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.
How OSU Grew Nuclear Science Blog
Published by the Oregon State University History of Science program, this blog contains transcripts of all interviews held in the How OSU Grew Nuclear Science Oral Histories Collection (OH 16) as well as contextual information and digitized photographs germane to the collection's subject matter.
Atomic Energy & Nuclear History Learning Curriculum
This exhibit traces the development of the atomic age from the discovery of radioactivity in the late 1800s to the close of the Cold War near the end of the twentieth century.
0.15 cubic feet; 1 box; 13 sound files; 112 Mbytes
Interviews are arranged chronologically by date of interview. An alphabetical view of the oral history interviewees whose recordings and transcripts are held in this collection is as follows.
- Campbell, Shirley (October 11, 2009)
- Frey, Wes (October 11, 2009)
- Little, Gordon (October 12, 2009)
- Lodwick, Camille (October 11, 2009)
- McCallum, Grant (October 11, 2009)
- Munn, Wanda (August 18, 2007)
- Palmer, Todd (October 11, 2009)
- Reed, Don (October 11, 2009)
- Schmitt, Roman (October 12, 2009)
- Shepherd, Steve (October 11, 2009)
- Van Witbeck, Tom (October 15, 2009)
- Willis, David (August 20, 2009)
The Radiation Center Records (RG 202) document the establishment of functioning of the nuclear reactor at Oregon State University. The E. Dale Trout Papers are also part of the Archives holdings. An oral history of Chih Wang, the first director of the Radiation Center, is part of the Horner Museum Oral History Collection (OH 10). Photographs of the Radiation Center, the cyclotron, and other nuclear physics equipment are available in the Radiation Center Photographs (P 033) and the Gwil Evans Photographic Collection (P 082).