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Snook and Traver Ledger, 1917-1918

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Snook and Traver (Firm)
Title
Snook and Traver Ledger
Dates
1917-1918 (inclusive)
Quantity
0.05 cubic foot, (1 oversize box)
Collection Number
MSS Snook
Summary
The Snook and Traver ledger documents the construction costs for the Oregon Agricultural College Library. Snook and Traver was a Corvallis, Oregon, contractor that constructed many buildings on the OAC campus.
Repository
Oregon State University Libraries, Special Collections & Archives Research Center
Special Collections & Archives Research Center
121 The Valley Library
Oregon State University
Corvallis OR
97331-4501
Telephone: 541-737-2075
Fax: 541-737-8674
scarc@oregonstate.edu
Access Restrictions
Collection is open for research.
Languages
English

Historical NoteReturn to Top

Snook and Traver was a Corvallis, Oregon, contractor that constructed many buildings on the OAC campus. The company was started by Harmon Snook and later operated by his daughter Ella Snook and her husband Louis Traver. Snook and Traver was awarded the general contract for construction of the Oregon Agricultural College library (now Kidder Hall) by the Board of Regents on May 25, 1917; construction began immediately and the building was completed for occupancy in September 1918. The original contract with Snook and Traver was for $83,700; they were ultimately paid $95,099.40.

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The Snook and Traver ledger documents construction costs for the Oregon Agricultural College Library (now Kidder Hall). The ledger includes materials and labor costs, the names of the companies or individuals from whom materials were purchased, and a record of payments by OAC.

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