Sound Recordings and Oral Histories: A (6)
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.
57.86 cubic feet; 41 archives boxes, 16 records boxes, and 8 document boxes
University History, Multicultural Archives / Sound Recordings and Oral Histories
This collection is made up of twenty-nine reel-to-reel sound recordings containing
between film maker Michael Grice and African-American railroad porters employed
in the Portland
area. These recordings form much of the background research used for Grice's 1985
film, "Black Families and the Railroad in Oregon and the Northwest."
0.40 cubic foot; 1 archives box
Multicultural Archives / Sound Recordings and Oral Histories
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.
13.4 cubic feet, including 1400 photographs, 6 floppy diskettes and 2 CDs; 20 boxes, including 6 oversize boxes; 13 microfilm reels
University History / Sound Recordings and Oral Histories, Scrapbooks, Born-Digital Materials
The Oregon State University Alumni Oral History Collection documents an oral history
by the Oregon State University Archives and interviews conducted with three Oregon
State alumni - Richard Gilkey, Robert Mace, and
Jean Starker Roth. Also included is an interview with Whitney Ball discussing Waldo
Ball, who was Whitney's father. The collection includes sound recordings of interviews,
transcriptions, release agreements, and related materials.
0.15 cubic foot, including 22 photographs; 1 box; 13 compact discs, 7 sound files and 5 document files; 47 Mbytes
University History, Natural Resources, Local History / Sound Recordings and Oral Histories, Photographs, Born-Digital Materials
This collection is comprised of sound recordings and interviews of OSU Forest Research
Laboratory faculty and others providing their insight into the history of the H. J.
Andrews Experimental Forest, located in the western Cascade Range of Oregon. The
interviews were conducted by Max Geier in conjunction with the fiftieth anniversary
of the forest's designation.
0.15 cubic foot; 1 document box
Natural Resources, University History / Sound Recordings and Oral Histories
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.
231 linear feet; 3,108 items
History of Science, Natural Resources / Photographs, Sound Recordings and Oral Histories, Videos