Yes. We can receive three different types of donations.
1. We welcome donations of historical materials pertaining to
the County government. These can include official County government
documents, documents that are the product of County government
activities, personal papers of county officials, or personal papers of
individuals and organizations of historical value to the County. These
materials can be paper based, photographs, electronic records, video
recordings or sound recordings. On occasion we accept historical
artifacts. If you would like to donate historical materials please
contact the Archivist to see if your materials fit with our mission and
collection policies. The Archivist can then explain the donation
2. We welcome donations of history books about the County,
official publications of the County, and publications from local
3. We may receive monetary donations. Contact the Archivist for more information.
Clerk-Recorder records can no
longer be viewed at the Archives. All property records can be accessed
at the Clerk-Recorder's Office at:
70 W. Hedding St.
1st Floor, East Wing
San Jose, CA 95110