Sutro Library

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Sutro Library

The Sutro Library in San Francisco offers patrons the most extensive genealogy collection west of Salt Lake City. It also has a comprehensive United States local history collection and Adolph Sutro's rare book and manuscript collections. Here you can find genealogical, family and local history catalogs along with special indexes, guides, and bibliographies.[1]

The Sutro Library, part of the California State Library, is located on the fifth and sixth floor of the J. Paul Leonard Library on the San Francisco State University Campus.

Sutro Library (Genealogy and Family History)
J. Paul Leonard Library, Rm. 610
San Francisco State University
1630 Holloway Avenue
San Francisco 94132
(415) 469-6100
Web: The Sutro Library

University parking and free shuttle service is available. For more information, please visit the San Francisco State Parking and Transportation webpage at

Their catalog is also in WorldCat.

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. William Dollarhide and Ronald A. Bremer. America's Best Genealogy Resource Centers (Bountiful, Utah: Heritage Quest, 1998), 19 and 21. At various libraries (WorldCat). FHL Ref Book 973 J54d.