Introduction

Introduction

Since 1933, the Monterey County Historical Society has been collecting information on local history. Over the years, we have shared this information with the people of the Central California coast in a variety of ways, and now are working to make it available to the worldwide community through the internet. Primary ...

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About Monterey County Historical Society

About Monterey County Historical Society

Founded in 1933, and incorporated in 1955, the Monterey County Historical Society is a non-profit organization dedicated to the ongoing preservation of our own past. The Society is responsible for a massive collection of family, city and county archival materials. These rare and valuable documents are housed in our temperature ...

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Archival Vault

Archival Vault

The Robert B. Johnston Archival Vault was constructed in 1973 with financial assistance from the County of Monterey, Gannett Foundation, and Francis H. Cislini, former publisher of the Salinas Californian. It is the only such facility outside of universities on the Central Coast. Humidity and temperature controlled, it houses a ...

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About Monterey County Historical Society

Founded in 1933, and incorporated in 1955, the Monterey County Historical Society is a non-profit organization dedicated to the ongoing preservation of our own past. The Society is responsible for a massive collection of family, city and county archival materials. These rare and valuable documents are housed in our temperature and humidity controlled archival vault. Scholars, authors, students, attorneys and the public are using these historical documents for research purposes at an ever-increating rate.

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