This collection includes writings, correspondence, photographs,
transparencies, slides, negatives, and printed material.
Victor Jorgensen was born in Portland, Oregon on July 8, 1913. He attended the University of Oregon and Reed College before
starting work at The Oregonian, where he rose from copy boy to night city editor. It was during that time he became
interested in photography as well as writing. Before the advent of World War II, he was on his way to establishing himself
nationally in the photography field.
Property rights reside with the University of California. Literary
rights are retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. For
permission to publish or to reproduce the material, please contact the Head of
Special Collections and Archives.
Collection open for research.