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Newspapers - Marin County Journal, 1861-1888

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The Marin County Journal, was founded March 23, 1861 by Ai Barney and his son, Jerome.  The newspaper was a four-page weekly, printed from paper produced by Samuel P. Taylor's mill.  Jerome Barney served as editor and publisher until October 1872, when he sold the paper to Simon Fitch …

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Newspapers - Marin County Journal, 1861-1888

Newspapers - Marin Journal, 1888-1922

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The Marin Journal (previously the Marin County Journal) began publication in 1888 in San Rafael, California.  Available here are issues through 1922. (Newspapers published before 1923 are in the public domain.)

Newspapers - Marin Journal, 1888-1922

Newspapers - Marin County Tocsin, 1890-1918

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The Marin Tocsin began publication in June, 1890, and ran until July, 1918.

Newspapers - Marin County Tocsin, 1890-1918

1906 Earthquake & Fire

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Images of San Francisco & Marin County damaged by the 1906 Earthquake along the San Andreas Fault.  San Francisco photographs are principally by W. J. Street, a professional photographer.  Tomales resident Ella Jorgensen took most of the Marin County photographs.

1906 Earthquake & Fire

Bear Valley Country Club, 1893 - 1895

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The Country Club in Bear Valley was established in 1890 by members of the Pacific Union Club in San Francisco who were seeking a bucolic spot with plenty of fish and game for their sporting activities. These photographs are mostly from an album made for club members, circa 1895. Click here to read a brief history of the …

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Bear Valley Country Club, 1893 - 1895

About the collections



 Welcome to the California Room's Digital Archive

 

The Anne T. Kent California Room is an archive dedicated to collecting and preserving information on local, regional, and state history with a strong emphasis on the history and culture of Marin County. Resources include photographs, oral histories, biography files, maps, books, directories, voter registers, local newspaper clippings, documents and ephemera.  We are currently in the process of digitizing our large collection of primary source materials.

 

 

California Room Librarian, Laurie Thompsonljthompson@marincounty.org
Phone: (415) 473-3661

Digital Archivist, Carol Acquaviva: cacquaviva@marincounty.org


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