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Azalea House Records, 1953-1970

Azalea House, ca. 1950s. Dedicated in 1953, Azalea House was founded as, and remains, a women's cooperative house. It was named after Rachel Sager Azalea.

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MSS Azalea

The Azalea House Records document the establishment, construction, and funding of this women's cooperative residence at Oregon State College as well as the programs and activities of the residence after it opened in 1953.

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0.08 cubic ft.


Organized into nine series: I. Report Excerpts; II. Minutes; III. Scrapbook/History; IV. Summary of Gifts and Contributions; V. Dedication Program; VI. Advisory Committee Meeting Minutes; VII. Constitutions; VIII. House Rules; IX. Financial Report. Series II and VI are arranged chronologically; series III is arranged by county.

Related Papers

Other materials relating to residency housing are located in the Co-Resident Women, Inc., Records (RG 77) and the Florence Lynds Shuff Collection. Photos of Azalea House are included in the Buildings Photographic Collection (P 16), The News and Communication Services Photographic Collection (P 57), and the Agricultural Communications Photographic Collection (P 120).

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