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"Reflection of Mt. McKinley on Wonder Lake in Denali National Park, Alaska, circa 1988." Randy Brandon Collection, Anchorage Museum, B2016.019.06458.036.04.04.
"Bridge across Hess Creek Canyon, leading the the Hartley house, circa 1885." George Fox University Photographs. GFU.01.09. George Fox University Archives. Murdock Library. George Fox University.
Unknown, "Students in Airplane, 1946." Linfield College Archives Photograph Collection. Image. Submission 113.
"Dr. Henry Fielding Reed leading a Mazama party down the soon-to-be-named Reed Glacier on Mount Hood, 1901." Mazama Library and Historical Collections, VM1993.020 Mt Hood, 1901.
Oregon Metro Archives.
"Deputy Seth Davidson rides his motorcycle up Beacon Rock on March 18, 1930. From the records of the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office." Multnomah County Archives.
"Mount Hood from Lost Lake, circa 1910." Kiser Photo Co. photographs, Org. Lot 140, bb000223, Oregon Historical Society Research Library.
“University of Oregon Medical School football team, 1894,” OHSU Digital Commons, accessed August 16, 2018.
"Old Fort Road Campus, circa 1950s," University Archives, Oregon Institute of Technology.
"Belle Bloom Gevurtz, Sarah Goodman, Ophelia Goodman, Helen Goodman, Lillian Heldfond, and Ann Zaik at Cannon Beach, circa 1914," Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education, OJM2996.
"Men repairing the dome of Congregation Beth Israel building on NW Flanders St., designed in 1925 by Herman Brookman, 1981," Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education, OJM9966.
"View of OAC from Lower Campus, 1909." Oregon State University Archives and Special Collections.
"Woman with Child, n.d.," C.M. Russell Museum, Great Falls, Montana. Joseph Henry Sharp Photograph Collection.
"Green Lake Park, 1985." Seattle Arts Commission. [Office of Arts and Cultural Affairs]. Seattle Municipal Archives.
"Aerial view of Century 21 World's Fair, 1962." City Light Negatives, Seattle Municipal Archives.
"PH037_b089_S00208," Angelus Studio photographs, 1880s-1940s, University of Oregon. Libraries. Special Collections & University Archives.
"Students studying in the library, University of Washington, circa 1908-1909," Arthur Dean University of Washington Photograph Album, PH Coll 903, University of Washington Libraries Special Collections.
Asahel Curtis, "Forest ranger cabin in the Olympic National Forest in the Elwha Valley, 1924." Conservation Department, Planning and Development division, Lantern Slide Shows, Washington State Archives.
Asahel Curtis, "Stacking alfalfa hay near Grandview, circa 1925." Conservation Department, Planning and Development division, Lantern Slide Shows, Washington State Archives.
"Inauguration of Governor Ferry, November 11, 1889." Rogers (photographer), Inauguration of Governor Ferry Photographs, 1889, Washington State Archives, Digital Archives.
Asahel Curtis, "Yakima Pears." Washington State Library collection of photographs by Asahel Curtis, circa 1920-1940 (MS 0544-29).
"Student in Professor Frank Chalfant's Phonetics Laboratory," 1912. The lab was an early precursor to today's Foreign Language Lab. Washington State University Lantern Slides collection.
Bill Phillips, "Wheel Shop employees in Livingston during the last days of Livingston BN Shops," Park County." Yellowstone Gateway Museum.

Events Calendar

Upcoming events

    • 23 Oct 2019
    • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    • University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections Reading Room (Allen Library South Basement)

    Special Collections Friends and Family Open House

    When: Wednesday October 23rd, 5:30-7:30

    Where: University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections Reading Room (Allen Library South Basement)

    What: Join us for a unique opportunity to visit Special Collections at the University of Washington Libraries at an Open House in honor of October's National Archives Month! Learn about some of the major collecting areas in Special Collections, see a selection of unique and rare materials up close, meet librarians and archival staff, take a tour of the current exhibit, and get a behind-the-scenes look at how archives work. Light snacks will be provided and kids are welcome to attend!  

    More information here.


    • 02 Nov 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    • University of Washington Libraries Research Commons, Allen Library South

    Editing as Activism: Edit-A-Thon to Correct Systemic Bias in Wikipedia

    Date: Saturday, November 2, 2019

    Time: 9 AM-1 PM

    Location: University of Washington Libraries Research Commons, Allen Library South

    RSVP form: bit.ly/2nZQL9f 

    Facebook event: bit.ly/30FdS6h 

    • Help address the systematic biases relating to gender, race, and social class that lead to underrepresentation of topics, people, and organizations on Wikipedia! 
    • Editors of all levels of experience welcome! 
    • Edit and create pages that improve Wikipedia's coverage of historically marginalized communities with an emphasis on labor history found in the Labor Archives of Washington. 
    • Novice editors encouraged to attend an advance online tutorial that will be available to registrants. Support for beginners will be available onsite! 
    • For experts, we will also have specialized help for working with Wikidata.
    • Bring your laptops and power cords. A limited number of laptops will be available for loan. 
    • We will share a list of books, articles, and archival finding aids to edit with or editors can bring their own. A list of suggested entries and archival collections to add will be provided. We will help teach new editors how to edit at this workshop! 
    • All are welcome; this event is geared towards University of Washington student, faculty, and community members. 
    • Light refreshments will be served.


Past events

16 Oct 2019 Open House at Mithun Architects
14 Oct 2019 NABS Rights & Records Free Webinar
04 Oct 2019 Sherrer Memorial Lecture at Lewis & Clark Oct. 4
07 Jun 2019 Preservation & Access to Archival Records Produced for People Who Are Blind
20 May 2019 Open House: Portland Alliance for Response (Disaster Preparedness)
15 May 2019 VENDORS ONLY: Northwest Archivists Annual Meeting 2019--Bozeman, MT
15 May 2019 Northwest Archivists 2019 Annual Meeting
26 Apr 2019 PreserveIT! 2019: Disasters April 26 & 27
12 Feb 2019 SeArch Tour at Virginia Mason Archives
10 Feb 2019 Moving History: Capturing Cascadia's Cassettes
07 Feb 2019 History After Hours: Candy Bar
06 Feb 2019 Washington: Local Records Committee
19 Jan 2019 Polk County Historical Society Annual Meeting
20 Oct 2018 Oregon Archives Crawl
07 Sep 2018 Appraisal of Digital Records #1930
11 Jun 2018 SAA Digital Archives Specialist Bootcamp
10 Jun 2018 32nd Annual Western Archives Institute
28 Apr 2018 Digital POWRR Institute
25 Apr 2018 Copyright Issues for Digital Archives
25 Apr 2018 VENDORS ONLY: Northwest Archivists Annual Meeting 2018--Warm Springs, OR
25 Apr 2018 Northwest Archivists 2018 Annual Meeting
30 Mar 2018 SAA Workshop: MARC for Archival Description
11 Feb 2018 MIPoPS: Moving History- Taking Seattle's Past from Tape to Terabyte
08 Feb 2018 SAA Teaching With Primary Sources: How to Design for Active Learning Course
31 Jan 2018 Music Library Association 2018 Portland: #mlatechcamp
21 Aug 2017 Digital Directions: Fundamentals of Creating and Managing Digital Collections
28 Jul 2017 NWA 40th Anniversary Reception at The Society of American Archivists Conference 2017
25 Jul 2017 Teaching With Primary Sources Unconference
23 Jul 2017 Society of American Archivists 2017
18 Jun 2017 Evidence-Based Practices and Assessment in Special Collections and Archives
17 May 2017 Preserving Voices of the West: CIMA/NWA 2017
06 Apr 2017 SAA DAS Advanced: Digital Forensics for Archivists
05 Apr 2017 SAA DAS Fundamentals: Digital Forensics for Archivists
30 Mar 2017 Can We Do That?: Intellectual Property Rights and Visual Media
25 Mar 2017 KBOO Audio Archive Database Edit-a-Thon & Party
04 Mar 2017 Memorial Service for Elizabeth Knight
24 Feb 2017 Canadian-American Archives Conference on Archival Literacy & User Education
23 Feb 2017 Intro to Data Manipulation with Python CSV (Adam Lott)
17 Feb 2017 MIPoPS Archival Screening Night
09 Jan 2017 OHSU Historical Collections & Archives Winter/Spring 2017 Exhibit
05 Dec 2016 Labor Archives of Washington, UW Libraries Special Collections, Exhibit
15 Oct 2016 Archives Month Open House at the Oregon State Archives
08 Oct 2016 Oregon Archives Crawl
06 Oct 2016 Archives Month event: Secrets of the Archives
05 Oct 2016 Moving History: An Archival Screening Night
31 Jul 2016 Society of American Archivists Annual Meeting
28 Apr 2016 2016 NWA Annual Conference
05 Nov 2015 American Theatre Archive Project (ATAP) Training
12 Oct 2015 SAA Digital Forensics workshop
19 Aug 2015 Teaching with Primary Sources Conference
01 Jul 2015 Digital POWRR Workshop
30 Jun 2015 Digital POWRR Workshop
27 May 2015 ArchivesSpace User Group Meeting
27 May 2015 2015 Western Roundup
30 Apr 2015 Digital Forensics: What You Must Know!
27 Mar 2015 March Unconference
23 Mar 2015 Records Management for Archivists
28 Feb 2015 SAA awards deadline
25 Feb 2015 University of Washington iSchool 3rd Annual Ed Mignon Distinguished Lecture with Dr. Luciana Duranti
12 Feb 2015 #NWAchat Twitter Thursdays
29 May 2014 Annual Meeting 2014: Moving Forward: Reaching New Audiences with the Past
04 May 2013 Archivematica 0.10-beta Tutorial - 2013 AABC/NWA Joint Conference
02 May 2013 2013 Annual Meeting - Vancouver BC
23 Apr 2013 Preservation Basics Workshop
26 Apr 2012 Fertile Ground: Planting the Seeds for Restoration, Innovation and Collaboration
26 Apr 2012 Exhibitors/Sponsors/Advertisers ONLY: Fertile Ground: Planting the Seeds for Restoration, Innovation and Collaboration - Salem, Oregon April 26 - 28, 2012
06 Oct 2011 Seeking - and getting - an archives job
21 Apr 2011 Northwest Archivists Annual Meeting 2011 Registration- Tradition and Innovation: New Ideas for Old Stuff
21 Apr 2011 SPONSORS/VENDORS ONLY: Tradition and Innovation: New Ideas for Old Stuff-Helena
30 Apr 2010 Additional Reception Tickets: Western Roundup 2010
29 Apr 2010 VENDORS ONLY: Western Roundup Super Regional Meeting--Seattle
28 Apr 2010 Annual Meeting: Western Roundup Super Regional Meeting--Seattle
18 Oct 2009 Tribal Archives, Libraries, and Museums National Conference
01 Oct 2009 Washington State Archives Month
Please contact Colleen Needham (Communications Chair) with any questions. 

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