Predominant Dates: 1943-1974
The Ben A. Newell Papers document the career of Oregon State College alumnus and Marion County Extension Agent Ben A. Newell. Newell graduated in 1941 with a degree in agriculture and worked for the Extension Service from 1944 until 1973.
ID: MSS Newell
Extent: 0.1 cubic feet
Scope and Content Notes
The Ben A. Newell Papers document the career of Oregon State College alumnus and Marion County Extension Agent Ben A. Newell and is made up of correspondence, employment records, newspaper clippings, event programs, and photographs. In addition to relating to Newell's Extension work, this collection also documents Newell's military service in World War II, honors received by him, his retirement, and involvement in the National Association of County Agricultural Agents (NACAA). The images primarily depict Newell in portrait shots and in group shots with other Oregon Extension agents at NACAA meetings.
Statement on Access: Collection is open for research.
Preferred Citation: Ben A. Newell Papers (MSS Newell) Oregon State University Special Collections and Archives, Corvallis, Oregon.
Acquisition Note: These materials were donated to the Special Collections and Archives Research Center by Carolyne Filsinger, Ben Newell's daughter, in 2015
Languages of Materials
People, Places, and Topics