About Sherman Library
Sherman Library is a historical research library specializing in the history of the Pacific Southwest â€“ including southern California, Arizona, northern Mexico and adjoining areas. The Libraryâ€™s collections document the development of the region through books, archival collections, photographs, maps, and newspapers.
Sherman Libraryâ€™s book collection encompasses more than 15,000 volumes, including a large collection of California city directories.
Sherman Library is also home to a collection of California Impressionist art, including works by William Wendt, Edgar Payne, Clarence Hinkle and Anna Hills.