Nellie Orton Photographs, 1890-1973  PDF  XML

Overview of the Collection

Orton, Nellie
Nellie Orton Photographs
1890-1973 (inclusive)
1903-1927 (bulk)
0.3 cubic feet, including cartes de visite, photographs, and postcards
Collection Number
OrSlTCC Nellie Orton
The collection contains images of Siletz tribal members, agency employees, and locations throughout western Oregon, California, and Washington.
Confederated Tribes of the Siletz, Tribal Cultural Collections
402 Park Way P.O. Box 549
Siletz, OR
Telephone: 541-444-2450
Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Collection materials are in English.
Funding for preparing this finding aid was provided through a grant rewarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The collection contains images of Siletz tribal members and agency employees. A majority of the collection consists of cartes de visite, mounted photographs, and photographic postcards. Tintype portraits and images of locations in western Oregon, California, and Washington are included.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Preferred Citation

Nellie Orton Photographs, Siletz Tribal Cultural Collections, Siletz, Oregon.

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Separated Materials

Oversize photographs are located in a separate container.

Related Materials

Additional photograph collections pertaining to Siletz tribal members include Esther Copeland Anderson Photographs, Knott C. Egbert Photographs, and Betty Whitehead Photographs.

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Indian agents--Oregon
  • Indian reservations--Oregon
  • Siletz Indians--History

Personal Names

  • Orton, Wolverton D.

Corporate Names

  • Bureau of Indian Affairs

Geographical Names

  • Chemawa (Salem, Or.)
  • Crescent City (Calif.)
  • Logsden (Or.)
  • Newport (Or.)
  • Siletz Indian Reservation (Or.)
  • Tacoma (Wash.)
  • Toledo (Or.)
  • Vancouver (Wash.)

Form or Genre Terms

  • Cartes de visite
  • Photographic postcards
  • Photographic prints
  • Tintypes