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Physical Record Repositories -

historical societies, libraries, and other institutions, which may or may not have digital access.

Exclusively Digital Repositories

Record Guides

Cemeteries in Oregon

Newspapers in Oregon

  • Oregon Online Historical Newspapers Summary

  • Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1836-1922 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present.

  • A library card is needed to access these collections. The Historic Oregonian (1861-1987), The Oregonian (1987-present), and The Oregon Journal (1902-1982)

  • Oregon Digital Newspaper Project

  • Historic Oregon Newspapers - scanned by the University of Oregon

  • Oregon Newspaper Index - by the University of Oregon. 977,000+ entries from the Portland Oregonian (1852-1987), the Oregon Daily Emerald (1900-1979), and The Register Guard (1963-2004)

Maps of Oregon

Oregon in the Wars

Oregon Trail

  • The Applegate Trail was blazed by Lindsay and Jesse Applegate in 1846

  • The National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive Center offers living history demonstrations, interpretive programs, exhibits, multi-media presentations, special events, and more than four miles of interpretive trails

  • Oregon Trail Timelines

  • At the End of the Trail — Clackamas County, home to Oregon City, the first capital of Oregon Territory. As the site of some of the earliest settlements in Oregon, Clackamas is a fascinating area for historians and genealogists.

  • On the Oregon Trail by Myra Vanderpool Gormley from Genealogy Magazine

Ethnic Groups in Oregon


General Websites

Oregon-Related Articles