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Heritage Resources Holdings in OneSearch

OneSearch is the main catalog for Western Libraries where you can search for item-level description of published materials housed by Heritage Resources (including rare books at Special Collections), and also brief summaries of archival collections. The OneSearch catalog also includes information about holdings at other regional academic libraries.

To narrow search results specifically for Heritage Resources materials, find the “Library” heading in the filters list in the left-hand column, check the box adjacent to the appropriate Heritage Resources location (for example "Heritage Resources--Special Collections" or "Heritage Resources--Archives Building"), then click "Apply Filter(s)."

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Guides to Archival Collections in Archives West



This search box allows you to search the text of detailed guides to archival collections housed by Heritage Resources, as well as historical materials at over forty other regional repositories.

Enter keywords (single words or short phrases) into the search window to find guides to collections related to your topic.

CPNWS Photograph Catalog

The CPNWS Photograph Catalog includes item-level, keyword searchable description of several thousand photographs, many of which also include links to online thumbnail images. The images document change and development in the Pacific Northwest region, particularly Whatcom, Skagit and Island counties, from the 1850s through the 1960s.

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CPNWS Map Catalog

The CPNWS Map Catalog consists of item-level, keyword searchable description of several hundred cartographic records documenting the Pacific Northwest Region and beyond for the period from early exploration through the twentieth century. Particularly well represented are the counties in the Puget Sound area of Washington State.

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Western Libraries Digital Collections

Digital Collections include select archival and special collections material. This digitized content includes selections from the Children’s Literature Collection, Galen Biery Collected Photo Albums, Fishtown Collection, Wallie Funk Photographs, Vancouver Expedition Charts and Lithographs, the Western Front (student newspaper) Historic Collection, WWU Board of Trustees Minutes, and more.

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