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Foothill College Campus 19XX View of parking area with campus center and Los Altos HIlls in the backgroundDe Anza College Campus View 1967 with horseback rider







The Foothill-De Anza Community College District (FHDA) Archive serves as a repository for the historical records documenting the founding and evolution of the the District and its two colleges. 

  • Governing documents and architectural records
  • Sentinel, La Voz, and Script student newspapers 
  • Course Catalogs and Schedules of Classes
  • Correspondence and memoranda
  • Biographical material of faculty and staff
  • Reports, surveys, and studies
  • Publications, handbooks, programs, and newsletters
  • Promotional items
  • Photographs and audio visual material
  • Scrapbooks and news clippings
  • Oral history tapes and transcripts

To serve as the institutional memory of the Foothill-De Anza Community College District by appraising, collecting, preserving, organizing, and describing records and documents of significant historical,legal and administrative value to the District and its two colleges. To develop practical application for the collections of the Archive and make records and documents accessible to administrators, faculty, staff, students and the community at large.

Contact & Directions

Carriage House, 1963. Former fire station for Los Altos County Fire Protection District.  Current FHDA Archive.

photo: Carriage House in 1963,which served as a fire station for the Los Altos County Fire Protection District until 1996.Today,it houses the FHDA Archive. 

Phone: 650.949.7721

Hours: Monday - Thursday
         7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.


Access by appointment only.


Please note, the
physical archive is closed
for renovation.
It is scheduled to reopen
Spring 2024.

Mailing Address: FHDA Archive, Foothill College D100; 12345 El Monte Rd., Los Altos Hills, CA 94022


Directions and Parking for FHDA Archives:


Parking lot 1B.  Foothill Campus Map

FHDA Archive Location D100