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THE ARCHITECTURE OF THE UNIVERSITY OF OREGON

A HISTORY, BIBLIOGRAPHY, & RESEARCH GUIDE

This resource provides documentation about the built environment of the University of Oregon and identifies basic resources for researching the architectural heritage of Oregon's flagship university. The guide was created in 2005 and has been continuously updated. The digital collection Building Oregon: Architecture of Oregon & the Pacific Northwest complements this guide with hundreds of images and documentation of campus buildings spanning several decades of UO's history.

* Should Deady Hall and Dunn Hall (a part of Hamilton Hall) be renamed?  See the UO President's page about this issue.

Update:  Dunn Hall is renamed Cedar Hall. See "Trustees accept president’s proposal, dename Dunn Hall," Around the O, September 9, 2016.

SECTIONS

   

Descriptive and resource information about campus buildings and landscape

   

Annotated chronology, organized by decades, that outlines UO's building history

   

Information about the architects, artists, builders, and other contributors to UO's architecture


   

Information (text and image) about the outdoor sculpture, architectural decoration, and memorial plaques that embellish the campus


   

Maps and plans of campus during the years.

   

A guide to resources useful for further exploration.  Read about Building Oregon in Oregon Quarterly.

 

The Architecture of the University of Oregon was awarded the 2005 ARLIS/NA Electronic Publications Award.

Created and maintained by Edward H. Teague, Head, Architecture & Allied Arts Library, University of Oregon.
Support was provided in 2013 by Jeffrey A. Toreson, Robert and Dorris Thomas Intern.

 

Created by ehteague on Jun 18, 2012 Last updated Sep 11, 2016
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