Shipley Walters Center for Yolo County Archives and Library Services
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
Help preserve Yolo County’s history by transcribing documents or adding details to the photographs in this collection!
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
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 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 firstname.lastname@example.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.