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The storage areas or "stacks" of the Archives are closed to the public for security reasons. The shelves are configured to hold a variety of record types such as bound volumes and boxes.

The storage areas or "stacks" of the Archives are closed to the public for security reasons. The shelves are configured to hold a variety of record types such as bound volumes and boxes.

The Storage Areas

The record storage areas or "stacks" comprise the heart of any archives. Here the goal is to find a balance that maximizes the lifespan of the valuable records while still providing and encouraging the access that Oregon's public records law requires. This part of the tour will show how the records are maintained and used. It will also display some of the oldest, most colorful, and most heavily used records in the Archives.



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