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Harry S. Nakaue Papers

Harry S. Nakaue Papers, 1975-1997

The Harry S. Nakaue Papers consist of materials relating to Nakaue's teaching career as a poultry science professor at Oregon State University.
MSS Nakaue
19.25 cubic feet; 20 archives boxes
University History, Natural Resources, Multicultural Archives / Photographs 

Nash Family Music Collection

Nash Family Music Collection, 1890-1950

The Nash Family Music Collection consists of published music, primarily for the piano, owned by Wallis Nash and his family. Nash was a church organist and choir director in Corvallis. His children, Dorothea and W. Gifford Nash, were music teachers.
MSS Nash
1.85 cubic ft.
University History 

Percival Nash Collection

Percival Nash Collection, 1870-1929

The Percival Nash Collection consists of copies of Nash's diary (1904-1906), a 1903 letter from Percival Nash to Gifford Nash, and article manuscripts by Nash. Also included are copies of photographs of Percival Nash in the Yukon and of Nash Family members.
MSS NashP
0.33 cubic foot, including 78 photographs; 3 file folders
University History / Photographs 

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Corvallis Branch Records

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Corvallis Branch Records, 1971-1974

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Corvallis Branch Records document the early years of the Corvallis Branch and its activities and programs to address racial discrimination in education, employment, and housing. The records include annual reports, correspondence, resolutions, press releases, petitions, and resolutions. The Corvallis Branch was chartered in 1971.
MSS NAACPCorvallis
0.45 cubic foot; 1 box
University History, Multicultural Archives, Local History 

National Forests in Oregon Maps

National Forests in Oregon Maps, 1910-1989

The National Forests in Oregon Maps consists of maps of all the national forests in Oregon prepared by the U.S. Forest Service. The collection includes maps of the entire forests, ranger districts, and wilderness areas. The maps depict key landscape features, forest roads, campsites, ranger stations and lookouts, recreational sites, and main roads near each forest. Forest reserves were established in Oregon in the early 1890s; many of these reserves became National Forests in the early 1900s after the establishment of the U.S. Forest Service.
MAPS USFS
4.5 cubic feet, including 375 maps; 17 map folders
Natural Resources / Maps 

National Rural Studies Committee Records

National Rural Studies Committee Records, 1986-1999

The National Rural Studies Committee Records document the programs and activities of this project to promote scholarship in rural studies. The National Rural Studies Committee was established at Oregon State University in 1987 with a 5-year grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation and was led by Oregon State faculty member Emery N. Castle.
RG 246
5 cubic feet, including 9 photographs; 5 boxes
University History / Photographs 

Native American Maps Collection

Native American Maps Collection, 1875-1972

The Native American Maps Collection consists of maps of the Warm Springs Indian Reservation in north central Oregon; a map of the tribes of Alaska; and maps of reservation lands in the United States.
MAPS Native
0.5 cubic foot, including 64 maps; 4 map folders and 1 oversize box
Natural Resources, Multicultural Archives / Maps 

Philosophy of Nature Book Collection

Philosophy of Nature Book Collection, 1811-1993

The collection's focus is on material that illuminates the ways in which humans have conceptualized their place in the natural world as well as their relationship to nature, both individually and as societies. The theme is inclusive, but takes as its central core the reconceptualization of humans and nature that occurred during the 19th century with the ideas and discoveries of, among others, Kant, Darwin, and Huxley. The collection also documents the effects of industrialization on Western society. Comprised chiefly of books and manuscripts, the Philosophy of Nature Collection was acquired through the generosity of a grant from Michal and William Rieckmann.
RB Nature
25 linear feet; 80 items
Natural Resources

Historic Oregon Nautical Charts

Historic Oregon Nautical Charts, 1868-2009

The Historic Oregon Nautical Charts consist of superseded navigational maps for the Pacific Coast from California to Washington, navigable bays and rivers on the Oregon Coast, and the Columbia and Willamette Rivers.
MAPS Nautical
9 cubic feet, including 413 maps; 25 map folders and 1 oversize box
Natural Resources / Maps 

Naval ROTC Photographs

Naval ROTC Photographs, 1991-2002

The Naval ROTC Photographs collection consists of images taken by Naval ROTC students and staff.
P 253
3.2 cubic feet, 7,000 photographs; 4 archives boxes
University History / Photographs 

Francis and Lois Wilson Neer Photograph Album

Francis and Lois Wilson Neer Photograph Album, 1910-1914

The Neer Photograph Album consists of photographic prints of Francis Neer, Lois Wilson, and other Oregon Agricultural College students. Neer and Wilson graduated from OAC in 1914 and were later married and lived in Salem.
P 206
0.15 cubic foot; 1 oversize box
University History, Local History / Photographs 

Alfie Nelson Laboratory Notebook

Alfie Nelson Laboratory Notebook, 1921-1922

The Alfie Nelson Laboratory Notebook was used by Nelson in her Household Chemistry course at Oregon Agricultural College in 1921-1922.
MSS NelsonA
0.02 cubic ft.; 1 volume
University History, History of Science 

C. William Nelson Papers

C. William Nelson Papers, 1958-1975

The C. William Nelson Papers consist of Nelson's fieldwork notebooks and study logs, correspondence and maps, as well as memorabilia and newsletters published by the Oregon Entomological Society and the Oregon Mycological Society.
MSS NelsonCW
4 folders
University History, History of Science, Natural Resources 

Harry I. Nettleton Records

Harry I. Nettleton Records, 1959-1960

The Harry I. Nettleton Records consist of correspondence relating to his retirement as Dean of the School of Forestry.
MSS Nettleton
3 inches; 1 box
University History, Natural Resources 

Richard L. and Maurine B. Neuberger Papers

Richard L. and Maurine B. Neuberger Papers, 1958-1965

The Richard L. and Maurine B. Neuberger Papers contain the agricultural correspondence files of United States Senators Richard and Maurine Neuberger and document agriculture in Oregon and the Pacific Northwest in terms of national agriculture policy.
MSS Neuberger
0.17 cubic ft.
University History, Natural Resources 

Robert W. Newburgh Papers

Robert W. Newburgh Papers, 1958-1976

The Robert W. Newburgh Papers document Newburgh's research, administrative activities, participation in faculty governance, contributions to statewide and national organizations, and instruction. Newburgh joined the faculty of Oregon State University in 1953 and served as Chair of the Biochemistry and Biophysics Department, Director of the Science Research Institute, and Dean of the Graduate School. Newburgh retired from Oregon State in 1981.
MSS Newburgh
2.0 cubic feet; 2 boxes
University History, History of Science 

Newman Foundation of Oregon State University Records

Newman Foundation of Oregon State University Records, 1962-2008

The Newman Foundation of Oregon State University Records document the establishment of the Foundation in 1965 to support programs for Catholic students and faculty at Oregon State. The records include administrative records, property and legal files, publications, photographs, and sound recordings.
MSS Newman
5.4 cubic feet, including 47 photographs; 6 boxes
University History, Local History / PhotographsSound Recordings and Oral Histories 

Ruth Newmyer Photograph Collection

Ruth Newmyer Photograph Collection, 1915

The Ruth Newmyer Photograph Collection consists of prints mounted on scrapbook pages which depict Corvallis buildings and streetscapes, OAC campus views, and Mt. Hood.
P 239
0.01 cubic feet, 25 photographs; 1 file folder
University History, Local History / Photographs 

News and Communication Services Motion Picture Films and Videotapes

News and Communication Services Motion Picture Films and Videotapes, 1942-2000

The News and Communication Services Motion Picture Films and Videotapes consist of raw footage and final productions of news releases and public service announcements documenting and promoting Oregon State University students and faculty; research and academic programs; and athletics and student activities. The bulk of the collection was recorded or filmed in the 1970s and 1980s on 16 mm film or 3/4" Umatic videotape.
FV P 057
55 cubic feet, including 802 videotapes, 415 film reels, and 2 audiotapes; 73 boxes
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science, Multicultural Archives / VideosSound Recordings and Oral Histories 

News and Communication Services Photograph Collection

News and Communication Services Photograph Collection, 1949-1999

The News and Communication Services Photograph Collection contains images generated and collected by the News and Communication Services Office that depict campus buildings, faculty and staff, recreational and athletic activities, and other events.
P 057
8.05 cubic feet, including 9,200 prints; 6 archives boxes and 5 document boxes
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science, Multicultural Archives / Photographs 

News and Communication Services Records

News and Communication Services Records, 1940-2004

The News and Communication Services Records document the public relations activities of Oregon State University, especially with the news media. The records consists primarily of biographical files for faculty, staff, administrators, alumni, and others affiliated with Oregon State and press releases.
RG 203
14.7 cubic feet, including 129 sound recordings; 19 boxes; 2 microfilm reels
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science, Multicultural Archives / Photographs 

Diana Nicholson Photographic Collection

Diana Nicholson Photographic Collection, 1899-1939

The Diana Nicholson Photographic Collection consists of many images of the Oregon State University campus including the library and Memorial Union quads, the Mitchell Playhouse and the Kerr Library, among other buildings. Photographs of the University Archives staff and functions are also included.
P 153
33 photographs; 1 box
University History / Photographs 

David B. Nicodemus Papers

David B. Nicodemus Papers, 1945-1989

The Nicodemus Papers pertain to David B. Nicodemus physics research at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory, Stanford University, and Oregon State College and to his childhood in Japan as the son of missionary parents.
MSS Nicodemus
0.25 cubic feet
University History, History of Science / Photographs 

Roger L. Nielsen Papers

Roger L. Nielsen Papers, 1977-2010

The Roger L. Nielsen Papers document Nielsen's teaching, research, and university service at Oregon State University and include teaching materials, committee records, and publications. A Professor of Geosciences, Nielsen joined the faculty of Oregon State University in 1988.
MSS Nielsen
1.5 cubic feet; 2 boxes
University History, History of Science 

Ninkasi Brewing Company Collection

Ninkasi Brewing Company Collection, 2012-2014

This collection includes materials generated by the Ninkasi Brewing Company that document the various types of beer produced at the brewery. The Ninkasi Brewing Company formed in 2006 in Eugene, Oregon.
MSS Ninkasi
1 cubic foot; 1 23x31 oversize box and 1 map folder

J.M. Nolan Photograph Collection

J.M. Nolan Photograph Collection, 1889-1902

The J.M. Nolan Photograph Collection consists of images depicting the McGee Family and Corvallis, Oregon, school children. Nolan was a Corvallis business owner.
P 053
0.01 cubic foot, including 4 photographs; 1 box
Local History / Photographs 

Marie Norris Collection

Marie Norris Collection, 1974-2004

The Marie Norris Collection consists of materials documenting Native American activist, storyteller, and historian Marie Norris, as well as a manuscript that she authored titled "Along Klamath Waters." Norris was born in Modoc Point, Oregon in 1920 and dedicated her life to serving the Klamath community.
MSS Norris
0.25 cubic foot; 1 document box
Multicultural Archives / Sound Recordings and Oral Histories 

Oral Histories of Northern Cheyenne Descendants of the Battle of Little Bighorn

Oral Histories of Northern Cheyenne Descendants of the Battle of Little Bighorn, 1985-1987

The Oral Histories of Northern Cheyenne Descendants of the Battle of Little Bighorn collection documents a project, led in the mid-1980s by Oregon State University professor Royal Jackson, that sought to capture the perspective of contemporary Northern Cheyenne tribal members on the famous 1876 battle between certain of their ancestors and the U.S. 7th Cavalry, led by Lt. Col. George Armstrong Custer. The interviews held in this collection also lend extensive insight into the changes experienced by the Northern Cheyenne people throughout the twentieth century and provide a snapshot of the Northern Cheyenne as they viewed themselves in the mid-1980s.
OH 20
0.4 cubic feet, including 28 audiocassettes; 2 boxes
Multicultural Archives / Sound Recordings and Oral Histories 

Barton C. and Sally L. Hacker Nuclear History Collection

Barton C. and Sally L. Hacker Nuclear History Collection, 1938-2002

The Hacker collection is comprised of books, government publications and unpublished technical reports dealing with multiple aspects of nuclear technology and the atomic age. The Hacker Collection is especially strong in materials on nuclear fallout, radiation protection, and histories of the atomic age dating from 1975 on. The collection was donated by Barton C. Hacker, Curator of Armed Forces History at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History and former OSU professor. Hacker's wife Sally was a professor of sociology at OSU until 1988.
RB Hacker
658 items
History of Science

How OSU Grew Nuclear Science Oral Histories

How OSU Grew Nuclear Science Oral Histories, 2009-2010

The How OSU Grew Nuclear Science Oral Histories consist of interviews of Oregon State University faculty and alumni in the Nuclear Engineering and Radiation Health Physics Department that were conducted as part of the 50th anniversary of the graduate program in 2009.
OH 16
0.15 cubic feet; 1 box; 13 sound files; 112 Mbytes
University History, History of Science / Sound Recordings and Oral HistoriesBorn-Digital Materials 

Nuclear Science Technical Reports Collection

Nuclear Science Technical Reports Collection, 1946-1979

The Nuclear Science Technical Reports Collection includes papers issued by a variety of both government and government-contracted organizations focused on the research, application and development of nuclear energy and reactor design.
MSS Reports
50 linear feet, 105 boxes
History of Science

Nursery and Seed Trade Catalogues Collection

Nursery and Seed Trade Catalogues Collection, 1832-1999

The Nursery and Seed Trade Catalogues represent a comprehensive resource for researchers interested in the history of agricultural nurseries. The collection consists primarily of flower and seed catalogues, most of which were printed in Great Britain, Holland and the US between the years 1832-1950. The materials provide a historical record of prices, seed sources, and descriptions of plants and seeds offered for sale by nurserymen and growers over time.
MSS Seed
30 linear feet; 51 boxes, 23 bound volumes
History of Science, Natural Resources

Nutrition and Food Management Department Records

Nutrition and Food Management Department Records, 1930-2002

The Nutrition and Food Management Department Records consist of nutrition research data, review reports, meeting minutes and reprints of journal articles.
RG 217
14.96 cubic feet; 2 document boxes, 2 file folders, 14 archives boxes, and 1 ledger-size document box
University History 

Nutrition Research Institute Records

Nutrition Research Institute Records, 1963-1994

The Nutrition Research Institute Records consist of annual reports, brochures, constitutions and bylaws, photographs, correspondence, flyers, grant proposals, meeting minutes, newsletters, newspaper clippings, reports, and a publications list, all of which document the activities of the NRI at OSU.
RG 224
2 cubic feet, including 50 photographs; 3 archives boxes
University History / Photographs 

Mary Jo Nye Papers

Mary Jo Nye Papers, 1986-1997

Dr. Mary Jo Nye (b. 1944) is a historian of science widely recognized for her research into scientific discovery as both a catalyst and product of social and political events. Through positions at the University of Oklahoma and Oregon State University, extensive publishing, and participation in the international community of historians of science, Dr. Nye has drawn recognition from prestigious organizations including the History of Science Society and the American Chemical Society. The Mary Jo Nye Papers include books relating to the history of science, reprints, manuscript notes, and miscellaneous documents.
MSS Nye
17 cubic feet
University History, History of Science