Oliver Dales Collection
UA.10.3.298

Summary Information

Repository
Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
Creator
Dales, Oliver D.
Title
Oliver Dales collection
ID
UA.10.3.298
Date
circa 1899
Extent
0.5 Cubic feet
Language
English

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: "Item title, Collection title, Collection Identifier, Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections, East Lansing, Michigan."

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Biographical Note

Oliver Dean Dales was from Chesaning, Michigan. He attended at Michigan Agricultural College (now Michigan State University) in 1899 and was enrolled in the mechanical course.

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Scope and Contents note

The Oliver Dales collection consists of glass plate negatives. The negatives include images of Michigan Agricultural College (now Michigan State University) circa 1899. Images include athletics, military science, campus grounds, unidentified people, class rivalry activities, and dormitory scenes. There are also images of buildings including Linton Hall as the library, interior shot of Williams Hall, interior of a greenhouse, machine shop, and possibly faculty row. In addition there are negatives of people and scenes with people that are probably not associated with Michigan Agricultural College.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections March 2013

Conrad Hall
888 Wilson Road, Room 101
East Lansing , MI, 48824
517-355-2330
archives@msu.edu

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Legal Status

Copyright: Michigan State University. Property Rights: Michigan State University.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.

Custodial History

Gift of Oliver D. Dales.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Michigan Agricultural College.
  • Michigan State University. Athletes.
  • Michigan State University. Class Rivalry.
  • Michigan State University. Department of Military Science.
  • Michigan State University. Students.

Personal Name(s)

  • Dales, Oliver D.

Subject(s)

  • College campuses -- Michigan -- East Lansing
  • Dormitory life

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Collection Inventory

Glass Negatives 

Box Folder

Bridge (?) 

4274 1

Michigan Agricultural College 

Box Folder

Athletics - Athletic Team 

4274 2

Athletics - Team picture 

4274 3

Athletics - Track event 

4274 4

Buildings - Faculty Row (?) 

4274 5-7

Buildings - Greenhouse - interior 

4274 8

Buildings - Interior shot, meeting room in Williams Hall print filed under MSU Wm. Hall 

4274 9

Buildings - Machine Shop 

4274 10

Buildings - Unidentified house 

4274 11

Linton Hall (as the library) 

4274 12

Military Science 

4274 13

Military Science - Cadet on parade field 

4274 14

People - Unidentified group 

4274 15-23

People - Unidentified group - female with a child 

4274 24-25

People - Unidentified group - females 

4274 26-27

People - Unidentified group - females with a child 

4274 28

People - Unidentified group - male - possibly a scene from a school play 

4274 29

People - Unidentified group - people on campus 

4274 30

People - Unidentified group - people climbing flagpole 

4274 31

People - Unidentified individual 

4274 32

People - Unidentified individual - female 

4274 33-34

Pets - Dogs 

4274 35

Scenes - Bridge 

4274 36-37

Scenes - Field 

4274 38-39

Scenes - Path to bridge 

4274 40

Scenes - People in woods 

4274 41-42

Scenes - Red Cedar (?) 

4274 43

Scenes - Road 

4274 44

Scenes - Road through woods 

4274 45

Scenes - Rock split by fire 

4274 46

Scenes - Woods 

4274 47

Student Activities - Class battle 

4274 48-56

Student Activities - Class 1903 vs. 1904 

4274 57

Student Activities - Dorm scene 

4274 58-62

Student Activities - Dorm scenes 

4274 63

Student Activities - Football - class 1900 vs. 1901 

4274 64

Student Activities - Football - class 1900 vs. 1901 

4274 65

Student Activities - Mock Burial Class 1900 

4274 66-67

Student Activities - Mock Burial Class of 1900 

4274 68

Student Activities - Rock - Class of 1900 

4274 69

Student Activities - Soph. Class Parade, 1903 

4274 70-71

Student Events - Class Battle 

4274 72

People 

Box Folder

Unidentified child 

4274 73-74

Unidentified couples 

4274 75-76

Unidentified female and a child 

4274 77

Unidentified female with a child 

4274 78

Unidentified group - at lakeshore 

4274 79

Unidentified group - boating 

4274 80

Unidentified group - canoeing 

4274 81

Unidentified group - posed by woodpile 

4274 82

Unidentified group pulling log 

4274 83

Unidentified individual 

4274 84-85

Unidentified individual (female) at a lake 

4274 86

Unidentified individual (male) 

4274 88

Unidentified individual in uniform - male 

4274 89