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A Reflection

This post is contributed by Ethan Heusser, a SCARC student archivist, who is graduating this week and pursuing a Master of Fine Arts in poetry. This moment marks the end of a full-year journey as a SCARC employee and a … Continue reading

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The Problem with Rock Concerts

This post is contributed by SCARC student archivist Helena Egbert, currently a master’s student in library science at Emporia State University. While arranging The Memorial Union Records (RG 099), I discovered a folder titled “Rock Concerts.” As far as folder … Continue reading

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Things I Wish To Discuss with the Late Milton Harris

This post is contributed by SCARC student archivist Hannah Lawson, a chemistry major with a passion for art, conservation, and preserving history. The 20th Century introduced a relatively new brand of scientist – the celebrity scientist. Milton Harris, born in 1906, … Continue reading

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Collecting Stories of Climate Change

This post is an interview conducted with SCARC student employee Liz Thorley who has been conducting oral histories with people on the Oregon State campus who are involved in climate change research from a variety of perspectives.  Liz is a post-bacc student in … Continue reading

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Shifting Collections to Maximize Space

We recently completed a two phase project that included a MASSIVE shifting of our collections on the fifth floor. This project was carried through in large part by our Public Services team, Rachel Lilley and Trevor Sandgathe. In this interview, … Continue reading

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Digital Preservation and Outreach

This is the second post in a two part series exploring the work of Brian Davis, the Digital Production Unit Supervisor, which emphasizes the importance of  digitization and digital preservation in Special Collections and the Valley Library, and the field more broadly. How did … Continue reading

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“The Archives/Digitization/Digital Preservation Thing”

This is the first post in a two part series exploring the work of Brian Davis, the Digital Production Unit Supervisor, which emphasizes the importance of  digitization and digital preservation in Special Collections and the Valley Library, and the field more broadly. What … Continue reading

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New Guides to Our Collections for March

Here are the most recently added or updated collections from the past month: Richard Y. Morita Papers, 1949-2005 (MSS Morita) The Morita Papers document the academic and research career of Richard Yukio Morita, a marine microbiologist who conducted extensive research … Continue reading

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Reuniting Finley and Bohlman: Focus on the Metadata

This is the fourth, and last post, in our series covering the reunion of the William Lovell Finley and Herman T. Bohlman photograph and manuscript collections held by OSU and OHS.  This interview was conducted with Erin Clark, who has been … Continue reading

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Reuniting Finley and Bohlman: A Supervisor’s Perspective

This is the third post in our series concerning the reunion of the Finley and Bohlman papers at OSU and OHS.  Brian Davis manages the daily operations related to digitization, digital preservation, and Oregon Digital projects within Special Collections and … Continue reading

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