Papers of Albert S. Rodda, California State Senator from 1958-1980. Topics include public education, higher education, and consumer issues in Sacramento County.
The personal and professional papers of Alice A. Lytle, the first African American woman to serve on the Sacramento Municipal Court and the first African American Superior Court judge in California.
Collection consisting of historic and administrative records, posters, videotapes, and slides.
Visually browse the Library's anatomy model collection available for checkout at the Library Service Desk.
Postage stamp collection including informational files about postage stamps, books, and posters.
The Apollo Opera Company index of composers is an index to many "lost" and lesser known operas, compiled by Nicoclis George Moraitis.
Contains files pertaining to the Association of California State College Professors (ACSCP).
Collection consists of architectural drawings of residential and commercial sites in the Sacramento region (Land Park and Rancho Murietta areas) by John H. Barden and M. M. Barden.
Photographic album collected by Jose Montoya. Collection documents children in the Barrio Arte Program creating art.
Sports and fraternal memborabilia from Sacramento State, collected by Bart Carlson between 1955-1988.
Papers of Basil J. Vlavianos, international lawyer, professor of diplomatic history, businessman, human rights activist, journalist, and publisher.
Papers of Betty L. Melton, a physical education teacher at La Sierra High School in Sacramento. She was instrumental in helping to establish rules and gender equity for California girls' high school athletics through her involvement with the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF).
Course material, notes, subject files, maps, journals, photographs and slides pertaining to Brigham A. Arnold, instructor and head of the Department of Geography at Sacramento State.
Randolph Caldecott Medal Award recipients
Collection of the 1963 California Constitution Revision Commission files collected by Donald H. Pflueger while he served as a member of the commission.
Collection consists of administrative files, photographs, artwork, publications, awards, and certificates, as well as a full run of the publication "California Journal," in print and microfilm.
Postcards depicting various geographical locations in California, including Missions.
Records of the State Commission on School Districts, formed to survey school district reorganization from 1945-1949.
The papers of Charles M. Goethe, including correspondence files, arboretum architectural materials, and memorial funds at Sacramento State. NOTE: This collection may contain harmful content.
Correspondence, articles, reports, photographs and memorabilia pertaining to former Sacramento State University Library Dean, Charles R. Martell, Jr.
98 narratives revealing a layered understanding of the Chicana/o movement in Northern California, specifically Sacramento.
Paper lottery tickets with Chinese and English characters, circa 1950s.
Coretta Scott King Award recipients
The papers of Costa Couvaras (1913-1987), a photographer, spy, author, and entrepreneur. Includes materials relating to his involvement in the OSS Mission Pericles, 1944-1945.
Website that digitally unites collections of 15 system-wide CSU archives related to the WWII incarceration of people of Japanese descent. Sacramento State has contributed over 2,500 scans including correspondence, government documents, newsletters, and ephemera such as luggage tags, menus, block manager meeting minutes and work assignment slips.
Contains the papers of Professor D.E. Moore, a speech and language instructor at Sacramento State College.
Newsclippings, programs, choreographic notes, photographs, scrapbooks and videos related to the dance department at Sacramento State.
Papers of Daniel Kingman, an American composer, author, and professor emeritus at Sacramento State. Includes correspondence, publications, sheet music, and scores.
Personal papers of Darrell Inabnit, administrative vice president emeritus of Sacramento State College, including memory books collected by Inabnit while he served in WWII.
The papers of Deane Robertson, professor of journalism at Sacramento State and later professor emeritus. Collection primarily consists of teaching materials.
Collection of 3500+ books on modern Greece and extensive personal and professional archive on Greece during World War II and Greek America.
Collection of 2,000+ books on Greek language, literature, folklore, and music, including large holdings of recorded and sheet music.
Publications, articles, and flyers pertaining to the Sacramento Valley Local Democratic Socialists of America, including a run of the newsletter, "Our Struggle / Nuestra Lucha," from 1983-2003.
Collection of primarily black-and-white photographs of Maidu dancers and roundhouses by artist Dugan Aguilar.
Newsletters, reports, subject files, and publications relating to Ed Silverbrand's "Silver File" reports and "Update on State Legislation" newsletters.
Personal and professional papers of Edgar James Patterson, Sacramento State faculty in the Criminal Justice Department.
Contains monographs and serials, available in Special Collections and University Archives.
The personal papers of Edward C. Britton, professor of Pacific Asian studies at Sacramento State. The collection reflects various aspects of life in Vietnam before and during the Vietnam conflict, 1961-1975.
Papers of Ellen Rosser Smith, faculty in the English Department. Topics include her involvement in developing the Women's Studies Program.
Collection of materials pertaining to the educational and professional life of Eugene N. Salmon, humanities librarian at California State University, Sacramento.
Organizational files documenting the United Farm Workers movement, especially in the lettuce and grape boycotts. Organizational files include newsletters and ephemera.
A photograph and artifact collection documenting some of the activities of the Frank Fat Family which reveals an important story of immigration, family, hard work, and success of a Chinese-American family in Sacramento.
Collection contains records pertaining to the "STOP E.R.A." Committee, the "Eagle Forum", "Phyllis Schlafy Report," and other materials related to the Women's rights movement.
Contains original photographs and posters created by Sacramento-based photographer Francisco J. Dominguez.
Correspondence, photographs, realia, audio-visual materials, and clippings documenting a prominent Sacramento Chinese-American family, the family's restaurant business, and community engagement.
Papers include subject files on topics concerning Native Americans, especially California Indians. The collection documents LaPena’s involvement with various public and community projects, organizations, and activities, as well as LaPena’s artistic work and philosophy.
Records of the Friends Committee on Legislation of California records. Topics include agriculture, the death penalty, prison reform, and violence prevention.
Collection of original ink and watercolor paintings and sketches by German artist Fritz Busse, specifically made for a series of books published by Arts, Inc.
Papers of George B. Tokmakoff, Sacramento State history professor instrumental in founding the Soviet Studies Program. Includes Russian history teaching materials, copies of British Foreign Archives Office documents, photographs, and maps.
Theater memorabilia, primarily from the Haymarket district in London, the bulk of which dates between 1830 and 1930.
United States, California, and local government documents in paper and digital format.
Articles, binders, and photographs pertaining to the records of Grandmothers for Peace International. Collection assembled by Barbara Wiedner.
Growing repository of firsthand testimonials of Greek Americans in the Sacramento area, the state of California, and beyond.
California tourist and travel brochures gathered and assembled by Herbert W. Drummond, a librarian at Sacramento State.
Contains the records of the Sacramento Book Collector's Club, including meeting minutes, newsletters, exhibit and presentation materials.
Personal files and fraternity materials relating to Sigma Alpha Epsilon and Herb Drummond, a reference librarian in humanities at Sacramento State.
Papers of Homer Ibser, professor at Sacramento State in the Department of Physics and Astronomy, focusing on nuclear power and the effects of radiation.
Collection contains general meeting minutes, correspondence, program information, photographs and scrapbooks developed by the Ikebana International Sacramento Chapter.
Ledger of expenses for the Portuguese Council.
Biographical material, newspaper clippings, exhibition material, publications, scrapbooks, photgraphs, and slides pertaining to Irving Marcus, artist and chairman of the Art Department at Sacramento State during 1966-1969.
Correspondence, programs, and musical scores pertaining to James Adair, a faculty member at Sacramento State who worked in the Department of Music.
Personal and teaching files of James E. Straukamp, Sacramento State history professor and minister.
James Richardson's research files from his publication, "Willie Brown: a biography."
The personal office files of Sacramento State Physical Education Professor, James Bosco.
Collection of materials pertaining to the biennial conference held to facilitate better relations between the United States and Japan, 1951-1999.
Chronicles the Japanese American experience of immigration and settlement to the United States, WWII Internment, redress, and reparations. Includes JAAC finding aid, digital collection, monographs, serials, oral histories, audiovisual materials, and more.
Collection of newspaper clippings pertaining to Japanese Americans and the Internment.
Collection of handbooks, programs, news clippings, and ephemera pertaining to the history of Sacramento State.
The personal papers of Jelisaveta Allen, who worked as a librarian at Dumbarton Oaks Center for Byzantine Studies in Washington, D.C.
Contains scrapbooks, letters, articles, photographs, and awards given to Jimmie Yee throughout his career in the Sacramento City Council.
Papers, correspondence, and teaching aids pertaining to the educational and professional life of Joe Serna, Jr., college professor and mayor of Sacramento, California.
Congressional records of John E. Moss, the author and sponsor of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).
Collection consists of peace officer training curriculum, bicycle safety program, speeches, awards, publications, and research files.
Papers of Professor of History, Joseph McGowen (1949-), including chapter summaries and drafts of manuscripts from his book on Sacramento valley.
Consists of materials related to research on the natural history of the Sacramento area and involvement with the Save the American River campaign.
Collection consists of family correspondence, mementos of Julia Norton's transatlantic voyage, and her work in the American Red Cross.
Children’s books to support the teacher credential programs and the English department.
State of California adopted K-8 curriculum materials, which support the College of Education and regional teachers.
Personal papers of Karen Kennedy, a student and later professor of women's studies at Sacramento State. Includes personal notebooks, course syllabi, publications, and audio recordings.
Personal items related to the Charles M. Goethe papers collection, including books, newspaper clippings, Christmas cards, and letters. NOTE: This collection may contain harmful content.
Teaching and research files of Kenneth William Hirsch, communication studies Professor at Sacramento State, who focused heavily on the effects of TV violence on children. Includes reports and hearings pertaining to the California Commission on Crime Control and Violence Prevention during the early 1980s.
Papers of Kikuyo Morimoto Nakatani, a Japanese-born woman who was incarcerated in the Minidoka and Tule Lake War Relocation Centers during WWII. She later studied tea with Madame Sosei Matsumoto, and became a tea master acknowledged by the Urasenke Headquarters in Japan.
Contains the organizational records of La Raza Galería Posada, a cultural center in Sacramento, California pertaining to Latina/o and Chicana/o and Native arts programming.
Papers of Leroy F. Greene, California State Assemblyman from 1962 to 1982 and California State Senator from 1982 to 1998. Collection consists of bill files, legislation, subject files, correspondence, press clippings and photographs.
Manuscripts, personal papers, and organizational records document regional and national politics, as well as the literary, community, and cultural life in the Sacramento Region.
Photocopies of speeches written for Joe Serna, Jr. by Marc Grossman.
Personal papers of peace activist May d'Marie, a founding member of the Auburn Chapter of Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, a contributor to the Sacramento Community Housing Project, and an advocate for Solar Cookers, International.
Autograph album belonging to May R. Pease. Contains quotations and poetry by family and friends, primarily in Sutter County.
Personal correspondences of the U.S. Ambassador in Greece.
Passports, news clippings, letters, notes, and audio cassettes pertaining to Michael Savvides, former editor of the Greek Tribune and long-time activist in Cyprus affairs.
Papers contain Sacramento NOW Political Action files, FOCUS Feminist Saturday morning lecture series, KOVR files regarding women's issues, and subject files regarding ratification of the ERA.
Historical newspapers, journals, books, Sacramento State theses and other archival documents on microfilm and microfiche.
Papers of Miklos D. F. Udvardy, Professor of biological sciences. Topics include ornithology, biogeography, and vegetation classification.
Papers of Mina Robbins, faculty member in Sacramento State's Behavioral Science and later Nursing departments. Collection includes photographs, newspapers/articles, schedules, handwritten notes, cards, and publications.
Collection of 2,500 books and journals plus archives, media, and art/artifacts on Modern Greek literature and culture from the former Center for Greek Studies at San Francisco State University.
Contains files collected by Alfred Bulf, a member of the Modern Transit Society, Sacramento Chaper, including publications, articles, newspapers, reports, brochures and correspondence.
Audio recordings from a broad range of genres, cultures and artists. Learn about public performance rights.
Posters pertaining to Native American education, health, and music.
Books recently added to the Library’s collection.
John Newbery Medal Award recipients
Contains organization files, correspondence, publications, photographs, media and artifacts pertaining to the Older Women's League (OWL), Sacramento Capitol Chapter.
Collection consists of medals, postcards, and publications for Greek Olympics in 1906.
The collection begins with records from 1929 when Emory Bogardus founded the Pacific Sociological Association (PSA) and ends in 2008 upon the retirement of PSA Chief Executive Officer, Dean S. Dorn.
Teaching materials, reviews, letters, old tests, syllabi, articles, and vitaes relating to Paul Goldstene, government professor at Sacramento State.
Personal and professional papers of Phillip Isenberg, a Sacramento city council member and its former mayor. Collection includes his mayoral and CA State Assembly files, and a large collection of political posters.
Collection documents the construction projects, legislative issues, convention, and financial aspects of the Port of Sacramento.
Collection documents the construction projects, legislative issues, convention, and financial aspects of the Port of Sacramento.
Select book collection on ancient philosophy and Modern Greek literature and personal and professional archive, with diaries and notebooks.
In June 2021 Alexander Kitroeff, professor of history at Haverford College, donated nearly 1,000 select volumes from his library and his professional archive to the Tsakopoulos Hellenic Collection.
Pura Belpré Award recipients
Diverse collection of 1,100+ books and media on the history, folklore, cultural anthropology, and religion of Greece, the Balkans, and Turkey.
Records of the Renaissance Society of Sacramento State, a continuing education program for older people.
Papers of Robert Marsh Kloss, professor in the Department of Sociology at Sacramento State.
The Honorable Robert T. Matsui served in Congress for 26 years representing Sacramento and California's Fifth Congressional District. This collection highlights his work on redress and reparations for Japanese Americans.
Papers of Roland B. Dickison, assistant dean of the College of Curriculum Development (1961-1962), associate professor in the English Department (1962-1969), and full professor(1969-1983), after which he continued to teach as professor emeritus.
The records of the Ron Mandella Community Garden. Topics include organic gardening, air quality improvement, and ethnic harmony.
Collection of posters created by the Royal Chicano Air Force (RCAF) artistic collective based in Sacramento, California.
Collection contains the papers of American ceramicist and sculptor Ruth M. Rippon. The papers document Rippon's artistic process, exhibitions, and sculptural work.
Browse faculty profiles and find student and faculty work.
Agendas, reports, action summaries, and final proposed charter pertaining to the Sacramento Ad-Hoc Charter Commission.
Administrative files, architectural drawings, photographs, audio recordings, and artifacts pertaining to the Sacramento Army Depot.
Collection of textual records from the Sacramento Central American Action Committee (SCAAC), a peace and justice organization in the Sacramento area.
Collection consists of materials of the Sacramento Charter Commission and City/County Merger Committee files.
Records of the Sacramento Peace Center, including materials relating to the World Without War.
Posters, handbills, tickets, memorabilia, and artifacts from various music concert venues in Sacramento, California and surrounding areas, 1964-2019.
Historical records, administrative files, meeting minutes, newsletters, program files and local activities including protests, signature gatherings, promoting peace initiatives and congressional legislation pertaining to the Sacramento/Yolo Peace Action Chapter.
Topics include Sally Roesch Wagner's involvement with the Women's Studies Program at Sacramento State College and Mankato State College, feminist movements, human sexuality, peace organizations and movements, the Chautaqua Association, and the history of the Native American and pioneer women of North Dakota.
The papers of Sam Rios, director of Chicano studies. Contains the faculty files, correspondence, and project files, including the Mexican American Project.
The records of the Save the American River Association (SARA), a grass-roots organization supporting the American River and its American River Parkway, established in 1961.
Shireen Miles was the California State Coordinator for the National Organization for Women (NOW) from 1985 to 1989. The bulk of these papers are from her time in that position as she participated in or lead national and state NOW events and activities.
The Sokiku Nakatani Japanese Teaware Collection presents the ceramics, scrolls, and tea utensils collected and used by Sokiku Nakatani in her studies and as a teacher of Chado (the Way of Tea).
The Southeast Asia Community Resource Center Collection at Sacramento State University Library documents the experience of these refugees, comprising over 6,000 books, journals, newspapers and artifacts from Hmong, Vietnamese, Chinese, Thai, Laotian, Cambodian, Karen, and Mien refugees dating from the late 1970s to the early 1980s.
Leaves from various Bibles and manuscripts, accompanied by facsimiles of their title-pages, collected by Stanley Slotkin, a businessman and philanthropist.
The State Hornet, student newspaper of California State University, Sacramento (CSUS), chronicles the Capital Campus' evolution, significant events and issues, and interconnection with the local, regional and statewide communities.
Streaming databases exclusively available for students, faculty and staff. Learn about public performance rights.
Course material, publications, and photographs pertaining to Susan Clark Slaymaker, geology professor at Sacramento State.
Four panel conversations concerning the development of the University from 1984 to 2003. It was during this period that the University, under the guidance of President Donald Gerth enhanced its role as the “State University in the State Capital.”
The Sacramento State College yearbooks reflect the evolution and growth of the California State University Capital Campus. They also reflect the transformation of California's higher education institutions from late 1948 through 1997.
Letter written by Thomas McFee to his aunt, discussing the social and cultural conditions along the river system between Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and St. Louis, Missouri during the Gold Rush era.
Flyers, newsletters, and news clippings on Central American action. Collection includes correspondence from Representative Robert Matsui on Iran.
Contains photocopies of correspondence and newspaper clippings regarding Charles M. Goethe and the renaming of the C.M. Goethe Middle School to Rosa Parks Middle School. NOTE: This collection may contain harmful content.
Meeting notes, scripts, promotional/advertisements, newspaper clippings, lists, and ephemera pertaining to the Tower of Youth program.
The premier research collection on Greek culture, ancient to modern, in the western U.S. and one of the largest of its kind in the country.
University Archives is the official repository for the permanent, historical records of California State University, Sacramento.
Professional and personal correspondence, published works, projects and community plans, slides, and ephemera pertaining to the lives of landscape architect Warner L. Marsh and his wife, Florence Marsh.
Papers of Wayne H. Maeda, instructor and founding member of Asian American Studies at Sacramento State. Collection consists of artifacts, publications, photographs, and exhibit items.
Personal papers, photographs, artifacts, audiovisuals, textiles, books, posters, ephemera, and memorabilia collected by Wayne Hultgren during his lifetime and involvement with public transportation.
Material pertaining to Wayne Hultgren's work with the Modern Transit Society (MTS) and his efforts to bring light rail to Sacramento.
Minutes, reports, newsletters, awards, photographs, and artifacts pertaining to the Western Association of Women Historians.
Minutes, reports, newsletters, awards, photographs, and artifacts pertaining to the Western Association of Women Historians. Includes materials pertaining to feminist historian Dr. Frances Richardson Keller.
Administrative files, programs, oral histories, and bound volumes pertaining to the Western Society for Physical Education of College Women.
Meeting minutes, course syllabi, examinations, and lectures by William Dillon, Professor of Government at Sacramento State (1964-2007).
The papers of Wilson C. Riles, the first African American to be elected as state superintendent of schools in California.
Records of the Auburn Branch of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF). Includes materials pertaining to the activities of Millie Livingston and Martha Fort.