Historic Resources

Clatsop County Historical Society 
CCHS is an educational organization dedicated to preserving and presenting the history of Clatsop County and the surrounding area. CCHS offers three distinct museums housed in historic buildings, maintains an Archive and Research Library, and publishes the quarterly magazine Cumtux. 

Historic Oregon Newspapers Online
On this site you can search and access complete content for historic Oregon newspapers that have been digitized as part of the Oregon Digital Newspaper Program. 

Local History Research Resources
These materials are available for library use only unless otherwise noted. 

National Digital Newspaper Program
A partnership between the Library of Congress & the National Endowment for the Humanities, the NDNP is a long-term effort to develop an Internet-based, searchable database of U.S. newspapers with descriptive information and select digitization of historic pages. 

The Oregon Encyclopedia
The Oregon Encyclopedia, a partnership of Portland State University, the OR Council of Teachers of English, and the OR Historical Society, and a project of the OR Sesquicentennial Celebration, is a comprehensive and authoritative compendium of information about Oregon's history and culture. 

Oregon Historical Society
As the steward of Oregon’s history, the Oregon Historical Society educates, informs, and engages the public through collecting, preserving, and interpreting the past. 

Proquest Sanborn Maps
Use your library card number to access historic maps of Oregon towns. 

Research Databases
Use your library card number to access online journals, articles, magazines, newspapers, reference materials and more!