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Pacific Northwest Seed and Nursery Catalog Collection

Pacific Northwest Seed and Nursery Catalog Collection, 1992-2009

The Pacific Northwest Seed and Nursery Catalog Collection consists of catalogs published by nurseries and seed companies, primarily in Oregon and Washington.
MSS PNWSeedCat
0.8 cubic foot; 1 box
Natural Resources 

Pacific Northwest Stream Survey Collection

Pacific Northwest Stream Survey Collection, 1931-1950

The Pacific Northwest Stream Survey Collection consists of research data, photographs, and reports generated by the U.S. Department of the Interior's Fisheries and Wildlife Service over the course of an extensive survey of the Columbia River and its tributaries.
MSS PNWStream
11.5 cubic feet; 16 document boxes, 1 12x17 oversize box, and 10 5x8 card file boxes
Natural Resources / Photographs 

Pass Creek Motion Picture Film Collection

Pass Creek Motion Picture Film Collection, 1968-1993

The Pass Creek Motion Picture Film Collection consists of the Pass Creek film, produced in 1968 to document the impact of clearcut logging on the small tributary streams of Oregon's North Umpqua River Basin, and records documenting the production and distribution of the film.
FV P 273
0.2 cubic foot, including 1 motion picture film and 1 videotape; 2 boxes
Natural Resources / Videos 

Patent Committee Records

Patent Committee Records, 1917-1963

The Patent Committee Records document the development and management of patent policy for Oregon State University and include correspondence, reference materials, committee minutes, documents about specific inventions and patent investigations, reports, and patents and patent applications. The Patent Committee was established at Oregon State College in the late 1940s.
RG 021
1 cubic foot, including 11 photographs; 2 boxes, including 1 oversize box; 1 microfilm reel
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science / Photographs 

William G. Pearcy Papers

William G. Pearcy Papers, 1967-2012

The William G. Pearcy Papers document Pearcy's research, honors and awards, and interactions with colleagues and collaborators. William G. Pearcy was a Professor of Oceanography at Oregon State University from 1960 until his retirement in 1990. As a biological oceanographer, Pearcy studied the ocean ecology of Pacific salmon.
MSS Pearcy
0.1 cubic foot, including 1 photograph; 1 box
University History, Natural Resources / Photographs 

George W. Peavy Papers

George W. Peavy Papers, 1886-1955

The Peavy Papers document the professional and civic activities of George W. Peavy, who served as the first Dean of Forestry (1913-1940) and President (1932-1940) of Oregon State College.
MSS Peavy
1.12 cubic ft.; The materials are housed in three document boxes, one half-size document box and one oversize (20x24) box.
University History, Natural Resources / Photographs 

Harry K. Phinney Papers

Harry K. Phinney Papers, 1938-1988

The Harry K. Phinney Papers consist of correspondence, grant proposals, meeting minutes, notes, photographs, publications and reports chiefly pertaining to the Oregon Institute of Marine Biology (OIMB) and the Hatfield Marine Science Center (HMSC).
MSS Phinney
0.2 cubic foot, including 110 photographs; 1 document box
University History, History of Science, Natural Resources / Photographs 

Planimetric Maps of Oregon and Washington

Planimetric Maps of Oregon and Washington, 1947

The Planimetric Maps of Oregon and Washington consist of detailed maps of the Columbia and Willamette Rivers and nearby towns and lands, soon after World War II. The maps depict water features, land cover, roads, structures, and land claims.
MAPS Planimetric
0.25 cubic foot, including 60 maps; 1 oversize box
Natural Resources / Maps 

Plans and Profiles of Oregon Rivers

Plans and Profiles of Oregon Rivers, 1923-1971

The Plans and Profiles of Oregon Rivers consist of detailed maps and profiles of rivers and streams, dam sites, and reservoirs, primarily in Oregon. The collection also includes some rivers in the bordering states of Washington, Idaho, and California.
MAPS RiverPlans
1.25 cubic feet, including 215 maps; 1 oversize box
Natural Resources / Maps 

E. L. Potter Collection

E. L. Potter Collection, 1910-1970

The E. L. Potter Collection consists of personal correspondence and memorabilia, photographs, and materials pertaining to Department of Animal Husbandry graduates and the Withycombe Club.
MSS PotterEL
0.7 cubic foot; 2 document boxes
University History, Natural Resources / Photographs 

Poultry Science Department Photograph Collection

Poultry Science Department Photograph Collection, 1910-1995

The Poultry Science Department Photograph Collection contains images pertaining to the production and preparation of turkey and chicken; Pacific Egg and Poultry Association (PEPA) scholarship recipients; the 1987 Poultry Society of America (PSA) convention; and general activities relating to the Poultry Science Department at OSU.
P 111
8.96 cubic feet; 7 archives boxes, 3 document boxes, 1 ledger-size document box and 2 oversize boxes
University History, Natural Resources / Photographs 

Poultry Science Department Records

Poultry Science Department Records, 1900-1993

The Poultry Science Department Records contain documents pertaining to Oregon Agricultural College's involvement in the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition in San Francisco, the Poultry Extension and Training Subproject and the Poultry Industry Advisory Committee. The records consist of reports, certificates, proposals and correspondence. The collection also contains records pertaining to the general activities of the Poultry Science Department.
RG 182
71.14 cubic feet; 1 20x24 oversize box, 2 file folders, 65 archives boxes and 1 document box
University History, Natural Resources 

W. Lester Powell Photograph Collection

W. Lester Powell Photograph Collection, 1913-1956

The W. Lester Powell Photograph Collection consists of images taken and assembled by Powell documenting Powell's student years at Oregon Agricultural College (OAC). Powell attended OAC from 1912 to 1917.
P 192
0.25 cubic foot, including 317 photographs; 1 box
University History, Natural Resources, Local History / Photographs 

President's Office Records

President's Office Records, 1870-2002

The President's Office Records reflect the administration of the university and include documentation of policy formulation, publication of statistical information, and review of legal issues. Separate finding aids have been prepared for Subgroup 1 (B.L. Arnold), Subgroup 2 (John D. Letcher), Subgroup 3 (John M. Bloss), Subgroup 4 (H.B. Miller), and Subgroup 5 (Thomas Gatch).
RG 013
44.4 cubic ft.; 180 microfilm reels.
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science, Multicultural Archives, Local History / Sound Recordings and Oral Histories 

Publications Group

Publications Group

The Publications Group consists of newspapers, magazines, newsletters, brochures, reports and other literature generated by the whole of OSU, including its student and faculty groups, statewide extension agencies and university administration.
PUBS
553 titles
University History, Natural Resources, Multicultural Archives, History of Science, Local History