Architecture of the University of Oregon : A History Bibliography and Research Guide

THE ARCHITECTURE OF THE UNIVERSITY OF OREGON

A HISTORY, BIBLIOGRAPHY, & RESEARCH GUIDE

 

This resource documents the history of the built environment of the University of Oregon and identifies basic resources for researching the architectural heritage of Oregon's flagship university. It is developed in strong collaboration with UO's Campus Planning & Real Estate office. 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.

SECTIONS

 

Annotated chronology, organized by decades, that describes UO's building history
Descriptive and resource information about campus buildings and landscape
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
Orientations to campus architecture through walking tours, maps, videos, and other media.
Maps and plans of campus during the years.
A guide to research resources useful for further exploration.
Left:

"Summer" from the "Four Seasons" ensemble, by Anne Storrs, Knight Library, east side.

UO's BUILDING TIMELINES

This annotated chronology surveys the architectural history of the University of Oregon.. It is organized by the time periods listed below. Within the chronology, buildings and individuals are linked to pages that contain more information.

19th c 1900-09 1910-19 1920-29 1930-39 1940-49 1950-59 1960-69 1970-7s 1980-89 1990-99 2000-09 2010s

INDIVIDUAL BUILDINGS & LANDMARKS

For information about specific buildings or topics, consult the list below. Note: The most recent building name is used for a work that has had several names. An asterisk * indicates buildings that are no longer extant. This search identifies cataloged UO Library holdings about University of Oregon buildings.

THE CAMPUS PAST

 

The Architecture of the University of Oregon won the 2005 ARLIS/NA Electronic Publications Award
Created and maintained by Ed Teague, Head, Architecture & Allied Arts Library, University of Oregon
Support provided by Jeffery A. Toreson, Robert and Dorris Thomas Intern, 2013.