Guide to the Leslie Miller Scrapbook
1916-1948

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Overview of the Collection

Creator: Miller, Leslie Allan, 1898-
Title: Leslie Miller Scrapbook
Dates: 1916-circa 1948 ( inclusive )
1916-1919 ( bulk )
Quantity: 0.15 cubic feet (1 oversize box)
Collection Number: MSS Miller
Summary: The Leslie Miller Scrapbook consists of clippings, memorabilia, and photographs of Miller's student years at Oregon Agricultural College. Miller was a student in agriculture from 1916 to 1919.
Repository: Oregon State University Libraries
University Archives

121 The Valley Library
Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR 97331-4501
Phone: 541-737-2165
Email: archives@oregonstate.edu
Web: http://osulibrary.oregonstate.edu/archives

Languages: Materials inEnglish. 
Sponsor: Funding for encoding this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Biographical Note

Leslie Allan Miller, of Grand Forks, British Columbia, was a student in agriculture at Oregon Agricultural College from the years 1916/17-1918/19. Miller was born on February 25, 1898, and served at the Presidio in San Francisco, California in the summer of 1918.

Content Description

The Leslie Miller Scrapbook consists of clippings, memorabilia, and photographs of Miller's student years at Oregon Agricultural College. The clippings include athletic and military events; dances and social events; and poems. Memorabilia includes railway tickey stubs; programs from theater and orchestra productions; bluebook examination scores; and a military vaccination register that indicated Miller's station in San Francisco, California. Of particular interest among the photographs are military maneuvers in front of various buildings on campus; photographs of Miller; women on campus; outdoor excursions; a trip to Neptune Beach in Alameda, California; and young men harvesting hops.

Also included with the scrapbook is a 1948 city map of Regina, Saskatchewan with annotations.

Use of the Collection

Restrictions on Access :  

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation :  

Leslie Miller Scrapbook, Oregon State University Archives, Corvallis, Oregon.

Administrative Information

Custodial History :  

This scrapbook was donated to the Horner Museum in 1981 by Verna Kentta and subsequently transferred to the OSU Archives in August 1996.


Subjects

  • Corporate Names :
  • Oregon Agricultural College--Students
  • Subject Terms :
  • College students--Oregon--Corvallis
  • Military education--Oregon--Corvallis
  • Student activities--Oregon--Corvallis
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Photographic prints
  • Scrapbooks

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