Archival Records

Guides, Records and Indexes

  • Early Oregonians Database
    Project that attempts to document all individuals who lived in Oregon prior to statehood.
  • Governors Records Guides
    Includes biographical notes, records descriptions and container listings for many governors. Earlier governors listings primarily feature governor's messages and letters.​
  • Legislative Bill Tracings
    Includes committee names, page numbers from minutes, tape numbers and other helpful research information related to selected bills from 1981 to the present.​
  • Legislative Committee Minutes and Audio Logs
    Includes summaries of committee proceedings from 1991 to the present.​
  • Oregon Historical County Records Guide
    Includes maps, county and office histories, scenic images and a comprehensive descriptive inventory of selected records for each of Oregon's 36 counties.​
  • Oregon Historical Records Index
    Provides index access to surnames and other entries compiled from a selected list of records held by the Oregon State Archives.​
  • Oregon Legislative Records Guide
    Includes access information, histories, and records inventories.​
  • Oregon Legislators and Staff Guide
    Includes listings of members of the legislature with their residence, district and party from 1841 to present.​
  • Provisional and Territorial Records Guide
    Includes maps, agency and county histories and descriptions of provisional and territorial government records available for research the Oregon State Archives.​​
  • State Agency Records Guides
    Documents selected state agency records held by the Oregon State Archives. Components include agency history, scope and content notes, record series descriptions, image slideshow and Web links.​