This collection is chiefly comprised of instructional manuals for radio and television production written by Fred Scheller, was a Professor of Communications and the Director of Media Services at Pacific University in the 1970s.
"Boxer," a bronze Chinese statue that was passed among Pacific University students and alumni, has been the school's mascot since the early 1900s. This collection is a compilation of news clippings, letters, research notes and articles about Boxer, documenting the mascot's history.
Harvey Clark was an Oregon pioneer of 1840 who helped to found Pacific University, and who owned much of the land where the town of Forest Grove now lies. The collection includes one original letter by Harvey Clark dated 1843; a facsimile and transcription of a 1844 letter; a transcription of his 1837 "memory book," a book of verses and notes written by friends; and typed biographical notes about Harvey Clark.
The United States Navy employed combat photographers throughout the Second World War to document the actions of the military. This collection contains approximately 80 of these black and white glossy photographs from the Pacific front, showing such events as the bombing of Pearl Harbor and the surrender of the Japanese on the USS Missouri.
Harry William Morrison was a trombone player in a military band during the First World War. This collection consists of his diaries, writings, and a photograph album, mostly relating to his service in France and Germany between 1918-1919.
Carol and Herb Drew were students at Pacific University from 1956-1960. The collection is chiefly comprised of approximately 40 black-and-white photographs depicting student life at the school during that time.
Student Christian Fellowship of Pacific University was a religious organization, established in 1943. The secretarial book contains organizational minutes from 1943-1948, as well as other plans and notes regarding their activities.