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
- Weister, George M., 1862-1922 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access note
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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.
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.