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Douglas and Mabel McKay Papers, 1901-2014View associated digital content.

Predominant Dates: 1917-1970
The Douglas and Mabel McKay Papers document Douglas McKay's student years at Oregon Agricultural College (OAC), his military service during World Wars I and II, and his political career. Douglas McKay graduated from OAC in 1917 with a BS in Farm Crops and married Mabel Christine Hill that same year. McKay was a successful businessman and politician, serving as an Oregon State Senator, Oregon Governor, and Secretary of the Interior in the Cabinet of President Dwight D. Eisenhower.
Extent: 20.0 cubic feet
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Statement on Access: Collection is open for research.
Statement on Description: This collection is not fully processed; this guide is preliminary.
Preferred Citation: Douglas and Mabel McKay Papers (MSS McKay), Oregon State University Special Collections and Archives Research Center, Corvallis, Oregon.
Acquisition Note: The bulk of the materials were donated to the Special Collections & Archives Research Center by the family of Shirley McKay Hadley, the daughter of Douglas and Mabel McKay, in 2013; a small addition was received in 2014.
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