Environmental Health Sciences Center Records (RG 155)
1.3 cubic feet

Scope and Content Note

Organized into 7 series, most of which are arranged chronologically.

Series I, Introductory Booklet, consists of a packet of materials assembled in 1975 to illustrate the programs and operations of the Center. Series II, Progress Reports, consists of summary and annual reports of the Center and specific programs, from 1964-1996. The first report pertains to a program in place when the Center was established. Series III, Special Reports, consists of planning, program, meeting, and project reports, primarily from the 1970s. Series IV consists of policy/historical correspondence from 1975 and 1976. Series V includes the Center's executive committee meeting minutes from 1967-1970. Series VI contains grant and research proposals for the Center and component programs, and date from 1966-1970. Series VII, Special Events Records, contains reports and paper abstracts of conferences attended by Center staff or hosted by the Center in the early 1970s.

Historical Note

The Environmental Health Sciences Center was established in 1967 to provide coordination and stimulation of interdisciplinary environmental health research and training between OSU colleges and departments. The Center is funded primarily by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, and the major field of research is environmental toxicology. The director reports to the Dean of Research.

Directors have included Virgil Freed (1967-1981) and Donald J. Reed (1982-1997).

Related Materials

Environmental Health Sciences Center misc. publications (PUB 2-30) includes a departmental newsletter, published lectures, a listing of selected classes, and proceedings of meetings. In addition, the Research Office Records (RG 170) contain related materials.

Shelf Locations



(box 5/1/3/60)
I.    Introductory Booklet, c.1975 [Kerr Library TD178.6 O7 1973]

II.   Progress Reports, 1964-1996:
           Toxicology of Pesticides in the Environment, progress
             reports, 1964-1968 & 1966/67
           Summary Progress Report, 1968-1973
           Annual Reports, 1967-1993:
                 Entire program, 1967/68-1970/71
                 Environmental Toxicology of Pesticides, 1971/72
                 Entire program, 1973/74, 1977/78 & 1984/84-1987/88
                 Entire program, 1988/89-1992/93
 		 Entire program, 1993-1996

III.  Special Reports, 1970-1984:
           Planning, Programming and Budgeting Report, 1970-1975
           Program Review and National Insitute of Environmental Health
             Sciences Task Force Report, 1983-1984
           Meeting Reports, Directors of University-based Centers for
             the Environmental Health Sciences, 1975-1977

(box 5/1/10/53)
           Waste pesticide management program status reports, 1970
           Project reports, 1973-1975

IV.   Policy/Historical Correspondence, 1975-1976

V.    Executive Committee Meeting Minutes, 1967-1970

VI.   Grant & Research Proposals, 1966-1970:
           Center for Environmental Management:
                 1967-1973, submitted 1966
                 1970-1975, submitted 1969?
           Environmental Health Sciences Center renewal grant for 1970-
             1975, submitted 1969
           Pesticide Toxicology/Environmental Science training renewal
             proposal, ca. 1970
           Land Use Planning & Zoning in Selected Oregon Counties,
             research proposal, 1969

VII.  Special Events Records, 1970-1972:
           Report on "Environment: The Quest for Quality" conference,
             Washington, D.C., February 1970
           Abstracts of papers from "Beneficial Uses of Thermal
             Discharges" conference, Albany, New York, September 1970
           Abstracts of papers from "Agents of Environmental Stress"
             conference, Tualatin, Oregon, July 1972 (sponsored by
             Environmental Health Sciences Center)

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