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Emile Pernot Photographs, 1893-1895

Emile F. Pernot, ca. 1890. Pernot and his brother, Eugene, started a photography business in Corvallis about 1889. Emile Pernot taught photography and art classes at Oregon Agricultural College in the 1890s and in 1899 was
				the first faculty member to teach a course in bacteriology.

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P 230

The Emile Pernot Photographs consist of photographs of Oregon Agricultural College buildings, classrooms, faculty, students, and cadets made by Pernot in the mid-1890s. Emile Pernot was hired by Oregon Agricultural College in 1890 to teach photography and take photographs for the Experiment Station.

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Scope and Content Note


0.25 cubic foot, including 62 photographs; 1 oversize box


The Emile Pernot Photographs are arranged in two series: I. Album, 1893-1895 and II. Albumen Prints, 1893-1895.

Related Papers

The Pernot Family Photographic Collection (P 220) includes images of the Pernot and Coote families as well as the Oregon Agricultural College campus and faculty. Several other photographic collections include photographs taken by Emile Pernot, including the OSU Historical Photographic Collection (P 025), the College of Agricultural Sciences Photographs (P 036), the Alice Kidder Evans Photographs (P 144), and Harriet's Photographic Collection.

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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