Welcome. The Oregon State University Libraries Special Collections & Archives Research Center, located on the 5th floor of The Valley Library, is home to the university’s unique collections of manuscripts, archives, photographs, and books.
We collect in five main areas: the History of OSU, the History of Science, Natural Resources, Multiculturalism in Oregon and Rare Books. We also administer the university's Records Management Program.
|Presidents of Oregon State University
An online exhibit documenting the lives and accomplishments of the nineteen presidents who have led OSU since its designation as a land grant institution of higher learning in 1868.
|Waldo Hall and the Changing Role of Women at Oregon State
Created by OSU undergraduate students, this richly illustrated exhibit details the historical evolution of women's roles on campus through the prism of Waldo Hall, the university's first female dorm.