The manuscript collection contains unpublished personal and corporate papers which contain correspondence, diaries, and other documents providing scholars and students primary source material related to the 12 counties of northeastern California. Notable collections include the Dorothy Morehead Hill Collection, the papers of the Stansbury Family, records of the Yuba Manufacturing Company and the papers of Clair Engle, United States Congressman and Senator. A complete Manuscript List is available in the department and many .PDF finding aids are linked to the records in the library catalog.

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.

View the Dorothy Morehead Hill Collection web site here.

***Please note that box and folder location indicated in the Dorothy Hill web site results are incorrect. Manuscript documents need to be cross-referenced to the correct collection locations using the updated finding aid available here.***

Many of our collection finding aids are listed on the web site for the Online Archive of California.

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CSU Chico collection in the Online Archive of California

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