Oregon State UniversitySpecial Collections & Archives Research Center

James C. Howland Papers, 1860-2008

James C. Howland, far left.
James C. Howland, ca 1960s.

Information and Credits

MSS Howland

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.

Biographical Note 

Scope and Content Note


4.5 cubic feet, including 630 photographs and 1 videotape; 8 boxes, including 5 oversize boxes

Related Papers

The Special Collections & Archives Research Center's holdings also include the papers of CH2M co-founder Fred Merryfield; the CH2M Hill, Inc. Oral Histories Collection (OH 19) includes oral histories with Howland and the other CH2M founders. The Alumni Association Records (RG 035) include additional materials pertaining the Class of 1938 reunions. The Helen M. and Alan B. Berg Papers include substantive materials pertaining to the Corvallis Riverfront Commission.

More Information