. Strain Papers

Douglas C. Strain Papers, 1914-2007

The Douglas C. Strain Papers consist of materials generated and assembled by Strain and document his establishment of Electro Scientific Industries (ESI) and professional and philanthropic activities as well as his family. Strain founded Electro Scientific Industries, a manufacturer of precision instrumentation and laser fabrication systems, in Portland, Oregon, in 1953. He was actively involved in a civic organizations and boards and supported a number of projects at Oregon higher education institutions, including Oregon State University.
MSS Strain
16 cubic feet, including 850 photographs, 3 videotapes, and 1 DVD; 16 boxes
University History, History of Science / PhotographsVideosSound Recordings and Oral Histories 

Ernst Thedore Stuhr Papers

Ernst Thedore Stuhr Papers, 1928-1956

The Ernst Thedore Stuhr Papers document Stuhr's research and writing on medicinal plants and the pharmacy profession. Stuhr served on the faculty of the Oregon State College School of Pharmacy from 1927 to 1944.
MSS Stuhr
0.5 cubic feet; 1 box and 1 map folder
University History, History of Science / Maps 

Frank G. Sutherland Notebook

Frank G. Sutherland Notebook, 1912-1913

The Frank G. Sutherland Notebook is the chemistry laboratory notebook Sutherland created during his 1912-1913 academic year at Oregon Agricultural College.
MSS Sutherland
0.05 cubic foot; 1 box
University History, History of Science 

Technology Educators of Oregon Records

Technology Educators of Oregon Records, 1954-2001

The Technology Educators of Oregon Records consist of administrative and member-related records which document the activities of this statewide organization and several of its founding associations. The Technology Educators of Oregon (TEO) encourages and supports technology programs in Oregon middle schools, high schools, and colleges. This organization was established in 1990 with the merger of the Oregon Vocational Trade and Technical Association (OVTTA) and the Oregon Technology Education Association (OTEA).
MSS TechEducators
0.7 cubic foot; 3 boxes, including 1 oversize box
History of Science 

E. Dale Trout Papers

E. Dale Trout Papers, 1939-1983

The E. Dale Trout Papers consist of materials created and assembled by Trout and his colleague, John P. Kelley, regarding research on X-ray equipment, diagnostic radiology, and the administration of the X-Ray Science and Engineering Laboratory at Oregon State University. Trout and Kelley were faculty in the OSU Department of General Science beginning in the 1960s.
MSS Trout
5.2 cubic feet, including 2 photographs; 20 boxes, including 1 oversize box
University History, History of Science / Photographs 

Office of University Publications and OSU Press Records

Office of University Publications and OSU Press Records, 1907-1995

The Office of University Publications and OSU Press Records document the activities of the University Publications Office, the Committee on Publications, and the OSU Press. The records include news releases, correspondence, and extensive materials pertaining to the publications, Birds of Oregon and Improving College and University Teaching. The Office of University Publications was established in 1912; the Committee on Publications was established in 1936 and OSU Press was established in 1961.
RG 018
7.25 cubic feet; 9 boxes, including 1 oversize box; 9 microfilm reels
University History, History of Science 

Neal VanDevender Papers

Neal VanDevender Papers, 1961-1965

The Neal VanDevender Papers consist of materials collected by VanDevender as an undergraduate, including notes and papers from the courses that he took while a mechanical engineering student at OSU.
MSS Vandevender
1.7 cubic feet; 2 archives boxes, 1 document box and 1 20x24 oversize box
University History, History of Science 

College of Veterinary Medicine Photograph Collection

College of Veterinary Medicine Photograph Collection, 1977-1981

The College of Veterinary Medicine Photograph Collection consists of slides produced by the college staff that primarily document various phases in the construction of Magruder Hall. Some of these images also contain interior and exterior shots of the finished structure as well as views of tabletop models of the building created before construction.
P 184
0.35 cubic foot, including 1,135 slides; 1 document box
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science / Photographs 

College of Veterinary Medicine Records

College of Veterinary Medicine Records, 1923-1976

The College of Veterinary Medicine Records consist predominantly of reports of research and diagnostic testing conducted by the Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory at Oregon State University. The first veterinary science courses were taught at Oregon State Agricultural College in 1892; the Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory was built in 1952 and the School of Veterinary Medicine was established at in 1975.
RG 175
1 cubic foot; 1 box; 1 microfilm reel
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science / Scrapbooks 

Visual Instruction Department Lantern Slides

Visual Instruction Department Lantern Slides, 1900-1940

The Visual Instruction Department Lantern Slides consist of slide sets assembled and loaned by the Oregon State System of Higher Education General Extension Division. The slides depict a variety of topics including many related to Oregon and the Pacific Northwest.
P 217
6.35 cubic feet, including 2696 photographs; 47 boxes
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science, Multicultural Archives / Photographs 

Chih H. Wang Papers

Chih H. Wang Papers, 1947-1984

The Chih H. Wang Papers are composed of materials created and assembled by Wang as a faculty member of the Oregon State University Chemistry Department, Director of the OSU Radiation Center, and Head of the Institute of Nuclear Science and Engineering. Materials include professional correspondence, OSU Chemistry Department and Radiation Center research records, workshop, conference, and training program files, OSU administrative records, publications by Wang, and subject files related to chemistry, nuclear science, and nuclear power policy and legislation. The Wang Papers document Wang's career, the founding and development of the OSU Radiation Center, and the growth of nuclear science research and training during the 1960s and 1970s.
MSS Wang
13.8 cubic feet, including 24 film transparencies; 43 boxes
University History, History of Science, Multicultural Archives 

Willibald Weniger Papers

Willibald Weniger Papers, 1880-1955

Willibald Weniger began his career at Oregon Agricultural College in 1908 as the founding head of the Physics Department. He left the College in 1914 but returned to the position in 1920. In 1933 he became Assistant Dean of the Graduate Division of physics, and later Associate Dean and Dean. The Willibald Weniger Papers include Weniger's dissertation on infrared absorption spectra, reports of a 1938 professional trip to Europe and a 1955 University of Alaska yearbook.
MSS Weniger
.4 cubic feet;
University History, History of Science 

Weniger, Willibald, Photographic Collection

Weniger, Willibald, Photographic Collection, ca. 1905-1930

The Weniger Photographic Collection consists predominately of a photograph album of images taken and/or collected by Willibald Weniger. Most of the images are of Oregon Agricultural College; Corvallis and vicinity; physics laboratories and research; and Weniger and his family and friends. Weniger was a professor of physics at Oregon Agricultural College from 1908 to 1914 and again from 1920 until his retirement in 1951.
P 081
0.25 cubic feet; approx. 600 prints and 40 negatives.
University History, History of Science, Local History / Photographs 

Paul H. Weswig Collection

Paul H. Weswig Collection, 1945-1965

The Paul H. Weswig Collection contains materials that document Weswig's research in the field of Agricultural Chemistry.
MSS Weswig
1 cubic foot; 1 archives box
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science 

William Q. Wick Papers

William Q. Wick Papers, 1966-1989

These papers document the career and research endeavors of William Q. Wick, Sea Grant College Program Director from 1973 to 1990.
MSS Wick
0.15 cubic foot; 2 boxes
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science / Photographs 

Robert Claude Wilson Papers

Robert Claude Wilson Papers, 1920-2004

The Robert Claude Wilson Papers include materials relating to Wilson's teaching career in the Manufacturing Engineering Department as well as photographs prepared for instructional use in Wilson's classes. Also included is a photograph album with images taken by Wilson of Mechanical Engineering department machinery, classes, and facilities in what are currently Graf and Batcheller Halls.
MSS WilsonR
1.6 cubic feet, including 1,023 photographs; 1 archives box, 2 document boxes, 1 file folder and 1 film shipping box
University History, History of Science / PhotographsVideos 

James M. Witt Collection

James M. Witt Collection, 1945-1960

The James M. Witt Collection consists of chemistry and entomology syllabi, course notes, laboratory experiments, and related materials for courses that Witt took as a student at the University of California and taught at the University of Arizona.
MSS Witt
1 archives box, 1 cubic foot box
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science 

Ralph L. York Papers

Ralph L. York Papers, 1920-1940

The Ralph L. York Papers consist of laboratory exercises and notebooks from Oregon Agricultural College engineering classes that York took in the early 1920s, as well as later materials pertaining to his professional work as an engineer.
MSS York
1 cubic foot; 1 cubic-foot box
University History, History of Science 

Roy A. Young Papers

Roy A. Young Papers, 1913-1990

These materials were generated by Roy A. Young as a faculty member and administrator at Oregon State University (1948-1976 and 1986-1990), the University of Nebraska (1976-1980), and Cornell University (1980-1986).
MSS YoungRA
4.5 cubic feet
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science / Photographs 

Zoology Department Records

Zoology Department Records, 1895-1997

The Zoology Department Records document undergradate and graduate instruction in zoology at Oregon State University and include correspondence, meeting agendas and minutes, reports, publications, and lantern slides used for ornithology instruction. Courses in zoology have been offered since the founding of Oregon State in 1868; the Zoology and Entomology Department was established in 1889.
RG 074
0.1 cubic foot, including 36 photographs; 2 boxes; 2 microfilm reels
University History, History of Science / Photographs