University Archives Videotapes, 1991-1994

Overview of the Collection

Oregon State University. University Archives.
University Archives Videotapes
1991-1994 (inclusive)
0.1 cubic foot, including 3 videotapes, (1 box)
Collection Number
FV P 169
The University Archives Videotapes consist of recordings of television news reports about Oregon State University Archives activities and a videotape prepared by the Archives for University Day in 1994.
Oregon State University Libraries, Special Collections and Archives Research Center
Special Collections and Archives Research Center
121 The Valley Library
Oregon State University
Corvallis OR
Telephone: 5417372075
Fax: 5417378674
Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.


Historical NoteReturn to Top

The University Archives was established at Oregon State University in 1961 as a department of the Library. From the early 1970s until 2000, the Archives was part of the OSU central administration. In 2000, the Archives became a department of the University Libraries and moved into the Valley Library in 2003.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The University Archives Videotapes consist of two VHS videotape recordings of television news reports about the Archives and one VHS videotape prepared by the Archives for University Day in 1994.

One of the television news reports (FV P169:1) is about vandalism at the OSU Mink Research Center and the subsequent records recovery operation by OSU Archives staff in June 1991. It includes footage of University Archivist, Michael Holland. The second news report (FV P169:2), broadcast in December 1991 by KEZI-TV in Eugene, Oregon, features the donation of the Oregon State Yank Collection to the Archives. It includes footage of Larry Landis and Elizabeth Nielsen.

A Sampler of Motion Picture Films and Video Holdings of the OSU Archives was prepared for viewing in the Archives' display at University Day in 1994. It includes duplicates of a selection of films and videotapes: The Old Grad Comes Back, 1925; 1942 Rose Bowl pre-Game activities; This is Oregon State, 1958; the Oregon State College/University name change ceremony in 1961; and several Agricultural Experiment Station television public service announcements from 1985. A VHS use copy of this item is available.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Copyright, reproduction, and use restrictions may apply to the videotapes of the television news broadcasts.

Preferred Citation

University Archives Videotapes (FV P 169), Oregon State University Archives, Corvallis, Oregon.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Future Additions

Additions to the collection are expected.

Related Materials

Additional materials pertaining to the programs and activities of the Archives are available in the University Archives (RG 220) and the Budgets and Planning (RG 125) Records and the University Archives Photographs (P 169).

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Animal rights movement--Oregon--Corvallis.
  • Archives--Oregon--Corvallis.
  • Records--Conservation and restoration--Oregon--Corvallis.
  • Vandalism--Oregon--Corvallis.
  • World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American.

Corporate Names

  • Oregon State University--Employees.
  • Oregon State University--Research.

Form or Genre Terms

  • Videotapes.

Titles within the Collection

  • Oregon State Yank.