Oregon State UniversitySpecial Collections & Archives Research Center

Harriet's Photograph Collection, 1868-1996

Harriet Moore posing with a class gift, November 1966.

Information and Credits


Harriet's Collection - named for the first University Archivist, Harriet Moore - is an artificial collection of photographic images documenting the full range of Oregon State University programs and activities from its founding as Corvallis College in 1868. The collection consists of about 25 cubic feet of photographic prints and negatives (approximately 30,000 items) dating from the late 19th century to the present.

Scope and Content Note


25 cubic ft.; approx. 30,000 items.


Harriet's Collection is arranged in over 3400 subject files; each file has been assigned a number. The images in the collection are labeled with the file number preceded by a "#" symbol. In the finding aid, the file number is preceded by "HC". The number of items per subject file vary from a single image to several hundred.

Related Papers

The Panoramic Prints - Special Inventory contains duplicated photographs from Harriet's Collection.

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