Ventura County has been home to numerous clubs and organizations throughout its history. This collection consists of archival
materials from 1881 to 1998. Assembled by the repository, this collection contains important papers, including minutes and
reports; membership directories and yearbooks; event programs; newsletters; news clippings; and a few photographs from various
groups and clubs throughout Ventura County.
On January 1, 1873, Ventura County officially split from Santa Barbara County and was established as the county seat. Since
its inception, Ventura County has been home to a multitude of clubs and organizations. Some well known clubs and organizations
in Ventura County include the 4-H, American Red Cross, Boy Scouts of America, Kiwanis Club, Saticoy's Poinsettia Club, Simi
Valley Historical Society, and Y.M.C.A., among many others.
23.11 Cubic Feet
Property rights to the physical object belong to the Museum of Ventura County. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained
by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue
the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where the museum does not hold the copyright.
COLLECTION STORED ON-SITE: Open for research. Advance requests can be made to Research Library staff via email.