Oregon Statutes - Chapter 358 - Museums; Historical Societies; Preservation of Historical and Archaeological Properties and Objects; Oregon Historic Families Database - Section 358.035 - Oregon Historic Families database; duties of State Archivist.

(1) The State Archivist shall establish the Oregon Historic Families database to provide genealogy research material and to encourage genealogy studies of historic families of Oregon.

(2) The State Archivist shall compile Oregon data taken from decennial censuses prior to 1910. The State Archivist shall consolidate information pertaining to genealogy of Oregon Historic Families in cooperation with the Oregon Historical Society, county historical societies and genealogical societies.

(3) The Oregon Historic Families database shall be funded by federal grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities or other sources made available for purposes such as establishing the database. The State Archivist may submit applications for federal grants to establish the database.

(4) As used in this section, “Oregon Historic Families” means individuals whose names appear in decennial census data prior to the census of 1910. [1989 c.685 §1]

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