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Oregon Archives Month Recap

After the whirlwind of activity that we packed into October, everyone here at the OSU Special Collections and Archives are now taking naps.  With our five events for Oregon Archives Month finished up, we just wore ourselves out!  A big thanks to … Continue reading

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October 2018 Guide Additions to SCARC Collections

We completed seven new or updated finding aids in October 2018.  The following is a list and a little information about what we accomplished.  These finalized finding aids are available through the Archives West finding aids database, and our website. Three of the … Continue reading

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In Our Care, Part 2

This second post of a two part series is contributed by Valeria Dávila Gronros, a digitization technician at the Digital Production Unit of the Oregon State University Special Collections & Archives Research Center. She is an Argentinean photographer, filmmaker, digital films … Continue reading

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A Brief History of Women in Chemistry at Oregon State University – 1960 to Present Day

This post is contributed by SCARC student archivist Hannah Lawson, a chemistry major with a passion for art, conservation, and preserving history. 1960-1989 Agricultural Chemistry has had a long standing presence at Oregon State University, as OSU was originally an agriculturally … Continue reading

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SCARC Internship Program: Architectural drawings inventory and appraisal project

We’re looking for an intern to work with our collections archivist on an architectural drawings inventory and appraisal project!   Working with the SCARC Collections Archivist, this intern will appraise, inventory, and preserve architectural drawings for campus buildings and structures. … Continue reading

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A Brief History of Women in Chemistry at Oregon State University – The Beginning to 1960

This post is contributed by SCARC student archivist Hannah Lawson, a chemistry major with a passion for art, conservation, and preserving history. Before 1900 In the early days of Oregon Agricultural College, an education in the basics of chemistry were a … Continue reading

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A chance to celebrate history in a tasty way!

October 31st will be our 12th annual celebration of historic flavors in our “Taste of the ‘Chives-Recipe Showcase” event. This year we’re looking for inspiration from archived recipes for baked goods-breads, cakes, cookies, and the like-for a fun noontime hour of food … Continue reading

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It’s Oregon Archives Month 2018!

OSU 150: Hops history open house: Oct 3rd 10:00-2:00 (SCARC foyer) Did you know that Oregon State University has the first archive in the country dedicated to saving and sharing the history of hops and brewing? Visit the OHBA in the … Continue reading

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Great Beaver Bake-off Recipes!

Mark your calendars for October 31st noon-1:00 for the 12th annual Taste of the ‘Chives! Meet us in the Willamette Rooms on the 3rd floor of the Valley Library and bring your best baked treats. Here are some ideas:   Citations Men making donuts in … Continue reading

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New and Updated Finding Aids for July and August

We completed or updated six finding aids in July and August 2018. Two of the guides are updates to reflect current descriptive practice and incorporate additions to the collections Two of the guides are for collections that were only minimally … Continue reading

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