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Guide to The Vernor Martin Sackett negatives
The Vernor Martin Sackett negatives
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Guide to The Vernor Martin Sackett negatives

Title

Guide to The Vernor Martin Sackett negatives

Summary

Negatives of photographs taken by Vernor Sackett when a student at Willamette University and when serving in the military in Germany. Willamette University focus is on student life and activities.

Source Format

Collection Guide

Date

1920-1929

Repository

Willamette University University Archives and Special Collections

Repository Address

900 State Street; Salem, Oregon; 97301 USA; Phone: 503/370/6764; Fax: 503/370/6141; Email: archives@willamette.edu; URL: http://library.willamette.edu/archives/

Location of Collection

Mark O. Hatfield Library

Collection Number

WUA044

Language

Materials are in English.

Arrangement

The negatives are arranged in original order.

Biographical Note

Vernor Martin Sackett was born in Jefferson, Oregon in 1898 and graduated from Willamette University in 1922. Next to his portrait in the school yearbook, The Wallulah is the comment “He owns a whole flock of cameras that won’t eat anything but embarrassing situations. Sings a deep ’sonorous’ bass, sells pictures, trades kodaks….”

Vernon died in 1965, and was survived by his wife, Mary Notson Sackett, sister of Robert Notson.

Geographic Place Names

Salem (Oregon)

Quantity

5 cubic feet

Content Description

This collection of negatives documents campus life and student activities at Willamette University in the 1920s. Sacket, his future wife Mary Notson, his brother Sheldon Sackett and Sheldon’s future wife Sadie Pratt are all featured. Images also include trips Sackett made to various places in Oregon and Northern California as well as visits to family and friends. In addition, there are images of Germany taken when Sackett spent time there while serving in the United States Army.

An inventory of the negatives is available upon request. Please contact Willamette University Archives for further information.

Names

Sackett, Vernor Martin (1898-1965)

Subject

Willamette University Student Life

Special Collections

Restrictions on Access

This collection is open to researchers.

Restrictions on Use

Library acts as “fair use” reproduction agent.; For further information, see the section on copyright in the Regulations and Procedures of the Willamette University Archives and Special Collections.; Copyright Information: Before material from collections at Willamette University Archives and Special Collections may be quoted in print, or otherwise reproduced, in whole or in part, in any publication, permission must be obtained from (1) the owner of the physical property, and (2) the holder of the copyright. It is the particular responsibility of the researcher to obtain both sets of permission. Persons wishing to quote from materials in any collections held by University Archives and Special Collections should consult the University Archivist. Reproduction of any item must contain a complete citation to the original.

Collection

Finding Aids

Title

The Vernor Martin Sackett negatives