Predominant Dates: 1934-1980
The Oregon Nutrition Council Records document the establishment, governance, and activities of the Council. The Oregon Nutrition Council was established in 1924 to coordinate efforts of multiple organizations and health agencies in Oregon active in nutrition and health education. Oregon Agricultural College was a charter member institution.
ID: MSS ONC
Extent: 0.35 cubic feet
Scope and Content Notes
The Oregon Nutrition Council Records document the establishment, governance, and activities of the Council. The records include annual reports, bylaws, constitutions, correspondence, flyers, histories of the organization, meeting minutes, membership lists, newsletters, publications, and treasurer's statements. The records document regular meetings and conferences sponsored by the Oregon Nutrition Council as well as studies and legislative activities of the Council. Newsletters issued in 1972-1988 comprise a large part of the collection. Of special note is History and Proceedings of the Oregon State Nutrition Council, which consists of two parts, the first for 1924-1934 and the second for 1934-1946. This volume provides detailed information on the origins and purpose of the organization; members and officers; and programs and activities during the first 20 years of the organization. The materials in this collection appear to have been assembled by individuals at Oregon State University who were involved in the organization.
Statement on Access: Collection is open for research.
Preferred Citation: Oregon Nutrition Council Records (MSS ONC), Oregon State University Special Collections and Archives Research Center, Corvallis, Oregon.
Acquisition Note: These materials were donated to the Special Collections & Archives Research Center by Zoe Ann Holmes in 2013.
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