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Oral History Interviews, Personal Histories, and Sound Recordings Collection on Agriculture, Forestry, and Oregon History, 1949-1996
The Oral History Interviews, Personal Histories, and Sound Recordings Collection on
Forestry, and Oregon History consists of various oral histories, personal and family
histories, recollections, and sound recordings
prepared by different individuals. The collection materials document forestry in Oregon
and the Northwest, the history of Oregon State
University, local Corvallis and Benton County history, and the activities of Oregon
0.5 cubic foot, including 20 audiocassettes, 6 SoundScriber discs, and 1 reel-to-reel audiotape; 3 boxes
University History, History of Science, Natural Resources, Local History / Sound Recordings and Oral Histories
The Oregon State Highway Division Maps of Oregon Cities and Towns consist of street
maps of 230 municipalities in Oregon primarily from the 1970s and 1980s. The maps
depict streets and roads, political boundaries, public structures, and some landscape
1.5 cubic feet, including 521 maps; 3 oversize boxes
Natural Resources, Local History / Maps
The Oregon Counties Long-Range Planning
Conference Reports document the economic conferences sponsored by the
Oregon State Extension Service in Oregon counties beginning in the 1920s.
The reports include summary and statistical information regarding the
county at the time of the conference as well as recommendations pertaining
to agriculture, land use, and economic development.
0.9 cubic foot; 2 boxes, including 1 oversize box; 36 microfilm reels
Natural Resources, Local History
The Oregon Pioneers Oral History Collection consists of 33 interviews conducted primarily
in the summer
of 1975 by Oregon State University students to document various aspects of local history
from 1880 to 1929 in preparation for the
United States bicentennial in 1976.
0.5 cubic foot, including 31 audiocassettes; 2 boxes
University History, Natural Resources, Multicultural Archives, Local History / Sound Recordings and Oral Histories
The Oregon State University Campus Maps document the development of the Oregon State
campus from the 1890s through the 1990s. The collection includes campus guides and
visitor maps; detailed surveys; campus plans; and maps showing buildings, roads, and
walkways. The inital land for the current Oregon State University campus in Corvallis,
Oregon, was purchased in 1871.
2.5 cubic feet, 187 maps; 5 map folders and 1 oversize box
University History, Local History / Maps
The Oregon State University Sesquicentennial Oral History Collection documents the
history, culture and ambition of Oregon State University through interviews with alumni,
faculty, staff, administrators and supporters. Most of the items held in the collection
take the form of life history interviews, their sole common thread being an association,
past or present, with Oregon State University.
60 sets of video files, 60 sound files; 382 gigabytes born digital
History of Science, Local History, Multicultural Archives, Natural Resources, University History / Born-Digital Materials, Sound Recordings and Oral Histories, Videos
The May Oviatt Collection documents Oviatt's work as a public school teacher in Benton
County and includes certificates and contracts. May Oviatt earned a BS in Household
Science from Oregon Agricultural College in 1908.
0.05 cubic foot; 2 boxes, including 1 oversize box
University History, Local History