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Academic Affairs Records

Academic Affairs Records, 1942-2012

The Academic Affairs Records consist, in the main, of materials documenting curriculum coordination and development as well as awards, reviews of academic programs, materials from the Curriculum Council, and announcements.
RG 022
43.84 cubic feet; 28 archives boxes, 50 file folders, 16 records boxes, and 8 document boxes
University History, Multicultural Archives / Sound Recordings and Oral Histories 

Alumni Association Records

Alumni Association Records, 1888-2008

The Alumni Association Records document the alumni of Oregon State University and the Association's administration, programs and activities, and publications. An alumni organization was established at Corvallis College (now Oregon State University) in 1873.
RG 035
12.5 cubic feet, including 1000 photographs; 19 boxes, including 6 oversize boxes; 13 microfilm reels
University History / Sound Recordings and Oral HistoriesScrapbooksBorn-Digital Materials 

Oregon State University Alumni Oral History Collection

Oregon State University Alumni Oral History Collection, 2005-2008

The Oregon State University Alumni Oral History Collection documents an oral history project coordinated by the Oregon State University Archives and interviews conducted with three Oregon State alumni - Richard Gilkey, Robert Mace, and Jean Starker Roth. The collection includes sound recordings of interviews, transcriptions, release agreements, and related materials.
OH 13
0.15 cubic foot, including 22 photographs; 1 box; 12 compact discs, 7 sound files and 5 document files; 47 Mbytes
University History, Natural Resources, Local History / Sound Recordings and Oral HistoriesPhotographsBorn-Digital Materials 

History of Atomic Energy Collection

History of Atomic Energy Collection, 1896-1991

The History of Atomic Energy Collection, containing more than 3,000 items, is a valuable resource for research on the development of nuclear technologies in the twentieth century. Highlights of the collection include the first published account of the discovery of radioactivity in 1896 by Nobel Prize winning physicist Henri Becquerel; writings on the Manhattan Project; materials concerning the congressional hearings of J. Robert Oppenheimer; and formerly classified government reports. Cultural aspects of the atomic age are also explored through fictional works, poetry, drama, and music.
RB Energy
231 linear feet; 3,108 items
History of Science, Natural Resources / PhotographsSound Recordings and Oral HistoriesVideos 

Basques of Harney County, Oregon, Oral History Collection

Basques of Harney County, Oregon, Oral History Collection, 1976-2001

The Basques of Harney County, Oregon, Oral History Collection consists of transcripts and audiotapes of 15 oral history interviews conducted in 1976 and 1979 as part of an inventory of historic sites in Harney County. Basque sheepherders immigrated to southeastern Oregon from the 1890s through the 1920s and worked as itinerant herders on the mountain ranges of Harney County until the 1930s.
OH 04
0.5 cubic foot, including 28 audiotapes and 3 photographs; 2 boxes
Natural Resources, Multicultural Archives / PhotographsSound Recordings and Oral Histories 

Oral Histories of the Benton County (Or.) Courthouse

Oral Histories of the Benton County (Or.) Courthouse, 1987-1991

The Oral Histories of the Benton County (Or.) Courthouse document the history of the building as expressed by descendants of those who built it as well as those who worked in it and fought to have it preserved, including Judge Richard Mengler and six other interviewees. Completed in 1889 and located in downtown Corvallis, the Benton County Courthouse is Oregon's oldest courthouse building still being used for its original purpose.
OH 23
0.6 cubic feet, including 37 audiocassettes; 3 boxes
Local History / Sound Recordings and Oral Histories 

Helen M. and Alan B. Berg Papers

Helen M. and Alan B. Berg Papers, 1914-2007

The Helen M. and Alan B. Berg Papers document their professional and civic activities at Oregon State University and in the City of Corvallis. The papers include articles reprints and publications; correspondence; subject files; military records; photographs; moving images; and sound recordings. Helen M. Berg earned an MS in statistics from Oregon State and was Director of the Survey Research Center; Alan B. Berg earned a BS in forestry management from Oregon State and was a faculty member in forest science. Both served on the Corvallis City Council (Alan in 1973-1978 and Helen in 1991-1994) and as Mayor of Corvallis (Alan in 1979-1986 and Helen in 1995-2006).
MSS Berg
2.4 cubic feet, including 150 photographs and 2 DVDs; 3 boxes
University History, Natural Resources, Local History / PhotographsVideosSound Recordings and Oral HistoriesBorn-Digital Materials 

Ralph Berry Papers

Ralph Berry Papers, 1952-2001

The Ralph Berry Papers document Berry's thirty-three year career as an entomologist at Oregon State University. The collection includes a large number photographic slides depicting insects in various stages of development, as well as an assortment of manuscript and classroom materials developed by Berry for use in research and teaching.
MSS Berry
4.5 cubic feet, including 3100 photographic slides; 5 archives boxes, 1 16x20 oversize box
University History, History of Science / PhotographsSound Recordings and Oral HistoriesVideos 

Chuck Boice Papers

Chuck Boice Papers, 1912-2010

The Chuck Boice Papers document Boice's journalism career, family life, and military service, and include materials created and assembled by Boice pertaining to Oregon State University athletics and alumni. Charles Allan (Chuck) Boice was editor of the Oregon Stater alumni magazine at Oregon State University from 1969 until his retirement in 1986.
MSS Boice
5.5 cubic feet, including 859 photographs and 23 sound recordings; 7 boxes, including 2 oversize boxes
University History / PhotographsSound Recordings and Oral Histories 

Marcus J. Borg Papers

Marcus J. Borg Papers, 1969-2000

The Marcus J. Borg Papers document the teaching, research, and writing of Borg, a faculty member in religious studies and philosophy at Oregon State University from 1979 until his retirement in 2007.
MSS Borg
5.8 cubic feet, including 8 photographs; 6 boxes
University History / PhotographsSound Recordings and Oral HistoriesBorn-Digital Materials 

Lawrence A. Burt Papers

Lawrence A. Burt Papers, 1974-2009

The Lawrence A. Burt Papers document the teaching, extension, and publishing activities of Burt during his 30 years as a faculty member in Agricultural and Resource Economics and Extension Economist at Oregon State University from 1979 to 2009. Burt's work focused on agribusiness management, marketing of agricultural products, farm management and agricultural finance as well as the management and dissemination of economic data pertaining to agricultural crops and products.
MSS Burt
17 cubic feet, including 83 audio cassettes and 4 videotapes; 17 boxes
University History, Natural Resources / VideosSound Recordings and Oral Histories 

Canine Research Collection

Canine Research Collection, 1801-2010

In the fall of 2000, Noreen Cartwright donated her personal collection of rare and antique dog books to the OSU Libraries Special Collections. That gift formed the nucleus of a Canine Research Collection to which additional donations have been made by like-minded individuals. The collection provides opportunities for research on the history of canines in art and literature, the development of specific dog breeds, current issues in canine genetics, developments in training methods and the history of major dog show competitions, among many other related topics.
MSS Canine
486.5 linear feet, 317 boxes, 1933 books
History of Science / PhotographsSound Recordings and Oral HistoriesVideos 

Oral Histories of the James Cant Ranch (John Day Valley, Oregon)

Oral Histories of the James Cant Ranch (John Day Valley, Oregon), 1982-1985

The Oral Histories of the James Cant Ranch are comprised of interviews with fifteen individuals that tell the story of James and Elizabeth Cant's successful agricultural operation - established in northeast Oregon on the John Day River in the early 1900s - and of rural agricultural life in the region where the Cant Ranch was located. The Cant family raised irrigated crops and livestock for over sixty years on a tract of land that came to encompass over 11,000 acres. In 1975 the Cant Ranch complex was purchased by the National Park Service for incorporation into the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument.
OH 25
0.5 cubic feet, including 31 audiocassettes; 2 boxes
Natural Resources, Multicultural Archives / Sound Recordings and Oral Histories 

Judith Carol Carlson Oral History Interview with Robert C. Ingalls

Judith Carol Carlson Oral History Interview with Robert C. Ingalls, 1977

The Judith Carol Carlson Oral History Interview with Robert C. Ingalls was conducted as part of the research for Carlson's MA thesis, Corvallis and Salem, Oregon Newspapers in Transition. Carlson earned an MA in Interdisciplinary Studies from Oregon State University in 1978. Ingalls was owner and publisher of the Corvallis Gazette-Times.
OH 02
0.01 cubic foot, including 2 audiocassettes; 1 box
University History / Sound Recordings and Oral Histories 

Ted Carlson Collection

Ted Carlson Collection, 1950-1975

The Ted Carlson Collection consists of materials pertaining to the film "This is Oregon State," as well as photographs, a sound recording, publications and memorabilia.
MSS CarlsonT
0.2 cubic foot; 7 folders
University History / PhotographsSound Recordings and Oral HistoriesVideos 

Othniel R. Chambers Papers

Othniel R. Chambers Papers, 1922-1951

The Othniel R. Chambers Papers document Chambers' graduate education at Ohio State University and his teaching and research as a faculty member at Oregon State College. They include lectures and related materials for radio presentations; class notes; and publications. Chambers earned his Ph.D. in psychology from Ohio State in 1926; he was professor and head of the Oregon State Psychology Department from 1929 until 1951.
MSS Chambers
1 cubic foot, including 1 photograph; 2 boxes, including 1 oversize box
University History, Multicultural Archives / PhotographsSound Recordings and Oral Histories 

CH2M Hill, Inc. Oral Histories

CH2M Hill, Inc. Oral Histories, 1961-1984

The CH2M Hill, Inc. Oral Histories document the evolution of the CH2M Hill engineering firm through the lens of personal histories of its principal founders and longtime employees. The collection consists of recordings and transcripts of interviews with seven individuals crucial to the creation, growth and character of the firm, as well as extensive background information compiled by the project's managers, employees of the Horner Museum.
OH 19
2 cubic feet, including 60 audiotapes and 24 photographs; 5 boxes
History of Science, University History, Multicultural Archives, Local History / Sound Recordings and Oral HistoriesPhotographs 

Joe Cone Papers

Joe Cone Papers, 1952-1994

The Joe Cone Papers consist of materials created and assembled by Cone in the course of writing A Common Fate: Endangered Salmon and the People of the Pacific Northwest and include reference materials, correspondence, chapter drafts, and sound recordings of interviews pertaining to the history and sociology of the Northwest salmon crisis.
MSS Cone
3.5 cubic feet, including 52 cassette tapes; 5 boxes
Natural Resources, Multicultural Archives / Sound Recordings and Oral HistoriesBorn-Digital Materials 

Peter Copek Papers

Peter Copek Papers, 1974-2001

The Peter Copek Papers consist of records generated by Copek and primarily relating to his teaching post in the OSU English Department and administrative duties at the OSU Center for the Humanities.
MSS Copek
9.5 cubic feet; 10 archives boxes
University History / PhotographsSound Recordings and Oral HistoriesVideos 

Charles W. Cormack Papers

Charles W. Cormack Papers, 1954-1990

The Charles W. Cormack Papers consist of records generated and collected by Cormack, an Anthropology professor, that pertain to his research and teaching post at OSU.
MSS Cormack
1.9 cubic feet; 2 archives boxes
University History, Multicultural Archives / PhotographsSound Recordings and Oral Histories 

Crop Science Department Records

Crop Science Department Records, 1925-2011

The Crop Science Department Records consist of reports, an inventory log, legal documents relating to lawsuits filed against the Oregon Foundation Seed Program, newsletters, sound recordings, videotapes, photographic slides and correspondence.
RG 095
40.2 cubic feet, including 296 photographs; 10 file folders, 6 archives boxes, 2 postcard boxes, 36 archives boxes, and 2 document boxes
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science / PhotographsSound Recordings and Oral HistoriesVideos 

Oregon State University Cultural Centers Oral History Collection

Oregon State University Cultural Centers Oral History Collection, 2013

The Oregon State University Cultural Centers Oral History Collection consists of interviews conducted with undergraduate and graduate student staff members of OSU's Native American Longhouse. Documented within the collection are interviewees' thoughts on working in the Longhouse, the purpose and future direction of the cultural center, and negotiating life as a student of color at OSU. The Native American Longhouse was established in 1971; a new longhouse facility was dedicated in 2013.
OH 21
7 sound files; 2.41 gigabytes born digital
University History, Multicultural Archives / Sound Recordings and Oral Histories 

Richard Dankleff Sound Recording

Richard Dankleff Sound Recording, 2010

The Richard Dankleff Sound Recording consists of Dankleff reading poetry, primarily written by him. The original recording was made in the late 1980s. Dankleff was a faculty member in the Oregon State University English Department from 1963 until his retirement in 1987.
MSS Dankleff
0.01 cubic foot, including 1 compact disc; 1 box
University History / Sound Recordings and Oral Histories 

Oregon State University Development Office and Foundation Records

Oregon State University Development Office and Foundation Records, 1973-2007

The OSU Development Office and Foundation Records consist of materials from meetings, publication and planning documentation, committee minutes, annual reports, and sound recordings that document fundraising and outreach efforts conducted on behalf of the university.
RG 144
35.43 cubic feet; 3 document boxes, 35 archives box, and 4 file folders
University History / PhotographsSound Recordings and Oral HistoriesBorn-Digital Materials 

Roland Eugene Dimick Papers

Roland Eugene Dimick Papers, 1933-1970

These papers were created and assembled by Roland Dimick and document the establishment of the Department of Fish, Game, and Fur Animal Management and Dimick's participation in the Oregon Wildlife Federation.
MSS Dimick
0.8 cubic feet
University History, Natural Resources / PhotographsSound Recordings and Oral Histories 

Elvin A. Duerst Papers

Elvin A. Duerst Papers, 1929-1993

The Elvin A. Duerst Papers consist of materials created and assembled by Duerst in the course of his career as an international agricultural economist. Elvin Albert Duerst graduated from Oregon State College in 1937 with a degree in agricultural economics. He worked as a county agent for the Montana Extension Service from 1940 to 1945.
MSS Duerst
80 cubic feet, including 400 photographs; 79 boxes, including 1 oversize box, and 3 map folders
University History, Natural Resources / PhotographsSound Recordings and Oral HistoriesMapsScrapbooks 

Jack Dunitz Papers

Jack Dunitz Papers, 1927-2009

Jack Dunitz (b. 1923) is an internationally recognized crystallographer and expert on molecular structure. Over the course of his lengthy career - including more than three decades spent at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology - Dunitz has established himself as a leading expert in his field. He is responsible for several major structural discoveries, the refinement of numerous crystallographic techniques, and the publication of nearly four-hundred scientific articles and reviews. The Dunitz Papers include personal correspondence, institutional records, research notes, scientific articles and reprints, teaching materials, manuscripts and photographs, the bulk of which date from 1941 to 2008.
MSS Dunitz
30 linear feet; 67 boxes; 42.9 megabytes
History of Science / PhotographsSound Recordings and Oral HistoriesBorn-Digital Materials 

Paul Emmett Papers

Paul Emmett Papers, 1918-2001

Paul Emmett (1900-1985), a friend and colleague of Linus Pauling, graduated in 1922 from Oregon Agricultural College and completed his doctoral work on heterogeneous catalysis at Caltech in 1925. A major figure in the history of catalysis chemistry, Emmett was elected to the National Academy of Sciences in 1955 and worked at a handful of institutions, including The Johns Hopkins University, where he chaired the Chemical Engineering Department until his retirement in 1971. Special Collections houses Emmett's manuscripts, research notebooks, correspondence and awards.
MSS Emmett
114 linear feet; 233 boxes
University History, History of Science / PhotographsSound Recordings and Oral HistoriesVideos 

Oregon State University Extension Association/4-H Records

Oregon State University Extension Association/4-H Records, 1977-1996

The Oregon State University Extension Association/4-H Records document the members, programs, and activities of the professional association of 4-H extension agents in Oregon. The organization was established in 1975 and is affiliated with the National Association of Extension 4-H Agents (NAE4-HA) and the Oregon State University Extension Association.
MSS OSUEA4H
0.7 cubic feet, including 622 photographs and 1 audiocassette; 3 boxes
University History / PhotographsSound Recordings and Oral Histories 

Extension and Experiment Station Communications Records

Extension and Experiment Station Communications Records, 1949-1995

The Extension and Experiment Station Communications Records document preparation of publications, news releases, radio programs, and public service announcements by Oregon State University Extension programs in agriculture, home economics, marine resources, and 4-H. In addition, the records document the communication of the results of OSU Agricultural Experiment Station research to the public and other researchers. The records include sound recordings, publication records, and biographical files for Extension agents and specialists.
RG 069
5.8 cubic ft.; 3 microfilm reels; 548 audio tapes
University History, Natural Resources, Multicultural Archives / Sound Recordings and Oral Histories 

Extension Family and Community Health Program Records

Extension Family and Community Health Program Records, 1956-2012

The Extension Family and Community Health Program Records document educational programs developed and offered by Oregon State Extension faculty for Oregonians. The bulk of the collection consists of slide presentations, workshop leader guides and participant handouts, newsletters and other publications, and video productions on food buying, food preservation, meal preparation, and nutrition. Family and Community Health is a program of the Oregon State University Extension Service within the College of Public Health and Human Sciences.
RG 252
10.8 cubic feet, including 4847 photographs, 33 videotapes, 24 audiocassettes, 9 DVDs, and 8 CDs; 13 boxes, including 1 oversize box
University History / Sound Recordings and Oral HistoriesPhotographsVideosBorn-Digital Materials 

Oregon State University Extension Service Faculty and Staff Oral History Collection

Oregon State University Extension Service Faculty and Staff Oral History Collection, 2007-2009

The Oregon State University Extension Service Faculty and Staff Oral History Collection consists of digital recordings of oral history interviews with retired and emeritus Extension Service faculty and staff, transcripts, photographs, and related documentation. These oral histories document the programs and activities of the Extension Service in Oregon from the 1940s through the 1990s.
OH 14
0.03 cubic foot; 1 box; 59 sound files, 54 image files, and 87 document files; 10.8 Gbytes
University History, Natural Resources / Sound Recordings and Oral HistoriesPhotographsBorn-Digital Materials 

Extension Service Records

Extension Service Records, 1903-2002

The Extension Service Records pertain to the administration and programmatic activities of the Oregon State University Extension Service. The records document policies and procedures, research activities, special events, and services provided to Oregonians at the state and county levels. They also document the service's relationship with the federal government and extension services in other states.
RG 111
96 cubic ft.; The Extension Service records are housed in 93 cubic foot boxes, 1 document case, 5 oversize boxes, and 1 oversize drawer.; 218 microfilm reels
University History, Natural Resources, Multicultural Archives, Local History / Sound Recordings and Oral HistoriesMapsScrapbooksBorn-Digital Materials 

College of Forestry Records

College of Forestry Records, 1911-1997

The Coillege of Forestry Records were generated and assembled by the College of Forestry and document the development and administration of the College; the research activities of the faculty; acquisition and management of forest properties for research; and interaction with other forestry schools and associations.
RG 139
13 cubic ft.; 45 microfilm reels
University History, Natural Resources / Sound Recordings and Oral HistoriesMaps 

Viola Gentle Records

Viola Gentle Records, 1956-1964

The materials held in the Viola Gentle Records pertain to the sinking of the passenger ship, SS Andrea Doria.
MSS Gentle
0.5 cubic foot; 1 document box
Sound Recordings and Oral HistoriesPhotographs 

F. A. Gilfillan Papers

F. A. Gilfillan Papers, 1894-1984

The F. A. Gilfillan Papers are comprised of materials generated and assembled by Francois Archibald Gilfillan, Dean of the School of Science at OSU from 1939 to 1962. The collection includes professional and family correspondence, administrative documents from OSU and other educational organizations, and materials documenting Gilfillan’s work as a public school teacher, member of the U.S. Army Chemical Warfare Service, and Oregon State faculty member and administrator.
MSS Gilfillan
11 cubic feet including 75 photographic prints, 725 slides, 6 audiocasettes, and 1 16mm film; 34 boxes including 1 oversize boxs
University History, History of Science, Multicultural Archives / PhotographsVideosSound Recordings and Oral Histories 

Erlinda Gonzales-Berry Papers

Erlinda Gonzales-Berry Papers, 1982-2007

The Erlinda Gonzales-Berry Papers document the research and publishing of Gonzales-Berry in the fields of Latino literature and culture and immigration from Mexico to the United States and include publications and speeches, awards, photographs, sound recordings, and a videotape. Gonzales-Berry was chair of the Oregon State University Ethnic Studies Department from 1997 until 2007.
MSS Gonzales-Berry
0.5 cubic foot, including 14 photographs and 1 videotape; 2 boxes, including one oversize box
University History, Multicultural Archives / PhotographsVideosSound Recordings and Oral Histories 

Thomas Hager Papers

Thomas Hager Papers, 1898-2010

Thomas Hager (born 1953) is a professional science writer best known for having authored Force of Nature: The Life of Linus Pauling (Simon & Schuster, 1995). He has also published more than one-hundred articles and six books, most of which focus on scientific topics and, in particular, the life and work of Linus Pauling. The Hager Papers consist of documents collected by Hager in his writing of Force of Nature, The Demon Under the Microscope: From Battlefield Hospitals to Nazi Labs, One Doctor's Heroic Search for the World's First Miracle Drug (Harmony, 2006), and The Alchemy of Air: A Jewish Genius, a Doomed Tycoon, and the Scientific Discovery That Fed the World but Fueled the Rise of Hitler (Three Rivers Press, 2008).
MSS Hager
32 linear feet
History of Science / Sound Recordings and Oral HistoriesPhotographs 

Hatfield Marine Science Center Records

Hatfield Marine Science Center Records, 1961-2005

The records of the Hatfield Marine Science Center document the development and administration of the center, as well as its instructional and research functions.
RG 194
3.1 cubic feet; The Hatfield Marine Science Center Records are housed in 4 cubic foot boxes, 1 oversize box, and 1 oversize drawer.
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science / Sound Recordings and Oral HistoriesMaps 

Robert W. Henderson Papers

Robert W. Henderson Papers, 1933-2003

The Robert W. Henderson Papers document Henderson's student years at Oregon State College; his work with Kasetsart University in Thailand; his resarch as a plant breeder and an Assistant Director of the Agricultural Experiment Station; his long-time interest in photography; and the slide presentations he developed about OSU agricultural research. Henderson graduated from Oregon State College in 1938 and served as a faculty member and administrator at OSU from 1946 until his retirement in 1976.
MSS Henderson
10 cubic feet, including 650 photographs, 128 sound recordings, 4 films, and 1 video; 11 boxes, including 1 oversize box
University History, Natural Resources, Multicultural Archives, History of Science, Local History / VideosSound Recordings and Oral Histories 

Charter Heslep Papers

Charter Heslep Papers, 1932-1963

The Charter Heslep Papers are primarily comprised of materials dating from Heslep's time as an employee of the Atomic Energy Commission. The collection includes correspondence, speeches, ephemera, photographs, and sound recordings relating to Charter Heslep's work with the AEC, with emphasis on his efforts to televise U.S. nuclear tests on behalf of the Commission.
MSS Heslep
0.75 cubic feet, including 165 photographs; 2 boxes
History of Science / PhotographsSound Recordings and Oral Histories 

Oregon State University Home Economics Alumni Association Records

Oregon State University Home Economics Alumni Association Records, 1972-1996

The Oregon State University Home Economics Alumni Association Records document the membership and activities of this organization for home economics alumni founded in 1971 to promote the growth and development of home economics programs at Oregon State.
MSS HomeEcAlumni
1.2 cubic feet, including 27 photographs; 2 boxes
University History / PhotographsSound Recordings and Oral Histories 

College of Home Economics Oral Histories

College of Home Economics Oral Histories, 1968-1985

The College of Home Economics Oral Histories consist of sound recordings, transcripts, and related materials for 10 interviews conducted of Oregon State University home economics alumnae and retired faculty.
OH 11
0.2 cubic feet, including 18 audiotapes and 8 photographs; 2 boxes
University History / PhotographsSound Recordings and Oral Histories 

College of Home Economics Photograph Collection

College of Home Economics Photograph Collection, 1925-1998

The College of Home Economics Photograph Collection includes images documenting various displays; the groundbreaking, construction and dedication of Bates Hall; slideshow presentations generated for instructional purposes; and a portrait of OSU alumnus Mercedes Bates.
P 044
2.34 cubic feet, including approximately 300 prints, 210 negatives and 1,760 slides.; 1 16x20 oversize box, 1 20x24 oversize box, 1 map folder, 2 file folders, 1 12x17 oversize box, 1 archives box and 2 document boxes.
University History / PhotographsSound Recordings and Oral Histories 

Honors Program Records

Honors Program Records, 1962-1991

The Honors Program Records consist of the administrative and student related records of the Oregon State University Honors Program from initial efforts in the mid-1960s to its closure, due to budget cuts, in 1991.
RG 096
1.5 cubic feet, including 253 photographs, 4 sound recordings, and 2 computer disks; 3 boxes; 6 microfilm reels
University History / PhotographsSound Recordings and Oral HistoriesBorn-Digital Materials 

Horner Museum Oral History Collection

Horner Museum Oral History Collection, 1952-1993

The Horner Museum Oral History Collection consists of more than 250 oral history interviews conducted or assembled by the Horner Museum. The interviews address a variety of topics including the stories of Oregon State University faculty, students, and academic departments; the history of Corvallis and Benton County, Oregon; evolving economic and cultural perspectives on natural resources in rural Oregon; the life experiences of Native Americans and other ethnic minorities in the region; and the recollections of Americans born in the first few decades of the twentieth century.
OH 10
9.8 cubic feet, including 418 audiocassettes and 103 photographs; 20 boxes
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science, Multicultural Archives, Local History / PhotographsSound Recordings and Oral Histories 

Intercollegiate Athletics Records

Intercollegiate Athletics Records, 1924-2010

The Intercollegiate Athletics Records consist of OSU sports magazines; football, basketball, gymnastics and wrestling programs; publications, posters, design proposals and promotional banners. Also included in the collection are the records of the OSU Marching Band, information packets, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, materials relating to the 2000-2001 Fiesta Bowl football game, assorted game rosters and press releases.
RG 007
12.18 cubic feet; 40 file folders, 1 reel-to-reel audio cassette, 7 document boxes, 1 12x16 oversize box, 1 20x24 oversize box, 10 archives boxes, 4 12x17 oversize boxes, 1 23x31 oversize box and 2 map folders
University History / Sound Recordings and Oral HistoriesBorn-Digital Materials 

Edwin Russell Jackman Papers

Edwin Russell Jackman Papers, 1917-1968

The Jackman Papers include articles written for OSU publications and bulletins, national publications and specialized trade publications; news releases; radio and television talks; speeches; and manuscripts of E.R. Jackman's published books pertaining to Oregon agriculture.
MSS Jackman
10 cubic feet
University History, Natural Resources / Sound Recordings and Oral HistoriesMapsScrapbooks 

Royal G. Jackson Papers

Royal G. Jackson Papers, circa 1905 - 1992

The Royal G. Jackson Papers consist of materials created or assembled by Jackson in the course of his research. The bulk of the materials pertain to the history of the Oregon State University College of Forestry, McDonald – Dunn Research forest, the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Camp Arboretum, and nature-based tourism in central Oregon and Costa Rica. The papers include extensive oral history sound recordings and photographs, in addition to manuscripts, publications and reference materials. Jackson was a faculty member in the Oregon State University College of Forestry from 1970 until 2004.
MSS JacksonR
4.25 cubic feet including 1050 photographs and 214 sound recordings; 12 boxes and 2 map folders
University History, Natural Resources, Multicultural Archives, Local History / PhotographsMapsSound Recordings and Oral Histories 

Japanese-American Association of Lane County, Oregon, Oral History Collection

Japanese-American Association of Lane County, Oregon, Oral History Collection, 1994-2008

The Japanese-American Association of Lane County, Oregon, Oral History Collection consists of digital recordings of oral history interviews of Japanese Americans living in Eugene, Lane County, Oregon, and the vicinity. These oral histories document the immigrant experiences of the interviewees' parents and grandparents; the World War II experiences of the interviewees in internment camps; and their lives in Eugene and neighboring communities in the years following the war.
OH 15
0.15 cubic foot, including 2 DVDs; 1 box; 45 sound files, 49 image files, and 12 document files; 11 Gbytes
Multicultural Archives / PhotographsVideosSound Recordings and Oral HistoriesBorn-Digital Materials 

Paul H. Jensen Oral Histories

Paul H. Jensen Oral Histories, 1979-1993

The Paul H. Jensen Oral Histories document Jensen's life and work as an important figure in the study and evolution of Alaskan Eskimo culture in the latter decades of the twentieth century. Under contract with the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Jensen spent twenty-seven years establishing educational and cultural exchange programs with Alaska's Eskimo communities. Along the way he collected some 4,000 art pieces and artifacts which, in 1985, formed the nucleus of the Jensen Arctic Museum, currently housed on the campus of Western Oregon University, where Jensen served as professor of Education.
OH 22
0.4 cubic feet, including 17 audiocassettes; 2 boxes
Multicultural Archives / Sound Recordings and Oral Histories 

Journalism Department Records

Journalism Department Records, 1918-1988

The Journalism Department Records document the undergraduate and graduate instruction programs in technical journalism at Oregon State University. The records also include materials pertaining to the reorganization of higher education in Oregon in the early 1930s and the controversy between the University of Oregon and Oregon Agricultural College (OAC) in the 1920s regarding the offering of journalism degrees at OAC.
RG 091
1.35 cubic feet; 2 boxes; 11 microfilm reels
University History / Sound Recordings and Oral HistoriesScrapbooks 

Wallace L. Kadderly Papers

Wallace L. Kadderly Papers, 1931-1963

The Kadderly Papers consist of agriculture-related materials produced or collected by Kadderly during his work overseas as a farm broadcaster on the radio.
MSS Kadderly
5 cubic feet
University History, Natural Resources, Multicultural Archives / PhotographsSound Recordings and Oral HistoriesMaps 

Barney Keep Collection

Barney Keep Collection, 1935-2000

The Barney Keep Collection consists of documents and materials primarily relating to Keep's long career as a radio broadcaster as a student at OAC and, professionally, at KEX in Portland.
MSS Keep
5.8 cubic feet; 3 archives boxes, 1 document box, and 5 oversize boxes
University History / PhotographsVideosSound Recordings and Oral Histories 

KOAC Records

KOAC Records, 1923-1965

The KOAC Records document the establishment and functioning of the KOAC public radio and television stations at Oregon Agricultural College (Oregon State University). The records include adminstrative records, radio scripts and programs, and sound recordings. KOAC radio broadcasts began in 1923; KOAC-TV broadcasts began in 1957.
RG 015
0.5 cubic ft.; 20 microfilm reels
University History / Sound Recordings and Oral Histories 

Ardis W. Koester Papers

Ardis W. Koester Papers, 1962-1996

The Ardis W. Koester Papers consist of materials assembled and created by Koester in her role as Extension Textile and Clothing Specialist with the Oregon State University Extension Service from 1974 until 1996. The materials include extensive reference materials as well as publications, instructional kits, and slide presentations on textiles used for clothing and interior design.
MSS Koester
7.5 cubic feet, including 704 photographs; 8 boxes
University History / PhotographsSound Recordings and Oral Histories 

Library Records

Library Records, 1908-2002

The Library Records were generated by and pertain to the development and administration of the Library at Oregon State University. In addition to the documentation of policy formulation, compilation of departmental information, committee activity, and other day-to-day administrative tasks these records reflect the Library's interaction with other institutions of higher education, libraries, and professional organizations. Records of the Oregon State System of Higher Education's (OSSHE) centralized library system, housed on the OSU campus from 1932 to 1965, are also included.
RG 009
19.8 cubic ft.; 55 microfilm reels
University History / Sound Recordings and Oral HistoriesBorn-Digital MaterialsScrapbooks 

Bernard Malamud Papers

Bernard Malamud Papers, 1949-2007

Bernard Malamud (1914-1986), a major American novelist and short story writer, taught at Oregon State University from 1949-1961. A prolific author, he received a Pulitzer Prize (The Fixer, 1966) and two National Book Awards (The Magic Barrel, 1959; The Fixer, 1966) for his work. The Malamud Papers include an assortment of personal correspondence relating to Malamud's tenure as professor and writer at Oregon State University. In addition, the collection features several boxes of newspaper clippings, as well as signed first editions and published translations of his books.
MSS Malamud
20 linear feet; 15 boxes; 130 books
University History / PhotographsSound Recordings and Oral HistoriesVideos 

Media Services Moving Images

Media Services Moving Images, 1957-2002

The Media Services Moving Images consist of motion picture films produced by the Classroom Television department; videotapes recorded or produced by the Communication Media Center; raw film footage and media elements; and streaming video files produced by Media Services. They include recordings of classroom lectures for hygiene and health education classes; commencement and other special events; and lectures by faculty and visiting speakers at Oregon State University as well as training and informational tapes pertaining to a variety of topics including cultural diversity, computer graphics, and multimedia technology.
FV P 119
13 cubic feet, including 130 films reels, 57 videotapes, 12 sound recordings, and 40 color slides; 12 boxes and 21 film cans
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science, Multicultural Archives / PhotographsVideosSound Recordings and Oral HistoriesBorn-Digital Materials 

Oregon State University Memorabilia Collection

Oregon State University Memorabilia Collection, ca. 1860-present

The Memorabilia Collection is an artificial collection containing items of interest about Oregon State University and to a lesser extent, the city of Corvallis, and the state of Oregon.
MC
86 cubic feet; 190 boxes
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science, Multicultural Archives, Local History / Sound Recordings and Oral HistoriesMapsBorn-Digital Materials 

John T. and Virginia E. Merrifield Collection

John T. and Virginia E. Merrifield Collection, 1916-2008

The John T. and Virginia E. Merrifield Collection documents their student years at Oregon State College and John's career as a civil engineer with the firm of Moffatt, Nichol, & Bonney in Portland, Oregon. Virginia graduated from Oregon State College in 1941 and John in 1942.
MSS Merrifield
1.7 cubic feet, including 80 photographs; 4 boxes, including 2 oversize boxes
University History / PhotographsSound Recordings and Oral HistoriesScrapbooks 

Oral Histories of the Oregon State University Microbiology Department

Oral Histories of the Oregon State University Microbiology Department, 1964-1989

The Oral Histories of the Oregon State University Microbiology Department recount the department's history through the perspective of Walter Bollen and Mabel Pernot. Bollen earned two degrees from Oregon Agricultural College prior to his beginning a career on the OSU microbiology faculty that spanned nearly sixty years. Pernot was the daughter of Emile F. Pernot - the father of the university's microbiology program - and the granddaughter of George Coote, an early campus horticulturist. The Pernot interviews discuss, at length, both the history of the department as well as the story of the Pernot and Coote families.
OH 24
0.8 cubic feet, including 27 audiocassettes and 45 photographs; 3 boxes
University History, History of Science, Multicultural Archives / Sound Recordings and Oral HistoriesPhotographs 

Mike Club Scrapbook and Sound Recordings

Mike Club Scrapbook and Sound Recordings, 1947-1964

The Mike Club Scrapbook and Sound Recordings document the Club's activities and programs, including radio and television broadcasts produced by Oregon State students. The Mike Club was established in 1948 and offered opportunities for Oregon State students to gain experience in radio and television production and broadcasting.
MSS Mike
0.1 cubic foot; 2 boxes, including 1 oversize box
University History / Sound Recordings and Oral HistoriesScrapbooks 

Jean Moule Papers

Jean Moule Papers, 1984-2011

The Jean Moule Papers document Moule's teaching, research, and writing in the field of multicultural education, especially teacher training. The Papers include publications, course materials, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and photographs. Moule earned a Ph.D. from Oregon State University in 1998 and was a faculty member in the Oregon State University College of Education from 1998 until her retirement in 2011.
MSS Moule
1.7 cubic feet, including 12 photographs; 2 boxes
University History, Multicultural Archives / PhotographsSound Recordings and Oral Histories 

J. Kenneth Munford Collection

J. Kenneth Munford Collection, 1866-2000

The J. Kenneth Munford Collection consists of a variety of materials assembled and created by Munford as a student, teacher, writer and editor, and local historian.
MSS Munford
4 cubic feet
University History, Local History / PhotographsSound Recordings and Oral HistoriesScrapbooks 

Music Department Records

Music Department Records, 1899-2008

The Music Department Records document music instruction at Oregon State as well as performances by Oregon State bands, choirs, and other musical groups as well as individual students, faculty, and guest artists. The Records include sound recordings in a variety of formats.
RG 148
8.2 cubic feet, including 1 DVD; 13 boxes, including 3 oversize boxes; 1 microfilm reel; 60 feet
University History / VideosSound Recordings and Oral HistoriesScrapbooksBorn-Digital Materials 

Newman Foundation of Oregon State University Records

Newman Foundation of Oregon State University Records, 1962-2008

The Newman Foundation of Oregon State University Records document the establishment of the Foundation in 1965 to support programs for Catholic students and faculty at Oregon State. The records include administrative records, property and legal files, publications, photographs, and sound recordings.
MSS Newman
5.4 cubic feet, including 47 photographs; 6 boxes
University History, Local History / PhotographsSound Recordings and Oral Histories 

News and Communication Services Motion Picture Films and Videotapes

News and Communication Services Motion Picture Films and Videotapes, 1942-2000

The News and Communication Services Motion Picture Films and Videotapes consist of raw footage and final productions of news releases and public service announcements documenting and promoting Oregon State University students and faculty; research and academic programs; and athletics and student activities. The bulk of the collection was recorded or filmed in the 1970s and 1980s on 16 mm film or 3/4" Umatic videotape.
FV P 057
55 cubic feet, including 802 videotapes, 415 film reels, and 2 audiotapes; 73 boxes
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science, Multicultural Archives / VideosSound Recordings and Oral Histories 

Marie Norris Collection

Marie Norris Collection, 1974-2004

The Marie Norris Collection consists of materials documenting Native American activist, storyteller, and historian Marie Norris, as well as a manuscript that she authored titled "Along Klamath Waters." Norris was born in Modoc Point, Oregon in 1920 and dedicated her life to serving the Klamath community.
MSS Norris
0.25 cubic foot; 1 document box
Multicultural Archives / Sound Recordings and Oral Histories 

Oral Histories of Northern Cheyenne Descendants of the Battle of Little Bighorn

Oral Histories of Northern Cheyenne Descendants of the Battle of Little Bighorn, 1985-1987

The Oral Histories of Northern Cheyenne Descendants of the Battle of Little Bighorn collection documents a project, led in the mid-1980s by Oregon State University professor Royal Jackson, that sought to capture the perspective of contemporary Northern Cheyenne tribal members on the famous 1876 battle between certain of their ancestors and the U.S. 7th Cavalry, led by Lt. Col. George Armstrong Custer. The interviews held in this collection also lend extensive insight into the changes experienced by the Northern Cheyenne people throughout the twentieth century and provide a snapshot of the Northern Cheyenne as they viewed themselves in the mid-1980s.
OH 20
0.4 cubic feet, including 28 audiocassettes; 2 boxes
Multicultural Archives / Sound Recordings and Oral Histories 

How OSU Grew Nuclear Science Oral Histories

How OSU Grew Nuclear Science Oral Histories, 2009-2010

The How OSU Grew Nuclear Science Oral Histories consist of interviews of Oregon State University faculty and alumni in the Nuclear Engineering and Radiation Health Physics Department that were conducted as part of the 50th anniversary of the graduate program in 2009.
OH 16
0.15 cubic feet; 1 box; 13 sound files; 112 Mbytes
University History, History of Science / Sound Recordings and Oral HistoriesBorn-Digital Materials 

Oceanography: Making of a Science Videotapes

Oceanography: Making of a Science Videotapes, 2000

These videotapes document a program sponsored by the Office of Naval Research in cooperation with the H. John Heinz Center for Science, Economics and the Environment to commemorate the history of the Office of Naval Research and Oceanography. The videotapes record oral history interviews with noted ocean scientists and engineers.
FV P 236
3 cubic feet; 110 videotapes
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science / VideosSound Recordings and Oral Histories 

Oral History Interviews, Personal Histories, and Sound Recordings Collection on Agriculture, Forestry, and Oregon History

Oral History Interviews, Personal Histories, and Sound Recordings Collection on Agriculture, Forestry, and Oregon History, 1949-1996

The Oral History Interviews, Personal Histories, and Sound Recordings Collection on Agriculture, Forestry, and Oregon History consists of various oral histories, personal and family histories, recollections, and sound recordings prepared by different individuals. The collection materials document forestry in Oregon and the Northwest, the history of Oregon State University, local Corvallis and Benton County history, and the activities of Oregon State alumni.
OH 05
0.5 cubic foot, including 20 audiocassettes, 6 SoundScriber discs, and 1 reel-to-reel audiotape; 3 boxes
University History, History of Science, Natural Resources, Local History / Sound Recordings and Oral Histories 

Oregon Emergency Farm Labor Service Oral History Collection

Oregon Emergency Farm Labor Service Oral History Collection, 1992

The Oregon Emergency Farm Labor Service Oral History Collection consists of interviews conducted in 1992 by Oregon State University students of five individuals familiar with farm labor in Oregon during World War II.
OH 08
0.15 cubic foot, including 8 audiocassettes; 2 boxes
University History, Natural Resources / Sound Recordings and Oral Histories 

Oregon Multicultural Archives Oral History Collection

Oregon Multicultural Archives Oral History Collection, 2011-2014

The Oregon Multicultural Archives Oral History Collection is a growing repository of interviews that documents the experiences and perspectives of people of color who have spent at least portions of their lives in Oregon.
OH 18
12 sound files; 1 set of video files; 22.1 gigabytes born digital
University History, Multicultural Archives / Sound Recordings and Oral HistoriesBorn-Digital Materials 

Oregon Native American Language Sound Recordings

Oregon Native American Language Sound Recordings, 1962-1988

The Oregon Native American Language Sound Recordings were made by Joe E. Pierce during his study of Native American languages in Oregon and include interviews with members of the Coquille and Siletz tribes.
OH 12
0.5 cubic foot, including 57 audiotapes; 3 boxes
Multicultural Archives / Sound Recordings and Oral Histories 

Oregon Pioneers Oral History Collection

Oregon Pioneers Oral History Collection, 1975-1978

The Oregon Pioneers Oral History Collection consists of 33 interviews conducted primarily in the summer of 1975 by Oregon State University students to document various aspects of local history from 1880 to 1929 in preparation for the United States bicentennial in 1976.
OH 01
0.5 cubic foot, including 31 audiocassettes; 2 boxes
University History, Natural Resources, Multicultural Archives, Local History / Sound Recordings and Oral Histories 

History of Oregon State University Oral Histories and Sound Recordings

History of Oregon State University Oral Histories and Sound Recordings, 1956-2012

The History of Oregon State University Oral Histories and Sound Recordings consist predominantly of oral histories conducted in 1956 by Lillian Van Loan for her doctoral dissertation on the history of Oregon State College and subsequent interviews done by Ilona Fry in 1980 on the development of liberal arts at Oregon State University.
OH 03
0.9 cubic foot, including 22 reel-to-reel audiotapes, 11 audiocassettes and one born digital wav file; 3 boxes; 0.8 GB born digital
University History, Multicultural Archives / Sound Recordings and Oral Histories 

Oregon State University Sesquicentennial Oral History Collection

Oregon State University Sesquicentennial Oral History Collection, 2013-2014

The Oregon State University Sesquicentennial Oral History Collection documents the history, culture and ambition of Oregon State University through interviews with alumni, faculty, staff, administrators and supporters. Most of the items held in the collection take the form of life history interviews, their sole common thread being an association, past or present, with Oregon State University.
OH 26
39 sets of video files, 39 sound files; 243.9 gigabytes born digital
University History, Multicultural Archives, Natural Resources, History of Science, Local History / Sound Recordings and Oral HistoriesVideosBorn-Digital Materials 

Voices of Oregon State University Oral History Collection

Voices of Oregon State University Oral History Collection, 1995-2013

The Voices of Oregon State University Oral History Collection consists of oral history interviews conducted by students as part of anthropology, history and sociology classes and Special Collections & Archives internships. The interview subjects include Oregon State alumni, faculty, and administrators.
OH 09
35 interviews; 0.2 cubic foot, including 4 audio cassettes, 20 compact discs, 1 dvd; 3 boxes; 35 sound files, 1 video file, 1 image file, and 7 document files; 5.3 Gbytes born digital
University History, Multicultural Archives, Natural Resources, History of Science / Sound Recordings and Oral HistoriesPhotographsBorn-Digital Materials 

Dale P. Parnell Papers

Dale P. Parnell Papers, 1965-1998

The Dale P. Parnell Papers document Parnell's career through personal correspondence, articles, publications, speeches, books, photographs, and videotapes.
MSS Parnell
8.1 cubic feet, including 40 videotapes and 5 photographs; 9 boxes
University History / PhotographsVideosSound Recordings and Oral Histories 

Ava Helen and Linus Pauling Papers

Ava Helen and Linus Pauling Papers, 1873-2013

Linus Pauling (1901-1994), a 1922 OSU graduate and the only recipient of two unshared Nobel Prizes, (Chemistry, 1954; Peace, 1962) undertook a wide range of studies during his seventy-year career as a scientist, humanitarian and peace activist. The collection, comprised of over five hundred thousand items, contains all of Pauling's personal and scientific papers, research materials, correspondence, photographs, awards, and memorabilia. Not only does the Pauling archive reflect Linus Pauling's long and varied scientific career, the presence of Ava Helen Pauling's (1903-1981) papers also indicates their mutual devotion to world peace and to each other.
MSS Pauling
4,437 linear feet; 2,230 boxes; 4,111 books
University History, History of Science, Multicultural Archives / PhotographsSound Recordings and Oral HistoriesVideosScrapbooks 

Helen E. Plinkiewisch Papers

Helen E. Plinkiewisch Papers, 1888-1995

The Plinkiewisch Papers document the education, music teaching career, and related activities of music educator Helen E. Plinkiewisch and include diaries and journals, teaching records, musical compositions, a sound recording, and photographs. Plinkiewisch graduated from Oregon State Agricultural College in 1929 and had a long and successful career as a music educator in the public schools of Garden City (Long Island), New York.
MSS Plinkiewisch
2.75 cubic feet; 11 boxes, including 3 oversize boxes
PhotographsSound Recordings and Oral Histories 

President's Office Records

President's Office Records, 1870-2002

The President's Office Records reflect the administration of the university and include documentation of policy formulation, publication of statistical information, and review of legal issues. Separate finding aids have been prepared for Subgroup 1 (B.L. Arnold), Subgroup 2 (John D. Letcher), Subgroup 3 (John M. Bloss), Subgroup 4 (H.B. Miller), and Subgroup 5 (Thomas Gatch).
RG 013
44.4 cubic ft.; 180 microfilm reels.
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science, Multicultural Archives, Local History / Sound Recordings and Oral Histories 

Thayer Raymond Collection

Thayer Raymond Collection, 1912-1990

The Thayer Raymond Collection documents Raymond's activities as a high school and college student as well as her first years as a high school teacher. Raymond, a native of Raymond, Washington, graduated from Oregon Agricultural College in 1919.
MSS Raymond
0.2 cubic feet; 2 boxes, including 1 oversize box
University History / PhotographsSound Recordings and Oral Histories 

Recreational Sports Department Records

Recreational Sports Department Records, 1964-2008

The Recreational Sports Department Records document recreational sports and fitness programs offered at Oregon State University, primarily for students. The records include committee records, sports club files, photographs, videotapes, and audiocassettes. The Recreational Sports Department provides recreational and educational opportunities for the OSU community and oversees recreational facilities on the Corvallis campus.
RG 240
15 cubic feet, including 9000 photographs, 14 videotapes, 13 compact discs, and 2 audiocassettes; 15 boxes
University History / PhotographsVideosSound Recordings and Oral HistoriesScrapbooksBorn-Digital Materials 

History of Science Oral History Collection

History of Science Oral History Collection, 2009-2013

The History of Science Oral History Collection consists primarily of interviews with scientists, with special emphasis placed on individuals who knew and worked with Linus Pauling. Also included are interviews with members of the Pauling family as well as interviews with family members of other scientists.
OH 17
37 sound files, 2 video files, 9 photographs; 27.8 gigabytes born digital
University History, History of Science, Multicultural Archives, Local History / Sound Recordings and Oral HistoriesPhotographsBorn-Digital Materials 

Sea Grant College Program Photographs

Sea Grant College Program Photographs, 1965-1996

The Sea Grant College Program Photographs consist of images of workshops, presentations and other activities related to the Sea Grant College and Marine Advisory Programs.
P 185
0.2 cubic foot, including 280 photographs, 250 negatives and 110 slides; 7 file folders
University History, History of Science / PhotographsSound Recordings and Oral Histories 

Sea Grant College Program Records

Sea Grant College Program Records, 1964-2000

The Sea Grant College Program Records document the establishment and adminisration of marine extension, education, and training programs; seafood and coastal environments research; and public policy analysis pertaining to marine resources and and coastal environments in Oregon.
RG 201
12.3 cubic ft.
University History, History of Science / Sound Recordings and Oral Histories 

Soap Creek Valley History Project Oral Histories

Soap Creek Valley History Project Oral Histories, 1978-1995

The Soap Creek Valley History Project Oral Histories consist of oral histories conducted primarily in 1989-1991 by the Oregon State University Research Forests to better understand the history, ecology, and culture of the Soap Creek Valley in Benton County, Oregon.
OH 06
1 cubic foot, including 20 audiocassettes; 2 boxes
University History, Natural Resources, Multicultural Archives, Local History / Sound Recordings and Oral Histories 

Douglas C. Strain Papers

Douglas C. Strain Papers, 1914-2007

The Douglas C. Strain Papers consist of materials generated and assembled by Strain and document his establishment of Electro Scientific Industries (ESI) and professional and philanthropic activities as well as his family. Strain founded Electro Scientific Industries, a manufacturer of precision instrumentation and laser fabrication systems, in Portland, Oregon, in 1953. He was actively involved in a civic organizations and boards and supported a number of projects at Oregon higher education institutions, including Oregon State University.
MSS Strain
16 cubic feet, including 850 photographs, 3 videotapes, and 1 DVD; 16 boxes
University History, History of Science / PhotographsVideosSound Recordings and Oral Histories 

A.L. Strand Oral History Collection

A.L. Strand Oral History Collection, 1949-1985

The A.L. Strand Oral History Collection documents an oral history project conducted in the early 1980s to capture recollections and remembrances of A.L. Strand, President of Oregon State from 1942 to 1961. The collection includes recordings and transcripts of 10 oral history interviews, written remembrances and recollections, and extensive project records.
OH 07
0.8 cubic foot, including 11 audiocassettes and 3 photographs; 3 boxes
University History, Multicultural Archives / PhotographsSound Recordings and Oral Histories 

Student Affairs Records

Student Affairs Records, 1924-2011

The Student Affairs Records consist of policy and procedure directives, newsletters, correspondence, annual reports, lists of student activities, announcements, Alpha Lambda Delta records, records pertaining to the establishment of the University Child Care Center, and records pertaining to the Student Involvement Office.
RG 102
36.32 cubic feet; 38 file folders, 29 archives boxes, 11 document boxes, 1 20x24 oversize box, 1 12x17 oversize box, 4 cubic foot boxes, 4 Hollinger boxes, and 1 records box
University History, Multicultural Archives / Sound Recordings and Oral HistoriesVideos 

Betty Lynd Thompson Papers

Betty Lynd Thompson Papers, 1916-1980

The Betty Lynd Thompson Papers were created and assembled by Thompson, a dance instructor at Oregon State University from 1927 until her retirement in 1972. The Papers include correspondence; teaching materials and student papers; writings by Thompson on a variety of topics; publications pertaining to dance instruction; dance programs, clippings, and ephemera; photographs; and motion picture films.
MSS Thompson
5 cubic feet, including 1500 photographs and 11 motion picture films; 12 boxes, including 1 oversize box
University History / PhotographsVideosSound Recordings and Oral HistoriesScrapbooks 

Triad Club Records

Triad Club Records, 1925-1999

The Triad Club Records document the activities and operation of this organization of Oregon State University faculty established in 1926 to further "fellowship, cooperation, and service" among faculty, students, and the citizens of Corvallis. The records include membership lists, minutes, scrapbooks, photographs, and anniversary publications.
MSS TriadClub
1.3 cubic feet; 4 boxes
University History, Local History / PhotographsSound Recordings and Oral HistoriesScrapbooks 

University Advancement Records

University Advancement Records, 1970-2009

The University Advancement Records contain materials that document special events held for OSU alumni, faculty and staff, students and others, as well as materials relating to the Office of Finance and Administration and the OSU Web Pages Committee. Also included in this collection are materials generated by the Office of University Marketing which pertain to the testing and evaluation of a new Beaver logo for use by OSU Athletics.
RG 210
47.75 cubic feet, including approximately 3,200 photographs and 1 cassette audiotape; 51 archives boxes, 3 file folders, 1 12x17 oversize box, 1 23x31 oversize box and 3 document boxes
University History / PhotographsSound Recordings and Oral HistoriesVideosBorn-Digital Materials 

Urban League of Portland Records

Urban League of Portland Records, 1945-2008

The Urban League of Portland Records document the administration and programs of the League from its founding in Portland, Oregon, in 1945. The Records include correspondence, reports and publications, meeting minutes, financial records, and clippings as well as scrapbooks, photographs, videotapes, and sound recordings.
MSS UrbanLeague
14.35 cubic feet, including 2450 photographs and 140 videotapes; 19 boxes, including 2 oversize boxes
Multicultural Archives / PhotographsScrapbooksBorn-Digital MaterialsVideosSound Recordings and Oral Histories 

Liz VanLeeuwen Spotted Owl Collection

Liz VanLeeuwen Spotted Owl Collection, 1973-2004

The Liz VanLeeuwen Spotted Owl Collection consists of materials collected and generated by former State Representative Liz VanLeeuwen pertaining to the listing of the Northern Spotted Owl as a protected endangered species in Oregon and the effect this had on the state's timber industry. VanLeeuwen graduated from Oregon State College in 1947 and served in the Oregon Legislature as State Representative from 1981 to 1999.
MSS VanLeeuwen
12.5 cubic feet, including 87 photographs, 57 maps, 9 audiocassettes, and 1 videotape; 14 boxes, including 1 oversize box, and 2 map folders
University History, Natural Resources / Sound Recordings and Oral HistoriesVideosPhotographsMaps 

Robert B. Walls Collection

Robert B. Walls Collection, 1916-1974

The Robert B. Walls Collection consists of sound recordings of performances by Oregon State University choirs made and assembled by Walls, Professor of Music at Oregon State from 1947 until his retirement in 1974.
MSS Walls
3 cubic feet, including 115 sound recordings; 4 boxes
University History / PhotographsSound Recordings and Oral Histories 

Roger Weaver Papers

Roger Weaver Papers, 1989-2012

The Roger Weaver Papers reflect the poetry and teaching career of Weaver and include biographical materials, books of Weaver's poems, a journal, and a sound recording. Weaver was a faculty member in the Oregon State University English Department from 1962 until his retirement in 1996.
MSS Weaver
0.1 cubic foot, including 1 audio cassette; 2 boxes
University History / Sound Recordings and Oral Histories 

Ben Westlund Papers

Ben Westlund Papers, 1976-2010

The Ben Westlund Papers document Westlund's political career in Oregon. Westlund served as a State Legislator and State Senator from central Oregon from 1997 until his election as State Treasurer in 2008, a position he held until his death in 2010. Westlund advocated for higher education in central Oregon and was instrumental in the establishment of the Oregon State University Cascades Campus in Bend.
MSS Westlund
15 cubic feet, including 179 photographs, 118 videotapes, 54 DVDs, 18 CDs, and 8 floppy disks; 16 boxes, including 1 oversize box
Multicultural Archives, Natural Resources, University History / PhotographsSound Recordings and Oral HistoriesVideosScrapbooksBorn-Digital Materials 

Gerald W. Williams Collection

Gerald W. Williams Collection, 1855-2007

The Gerald W. Williams Collection consists of Williams' personal papers, historic photograph collection, and related materials pertaining to the history of the U.S. Forest Service as well as the forestry, environmental history, Native Americans, and geography especially of the Pacific Northwest. Williams assembled and created the materials during his career as sociologist and national historian with the U.S. Forest Service.
MSS WilliamsG
93 cubic feet, including 24,000 photographs; 91 boxes, including 13 oversize boxes
Natural Resources, Multicultural Archives / PhotographsVideosSound Recordings and Oral HistoriesScrapbooksBorn-Digital MaterialsMaps 

Harold C. Williams Papers

Harold C. Williams Papers, 1962-2012

The Harold C. Williams Papers include materials generated and collected by Williams that reflect his work in the educational community, his creation of youth programs, the honors that he received, and his family. Harold Williams served as the Director of Afirmative Action for the State of Oregon from 1973-1978. He was also involved with Portland-area chapters of the Urban League and the NAACP.
MSS WilliamsH
14.5 cubic feet, including 3,000 photographs; 14 archives boxes and 1 16x20 oversize box
Multicultural Archives / PhotographsSound Recordings and Oral HistoriesVideos 

William Appleman Williams Papers

William Appleman Williams Papers, 1877-2012

William Appleman Williams (1921-1990), an influential American historian and writer, was a member of the History faculty at Oregon State University from 1968-1986. He is regarded to be a founder of the "revisionist school" of American diplomatic history. A prolific author, Williams's The Contours of American History (1961), was named, by the Modern Library, one of the 100 best non-fiction books written in English in the twentieth century. The Williams Papers consist of correspondence, newspaper clippings, books, photographs and memorabilia.
MSS Williams
21 linear feet; 34 boxes; 29 books
University History / PhotographsSound Recordings and Oral HistoriesVideosScrapbooks