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 six main areas: the History of OSU, the History of Science, Natural Resources, Multiculturalism in Oregon, Hops and Brewing History and Rare Books. We also administer the university's Records Management Program and are home to a robust Oral History Program.
|Oregon State University Yearbooks
Keyword-searchable and easy to use, this website provides online access to every OSU Yearbook from 1894-2012! A major resource for anyone interested in campus history and the undergraduate experience at Oregon State.
|"OSU General Catalogs"
Beginning with the 1866-1867 edition and extending to the present, the OSU General Catalogs include a wealth of data that will answer many research questions related to the history of the university. Included within the catalogs are descriptions of courses and campus facilities, maps, lists of faculty, enrollment data and much more.