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George Weister photograph album

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: PH 203_017

Scope and Contents note

The George Weister photograph album contains 36, 7.5x 8.5", black and white platinum prints of Astoria, Oregon circa 1910. The album contains images of Astoria's harbor, industry, major structures, and coastal landscape.


  • circa 1910


Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open to the public. Collection must be used in Special Collections and University Archives Reading Room. Collection or parts of collection may be stored offsite. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives in advance of your visit to allow for transportation time.

Conditions Governing Use note

Property rights reside with Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections and University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.

Biographical / Historical

George M. Weister (1862-1922) began his photographic career in 1888 with the Partridge Photo Company of Portland, Oregon. Following the untimely death of E. J. Partridge in 1891, Weister managed the company until 1893, when he established the Weister-Meek Company. In 1895 Weister started the Weister Company, selling photographic supplies, lantern slides and cameras along with Weister's photographic services. Weister was a prominant member of the Angelus Studio in Portland, Oregon.


0.1 linear feet (1 container) : 1 album

Language of Materials



The George Weister photograph album collection contains 36 images by noted Portland photographer George Weister, showing Astoria, Oregon and vicinity circa 1910.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Immediate source of aquisition is unknown.

Related Archival Materials note

Angelus Studio collection, PH037.

Processing Information note

Collection processed by Normandy S. Helmer. Revisions completed by Alexandra M. Bisio, 2019.

Guide to the George Weister photograph album
Complete Description
Finding aid prepared by Normandy Helmer
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives Repository

1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR 97403-1299 USA