Guide to the Herbert A. Schell Photograph Collection
1949-1951

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Overview of the Collection

Creator: Schell, Herbert A.
Title: Herbert A. Schell Photograph Collection
Dates: 1949-1951 ( inclusive )
Quantity: 0.03 cubic foot, including 33 photographs (1 box)
Collection Number: P 282
Summary: The Herbert A. Schell Photograph Collection consists of images assembled by Schell during his student years at Oregon State College. The photographs document the members and activities of the Kappa Sigma fraternity. Herbert A. Schell earned a BS in engineering at Oregon State College in 1951.
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 in English. 

Biographical Note

Herbert Adams Schell attended Oregon State College and earned a BS in engineering in 1951. Schell, from Portland, was a member of the Kappa Sigma fraternity.

Content Description

The Herbert A. Schell Photograph Collection consists of images assembled by Schell during his student years at Oregon State College. The photographs depict Schell and other students at dances, parties, and dinners and include group photographs of the Kappa Sigma fraternity members. Several images include the fraternity's pet dog, George; a woman named Pat Keep is identified in one of the images. The collection includes images of formal dances, costume parties, and the Interfraternity Sing.

All of the photographs are b/w prints; several of the images were made by Donald Free, College Photos.

Use of the Collection

Restrictions on Access :  

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation :  

Herbert A. Schell Photograph Collection (P 282), Oregon State University Archives, Corvallis, Oregon.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information :  

The photographs were received in 2010 by the Oregon State University Libraries in yearbooks that were donated by Schell's family after his death. The photographs were transferred to the Archives.

Related Materials :  

The OSU Archives holdings include numerous collections of photographs taken or assembled by students. Harriet's Collection includes many images documenting student life. Other collections that include images of student life during the late 1940s and early 1950s are the Wilson H. Foote (P 268) and the Richard W. Gilkey Photographs (P 252) Photographs.


Subjects

  • Corporate Names :
  • Oregon State College--Students.
  • Subject Terms :
  • College students--Oregon--Corvallis.
  • Greek letter societies--Oregon--Corvallis.
  • Student activities--Oregon--Corvallis.
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Photographic prints.

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