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.
|"Dear Professor Einstein"
Tracing the work of the Emergency Committee of Atomic Scientists, led by Albert Einstein and Leó Szilárd in the mid-1940s, this exhibit gives users the opportunity to assist us in our work through crowdsourced transcription.
|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.