Thursday, June 18, 2015

Powered by the Past bookmark

Our new colorful (and very collectible) bookmarks have arrived, and they are coming soon to participating archives! 

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Powered by the Past

Planning has already begun on the 2015 Archives Crawl, our fifth annual event!  The 2015 theme is "Powered by the Past" and we're looking to make this year even bigger and better for crawlers.  Do you have any suggestions for us (participating archives, transportation, passports, prizes, etc.)?  Leave your thoughts in the comments and we'll bring it up at our next meeting.

The 2015 Sacramento Archives Crawl committee pauses for a semi-candid shot.

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

How to Crawl

Sacramento Archives Crawl is coming this Saturday, and here are the steps to a fun and successful crawl:

1) Check out your transportation and parking options.

2) Start at any host location:

California State Archives (1020 O Street)
California State Library (900 N Street)
Center for Sacramento History (551 Sequoia Pacific Blvd)
Sacramento Public Library (Tsakopoulos Library Galleria, Central Library, 828 I Street)

3) Pick up the Archives Crawl passport at your first location.

4) View great collections on the theme of "Having Fun in the Sacramento Region," sign up for behind-the-scenes tours, ask for expert advice, and enjoy connecting with fellow archives fans.

5) Collect stamps in your passport from at least three of the host locations and receive a set of commemorative coasters.

6) Mark your calendar for the next Sacramento Archives Crawl on October 3, 2015.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Passport to Sacramento Fun

Every participant in this year's Sacramento Archives Crawl will receive a passport containing a map of host locations, bus schedule, directory of participating archives, list of sponsors and more.  Collect stamps from at least three of the four host locations and you will receive a set of commemorative coasters with historical images of Sacramento fun.  Preview the passport here (16MB, pdf):


 

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Thank You to Our 2014 Sponors

We would like to give a very special thanks to our 2014 Sacramento Archives Crawl sponsors, whose support is making this event possible, funding everything from printed passports to the crawl buses.   Thank you for recognizing the value of our region's many archives and our communities' passion for local history!

· Jimmie Yee, Sacramento County Supervisor, District 2  
· Steve Cohn, Sacramento City Council, District 3
· Steve Hansen, Sacramento City Council, District 4
· Allen Warren, Sacramento City Council, District 2
· Sacramento Republic FC
· California State Library Foundation
· Sacramento Public Library
· Stonebridge Properties
· Sierra Health Foundation
· Sacramento History Alliance
· The Gordon-Goldstein Foundation
· Patricia Johnson
· Stephanie Hamashin



Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Transportation and Parking Options

There are a number of ways to crawl from location to location on October 11:

Locations:
California State Archives (1020 O Street)
California State Library (900 N Street)
Center for Sacramento History (551 Sequoia Pacific Blvd.)
Central Library (828 I Street)

Driving: Free parking is available at the California State Archives (1020 O Street) and the Center for Sacramento History (551 Sequoia Pacific Blvd.). The California State Library (900 N Street) is within easy walking distance of the California State Archives. Convenient street and garage parking is available at many locations downtown for a fee.

Walking: The California State Archives (1020 O Street) and California State Library (900 N Street) are within easy walking distance of one another. The Central Library (828 I Street) is 1/2 mile from the State Archives and State Library.

Bus: Crawlers can also choose to travel aboard a bus that conveniently departs every 15 minutes from each location. Click on the image below to view the bus stop locations and schedule.

Friday, September 5, 2014

Archives at the 2014 Crawl

Now's the time to start planning your Archives Crawl tour route! Visit the four host locations in any order and check out the archives and vendors listed below.

California State Archives (1020 O Street)
ARMA International – Greater Sacramento Capitol Chapter
California State Parks Archives
California State Parks, Photographic Archives
California State University, Sacramento SAA Student Chapter
El Dorado County Historical Museum
Root Cellar – Sacramento Genealogical Society Library
Sacramento City College Archives
Society of California Archivists

California State Library (900 N Street)
California State University, Chico
Placer County Museums Archives & Research Center
University of California, Davis

Center for Sacramento History (551 Sequoia Pacific Blvd)
Congregation B’nai Israel Archives
Little People of America Archives
Sacramento River Delta Historical Society
Yolo County Archives

Sacramento Public Library, Sacramento Room (Tsakopoulos Library Galleria, Central Library, 828 I Street)
California Audiovisual Preservation Project
California State Railroad Museum Library
California State University, Sacramento
Cox Black and White Lab, Inc.
Roseville Historical Society
Roseville Public Library, Local History Collection
Sacramento Republic FC