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Art Lowe Photograph Collection, circa 1903-1950

By Finding aid prepared by Elizabeth Nielsen.

Collection Overview

Title: Art Lowe Photograph Collection, circa 1903-1950

ID: P 213

Primary Creator: Lowe, Arthur L. (Arthur Livingston) (1911-1993)

Extent: 0.02 cubic feet. More info below.

Languages of Materials: English [eng]

Abstract

The Art Lowe Photograph Collection consists of photographic prints collected by Lowe. It includes images of Oregon State College faculty and students; campus buildings; student activities and athletics; and Oregon agriculture. Lowe graduated from Oregon State College in 1936 and was Business Manager of the Corvallis Gazette-Times for many years.

Images from this collection have been digitized and are available in Oregon Digital.

Scope and Content Notes

The Art Lowe Photograph Collection consists of photographic prints collected by Arthur Lowe. It includes images of Oregon State College faculty and students; campus buildings; student activities and athletics; and Oregon agriculture. Of especial note are a panoramic photograph (3.5 x 11.75 in) taken in about 1915 of the Dairy Building (now Social Science), Alpha Hall, Shepard Hall, and the Mines Building (now Batcheller Hall); a 1903 portrait photograph of Claude Buchanan in his Oregon Agricultural College cadet uniform taken by Gardner; and images of Knute Rockne, the Horticultural Show, Bexell Hall soon after construction, and construction (or demolition) of the Bell Field grandstand.

Many of the images were taken by Hise Studio of Corvallis, Oregon.

Images from this collection have been digitized and are available in Oregon Digital.

Biographical / Historical Notes

Alumnus Arthur Livingston (Art) Lowe of Corvallis attended Oregon State Agricultural College in the early to mid-1930s and graduated in 1936 with a bachelor's degree in secretarial science. He was Business Manager of the Corvallis Gazette-Times for many years.

Administrative Information

More Extent Information: 50 photographs; 2 boxes, including 1 oversize box

Statement on Access: Collection is open for research.

Separated Materials: Photographs collected by Lowe pertaining to Corvallis and Benton County were donated to the Benton County Historical Museum in Philomath, Oregon.

Preferred Citation: Art Lowe Photograph Collection (P 213), Oregon State University Special Collections and Archives Research Center, Corvallis, Oregon.

Creators

Lowe, Arthur L. (Arthur Livingston) (1911-1993)

People, Places, and Topics

Agriculture--Oregon.
College buildings--Oregon--Corvallis.
College sports--Oregon--Corvallis.
Gardner, W. S.
Hise Studio
Lowe, Arthur L. (Arthur Livingston), 1911-1993
Oregon State College--Faculty.
Oregon State College--Students.
Rockne, Knute, 1888-1931
Student activities--Oregon--Corvallis.
University History

Forms of Material

Photographic prints.


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