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Robert Crookham and Marjorie Enos Scrapbook, 1937-1943

Collection Overview

Title: Robert Crookham and Marjorie Enos Scrapbook, 1937-1943

ID: MSS CrookhamEnos

Primary Creator: Crookham, Robert

Extent: 0.3 cubic feet. More info below.

Languages of Materials: English [eng]

Abstract

This collection is made up of a scrapbook documenting the student experiences of alumni Robert Crookham and Marjorie Enos. Both attended Oregon State College in the late 1930s and early 1940s, studying Business.

Scope and Content Notes

The materials reflect Crookham and Enos' Greek activities (Phi Gamma Delta and Chi Omega), some of their class assignments, Crookham's service scholarship for graduate studies at New York University, Enos' attendance of campus activities and musical performances, and the courtship between the two. Items found loose in the scrapbook have been placed into file folders that are stored in the same box as the scrapbook.

In addition to newspaper clippings, the scrapbook contains buttons, dance cards, a decal, event programs, a grade report, greeting cards, letters, menus, nametags, a napkin, newsletters, notes, ribbons, student essays, and ticket stubs.

Biographical / Historical Notes

Born and raised in Portland, Robert Dauber Crookham graduated from OSU in 1941 with a degree in Business. Crookham returned to Portland where he worked for the Army at the Portland Air Base during World War II. After the war, he worked for the Wiggins Company, the family auto parts business. In 1948, he married Maxine Clark and together they raised two children. He died in 2012.

Born in 1922, Marjorie Enos graduated from OSU in 1944 from the School of Business. Later on she married Kenneth Guerrero and settled in San Jose, California. She passed on in 2013.

The Crookham-Enos Scrapbook indicates that the two were a couple for a period of time.

Administrative Information

More Extent Information: 1 oversize box

Statement on Access: Collection is open for research.

Related Materials: The Special Collections and Archives Research Center holds a many alumni scrapbooks, including the A. Isabella Downs Scrapbook (MSS Downs), the Ruth H. Kennedy Scrapbook (MSS Kennedy), and the Lora Lemon Scrapbook (MSS LemonLora).

Preferred Citation: Robert Crookham and Marjorie Enos Scrapbook (MSS CrookhamEnos), 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.

Creators

Crookham, Robert
Enos, Marjorie

People, Places, and Topics

Crookham, Robert
Enos, Marjorie
University History

Forms of Material

Scrapbooks.


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