Department of Corrections Records Guide, 1854-1983

Agency History​
Department of Corrections functions, historical developments, chronologies, and bibliographic information. 

Summary of the major types of records, overall date spans and quantities, and research information.

Department of Corrections records with series title, functions, date spans, and quantity.


A sample of photographs from the Department of Corrections and related agency records.

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Four inmate photos from 1895
Photographs of 4 inmates admitted to the Oregon State Penitentiary, from Inmate Case Files series, ca 1895. (Accession 88A-010) Enlarge Image.