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Agricultural and Resource Economics Department Motion Picture Films and Videotapes

Agricultural and Resource Economics Department Motion Picture Films and Videotapes, 1956-1994

The Agricultural and Resource Economics Motion Picture Films and Videotapes consist of motion picture films made in 1956-1984 by R. Donald Lagmo of the harvesting and processing of fruit, vegetables, and other agricultural products in Oregon, Washington, and California and videotapes documenting lecture presentations in the a 1994 seminar course, Economics and the Endangered Species Act.
FV P 245
1.7 cubic feet, including 116 motion picture films and 9 videotapes; 3 boxes
University History, Natural Resources / Videos 

Agricultural and Resource Economics Department Photographs

Agricultural and Resource Economics Department Photographs, 1925-1979

The Agricultural and Resource Economics Department Photographs consist of images taken by Oregon State College County Agents, Farm Management Department faculty and staff, and Agricultural Economics Department faculty. The photographs depict agriculture in Oregon, including livestock, equipment, and crop fields. Additional images document damage caused by the 1945/1946 Willamette River flood, pasture scenes, operations of the Duckwall Fruit Processing Plant, and fruit harvesting and processing in Wenatchee Valley, Washington.
P 245
1 cubic foot, including 1729 photographs; 3 boxes
University History, Natural Resources / Photographs 

Agricultural and Resource Economics Department Records

Agricultural and Resource Economics Department Records, 1909-2008

The Agricultural and Resource Economics Department Records document research, teaching, and extension activities in agricultural economics and farm management at Oregon State University and provide extensive documentation of the economics of Oregon agriculture. The records include administrative materials, speeches and presentations, reports and original data for studies conducted by department faculty, records of the Western Rural Development Center, and extensive economic and statistical data on agriculture in Oregon assembled by the Oregon Agricultural Information Network (OAIN).
RG 128
32.5 cubic feet; 34 boxes, including 2 oversize boxes, and 1 map folder ; 24 microfilm reels
University History, Natural Resources / Maps  

Agricultural Chemistry Department Photographs

Agricultural Chemistry Department Photographs, 1960-1975

The Agricultural Chemistry Department Photographs consist of slides detailing research on radioactivity and isotopes in plants as prepared by faculty and staff in the Agricultural Chemistry Department for teaching use. The collection also depicts Virgil Freed demonstrating his research in agricultural chemistry.
P 177
86 black and white glass lantern slides; 19 2x2 black and white glass slides; 2 color film slides; 2 boxes
University History, Natural Resources / Photographs 

Agricultural Engineering Department Motion Picture Films

Agricultural Engineering Department Motion Picture Films, 1947-1968

The Agricultural Engineering Department Motion Picture Films document the development of mechanical harvesting equipment by Oregon State University researchers in the 1960s and the fiber flax industry in the Willamette Valley in the 1940s.
FV P 106
0.1 cubic feet; 6 film reels
University History, Natural Resources / Videos 

Agricultural Experiment Station Photographic Collection

Agricultural Experiment Station Photographic Collection, ca. 1900-1988

This collection consists of photographs taken by Agricultural Experiment Station staff of Station agricultural research both in Corvallis and at Branch Stations throughout Oregon.
P 029
1.7 cubic ft.; approx. 1050 prints, 800 negatives, and 200 slides.
University History, Natural Resources / Photographs 

Agricultural Experiment Station Bulletin Illustrations

Agricultural Experiment Station Bulletin Illustrations, 1925-1941

The Agricultural Experiment Station Bulletin Illustrations consist of photographs and other illustrations reproduced in Station Bulletins published from the mid-1920s to early 1940s. The subjects are representative of the various agricultural research projects conducted in Corvallis and at Branch Stations throughout Oregon.
P 019
1.9 cubic feet, including 1084 photographs; 8 boxes, including 1 oversize box
University History, Natural Resources / Photographs 

Agricultural Experiment Station Motion Picture Films

Agricultural Experiment Station Motion Picture Films, circa 1955

The Agricultural Experiment Station Motion Picture Films consist of one film of the John Jacob Astor Branch Experiment Station near Astoria, Oregon.
FV P 029
0.03 cubic foot, including 1 film; 1 box
University History, Natural Resources / Videos 

Agricultural Experiment Station Records

Agricultural Experiment Station Records, 1889-2002

The Agricultural Experiment Station Records document agricultural research in Oregon from the founding of the Experiment Station in 1880s. Research activities were conducted on the Oregon State University campus and at branch stations throughout Oregon.
RG 025
58 cubic ft.; 44 microfilm reels
University History, Natural Resources / Photographs 

College of Agricultural Sciences Photographs

College of Agricultural Sciences Photographs, 1892-2001

The College of Agricultural Sciences Photographs were taken or assembled by College staff and faculty to document the Oregon State University's academic and research programs in agriculture; Branch Experiment Stations in Oregon; faculty, students, and alumni; international programs; and special events, conferences, and workshops. The bulk of the images are b/w prints and color slides; the collection also includes nitrate and glass negatives; some film negatives; and a few color prints.
P 036
1 cubic foot, including 1247 photographs; 8 boxes, including 2 oversize boxes
University History, Natural Resources / Photographs 

College of Agricultural Sciences Records

College of Agricultural Sciences Records, 1895-1997

The College of Agricultural Sciences records document teaching, research (through the Agricultural Experiment Station), and extension programs in agriculture at Oregon State University. The records consist predominantly of the materials generated or assembled by the Dean's Office and reflect the relationships between the College and federal and state agencies and the significant role of the College in Oregon agriculture.
RG 158
21.5 cubic ft.; 5 microfilm reels.
University History, Natural Resources / Scrapbooks 

Agricultural Research Foundation Records

Agricultural Research Foundation Records, 1936-2007

The Agricultural Research Foundation Records consist of annual and biennial reports documenting the financial status and research funded by the Foundation. The Agricultural Research Foundation was founded in 1934 to encourage and facilitate agricultural research by scientists associated with Oregon State University.
MSS AgResFound
1 cubic foot; 1 box; 2 microfilm reels
University History, Natural Resources 

Agriculture Photograph Collection

Agriculture Photograph Collection, ca. 1890-1970

This is an artificial collection of photos from many sources pertaining to various aspects of agriculture in Oregon, the Pacific Northwest, the Midwest, and Canada.
P 040
0.5 cubic ft.; 421 prints and 105 negatives
University History, Natural Resources, Multicultural Archives / Photographs 

Alderman Farms Films

Alderman Farms Films, 1943-2001

The Alderman Farms Films document the farming operations of the Alderman Farms, located near Dayton, Oregon, during the 1940s and 1950s.
FV P 214
1 cubic foot, including 13 films and 11 videotapes; 1 box
Natural Resources, Multicultural Archives / Videos 

Susan Aldrich-Markham Photographs

Susan Aldrich-Markham Photographs, 1971-2003

The Susan Aldrich-Markham Photographs consist of color slides created and assembled by Aldrich-Markham in her work as a Field Crops Extension Agent with the Oregon State University Extension Service in Crook, Tillamook, and Yamhill Counties. The images were used for weed and native plant identification and illustrate agricultural methods and techniques for weed control, seed crops, and pasture management. Susan Aldrich-Markham served as an Extension Agent from 1984 until her retirement in 2008.
P 289
1.4 cubic feet, including 4083 photographs; 2 boxes
University History, Natural Resources / Photographs 

Alpha Zeta Oregon State Chapter Records

Alpha Zeta Oregon State Chapter Records, 1918-1983

The Alpha Zeta Oregon State Chapter Records document the membership, governance, and programs of the agricultural honor society at Oregon State University. The national honor society was founded at the Ohio State University in 1897; the Oregon State Chapter was established in 1918.
MSS AlphaZeta
1.2 cubic feet, including 89 photographs; 2 boxes, including 1 oversize box
University History, Natural Resources / Photographs 

Oregon State University Alumni Oral History Collection

Oregon State University Alumni Oral History Collection, 2005-2008

The Oregon State University Alumni Oral History Collection documents an oral history project coordinated by the Oregon State University Archives and interviews conducted with three Oregon State alumni - Richard Gilkey, Robert Mace, and Jean Starker Roth. The collection includes sound recordings of interviews, transcriptions, release agreements, and related materials.
OH 13
0.15 cubic foot, including 22 photographs; 1 box; 12 compact discs, 7 sound files and 5 document files; 47 Mbytes
University History, Natural Resources, Local History / Sound Recordings and Oral HistoriesPhotographsBorn-Digital Materials 

American Fisheries Society Oregon Chapter Records

American Fisheries Society Oregon Chapter Records, 1963-2011

The American Fisheries Society Oregon Chapter Records document the research, education, and public policy activities of the organization in addressing the protection of fish populations and habitats. The Oregon Chapter was established in 1964 as a professional organization of fisheries and aquatic science professionals.
MSS AFS
5.2 cubic feet, including 107 photographs, 4 floppy disks, and 3 CDs; 6 boxes, including 1 oversize box
Natural Resources / Born-Digital MaterialsPhotographs 

Animal Sciences Department Records

Animal Sciences Department Records, 1879-2011

The Animal Sciences Department Records contain a variety of materials related to the department including property data as well as a log book documenting Oregon Agricultural College's dairy cow herd. Also included are photographs taken by Department of Animal Husbandry faculty that depict various sheep farms throughout Oregon.
RG 189
3.93 cubic feet, including 102 prints and 34 negatives; 2 document boxes; 4 archives boxes and 1 12x17 oversize box
University History, Natural Resources / Photographs 

Architecture and Landscape Architecture Department Photographs

Architecture and Landscape Architecture Department Photographs, 1910-1987

The Architecture and Landscape Architecture Department Photographs contain landscaping scenes, maps of landscaping, group and individual portraits, and maps of tree districts in Corvallis. Also housed in the collection are images of trees around campus, the Agricultural Hall, the thirtieth anniversary of Architecture and Landscaping, and the dedication of the campus gates. Likewise included are images of Charles Eliot, Arthur Lee Peck and "The Dancer," a painting by L. Goetz.
P 099
80 photographs including 59 lantern slides; 25 boxes
University History, Natural Resources / Photographs 

Neil Armantrout Papers

Neil Armantrout Papers, 1960-2001

The Neil Armantrout Papers consist of materials generated and collected by alumnus Neil Armantrout in the course of his dissertation research on fisheries in Iran and his work as a fishery biologist for the Bureau of Land Management in Oregon and Utah.
MSS Armantrout
13 cubic feet, including 584 photographs; 13 archives boxes
University History, Natural Resources, Multicultural Archives / Photographs 

George H. Arscott Papers

George H. Arscott Papers, 1950-1997

These papers were generated and collected by George H. Arscott and document his research in poultry science.
MSS Arscott
0.7 cubic feet; These papers are housed in one cubic foot box.
University History, Natural Resources 

Asia University America Program Photographs

Asia University America Program Photographs, 1988-1992

The Asia University America Program Photographs document the programs, activities, and participants of the Asia University America Program (AUAP) at Oregon State University, established at OSU in 1988 to bring Japanese students to OSU for intensive English language training.
P 209
0.95 cubic foot, including 1300 photographs; 3 boxes, including 1 oversize box
University History, Natural Resources, Multicultural Archives / Photographs 

George H. Atherton Papers

George H. Atherton Papers, 1937-1979

The George H. Atherton Papers consist of materials created or assembled by Atherton in his work as a forest products researcher and teacher. Atherton was a research engineer with the Oregon Forest Products Laboratory from 1950 to 1961, when he became a Forest Products professor at Oregon State University.
MSS Atherton
1.8 cubic feet, including 16 photos; 2 boxes
University History, Natural Resources / Photographs 

History of Atomic Energy Collection

History of Atomic Energy Collection, 1896-1991

The History of Atomic Energy Collection, containing more than 3,000 items, is a valuable resource for research on the development of nuclear technologies in the twentieth century. Highlights of the collection include the first published account of the discovery of radioactivity in 1896 by Nobel Prize winning physicist Henri Becquerel; writings on the Manhattan Project; materials concerning the congressional hearings of J. Robert Oppenheimer; and formerly classified government reports. Cultural aspects of the atomic age are also explored through fictional works, poetry, drama, and music.
RB Energy
231 linear feet; 3,108 items
History of Science, Natural Resources / PhotographsSound Recordings and Oral HistoriesVideos 

Winfred M. Atwood Scrapbook

Winfred M. Atwood Scrapbook, 1893-1907

The Atwood Scrapbook documents student life at Cornell College (Mt. Vernon, Iowa) in the 1900s. The scrapbook was assembled by Winfred M. Atwood, who graduated from Cornell College in 1907 and served as Oregon State College botany professor from 1913 until 1950.
MSS Atwood
0.5 cubic ft.; The Atwood Scrapbook is housed in one 14x18 oversize box.
University History, Natural Resources / Scrapbooks