Come see some amazing historical materials upstairs on the 3rd floor of the library!
The North Bay Digital Collection provides "online access to historical images and documents related to the region north of San Francisco supports student learning, scholarship, and community interests."
The Special Collections "are distinguished by rarity, value, aesthetics, and format. Included are manuscripts, photographs, books, periodicals, media, and ephemera. Access is by appointment and special handling procedures apply."
California Indian Museum and Cultural Center
The California Indian Museum and Cultural Center aims "to educate the public about California Indian history and cultures, to showcase California Indian cultures, to enhance and facilitate these cultures and traditions through educational and cultural activities, to preserve and protect California Indian cultural and intellectual properties, and to develop relationships with other indigenous groups."
Santa Rosa Junior College Museum
"Traditional Native American art makes up the greatest portion of the collection, with all of the North American Indian culture areas represented. Art forms include ceramics, basketry, beadwork, sculpture, textiles, and jewelry."
Marin Museum of the American Indian
The museum aims to provide "the people of Northern California with programs and exhibits that deepen understanding and appreciation of Native American cultures. The Museum promotes accuracy, sensitivity and respect for the heritage and history of our continent's earliest inhabitants."
Grace Hudson Museum
"The Hudson-Carpenter family's contributions to the understanding and development of the artistic, historical and cultural heritage of California's North Coast during the late 19th and early 20th century guide and inform the Museum's activities." The galleries display Grace Hudson's art, her family, and Pomo basketry.
Part of the Smithsonian Institution, the National Museum of the American Indian "cares for one of the world's most expansive collections of Native artifacts, including objects, photographs, archives, and media covering the entire Western Hemisphere, from the Arctic Circle to Tierra del Fuego."