Herbert Congdon (1876-1965) was an architect and writer who researched, designed and wrote about historical architecture and furniture, especially churches. The collection consists of an autobiography, manuscripts, correspondence, drawings, plans and photographs of churches and ecclesiastical furniture.
The Marion Dean Ross Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians (SAH), formally reorganized under the current title in 1995, is an organization of scholars, architects, preservationists, planners, professionals in allied fields, and the interested public. The Chapter jurisdiction encompasses Oregon, Washington, Idaho, and British Columbia. The collection includes Chapter publications, scholarly papers read before the Chapter, video and digital productions, annual meeting proceedings, and announcements and newsletters.