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Oregon State University

LC control no.n 80017721
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Corporate name headingOregon State University
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Variant(s)Oregon. State University
OSU (Oregon State University)
See alsoPredecessor: Oregon State College
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Geographic class no.4294 C7:2O65
Beginning date1961-03-06
Associated countryUnited States
LocatedCorvallis (Or.)
Found inAmerican universities and colleges, 4th ed., 1940-8th ed., 1960 (Oregon State College); 9th ed., 1964 (Oregon State University)
Public colleges and universities, 1986 (f. 1/20/1858 as Corvallis College; des. state's land grant coll. under the Morrill Act of 1862 on 10/27/1868; sch. named Oregon Agricultural College ca. 1868-1870; in 1885 coll. was turned completely over to state, 1953 name officially chgd. to Oregon State College; on 3/6/1961 name chgd. to Oregon State University)
NUCMC data from Oregon State University Archives for Clark, A.M. Papers, 1888-1971 (Corvallis College, 1858-late 1880s or early 1890s; Oregon Agricultural College, late 1880s or early 1890s-1927; Oregon State Agricultural College, 1927-1937; Oregon State College, 1937-1961 (legislatively mandated change occured in 1953, but official college letterhead started using this name in 1937); Oregon State University, 1961-date)
LC man. auth. cd. (hdg.: Oregon. State University, Corvallis)
Who's coming to dinner?, 1998: credits (OSU, Corvallis, Or.)