Archive dedicated to collecting and preserving information on local, regional and state history with a strong emphasis on
the history and culture of Marin County. Special collections include: The Dr. Leo Stanley Collection on San Quentin Prison;
The Stinson Family Collection; The Kent Family Collection; Frank Lloyd Wright and the Marin County Civic Center; Mountain
Play Collection; California Motion Picture Corporation Collection.
The Anne T. Kent California Room was created by Marin County Librarian, Virginia Keating, in the mid-1930s.
Approx. 10,000 books; 9,000 photographs; 400 oral histories; 500 maps; 225 linear feet of documents, clippings & ephemera.
900 online items
Property rights reside with the Marin County Free Library. Literary rights are generally retained by the creators of the
records and their heirs. For permission to publish or to reproduce, please contact the Anne T. Kent California Room Librarian.
Collection is open for research.