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President's Office Records of John M. Bloss, 1892-1897

John McKnight Bloss seated with students, ca. 1894. Bloss sits in the middle of the bottom row.

Information and Credits

RG 013 - SG 03

The President's Office Records of John M. Bloss are comprised of correspondence and reports related to the management and operation of the Oregon State Agricultural College between 1892 and 1897. The collection also contains an announcement from the Corvallis Gazette of Bloss' marriage to Mary A. Woods and a transcript of a speech given by Bloss to the Oregon State Horticultural Society.

Historical Note 

Scope and Content Note


0.25 cubic feet; 1 box


The President's Office Records of John M. Bloss are arranged into four series: I: Correspondence, 1892-1897; II: Marriage Announcement, 1893; III: Speeches, 1894; Reports, 1893-1894. All correspondence is arranged chronologically.

Related Papers

Related content from Bloss' presidency can be found in the John McKnight Bloss Collection and Subgroup 12 of the President's Office Records. Additional materials relating to the presidents of Oregon State University include the President's Office Records (RG 013), the Presidents of Oregon State University Photographic Collection (P 001), the President's Office Photographs Collection (P 092), the President's Office Motion Picture Film and Videotapes Collection (FV P 092), the Board of Regents Records (RG 008), the Board of Trustees Records (RG 033), and the the Oregon State University Memorabilia Collection.

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