Researching Museum Archives
For assistance with research of local or family history, please contact the Museum at [email protected] or 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.
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:
The Bancroft Library
2121 Allston Way
Berkeley, CA 94720
The Bancroft's largest collection documents the history of western North America.
Contra Costa County History Center
724 Escobar St
Martinez, CA 94553
The CCC Historical Society maintains research archives for Contra Costa County.
Eugene O'Neill National Historic Site
Free guided tours by reservation.
San Ramon Valley Historical Society
Danville, CA 94526
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.