The month isn’t quite done, but we’re excited to share the 8 new/updated finding aids completed in January and February 2018.
It’s an eclectic set! And you’ll see several links to Oregon Digital, where you’ll find all sorts of cool digital content.
The DPD Program Records document the establishment and functioning of the DPD Program at Oregon State University as well as the topics of diversity, discrimination, racism, minority students and faculty, and women in higher education. The DPD Program at Oregon State was established in the early 1990s as a means to deliver courses to address cultural and ethnic diversity as well as racism, discrimination, and their origins.
These records document the establishment and functioning of this organization during its first two years. Team Liberation was established at Oregon State University in 2002 to provide interactive human relations workshops to the Oregon State community. All the materials in the collection are born-digital records that are available to researchers in the Special Collections and Archives Research Center Reading Room.
The Oregon Century Farm and Ranch Program Records document farms and ranches in Oregon that have applied for and received recognition as Century or Sesquicentennial farms or ranches. The records consist primarily of application materials and administrative files related to the awards ceremonies; a database listing all the farms and ranches accepted into the program is also included. The Oregon Century Farm and Ranch Program was established in 1958. All available application files and select administrative files are digitized and available in Oregon Digital.
These records document the establishment of the Queer Resource Center (later known as the Pride Center) at Oregon State University and the programs and activities of this resource center for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) members of their OSU community and their allies. The collection administrative records, publications, educational materials, posters, photographs, and digital copies of scrapbooks that are available in Oregon Digital.
These handbooks (commonly known as the Coed Code) consist of guides for women students at Oregon State University regarding regulations and expectations. The first handbook was published in 1924 for the 1924-1925 academic year. The Coed Code ceased publication in 1963 with the 1963-1964 issue. The Associated Women Students was established at Oregon State in 1924 with the purpose of furthering the educational, social, and cultural aims of women. Most of the items in this collection are available online in Oregon Digital.
The Oregon Countryman was written, edited, and published by students in agriculture and home economics at Oregon Agricultural College from 1908 through 1929. This archival collection consists of 11 unbound issues of the magazine published between June 1908 and February 1922. These issues are available online. An index for the magazine was prepared in the 1970s or 1980s and is also available online.
This small collection contains correspondence and manuscripts relating to the Oregon State University alma mater, Carry Me Back, which was written and composed by Maris. Also included in the collection are photographs and an Oregon Agricultural College student handbook. In addition to incorporating an addition to the collection, this guide has been revised to reflect current descriptive standards and practice.
The Persiani Papers document the career of Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) physicist Paul J. Persiani. The collection includes research data related to neutron radiation, reactor development, and fuel analysis; administrative files, photographs, and memorabilia from Persiani’s time at ANL; records of his participation in the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START); publications, lectures, and teaching materials generated by Persiani; and reference materials including conference proceedings and scientific publications. This guide has been updated to incorporate additions to the collection received in 2017.