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E. E. Wilson Papers, 1838-1961

E. E. Wilson, 1920. Eddy Elbridge Wilson graduated in 1889 with a B.S from the State Agricultural College of the State of Oregon in Corvallis. From 1925-1940, Wilson was president then board member of the First National Bank of Corvallis. Wilson was also deeply involved with the community, working with the State Game Commission from 1935-1949 and the Corvallis Planning Commission from 1931-1941. At Oregon Agricultural College, Wilson served on the Board of Regents from 1906-1915 and 1924-1929. From 1925-1961, Wilson worked with the Memorial Union Board of Governors.

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The E. E. Wilson Papers include Wilson's personal and professional papers and document his education, family, work as an attorney, and public service activities.

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41 cubic feet


Organized into 6 subgroups: 1. Personal/Family Records; 2. OSU Work; 3. Local Development Issues; 4. Game Commission; 5. Business/Real Estate Records; and 6. Legal Records.

Related Papers

The E. E. Wilson Memorabilia Collection file and the E. E. Wilson Photograph Collection (P 101) complement Wilson's papers. The papers of Roland E. Dimick and William L. Finley dovetail with many of Wilson's conservation work. The institutional records of the Oregon Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit (OCWRU), included as part of the Fisheries and Wildlife Dept. Records (RG 190), expand on the OCWRU materials in the Wilson Papers. Other related records include the records of the Board of Regents (RG 8), the Office of the President (RG 13), and the Memorial Union Records (RG 99). Records of the State Game Commission are located at the Oregon State Archives in Salem.

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