George Kentta Collection, 1888-1992

Overview of the Collection

Kentta, George
George Kentta Collection
1888-1992 (inclusive)
1888-1940 (bulk)
0.7 cubic feet
Collection Number
OrSlTCC Kentta
The collection primarily consists of images of Siletz tribal members and Kentta family members.
Confederated Tribes of the Siletz, Tribal Cultural Collections
402 Government Hill Rd
Siletz, OR
Telephone: 5414442450
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

Collection materials are predominately cartes de visite, tintypes, and prints of Siletz tribal members and Kentta family members. A series of newspaper articles discuss the history of the Kentta family. Journal excerpts include entries written by Siletz employees and tribal members including Charles Blacketer, Clara Towner, and Esther Copeland.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Preferred Citation

George Kentta Collection, Siletz Tribal Cultural Collections, Siletz, Oregon.

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Separated Materials

Oversize materials and portraits are located in separate containers.

Related Materials

Additional photograph collections pertaining to Siletz tribal members include the Nellie Orton Photographs, Betty Whitehead Collection, and Knott C. Egbert Collection.

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Family Names

  • Kentta family

Form or Genre Terms

  • Cartes de visite
  • Journals
  • Newspaper clippings
  • Photographic prints
  • Tintypes

Other Creators

  • Personal Names
    • Kentta, Larry (creator)
    • Kentta, Robert (creator)
    • Kentta, Verna (creator)