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Academic Distinctions Committee records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UA 143
Abstract

The Academic Distinctions committee at the University of Oregon was concerned with reviewing the requirements for achieving various academic distinctions. Collection contains material regarding a new grading system and the honors college, 1970-1971.

Dates: 1970-1971

Asian Studies Program records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UA 138
Abstract

Established in 1942, the Asian Studies Program at the University of Oregon is one of the oldest interdisciplinary programs in the United States to focus on Asia. The collection contains files on the Pacific Rim Studies center, program evaluation, outreach to public schools, funding and grant proposals, essay contests, correspondence, and committee and department meeting minutes, 1966-1982.

Dates: 1966-1982

Beta Phi Mu. University of Oregon Chapter records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UA 134
Abstract

Beta Phi Mu, the library and information studies honor society, was founded at the University of Illinois in August, 1948. The collection contains the University of Oregon chapter records consisting of bylaws, ritual information, correspondence, committee information and minutes, member and initiate information, treasurer's books and receipts, and a brass wick lamp, 1973.

Dates: 1973

Laura J. Bock papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 018
Abstract

Laura J. Bock was a student at the University of Oregon during the 1960s who took part in civil rights activism and anti-vietnam protests at the university. The collection (1962-1969) contains political ephemera such as flyers and posters, memos, buttons, and underground newsletters and publications, as well as Bock's personal notes, correspondence, and an oral history (with transcript).

Dates: 1962-1969

Center for the Advanced Study of Educational Administration records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UA 165
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1966-1970

Comparative Literature Program records

 Collection — Box: 4
Identifier: UA 155
Abstract

The Department of Comparative Literature offers undergraduate and graduate degrees. It is also the home of the journal Comparative Literature. The collection contains records that document the functions and activities of this program and the literary journal Comparative Literature.

Dates: 1996-1998

Department of American Studies records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 031
Abstract

The University of Oregon offered a major and minor in American Studies from 1984 until 1991. The collection contains records that document the functions, activities, and people of the department.

Dates: 1984-1991

Department of Political Science records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 068
Abstract

The Department of Political Science at the University of Oregon offers majors, minors, and graduate degrees. The collection (1933-2008) consists of committee, advisory council, and task force files, department minutes and correspondence, curriculum changes files, University of Oregon's School of Desegregation Training and Research Institute files, and mock Republican Convention files.

Dates: 1933-2008

Department of Speech records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 191
Abstract

The study of rhetoric and performance has been a part of the curriculum of the University of Oregon since it opened its doors in 1877; the Department of Speech also used to offer classes in radio, film, theatre study, and also dramatic performance. The bulk of the collection (1948-1999) consists of records when the Department of Speech was heavily involved with theatre performance.

Dates: 1948-1999

Educational Opportunity Services records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 160
Abstract

Educational Opportunity Services was created in 1964 and provided opportunities and educational access for students that were considered educationally disadvantaged. The collection contains records that document the functions and activities of this service, and may include records from the Native American Program, Project 75, Sesamex, Upward Bound, High School Equivalency Program, and/or Project Connection.

Dates: 1964-1977

High School Debating League records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 175
Abstract

The High School Debating League was started by the Oregon Teacher Association and the University of Oregon contributed by publishing the Debating News newsletter, scheduling, and hosting the championship debate. The collection includes correspondence, programs, copies of the Debating News, and meeting minutes, 1910-1924.

Dates: 1910-1924

Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 120
Abstract

The University of Oregon's art museum first opened its doors to the public on June 10, 1933; it was renovated and reopened in 2005 as the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art (MOA). The collection (1915-2007) contains records of the Museum and the Friends of the Museum of Art organization, and material includes correspondence and minutes, history files, exhibit and loan material, acquisition files, photographs, and building records among other material.

Dates: 1915-2007

Lundquist College of Business (LCB) records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 039
Abstract The University of Oregon began offering a business curriculum in 1884. Originally called the School of Commerce, it was renamed the School of Business Administration in 1920. In 1993, the department was renamed the Lundquist College of Business (LCB) in honor of alumnus and generous donor Charles H. Lundquist. The collection includes records from the Dean’s Office (1920-1952; 1958-1988) as well as records of the school’s work with local businesses, universities, and...
Dates: 1920-2007

Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia. Psi Chapter records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 172
Abstract

Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia was established for male musicians in 1898 as a secret society, and in 1900 became a collegiate fraternity. The collection contains the University of Oregon's Psi Chapter records including a fraternity scrapbook, correspondence, and records of honorary members.

Dates: 1946-1958

Office of the President: Charles Hiram Chapman records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 001-002
Abstract

Mathematician Charles Hiram Chapman served as President of the University of Oregon, 1893-1899, and taught mathematical physics at the university. Collection contains incoming inquires and correspondence of Charles Chapman during his presidency at the University of Oregon, 1893-1896.

Dates: 1893-1908

Office of the President: Clarence Valentine Boyer records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 001-006
Abstract

Clarence Valentine Boyer (1880-1954) was an English professor and dean at the University of Oregon, and also served as University President from 1934 until 1938. The collection (1932-1970) contains records from the Office of the President which include correspondence, reports, minutes, financial records, among other documents.

Dates: 1932-1970

Office of the President: Donald Milton Erb records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UA 001-007
Abstract

Donald Milton Erb served as the President of University of Oregon from 1938 to 1943. The collection contains records from the Office of the President from 1933 to 1942.

Dates: 1933-1942

Office of the President: Harry K. Newburn and Orlando John Hollis (interim) records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UA 001-008
Abstract

Orlando John Hollis served as interim president of the University of Oregon from 1944 until Harry K. Newburn became the eighth president in 1945, serving until 1953. The collection contains records from the Office of the President from 1945-1953.

Dates: 1945-1953

Office of the President: John Wesley Johnson records

 Collection — Box: 1 (00005.A)
Identifier: UA 001-001
Abstract

John Wesley Johnson (1836-1898) was an Oregon pioneer, a teacher and administrator in Oregon schools and colleges, was a professor of Latin, and also the first President of the University of Oregon, from 1876 until 1893. The collection (1888-1905) contains records from the Office of the President during Johnson's tenure and also cover the tenure of presidents' Charles Hiram Chapman (1893-1899), Frank Strong (1899-1902), and (the first four years of) Prince Lucien Campbell (1902-1905).

Dates: 1888-1905

Phi Chi Theta records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UA 183
Abstract

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

Dates: 1976-1978

Pi Mu Epsilon. Oregon Alpha Chapter records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 118
Abstract

Pi Mu Epsilon dedicates itself to the promotion of mathematics and recognition of students who successfully pursue mathematical understanding. The University of Oregon Chapter, Oregon Alpha, was established in 1931 but is now inactive. Collection includes correspondence, initiation material, and artifacts from this fraternity, 1925-1930's.

Dates: 1925-circa 1930

Pine Mountain Observatory records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UA 093
Abstract

The Pine Mountain observatory operates under the University of Oregon's Department of Physics and under a special use permit from the Deschutes National Forest. The collection consists of construction and dedication records, committee and staff minutes, correspondence and reports, office files, guest registries, and a 2-volume history from 1963-1997.

Dates: 1963-1997

Publication Committee records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 186
Abstract

According to the University or Oregon bulletin of 1935/1936: "The University Publications Committee has general responsibility for all scholarly and research publications issued by the University of Oregon." The collection contains minutes, memoranda and correspondence regarding scholarly writings and University publications, 1955-1958.

Dates: 1954-1958

Registration Committee records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 185
Abstract

Dean Gilbert Social Science) proposed at a meeting of the University of Oregon faculty and University President on February 6, 1935, that a registration committee be appointed; the motion was passed. The collection contains committee correspondence, minutes, and memoranda, 1948.

Dates: 1948

Research Committee records

 Collection — Volume: 1
Identifier: UA 129
Abstract

The purpose of the UO Research Committee, and its successor, the General Research Council of the Oregon State System of Higher Education, was to stimulate research at the university. The collection contains one record book of minutes, correspondence, grant information, and project descriptions.

Dates: 1919-1947

Donald Blair Rice correspondence

 Collection — Folder: 1 (shares a clamshell box)
Identifier: A 187
Abstract

Donald Blair Rice was a student at the University of Oregon. He was a member of the Class of 1914, and editor of the Oregana, the UO student yearbook. The collection (1913) contains letters written by Rice to his parents while he was a student at the UO.

Dates: 1913

Horace Robinson papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 025
Abstract

Horace Robinson (1909-2009), Professor Emeritus of the University of Oregon, served on the faculty as technical director, scene designer, and director of the University of Oregon Theatre. Papers include manuscripts, scripts, scores and other creative works from productions at the University Theatre, photographs, and records of Robinson's involvement in local, national, and international professional and community service organizations.

Dates: 1926-2004; Majority of material found within 1930-1979

School of Journalism and Communication records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 013
Abstract

The School of Journalism and Communication (SOJC) at the University of Oregon was created in 1916 and offers undergraduate and graduate degrees. The collection includes faculty meeting minutes and correspondence, special lecture and symposium information, SOJC publications, accreditation reports, records of the Dean's office, awards, scripts and audio tapes, and event information, 1915-2010.

Dates: 1915-2010

Sigma Chi. Beta Iota Chapter records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 136
Abstract The Beta Iota chapter of Sigma Chi at the University of Oregon was chartered in 1910 and although their charter was pulled in 1996, with the help of Sigma Chi members from Oregon State University, the Beta Iota chapter was re-chartered in 2000. The collection contains correspondence, meeting minutes, programs, financial records, Greek life materials, office files, a publication of the history of Beta Iota, membership and nomination information including academic data, semi-centennial...
Dates: 1916-1960s

Society of the Sigma Xi. University of Oregon Chapter records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 147
Abstract

Sigma Xi was founded in 1886 (nationally) to honor excellence in scientific investigation and encourage a sense of companionship and cooperation among researchers in all fields of science and engineering. The Society of the Sigma Xi, University of Oregon Chapter, was founded in 1923 after a two year effort. Collection contains office files, correspondence, fraternity records, chapter book, and historical information.

Dates: 1914-1980

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