Bottles collected during Crissy Field restoration. Parks collections also include archaeological materials.
Today, many relicts of the Presidio's past are preserved in outdoor, indoor and online collections at the park. Use the links to the left to get information about several of our outdoor collections that you can visit, as well as a link to some online history documents.
Park Archives and Records Center
The Park Archives and Records Center (PARC) located in the Presidio, contains over 5 million documents, photographic images, oral histories and maps that document all areas and facets of the history associated with Golden Gate National Recreation Area. Take a look at the PARC Research Finding Aids to get a sense of the breadth of the collection. At PARC, you can conduct research in-person either during the regularly scheduled walk-in research hours or by individual appointments. Please visit the Golden Gate National Recreation Area Museum Management & PARC page to learn more.