Our online collections include Exhibits you can visit through this website, and searchable catalogs of historic California art work, prints, documents, and photographs (including some in 3D). The public may access our online resources by visiting the public service locations of the State Library, while state government officials and employees with a State Library Card may access our catalogs remotely.
Search nearly 3,000 historical images, government documents and publications by topic, title, publication date or creator.
Search through the State Library’s rich collection of historical photographs, prints, drawings and even sheet music.
View our catalog of 3D images, including photographs of early railroad work in California and trains, and of San Francisco following the 1906 earthquake.