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Co-Signers Engineer Students' Wives' Club Collection, 1958-1978View associated digital content.

The Co-Signers Engineering Students’ Wives’ Club Collection documents the creation and activities of the group throughout its existence, and includes minutes, organizational records, scrapbooks, and photographs. The club was established to encourage friendships and social engagement among wives of engineering students at Oregon State University.
ID: MSS Cosigners
Extent: 1.2 cubic feet
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Scope and Content Notes
Biographical / Historical Notes
Statement on Access: Collection is open for research.
Preferred Citation: Co-Signers Engineer Students' Wives' Club Collection (MSS Cosigners), Oregon State University Special Collections and Archives Research Center, Corvallis, Oregon.
Acquisition Note: The materials were transferred to the Archives by the Dean's Office of the College of Engineering at Oregon State University in 1987.
Acquired: 1987.
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Container List

Series 1: Minutes, 1958-1968 Add to Shelf
The minutes in this series discuss the planning of club events, business and finances, and membership.
Box-Folder 1.1: 1958-1964 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.2: 1960-1968 Add to Shelf
Series 2: Organizational Records, 1965-1977 Add to Shelf
The Organizational Records document the responsibilities and achievements of the Co-signers officers - Vice President, Treasurer, and Secretary. The “manuals” in this series all report on what exiting officers did during their tenure, and also include blank forms, advice, and specific instructions to new officers. No "manual" for the President of the club is present in the collection.
Box-Folder 1.3: Vice President's Kit, 1969-1977 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.4: Treasurer, 1965-1976 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.5: Co-signers Secretary, 1966-1967 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.6: By-laws of Co-signers, 1966-1969 Add to Shelf
Series 3: Photographs, circa 1977-1978 Add to Shelf
This series is comprised of 12 photographs and 57 negatives. The photographs are undated, and duplicate images found in the scrapbooks. Only one sets of negatives in this series is dated.
Box-Folder 1.7: Club gatherings, circa 1977-1978 Add to Shelf
Series 4: Scrapbooks, 1958-1978 Add to Shelf
The Scrapbooks series documents the social and fund-raising activities of the club, and the installation of new officers. Materials in the scrapbooks include photographs; club newsletters; event ephemera; news clippings about club events and fundraisers; lists of elected members and board members; and correspondence regarding and from Co-Signers scholarship recipients.
Box-Folder 2.1: 1958-1966 [1 of 2] Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 2.2: 1958-1966 [2 of 2] Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 2.3: 1966-1973 [1 of 2] Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 2.4: 1966-1973 [2 of 2] Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 3.1: 1972-1977 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 3.2: 1977-1978 Add to Shelf