The Harvey L. McAlister Collection consists of materials assembled by McAlister pertaining to the first Oregon Agricultural College (OAC) football teams in the mid 1890s and the Spanish American War as well as photographs of the OAC campus and students in the 1890s. McAlister played on the first OAC football team in 1893 and graduated with a degree in agriculture in 1897. He was a farmer in Lexington, Oregon, until he retired in 1947.
1 cubic foot, including 26 photographs; 4 boxes, including 2 oversize boxes, and 1 map folder
Additional materials pertaining to the Spanish-American War are available in the Memorabilia Collection (MC-Spanish American War). The Football Photograph Collection (P 004) and Harriet's Collections include numerous other photographs of early Oregon Agricultural College football teams and players.