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Portland

 Subject
Subject Source: Archiveswest

Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:

Angelus Studio photographs

 Collection
Identifier: PH 037
Abstract The Angelus Studio was a professional photographic company located in Portland, Oregon. The collection includes works by George M. Weister (1862-1922) and Arthur M. Prentiss (circa 1865-1940) among the studio photographers; owner Fred Clark also acquired images by previous local photographers. The Angelus Studio collection provides extraordinary documentation of the city of Portland, the Lewis & Clark Exposition of 1905, Oregon landmarks, and commercial operations including logging and...
Dates: circa 1880s-1940s

John G. Bacher papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 003
Abstract

John G. Bacher (1883-1961) was a horticulturist and landscape gardener. The collection includes Bacher’s diaries, correspondence, plant catalogs, articles, and reports on plants and trips to Europe and Central America.

Dates: 1906-1957

Ormond R. Bean papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 014
Abstract American architect and city commissioner Ormond R. Bean was active in Portland, Oregon politics and civic life from the 1930s to the 1960s. Collection includes personal and professional papers relating to Bean's life and work, including correspondence, scrapbooks, diaries, and photographs from his service as Federal Emergency Management Agency's Regional Director of Transportation in Hawaii, Puerto Rico, and Egypt during World War II. Also included are newsclippings concerning the battleship...
Dates: 1866-1965 1930s-1960s; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1960

Herman Brookman architecture files

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 330
Abstract

Collection comprises architecture files of architect Herman Brookman, including drawings, specifications, correspondence, and photographs concerning 23 projects in Oregon. The photographs include images of design and architectural and decorative details, by professional photographers, of residences and several other structures designed by Brookman.

Dates: circa 1923-1940s

DeWitt C. Burkes papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 106
Abstract

Author was a psychiatrist. Major files deal with the Central Inspection Board, American Psychiatric Association (1954-1957); Morningside Hospital, Portland, Oregon (minutes of staff meetings, 1955-1958); North Pacific Society of Neurology and Psychiatry (1940-1950); Portland Psychiatrists in Private Practice (organization papers, 1955-1957). There is also correspondence about the beginnings of the Portland Chamber Orchestra Association (1947-1949).

Dates: 1940-1957

Estes Von Rhein Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 236
Abstract

The Estes von Rhein Family papers include the personal papers and theater memorabilia collection assembled by Charles (1885-1960) and Amy (1867-1937) Estes von Rhein in late nineteenth to early twentieth century Portland, Oregon. Materials include correspondence, clippings, playbills and programs, artifacts, sheet music, and photographs, primarily relating to the performing arts in Portland.

Dates: 1884-1958

Harry Albert Herzog architectural plans, specifications, and photographs

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 599
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.

Dates: 1939-1959

Olaf Laurgaard papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 018
Abstract

Olaf Laurgaard (1880-1945) was city engineer of Portland, Oregon. The papers are correspondence, reports, plans, specifications, and drawings for a Portland, Oregon waterfront project, 1919-1933, and other city projects.

Dates: 1919-1940

Lawrence, Tucker and Wallmann records

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 113
Abstract

Lawrence, Tucker & Wallmann was an architectural firm in Portland, Oregon, from 1946-1960. It was the successor firm to Tucker and Wallmann, and Lawrence and Lawrence, two other Portland, Oregon firms. The principals of the firm were Abbott Lawrence, Ernest F. Tucker, and George R. Wallmann. The collection includes project files, drawings, and film.

Dates: 1926-1960

Ben Linder collection

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 304
Abstract

Ben Linder (1959-1987) was an American mechanical engineer who worked in San Jose de Bocay, Nicaragua from 1983 until his death by the Contras on April 28, 1987. The collection includes correspondence, diaries, articles on political and engineering subjects, photographs, and the Linder family’s records, all of which reflect Linder’s humanitarian work, his political activism, and the impact his death had on American foreign policy debates and within the general public sphere.

Dates: 1966-2003

Charles McKinley papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 627
Abstract Charles McKinley was a professor of political science at Reed College in Portland, Oregon from 1918 to 1960. He was particularly interested in the theory and practice of public administration and planning. As a specialist in these fields, he often served on government committees and commissions and he also wrote studies on the impact of the Federal government in the Pacific Northwest. The collection consists of files accumulated for specific projects undertaken for government or private...
Dates: 1930-1968

Isabel Couper McLelland papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 419
Abstract

Isabel Couper McLelland was born in Scotland and moved to Portland, Oregon with her parents. She was educated at the University of Oregon and taught in Portland, Oregon. The papers include manuscripts of 4 books for juveniles and correspondence with Henry Holt & Co.; as well as a typed copy of an epistolary diary kept by the author on her trip around the world in 1956.

Dates: 1941-1961

Metschan family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 686
Abstract

Phil Metschan, Sr. (1840-1920) was born in Hesse-Cassel, Germany and travelled to the United States and settled in Canyon City, Oregon where he ran a store, became Oregon state treasurer, and established a hotel in Portland, Oregon. The collection contains correspondence, diaries, financial and legal records, pioneer family files, photographs and memorabilia.

Dates: 1862-1946

Odd Fellows Hall Association dividend payroll

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: ALMA244865]
Identifier: CA 1877 Mar 5
Abstract

Collection is comprised of dividend pay roll ledger number 19 for the Odd Fellows Hall Association in Portland, Oregon.

Dates: 1877 March 5

Portland Lone Fir Cemetery Company records

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 35025041813888]
Identifier: B 147
Abstract

The Lone Fir Cemetery is the oldest of Portland's original cemeteries and was established in 1846. Collection includes articles of incorporation, oaths of office, records concerning the Oregon Asylum, annual reports of the treasurer, stock certificates, vouchers, and miscellaneous items.

Dates: 1866-1904

Marion Dean Ross papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 231
Abstract

Marion Dean Ross (1913 - 1991) was a historian of architecture and design who taught at the University of Oregon and served as the Dean of the School of Architecture and Allied Arts at UO until his retirement in 1978. The collection consists of materials regarding architects, regional architecture, and specific buildings. A large amount of material relates to Oregon architecture, with an emphasis on Portland and Eugene.

Dates: 1954-1990

William C. Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 311
Abstract William Carlson Smith (1883-?), educator and sociologist, contributed major research to the Survey of Race Relations, a 1925 study of economic, legal and social relations between whites and Asians on the Pacific Coast and in Hawaii. This research formed part of the basis for Smith's 1939 book Americans in the Making. Perhaps Smith's most widely-known work was his 1953 book The Stepchild, which was the culmination of fifteen years of research and study. Smith did much of the research in...
Dates: 1924-1927

John Storrs architectural drawings

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 108
Abstract

John Storrs (1920- ) was a Portland, Oregon area architect. The collection contains architectural drawings.

Dates: 1953-1977

Mary Jane Waldo papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 427
Abstract

Mary Jane Waldo (1915-1967) was an author who wrote romances and confessions of 1945, feature stories for the Portland Oregonian, and was an instructor of creative writing at Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Oregon. Collection consists of manuscripts of stories and poems, a collection of published pieces, professional and personal correspondence, speeches, copyright papers, and a photograph.

Dates: 1948-1965

Westover Terrace construction photograph albums

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: PH 203_035
Abstract

Collection comprises two albums containing 118 black and white photographs of the construction of the Westover Terrace development in Northwest Portland, Or. from 1910-1912. The photographs show the sluicing operation as well as the construction of roads and houses in the development. Several series of photographs are take from the same spot each month, showing the development of certain areas.

Dates: 1910-1929