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Betty Hole Collection, 1925-1980

Collection Overview

Title: Betty Hole Collection, 1925-1980

ID: MSS Hole

Primary Creator: Hole, Betty

Extent: 5.7 cubic feet. More info below.

Languages of Materials: English [eng]


The Betty Hole Collection consists of color slides, black and white 35-mm negatives, photograph albums, motion picture films, publications, a flag and other memorabilia created and assembled by Betty Hole, an OSC student in the early 1930s.

Biographical / Historical Notes

Betty Hole attended Oregon State College in 1930-1931 as a student in home economics. She was a Naval Subsistence Officer at the Pentagon from 1948 to 1973 and was responsible for the installation of feeding operations on military bases and for standardization of recipes. She was also an active member of the OSU College of Home Economics Development Council and the Centennial Campaign Committee. The Betty Hole Child Development Laboratory in OSU's Family Study Center is named in her honor. She died in California on 6 August 1994.

Administrative Information

More Extent Information: 5 cubic foot boxes and 2 document boxes

Statement on Access: Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation: Betty Hole Collection (MSS Hole), Oregon State University Special Collections and Archives Research Center, Corvallis, Oregon.

Processing Information: This collection is not fully processed and a complete finding aid is not available at this time.

Other URL: A preliminary container list was created for this collection on or before November 14, 2014.


Hole, Betty

People, Places, and Topics

Hole, Betty
Oregon State University. College of Home Economics and Education
University History

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