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Miscellaneous road matters (BDSU-0520), 1926-1994

Identifier: SCG.00038.BDSU-0520

Scope and Contents

Inventory of records 1847-1980, Office of the Clerk, Sonoma County, California lists this series as part of: Records of the Clerk as Clerk of the Board of Supervisors (no. 571) and as part of the subseries: Roads.

Title in the Clerk's inventory: Road Minutes--Board of Supervisors (additional title noted as: Road Book--Board of Supervisors); with date range noted as: August 6, 1906-December 27, 1938.

Physical description for set: 6 volumes (17.5" x 12" x 2").

Set description: Minutes of meetings of Board of Supervisors to consider road matters, Vols. 9-14. Vol. 9 includes orders to draw warrants on Road District Fund, examination of monthly reports of Road Commissioners, acceptance of deeds for public roads, acceptance of certified plat maps, fixing times for public hearings, approvals of contracts, appointment of road viewers. Vol. 14 includes rates for toll roads, abandonment or reopening of roads, rental of construction equipment, acquisition of property for highways; matters of Lighting Districts, Hospital Fund, agricultural meets; claims on funds including Road Fund, General Fund, Hospital Fund and Lighting District Fund. Record shows "aye" and "no" votes of Supervisors on resolutions. Formerly titled Road Book--Board of Supervisors (no. 567)).

Type of document: Typed.

Index: Vols. 9 and 10 are indexed in General Index to Road Minutes (568). Vol. 9 is indexed in General Index to Minutes of the Board of Supervisors--A to Z--Personal (501), and General Index to Minutes of the Board of Supervisors--A to Z--Subjects (502). Vols. 10-14 are not indexed, although road matters appearing in these volumes can be found in alphabetical subject indexes to General Minutes (498) under appropriate names and dates.


  • Creation: 1926-1994

Language of Materials

Materials entirely in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Materials stored offsite, but collection is open to research. To view these materials, please call Sonoma County History and Genealogy Library staff at 707 308-3212 to request they be brought from the Archives to the Library.


23.6 linear feet (272 files)


Board of Supervisors records that pertain to county roads (1854-present). Includes vacations (formerly abandonments), applications, maps, reports, notices, conveyances of land, indexes, descriptions, warrant books, etc. Also known as: Road Matters.


Originally arranged by subject.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Acquisition type: Transfer

: Sonoma County (Calif.). Board of Supervisors

Date of transfer: various; see individual items for transfer details

Repository Details

Part of the Sonoma County Archives Repository

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