Oregon State UniversitySpecial Collections & Archives Research Center

College of Agricultural Sciences Photographs, 1892-2001

Agricultural Hall, ca. 1928.

Information and Credits

P 036

The College of Agricultural Sciences Photographs were taken or assembled by College staff and faculty to document the Oregon State University's academic and research programs in agriculture; Branch Experiment Stations in Oregon; faculty, students, and alumni; international programs; and special events, conferences, and workshops. The bulk of the images are b/w prints and color slides; the collection also includes nitrate and glass negatives; some film negatives; and a few color prints.


Holsteins, Horses and Hogs: The Barns of Oregon State
by University Archives staff. February 1996. 2 pages.

Historical Note 

Scope and Content Note


1.7 cubic feet, including 2297 photographs; 10 boxes, including 2 oversize boxes


The collection consists of two subgroups: 1. Individually Numbered Photographs and 2. Unnumbered Photographs.

Subgroup 1 includes 8 series: I. Glass Negatives of Crops and Plants, 1892 - circa 1900; II. Photographs taken by Emile Pernot, 1913; III. Kasetsart University, 1953-1960; IV. Experiment Stations, Visiting Groups, and Individuals, circa 1931-1975; V. Oregon Dairy Manufacturers Association, circa 1941; VI. Agricultural Chemistry Department Faculty and Staff, circa 1950-1970; VII. Nye Computer Center Dedication, 1983-1986; and VIII. Photographs separated from College of Agricultural Sciences Records, 1933-1965.

Subgroup 2 includes 6 series: I. Ag Appreciation Dinner, 1989; II. Awards Reception, 1988; III. Students, Faculty, and Alumni, circa 1950-1991; IV. E.R. Jackman Foundation, circa 1910 - circa 1995; V. Experiment Station Buildings, 1977; and VI. Academic Programs, 1980-2001.

Related Papers

Many other OSU Archives' collections include College of Agricultural Sciences photographs, including the Station Bulletin Illustrations (P 019); Extension Bulletin Illustrations Photograph Collection (P 020); Agricultural Experiment Station Photographs (P 029); Extension Service Photographs (P 062); and Extension and Experiment Station Communications Photographs (P 120); and the Experiment Station Publications Photographic Collection (P 132). Harriet's Collection includes many images depicting the research, insruction, and outreach activities of the College.

The Robert W. Henderson Photographs (P 098) is an extensive collection of images documenting OSU agricultural programs.

The College of Agricultural Sciences Records (RG 158) document teaching, research (through the Agricultural Experiment Station), and extension programs in agriculture at Oregon State University.

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