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News and Communication Services Photograph Collection, 1949-1999

Collection Overview

Title: News and Communication Services Photograph Collection, 1949-1999

ID: P 057

Primary Creator: Oregon State University. News and Communication Services

Extent: 8.05 cubic feet. More info below.

Languages of Materials: English [eng]

Abstract

The News and Communication Services Photograph Collection contains images generated and collected by the News and Communication Services Office that depict campus buildings, faculty and staff, recreational and athletic activities, and other events.

Images from this collection have been digitized and are available in Oregon Digital.

Scope and Content Notes

Accession 2002:081 consists of photographic images of OSU faculty and staff that were taken and maintained by the News and Communication Services Department in biographical files.

Accession 2006:046 includes photographs that depict Mom's Weekend and other events, landscapes throughout Oregon, famous alumni, classroom scenes and aerial views of campus. Slide presentations prepared to impart introductory information about OSU and News and Communication Services were also found along with slide shows for the President's Club and an OSU "trivia test."

Images from this collection have been digitized and are available in Oregon Digital.

Biographical / Historical Notes

A Department of Information was established at Oregon State College in the 1950s to provide news about the College to off-campus media. It became the Department of News and Communication Services in 1991, the purpose of which was to foster closer ties with the newspapers, wire services, radio and television stations, and professional publications of the state, region, and nation.

Administrative Information

More Extent Information: 9,200 prints; 6 archives boxes and 5 document boxes

Statement on Access: Collection is open for research.

Related Materials: Press releases, sound recordings and videotapes found with these materials have been separated and described as a part of the News and Communication Services Records (RG 203) and the News and Communication Services Motion Picture Films and Videotapes (FV 057).

Preferred Citation: News and Communication Services Photograph Collection (P 057), Oregon State University Special Collections and Archives Research Center, Corvallis, Oregon.

Processing Information: This collection is not fully processed and a complete finding aid is not available at this time.

Other URL: A preliminary container list is available online.

Creators

Oregon State University. News and Communication Services

People, Places, and Topics

History of Science
Natural Resources
Oregon Multicultural Archives
University History


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