Monthly Archives: July 2016

What’s new on the Pauling Blog? Pauling’s Final Year, Part 1

In 1917, at sixteen years of age, Linus Pauling wrote in his personal diary that he was beginning a personal history. “My children and grandchildren will without doubt hear of the events in my life with the same relish with which … Continue reading

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What’s new on the Rare @ OSU blog? Agrippa and his invisible forces

The images below are taken from a 1727 edition of Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa von Nettesheim’s first two books, translated into French as La Philosophie Occulte de Henr. Corn. Agrippa. With these images, Agrippa hopes to instill in the reader an … Continue reading

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What’s new on the OMA blog? Nuestras Voces y Herencia ~ Yamhill County’s Latino/a community

Nuestras Voces y Herencia is a grant funded project dedicated to gathering and preserving the life stories of Yamhill County’s Latino/a community. The Yamhill County Cultural Coalition and the Yamhill County Historical Society & Museum are partnering with the OMA … Continue reading

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What’s new on the Pauling blog? Another view of the Pauling models!

This past spring, Thomas Brennan, a photographer and the chair of Art and Art History at the University of Vermont, paid us a visit to capture his own set of images of Pauling’s models. Brennan’s research concerns the history of symbolic representation … Continue reading

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What’s new on the Pauling Blog? A View of Pauling’s Models

In 2010, Oren Eckhaus, a photographer based in New York City, visited our facility to photograph several of the molecular models that remain extant in the Ava Helen and Linus Pauling Papers. He did so in support of Jane Nisselson’s … Continue reading

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What’s new on the OMA blog? “LGBTQ+ Activism in Oregon: Then and Now” ~ an OSU Queer Archives Exhibit

Join the OSU Queer Archives in highlighting a newly acquired collection, the After 8 Records! After 8 was an organization that championed for LGBTQ+ rights in Benton County during the 1990s. The OSU Libraries and Press PROMISE Intern 2016, Cece Lantz, curated a small exhibit that features … Continue reading

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A Multitude of Maps: Processing the William H. Galvani Rare Maps Collection

This post was written by Lauren Goss, MLIS student at San Jose State University and student assistant in SCARC.  Last spring, Anne Bahde (Rare Books and History of Science Librarian in SCARC) presented me with a new project of processing the … Continue reading

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New batch of digitized films ~ with a focus on athletics.

Here’s the latest batch of films digitized from U-Matic and VHS, released on July 12, 2016! And while this particular batch is rather eclectic, you’ll see they all have to do with athletics in one way or another. All items … Continue reading

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New finding aids from May and June!

We have six new or updated finding aids that were finalized during May or June 2016. These guides include: 3 guides for collections that have been separated from the Gerald W. Williams Collection and described as stand-alone collections 1 guide that has … Continue reading

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What’s new on the Pauling Blog? Peter Pauling: Epilogue

This post ends an epic and elegantly written biography of a very complex individual. All of all were authored by Matt McConnell – nicely done, Matt! Before he passed away in 2003, Peter Pauling saw his daughter Sarah marry, and also witnessed the … Continue reading

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