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Industry (Local and Regional)

Guide focusing on archival resources available through Western Libraries Archives & Special Collections.


This is an introductory guide to useful resources and archival collections about the history of local and regional industries as available through Western Libraries Archives & Special Collections. If you have any questions and/or need assistance finding information, please contact Archives & Special Collections staff and/or the Western Libraries Research Desk.

Original content for this guide was created by Emma Darmody in Spring 2012 (subsequent additions by Archives & Special Collections staff).




Published Resources

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Collections of General Interest (Center for Pacific Northwest Studies)

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Some useful holdings are suggested in the list below - see also the industry-specific suggestions on the relevant pages of this guide. Contact CPNWS if you have any questions.

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