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Alice Ash Smith Photograph Collection, 1930-1936

Collection Overview

Title: Alice Ash Smith Photograph Collection, 1930-1936

ID: P 212

Primary Creator: Smith, Alice Ash

Extent: 0.04 cubic feet. More info below.

Languages of Materials: English [eng]


The Alice Ash Smith Photograph Collection documents student activities at Oregon Agricultural College in the 1930s.

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

Scope and Content Notes

This photographic collection consists of photographic prints collected and assembled by Alice Ash Smith documenting student activities during the 1930s. The collection includes images of football games and players, crew practices on the Willamette River, theater productions, dances, and other student activities and student groups including the Beaver Knights. Of particular note are images of several theater productions, the Junior Follies, and Robin Batcheller; football player, Art Ramponi; construction of the rook bonfire; and the Whiteside Theater in Corvallis. Programs for the Death Takes a Holiday (1933) and Junior Follies productions are also included.

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

Biographical / Historical Notes

Alumna Alice Arnold Ash of Corvallis attended Oregon State Agricultural College in the early to mid-1930s and graduated in 1935 with a degree in Secretarial Science. She later married Roy V. Smith who was also an OSAC student during that time period.

Administrative Information

More Extent Information: 56 prints affixed to loose album pages

Preferred Citation: Alice Ash Smith Photograph Collection (P 212), Oregon State University Special Collections and Archives Research Center, Corvallis, Oregon.


Smith, Alice Ash

People, Places, and Topics

Batcheller, Robin
College environment--Oregon--Corvallis.
College students--Oregon--Corvallis.
Drama--Study and teaching--Oregon.
Oregon State Agricultural College--Students.
Ramponi, Art
Smith, Alice Ash
University History
Willamette River (Or.)

Forms of Material

Photographic prints.

Creative Commons License
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