Historical Collections & Archives

Historical Collections & Archives is the home of OHSU's collections of rare books, archives, manuscripts, and artifacts. Serving the OHSU community and the general public, HC&A supports education and research using these unique collections. The digital collections below include images from OHSU and its predecessor institutions, with a focus on education, research, campus activities and architecture, and student life; records documenting health sciences, with a focus on the Pacific Northwest; digitized selections from our rare books and artifact collections; entries from our Oral History Program; OHSU's web archives; and classic articles from historic journal publications.

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Student Scholar Archive

Contemporary and historical thesis, dissertations, portfolios, and presentations created by Oregon Health & Science University students.

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Oregon National Primate Research Center Rare Books

This collection includes eleven digitized books from the Oregon National Primate Research Center (ONPRC) Isabel McDonald Library’s rare books collection.

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Campus Collection

Primarily a collection of contemporary building, grounds, and aerial images of Oregon Health & Science University, including many photographs chronicling the construction of the Portland Aerial Tram.

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A Comprehensive Thalamocortical Projection Map at the Mesoscopic Level

Here is presented a collection of images and associated data analyses aiming to understand how the thalamus is connected to its targets in the cortex, a part of the brain necessary for integrating sensorimotor information and higher executive functions.

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Naturopathic Medicine Historical Collection

The National Universityof Natural Medicine (NUNM) is the oldest accredited naturopathic medical college in North America. This collection includes digitized 19th-20th century publications on naturopathy, homeopathy, nutrition, and hygiene from NCNM’s library.

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FDA Drug Approval Documents

This collection contains documents from Drug Approval Packages generated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The collection currently contains documents regarding seven drug classes.

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Reports generated by faculty, staff, and students of the Oregon Graduate Institute Department of Computer Science and Engineering (now referred to as the Biomedical Computer Science Division of the Department of Science & Engineering, OHSU School of Medicine), from 1982 to 2005.

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CORI Image Collection

This collection contains gastrointestinal endoscopy images from the National Endoscopic Databases produced by the Clinical Outcomes Research Initiative (CORI). CORI was developed to study outcomes of gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopic procedures in "real life" settings.

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Reflections on Healthcare Management

Reflections on Healthcare Management is a peer-reviewed, open access anthology dedicated to highlighting student work from the Division of Management in OHSU’s School of Medicine. The anthology, established in 2017, seeks to publish work that highlights application of theories and frameworks within professional healthcare contexts such as the following areas: ethical consideration for managers and leaders in healthcare environments, analyses and recommendations for improvement within organizations, and case studies and best practices within healthcare management and leadership

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