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W.J. Gilstrap Papers, 1897-1950

Alumni inducted into Phi Kappa Phi, 1924.  Front row (left to right): J. K. Weatherford '72; William H. Holman '83; William Y. Masters '82. Back row: James H. Collins '88; W. J. Gilstrap '98; John Fulton '92; Newton A. Thompson '76.

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MSS Gilstrap

The W.J. Gilstrap Papers consist of a memoir written by Gilstrap describing his family, education, and career as a physician as well as publications documenting his activities as an Oregon Agricultural College student and alumnus. Gilstrap earned a BS in Agriculture in 1898 from Oregon Agricultural College. After completing his medical degree in 1903, he worked as a physician and druggist in Sheridan and Portland, Oregon.

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0.05 cubic feet; 1 box; 1 document file; 1 Mbyte

Related Papers

The Alumni Assocation Records (RG 035) include additional information about the Class of 1898. The Archives' holdings include other collections documenting the student experience at Oregon Agricultural College in the 1890s, including the Leroy G. Mattley Papers, the Harvey L. McAlister Collection, and the Abigail and Mattie Wright Collection. The Memorabilia Collection includes programs for oratorical contests in the 1890s (MC-Oratorical Contests). Other materials pertaining to Native Americans are part of the Oregon Multicultural Archives.

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