Guide to the Religious Embassy Scrapbook
1950-1951

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Overview of the Collection

Creator: Religion in Education Foundation.
Title: Religious Embassy Scrapbook
Dates: 1950-1951 ( inclusive )
Quantity: 0.03 cubic foot, including 9 photographs (1 box)
Collection Number: MSS ReligiousEmbassy
Summary: The Religious Embassy Scrapboook documents a week of activities and events with the theme, "The Sciences and Religion Search Together", held at Oregon State College in November 1950. The scrapbook was assembled by the Religion in Education Foundation, one of the sponsors of the Embassy.
Repository: Oregon State University Libraries
Special Collections & Archives Research Center

121 The Valley Library
Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR 97331-4501
Phone: 541-737-2075
Email: scarc@oregonstate.edu
Web: http://scarc.library.oregonstate.edu

Languages: Materials in English. 

Historical Note

The Religious Embassy was held at Oregon State College on November 12-15, 1950, with the theme, The Sciences and Religion Search Together. The week's events included lectures, convocations, and forums for faculty and students that were organized by the Campus Religious Council. The Religion in Education Foundation was a sponsor of the Embassy. Speakers included Robert A. Millikan, former president of the California Institute of Technology; Robert H. Sweeney, president of the University of Portland; J. Randolph and Martena Sasnett, Religion in Education Foundation; John H. Otwell, Pacific School of Religion; and Philip S. Hitchcock, Oregon State Senator from Klamath Falls.

Content Description

The Religious Embassy Scrapbook documents a week of activities and events with the theme, The Sciences and Religion Search Together, held at Oregon State College in November 1950. The scrapbook was assembled by the Religion in Education Foundation and includes clippings, a program, correspondence, committee reports, and photographs. The photographs consist of 3 b/w and 6 color prints. The images include portrait photographs of Robert A. Millikan and J. Randolph Sasnett and snapshots of students and others with the Embassy speakers.

Use of the Collection

Restrictions on Access :  

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation :  

Religious Embassy Scrapbook (MSS ReligiousEmbassy), Oregon State University Special Collections & Archives Research Center, Corvallis, Oregon.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information :  

The scrapbook was donated to the OSU Archives in 1982 by Educational Futures, International, a successor organization to the Religion in Education Foundation.

Related Materials :  

Information about other Religious Emphasis Week programs at Oregon State and campus religious organizations are available in the Memorabilia Collection. The Newman Foundation of Oregon State University Records document support programs for Catholic students and faculty at Oregon State, beginning in the 1960s.


Subjects

  • Personal Names :
  • Millikan, Robert Andrews, 1868-1953.
  • Corporate Names :
  • Oregon State College--Students.
  • Subject Terms :
  • College students--Religious life--Oregon--Corvallis.
  • Religion and science.
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Photographic prints.
  • Scrapbooks.
    • Other Creators :
    • Oregon State College. Campus Religious Council.

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