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Smith-Western Company Photographs of Oregon State College, circa 1955 - circa 1956

A view of Waldo Hall from the northeast, ca 1960s.

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P 164

The Smith-Western Company Photographs of Oregon State College contain images of Oregon State College campus buildings and sorority and fraternity houses. These images were likely printed as post cards and sold in the College bookstore. Smith-Western Company was established in 1947 as a manufacturer of souvenir paper goods and operates today as a supplier for the tourist and attraction industries.

Historical Note 

Scope and Content Note


0.1 cubic foot, including 89 photographs; 1 box


The Smith-Western Company Photographs of Oregon State College is arranged in two series: I. Campus Buildings, circa 1955 - circa 1956 and II. Fraternity and Sorority Houses, circa 1955.

Related Papers

The OSU Memorabilia Collection contains information pertaining to campus buildings and the fraternities and sororities affiliated with Oregon State University. Additional photographs of campus buildings can be found in Harriet's Photograph Collection, News and Communications Services Photographs (P 057), the Buildings Photograph Collection (P 016), Gwil Evans Photograph Collection (P 082), and the OSU Historical Photographs (P 025). Campus building plans and blueprints are a part of the Facilities Services Records (RG 193). The Special Collections & Archives Research Center includes many collections documenting fraternities and sororities at Oregon State.

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