The majority of the images were taken by Herman T. Bohlman and pertain to his study of birds in the Pacific Northwest, especially at the Oregon coast and the Klamath Lake area.
2 cubic feet; 180 lantern slides, 33 prints, 131 glass negatives, and 135 film negatives
The collection is currently organized by format and arranged by general subject categories within each format.
The William L. Finley Papers include photos of Bohlman and Finley together. RG 18, University Publications and OSU Press , includes the manuscript copy and original illustrations of Birds of Oregon. PUB 383, OSU Press, includes copies of William L. Finley: Pioneer Wildlife Photographer.