Burns, Owen Spencer (Portland)

Owen Spencer Burns (Portland)
Burns & Oshfeldt
Chronology
c. 1890 Upper Albina
1894-1900 Portland
Employee Listings
Cammack, Fred M., clerk O S Burns 1900
Haller, Charles M, photo printer O S Burns 1899
Ritter, Henry J., printer O S Burns 1900
Directory Listings
1892 PCD pg. 299 “Burns, O S, stenog bds 517 Williams.
1893 PCD pg. 283 “Burns, O S, stenog 514 Williams av, res same.
1894 PCD pg. 230 “Burns, Owen S photographer 508 Williams av, bds 514 Williams av.”
1895 PCD pg. 204 “Burns, O S photographer 508 Williams av, rms 514 same.”
1896 PCD pg. 195 “Burns, Owen S, photographer 313 1/2 Morrison, res 407 Alder”
1897 PCD pg. 192 “Burns, Owen S, photographer 313 1/2 Morrison, res same”
1898 PCD pg. 195 “Burns, O Spencer, photographer 313 1/2 Morrison, res same”
1899 PCD pg. 200 “Burns, O Spencer, photographer 313 1/2 Morrison, res same”
1899 EO & P pg. 44 Portland photographers “Burns & Oshfeldt (sic) 313 1/2 Morrison”
1900 PCD pg. 207 “Burns, O Spencer, photographer 313 1/2 Morrison, res same”
1901 PCD not listed
1901 POWA pg. 290 Portland “Burns, O Spencer, photographer, 313 1/2 Morrison”
Mautz Oregon “Burns, O. S., 1900, Portland”, “Burns, 1890, Upper Albina”
Photographer’s Imprints
“Burns, Fotografer, 508 Williams Ave. Upper Albina. Portland, Oregon.”
“Burns, The Photographer, 508 Williams Ave. Portland, Oregon. Upper Albina.” cabinet card, printed front
“Burns, Cor. Sixth and Morrison Sts., Portland Oregon” imprinted front card mount “Burns, Sixth and Morrison Sts., Portland Oregon” imprinted front cabinet card “Burns, Sixth & Morrison St., Portland, Ore. Portland Harbor Oct 6, 1899, Dewey’s Display Boat Hugh McCulloch, The boat that fired the first shot Manila Bay May 1, 1898″ 4 1/4″ x 6 1/2″ print on 7″ x 9” mount printed front (WCM #LP72-192/189-34)
“Photo by Burns, Portland” ms notation on trimmed print, date 1903 (OHS file 1773)
“Burns & Oshfeldt, Photographers, cor. 6th & Morrison, Portland” cabinet card, printed front News Items and Advertisements
1911: (classified ad) “WANTED Present address of O. S. Burns, photographer. Woodard, Clarke & Co., Portland, Ore.” Camera Craft, February – March 1911
Bibliography
Brown, Robert O., Nineteenth Century Portland, Oregon Photographers: A Collector’s Handbook (author; Portland, 1991) pg. 54-55
Oregon Native Son, December 1899, portrait of photographer Philip Castleman, by Burns, pg. 366 (courtesy Michael Cirelli)

Historic photos and images