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Edith Mae Wilkinson Records, 1920-1942

Collection Overview

Title: Edith Mae Wilkinson Records, 1920-1942

ID: MSS Wilkinson

Primary Creator: Wilkinson, Edith Mae

Extent: 0.5 cubic feet. More info below.

Languages of Materials: English [eng]


The Edith Mae Wilkinson Records consist of scrapbooks, a photograph album and other memorabilia related to Wilkinson's student years at OAC.

Scope and Content Notes

The papers of Edith Mae Wilkinson consist of two scrapbooks covering her college years at OAC from 1920 to 1924; a photograph album containing pictures of the OAC campus and various other places; correspondence; grade reports covering the years 1920 through 1922; post cards sent from around the world by friends; and many poems.

Biographical / Historical Notes

Edith Wilkinson was born on October 24, 1901 in Pendleton, Oregon. She attended OAC from 1920 to 1924, receiving a B.S. in Commerce in 1924. She was a member of Phi Theta Kappa, an honorary Commerce sorority, and Delta Omega, a social sorority. Miss Wilkinson began working for OAC in September of 1924 as secretary to Ulysses Grant Dubach, first Dean of Men. She later became secretary to Dubach's successor, Dan Poling. Wilkinson was the president of the Corvallis Business and Professional Women's Club in 1931. She retired in 1966 after working for the University for forty-two years.

Administrative Information

More Extent Information: 2 12x17 oversize boxes and 1 document box

Statement on Access: Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation: Edith Mae Wilkinson Records (MSS Wilkinson), 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.

Other URL: A preliminary container list was created for this collection on or before November 14, 2014.


Wilkinson, Edith Mae

People, Places, and Topics

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Wilkinson, Edith Mae

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