Category Archives: Flickr

Straight from the Library Records and only at OSU — Beaver Librarians

Did they once work here? Play here? Study here? Yes, those gosh darn beavers are everywhere! Found in the files of a recently retired Librarian, these hand drawn cartoon-like beaver figures appear to represent different parts of the library, but … Continue reading

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Friday Feature: Happy birthday to KOAC!

There’s a public radio station near and dear to our hearts at OSU — one that keeps many Oregonians well-informed and entertained — turns 90 today. The station that started life as KFDJ, then became KOAC, and then formed a major … Continue reading

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Welcome to the West: the Roland Holmes Postcard Collection

Sometimes you need a little Technicolor fun! Enjoy our latest Flickr set “Welcome to the West: the Roland Holmes Postcard Collection,” which is a marvelous sampling from the Roland G. Holmes Collection of Oregon and Washington Postcards. Full of wonderful photographic and … Continue reading

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Oregon Archives Month was a month of fun!

It’s hard to believe this month is over… We had a film fest, tours, historical goody treats, and some crawling (not in that order). Read on and read more! Starting off the month on October 4th, in honor of the … Continue reading

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Friday Feature: Oregon Archives Crawl 2012

Once upon a time history-loving folks crawled around Portland talking to archivists. These archivists had brought information goodies from far and wide to share with the masses. Nope, this no fairy tale! Last weekend several SCARC staff and student workers … Continue reading

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ART 494 illuminated manuscripts display

Priscilla West’s ART 494 class visited the Special Collections & Archives Research Center during spring term to see the illuminated manuscript Gradual in our collections. Seeing and experiencing a real manuscript, bound in leather and metal and written with ink … Continue reading

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Ben Forgard and his Benny the Beaver adventure!

Over the past few months, I have enjoyed doing research on Benny Beaver while working on my senior project. Benny was not the focus of the project, but as a rabid Beaver fan, he took up a fair amount of … Continue reading

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A Whole Month to Celebrate Archives!

Celebrate Oregon Archives Month and the OSU Archives 50th Anniversary! Check out our latest display for a look into the behind-the-scenes past of the Archives – you’ll find out 50 years worth of fun facts like who the first OSU … Continue reading

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Farewell Senator Hatfield

Senator Mark O. Hatfield ’43 passed away peacefully on Aug. 7, 2011 at the age of 89. A native Oregonian, Senator Hatfield was born in Dallas, the son of a railroad blacksmith and schoolteacher. He attended Willamette University until the … Continue reading

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Hats off to OSU!

Check out our latest display in which we celebrate OSU! In our summer display “Hats off to OSU!” you’ll see hats, of course, along with patches, ear muffs, and even an OSU doll!   Come see the display in the 3rd Floor … Continue reading

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