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Student Assembly Records, 1903-1923

By Finding aid prepared by Elizabeth Nielsen.

Collection Overview

Title: Student Assembly Records, 1903-1923

ID: RG 043

Primary Creator: Oregon Agricultural College. Student Assembly

Extent: 0.2 cubic feet. More info below.

Arrangement: Organized into two series: I. Constitutions and II. Minutes.

Languages of Materials: English [eng]


The Student Assembly Records document the activities of the student government at Oregon Agricultural College from 1903 to 1923.

Scope and Content Notes

The Student Assembly Records document the organization and activities of the student government for Oregon Agricultural College through published constitutions and minutes.

Biographical / Historical Notes

The Student Assembly was established "for the purpose of arranging the various departments of student enterprises under a centralized head, and to secure united action upon all questions which may come before this organization." The Student Assembly initially consisted of three departments: the Athletic Department; the Department of Oratory and Debate; and the Department of Publications, which was reponsible for publication of the College Barometer. The Assembly was subsequently known as the Associated Students of Oregon State College (or University).

Administrative Information

More Extent Information: 1 box

Statement on Access: Collection is open for research.

Original/Copies Note: Microfilm of a portion of the collection (1910 revised constitution and minutes for 1903-1906) was produced in 1967. The security copy is housed in the Oregon State Archives Security Copy Depository; a use copy is not currently available.

Related Materials: Additional student government records, beginning with 1917, are available in the Associated Students of Oregon State University (ASOSU) Records (RG 011).

Preferred Citation: Student Assembly Records (RG 043), Oregon State University Special Collections and Archives Research Center, Corvallis, Oregon.


Oregon Agricultural College. Student Assembly

People, Places, and Topics

College sports--Oregon--Corvallis.
College student government--Oregon--Corvallis.
College student newspapers and periodicals--Oregon--Corvallis.
College students--Oregon--Corvallis.
Oregon Agricultural College--Students.
Oregon Agricultural College. Student Assembly
Student activities--Oregon--Corvallis.
University History

Box and Folder Listing

Series 1: Constitutions, 1906-1920
Series I includes the constitutions dated 1906, 1910, 1913, 1917 and 1920. The constitutions address membership, officers, meetings, student fees, and student discipline procedures.
Box-Folder 1.1
Series 2: Minutes, 1903-1923
In addition to handwritten minutes of meetings, Series II includes typed resolutions; copies of outgoing and incoming correspondence; and clippings. Many of the actions recorded in the minutes pertain to athletics.
Box-Folder 1.2: Minutes, 1903-1906
Box-Item 1.3: Minutes - Bound Volume, 1906-1923

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