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Shirley Dow Stekel Collection, 1955-2018View associated digital content.

Predominant Dates: 2016-2018
The Shirley Dow Stekel Collection consists of biographical materials, essays, and photographs documenting alumna Shirley Dow Stekel's student experience at Oregon State College. This collection also contains materials relating to Stekel's career as a physics professor at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. Stekel studied physics at OSC and earned undergraduate and masters' degrees in 1958 and 1961, respectively. Stekel is among the first women to earn a graduate degree in physics at OSU. Stekels' essay regarding the first computer at OSU has been digitized and is available upon request.
ID: MSS Stekel
Extent: 0.08 cubic feet
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Biographical / Historical Notes
Statement on Access: This collection is open for research.
Preferred Citation: Shirley Dow Stekel Collection (MSS Stekel), Oregon State University Special Collections and Archives Research Center, Corvallis, Oregon.
Acquisition Note: These materials were transferred to the Special Collections and Archives in 2018 by the OSU Foundation, which in turn had received them from Frank Stekel, Shirley's husband.
Acquired: 2018.
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