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Harry Albert Herzog architectural plans, specifications, and photographs

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 599

Scope and Contents note

Collection comprises architectural tracings, renderings, specifications and photographs for 27 commercial and residential architecture projects in the Portland, Oregon area by American architect Harry Albert Herzog. The photographs consist of 24 images or renderings of buildings designed by Herzog in Portland or for the campus of Oregon Statue University in Corvallis. One view includes a background shot of the “Coon Chicken Inn” in Portland.

Dates

  • 1939-1959

Creator

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 note

Herman Albert Herzog, known as Harry, was born in Tyler, Texas in 1893. He was educated at the University of Pennsylvania. Herzog entered partnership with John Virginius Bennes and practiced in Portland as Bennes & Herzog. The firm's Hollywood Theatre (1926) on Sandy Boulevard, and the John Bexell house in Corvallis (1925), are on the National Register. Other extant buildings include Astoria's Liberty Theatre (1925), Jeanne Manor in Portland (1931). The firm consulted with Herman Brookman on the Temple Beth Israel in Portland (1927).

Extent

4.5 linear feet (14 containers)

1.6 Unprocessed linear feet (1 container) : 1 (18.5 x 14.5") flat box

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Harry A. Herzog (1893-) was an architect in practice in Portland, Oregon, in the firm of Bennes & Herzog. Collection comprises architectural tracings, renderings, specifications and photographs for 27 commercial and residential architecture projects in the Portland, Oregon area by American architect Harry Albert Herzog.

Arrangement note

Collection is organized into the following series: Architectural RenderingsTracingsSpecificationsMajor ProjectsApprenticeship NotebooksAddendum. Renderings and Photographs

Related Archival Materials note

Francis Jacobberger architectural papers, Bx 139, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.

General Physical Description note

1 record storage box, 12 oversize folders, 1 photograph portfolio

Processing Information note

Collection processed by processing staff. Photographs processed by Normandy S. Helmer & Megan Dazey, March 2006.

This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.
Title
Guide to the Harry Albert Herzog architectural plans, specifications, and photographs
Status
Revise Description
Author
Finding aid prepared by processing staff
Date
©2007
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.
Sponsor
Funding for encoding this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Repository Details

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

Contact:
1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR 97403-1299 USA