Guide to the Associated Men's Halls Scrapbook

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Overview of the Collection

Creator: Associated Men's Halls (Oregon State College)
Title: Associated Men's Halls Scrapbook
Dates: 1934-1940 ( inclusive )
Quantity: 0.25 cubic foot (1 oversize box)
Collection Number: MSS AssocMensHalls
Summary: The Associated Men's Halls Scrapbook documents the activities of the male students in the five housing clubs that resided in Weatherford Hall, together known as the Associated Men's Halls.
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. 

Historical Note

The Associated Men's Halls comprised the five housing clubs that resided in Weatherford Hall (Cauthorn, Poling, Hawley, Buxton, Weatherford).

During the era covered by this scrapbook, Weatherford Hall was the sole campus building which housed male students not affiliated with fraternities.

Content Description

The Associated Men's Halls Scrapbook was assembled by students in the five housing clubs that resided in Weatherford Hall (Cauthorn, Poling, Hawley, Buxton, Weatherford) together known as the Associated Men's Halls. Primarily made up of photographs and newspaper clippings, the scrapbook documents various aspects of student life in these clubs such as social events, officer selection, and involvement in intramural sports. Dance cards and election flyers can also be found in the scrapbook. The photographs depict holiday parties, group shots and portraits, off-campus trips, athletic contests between clubs, pranks, horseplay, and interior and exterior views of Weatherford Hall. Many of the students in the images are identified including E.C. Gilbert, Robert Henderson, Andrew Landforce, and Milosh Popovich.

Use of the Collection

Restrictions on Access :  

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation :  

Associated Men's Halls Scrapbook, Oregon State University Archives, Corvallis, Oregon.

Administrative Information

Related Materials :  

Records of other dormitory clubs include the Cauthorn Club Records (RG 101), the Poling Hall Club Records (RG 36), and the Hawley Club Minutes in the University Housing and Dining Services Records (RG 145), which include additional information on student housing at Oregon State College.


  • Personal Names :
  • Gilbert, Earl C.
  • Henderson, Robert W. (Robert Wesley), 1914-
  • Landforce, Andrew S.
  • Popovich, Milosh Nicholas, 1917-
  • Corporate Names :
  • Oregon State College--Students.
  • Subject Terms :
  • Clubs--Oregon--Corvallis.
  • College environment--Oregon--Corvallis.
  • College students--Oregon--Corvallis.
  • Men--Oregon--Corvallis--Societies and clubs.
  • Student activities--Oregon--Corvallis.
  • Student housing--Oregon--Corvallis.
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Photographic prints.
  • Scrapbooks.

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