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Lottie Wilson Letter, 1908

By Finding aid prepared by Elizabeth Nielsen.

Collection Overview

Title: Lottie Wilson Letter, 1908

ID: MSS WilsonL

Primary Creator: Wilson, Lottie

Extent: 0.01 cubic feet. More info below.

Languages of Materials: English [eng]

Abstract

The Lottie Wilson Letter was written in January 1908 by Lottie Wilson, a music student at Oregon Agricultural College, to her family in Mount Hood, Oregon. It describes her activities as a resident of Waldo Hall and her work at a Corvallis photography studio.

Scope and Content Notes

The Lottie Wilson Letter was written in January 1908 by Lottie Wilson, a music student at Oregon Agricultural College to her family in Mount Hood, Oregon. It describes her work in the photography studio of W.S. Gardner and activities in Waldo Hall, where she lived. A broadside advertising a carnival-like event at Waldo Hall on January 18 is included with the letter. The event was a benefit for the Waldo Hall library and featured Mouche Mouche (a guinea pig), fortune telling, and a Japanese booth.

Biographical / Historical Notes

Lottie Wilson, from Mount Hood (Wasco County), Oregon, was a music student at Oregon Agricultural College during the 1907-1908 academic year and lived in Waldo Hall. She worked in the photography studio of W.S. Gardner.

Administrative Information

More Extent Information: 1 box

Statement on Access: Collection is open for research.

Related Materials: Other materials about Waldo Hall are available in the OSU Memorabilia Collection (MSS MC).

Preferred Citation: Lottie Wilson Letter (MSS WilsonL), Oregon State University Special Collections and Archives Research Center, Corvallis, Oregon.

Creators

Wilson, Lottie

People, Places, and Topics

Gardner, W. S.
Local History
Oregon Agricultural College--Students.
Student activities--Oregon--Corvallis.
Student housing--Oregon--Corvallis.
University History
Wilson, Lottie


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