Oregon State UniversitySpecial Collections & Archives Research Center

Collections

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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 

Pacific Novelty Company Postcards

Pacific Novelty Company Postcards, circa 1910

The Pacific Novelty Company Postcards consist of images of buildings and structures on the Oregon Agricultural College campus.
P 022
0.01 cubic foot, including 5 postcards; 1 box
University History / Photographs 

Pacific Photo Company Postcards

Pacific Photo Company Postcards, 1913-1915

The Pacific Photo Company Postcards consist of photographic postcards of the Oregon Agricultural College (OAC) campus and students at a football game between OAC and the University of Oregon.
P 023
0.01 cubic foot, including 8 postcards; 1 box
University History / Photographs 

Earl L. Packard Papers

Earl L. Packard Papers, 1913-1980

The Earl L. Packard Papers consist of Packard's notes, reference materials, maps, correspondence, and a student paper. Packard came to Oregon State College in 1932 to teach paleontology in the Geology Department; he served as the chair of the department from 1932 to 1950 and the Dean of the School of Science from 1932 to 1938.
MSS Packard
0.5 cubic feet; 2 boxes
University History, History of Science / Maps 

Panhellenic Council Records

Panhellenic Council Records, 1922-2001

The Panhellenic Council Records document the origins, administration, and activities of sororities at Oregon State University.
RG 056
1.45 cubic feet; 3 boxes, including 1 oversize box; 1 microfilm reel; 5.25 linear feet
University History / PhotographsScrapbooks 

Fred P. Parcher Photographs

Fred P. Parcher Photographs, 1915

The photographs in this collection were taken by Parcher, an alum, during the 1915 summer session at Oregon Agricultural College. The collection consists of images of campus buildings and the Willamette River as well as the Liberty Bell during a tour stop in Junction City.
P 143
19 photographs; 1 box
University History / Photographs 

Dale P. Parnell Papers

Dale P. Parnell Papers, 1965-1998

The Dale P. Parnell Papers document Parnell's career through personal correspondence, articles, publications, speeches, books, photographs, and videotapes.
MSS Parnell
8.1 cubic feet, including 40 videotapes and 5 photographs; 9 boxes
University History / PhotographsVideosSound Recordings and Oral Histories 

Albert and Ruth Parr Rare Book Collection

Albert and Ruth Parr Rare Book Collection, 1498-1989

Donated in 2012, the Parr Rare Book Collection spans from the earliest days of printing in the late 1400s through the 19th century. Particularly strong in the history of science, travels and voyages, religion, and early printed books the Parr collection also has concentrations in literature (especially Samuel Johnson) and the publishers’ bindings of the firm of A & C Black. The history of printing is also a particular emphasis of the collection.
RB Parr
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History of Science

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 

William L. Pate Collection

William L. Pate Collection, 1899-1901

The William L. Pate Collection consists of black and white mounted prints of group shots and campus views contemporary to Pate's time at Oregon Agricultural College near the turn of the century.
MSS Pate
0.2 cubic foot, including 15 photographs; 1 file folder, 120x24 oversize box, 1 23x30 oversize box, and 1 16x20 oversize box
University History / Photographs 

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 

JoAnne Patterson Photographic Collection

JoAnne Patterson Photographic Collection, 1934-1941

The JoAnne Patterson Photographic Collection contains images of western Oregon houses photographed as part of the Historic American Building Survey, conducted by the Civil Works Administration. The images were used in Public Works Administration Days presentations from 1939-1941.
P 102
17 photographic prints from lantern slide originals; 2 boxes
Photographs 

Harry C. Patton Collection of Oregon State College Memorabilia

Harry C. Patton Collection of Oregon State College Memorabilia, 1914-1971

The Harry C. Patton Collection of Oregon State College Memorabilia consists of items assembled by Patton and his family and includes yearbooks, dance cards, pennants, patches, and other memorabilia. Harry C. Patton graduated from Oregon Agricultural College in 1917 with a BS in logging engineering.
MSS Patton
0.75 cubic foot; 3 boxes, including 1 oversize box
University History 

Ava Helen and Linus Pauling Papers

Ava Helen and Linus Pauling Papers, 1873-2013

Linus Pauling (1901-1994), a 1922 OSU graduate and the only recipient of two unshared Nobel Prizes, (Chemistry, 1954; Peace, 1962) undertook a wide range of studies during his seventy-year career as a scientist, humanitarian and peace activist. The collection, comprised of over five hundred thousand items, contains all of Pauling's personal and scientific papers, research materials, correspondence, photographs, awards, and memorabilia. Not only does the Pauling archive reflect Linus Pauling's long and varied scientific career, the presence of Ava Helen Pauling's (1903-1981) papers also indicates their mutual devotion to world peace and to each other.
MSS Pauling
4,437 linear feet; 2,230 boxes; 4,111 books
University History, History of Science, Multicultural Archives / PhotographsSound Recordings and Oral HistoriesVideosScrapbooks 

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, 1904-1955

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
0.77 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 

Arthur L. Peck Papers

Arthur L. Peck Papers, 1904-1957

The Arthur L. Peck Papers consist of essays in the form of radio scripts and conference papers, correspondence, newspaper clippings, a photograph and a bulletin, written by Peck, about the landscape architecture program at OSC. Peck was a Professor of Landscape Architecture.
MSS PeckA
0.05 cubic foot; 5 file folders
University History / Photographs 

Barbara B. Peck Papers

Barbara B. Peck Papers, 1922-1987

The Barbara B. Peck Papers consist of materials collected by Peck, an OSC alum, including essays, newspapers, and publications. Much of the material pertains to Peck's interest in home economics.
MSS PeckB
0.1 cubic foot; 4 file folders
University History 

Kareen Peiffer Laboratory Notes

Kareen Peiffer Laboratory Notes, 1930-1931

The Kareen Peiffer Laboratory Notes consist of laboratory notes and drawings made by Peiffer in botany and zoology courses at Oregon State College. Peiffer graduated from Oregon State in 1934 with a degree in education.
MSS Peiffer
0.15 cubic foot; 1 box
University History, History of Science 

Phyllis Pendell Collection

Phyllis Pendell Collection, 1877-1966

The Phyllis Pendell Collection consists of materials generated and collected by Oregon State College alumna Phyllis Pendell and her family. The materials document her public schooling in Portland (Oregon) in the 1930s and her experiences as a student at Oregon State College in the early 1940s. The Collection consists predominantly of photographs of Pendell's family, primarily her mother's family (the Vernons). Many of the photographs were made in Oroville and San Francisco, California and in Idaho.
MSS Pendell
1.15 cubic feet, including 540 photographs; 2 boxes
University History / Photographs 

Pernot Family Photographic Collection

Pernot Family Photographic Collection, 1870-1940

The Pernot Family Photographic Collection documents members of the Pernot and Coote families and includes images of the Oregon Agricultural College campus and faculty. Emile Pernot taught photography at Oregon Agricultural College beginning in 1890 and became the first chair of the Bacteriology Department in 1900. He married Edith Coote, daughter of OAC horticulturist George Coote.
P 220
0.05 cubic foot, including 83 photographs ; 1 box
University History, Local History / Photographs 

Emile Pernot Photographs

Emile Pernot Photographs, 1893-1895

The Emile Pernot Photographs consist of photographs of Oregon Agricultural College buildings, classrooms, faculty, students, and cadets made by Pernot in the mid-1890s. Emile Pernot was hired by Oregon Agricultural College in 1890 to teach photography and take photographs for the Experiment Station.
P 230
0.25 cubic foot, including 62 photographs; 1 oversize box
University History / Photographs 

Catherine Perry Collection

Catherine Perry Collection, 1924-1965

The Catherine Perry Collection consists of music-related materials assembled by Perry as a music student and teacher.
MSS Perry
0.25 cubic ft.
University History 

Personnel Coordinating Committee Records

Personnel Coordinating Committee Records, 1953-1958

The Personnel Coordinating Committee Records consist of minutes and records documenting this committee's oversight of academic guidance and other student personnel activities at Oregon State College during the mid-1950s.
RG 050
0.1 cubic foot; 2 boxes
University History 

Sigurd Peterson Collection

Sigurd Peterson Collection, 1909-1963

The Sigurd Peterson collection contains materials documenting his time as a student at the University of Minnesota and a faculty member at Oregon Agricultural College. The collection includes Petersons' personal papers, including several editorials that he wrote as well as items pertaining to the OAC chapter of Sigma Nu.
MSS PetersonS
1 document box
University History 

Lillian Jeffreys Petri Collection

Lillian Jeffreys Petri Collection, 1924-1927

The Lillian Jeffreys Petri Collection consists of two piano instruction and technique publications, Mind Over Muscle and Music Fundamentals Correlated, written by Petri.
MSS Petri
0.27 cubic foot; 1 document box
University History

School of Pharmacy Photograph Collection

School of Pharmacy Photograph Collection, 1916-1948

The School of Pharmacy Photograph Collection consists of images assembled by the School of Pharmacy and by Ernst Stuhr that depict the Pharmacy Building, pharmacy classrooms and laboratories, and exhibits for drug shows at Oregon State College. Pharmacy instruction began at Oregon Agricultural college in 1898; Ernst Stuhr was a member of the pharmacy faculty from 1927 to 1944.
P 166
0.05 cubic foot, including 85 photographs; 2 boxes
University History, History of Science / Photographs 

College of Pharmacy Records

College of Pharmacy Records, 1899-2006

The College of Pharmacy Records consist of materials assembled and written by Dean Adolph Ziefle on the history of pharmacy in Oregon and the development of pharmacy instruction at Oregon State; reports; and publications. The Course in Pharmacy was established at Oregon Agricultural College in 1898.
RG 105
0.1 cubic foot; 1 box; 1 microfilm reel; 20 linear feet
University History, History of Science 

Phi Delta Theta Fraternity - OSU Chapter Record Book

Phi Delta Theta Fraternity - OSU Chapter Record Book, 1915

The Phi Delta Theta Fraternity - OSU Chapter Record Book consists of documentation of the establishment of the Kappa Sigma Nu Fraternity (which later became a chapter of Phi Delta Theta) and various events hosted by the fraternity from 1906 to 1911.
MSS PhiDeltaTheta
0.1cubic foot; 1 document box
University History 

Phi Kappa Phi-OSU Chapter Records

Phi Kappa Phi-OSU Chapter Records, 1914-2002

These records were generated by the OSU Chapter of the Honorary Society of Phi Kappa Phi. They document the origins and development of the group, the yearly process of the selection of pledges and members, sponsorship of the Biology Colloquium lecture series, and the awarding of fellowships and scholarships by the chapter. The OSU Chapter of Phi Kappa Phi was established in 1924.
MSS PhiKappaPhi
5.5 cubic feet; 9 boxes, including 2 oversize boxes; 3 microfilm reels
University History / PhotographsScrapbooksBorn-Digital Materials 

Mark Clyde Phillips Papers

Mark Clyde Phillips Papers, 1857-1963

The Mark Clyde Phillips Papers contain a varierty of materials produced by Phillips such as correspondence between he and his father. Also included are engineering-related materials and a scrapbook.
MSS PhillipsM
0.5 cubic feet; 2 document cases, 1 20x24 oversize box and 1 16x20 oversize box
University History 

Mark Clyde Phillips Photographic Collection

Mark Clyde Phillips Photographic Collection, 1878-1935

The Mark Clyde Phillips Photographic Collection consists primarily of photographs of Mark Clyde Phillips and his wife, Mary Alice "Mayme" Crawford Phillips, and their families taken in the 1880s through 1900s. Mark Clyde Phillips graduated from Oregon Agricultural College in 1896 and taught at the college until 1947.
P 070
0.2 cubic feet, including 44 photographs; 1 box
University History / 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 

Phrateres Gamma Chapter Scrapbooks

Phrateres Gamma Chapter Scrapbooks, 1930-1962

The Phrateres Gamma Chapter Scrapbooks were assembled by Oregon State chapter members and document the membership and activities of the organization. The Gamma Chapter was founded at Oregon State College in 1930 as an organization for women students who were not members of a sorority.
MSS Phrateres
2 cubic feet, including 165 photographs; 4 oversize boxes
University History, Multicultural Archives / PhotographsScrapbooks 

Physics Department Photographs

Physics Department Photographs, 1930-1962

The Physics Department Photographs consist principally of images of the construction of Weniger Hall, known at the time as the Physics-Chemistry Building and dedicated in 1962. The collection also includes photographs of a seismograph, spectrometer, and cyclotron as well as images of physics groups and the Physics Department.
P 078
593 photographs; 2 boxes
University History, History of Science / Photographs 

Physics Department Records

Physics Department Records, 1909-1974

The Department of Physics Records document physics research and teaching at Oregon State University as well as the KOAC radio station which was established and initially housed within the department. The records include correspondence, project reports, faculty research, curriculum materials, and documents pertaining to the functioning of the department.
RG 037
2 cubic ft.; 12 microfilm reels
University History, History of Science 

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 

Helen E. Plinkiewisch Papers

Helen E. Plinkiewisch Papers, 1888-1995

The Plinkiewisch Papers document the education, music teaching career, and related activities of music educator Helen E. Plinkiewisch and include diaries and journals, teaching records, musical compositions, a sound recording, and photographs. Plinkiewisch graduated from Oregon State Agricultural College in 1929 and had a long and successful career as a music educator in the public schools of Garden City (Long Island), New York.
MSS Plinkiewisch
2.75 cubic feet; 11 boxes, including 3 oversize boxes
PhotographsSound Recordings and Oral Histories 

Poling Hall Club Records

Poling Hall Club Records, 1926-1971

The Poling Hall Club Records document the activities of this dormitory club, in its various locations on the Oregon State University campus.
RG 036
0.02 cubic feet; 1 box; 2 microfilm reels
University History 

Dan Poling Papers

Dan Poling Papers, 1956-1966

The Dan Poling Papers consist of Poling's dissertation on Adair Village as well as a history of the Blue Key National Fraternity prepared by him. Poling earned a BS in Commerce from Oregon Agricultural College in 1928 and served as Dean of Men at Oregon State from 1947 until the early 1970s.
MSS Poling
0.35 cubic foot; 1 box
University History, Local History 

Political Identities Project Records

Political Identities Project Records, 2010-2011

The Political Identities Project Records consist of materials documenting the project, a 2010 effort exploring personal political statements among students at Oregon State University.
RG 256
0.10 cubic foot; 1 document box
Multicultural Archives, University History / Born-Digital MaterialsSound Recordings and Oral Histories 

Political Science Department Records

Political Science Department Records, 1950-1967

The Political Science Department Records consist primarily of materials documenting the annual Institute on World Affairs held at Oregon State College in the 1950s. Political science courses have been taught at Oregon State since the 1860s.
RG 075
0.1 cubic foot, including 33 photographs; 2 boxes
University History / Photographs 

Beulah M. Porter Collection

Beulah M. Porter Collection, 1928-1930

The Beulah M. Porter Collection consists of memorabilia, primarily dance cards, assembled by Porter, an OAC alum. It also includes a set of annotated wooden ice cream spoons.
MSS Porter
0.1 cubic foot; 1 half-document box
University History 

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 

Norma Olson Potter Collection

Norma Olson Potter Collection, 1912-1985

Norma Olson Potter came to Oregon Agricultural College in 1919 as Instructor in Expression and Dramatic Art. These materials pertain to her career and interests.
MSS PotterN
0.02 cubic feet; 2 boxes
University History / Photographs 

Poultry Science Department Photograph Collection

Poultry Science Department Photograph Collection, 1950-1995

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
0.61 cubic foot; 2 document boxes and 1 ledger-size document box
University History, Natural Resources / Photographs 

Poultry Science Department Records

Poultry Science Department Records, 1915-1993

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
18.0 cubic feet; 1 20x24 oversize box, 2 file folders, 17 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 Commission on the Status of Women Records

President's Commission on the Status of Women Records, 1972-2002

These records were generated and collected by the President's Commission on the Status of Women and document the activities of the commission in its research and advisory role.
RG 159
1.6 cubic feet; These records are housed in 2 cubic foot boxes.
University History, Multicultural Archives 

President's Office Motion Picture Film and Videotapes

President's Office Motion Picture Film and Videotapes, 1961-1996

The President's Office Motion Picture Film and Videotapes consist of recordings of special events and speeches at Oregon State University (OSU) including the retirements of OSU Presidents Robert W. MacVicar in 1984 and John V. Byrne in 1996 and statements by Oregon Governor Mark Hatfield and President A.L. Strand at the signing of the 1961 bill to re-name Oregon State College to Oregon State University.
FV P 092
0.4 cubic foot, including 1 film and 7 videotapes; 3 boxes
University History / Videos 

President's Office Photographs

President's Office Photographs, 1923-1998

The President's Office Photographs consist of photographs documenting the activities the presidents of Oregon State University, primarily from 1960 through 1995, as well as individual portrait photographs of Oregon State faculty and staff from the 1930s through 1960s.
P 092
0.9 cubic foot, including 1752 photographs; 4 boxes, including 1 oversize box
University 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 

President’s Office Records of B.L. Arnold

President’s Office Records of B.L. Arnold, 1888-1892

The President’s Office Records of B.L. Arnold consist of correspondence related to the operation and management of the State Agricultural College of Oregon from 1888-1892 and an 1892 obituary for B. L. Arnold. Arnold was the second President of the State Agricultural College (now Oregon State University), a position he held from 1872 to 1892.
RG 013 - SG 01
0.15 cubic feet; 1 box
University History

President's Office Records of John D. Letcher

President's Office Records of John D. Letcher, 1892

The President's Office Records of John D. Letcher contain correspondence between Letcher and Wallis Nash, Secretary of the Board of Regents, during the month of February 1892. The correspondence relates to Letcher's appointment to Acting President of the college following the death of President B. L. Arnold and operation of the State Agricultural College.
RG 013 - SG 02
0.05 cubic feet; 1 box
University History

President's Office Records of John M. Bloss

President's Office Records of John M. Bloss, 1892-1897

The President's Office Records of John M. Bloss are comprised of correspondence and reports related to the management and operation of the Oregon State Agricultural College between 1892 and 1897. The collection also contains an announcement from the Corvallis Gazette of Bloss' marriage to Mary A. Woods and a transcript of a speech given by Bloss to the Oregon State Horticultural Society.
RG 013 - SG 03
0.25 cubic feet; 1 box
University History

President's Office Records of H. B. Miller

President's Office Records of H. B. Miller, 1896-1926

The President's Office Records of H. B. Miller contain extensive correspondence regarding the operation of the State Agricultural College of Oregon during Miller's 1896-1897 presidency, a comprehensive report describing the activities of the College during the 1897 academic year, and copies of a biography and an obituary for Miller.
RG 013 - SG 04
0.2 cubic feet; 1 box
University History

President's Office Records of Thomas Gatch

President's Office Records of Thomas Gatch, 1897-1907

The President's Office Records of Thomas Gatch contain correspondence and reports related to the operation of the Oregon Agricultural College and include detailed reports created by the OAC faculty and materials submitted to the Secretary of the Interior.
RG 013 - SG 05
0.15 cubic feet; 1 box
University History

President's Office Records of William Jasper Kerr

President's Office Records of William Jasper Kerr, 1907-1964

The President's Office Records of William Jasper Kerr document Kerr's presidency of Oregon Agricultural College between 1907 and 1932 and include materials from his tenure as Chancellor of Oregon's higher education system. The collection includes general reference files, correspondence, newsclippings, assorted reports and publications, and materials generated for the Oregon State Board of Higher Education and the Board of Regents. The collection contains materials relating to the college's educational mission, organizational structure, budget, attendance, and curricular offerings, the state of education in Oregon, and the reorganization of the Oregon educational system.
RG 013 - SG 07
1.75 cubic feet; 5 boxes, including 1 oversize box; 5 microfilm reels
University History

Presidents of OSU Photographic Collection

Presidents of OSU Photographic Collection, circa 1865-1999

The Presidents of Oregon State University Photographic Collection consists of images of Oregon State University presidents from W. A. Finley through Paul Risser from a variety of sources and in various formats, primarily b/w prints. The collection includes multiple images for William Jasper Kerr, George W. Peavy, August L. Strand, and James H. Jensen.
P 001
0.5 cubic foot, including 300 prints, 7 film negatives, 6 slides, and 1 oil painting ; 4 boxes, include 3 oversize boxes
University History / Photographs 

Frederick Earl Price Photographs

Frederick Earl Price Photographs, 1965

The Frederick Earl Price Photographs document Price's retirement dinner and include images of the Price family and various Oregon State University dignitaries, including President James Jensen.
P 073
33 photographs; 1 box
University History / Photographs 

Pride Center Records

Pride Center Records, 1993-2008

The Pride Center Records document the establishment of the Queer Resource Center (later known as the Pride Center) at Oregon State University and the programs and activities of this resource center for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) members of the OSU community and their allies. The collection includes administrative records, publications, posters, photographs and a DVD of the 2007 Lavender Graduation ceremony.
RG 236
0.4 cubic foot, including 241 photographs; 2 boxes
University History, Multicultural Archives / PhotographsVideosBorn-Digital Materials 

Printing and Mailing Services Records

Printing and Mailing Services Records, 1932-1993

The Printing and Mailing Services Records contain department correspondence, guides to printing and mailing services as well as a number of printing blocks that were used in the publication of images for various bulletins, yearbooks and Oregon Stater alumni magazines. Also included are records pertaining to the 1992 OSU Printing Plant fire.
RG 166
4 archives boxes; 2 document boxes; 2 file folders
University History / Photographs 

Chester L. Proebstel Collection

Chester L. Proebstel Collection, 1896-1925

The Chester L. Proebstel Collection primarily documents Proebstel's time as a student and cadet at Oregon Agricultural College.
MSS Proebstel
1 cubic foot; 1 box
University History 

Public Health Department Records

Public Health Department Records, 1971-1999

The Public Health Department Records consist of minutes, and related materials, of faculty meetings and primarily document the undergraduate and graduate academic programs of the department.
RG 231
1.2 cubic feet; 2 boxes
University History 

Public Safety Records

Public Safety Records, 1960-2009

The Public Safety Records are comprised of emergency procedure manuals and other Traffic Division records related to parking on campus. Also included are e-mail correspondence pertaining to visitor parking costs, the Clery Act Report and security reports. Policies and procedure statements issued by various departments and offices are held in the collection as well.
RG 082
7.25 cubic feet; 9 boxes
University History 

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

Put Up the Gates Campaign Scrapbook

Put Up the Gates Campaign Scrapbook, 1940

The Put Up the Gates Campaign Scrapbook documents activities to raise funds for installing gates at the entrance to the Oregon State College campus in 1940.
MSS PutUpGates
0.1 cubic foot; 1 oversize box
University History / Scrapbooks