Oregon State UniversitySpecial Collections & Archives Research Center

Chemical Engineering Department Records, 1930-1966

Gleeson Hall, the chemical engineering building, ca. 1960s.

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RG 153

The Chemical Engineering Department Records document the teaching and research activities of the department, primarily during the time that J.S. Walton was department head. The Chemical Engineering Department was established at Oregon State in 1917 and became a unit of the School of Engineering in 1932.

Historical Note 

Scope and Content Note


0.1 cubic foot; 1 box; 7 microfilm reels; 1 box


The records are arranged in two series: I. General Reference File, 1930-1966 and II. Chemical Engineering Building Construction Records, 1949-1954.

Related Papers

Additional materials pertaining to chemical engineering instruction and research are part of the College of Engineering Records (RG 062). The Facilities Services Records (RG 193) include materials documenting the construction of Gleeson Hall. The Memorabilia Collection includes clippings and other ephemeral items pertaining to the department.

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