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Fred W. Obermiller Papers

Fred W. Obermiller Papers, 1964-2004

The Fred W. Obermiller Papers consist of records generated by Obermiller, an OSU Professor of Agricultural and Resource Economics, and includes article reprints, correspondence, grant proposals, instructional materials, newspaper clippings, publications, reports, and a slide presentation.
MSS Obermiller
5.7 cubic feet; 6 archives boxes
University History, Natural Resources 

College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences Motion Picture Films and Videotapes

College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences Motion Picture Films and Videotapes, 1968-1998

The College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences Motion Picture Films and Videotapes consist of moving images recorded and assembled by the College, primarily for instructional use. The collection includes films pertaining to oceanographic research, deep water drilling, and offshore oil and gas operations; videotapes of meterology lectures; and videotapes of marine resource management seminars on the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill and Pacific Northwest fisheries. Oceanography research began at Oregon State College in 1954 and the School of Oceanography was established in 1972.
FV P 203
2 cubic feet, including 52 videotapes and 6 film reels; 4 boxes
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science / Videos 

College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences Records

College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences Records, 1960-1979

These records document the administration of the College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences and the operation of OSU's research vessels Yaquina and Cayuse.
RG 173
6.33 cubic feet
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science / Born-Digital Materials 

School of Oceanography Photographs

School of Oceanography Photographs, 1970-1972

The School of Oceanography Photographs consists of images depicting oceanographic research conducted by Oregon State University faculty and graduate students. The Oceanography Department was established at Oregon State College in 1959 and became the School of Oceanography in 1972.
P 203
0.01 cubic foot, including 3 photographs; 1 box
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science / Photographs 

Oceanography: Making of a Science Videotapes

Oceanography: Making of a Science Videotapes, 2000

These videotapes document a program sponsored by the Office of Naval Research in cooperation with the H. John Heinz Center for Science, Economics and the Environment to commemorate the history of the Office of Naval Research and Oceanography. The videotapes record oral history interviews with noted ocean scientists and engineers.
FV P 236
3 cubic feet; 110 videotapes
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science / VideosSound Recordings and Oral Histories 

James E. Oldfield Papers

James E. Oldfield Papers, 1951-2010

The James E. Oldfield Papers document Oldfield's research and professional activities in animal nutrition, especially the role of selenium in eliminating white muscle disease in sheep and other ruminants. Oldfield completed his doctorate at Oregon State College in 1951 and joined the faculty upon completion of his degree. He retired in 1985.
MSS Oldfield
8.0 cubic feet, including 400 photographs; 9 boxes, including 1 oversize box
University History, Natural Resources / PhotographsBorn-Digital Materials 

Paul W. Oman Papers

Paul W. Oman Papers, 1930-1983

The Paul W. Oman Papers consist of article reprints, correspondence, newsletters, publications, and research reference files related to Oman's entomology research.
MSS Oman
1.3 cubic feet; 2 archives boxes
University History, History of Science, Natural Resources 

Oral History Interviews, Personal Histories, and Sound Recordings Collection on Agriculture, Forestry, and Oregon History

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 Agriculture, 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 State alumni.
OH 05
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 

Oregon Broiler Growers Association Records

Oregon Broiler Growers Association Records, 1956-1991

The Oregon Broiler Growers Association Records consist of bylaws, reports and other records documenting the activities of the organization.
MSS OBGA
2.5 cubic feet; 2 archives boxes and 1 document box
Natural Resources 

Oregon Central Military Road Map

Oregon Central Military Road Map, 1865

The Oregon Central Military Road Map depicts a portion of the Oregon Central Military Road as surveyed in July-September, 1865. The Oregon Central Military Road was constructed and maintained by the Oregon Central Military Wagon Road Company that was incorporated in Eugene, Oregon, in 1864.
MAPS MilitaryRoad
0.01 cubic foot; 1 oversize box
Natural Resources, Multicultural Archives / Maps 

Oregon Century Farm and Ranch Program Records

Oregon Century Farm and Ranch Program Records, 2006-2010

The Oregon Century Farm and Ranch Program Records document farms and ranches in Oregon that have applied for and received recognition as Century or Sesquicentennial Farms or Ranches. The records consist primarily of application materials; a database listing all the farms and ranches accepted into the program is also included. The Oregon Century Farm and Ranch Program was established in 1958.
MSS ORCFRP
1.0 cubic feet, including 220 photographs; 2 boxes, including 1 oversize box
Natural Resources / PhotographsMapsBorn-Digital Materials 

Oregon Drainage Basin Maps

Oregon Drainage Basin Maps, 1957-1992

The Oregon Drainage Basin Maps include statewide maps as well as maps for individual basins. The maps define basin boundaries and depict the rivers and streams within each basin (or watershed). Land use maps for several of the basins are also part of the collection.
MAPS Drainage
0.25 cubic foot, including 28 maps; 1 map folder
Natural Resources / Maps 

Oregon State Highway Division Maps of Oregon Cities and Towns

Oregon State Highway Division Maps of Oregon Cities and Towns, 1969-1989

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 features.
MAPS ORCities
1.5 cubic feet, including 521 maps; 3 oversize boxes
Natural Resources, Local History / Maps 

Oregon Counties Long-Range Planning Conference Reports

Oregon Counties Long-Range Planning Conference Reports, 1924-1971

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.
PUB 006-16
0.9 cubic foot; 2 boxes, including 1 oversize box; 36 microfilm reels
Natural Resources, Local History 

Oregon Department of Forestry Maps

Oregon Department of Forestry Maps, 1914-1985

The Oregon Department of Forestry Maps consist of maps produced by the Department, primarily to support it's role in fire protection for private, state, and federal forests in Oregon. The collection include maps of forest protection districts and fireman's maps. Of special note is a 1914 map of the full state depicting areas with merchantable timber and other forest lands.
MAPS ODF
1.5 cubic feet, including 103 maps; 5 map folders and 2 roll storage containers
Natural Resources / Maps 

Oregon Emergency Farm Labor Service Oral History Collection

Oregon Emergency Farm Labor Service Oral History Collection, 1992

The Oregon Emergency Farm Labor Service Oral History Collection consists of interviews conducted in 1992 by Oregon State University students of five individuals familiar with farm labor in Oregon during World War II.
OH 08
0.15 cubic foot, including 8 audiocassettes; 2 boxes
University History, Natural Resources / Sound Recordings and Oral Histories 

Oregon Fiber Flax Collection

Oregon Fiber Flax Collection, 1940-1969

The Oregon Fiber Flax Collection documents the processing, marketing, and use of Oregon-grown fiber flax and the research activities of Jesse Harmond and Joan Patterson at Oregon State College from 1945 until 1953.
MSS ORFiberFlax
0.7 cubic foot; 2 boxes
University History, Natural Resources / Photographs 

Oregon Hops and Brewing Collection

Oregon Hops and Brewing Collection, 1993-2014

The Oregon Hops and Brewing Collection consists of publications and memorabilia collected by the OSU Special Collections & Archives Research Center that document the hop growing and beer brewing culture in Oregon.
MSS OHBC
0.80 cubic foot; 1 archives box, 1 document box, and 1 12x17 oversize box
Natural Resources 

State of Oregon Maps Collection

State of Oregon Maps Collection, 1866-2000

The State of Oregon Maps Collection includes a diverse selection of maps of the full state of Oregon as well as counties, cities, and regions. Topics of the maps include geology, soils, agriculture, recreation, traffic flow, dams and reservoirs, land use, and physiography.
MAPS ORMaps
15 cubic feet, including 508 maps; 27 map folders and 4 boxes, including 4 oversize boxes
Natural Resources / Maps 

Oregon Pioneers Oral History Collection

Oregon Pioneers Oral History Collection, 1975-1978

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.
OH 01
0.5 cubic foot, including 31 audiocassettes; 2 boxes
University History, Natural Resources, Multicultural Archives, Local History / Sound Recordings and Oral Histories 

Oregon Sea Grant Communications Moving Images.

Oregon Sea Grant Communications Moving Images. 1939-2007

The Oregon Sea Grant Communications Moving Images consist of final productions in 16 mm film, videotape, and DVD formats as well as extensive raw footage and film elements documenting marine resources, oceanographic research, and the programs and activities of the Oregon State University Sea Grant College Program.
FV P 185
43 cubic feet, including 770 film reels, 30 videotapes, and 9 DVDs; 40 boxes and 30 film cans
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science / Videos 

Oregon State Highway Maps

Oregon State Highway Maps, 1918-1991

The Oregon State Highway Maps consist primarily of the official highway map produced annually by the Oregon State Highway Department. The maps depict federal and state highways, key landmarks, and other information for drivers and visitors.
MAPS ORStateHwy
1.5 cubic feet, including 84 maps; 2 map folders and 1 oversize box
Natural Resources / Maps 

Oregon State Park Sites and Timber Reserves Maps

Oregon State Park Sites and Timber Reserves Maps, 1922-1928

The Oregon State Park Sites and Timber Reserves Maps consist of maps of park sites acquired for the State of Oregon by the Oregon State Highway Commission. The collection also includes maps of land acquired for the Blue Mountain and Wallowa Timber Reserves in northeastern Oregon. The maps depict road right of ways, property lines, legal descriptions, streams, design parameters, and property corners.
MAPS ParkSites
0.3 cubic foot, including 59 maps; 1 oversize box
Natural Resources / Maps 

Oregon State University Collegiate 4-H Club Records

Oregon State University Collegiate 4-H Club Records, 1929-1985

The Collegiate 4-H Club Records document the activities of this student organization at Oregon State University. The Campus 4-H Club was founded at Oregon Agricultural College in the 1920s and remained activie until 1985.
MSS 4HClub
0.7 cubic foot; 3 boxes
University History, Natural Resources, Multicultural Archives / PhotographsScrapbooks 

Oregon State University Foundation Moving Images

Oregon State University Foundation Moving Images, 1976-2007

The Oregon State University Foundation Moving Images consist of videotapes, motion picture films, and DVDs produced or assembled by the Foundation. The materials include recordings of training events and presentations as well as public service announcements and other productions prepared to promote OSU and the OSU Foundation.
FV P 178
2.8 cubic feet, including 68 videotapes, 4 films, and 3 DVDs; 3 boxes
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science / Videos 

Oregon State University Historical Motion Picture films

Oregon State University Historical Motion Picture films, 1921-1969

The Oregon State University Historical Motion Picture Films consist of promotional films produced by Oregon Agricultural College in the 1920s and 1930s as well as several centennial productions made by Oregon State University in the late 1960s. The films depict 4-H programs and activities throughout the state, academic programs at Oregon State, athletics, and student activities.
FV P 048
2.5 cubic feet, including 38 motion picture film reels; 3 boxes and 1 film can
University History, Natural Resources / Videos 

Oregon State University Historical Photographs

Oregon State University Historical Photographs, 1868-1980

The Oregon State University Historical Photographs Collection is an artificial collection comprised of images gathered from multiple sources. The collection provides visual documentation for a number of noteworthy individuals, activities and events dotting the history of Oregon State University for nearly one century.
P 025
3.3 cubic feet, including 3,268 photographs; 10 archives boxes
University History, Natural Resources, Multicultural Archives / Photographs 

Oregon State University Sesquicentennial Oral History Collection

Oregon State University Sesquicentennial Oral History Collection, 2013-2014

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.
OH 26
68 sets of video and sound files; 431 gigabytes born digital
History of Science, Local History, Multicultural Archives, Natural Resources, University History / Born-Digital MaterialsSound Recordings and Oral HistoriesVideos 

Voices of Oregon State University Oral History Collection

Voices of Oregon State University Oral History Collection, 1995-2014

The Voices of Oregon State University Oral History Collection consists of oral history interviews conducted by students as part of anthropology, history and sociology classes and Special Collections & Archives internships. The interview subjects include Oregon State alumni, faculty, and administrators.
OH 09
39 interviews; 0.2 cubic foot, including 4 audio cassettes, 20 compact discs, 1 dvd; 3 boxes; 39 sound files, 1 video file, 1 image file, and 7 document files; 6.3 Gbytes born digital
University History, Multicultural Archives, Natural Resources, History of Science / Sound Recordings and Oral HistoriesPhotographsBorn-Digital Materials 

Oregon Stater Photograph Collection

Oregon Stater Photograph Collection, 1967-2001

The Oregon Stater Photograph Collection contains images taken by OSU Alumni Association staff, Oregon Stater editor George Edmonston, Gwil Evans and other Oregon Stater staff members for use in the almuni magazine. These photos depict various events including class reunions, alumni award recognition ceremonies, homecoming and alumni participating in various activties on and around the Oregon State campus. Also included are images of campus landmarks and of OSU faculty.
P 195
1.93 cubic feet, including approximately 620 prints, 8,400 negatives and 735 slides; 2 archives boxes, 2 file folders and 2 document boxes
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science / Photographs 

Oregon Transportation Maps

Oregon Transportation Maps, 1940-1944

The Oregon Transportation Maps were prepared by the U.S. Public Roads Administration and document transportation in Oregon, immediately preceding and during World War II, in 1940 and 1944. The maps depict highways, railroads, canals, air lanes, and dredged channels.
MAPS ORTransport
0.5 cubic foot, including 24 maps; 1 map folder
Natural Resources / Maps 

Oregon and Washington Offshore Oil Exploration Research Records

Oregon and Washington Offshore Oil Exploration Research Records, 1965-1989

The Oregon and Washington Offshore Oil Exploration Research Records consist of materials assembled by Robert S. Yeats documenting oil exploration offshore of Oregon and Washington in the 1960s. Yeats is Professor Emeritus of Geology at Oregon State University.
MSS OWOOER
0.35 cubic foot; 1 box
Natural Resources 

Oregon Wildlife Federation Scrapbooks

Oregon Wildlife Federation Scrapbooks, 1960-1962

The Oregon Wildlife Federation Scrapbooks consist of three scrapbooks for the years 1960, 1961, and 1962 which summarize the activities and programs of the organization pertaining to various wildlife conservation issues in Oregon.
MSS ORWildlife
1.2 cubic feet
Natural Resources / Scrapbooks 

Oregon Wine Industry Collection

Oregon Wine Industry Collection, 1937-2011

The Oregon Wine Industry Collection documents the wine industry in Oregon and includes clippings, winery newsletters and guides, publications, and ephemera.
MSS Wine
0.3 cubic feet; 2 boxes, including 1 oversize box
Natural Resources / Maps 

Charles Osterberg Motion Picture Films

Charles Osterberg Motion Picture Films, 1961-1965

The Charles Osterberg Motion Picture Films consist of 16 mm films made by Osterberg in the 1960s of oceanographic research conducted on the Oregon coast near the mouth of the Columbia River. Charles Osterberg earned a Ph.D. in oceanography at Oregon State University in 1962 and was a faculty member at OSU from 1962 until 1966.
FV P 284
0.3 cubic feet, including 4 film reels and 1 DVD; 2 boxes
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science / Videos