History - Oregon

Local History

Architectural Heritage Center
701 SE Grand Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97214
(503) 231-7264

Center for Columbia River History
A consortium of Washington State University Vancouver, Portland State University, and the Washington State Historical Society.
Vancouver Office:
1109 E. 5th St.
Vancouver, Washington 98661     
(360) 258-3289
Facebook page

Genealogical Forum of Oregon Library
2505 S.E. 11th Ave., Suite B-18
Portland, Oregon 97202
(503) 963-1932

Hellenic-American Cultural Center & Museum
Father Elias Stephanopoulos Center, Second Floor
3131 NE Glisan Street
Portland, Oregon
(503) 888-8567
Facebook page

Historic Oregon Newspapers
Access complete articles from historic Oregon newspapers that have been digitized as part of the Oregon Digital Newspaper Program.

Lewis & Clark College Special Collections
0615 S.W. Palatine Hill Road
Portland, Oregon 97219
(503) 768-7279
Digital collections

Maxville Heritage Association
211 E. 2nd St., Wallowa, OR 97885
Mail to: PO Box 492
Enterprise, Oregon 97828
(541) 886-3670

Mazamas Archives & Museum
527 SE 43rd Ave
Portland Oregon 97215
(503) 227-2345

Attn: Records Officer
Metro Regional Center
600 NE Grand Ave.
Portland, Oregon 97232
(503) 797-1740

Multnomah County Library
801 SW 10th Ave
Portland, OR 97205
(503) 988-5234
Contact form

Multnomah County Records Program
1620 S.E. 190th Avenue
Portland Oregon 97233
(503) 988-3741

Northwest History Network
"A non-profit consortium of history professionals."
Facebook page

Oregon Black Pioneers. From Marcus Lopez, the first African American known to come to Oregon (1788) to today, and lots of stuff in between.

Oregon Cultural Trust
"Donate to Oregon humanities, arts and heritage nonprofit organizations."
775 Summer Street NE
Suite 200
Salem, Oregon 97301
(503) 986-0088

Oregon Encyclopedia
"A partnership of Portland State University, the Oregon Council of Teachers of English, and the Oregon Historical Society."
Project Office
Portland State University, History Department
PO BOX 751
Portland, OR 97207
Contact form

Oregon Explorer
"Information to help local citizens and policymakers make better decisions about natural resources in Oregon." Developed through a partnership of Oregon State University libraries; Oregon University System Institute for Natural Resources; Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board; University of Oregon InfoGraphics Lab.

Oregon Health Science University Library
Historical Collections and Archives
3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road
Portland, Oregon 97239
(503) 494-3239

Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave.
Portland, Oregon 97205
(503) 222-1741
Facebook page
Oregon History Project, Oregon TimeWeb, Oregon Historical Quarterly

-  Davies Family Research Library
at the Oregon Historical Society
(503) 306-5240

-  Oregon History Museum
at the Oregon Historical Society
(503) 222-1741

Oregon History Project
Created by the Oregon Historical Society

Oregon Jewish Museum
Open by Appointment:
1935 NW Kearney Street
Portland, Oregon 97209
(503) 226-3600 Ext 102 (Curator of Collections)

Oregon Nikkei Legacy Center
Japanese American History Museum
121 NW 2nd Ave
Portland, Oregon 97209
(503) 224-1458
Facebook page

Oregon Multicultural Archives Digital Collections
Oregon State University Archives
Oregon State University Libraries
121 Valley Library
Corvallis Oregon 97331
(541) 737-2165

Oregon Northwest Black Pioneers
Pioneer Trust Building, Room 210
117 Commercial ST NE
Salem, Oregon 97301
(503) 540-4063

Oregon Public Broadcasting: Oregon Experience
Contact form

Oregon Shakespeare Festival (Ashland)
15 S. Pioneer Street
Ashland, Oregon 97520
(541) 482-2111 ext. 240 or ext. 266

Oregon State Archives (Salem)
800 Summer St NE
Salem, Oregon 97310-1349
(503) 373-0701

Oregon State Library (Salem)
250 Winter St. NE
Salem, Oregon 97301-3950
(503) 378-4243

Oregon State University Archives and Special Collections (Corvallis)
121 The Valley Library
Corvallis Oregon 97331–4501
(541) 737–3331

Pacific University Library -Archives (Forest Grove)
2043 College Way
Forest Grove, Oregon 97116
(503) 352-1415

PDX Civil-Rights
Description from the American Folklife Center
Special Collections
Millar Library 180
Portland State University
1875 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97201
(503) 725-9883
Facebook page

(City of) Portland Archives and Records Center
1800 SW 6th Ave, Suite 550
Portland, Oregon 97201
(503) 865-4100
E-files request form

Portland Police Historical Museum
1111 SW 2nd Avenue
Portland, Oregon
(503) 823-0019
Facebook page

Portland State University Special Collections
Millar Library

1875 SW Park Ave
Portland, OR 97201
(503) 725-9883 (Archives)
Planning in Portland & the Region
Oregon Women Political Leadership Archive. Center for Women, Politics and Policy

Reed College Library Special Collections
Special Collections & Archives, Room 014
Reed College Library
3203 SE Woodstock Blvd
Portland, OR 97202-8199
(503) 777-7782
Contact form

StreamNet Regional Library
729 NE Oregon, Suite 190
Portland, OR 97232
(503) 238-0667

University of Oregon Library and Learning Commons (Portland campus)
70 NW Couch St.
Portland, Oregon 97209
(503) 412-3671

Washington County Heritage Online
"A cooperative project between Pacific University and the Washington County Museum."
Facebook page

Willamette Heritage Center (Salem)
Willamette Heritage Center
Library Archives Collection
1313 Mill St SE
(503) 585-7012 ext 256


Last Update: 04 Jun 14:50