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Diversity and Equity Office records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: multco046

Scope and Contents

This collection was created by long-time Affirmative Action Officer Robert Phillips and covers his tenure as both City-County and County Affirmative Action Officer. The collection has been partially processed based on at least two major filing systems and a large volume of research material maintained by Phillips. The collection describes county activities related to affirmative action, equal employment, civil rights, minority representation, human resources, and a variety of other subjects.


  • 1968 - 2014



45.00 Cubic Feet

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Arrangement Note

The current arrangement is based on filing system guides created by Phillips and reflects a broad encyclopedic system. The collection includes the following records series: 1. Subject files, 2. Diversity Conference records, 3. Managers of Color records, 4. Countywide Cultural Diversity Committee records, 5. Affirmative Action reports, 6. Affirmative Action plans, 7. GLEE records, 8. Reports, 9. Event records; 10. Program development records.

Source of Acquisition

A2011-000729, A2012-000672, 2013-000678; 2018-000279

Other Descriptive Information

Box 45 in this collection contains physical audiovisual material. All records except for the analog VCR tapes are also maintained in the County Electronic Records Center under accession numbers 2013-000678 and 2014-000038.

Terry Baxter
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Repository Details

Part of the Multnomah County Archives Repository

1620 SE 190th Avenue
Portland 97233 US
503.988.3754 (Fax)