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Information Department Records, 1928-1966

Collection Overview

Title: Information Department Records, 1928-1966

ID: RG 010

Primary Creator: Oregon State College. Department of Information

Extent: 0.1 cubic feet. More info below.

Languages of Materials: English [eng]


The Information Department Records document building programs, student activities and educational projects. The collection also includes the department's general administrative correspondence and records of the dedication of buildings, news releases and various controversies.

Scope and Content Notes

The Information Department Records includes records of building programs, student activities, and educational projects; the general administrative correspondence of the department; and materials documenting the dedications of Azalea House, Withycombe Hall, and the Food Technology Building.

Also included are records of the controversy between William J. Kerr, Wayne L. Morse, and Roscoe C. Nelson; the controversy over Civil Service; and the controversy over which courses to teach at the university. The collection also holds information regarding the Association of Governing Boards, the State System of Higher Education, the Educational Activities Board, agricultural history, and the Extension service history.

The collection likewise contains news releases from the Oregonian, the Weekly News, the Gazette-Times, and the Oregon Journal, as well as the special interests of Fred Shideler.

Administrative Information

More Extent Information: 33 16-millimeter microfilm reels; 4 boxes

Statement on Access: Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation: Information Department Records (RG 010), Oregon State University Special Collections and Archives Research Center, Corvallis, Oregon.

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


Oregon State College. Department of Information

People, Places, and Topics

Oregon State College. Department of Information
University History

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