Corvallis Gazette-Times Photographs, 1957-1965  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Corvallis Gazette-Times.
Title
Corvallis Gazette-Times Photographs
Dates
1957-1965 (inclusive)
1957-1960 (bulk)
Quantity
0.15 cubic foot, including 195 photographs, (1 box)
Collection Number
P 066
Summary
The Corvallis Gazette-Times Photographs consist of images documenting activities and events held by student groups and other organizations affiliated with Oregon State University and the City of Corvallis during the 1950s-1960s.
Repository
Oregon State University Libraries, Special Collections and Archives Research Center
Special Collections and 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

The Corvallis Gazette-Times is a result of numerous mergers. It began as the Corvallis Gazette (1862) and consolidated with the Oregon Union in 1899. The paper’s new name was the Union Gazette and eventually, the Corvallis Gazette. In 1909 the Corvallis Gazette merged with the Corvallis Times, which was formed in 1893 by the merger of the Corvallis Leader and the Corvallis Times— it kept the latter name.

From 1915 to 1950, Claude E. Ingalls was the voice of the Corvallis Gazette-Times. He was a publisher and editor, producer of political rhetoric, and an individual devoted to Oregon State College and the community. Upon his retirement, his son, Robert C. Ingalls, became the new publisher.

In 1969, the Gazette-Times was sold to Lee Enterprises, Inc. which remains the current owner and operator of the newspaper.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Corvallis Gazette-Times Photographs consist of images (primarily film negatives) documenting activities and events that took place in the late 1950s to mid 1960s on and around the Oregon State College (OSC) campus. Many of the images were published in the newspaper, either in the society section or accompanying feature stories.

Many of the depicted events were held by organizations and groups affiliated with OSC or the City of Corvallis. Some organizations represented in this collection include the College of Home Economics, OSC Corvallis Symphony Orchestra and Symphony Society, OSC Cosigners Club, Masque and Dagger (a University drama club), OSC Civic Music Association, the College Folk Club, and local 4-H clubs. Members and alumnae of Delta Zeta, Alpha Xi Delta, Alpha Sigma Phi, and Euterpe are pictured as well as women participating in rush week activities. Also depicted within the collection are parties for faculty and students, reunions, recreational activities, plays, and other events.

Most of the photographs were taken by Gazette-Times photographers; however, the collection includes some submitted photographs. The film negatives are primarily 4x5 format; some 120 format and a few 35 mm negatives are also included. All of the negatives and prints are black-and-white. Original descriptive cards and negative envelopes are available with the negatives; many of these indicate the publication date for the associated photograph.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Preferred Citation

The Corvallis Gazette-Times Photographs (P 066), Oregon State University Special Collections & Archives Research Center, Corvallis, Oregon.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Series I:  Film Negatives, 1957-1965Return to Top

179 negatives and 2 prints

Series I consists of film negatives produced by the Corvallis Gazette-Times depicting events held on the Oregon State campus as well as other venues throughout the town. Some organizations represented in this series include the School of Home Economics, OSC Corvallis Symphony Orchestra, OSC Cosigners Club, Masque and Dagger (a University drama club), OSC Civic Music Association, and the College Folk Club. Members and alumnae of Delta Zeta, Alpha Xi Delta, Alpha Sigma Phi, and Euterpe are pictured as well as women participating in rush week activities. This series also includes images of the Class of 1909 50th reunion, a number of parties held and plays performed on campus, Summer Session events, a mother-daughter swim event, and other OSU recreational events, such as a game of volleyball.

Container(s) Description Dates
Box
1
P066:001-P066:002: Farewell reception honoring Wendell Van Loan; Superintendent of Corvallis Schools as he leaves staff to join OSC faculty
Negatives S-2589 and S-2590.
1958
1
P066:003: Mrs. Charles Stino; former resident, now of Cairo, Egypt
Negative S-3691.
1960
1
P066:004-P066:006: Delta Zeta Alumnae; honor visiting national officer
Negatives S-2432, S-2363 and S-2364.
1958
1
P066:007: Alpha Xi Delta; province confab here
2 negatives
Negative S-3831.
1960
1
P066:008: Home economics Christmas tea held to raise funds for foreign student scholarship
Negative S-3588.
1959
1
P066:009: British consul and vice consul are served tea at premiere of prints of Great Britain at Memorial Union
Negative S-2387.
1958
1
P066:010: OSC visitors take garden club tour
2 negatives
Pictured: Mrs. B.M. Guthrie, Mrs. R.W. Pohl, Mrs. Allen Brewster Scott and Mrs. Alexander Smakula.
Negative S-3405.
1959
1
P066:011-P066:016: OSC/Corvallis Symphony Orchestra
The negatives depict a posed group shot of the symphony as well as views of musicians and the conductor during rehearsal.
Negatives S-2876, S-2877, S-2878, S-2879, S-2880 and S-2881.
1958
1
P066:017: Euterpe, OSC music honorary, Christmas party
The Christmas party was planned by the Corvallis Associate members for actives and pledges.
Negative S-2912.
1958
1
P066:018: Alpha Sigma Phi housemother, Mrs. Hazel Matresse
Negative S-2392.
1958
1
P066:019-P066:020: "OSC foreign students attend parties and firesides during the holidays."
3 negatives
Negative S-3631 and S-3632.
1960
1
P066:021: Foreign students tea
Negative S-2023.
1957
1
P066:022: Mrs. H.E. Blakely and collection of old Valentines
Negative S-3017.
1959
1
P066:023: Planning fashion show at Lipmans; two Corvallis high girls model
3 negatives
Negative S-3757.
1960
1
P066:024-P066:028: Housewives register for new TV Junior College classes
Negatives S-3657, S-3658, S-3659, S-3660 and S-3661.
1960
1
P066:029: OSC Cosigners Engineering Student Wives fashion show
3 negatives
Negative S-3809.
1960
1
P066:031-P066:035: OAC Class of 1909 Golden Jubilee Reunion
8 negatives
The images depict a welcome sign and visitor book as well as images of OAC alumni.
Negatives S-3244, A-3245, S-3246 and S-3247.
1959
1
P066:036-P066:038: OSC Christmas party at Memorial Union
6 negatives
This annual party was held for the children of OSC faculty members and married students. Negatives S-3584, S-3585 and S-3586.
1959
1
P066:039-P066:040: OSC Christmas party held at the Memorial Union
Negatives S-2910 and S-2911.
1958
1
P066:041: OSC play "Antigone"
3 negatives
Two Corvallis girls, Jean Wood and Judy Roth, starred in the play. Negative S-3759.
1960
1
P066:042: OSC play, Annie Get Your Gun first night
2 negatives
The images depict individuals in costume.
Negative S-3559.
1959
1
P066:043-P066:044: Masque and Dagger awards presented "Oscar" style
6 negatives
Negatives S-3946 and S-3947.
1960
1
P066:045: College Playhouse presents A Roomful of Roses
15 negatives
Depicted in these negatives are images taken during the play, actors putting on makeup and costumes, and what appear to be rehearsals.
Negative S-3341.
1959
1
P066:046: OSC rush week session
Negative S-2114.
1957
1
P066:047: OSC rush week open house, waiting in the rain
2 negatives
Negative S-3412.
1959
1
P066:048-P066:049: Junior Panhellenic banquet at OSC
Negatives S-2434 and S-2435.
1958
1
P066:050: OSC rushing, activity at Panhellenic office
Negative S-3406.
1959
1
P066:051: OSC Music Association, coffee party series
3 negatives
Negative S-3859.
1960
1
P066:052: OSC Music Association banquet attendees
3 negatives
Negative S-3891.
1960
1
P066:053-P066:057: OSC Music Association kick-off dinner and drive start
9 negatives
The images depict musicians and their instruments as well as a flier produced by the OSC Music Association announcing membership.
Negatives S-3883, S-3884, S-3885, S-3886 and S-3887.
1960
1
P066:058-P066:061: Civic Music Association, opening concert of the year, "The Rivalry"
Raymond Massey, Agnes Moorehead, and Martin Gabel are pictured.
Negatives S-2119, S-2120, S-2121 and S-2122.
1957
1
P066:062: Robert Walls, Mrs. David Davis, and W.E. Babcock of Elks Lodge looking at music pamphlets
Negative S-3172.
1959
1
P066:063-P066:066: Civic Music Association dinner for new president, Mrs. Charles Neville
Negatives S-3174, S-3175, S-3176 and S-3176A.
1959
1
P066:067: Civic Music Association, new officers leaving kick-off banquet
Negative S-2546.
1958
1
P066:068-P066:070: Civic Music Association, annual membership drive
Negatives S-2535, S-2536 and S-2537.
1958
1
P066:071-P066:074: Civic Music Association, first concert
Negatives S-3479, S-3480, S-3481 and S-3482.
1959
1
P066:075-P066:077: Civic Music Association, Oberkerchin choir
Negatives S-3483, S-3484 and S-3484A.
1959
1
P066:078-P066:079: Concert series opening
Negatives S-2810 and S-2811.
1958
1
P066:080-P066:082: OSC summer session open house
Negatives S-2670, S-2671 and S-2672.
1958
1
P066:083-P066:085: OSC summer session open house
6 negatives
The images depict individuals gathered in the main hall of the Memorial Union as well as other locations.
Negatives S-3284, S-3285 and S-3286.
1959
1
P066:086: OSC summer session, children at the college
6 negatives
Negative S-3334.
1959
1
P066:089-P066:090: OSC summer session open house
6 negatives
Negatives S-3980, S-3981, S-3982 and S-3983.
1960
1
P066:091: OSC summer session, party for wives of chemistry teachers attending the National Institute of Science
2 negatives
Negative S-3336.
1959
1
P066:092-P066:095: College Folk Club, thrift shop moves
Negatives S-2771, S-2772, S-2773 and S-2774.
1958
1
P066:096: College Folk Club, new committee heads
Negative S-2006.
1957
1
P066:097-P066:098: College Folk Club, opening fall welcome party
Negatives S-2147 and S-2148.
1957
1
P066:099: College Folk Club, preparing for February party
Negative S-2354.
1958
1
P066:100: College Folk Club, Annual Spring Installation luncheon
Negative S-2539.
1958
1
P066:101: College Folk Club, Annual Installation luncheon, decorations story
Negative S-2544.
1958
1
P066:102-P066:103: College Folk Club, Installation luncheon
Negatives S-2562 and S-2563.
1958
1
P066:104-P066:106: College Folk Club, Welcome dessert
Negatives S-2813, S-2814 and S-2815.
1958
1
P066:107: College Folk Club, old fashioned party line
Negative S-3671.
1960
1
P066:108-P066:109: College Folk Club, opening dessert party
Negatives S-3477 and S-2478.
1959
1
P066:110: College Folk Club, reservation committee for first big dessert
2 negatives
Negative S-3465.
1959
1
P066:111-P066:112: College Folk Club spring luncheon and installation, Mrs. Hal Schudel, new president
Negatives S-3166 and S-3167.
1959
1
P066:113: College Folk Club, Leonora Kerr scholarship tea honors four
2 negatives
Negative S-3927.
1960
1
P066:114: College Folk Club, mailing invitations for spring luncheon
Negative S-3121.
circa 1959
1
P066:115: College Folk Club, fashion show is planned for spring luncheon
Negative S-3157.
1959
1
P066:116: College Folk Club, passports to spring luncheon and fashion show
2 negatives
Negative S-3843.
1960
1
P066:117: College Folk Club, spring installation luncheon and fashion show
4 negatives
Negatives S-3888 and S-3889.
1960
1
P066:124: Mother-daughter swim
print and 2 negatives
1965
1
P066:125: OSC recreation, summer program
print and negative
The images depict a volleyball game and a woman and two men preparing a camp dinner.
1965

Series II:  Photographic Prints, circa 1960 - 1965Return to Top

14 prints

Series II consists of photographic prints produced by the Corvallis Gazette-Times depicting individuals at events on the OSU campus and throughout Corvallis. Many of these were held by or involved an organization, such as the Symphony Society or Civic Music Association. Several images of 4-H foods and clothing clubs are also included. The series also depicts individuals arriving at an OSC-Oregon broadcast party.

Container(s) Description Dates
Box
1
P066:118: Symphony Society at the Arts Center
Philip Robley and three other individuals are pictured.
1965
1
P066:119: "Tranquilizers"
The image depicts four women investigating the contents of a box.
1965
1
P066:120: Mrs. Walter Schmidt, Pam Eggers, Patty Schmidt, and Jennifer Veek of the Foods Club
Champion foods judging club, "Pots and Pins Forever", under the leadership of Mrs. Walter Schmidt were presented the food judging trophy sponsored by Meier & Schmidt Jewelers, May 1965.
1965
1
P066:121-P066:122: Clothing club, Mrs. Lyle Ellis, Judy Milbrath, Karen Nordyke, Lynn Johnson
The champion clothing judges in the 1965 4-H Spring Fair were from Mrs. Lyle Ellis' clothing club, "The Messkiteers", May 1965.
1965
1
P066:123: Caryl Sciuchetti
1965
1
P066:126: Mr. and Mrs. H.L. Schudel posing with another couple
1965
1
P066:127: Music Association
Pictured: Mrs. Richard High-Smith, Mrs. Marvin Dubbe, and one other.
1965
1
P066:128: Music Association, elected officers
Pictured: Mr. Lawrence and one other.
1965
1
P066:129-P066:130: Women receiving scholarships
1965
1
P066:131: "Club reports"
The image depicts three women reviewing the Bloomington Herald.
1965
1
P066:132: Frances Marshall and Phil Terry, late arrivals at the OSC-Oregon broadcast party
circa 1960
1
P066:133: Mrs. Esther Guerbe posing with a man and woman
1965

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Clubs--Oregon--Corvallis.
  • College and school drama, American--Oregon--Corvallis.
  • College students--Oregon--Corvallis.
  • Greek letter societies--Oregon--Corvallis.
  • Music in universities and colleges--Oregon--Corvallis.
  • Student activities--Oregon--Corvallis.
  • Corporate Names :
  • Oregon State College--Students.
  • Oregon State University--Students.
  • Geographical Names :
  • Corvallis (Or.)
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Film negatives.
  • Photographic prints.