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Pernot Family Photographic Collection, 1870-1940

Paddlewheelers on the Willamette River at Corvallis wharves. On left is the Three Sisters and on right the Wm. M. Hoag. 1900.

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P 220

The Pernot Family Photographic Collection documents members of the Pernot and Coote families and includes images of the Oregon Agricultural College campus and faculty. Emile Pernot taught photography at Oregon Agricultural College beginning in 1890 and became the first chair of the Bacteriology Department in 1900. He married Edith Coote, daughter of OAC horticulturist George Coote.

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0.05 cubic foot, including 83 photographs ; 1 box

Related Papers

Several other photographic collections include photographs taken by Emile Pernot, including the OSU Historical Photographic Collection (P 25), the College of Agricultural Sciences Photographic Collection (P 36), the Alice Kidder Evans Photographs (P 144), and Harriet's Photographic Collection.

Other collections include photographs of Pernot Family members: Emile Pernot, Faculty and Staff Photographic Collection (P 46) and Harriet's Collection (#3, #413, #612, and #1573); Edith (Coote) Pernot, OSU Historical Photographic Collection (P 25) and Harriet's Collection (#612 & #1229); and John F. Pernot, Harriet's Collection (#1573). See also OSU Memorabilia Collection - Pernot, Emile F., and MC - Pernot, Mabel.

Oral history interviews with Mabel Pernot, daughter of Emile Pernot, are held in the Oral Histories of the Oregon State University Microbiology Department collection (OH 24) and College of Home Economics Oral Histories Collection (OH 11).

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