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Interview with Karl McCreary, Organizer of OSU Art Exhibit

In honor of the new exhibit “Community – Collaboration – Craft: A Glimpse of Art at OSU” in our foyer, I interviewed archivist Karl McCreary to learn more about his reason for displaying this aspect of OSU history. What is your … Continue reading

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Ada and the Engine

Did you miss the play reading in our reading room last week?  Check out some photos from the event and we look forward to seeing you at our next reading! This reading continues a series of play readings about women … Continue reading

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A New Exhibit at SCARC

Community – Collaboration – Craft A Glimpse of Art at OSU Exhibit will run January 15 to May 31 in the foyer outside of Special Collections Drawing, painting, sculpture, ceramics, printmaking, video production, photography, weaving, woodcraft, and metalworking. These activities have … Continue reading

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Being SCARC’s Lead Student Archivist

Hi!  I’m Anna and I am SCARC’s Lead Student Archivist. I’ve had the pleasure of working in SCARC for almost three years, which have exposed to me to new ways to use my history of science background and just might … Continue reading

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New on Rare @ OSU

Have you checked out our rare book blog recently?  Our student archivist Ethan is highlighting some of our unique collections!  His recent posts include: Papers for Peace: Vietnam, Linus Pauling, and Thích Nhất Hạnh’s Burning Lotus The 1906 San Francisco … Continue reading

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Processing the Olympia Brewery Library Collection

Post contributed by Jalen Todd, SCARC Student Archivist Every day is leg day when you work in the archives. Forget hitting the gym and lifting weights, I’ll probably have arms capable of wrestling a bear by the time I’m done … Continue reading

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Linus Pauling’s College Years

Post contributed by Kenzie Ross, Student Archivist Recently, I spent time researching and writing about Oregon Agricultural College in the year 1917, Linus Pauling’s first year of college. Aside from a surface interest in University history (it’s always fun to … Continue reading

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My Student Experience

Post contributed by Kassidy Benson, Student Archivist As a student, working in the archives is one of the highlights of my time at Oregon State. The atmosphere is friendly and calm, and the materials we have available are riveting to … Continue reading

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Taste’ of the ‘Chives: International Flavors

We’ll be scaring up some toothsome aromas and flavors from the files of International student organizations at OSU this upcoming Halloween for this year’s Taste of the ‘Chives Recipe Showcase!  Lemon rice, aloo gobi, minted tabouli, postre de nues, and many other dishes were featured … Continue reading

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Oregon State University Releases Major Oral History Project Featuring Interviews with Hundreds of Faculty and Alumni

Oregon State University has released the largest oral history project ever conducted at OSU. The product of more than four years of work, The OSU Sesquicentennial Oral History Project consists of more than 400 hours of fully transcribed video and … Continue reading

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