Archives Month

October 2018

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

Wednesday, October 3

Saturday, October 6

Wednesday, October 10

Saturday, October 20

11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Archives Crawl
Portland-Area Archives Blog: The Oregon Archives Crawl is back!

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.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

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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 Oregon State Fair exhibit.
Getting to the Archives >​

Historic Timeline

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