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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.

News & announcements

  • 22 Jul 2016 9:17 AM | Crystal Rodgers

    It's official! NWA is joining forces with CIMA (Conference of Inter-Mountain Archivists) for our annual meeting next spring in Boise, ID! In order to make this upcoming year's conference a success, NWA needs your help on one of three committees: Local Arrangements, Programming, and the NWA 40th Anniversary Committees. For more information about the activities of each committee and to let the board know who is interested in participating, please complete the following volunteer form by July 29, 2016! 


  • 21 Jun 2016 3:45 PM | Crystal Rodgers

    Hi all! 

    Have you filled out your future conferences preferences survey yet? The deadline to submit is this Friday, 6/24. It's really important that all members voices are heard regarding our 2017 and 2018 annual meetings, so don't forget!

    Link to the survey: 



  • 02 May 2016 9:39 AM | Deleted user

    If so, please respond to the post-conference evaluation survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/DD9C5Q5

    This quick survey takes less than 10 minutes to complete. Your feedback is valuable, and will help us plan and execute future conferences.

     The survey will remain open until May 14—respond today!

    Thank you! 

    Meg Tuomala

    Chair, NWA 2016 Program Committee

  • 21 Apr 2016 10:37 AM | Deleted user


    Due to a high registration rate for the NWA annual conference in Seattle this year, on-site registration will be very limited or not available. If you haven't registered already and plan to attend, please pre-register NOW. Access the online registration form on the Conference website.

  • 14 Mar 2016 9:23 AM | Deleted user

    Greetings members of Northwest Archivists,


    It is time for the annual elections to the executive board of Northwest Archivists. Nominations are now open for the following positions whose terms expire this year:




    Alaska representative (special election for a 1-year term)

    Idaho representative

    Montana representative

    Oregon representative


    Each elected member of the board will serve a two-year term, with the exception of the Alaska representative who will serve for one year to complete the term of a vacant office. For more information of the board offices, consult the Northwest Archivists by-laws here:  http://northwestarchivistsinc.wildapricot.org/page-388749

    All candidates must be members in good standing of Northwest Archivists. Members may, and are encouraged to, self-nominate, and the Nominating Committee will recruit candidates as necessary for positions without at least two nominees. Northwest Archivists does not have term limits and previous office holders may run again.


    Candidates should submit a brief resume of professional experience, a short (100 words or less) candidate statement, and a photograph for publication in a voters’ guide. If you are nominating someone other than yourself, the Nominating Committee will follow up to confirm the nominee’s willingness to run. All candidate resumes and statements are due byMarch 28, 2016 and should be sent to John Bolcer, chair of the Nominating Committee, at:


    John Bolcer, University Archivist

    Special Collections, University of Washington Libraries

    Box 352900

    Seattle, WA 98195-2900

    (206) 685-2352


  • 23 Feb 2016 2:55 PM | Deleted user

    Register here. Early Bird deadline is March 31st. Preliminary conference program now available!

  • 13 Jan 2016 1:51 PM | Deleted user

    The program committee is currently reviewing and selecting conference sessions and pre-conference workshops.

    Conference registration information and fees will be posted after 20 Jan 2016.

  • 05 Jan 2016 10:44 AM | Deleted user

    This is a reminder that the program committee for NWA 2016 is currently accepting proposals for the 2016 conference.Proposals are due January 11, 2016.

    Please see the Call for Proposals (also below) for more information on the conference and submission process. We’ve also created an unofficial program suggestions and connections document for folks looking for collaboration opportunities, additional panelists, speakers, etc.

  • 14 Dec 2015 8:55 AM | Deleted user

    Check out the NWA annual meeting collaboration spreadsheet here:  https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/19iEy85Zsr7pEDrv42r-y8CxlFP-0ugiXb6C0b2YLTOc/edit?usp=sharing

  • 07 Jul 2015 8:50 AM | Deleted user

    It's time! Free Registration for SAA's 2015-Teaching with Primary Sources Conference is now open. Register here: bitly.com/SAA15TPS.  Want to lend your expertise to a session? Just let us know in your registration! Conference will be held August 19, 9:30am-4:30pm at the Cleveland Public Library and is open to individuals from all institutions and with all levels of experience who use primary source material for instruction/classroom setting.

Please contact Colleen Needham (Communications Chair) with any questions. 

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