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Douglas C. Strain Papers, 1914-2007View associated digital content.

Predominant Dates: 1970-2000
The Douglas C. Strain Papers consist of materials generated and assembled by Strain and document his establishment of Electro Scientific Industries (ESI) and professional and philanthropic activities as well as his family. Strain founded Electro Scientific Industries, a manufacturer of precision instrumentation and laser fabrication systems, in Portland, Oregon, in 1953. He was actively involved in a civic organizations and boards and supported a number of projects at Oregon higher education institutions, including Oregon State University.
ID: MSS Strain
Extent: 16.0 cubic feet
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Statement on Access: Collection is open for research.
Preferred Citation: Douglas C. Strain Papers (MSS Strain), Oregon State University Special Collections and Archives Research Center, Corvallis, Oregon.
Acquisition Note: The papers were donated to the Archives by a representative of Strain's family in 2009.
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