- The Yuma County Library District is a contributing institution to the Arizona Memory Project, a service of the Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records.
- San Luis Takes Its Place in Arizona’s History—The Migrant Worker Experience http://azmemory.azlibrary.gov/cdm/landingpage/collection/ycldsan
- The Arizona Memory Project provides access to the wealth of primary sources in Arizona libraries, archives, museums and other cultural institutions. Visitors to the site http://azmemory.azlibrary.gov/ will find some of the best examples of government documents, photographs, maps, and objects that chronicle Arizona’s past and present.
The Arizona Room is home to the Arizona Special Collections material. The collection includes original and unique material about Yuma, the greater Yuma area, and Arizona. If you would like to see any of the materials, please ask a library staff for assistance.
In addition to the Arizona Special Collections the Library has Yuma newspapers on microfilm. The collection spans from 1872 – 2011. The microfilm reels are available only at the Main Library. If you would like to see any of the reels, please ask a library staff for assistance.
Another source of Yuma and Arizona history is the Vertical File. It is a collection of newspaper articles, pamphlets, & brochures. The collection spans circa 1900 – present. The Vertical File is available only at the Main Library. If you would like to see any of the files, please ask a library staff for assistance.