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Campus Operations records, 1927-1994

Overview of the Collection

University of Oregon. Physical Plant.
Campus Operations records
25.5 linear feet, (11 containers)
Collection Number
UA 051
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, meeting minutes, annual reports, committee files, 1927-1994
University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives.
UO Libraries--SPC, 1299
University of Oregon
Eugene OR
Telephone: 541-346-3068
Fax: 541-346-3485
Access Restrictions

Collection must be used in Special Collections & University Archives Reading Room.

Collection or parts of collection may be stored offsite. Please contact Special Collections & University Archives in advance of your visit to allow for transportation time.

Permanent University Archive public records are available for research, and are subject to state, and in some cases federal freedom of information laws. In compliance with applicable state and federal laws, including, but not limited to, FERPA and HIPAA, specific records that are legally protected, sensitive, private, or confidential are exempt (not subject to disclosure) and closed to protect individual privacy.

Access to paper records will be granted after a professional review of the records occurs based on regulations in state and federal laws. Contact Special Collections & University Archives well in advance in order to access these records.

Funding for production of this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).

Historical NoteReturn to Top

Campus Operations is a diverse organization that serves and supports the needs of the University of Oregon by providing professional services across a broad range of areas. These areas include design and construction, maintenance, repair, renovation, cleaning of campus buildings & building systems, generation and distribution of utilities, and the stewardship of university grounds.

The Facilities Services department is responsible for the maintenance and continued safe operation of campus facilities, and for prolonging the useful life of facilities.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The collection contains records that document the functions, activities, and people of the department of facilities services and campus operations.

Material is organized by accession and includes the following material: (lists are not comprehensive)

Accession 10918.A radiation safety files, campus safety information, and office files, 1961-1978.

Accession 10931.A: office files, minutes, and Buildings and Grounds committee, 1967-1971.

Accession 11313.A: physical plant files and office files, 1965-1980.

Accession 11350.A: list of authorized users of radioactive materials, RAM files, Environmental Health and Services files, 1969-1985.

Accession 11558.A: safety committees, school and building safety, and hazardous materials issues, 1969-1994

Accession 12310.A: physical plant records, building plans, and office files, 1939-1959.

Accession 1996.63.A: annual reports, 1927-1949.

Accession 1996.20.A: environmental issues, committee files, and minutes, 1990-1994.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Property rights reside with Special Collections & 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 & University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder. Archival records many contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal and/or state right to privacy laws and other regulations.

Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g. a cause of action for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of Oregon assumes no responsibility.

If a researcher finds sensitive personal information in a collection, please bring it to the attention of the reading room staff.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Campus Operations records, UA 051, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top