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Dan Poling Papers, 1956-1966

Dan Williams Poling, ca 1960s. Poling was the Dean of Men from 1947-1970. The Dan Poling Service Award recognizes those who have dedicated an extensive amount of volunteer work to Oregon State University.

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The Dan Poling Papers consist of Poling's dissertation on Adair Village as well as a history of the Blue Key National Fraternity prepared by him. Poling earned a BS in Commerce from Oregon Agricultural College in 1928 and served as Dean of Men at Oregon State from 1947 until the early 1970s.

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0.35 cubic foot; 1 box

Related Papers

The Dean of Men Records (RG 134) document various programs and activities for male students at Oregon State during the time that Poling was Dean of Men as well as materials pertaining to the history of housing at Oregon State assembled by Poling. The Blue Key Fraternity Records (MSS BlueKey) pertain to the membership and activities of the Oregon State chapter. The Facilities Services Records (RG 193) include architectural drawings and plans for structures at Camp Adair and Adair Village. Additional information about student housing at Adair Village is available in the Memorabilia Collection (MC-Adair Village). The Oregon State University Dames Club Records (MSS Dames) provide information about activities for wives of Oregon State students.

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