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Hugh J. Hansen Papers, 1975-1989

Collection Overview

Title: Hugh J. Hansen Papers, 1975-1989

ID: MSS HansenHJ

Primary Creator: Hansen, Hugh J.

Extent: 0.2 cubic feet. More info below.

Languages of Materials: English [eng]


The Hugh J. Hansen Papers consist of materials pertaining to Hansen's career as a faculty member in the OSU Agricultural Engineering Department.

Scope and Content Notes

This collection includes correspondence, employment records, and photographs. The photographic images, roughly constituting 300 slides, prints and negatives in total, make up the bulk of the collection. In addition to the slide presentation "Wind Power as an Energy Source" (which includes a script and a tape) there are also images of various agricultural machinery and equipment as well as several portrait shots of Hansen.

Biographical / Historical Notes

Born in Minnesota in 1923, Hugh J. Hansen came to OSU in 1974 to assume the post of Manager of the Western Regional Agricultural Engineering Service. Hansen later served in the position of Extension Energy and Agricultural Engineer. Briefly serving as acting head of the Agricultural Engineering Department in 1986, Hansen retired in 1990. He died in 2001.

Administrative Information

More Extent Information: 1 cubic foot box

Statement on Access: Collection is open for research.

Related Materials: Also included with these records were other materials that have been separated and described in other accession reports as a part of RG 001, RG 062, RG 136, P 106, PUB 365, MSS Miner, and MSS Alpha Phi Omega.

Preferred Citation: Hugh J. Hansen Papers (MSS HansenHJ), Oregon State University Special Collections & Archives Research Center, Corvallis, Oregon.

Processing Information: This collection is not fully processed and a complete finding aid is not available at this time.


Hansen, Hugh J.

People, Places, and Topics

Hansen, Hugh J.
Natural Resources
University History

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