Predominant Dates: 1942-1944
The Camp Adair, Oregon, Maps and Aerial Photographs collection includes topographic maps, orthophotographs, and other maps and images documenting Camp Adair, which was located north of Corvallis, Oregon. Most of the materials in the collection were prepared by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Camp Adair was a U.S. Army training facility during World War II.
ID: MAPS Adair
Extent: 0.75 cubic feet
Scope and Content Notes
The Camp Adair, Oregon, Maps and Aerial Photographs collection includes topographic maps, orthophotographs, and other maps and images documenting Camp Adair, which was located north of Corvallis, Oregon. Most of the materials in the collection were prepared by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the bulk are from the war years of 1942-1944. The maps offer details on buildings in the cantonment area; artillery ranges; training courses; roads, ditches and culverts; and general land features.
Statement on Access: Collection is open for research.
Preferred Citation: Camp Adair, Oregon, Maps and Aerial Photographs (MAPS Adair), Oregon State University Special Collections and Archives Research Center, Corvallis, Oregon.
Acquisition Note: These materials were transferred from the Oregon State University Libraries' maps collection to the Special Collections & Archives Research Center in 2014.
Languages of Materials
- Series 1: Camp Adair Maps and Aerial Photographs, 1942-1973 Add to Shelf
- Series I consists of maps and aerial photographs of Camp Adair and the surrounding area, primarily during the World War II period.
- Folder-Item 1.1: Albany No. 1 and Corvallis No. 3 Orthophotographs, 1942 Add to Shelf
- Show Camp Adair and the area to the west; scale 1:20,000. Prepared by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Two copies of the Albany sheet and one copy of the Albany and Corvallis sheets taped together.
- Extent: 3 sheets
- Folder-Item 1.2: Additional Storm Drainage at Camp Adair, 1943 Add to Shelf
- Scale 1 inch = 400 feet. Diazo blueline print.
- Folder-Item 1.3: Camp Adair Training Aids General Layout, 1944 Add to Shelf
- Scale 1:31,680. Prepared by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Annotated with areas where "duds" are found.
- Folder-Item 1.4: Camp Adair Area, undated Add to Shelf
- Scale 1:62,500 scale; includes topographic contour lines as well as Camp Adair boundaries, cantonment area, and roads.
- Extent: 2 maps
- Folder-Item 1.5: Bird's-Eye View of Former Camp Adair Area, 1973 Add to Shelf
- Oblique aerial photograph published in Corvallis Gazette-Times, April 23, 1973.
- Box-Item 2.1: Orthophotographs of Camp Adair and Surrounding Area, 1942 Add to Shelf
- Fourteen orthophotographs have been pieced together to form an aerial image of Camp Adair and the surrounding area, extending from north Corvallis to north of Independence and from the Willamette River to the foothills of the Coast Range. This area includes portions of Benton, Polk, and Linn Counties. The following sheets are included: Albany nos. 1, 2, and 4; Corvallis nos. 2, 3, 5, and 6; Dallas nos. 5, 6, 8, and 9; and Salem nos. 4, 7, and 8. Scale 1:20,000. The images were made by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
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