The School of Education Records document the academic and research programs of the School of Education at Oregon State University in elementary and secondary teacher education as well as vocational and adult education. Teacher education began at OSU in 1909 under the department of Industrial Education and culminated with the merger of the College of Education with Western Oregon College (now Western Oregon University) from 1982 to 1989.
4.6 cubic feet; 5 boxes; 1 microfilm reel
The paper records are organized into 6 series: I. Correspondence; II. Research Proposals/Projects; III. Minutes; IV. Reports/Studies; V. Newsletters; and VI. Historical Review. The microfilm records consist of one series: I. General Subject File.
In addition to photographs from the School of Education (P108), other records pertaining to this department can be found in the records of the Vocational and Technical Education Department (RG 146). Documentation after the merger in 1991 with the College of Home Economics is in the records and photographs of the College of Home Economics and Education (RG 141, and P44). Materials regarding the joint OSU/WOSC Program can be found in the records of the Academic Affairs Office (RG 22). The holdings of the Archives also include papers of former School of Education faculty members E. Wayne Courtney and Dale Parnell.