Browse Collections (12 total)

40th Anniversary Dance Performance Posters


The annual Spring Dance Concert produced by the Theatre and Dance Department began in 1976. This collection was created in recognition of the 40th…

Alfred P. Maurice WWII Drawings


The Alfred P. Maurice WWII Drawings collection consists of drawings and sketches completed during Mr. Maurice’s service with the Army Air Corps…

Art on Campus


Buildings And Landmarks


This collection consists of the Buildings and Landmarks that have been affiliated with the University over the years. It includes both buildings and…

Columbus Day Storm


This collection contains images from the Columbus Day Storm on October 12, 1962, including pictures and information of this big storm that swept over…

Dance Cards


A dance card was commonly used at social dances as a means for young women to record their memories of the event. The dance cards in this collection…

Historical Campus Images


Images from Monmouth, Oregon and the Western Oregon University campus from the 1800s to today.

Local Historical Photographs


The town of Monmouth was established in 1856 within months of Monmouth University (now Western Oregon University). This collection has photographs of…

Rural Training Centers


By the end of the 19th century, many graduates from Oregon State Normal School (OSNS) were hired in rural areas of the state. These rural teachers…

The Caburgua Visual Archive

Images of life in Rural Caburgua, Chile in the 1960s. An accompanying essay, written by an essay written by Dr John Rector, describes life in the…

Unprocessed Images


These images are provided for quick reference and may not have been fully described. For descriptive information about a specific image, contact the…

Western Oregon University President Portraits

This collection contains portraits of university presidents from 1865 to present. During this time, the university has had multiple names: Christian…