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Oregon Newspapers Index

Inventory: Provenance and Data Entry

Indexed by University of Oregon Libraries. 81 Drawers processed 2000-2003. 102,000+ records created. Subject headings were chosen from those for the Reader's Guide to Periodical Literature. Data entry: 2001-2004. Proofing completed Sept. 2004.
  • Register-Guard. Eugene's newspaper of record. Index date range 1963-2004.
Indexed by the Eugene Public Library. Records accepted from EPL in 2005. 30,000+ records.
Data entry commenced February 2004. Data entry and proofing halted May, 2008. Provenance varies as shown below.

Total records in currently in indexes: 977,000+.
 



Bound Volumes (estimated records = 439270). Source: 1850-1909, University of Oregon History and Economics Departments, College of Arts and Sciences. 1910-1929, unattributed, presumed University of Oregon Libraries.


Index to state, local, national and international news. Obituaries are all grouped alphabetically under the heading "deaths."

Number Title Begun Finished
1) Oregonian Index Vol. 1 1850-1909 12/20/04 2/12/05
2) Oregonian Index Vol. 2 " 1850-1909 2/12/05 3/15/05
3) Oregonian Index Vol. 3 " 1850-1909 3/15/05 4/4/05
4) Oregonian Index Vol. 4 " 1850-1909 4/4/05 5/23/05
5) Oregonian Index Vol. 5 1850-1909 4/4/05 5/31/05
6) Oregonian Index Index 1850-1909 (guide/index to the volumes 1-7) -- --
7) Oregonian Index 1910 10/10/04 2/10/05
8) Oregonian Index 1914 pt. 1 10/10/04 2/12/05
9) Oregonian Index 1914 pt. 2 10/10/04 1/27/05
10) Oregonian Index 1915 pt. 1 10/22/04 2/23/05
11) Oregonian Index 1915 pt.2 12/06/04 2/17/05
12) Oregonian Index 1916 A-L 12/06/04 2/21/05
13) Oregonian Index 1919 2/20/05 7/7/05
14) Oregonian Index 1920 2/12/05 3/31/06
15) Oregonian Index 1921 2/22/05 3/31/06
16) Oregonian Index 1922 7/5/05 11/15/06
17) Oregonian Index 1923 7/10/05 3/31/06
18) Oregonian Index 1924 3/15/05 2/20/07
19) Oregonian Index 1924 3/15/05  8/01/07
20) Oregonian Index 1926 3/15/05 1/12/07
21) Oregonian Index 1927 3/15/05 3/31/06
22) Oregonian Index 1928 3/15/05 3/31/06
23) Oregonian Index 1929. 2/21/05 2/15/07

Card Index - North Drawers. Hand and light pen entry.

Oregonian Index 1911-1915, & 1925-Aug. 1975 Source: University of Oregon Libraries.

Local and regional interest. Begun in 1930 by UO Library staff, with coverage beginning in 1925. Selected records added for the period 1911-1915 to cover years not treated by the early bound indexes. Subject headings were chosen from those for the Reader's Guide to Periodical Literature.

Number Title Begun Finished
24) ABM - Air Pollution Control Ind. 5/27/04 6/15/04
25) Air Raid Shelters - Alley 6/1/04 6/4/04
26) All good - American Ordinance Assoc. 6/1/04 6/7/04
27) American Pharmaceutical - Ashland. Water Supply. 6/1/04 6/7/04
28) Ashley, M.A. - Automobile Drivers 6/1/04 6/7/04
29) Automobile Engines - Bamford 6/1/04 6/14/04
30) Bandon - Battery 6/4/04 6/8/04
31) Battleship - Benbow 6/4/04 6/9/04
32) Bend - Boats and Boating 6/4/04 6/11/04
33) Bobb - Bonneville Power Admin Rates 6/4/04 6/11/04
34) BPA. Transmission Lines - Brooke 6/7/04 6/11/04
35) Brookings - Cancer 6/7/04 6/15/04
36) Cancer Clinics - Chambreau 6/7/04 6/20/04
37) Champoeg - Churches. Jewish Synague 6/9/04 6/20/04
38) Churches. Lutheran - Clackamas County. Juvenile Delinquency 6/9/04 6/22/04
39) Clackamas County. Library - Columbia Interstate Council 6/11/04 6/20/04
40) Columbia Metals Corp. - Committee for the protection of Oregon 6/11/04 6/20/04
41) Commodities - Coos & Curry Counties 6/14/04 6/22/04
42) Coos Bay - Cowne 6/14/04 6/29/04
43) Cows - Damon 6/15/04 6/22/04
44) Dams - Democratic Party 6/16/04 6/24/04
45) Demonstrators - Douglass 6/20/04 6/29/04
46) Douthit - Educators Conference 6/20/04 6/28/04
47) Edwards - Elkton. High School 6/22/04 6/24/04
48) Ellerby - Eugene. Health Clubs 6/22/04 6/24/04
49) Eugene. High School - Eyre 6/23/04 6/29/04
50) F - Federal Aid for Education 6/23/04 6/29/04
51) Federal & Municipal Relations - Fish Traps 6/24/04 7/2/04
52) Fisher - Forest. Fires 6/24/04 7/7/04
53) Forest Grove - Fraud 6/24/04 7/1/04
54) Frawley - Gary 6/29/04 7/7/04
55) Gas, Natural - Givler 6/29/04 7/7/04
56) Glaciers - Grant County. History 6/29/04 7/9/04
57) Grants Pass - Hand 6/29/04 7/19/04
58) Handicapped - Herring 6/30/04 7/9/04
59) Herron - Highways. Salmon River 6/30/04 7/9/04
60) Highways. Santiam - Halloway 7/1/04 7/12/04
61) Holly - Hoyt 7/1/04 7/9/04
62) Huang - Indians Antiquities 7/2/04 7/11/04
63) Indians. Art Festival - Industries 7/7/04 7/13/04
64) Infant - Internatnl Paper Co. 7/7/04 7/19/04
65) Internatnl Relations Conf. - John J. 7/7/04 7/19/04
66) Johns - Keene 7/9/04 7/26/04
67) Keeney - Labor Dispute 7/9/04 7/19/04
68) Labor Dispute. Coos County - Lane Council of God 7/11/04 7/15/04
69) Lane County - Legal Aid 7/11/04 7/19/04
70) Legislative Council - Legislature 1951 7/11/04 7/20/04
71) Legislature 1953 - Legislature 1971 7/13/04 7/27/04
72) Lewis & Clark College - Liquor Consumption 7/13/04 7/26/04
73) Liquor Control - Lockey 7/19/04 7/21/04
74) Lockhart - Lumber Industry and Trade 7/19/04 7/21/04
75) Lumber Prices - McMillen 7/19/04 8/4/04
76) McMinnville - Marshall 7/19/04 7/26/04
77) Marshfield - Mental Hygiene 7/19/04 8/2/04
78) Mentally Handicapped - Millersburg 7/19/04 8/4/04
79) Millican - Moe 7/20/04 8/2/04
80) Moffatt - Mort 7/21/04 8/2/04
81) Mortality - Moving Structures 7/26/04 8/2/04
82) Moving Pictures - Multnomah County. Nursing Homes 7/26/04 8/4/04
83) Multnomah County. Officers. - Narcotic Addicts 7/26/04 8/4/04
84) Narcotics - National Non Partisan Party 7/26/04 8/30/04
85) National Parks - Nobel Prize Winners 7/27/04 8/9/04
86) Nobile - Ohmart 7/27/04 8/15/04
87) Oil - Oregon State System of Higher Ed. Entrance Exams 8/2/04 8/15/04
88) Ore. State System of Higher Ed. Extension - O.S.U. County Agents 8/2/04 8/23/04
89) O.S.U. Crime & Criminals - O.S.U. Religious Leaders Council 8/2/04 8/9/04
90) O.S.U. Research - O.U. Athletic. Finance. 8/4/04 8/15/04
91) O.U. Athletics. Football - O.U. Extra-Curricular Activities 8/4/04 8/15/04
92) O.U. Faculty - O.U. Library Institute 8/4/04 8/17/04
93) O.U. Lighting - O.U. Poverty Village 8/4/04 8/17/04
94) O.U. President - Oregon AFL-CIO 8/9/04 8/17/04
95) Ore. Acadamy of Family Physicians - Oregon City Locks 8/9/04 8/19/04
96) Ore. City Mayor. - Ore. Fellowship for Education on Alcohol 8/17/04 8/30/04
97) Oregon Finance - Ore. Older Girls Conference 8/17/04 8/19/04
98) Oregon Olympic - Ore. State Federation of Labor 8/17/04 8/23/04
99) Ore. State Federation of Labor - Oregon Trail Park 8/19/04 8/30/04
100) Oregon Truck Owner - Pacific Northwest Airlines 8/19/04 8/30/04
101) Pacific N.W. - Paleobotany 8/19/04 9/13/04
102) Paleontology - Pence 8/19/04 9/13/04
103) Pendleton - Pickering 8/19/04 9/17/04
104) Picketing - Political Parties 8/19/04 9/13/04
105) Portland. Parks. N.B. Adams - Portland. Port. Seawall 8/23/04 8/30/04
106) Portland. Air Raid Shelters - Auditorium 8/23/04 9/2/04
107) Portland. Auditorium - Portland. Budget 8/23/04 8/30/04
108) Portland. Builders Exchange - Portland. Chrysanthemum Show 8/30/04 9/2/04
109) Portland. Churches - Portland. City Manager 8/30/04 9/2/04
110) Portland. City. Plan - Portland. Convention American Legion 8/30/04 9/8/04
111) Portland. Conventions AMA - Portland. Filtration Plants 8/30/04 9/15/04
112) Portland. Finance - Portland. Gypsies 8/30/04 9/24/04
113) Portland. Hub Cap. - Portland. Hospitals. General 8/30/04 9/23/04
114) Portland. Hospitals. Good Samaritan - Portland. Industrial 9/7/04 9/15/04
115) Portland. Industries - Portland. Junior Symphony Orchestra 9/7/04 9/22/04
116) Portland. Juvenile Courts - Portland. Milk 9/13/04 9/17/04
117) Politics - Portland. Air Pollution Comm. 9/13/04 9/24/04
118) Portland. Mines - Portland. Parks. Mt. T. 9/13/04 9/24/04
119) Portland. Port. Shipping - Portland. Refuse & Refuse 9/15/04 9/24/04
120) Portland. Rehabilitate - Portland. Schools. Audit 9/15/04 9/24/04
121) Portland. Schools. Barlow. - Portland. Schools St. Rose 9/17/04 9/27/04
122) Portland. Schools. Salaves. - Portland. Stores 9/17/04 10/2/04
123) Portland. Street Cars. - Portland. Teachers 9/17/04 10/10/04
124) Portland. Telephone - Portland. Underground 9/22/04 10/2/04
125) Portland. Unemployment - Portland. Water Sports 9/234/04 10/2/04
126) Portland. Water Supply - Portland. Gasoline Co. 9/234/04 10/10/04
127) Portland. General Electric Co. - Post War Planning 9/24/04 10/10/04
128) Postage Stamps - Prisons & Jails 9/27/04 10/10/04
129) Pritchard - Public Utility Dist. 9/27/04 10/4/04
130) Public Welfare - Rahn 10/2/04 10/22/04
131) Railroad - Raver 10/2/04 10/10/04
132) Ravin - Reed College Gifts 10/2/04 10/10/04
133) Reed College. Grading - Reserns 10/2/04 10/10/04
134) Reserve Officers - Rosebraugh, W.A. 10/4/04 10/10/04
135) Roseburg - Salemtowne 10/4/04 10/17/04
136) Sales - Schoof 10/10/04 10/15/04
137) School Administration Survey - Sculpture 10/10/04 10/10/04
138) Sea Lion Caves - Sheets 10/10/04 10/15/04
139) Sheffers - Sick 10/10/04 10/10/04
140) ickels - Snedecor 10/10/04 10/10/04
141) Snell - Starr 10/10/04 10/22/04
142) State - State Budget Director 10/10/04 11/2/04
143) State Buildings - State Employees. Rewards, Prizes, Etc. 10/17/04 10/22/04
144) State Employees. Salaries & Wages - State Highland Bent. 10/17/04 10/25/04
145) State Highway Comm. - State Institutions. Penitentiary. Blood 10/17/04 10/25/04
146) State Institutions. Penitentiary. Build. - State Revenue Dept. 10/17/04 10/25/04
147) State Rock - Stricklin 10/22/04 11/30/04
148) Strikes 10/22/04 10/28/04
149) Strode - Tawney 10/22/04 10/25/04
150) Tax - Teachers. Tenure 10/25/04 10/28/04
151) Teachers. Training - Thom, Herbert 10/25/04 11/2/04
152) Thomas - Townsend 10/25/04 10/10/04
153) Townsend Pension Plan - Tuhy 10/25/04 11/2/04
154) Tule Lake - U.S. American Revolution Bicentennial 10/25/04 11/2/04
155) U.S. Appropriations - U.S. Invasion 10/25/04 11/4/04
156) U.S. Job Corps - Vazakus 10/25/04 11/4/04
157) Veatch - Vultures 10/25/04 11/8/04
158) W - Water Power 11/2/04 11/4/04
159) Water Resources - Western Probation and Parole Association 11/2/04 11/9/04
160) Western Regional - Willamette Spinning 11/2/04 10/10/04
161) Willamette Univ. - Wolves 11/2/04 11/8/04
162) Woman Sufferage - Worthington 11/2/04 10/10/04
163) Wortman - Zwahlen 11/2/04 11/15/04

Oregonian Index 1975 - 1979. Hand and light pen entry. Very little light pen, it turns out; these are obscured and verbose records. Avg. 50/hour, sometimes slower.

Local and regional interest. Source: Multnomah County Library.

Number Title Begun Finished
164) A - Assoc. of Pulp 5/10/04 5/13/04
165) Astashkin - Banks & Banking 5/10/04 5/13/04
166) Baptism - Blyth 5/10/04 5/14/04
167) Boa - Candidates 5/10/04 5/14/04
168) Candidates - City Planning 5/10/04 5/20/04
169) City Planning - Coyotes 5/11/04 5/17/04
170) Crabs - Douglass 5/11/04 5/17/04
171) Douk - Everybodyns 5/11/04 5/25/04
172) Evolution - Foreigner 5/11/04 5/17/04
173) Forest Fires - Groutsis 5/13/04 5/20/04
174) Grove - Hostages 5/13/04 5/18/04
175) Hot - Jones 5/14/04 5/22/04
176) Jong - Lev 5/14/04 5/21/04
177) Lew - McC 5/17/04 5/20/04
178) McD - MEG 5/17/04 5/20/04
179) MEI - Missing Persons. Portland. 5/17/04 5/20/04
180) Missing Persons. Rainier - MOU 5/19/04 5/20/04
181) MOV - Muse 5/19/04 5/26/04
182) MUS - Nort 5/19/04 5/22/04
183) Noru - Oregon. Environment 5/20/04 5/22/04
184) Oregon Finance - Oregon, Univ. of 5/20/04 5/26/04
185) Ore. (Battleship) - Ore. State Police 5/21/04 5/25/04
186) Oregon State Prison - Parking 5/21/04 5/25/04
187) Parks - Polar 5/22/04 5/25/04
188) Police - Portland. First 5/22/04 5/27/04
189) Portland. History - Portland. Rose 5/22/04 5/25/04
190) Portland. Row - Property 5/22/04 5/26/04
191) Proppe - Raz 5/22/04 5/27/04
192) REA - Roads 5/25/04 6/1/04
193) Raor - Salazar 5/25/04 6/1/04
194) Salem - Schools, N 5/25/04 5/27/04
195) Schools, O - Sheriffs 5/25/04 5/26/04
196) Sherl - SOCC 5/25/04 6/1/04
197) Soci - Straw 5/25/04 5/28/04
198) Strea - Tay 5/26/04 5/28/04
199) Tea - Tram 5/26/04 6/2/04
200) Tran - UL 5/26/04 6/2/04
201) UM - WACM 5/26/04 6/2/04
202) Wacker - Wilk 5/26/04 6/2/04
203) Willamette - Z 5/26/04 6/2/04

Card Index - South Drawers

Oregonian Index Obits 1975 - 1979 . Source: Multnomah County Library. Hand and light pen entry. .

Number Title Begun Finished
204) A - BH 4/9/04 4/14/04
205) BI - Cooney 4/9/04 4/14/04
206) Cooper - Frankson 4/14/04 4/24/04
207) Frans - Hofer 4/14/04 4/22/04
208) Hoff - Ka 4/24/04 4/29/04
209) Ke - Marson 4/24/04 5/5/04
210) Mart - Peck 4/29/04 5/10/04
211) Penderson - Ryser 5/7/04 5/9/04
212) S - Tay 5/9/04 5/25/04
213) Tea - Z 5/9/04 5/27/04

Oregonian Index 1980 - 1987. Hand and light pen entry.

Local and regional interest. Source: Multnomah County Library.

Number Title Begun Finished
214) AA - Allel 1/15/04 2/23/04
215) Allen - Archa 2/16/04 3/2/04
216) Archb - Au 2/16/04 2/23/04
217) Auc - Banj 2/16/04 2/20/04
218) Bank - Be 2/17/04 2/24/04
219) Bh - Bon 2/19/04 3/3/04
220) Boo - Buo 2/23/04 3/3/04
221) Bur - Cao 2/23/04 3/1/04
222) Cap - Che 2/23/04 3/1/04
223) Chi - City C 2/27/04 3/4/04
224) City D - Cole 3/2/04 3/11/04
225) Coll - Congl 3/2/04 3/8/04
226) Congr - Crea 3/2/04 3/11/04
227) Cred - Dama 3/2/04 3/8/04
228) Dame - Die 3/4/04 3/9/04
229) Dig - Dys 3/8/04 3/14/04
230) E - Emus 3/8/04 3/12/04
231) En - Family C 3/9/04 3/22/04
232) Family D - Fir 3/9/04 3/17/04
233) Fis - Fra 3/10/04 3/20/04
234) Fre - Gi 3/12/04 3/18/04
235) Gl - Grod 3/12/04 3/29/04
236) Grow - Hart G. 3/14/04 4/4/04
237) Hartl - Hight 3/17/04 3/24/04
238) Highw - Houser 3/20/04 4/2/04
239) Houses - Ini 3/20/04 4/4/04
240) Ink - Johnson L. 3/24/04 4/4/04
241) Johnson M. - Kin 3/25/04 4/2/04
242) Kio - Laws 3/29/04 4/2/04
243) Lawy - Lig 4/2/04 4/6/04
244) Lawy - Lyn 4/2/04 4/6/04
245) Lyo - Martin D. 4/2/04 4/8/04
246) Martin E. - Mic 4/2/04 4/10/04
247) Mid - Mos 4/4/04 4/13/04
248) Mot - Multnomah C 4/4/04 4/8/04
249) Multnomah E - Naza 4/4/04 4/13/04
250) Nazi - Nunn 4/6/04 4/13/04
251) Huns - Oregon Forec 4/7/04 4/11/04
252) Or. Forces - Or. Mun 4/8/04 4/12/04
253) Oregon Mus - Pacific N. 4/11/04 4/14/04
254) Pacific O. - Pauli 4/12/04 4/22/04
255) Pauls - Police H 4/13/04 4/17/04
256) Police I - Portland PI 4/14/04 4/18/04
257) Portland Po - Portland Re 4/14/04 4/22/04
258) Portland Po - Prope 4/15/04 4/21/04
259) Proph - Rail 4/17/04 4/29/04
260) Rain - Reec 4/18/04 5/4/04
261) Reed - Robb 4/21/04 4/25/04
262) Robbe - St. F. 4/21/04 5/4/04
263) St. H - Sap 4/22/04 4/25/04
264) Sar - Schools O 4/22/04 4/25/04
265) Schools P - Sharks 4/22/04 5/4/04
266) Sharp - Skin 4/25/04 5/1/04
267) Skinn - Statue 4/26/04 4/29/04
268) Statues - Sun 4/26/04 4/29/04
269) Sunt - Telephone C. 4/29/04 5/7/04
270) United S - V 4/29/04 5/2/04
271) W - Wa. 4/29/04 5/4/04
272) We - Wil 4/29/04 5/4/04
273) Wim - Z 4/29/04 5/7/04
274) Wasc - Weidner 4/29/04 5/9/04
275) Weigel - Wolf 4/29/04 5/7/04
276) Wolfard - Zyzpenault 4/29/04 5/10/04

Oregonian Index Obits 1980-1987. Source: Multnomah County Library. Scanned but went back to hand entry upon discovering the proofreading of the page scans problematic.
 

Number Title Begun Finished
277) Aa - Beb 11/4/04 11/14/04
278) Bec - Bron 11/8/04 11/23/04
279) Broo - Che 11/8/04 11/22/04
280) Chi - Davie 11/8/04 11/17/04
281) Davis - Em 10/11/04 11/22/04
282) En - Garo 10/10/04 11/22/04
283) Garr - Haml 10/10/04 11/19/04
284) Hamm - Holi 10/10/04 12/06/04
285) Holl - Jol 11/22/04 11/19/04
286) Jon - Lae 11/22/04 12/13/04
287) Laf - Lz 11/22/04 12/2/04
288) Maa - Maz 11/19/04 12/06/04
289) Me - My 11/19/04 12/06/04
290) Mz-Par 11/19/04 12/09/04
291) Pat - Raw 11/19/04 12/15/04
292) Ray - Sak 11/19/04 12/16/04
293) Sal - Sk 11/30/04 1/22/05
294) Sl - St 12/06/04 12/16/04
295) Su - Ur 12/06/04 4/4/05
296) Us - Whe 12/06/04 4/11/05
297) Whi - Z 12/06/04 4/11/05

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