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Rose Bowl Football Game Scrapbooks, 1940-1942

Overview of the Collection

Title
Rose Bowl Football Game Scrapbooks
Dates
1940-1942 (inclusive)
1941-1942 (bulk)
Quantity
0.5 cubic foot, (1 oversize box)
Collection Number
MSS RoseBowl
Summary
The Rose Bowl Football Game Scrapbooks consist of two scrapbooks, primarily of newspaper clippings, and ephemera documenting the Oregon State College football team's participation in the 1942 Rose Bowl football game in Durham, North Carolina.
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

As 1941 football champion of the Pacific Coast Conference, Oregon State College played in the 1942 Rose Bowl on January 1st in Durham, North Carolina. The game was moved from Pasadena, California, because of the outbreak of war with Japan. Oregon State upset the favored Duke University team 20-16.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Rose Bowl Football Game Scrapbooks consist of two scrapbooks and ephemera pertaining to the 1942 Rose Bowl football game between Oregon State College and Duke University. The scrapbooks consist predominantly of newspaper clippings from newspapers in Oregon, North Carolina, and locales that the team passed through on their train trip to and from Durham, North Carolina. The clippings provide information on the team's travel to and from North Carolina, the game, and the homecoming celebration in Oregon. Ephemeral items such a train menus, event programs, and itineraries that have become separated from the scrapbook pages are also part of the collection.

Programs for the 1940 Oregon State versus University of Oregon (Civil War) and the 1941 Oregon State versus Stanford University football games are included in the collection.

The creator of the scrapbooks is not identified.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Preferred Citation

Rose Bowl Football Game Scrapbooks, Oregon State University Archives, Corvallis, Oregon.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top