Oregon State UniversitySpecial Collections & Archives Research Center

Agricultural Experiment Station Photographic Collection, ca. 1900-1988

An unidentified man holding wire bags full of broken Japanese oyster shells, ca. 1940s.

Information and Credits

P 029

This collection consists of photographs taken by Agricultural Experiment Station staff of Station agricultural research both in Corvallis and at Branch Stations throughout Oregon.

Historical Note 

Scope and Content Note


1.7 cubic ft.; approx. 1050 prints, 800 negatives, and 200 slides.


About 210 images have been assigned item numbers [P29:1-210]. The remainder consists of the accession from the Astor Branch Station which are arranged by subject and described at the folder-level in the following inventory. Within this accession, prints, negatives (with the exception of nitrate), and slides are stored together. About 700 of the nitrate negatives are stored in negative albums [Albums A-G] with item-level descriptions. These descriptions (using the negative numbers assigned in the albums) have been incorporated into the accompanying inventory.

Related Papers

Many other photographs of Agricultural Experiment Station programs are part of the Agricultural Communications (P 120), Experiment Station Publications (P 132), and Station Bulletin Illustrations (P 19) Photographic Collections. A b/w 16-mm film about the Astor Branch Station is a part of the Films and Videotapes Collection (P29:1). Additional information about the Northrup Creek Grazing Experiment is in the Agricultural Communications Record Group (RG 69, Accession 91:160) and Photograph Collection (P120:8099-8208).

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