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Football Photograph Collection, 1894-2000

Knute Rockne (in helmet) and Coach Paul Schissler (third from right) at the OAC coaching school, ca. 1920s.

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P 004

The Football Photograph Collection consists of action shots of Oregon State football players during practices and games as well as portraits and posed photographs of teams and individual athletes. Also depicted are coaches, equipment and training staff, and athletic facilities such as Bell Field and Parker Stadium. Oregon State University began intercollegiate competition in football in 1893.

Historical Note 

Scope and Content Note


0.85 cubic foot, including approximately 800 photographs; 3 boxes, including 1 oversize box


The Football Photograph Collection has been arranged in one series: I. Football Photographs, 1894-2000. The images are individually numbered and arranged numerically. Some of the individual item numbers have been assigned to different views of the same topic (for example: P004:046; P004:123; and P004:176).

Related Papers

The Orange and Beaver yearbooks, Harriet's Photograph Collection, Intercollegiate Athletics Photograph Collection (P 031), Beaver Yearbook Photographs (P 003), Richard W. Gilkey Photograph Collection (P 252), and W. Lester Powell Photograph Collection (P 192) contain additional football photographs. Information pertaining to Oregon State football such as its history at the University, player rosters, and game statistics can be found in the yearbooks, Memorabilia Collection, Rose Bowl Football Game Scrapbooks, Oregon State College - New York University Football Game Scrapbooks, Sports Media Guides (PUB 054), George Edmonston Jr. Collection, Harvey L. McAlister Collection, and the Chuck Boice Papers.

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