Monthly Archives: September 2016

What’s new on the Pauling Blog? Deer Flat Ranch, A Kind of Paradise

In the years immediately following Linus and Ava Helen Pauling’s purchase of Deer Flat Ranch, the space quickly fulfilled its potential as a refuge from an extremely busy existence. A few years after buying the property, Ava Helen told her … Continue reading

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What’s new on the OMA blog? Sabor Latino ~ a Yamhill County Celebration!

On September 24th, in celebration of Latino/a Heritage Month 2016, Yamhill County hosted “Sabor Latino” at the Chemeketa Community College Yamhill Valley Campus – and the OMA project Nuestras Voces y Herencia was there to share the stories gathered so … Continue reading

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What’s new on the OMA blog? OSQA at the 2016 Pride Center Connect Event

It’s the beginning of a new academic year and the beginning of OSQA’s 3rd year! We were thrilled to be invited by the OSU Pride Center to participate as part of its PC Connect event. OSQA shared a table with … Continue reading

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What’s new on the Pauling Blog? The Story of Deer Flat Ranch, part 1.

In 1955, Linus Pauling and his wife Ava Helen headed to Berkeley, California from their home in Pasadena to attend a meeting of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Helen Hay Whitney Foundation. On the drive back from this event, the … Continue reading

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Herman Bohlman, the Man Behind the Lens

In this month’s installment of our ongoing series, Reuniting Finley and Bohlman, about our efforts to digitize the collections of nature photographer William Finley, we shift our focus to explore the life of Herman Bohlman, Finley’s childhood friend and partner … Continue reading

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Having fun at University Day!

The OSU Library had a table at University Day this year ~ and look who showed up! There was also a nice array of goodies. And of course Benny was there. And so were we…

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What’s new on The Pauling Blog? Ahmed Zewail, 1946-2016

Earlier this month, on Tuesday, August 2, Ahmed H. Zewail, a world renowned Nobel laureate chemist and Caltech’s Linus Pauling Professor of Chemical Physics, died at 70 years of age. As a major figure in the field of chemistry and a … Continue reading

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