Libraries and Archives

CA stage archived building thumbnail The California State Archives is a division of the Office of the Secretary of State. It is a repository for the State's permanent governmental records as well as other materials documenting California history.
State of CA Library Logo The Main Catalog, Picture Catalog, Braille and Talking Book Catalog, and other resources for exploring the collections of the California State Library system.
Petaluma Museum Logo The Petaluma Museum Research Library provides books, maps and files that assist in history, genealogy, and architectural research of Petaluma and surrounding communities
SRJC logo The two SRJC libraries in Santa Rosa and Petaluma offer SRJC members access to a collection of over 113,000 books, 470 periodical subscriptions, and thousands of audio recordings, films and videotapes, microforms, and millions of networked electronic resources.
Grape Cluster The Sonoma County Wine Library in Healdsburg has an archive of wine history worldwide, with a special emphasis on the history of winemaking in Sonoma County.
Sonoma Library logo The Sonoma County Library's local history and genealogy materials are housed in the Annex, a building located directly behind the Central Santa Rosa Library. They include deeds, mortgages, wills and probate records, assessments of property, voter registrations, oaths of office, surveys, maps, corporation records, business licenses, obituaries, newspapers, census records and collections of photographs.
SSU Library Logo The Jean and Charles Schulz Information Center is located on the Sonoma State University campus in Rohnert Park. This library has a searchable on-line catalog (called "Snoopy") and offers myriad resources for local historical research.

Contact Information

Secretary of the Commission
Historical Records Commission
County of Sonoma
Business Hours
Monday – Friday
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Contact us by Phone

Mailing Address

Sonoma County Historical Records Commission

585 Fiscal Drive, Rm 103

Santa Rosa, CA 95403

Meeting Location:

Currently Virtual, link posted with Agenda

County of Sonoma Boards, Commissions and Committees