Journalism DepartmentRecords 1918-1988


Journalism DepartmentRecords 1918-1988

The Journalism Department Recordsdocument the undergraduate and graduate instruction programs in technicaljournalism at Oregon State University. The records also include materialspertaining to the reorganization of higher education in Oregon in theearly 1930s and the controversy between the University of Oregon andOregon Agricultural College (OAC) in the 1920s regarding the offering ofjournalism degrees at OAC.

1.35 cubic feet, 2 boxes; 11 microfilm reels



SNAC Resource ID: 6372128

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Oregon Agricultural College. Dept. of Industrial Journalism. (corporateBody)

Blakeslee, Sandra. (person)

Oregon State System of Higher Education (corporateBody)

The University of Oregon was created by an act of the Oregon Legislature in 1872. In 1876, the Legislature passed an act to "Provide for the Support and Government of the University of Oregon." Section 2 of that act vested the government of the University in a nine-person Board of Regents. In 1929, the Legislature established the State Department of Higher Education and invested it with the power previously held by the individual Boards of Regents at all Oregon universities. Some of the function...

Zwahlen, Fred C., 1924- (person)

McCall, Tom, 1913-1983 (person)

Tom Lawson McCall (1913-1983) was a journalist and television commentator who served Oregon as Secretary of State (1965-1967) and as one of its most prominent Governors (1967-1975). He focused on quality of life issues, such as the Bottle Bill, cleaning up industrial water pollution, and preserving public access to Oregon's beaches. He hosted a national governor's conference during his tenure and was active in the national Republican Party. From the description of Tom Lawson McCall P...

Oregon State University. Dept. of Journalism. (corporateBody)

Journalism courses were first offered at Oregon Agricultural College during the 1914/15 school year, and the Department of Industrial Journalism was created in 1918. The department's purpose was to train students "who wish to take positions on farm and trade journals, newspapers, and other publications, especially where writing on industrial subjects such as Agriculture, Home Economics, and Engineering is required" (1919/20 OAC Catalogue). On three occasions during the 1920s, the State Board of ...

Oregon State College. Dept. of Journalism. (corporateBody)

Nokes, J. Richard (person)

Oregon State university (corporateBody)

Blakeslee, Alton L. (person)

Howard, Shirley Jean, 1928- (person)