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OSU Buildings Histories in the Special Collections and Archives Research Center

Building History

 

Built in 1917 as the Forestry Building, many of the trees in the large grove to the south are remnants of tree nursery that was planted soon after completion. The building now houses the School of Writing, Literature, and Film. In 1973, the building was named for W. W. Moreland, a faculty member in the 1860s and 1870s who is credited with urging the state legislature to designate Corvallis College as the state's land grant institution under the Morrill Act.

General History

Address

 

Architect

 

Year Built

 

Renovations

 

Square Footage

 

Purpose/Usage

Previous Name(s)

 

Namesake

Historic District

 

Blueprints

 

Maps

Facilities Services Records, 1888-2003. Series XX:  Campus, Farm, and Property Maps, 1899-1990. Campus and Farm Maps: 3-A

Oregon State University Campus Maps, 1894-1994

Photographs

Oregon State University Historical Photographs, 1868-1980

Further Archival Information

Information Forthcoming

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