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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, 1908-1955

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
.16 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