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Hanson Leghorn Farm Records

Hanson Leghorn Farm Records, 1917-1967

The Hanson Leghorn Farm Records contain materials documenting the Hanson Leghorn Farm, a nationally significant poultry breeding business located in Corvallis, Oregon. The records include correspondence, breeding and production records, financial records, incubation and banding reports, advertisements and other promotional literature, honors and awards, poultry industry trade magazines, and photographs and artwork.
MSS HansonLeghorn
14 cubic feet; 300 Photographs
University History, Natural Resources, Local History / Photographs 

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 

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 

Highway Maps of Oregon Counties

Highway Maps of Oregon Counties, 1965-1976

The Highway Maps of Oregon Counties consist of maps and orthophotographs (aerial images) depicting roads, structures, and natural features for all 36 Oregon counties in the 1960s and 1970s.
MAPS Highway
1 cubic foot, including 332 maps; 1 oversize box
Natural Resources, Local History / Maps 

Collection of Historical Newspaper Issues

Collection of Historical Newspaper Issues, 1723-1941

The Collection of Historical Newspaper Issues is comprised of single issues of newspapers dating from 1723 to 1941. The collection includes issues printed in Canada, England, France, Germany, Japan, Scotland, Siberia, and the United States and includes English, French, German, Icelandic, and Japanese-language materials. Areas of emphasis include U.S. military serials, newspapers from the northeastern and northwestern United States, and materials published in the 1910s.
MSS HistNewsIssues
0.9 cubic feet; 2 map folders
Local History 

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 

John B. Horner Papers

John B. Horner Papers, 1885-1933

The Horner Papers consist of materials written or assembled by John B. Horner as an Oregon Agricultural College history professor and writer on Oregon history and literature.
MSS Horner
1 cubic foot; The Horner Papers are housed in one document box; one half-size document box; one 16x20 oversize box; and one 20x24 oversize box.
University History, Local History / PhotographsMaps 

J.B. Horner Photograph Collection

J.B. Horner Photograph Collection, 1846 - circa 1925

The J.B. Horner Photograph Collection consists of images assembled by Horner depicting historical figures and groups of people, such as members of the Siletz and Umatilla Indian tribes, as well as locations around Oregon. The collection also contains a number of images depicting early life on the Oregon State University campus and individuals associated with the university. John B. Horner taught English and history at Oregon Agricultural College from 1891 until his death in 1933.
P 100
0.25 cubic foot, including 176 photographs ; 5 boxes
University History, Multicultural Archives, Local History / Photographs 

Horticulture Department Photographs

Horticulture Department Photographs, 1900-1980

The Horticulture Department Photographs consist of images taken and assembled by horticulture faculty for teaching and research and depict a variety of horticultural topics as well as the Oregon Agricultural College campus. The Department of Horticulture and Botany was established in 1888; a separate Horticulture Department formed in 1909.
P 090
4 cubic feet, including 3900 photographs; 34 boxes, including 3 oversize boxes
University History, Natural Resources, Local History / Photographs 

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 

R.H. Huston Hardware Store Journals

R.H. Huston Hardware Store Journals, 1910-1919

The R.H. Huston Hardware Store Journals document the sale of hardware, sporting goods, and farming implements to individuals, other businesses in Corvallis, city and county government, and the Oregon Agricultural College.
MSS Huston
1 cubic ft.
University History, Local History