Category Archives: Friday Feature

Friday Feature: Karl & Mike’s Excellent Adventure – Part Deux

Mike and Karl took another road trip this week, to the far ends of the earth. Okay, really just to the Oregon coast. Mike wrote up this post about their trip — enjoy! A popular misconception is that archivists spend … Continue reading

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Friday Feature: new treasures now described online

The arrangers and describers in SCARC were busy during October and November writing up finding aids (guides to collections)! The following is a list of the 15 finding aids for SCARC collections that were completed during October and November 2013. … Continue reading

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Friday Feature (on a Wednesday): Chris McQuilkin’s work as a Resident Scholar

Thanks to SCARC student Geoff Somnitz for this great post on one of our resident scholars! Chris McQuilkin, a master’s candidate at the University of Oregon, recently completed a term as Resident Scholar in the Oregon State University Libraries Special … Continue reading

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Friday Feature: OSU Football Display in the University Suite at Reser!

Thanks Mike for this post! A little more than a week before the start of the 2013 OSU football season, SCARC received two very important research requests, almost simultaneously. Images of OSU’s football history and related research were requested for two … Continue reading

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Dad’s Weekend, the report

We had another successful open house last weekend! Approximately 100 people stopped by to enjoy a display of campus and football history memorabilia and view some vintage videos. Dads (and moms) and undergrads spent some quality time in the Archives throughout … Continue reading

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Friday Feature: the Oregon Archives Month 2013 debrief

Wow, what a month. Oregon Archives Month at OSU was a great mix of activities and opportunities for connecting with the community. Karl McCreary started off the month with a film showing on the 8th. He arranged for the transfer … Continue reading

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Friday Feature: a new photo of the finial

Weatherford Hall – New Photo of the Tower Finial! Super student researcher Mike Dicianna has given us another fun post about OSU history. One of the most iconic buildings on the Oregon State campus is Weatherford Hall. Completed in 1928 … Continue reading

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Friday Feature: new finding aids for student and sports collections

You may not give much thought to the tremendous amount of work that goes into describing collections and putting that information online. Not being the one who works at that end of the archival workflow in SCARC, I can tell … Continue reading

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Friday Feature: Hello, My Name Is…

Mike Dicianna gives us another fabulous feature this Friday — enjoy! We have all worn these from time to time. They are usually scribbled on with a sharpie with your name, sort of readable, and maybe a title or hometown. … Continue reading

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Friday Feature: WWII OSC “Yank” Collection to be featured at Adair History Day this Saturday

Mark your calendar, free up your Saturday. This Saturday (September 7th) the WWII-era OSC “Yank” Collection will be featured at the Adair History Day Mini Conference.  And guess what? There is a fabulous new Flickr set of Stock US Army … Continue reading

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