Org. Lot 1388
Name and location of repository
Level of description
Monteith family photograph collection, 1847-1854
- 1847 - 1854 (Creation)
0.375 cubic ft. (2 daguerreotypes in 2 card file boxes).
Content and structure elements
Scope and content
This collection is comprised of two (2) daguerreotypes showing portraits of brothers Thomas and Walter Monteith, who founded the town of Albany, Oregon, circa 1849. They traveled to Oregon from New York in 1847 and settled adjacent land claims, sharing a house which straddled the two claims.
System of arrangement
Conditions of access and use elements
Conditions governing access
Original materials are severely degraded and are closed to researchers.
Conditions governing reproduction
No Copyright - United States http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/NoC-US/1.0/
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Scripts of the material
Language and script notes
Acquisition and appraisal elements
Immediate source of acquisition
Source of acquisition unknown.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information
Related materials elements
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related archival materials
Thomas Monteith papers, 1856-1864, Mss 2301, Oregon Historical Society Research Library http://librarycatalog.ohs.org/EOSWebOPAC/OPAC/Details/Record.aspx?BibCode=15653812
Digital objects created from copy negatives taken from original unsealed daguerreotypes. Visible scratches and deterioration are from the originals.
- Citation: Monteith Family Photograph Collection, Org. Lot 1388, Oregon Historical Society Research Library.