The Environmental Health Sciences Center was established in 1967 to provide coordination and stimulation of interdisciplinary environmental health research and training between OSU colleges and departments. The Center is funded primarily by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, and the major field of research is environmental toxicology. The director reports to the Dean of Research.
Directors have included Virgil Freed (1967-1981) and Donald J. Reed (1982-1997).
Series I, Introductory Booklet, consists of a packet of materials assembled in 1975 to illustrate the programs and operations of the Center. Series II, Progress Reports, consists of summary and annual reports of the Center and specific programs, from 1964-1996. The first report pertains to a program in place when the Center was established. Series III, Special Reports, consists of planning, program, meeting, and project reports, primarily from the 1970s. Series IV consists of policy /historical correspondence from 1975 and 1976. Series V includes the Center's executive committee meeting minutes from 1967- 1970. Series VI contains grant and research proposals for the Center and component programs, and dates from 1966-1970. Series VII, Special Events Records, contains reports and paper abstracts of conferences attended by Center staff or hosted by the Center in the early 1970s.
Preferred Citation :
Environmental Health Sciences Center Records (RG 155), Oregon State University Archives, Corvallis, Oregon.
Organized into 7 series: I. Introductory Booklet; II. Progress Reports; III. Special Reports; IV. Policy/ Historical Correspondence; V. Executive Committee Meeting Minutes; VI. Grant and Research Proposals; and VII. Special Events Records.
Detailed Description of the Collection