Art Lowe Photograph Collection, 1903-circa 1950  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Lowe, Arthur L. (Arthur Livingston), 1911-1993
Title
Art Lowe Photograph Collection
Dates
1903-circa 1950 (inclusive)
Quantity
0.02 cubic foot, including 50 photographs, (2 boxes, including 1 oversize box)
Collection Number
P 213
Summary
The Art Lowe Photograph Collection consists of photographic prints collected by Arthur Lowe. It includes images of Oregon State College faculty and students; campus buildings; student activities and athletics; and Oregon agriculture. Lowe graduated from Oregon State College in 1936 and was Business Manager of the Corvallis Gazette-Times for many years.
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
Sponsor
Funding for encoding this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.


Historical NoteReturn to Top

Alumnus Arthur Livingston (Art) Lowe of Corvallis attended Oregon State Agricultural College in the early to mid-1930s and graduated in 1936 with a bachelor's degree in secretarial science. He was Business Manager of the Corvallis Gazette-Times for many years.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Art Lowe Photograph Collection consists of photographic prints collected by Arthur Lowe. It includes images of Oregon State College faculty and students; campus buildings; student activities and athletics; and Oregon agriculture. Of especial note are a panoramic photograph (3.5 x 11.75 in) taken in about 1915 of the Dairy Building (now Social Science), Alpha Hall, Shepard Hall, and the Mines Building (now Batcheller Hall); a 1903 portrait photograph of Claude Buchanan in his Oregon Agricultural College cadet uniform taken by Gardner; and images of Knute Rockne, the Horticultural Show, Bexell Hall soon after construction, and construction (or demolition) of the Bell Field grandstand.

Many of the images were taken by Hise Studio of Corvallis, Oregon.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Preferred Citation

Art Lowe Photograph Collection (P 213), Oregon State University Archives, Corvallis, Oregon.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Agriculture-Oregon
  • College buildings--Oregon--Corvallis
  • College sports--Oregon--Corvallis
  • Student activities--Oregon--Corvallis
  • Personal Names :
  • Rockne, Knute, 1888-1931
  • Corporate Names :
  • Oregon State College-Faculty
  • Oregon State College--Students
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Photographic prints
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Gardner, W. S. (photographer)
    • Corporate Names :
    • Hise Studio (photographer)