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Engineering courses were offered for the first time, and a contract was approved for...

Georgina M. Holt became the first business teacher at the college in 1898, teaching...

Oklahoma A&M College initiated a series of short courses to offer specialized...

The class of 1897 won distinction for not only being the smallest class ever to...

With no dorms, students lived in town, so a boardwalk was constructed to connect Old...

As early as 1896, Dr. Lowery Lamon (L. L.) Lewis, who had recently been appointed...

The citizens of Stillwater packed the assembly hall of the College Building (Old...

George E. Morrow was a leader and ardent promoter of agriculture, who was known for...

When the college moved into its first permanent building in 1894, only a major in...

Students and faculty formed the College Club, an interdisciplinary educational forum...

The fourth academic year at Oklahoma A&M College, began in September with 144...

The first student publication actually set in type, The Oklahoma A&M College...

Edmund D. Murdaugh, the third president for the college, managed to establish the...

The first permanent structure on campus, the College Building or (Old) Central...

Though he was only president of the college for four months, Henry E. Alvord, managed...

Many Oklahoma A&M College students joined 100,000 homesteaders for the land run on...

Theta Pond (pictured) was called the Horse Pond or College Pond at the turn of the...

While many of the students in this 1893-94 senior preparatory class looked quite young...

Due to a provision of the Morrill Act, beginning in 1893 all students were required to...

The Oklahoma Agricultural and Mechanical College became the official name of the...

The development of extracurricular opportunities for students began with the Star...

Four wood-frame buildings were completed in 1892 using federal funds for the...

The first faculty meeting was held on March 17, 1892 and its major accomplishment was...

Robert J. Barker served as the first president of the Oklahoma A. and M. College from...

The minutes show that 23 ladies and 22 gentlemen enrolled in the first classes at...

The 200-acre tract was cleared of tall grass prairie grasses and plowed using teams of...

The first director of the Oklahoma Agricultural Experiment Station on campus, James C...

Four homesteaders were paid varying sums from $50 - $1,200 to transferred portions of...

The political "discussion" over a site for the college continued for six more months...

The history of Oklahoma State University (formerly Oklahoma A&M College) is a...