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Santa Rosa Recorder's Court records, 1896-1953
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  • Overview of the Collection
  • Court History
  • Access Terms
  • Important Information for Users of the Collection
  • Arrangement of Materials:
  • Scope and Contents

  • Overview of the Collection

    Collection Title: Santa Rosa Recorder's Court records,
    Dates: 1896-1953
    Identification: SCG.00029
    Creator: Santa Rosa (Calif.). Recorder's Court
    Physical Description: 14 volumes
    Language of Materials: English
    Repository: Sonoma County Library Archives
    Sonoma County Library
    6135 State Farm Drive
    Rohnert Park, CA 94928
    Abstract: This collection contains records of cases brought before the Recorder's Court of the City of Santa Rosa, California.

    Court History

    Biography/Organization History

    The Santa Rosa Recorder's Court was a municipal-level court that handled misdemeanor offenses. The Santa Rosa Court came under the jurisdiction of the Sonoma County Municipal Court following court reorganization and consolidation. The Sonoma County Municipal Court was itself absorbed into the Superior Court following the voter-authorized reorganization in 1998, California Proposition 220.

    Access Terms

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

    Topical Term:

    Criminal justice, Administration of -- California -- Santa Rosa

    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

    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with the Sonoma County Library. The Sonoma County Library has made this collection available and believes that the 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. 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:

    Santa Rosa Recorder's Court records, 1896-1917. SCG.00029, Sonoma County Archives, Sonoma County Library, Rohnert Park, California.

    Arrangement of Materials:

    Single series, arranged chronologically.

    Scope and Contents

    Official records.