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College of Business Records, 1910-2010

Women working on office equipment in the School of Commerce laboratory, ca. 1920s.

Information and Credits

RG 122

The College of Business Records consist of administrative and curriculum records, including briefs and reports from the 1920s and early 1930s prior to the transfer of the School of Commerce at Oregon Agricultural College to the University of Oregon in 1932. By the mid-1940s, a business curriculum had been reinstated at Oregon State College.

Historical Note 

Scope and Content Note


7.2 cubic feet; 11 boxes, including 1 oversize box; 3 microfilm reels


The College of Business Records are divided into six series: I. Dean Clifford E. Maser's Meetings and Speeches; II. Curriculum Materials; III. Reports and Briefs; IV. Handbooks; V. Awards Records; and VI. Special Event Records.

Related Papers

Materials in Subgroup 7, Series VIII, X and XI of the President's Office Records (RG 13) provide information on the reorganization of the college in the 1930s. Other records of the Political Science, Economics, and Sociology Departments are in the Department of Political Science Records (RG 75) and the College of Liberal Arts Records (RG 143).

The College of Business Photographs and Videotapes (P 194) include images of faculty and special events and a videotape of the award presented to Ken and Joan Austin. The Jean Mater Papers include College of Business Advisory Council materials.

College of Business publications include the Bexell Times (PUB 10-22z3); College of Business, (PUB 353), which includes MBA brochures; College of Business Exchange (PUB 275); Commerce Bulletin, (PUB 411); and Northwest Business Management (PUB 5-31e).

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