Oregon Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies

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It is a good idea to to familiarize yourself with just about any repository in Oregon which you might check out by contacting to the proper archive or library before you proceed. The majority of, if not all, Oregon repositories contain printed resources that present its collections and research policy. Oregon archives and historical associations also provide Online websites that offer identical resources. Some actually include down loadable databases for some or parts within their collections.

Oregon Archives

Klamath County Museum, 1451 Main St., Klamath Falls, OR 97601

  • Linn County Historical Museum, PO Box 607, 101 Park Ave, Brownsville, OR 97327
  • Morrow County Museum, P.O. Box 1153, Heppner, Oregon 97836; (541) 676-5524
  • Umatilla Museum, 911 Sixth Street, P.O. Box 975, Umatilla, OR 97882; (541) 922-0209
  • Wasco County Museum Library (Discovery Center), 5000 Discovery Dr., The Dalles 97058
  • Oregon State Library, 250 Winter St. NE, Salem, OR 97301-3950

  • University of Oregon, Knight Library, 2d Floor North, 15th & Kincaid St., Eugene, OR 97403
  • Miscellaneous pages from the Oregon Genealogical Society newsletter  (search.ancestry.com)

    Oregon Historical Society, 1200 SW Park Ave., Portland, OR 97203

  • Genealogical Forum of Oregon, Inc., P.O. Box 42567, Portland, OR 97242-0567
  • Oregon Genealogical Society, 955 Oak Alley, Eugene, OR 97440-2306
  • The Oregon GenWeb Project and the Genealogical Council of Oregon provide information on statewide genealogical organization.
  • Southern Oregon Historical Society, 106 Central Ave., Medford, OR 97501
  • County, Township and City

    [503] 655-5574

    Religious and Ethnic Oregon Books at Amazon.com (amazon.com)

  • Oregon Historical Books (1749 – 1900) (genealogybank.com) rare and fully searchable old books, historical maps and documents give fresh insights into the daily lives of your early Oregon ancestors.
  • Genealogy Publishing Company (genealogical.com)
  • Newspapers – Oregon newspapers can furnish all kinds of evidence about historical occasions, local history, court and legal notices, obituaries, and considerably more.