Geoffrey Wexler

Geoffrey Wexler is an archivist and the former director of the Oregon Historical Society Research Library. He holds a bachelor's degree in history from the University of California, Berkeley, and master's degrees in history and library science from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He has worked as a professional archivist for over twenty years in a variety of repositories, including the Bancroft Library and the Wisconsin Historical Society. In recent years he has created a number of art installations using historical materials.

Author's Entries

  • George Himes (1844-1940)

    Historian, archivist, printer, and journalist George Henry Himes served for over forty years as the first curator of the Oregon Historical Society in Portland.  "His mind was an index and an encyclopedia of Oregon history," wrote Oregon State Treasurer Leslie M. Scott. Born near Troy, Pennsylvania, on May 18, 1844, …

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