Monthly Archives: August 2016

What’s new on The Pauling Blog?

There’s a lovely four part “Pauling in Memorium” that concluded last week. It’s quite lovely, so I recommend setting aside some time!  

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Curious about our latest collection guides?

Look no further — here’s what happened in July! J.C. Clark Papers, 1893-1967 (MSS ClarkJC) This collection documents Clark’s 40-year career with the Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA) in the United States and in China as Boy’s Division Secretary and … Continue reading

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Newly digitized films!

More films for you to enjoy — online and from the comfort of wherever you are! Athletics OSU vs. Utah Gymnastics Meet. Footage of Oregon State’s home gymnastics meet versus the University of Utah, February 18, 1984. Among those competing … Continue reading

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Staying Ahead of the Wrecking Ball

Thanks to SCARC Natural Resources Archivist Ruth Vondracek for this post! What happens when a College decides to demolish an existing building and rebuild? How do you relocate everyone and what happens to the 45-year accumulation of papers, research data, films, … Continue reading

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Avid and Eclectic: Galvani the Collector

This post was written by Lauren Goss, MLIS student at San Jose State University and student assistant in SCARC.  Born in Russia in 1864, Galvani emigrated to the United States by way of New York in 1882.  He headed west to … Continue reading

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Geography & Galvani: A Selection of 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.  The William H. Galvani Rare Maps collection consists of over 1,000 maps spanning the entire globe.  Equipped with a background in history … Continue reading

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Happy 140th Birthday William Finley!

Long before the people of Oregon took to their local parks in search of Pidgeys and Spearows on Pokemon Go, William Finley and his childhood friend Herman Bohlman were out with their cameras on breaks from school capturing Oregon’s pigeons and … Continue reading

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What’s new on the Brewstorian Blog? The Junior Brewstorian’s Agrarian Ales trip report

Welcome to my 12 year old daughter, Ella. She’s written this lovely post about a trip we took last week – she wrote it all and took all the pictures! Last Friday, my mother and I visited Agrarian Ales, a … Continue reading

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What’s new on the Brewstorian blog? Fred’s beer: a sampling of what he left behind.

Last week I was lucky enough to share the story of the Fred Eckhardt Papers at a History Pub at the McMenamins Kennedy School. Since I heard from lots of people (from all over the country) that they were sad … Continue reading

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What’s new on the Pauling Blog? Pauling’s Cancer

This is part 2 of 4 of an examination of the final years of Linus Pauling’s life. In February 1992, Linus Pauling announced publicly that he had cancer. His critics responded with sentiments that were, at times, distinctly unsympathetic. In … Continue reading

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