The Davis Allen Photographs consists of photographs taken by Davis Allen while he was a student at Oregon Agricultural College between 1917 and 1921 depicting student activities and college buildings.
ID: P 261
Extent: 0.02 cubic feet
Scope and Content Notes
The Davis Allen Photographs were made by alumnus Davis Allen during his student years at Oregon Agricultural College. The images primarily depict campus views and annual rituals such as the homecoming bonfire, "burning of the green," the bag rush, the rook-sophomore tug-of-war over the millrace, and the queue for fall class registration. Notable campus scene include the Lady of the Fountain, the new Library building (now Kidder Hall), the bandstand in the Library quadrangle, and standing water on lower campus. A few of the images depict off-campus scenes such as the Marys River Dam and a view of the college and surrounding farms from atop a nearby hill.
Statement on Access: Collection is open for research.
Preferred Citation: Davis Allen Photographs (P 261), Oregon State University Special Collections and Archives Research Center, Corvallis, Oregon.
Languages of Materials
People, Places, and Topics