Churchley, Arthur G. (Portland)

Arthur G. Churchley  (ca.1871-1928)(Portland)

Churchley, Amy G.

Chronology

1891 Kelso, WA

1900-1925 Portland

The implication of “headquarters” on the Kelso mount is they had a travelling wagon. Churchley photographed Hillsboro sites in 1895, on Churchley and Hargrave/Kelso mounts. (WCM # LP72-142/139-16)

Directory Listings

1891 POWI pg. 829 Kelso WA “Churchley, A. G., photographer”

1900 PCD pg. 227 “Churchley, Arthur G, Photographer 145 1/2 3d, Tel Red 1909, r 347 Everett, Tel Main 931”; “Churchley, Miss Amy, b 347 Everett”

1901 PCD pg. 205 “Churchley, Arthur G, photographer, 145 1/2 3d, bds 347 Everett”; “Churchley, Miss Amy, finisher A G Churchley, bds 347 Everett” (many other family members at Everett address)

1901 POWA pg. 291 “Churchley, Arthur G, photographer 145 1/2 3rd”

1902 PCD pg. 261 “Churchley, Arthur G, photog 145 1/2 3rd, res 109 Whittaker”, “Churchley, Miss Amy, finisher A. G. Churchley, bds 347 Everett” (

1903 PCD pg. 253 “Churchley, Arthur G, photog 145 1/2 3rd, res 109 Whittaker”, “Churchley, Amy A, finisher A. G. Churchley, bds 347 Everett” (many other family members at McMillen address)

1904 PCD pg. 282 “Churchley, Arthur G, photog 145 1/2 3rd, res 109 Whittaker”, “Churchley, Amy A, photog A G Churchley, bds 241 McMillen” (many other family members at McMillen address)

1905 PCD pg. 297 “Churchley, Arthur G, photog, 145 1/2 3d, res 109 Whittaker”; “Churchley, Amy A, photog, A G Churchley, bds 241 McMillan”

1906 PCD pg. 298 “Churchley, Arthur G., photog, 145 1/2 3d, res 109 Whittaker.”

1907 PCD pg. 383 “Churchley, Arthur G., photog, 145 1/2 3d, res 109 Whittaker.”

1909 PCD pg. 398 “Churchley, Arthur G., photog, 145 1/2 3d, rms same.”

1910 Or. pg. 160 Portland Photographers “Churchley, A. G. 145 1/2 Third St.”

1910 PCD pg. 280 “Churchley, Arthur G., photgr, 145 1/2 3rd, res same”

1911 PCD pg. 348 “Churchley, Arthur G., photgr, 145 1/2 3rd, h 4-362 same”

1912 PCD pg. 356 “Churchley, Arthur G photographer, Also Commercial Work, President Photographers Association of the Pacific Northwest, Studio 616 Northwest Bldg, 327 1/2 Washington, Tel Main 4375 h 25-172 Ford, Tel Main 6935” plus display ad

1913 PCD pg. 304 “Churchley, Arthur G photgr 616 Northwest bldg h h 25-170 Ford”

1914 PCD pg. 402 “Churchley, Arthur G (Mabel G) photgr 616 Northwest bldg h 109 Whittaker”

1914 PCBD Photographers “Churchley, A. G. Northwest Bldg Main 4375”

1915 PCD pg. 309 “Churchley, Arthur G (Mabel G) photgr 616 Northwest bldg h 109 Whittaker”

1916 PCD pg. 312 “Churchley, Art G (Mabel G) photgr 600 (sic) Northwest bldg h 109 Whittaker”

1917 PCD pg. 264 “Churchley, Art G (Mabel G) photgr 616 Northwest bldg h 109 Whittaker”

1918 PCD pg. 282 “Churchley, Art G (Mabel G) photgr 616 Northwest bldg h 109 Whittaker”

1920 PCD pg. 316 “Churchley, Arthur G (Mabel G) photgr 616 Raleigh bldg h 109 Whittaker”

1921 PCD pg. 270 “Churchley, Arth G (Mabel) photgr 616 Raleigh bldg h 109 Whittaker”

1924 PCD pg. 472 “Churchley, Arthur G (Mabel G) photgr 616 Raleigh bldg h 109 Whittaker”

1925 PCD pg. 443 “Churchley, Arth G (Mabel G) photgr 616 Raleigh Bldg h 109 Whittaker”

1928 PCD pg. 425 “Churchley, Arth G (Mabel G) photog 616 Raleigh bldg h 109 Whittaker”

Photographer’s Imprints

“Churchley & Hargrave, Headquarters, Kelso, Wash.” cabinet card, imprinted front.

“Churchley, 145 1/2 Third St., Portland Or.” printed front on card mount., also as a blind stamp.

News Items and Advertisements

1909: report of the Pacific Northwest Photographers’ Association of America convention. A. G. Churchley was a member of the auditing committee and transacted various routine business. Camera Craft, Vol. XVI, No. 11, November 1909, pg. 443-449.

1910: report of the Annual Convention of the Photographers Association in Vancouver BC. Churchley was a member of the auditing committee. Camera Craft, October, 1910, pg. 348.

1912: “Twelfth Annual Convention of the Photographers’ Association of the Pacific Northwest was held at the Multnomah Hotel, Portland, September third to sixth, inclusive. It opened with an address from the mayor, which was responded to by President Churchley of the Association. …” Camera Craft, Vol. XIX, No. 9, September 1912, pg. 466-467

1912: “Churchley Photographer Formerly 145 1/2 Third St., Is Now Located at 327 1/2 Washington Street, Northwest Building. Phones: A 5175, Main 4375” Polk’s Portland City Directory 1912, Portland; R. L. Polk & Co. 1912, pg. 1883.

1928: “CHURCHLEY- Dec. 30, at the late residence, 109 Whitaker at., Arthur G. aged 57 years husband of Mabel Churchley, father of Mrs. Greta Van Darvort and Arthea Churchley, brother of Jesse J. M. and Frank D. Churchley, Mrs. Fred C. King, Mrs. Homer Cecil, Mrs. Charles Eastman and Mrs. Andrew Anderson of this city and James M. Churchly of Reedville, Or. The remains will arrive at Finely’s Montgomery at 5th, this (Sunday) afternoon. Notice of funeral hereafter.” Oregonian, 1 January 1928, sec. 2 pg. 4.

Bibliography

Photographer’s Association of the Pacific Northwest, Programme of Seventh Annual Convention, September 3rd – 6th, 1907, Seattle; n.p. 1907. (unpaginated) “Members Photographic Association of the Pacific Northwest 1907…Churchley, A. G.—Portland, Ore…Churchley, Mrs. A. G.—Portland, Ore…Churchley, Amy—Portland, Ore…” … “Committees:… Transportation…A. G. Churchley…”

Brown, Robert O., Nineteenth Century Portland, Oregon Photographers: A Collector’s Handbook (author; Portland, 1991) pg. 56

 

 

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