Guide to the Frank Edward Hall Collection

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Overview of the Collection

Creator: Hall, Frank E. (Frank Edward)
Title: Frank Edward Hall Collection
Dates: 1886-1909 ( inclusive )
Quantity: 0.2 cubic foot, including 7 photographs (3 boxes, including 1 oversize box, and 1 map folder)
Collection Number: MSS Hall
Summary: The Frank Edward Hall Collection consists of photographs and memorabilia assembled by Hall while a student at Oregon Agricultural College. Hall graduated from OAC in 1909 in agriculture.
Repository: Oregon State University Libraries
University Archives

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

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

Frank Edward Hall attended Oregon Agricultural College from 1906/1907 through 1908/1909 and graduated with the Class of 1909 in Agriculture. He was from Milwaukie, Oregon. The 1910 Orange cites his activities as Athenaeum Literary Society, Lewelling Club, Glee Club, and Agricultural Club. He was a 1st Lieutenant and Battalion Adjutant in the OAC Cadets.

Content Description

This collection consists of photographs and memorabilia. The photographs are of Frank Edward Hall, Etta Anna Hall (Finnerty), the Athenaeum Literary Society, and the Cadets in "OAC" formation on the lower campus. The memorabilia include debate and track programs, a dance card, the OAC Cadets yearbook for 1908-1909, an instruction book The Improved Easy Method for the Parlor Organ, and an OAC cloth pennant.

Use of the Collection

Restrictions on Access :  

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation :  

Frank Edward Hall Collection, Oregon State University Archives, Corvallis, Oregon.

Administrative Information

Arrangement :

This collection is arranged into two series: I. Memorabilia and II. Photographs.

Detailed Description of the Collection

Series I:  Memorabilia, 1886-1909
1 Programs, 1908-1909
1 OAC Cadets Yearbook, 1908/1909
1 Improved Easy Method for the Parlor Organ, 1886
Map Case
* OAC Cloth Pennant

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Series II:  Photographs, 1909
2 Frank Edward Hall
2 Etta Anna Hall (Finnerty)
3 Cadets in "OAC" Formation
apx 12x17 in.
3 Athenaeum Literary Society
apx 12x17 in.

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    • Corporate Names :
    • Oregon Agricultural College. Track-athletics
    • Subject Terms :
    • Debates and debating--Oregon
    • Military education--Oregon
    • Form or Genre Terms :
    • Dance cards
    • Pennants
    • Photographs
    • Titles within the Collection :
    • Improved easy method for the parlor organ
      • Other Creators :
      • Whitney, W. W.

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