Name and location of repository
Level of description
Marian Wood Kolisch Oral History Collection
- 1974-06-17 - 2003-05-25 (Creation)
42 oral history interviews
Name of creator
Marian Wood Kolisch (1920-2008) was the granddaughter of Portland, Oregon, artist, lawyer, and civic leader C. E. S. Wood. She was married to attorney Pierre Kolisch and had three children. In the early 1970s she began studying photography with Ansel Adams, and went on to create noted portraits of well-known Oregon figures. Exhibitions of her work were held at the Portland Art Museum, the Camera Works Gallery, the Blue Sky Gallery, and many other venues.
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Scope and content
A series of interviews Oregon photographer Marian Wood Kolisch conducted with local figures in the arts, business, and politics. Many of these interviews were conducted at the same time she took portraits of these individuals.
System of arrangement
Interviews are arranged by SR#.
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Immediate source of acquisition
Lib. Acc. 18764
Lib. Acc. 27347
Lib. Acc. 19234
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Related archival materials
Portraits and other materials related to many of these interviews are part of:
Marian Wood Kolisch collection, circa 1972-2008, Org. Lot 1048, Oregon Historical Society Research Library.