The Heritage Center Archives is the official repository for the historical materials of the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary, U.S.-Ontario Province. It is intended to protect, preserve, and make accessible information that illustrates the work and lives of the Sisters in the United States and Ontario from the time of their first mission in 1859 in Oregon to the present day throughout the province.
Researchers will find information about the Holy Names Congregation, the Sisters, their ministries and sponsored works, their missions, and the communities where the Sisters settled. In addition, the Archives library offers resources on Pacific Northwest history.
In order to best accommodate your research needs, appointments are required for the library and may be scheduled Wednesday through Friday between 10 AM and 3 PM.
Admission: Photocopying services available for a fee.
Laptops are permitted.
Research questions and appointment requests should be directed to
Sarah Cantor, Director of Archives
p) 503-607-0595 ext. 2