Northwest Digital Archives

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Northwest Digital Archives (NWDA) is an online catalog of descriptive information about the archival collections at various institutions in the Northwestern United States (Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Alaska, and Washington). It was established in 2002, and is currently is a program of the Orbis Cascade Alliance.

It was funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities in two phases between 2002 and 2007,[1] and by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

It uses Encoded Archival Description (EAD).

Member institutions[edit]

  • Alaska State Library, Historical Collections
  • Center for Pacific Northwest Studies, Western Washington University
  • Central Washington University
  • Central Oregon Community College
  • Concordia University
  • Eastern Oregon University
  • Eastern Washington State Historical Society/Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture
  • Eastern Washington University
  • George Fox University
  • Idaho State Historical Society
  • Lane Community College
  • Lewis & Clark College
  • Montana Historical Society
  • Oregon Health & Science University
  • Oregon Historical Society
  • Oregon Institute of Technology
  • Oregon State University
  • Pacific Lutheran University
  • Pacific University
  • Portland State University
  • Seattle Municipal Archives
  • Seattle Pacific University
  • Seattle University
  • Seattle Museum of History & Industry
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks
  • University of Idaho
  • University of Montana
  • University of Oregon
  • University of Puget Sound
  • University of Washington
  • Washington State University
  • Western Oregon University
  • Whitman College
  • Whitworth University
  • Willamette University


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