Scope and Content Note
The Boy Scouts of America Troop 1 Records document the membership and activities of this youth organization of Corvallis, Oregon.
The bulk of the records are membership records, annual reports, meeting minutes, subject files, and photographs for Troop 1 from its founding in 1919 through the mid-1940s. Of special note are materials and photographs pertaining to construction of the troop's cabin; materials pertaining to the alumni of the troop and the 20th, 50th, and 75th anniversary celebrations of the troop; and information about and photographs of Delmer Goode and Carl Merryman. The records also include newsletters, correspondence, and ephemera of the Benton District (for Benton County) and the Wallamet Area Council (southwestern Oregon) for the 1930s and 1940s. Records of Troop 13 (Corvallis, Or.) for the 1930s are also included.
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