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Morris Family photographs

 Collection — Box: 1, photo
Identifier: PH 333

Scope and Contents note

This collection comprises four distinct groups of photographs. The largest group has the statement "Gift of Mrs. Morris. Odell, Or. February 17, 1949 Native American Family." Other groups have the names “Baseball Players Modeling Uniforms” and “Unidentified people camping/on Farm.” The fourth grouping is not titled.

The collection contains images of Native Americans in western clothing. A variety of baseball uniforms. And family pictures taken outdoors, mostly in the fields at a farm. There are also two images of Jump Off Joe rock in Newport, Oregon, circa 1918.


  • circa 1900-1910


Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open to the public.

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

Physical Access

Glass plate negatives and lantern slides are restricted due to the fragility of the format. All decisions regarding use will be at the discretion of the curator for visual materials.

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.

Archival material may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal and/or state right to privacy laws and other regulations.

Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g. a cause of action for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of Oregon assumes no responsibility.

If a researcher finds sensitive personal information in a collection, please bring it to the attention of the reading room staff.


0.5 linear feet (1 container)

Language of Materials



Collection comprises 36 black and white, glass plate negatives of a Native American family, baseball players in baseball uniforms, unidentified people on a farm, and Jump Off Joe rock in Newport, Oregon, circa 1918.

Arrangement note

Collection is organized into the following series: Native American FamilyBaseball Players Modeling UniformsUnidentified people camping/on FarmUntitled

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of Mrs. Morris in 1949.

General Physical Description note

1 container, including 36 photographs

Processing Information note

Collection processed by Megan Dazey.

This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.

Guide to the Morris Family photographs
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