Marquam Grand Opera House plans, circa 1851-1912  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Title
Marquam Grand Opera House plans
Dates
circa 1851-1912 (inclusive)
Quantity
77 x 102 cm.
Collection Number
Mss 3130
Summary
Collection includes: 3 blueprint plans on 3 sheets of the Marquam Grand Opera House on SW Broadway Ave. and SW Morrison St. in Portland, Oregon, scale 1/8" : 1, ca. 1851-1912. Located at S.W. Broadway and Yamhill, across from the Portland Hotel, the 1500-seat Orpheum Theatre (also known over the years as Loews, Hippodrome, Pantages, Maruam Grand Opera House and RKO Orpheum) was demolished in 1976 after 60 years as a vaudeville and movie theater.
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


Historical NoteReturn to Top

Located at S.W. Broadway and Yamhill, across from the Portland Hotel, the 1500-seat Orpheum Theatre (also known over the years as Loews, Hippodrome, Pantages, Maruam Grand Opera House and RKO Orpheum) was demolished in 1976 after 60 years as a vaudeville and movie theater.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Collection includes: 3 blueprint plans on 3 sheets of the Marquam Grand Opera House on SW Broadway Ave. and SW Morrison St. in Portland, Oregon, scale 1/8" : 1, ca. 1851-1912. Architect not named.

Other Descriptive InformationReturn to Top

Designated 3130-1

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 require seeking additional authorization from the copyright holders.

Preferred Citation

Marquam Grand Opera House Plans, Mss 3130, Oregon Historical Society Research Library.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Theaters -- Oregon -- Portland -- Designs and plans.
  • Corporate Names :
  • Marquam Grand Opera House (Portland, Or.) -- Designs and plans.
  • Orpheum Theatre (Portland, Or.) -- Designs and plans.
  • Geographical Names :
  • Downtown (Portlland, Or.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. -- Designs and plans.
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Blueprints. -- aat