Researching Museum Archives

For assistance with research of local or family history, please contact the Museum at 925-837-3750 for an appointment. Archival and photograph research require staff assistance. Volunteer staff is available to assist. Museum research staffers are frequently available on Wednesday mornings.

Part of the library is available to the public during open hours.

History Articles

The museum has many history articles about the San Ramon Valley. Hover over  the Explore Tab, go to History Articles and a menu of history topics will appear.

Other Nearby Research Opportunities:

Bancroft Library
CCCHistoryCtr
EONHistoricSite
SRVHistSociety
The Bancroft Library

2121 Allston Way
Berkeley, CA 94720
510-642-6481

The Bancroft's largest collection documents the history of western North America.

Website: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu

Contra Costa County History Center

610 Main St.
Martinez, CA 94553
925-229-1042

The CCC Historical Society maintains research archives for Contra Costa County.

Website: www.cocohistory.com

Eugene O'Neill National Historic Site

Free guided tours by reservation.

Call 925-838-0249

Website: www.nps.gov/euon

San Ramon Valley Historical Society

Box 521
Danville, CA 94526

Website: SRVHistoricalSociety.org

Founded in 1970, the Valley Historical Society provides dinner programs, creates plaques for historic sites and supports preservation efforts in the valley. Many members are descendants of pioneer valley families and have information about family history.