Santa Cruz California Family History Center

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FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.

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Center Contacts and Hours


  • Address: 220 Elk St.  Santa Cruz CA  (cross street Lance Court)
  • Location on Map

Phone:            (831)  426-1078

Open Hours:

  • Tuesdays: 9 am to 3 pm
  • Wednesdays: 9 am to 9 pm
  • Saturdays: 9 am to 12 noon

Holiday Schedule:    Call and check the preceeding week

Center Resources


  • Family History Library Catalog:  films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog can now be ordered online by clicking on the film number from any online computer.
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This center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history  websites that generally charge for subscriptions:

19th Century British Library Newspaper Digital Archive
Access Newspaper Archive
Alexander Street Press - The American Civil War Research Database:  |Letters and Diaries |Images, Photographs, Posters, and Ephemera]
ArkivDigital Online - (Swedish church records)
Find My Past  (U.K.) Previously known as
The Genealogist   (U.K.)
Godfrey Memorial Library
Heritage Quest Online
Historic Map Works Library Edition
Paper Trail  (19th-century westward American migration documents)
World Vital Records

(list as of July 2013)

Hardware and Equipment

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Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

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Resources in the Local Area

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Volunteer at the Center

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