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Curry Public Library



Sources for Local History

Curry Public Library often serves as a base for people studying the history of the Curry County region. This page provides a starting place for discovering regional history source materials at Curry Public Library and beyond.

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Online Reference Sources

Digital Collections+

Archives West
A searchable inventory of archival collections in northwest academic libraries.

Historic Oregon Newspapers
This full-text searchable database contains almost 1,400,000 pages from Oregon newspapers dated 1846-2020.

Oregon Digital 
The collections of Oregon Digital support the teaching and research missions of the University of Oregon and Oregon State University. The collections are comprised of unique digitized and born-digital materials including photographs, articles, sheet music, manuscripts, ephemera, and more.

Southern Oregon Digital Archives
A collection of digitized books, pamphlets, maps, and reports relating to the history of Southern Oregon hosted at Southern Oregon University.

State Library of Oregon Digital Collection
This collection includes: current and historical publications of Oregon state government; representative maps from the State Library’s digital collection; publications of other Oregon entities, including city, county, and tribal governments; and federal publications that focus on Oregon and the Pacific Northwest.

Western Waters Digital Library 
The Western Waters Digital Library (WWDL) provides free public access to a wide range of literature, legal transcripts, maps, reports, personal papers,  project records, photographs, audio recordings, videos, and other material on water in the Western United States.


Curry County GIS Maps

The ORMAP project is a statewide property tax parcel base map that is digital, publicly accessible, and continually maintained. In addition to the maps themselves you will find information about our program, the funding for counties, contact information, meeting schedules, links to county websites, help in using this site, and steps to take if you want further access to the data.

On our shelves

Curry county history