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Florence Gradon Scrapbook, 1920-1926

Collection Overview

Title: Florence Gradon Scrapbook, 1920-1926

ID: MSS Gradon

Primary Creator: Gradon, Florence

Extent: 0.45 cubic feet. More info below.

Languages of Materials: English [eng]


The Florence Gradon Scrapbook consists of documents relating to her student experience at Oregon Agricultural College in the early 1920s.

Scope and Content Notes

This collection includes correspondence, dance cards, event programs, greeting cards, newspaper clippings, photographs, ticket stubs and a green "rookess" ribbon. It also documents Gradon's participation in campus social life, off-campus excursions with classmates, and involvement on the Barometer newspaper staff.

Biographical / Historical Notes

Graduating with a degree in Home Economics in 1924, Florence Gradon was a member of the Alpha Chi Omega sorority and participated in a number of student organizations including the Scribe, the Control Board, and student government as a Second Vice President.

Administrative Information

More Extent Information: 1 12x17 oversize and 1 document box

Statement on Access: Collection is open for research.

Related Materials: Loose materials (newspaper clippings, photographs, etc.) found with this scrapbook have been placed into file folders. Other materials found with this collection have been accessioned separately as a part of the Oregon Stater Photograph Collection (P 195), the Carl Gilmore Papers (MSS Gilmore), and the George Edmonston, Jr. Collection (MSS Edmonston).

Preferred Citation: Florence Gradon Scrapbook (MSS Gradon), 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.


Gradon, Florence

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Gradon, Florence
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