We are pleased to announce five new finding aids are available on Archives West describing University of Oregon Faculty Papers. The University Archives’ collection of faculty papers represents generations of UO faculty and reflects a wide range of academic knowledge in the university.
Quirinus Breen faculty papers
Quirinus Breen served as a professor at the University of Oregon form 1938 to 1964. Breen taught in the history department, focusing his studies on Greek, Roman and French history during the Medieval, Renaissance and Reformation eras. The majority of the collection consists of lecture notes and course descriptions from the history courses he taught at the University of Oregon as well as the course notes for a class in this History of Education at Grand Valley State College. Additional materials include Breen’s unpublished papers as well as his personal correspondence.
William Cadbury faculty papers
William Cadbury has served at the University of Oregon since 1961 and continues to act as a professor of Emeritus in the English department today (2015). His study focuses on film theory and criticism. The Collection of William Cadbury’s Faculty Papers consists of a loose leaf copy of his book titled Getting the Point: Film as Literature.
Frederick Malcolm Combellack faculty papers
Frederick Malcolm Combellack (1906-2002) served at the University of Oregon from 1937 until 1977. He taught in the department of Classics, offering courses in Greek and Latin Literature. Combellack’s main area of Study revolved around Homer and the Odyssey. This collection of Combellack’s Faculty Papers includes his notes and publications on Homer as well as a collection of book reviews by Combellack on works concerning Homer. Additionally, the collection includes lectures and correspondence from Combellack’s time at the University.
Becky Sisley faculty papers
Becky Sisley was a University of Oregon professor and coach whose work focused on gender equality in sport and equal opportunity for women athletes and coaches. As the first Women’s Athletic Director from ‘73 to ‘79, Sisley pushed for change and progress in the UO Women’s Athletic Department. The Becky Sisley factuly papers contains documents from her time at the University of Oregon as well as her involvement in various Women’s sports organizations. The papers include course material from classes she taught, publications and articles written by her colleagues on title IX and gender equity in athletics as well as personal publications.
Harry B. Yocom faculty papers
Harry B. Yocom was a University of Oregon Professor who served in the department of biology from 1920 until his death in 1958. He taught classes in zoology and served as the head of the biology department until 1945. The collection consists of course and lecture notes from his time at the University of Oregon as well as research notes that center around the biological make-up of the Coos Bay Region of Oregon. The material also includes Yocom’s personal correspondence as well as four folders of his wife, Catharine W. Beckley’s class and research notes.