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COOS BAY CORVALLIS
COOS BAY GENEALOGICAL FORUM LIBRARY
P.O. Box 1067
North Bend, OR 97459
The Oregon State University Library maintains a large collection of
published biographies for Oregon residents, past and present. In addition,
the library mains a large collection of maps and has some Oregon newspaper
OREGON GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY LIBRARY
223 North A Street, Suite F
LDS FAMILY HISTORY CENTER
3550 NW 18th Ave., Eugene, Oregon
UNIVERSITY OF OREGON
Eugene, OR 97403-1299
The U of O Knight Library has a large map collection. Oregon mortality
censuses (lists of deaths during the census years 1850, 1860, 1870 and
1880) plus indexes are also available here.
ROGUE VALLEY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY
133 South Central Avenue
Medford, Oregon 97501-7221
Library of over 3,000 books, films, microfiche and computer documents.
Open to the general public 5 days a week and is fully staffed by volunteers.
The library serves genealogical researchers in Southern Oregon.
GENEALOGICAL FORUM OF OREGON
2130 S.W. Fifth, Suite 220
Portland, OR 97201
The Forum maintains the largest genealogical collection in Oregon.
Visitors may use it for $3.00 per day.
Monday & Saturday 9:30 AM- 3:30 PM
Tuesday & Thursday, 9:30 AM-8:00 PM
Sundays, Noon-5:00 PM; Closed Wednesday and Friday
MEMBERSHIP: $25 per year.
Multnomah County Library
Literature & History Division
801 SW 10th Avenue
Portland, OR 97205
OREGON HISTORICAL SOCIETY LIBRARY
1230 S.W. Park Avenue
Portland, OR 97205
The Oregon Historical Society Library maintains a fine collection
of published biographies of state residents. There are some Oregon newspaper
files, including an alphabetical card file with abstracts of birth, marriage,
and death information from early Oregon newspapers. In addition, Oregon
mortality censuses (lists of deaths during the census years 1850, 1860,
1870 and 1880) plus index es are also available here. A useful guide to
the holdings is Oregon Historical Society Microfilm Guide (Portland,
Ore.: Oregon Historical Society, 1973).
OREGON STATE ARCHIVES
Oregon State Archives, 800 Summer St. NE Salem, OR 97310 Telephone:
Voice: (503) 373-0701 Fax: (503) 373-0953 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.- 4:45 p.m.
The State Archives has substantial holdings of interest
to genealogists. The collections include an index to the state's records
of births and deaths from 1903 to 1984, plus a few of the early probate
files as well as divorces granted by the territorial legislature. The
State Archives also holds early service records from the Indian Wars;
National Guard records through 1920; records of the Roseburg State Soldiers'
Home; an index to World War I veterans; World War I files from the State
Historian of the Defense Council (biographical questionnaires); records
of the state bonuses and loan applications of World War I veterans, etc.
OREGON STATE LIBRARY
State Library Building
Salem, OR 97310-0640
The Oregon State Library maintains a Genealogical Resource Center
in cooperation with the Willamette Valley Genealogical Society and volunteers
from the Society are available to assist persons with family history research.
Among other items, the State
Library catalog lists an alphabetical index to Oregon Donation Land
Claims as well as Oregon mortality censuses (reports of deaths during
the census years 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880) plus indexes. In addition,
the Oregon State Library has some Oregon newspaper files.