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Grant Adelbert Covell Papers, 1883-1904

Grant Adelbert Covell, ca. 1920s. Covell was a professor of Mechanics and Mechanical Engineering and served as the first Dean of Engineering from 1907-1927.

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MSS Covell

The Grant Adelbert Covell Papers consist of materials created and assembled by Covell during his student years and early years as a faculty member at Oregon Agricultural College (OAC). Covell earned engineering degrees from Cornell University and was appointed the first faculty member in engineering at OAC in 1889. Covell served as the first Dean of Engineering at OAC, from 1908 until 1927.

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0.05 cubic foot; 1 box

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