The Storage Areas
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 most agencies in between. This section provides an illustration of some of the oldest, most heavily used, and colorful records in the stacks. The following links include images of records and background information.
The following examples are part of other Web pages produced by the Archives. Hit the "back" button to return to this exhibit after viewing examples.
Willamette Cattle Company agreement, 1837 (this is the oldest record in the Archives- the page also includes links to 23 other pre-statehood documents, transcripts, and backgrounds- via the "Echoes of Oregon" Web exhibit)
Oregon trademark labels, 1864-1971 (includes 174 colorful labels)