The mission of the College of San Mateo Archives is to document and preserve the institutional history of the College of San Mateo and the San Mateo County Community College District.
Description of the Collection
Records in the Archives include, but are not limited to, the following:
- College catalogs, class schedules, commencement programs, student newspapers, yearbooks, etc.
- Official documents and reports of the College of San Mateo
- Faculty and student publications
- Historical photographs of College of San Mateo, Cañada, Skyline and the District Office
- Minutes and papers of the San Mateo County Community College District Board of Trustees
Access to the Archives Collection
Students, faculty, administrators, staff and community members are welcome to view items in the archives collection by appointment. Please contact the Reference Desk to schedule an appointment.
An index of materials held in the archives is located in the Special Collections Binder which is located at the Library Reference Desk.
Archival materials are for "Library Use Only." Items from the collection may be photographed or photocopied by arrangement with library staff.
In order to protect the materials, patrons are required to use pencils when taking notes.