Oregon State UniversitySpecial Collections & Archives Research Center

Hatfield Marine Science Center Records, 1961-2005

Architect's floor plan for Yaquina Marine Science Laboratories, Newport, Oregon, May 1963.

Information and Credits

RG 194

The records of the Hatfield Marine Science Center document the development and administration of the center, as well as its instructional and research functions.

Historical Note 

Scope and Content Note


3.1 cubic feet; The Hatfield Marine Science Center Records are housed in 4 cubic foot boxes, 1 oversize box, and 1 oversize drawer.


Organized into ten series: I. Correspondence; II. Reports; III. Committees; IV. Curriculum Development and Instruction; V. Buildings and Facilities; VI. Newspaper Clippings; VII. Special Events; VIII. Publications; IX. Sound Recording; and X. Maps.

Related Papers

Documentation relating to HMSC is also represented elsewhere in the holdings of the OSU Archives. Institutional records from administrative offices and academic programs pertaining to HMSC can be found in the following record groups: Sea Grant Program (RG 201), the President's Office (RG 13), Library (RG 9), Facilities Services (RG 193), Extension Service (RG 111), and the Research Office (RG 170). The Archives' collections also include the papers from HMSC faculty members William Wick, Bill Rogers, and William McNeil.

Images of HMSC, OSU research vessels, and faculty and staff can be found in several photographic collections, including: Hatfield Marine Science Center (P 254), Sea Grant (P 185), News and Communication Services (P 57), University Publications (P 94), and Harriet's Collection.

Film and videotape footage of events at HMSC and public education programs can be found in the following film/videotape collections: Hatfield Marine Science Center (P 254), Agricultural Communications (P 120), Experiment Station Communication (P 132), and News and Communication Services (P 57).

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