Portland & Oregon Resources

Recommended Resources

Contains archival, full text articles of the Oregonian from 1861 to 1987, presented in image format as they appeared in the newspaper.

Maintains the online edtion of the Portland Business Journal, and Portland's Book of Lists. Also includes other local, Metro business journal publications.

Other Resources

Provides comprehensive data and downloadable shapefiles on the formation, development, and fluidity of county borders within the territory of the United States from 1629 to 2000.

Contains manuscripts, books, maps, photos, and other materials focusing on the American West.

Presents maps, text, and data about the creation and all subsequent changes (dated to the day) in the size, shape, and location of every U.S. county in the 50 states as well as the District of Columbia.

Covers construction news, real estate, urban planning, energy, and transportation news for the greater Portland, Oregon metropolitan area.

Includes digitized historic Oregon newspapers published between 1860 and 1922.

The Northwest Digital Archives provides information about archival collections at thirty-one archives in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana and Alaska.

Indexes the Oregonian (Portland, 1852-1987) as well as the University of Oregon student newspaper, the Daily Emerald, and the Register-Guard (Eugene).

Archives a central online repository of key urban planning documents on the Portland Metropolitan area. Includes planning reports, digital images, and other grey literature.

Portland State University's Digital Repository, PDXScholar, preserves the University's research, unique resources, and other scholarly output with the goal to provide persistent, open access to that work.