Guide to the Jacquelin F. Holland Papers

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Overview of the Collection

Creator: Holland, Jacquelin F. (Jacquelin Farley), 1928-2006
Title: Jacquelin F. Holland Papers
Dates: 1945-1951 ( inclusive )
Quantity: 0.3 cubic foot, including 9 photographs (2 boxes, including 1 oversize box)
Collection Number: MSS Holland
Summary: The Jacquelin F. Holland Papers consist of a scrapbook, an academic portfolio, photographs, and ephemera created and assembled by Holland as a student at Oregon State College. Holland graduated with a BS in Secretarial Science in 1951.
Repository: Oregon State University Libraries
University Archives

121 The Valley Library
Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR 97331-4501
Phone: 541-737-2165

Languages: Materials in English. 

Biographical Note

Jacquelin Farley Holland, from Coos Bay, Oregon attended Oregon State College in 1945-1947 and 1948-1951 and graduated with a BS in Secretarial Science in 1951. Holland was a resident of the Linden Hall and Winston House cooperatives. Her married name was James and she was known as Jackie James after 1956. She died in Salem, Oregon, in 2006.

Content Description

The Jacquelin F. Holland Papers consist of a scrapbook, an academic portfolio, photographs, and ephemera created and assembled by Holland. The scrapbook documents Holland's acceptance to Oregon State College in 1945; her student activities, primarily during her first two years at OSC in 1945-1947; and her residence in the Linden Hall cooperative. It includes correspondence, dance cards, ticket stubs, receipts, programs and publications, and group photographs of the residents of Linden Hall. The academic portfolio was prepared by Holland in 1951 for the Secretarial Science Department and includes personal information, work history, a list of courses taken, letters of recommendation from faculty and employers, and ratings of personal characteristics such as patience, determination, sense of humor, and correct use of the telephone.

The photographs consist of photographic prints and include portrait images of Holland and group photographs of the residents of Winston House. The ephemera include Holland's registration cards, diploma, commencement programs, and publications. Of particular note is a program for the January 27, 1951 Oregon State versus University of Oregon basketball game.

Use of the Collection

Restrictions on Access :  

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation :  

Jacquelin F. Holland Papers, Oregon State University Archives, Corvallis, Oregon.

Administrative Information

Related Materials :  

The OSU Archives' holdings include many collections that pertain to student life at Oregon State and numerous collections from Oregon State alumni documenting their student experience. Other materials pertaining to the women's cooperatives and student housing are available in the University Housing and Dining Services Records (RG 145), the Co-Resident Women, Inc. Records (RG 077), and the Azalea House Records.


  • Corporate Names :
  • Oregon State College. Dept. of Secretarial Science.
  • Oregon State College--Student housing.
  • Subject Terms :
  • College students--Oregon--Corvallis.
  • Housing, Cooperative--Oregon--Corvallis.
  • Student activities--Oregon--Corvallis.
  • Student housing--Oregon--Corvallis.
  • Women--Oregon--Corvallis--Societies and clubs.
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Ephemera.
  • Photographic prints.
  • Scrapbooks.

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