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Cauthorn Club Records, 1893-1940View associated digital content.

Predominant Dates: 1930-1940
The Cauthorn Club Records document student housing and activities at Oregon State College through financial records (1893-1896 and 1908-1909) and a rollbook and scrapbook (1928-1940).
ID: RG 101
Extent: 0.5 cubic feet
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Biographical / Historical Notes
Statement on Access: Collection is open for research.
Statement on Description: All photographs in the scrapbook are incorrectly labeled as "P 81". This number does not apply to this collection.
Preferred Citation: Cauthorn Club Records (RG 101), Oregon State University Special Collections and Archives Research Center, Corvallis, Oregon.
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Series 1: Rollbook, 1928-1938 Add to Shelf
The rollbook consists of hand-written entries by Cauthorn Club members during the 1930s that give the member's name, the years he lived in the Cauthorn Club, his activities while a student at Oregon State College, his work after graduation from Oregon State, and occasional comments. The rollbook does not include complete entries for all members. This series also includes lists of members for the late 1920s through late 1930s.
Reel 1 Add to Shelf
Series 2: Financial Records, 1893-1909 Add to Shelf
The financial records document room and board payments by Oregon Agricultural College men students for the original Cauthorn Hall. The room furniture receipts record the furniture provided for each room and its return by the resident.
Reel-Folder 1.2-1: Bills, 1893 Add to Shelf
Reel-Folder 1.2-2: Board receipts, 1895-1896 Add to Shelf
Reel-Folder 1.2-3: Room furniture receipts, 1895-1896 Add to Shelf
Reel-Folder 1.2-4: Ledger, 1908-1909 Add to Shelf
Reel-Folder 1.2-5: Miscellaneous checks and receipts, 1908-1909 Add to Shelf
Series 3: Scrapbook, 1930-1940 Add to Shelf
The scrapbook contains newspaper clippings, snapshot photographs, several individual and group portraits, dance cards, and ephemera documenting the members and activities of the Cauthorn Club. Of especial note are images of Robert W. (Bob) Henderson and ephemera pertaining to his election as student body president in 1937; photographs of students at Marys Peak; a tribute to Bliss Worth, an Oregon State College student who died in 1934; and photographs of Walther Ott and Alvord Lathrop.
Box-Item 1.1 Add to Shelf
Dimensions: apx 12x17 in.