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Archive for March 1st, 2013

Newly Available Collection: Campus Operations records

Friday, March 1st, 2013

Campus Operations oversees the design and construction, maintenance, repair, renovation, cleaning of campus buildings & building systems, generation and distribution of utilities, and the stewardship of university grounds. The collection contains records of facilities services and campus operations and material includes physical plant, buildings, and grounds information, meeting minutes, campus safety information, annual reports, committee files, and correspondence, 1927-1994.

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Guide to the Campus Operations Records

Newly Available Collection: Office of Institutional Research records

Friday, March 1st, 2013

The Office of Institutional Research conducts research on student, faculty, and staff to promote on-going institutional self-assessment and provides management information and analytical support to the University’s decision makers. The collection contains records transferred from the Office of Institutional Research and Office of Planning and Institutional Research.

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Guide to the Office of Institutional Research Records

Newly Available Collection: Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity records

Friday, March 1st, 2013

The Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity is responsible for working with all members of the University of Oregon community to ensure that the university is meeting the letter and spirit of its legal obligations related to affirmative action, equal opportunity and nondiscrimination, and to support the university’s commitment to diversity. The collection contains records that document the functions and activities of this office.

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Guide to the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Records

Newly Available Collection: Office of Multicultural Academic Success

Friday, March 1st, 2013

The Office of Multicultural Academic Success (OMAS) at the University of Oregon, which took over (in part) the Office of Multicultural Affairs and the Council for Minority Education, specializes in providing a culturally supportive environment that empowers self-identified students of color to fulfill their educational and career goals. The collection contains records that document the functions and activities of the Council on Minority Education and the Office of Multicultural Affairs. As of November 2012, the archives do not yet contain any records from OMAS.

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Guide to the Office of Multicultural Academic Success (OMAS) Records

Newly Available Collection: International House records

Friday, March 1st, 2013

The International House at the University of Oregon is located inside Earl Hall. Collection records include a guest book and a record journal (scrapbook) with newspaper clippings, correspondence, and mementos.

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Guide to the International House Records

Newly Available Collection: Ralph Lowell Hancock papers

Friday, March 1st, 2013

Ralph Lowell Hancock was an author, a reporter and foreign correspondent who became an expert on Latin America and served as a senior analyst on the Board of Economic Warfare during WWII. The collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, project files, research material, photographs, scrapbooks, and publications.

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Guide to the Ralph Lowell Hancock papers

Newly Available Collection: Roscoe Segar papers

Friday, March 1st, 2013

Roscoe W. Segar was a Portland, Oregon commercial artist specializing in theater advertisements. The collection contains advertising proposals, work, and publications, radio advertisement copy, manuscripts, tearsheets, scrapbooks, photographs, selections of Segar’s student work, and collected theatre and motion picture memorabilia.

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Guide to the Roscoe W. Segar Papers

Newly Available Collection: Edwin Deming papers

Friday, March 1st, 2013

Edwin Willard Deming (1860-1942) was an American sculptor, illustrator and writer who lived among Native American tribes when he was young and then dedicated his career to artistically recording and portraying them accurately and with dignity. The collection consists of his correspondence, drawings, sketches, and paintings, as well as anthropological and linguistic material, notes and other documentation of tribes he visited or lived with.

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Guide to the Edwin Deming papers

Newly Available Collection: Center for the Advanced Study of Educational Administration records

Friday, March 1st, 2013

The Center for the Advanced Study of Educational Administration, a division of the Institute for Community Studies, was established in 1964 with funds granted by the Research and Development Program of the United States Office of Education. Collection includes correspondence, committee and general reports, and general office records, 1966-1970.

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Guide to the Center for the Advanced Study of Educational Administration Records

Newly Available Collection: Museum of Natural History records

Friday, March 1st, 2013

In 1936, the State Board of Higher Education combined the Oregon State Museum of Anthropology, the Condon Museum of Geology, the University Herbarium, and the Museum of Zoology into the University of Oregon Museum of Natural History. The collection contains correspondence, reports, meeting notes and minutes, Herbarium historical documents,  glass negatives, photographs, a Museum of Anthropology accessions/inventory journal, and a negative of Fort Rock sandals.

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Guide to the Museum of Natural and Cultural History Records