Oregon State UniversitySpecial Collections & Archives Research Center

Women's Athletics Photograph Collection, 1899-1958

Scope and Content Note

The Women's Athletics Photograph Collection consists of images of teams, events, and individual athletes participating in a variety of sports and recreational activities at Oregon State, primarily during the 1920s and 1930s. The collection includes images of archery, badminton, baseball, basketball, dance, fencing, field hockey, gymnastics, horseback riding, softball, swimming, tennis, track, volleyball, and waterskiing. Of special note are images of the first women's basketball team in 1898-1899. The collection also includes several images of dance performances and pageants.

All of the images are photographic prints and have been assigned individual numbers. Several images in the collection are available online. Many of the photographs were published in the Beaver yearbook.


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