Shaw Historical Library at Oregon Institute of Technology

Shaw Historical Library

The Shaw Historical Library is CLOSED/Reference services may be provided

Due to water damage, the Shaw Historical Library is closed. We will post the opening date as soon as it is determined. Reference services are available by phone at (541) 885-1686   or through email at 

To find our manuscript holdings which include corporate and personal papers, which document the historical, political and cultural importance of businesses, individuals or families go to the Archives West website. Please provide the title of the collection, the series (if there is one), box, file, and/or item information, so that we will be able to find and scan the item(s) for you. The number of scans that we may provide depends on any copyright or intellectual property rights that may apply and is limited to 10.

The Shaw Historical Library is a five star rated archive located in Southern Oregon in the town of Klamath Falls. The Library specializes in research collections about the history of the "Land of the Lakes" which includes Klamath Falls, Klamath County, the Klamath Basin, Northern California's Siskiyou and Modoc Counties and Washoe County in Western Nevada. Learn more about the local history and research collections.


June 23, 2017: 2nd Art and Book Sale event with surplus items and recent publications: journal “From Fremont to Kingsley: The Military in the Land of the Lakes,” and monograph “Forced Farming in America: Agriculture at the Tule Lake Relocation Center, 1942-1946,” by Michael David Schmidli.

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