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  • Abstract

    A small collection of items collected by former Vice President of Administration Dave O'Dessa. There is material on the Centennial celebration and school histories that may have been a part of that celebration.

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Available for use by researchers in the university archive.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Copyright is owned by the university for materials produced by the university.

  • Source of Acquisition

    Dave O'Dessa

  • Method of Acquisition


  • Biographical or Historical Information

    Dave O'Dessa began his connection with Edinboro as a student.  During that time, O'Dessa played football and was named All State College for all four years.  By 1967 he was coaching for Edinboro and did so for five years.  After coaching he moved into the Director of Housing and Food Services position.    From here he became the Associate Vice President for University Facilities and Campus Development.  Finally, in 1979 O'Dessa accepted the position of Vice President for Administration and Institutional Advancement.  One of the highlights of his career was serving as the National Chairman for the 1985 and 1987 national wheelchair games. These games were held at Edinboro.Note written by Dave Obringer

  • Related Materials

    Oral history.  An interview of Dave O'Dessa is available in the media section of the archive.

  • Scope and Contents

    This is a small collection of materials dating from 1928-1994. Most noteworthy are the materials relating to the Centennial celebration and the school histories. One separate is a folder holding two pen and ink prints, one of Academy Hall and the other of Biggers House. The other separate is tube containing architectural drawings for the Clock Tower.


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