Goldson, L. (Corvallis)

L. Goldson (Corvallis)

A photographer named L. Goldson was active in Mississippi and made CDV portraits. This may be the same person.

Directory Listings

1878 Pacific pg. 208 Corvallis “Goldson, L, photographer”

Mautz Oregon “Goldson, L., 1870-1890, Corvallis”

Photographer’s Imprints

“E Heslop, successor to L. Goldson, Photographer, Corvallis, Oregon” CDV printed back

“L. Goldson, Photographer, Corvallis, Oregon”

News items and advertisements

1875: “The State Fair … (account of exhibits) … L. Goldson, of Corvallis, exhibited some fine work in enlarged and retouched photographs, the work being executed by himself and wife.” The new Northwest (Portland), October 22, 1875, pg. 2, col. 3.


1879: “Mrs. L. Goldson returned home from the Dalles, last week, very much improved in health. She is ready for ‘biz.” Corvallis gazette, January 31, 1879, pg. 3, col. 1.


1879: “Bring your babies. — Now is the time to have your children photographed. Mrs. L. Goldson has just returned, and is ready to execute work in the latest improved style.” Corvallis gazette, February 28, 1879, pg. 3, col. 2. repeated March 14


1879: “Mrs. Frank Cooper is opening out a fine display of millinery goods, at her stand, near Mrs. Goldson’s picture gallery, but was not quite ready for an ad. Look out for next week, as she believes in patronizing ye printer.” The Corvallis gazette, May 09, 1879, pg. 3, col. 2.


1879: “Photograph Gallery for Sale. — I will give instructions free, to any one who will buy me out.  L. Goldson. Corvallis, August 1, 1879.” Corvallis gazette, August 01, 1879, pg. 3, col. 2., ad repeated August 22.

1879: “Dr. Haslop (sic), of Portland, has made arrangement to take charge of the Goldson Photographic Gallery, next week. The Doctor stands at the head of the picture business and will fully sustain the fine reputation of the gallery.” Corvallis gazette, August 29, 1879, pg. 3, col. 2.

1879: “Dr. Heslop, of Portland arrived by last Wednesday’s stage, and yesterday took charge of the Goldson photographic taller. The Doctor has the reputation of being a first class artist.” Corvallis gazette, September 05, 1879, pg. 3, col.2.

1879: “Dr. Heslop has full charge of the Goldson photographic galley in this city. he will make an announcement next week.” The Corvallis gazette, September 12, 1879, pg. 3, col. 2.

1879: “W. H. Goldson has sold his photograph gallery and entered into partnership with Dr. H. Green in the drug business. J. W. Souther is still with them.” The Corvallis gazette, September 26, 1879, pg. 3, col. 2.

1879: “First Class photography at the Corvallis Gallery. Prices to suit the times, and satisfaction guaranteed.” The Corvallis gazette, October 24, 1879, pg. 3, col. 2. repeating ad to November 7.

Historic photos and images