Willamette University Archives

About the Archives

It is the mission of Archives, Records and Special Collections to ensure that information documenting the University’s activities is preserved and organized in support of business, regulatory, archival and historic needs. The department strives to enrich the present and inform the future by collecting, preserving and making available for research University records of enduring value and primary source materials focusing on the Northwest.

Visit the Archives

Hours of operation

Monday - Friday
9 a.m. - Noon / 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Contact Mary McRobinson to make an appointment to visit the Archives.

Quick Information

Archives Information

The University Archives are located on the second floor of the Mark O. Hatfield Library, Willamette University. Directions to Willamette University.

On-campus parking is limited and largely restricted to Willamette students and staff. A few short-term parking meters are available as shown on the campus map. Visitors also can purchase 5-use permits at the Campus Safety office.

If you have questions about donating materials, please contact the Archives department using this form.

Records Management

Willamette University's Records Management program is underway!

The Records Management Policy describes retention and archiving requirements.

If you have any questions, please contact Ashley Toutain, Processing Archivist and Records Manager at asharrat@willamette.edu or 503-370-6147.

Digital Production Lab

The Library's Digital Production Lab supports the digital initiatives of the Archives and other units across campus.

Located on the first floor of the Hatfield Library, the lab provides students with opportunities to engage in worthwhile digital production projects.

Contact Sara Amato, Digital Assets Librarian, at samato@willamette.edu or 503-370-6719 for more information.