Scope and Contents
The collection contains photographs, family correspondence, sound recordings during his military service, and other materials related to his military service.
- Majority of material found within 1941-1945
- Livingstone, Robert (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open to the public.
Collection must be used in Special Collections and University Archives Reading Room.
Collection or parts of collection may be stored offsite. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives in advance of your visit to allow for transportation time.
Collection includes sound recordings, moving images, or digital media to which access is restricted. Access to these materials is governed by repository policy and may require the production of listening or viewing copies. Researchers requiring access must notify Special Collections and University Archives in advance and pay fees for reproduction services as necessary.
Collection digital files may be requested through Special Collections and University Archives Reproductions and Permissions Request Form or accessed online.
Conditions Governing Use
Property rights reside with Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections and University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.
Biographical / Historical
Robert Livingstone, Jr. was born in Portland, Oregon and received the BA degree from Oregon State University and graduate degrees from Stanford University. During WWII, he served as an officer in the U.S. Army, 4th Infantry Division, whose unit landed at Utah Beach, liberated Paris, fought the Germans at the Battle of the Bulge and was the first to cross the Rhine River. He was wounded twice and received the Bronze Star for heroism at the battle of Wurzburg. After the war, he worked as a research scientist with the U.S. Fisheries. During that time, he became a renown expert on the migration of Haddock. He ended his career in Woods Hole, MA and passed away on May 24, 2012. The collection contains photographs, family correspondence, sound recordings during his military service, and other materials related to his military service.
1.5 linear feet (3 containers (2 letter manuscript boxes; 1 legal manuscript box))
Language of Materials
Robert Livingstone (1921-2012) served in the 4th Infantry Division during World War II, and pursued a career in fisheries. This collection contains photographs, sound recordings, family correspondence, and materials related to his military service.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of David de Lorenzo, 2018.
Existence and Location of Copies
Selected items are available online in the Robert Livingstone Papers in Aviary.
- Guide to the Robert Livingstone Papers
- Complete Description
- Lauren Goss
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note