S.F. Adventures - Sutro Library: Historical & Geneology Collections

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 13:30

The Sutro Library holds the original collection of Adolph Sutro (1830–1898), California businessman and San Francisco mayor. The library has a large collection of publications and items dating from the 13th to the 21st centuries. It also has one of the largest genealogy collections in the U.S.

Rare Items include: William Shakespeare's First, Second, Third and Fourth folios (1623–1685);  Letters and papers of British explorer and naturalist Joseph Banks (1800s); The Mexican Collection: materials on Mexican culture, religion and politics (1540–1889); Belgian mapmaker Pieter van den Keere's World Map (1611).

Facilitated by: Diana McKennett

Led by: Librarian Diana Kohnke

Meet on 5th floor of J.Paul Leonard Library on main SFSU campus

If you have specific interests you wish to see on the tour please email olli@sfsu.edu to be forwarded to the facilitator

Facilitated by: Diana McKennett

Led by: Librarian Diana Kohnke

Historical & Geneology collections

Meet on 5th floor of J.Paul Leonard Library on main SFSU campus

If you have specific interests you wish to see on the tour please email olli@sfsu.edu to be forwarded to the facilitator

Location: 
San Francisco State University, 1600 Holloway, J.Paul Leonard Library, 5th Floor
RSVP: 
olli@sfsu.edu
Directions: 
Meet on 5th Floor, use Sutro Library for device directions
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