The Autry Museum of the American West collection contains audiovisual material (moving images and audio) from the 1900s to the 2000s. The majority of the collection consists of oral history and musical recordings, particularly of Chicano folk music, including recordings on wax cylinder.
The Bancroft Library collection contains audiovisual material (moving images and audio) from the 1910s to the 2000s. These recordings include a collection of California nature produced by the Sierra Club, home movies by David Ross Brower with footage of Yosemite and Big Sur, and a series of 1960s televised lectures by then University of California president Clark Kerr.
The Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford University collection contains audiovisual material (moving images, audio) from the 1920s to the 1990s. The majority of the collection consists of political election content and includes Ronald Reagan presidential campaign TV advertisements.
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life at the University of California, Berekely consists of audiovisual material (moving images and audio) from the 1920s to the 1990s. The recordings in this collection document various Jewish communities in 20th century California and include the Zellerbach family home movies (dating to the 1920s), audio tapes from the Development Corporation for Israel (Israel Bonds) documenting efforts to raise money for Israel, and other oral history recordings.
The University of California, Davis, Library, Special Collections collection contains texts and audiovisual material (moving images and audio) from the 1860s to 1990s. A majority of the collection consists of filmed footage, audio, and text concerning the agriculture community in Davis, California. Other subjects include oral history interviews with former professors, politicians, and farmers of Davis and surrounding areas.