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Sonoma County Superior Court records, 1847-1983 (bulk, 1857-1983)
SCG.00015  
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  • Overview of the Collection
  • Scope and Contents
  • Access Terms
  • Important Information for Users of the Collection

  • Overview of the Collection

    Collection Title: California. Superior Court (Sonoma County) records,
    Date (inclusive): 1847-1983
    Date (bulk): (bulk, 1857-1983)
    Identification: SCG.00015
    Creator: California. Superior Court (Sonoma County)
    Physical Description: 360 volumes
    Language of Materials: English
    Repository: Sonoma County Library Archives
    c/o Sonoma County History and Genealogy Library, Sonoma County Library
    725 Third Street
    Santa Rosa, CA,
    Abstract: This collection contains records of judgments in Superior Court in criminal and civil cases. Includes indexes to cases tried under the Sonoma Alcade's Court (1847-1849), as well as later Superior Court cases.

    Scope and Contents

    Official records of the Sonoma County Superior Court, as recorded by the County Clerk in the role of Clerk of the Court.

    Arrangement of Materials:

    Chronological within series

    Access Terms

    This Collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

    Corporate Names

    California. Superior Court (Sonoma County)

    Topical Terms:

    Criminal justice, Administration of--California--Sonoma County
    Civil procedure--California--Sonoma County

    Genre and Format Terms

    Criminal court records
    Civil court records
    Dockets
    Judicial records
    County government records
    State government records
    Archival materials

    Important Information for Users of the Collection

    Conditions Governing Access:

    Materials stored offsite, but collection is open to research. In many cases, further details on individual volumes can be found by calling staff at the Sonoma County History and Genealogy Library. To view these materials, please call staff at 707 308-3212 to request they be brought from the Archives to the Library

    Conditions of Use

    Collection does not circulate and may be photocopied or photographed by arrangement only.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with the Sonoma County Library. The Sonoma County Library has made this collection available and believes that the majority of this collection is in the Public Domain under the laws of the United States, but a determination was not made as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. The Collection may not be in the Public Domain under the laws of other countries. Some materials are restricted and may only be viewed with a court order; see individual series for restriction details. Preferred credit line is: Courtesy, the Sonoma County Library. Please see additional reproduction and reuse information at https://sonomalibrary.org/locations/sonoma-county-history-and-genealogy-library/order-photo

    Preferred Citation:

    Sonoma County Superior Court records, 1847-1983. SCG.00015, Sonoma County Archives, Sonoma County Library, Rohnert Park, California.