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William L. Pate Collection, 1899-1901

Collection Overview

Title: William L. Pate Collection, 1899-1901

ID: MSS Pate

Primary Creator: Pate, William L.

Extent: 0.2 cubic feet. More info below.

Languages of Materials: English [eng]


The William L. Pate Collection consists of black and white mounted prints of group shots and campus views contemporary to Pate's time at Oregon Agricultural College near the turn of the century.

Scope and Content Notes

The collection includes images that are all unidentified except for a composite group portrait of the class of 1901 in which Pate and other classmates are identified on the back of the photo. Pate is featured in a number of the other images as are shots of Benton Hall, the greenhouse, and cadets in formation. In addition to the photos, Pate's diploma and a felt Oregon Agricultural College pennant are also included in this collection.

Biographical / Historical Notes

William Pate graduated from Oregon Agricultural College in 1901 with a B.S. in mechanical engineering and played on the football team.

Administrative Information

More Extent Information: 15 photographs; 1 file folder, 120x24 oversize box, 1 23x30 oversize box, and 1 16x20 oversize box

Statement on Access: Collection is open for research.

Related Materials: Another copy of the portrait of the Class of 1901 can be found in the Class Groups Photographs Collection (P 071).

Preferred Citation: William L. Pate Collection (MSS Pate), 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.


Pate, William L.

People, Places, and Topics

Pate, William L.
University History

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