Sound Recordings and Oral Histories: W (7)
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
3 cubic feet, including 115 sound recordings; 4 boxes
University History / Photographs, Sound Recordings and Oral Histories
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.
0.1 cubic foot, including 1 audio cassette; 2 boxes
University History / Sound Recordings and Oral Histories
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.
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 / Photographs, Sound Recordings and Oral Histories, Videos, Scrapbooks, Born-Digital Materials
The Gerald W. Williams Collection consists of Williams' personal papers, historic
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.
93 cubic feet, including 24,000 photographs; 91 boxes, including 13 oversize boxes
Natural Resources, Multicultural Archives / Photographs, Videos, Sound Recordings and Oral Histories, Scrapbooks, Born-Digital Materials, Maps
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.
14.5 cubic feet, including 3,000 photographs; 14 archives boxes and 1 16x20 oversize box
Multicultural Archives / Photographs, Sound Recordings and Oral Histories, Videos
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.
22 linear feet; 35 boxes; 29 books
University History / Photographs, Sound Recordings and Oral Histories, Videos, Scrapbooks
The 1959 Oregon State College Wrestling Court oral history collection consists of
born digital audio files and transcripts, as well as supporting research materials
compiled by OSU undergraduate student Brittany Backen in her research on the wrestling
court and the controversy that it provoked. The collection includes interviews with
members of the court, the former editor of the OSC Daily Barometer, and a former member of the 1959 wrestling team.
0.01 cubic feet; 1 box; 130 MB born digital
University History / Born-Digital Materials, Sound Recordings and Oral Histories