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Harry B. Lagerstedt Papers

Harry B. Lagerstedt Papers, 1937-1981

The Lagerstedt Papers consist of materials generated and collected by alumnus and Horticulture faculty Harry B. Lagerstedt and reflect his communications with colleagues and his research on filbert, walnut and hazelnut trees.
MSS Lagerstedt
0.50 cubic foot; 2 document boxes
University History, Natural Resources 

Rubin H. Landau Papers

Rubin H. Landau Papers, 1966-2008

The Rubin H. Landau Papers consist of materials generated and assembled by Landau in the course of his research and teaching activities at Oregon State University. Landau was a Professor of Physics at Oregon State from 1974 until his retirement in 2005, specializing in computational physics and quantum mechanics.
MSS Landau
19 cubic feet; 20 boxes
University History, History of Science / Born-Digital Materials 

Rebecca Landis Papers

Rebecca Landis Papers, 1995-2003

The Rebecca Landis Papers consist of materials gathered and created by Landis during her career as a freelance writer for the Albany Democrat-Herald, the Oregon Stater magazine, and various university publications. Rebecca Landis came to Corvallis in 1991. In 1995 she became active in operating farmers' markets and began freelance writing and editing for the Oregon Stater and other campus organizations.
MSS LandisR
0.70 cubic foot; 1 archives box
University History, Local History, Multicultural Archives 

Landscape Architecture Department Records

Landscape Architecture Department Records, 1932-1982

The Landscape Architecture Department Records document curriculum and instruction in landscape architecture at Oregon State University, department administration, extension activities, campus planning, and faculty research and publications. An academic program in landscape architecture was established at Oregon Agricultural College in 1911 and remained active until 1982.
RG 089
2.7 cubic feet, including 320 photographs; 4 boxes; 2 microfilm reels
University History / Photographs 

Landscapes (Forests and Mountains) Photographs

Landscapes (Forests and Mountains) Photographs, 1958-1972

The Landscapes (Forests and Mountains) Photographs Collection consists of assorted scenic views from around the Pacific Northwest. The collection's images have been grouped by theme and described as sets.
P 024
0.1 cubic foot, 53 photographs, 2 film negatives and 8 glass plate negatives; 3 folders, 1 4x5 glass negative box
Natural Resources / Photographs 

Merton Lane Papers

Merton Lane Papers, 1893-1965

The Merton Lane Papers consist of materials generated and collected by Lane, a USDA Entomologist based in southeast Washington.
MSS Lane
0.55 cubic foot; 1 archives box
History of Science, Natural Resources / Photographs 

Clair V. Langton Papers

Clair V. Langton Papers, 1914-1973

The Clair V. Langton Papers consist of materials created and assembled by Langton, primarily during his years as faculty member in physical and health education at Oregon State University from 1928 until 1964. In addition to substantive records of the national and regional organizations in which he was active, the collection includes correspondence, course materials, publications, military and personal records, ephemera, and photographs.
MSS Langton
11 cubic feet, including 208 photographs; 13 boxes, including 1 oversize box
University History / Photographs 

Elmer G. Larson Papers

Elmer G. Larson Papers, 1925-1985

The Elmer G. Larson Papers consist of materials documenting Larson's student years at Oregon Agricultural College (OAC) and his participation in alumni activities after graduation. Larson graduated from OAC in 1930 with a degree in mechanical engineering.
MSS Larson
0.05 cubic foot, including 3 photographs; 1 box
University History / Photographs 

John D. Lattin Papers

John D. Lattin Papers, 1941-2004

The John D. Lattin Papers consist of materials produced and assembled by John Lattin during his tenure as professor of entomology at Oregon State University. The collection includes professional correspondence, research proposals and reports, informational and promotional materials from OSU, and research materials related to entomology and Pacific Northwest forest management.
MSS Lattin
4.5 cubic feet, including 20 photographs; 15 boxes
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science / Photographs 

Denis P. Lavender Papers

Denis P. Lavender Papers, 1935-2008

The Denis P. Lavender Papers document the forestry research conducted by Lavender at Oregon State University and the University of British Columbia, especially regarding conifer seedlings and reforestation. Lavender earned his MS and Ph.D. degrees in forestry at Oregon State University in the late 1950s and early 1960s and then became a Professor of Forest Science until 1984. In 1985-1992, he was head of the Forest Science Department at the University of British Columbia.
MSS Lavender
7 cubic feet, including 300 photographs; 7 boxes
University History, Natural Resources / Photographs 

Bessie Brown Lawrence Photographs

Bessie Brown Lawrence Photographs, 1923-1926

The Bessie Brown Lawrence Photographs consist of images made or assembled by Bessie Brown during her student years at Oregon Agricultural College. The images show campus buildings and student activities during the mid-1920s.
P 258
0.01 cubic foot, including 23 photographs; 1 box
University History / Photographs 

William Evans Lawrence Photographs

William Evans Lawrence Photographs, 1938-1946

The William Evans Lawrence Photographs consist of images, primarily color slides, taken by Lawrence of various locations in Oregon, California, and Nevada and three log books describing the images. Lawrence was a faculty member in botany and plant ecology at Oregon State College from 1910 to 1947; he spent the 1942-1943 academic year on sabbatical in California.
P 286
0.4 cubic foot, including 1,187 photographs; 1 box
University History, Natural Resources / Photographs 

William Evans Lawrence Papers

William Evans Lawrence Papers, 1893-1945

The William Evans Lawrence Papers consist of materials generated by Lawrence, an OAC Botany professor, including research data, photographs and radio scripts related to Lawrence's work plant physiology, Oregon trees and other topics concerning the horticulture of, primarily, the Pacific Northwest.
MSS Lawrence
1.2 cubic feet, including 631 photographs
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science

Beverly J. Leach Papers

Beverly J. Leach Papers, 1918-1949

The Beverly J. Leach Papers document Leach's experience as a student at Oregon State College in the 1940s and include a scrapbook and correspondence. Beverly J. Leach attended Oregon State in 1943-1945, served in the Navy from 1945 to 1947, and returned to Oregon State in 1947. She graduated in 1948 with a BS in General Science.
MSS Leach
0.5 cubic foot, including 88 photographs; 3 boxes, including 2 oversize boxes
University History / PhotographsScrapbooks 

Derrick Lee Photographs

Derrick Lee Photographs, 1989-1994

The Derrick Lee Photographs consist of images of OSU students, student activities, athletics, and campus views.
P 211
0.15 cubic foot; 1 half-document box
University History / Photographs 

Lester M. Leland Papers

Lester M. Leland Papers, 1894-1924

The Lester M. Leland Papers consist of several items from Leland's student years at OAC including items of memorabilia, a diploma, two pieces of letterhead printed by Leland, a zoology sketchbook and organic chemistry notebooks.
MSS Leland
0.05 cubic foot; 2 folders
University History 

E. B. Lemon Papers

E. B. Lemon Papers, ca. 1910-1979

These papers were generated and collected by E.B. Lemon during his years at Oregon State University as Registrar and Dean of Administration. They document his role in professional and civic organizations along with his work for the Alumni Association and OSU Foundation.
0.6 cubic feet
University History 

Lora Lemon Scrapbook

Lora Lemon Scrapbook, 1896-1961

The Lora Lemon Scrapbook consists of photographs, clippings, and ephemera assembled by Lemon documenting the student years of herself and her husband, E.B. Lemon, at Oregon Agricultural College in the early 1900s, as well as their continued involvement in the Oregon State College community through the 1950s. Lora Lemon graduated from OAC in 1908; E.B. Lemon graduated in 1911 and was a faculty member and administrator at Oregon State from 1911 until his retirement in 1959.
MSS LemonLora
0.25 cubic feet, including 122 photographs; 1 oversize box
University History / PhotographsMapsScrapbooks 

Helen Lepper Diary

Helen Lepper Diary, 1928-1931

The Helen Lepper Diary documents the daily activities of Lepper during her student years at Oregon State College. Helen Marie Lepper attended Oregon State from 1927 until 1930 and studied music.
MSS Lepper
0.05 cubic foot; 1 box
University History

Lucy Lewis Scrapbook

Lucy Lewis Scrapbook, 1914-1915

The Lucy Lewis Scrapbook humorously documents a twelve-day hiking excursion taken by Lewis and six companions in 1915 to Mount Jefferson, a peak in Oregon's Cascade Range. The scrapbook contains an extensive narrative, a list of previous climbers successful in summiting Mount Jefferson, a full accounting of provisions, a Santiam National Forest brochure, a small ink and watercolor painting, and more than 100 photographs. In 1911 Lucy Lewis began her career at Oregon Agricultural College as an assistant librarian and, in 1920, was appointed College Librarian. She retired in 1944.
MSS Lewis
0.06 cubic feet,including 116 photographs; 1 oversize box
University History, Natural Resources / PhotographsScrapbooksMaps 

College of Liberal Arts Photographs

College of Liberal Arts Photographs, 1982-1991

The College of Liberal Arts Photographs consist primarily of portraits of CLA Outstanding Senior Award winners from 1982-1991. The College of Liberal Arts department facilities in several buildings on campus and various CLA faculty are also represented in the collection.
P 186
93 photographs; 2 boxes
University History / Photographs 

College of Liberal Arts Records

College of Liberal Arts Records, 1945-2008

The College of Liberal Arts Records consist of records of the Dean's Office and of several departments in the college, including the Anthropology, Art, Economics, English, History, and Sociology Departments. The materials primarily document the liberal arts curriculum at Oregon State University, publications by faculty, and lectures and conferences sponsored by the College.
RG 143
2.9 cubic feet, including 216 photographs; 4 boxes, including 1 oversize box; 4 microfilm reels
University History / Photographs 

College of Liberal Arts Videotapes

College of Liberal Arts Videotapes, 1975-1996

The College of Liberal Arts Videotapes consist primarily of instructional or promotional videotapes created and or assembled by the College that provide information about liberal arts academic programs at Oregon State and techniques for improving college and university teaching. The collection also includes a recording of a 1996 lecture by Senator Ron Wyden.
FV P 186
1 cubic foot, including 20 videotapes; 1 box
University History / Videos 

Libraries Moving Images

Libraries Moving Images, 1960-2012

The Libraries Moving Images consist of motion picture films, videotapes, and a DVD that were produced to provide library orientation for students and faculty and to promote the libraries programs to potential donors.
FV P 083
1.1 cubic feet, including 7 films, 29 videotapes; 5 DVCs and 5 DVDs; 2 boxes
University History / Videos 

Library Gifts and Exchange Department Records

Library Gifts and Exchange Department Records, 1951-2004

The Library Gifts and Exchange Department Records document the donation of gift books and journals to the Oregon State University Libraries and the exchange of materials with other libraries and repositories.  E. Doris Tilles was the Gifts and Exchange Librarian until 1976, when Karen Starr assumed the position.
RG 261
6 cubic feet; 7 boxes
University History

Library Photograph Collection

Library Photograph Collection, 1915-2002

The Library Photograph Collection contains images taken by library staff and documenting past/present librarians, staff members and student workers; moves of materials within the library; events within the library; and the expansion and opening of the Kerr and Valley Libraries.
P 083
4.03 cubic feet, including approximately 1,840 prints, 1,780 negatives and 1,340 slides; 9 document boxes, 4 oversize boxes
University History / PhotographsBorn-Digital Materials 

Library Records

Library Records, 1908-2002

The Library Records were generated by and pertain to the development and administration of the Library at Oregon State University. In addition to the documentation of policy formulation, compilation of departmental information, committee activity, and other day-to-day administrative tasks these records reflect the Library's interaction with other institutions of higher education, libraries, and professional organizations. Records of the Oregon State System of Higher Education's (OSSHE) centralized library system, housed on the OSU campus from 1932 to 1965, are also included.
RG 009
26 cubic ft.; 55 microfilm reels
University History / Sound Recordings and Oral HistoriesBorn-Digital MaterialsScrapbooks 

Leander N. Liggett Papers

Leander N. Liggett Papers, 1869-1873

The Leander N. Liggett Papers contains two school composition journals: one titled "Education as a Civilizer and Refiner" and the other titled "Declaration of Indigestion."
MSS Liggett
1 folder
University History 

Lincoln County, Oregon, Chronic Geologic Hazard Maps

Lincoln County, Oregon, Chronic Geologic Hazard Maps, 1994

The Lincoln County, Oregon, Chronic Geologic Hazard Maps consist of superseded maps depicting geologic hazards that do not stem from one event and constantly affect the coast, such as landslides and shoreline erosion. The collection includes a report and database of erosion rates.
MAPS LincolnHazard
0.5 cubic foot, including 19 maps and 1 floppy disk; 1 map folder and 1 box
Natural Resources / MapsBorn-Digital Materials 

David Little Photographs

David Little Photographs, 1905

The David Little Photographs depict the students and activities of OAC in 1905, with an emphasis on ROTC and athletics. The collection includes several group portraits, some of which include Little himself.
P 126
Two folders containing 13 photographs
University History / Photographs 

Living Groups Index

Living Groups Index, circa 1960 - 1976

The Living Groups Index documents off-campus housing for Oregon State University students from the 1910s through 1970s. The Index provides information on the charter dates and locations for fraternities, sororities, cooperatives, and other housing clubs.
MSS LivingGrps
0.05 cubic foot; 1 box
University History, Local History

Les Lloyd Papers

Les Lloyd Papers, 1942-1951

The Les Lloyd Papers consist of correspondence and related materials received by Lloyd from George Peavy, former Dean of the School of Forestry at Oregon State College. Leslie Darvel Lloyd graduated from Oregon State in 1929 with a BS in Technical Forestry.
MSS Lloyd
0.03 cubic foot, including 1 photograph; 1 box
University History, Natural Resources / Photographs 

Lonnie B. Harris Black Cultural Center Records

Lonnie B. Harris Black Cultural Center Records, 1966-2011

The Lonnie B. Harris Black Cultural Center Records document activities and events sponsored by the Center, Oregon State University students and staff affiliated with the Center, and the campus environment for African-American students at Oregon State since the 1960s. The Black Cultural Center was established at Oregon State University in 1975.
RG 244
2 cubic feet, including 1,600 photographs; 3 boxes, including 1 oversize box, and 1 map folder
University History, Multicultural Archives / PhotographsScrapbooksBorn-Digital Materials 

Art Lowe Photograph Collection

Art Lowe Photograph Collection, 1903-1950

The Art Lowe Photograph Collection consists of photographic prints collected by Lowe. It includes images of Oregon State College faculty and students; campus buildings; student activities and athletics; and Oregon agriculture. Lowe graduated from Oregon State College in 1936 and was Business Manager of the Corvallis Gazette-Times for many years.
P 213
0.02 cubic foot, including 50 photographs; 2 boxes, including 1 oversize box
University History / Photographs 

Edith Whitelock Lowe Collection

Edith Whitelock Lowe Collection, 1920-1989

The Edith Whitelock Lowe Collection consists of a scrapbook album and other memorabilia created or collected by Lowe and documenting her student years at Oregon Agricultural College.
MSS Lowe
0.25 cubic foot;
University History 

Lower Division Records

Lower Division Records, 1929-1951

The Lower Division Records contain correspondence, meeting minutes and notes, and reports that document the organization and establishment of a Lower Division curriculum at Oregon Agricultural College. A portion of the records were assembled by Mahlon Ellwood Smith, Dean of the Lower Division from 1932 until his retirement in 1949.
RG 119
0.16 cubic foot; 1 box; 1 microfilm reel; 20 linear feet
University History 

Zoa Lowthian Photograph Album

Zoa Lowthian Photograph Album, 1928-1934

The Zoa Lowthian Photograph Album documents Lowthian's student years at Oregon Agricultural College in the late 1920s and early 1930s. The collection includes snapshots of campus buildings and scenes, student activities, and Lowthian's friends and family as well as several ephemeral items. Lowthian earned a BS in Pharmacy in June 1932.
P 297
0.1 cubic foot, including 153 photographs; 1 box
University History / Photographs 

William M. Lunch Papers

William M. Lunch Papers, 1987-2007

The William M. Lunch Papers reflect Bill Lunch's career as a political science professor at Oregon State University and political analyst for Oregon Public Broadcasting. Lunch, who specialized in American government and environmental policy, joined the faculty of the Political Science Department in 1984 and began serving as a radio and television political analyst in 1988. Lunch retired from OSU in 2011.
MSS Lunch
3.5 cubic feet, including 47 videotapes and 2 DVDs; 4 boxes
University History / Videos 

Fred Deininger Luse Photograph Album

Fred Deininger Luse Photograph Album, 1908-1910

The Fred Deininger Luse Photograph Album consists primarily of images collected by Luse while attending Oregon Agricultural College in the early years of the twentieth century. The images document campus buildings and grounds as well as student activities. Luse graduated from Oregon Agricultural College in 1909 with a BS in Mechanical Engineering.
P 228
0.1 cubic feet, including 101 photographs; 1 box
University History / Photographs 

Edmund R. Lyman Diary

Edmund R. Lyman Diary, 1889-1891

The Edmund R. Lyman Diary documents his school budget as well as information on his colleagues and experiences. Some of the years are incomplete.
MSS Lyman
1 microfilm reel
University History