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Newly Processed Collection: USDA Northwest Cannery Survey Collection, 1914-1915

Post contributed by Rachel Lilley, SCARC Public Services Assistant In 1911, the 26th legislative assembly created the office of the Oregon State Immigration Agent, appropriating $20,000 for immigration advertising work, and an additional $5,000 for statistical research and collection work … 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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Collections at the Center: A New Series for SCARC!

Next week we are excited to begin our new series called Collections at the Center. Each quarter we will be inviting a faculty expert on campus to intimately interact with historical items from our collections, including rare books, archival materials, … Continue reading

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#Color Our Collections

Museums and libraries around the country are promoting their collections by capitalizing on the current craze for coloring books. Using the hashtag #ColorOurCollections, libraries from the Smithsonian to Oregon Health and Science University are releasing fantastic images to color in. … Continue reading

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Third Annual OSU Book Collecting Contest!

The OSU Valley Library is proud to announce the third 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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2nd Annual OSU Book Collecting Contest!

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

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Friday Feature: Winter Book Collecting Contest!

The OSU Valley Library is sponsoring a Book Collecting Contest! Sponsored in association with the Himes & Duniway Society, a group of book collecting enthusiasts in Oregon, this contest is meant to encourage students in the collection and enjoyment of … Continue reading

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Friday Feature: John Ringle: 50 Years of Nuclear Power

The Special Collections & Archives Research Center is pleased to announce the release of the papers of John C. Ringle, a long-time member of OSU’s nuclear engineering program. This collection represents not only the research and teaching efforts of Ringle, … Continue reading

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Banning Information in 18th Century France

In honor of Banned Books Week and the upcoming 300th birthday of Denis Diderot, the OSU Libraries Special Collections & Archives Research Center would like to recognize the Encyclopédie, ou dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers in … Continue reading

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F. A. Gilfillan, Renaissance Man of OAC

Francois Archibald Gilfillan enjoys a place in OSU history as one of the institution’s celebrated personalities. A unique individual, Gilfillan was a college dropout, a high school teacher, a member of the Army’s Chemical Warfare Service, and the recipient of … Continue reading

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