The library maintains and develops catalogs of online media for the library, departments, and individual faculty members. Below are collections that with some restrictions, are available to anyone on campus. For more information, e-mail , or phone Special Collections, 530.898.6342. Their hours can be found here.
Dorothy Hill Collection -- This collection will be offline May 2, 2012 for maintenance.
The Dorothy Hill Collection records the cultural history of the Native American peoples of northern California. This web site contains tools to access the full image and video collection and describes the audio tape collection and the field/research notes.
Historical Photograph Collection
This collection contains digitized photographs from the Meriam Library Special Collections historical photographs. There are photographs dating from the 1850s to the present of the 11 counties of Northeastern California.
California Historic Topographic Map Collection
Special Collections owns a set of 15' USGS topographic maps made between the 1880s through the 1940s. The digitized images are in MrSid format which allows you to zoom and pan the maps.
Stuhl Wildflower Print Collection
A collection of prints of the wildflowers on Mount Shasta made by Edward Stuhl, a German immigrant who was the local authority on the mountain's flora, geology, history, and lore.
The Record. Chico State Yearbook Collection.
The Record is an unsurpassed source for the history and culture of the university. This online collection now contains all the volumes from 1935 to 1965 and will continue to expand as we add to the collection. All of these volumes are available to the public for viewing in the Special Collections Department of the Meriam Library.
CDR Chico Digital Repository
A collection of scholarly works created at Chico. The CDR provides persistent and centralized electronic access to faculty and student works including master's theses.
A collection of print resolution tiff, pdf, and eps versions of the campus logos (flames, seals, wildcat, etc.). Includes campus maps, document templates.
Art & Art History Slide Collection
A selection of images from the Ira Latour Visual Resources Collection digitized for specific classes. Includes copyright restricted images for campus use only. A work in progress.