Answered By: Ruth Steele
Last Updated: Sep 13, 2022     Views: 56

The following resources at WWU may be useful:

  • Government Documents at Western Libraries (see Government Information guide, listed below)
  • WWU's Center for Pacific Northwest Studies. Archival collections include congressional papers from Al Swift and Jack Metcalf, as well as Washington State Senator R. Frank Atwood.
  • The Washington State Archives (NW Regional Branch). Houses municipal and county government records from Whatcom, Skagit, Snohomish, Island, Clallam, Jefferson and San Juan Counties.

Additional resources to consider:

  • Government records housed at local, state, federal or tribal archives and records centers (see "Resources for Researching Local and Regional History guide, below).
  • Northwest Digital Archives. Consortial database for regional archival collections including political papers archived in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana and Alaska.