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Cascade AIDS Project Archives
Kendall Clawson Library, Q Center Portland
Oregon Historical Society
University of Oregon

Cascade AIDS Project Archives
Contact: Ismoon Maria Hunter-Morton, ismoon.maria@gmail.com
CAP Archives has 40+ oral history interviews on the history of HIV/AIDS in Portland, Oregon, and the history of the institution (25 years celebration this year). We also have a website (http://www.caparchives.org/home/), a physical archives open to the public, and will be accepting a donation of Portland's ACT UP archives in the coming year.


Kendall Clawson Library, Q Center Portland
Contact: Ismoon Maria Hunter-Morton,
ismoon.maria@gmail.com
Web: http://www.pdxqcenter.org/our-libraries/
Clawson library has a small but growing archives of local lgbtq materials, and over 2000 rare and modern books for scholars and community members. Clawson Library also houses a Transgender Resource Library owned by Outside In, one of the largest Trans information libraries on the west coast with over 500 books funded by a medical libraries grant. There are historical and current texts on trans experiences.


Oregon Historical Society
Address:
1200 SW Park Avenue
Portland, OR 97205-2483
Phone: (503) 306-5240
Contact: Library Reference
Email: LIBREFERENCE@OHS.ORG
Internet address:http://www.ohs.org
Collecting area: Oregon and Pacific Northwest



University of Oregon
Address: Division of Special Collections and University Archives
Knight Library
Eugene, Oregon 97403-1299
Phone: (541) 346-1906
Contact: Linda Long
Email: llong@OREGON.UOREGON.EDU
Internet address: http://libweb.uoregon.edu/speccoll/index.html
Collecting areas: The Division of Special Collections and University Archives seeks to support graduate and undergraduate instruction on the University of Oregon campus, and to respond to the needs of scholars by collecting, preserving, and providing access to primary source materials on lesbain, gay, bisexual, and transgender studies. A particular focus is the development of archival records and personal papers relating to the rich history of lesbian communities in Oregon.