The J. Brookes Spencer Papers contain records of Spencer's work as an instructor, researcher, and tenured professor from 1952-1979. Included in this collection are research notes, grade books, student-created documents, photographs, miscellaneous administrative documents, lecture notes, correspondence, and an extensive collection of reprints relating to the history of science in the modern era.
ID: MSS SpencerJ
Scope and Content Notes
The contents of the J. Brookes Spencer Papers were collected between 1952-1979 and include theses, class materials, research notes, administrative documents from Oregon State University and other institutions of higher learning, miscellaneous correspondence, travel information, extensive bibliographic records and reprints relating to the history of science, documents from Spencer’s tenure as a professor of physics and history of science, and assorted photographs, brochures, and periodicals.
Statement on Access: Permission to examine The J. Brookes Spencer Papers will be granted to qualified researchers upon completion of an "Application for Use" form, and contingent upon the researcher's agreement to abide by the rules and policies governing collection use. See the Use of Collections page for more information
Preferred Citation: J. Brookes Spencer Papers, Oregon State University Special Collections and Archives Research Center, Corvallis, Oregon.