Archives Month

Ask an Archivist Day

October 2, 2019

Archivists around the country took to Twitter ​to answer your questions about any and all things archives. 

Electronic Records Day

October 10, 2019

Archivists and Records Managers around the country took to Twitter​ to answer your questions about electronic records. 

Annual Open House

October 26, 2019

Oregon State Archives will hold its annual Open House on Saturday, October 26, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event will include a new gallery exhibit, Rust, Rot, & Ruin: Stories of Oregon Ghost Towns​.

About Oregon Archives Month

Since 1989 Archives Week or Month has been recognized by governors, provincial leaders and mayors across North America. They join in efforts to: increase the public’s awareness of archives and historical records; educate people and organizations about preserving their own historical records; and encouraging the exploration of archives in their area.

Previous Years


Archives Month programs vary from state to state and usually include activities such as developing posters, award presentations, exhibits, lectures, open houses and workshops.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

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Getting to the Archives

Photo of the front of the State Archives Building during fall  
Oregon State Archives, 800 Summer St. NE, Salem.
Learn how to get to the archives
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Historic Timeline

Learn more about the Archives Division in the Oregon Blue Book​ >​​​​​​​​​​​