Historic Organizations for Further Research

In addition to the library's wealth of local history materials, below you'll find a list of other organizations working to preserve local history.

American Association for State and Local History
AASLH is the only comprehensive national organization dedicated to the field of state and local history.

Historic Resources Advisory Board
Eight member citizen advisory board appointed by City Council.

Lake Oswego Preservation Society
The Lake Oswego Preservation Society's mission is to support Lake Oswego’s historic fabric through advocacy and education.

Oregon Black Pioneers
Oregon Black Pioneers aims to conduct research and educate Oregonians about African-Americans’ contributions to Oregon’s history.

The Oregon Encyclopedia
The Oregon Encyclopedia is a comprehensive and authoritative compendium of information about Oregon's history and culture.

The Oregon Iron Chronicles
The story of Oregon's pioneer iron industry in historic newspapers.

Oswego Heritage Council
The Oswego Heritage Council promotes and increases public awareness to preserve the community's legacy of historically significant buildings, sites, culture, natural charm, and recorded materials.