Monthly Archives: December 2016

William Finley and the great elk transplant of 1912

With Oregon draped in a heavy blanket of snow last week and the holiday season in full swing, I cannot help but call to mind the sound of hoof prints in the snow and William Finley’s great elk transplant of … Continue reading

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What’s new on the Pauling Blog? Sharpening Rhetoric, Sad Conclusions

  As the 1960s moved forward, Linus Pauling’s interest in contributing to an academic circle that resolutely rejected the Vietnam War continued to strengthen. A participant in several past petitions, Pauling co-authored another such document in June 1967, a “Scientists’ … Continue reading

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New collections guides for November

Three new finding aids for SCARC collections were finished last month! Two are guides for components of the former Gerald W. Williams Collection that have been separated from the core collection and described with a finding aid. The other is for … Continue reading

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What’s new on the Brewstorian blog? Two new posts on the Montana Brewery Oral History Project

The Montana Historical Society Research Center received a $4,500 grant from Humanities Montana to conduct oral history interviews that will capture the history of modern craft brewing and breweries in Montana. Read the whole post here http://thebrewstorian.tumblr.com/post/153881187851/montana-historical-society-receives-grant-for-oral In a separate follow … Continue reading

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What’s new on the OMA blog? ES 351 Fall Term 2016 Class Poster Session

This fall term the OMA hosted the students of Professor Daniel López-Cevallos’ ethnic studies course ES 351 “Ethnic Minorities in Oregon” for a session on the collections and histories available for them to use as part of their class projects. … Continue reading

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Two new posts on the Brewstorian blog about Peter Kopp’s Collections at the Center talk!

The Friday before Thanksgiving we hosted historian Peter Kopp for a Collections at the Center talk, which gave him an opportunity to talk about his new book (Hoptopia) and research process, and gave us an excuse to show fabulous archival documents. … Continue reading

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