Albany

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44.63651, -123.10593 Map of Albany

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Monteith, Walter

Digital object created from copy negatives taken from original unsealed daguerreotype. Visible scratches and deterioration are from the original. Plate manufacturer’s hallmark visible on the top right of image.

Monteith family photograph collection, 1847-1854

  • Org. Lot 1388
  • Collection
  • 1847 - 1854

This collection is comprised of two (2) daguerreotypes showing portraits of brothers Thomas and Walter Monteith, who founded the town of Albany, Oregon, circa 1849. They traveled to Oregon from New York in 1847 and settled adjacent land claims, sharing a house which straddled the two claims.

Strong, Fred R.

Transcription from back: “Fred R. Strong. Born Cathlamet, O. T. [Oregon Territory] 1851-1904. Photo at age 22! May 1873.”

R. E. Churchill Studio (Photographer)

Spalding, H. H.

Transcription from front: “Your brother in Christ, 1868, Age 65, Brownsville, Oregon, H. H. Spalding.” Transcription from back: “To dear brother Lewis, but if gone home, to some of his family, from his bro. (brother) H. H. Spalding, born Bath (?) N.Y. 26 Nov 1803. [W]ith his wife & Doct. Whitman & wife crossed Rocky Mts. & the continent to Pacific 1836. First white woman to cross[.] This settled the question & established the Grt. Emgrt. R__t & setld this coast with Amers. Mrs. S. taught good woman to weave. Mr. S. printed first book in /39 & first press on Pacific coast by blessing of God[.] Nez Perces raised 25,000 bushels yearly[.] 500 in school over 100 converted[.]”

Thompson & Paxton (Photographers)

Spalding, H. H.

Transcription from front: “H. H. Spalding, born 1803. To bro(?) Dickenson with love.” Transcription from back: ““H. H. Spalding born Nov 26 1803 Bath N.Y. Educated W. R. Col. & Lane Sem. O. Married to Eliza Hart 1833 ordained by Bath Presbtery 1835 _ with his wife of A. B. C. F. M. & in comp. with Dr. & Mrs. Whitman crossed the mts in 1836, first white women to cross which established the Grt. Emgrt. Route, which set the coast with Am. Settlement & this country. Estab. first press and print. first book on this coast 1839, saw God’s word with simple means[.] Change a savage tribe in 11 yrs to a church & school going & Sabbath loving people 100 converted, 234 in schools, 25,000 bushels grain raised yearly.”

Thompson & Paxton (Photographers)

Shelton, Isabell

Transcription from back: “Sister of Riley Shelton, Daughter of Henry (?) & Coraline (?) Shelton, Scio, Ore.”

Paxton, Andrew B. (Photographer)

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