[Libs-Or] OSU Libraries' Library Faculty Association seminar -- Friday, December 5
larry.landis at oregonstate.edu
Tue Nov 25 15:30:37 PST 2008
OSU Libraries' Library Faculty Association presents
>From Private Collection to Public Access: The Gerald W. Williams
Collection at the Oregon State University Libraries.
When: Friday, December 5, 2008, 10-11:30 am
Where: Willamette Industries seminar rooms, Valley Library, OSU
The OSU Library Faculty Association (LFA) invites all interested people
to attend a Library Seminar Presentation on Friday, December 5, in The
Valley Library. Former U.S. Forest Service National Historian Gerald W.
Williams will present From Private Collection to Public Access: The
Gerald W. Williams Collection at the Oregon State University Libraries.
Dr. Williams will discuss his thirty five years of collecting, which
resulted in a 3,100 volume research library on environmental and Pacific
Northwest history, Native Americans, and photography; a collection of
more than 15,000 historic photographs documenting forestry, landscapes,
railroads, and the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) in Oregon and the
Pacific Northwest; several hundred maps, many of which document national
forests in the Northwest; and posters and other ephemera pertaining to
the U.S. Forest Service and the CCC. Williams will discuss the
importance of this collection to scholarship in the region. The OSU
Libraries acquired the Williams Collection and Williams' personal papers
in 2007, and has digitized selected materials over the past year
The seminar will take place from 10-11:30 am in the Willamette
Industries Seminar Rooms, third floor of Oregon State University's
Valley Library (VL 3622). Refreshments will be served.
2008/09 OSU Libraries' Library Faculty Association Seminar Series
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