Monthly Archives: January 2017

Food history guide: thoughts on food technology

Coming to OSU, I knew that it was a heavily science oriented university. However, I did not realize how ingrained food technology was in the early and mid 20th century. Being able to dig through the various collections that SCARC … Continue reading

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Food history guide: first week thoughts

This first week has been very fascinating and eye opening! I didn’t realize just how many different facets of food topics and sources we have here at Oregon State. From personal notes detailing camp cooking to very old books telling … Continue reading

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Happening this term ~ food history collections survey

We like food and we like history, and of course we like sharing the food history resources we have in SCARC. Winter term we are hosting a student intern, Alexys Gibson, a History student in her final year at OSU. … Continue reading

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SCARC staff service project ~ a trip to the Linn Benton Food Share

What’s the best service project for a bunch of archivists? Sorting and boxing and labelling. In lieu of our Thursday morning we all headed to the Linn Benton Food Share warehouse to volunteer for a couple of hours, where we … Continue reading

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Project Intern Position Available!

Oregon State University’s Special Collections and Archives Research Center is participating in a LSTA grant project to digitize the papers and photographs of naturalists William F. Finley, Herman T. Bohlman, and Irene Barnhart Finley.  The intern will assist with various … Continue reading

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Announcing the 4th Annual OSU Book Collecting Contest!

The OSU Valley Library is proud to announce the fourth year of our sponsored Book Collecting Contest! Generously sponsored by the Himes & Duniway Society, a group of book collecting enthusiasts in Oregon, this contest is intended: to encourage students … Continue reading

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