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Going to Press: The Dr. Kevin Starr Memorial Issue of The Bulletin

Executive Director, and editor-in-chief, Gary F. Kurutz has been hard at work putting together a memorial issue of the Foundation Bulletin devoted entirely to the life, and professional contributions, of Dr. Kevin Starr.  The expected publication date is July 21. Members of the Foundation automatically receive a copy of the Bulletin, however, it will also be posted as a full-color pdf on this website, and hard copies can be ordered here for $7.50 each, plus shipping.Read more >>


For the Joy of Doing

(Press Release reprinted with permission from the California State Library, June 15, 2017):

“For the Joy of Doing,”

A Selection of Fine Printing from the Collections of the California State Library

On display now at the State Library Branch at 900 N Street is an exhibit devoted to the history of fine printing and book arts in California.… Read more >>


New Acquisitions for California History

A Propeller-driven Snow Mobile

Among the many items acquired by the Foundation on behalf of the Library’s California History Section is an album of 62 original photographs documenting the construction of the Rush Creek Hydroelectric Project in Mono County, 1913––1923. Found in the album is a group of four images of a power “snow sled” built by Billy Young at Rush Creek in 1918.… Read more >>


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