[Back to Formatted Version]

Graham and Wells Photograph Collection, 1919-1925

Collection Overview

Title: Graham and Wells Photograph Collection, 1919-1925

Predominant Dates: 1920-1921

ID: P 021

Extent: 14.0 cubic feet. More info below.

Languages of Materials: English [eng]


The Graham & Wells Photographs consist of photo postcards prepared for and sold by the Graham & Wells Drugstore in Corvallis. The photographs depict a variety of events and scenes from the OAC campus and Corvallis community.

Images from this collection have been digitized and are available in Oregon Digital.

Scope and Content Notes

The collection consists of two series: Itemized Photographs and Non-Itemized Photographs.

The Itemized Photographs are comprised of images believed to have been accessioned, at least in part, in May 1964 from K. Taylor. These 92 images have been inventoried and consist of depictions of a variety of campus and community events and landmarks. Included are images of military activities, athletic events, campus social groups and OAC buildings.

The Non-Itemized Photographs were accessioned from the Benton County Historical Society and Museum in September 2000. The accession, consisting of 207 images in total, has been loosely arranged by theme into five subject areas: Sporting Events; OAC Cadets and Inspection Parades; Campus and Corvallis Buildings; Non-Athletic Campus Events; and General.

Images from this collection have been digitized and are available in Oregon Digital.

Biographical / Historical Notes

The Graham and Wells Drugstore was located on Second St. and Jefferson Ave. in Corvallis.

Administrative Information

More Extent Information: 299 photographs; 1 letter-size document case

Statement on Access: Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation: Graham & Wells Photograph Collection (P 021), Oregon State University Special Collections & Archives Research Center, Corvallis, Oregon.

Processing Information: This collection is not fully processed and a complete finding aid is not available at this time.

Other URL: A preliminary container list was created for this collection on or before Decmeber 3, 2015.

People, Places, and Topics

Local History
University History

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.