This collection consists of materials created or collected by Jeannette I. Cox and includes administrative correspondence of the Pacific Northwest Water Laboratory for the period 1962-1969; several items of personal and Oregon State College memorabilia; and photographs.
The administrative correspondence documents routine matters handled by the Director, J. Wendell Gray; quarterly reports of the Laboratory; and materials pertaining to the construction of the Laboratory bulding.
The Oregon State College memorabilia consists of a metal clip- like bookmark and a desk-top notepad holder.
The photographic component of the collection consists of about 550 images, primarily color snapshot prints (approx. 400) with some b/w prints (65) and color slides (75) and a few b/w and color negatives. Most of the photographs are of events such as parades and picnics in Corvallis, Albany, and Philomath and of sites (tourist and/or historical) throughout Oregon and the Pacific Northwest taken during the 1950s-1970s. Of especial note are images of the Oregon Electric Depot in Albany (circa 1915); the Pacific Northwest Water Laboratory building and its construction; the Corvallis Centennial (1957); the Memorial Union; and the Philomath College building.