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Record Series Descriptions

Photographs and Negatives, Tourism and Travel

ca. 1935-1984
22.55 cu.ft., 3 vols.
Arrangement: n/a

Series documents the efforts of the Travel Information Division to photograph scenes from around Oregon for use in the promotion of tourism and travel for the state. In addition to the resources listed below, reference archivists have information about a searchable electronic index of many of the photographs. A selection of the photographs taken along the Columbia River can be viewed at an online exhibit.

Photographs...County, ca. 1935-ca. 1953, 1.30 cu.ft.
Records include tourism photographs arranged alphabetically by county name.

Photographs, ca. 1935-ca. 1972, 6.50 cu.ft.
Records include tourism photographs that are inter-filed with photographs taken for legal and technical reasons as described in the Photographs and Negatives, Legal and Technical record series in the Highway section of this finding aid. The tourism photographs are arranged in the following ways: the bulk of the photographs are arranged numerically by assigned photograph/negative number (see registers listed below); "county" photographs are arranged alphabetically by county name; and the "miscellaneous" photographs are arranged by subject. Many of the photographs listed in the registers do not exist in print form. See negatives listed below for a complete representation and ask reference archivist for information about procedures for duplication.

Negatives, ca. 1935-1984, 14.50 cu.ft.
Records include tourism photographic negatives that are inter-filed with negatives created for legal and technical reasons as described in the Photographs and Negatives, Legal and Technical record series in the Highway section of this finding aid. The negatives are arranged numerically by assigned photograph/negative number (see registers listed below).

[Photograph Registers], ca. 1935-1984, 3 volumes.
Records include three volumes that register the assigned photograph/negative number as well as a brief description of the associated image. The registers also document photographs taken for legal and technical reasons as described in the Photographs and Negatives, Legal and Technical record series in the Highway section of this finding aid.

Photograph Register, ca. 1935-1948, 1 reel of microfilm.
Records consist of volume one of the registers described above.

Photographs Index [Container Listing and Register], ca. 1935-1977, .25 cu.ft.
Records include a partial container listing and a photocopy of the first register volume listed above.

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