Finding aid of the Sutter County local history photograph collection

Sutter County Library staff
Sutter County Library
Main Branch
750 Forbes Avenue
Yuba City, CA 95991
Phone: (530) 822-7137
Email: http://www.co.sutter.ca.us/forms/contact.aspx?contact=library
URL: http://www.co.sutter.ca.us/doc/government/depts/library/library
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Sutter County Library


Descriptive Summary

Title: Sutter County local history photograph collection
Dates: ca. 1880-1980
Collection number: Consult library
Collector: Sutter County Library (Calif.)
Collection Size: 900 items 200 online items
Repository: Sutter County Library
Yuba City, CA 95991
Abstract: Sutter County Library's photograph collection includes images of local historical interest including early farming; small town and country life in California's northern Central Valley; early recreational hunting and fishing; family life in a migrant camp; levees and floods; historical buildings, main streets, schools, railroads; cultural and ethnic diversity and tradition.
Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English
Digitized collection materials available online.

Access

Collection is open for research

Publication Rights

Photographic copies are public record available for research. Property rights of photographic copies reside with the Sutter County Library. Creators of the records and their heirs retain literary rights.

Preferred Citation

Sutter County local history photograph collection. Sutter County Library, Yuba City, California.

Acquisition Information

Collection was created by Sutter County Library staff in 1998-99 as part of the California State Library, Shades of California grant project, Cycle 2, with additional gifts to the library.

Project Information

Photographs were reproduced from personal photo albums and photographs submitted by county residents participating in the Shades of California 'photo days' and 1998-99 grant project supported by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian. Additional local historical photographs were gifts to the library.

Scope and Content of Collection

Sutter County Library's photograph collection includes images of local historical interest including early farming; small town and country life in California's northern Central Valley; early recreational hunting and fishing; family life in a migrant camp; levees and floods; historical buildings, main streets, schools, railroads; cultural and ethnic diversity and tradition.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection.
Yuba City (Calif.)
Sutter County (Calif.)