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Paul Andresen Photographs, 1998-1999

By Finding aid prepared by Elizabeth Nielsen.

Collection Overview

Title: Paul Andresen Photographs, 1998-1999

ID: P 262

Primary Creator: Andresen, Paul

Extent: 0.01 cubic feet. More info below.

Languages of Materials: English [eng]


The Paul Andresen Photographs document the construction of Goss Stadium at Coleman Field, the home of Oregon State University baseball. Andresen graduated from OSU in 1968.

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

Scope and Content Notes

The Paul Andresen Photographs consist of 41 35 mm color slides depicting the construction of Goss Stadium at Coleman Field in late 1998 and early 1999. Some of the photos are date-stamped providing a visual chronology of the development of the stadium. The collection also includes photographs of the first game played in the new stadium as well as images of the OSU baseball team playing in a tournament game in Peoria, Arizona, in 1999.

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

Biographical / Historical Notes

Paul Andresen graduated from Oregon State University in 1968 with a bachelor's degree in business. He is an active member of the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR), a loyal fan of OSU baseball, and member of the OSU Dugout Club.

Oregon State has been playing baseball on the same site since starting varsity baseball in 1907, making Goss Stadium at Coleman Field the oldest diamond in the Pacific-10 and one of the oldest in the country. Goss Stadium was added to Coleman Field over the winter of 1998-1999 with grandstand seating for 1,400 fans. The structure includes a press box, concession and lobby area, dugouts, locker rooms, restrooms, and storage areas.

Administrative Information

More Extent Information: 41 photographs; 1 box

Statement on Access: Collection is open for research.

Related Materials: Photographs and other materials pertaining to Oregon State University baseball are available online in Oregon State Baseball: 100 Years to a National Championship, 1907-2006. Other materials can be found in the Baseball Photographs (P 007) and the Intercollegiate Athletics Records (RG 007).

Preferred Citation: Paul Andresen Photographs (P 262), Oregon State University Special Collections and Archives Research Center, Corvallis, Oregon.


Andresen, Paul

People, Places, and Topics

Andresen, Paul
Baseball fields--Oregon--Corvallis.
Baseball players--Oregon--Corvallis.
Oregon State University--Baseball.
Oregon State University--Buildings
University History

Forms of Material

Slides (photographs).

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