The Agricultural and Resource Economics Department Records document research, teaching, and extension activities in agricultural economics and farm management at Oregon State University and provide extensive documentation of the economics of Oregon agriculture. The records include administrative materials, speeches and presentations, reports and original data for studies conducted by department faculty, records of the Western Rural Development Center, and extensive economic and statistical data on agriculture in Oregon assembled by the Oregon Agricultural Information Network (OAIN).
32.5 cubic feet; 34 boxes, including 2 oversize boxes, and 1 map folder ; 24 microfilm reels
The records are arranged in 3 subgroups: 1. Department Records, 1931-2006; 2. Western Rural Development Center Records, 1970-1999; and 3. Oregon Agricultural Information Network (OAIN) Records, 1909-2008. Subgroup 1 (Department Records) consists of 4 series: I. General Subject File, 1951-1965 ; II. Personal and Professional Activities, 1955-1961; III. Reports and Publications, 1956-2006; and IV. Field Reports and Surveys, 1931-1959.
Additional materials pertaining to agricultural economics research, teaching, and extension activities are part of the College of Agricultural Sciences (RG 158), Extension Service (RG 111), and Experiment Station (RG 025) Records. The Archives' holdings also include the Western Agricultural Economics Research Council Records and the papers of several agricultural economics faculty: Larry Burt, Emery N. Castle, D. Curtis Mumford, Fred W. Obermiller, and G. Burton Wood.