Oregon State UniversitySpecial Collections & Archives Research Center

Jackman, Edwin Russell, Photographic Collection, ca. 1875-1964

Cowboys at the entrance to Reub Long's cave, where sandals were found that were 10,000 years old, ca 1940s.
Image annotated: "George Menkenmaier on Blue Day. Redmond '57"

Information and Credits

P 089

The collection consists of images collected or taken by E. R. Jackman, many of which were used to illustrate his books and other writings. Most were taken in the eastern, Columbia Basin, and southern parts of Oregon, where Jackman spent considerable time as an extension specialist.

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Scope and Content Note


2 cubic feet; approx. 1800 items.


The collection is organized into two components: individually numbered photographs (P89:1-680) and un-numbered photographs transferred from the E. R. Jackman Papers. Some of the numbered photographs are grouped into subject categories. The Jackman Papers photos are arranged geographically by county or by general subject category, such as forage crops, machinery, and seed crops. The collection consists of 1,575 black and white prints, 98 b/w film negatives (some nitrate), 24 color prints, and 64 color slides and transparencies.

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