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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, 1965-2005

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
0.31 cubic foot, including 42 prints and 91 negatives; 1 document box, 4 file folders
University History, History of Science / Photographs 

College of Science Records

College of Science Records, 1932-2004

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
1 cubic foot; 1 box; 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
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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, 1965-2000

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
5.9 cubic feet; 6 archives boxes
University History, History of Science / PhotographsSound Recordings and Oral Histories 

Sea Grant College Program Records

Sea Grant College Program Records, 1964-2007

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
46.3 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