Special Collections/ University Archives

Local History and Bioregion

Government Publications
This collection includes 2,500 difficult-to-find local, county, state, and federal agency documents relating to this unique bioregion.

Volumes cover exploration and settlement, the indigenous First Nations, culture, business, ecology, and travel. The Joaquin Miller Collection contains more than fifty books (mostly first edition) by and about Miller, the “Poet of the Sierras.”

An extensive collection of historic and contemporary regional newspapers and tribal newsletters document times, places, and activities.

Historic and contemporary topographic, geologic, street and road maps are listed in our Maps of Oregon and northern California or in the George Duggar Map Collection Finding Aid.

Southern Oregon Digital Archives
The Southern Oregon Digital Archives contains several digitized collections related to our local history and bioregion.

Manuscript Collections
The Manuscript Collections page lists several collections related to our local history and bioregion.

Susan Reid packing pears