Search Collections

Overview of Collections
Gain overall sense of SMA holdings or review all records created by a specific department.

Search Archives Collections
Search the SMA's databases for textual documents, photographs, maps, moving images, audio, and other types of materials.

Search Legislative Records
Search ordinances, resolutions, clerk files, and more.

Selected Collection Guides
Browse detailed finding aids for selected SMA collections.

Research Tips and Tools

Tips and tools for finding resources in the SMA, and hints on how to research buildings and parks.

Oral Histories
List of oral history interviews with city officials held by other repositories.

Other Local History Resources
Links to archives, libraries, websites, and other resources for researching local history.