The Vance Orchard Papers contains subject files, research notes, newspaper clippings, and correspondence by Vance Orchard, a prolific journalist active in eastern Washington from 1951 to 1983. Orchard was a reporter for the Walla Walla Union-Bulletin for 32 years and a published author. This collection dates from 1945 to 2004.
The Myrtle McCabe Piper Papers consists of newspaper and magazine articles, speeches, and notes. These papers, which date from approximately 1930 to 1986, evidence the history of the Women's Improvement Club of Milton-Freewater, and the American artist Andrew Wyeth.