Archives Month

October 2018

During Archives Month 2018, the Oregon State Archives featured a gallery exhibit on the history of the Oregon State Fair along with these events: 

Oct. 6, Archives Open House​

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

2017: Oregon State Archives annual Open House, Oct. 21​

2016: Let's Tour Oregon's Brewing History​ | Prost! Salud! Noroc! Cheers!​ | Wanted​ | Oregon Brewpub Bill​

2015: "I Found It in the Archives"​

2014: Celebrating Oregon's Poet William Stafford

2013: Celebrate the Shore: Documenting 100 Years of Open Beaches

2012: Celebrating 100 Years of Women's Suffrage

2011: Celebrating Oregon's Communities 

2010: 100th Anniversary of the Pendleton Round-Up

2009: 150th Anniversary Poster

2008: Celebrating Oregon's Unique Archival Heritage | Cowboy and Skier​

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

The exhibit hall at the State Archives featuring a sign in lights that reads "Oregon State Fair."
Visit the Oregon State Archives through March 2019 to see the Ore​gon State Fair exhibit.
Getting to the Archives >​

Historic Timeline

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