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Benjamin A. Gifford Photographs, circa 1885 - circa 1920View associated digital content.

Predominant Dates: 1899-1919
The Benjamin A. Gifford Photographs consist of photographs made by Gifford during his career as a photographer in Portland and The Dalles, Oregon. The images depict Native Americans, primarily of the Columbia Plateau region; the Columbia River and the Historic Columbia River Highway; Central and Eastern Oregon; Gifford Family members; and many unidentified individuals and groups. Gifford arrived in Oregon and worked first in Portland until 1895, when he opened a studio in The Dalles. He returned to Portland in 1910.
ID: P 218-SG 1
Extent: 4.5 cubic feet
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Statement on Access: Collection is open for research.
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Preferred Citation: Benjamin A. Gifford Photographs (P 218-SG 1), Oregon State University Special Collections and Archives Research Center, Corvallis, Oregon.
Acquisition Note: The photographs were transferred from the Oregon State University Horner Museum to the University Archives in July 1996.
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