University History - Online Audio/Video
Among the materials held in SCARC are a rich collection of videos and sound recordings. Over time, a portion of these materials have been digitized and made freely available online. Many of the videos are related to OSU athletic events whereas most of the audio clips are of school-related songs recorded by campus choral groups. Below is an itemization of the OSU History-specific video and audio currently available online. For more see also the Natural Resources, Oregon Multicultural Archives and History of Science video and audio pages.
- "Class of 1941 through the Years," 1991. (0:18:54) Produced by the OSU Alumni Association in commemoration of the 50th reunion of the OSC Class of 1941.
- "Class of 1966: Twenty-Five Year Class Reunion," 1991. (0:15:41)
- Distinguished Alumni Award Ceremonies: Henry L. Bauer, 1994 (1:16:15); Robert D. Cess, 1991 (0:48:39); Ronald T. Miller, 1998 (0:29:06); Warren Washington, 1994 (0:38:56).
- "The Everyday Philanthropist," 1999. (0:27:18) Documenting the life, community involvement and philanthropy of Douglas C. Strain (1919-2008), founder of Electro Scientific Industries.
- Interview of J.R. ("Jack") Davis, President of the NCAA, 1986. (0:21:20) Davis speaks on athletics and education in the 1980s and about the beginning of the NCAA. Recorded on January 24, 1986 for use in the February 8, 1986 basketball half-time show.
- "A Look Back at the Orange and Black" (history of athletics at OSU), 1991. (0:32:28) Written and produced by Michael D. Lay, 1991; narrated by Darrel Aune. Contains interviews with Bill Tomshek - Captain, OSC Ironman football team of 1933; Martin Chaves - Captain, 1942 Rose Bowl football team; Terry Baker - Heisman Trophy winner, 1962; Dee Andros, former football coach and Athletic Director; former basketball coaches Jimmy Anderson and Ralph Miller; ground breaking high jumper Dick Fosbury; and Sylvia Moore, former women's Athletic Director and coach.
- Dee Andros Reunion Highlights, October 18-19, 1996: Part 1 (1:59:17) and Part 2 (1:26:16). A reunion gathering in honor of Dee Andros, (1924-2003) "The Great Pumpkin," former Oregon State head football coach (1965-1975) and Athletic Director (1975-1985).
- Northwest Conference Baseball Champions, 1925. (0:00:14) This short clip from the 1925 film "The Old Grad Comes Back" shows the members of the 1925 Northwest Conference champions playing pepper on the lawn near Waldo Hall. This is a black and white silent film.
- Beavers vs Ducks Baseball Footage, 1975. (0:10:35) This footage shows portions of the eighth through tenth innings of a double-header at Coleman Field. The original film is 16 mm color silent and is about eleven minutes long. This was the first game of a double header played on May 10, 1975, with the Beavers winning 6-5 in ten innings. OSU also took the nightcap 11-7. These were the last regularly scheduled games of the conference season. OSU finished in a tie with Washington State for the Northern Division title, and a one-game playoff ensued in Pullman the following Wednesday, with the Cougars prevailing 6-4. OSU finished the season with a 28-10-1 record. Assuming that the film is in chronological order, all the action takes place from the eighth inning on. Pat Barry, pitching in relief, was the winning pitcher in each game of the double-header.
- OSU Baseball Coach Jack Riley "mic'd up," 1982. (0:09:01) This footage of Coach Jack Riley (20) with a wireless microphone was shot at the April 7, 1982 game versus Portland State University at Coleman Field. This was the Northern Division league opener for both teams. The Beavers won 5-4 in ten innings. The innings are not identified: the footage includes Pat Shaw (14), Jeff Myers (6), Todd Thomas, Mickey Riley (2), Bill Gassaway (8), Jim Wilson (2) and Mike Gorman 921). The original footage is 3/4 inch videotape that is extensively degraded.
- OSU vs. WSU Baseball Doubleheader, 1983. Game 1, Part 1 (2:05:00); Game 1, Part 2 (0:48:00); Game 2 (2:05:00). The doubleheader versus Washington State University at Coleman Field on May 21, 1983 was televised on KBVR-TV, with Ken Shafer and Mark Snider announcing. The original footage is recorded on 5 3/4 inch videotapes. The 1983 team, defending Pacific 10 Northern Division champions, ended the regular season with a nine-game winning streak including a doubleheader sweep of Washington State University on May 21 at Coleman Field, to capture its second consecutive division crown. A record 3,100 fans jammed Coleman Field on Fan Appreciation Day to watch Jeff Reece hurl OSU to a 2-1 extra-inning victory in game one. WSU entered the final day with the seasonal series and the division title in sight, but the Cougars suffered a tail-chopping 14-5 defeat in game two and cancelled their post-season travel plans.
- University of San Francisco vs. Oregon State College, March 12, 1955. NCAA Basketball Tournament, West Regional. (0:42:38) The game, which was held at the OSC Coliseum, was won by USF by a score of 57-56. Led by future NBA legend Bill Russell, the Dons went on to win the NCAA tournament that year and the next.
- The Ralph Miller Show - three episodes from 1981: February 25, 1981 (0:29:34); March 4, 1981 (0:30:07); March 11, 1981 (0:25:42). On his weekly television show, Oregon State basketball coach Ralph Miller reviewed the previous week's games and previewed what was to come. The show also included profile inteviews with individual players and features on others who were involved with OSU basketball. Known as "The Orange Express," Oregon State spent much of the 1980-81 basketball season ranked number one in the country.
- "26 and 1 Ain't Bad: The 1980-81 Season of Oregon State Basketball" (0:28:13). A game-by-game review of the historic 1980-81 OSU men's basketball season.
- OSU vs. University of Idaho, March 16, 1983. National Invitational Tournament. (0:32:40)
- OSU vs. University of New Orleans, March 21, 1983. National Invitational Tournament. (2:02:30)
- "Glory Road and the Desegregation of College Basketball: The Untold Story at OSU," 2011. (1:23:00) A presentation, panel discussion, and Q & A regarding the desegregation of the OSU basketball team during the 1960s. Panelists were Norm Monroe, first black walk-on player during the 1960-1961 season; Charlie White, first black player recruited on scholarship, 1964-1967; Paul Valenti, OSU Basketball Head Coach, 1964-1970; Craig Robinson, OSU Basketball Head Coach, 2009-2014; Dr. Larry Griggs, Director of the Educational Opportunities Program, 1985-2008. More information about this event is available here.
- Charlie White Oral History Interview, 2011. (0:48:08 - audio only) White discusses growing up in Detroit during the 1950s; joining the military and playing basketball oversees; his journey from junior college in Southern California to Oregon State University after being recruited for the OSU Men's Basketball Team; his experiences both as an athlete and student at OSU and as a newcomer to Corvallis, 1964-1967; his work for the Crown-Zellerbach manufacturing facility in Antioch, California with the specific job to integrate the workforce; and his life-long passion for basketball. Transcript also available.
- Dedication of the Benton Hall Clock Tower, 1989. (0:02:41)
- "Using Kerr Library: A Research Strategy," ca. 1977. (0:29:08) Produced by the Kerr Library at Oregon State University in cooperation with the OSU Classroom Television Center. Written and coordinated by the Library Videotape Committee (Evelyn Lesher, Mary Lewis, and Laurel Maughan), directed by Jon Root, and featuring interviews with Blaik Jensen, Mary Lewis, Laurel Maughan, and Michael Kinch.
- Tour of the Kerr Library, 1992. (0:21:29) Includes footage of library staff describing the work that they do and the services provided by the library, including reference and information; circulation, interlibrary loan; CD center and online databases; microfilm and government documents; map collections; photocopy; stacks maintenance; special collections; cataloging; and administration. Incorporates interviews with the following staff: Robert Baker, Garry Browning, Karyle Butcher, Polli Butzner, John Donel, Janet Galloway, Debbie Hackleman, Neta Howard, Mike Kinch, Clifford Mead, Shiela Osheroff, Claudia Painter, Shirley Scott, Lorretta Shuck, Doris Tilles, and June Wilson.
- Memorial Union
- Ceramics 80 Conference. The Ceramics 80 Conference, held in June 1980, was organized by Oregon State University Craft Center Manager Don Johnson and three others in the ceramics community. The conference was held in Snell Hall on campus and at other campus and community locations. The event featured presentations and workshops by nine nationally known ceramicists, including Rudy Autio, F. Carlton Ball, Dorothy Bearnson, Daniel Rhodes, and Paul Soldner. Films from the conference include: Corvallis Arts Center 1 (0:22:22); Corvallis Arts Center 2 (0:06:19); Corvallis Arts Center Interviews (0:55:22); Friday Night Discussion (0:50:43); MU Craft Center Interviews 1 (0:48:02); MU Craft Center Interviews 2 (1:02:07); Registration (0:07:13); and Tile Decoration at McAlexander Fieldhouse (0:39:00).
- Memorial Union Orientation, 1989. (0:14:03)
- George Stevens News Story, KVAL-TV (Eugene), June 1990. (0:02:17) George Stevens served as director of the Memorial Union from 1963 until his retirement in 1990.
- OSU Printing Department fire, July 13, 1992. (0:13:55)
- Weatherford Hall
- "Weatherford Hall: A Story of Seven Decades," 2001. (0:30:46)
- Weatherford Hall - Two News Stories Produced by KVAL-TV. (0:00:29)
Campus and Community Life
- "The Old Grad Comes Back," 1925. (0:08:05) This silent black-and-white film was prepared under the direction of the College Editor, E.T. Reed, and received rave reviews from audiences in Corvallis and around the state. Filmed on 35 mm nitrate stock, it was transferred to 16 mm safety base film in the 1960s. Produced originally in two parts; this version combines portions of both and includes the following vignettes: Homecoming; Commerce Hall; Alumni Headquarters; Pushball game; Montana Grizzlies vs the Beavers in football; OAC Wrestlers Northwest Champions, 1925; OAC Basketball Team, 1925 Champions of the NW Conference; OAC Baseball Team, 1925 Champions of the NW Conference; Alumni Luncheon Picnic, 1925; Class of 1911 in reunion at flag pole (class gift); Chiming hall clock, a gift of the Silver Jubilee, Class of 1900; The Academic Procession from Library to the gym; and Commencement.
- "Hail to OSC," ca. 1939. (0:36:48) "Hail to OSC" is a silent film produced by the Alumni Association and the Century Club in the late 1930s or early 1940s, and including extensive color footage of Oregon State academic programs as well as student activities. Of special note are construction of the homecoming bonfire, a baseball game, and homecoming house signs for a football game against the University of Oregon.
- "Rush at OSU," 1963. (0:06:31) Depicts sorority rush for women students at Oregon State University. It includes footage of Dean of Students, Robert Chick, and Dean of Women, Helen Moor. The film describes the process for sorority rush and the costs of being a sorority member. It includes interviews with two women students and footage of women participating in rush events, computer punch cards being processed, and the interior and exterior of sorority houses.
- "Heart of the Valley," 1976. (0:22:04) Produced in conjunction with local celebrations marking the bicentennial of the United States, this film includes historical still photographs and interviews with descendants of pioneers and early residents of Corvallis to explore the history of the mid-Willamette Valley.
- OSU Student Activities, ca. 1970s. (0:10:35) Silent footage of OSU students engaged in extracurricular activities at the Memorial Union and Dixon Recreation Center, as well as with the OSU Flying Club.
- CHIPS Invitational Mascot Ski Race, 1986. (0:03:15)
- Mom's Weekend Fashion Show, 1987. (1:19:36)
- Ms. OSU Pageant, 1992. (0:18:24)
- Indonesia Night, 1994. (1:47:32)
- Phi Delta House plaque rededication, 1999. (1:56:33) Honoring Bill Corvallis and Stanley McGuire.
- Hawaiian Night Luau, 2001. (1:24:08)
- Commencement, 2001 and 2002. OSU commencement ceremonies for undergraduate (2:19:00) and graduate students in 2001 (1:23:00) as well as graduate students in 2002 (1:43:00). In 2001 the graduate ceremony was held in the LaSells Stewart Center and the undergraduate ceremony at Reser Stadium; this was the first outdoor commencement ceremony to be held at OSU. In 2002 both undergraduate and graduate ceremonies were held at Reser Stadium.
- "No Big Whoop" - KBVR-TV show, ca. 2005. (0:59:30)
- "My Father is a Book," 2007. (0:27:12). Visiting Writers Series lecture by Janna Malamud Smith, November 9, 2007. Malamud Smith, who was born in Corvallis during the years of her famous father's tenure as an English professor at what was then known as Oregon State College, spoke as part of the OSU Visiting Writers Series. The Series is sponsored by the OSU English Department, The Valley Library, the Office of the Provost, and Friends of the Benton-Corvallis County Library.
- Interview with Nelson Sandgren on Bernard Malamud, May 28, 1988. (1:01:42) Interview conducted by Suzanne Clark.
- "Home is Where the Heart Is," 1994. (1:48:20) Videotape interview of Bob and Alice Henderson made by their daughter, Alice Rampton, in 1993-1994 at several locations on campus and at various houses where the Hendersons lived in Corvallis. The interview documents the Hendersons' student days, their early married years, neighbors connected with the university, household wares, and Bob's teaching career. Bob Henderson graduate from Oregon State College in 1938 with a BS in Agronomy, and served as a Farm Crops faculty member and Assistant Director of the Agricultural Experiment Station from 1946 until his retirement in 1976.
- Pineapple Bowl Festivities and Game Footage, 1939-1940. (0:09:15) Color footage of the team's travel, by ship, across the Pacific Ocean as well as the festivities that awaited them once they arrived in Honolulu. The team enjoyed an elaborate parade and played in two games during their trip, the culmination being a sound 39-6 defeat of the home University of Hawaii Rainbow Warriors on New Years Day, 1940.
- Rose Bowl Homecoming Banquet, 1942. (0:07:16) Includes footage of the Civil War football game between Oregon State College and University of Oregon in November 1941, the campus celebration that followed Oregon State's win, and the Homecoming Banquet for the 1942 Rose Bowl team. Footage of card stunts, the marching band, and several plays in the Civil War game are included. The post-game campus celebration shows students gathering in the Memorial Union quadrangle and the front steps of the Memorial Union, yell leaders, and Coach Lon Stiner. The footage of the Homecoming Banquet includes Oregon Governor McKay, F.A. Gilfillan, Coach Lon Stiner, other dignitaries, and the players.
- Rose Bowl Pre-Game Activities, 1942. (0:03:58) Includes footage of team's arrival in Durham, North Carolina; coaches and players on the Duke University campus before the game; pre-game warm-ups, and coin toss. Oregon State players are wearing orange jerseys.
- Rose Bowl Game Footage, 1942. (0:15:08) Game footage of the 1942 Rose Bowl football game between Oregon State College and Duke University that was played in Durham, North Carolina. Oregon State players are wearing jerseys with dark numerals and dark helmets.
- Civil War Football Game, 1946. (0:31:16) Silent footage of the Civil War football game, played in Corvallis on November 23, 1946. The Beavers defeated the Ducks that day, by a score of 13-0.
- Civil War Football Game, 1948. (0:32:06) Silent footage of the Civil War football game, contested in Corvallis on November 20, 1948. The final score was University of Oregon: 10 - Oregon State College: 0.
- OSC vs. Washington Football Game, 1949. (0:35:43) Silent footage of a game played in Seattle on October 8, 1949. The Beavers beat the Huskies, 7 - 3.
- Civil War Football Game, 1951. (0:30:00) Silent footage of the Civil War football game, contested in Eugene on November 24, 1951. Oregon State College beat the University of Oregon that day by a score of 14 to 7.
- Civil War Football Game, 1960. (0:36:33) Silent footage of the Civil War rivalry football game, held in Corvallis on November 19, 1960 and ending in a 14-14 tie.
- OSU Football Highlights - 1962 Liberty Bowl Season. (0:24:30) Includes footage of the 1962 Liberty Bowl Game, held in Philadelphia vs Villanova on December 15, 1962, and featuring Terry Baker's long run for the only score in the game. The film also incorporates highlights from the remainder of 1962's game.
- "OSU All the Way," [1964-65 Rose Bowl Season Highlight Film] 1964.. (0:50:06) Television program on the 1964-65 football season that concluded with OSU playing in the 1965 Rose Bowl. Film includes footage of coach Tommy Prothro and highlights from games throughout the season. The program was likely produced and broadcast by KEZI-TV.
- Civil War Football Game, 1966. (0:30:32) Silent footage of the Civil War football game, held in Corvallis on November 19, 1966. Oregon State beat Oregon on this occasion, winning by a score of 20-15.
- Civil War Football Game, 1967. (0:31:41) Silent footage of the Civil War football game played in Eugene on November 18, 1967. The 1967 Beavers are known now as the Giant Killers team, and they won this game, 14-10.
- Civil War Football Game, 1970. (0:32:08) Silent footage of the Civil War football game contested in Corvallis on November 21, 1970. Oregon State emerged victorious, winning by a score of 24-9.
- Civil War Football Game, 1976. (0:20:49) Silent footage of the 1976 Civil War, including pre-game and halftime activities, scenes of fans in the stands, and in-game footage. OSU lost the game, 23-14.
- OSU vs. Stanford, October 29, 1983. First Half; Second Half.
- The Joe Avezzano Show, October 28, 1984. (0:27:18) The "Coach's Show" reviewing OSU's game versus Stanford, held at Parker Stadium on October 27, 1984. Stanford won the game 28-21.
- OSU vs. Idaho, September 7, 1985. First Half; Second Half.
- OSU vs. California, September 14, 1985. First Half; Second Half.
- "Coach, Thanks for the Memories," 1994. (0:35:54) A film (1 of 2) produced to commemorate the coaching career of Tommy Prothro, head football coach at Oregon State from 1955-1964. Created by Video Memories, May 21, 1994.
- "A Tribute to Coach Prothro," 1994. (1:46:53) A film (2 of 2) produced to commemorate the OSU career of Tommy Prothro. Created by Video Memories, May 21, 1994.
- "Pioneers of Change: Black Football Players at OSU from 1951-Present," 2014. (2:10:07) A panel discussion feauring Evan Bany, Herman Brame, Earnel Durden, Michael Oriard, Dwaine Plaza and Ken Simonton.
Hatfield Marine Science Center
- Construction and Launch of the Totem Buoy Project, circa 1966-1968. (0:09:28) Video transfer of a color, silent motion picture film.
- Yaquina and Cayuse research vessels, 1976. (0:05:11)
- KATU-TV Feature on the Hatfield Marine Science Center, 1986.. (0:04:18) Feature produced for the program "Two at Four," KATU-TV Portland, November 7, 1986.
- Interview With Captain Barry Fisher - Part 1 (1:02:54) and Part 2 (0:40:51). Interviewed by Ellen Pikitsch, Newport, Oregon, August 1987.
- Dedication of Guin Library at Hatfield Marine Science Center, July 4, 1990. (0:38:46)
- Hatfield Marine Science Center Slide Tape Programs - Film 1 (0:11:26) and Film 2 (0:11:20), circa 1992. Films focus on HMSC research activities and public outreach.
- Earth and Sea Investigators Program - Salmon Migration, April 28, 1994. (0:46:19)
- Earth and Sea Investigators Program - Demonstration Tape 2.0, 1994. (0:05:03)
- The Oregon Story – Fishing, 1997. (0:57:42)
- A Tour of the Hatfield Marine Science Center, 1998. (0:09:55)
Presidents of OSU
- President Robert MacVicar Retirement Reception, October 31, 1984 (0:07:43) and Retirement Dinner, November 17, 1984. (0:29:00)
- President John Byrne Reports to the OSU Faculty Senate, February 4, 1993 (0:32:39)
- President John Byrne Retirement Tribute, ca. 1995 (0:08:06)
Promotional Films - University, Colleges and Departments
- "OSU: The First Hundred Years, 1868-1968". (0:28:23) "The First Hundred Years" tells the story of Oregon State's first century as a college and university. The film was produced by the OSU Centennial Committee as part of the celebration marking the OSU centenary in 1968.
- "Making a Difference," 1992. (0:26:24) A film produced by OSU Human Resources and designed to give new staff an overview of Oregon State University as an employer. The production depicts the OSU mission and how faculty and staff work together to accomplish common goals, and includes footage of the OSU campus in Corvallis and other sites throughout the state; students; staff members doing their work; and interviews with university administrators.
- "To See the World in a Grain of Sand," 1993. (0:17:34) A film created to highlight the academic programs and research activities of the College of Science. Produced by Antares Videomedia, Ltd.
- Oregon State University Recruitment Video – Alumni Version, 1994. (0:06:37)
- "Multiple Engineering Cooperative Program," ca. 1995. (0:12:59) A film produced by the OSU College of Engineering to highlight its MECOP engineering internship program.
- "Enginuity," 1996. (0:15:09) A promotional and recruiting film for the OSU College of Engineering academic departments and programs.
- "By the Beautiful Sea," 1997. (0:20:47) Highlights from a tour of the Oregon coast given by Geosciences Department faculty for OSU Foundation donors (the Council of Regents) in June 1997.
- Presentation on OSU History by George Edmonston Jr., 2000. (1:26:49) Edmonston was the editor of the Oregon Stater alumni magazine from 1986-2005.
- "Alma Mater," 1950. (0:02:39) Written by Homer Maris and arranged by Joseph Brye. Sung by the Oregon State College Choir, directed by Robert Walls. Digitized from a 78 rpm sound disc.
- "Alma Mater," 1953. (0:03:15) Written by Homer Maris and arranged by Ted Mesang. Performed by the Oregon State College Band and Glee Club, Ted Mesang and Don Sites, Directors. Originally released on the album, Songs of Oregon State College - Within a Vale of Western Mountains. Digitized from a 78 rpm sound disc.
- "Alouette," 1939. (0:01:01) A theme song for Foresters in Action as sung by Forester's Chorus; recorded at KOAC Radio Station by J. M. Morris. Digitized from a Presto Disc.
- "Cruiser's Song," 1939. (0:01:08) Another theme song for Foresters in Action as sung by Forester's Chorus; recorded at KOAC Radio Station by J. M. Morris. Digitized from a Presto Disc.
- "The Face of Oregon," 1962. (Two sides - 0:21:50 total length) A concert of original music and script written, composed and conducted by members of the OSU teaching staff in honor of the 100th anniversary of the state of Oregon. Written and narrated by Robert Walls, music composed and conducted by Ted Mesang. Digitized from a 33 1/3 rpm sound disc. More about the concert is available here.
- "George W. - The Dean," 1939. (0:01:30) Another theme song for Foresters in Action as sung by Forester's Chorus; recorded at KOAC Radio Station by J. M. Morris. Digitized from a Presto Disc.
- "Hail to Old OSC," 1950. (0:01:29) The school fight song, written by Harold A. Wilkins and arranged by Joseph Brye. Sung by the Oregon State College Mens Choir, as directed by Robert Walls. Digitized from a 78 rpm sound disc.
- "Hail to Old OSC," 1953. (0:01:30) Another version of the school fight song, performed by Oregon State College Glee Club; Don Sites, Director. Originally released on the album, Songs of Oregon State College - Within a Vale of Western Mountains. Digitized from a 78 rpm sound disc.
- "Indiana State Band," 1953. (0:01:52) A march performed by the OSC Band; Ted Mesang, Director. Originally released on the album, Songs of Oregon State College - Within a Vale of Western Mountains. Digitized from a 78 rpm sound disc.
- "March to the Spanish Soldiery," 1953. (0:03:16) Performed by the OSC Band; Ted Mesang, Director. Originally released on the album, Songs of Oregon State College - Within a Vale of Western Mountains. Digitized from a 78 rpm sound disc.
- "Mighty Beavers," 1953. (0:01:33) Written by Joseph Brye, arranged by Ted Mesang, performed by the Oregon State College Band and Glee Club; Ted Mesang and Don Sites, Directors. Originally released on the album, Songs of Oregon State College - Within a Vale of Western Mountains. Digitized from a 78 rpm sound disc.
- Oregon State College medley, 1947. (0:02:38) Arranged by Captain H. L. Beard, Conductor, and performed by the Oregon State College Band. Recorded at G. F. Johnson Music Co. in Portland, Oregon. Digitized from a 78 rpm sound disc.
- Oregon State College medley, 1953. (0:01:27) Arranged by Captain H. L. Beard, Conductor, and performed by the Oregon State College Band under the direction of Ted Mesang. Originally released on the album, Songs of Oregon State College - Within a Vale of Western Mountains. Digitized from a 78 rpm sound disc.
- "Oregon State Creed" (part 1), 1950. (0:03:26) Lyrics by E. T. Reed and music by Joseph Brye. Sung by the Oregon State College A Capella Choir, directed by Robert Walls. Digitized from a 78 rpm sound disc.
- "Oregon State Creed" (part 2), 1950. (0:02:12)
- Oregon State Marching Song, (side 1) undated. (0:03:53) A reading of a letter to Lowell Stockman (Stocky) and his wife Dorcas in Pendleton. The letter-writer composed the music and a mutual friend, Vera, wrote the words. Song was sung by Jean Monroe. Digitized from a Presto Disc.
- Oregon State Marching Song, (side 2) undated. (0:02:41) Sung in harmony by a group of women in the "University School of Music." Digitized from a Presto Disc.
- Oregon State University Extension Service Oral Histories, 2007-2008. A series of interviews captured in preparation for the university's Extension Service centennial in 2011.
- Oregon State University Sesquicentennial Oral History Collection. A major oral history initiative the captures components of OSU history as it looks toward its 150th birthday in 2018.
- "Oregon State's Year in Sound," 1955-1956. (0:20:08) Issued with the Oregon State College Beaver Yearbook, v.50, 1956. Side A contents: 9/17/1955 Football game versus BYU (Tommy Prothro's first game as OSC coach); 9/22/1955 Dr. Cheldelin speaking at the freshman pledge convocation; 9/23/1955 Freshman dance "Picking up paw paws."; Homecoming noise parade; Homecoming midnight show with Phil Carlin singing "Geology Rock" which refers to Professor Boyd; Homecoming queen, Jeanette McDonald; The Spades; Homecoming - Barbara Bogue; Homecoming football game - OSC vs WSC; fight song; "We want Prothro" chant. Side B contents: Charter Day--Chancellor of University of Nebraska; Honorary Degrees (Douglas McKay and one other); performance of Messiah in December; 1/14/1956 Military Ball, Donna McCoy chosen Little Colonel; Dr. Robert Hutchins (convocation?); 2/11/1956 Mortar Board Ball; Jerry Christopherson, King of Hearts; Dad's weekend; Intersorority sing "Lullaby of Broadway"; March 9 Basketball University of Oregon vs OSC in Eugene; Chancellor's cup to OSC next night in Corvallis; April 4-6 Model United Nations opened by Charles A. Sprague (former Governor of Oregon); Choralaires singing the Creed. Digitized from a vinyl disc.
- "Roadways," 1953. (0:02:32) Written by John Masefield and sung by the Oregon State College Glee Club, Don Sites, Director. Originally released on the album, Songs of Oregon State College - Within a Vale of Western Mountains. Digitized from a 78 rpm sound disc.
- "Storm King," 1953. (0:01:43) Written by Walter Finlayson and performed by the Oregon State College Band, Ted Mesang, Director. Originally released on the album, Songs of Oregon State College - Within a Vale of Western Mountains. Digitized from a 78 rpm sound disc.
- "Toast to the Team," 1953. (0:01:30) Performed by the Oregon State College Glee Club, Don Sites, Director. Originally released on the album, Songs of Oregon State College - Within a Vale of Western Mountains. Digitized from a 78 rpm sound disc.
- "A Tribute to Beard," 1947. (0:02:54) Music by Gordon A. Finlay, as played by the Oregon State College Band. Recorded at G. F. Johnson Music Co. in Portland, Oregon. Digitized from a 78 rpm sound disc.