Please contact the research library before bringing materials to the Historical Society building, since we would like get some idea about what you have and whether it will be possible for us to acquire the materials. For more information regarding materials donation, please click the links below to see our two donation guides and collections policy:
Thank you helping us build the collections of the Oregon Historical Society.
Personal Collection Care
Do you have your own collection of historic artifacts, manuscripts, photographs, books, or films? The Oregon Historical Society has some hints for preserving these items, including:
- Saving Yesterday for Tomorrow (pdf)
- Conservation and Storage Supplies (pdf)
- Appraisers and Conservators (pdf)
- Caring for Clothing and Quilts (pdf)