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Extension and Experiment Station Communications Records, 1934-2009

Lynne Breese with campers at a 4-H camp, ca. 1986. Lynne Breese was an agent for the Extension Service.

Information and Credits

RG 069

The Extension and Experiment Station Communications Records document preparation of publications, news releases, radio programs, and public service announcements by Oregon State University Extension programs in agriculture, home economics, marine resources, and 4-H. In addition, the records document the communication of the results of OSU Agricultural Experiment Station research to the public and other researchers. The records include sound recordings, publication records, and biographical files for Extension agents and specialists.


Ninety Years of Learning: OSU in Central Oregon, 1911–2001
by University Archives Staff. 2001. 3 pages.

Digital Resources: History of OSU Extension
Digital Resources: History of OSU Extension
A comprehensive collection of online resources documenting the 100+ year history of Extension at Oregon State University.

Historical Note 

Scope and Content Note


16.3 cubic ft.; 14 boxes, including one oversize box and 3 microfilm reels; 548 audio tapes


The records consist of 9 series: I. Radio Program Audiotapes; II. Public Service Announcements; III. Audiotapes Made for Other Productions; IV. Speeches, Interviews, and Lectures (Audiotapes); V. News Releases; VI. Audio and Video Projects Production Records; VII. Reports and Correspondence; VIII. Publications Records; and IX. Extension Personnel Biographical Files.

Related Papers

Agricultural Experiment Station (RG 25) and Extension Service (RG 111) contain records with information on Extension and Experiment Station Communications. Extension and Experiment Station Communications Photographs (P 120) contains photographs taken by the Communications office personnel; and Extension and Agricultural Experiment Station Communications (P 120-Films) contain films either used in Extension television programs or that were produced by the Agricultural Experiment Station Communications office.

Other related collections include: Agricultural Experiment Station (P 29); Extension Service (P 62); Extension Bulletin Illustrations (P 20); Station Bulletin Illustrations (P 19); Experiment Station Publications (P 132) Photographic Collection, and films of the Agricultural Experiment Station (P 29-Films).

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