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County Parks Photograph Collection
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Table of contents What's This?
  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Processing Information
  • Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: County Parks Photograph collection
    Dates: 1964-2006
    Collection number: 2008-006
    Creator: Santa Clara County (Calif.) Dept. of Parks and Recreation
    Collection Size: 212 digital images.
    Repository: Santa Clara County Archives.
    San Jose, CA 95112-2527
    Abstract: This collection contains images of County parks, primarily from the 1970s and 1980s.
    Physical location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult Archives staff.
    Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English


    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    The Archives can claim physical ownership only for some collections. Users are responsible for securing permission of the copyright holder for publication or quotation.

    Preferred Citation

    County Parks Photograph collection, 2008-006, Santa Clara County Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    These images were given to the Archives by the County Department of Parks and Recreation in 2008.

    Processing Information

    This collection was processed by Michael Griffith working under NHPRC grant RA-10047-07, the Santa Clara County Archives Project. A fuller account of the grant project is available at the Archives website.

    Administrative History

    Santa Clara County purchased its first parkland in 1928. The County Department of Parks and Recreation was formed in 1956. It manages 28 regional parks which encompass nearly 45,000 acres. Many of the parks include points of local historical interest.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    For the scope and content of this collection, see the descriptions of the subdivisions below.


    This collection was maintained in the original order in which it was given to the Archives.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Santa Clara County (Calif.) Dept. of Parks and Recreation
    Parks California