Skip to main content

Robert and Otto Paulus papers

 Collection
Identifier: WUA033

Scope and Contents

The Robert and Otto Paulus images fall into three broad categories: scenes of Willamette University; scenes of Salem and the Oregon countryside; and several hundred formal studio portraits of Salem citizens.

Dates

  • 1914-1918

Creator

Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Materials are open to researchers.

Conditions Governing Use

Library acts as "fair use" reproduction agent.

For further information, see the section on copyright in the Regulations and Procedures of the Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library.

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.

Biographical / Historical

The Robert and Otto Paulus papers contain over one thousand glass plate negatives of historical significance to Willamette University, the city of Salem, and the Willamette Valley. Otto K. Paulus took the majority of the images, dated between 1914 and 1918, during his time as a student at Willamette University. His brother, Robert Paulus, probably took a large proportion of the other images. The images fall into three broad categories: scenes of Willamette University; scenes of Salem and the Oregon countryside; and several hundred formal studio portraits of Salem citizens.

Extent

13 Linear Feet (13 boxes)

Overview

The Robert and Otto Paulus papers collection is comprised of over one thousand glass plate negatives of historical significance to Willamette University, the city of Salem, and the Willamette Valley.

Arrangement

Materials retain the organization provided by Otto and Robert Paulus.

Physical Location

Mark O. Hatfield Library

Immediate Source of Acquisition

These plates were a gift of Robert and Norma Paulus.
Title
Guide to the Robert and Otto Paulus papers, 1914-1918
Status
Under Revision
Author
Finding aid processed by Rose Marie Walter
Date
© 2012
Description rules
DACS
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Willamette University Archives and Special Collections Collection Descriptions

Contact:
Mark O. Hatfield Library
900 State Street
Salem Oregon 97301 United States