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Harvey L. McAlister Collection, 1805-1950View associated digital content.

Predominant Dates: 1893-1946

The Harvey L. McAlister Collection consists of materials assembled by McAlister pertaining to the first Oregon Agricultural College (OAC) football teams in the mid 1890s and the Spanish American War as well as photographs of the OAC campus and students in the 1890s. McAlister played on the first OAC football team in 1893 and graduated with a degree in agriculture in 1897. He was a farmer in Lexington, Oregon, until he retired in 1947.

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

ID: MSS McAlister
Extent: 1.0
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Statement on Access: Collection is open for research.
Statement on Description: The photographs in this collection were originally a separate OSU Archives collection (P 064) and have been combined with the paper records and the football scrapbook to form the Harvey L. McAlister Collection. This collection is not fully processed; this guide is preliminary.
Preferred Citation: Harvey L. McAlister Collection (MSS McAlister), Oregon State University Special Collections and Archives Research Center, Corvallis, Oregon.
Acquisition Note: The paper records and scrapbooks were donated to the Library in 1950; the photographs were acquired by the Archives before the early 1960s.
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