Oregon Archives and Libraries
The following archives, libraries, and societies have collections or services helpful for genealogical research in Oregon. These places have state-wide collections pertaining to Oregon.
Genealogical Forum of Oregon, Inc.
Multnomah County Library
801 S.W. Tenth Avenue
Portland, OR 97205
Web page - http://www.multcolib.org/
A helpful guide to other Oregon records is University of Washington (Seattle) Library, The Dictionary Catalog of the Pacific Northwest Collection of the University of Washington (Seattle) Libraries, Six Volumes. (Boston, Massachusetts: G.K. Hall and Co., 1972; (Family History Library large Q book 979.7 A3w).
National Archives—Pacific Northwest Region (Seattle)
6125 Sand Point Way, N.E.
Seattle, WA 98115-7999
Web page: http://www.archives.gov/pacific-alaska/seattle/contacts.html
Oregon Genealogical Society
955 Oak Alley
Eugene, OR 97401
Web page: http://www.rootsweb.com/~orlncogs/ogsinfo.htm
Oregon Historical Society Library
A helpful guide to the collection at the Oregon Historical Society Library is Oregon Historical Society Microfilm Guide Portland, Oregon: Oregon Historical Society, 1973; (Family History Library book 979.5 A3o).
Oregon State Archives
800 Summer Street N.E.
Salem, OR 97310
Oregon State Archives has a Historical Records Index On-line which includes entires compiled by examining actual records held by the Archives. The spelling of surnames and other information reflects the original records. There are currently 572,940 entries in the index. Records include births, deaths, marriages, naturalizations, probates, divorce and many, many, more. Surname and County searches are available.