Olaf Laurgaard papers, 1919-1940  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Laurgaard, Olaf
Title
Olaf Laurgaard papers
Dates
1919-1940 (inclusive)
Quantity
3.0 linear feet, (6 containers)
Collection Number
Ax 018
Summary
Olaf Laurgaard (1880-1945) was city engineer of Portland, Oregon. The papers are correspondence, reports, plans, specifications, and drawings for a Portland, Oregon waterfront project, 1919-1933, and other city projects.
Repository
University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives.
UO Libraries--SCUA
1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR
97403-1299
Telephone: 541-346-3068
spcarref@uoregon.edu
Access Restrictions

Collection is open to the public.

Collection must be used in Special Collections & University Archives Reading Room.

Languages
English


Historical NoteReturn to Top

Olaf Laurgaard (1880-1945) was city engineer of Portland, Oregon. He worked for the Tennessee Valley Authority from 1937-1940, at which time he kept an engineer's diary.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The papers are correspondence, reports, plans, specifications, and drawings for a Portland, Oregon waterfront project, 1919-1933 and other city projects. Materials are ordered chronologically.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Olaf Laurgaard Papers, Ax 018, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
1 2 Waterfront--Plans submitted to Community branch Nov. 24
1 3 Waterfront 1923 1923
1 4 Waterfront 1924 1924
1 5 Waterfront project 1924-1925
2 1 Waterfront 1927-1932
2 2 Day & Zimmerman Report No. 2863 December 29, 1930
2 3 Portland West-Side Waterfront Development Project August 1933
2 4 Remodeling of Buildings May 1933
2 5 Improvement of Front Ave May 1933
2 6 Esplandade with Rail & Lights May 1933
2 7 City Engineer March 29, 1923
3 1 Planning Commission 1920-1927
3 2 Front Street Intercepting Sewer and Drainage System May 27, 1921-July 15, 1929
4 1 O-W.R. & N. Regrade 1916
4 2 Protection of the Harbor Value of Portland in Providing Necessary Bridges in the Future 1924
4 3 Plans and Specifications for Viaducts & Approaches 1916
4 4 N.P.T. CO., S.P.&S. RY. CO. and U.RYS. CO. on Lovejoy St. April 6, 1928
4 5 Ordinances Referring to Matters Under the Jurisdiction of the City Engineer June 16, 1922
4 6 Preliminary Estimate for Street Improvement--COPY February 1930
4 7 Change of Grade of Corbett St. ET AL October 1926
5 1 O. Laurgaard Constuction Engineer -- diary January 10, 1937-December 31, 1937
5 2 General Office Engineer -- diary January 15, 1936-January 9, 1937
5 3 Diary -- O. Laurgaard January 1, 1940
6 1 O. Laurgaard Constuction Engineer -- diary January 1, 1938-December 31, 1938
6 2 O. Laurgaard Constuction Engineer -- diary January 1, 1939-December 31, 1939

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Civil engineers--Oregon.
  • Civil engineers--United States.
  • Waterfronts--Oregon--Portland--Design and construction
  • Personal Names :
  • Laurgaard, Olaf, 1880-1945--Correspondence
  • Laurgaard, Olaf, 1880-1945--Diaries
  • Corporate Names :
  • Portland (Or.). Office of City Engineer
  • Tennessee Valley Authority
  • Geographical Names :
  • Portland (Or.)--Buildings, structures, etc.
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Architectural drawings
  • Diaries
  • Engineering drawings
  • Letters