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Jay S. Gashwiler Papers

Jay S. Gashwiler Papers, 1939-1961

The Gashwiler Papers consist of a thesis, an article, and reports generated by alumnus and Fisheries and Wildlife Department associate professor, Jay S. Gashwiler.
MSS Gashwiler
0.10 cubic foot; 1 document box
University History, Natural Resources 

General County Highway Maps

General County Highway Maps, 1951-1963

The General County Highway Maps consist of highway maps of several Oregon counties prepared by the Oregon State Highway Department in cooperation with the U.S. Bureau of Public Roads. The maps also include detailed maps of key areas within the counties, such as towns and junctions. The maps provide information on roads, streams, buildings, cities, county population, local landmarks and other key features. The collection includes maps for Clatsop, Columbia, Coos, Curry, Douglas, Harney, Lane, Lincoln, Polk, Tillamook, and Yamhill Counties.
MAPS CountyHwy
0.5 cubic feet, including 70 maps; 1 oversize box and 1 map folder
Natural Resources / Maps 

Genetics Program Records

Genetics Program Records, 1973-2009

The Genetics Program Records document the administration of the interdisciplinary graduate program in genetics at Oregon State University and provide information about the curriculum, faculty, and students. The Genetics Program was established at OSU in 1977 and was closed in 2009.
RG 242
0.6 cubic feet; 2 boxes
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science 

Louis G. Gentner Papers

Louis G. Gentner Papers, 1829-1980

These papers were generated by Louis G. Gentner, entomologist, alumnus and faculty member at Oregon State College. They document his coursework at Oregon Agricultural College, species identification and his field research regarding insect damage to vegetation.
MSS Gentner
2.2 cubic feet, including 100 photographs; 8 boxes
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science / Photographs 

Gifford Collection Documentary Materials

Gifford Collection Documentary Materials, 1897-1996

The Gifford Collection Documentary Materials consist of paper records, artifacts, and ephemera documenting the Gifford Family's activities as photographers in Oregon. The Gifford Family included four notable Oregon photographers spanning three generations: Benjamin A. Gifford; his son, Ralph, and Ralph's wife, Wanda; and Ralph and Wanda's son Ben L. Gifford.
P 218-SG 7
3.7 cubic feet; 8 boxes, including 3 oversize boxes
Natural Resources / Photographs 

Gifford Collection Photographs by Unknown or Other Photographers

Gifford Collection Photographs by Unknown or Other Photographers, circa 1915-1955

The Gifford Collection Photographs by Unknown or Other Photographers consists of images created and assembled by the Gifford Family. Many of the photographs may have been taken by Ralph I. Gifford, his wife Wanda, or his son Ben L. in the course of their photographic work. The photographs include portrait photographs; scenic views of Oregon landmarks; and images of agriculture, primarily in the Willamette Valley, and public buildings and businesses in Salem, Oregon.
P 218-SG 6
0.5 cubic feet, including 273 photographs; 6 boxes, including 2 oversize boxes.
Natural Resources / Photographs 

Gifford Photographic Collection

Gifford Photographic Collection, circa 1885 - 1958

The Gifford Photographic Collection consists primarily of photographs taken by four Gifford Family photographers: Ralph I. Gifford; his father, Benjamin A. Gifford; his wife, Wanda Gifford; and his son, Ben L. Gifford. The collection also includes motion pictures filmed by Ralph I Gifford, some photographs for whom the photographer is not identified, images by other photographers, and documentary materials. The Gifford Family's photographic work began in 1888, when Benjamin A. Gifford emigrated to Portland, and continued into the 1950s. The collection documents Oregon landmarks and scenic views on the Oregon coast and in the Cascade Mountains, Willamette Valley, and central and eastern Oregon; agriculture in Oregon; and Native Americans, especially of the Columbia Plateau.
P 218
14.3 cubic feet, including 7372 photographs and 8 film reels; 82 boxes, including 7 oversize boxes; 2 map folders; and 1 film can
Multicultural Archives, Natural Resources / PhotographsVideos 

Ben L. Gifford Photographs

Ben L. Gifford Photographs, 1950-1955

The Ben L. Gifford Photographs consist of images taken by Ben L. Gifford in the early-mid 1950s as he completed his senior year at Oregon State College, pursued photographic training at the Fred Archer School of Photography, and then joined the family photography business in Salem, Oregon. The images document agriculture, primarily in the Willamette Valley, and also include images of Timberline Lodge and the Mt. Hood area. Ben L. Gifford was the son of photographers Ralph I. and Wanda Gifford; Ben L. worked as a photographer from 1950 until 1955, when he began working as an engineer with the Oregon State Highway Commission.
P 218-SG 5
0.6 cubic foot, including 485 photographs; 4 boxes, including 2 oversize boxes
University History, Natural Resources, Local History / Photographs 

Gifford, Benjamin A., Photographs

Gifford, Benjamin A., Photographs, circa 1885 - circa 1920

The Benjamin A. Gifford Photographs consist of photographs made by Gifford during his career as a photographer in Portland and The Dalles, Oregon. The images depict Native Americans, primarily of the Columbia Plateau region; the Columbia River and the Historic Columbia River Highway; Central and Eastern Oregon; Gifford Family members; and many unidentified individuals and groups. Gifford arrived in Oregon and worked first in Portland until 1895, when he opened a studio in The Dalles. He returned to Portland in 1910.
P 218-SG 1
4.5 cubic feet, including 855 photographs; 49 boxes, including 1 oversize box, and 1 map folder
Natural Resources, Multicultural Archives / Photographs 

Ralph I. Gifford Motion Pictures

Ralph I. Gifford Motion Pictures, circa 1925-1940

The Ralph I. Gifford Motion Pictures consist of The New Oregon Trail, a tourism film photographed by Ralph I. Gifford for the Oregon State Highway Department, and unedited motion film clips of a variety of subjects, including alpine search and rescue. Ralph I. Gifford became the first photographer of the Travel and Information Department of the Oregon State Highway Commission in 1936, a position he held until his death in 1947.
P 218-SG 3
0.5 cubic foot, including 8 film reels; 1 box and 1 film can
Natural Resources, Multicultural Archives / Videos 

Gifford, Ralph I., Photographs

Gifford, Ralph I., Photographs, circa 1910s - 1947

The Ralph I. Gifford Photographs consist of images taken by Gifford throughout Oregon, primarily during the 1930s and 1940s. The photographs depict many Oregon landmarks and scenes, including the Oregon Coast, Crater Lake, Mount Hood, the Wallowa Mountains, and the Snake River Canyon. The collection includes numerous images of sport fishing as well as several photographs of Native Americans. Ralph Gifford was the son of Benjamin A. Gifford and took over his father's Portland photography business around 1920. In 1936, Ralph became the first photographer of the newly established Travel and Information Department of the Oregon State Highway Department, a position he held until his death in 1947.
P 218-SG 2
2.5 cubic feet, including 2089 photographs ; 17 boxes, including 2 oversize boxes, and 1 map folder
Natural Resources, Multicultural Archives / Photographs 

Gifford, Wanda, Photographs

Gifford, Wanda, Photographs, 1948-1958

The Wanda Gifford Photographs consist of images taken by Wanda Gifford during the late 1940s and 1950s that document post-war Salem, Oregon; agriculture in the Willamette Valley; and scenic views of Oregon landmarks, the northern Cascades in Washington, Glacier National Park in Montana. After Ralph Gifford's death in 1947, his wife Wanda Muir Gifford took over the family's photography business and continued to take and sell photographs through the mid-1950s.
P 218-SG 4
2 cubic feet, including 3670 photographs; 15 boxes, including 2 oversize boxes, and 1 map folder
Natural Resources / Photographs 

Helen M. Gilkey Papers

Helen M. Gilkey Papers, 1907-1974

These papers were generated and collected by Helen Gilkey, professor of botany and curator of the Herbarium at Oregon Agricultural College until her retirement in 1951. Gilkey's botanical drawings and plant identifications made her a well-known expert in the field.
MSS GilkeyH
2 cubic feet
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science 

Douglas W. Glennie Papers

Douglas W. Glennie Papers, 1919-1966

The Douglas W. Glennie Papers consist of research records created and assembled by Glennie in his forest products chemistry research. Glennie was head of chemical research at the Forest Research Laboratory at Oregon State University from 1956 until 1964.
MSS Glennie
1 cubic foot; 1 box
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science 

Kenneth L. Gordon Collection

Kenneth L. Gordon Collection, 1920-1980

The Kenneth L. Gordon collection consists of research materials developed and produced by Gordon over the course of his tenure as a Professor of Zoology at Oregon State University.
MSS Gordon
20 cubic feet; 26 boxes (various sizes)
University History, History of Science, Natural Resources / PhotographsVideos 

Robert D. Graham Papers

Robert D. Graham Papers, 1903-1973

The Robert D. Graham Papers consist of research project files, reference materials, and photographs pertaining to wood preservation research and the wood preservation industry. Graham was Professor of Forest Products at Oregon State University and in charge of wood preservation studies at the Oregon Forest Products Laboratory and Forest Research Laboratory from 1948 until his retirement in 1982.
MSS GrahamRD
2.6 cubic feet, including 500 photographs; 5 boxes, including 1 oversize box
University History, Natural Resources / Photographs 

Ken Gray Photograph Collection

Ken Gray Photograph Collection, 1964-1979

The Ken Gray Photograph Collection consists of prints and negatives depicting various types of insects at their larval and adult stages.
P 256
19 cubic feet, including 35,250 photographs; 19 archives boxes and 1 document box
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science / Photographs