Western photographer collection, Circa 1840s-1968  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
University of Oregon. Libraries. Special Collections & University Archives
Title
Western photographer collection
Dates
Circa 1840s-1968 (inclusive)
Quantity
3.46 linear feet, (3 containers)  :  1 record storage box, 1 manuscript box, 1 flat box
Collection Number
PH 368
Summary
This artificial collection consists of photographs by Western photographers in the United States. Prints are organized by subject and arranged alphabetically by creator. Subjects include Events (floods, fires, large group gatherings, parades, and the Alaskan Gold Rush), Geographic areas (Oregon, Washington, California, and Alaska, with emphasis on cities and natural scenery in Oregon), Industries and transportation (logging, mining, fishing, shipping, construction, trains, automobiles, boats, and horses), Land and cityscapes (houses, hotels, storefronts, farms, and volcanoes), and People (portraits and group photos of Native Americans, pioneers, politicians, entertainers, workers, individuals, and families).
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 and University Archives Reading Room. Collection or parts of collection may be stored offsite. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives in advance of your visit to allow for transportation time.

Additional Reference Guides

See the Current Collection Guide for detailed description and requesting options.

Languages
English


Content DescriptionReturn to Top

This artificial collection consists of photographs by Western photographers in the United States. Subjects include Events (floods, fires, large group gatherings, parades, and the Alaskan Gold Rush), Geographic areas (Oregon, Washington, California, and Alaska, with emphasis on cities and natural scenery in Oregon), Industries and transportation (logging, mining, fishing, shipping, construction, trains, automobiles, boats, and horses), Land and cityscapes (houses, hotels, storefronts, farms, and volcanoes), and People (portraits and group photos of Native Americans, pioneers, politicians, entertainers, workers, individuals, and families).

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Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Cities and towns--Oregon
  • Employees--West (U.S.)--Portraits
  • Landscapes--West (U.S.)
  • Logging--West (U.S.)
  • Politicians--West (U.S.)--Portraits
  • Shipping--West (U.S.)
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Photographs