Shaw Historical Library at Oregon Institute of Technology

Shaw Historical Library Lectures & Events Calendar

Upcoming Events


June 23, 2017 (Friday)


Surplus Sale and Author signing

Surplus items from the Shaw Historical Library, including rare books, journals, artwork, photographs and other items, will be sold from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at the Oregon Tech College Union -- second floor.

Recent journals published by the Shaw, including “From Fremont to Kingsley Field: The Military in the Land of the Lakes,” released in 2016, and a just released monograph, “Forced Farming in America: Agriculture at the Tule Lake Relocation Center, 1942-1946,” by Michael David Schmidli, will also be available. Schmidli will be available to discuss his book and sign autographs beginning at 10 a.m.

Individual annual memberships are available for the Shaw Historical Library for $ 50. Membership includes a Shaw Historical Library Journal and invitations to all library events. Memberships will be available at the event.

Any questions? Please contact Josh Wetzler at 541-885-0222 or by email at Let Josh know if you would like to become a member of the Shaw Historical Library.

Ongoing at the Library

​Shaw Historical Library Art Collection

Selected works of art from the Library's collection are regularly on view at the Library during open hours. Please stop by and see some of the interesting paintings, prints and sculptures. Some works from the Three Migrations Exhibit are also still on view

Oral History Interviews

Please call the library to set up an appointment at 541.885.1686.

Learn more about Oral History Project

The Shaw Historical Library is located on the Oregon Tech campus on the second floor of the Learning Resources Center.  For more information please call the Shaw Library at 541-885-1686.