History of Science: W (7)
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.
13.8 cubic feet, including 24 film transparencies; 43 boxes
University History, History of Science, Multicultural Archives
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.
.16 cubic feet;
University History, History of Science
The Weniger Photographic Collection consists predominately of a
photograph album of images taken and/or collected by Willibald Weniger. Most of the
of Oregon Agricultural College; Corvallis and vicinity; physics laboratories and research;
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.
0.25 cubic feet; approx. 600 prints and 40 negatives.
University History, History of Science, Local History / Photographs
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.
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 / Photographs, Videos
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.
1 archives box, 1 cubic foot box
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science