Oregon State UniversitySpecial Collections & Archives Research Center

Weniger, Willibald, Photographic Collection, ca. 1905-1930

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of photographs taken and/or collected by Willibald Weniger. Most of the images are of the Oregon Agricultural College campus and the vicinity around Corvallis, Oregon; physics laboratories and research; and Weniger and his family and friends. Of special note are photographs of the construction of Strand Agricultural Hall (1913) and McAlexander Fieldhouse (1911); the Willamette and Marys Rivers and forests on Marys Peak; floods; and railroads, including the Corvallis and Alsea River Railroad. There are also photographs of the University of Wisconsin campus and Madison as well as other locations where Weniger visited and worked. Many of the images are not identified.

The bulk of the collection is a photograph album of b/w prints; most of the prints are 4x5 in. or smaller. The collection also includes some loose prints, including one mounted cyanotype; about 40 4x5 glass negatives; one lantern slide; and 2 nitrate negatives.

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