This collection contains over 300 large format photographs in sepia and black and white. Primarily shots of residential landscapes in Portland, Oregon. About half are hand colored, and some are hand drawn. Some include last names (presumably of homeowners). Also includes a few interior shots.
- Creation: circa 1935-1940
- Thayer, Eugene L. (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
Eugene Lester Thayer was a photographer in Portland, OR. He was born in New York in 1874, and died in Portland in 1942.
4 linear feet (3 containers) : 3 flat boxes
Language of Materials
Eugene Lester Thayer was a photographer in Portland, Oregon. This collection consists of over 300 large format photographs in sepia and black and white, and are primarily shots of residential landscapes in Portland, Oregon.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchased from Zephyr Used and Rare Books, 2019.
Collection processed by Emily Haskins, 2019.
- Guide to Eugene L. Thayer photographs
- Complete Description
- Finding aid prepared by Emily Haskins.
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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