The California State Railroad Museum Library and Archives collection contains audiovisual material (moving images, audio), texts, and still images from the 1860s through the 2000s. The majority of the collection consists of ephemera related to the railroad industry - including railroad advertisements, time tables, dining car menus, and train car images - and covers subjects and topics such as the Southern Pacific Railroad Company, the Santa Fe Railroad company and more.
The Sonoma State University collection contains audiovisual material (moving images and audio) from the 1970s to 1980s. A majority of the collection consists of filmed events such as airshows and soap box derbys. Other subjects include lectures on modern art and demos by local artists.