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Special Collections is located in Aubrey R. Watzek Library’s Special Collections Reading Room, room 229

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Erskine Wood

This collections includes over 300 images from the family papers of Charles Erskine Scott Wood and this son Erskine Wood. The collection includes family photographs, scrapbooks, original C.E.S. Wood watercolors and sketches, and selected manuscript material.

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Civilian Public Service Artwork

This collection includes original artwork created by conscientious objectors from U.S. Civilian Service camps World War II.

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William Stafford

This collection includes portraits of the American poet, William Stafford (1914-1993) from the William Stafford Archives.

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Oregon Images

This collection includes postcards, engravings, and other artworks that depict scenes around the state of Oregon.