A lobby is where a person enters a building, gets oriented, perhaps enjoys the architecture or artwork and then moves to other rooms to conduct business. The lobby of this online tour serves the same function. Learn about the State Archives and its services, linger over artwork and exhibits, get registered and then move to the reference room to start your research.
selected records, photographs
and other media from the Archives
holdings to create exhibits displayed in the exhibit gallery and waiting room adjacent to the lobby as well as online. The
exhibits highlight interesting records and help interpret trends and events in Oregon's social, political, cultural
and economic history.
Exhibits mounted in the gallery
and waiting room change periodically and may
include traveling exhibits from other institutions. Online exhibits
include more information and images and remain online
after the gallery exhibit is changed.
Additionally, the Archives participates in cooperative projects with other institutions. An example of
one of these projects is the Oregon
Historical Photograph Collection
(with Salem Public Library and Marion County Historical Society).