Pacific Northwest History   Tags: history, hst, multnomah, oregon, pacific northwest, pnw, washington  

An overview of resources for researching the history of the Pacific Northwest, with an emphasis on primary sources.
Last Updated: Aug 8, 2014 URL: http://guides.library.pdx.edu/pnwhistory Print Guide RSS Updates

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Typical Oregon forest: enchanting and peaceful
Typical Oregon Forest, from the Oregon State University Archives, via Flickr Commons

This research guide lists resources for researching the history of the US Pacific Northwest, with an emphasis on primary sources relating to Oregon. The United States History Guide may also be useful. If you are studying history outside of the US, please look at the main History & Historiography Research Guide.

This guide is a work-in-progress. If you have suggestions for resources to add to this guide, please contact me. 

Note: The images throughout this guide are drawn primarily from open source collections in the public domain. You may find useful content from these websites for your own research.

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