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Wallace L. Kadderly Papers

Wallace L. Kadderly Papers, 1931-1963

The Kadderly Papers consist of agriculture-related materials produced or collected by Kadderly during his work overseas as a farm broadcaster on the radio.
MSS Kadderly
5 cubic feet
University History, Natural Resources, Multicultural Archives / PhotographsSound Recordings and Oral HistoriesMaps 

Kappa Delta Sorority Alpha Kappa Chapter Records

Kappa Delta Sorority Alpha Kappa Chapter Records, 1926-1980

This collection consists of materials generated and collected by members of the Alpha Kappa Chapter of the Kappa Delta Sorority. Primarily made up of scrapbooks, the papers document a variety of house events and ceremonies.
MSS Kappadelt
5.2 cubic feet; 1 archives box, 1 document box, and 9 oversize boxes
University History / PhotographsScrapbooks 

KBVR Photographs

KBVR Photographs, 1970-1988

The KBVR Photographs consist of color slides of campus buildings, university athletics, and student activities that were made or assembled for use in KBVR television productions or broadcasts. The KBVR student-operated campus television station began broadcasting in 1967.
P 170
0.15 cubic foot, including 350 photographs; 1 box
University History / Photographs 

KBVR Videotapes

KBVR Videotapes, 1979-1980

The KBVR Videotapes consist of video recordings of the Oregon State University commencement in 1979 and 1980 and a 1980 news story on the OSU Archives. KBVR is the student-operated campus television station at OSU.
FV P 170
0.1 cubic foot, including 3 videotapes; 1 box
University History / Videos 

Keep Oregon Green Association Records

Keep Oregon Green Association Records, 1945-1957

The Keep Oregon Green Association Records consists of minutes and annual, financial, and activities reports assembled by Paul M. Dunn, Dean of the Oregon State College School of Forestry.
MSS KeepOrGreen
0.2 cubic foot; 1 box
University History, Natural Resources 

Barney Keep Papers

Barney Keep Papers, 1918-2000

The Barney Keep Papers document the life, career and celebrity of Barney Keep, a popular Portland radio broadcaster and Oregon State alum. The Keep Papers include scrapbooks, various audio formats and other materials that reflect Keep's broadcasting style, rise to fame and persistent success over thirty-five years on the air at KEX-FM. Several audio recordings held in the collection have been digitized and are available online through links included in this guide.
MSS Keep
5.8 cubic feet including 450 photographs, 35 reel-to-reel tapes, 11 vinyl record albums, 9 standard audiocassettes, 6 eight-track cartridges, 4 8mm film reels and 1 VHS videotape; 9 boxes, including 4 oversize boxes
University History / PhotographsVideosSound Recordings and Oral HistoriesScrapbooks 

Ruth H. Kennedy Scrapbook

Ruth H. Kennedy Scrapbook, 1915-1965

The Ruth H. Kennedy Scrapbook was assembled by Kennedy to document her student years at Oregon Agricultural College (OAC) in 1915-1920. Kennedy graduated from OAC in 1920 with a BS in Home Economics.
MSS Kennedy
0.25 cubic foot, including 20 photographs; 1 oversize box
University History / PhotographsScrapbooks 

Betty Kerr Photographs

Betty Kerr Photographs, 1890-1893

The Betty Kerr Photographs depict campus and community life at Oregon Agricultural College in the early 1890s.
P 196
1 folder containing 11 photographs
University History / Photographs 

Jackson F. Kimball Collection

Jackson F. Kimball Collection, 1910-1945

The Kimball Collection documents Jackson F. Kimball's work as a timber agent in Oregon, especially in the Klamath Falls area.
MSS Kimball
4.1 cubic feet
Natural Resources / Photographs 

Arthur S. King Papers

Arthur S. King Papers, 1931-1972

The Arthur S. King Papers consist of materials created and assembled by King in his role as Soils Extension Specialist at Oregon State University. The materials address irrigation, soils and soil testing, water use and conservation, and fertilizer application. King earned his BS (1928) and MS (1930) degrees from Oregon State Agricultural College. In 1930, he was appointed as the first full time Soils Extension Specialist at Oregon State, a position he held until his retirement in 1972.
MSS King
0.25 cubic foot; 1 box
University History, Natural Resources

Arthur Solomon King Photographs

Arthur Solomon King Photographs, 1967

The Arthur Solomon King Photographs document a forage tour during which OSU researchers engaged with regional farmers and agriculture students to discuss soils and soil improvement. The collection includes images from the tour and of soil cores extracted from various locations.
P 131
1 folder containing 28 photographs
University History, Natural Resources / Photographs 

David B. King Papers

David B. King Papers, 1982-1994

The David B. King Papers document the research, writing, and teaching of King, an Oregon State University History Department faculty member specializing in modern European history.
0.25 cubic foot; 1 box
University History 

Larry Kirkland Photographs

Larry Kirkland Photographs, 1968-1969

The Larry Kirkland Photographs document activities related to school spirit, athletics and student social life during Kirkland's time as an OSU undergraduate.
P 125
1 folder containing 36 photographs
University History / Photographs 

Klamath County Timber Cruising Records

Klamath County Timber Cruising Records, 1952-1955

The Klamath County Timber Cruising Records consist of field notes of timber cruises in southwestern Klamath County, Oregon, for the Weyerhaeuser Timber Company.
MSS Klamath
1 cubic foot; 1 box
Natural Resources 

KOAC Photographs

KOAC Photographs, 1929-1974

The KOAC Photographs document programming, broadcast equipment, and staff of the KOAC radio and television stations based on the Oregon State University campus in Corvallis. The KOAC radio station was established in 1923 and the television station in 1957. Both became part of Oregon Public Broadcasting when it was established in 1981.
P 207
0.7 cubic foot, including 700 photographs; 3 boxes
University History / Photographs 

KOAC Records

KOAC Records, 1923-2000

The KOAC Records document the establishment and functioning of the KOAC public radio and television stations at Oregon Agricultural College (Oregon State University). The records include adminstrative records, radio scripts and programs, and sound recordings. KOAC radio broadcasts began in 1923; KOAC-TV broadcasts began in 1957.
RG 015
3.5 cubic ft.; 20 microfilm reels
University History / Sound Recordings and Oral Histories 


KOAC-TV Films, 1947-1975

The KOAC-TV Films were produced by or for KOAC-TV or are kinescope films of KOAC-TV broadcasts. KOAC-TV was established in 1957 by the Oregon State System of Higher Education.
FV P 207
8.5 cubic feet; 96 film reels
University History, Multicultural Archives / Videos 

Ardis W. Koester Papers

Ardis W. Koester Papers, 1962-1996

The Ardis W. Koester Papers consist of materials assembled and created by Koester in her role as Extension Textile and Clothing Specialist with the Oregon State University Extension Service from 1974 until 1996. The materials include extensive reference materials as well as publications, instructional kits, and slide presentations on textiles used for clothing and interior design.
MSS Koester
7.5 cubic feet, including 704 photographs; 8 boxes
University History / PhotographsSound Recordings and Oral Histories 

Orville Kofoid Journals

Orville Kofoid Journals, 1942-1950

The Orville Kofoid Journals document Kofoid's civil engineering work in the 1940s. Kofoid earned a BS in civil engineering from Oregon State College in 1932 and was an associate professor from 1947 until 1966.
MSS Kofoid
0.1 cubic foot; 1 box
University History 

Florence L. Kohlhagen Notebook

Florence L. Kohlhagen Notebook, 1923

The Florence L. Kohlhagen Notebook consists of class notes of the Rural Sociology course taken by Kohlhagen at Oregon Agricultural College in 1923.
MSS Kohlhagen
0.03 cubic foot; 1 box
University History 

Edward Kolbe Research Notebook

Edward Kolbe Research Notebook, 1970-1978

The Edward Kolbe Research Notebook documents Kolbe's research on fishing trawl doors as an Oregon State University Extension Engineering Specialist at the Hatfield Marine Science Center.
MSS Kolbe
0.15 cubic foot, including 45 photographs; 1 box
University History, Natural Resources / Photographs 

Karl and Erna Kordesch Papers

Karl and Erna Kordesch Papers, 1906-2011

Karl Kordesch (1922-2011) was a distinguished Austrian-American chemist widely recognized for his contributions to battery and fuel cell research and technology. Kordesch was jointly responsible for the invention of the alkaline primary dry cell battery, significant developments in fuel cells, and the successful creation and operation of hybrid vehicles. During his career, Kordesch was responsible for more than 100 hundred patents as well as numerous papers, articles, and books on the subject of electrochemistry, effectively revolutionized the battery industry, and pioneered electric/fuel cell vehicles. The Karl and Erna Kordesch papers contain records of much of Karl's research and publishing efforts as well as biographical records, photos, and ephemera documenting the Kordeschs' life in Nazi-occupied Austria and the United States.
MSS Kordesch
14 linear feet; 36 boxes; 11 gigabytes
History of Science / PhotographsVideosBorn-Digital Materials 

W. Arthur Koski Papers

W. Arthur Koski Papers, 1946-1983

The W. Arthur Koski Papers primarily document Koski's role as coach of men's swimming teams at Oregon State College, primarily from 1952 to 1959. Koski earned a BS degree from Oregon State in 1949 and was a faculty member in health and physical education from 1950 until his retirement in 1984.
MSS Koski
0.4 cubic foot, including 41 photographs and 1 motion picture film reel; 2 boxes
University History / PhotographsVideosScrapbooks 

Thomas Kraemer Speech and Blog

Thomas Kraemer Speech and Blog, 2006

Oregon State University alumnus Thomas Kraemer helped to found the Gay Peoples Alliance, the first officially recognized gay student group at OSU, in 1976. The Thomas Kraemer Speech and Blog contains a presentation Kraemer made for Queer History Month in 2006 on the history of gay student groups at OSU from 1976 to 2006.
MSS Kraemer
0.08 cubic foot; 1 box
University History, Multicultural Archives / Born-Digital Materials 

Leo George and Ruth Ann Kramer Papers

Leo George and Ruth Ann Kramer Papers, 1951-1982

The Kramer Papers consist of materials generated and collected by the Kramers during the year that Leo George Kramer was a student at Oregon State College in 1951-1952. The Papers include letters written by his wife, Ruth Ann, to her family that describe various aspects of student life in Corvallis.
MSS Kramer
0.05 cubic foot; 1 box
University History, Local History 

Warren E. Kronstad Papers

Warren E. Kronstad Papers, 1954-2002

The Warren E. Kronstad Papers document the education, research, and teaching activities of Kronstad, a wheat researcher and Oregon State University alumnus and professor. The Papers include correspondence and subject files; materials from Kronstad's courses as a student and teacher; research data; and reference files and reprints.
MSS Kronstad
10.5 cubic feet; 11 boxes
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science 

Kupono Cooperative House Scrapbook

Kupono Cooperative House Scrapbook, 1939-1943

The Kupono Cooperative House Scrapbook documents the membership and activities of this housing cooperative for men students at Oregon State College. The scrapbook includes descriptions of activities, lists of members, newspaper clippings, ephemera, dance cards, and photographs.
MSS Kupono
0.15 cubic foot, including 18 photographs; 1 oversize box
University History, Multicultural Archives / PhotographsScrapbooks