Archives Week 2005


Press Releases from 2005

[pdf] General Press Release
[pdf] Professional Press Release

Posters / Logo from 2005

[pdf] Poster 1 11x17
[pdf] Poster 2 11x17
[pdf] Landscape Logo
[pdf] 2005 Logo


10/11 Oregon Historical Society
10/11-16 Portland State University
10/12 Multnomah County Archives
10/13 Oregon State Archives
10/15 **Archives Week Reception**
10/28 City of Portland Archives

Oregon Historical Society


Follow the Trails of your Life
Track your family history, locate photographs of your house or neighborhood, or get archival advice from a library professional when the Oregon Historical Society Research Library opens for special hours on Tuesday, October 11 from 10am to 5 pm.

As part of the second annual Oregon Archives Week celebration, the Research Library admission on that day will be half-price for non-members and free for OHS members.

CONTACT: Geoff Wexler at 503/306-5241 or
ADDRESS: 1200 SW Park Avenue, Portland, OR 97205

Portland State University


Resources and materials from the PSU Archives collection are on display at the PSU Millar Library's new books area throughout the week.

CONTACT: Cathy Croghan Alzner at
ADDRESS: Portland State University Branford P. Millar Library | 1875 SW Park | Portland, Oregon 97201 | TEL 503.725.5874 | FAX 503.725.4524

Multnomah County Archives


The Multnomah County Records Program is hosting tours at the Yeon Complex. On Wednesday, October 12th, the staff will be conducting tours from 10 until 2. The tours are designed to acquaint people with the program and to increase awareness of archival resources available in the county.

CONTACT: For more information and directions to the Yeon Shops, contact Terry Baxter at 503.988.3741 or

Oregon State Archives


The staff of the Oregon State Archives invites the public to join us for an open house in the lobby of the Archives Building on Thursday, October 13 from 2 pm to 3:30 pm. Tours of the facilities will also be offered.

CONTACT: Layne Sawyer, 503-373-0701 ext. 239, or email
ADDRESS: 800 Summer St. NE, Salem, Oregon

Oregon Archives Week Reception


In celebration of Oregon Archives Week, a reception is scheduled for October 15th, 3:30-6 p.m. The event is being sponsored by McMenamins and will take place in the Alice Inkley room at their beautiful Forest Grove Grand Lodge complex . Please join us for hors d'oeuvres and an opportunity to meet fellow archivists, records managers, museum curators, librarians and others interested in commemorating the important role archives play in our community. Please contact Diana Banning (503-823-4564 or for additional information.

A meeting will precede the reception for anyone interested in working with the 2006 Oregon Archives Week planning committee. The meeting will begin at 2 in the area where the reception is to be held.

ADDRESS: 3505 Pacific Ave., Forest Grove, OR 97116 [directions]
TEL: (503) 992-9533 / Elsewhere: (877) 992-9533

City of Portland Archives


The City of Portland Archives will be hosting an open house on October 28th from 1-4 p.m.

CONTACT: Diana Banning 503-823-4564 or
ADDRESS: 9360 N Columbia Blvd; Portland, OR 97203