Oregon State UniversitySpecial Collections & Archives Research Center

Reasons, Bill, Photograph Collection, 1952-1974

Scope and Content Note

The collection contains studio portraits of OSU faculty and administrators and images of faculty members and students in offices, labs, and classrooms; award recipients; campus buildings and events; aerial views of campus; McDonald Forest; and other research activities. A small portion of the collection consists of landscape views in Oregon and California, including the Oregon State Capitol, Multnomah Falls, Smith Rock, the Cascade Mountains, Yosemite National Park, and Mt. Shasta.

The collection primarily consists of approximately 1400 4x5 b/w negatives (indicated as negative on the inventory) and 1000 b/w prints. Also included are 96 b/w 120 film negatives, 1 8x10 b/w film negative, 20 color negatives (120 and 4x5), 18 color prints, 10 4x5 color transparencies, and 69 color slides. Many of the b/w negatives in the collection do not have accompanying prints.


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