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Obo Addy Legacy Project Collection

Obo Addy Legacy Project Collection, 1970-2013

The Obo Addy Legacy Project Collection consists of records, promotional materials, and various forms of media related to the Homowo African Arts and Cultures organization. Obo Addy's personal materials include correspondence, promotional materials, and photographs. Obo Addy, a master drummer at the age of six, established the Homowo African Arts and Cultures organization with his wife and manager Susan Addy as a way to celebrate and preserve the traditional music of Ghana and Africa. The organization was established in 1986 and is currently active with community outreach and concerts.
MSS Addy
19 cubic feet, including 1510 photographs, 172 videotapes, and 50 CDs and DVDs; 20 boxes, including 2 oversize boxes
Multicultural Archives / PhotographsSound Recordings and Oral HistoriesVideosBorn-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
68 sets of video and sound files; 431 gigabytes born digital
History of Science, Local History, Multicultural Archives, Natural Resources, University History / Born-Digital MaterialsSound Recordings and Oral HistoriesVideos 

Voices of Oregon State University Oral History Collection

Voices of Oregon State University Oral History Collection, 1995-2014

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
39 interviews; 0.2 cubic foot, including 4 audio cassettes, 20 compact discs, 1 dvd; 3 boxes; 39 sound files, 1 video file, 1 image file, and 7 document files; 6.3 Gbytes born digital
University History, Multicultural Archives, Natural Resources, History of Science / Sound Recordings and Oral HistoriesPhotographsBorn-Digital Materials