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In our archives, we have a vast collection of photographs, letters, diaries, artifacts, personal effects, and more. Whether you're learning more about your family, discovering about your home or the people who lived within it, or are just curious, it is our privilege to assist you in your research!

  • If this is a research request, please list all the information that you have and any questions you are trying to answer. Note: research requests may require additional follow-up and will be completed on a longer timeline. 
  • If you have an item that you are looking to donate, please provide whatever details and description you can. 
  • If you would like duplicates from our historic photograph collection, please let us know what you are looking for and if you would like a scanned or physical copy. Note: there may be a cost associated with printing photographs. 

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(Available at the Lake Oswego Public Library
and the Oswego Heritage Council)

The Diary of Clara and Cora Wilmot, 1898 
Edited by Mark Browne
Abridged version by Courtney Clements

The Baker - Cook Diaries, 1898-1936
Volumes 1 & 2 
Edited by Mark Browne

Theresa Truchot Diaries
Oswego: The War Years, 1942-1945
Researched and prepared by Mark Browne and Caroline Glad

All My Love to You Charlie Boy: 
The Charles B. Hill Love Letters, 1919-1921 
Researched and prepared by Mark Browne and Caroline Glad

LOPL Digital History Collection

Lake Oswego Public Library

Oswego Heritage House and Museum
398 10th St.
Lake Oswego, OR 97034
(503) 635-6373

Hours of Operation:
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Free entrance

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