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University Archives Videotapes, 1991-1994

By Finding aid prepared by Elizabeth Nielsen.

Collection Overview

Title: University Archives Videotapes, 1991-1994

ID: FV 169

Primary Creator: Oregon State University. University Archives

Extent: 0.1 cubic feet. More info below.

Languages of Materials: English [eng]


The University Archives Videotapes consist of recordings of television news reports about Oregon State University Archives activities and a videotape prepared by the Archives for University Day in 1994. Items from this collection have been digitized and made available online.

Scope and Content Notes

The University Archives Videotapes consist of two VHS videotape recordings of television news reports about the Archives and one VHS videotape prepared by the Archives for University Day in 1994.

One of the television news reports (FV169:1) is about vandalism at the OSU Mink Research Center and the subsequent records recovery operation by OSU Archives staff in June 1991. It includes footage of University Archivist, Michael Holland. The second news report (FV169:2), broadcast in December 1991 by KEZI-TV in Eugene, Oregon, features the donation of the Oregon State Yank Collection to the Archives. It includes footage of Larry Landis and Elizabeth Nielsen.

A Sampler of Motion Picture Films and Video Holdings of the OSU Archives was prepared for viewing in the Archives' display at University Day in 1994. It includes duplicates of a selection of films and videotapes: The Old Grad Comes Back, 1925; 1942 Rose Bowl pre-Game activities; This is Oregon State, 1958; the Oregon State College/University name change ceremony in 1961; and several Agricultural Experiment Station television public service announcements from 1985. A VHS use copy of this item is available.

Biographical / Historical Notes

The University Archives was established at Oregon State University in 1961 as a department of the Library. From the early 1970s until 2000, the Archives was part of the OSU central administration. In 2000, the Archives became a department of the University Libraries and moved into the Valley Library in 2003.

Administrative Information

Accruals: Additions to the collection are expected.

More Extent Information: 3 videotapes; 1 box

Statement on Access: Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions: Copyright, reproduction, and use restrictions may apply to the videotapes of the television news broadcasts.

Related Materials: Additional materials pertaining to the programs and activities of the University Archives are available in the University Archives Records (RG 220), Office of Budgets and Planning Records (RG 125), and the University Archives Photographic Collection (P 169).

Preferred Citation: University Archives Videotapes (FV 169), Oregon State University Special Collections and Archives Research Center, Corvallis, Oregon.


Oregon State University. University Archives

People, Places, and Topics

Animal rights movement--Oregon--Corvallis.
Oregon State University--Employees.
Oregon State University--Research.
Oregon State Yank.
Records--Conservation and restoration--Oregon--Corvallis.
University History
World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American.

Forms of Material

Video recordings (physical artifacts)

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