Interested in Pacific Northwest history and culture? Check out Northwest Digital Archives


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Western Oregon University Archives is proud to announce participation in the Northwest Digital Archives database for researchers to find primary sources and archival collections related to the Pacific Northwest. Some significant subject areas include agriculture; natural resources; urban, rural, social, and progressive movements; local, state, regional, and national politics; outdoor recreation; religion, and education.

Research collections preserved in WOU Archives include photographs and documents from WOU’s 150+ years of history, scrapbooks, and personal papers of students, faculty, and Oregonians such as former Governor Straub. University Archives is open to the public daily from 9:00 – 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Come check us out!