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Corvallis College Articles of Incorporation, 1868-1884

Title page for the Corvallis College Articles of Incorporation, 1868.

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The Corvallis College Articles of Incorporation consist of a manuscript copy of the 1868 articles of incorporation and 1875 supplementary articles as well as a printed 1884 report of a committee investigating the title of the college farm. Corvallis College, the predecessor to Oregon State University, was chartered as a higher education institution in 1868.

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0.05 cubic feet; 1 oversize box

Related Papers

The Board of Trustees Records (RG 033) document the early history of Corvallis College, beginning in 1868. Other materials about the establishment and early years of Corvallis College are available in the Memorabilia Collection.

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