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James T. Gaither Photograph Collection, 1917-1922

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Gaither, James T. (James Terrence), 1899-
Title
James T. Gaither Photograph Collection
Dates
1917-1922 (inclusive)
1917-1918 (bulk)
Quantity
0.05 cubic foot, including 14 photographs, (2 boxes, including 1 oversize box)
Collection Number
P 275
Summary
The James T. Gaither Photograph Collection consists of images taken and assembled by Gaither during his student years at Oregon Agricultural College from 1917 to 1922, when he earned a BS degree in Commerce. The bulk of the photographs are of the annual tug-of-war between the college freshmen and sophomores.
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

Biographical NoteReturn to Top

James Terrence Wayland Gaither attended Oregon Agricultural College from 1917 until his graduation in 1922 with a BS degree in Commerce. Gaither was from Toledo, Oregon, and was a member of the Delta Upsilon fraternity.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The James T. Gaither Photograph Collection consists of images assembled and taken by Gaither during his student years at Oregon Agricultural College. The bulk of the images are of annual tug-of-war between the college freshmen (rooks) and sophomores taken by Ball Studio.

The collection also includes a snapshot of the rook homecoming bonfire and Education Hall with snowfall on the ground. Of special note is an oversize photographic print of the members of the Delta Upsilon fraternity that includes Gaither and Linus Pauling, also a member of the fraternity. A digital print of a portion of this image showing Gaither and Pauling is also included.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Preferred Citation

James T. Gaither Photograph Collection (P 275), Oregon State University Archives, Corvallis, Oregon.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top