Carl & Ada Zimmerman Research Room

The Carl & Ada Zimmerman Research Room contains Gresham Historical’s non-circulating special collections library and archives.

The Research Room is open by appointment only. Please schedule your research appointment 24 hours in advance.



Research Room Appointment

Appointments must be scheduled 24 hours in advance. Please contact Gresham Historical Society prior to your appointment with information regarding your research request.


Research room appointment

Photography, digital file & permissions

Document printing

Suggested donation $5/hour


$1 per copy



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Museum Update


After being closed for nearly seven months, the Gresham History Museum is getting ready to open to the public on Saturday, July 18, 2020. Stop by and see our new exhibits and come meet our new director, Mark Moore, who was born in East County and grew up in Gresham.
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