University of Oregon Bookstore

University Of Oregon Bookstore

University of Oregon Bookstore

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The University of Oregon Bookstore is the bookstore for the University of Oregon in Eugene, Oregon, United States. It is a not-for-profit corporation governed by an elected Board of Directors composed mostly of students. It serves primarily students, faculty, staff and alumni of the University of Oregon. The store provides class texts and general interest books, art and school supplies, sportswear and Oregon memorabilia, computers and electronics as well as various gift and food items.

As of fall 2007, the UO Bookstore is in the process of renaming all of its locations to The Duck Store.

History

The first University of Oregon bookstore was organized by the Associated Students of the University of Oregon (ASUO) in 1916 in a rented house that was on the site of the present store. After World War I, the ASUO found itself in financial difficulty and sold the bookstore to a local druggist. By 1920, it became clear that the university needed a bookstore, and a supporter from Portland, stationer J. K. Gill, set up the University of Oregon Cooperative Store. Stock in a separate corporation, the University Supply Company, was sold to department heads and faculty, including university president Prince Lucien Campbell.

The bookstore changed locations several...
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