The Oregon Historical Society’s member newsletter, The Historian, is the best way to stay up to date on the happenings at OHS. From behind-the-scenes features on our exhibitions, to insider’s looks at our priceless archives, to announcements on upcoming events and new scholarship, The Historian provides readers with an exclusive look at the many ways OHS is serving our mission of inspiring curiosity about our state’s vast history.

Winter 2021 Historian

Winter 2021

In this issue: Discover how you can explore Oregon history online while OHS’s museum and research library are temporarily closed; Updates on the research library renovation — plus new additions to OHS Digital Collections; A history lesson on the 1918–1919 influenza pandemic and its parallels to today.

Spring 2019 Historian

Spring 2019

In this issue: A behind the scenes look at our new permanent exhibition, Experience Oregon; Research Library exhibit highlights newly digitized Portland General Electric Photograph Collection; OHS honored with “Friends of Oregon Black Pioneers Award”; Announcing the Jin & Julieann Park Plaza

The Historian Spring 2018

Winter 2018

In this issue: Research Library receives first-ever LSTA Project of the Year Award from the State Library; Racing to Change Civil Rights exhibit on view through June 24; Oregon History Makers Dinner turns 10 years old; Public programs commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Fair Housing Act

Spring - Summer 2017 Historian

Spring - Summer 2017

In this issue: High Hopes exhibit celebrates the JFK Centennial; New Digital Collections website provides broad access to photos, manuscripts, and oral histories; Caroline Kennedy comes to Portland September 19; OHS announces FORWARD! capital campaign

Winter 2016

Winter 2016

In this issue: OHS Opens History Hub, a New Permanent Exhibition for Youth and Families; Interview with Portland Hip-Hop Documentary Filmmaker Michael T. Agnew; Tom McCall Digital Exhibit Featured on the Oregon History Project

Summer 2016

Summer 2016

In this issue: Multnomah County Levy Passes at 71%; Play Ball! Baseball’s Magna Carta Opens July 1; Research Library Receives Mercedes Deiz Collection; Oregon Artists Showcased in Comic City, USA; OHQ Announces Fall Migrations Symposium

Fall 2015

Fall 2015

In this issue: A new & improved look for; Research Library opens exhibit on activist Marie Equi; History Makers Dinner breaks fundraising record; 2016 Hatfield Historians series features best-selling authors Candice Millard & Daniel James Brown