Examples of Records in the Holdings

The scope of state agency and local government records in the holdings of the Archives is expansive. It ranges from the Agriculture Department to the Commission on Youth and agencies in between. This section samples some of the oldest records.
Online Exhibits

Letterhead Artwork

Samples of letterhead artwork from letters sent to Gov. Charles Sprague, 1938-1942.

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 ​​​​​​​​​​​Legislative Minutes, Exhibits, Bill Files
Sample pages of legislative content from 1983

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Historic Trademarks

Black and white image of an oregon coast highway winding along a mountain side with the ocean close to the edge.This trademark label filed with the Oregon Secretary of State in 1936 shows a less developed section of the coastal highway. The label is one of over 10,000 in the Archives holdings.
See more labels in the exhibit Sold In Oregon: Historical Oregon Trademarks​.