Willamette Heritage Center Collections


The Willamette Heritage Center collections house unique objects, photographs, archives and library materials with documentary significance to the history, lifeways and culture of the greater Salem area, Marion County, Oregon, and when deemed appropriate, desirable or necessary, the Mid-Willamette Valley region.  Click here to read our scope of collections statement.


We do not currently have a way to search our collections online, but we are working on developing an online catalog system.  Stay tuned.  In the meantime, please feel free to contact us with inquiries.  Also, check out our growing list of finding aides for various collections below!  Our blog is also a great way to search for materials we have highlighted from our collections.  Use the Blog Search function in the left menu to search for specific topics.


Digital Collections


For questions or inquiries you can contact Willamette Heritage Center Research Staff by email.

Email: research@willametteheritage.org