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Benjamin L. Arnold Collection, 1874-1892

Benjamin L. Arnold. Arnold served as the second president of Oregon Agricultural College from 1872-1892. Arnold constructed a curriculum structure, dividing studies into two departments, Literary and Scientific. Each
				department contained specific corresponding schools.

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MSS Arnold

The Benjamin L. Arnold Collection consists of several items pertaining to Arnold, who served as president of Corvallis College from 1872 until 1892. The items include correspondence written by Arnold to his family; newspaper clippings regarding Arnold's death; condolence letters written to Arnold's widow Minnie following his death in 1892; and two Benton County, Oregon land deeds.

Biographical Note 

Scope and Content Note


0.01 cubic ft.; The Arnold Collection is housed in one 12x17 oversize box.

Related Papers

Other materials relating to Benjamin L. Arnold and to past presidents of Oregon State University can be found in the Memorabilia Collection and in the President's Office Records (RG 13).

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