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University Archives


From its tumultuous beginning as the Vanport Extension Center in 1946 through its rise to the vibrant urban university of today, Portland State's unique and exciting history is collected and preserved by the University Archives. A rich resource for students, faculty, staff and the community, the archives includes documents, correspondence, publications, program materials, photographs, moving images and ephemera from administrative departments, academic units, student organizations, and faculty and staff.

Gifts to the University Archives Fund support the processing and preservation of the University Archives.  Learn More!


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