Are you feeling peckish and want to look at restaurant menus from 1905? Do you have a yen to see advertisements from 1890? Then we have the resource for you. Our massive ephemera files include rarities like historic event programs, sheet music, certificates, receipts, shape books, campaign memorabilia, trade cards, posters, bottle stoppers, and even buttons! Although, we don't have online records for all of the items in these files, you can get a feel for the scope of this amazing collection by searching the California Information File II. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us.
The items we have highlighted on this page just barely hint at the richness of our collection. You can obtain a fuller idea of our holdings by searching the California Information File II or consulting with one of our librarians. The best way to fully explore this collection is to plan to visit us.
We permit no-flash photography of these materials and can arrange for low-resolution copies low-resolution copies of much of our ephemera. If you have any questions about these services, please feel free to contact us.