Archives & Libraries

The California State Archives Web site has a wealth of material on local and state history in their collections, as well as a wonderful set of links to other organizations, plus tips on selecting and working with Archival consultants:

More Local, State and National Resources:

University and College Archives are wonderful sources of information on local history. Here are some with large collections on Silicon Valley regional history:

Visiting an archival instution:

Use of images and Records:

Local author, librarian and attorney Mary Minow has excellent resources online concerning Library Law, Copyright, and Privacy. Visit her Web site: Library Law Blog, read her book, The Library's Legal Answer Book, or see the site she edits, Copyright and Fair Use: Stanford University Libraries, for guidelines on use of archival materials, online images, and copyright restrictions. 

---Catherine Alexander Bright,