Martha Hill scrapbook, 1943-1951  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Hill, Martha
Martha Hill scrapbook
1943-1951 (inclusive)
1 scrapbook, (1 box) ; Unbound scrapbook size 14.5" x 12" x 1.5".
Collection Number
MSS 39
Scrapbook of student life and events at Oregon College of Education.
Western Oregon University Archives
Hamersly Library
345 N. Monmouth Ave.
Monmouth, OR
Telephone: 503-838-8419
Fax: 503-838-8399
Access Restrictions

Collection is available for research.


Historical NoteReturn to Top

Scrapbook of student life and events at Oregon College of Education. Scrapbook also recorded as S-37 in an earlier registry.

Scrapbook materials were collected by Martha Hill, who served as executive secretary to the president and oversaw the mimeograph department at the college. Ellis Stebbins, Dean of Administration, wrote a letter describing the history of the scrapbook and included some handwritten notes throughout the book.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

This collection contains one scrapbook related to student life and events at Oregon College of Education. The unbound scrapbook is 14.5 x 12 x 1.5 inches with the caption "Scrapbook" on the cover. The scrapbook contains numerous topics and formats, including photographs, posters, flyers, programs, and correspondence. Printed photographs are intermixed in the scrapbook and include May Day coronation, cheerleaders, and student body officers.

Student clubs and groups represented in the scrapbook include: Crimson O Players, Associated Students of Oregon College of Education (ASOCE), Phi Beta Sigma, Collecto-Coeds, Staff and Key, Band, and men’s athletics (football and basketball). Other groups found inside the scrapbook include: Western Oregon Area Student Christian Association, Faculty Club, Alumni Association, and OCE Dads.

Abundance of programs for the music, dance, and theater departments (ensembles, recitals, choir), football, Homecoming, Play Day, Freshman Days, Chapel Service, May Day, commencement, Vesper concerts, Educational Conference, Christian Emphasis Conference, Dads Weekend, and Mother’s Weekend. The student handbook from 1947-1948 is included.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

For further information, see the Western Oregon University Archives Research Rules.

Copyright Information: Researchers are hereby cautioned that materials within archival and manuscript collections may be protected by copyright laws (Title 17, U.S. code). Researchers who plan to eventually publish their work are responsible to inquire about publication restrictions before beginning their research. Researchers wishing to quote from materials in any collections held by University Archives should consult the University Archivist. Reproduction of any item must contain a complete citation to the original.

Preferred Citation

Martha Hill scrapbook, MSS 39, Western Oregon University Archives

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • College sports--Oregon--Archives
  • College students--Oregon--Monmouth
  • Students--Social life and customs
  • Women college students
  • Personal Names :
  • Hill, Martha--Archives
  • Oregon College of Education--Archives
  • Corporate Names :
  • Oregon College of Education
  • Oregon Normal School
  • Geographical Names :
  • Monmouth (Or.)
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Photographic prints
  • Photographs
  • Playbills
  • Scrapbooks
  • Souvenir programs
  • Theater programs