Howard Sands photographs, circa 1920-1937  PDF  XML

Overview of the Collection

Sands, Howard, photographer.
Howard Sands photographs
circa 1920-1937 (inclusive)
Approx. 4.36 cubic feet (2 boxes and 7 oversize folders of photographs and 7 boxes of glass plate negatives)
Collection Number
Org. Lot 92
Photographs and glass plate negatives taken by photographer Howard Sands of Portland, Or., circa 1920-1937.
Oregon Historical Society Research Library
1200 SW Park Avenue
Portland, OR
Telephone: 503-306-5240
Fax: 503-219-2040
Access Restrictions

Glass plate negatives in this collection are stored offsite and are not accessible to researchers. Consult a Reference Librarian for more information.


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Photographs and glass plate negatives taken by photographer Howard Sands of Portland, Or., circa 1920-1937. Most of the photographs depict various places and landscape views in Oregon, including Mount Bachelor, Mount Hood, the Columbia River Gorge, Multnomah Falls, and the University of Oregon, as well as businesses, gardens, and residences in the Portland area. Some of the photographs were taken by other photographers, and some are pasted to Christmas greetings that Sands sent out to friends and family. Includes postcards. This collection is only partially processed.

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Restrictions on Use

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

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Acquisition Information

Photo accession nos. 978D089 and 991D049

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Subject Terms

  • Business enterprises -- Oregon -- Portland -- Photographs.
  • Dwellings -- Oregon -- Portland -- Photographs.
  • Gardens -- Oregon -- Portland -- Photographs.

Corporate Names

  • University of Oregon -- Photographs.

Geographical Names

  • Bachelor, Mount (Or.) -- Photographs.
  • Columbia River Gorge (Or. and Wash.) -- Photographs.
  • Hood, Mount (Or.) -- Photographs.
  • Mutnomah Falls (Or.) -- Photographs.

Form or Genre Terms

  • Glass negatives. -- gmgpc
  • Photographic prints. -- gmgpc
  • Postcards. -- gmgpc