Research files of the Bay Area rock art archive, consisting of site reports, research notes, and other documentation assembled
by Sonin and relating to rock art in California and other western states, including Utah, Arizona, Nevada, Idaho, Oregon,
New Mexico, Colorado, and Baja California.
In November 1993, Bill Sonin of Berkeley, Calif. passed away, and unknown to his fellow avocational and professional rock
art researchers, left an extraordinary corpus of material relating to the rock art of California and the surrounding area.
A Volkswagon mechanic and computer hardware repairman, he became fascinated with rock art studies during the last ten years
of his life.
Copyright has been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must
be submitted in writing to the appropriate curator or the Head of Public Services for forwarding. Permission for publication
is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library as the owner of the physical items and the copyright.
Collection is open for research, with the following exception: