Western photographer collection, Circa 1840s-1968  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Title
Western photographer collection
Dates
Circa 1840s-1968 (inclusive)
Quantity
3.46 linear feet, (1 record storage box; 1 manuscript box; 1 flat box)
Collection Number
PH368
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--SPC, 1299
University of Oregon
Eugene OR
97403-1299
Telephone: 541-346-3068
Fax: 541-346-3485
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.

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).

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Property rights reside with Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections and University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Western photographer collection, PH368, Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

1.:  Events, circa 1880s-1932Return to Top

Prints in this series depict floods, fires, large group gatherings, parades, and the Alaskan Gold Rush.

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
1 1
PH200_019: Artcraft
1932
1 2
PH200_022: Bailey, E. J.
circa 1880s
1 3
PH200_030: Boyd and Braas
circa 1880s
1 4
PH200_078: Brown's Studio
circa 1920s
3 1
PH200_111: Dunn, Carrie
1905
1 5
PH200_117: Electric Studio
circa 1912-1920
1 6
PH200_027: Hegg, Eric A.
circa 1898
4 1
PH200_042: Kiser, F. H.
1906
1 7
PH200_218: Myers and Loomis
1915
1 44
PH200_235: Pernot Brothers
1890
1 54
PH200_280: Smith and Bart
1889
1 8
PH200_315: Watson, Mrs. J. N.
1907
1 9
PH200_017: Wilse, Anders Beer
1889

2.:  Geographic areas, circa 1860s-1966Return to Top

Prints in this series depict geographic areas of Oregon, Washington, California, and Alaska. The bulk of the series depicts cities and natural scenery in Oregon.

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
1 10
PH200_060: Acme View and Advertising Co.
circa 1860s-1870s
1 11
PH200_064: Averill, D. M. and Co.
circa 1884-1915
1 12
PH200_066: Bartels, H. F.
1907
1 13
PH200_067: Bell, Thomas Charles
circa 1925
1 3
PH200_030: Boyd and Braas
circa 1880s
1 14
PH200_084: Cawthon and Warren
1888
1 15
PH200_085: Charlton, E. P. and Co.
circa 1907-1915
1 16
PH200_032: Cherrington Brothers Studio
circa 1891-1893
3 2
PH200_086: Christian
circa 1900s-1940s
1 17
PH200_088: Churchill
1910
1 18
PH200_089: Clark, Charles W.
circa 1910
1 19
PH200_094: Coe, Elmer Andrew
circa 1907-1915
1 20
PH200_095: Columbia Commercial Studios
circa 1917-1953
1 21
PH200_098: Council Crest Company
circa 1907-1915
1 22
PH200_034: Cross and Dimmit Studio
circa 1907-1930
1 23
PH200_109: Duckering, W.
1891
1 24
PH200_116: Eddy
circa 1920s-1960s
1 5
PH200_117: Electric Studio
circa 1912-1920
1 25
PH200_120: Ellis
circa 1930
1 77
PH200_037: Gifford, Benjamin A.
circa 1915-1930
1 26
PH200_135: Gill, J. K. Co.
circa 1898-1915
1 27
PH200_139: Grand, William H.
circa 1966
1 28
PH200_159: Jaleer, J. A.
1925
1 29
PH200_164: Jett, George L.
1867
1 30
PH200_171: Julcom, J. A.
1926
1 31
PH200_179: Lidell, Vald.
circa 1907
1 32
PH200_180: Lipschuetz, Chas S.
circa 1907-1915
1 33
PH200_183: Lomen Bros.
circa 1910-1930
1 34
PH200_187: Mackey, H. C.
circa 1890s-1920s
3 3
PH200_192: Martin, E. F.
circa 1915
1 35
PH200_193: Mattsson Jewelry Co.
1909
1 36
PH200_194: Maynard, Mrs. R.
1890
4 4
PH200_196: McAlpin and Lamb
circa 1889-1896
1 37
PH200_059: McLoughlin House
circa 1846
2 6
PH200_207: Meresse, Elisee
circa 1890s
1 38
PH200_210: Metzler, Ken
circa 1950s
1 39
PH200_211: Miller, Charles R. of Miller Photo Co.
circa 1900s-1910s
1 40
PH200_214: Moorehouse, E. H.
circa 1908
1 41
PH200_215: Morefield
1909
1 42
PH200_216: Morrison, Mrs. R.
1888-1890
1 43
PH200_222: New York Gallery
circa 1890s-1910s
1 44
PH200_235: Pernot Brothers
1890
1 45
PH200_240: Piltz, Stanley A., Company
circa 1907-1915
1 46
PH200_241: Prentiss, Arthur
circa 1900-1925
1 47
PH200_259: Rogers
circa 1880s-1895
1 48
PH200_263: Sands
circa 1926
1 49
PH200_265: Saubert
1909
1 50
PH200_051: Savage, Charles Roscoe
circa 1864-1900
1 51
PH200_275: Shurte, M. E.
1909
1 52
PH200_277: Simmer
circa 1920s-1950s
1 53
PH200_278: Slocum
circa 1920s-1950s
1 54
PH200_280: Smith and Bart
1889
1 55
PH200_286: Sprouse and Son
circa 1907-1915
1 56
PH200_288: Stanleys
circa 1900s-1950s
1 57
PH200_296: Thomas, A. L.
circa 1920s-1950s
1 58
PH200_309: Van Wormer, Joe
1966
1 59
PH200_096: Vergere, F. I.
circa 1890s-1920s
1 60
PH200_325: Williams, Robert E.
circa 1907-1917
1 61
PH200_326: Wilson, C. D.
circa 1907-1915
1 62
PH200_327: Winters, H. J.
1909
1 63
PH200_330: Worden, J. E.
1908

3.:  Industries and transportation, circa 1850s-1954Return to Top

Prints in this series depict logging, mining, fishing, shipping construction, trains, automobiles, boats, and horses.

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
1 64
PH200_018: Ackroyd, Hugh
circa 1945-1954
1 65
PH200_024: Barnard Studio
circa 1890s-1920s
1 66
PH200_072: Bowen, J. O.
circa 1870
1 67
PH199: Butcher, S. D.
circa 1880s
3 4
PH200_093: Clough Photos
circa 1900
1 68
PH199: Collins
1884
1 69
PH200_100: Curtis, Asahel
1908
1 70
PH200_106: Dobbs, Beverly B.
circa 1890s
3 5
PH200_110: Dunlap, G. A.
circa 1890s
1 71
PH200_112: Duryea, M. J.
circa 1915
3 6
PH200_125: Flower, Warren A.
1910
3 7
PH200_048: Ford, John Fletcher
circa 1900-1905
1 72
PH200_129: Frederickson's Photo Lab
circa 1930s
1 73
PH200_131: Galloway, Michael B.
1902
1 74
PH200_132, PH199: Gardner, Alexander
circa 1850s-1867
1 75
PH200_054: Gardner, C. H. for Julius M. Wendt
circa 1910
1 76
PH200_134: Getty's Photo Studio
circa 1930s-1940s
1 77
PH200_037: Gifford, Benjamin A.
circa 1915-1930
1 78
PH200_045: Graham, John G.
circa 1890s-1920s
1 79
PH199: Haynes Studio
1902
4 2
PH200_146: Hedlund, O.
1911
1 80
PH200_147: Hegg, P. I.
circa 1890-1910
1 104
PH199: Hook, W. E.
circa 1840s-1900s
1 81
PH200_156: Howard, Randall R.
circa 1880s
1 107
PH200_165: Johnson, Glen of Miller Photo Co.
circa 1909-1917
1 82
PH200_044: Lewis, C. C.
circa 1880s-1900
1 83
PH200_206: Meisor, J. A.
circa 1890s-1904
1 84
PH200_209: Merrick
1911
1 40
PH200_214: Moorehouse, E. H.
circa 1908
1 42
PH200_216: Morrison, Mrs. R.
1888-1890
1 85
PH200_225: Nichols
1902
3 8
PH200_239: Pierce, K. A.
1911
1 46
PH200_241: Prentiss, Arthur M.
circa 1900-1925
1 86
PH200_248: Reaves, Frank A.
circa 1898
1 87
PH200_249: Rehfelds
1915
3 9
PH200_252: Richmond
1890
2 16
PH199: Rudy, W. Ira
circa 1892
1 88
PH199: Russell, Andrew J.
circa 1860s-1880s
1 89
PH200_270: Severtson, E.
circa 1915
1 90
PH200_279: Smith and Smith
circa 1898
1 91
PH200_282: Smith, S. C.
circa 1880s-1890s
3 10
PH200_283: Snodgrass, W. F.
1896
1 92
PH200_289: Stauff, Ernest A.
circa 1890s-1910s
1 93
PH199: Sturtevaht, B.
circa 1880s-1900s
1 94
PH200_293: Taber
circa 1860s-1890s
1 95
PH199: Union Pacific Railroad Company
circa 1950s
1 96
PH200_314: Waters, Lorin B.
circa 1900-1940s
1 97
PH200_319: Wheeler, W. D.
circa 1887-1891
3 11
PH200_321: Wightman, C. E.
1892
1 63
PH200_330: Worden, J. E.
1908

4.:  Land and cityscapes, circa 1841-1940Return to Top

Prints in this series depict houses, hotels, storefronts, farms, and volcanoes.

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
1 98
PH199: Andrews, Wayne
circa 1920
1 99
PH200_025: Bates, Philip S.
circa 1880s
1 100
PH199: Bennett, H. H.
circa 1882-1883, 1960
1 122
PH200_031: Catterlin Studio
circa 1870-1894
1 101
PH200_113: Earl, Miles W.
1841
3 16
PH199: Fly, C. S.
circa 1886-1890
1 74
PH200_132, PH199: Gardner, Alexander
circa 1850s-1867
1 102
PH200_036: Haskin Studio
circa 1930s
1 103
PH200_149: Hemenway, Ansel F.
circa 1875-1883
1 104
PH199: Hook , W. E.
circa 1840s-1900s
1 105
PH199: Jackson, William Henry
circa 1880s-1900s
1 106
PH200_161: Jeffers
circa 1930
1 107
PH200_165: Johnson, Glen of Miller Photo Co.
circa 1909-1917
1 108
PH200_170: Jorgensen, W. N.
circa 1890s
4 3
PH200_026: Jourdan, Albert
1926
1 109
PH200_041: Kettler
circa 1940
1 110
PH200_181: Loewenfeld, Richard
circa 1900
1 111
PH200_182: Logan, Charles W.
circa 1880-1890
1 112
PH200_185: Lowman and Hanford Co.
circa 1920s-1940s
1 113
PH200_197: McClanahan, Edward Jackson
circa 1890s
1 114
PH200_221: Nelson, Lee
1957
3 12
PH200_242: Prier, Richard
circa 1900
2 16
PH199: Rudy, W. Ira
circa 1892
1 88
PH199: Russell, Andrew J.
circa 1860s-1880s
1 92
PH200_289: Stauff, Ernest A.
circa 1890s-1910s
1 94
PH200_293: Taber
circa 1860s-1890s

5.:  People, circa 1840s-1968Return to Top

Prints in this series depict portraits and group photos of Native Americans, pioneers, politicians, entertainers, workers, individuals, and families.

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
1 115
PH200_020: Aune Studio
circa 1870s
1 116
PH199: Barry, D. F.
1881
1 117
PH199: Bell
circa 1900-1910
3 13
PH200_068: Bicknell, Wilfred
circa 1906-1916
1 118
PH200_070: Boland, M. D.
1918
1 3
PH200_030: Boyd and Braas
circa 1880s
1 119
PH200_073: Bradley and Rulofsen
circa 1877-1880
3 14
PH200_076: Briggs, J. A.
circa 1894
1 120
PH200_080: Bushnell, Corry A.
circa 1900
1 67
PH199: Butcher, S. D.
circa 1880s
1 121
PH200_082: Cantwell
circa 1890s
1 122
PH200_031: Catterlin Studio
circa 1870-1894
1 123
PH200_091: Clevenger, Charles L.
circa 1886
3 15
PH200_092: Clifford, Clarence E.
1931
1 124
PH200_099: Cramer's California Gallery
1882
1 125
PH199: De Graff, W. H.
1889
1 126
PH200_104: Deitz, Horace C.
circa 1907-1920
1 127
PH200_105: Dennie, Oliver
circa 1874-1875
1 128
PH200_118: Elite (successor to Bushby and Co.)
circa 1885
1 129
PH200_119: Elite Studio
circa 1880s
1 130
PH200_121: Ellsworth and Cardwell
circa 1866-1867
1 131
PH200_122: Evans, D. Perry
circa 1910
1 132
PH199: Fenimore
1859
3 16
PH199: Fly, C. S.
circa 1886-1890
1 133
PH200_126: Forbes, Robert Lachlan
circa 1853
1 134
PH200_127: Franklin, J. C.
1892
1 135
PH199: Furlong and Crispell
circa 1890s-1900s
1 77
PH200_037: Gifford, Benjamin A.
circa 1915-1930
1 136
PH199: Givens, W. D.
circa 1890s-1910
1 137
PH200_137: Gould, A. J.
circa 1890s-1910s
3 17
PH200_140: Graves, Hubert D.
1898
1 138
PH200_141: Gray, S. E. and A. F. Wheeler, S. E. Gray and Co.'s Photographic Gallery
circa 1890s-1910s
1 139
PH200_097: Harnish
1903
1 140
PH200_144: Hayes the Fotografer
circa 1880s
1 141
PH200_151: Hendee, Denny H.
circa 1880s
1 142
PH200_152: Herrin, M. E.
1896
1 143
PH200_154: Hobson, Samuel
1898
1 144
PH200_155: Hogg, James
circa 1889-1890
1 104
PH199: Hook, W. E.
circa 1840s-1900s
1 145
PH199: Houghton, Merritt Dana
circa 1880s
1 146
PH200_158: Hunt, The Photographer
1892
1 147
PH200_163: Jesten-Miller Studio
circa 1950
1 148
PH200_040: Johnson, William P.
circa 1860s-1888
1 149
PH200_166: Johnston and Co.
circa 1900
1 150
PH200_167: Jones Bros.
1885
1 151
PH200_168: Jones, John H.
1898
1 152
PH200_169: Jones, W. L.
circa 1890s-1910s
1 153
PH200_172: Kennell-Ellis
1935
1 154
PH200_173: Kester, C. M.
circa 1890s-1910s
1 155
PH200_178: Langford
1900
1 156
PH200_184: Loryea, Milton
circa 1890s
2 1
PH200_190: Maple, George
1907
2 2
PH200_195: McAllister, Edward H.
circa 1900s-1920s
4 4
PH200_196: McAlpin and Lamb
circa 1889-1896
2 3
PH200_047: McGowan, J. D.
circa 1880s-1910s
2 4
PH200_203: McMillan
circa 1880s-1890s
2 5
PH200_205: McMurry, J. M.
1889
2 6
PH200_207: Meresse, Elisee
circa 1890s
2 7
PH200_212: Mitchell, Elaine
1968
2 8
PH200_227: O'Connell Studios
circa 1900
2 9
PH200_226: Oakes, Omega
circa 1878-1887
3 18
PH200_233: Paxton, A. B.
circa 1890s
2 10
PH200_326: Pershin's Studio
1916
1 46
PH200_241: Prentiss, Arthur M.
circa 1900-1925
2 11
PH199: Prewitt, W. L.
circa 1890s
2 12
PH200_246: Rankin, Frank A.
circa 1880s-1910s
2 13
PH200_254: Rieman and Co.
circa 1880s-1910s
2 14
PH200_255: Rinehart, F. A.
1884
2 15
PH200_258: Robison, Hana
1910
3 19
PH200_260: Romans Photographic Company
circa 1890s
2 16
PH199: Rudy, W. Ira
circa 1892
2 17
PH200_268: Sawyer, F. W.
1873
2 18
PH200_271: Seward and Robideau
1911
2 19
PH200_273: Shew, William
circa 1879-1890s
2 20
PH200_274: Shields Studio
circa 1900-1930s
2 21
PH200_284: Sowell-Simon Studio
circa 1840s-1860s
2 22
PH200_291: Steffen-Colmer
1915
1 94
PH200_293: Taber
circa 1860s-1890s
2 23
PH200_013: Thwaites, Joseph
circa 1880s
2 24
PH200_297: Towne
circa 1860s-1895
2 25
PH200_303: Turner, I. S.
circa 1880s-1910s
2 26
PH200_305: Tyler, Mrs. M. E.
circa 1880s
2 27
PH200_308: Van Ness Studios
1935
2 28
PH200_311: Waldorf Art Co.
circa 1880s-1910s
2 29
PH200_320: White, George R.
1879
2 30
PH200_331: Worthington
circa 1885

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