Back Home

Recommended Sites

Recommended Sites


Area Archives, Historical Societies and Museums

Chinese Temple, Oroville

Colusa County Clerk & Recorder Office

Colusa County Library

Colusi County Historical Society, Colusa

Fort Crook Museum, Fall River Mills

Gibson House Museum, Woodland

Glenn County Historical Records Commission

Heidrick Ag History Center, Woodland

Heritage Preservation Committee, Planning Department, City of Colusa

Kelly-GriggsMuseum, Red Bluff

Lakeport Historic Courthouse Museum

Pioneer History Museum

Red Bluff Round-up, Red Bluff

Sutter County Community Memorial Museum, Yuba City

Sutter County Historical Society

Tehama County Museum

Tehama County Genealogy Historical Society, Red Bluff

Virginia Yerxa Community Read, Colusa

Willows Museum, Willows

Yuba Sutter Arts


Local Websites

City of Colusa

City of Williams

Colusa County Chamber of Commerce


Preventive Conservation and Collection Care Websites

Conserv O Grams, National Park Service

     These three to four page leaflets are designed to assist museum staff and interested parties conserve, store, and manage collections.  They cover all subjects, including safety, storage, preservation, and disaster response.


Museum Handbook, National Park Service

     This handbook is larger and much more in-depth than the Conserv O Grams.  It is a manual that instructs museum professionals that manage National Parks' collections in the field.  It is a valuable tool for anyone working with a historical collection.  This document is also user friendly in a searchable PDF format for all three parts.


Running a Museum: A Practical Handbook

     The International Council of Museums created this practical publication to be used by trainers and trainees in museum best practices.  Topics inlude inventories and documentation as well as care and preservation of collections.