Gerald Robinson photographs, 1949-2000  PDF  XML

Overview of the Collection

Robinson, Gerald H. of Portland, OR
Gerald Robinson photographs
1949-2000 (inclusive)
2 linear feet, (2 containers)
12.8 unprocessed linear feet, (3 record storage boxes, 6 flat boxes)
Collection Number
PH 264
Gerald H. Robinson (1927-) is a fine art photographer and photography advocate as well as a noted Portland attorney. He was a founding member of the Friends of Photography and Portland's Group 15, has exhibited his work widely, and served as an instructor in photography at several colleges. The collection consists of matted and signed prints dating from 1949-2000, as well as 14 prints created by his associates: Bernard Freemesser (8), Larry Smith (1), Max Allard (2), Marvin R. Goodman (2), and Bob Barnes (1).
University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives.
UO Libraries--SCUA
1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR
Telephone: 541-346-3068
Access Restrictions

Collection is open to the public.

Collection must be used in Special Collections and University Archives Reading Room.

This collection contains unarranged accruals that are unavailable for use. Inquiries regarding these materials should be submitted via the This collection contains unarranged accruals that are unavailable for use. Inquiries regarding these materials should be submitted via the Notice of Interest in Unprocessed Collections form.

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Historical NoteReturn to Top

Gerald Robinson (1927- ) is a photographer from Portland, Oregon.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Collection comprises photographs, mostly black and white, by Gerald Robinson and others, including Larry Streets, Bernard Freemesser, Max Allana, and Bob Barnes, of people and places in the Pacific Northest from the 1950s to 2000.

People and places in the collection include Mike Russo, Manuel Izquierdo, Sally Haley, Fredric Littman, LaVerne Krause, Newport Dock, Yaquina Bay Bridge, Shore Acres, Minor White, Cape Kiwanda, The Abbey Hotel, Robert Hansen, Japanese American Memorial in Portland, Oregon, Louis Bruce, Bonnie Bronson, Tom Robinson, Cyril Byrne, Art Wright, Ruth Bernhard, Bennett Welsh, Lee Kelly.

Unarranged accrual includes black and white photographs depicting Portland, South Portland, and portraits. It also includes some typewritten captions, an artist's statement, and exhibit ephemera.

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Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Personal Names

  • Allana, Max
  • Barnes, Robert Greely, 1930-
  • Freemesser, Bernard
  • Streets, Larry

Geographical Names

  • Northwest, Pacific--Photographs

Form or Genre Terms

  • Photographic prints