OSU Chronological History – Sources of Information
This list includes sources used to compile this chronology, as well as other sources of information on various aspects of OSU's history.
Gearhart, Richard, ed. The Orange & Black. Corvallis: Oregon State College Alumni Association, 1938. This volume is available at the OSU Archives and at the Valley Library and online at: http://hdl.handle.net/1957/9287
Goode, Delmer M. Outline History of Oregon State College, 1868-1950. Corvallis: Oregon State College, 1950. Copies of this publication are located at the OSU Archives.
Groshong, James W. The Making of a University, 1868-1968. Corvallis: Oregon State University, 1968. This volume was written to commemorate OSU's centennial in 1968. It also appeared as the August 1968 issue of the Oregon Stater.
Horner, John B. "History of Oregon State College, 1865-1907." Oregon Historical Quarterly 31 (March 1930): 42-50. The Oregon Historical Quarterly is available at the Valley Library. A photocopy of this article is available in the OSU Archives Memorabilia Collection.
McClintock, Thomas. Oregon State University College of Liberal Arts. Interview with Gary Beach, 1988. Dr. McClintock is Professor Emeritus of History and Associate Dean Emeritus of the OSU College of Liberal Arts.
Munford, Kenneth. Corvallis, Oregon. Interview with Gary Beach, 1988. Dr. Munford is Director Emeritus of the OSU Press/University Publications and an authority on Corvallis and OSU history.
Oregon State University Agricultural Experiment Station. 100 Years of Progress: The Oregon Agricultural Experiment Station, Oregon State University, 1888-1988. Corvallis: Oregon State University Agricultural Experiment Station, 1990. This volume is available at the OSU Archives and the Valley Library.
Oregon State University Archives. Memorabilia Collection. The Memorabilia Collection includes newspaper clippings, unpublished deaprtmental and office histories, brochures, ephemera, and other materials.
Oregon State University. General Catalog. Catalogs date back to 1866/67. A nearly complete set is available at the OSU Archives and a partial set is located at the Valley Library.
Oregon State University Institutional Research and Planning.
Reed, Edwin T. "The First Eighty Years, 1868-1948: A History of Oregon State College." Corvallis, 1948. (Unpublished manuscript.) This manuscript is an expanded version of The Orange & Black. Copies of this work are available at the OSU Archives.
______. "William Jasper Kerr, a Biography." Corvallis, 1947. (Unpublished manuscript.) This manuscript is available in the OSU Archives and at the Valley Library.
Van Loan, Lillian Schroeder. "Historical Perspective of Oregon State College." Ed.D. thesis, Oregon State College, 1959. This thesis is available at the Valley Library.