Guide to the Harry Albert Herzog architectural plans, specifications, and photographs
1939-1959

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Creator: Herzog, Harry Albert, 1893-
Title: Harry Albert Herzog architectural plans, specifications, and photographs
Dates: 1939-1959 ( inclusive )
Quantity: 4.5 linear feet (5 containers, 18 oversize items)
Collection Number: Ax 599
Summary: Harry A. Herzog (1893-) was an architect in practice in Portland, Oregon, in the firm of Bennes & Herzog. Collection comprises architectural tracings, renderings, specifications and photographs for 27 commercial and residential architecture projects in the Portland, Oregon area by American architect Harry Albert Herzog.
Repository: Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries

1299 University of Oregon
Eugene, Oregon, 97403-1299
(541) 346-3068
spcarref@uoregon.edu

Languages: Collection materials are in English. 
Sponsor: Funding for encoding this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Historical Note

Herman Albert Herzog,known as Harry, was born in Tyler, Texas in 1893. He was educated at the University of Pennsylvania. Herzog entered partnership with John Virginius Bennes and practiced in Portland as Bennes & Herzog. The firm's Hollywood Theatre (1926) on Sandy Boulevard, and the John Bexell house in Corvallis (1925), are on the National Register. Other extant buildings include Astoria's Liberty Theatre (1925), Jeanne Manor in Portland (1931). The firm consulted with Herman Brookman on the Temple Beth Israel in Portland (1927).

Content Description

Collection comprises architectural tracings, renderings, specifications and photographs for 27 commercial and residential architecture projects in the Portland, Oregon area by American architect Harry Albert Herzog. The photographs consist of 24 images or renderings of buildings designed by Herzog in Portland or for the campus of Oregon Statue University in Corvallis. One view includes a background shot of the “Coon Chicken Inn” in Portland.

Use of the Collection

Restrictions on Access :  

Collection is open to the public.

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Restrictions on Use :  

Property rights reside with Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections & University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.

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Preferred Citation :  

[Identification of item], Harry Albert Herzog architectural plans, specifications, and photographs, Ax 599, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.

Administrative Information

Arrangement :

Collection is organized into the following series:

  • Architectural Renderings
  • Photographs
  • Tracings
  • Specifications
  • Major Projects
  • Apprenticeship Notebooks
  • Addendum. Renderings and Photographs

Processing Note :  

Collection processed by processing staff. Photographs processed by Normandy S. Helmer & Megan Dazey, March 2006.

This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.

Related Materials :  

Francis Jacobberger architectural papers, Bx 139, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.


Detailed Description of the Collection

Architectural Renderings

Asterisk (*) denotes other material in collection.

Container(s)
Description
Dates
drawer
1-2 Congregation Ahavi Sholom. Portland. New Cemetery entrance. Rendering by HAH 1923
Alpha Sigma Phi Fraternity. Chapter House. Oregon State University. Corvallis, Or. 1929
Columbia Mills. Portland. Rendering by Marks 1940
David's Hens Shop. Alterations. 19146. Rendering by Marks Undated
Defense Housing Project. FPHA Ore. 35027. Housing Authority of Portland Oregon Undated
Delta Zeta Sorority. Chapter House. Oregon State University. Corvallis, Ore 1929
First National Bank of Portland. Union and Graham Branch. Proposed. Rendering by Marks.* 1953
Franklin High School. Addition. Rendering by Butcher.* 1950
Gamma Phi Beta Sorority. Chapter House. Oregon State University. Corvallis, Ore 1930
Moreland Children's Clinic. Portland. Rendering by Zimmer Undated
Office Building. Unidentified. 26 stories Undated
Sandycrest Apartments. Portland. Rendering by Donaldson.* 1939
Sixth Avenue at Washington. Portland. Proposed improvement. Rendering by Marks Undated
Southwest Park and Stark. Portland. Proposed improvement. Rendering by Marks 1936
State Normal School. La Grande, Oregon Undated
Weigart's Prescription Pharmacy. Portland. Photograph Undated
Weisfields. Alterations. Unidentified Undated
Weisfields Credit Jewelers. Unidentified. Rendering by Zimmer Undated
Jewish Retirement Center. Beaverton Highway. Portland Undated

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Photographs
Container(s)
Description
Box
Rm 303, Map Case 4, Drawer 1-2 Jeanne Manor. Portland. 2
Rm 303, Map Case 4, Drawer 1-2 Parkway Manor. Portland. 2
Rm 303, Map Case 4, Drawer 1-2 Unidentified residences. 5

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Tracings
Container(s)
Description
Dates
Box
Folder
4 1 Congregation Ahavath Achim. SW 3rd Avenue. Portland. Synagogue. 2 envelopes 1950
4 2 Congregation Beth Israel. SW Boone Ferry Rd, at SW Taylors Ferry Rd. Mausoleum. 1 envelope Undated
1 1 B'nai Brith Center. Portland. Community Building. 1 envelope Undated
1 2 Bush Garden Restaurant. 121 SW 4th Ave. Portland. Restaurant. 1 envelope Undated
1 3 Children's Clinic. SW 15th and Taylor. Portland. Medical Building 1950
1 4 Children's Farm Home. Corvallis, Oregon. 1 envelope Undated
1 5 Simon Director, 121 SW 4th Ave. Portland. Store Building, 1 envelope Undated
1 6 Doving's Flower Shop. 702 SW Morrison. Store Building. 1 envelope Undated
1 7 First National Bank of Portland. NE Union and Graham. Portland. Bank. 1 envelope 1953
1 8 Franklin High School. Portland. Addition. 1 envelope 1950
1 9 Gevurtz, Louis. Apartment building. Portland. 1 envelope Undated
1 10 Gevurtz Furniture. 2nd and Morrison, Portland. Store Building. 1 envelope Undated
1 11 Halzman, Irwin. SE 13th Place. Portland. Office Building. 1 envelope 1965
1 12 Jewish Community Center. SW 13th, Portland. Addition. 1 envelope 1959
1 13 Kirshner, H. 333 SW Park Ave, Portland. Alteration to building, 1 envelope Undated
1 14 Pallay Theater. 9 NW 6th Ave. Portland. Alteration to theater. 1 envelope 1940
1 15 J. C. Penney Co. NE Sandy, Portland. Store Building. 1 envelope 1951
2 1 Rosenblatt, Millard. SW 16th and Marion. Portland. Proposed clinic. 1 envelope 1950
2 2 Savinar, Jack W. NE 21st Ave. Portland. Proposed Development. 1 envelope 1947
2 3 Sealy Mattress Co. 2337 NW York. Portland. 1959. Factory Building, 1 envelope 1959
2 4 Senders, Arthur. Multnomah St. Portland. Apartment Development. 1 envelope 1948
2 5 Tualatin Country Club. Portland. Alterations. 2 envelopes 1948
2 6 Wade, Ben. Portland. Portland, Residence. 1 envelope 1950
2 7 Weisfield and Goldberg Building. Eugene, Ore. Alterations. 1 envelope 1947
2 8 Williams Store. Corvallis, Ore. Alterations. 1 envelope 1951
4 3 Congregation Shaarie Torah. Portland. 1957. Synagogue. 3 envelopes 1957

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Specifications
Container(s)
Description
Dates
Box
Folder
2 9 Portland City Hall. Council Chambers. Annex. 1 envelope 1958

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Major Projects
Container(s)
Description
Dates
Sandy Crest Apartments. Portland 1939
Box
Folder
3 1-5 Tracings. 5 envelopes
3 6 Cost file. 1 fl
3 7 Legal file. 1 fl
3 8 Management file. 1 fl

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Apprenticeship Notebooks (5)
Container(s)

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Addendum:  Renderings and photographs (PH122)
1.0 linear feet
Herzog, Harry Albert, 1893-
Container(s)
Description
Dates
Box
1 PH122_01: [Façade of Weigert's Pharmacy, Portland.]
1.0 photographic print
10 x 8 inches
1930s
PH122_02: Broadway at Morrison St., Portland Oregon. [Royal Bldg, with Stone-Margolis Beautiful Jewelers store front with three women looking at display windows.]
1.0 photographic print
10 x 8 inches
1940s-1950s c
PH122_03: Broadway at Morrison St., Portland Oregon. [Closer view of Stone-Margulis Beautiful Jewelry building.]
1.0 photographic print
10 x 8 inches
Angelus Studio (Portland, Or.)
1940s-1950s c
PH122_04: 1st National Bank branch, Union at Graham, Portland, Oregon. Photographed January 1950 H.H. Herzog Arct. 2593-1. [Exterior view of brick building with "Drive in Banking" neon sign on side, two men on sidewalk in front of building.]
1.0 photographic print
7.75 x 9.5 inches
Delano, Leonard of Portland, Or
1955 Jan
PH122_05: Morrison near 4th Ave. Portland, Oregon H.A. Herzog 69150. [Exterior of Burnett Bros. Jewelers with two men looking at display windows.]
1.0 photographic print
7.75 x 10 inches
1940s-1950s c
PH122_06: S.E. Cor. Broadway at Washington St. Portland Oregon. After Harry A Herzog Archt Henry Bldg. Portland Oregon. [Exterior of "Oregon City Woolen Mills/ Painless Parker Dentist storefronts.]
1.0 photographic print
7.5 x 9.5 inches
Hodge, Maurice of Portland, OR
1940s-1950s c
PH122_07: Alder Near Broadway Portland, Oregon. [Entrance and interior of "Columbian Optical Co."]
1.0 photographic print
8 x 10 inches
Hodge, Maurice of Portland, OR
1940s-1950s c
PH122_08: Columbia Optical Co. Alder Near Broadway Portland, Oregon A47-70. [Staircase leading down inside of building, "Columbian" crafted into railings.]
1.0 photographic print
8 x 9.5 inches
Delano, Leonard of Portland, Or
1940s-1950s c
PH122_09: Columbia Optical Co. Alder near Broadway, Portland, Oregon. [Interior of Columbian Optical Co. partial view of staircase, seating and individual fitting tables.]
1.0 photographic print
8 x 10 inches
Delano, Leonard of Portland, Or
1940s-1950s c
PH122_10: Physics Bldg. Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon. [Exterior of brick three-story "Physics' building, man standing in front of building.]
1.0 photographic print
6.75 x 10 inches
1940s-1950s c
PH122_11: Greenhouse Bldg. Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon. [Exterior of octagonal two-story brick building.]
1.0 photographic print
8 x 10 inches
1940s-1950s c
PH122_12: Women's Gymnasium Bldg. O.S. University Corvallis, Oregon. Designed to tie in with the architecture of the campus then existing Property of H.A. Herzog. [Façade.]
1.0 photographic print
8 x 10 inches
1940s-1950s c
PH122_13: Women's Gym Bldg. O.S. University, Corvallis, Oregon. Property of H.A. Herzog, Arct. [Close of up exterior entrance section.]
1.0 photographic print
10 x 7.25 inches
1940s-1950s c
PH122_14: Weatherford Hall, Main Entrance Mens' Dormitory O.S. University Corvallis, Oregon. [Exterior of entrance portion of "James K. Weatherford" brick building.]
1.0 photographic print
10 x 7.25 inches
1928
PH122_15: "Wrecked in moving." Designed by H.A. Herzog. [Perspective and ground floor plan for Proposed Synagogue for Ahavath Achin Congregation Benne & Herzog Architects.]
1.0 photographic print
10 x 8 inches
1940s-1950s c
PH122_16: Mausoleums #1 & 2 Cemetery. Congregation Beth Israel, Portland, Oregon construct by H.A. Herzog. [Perspective of two buildings, with cars and people in parking lot between buildings.]
1.0 photographic print
8 x 10 inches
QA Architectural Arts of Los Angeles, CA
1940s-1950s c
PH122_17: Sandycrest Terraces Portland, Oregon Designed by, built under supervision of, and operated by H.A. Herzog Arct. 46426-E. [Aerial view of Sandycrest complex, "Coon-Chicken Inn" building also in photograph.]
1.0 photographic print
8 x 10 inches
Delano Aerial Surveys of Portland, Or
1940s-1950s c
PH122_18: Detail, Sandycrest Terraces Portland, Oregon 563-3 4828-K 1/12/48. [Close up of single section of two-story brick building.]
1.0 photographic print
7.5 x 9.5 inches
Delano, Leonard of Portland, Or
1948 Jan 12
PH122_19: Sandycrest Terraces Portland, Oregon Designed by, built under supervision of, and operated by H.A. Herzog Arct. 563-2. [Close up of single section of two-story brick building.]
1.0 photographic print
9.5 x 7.5 inches
Delano, Leonard of Portland, Or
1948 Jan 12
PH122_20: Detail Sandycrest Terraces Portland, Oregon 563-1 4828-l 1/12/48. [Front door of 5590 and 5588 sections of Sandycrest.]
1.0 photographic print
7.5 x 9.5 inches
Delano, Leonard of Portland, Or
1948 Jan 12
PH122_21: Proposed Synagogue for congregation Shaarie Torah Harry A. Herzog Architect. [elevation drawing for synagogue.]
1.0 photographic print
8 x 10 inches
Photo-Art Commercial Studios of Portland, OR
1950s c
PH122_22: Plan. [interior plan drawing for synagogue.]
1.0 photographic print
8 x 10 inches
Photo-Art Commercial Studios of Portland, OR
1950s c
PH122_23: Broadway at Morrison St. Portland, Oregon. [Exterior of Jerome Margulis Beautiful Jewelry building.]
1.0 photographic print
8 x 10 inches
Hodge, Maurice of Portland, OR
1940s-1950s c
PH122_24: Broadway at Morrison St. Portland, Oregon. [Exterior of Jerome Margulis Beautiful Jewelry building, close up of display window.]
1.0 photographic print
8 x 10 inches
Hodge, Maurice of Portland, OR
1940s-1950s c
? PH122_25: [Orthagonal view of large Colonial-style residential structure.]
1.0 photographic print
8 x 10 inches
Ball Studios of Corvallis, OR/Hall, W. Maurice
1940s-1950s c
PH122_26: [Detail of entry way from PH122-25.]
1.0 photographic print
10 x 8 inches
1940s-1950s c
PH122_27: [Façade of mausoleum.]
1.0 unknown
8 x 10 inches
1950s-1960s c
PH122_28: [Façade of brick Colonial-style residence hall.]
1.0 photographic print
8 x 10 inches
Ball Studios of Corvallis, OR/Hall, W. Maurice
1940s-1950s c
PH122_29: [Detail of front door of brick residence hall.]
1.0 photographic print
8 x 10 inches
Ball Studios of Corvallis, OR/Hall, W. Maurice
1940s-1950s c
PH122_30: Hollywood Theatre, 40th & Sandy, Portland. [Façade of baroque theatre, now on Nat'l Register.]
1.0 photographic print
13.5 x 10.5 inches
Jourdan, Albert of Portland, OR
1926
PH122_31: Temple Beth Israel, Portland. [View of drive and entry, with dome.]
1.0 photographic print
13.5 x 10.5 inches
Jourdan, Albert of Portland, OR
1927
PH122_32: Temple Beth Israel, Portland. H. Brookman, architect. [View of drive, covered walk, and tower.]
1.0 photographic print
13 x 9.5 inches
Jourdan, Albert of Portland, OR
1927
PH122_33: [View of large clapboard Colonial-style residence on Van Buren Street.]
1.0 photographic print
8 x 10 inches
Ball Studios of Corvallis, OR/Hall, W. Maurice
1940s-1950s c
PH122_34: [Two young woman by brick garden structure housing fountain, Oregon Normal School (Western Oregon University).]
1.0 photographic print
13.5 x 10.5 inches
Jourdan, Albert of Portland, OR
1930 c
PH122_35: Women's dorm, OSU. [View of brick colonnade.]
1.0 photographic print
13.5 x 10.5 inches
Jourdan, Albert of Portland, OR
1926
PH122_36: Men's dorm, OSU. [View from within Weatherford Hall arch towards campus. Open field and houses in distance.]
1.0 photographic print
13 x 9.5 inches
McElroy of Oregon
1928
PH122_37: Jeanne Manor. [View from street, Park & Clay.]
1.0 photographic print
13.5 x 10.5 inches
Jourdan, Albert of Portland, OR
1931
PH122_38: Jeanne Manor. [Detail of entry.]
1.0 photographic print
13.5 x 10.5 inches
Jourdan, Albert of Portland, OR
1931
PH122_39: Parkway Manor. [View from street. Now part of PSU housing.]
1.0 photographic print
10.5 x 13.5 inches
Jourdan, Albert of Portland, OR
1930s
PH122_40: Parkway Manor. [Detail of entry.]
1.0 photographic print
13.5 x 10.5 inches
Jourdan, Albert of Portland, OR
1930s
PH122_41: Sandycrest Terraces. [Aerial view of aprtments, neighborhood, Coon-Chicken Inn.]
1.0 photographic print
15.5 x 19.5 inches
Delano, Leonard of Portland, Or
1940s-1950s c
PH122_42: [Façade of Weigert's Pharmacy, Portland.]
1.0 photographic print
30 x 19.5 inches
1930s-1940s

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Subjects

  • Subject Terms :
  • Architects--Oregon--Portland
  • Architecture--Oregon--Portland--Designs and plans
    • Form or Genre Terms :
    • Architectural drawings
    • Architectural records
    • Photographs--Oregon--Portland--1939-1959

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