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Roger Hull Research Files on Pacific Northwest Artists

Identifier: WUA065

Scope and Contents

This collection contains research materials collected by Roger Hull on artists of the Pacific Northwest. Much of this research was conducted in preparation for writing monographs published by the Hallie Ford Museum of Art. Included in these materials are photographs, correspondence and letters, interview recordings, video, drafts and monographs.


  • 1882-2013
  • Majority of material found within 1940-2013


Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

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 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.

Biographic Note

From 1970 to 2010, Roger Hull taught courses at Willamette University on Renaissance, American, and Modern art. He now lectures periodically, often on topics related to Pacific Northwest art. He envisioned and helped establish the Hallie Ford Museum of Art and is the Senior Faculty Curator at the museum. Hull has published seven monographs, and several encyclopedia entries on Oregon artists, along with scholarly articles.


8.25 Linear Feet (14 boxes)


This collection consists of materials gathered by Roger Hull while researching and writing about Pacific Northwest artists. Represented artists include: Helen Plummer Gatch, Carl Hall, and Charles Heaney among many others. These materials include correspondence, photographs, original artwork, and manuscripts.


The Roger Hull Research Files on Pacific Northwest Artists are arranged in eight series by artist. Subseries are utilized where appropriate. Materials within each series retain original order.

Physical Location

Mark O. Hatfield Library

Immediate Source of Acquisition

All materials compiled and deposited by Roger Hull unless otherwise noted.


Additional materials continue to be deposited by Roger Hull.


Guide to the Roger Hull Research Files on Pacific Northwest Artists, 1882-2013
Finding aid processed by Christopher McFetridge and Selicity Icefire.
© 2014
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Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Willamette University Archives and Special Collections Collection Descriptions

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