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Umatilla National Forest Aerial Photographs

Umatilla National Forest Aerial Photographs, 1939

The Umatilla National Forest Aerial Photographs consist of several aerial photographs from the BTU project made by the U.S. Forest Service in 1939 as well as a complete mosaic photo index of the BTU project.
P 296
0.2 cubic foot, including 13 photographs; 1 oversize box
Natural Resources / PhotographsMaps 

Dean of Undergraduate Studies Records

Dean of Undergraduate Studies Records, 1971-1982

The Dean of Undergraduate Studies Records document the development of a general education curriculum for undergraduates at Oregon State University in the early 1970s as well as a project to improve teaching. The Dean of Undergraduate Studies position was established in 1971.
RG 113
0.35 cubic foot; 1 box
University History 

Edward F. Underwood Photographs

Edward F. Underwood Photographs, 1899-1939

The Edward F. Underwood Photograph Collection consists of images of several individuals and locations around Oregon including Salem, Eugene, Mt. Hood, Eagle Point and Dufur.
P 049
103 photographs, including 33 glass negatives and nitrate negatives; 10 boxes

U.S. Civil War Collection

U.S. Civil War Collection, 1862-1898

The U.S. Civil War Collection includes newspapers, correspondence, handwritten songs, and artwork contemporary to the U.S. Civil War. Much of the collection was assembled by James H. Lewis, a soldier in the 24th Iowa Volunteer Infantry Regiment.
MSS CivilWar
0.05 cubic feet; 1 oversize box

United States Dept. of Agriculture Aerial Photographs of Linn, Benton, and Lincoln Counties, Oregon

United States Dept. of Agriculture Aerial Photographs of Linn, Benton, and Lincoln Counties, Oregon, 1972-1994

The United States Dept. of Agriculture Aerial Photographs of Linn, Benton, and Lincoln Counties, Oregon consist of aerial photographs assembled and used by the USDA field office in Tangent, Oregon for soil conservation and other purposes. The bulk of the photographs are 24x24 inch photographs taken in 1994 with accompanying index maps.
P 267
17.5 cubic feet, including 2577 photographs; 19 boxes, including 15 oversize boxes, and 1 map folder
Natural Resources, Local History / PhotographsMaps 

USDA Northwest Cannery Survey Collection

USDA Northwest Cannery Survey Collection, 1914-1915

The USDA Northwest Cannery Survey Collection consists of materials pertaining a 1914 survey of fruit canneries in Oregon and Washington. The survey was conducted by the USDA Office of Markets and Rural Organization in cooperation with Oregon Agricultural College.
MSS Cannery
0.8 cubic foot; 2 12x17 oversize boxes
University History, Natural Resources / Photographs 

University Advancement Photographic Collection

University Advancement Photographic Collection, 1969-1996

The University Advancement Photographic Collection consists of images of special events including commencement, the President’s Holiday Party, a retirement dinner held for President John Byrne, and Linus Pauling’s 90th birthday celebration. Also included in the collection are slides used in 25-year Club events in 1995 and 1996, as well as mounted color displays of students on campus, student activities, and research laboratories.
P 210
0.54 cubic feet; 87 images; 245 slides; 3 boxes
University History / Photographs 

University Advancement Records

University Advancement Records, 1970-2012

The University Advancement Records contain materials that document special events held for OSU alumni, faculty and staff, students and others, as well as materials relating to the Office of Finance and Administration and the OSU Web Pages Committee. Also included in this collection are materials generated by the Office of University Marketing which pertain to the testing and evaluation of a new Beaver logo for use by OSU Athletics.
RG 210
67.8 cubic feet, including approximately 3,200 photographs and 1 cassette audiotape; 71 archives boxes, 16 file folders, 1 12x17 oversize box, 1 23x31 oversize box and 10 document boxes
University History / PhotographsSound Recordings and Oral HistoriesVideosBorn-Digital Materials 

University Advancement Videotapes

University Advancement Videotapes, 1988-2004

The University Advancement Videotapes consist of television spots promoting Oregon State University; television news reports pertaining to OSU; special events recordings; raw footage of campus scenes and athletic events; and video recordings of University Marketing focus groups.
FV P 210
8.85 cubic feet, including 253 videotapes, 46 Betacam tapes, 32 DVCam tapes and 1 DVCPro tape; 10 boxes
University History / Videos 

University Archives Photographic Collection

University Archives Photographic Collection, 1970-2007

The University Archives Photographic Collection consists of images of the Mink Center disaster recovery operation, archives staff, the move of the OSU Archives' collections into the Valley Library in August 2003, and assorted meetings and tours.
P 169
0.16 cubic foot, including 790 photographs, 281 slides and 13 negatives; 5 file folders
University History / Photographs 

University Archives Records

University Archives Records, 1966-2013

The University Archives Records document administrative activities within the department including collection development, maintenance and microfilming of personnel files and outreach. The collection includes brochures, correspondence, manuals, memoranda, photographs and reports.
RG 220
17.12 cubic feet; 16.2 archives boxes, 15 document boxes and 8 file folders
University History / Photographs 

University Archives Videotapes

University Archives Videotapes, 1991-1994

The University Archives Videotapes consist of recordings of television news reports about Oregon State University Archives activities and a videotape prepared by the Archives for University Day in 1994.
FV P 169
0.1 cubic foot, including 3 videotapes; 1 box
University History / Videos 

University Housing and Dining Services Records

University Housing and Dining Services Records, 1900-2013

The records of University Housing and Dining Services document the administration of campus housing residence halls and dormitories. In addition to the management of housing, these records also depict student life and culture on campus.
RG 145
19.3 cubic feet; 36 boxes, including 16 oversize box and 1 map folder; 4 microfilm reels
University History / Born-Digital Materials 

University Publications Photographs

University Publications Photographs, 1890-2002

The University Publications Photographs consist of images taken or assembled by the publications staff for use in OSU catalogs, brochures, and other publications. They depict the full range of OSU academic and research programs and include images of students, faculty, and staff; campus buildings and views; Oregon scenes; research and teaching; athletics; and student life.
P 094
17.5 cubic feet, including 40,000 photographs; 36 boxes, including 1 oversize box
University History, Multicultural Archives, Local History / Photographs 

Office of University Publications and OSU Press Records

Office of University Publications and OSU Press Records, 1907-2007

The Office of University Publications and OSU Press Records document the activities of the University Publications Office, the Committee on Publications, and the OSU Press. The records include news releases, correspondence, and extensive materials pertaining to the publications, Birds of Oregon and Improving College and University Teaching. The Office of University Publications was established in 1912; the Committee on Publications was established in 1936 and OSU Press was established in 1961.
RG 018
24 cubic feet; 28 boxes, including 4 oversize boxes and 1 map folder; 9 microfilm reels
University History, History of Science 

Willi Unsoeld Collection

Willi Unsoeld Collection, 1963-1979

The Willi Unsoeld Collection documents OSU alumnus and faculty member Willi Unsoeld's spring 1963 climb of Mount Everest and the fall 1963 OSU fundraising campaign to defer Unsoeld's medical expenses resulting from the Mount Everest climb. The collection includes correspondence, newsletters, financial reports, clippings, and a 1979 Oregon Senate resolution.
MSS Unsoeld
0.1 cubic foot; 1 box
University History / Born-Digital Materials 

Urban League of Portland Records

Urban League of Portland Records, 1945-2010

The Urban League of Portland Records document the administration and programs of the League from its founding in Portland, Oregon, in 1945. The Records include correspondence, reports and publications, meeting minutes, financial records, and clippings as well as scrapbooks, photographs, videotapes, and sound recordings.
MSS UrbanLeague
20.9 cubic feet, including 8,600 photographs and 143 videotapes; 29 boxes, including 2 oversize boxes
Multicultural Archives / PhotographsScrapbooksBorn-Digital MaterialsVideosSound Recordings and Oral Histories