Predominant Dates: 1908-1912
The May Oviatt Collection documents Oviatt's work as a public school teacher in Benton County and includes certificates and contracts. May Oviatt earned a BS in Household Science from Oregon Agricultural College in 1908.
ID: MSS Oviatt
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet
Scope and Content Notes
The May Oviatt Collection consists of certificates and contracts documenting Oviatt's employment as a public school teacher after she graduated from Oregon Agricultural College. The collection includes contracts with the Benton County schools; teaching certificates for the State of Oregon; and the results of Department of Public Instruction examinations. The collection also includes Oviatt's high school diploma from the Polk County Public Schools received in 1903.
Statement on Access: Collection is open for research.
Preferred Citation: May Oviatt Collection (MSS Oviatt), Oregon State University Special Collections and Archives Research Center, Corvallis, Oregon.
Acquisition Note: The materials were donated to the Special Collections & Archives Research Center in 2012 by Oviatt's grandson, Lorne Duncan.
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