The Madera County Library, California History and Family Research Room collection contains text and audiovisual material (moving images and audio) from the 1890s to 1970s. A majority of the collection consists of text and filmed footage concerning local history of Madera County, California. Subjects include jail registries, law enforcement, agriculture, and the railroad.
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life was established in 2010 following the transfer of the Judah L. Magnes Museum to the University of California, Berkeley. Its remarkably diverse archive, library and museum holdings include art, objects, texts, music, and historical documents about the Jews in the Global Diaspora and the American West. As one of the world's preeminent Jewish collections in a university setting, it provides highly innovative and accessible resources to both researchers and the general public. The holdings of The Magnes continue to grow. In 2017, The Magnes established the Taube Family Arthur Szyk Collection, and in 2018 it received the gift of the Roman Vishniac Archive.
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life at the University of California, Berkeley 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 Mammoth Museum (Southern Mono Historical Society) collection contains audiovisual material (moving images and audio) from the 1950s to 2000s. A majority of the collection consists of filmed oral interviews and recorded lectures concerning local history of Mono County, California. Subjects include oral history and recorded history lectures by Barbara Moore.
The Manzanar National Historic Site collection contains text and audiovisual material (moving images and audio) from the 1940s to 2010s. A majority of the collection consists of filmed and recorded oral interviews with Japanese Americans interned at the Manzanar War Relocation Center during World War II.
The Marin County Free Library collection contains texts and images from the 1870s to 2010s. A majority of the collection consists of national biographies, cyclopaedias, dictionaries, and history books. Subjects include, but are not limited to, World War II, United States history, cultural heritage, philosophy, theology, and American literature.
The Mariposa Museum and History Center collection contains audiovisual material (movies, audio) and text from the 1850s through the early 2000s. The majority of the collection consists of newspapers and oral histories documenting subjects and topics such as mining, gold country, Yosemite and more.
The Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park collection contains text and audiovisual materials (moving images and audio) from the 1940s to 2000s. A majority of the collection consists of filmed, recorded, and written transcipts of oral histories concerning the discovery of gold by James W. Marshall in 1848. Subjects include the California Gold Rush, agriculture, and women's history in 1850.
The Mechanics' Institute Library collection contains text material from the 1850s to the 1950s. The text material includes a chess newsletter called Chess in Actions as well as some industrial documentation such as minutes.
The Media Resources Center at the University of California, Berekely consists of moving images from the 1910s to the 1990s. The video recordings in this collection cover a wide range of topics and include interviews and events featuring members of the Black Panther Party, Malcolm X, and Angela Davis. The collection also includes a few short documentaries on housing and architecture in California and the social movements of the 1960s.
The Mendocino County Library Collection contains audiovisual material from the 1970s and 2000s. Content includes information related to the Tribal Career Development program in 1975. Other material consists of moving images of a 2002 dedication ceremony at the Round Valley California Registered Historical Landmark No. 674.
The Menlo Park Historical Association collection contains audio recordings from the 1960s to the 2000s. The majority of the collection consists of oral history recordings of residents of Menlo Park, CA.
Audiovisual material relating to Mexican folk music. A majority of the themed collection contains rehearsal and performance recordings of the Mexican Players at the Padua Hills Theatre. Other material includes recorded oral interviews and histories of Mexican players and hostesses at the Padua Hills Theatre, such as Michaela Jimenez, Gilberto Flores, and Casilda Amador Thoreson.