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M. B. Spillard Photograph Collection, circa 1910-1916

By Finding aid prepared by Ryan Atwood and Elizabeth Nielsen.

Collection Overview

Title: M. B. Spillard Photograph Collection, circa 1910-1916

ID: P 163

Primary Creator: Spillard, M. B.

Extent: 0.01 cubic feet. More info below.

Arrangement: This collection is arranged in one series: I. Photographs, circa 1910 - 1916.

Languages of Materials: English [eng]

Abstract

The M. B. Spillard Photograph Collection consists of photographic postcards of Oregon Agricultural College buildings and campus views in the early 1910s.

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

Scope and Content Notes

The M.B. Spillard Photograph Collection consists of photographic postcards of Oregon Agricultural College (OAC) buildings and campus views. The collection also includes images of a football game between OAC and the University of Oregon and a freshman football team. Of note is a photographic postcard of the first train from North Bend to Eugene with a message from Walker B. to the members of Phi Delta Sigma fraternity that was sent in May 1916.

The collection includes photographic postcards published by the Pacific Photo Company of Salem, Oregon, and the Pacific Novelty Company of San Francisco.

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

Administrative Information

More Extent Information: 16 photographs; 1 box

Statement on Access: Collection is open for research.

Acquisition Note: The photographs were received by the University Archives in the 1970s.

Related Materials: The Special Collections & Archives Research Center holdings include many collections with photographic postcards from the early 20th century. Of special note are the Pacific Photo Company Postcards (P 023) and the Roland G. Holmes Collection of Oregon and Washington Postcards (P 283). Numerous collections held by the Center include photographs of campus buildings and views.

Preferred Citation: M. B. Spillard Photograph Collection (P 163), Oregon State University Special Collections and Archives Research Center, Corvallis, Oregon.

Processing Information: At the time this finding aid was prepared, the collection did not include the item numbered P163:04. No biographical information is available with the collection regarding M. B. Spillard; research conducted during preparation of this guide using typical resources for students, alumni, and faculty yielded no information about Spillard.

Creators

Spillard, M. B.
Pacific Novelty Co.
Pacific Photo Company (Salem, Or.)

People, Places, and Topics

College buildings--Oregon--Corvallis.
Football players--Oregon--Corvallis.
Oregon Agricultural College--Buildings.
Oregon Agricultural College--Students.
Spillard, M. B.
University History

Forms of Material

Photographic postcards.


Box and Folder Listing

Series 1: Photographs, circa 1910 - 1916
Series I consists of photographic postcards of Oregon Agricultural College buildings and campus views.
Box-Folder 1.1
Item P163:01: First train from North Bend to Eugene, 1916
Item P163:02: Freshman Football Team, circa 1915
Item P163:03: Rooters at University of Oregon versus Oregon Agricultural College football game, circa 1915
Item P163:05-P163:06: Armory, circa 1910
McAlexander Fieldhouse.
Item P163:07: Campus scene, circa 1910
View to south of Armory (McAlexander Fieldhouse) and Gymnasium (Valley Gymnastics Center).
Item P163:08: Arms room in the Armory, circa 1910
Item P163:09: Agriculture Hall and the bandstand, circa 1912
Strand Agriculture Hall
Item P163:10: Men's Gymnasium, circa 1910
Langton Hall
Item P163:11: Dairy Building, circa 1912
Gilkey Hall
Item P163:12: OAC greenhouses, circa 1910
Item P163:13: Farm Mechanics building, circa 1912
Gilmore Hall
Item P163:14: Campus scene, circa 1912
Includes Benton Hall in foreground and Strand Agriculture Hall and Gilkey Hall in the background. Bicycle leaning against the exterior wall of Benton Hall.
Item P163:15: Campus scene, circa 1910
View to the south from the roof of Benton Hall includes Furman Hall, the Gladys Valley Gymnastics Center, McAlexander Fieldhouse, and campus walkways.
Item P163:16: Campus view, circa 1912
View toward lower campus from the rooftop of a building on Jefferson Avenue.
Item P163:17: The Avonlea, circa 1910
Men standing on porch roof.

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