“Public History is a historical process informed by a consideration for the variety of audiences. The process communicates history and historical methodology to non-academic audiences, encourages public participation, and/or applies history to present-day needs and demands.”

Thomas Cauvin

Is there something we should be collecting?

The History Center collects images, papers, and objects that document the people, places, and events that shape San Luis Obispo County. New collecting projects can be proposed in writing to our Collections Committee. Email cindy@historycenterslo.org or send to:

Collections Committee
History Center of San Luis Obispo County
696 Monterey Street
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

Now Collecting

La Fiesta Memoribila