New Collections

Special Collections regularly acquires new collections on the history, people, and culture of the North Bay region of California. The collections below have been added within the last few years.

Bill (William M.) Kortum Papers
North Bay environmental history collected by the leader of the North Bay movement in the late 20th and early 21st century (1954-2014)
Environmental History Digital Collection
Bill (William M.) Kortum Papers Finding Aid
Corrick Brown Santa Rosa Symphony Collection
38 years of Santa Rosa Symphony history, collected during the tenure of Conductor Corrick Brown (1928-2016)
Corrick Brown Santa Rosa Symphony Collection Finding Aid
John LeBaron Photograph Collection
Prints and photo negatives of a nationally recognized photographer and photojournalist (1950- 2014)
John LeBaron Photograph Collection Finding Aid
John P. Crevelli Papers
Papers of an environmental historian on county, state, and national environmental issues (1931-2015)
Environmental History Digital Collection
John P. Crevelli Papers Finding Aid
Man wearing a sheriff outfit.
Material relating to the history of Sonoma County’s Russian River area (1860-2019).
John Schubert Russian River Collection Finding Aid
Man posing for a formal portrait.
Material on various aspects of Sonoma County (1853-1874).
The Leopold Justi Digital Collection
Justi (Leopold) Digital Collection Finding Aid
Watermark, Glen Ellen, California July 12, 1933.
A collection of letters exchanged between Max Goodman, a Philadelphia pharmacist, and Charmian London between 1932 and 1935.
Max Goodman Collection Finding Aid
A protest with a large sign.  We are your children, Save our human rights.
Materials documenting the Gay Rights Movement collected by journalist Paul Lorch, former editor of the Bay Area Reporter.
Paul Lorch Collection Finding Aid
A crab holding up a sign, The Press Democrate Empire Farms magazine"
The Press Democrat Empire Living Collection contains feature articles written under various titles covering a wide range of topics that occurred throughout the Redwood Empire between 1948 and 1977.  
Press Democrat Empire Living Collection Finding Aid
A feminist garage women mechanics.
Material relating to the history and development of the women’s movement in Sonoma County (1970-2008)
Sonoma County Women’s Oral History Collection Finding Aid