Oregon State UniversitySpecial Collections & Archives Research Center

College of Agricultural Sciences Records, 1895-1999

Agricultural Engineering students in front of Strand Agriculture Hall about to depart to World's Fair in Chicago, Summer 1933

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RG 158

The College of Agricultural Sciences records document teaching, research (through the Agricultural Experiment Station), and extension programs in agriculture at Oregon State University. The records consist predominantly of the materials generated or assembled by the Dean's Office and reflect the relationships between the College and federal and state agencies and the significant role of the College in Oregon agriculture.

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Scope and Content Note


22.3 cubic ft.; 5 microfilm reels


The records are organized into fourteen series: I. CAS Administrators' and Directors' Meetings; II. Administration; III. Associated; IV. Departments; V. Federal; VI. Finance; VII. Property; VIII. Publications; IX. Reports & Studies, 1917-1992; X. State; XI. University; XII. Program Review; XIII. Long Range Planning; XIV. Scrapbook.

Related Papers

Because of overlapping duties, appointments, and events between several agricultural units, their respective record groups contain related materials. Such groups include Agricultural Experiment Station Records (RG 25); Extension and Experiment Station Communications Records (RG 69); and the Extension Service Records (RG 111). Record groups for individual departments also contain related materials.

The photograph collections of the College of Agricultural Sciences (P 36), the Extension Service (P 62), the Extension and Experiment Station Communications (P 120), and the Agricultural Experiment Station (P 29) have agricultural and related subject matter. In addition, the photographs for the Agriculture Collection (P 40) and for individual departments contain images of many College of Agricultural Sciences events and personnel.

Several publication groups, including PUB 57 Agriculture Today , PUB 196 Ag Leader (College of Agricultural Sciences Newsletter), and PUB 248 Agricultural Conference Days, include information pertaining to the College of Agricultural Sciences.

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