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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

Eric William Allen papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 182
Abstract

Eric W. Allen (1879-1944 ) was the first Dean of the School of Journalism, University of Oregon, and held that post from 1916 to his death in 1944. The collection (1917-1934) contains personal and professional correspondence, and a few manuscripts.

Dates: 1917-1934

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

Quirinus Breen faculty papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 224
Abstract Quirinus Breen served as a professor at the University of Oregon form 1938 to 1964. Breen taught in the history department, focusing his studies on Greek, Roman and French history during the Medieval, Renaissance and Reformation eras. The majority of the collection consists of lecture notes and course descriptions from the history courses he taught at the University of Oregon as well as the course notes for a class in this History of Education at Grand Valley State College. Additional...
Dates: c. 1900-1965

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

Delta Nu Alpha Transportation Fraternity. University of Oregon Chapter records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UA 101
Abstract

Delta Nu Alpha is an international organization dedicated to transportation and logistics. The collection contains University of Oregon chapter records that document the functions, activities, and people of the organization. Records include correspondence, newsletters, meeting minutes, membership files, national materials, subject files on transportation topics, and photographs, 1947-1958.

Dates: 1947-1958

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 Anthropology records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 032
Abstract The genesis of the UO Department of Anthropology can be traced to the arrival of Dr. Luther S. Cressman in 1929, who was hired to develop advanced research in sociology and to teach social anthropology; by 1935-1936, Cressman had established himself as an active archaeologist, and he became the first, and sole, member of a newly created Department of Anthropology. The collection includes correspondence, memoranda, meeting minutes and staff reports, course information, faculty...
Dates: 1951-1991

Department of Home Economics records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 057
Abstract

Household Arts, later renamed Home Economics, was a department at the University of Oregon from 1917-1974. The collection contains records that document the functions, activities, and people of the department.

Dates: 1889-1916

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 Activities Board records

 Collection — Box: 2
Identifier: UA 173
Abstract

The Educational Activities Board at the University of Oregon comprised alumni and students and administered student activities and clubs at the university, except sports. The collection (1932-1948) contains records from the multitude of groups, programs, and clubs it oversaw including the Oregon Daily Emerald, Oregana, women's clubs, concerts and performances, and UO band and orchestra, among many others.

Dates: 1932-1948

Faculty Advisory Council records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 050
Abstract

The Faculty Advisory Council at the University of Oregon is a university standing committee responsible for providing the President and other administration officials with faculty opinion and counsel on a wide range of university affairs. The collection (1913-1988) contains a history of the council, minutes, memoranda, reports, and curriculum files.

Dates: 1913-1988

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

Mortar Board Society records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UA 116
Abstract

The University of Oregon Mortar Board Society was founded in 1923. The collection includes office files, minutes, and society history files.

Dates: 1948-1985

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

Museum of Natural and Cultural History records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 119
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1956-1982

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

Office of the President: Prince Lucien Campbell records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 001-004
Abstract

Prince Lucien Campbell (1861-1925) served as president of the University of Oregon from 1902 until 1925. The collection contains records that document the Office of the President, 1902-1927.

Dates: 1902-1927

Office of the President: Robert D. Clark records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 001-012
Abstract

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 that document the Office of the President, 1969-1976.

Dates: 1969-1976

Office of the President: William C. Jones (acting) and Arthur S. Flemming records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 001-010
Abstract

William C. Jones served as Interim President of University of Oregon from 1960-1961 after President Wilson resigned. Arthur Flemming (1905-1996) became the 10th president of the University of Oregon and professor of political science on February 24, 1961. The collection contains records that document the functions, activities, and people of the Office of the President.

Dates: 1960-1971

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