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Archives & Special Collections

Linfield College, home of the Oregon Wine History ArchiveThe Linfield College Archives at Jereld R. Nicholson Library house collections covering the history of the college, as well as American Baptist history. The collections include books, journals, photographs, manuscripts and student theses. Our growing digital collections include photographs and oral history interviews with past presidents, alumni and longtime faculty and staff.

Linfield is also home to the Oregon Wine History Archive (OWHA), which preserves all aspects and collects from all regions of the Oregon wine industry to help reveal the narrative of Oregon wine. Collections often feature in-depth interviews with people across the industry, each with their own unique experiences and perspectives on the evolution of Oregon wine. OWHA's goal is to collect, preserve and make accessible historical materials from the Oregon wine industry.

Contact Us

Rich Schmidt, Interim Director of Archives | (503) 883-2734

Research appointments can be made by contacting the Archives. Please review the Guidelines for Researchers.

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The OWHA is always collecting materials

Archives mission statement

The Linfield College Archives collects, protects and promotes materials which document the history of the college and regional community, including American Baptist history, Oregon wine history and collections featuring Linfield's faculty, students, staff and alumni.

The Archives works to integrate these histories into the liberal arts curriculum and to offer students a variety of experiential learning opportunities.

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