New Special Collections & Archives Research Center Finding Aids

Guides for the following 6 collections in the Special Collections & Archives Research Center have been completed or updated in Jan-Mar 2012. More information about the Center’s collections is available at: http://archives.library.oregonstate.edu/ http://osulibrary.oregonstate.edu/specialcollections/ Affirmative Action Office Records, 1972-2010 (RG 172) http://nwda-db.orbiscascade.org/findaid/ark:/80444/xv85916 http://archives.library.oregonstate.edu/files/archives/ORErg172.pdf The Affirmative Action Office Records document the development and implementation of affirmative action and equal employment opportunity programs at Oregon State University, especially with regard to women, ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. The records include subject files, affirmative action plans, policies and procedures, reports, and publications. The Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity was established at Oregon State University in 1972. This guide includes a detailed description of the collection contents. Cameron, Ewan, Papers, 1935-1997 http://nwda-db.orbiscascade.org/findaid/ark:/80444/xv77641 http://osulibrary.oregonstate.edu/specialcollections/coll/cameron/index.... Ewan Cameron (1922-1991), was a physician and researcher who, for many years, collaborated closely with Linus Pauling in studying the potential benefits of treating cancer with megadoses of vitamin C. His papers contain many of the personal and official letters, research notes, manuscripts, and scientific offprints that he and his estate accumulated over the years 1959-1994, with the bulk dating to his time of affiliation with the Linus Pauling Institute of Science and Medicine, 1971-1991. Genetics Program Records, 1973-2009 (RG 242) http://nwda-db.orbiscascade.org/findaid/ark:/80444/xv02432 http://archives.library.oregonstate.edu/files/archives/ORErg242.pdf These records document the administration of the interdisciplinary graduate program in genetics at Oregon State University and provide information about the curriculum, faculty, and students. The Genetics Program was established at OSU in 1977 and was closed in 2009. This collection was received in 2011. Marti, Fritz, Papers, 1909-2009 http://nwda-db.orbiscascade.org/findaid/ark:/80444/xv20528 http://osulibrary.oregonstate.edu/specialcollections/coll/marti/index.html Fritz Marti (1894-1991), was a Swiss-born philosophy professor highly-regarded as an expert on post-Kantian idealism. His papers contain a significant trove of correspondence, including letters with such figures as Jacques Barzun, Walter Lippman and John F. Kennedy. The archive likewise features a wide swath of biographical items, research notebooks and unpublished manuscripts. One particular highlight of the collection is an annotated manuscript of Marti's unpublished translation of F. W. J. Schelling's The Method of University Studies. Moule, Jean, Papers, 1984-2011 http://nwda-db.orbiscascade.org/findaid/ark:/80444/xv54431 http://archives.library.oregonstate.edu/files/archives/OREmoule.pdf These papers document Moule’s teaching, research, and writing in the field of multicultural education, especially teacher training. Moule earned a Ph.D. from Oregon State University in 1998 and was a faculty member in the OSU College of Education from 1998 until her retirement in 2011. This collection was donated to the Special Collections & Archives Research Center in 2011. Robinson, Charles Leon, Photograph Album, 1912-1916 (P 215) http://nwda-db.orbiscascade.org/findaid/ark:/80444/xv78625 http://archives.library.oregonstate.edu/files/archives/OREp215.pdf This album was assembled by Robinson during his student years at Oregon Agricultural College (OAC) and includes 212 photographs and several ephemeral items. The images document student activities student life during the early-mid 1910s. Charles Leon Robinson graduate from OAC in 1914 with a B.S. in horticulture.
Posted - November 02, 2011