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Sacramento Archives Crawl 2019

Posted by on Oct 23, 2019 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

California RedwoodsCalifornia Powder WorksEverblooming OpuntiasOn the Coast of CaliforniaTower Bridge SceneWhere the Sierras Stand Guard at Lake TahoeCrystal Chapel, one of the chambers in Alabaster Cave Come join us for the 9th Annual Archives Crawl this Saturday, October 26th, from 10 AM until 4 PM.… Read more...

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New articles up on Sutro Blog

Posted by on Aug 8, 2019 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Have you heard of The Sutronian? It’s a blog dedicated to the Sutro branch of the California State Library. It’s filled with insights on preservation, conservation, and spotlights many of the branch’s collections. The newest article discusses the newly made map carrier that was designed by conservationist, Sarah Elson. Click on the link...

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Staff Development Fund

Posted by on May 1, 2019 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

“The most important asset of any library goes home at night — The Library Staff.” Timothy Healy During the month of May the California State Library Foundation will be hosting an online fundraiser to help support and promote Staff Development at the California State Library. While the State Library and its services continue to be funded...

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Earl Payne Tribute Website Released to Public

Posted by on May 4, 2018 in Uncategorized | 2 comments

New Tribute Website to California Photographer, Earl Cecil Payne, is officially open to the public.  This website was created by the Foundation to honor Mr. Payne and to thank the Payne family for their generosity. This website will continue to grow as more of the Payne collection is cataloged and digitized at the California State Library.…...

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New Acquisition: Advertising for The Steamer H. J. Corcoran

Posted by on May 3, 2018 in Uncategorized | 1 comment

The H. J. Corcoran: The Fastest Steamboat on the Bay The Foundation has acquired for the State Library’s California History Collection a fabulous San Francisco Bay advertising poster for the Steamer H. J. Corcoran. The Corcoran was touted as the “fastest on the Bay.” Built in Stockton in 1898, it ran three times daily for Vallejo and Mare Island and thence...

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