The Lewis & Clark Special Collections hold a number of rare book and archival collections that document the suffrage movement and the lives of women during the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries, with a particular focus on women in Oregon. This guide provides an overview of these resources with links to local digital content. It also includes bibliographic resources, and links to digital resources beyond Lewis & Clark College.
The Lewis & Clark College archives hold extensive resources relating to the history of Lewis & Clark and its predecessor Albany College. Many of these resources have been digitized and are available for research.
Lewis & Clark College has one of the world's most complete collections of printed materials on the Lewis & Clark Expedition. This collection includes books, newspapers, maps, scholarly journals, magazines, pamphlets, and manuscript materials related to the Expedition.
Lewis & Clark College Special Collections has extensive holdings that document the World War II Civilian Public Service experience, in particular camps in the Pacific Northwest including Cascade Locks Oregon (Camp 21), Waldport Oregon (Camp 56), Fort Steilacoom Washington (Camp 51), and Buckley Washington (Camp 95). The collections include original publications, manuscripts, photographs, artwork, and oral histories.
A collection of photographs, audio recordings, sheet music, and ephemera documenting the career and legacy of Lewis & Clark College Choir director (1947-1975).