Eletronic records available with Efiles include word processing files, images, spreadsheets, audio recordings, and e-mail messages.
Click on the View icon to open an electronic document or file. Or, right-click on the View icon and use the "Save Link As" function in your browser to download the electronic file.
Physical format records
Physical format records include everything from documents and photographs to maps, microfilm, and artifacts.
The Archives & Records Center is the official repository for the City's inactive and historical records (archives). With few exceptions, these records are available for public review.
In order to make arrangements for a research appointment, please complete and submit the Information Request form
. A staff member will contact you to discuss your inquiry.
Please read the policy in the Portland Policy Documents regarding access to records stored at the Archives and Records Center for additional information.