Vanport collection, 1942-1948  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Title
Vanport collection
Dates
1942-1948 (inclusive)
Quantity
.29 cubic feet (1 folder and 1 oversize folder)
Collection Number
Mss 1413
Summary
Collection includes: "Vanport City Rules and Regulations", 1943, with map of Vanport and index; Photocopy "Vanport City Flood 1948," American Red Cross report, 1948; "Vanport: Emergency Relief Operations," Salvation Army publication, ca. 1948; 4 watercolors depicting life in Vanport, 1942-1946, commissioned by Portland General Electric; etc.
Repository
Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Davies Family Research Library
Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Avenue
Portland, OR
97205
Telephone: 503-306-5240
Fax: 503-219-2040
libreference@ohs.org
Access Restrictions

The collection is open to the public.

Languages
English
Sponsor
Conversion of this record was made possible by a grant from the National Historic Publications and Records Commission, an agency of the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration.


Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Collection includes: "Vanport City Rules and Regulations", 1943, with map of Vanport and index; Photocopy "Vanport City Flood 1948," American Red Cross report, 1948; "Vanport: Emergency Relief Operations," Salvation Army publication, ca. 1948; 4 watercolors depicting life in Vanport, 1942-1946, commissioned by Portland General Electric; etc.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

The Oregon Historical Society is the owner of the materials in the Research Library and makes available reproductions for research, publication, and other uses. Written permission must be obtained from the Research Library prior to any use of reproductions. The Society does not necessarily hold copyright to all the materials in the collections. In some cases, permission for use of reproductions may required seeking additional authorization from the copyright holders.

Preferred Citation

Vanport Collection, Mss 1413, Oregon Historical Society Research Library.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Floods -- Oregon -- Vanport.
  • Vanport Flood, 1948.
  • Corporate Names :
  • American Red Cross.
  • Housing Authority of Portland (Or.) -- Records and correspondence.
  • Salvation Army.
  • Geographical Names :
  • Vanport (Or.)
  • Vanport (Or.) -- Pictorial works.
  • Vanport (Or.) -- Social life and customs.
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Drawings (visual works) -- aat
  • Pamphlets. -- aat
  • Reports. -- aat