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Archive for April 2nd, 2013

Newly Available Collection: Department of History

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013

The Department of History at the University of Oregon offers major, minor, and graduate. The collection contains correspondence, faculty meetings and minutes, department evaluations, subject files, files on historical associations, curriculum changes, files of Earl Pomeroy, Inter-university consortium files, archival information from Duniway, Beekman Chair files, National Defense Education Act, documents relating to history of faculty, and Data Recovery Project Lane County files.

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Guide to the Department of History Records

Newly Available Collection: Office of University Housing records

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013

The Office of University Housing at the University of Oregon operates two types of student housing: residence hall housing and family student housing, intended primarily for student families and non-traditional students. The collection contains dorm, Westmorland, and East/West Campus housing records; material includes correspondence, housing policies and housekeeping records, surveys, council reports, financial records, reports, child care files, and memoranda and files from the Dean of Men’s office, 1923-1991.

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Guide to the Office of University Housing Records

Newly Available Collection: Phi Chi Theta records

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013

Phi Chi Theta is a business and economics fraternity that was founded on June 16, 1924 in Chicago, Illinois; the now inactive University of Oregon chapter was formed in 1962. The collection includes correspondence, minutes, office files and artifacts, 1976-1978

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Guide to the Phi Chi Theta Records

Newly Available Collection: Office of the President: Victor Pierpont Morris (acting) O. Meredith Wilson

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013

Victor Pierpoint Morris served as interim president of the University of Oregon from 1953 until Owen Meredith Wilson became the ninth President of the University of Oregon in 1954. The collection contains subject files, correspondence, committee and faculty meetings, and other material organized alphabetically.

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Guide to the Office of the President: Victor Pierpont Morris (acting) and O. Meredith Wilson Records

Newly Available Collection: Office of the President: Robert D. Clark

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013

Robert D. Clark (1910-2005) began his career at the University of Oregon in 1943 as a professor of speech and later became Dean of the College of Liberal Arts (CLA), Dean of Faculties, President of San Jose State College (1964-1969), and from 1969 until his retirement in 1975, he served as the eleventh President of the University of Oregon. The collection contains the records of the Office of the President, organized by year, 1969-1976.

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Guide to the Office of the President: Robert D. Clark Records

Newly Available Collection: Department of Military Science and ROTC program records

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013

The Department of Military Science was established at the University of Oregon in 1919, although the school had sponsored military training through the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) program before the creation of a Military Science department. The collection includes department files and ROTC/Air Force ROTC information, correspondence and memoranda, program and academic requirement information, audiotapes, material by John Leader, scrapbooks, photographs, clippings, newsletters, student orientation and training, and protest information, 1917-1972.

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Guide to Department of Military Science and ROTC Program Records

Newly Available Collection: Women’s Faculty Club records

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013

The University of Oregon Women’s Faculty Club began in the 1920s (or earlier). Collection is comprised of secretary’s ledgers, annual reports, constitutions, minutes, membership and account ledger, publications, correspondence, scrapbooks, and Newcomer’s Club material including event and activity notebooks, and President’s notebook.

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Guide to the Women’s Faculty Club Records

Newly Available Collection: Office of the President: Paul Olum

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013

Paul Olum (1918-2001) was a mathematician, university administrator, and President of the University of Oregon from 1980-1989. Records include correspondence, reports, speeches, statements, news clippings, materials regarding committees, departments, and specific subjects.

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Guide to the Office of the President: Paul Olum Records

 

Newly Available Collection: Department of Physics

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013

The Department of Physics at the University of Oregon grew out of the Natural Philosophy curriculum that was offered at the university beginning the year it was founded, 1876. The collection contains grant reports and U.S. Atomic Energy Commission records.

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Guide to the Department of Physics Records

Newly Available Collection: Micronesia and South Pacific Program records

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013

The Micronesia and South Pacific Program was created in 1988 to assist with the development of sustainable communities in the Pacific islands; the program ended in 2001. The collection includes project and workshop files, library workshop and study abroad materials, surveys, program analysis and reviews, articles, a manuscript, marketing information, and video, 1979-2000.

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Guide to the Micronesia and South Pacific Program Records