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DIXON ARCHIVES AND HISTORICAL COLLECTIONS

  The Library has long served as the repository for photos, documents and other materials about the community of Dixon. Many are original, one-of-a-kind original items.
 
DIXON ONLINE HISTORICAL COLLECTIONS
Every one of the Library's historic photos available online; other Dixon photo collections are also included. Other resources include scanned documents, correspondence, newspaper clippings, etc.
 
Oral Histories  
         
DIXON ARCHIVE COLLECTIONS
The Library's Archives contain many different kinds of materials and resources which are not yet available online. These items must be used in the Library. Click here to see a list.
 
DIXON TRIBUNE “BREVITIES”
These news items were published in the Dixon Tribune newspaper from the late 1800s to 1950. They were extracted by Historian Ardeth Sievers Reidel in the 1970s from the newspaper microfilm. The “Brevities” are a wealth of information as to what life was like in the first half of the 20th century in Dixon. They list marriages, births, deaths, and news items of local interest of that time era. You can do a search to look for information on your family to see if there was a news item published about them.Click Here - This item is a 931 page pdf - please be patient if the download is slow.
 
HISTORICAL DIXON MAPS
In addition to the Sanborn maps, the Library has other historical maps of Dixon and the immediate area. Click here to see them.
 
SEARCH / INQUIRY REQUEST FORM
Use this form to send a request for information or assistance to the Library's Archivist. Click here to use the online form.
 
LOCAL MUSEUMS, ARCHIVES, ETC.
Solano County has many excellent museums, historical collections and archives. Click here to see a list with links.