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Yolo County Archives
226 Buckeye Street
Woodland, California 95695
Phone: (530) 666-8010
Fax: (530) 666-8006
Email: archives@yolocounty.org
Physical collections: 118
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Affidavits of Voter Registration

Affidavits of voter registration in various formats kept by the archives. Location A 13.5-13.7; 14.5-14.7; 15.5-15.7; 16.5-16.7; 17.6-17.7; 18.5-18.7; 19.5; 19.7; 20.5-20.7; 21.6-21.7;

 
Agricultural Crop Reports

The Department of Agriculture's primary responsibility is to enforce agricultural related laws and regulations pertaining to pesticide use enforcement, weights and measures, State and Federal plant quarantine including export certification, State seed and nursery inspection, and minimum State quality standards...

 
Articles of Incorporation

Original articles of incorporation for firms conducting business in Yolo County. Locations: A2.3; A24.7; A25.7

 
Assessment List Books

List of personal and real property created by the Assessor used to provide data for figuring the assessment roll.

 
Assessment rolls Yolo County

Yolo County Assessor began with the inauguration of Yolo County in 1850. Collection consists of written and then printed recordings of properties and their tax assessments, including value changes, name and address changes, parcel number changes, cancellations and corrections, homeowner...

 
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Bessie Dyer Photo Albums

A collection of photos given by Bessie Dyer. Location A4.5

 
Board of Dental Examiners

Ledger showing dentists who registered with the California Board of Dental Examiners through the County Clerk-Recorder's office. Location A 1.3

 
Board of Supervisors Minute Books

Record of all regular and special sessions of the County Board of Supervisors, the elected legislative agency of the county. Location: A9.1-5

 
Board of Supervisors Minutes, Index to

Index to Board of Supervisors Minutes

 
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California Blue Book

Compendium of California judiciary, politics and government, economic conditions, and summaries of California counties. Location A5.2

 
California County Fact Book

A collection of California County Fact Books published by the County Supervisors Association of California. Location A5.2

 
California Roster

A collection of California state rosters. Location A5.2

 
Camillus Nelson Ranch Collection

A collection of photographs and documents related to the Nelson Ranch’s history and the plans to restore it. Location A6.1

 
City of Davis Accounting Records

A ledger of various records of the city of Davis from 1943-1955. Location 3.5

 
City of Davis Cemetery Financial Records

A collection of cemetery financial records from the city of Davis. Location A3.5

 
City of Davis Record of Licenses

A record of all businesses licenses issued by the City of Davis from 1917-1956. Location A2.3

 
City of Davis Traffic Fines

A ledger containing a record of all traffic fines from 1943-1955. Location A3.5

 
City of Davis Treasurer’s Accounts

A collection of documents from City of Davis Treasurer. Location A3.5

 
Coroner's Reports

Contains all reports filed with the County Clerk regarding each inquest. Location: A39.1-3

 
County Register of Hunting Licenses

Register of Yolo County Hunting Licenses from 1907-1909. Location A 1.3

 
Criminal Case Files - County Court

Papers filed in criminal cases for County Court. Location: A52.1

 
Criminal Case Files - Court of Sessions

Until 1854, the Yolo County Board of Supervisors was known as the Court of Sessions. The Court of Sessions was responsible for hearing criminal cases. This collection includes the criminal cases heard by the Court of Sessions. Location: A52.1

 
Criminal Case Files - Superior Court

Criminal cases filed with Yolo County Superior Court. Location: A47.7; 50.6; 55.1-3

 
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Death Records

Early death records for Yolo County filed with the County Clerk-Recorder. Location: A38.1

 
Deeds

Consists of records of deeds in Yolo County from the establishment of the county in 1850 to the present day. Location: A30.2 - A35.3

 
District Court of Yolo County Records

Various ledgers of information pertaining to the 6th District Court of Yolo County. Locations A 1.3

 
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East Yolo Records

Newspaper published weekly on Wednesday in West Sacramento, California. Location: A24.4 ; A24.5

 
Esparto High School Yearbooks

Yearbooks from Esparto High School. Location: 38.1

 
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Fictitious Business Name Certificates

The Clerk-Recorder's main function is keeping the records for the County. The importance of this department lies in the historical stability that is maintained by the preservation of records of civil activities. This collection reflects what the Clerk-Recorder's office has...

 
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Grand Jury Reports

Reports from the Grand Jury to the Board of Supervisors. Location: A40.2

 
Great Registers

Official list of registered voters. Location A22.3

 
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Hollingshead Photo Collection

A collection of photographs taken by local photographer Paul Hollingshead. Location A4.5

 
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Joe Keehn Collection

Various photos from the Keehn family. Location: A4.5

 
Justice Court of Yolo County Criminal Case Files

Criminal case files from the Yolo County Justice Court.

 
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Mary Garatti Photo Collection

A photo collection donated by Mary Garatti. Location A4.5

 
Minutes of the Yolo County Court of Sessions

Until 1854, the Yolo County Board of Supervisors was known as the Court of Sessions. Its proceedings were written by hand. Location: A12.3

 
Miscellaneous Telephone Directories

A collection of various telephone directories for areas around Yolo County. Location A5.5

 
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Polk's directory - Davis, CA

Directory of Davis (Calif.) businesses with indexes. Location A5.5

 
Polk’s Directory – Sacramento, CA

City directory, with indexes, of Sacramento, California, along with indexes of surrounding Sacramento suburbs. Originally part of Library branch reference. Location A5.5-5.6

 
Polk's directory - Woodland, CA

City directory, with indexes, of Woodland and Davis, California, with extended directory listings for the rest of Yolo County. Originally part of Library branch reference. Location: A5.4; A5.5;

 
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Register of Dentists

Ledgers of dentists' registration within Yolo County. Location A 2.4

 
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Shipley Walters River Garden Farms Research Notes

A collection of research notes and clippings collected by Shipley Walters as she did research on River Garden Farms. Location A5.1

 
Silberstein-Cook Collection

The Silberstein-Cook is a collection of biographical information of veterans residing or who once resided in Yolo County. The veterans vary in service from the Indian Wars to the Korean War. The documents consist of written records by Silberstein and...

 
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Transcripts of Judgments

Recorded transcript of civil judgments issued by various courts, including justice court, district court and superior court.

 
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U.S. Land Office Documents

A collection of documents and records from the U.S. Land Office under the Department of the Interior. Location A4.6

 
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West Sacramento Haines directory

Alphabetical list of street names with numerical addresses for each listing owner name and phone number. Includes Woodland, Winters, Yolo, Zamora, West Sacramento, Davis, Clarksburg, Broderick, Bryte, Madison, Knights Landing. Includes zip code section. Separate section of numerical phone numbers...

 
Woodland Aerial Photographs

A collection of aerial photographs taken off Woodland. Location A4.6

 
Woodland City Directories

A collection of various directories of Woodland, CA. Location A6.2

 
Woodland city directory

A directory published by R.L. Polk & Co., listing businesses. Has several indexes by name, address and types of businesses.

 
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Yolo County Archives Board of Supervisors Agreements

Collection incorporates: Agreements; Resolutions; Ordinances; Public Administrator; Agricultural Services; Assessor; Assessment District; Auditor; Aviation; Board of Supervisors minutes; Location: A10.3 J4.1-7

 
Yolo County Auctioneer Licenses

A record of all auctioneer licenses issued by Yolo County from 1883-1884. Location A2.4

 
Yolo County Board of Supervisors Agriculture Commission Reports

Agricultural reports for Yolo County 1907-1957. Location: A40.6

 
Yolo County Church Information Files

A collection of various articles and records from churches in Yolo County.

 
Yolo County Clerk Index to Articles of Incorporation

An index to all index of Articles of Incorporation recorded by the County Clerk from 1881-1976. Location A2.3

 
Yolo County Clerk Index to Naturalized Citizens

An index to all citizens who had been naturalized in Yolo County. Location A3.1

 
Yolo County Clerk Index to Plans and Specifications

A collection of indexes of all plans and specifications registered with Yolo County. Location A3.6

 
Yolo County Clerk Miscellaneous Index

An index off miscellaneous Yolo County Clerk records. Location A2.4

 
Yolo County Clerk Notary Records

A collection of all notaries recorded by the Yolo County Clerk from 1847-1949 and 1962. Location A3.6

 
Yolo County Clerk Record of Humane Officers

A record of the humane officers registered with Yolo County in 1913. Location A2.4

 
Yolo County Clerk Register of Medical Professions

A register of copies of various state medical licenses kept by Yolo County. Location A2.4

 
Yolo County Clerk Register of Optometry

A register of all state-certified optometrists registered within Yolo County. Location A2.4

 
Yolo County Clerk Register of Partnerships

A collection of all registered partnerships. Location A3.4

 
Yolo County Clerk Register off Partnerships and Fictitious names

An index of all partnerships and fictitious names recorded from 1874-1970. Location A2.3

 
Yolo County Clerk-Recorder Index to Attachments

A record of filed attachments with the Yolo County Clerk-Recorder. Location A 1.4

 
Yolo County Clerk-Recorder Index to Attachments and Lis Pendens

An index of attachments and Lis Pendens recorded by the Clerk-Recorder of Yolo County. Location A 1.4

 
Yolo County Clerk-Recorder Index to Cemetery Deeds

An index to the cemetery deeds issued 1911-1928. Location A 1.4

 
Yolo County Clerk-Recorder Index to Chattel Mortgages

An index to all chattel mortgages recorded by the Yolo County Clerk-Recorder from 1879-1927. Location A 2.1

 
Yolo County Clerk-Recorder Index to Covenants

An Index of covenants recorded between 1911 and 1928 by the Yolo County Clerk-Recorder. Location A 1.4

 
Yolo County Clerk-Recorder Index to Decrees

An index of all decrees recorded by the Yolo County Clerk Recorder 1888-1927. Location A 1.4

 
Yolo County Clerk-Recorder Index to Deeds of Trust

Index to Yolo County deeds of trust 1909-1927. Location A 1.4

 
Yolo County Clerk-Recorder Index to Homesteads

An index of recorded homesteads in Yolo County. Location A 1.4

 
Yolo County Clerk-Recorder Index to Leases

Index to the leases recorded by the Clerk-Recorder. Location A 1.4

 
Yolo County Clerk-Recorder Index to Licensed Surveyors

An index to all Licensed Surveyors in Yolo County from 1891-1934. Location A2.3

 
Yolo County Clerk-Recorder Index to Lis Pendens

An index of all Lis Pendens filed with the Yolo County Clerk-Recorder. Location A 1.4

 
Yolo County Clerk-Recorder Index to Mechanic Liens

An index of all mechanic liens recorded by the County Clerk-Recorder from 1879-1927. Location A 2.1

 
Yolo County Clerk-Recorder Index to Miscellaneous Records

An index of miscellaneous records taken down by the Yolo County Clerk-Recorder from 1867-1923. Location A2.3

 
Yolo County Clerk-Recorder Index to Notices of Inventory Liens

An index of all Notices of Inventory Liens recoded from 1958-1964. Location A2.3

 
Yolo County Clerk-Recorder Index to Official Bonds and Power of Attorney.

An index to all official bonds and power of attorney documents recorded by the Clerk Recorder from 1873-1927. Location A2.3

 
Yolo County Clerk-Recorder Index to Patents

An index of patents filed with the Yolo County Clerk-Recorder. Location A 1.4

 
Yolo County Clerk-Recorder Index to Preemptions

Indexes of preemptions as recorded by the County Clerk-Recorder. Location A 1.4

 
Yolo County Clerk-Recorder Index to Real Mortgages

Indexes of all mortgages recorded by the County Clerk Recorder from 1852-1927. Location A2.1-2.2

 
Yolo County Clerk-Recorder Index to Reconveyance

Copyright has been assigned to the Yolo County Archives. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Yolo County Archives as...

 
Yolo County Clerk-Recorder Index to Releases of Mortgages

Indexes for Releases of Mortgages as recorded by the County Clerk-Recorder. Location A 2.1

 
Yolo County Clerk-Recorder Index to Road Deeds

An index of all road deeds recorded by the Yolo County Clerk Recorder from 1889-1928. Location A2.3

 
Yolo County Clerk-Recorder Index to Road Records

An index of all recorded road records taken by the Yolo County Clerk-Recorder from 1853-1903. Location A2.3

 
Yolo County Clerk-Recorder Index to Surveys

An index of all recorded surveys in Yolo County from 1891-1912. Location A2.3

 
Yolo County Clerk-Recorder Indexes to Certificates of Redemption

An index of all recorded Certificates of Redemption taken by the County Clerk-Recorder from 1896-1933. Location A2.3

 
Yolo County Clerk-Recorder Marks and Brands

A record of all marks and brands used to denote livestock. Location A3.3

 
Yolo County Clerk-Recorder Release of Mortgages

Ledgers that contain "Release of Mortgage" documents as provided by the County-Clerk office. Location A28.2

 
Yolo County Clerk’s Miscellaneous Index

An index to miscellaneous Yolo County Clerk records. Location A 1.2

 
Yolo County code

Consists of Yolo County ordinances, covering: Title 1. General provisions -- Title 2. Administration -- Title 3. Finance -- Title 4. Public safety -- Title 5. Public welfare, morals and conduct -- Title 6. Sanitation and health -- Title 7....

 
Yolo County Court Civil Cases

A collection of County Court case documents for various civil cases from 1850-1910.

 
Yolo County Court of Sessions Order Book

A ledger of orders given to the Yolo County Court of Sessions. Location A3.4

 
Yolo County Court Records

A collection of various Yolo County Court records. Location A3.4

 
Yolo County District and County Court Judgment Documents

Ledgers containing judgments handed down by the District and County Courts of Yolo County. Location A3.4

 
Yolo County District Court Civil Case Files (First Series)

A collection of civil cases that were filed in the District Court of Yolo County from 1851-1856.

 
Yolo County Fair

A collection of various documents recording various Yolo County Fairs. Location A4.1

 
Yolo County Family Histories

Consists largely of photocopies of documents and correspondence relating to families of importance to the settlement and history of Yolo County, California.

 
Yolo County Gun Permits, Licenses and Record of Sales

A collection of gun permits and related documents. Location A3.5

 
Yolo County Index to Certificate of Tax Sales

An index to all certificates of tax sales of Yolo County from 1899-1911. Location A2.3

 
Yolo County Justice Court Dockets

A collection of various criminal, civil, motor and other Justice Court dockets. Location A3.4; A12.1-12.5

 
Yolo County Licenses Order Book

A ledger containing all licenses orders recorded by Yolo County from 1893-1895. Location A2.4

 
Yolo County Liquor Licenses

A collection of all liquor licenses issued by Yolo County from 1890-1919. Location A2.4

 
Yolo County Merchandise Licenses

An index of all issued merchandise licenses from 1883-1884. Location A2.4

 
Yolo County Miscellaneous Naturalization Records

A collection of various naturalization records and documents. Locations A3.2-A3.3

 
Yolo County Naturalization papers

Miscellaneous files relating to naturalization from the County Clerk office. Location A3.3

 
Yolo County Naturalization Records

A collection of various documents pertaining to naturalization. Location A3.1-3.2

 
Yolo County Probate Court Minutes

A record of all Yolo County probate court minutes. Location A3.4

 
Yolo County Probate Court Orders

A ledger of all Yolo County Probate Court orders from 11862-1870. Location A3.4

 
Yolo County Record of Licenses Issues

A collection of all licenses issues recorded by Yolo County from 1885-1951. Location A2.4

 
Yolo County Register of Healing Arts Certificates

A ledger containing copies of all medical certificates kept by Yolo County. Location A2.4

 
Yolo County Stubs for Marriage Licences

Collected stubs of marriage licenses for Yolo County. Location: A 37.1

 
Yolo County subject history collection

Documents and correspondence relating to families who settled in Yolo County and their contributions to its history. Collection includes various topics on government and community activities and development. Location: A7.1-A7.3

 
Yolo County Superior Court Records

Various indexes and dockets of the Yolo County Superior Court. Location A 1.1-1.2

 
Yolo County Telephone Directories

Various telephone directories for Yolo County. Location: A5.3

 
Yolo County telephone directory (AT&T)

Yolo County telephone directories from 2006 on, when AT&T absorbed Pacific Bell.

 
Yolo County Theatre Licenses

A ledger of all theatre licenses recorded by Yolo County from 1887-1902. Location A2.4