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Orange Owl, 1920-1928View associated digital content.

The Orange Owl was a college humor magazine published by the Orange Owl Chapter of the Hammer and Coffin National Honorary Society at Oregon Agricultural College during the 1920s. The magazine included humorous and satirical pieces as well as cartoons and pen sketches created by students.
ID: PUB 010-13c
Extent: 0.35 cubic feet
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Statement on Access: Collection is open for research.
Preferred Citation: Orange Owl (PUB 010-13c), Oregon State University Special Collections and Archives Research Center, Corvallis, Oregon.
Acquisition Note: Issues of the Orange Owl were received by the Library as they were published in the 1920s; copies held in the Special Collections Vault Collection were transferred to the University Archives in 2010 and combined with paper and microfilmed copies to form one collection which is now held in the Special Collections & Archives Research Center.
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Series 1: Orange Owl, 1920-1928 Add to Shelf
All issues but one are available in paper and on microfilm; one issue (volume 2, no. 3 for May 1921) is only available on microfilm. The titles for individual issues are given below. Issues with more than one paper copy in the collection are indicated below by the number of copies. A link to the online version of each issue is provided.
Box-Folder 1.1: Junior Week-End (volume 1, no. 1), May 1920 Add to Shelf
Extent: 2 copies
Box-Folder 1.2: Come Back Number (volume 2, no. 1), November 1920 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.3: Rainy Day Number (volume 2, no. 2), March 1921 Add to Shelf
Extent: 2 copies
Box-Folder 1.4: Orange Owl (volume 3, no. 1), October 1921 Add to Shelf
Extent: 2 copies
Box-Folder 1.5: Christmas Number (volume 3, no. 2), December 1921 Add to Shelf
Extent: 2 copies
Box-Folder 1.6: Orange Owl (volume 3, no. 3), February 1922 Add to Shelf
Extent: 2 copies
Box-Folder 1.7: Hard Times Number (volume 3, no. 4), March 1922 Add to Shelf
Extent: 2 copies
Box-Folder 1.8: Love Number (volume 3, no. 5), April 1922 Add to Shelf
Extent: 2 copies
Box-Folder 1.9: Junior Weekend (volume 3, no. 6), May 1922 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.10: "Something New" Number (volume 4, no. 1), October 1922 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.11: Old Grad Number (volume 4, no. 2), November 1922 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.12: Coed Number (volume 4, no. 3), January 1923 Add to Shelf
Extent: 2 copies
Box-Folder 1.13: Movie Number (volume 4, no. 4), April 1923 Add to Shelf
Extent: 2 copies
Box-Folder 1.14: Preppers Number (volume 4, no. 5), May 1923 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.15: R.O.T.C. Number (volume 4, no. 6), June 1923 Add to Shelf
Extent: 2 copies
Box-Folder 1.16: Comeback Number (volume 5, no. 1), October 1923 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.17: "Big Game" Number (volume 5, no. 2), November 1923 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.18: Empty Sock Number (volume 5, no. 3), December 1923 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.19: Moron Number (volume 5, no. 4), February 1924 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.20: Unlucky Number (volume 5, no. 5), April 1924 Add to Shelf
Extent: 2 copies
Box-Folder 1.21: Marine Sports Number (volume 5, no. 6), June 1924 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.22: The Orange Owl (volume 6, no. 1), October 1924 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.23: Home Again - Win Again Number (volume 6, no. 2), November 1924 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.24: Memorial Union Number (volume 6, no. 3), January 1925 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.25: Spring Fever Number (volume 6, no. 4), March 1925 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.26: Spring Style Number (volume 6, no. 5), May 1925 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.27: Registration Number (volume 7, no. 1), September 1925 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.28: Alumni Number (volume 7, no. 2), October 1925 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.29: Holiday Number (volume 7, no. 3), December 1925 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.30: Odd Number (volume 7, no. 4), February 1926 Add to Shelf
Extent: 2 copies
Box-Folder 1.31: Picnic Number (volume 7, no. 5), May 1926 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.32: Literary Number (volume 7, no. 6), June 1926 Add to Shelf
This issue of serious literary pieces was published by students in the English Department under the supervision of Professors S.H. Peterson, Gertrude McElfrish, and J.M. Kierzek.
Extent: 2 copies
Box-Folder 1.33: The Request Number (volume 8, no. 1), October 1926 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.34: Homecoming Number (volume 8, no. 2), November 1926 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.35: "Adam's Rib" Number (volume 8, no. 3), February 1927 Add to Shelf
Published exclusively by women students.
Box-Folder 1.36: Hammer & Coffin Number (volume 8, no. 4), April 1927 Add to Shelf
Extent: 2 copies
Box-Folder 1.37: Honeymoon Number (volume 8, no. 5), May 1927 Add to Shelf
Extent: 2 copies
Box-Folder 1.38: Homecoming Number (volume 9, no. 1), October 1927 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.39: Purity Number (volume 9, no. 2), December 1927 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.40: Leap Year Number (volume 9, no. 3), February 1928 Add to Shelf
Extent: 2 copies
Box-Folder 1.41: Sunday Paper Edition (volume 9, no. 4), April 1928 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.42: Weak-End Number (volume 9, no. 5), May 1928 Add to Shelf
Reel 1: Junior Weekend Number (volume 2, no. 3), May 1921 Add to Shelf
This issue is only available on microfilm and online.
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