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Oregon State University Sesquicentennial Oral History Collection, 2013-2015

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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.

Biographical Notes 

Content Description

Quantity

134 sets of video and audio files; 869 gigabytes born digital

Arrangement

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:

  • Abed, George (December 16, 2014)
  • Alexander, Jo and Jeff Grass (March 26, 2014)
  • Allison, Stacy (July 21, 2014)
  • Arnold, Roy (September 6, 2013)
  • Arscott, George
    • Two interviews: December 5, 2014 (parts 1 and 2)
  • Austin, Ken (March 24, 2015)
  • Baker, Terry (June 25, 2014)
  • Bella, David (July 9, 2014)
  • Bentz, Julie (June 14, 2013)
  • Bernard, Yvenson (September 12, 2014)
  • Bilyeu, Rolland and Laverne (March 26, 2015)
  • Block, John (August 5, 2014)
  • Bonifer, Jerimiah (November 22, 2014)
  • Branch, Harrison (February 23, 2015)
  • Bray, Tammy (March 28, 2014)
  • Brooks, Geoffrey (February 18, 2014)
  • Buehler, Knute (August 4, 2014)
  • Butcher, Karyle (May 8, 2014)
  • Byrne, John
    • Four interviews: January 23, 2014; January 24, 2014; January 28, 2014; February 4, 2014
  • Castillo, Susan (June 17, 2014)
  • Castle, Emery
    • Three interviews: October 14, 2014; October 15, 2014 (parts 1 and 2)
  • Cheek, Ralph (October 15, 2014)
  • "Class of 1959" (Jim and Jane Schaeffer; Harley Smith; Dave and Jean Socolofsky, February 14, 2014)
  • Clendenin, Lynne (February 19, 2015)
  • Coleman, Ralph, Jr. (July 8, 2014)
  • Credit, Roosevelt (April 25, 2014)
  • Dalrymple, G. Brent (August 28, 2013)
  • Davaz, Jodie (May 27, 2014)
  • Denison, Jim (September 24, 2014)
  • Dimick, Dennis (December 15, 2014)
  • Dorn, Jenna (September 17, 2013)
  • Douglass, James (December 5, 2013)
  • Driscoll, Michael (October 9, 2013)
  • Edmunson, Jim (November 10, 2014)
  • Essig, Don (May 19, 2014)
  • Farber, Paul
    • Two interviews: October 3, 2014; October 13, 2014
  • Fenk, Steve (August 12, 2014)
  • Fenner, Dorothy (March 22, 2014)
  • Frei, Balz (January 10, 2014)
  • Gardner, John (August 13, 2014)
  • Hall, Tim (June 25, 2014)
  • Hamdy, Karim (October 10, 2014)
  • Hammond, Paula (December 4, 2013)
  • Haynes, Erin (July 25, 2014)
  • Headrick, Charlotte (April 7, 2015)
  • Hendricks, Joe (August 4, 2014)
  • Henley, John
    • Two interviews: December 22, 2014 (parts 1 and 2)
  • Henthorne, Michael (August 29, 2014)
  • Hooley, Darlene (February 3, 2014)
  • House, Tom (June 7, 2014)
  • Hubbard, Leon (December 18, 2013)
  • Jacobson, Bob and Kaety (January 20, 2015)
  • Jara, Andrea (March 6, 2015)
  • Jefferts Schori, Katharine (August 15, 2014)
  • Jensen, Nan and Ellen Johnson (November 1, 2013)
  • Johns, Chris (December 15, 2014)
  • Jones, Ruth and Rita Kilstrom (August 21, 2014)
  • Kerns, Nancy (November 21, 2014)
  • Kiessling, Ann (June 13, 2014)
  • Kleinsorge, Ilene (February 10, 2015)
  • Koong, L. J. "Kelvin" (October 9, 2014)
  • Kopperman, Paul (September 2, 2014)
  • Landforce, Andy
    • Five interviews: May 22, 2013 (parts 1 and 2); June 28, 2013 (parts 1 and 2); September 13, 2013
  • Law, Mary and Joy Petersen
    • Three interviews: October 4, 2014 (part 1 - interview with Petersen; part 2 - joint interview); October 23, 2014 (part 3 - interview with Law)
  • Lee, Phyllis (January 28, 2015)
  • Lubchenco, Jane (October 6, 2014)
  • Lunch, Bill
    • Two interviews: March 13, 2015; March 23, 2015
  • Lundeen, Robert
    • Four interviews: July 9, 2013 (parts 1 and 2); August 13, 2013 (parts 1 and 2)
  • Martin, Alyssa (May 13, 2014)
  • McCallister, June (July 3, 2014)
  • McCallister, Mike (June 26, 2014)
  • McComb, Brenda (February 24, 2015)
  • Moore, Sylvia (March 31, 2015)
  • Nishida, Keith (May 20, 2014)
  • Nye, Mary Jo
    • Two interviews: March 26, 2015; March 27, 2015
  • Okonkwo, Chidi (March 6, 2015)
  • Olson, Carlton and Alice Rader (March 20, 2014)
  • Olson, Robert (November 14, 2014)
  • Oriard, Michael
    • Two interviews: March 17, 2015; March 31, 2015
  • Ossey, Bud
    • Two interviews: October 27, 2014; November 4, 2014
  • Parr, Al (June 18, 2014)
  • Pettit, Don (March 26, 2014)
  • Poinar, George (October 23, 2014)
  • Rietveld, Beth (June 11, 2014)
  • Risser, Les (March 25, 2014)
  • Risser, Paul
    • Two interviews: March 24, 2014; March 25, 2014
  • Rojhantalab, Hossein (June 2, 2014)
  • Roper, Larry (November 7, 2014)
  • Sakurai, Patti (March 2, 2015)
  • Sayre, Henry (August 5, 2014)
  • Schoning, Bob (November 5, 2014)
  • Shepard, Jon (January 23, 2015)
  • Smiley, Richard (November 21, 2014)
  • Smith, Loretta (January 21, 2015)
  • Story, Dale (January 9, 2014)
  • Strausbaugh, Warner (May 12, 2014)
  • Sundermeier, Bill (December 12, 2014)
  • Traber, Maret (June 23, 2014)
  • Trow, Cliff (December 13, 2013)
  • Trow, Jo Anne (December 13, 2013)
  • Urbina, Jenny and Kong Zheng Yeang (March 3, 2015)
  • Valenti, Paul (February 24, 2014)
  • Van Loan, Jack (November 7, 2014)
  • Van Vliet, Tony (November 14, 2013)
  • Verdugo, Nicthé (February 13, 2015)
  • Webster, Janet (November 14, 2014)
  • Weinman, Dick
    • Two interviews: October 25, 2014; January 28, 2015
  • Werth, Roger (June 16, 2014)
  • Wolfe, Bryan (October 31, 2014)
  • Yates, Mary (May 15, 2014)
  • Yeh, Harry (September 22, 2014)

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