Ralph Penniwell Cowgill photograph albums, 1898-1915  PDF  XML

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Cowgill, Ralph P. (Ralph Penniwell), b. 1880, photographer.
Title
Ralph Penniwell Cowgill photograph albums
Dates
1898-1915 (inclusive)
Quantity
.5 cubic feet (209 photographs and 1 negative in 2 albums)
Collection Number
Org. Lot 1180
Summary
209 black and white photographs and 1 negative in 2 albums, 1898-1915.
Repository
Oregon Historical Society Research Library
1200 SW Park Avenue
Portland, OR
97205
Telephone: 503-306-5240
Fax: 503-219-2040
libreference@ohs.org
Access Restrictions

Collection is open to the public.

Languages
English
Sponsor
Conversion of this record was made possible by a grant from the National Historic Publications and Records Commission, an agency of the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration.


Content DescriptionReturn to Top

209 black and white photographs and 1 negative in 2 albums, 1898-1915.

Album 548 includes images from the U. S. Geological Survey in the Pacific Northwest, including Coeur d'Alene Lake, Murray, Wallace, and Blossom Lake in Idaho, Spirit Lake, Spokane, and Mount Adams in Washington, and Sunset Mine, Crescent Lake, the Columbia River Gorge and Mount Hood in Oregon. Subjects include mining and the steamboat Georgie Oakes.

Album 549 includes images of an irrigation project near Medford, Oregon.

Other Descriptive InformationReturn to Top

Collection includes Album 548 and Album 549.

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 before any reproduction use. The Society does not necessarily hold copyright to all of the materials in the collections. In some cases, permission for use may require seeking additional authorization from the copyright owners.

Preferred Citation

Ralph Penniwell Cowgill Photograph Albums, Org. Lot 1180, Oregon Historical Society Research Library.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Acquisition Information

Lib. Acc. # 14726

Separated Materials

Ralph Penniwell Cowgill papers, Mss 2539, at the Oregon Historical Society Research Library, Portland, Or.

Separated Materials

Ralph Penniwell Cowgill photographs collection, Org. Lot 889, Oregon Historical Society Research Library, Portland, Or.


Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Irrigation -- Oregon -- Medford -- Photographs.
  • Mines and mineral resources -- Oregon -- Photographs.
  • Surveying -- Northwest, Pacific -- Photographs.

Corporate Names

  • Geological Survey (U.S.) -- Photographs.
  • Georgie Oakes (Steamship) -- Photographs.

Family Names

  • Cowgill, Ralph P. -- (Ralph Penniwell), -- b. 1880.

Geographical Names

  • Adams, Mount (Wash.) -- Photographs.
  • Blossom Lake (Idaho) -- Photographs.
  • Coeur d'Alene Lake (Idaho) -- Photographs.
  • Columbia River Gorge (Or. and Wash.) -- Photographs.
  • Crescent Lake (Or.) -- Photographs.
  • Hood, Mount (Or.) -- Photographs.
  • Medford (Or.) -- Photographs.
  • Murray (Idaho) -- Photographs.
  • Spirit Lake (Wash.) -- Photographs.
  • Spokane (Wash.) -- Photographs.
  • Wallace (Idaho) -- Photographs.

Form or Genre Terms

  • Photographs. -- aat