Guide to the Natalie Reichart Papers

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Overview of the Collection

Creator: Reichart, Natalie
Title: Natalie Reichart Papers
Dates: 1936-1961 ( inclusive )
1960-1961 ( bulk )
Quantity: 0.15 cubic feet, including 54 photographs (1 box)
Collection Number: MSS Reichart
Summary: The Natalie Reichart Papers document preparation of Archery by Reichart and Gilman Keasey and include the manuscript, illustrations, and photographs. Reichart attended Oregon Agricultural College from 1917 to 1920 and was a physical education instructor from 1925 until 1945.
Repository: Oregon State University Libraries, Special Collections & Archives Research Center
Contact Information: Special Collections & Archives Research Center
121 The Valley Library
Oregon State University
Corvallis OR
Telephone: 541-737-2075
Fax: 541-737-8674
Languages: Materials in English. 

Biographical Note

Natalie Reichart attended Oregon Agricultural College from 1917 to 1920. She earned her undergraduate degree from Columbia University and graduate degree from New York University. She returned to Oregon State College as faculty member in physical education in 1925, a position she held until 1945.

Gilman Keasey was National Archery Champion in 1935 and 1936 and taught a new course in archery for men at Oregon State College in 1935-1936; he returned to Oregon State in the fall of 1945 to teach archery to veterans taking physical education.

Content Description

The Natalie Reichart Papers consist of the manuscript, illustrations, and photographs for Archery, the third edition of an archery textbook written by Reichart and Keasey. It was first published in 1936 as Modern Methods in Archery; A Text for Students and Teachers in Fundamentals of Target Archery.

Both Keasey and Reichart are shown in the photographs demonstrating proper archery techniques and handling. The photographs also depict archery equipment.

Use of the Collection

Restrictions on Access :  

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation :  

Natalie Reichart Papers, Oregon State University Archives, Corvallis, Oregon.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information :  

The Papers were transferred from the Benton County Historical Society in 2007.

Related Materials :  

The 1936 and 1961 editions of the Archery textbook are available in the Valley Library collections. The Archives' collections include photographs of archery instruction and competition in the Women's Recreation Association (WRA) Photographic Collection (P 171) and Harriet's Photograph Collection. Materials pertaining to physical education instruction at Oregon State are available in the College of Health and Human Performance Records (RG 031).


    • Subject Terms :
    • Archery.
    • Physical education and training--Oregon--Corvallis.
    • Form or Genre Terms :
    • Photographic prints.
      • Other Creators :
      • Keasey, Gilman.

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