Cachot Therkelsen collection
Scope and Contents
The Cachot Therkelsen Collection consists primarily of architectural drawings. They are arranged by type of building and include plans of apartments, banks, office buildings, hotels, residences, stores, and theaters. Major Architects whose work in represented include: Emil Schacht, Martin Schacht, John Bennes, A. E. Doyle, and Edgar Lazarus. An index by architect appears at the end of the finding aid. The drawings are stored in flat file drawers 1-7.
The collection also contains 28 free-standing volumes of statistical material on building properties, rental and lease records, and appraisal records.
Finally, twelve albums of photographs of buildings primarily in Oregon and Washington are stored separately in the photograph collection. These include photographs of buildings in Idaho (Nampa), Oregon (Astoria, Baker, Canby, Corvallis, Eugene, Grants Pass, Klamath Falls, La Grande, Lakeview, McMinnville, Marshfield, Medford, Oregon City, Pendleton, Roseburg, Salem, The Dalles), and Washington (Aberdeen, Bremerton, Kelso, Longview, Port Angeles, Spokane, Tacoma, Vancouver, Wenatchee, Yakima).
- Therkelsen, Cachot, 1894-1964 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
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
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
Cachot Therkelsen was born on March 30, 1894 in San Francisco, California, and was educated at Stanford University. In 1921 he commenced business as a realtor in Portland, Oregon, first with various associates, and on his own after 1935. He founded the Therkelsen Investment Company. In addition to buying and selling residences and commercial buildings, he also collected original plans and specifications to asses property values for investment purposes.
Mr. Therkelsen lived in Palatine Hill, a prestigious area in Portland, with his wife and daughter. He died on May 12, 1964 at the age of 70.
31 linear feet (4 containers, 106 oversize folders, 28 volumes)
Language of Materials
Cachot Therkelsen (March 30, 1894-May 12, 1964) was a realtor in Portland, Oregon and founded the Therkelsen Investment Company. The collection includes drawings that he collected of architects' original plans and specifications of projects.
Collection is organized into the following series:
Series: Architect Index for the Cachot Therkelsen Collection
Other Finding Aids
Paper finding aid with additional information is available in Special Collections & University Archives.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Cachot Therkelsen.
13 boxes of records, 4 boxes of photographs, 106 folders of architectural drawings
Architect Index for the Cachot Therkelsen Collection
Aandahl, Fred: G4
Ainge, P. T. Company: B3, B6, B10
Bennes, John: A5, A6, A10, B2, B7, C4, C8, C9, C10, C11, C15, C24, C27, D1, D2, D4, E1, E2, E4, E7, E8, E9, E10, E17, E19, E20, E21, F9, F13, G19, H7, H31, H32, H38, H43, H53, H56, J5, J20, J24, J27, J32, J33, J39, J50, J56, J67, J76, K2, K3, K5
Bergen, Harold P.: B8, C16, C17, G11, G13, G14, H39, H44, J6, J17, J29, J30, J42, J44, J58
Berndt, Francis: G9
Dougan, Luther L.: J59
Doyle, A. E. and Associates: B1, B13, E13, J34, J43, J46
Ertz, Charles: J37, J66
Grant William: J69
Hendricks, Erick W.: A5, A6, B7, C8, C11, C15, C27, D4, E1, E2, E4, E7, E9, E17, E19, E20, E21, G2, G19, H56, J20, J39, J56, J67
Herzog, Henry: D1, H7, H32, J50, J73, K2, K3
Hoffman, E. J. T.: K8
Houghtaling, Chester A.: J59
Howell, Lester D.: J65
Johnston, H. E.: J71, J72
Kelly, Walter E.: G16
Kroner, Ernest: H5
Lawrence, Ellis F.: H34
Lazarus, Edgar: E11
Lewis, David C.: G5, H49, H60, J36
Linde, Carl: A3, J38, J60
MacNaughton, Ernest B.: B12, G20, J23
Miller, Edward: E24
Patterson: E13, J43
Perrin, Howard: E15
Priteca, Marcus: J68
Rapp, C. W.: K4
Rapp, George L.: K4
Raymond: B12, G20, J23
Schacht, Emil: A1, A4, A7, A8, A9, A11, A12, B4, B5, B8, B11, 13, C1, C3, C5, C6, C12, C14, C16, C17, C18, C19, C21, C22, C23, C25, C26, D3, D6, E3, E5, E6, E12, E14, E16, E18, E22, E23, F1, F2, F3, F4, F5, F6, F7, F8, F10, F11, G1, G7, G8, G10, G11, G12, G13, G14, G15, G17, G18, H1, H2, H3, H4, H6, H8, H9, H10, H11, H12, H13, H14, H15, H16, H17, H18, H19, H20, H21, H22, H23, H24, H25, H26, H27, H28, H29, H30, H33, H35, H36, H37, H39, H41, H44, H45, H46, H47, H48, H50, H51, H52, H54, H57, H58, H59, H61, J1, J2, J3, J4, J6, J8, J9, J10, J11, J12, J13, J14, J15, J16, J17, J19, J21, J26, J29, J30, J31, J35, J40, J41, J24, J44, J45, J47, J49, J51, J52, J53, J55, J58, J61, J62, J63, J64, J78, K1, L1, L2, L3, L4, L5, L6
Schacht, Martin: A2, C2, D5, H40, H55, J7, J22, J38, J57
Stanton, A. Glenn: J71, J72
Sutton, Albert: C7, G4, G6, J25, J54, J74, K6, K7
Thompson, R. K: A5, E19, E20
Tobey, Willard F.: C8, E2, E4, G2, G19
Voorhess, V. M.: J77
Whidden, William M.: H49
Whitney, Harrison A.: C7, G4, J25, J54, J74, K6, K7
Wicks, J. E.: J18, J79
Collection processed by processing staff, July 1985.
This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.
- Architectural drawings Subject Source: TGM II, Genre and physical characteristic terms
- Architecture Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Architecture -- Oregon -- Designs and plans Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Bennes, John V.
- Buildings -- Oregon Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Buildings -- Washington (State) Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Doyle, A. E. (Albert Ernest), 1877-1928
- Lazarus, Edgar M (Edgar Marx), 1868-1939
- Oregon Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Photographs Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Real estate agents -- Oregon Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Schacht, Emil, 1854-1926
- Schacht, Martin
- Washington (State) Subject Source: Archiveswest
- Guide to the Cachot Therkelsen collection
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