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Frederick Earl Price Photograph Collection, 1965

By Finding aid prepared by Ryan Atwood and Anna Brecheisen.

Collection Overview

Title: Frederick Earl Price Photograph Collection, 1965

ID: P 073

Primary Creator: Price, F. E. (Frederick Earl) (1898-)

Extent: 0.01 cubic feet. More info below.

Arrangement: This collection is arranged in one series: I. Photographs.

Languages of Materials: English [eng]


The Frederick Earl Price Photograph Collection consists of images of the retirement dinner for Price and includes photographs of Price's family and Oregon State University administrators. Frederick Earl Price was a faculty member at Oregon State and served as Dean of Agriculture and Director of the Agricultural Experiment Station and Extension Service from 1950 until his retirement in 1965.

Scope and Content Notes

The Frederick Earl Price Photograph Collection consists of photos taken during Dean Price's retirement dinner in the Memorial Union in 1965. The images depict Price, his family, and Oregon State faculty and administrators, including President James Jensen. All of the images are b/w prints. The photographer is not identified.

Biographical / Historical Notes

F. E. "Earl" Price retired in 1965 after forty-three years of service to Oregon State University. Price graduated from Oregon Agricultural College and worked for the Cooperative Extension Service as a soils and irrigation specialist. In 1928 he became Professor of Agricultural Engineering in the Department of Agricultural Engineering and, in the 1930s, was appointed Dean in charge of agricultural instruction. In 1950 Price was again promoted to Dean of Agriculture and Director of the Agricultural Experiment Station and the Oregon State University Extension Service.

Administrative Information

More Extent Information: 33 photographs; 1 box

Statement on Access: Collection is open for research.

Acquisition Note: The photographs were received by the University Archives in the 1960s.

Related Materials: The College of Agricultural Sciences (RG 158), Extension Service Records (RG 111), and the Agricultural Experiment Station Records (RG 025) document Price's role as an administrator of these units during the 1950s and 1960s.

Preferred Citation: Frederick Earl Price Photographs (P 073), Oregon State University Special Collections and Archives Research Center, Corvallis, Oregon.


Price, F. E. (Frederick Earl) (1898-)

People, Places, and Topics

College administrators--Oregon--Corvallis.
Jensen, James H.
Oregon State University--Faculty.
Price, F. E. (Frederick Earl), 1898-
University History

Forms of Material

Photographic prints.

Box and Folder Listing

Series 1: Photographs, 1965
Series I consists of photographs of the retirement dinner for Dean Frederick E. Price.
Box-Folder 1.1
Item P073:01: James H. Jensen with Mr. and Mrs. Frederick E. Price and others
Item P073:02: James H. Jensen with August LeRoy Strand and others
Item P073:03: At Speakers' table: Mr. and Mrs. James Short; Mr. and Mrs. Wade Newbegin; Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hogensen; Mr. and Mrs. Rex Warren
Item P073:04: At speakers' table: Mrs. Rex Warren; Arnold C. Ebert; Mrs. and Mrs. Allen Tom; Paul Culbertson; Mr. and Mrs. Larry Williams; Mr. and Mrs. Burton Berger
Item P073:05: Arnold C. Ebert
Item P073:06: Roy E. Lieuellen
Item P073:07: James H. Jensen
Item P073:08: Mrs. Robert Hogensen
Item P073:09: Larry Williams
Item P073:10: James F. Short
Item P073:11: Wade Newbegin
Item P073:12-P073:17: Dinner attendees seated at tables
Item P073:18: Paul Culbertson
Item P073:19: Allen Tom
Item P073:20: Rex Warren
Item P073:21: Mrs. Frederick E. Price
Item P073:22: Frederick E. Price
Item P073:23: James H. Jensen
Item P073:24: Dean Price introducing member of the family
Item P073:25-P073:27: Price family receiving gifts
Item P073:28: People at the "Family" table standing
Item P073:29: Price family coming down the stairs of the Memorial Union ballroom
Item P073:30-P073:33: Price family group

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