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Don Coons Papers, 1932-1983

Collection Overview

Title: Don Coons Papers, 1932-1983

ID: MSS Coons

Primary Creator: Coons, Don

Extent: 0.02 cubic feet. More info below.

Languages of Materials: English [eng]


The Don Coons Papers consist of materials collected by alumnus Don Coons that pertain to his experience at Oregon State College as a student and athlete.

Scope and Content Notes

This collection is primarily made up of newspaper clippings, and also includes two letters, a banquet program for a visit by the Columbia University football team to Portland, an alumni reunion list, an OSC songbook and a photograph of the 1935 freshman football team. The letters relate to Coons' nomination as "Outstanding Football Player of the Pacific Coast" and holiday greetings from then Oregon Secretary of State Earl Snell.

Biographical / Historical Notes

Raised in Salem, Oregon, Coons studied agriculture at Oregon State College and graduated in 1939. In addition to playing for the football team, Coons was a member of the Delta Tau Delta Fraternity and involved in the Thanes and Blue Key service groups.

Administrative Information

More Extent Information: 2 file folders

Statement on Access: Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation: Don Coons Papers (MSS Coons), Oregon State University Special Collections and Archives Research Center, Corvallis, Oregon.

Processing Information: This collection is not fully processed and a complete finding aid is not available at this time.


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