Category Archives: New Accessions

Friday Feature: notes from the field or “a trip to collect the Edith Yang collection”

Summertime isn’t just for vacations and lounging at a lake, it’s also a big time for transferring collections! Last week Karl & Mike traveled to Salem to review the Governor Douglas McKay collection, and earlier this week I wrote about … Continue reading

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What were students studying 99 years ago?

A collection delivery from the Hyslop Crop Science Field Research Laboratory included a few items from OAC alum Casey Strome. I’m perpetually delighted by these little glimpses into academic world of woebegone days! The collection isn’t processed for viewing, but … Continue reading

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Friday Feature: 15 Views of Oregon Agricultural College

Great things come in little packages, right? Measuring 5 1/2″ x 3 1/2″, the “15 Views of Oregon Agricultural College” includes 15 pictures of various spots on campus (each measuring a mere 3 1/2″ x 2″). It is just a … Continue reading

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Friday Feature: class pictures!

Line up! Taken in 1931, this lovely & long landscape picture is probably most of the student body in 1931. It looks to be taken from the “OAC Cadet Bandstand,” which was removed when the current library was built. My … Continue reading

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Friday Feature: rolling in the new accessions

It’s that special time of year when archivists get all sorts of wonderful gifts. This year we had an¬†especially¬†good haul from the Facilities Services department, which added many boxes of campus building plans! Want to know more about campus planning? … Continue reading

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