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Food History Intern: discovering fermentables!

The topic of fermentation is an interesting one, and there was a surprising amount of information about it here in the Valley Library. After a day or two of struggling of what to look up, it dawned on me to … Continue reading

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Fabulous new posts on the Oregon Multicultural Archives blog!

Fabulous new posts on the Oregon Multicultural Archives blog including some fabulous events, celebrations, and scanning projects! Check them all out on the OMA blog. 

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What’s new on the Pauling Blog? A lot!

As things get busy I can forget to share all the wonderful works added to the other blogs. Head over to the Pauling Blog to celebrate the anniversary of the blog and of the day Pauling was born!

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Food History intern post: thoughts on the domestic economy & bees!

When you think of Oregon, you think of the vast acres of trees and the strong lumber industry. However, there’s a flourishing domestic food economy, and it’s been a fascinating facet of food history to delve into. Dairy, wool, and … Continue reading

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Food Writing ~ our food history intern talks publications!

Food writing is one of those tricky facets of history. What do you continue as writing? People’s notes? The things they’ve published? Magazines, books, periodicals? Luckily enough, OSU has a wide array of publishing. From books published via the Oregon … Continue reading

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Publications Intern Report: Student Offering is the earliest OSU Publication!

The Students Offering is the first known OSU publication, published in 1869 the first year of OSU. It is hand written by multiple students, and is over 30 pages long. Many of the students who wrote in it used pseudonyms. … Continue reading

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OSU Publications Intern Report: The Fussers Guide

Part of what makes history come alive in the archives is when you find a personal connection to it. This happened to me while looking at of all things the Fusser’s guide. The Fusser’s Guide served as the OSU phone … Continue reading

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OSU Publications Intern: What do you do?

This year Helena Egbert is working as an intern in SCARC, focusing on the OSU publications in our collections. She’s written this post to talk about her work, but I’m the one who chose this photo because it was just too … Continue reading

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Fun finds in food history ~ intern report

This past week was a fascinating one. The nutrition tab for the LibGuide was already pretty fleshed out thanks to Anne Bahde, so it was easy to dedicate one day to just formatting it, tinkering with some things, and overall … Continue reading

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Dallas Lore Sharp’s Grand Tour of Oregon

William Finley and Herman Bohlman did not act alone in their efforts to promote their message of conservation. They were part of a national network of scientists, nature writers, and concerned citizens who worked to educate Americans of the increasingly … Continue reading

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