The Biomedical Information Communication Center (BICC) at OHSU was completed and opened in 1991. The creation of this building was planned to bring together all departments at OHSU that offered information or communication services. Spanning from 1988 to 1999, the collection consists of materials on the planning, promotion, construction, and the opening of the building, along with the move into it. Materials also document the information and technology programs available at OHSU at the time.
This collection contains records from the Medical Research Foundation (MRF) from 1956 to 2009. Founded in 1942, MRF would go on to provide decades of funding and development for biomedical research at the University of Oregon Medical School (OHSU), the Oregon Regional Primate Research Center, and other medical institutions within the state until merging with OHSU's research foundation in 1994. This collection contains administrative records, correspondence, grant proposals, newsletters, media, and more.