Clara Humason Waldo (1858-1933) was the first woman to be named to the Board of Regents for a state institution of higher education, and also the first woman to address a graduating class at Oregon State. A member of the OAC Board of Regents from 1905-1919, Waldo Hall is named in her honor. She was the wife of Oregon Supreme Court Justice John B. Waldo.
Ida Kidder was University Librarian until her death in 1920. When walking became difficult she got around campus in a cart, named the "Wickermobile." Photo was used in the 1919 Beaver Yearbook, p. 227.