Yolo County Library

Shipley Walters Center for Yolo County Archives and Library Services

Contact

530-666-8010
530-666-8006 (fax)
Email us

226 Buckeye Street
Woodland, CA 95695

Hours

Tuesdays 9am-1pm
Thursdays 12pm-4pm
By appointment

The Shipley Walters Center for Yolo County Archives and Library Services is now open.

Please call to schedule an appointment or tour.

Online Access to select documents

Discover.It.Yourself History
Help preserve Yolo County’s history by transcribing documents or adding details to the photographs in this collection!

California Revealed
A permanent collection of material pertaining to the history of Yolo County from approximately 1850 to the present

Yolo County Maps
Historical maps of Yolo County

Board of Supervisors Document Search

About the Archives

The Yolo County Archives is a permanent collection of material pertaining to the history of Yolo County from approximately 1850 to the present. The collection consists of records from various Yolo County agencies/departments as well as those from private individuals and businesses. It is available for research on the premises. It includes a variety of media, including maps, blueprints, photographs, bound volumes, manuscripts and oral history tapes.

Volunteers

Volunteers at the Yolo County Archives assist with research, transcribing documents using Excel or/and Word, processing collections, creating finding aids, and exhibits and displays. All positions require the ability to understand and follow specific instructions, perform detailed repetitive tasks, communicate effectively with the public and county employees, and work as an effective team member.

Please contact Archives staff to learn about available opportunities. 530-666-8010 or archives@yolocounty.org.

Friends of the Yolo County Archives

The Friends of the Yolo County Archives is a nonprofit corporation, founded in 1987, whose purpose is to support the services and facilities of the Yolo County Archives and to preserve, protect, and ensure the wisest possible use of the county’s historical records. If you are interested in becoming a member please call or visit the archives.