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William F. Groves Photographs, 1888-1942View associated digital content.

Predominant Dates: 1897-1910
The William F. Groves Photographs are comprised of photographs assembled by William Franklin Groves throughout his life in Corvallis, and his time as a student at Oregon Agricultural College. Groves graduated from Oregon Agricultural College in 1897 with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. Images from this collection have been digitized and are available in Oregon Digital.
ID: P 135
Extent: 0.1 cubic feet
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Statement on Access: Collection is open for research.
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Preferred Citation: William F. Groves Photographs (P 135), Oregon State University Special Collections and Archives Research Center, Corvallis, Oregon.
Acquisition Note: This collection was received by the former University Archives in the 1960s or 1970s.
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Series 1: Photographs, 1888-1942 Add to Shelf
The William F. Groves Photographs consists primarily of portraits of OAC students from 1897, and 1909-1910. Of particular note is a portrait of James Collins, who was one of the first Native American students at Oregon State University. He was affiliated with the Siletz Tribe and graduated in 1888. Also included in the collection is an image of the OAC campus that appears in the 1910 General Catalogue, and panoramic photos from a forest fire lookout shelter on Marys Peak.
Item P135:01: Composite group portrait of the OAC class of 1897, 1897 Add to Shelf
"Ambition has no rest"; includes: William T. Johnson, William H. Schmidt, Louise M. Barnett, Carrie A. Lyford, Edwin J. Hufford, Harvey L. McAllister, Ina I. Barclay, Emma Martyn, Charles E. Small, J. Wallace Harrison, Charles R. Porter, Charles O. Taylor, Clarence L. Bump, William F. Groves, Herbert J. Elliott, Ralph W. Terrell, and Robert E. Golden.
Item P135:01a: Louise M. Barnett, 1897 Add to Shelf
This photo appears in the composite photo of the class of 1897 (P135:01).
Item P135:02: Reproduced professional lithograph of the "Farm and Residence of F. A. Horning" Add to Shelf
"Farm and residence were located 1.5 miles west of Corvallis." Produced by A. G. Walling, lithographer for David D. Fagan's History of Benton County.
Item P135:03: Edna Groves, 1898 Add to Shelf
Item P135:04: James Collins, 1888 Add to Shelf
"Collins was one of the first Native American students at Oregon State University. He was affiliated with the Siletz Tribe and graduated in 1888." The photograph was made by Albany-based photography studio Paxton and Crawford.
Item P135:05: William F. "Frank" Groves, 1897 Add to Shelf
Item P135:06: Ellen Reich, 1898 Add to Shelf
From Hillsboro, Ohio.
Item P135:07: Forest fire lookout shelter on Marys Peak, 1942 Add to Shelf
Item P135:08: Panoramic view from the forest fire lookout shelter on Marys Peak, circa 1942 Add to Shelf
Three Sisters, Mount Jefferson, Mount Bachelor, Mount Adams, and Mount Hood are all visible in this photograph.
Item P135:09: Panoramic view from the forest fire lookout shelter on Marys Peak, circa 1942 Add to Shelf
Item P135:10: General view of OAC campus, 1910 Add to Shelf
Featured in the 1910-1911 general catalogue.
Item P135:11: Panoramic view from the forest fire lookout shelter on Marys Peak, circa 1942 Add to Shelf
Three Sisters, Mount Jefferson, and Mount Hood are all visible in this photograph.
Item P135:12: Floyd James Williams, 1910 Add to Shelf
From Roselawn, California; OAC electrical engineering class of 1910.
Item P135:13: Roy Eugene Rawson, 1910 Add to Shelf
From Vancouver, Washington; OAC electrical engineering class of 1910.
Item P135:14: Alexander Kesterson Chapman, 1909 Add to Shelf
OAC electrical engineering class of 1909.
Item P135:15: John C. Plankington, 1910 Add to Shelf
From Dallas, Oregon; OAC electrical engineering class of 1910.
Item P135:16: Edgar Adolph Sorenson, 1910 Add to Shelf
From Springfield, Oregon; OAC electrical engineering class of 1910.
Item P135:17: Two unidentified men posing together in a game room, undated Add to Shelf
Bovill Opera House; two photographic prints.