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Alice Jones Collection, circa 1904 - 1910

Collection Overview

Title: Alice Jones Collection, circa 1904 - 1910

ID: MSS JonesA

Primary Creator: Jones, Alice Elizabeth

Extent: 0.02 cubic feet

Languages of Materials: English [eng]


The Alice Jones Collection consists of memorabilia, publications, and photographs, likely assembled by Alice Jones, pertaining to her years as an Oregon Agricultural College student.

Scope and Content Notes

The photographs include approximately 36 hand-painted prints (most of which are in a small album). Notable subjects include views of the Willamette River in Corvallis and Portland; Oregon woods; Vancouver Lake; Mount Rainier; the beach, canoeing on the Yaquina River; a creek near Estacada; sailboats; a mill wheel; and several identified individuals including Alice Jones, Bess Yates, Marian Jones, Mary Jones, Will Jones, and the Flett boys.

The publications include the June 1904 and June 1905 issues of the "College Barometer". The collection also includes a printed photograph of the 1904 OAC football team annotated with players' names.

Biographical / Historical Notes

Alumna Alice Jones graduated from Oregon Agricultural College in 1905 with a degree in Household Science. She was from Corvallis, Oregon, and attended OAC for four academic years (1901-02 - 1904-05). She was a member of the Feronian Literary Society, Associate Editor of the June 1905 souvenir edition of the "College Barometer", and salutatorian of the Class of 1905.

Jones taught in Oregon and California; graduated from Columbia University in 1921 with a degree in home economics; and worked for the YWCA in Hawaii and Richmond, Virginia. In the late 1920s, she married Lloyd Brant Thomas. They lived in California during the 1930s and 1940s and by 1955 had moved to Portland, Oregon.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation: Alice Jones Collection, Oregon State University Archives, Corvallis, Oregon.


Jones, Alice Elizabeth

People, Places, and Topics

Jones, Alice Elizabeth
Oregon Agricultural College--Students--Yearbooks.
Oregon Agricultural College--Students.
University History

Forms of Material

Photograph albums.
Photographic prints.

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