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=== Contact Information  ===
 
=== Contact Information  ===
  
'''E-mail:''' &nbsp;[http://www.sonomalibrary.org/ref/ask.html E-mail a Librarian] <br>
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'''E-mail:''' &nbsp;[http://www.sonomalibrary.org/ref/ask.html E-mail a Librarian] <br>  
  
 
'''Address:'''  
 
'''Address:'''  
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:Santa Rosa, CA 95404<br><br>
 
:Santa Rosa, CA 95404<br><br>
  
'''Telephone:''' &nbsp;707-545-0831 ext. 562<br>
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'''Telephone:''' &nbsp;707-545-0831 ext. 562<br>  
  
 
'''Hours:''' &nbsp;Wednesday through Saturday: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm  
 
'''Hours:''' &nbsp;Wednesday through Saturday: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm  
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[http://maps.google.com/maps?output=html&zoom=2&q=3rd+St+%26+E+St,+Santa+Rosa,+CA+95404&zoom=2 '''Map''']  
 
[http://maps.google.com/maps?output=html&zoom=2&q=3rd+St+%26+E+St,+Santa+Rosa,+CA+95404&zoom=2 '''Map''']  
  
'''Internet sites and databases:''' <br>
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'''Internet sites and databases:''' <br>  
  
*[http://www.sonomalibrary.org/index.html Sonoma County Library Internet site] branches, events, programs, services, resources.<br>
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*[http://www.sonomalibrary.org/index.html Sonoma County Library Internet site] branches, events, programs, services, resources.<br>  
*[http://www.sonomalibrary.org/catalog.html Sonoma County Library catalog online] by keyword, author, title, subject, or series.<br>
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*[http://www.sonomalibrary.org/catalog.html Sonoma County Library catalog online] by keyword, author, title, subject, or series.<br>  
 
*[http://catalog.sonomalibrary.org:8080/ipac20/ipac.jsp?profile=hist Sonoma County Local History Index] search by keyword, subject (places, names, events, etc.), title, or author.  
 
*[http://catalog.sonomalibrary.org:8080/ipac20/ipac.jsp?profile=hist Sonoma County Local History Index] search by keyword, subject (places, names, events, etc.), title, or author.  
 
*[http://www.sonomalibrary.org/history/history.scl Sonoma County History and Genealogy Library page] photos, maps, workshops, county records, obituaries 1974-now, newspapers 1857-now, federal censuses and their indexes, city directories.<br>
 
*[http://www.sonomalibrary.org/history/history.scl Sonoma County History and Genealogy Library page] photos, maps, workshops, county records, obituaries 1974-now, newspapers 1857-now, federal censuses and their indexes, city directories.<br>
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'''Sonoma County and California sources'''  
 
'''Sonoma County and California sources'''  
  
*[http://catalog.sonomalibrary.org:8080/ipac20/ipac.jsp?profile=hist Sonoma County History Index] of names, places, and events in thousands of local history books. <br>
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*[http://catalog.sonomalibrary.org:8080/ipac20/ipac.jsp?profile=hist Sonoma County History Index] of names, places, and events in thousands of local history books. <br>  
 
*Sonoma County newspapers (Press Democrat): microfilm, 1857 to 1969  
 
*Sonoma County newspapers (Press Democrat): microfilm, 1857 to 1969  
 
*Sonoma County city directories 1874 – 1969  
 
*Sonoma County city directories 1874 – 1969  
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If you cannot visit or find a record at the&nbsp;'''''{{PAGENAME}}''''', a similar record may be available at one of the following.  
 
If you cannot visit or find a record at the&nbsp;'''''{{PAGENAME}}''''', a similar record may be available at one of the following.  
  
'''''Overlapping Collections'''''<br>
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'''''Overlapping Collections'''''<br>  
  
 
*[http://www.sonomalibrary.org/branches/ Sonoma County Main and Branch Libraries], parent system of the History and Genealogy Annex.<br>
 
*[http://www.sonomalibrary.org/branches/ Sonoma County Main and Branch Libraries], parent system of the History and Genealogy Annex.<br>
  
'''''Similar Collections'''''<br>
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'''''Similar Collections'''''<br>  
  
 
*[http://www.co.lake.ca.us/Government/Directory/Lake_County_CA__Library/Genealogy.htm Lake County Library],&nbsp;local history (Mauldin notes), newspapers 1863-now, vital records index 1863-1949.<br>
 
*[http://www.co.lake.ca.us/Government/Directory/Lake_County_CA__Library/Genealogy.htm Lake County Library],&nbsp;local history (Mauldin notes), newspapers 1863-now, vital records index 1863-1949.<br>
  
'''''Neighboring Collections'''''<br>
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'''''Neighboring Collections'''''<br>  
  
*[http://www.marinlibrary.org/ Marin County Free Library], San Rafael, California Room, oral history, images, maps.<br>
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*[http://www.marinlibrary.org/ Marin County Free Library], San Rafael, California Room, oral history, images, maps.<br>  
*[http://www.countyofnapa.org/library/ Napa City-County Library], HeritageQuestOnline, ProQuest, Biography and Genealogy Master Index.<br>
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*[http://www.countyofnapa.org/library/ Napa City-County Library], HeritageQuestOnline, ProQuest, Biography and Genealogy Master Index.<br>  
*[http://www.co.mendocino.ca.us/library/ Mendocino County Library], newspapers, computers, genealogy reference room (Ft. Bragg).<br>
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*[http://www.co.mendocino.ca.us/library/ Mendocino County Library], newspapers, computers, genealogy reference room (Ft. Bragg).<br>  
*[http://www.sos.ca.gov/archives/collections/family-history-resources.htm California State Archives], probates, deeds, naturalizations, National Guard, prisons, veteran home registers.<br>
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*[http://www.sos.ca.gov/archives/collections/family-history-resources.htm California State Archives], probates, deeds, naturalizations, National Guard, prisons, veteran home registers.<br>  
*[http://www.library.ca.gov/ California State Library], California Information File, censuses, county histories, vital records, DAR, newspapers.<br>
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*[http://www.library.ca.gov/ California State Library], California Information File, censuses, county histories, vital records, DAR, newspapers.<br>  
*[http://www.californiahistoricalsociety.org/ California Historical Society], Online Archive of California, 50,000 books, 4000 manuscripts, 500,000 images.<br>
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*[http://www.californiahistoricalsociety.org/ California Historical Society], Online Archive of California, 50,000 books, 4000 manuscripts, 500,000 images.<br>  
*[http://www.californiaancestors.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=section&layout=blog&id=6&Itemid=30 California Genealogical Society and Library], databases, census, vital, military, naturalizations, newspapers.<br>
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*[http://www.californiaancestors.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=section&layout=blog&id=6&Itemid=30 California Genealogical Society and Library], databases, census, vital, military, naturalizations, newspapers.<br>  
 
*[http://www.cand.uscourts.gov/ United States District Court Northern District of California],&nbsp;federal court records.  
 
*[http://www.cand.uscourts.gov/ United States District Court Northern District of California],&nbsp;federal court records.  
*[http://www.courtreference.com/Courts-Online.php?court=702 Sonoma County Hall of Justice], birth, marriage, death, and other court records.<br>
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*[http://www.courtreference.com/Courts-Online.php?court=702 Sonoma County Hall of Justice], birth, marriage, death, and other court records.<br>  
*[http://www.sfgenealogy.com/norcal/resourcecenter/toc.htm#NATIONAL%20ARCHIVES National Archives, Pacific Sierra Region], San Bruno, federal censuses 1790–1930; selected military service indexes, pension indexes, passenger lists, and naturalizations, African American and Native American records.<br>
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*[[National Archives Pacific Region (San Francisco)]], San Bruno, federal censuses 1790–1930; selected military service indexes, pension indexes, passenger lists, and naturalizations, African American and Native American records.<br>  
 
*[http://www.library.ca.gov/about/DirectionsDetails.html#SF Sutro Library], San Francisco, best genealogical collection in California, family and local history, indexes.  
 
*[http://www.library.ca.gov/about/DirectionsDetails.html#SF Sutro Library], San Francisco, best genealogical collection in California, family and local history, indexes.  
*[http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/ Bancroft Library], Berkeley, western Americana and migration, maps, newspapers, photographs.<br>
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*[[Bancroft Library]], Berkeley, western Americana and migration, maps, newspapers, photographs.<br>  
*[http://libraries.universityofcalifornia.edu/ University of California Libraries], libraries on 10 UC campuses.<br>
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*[http://libraries.universityofcalifornia.edu/ University of California Libraries], libraries on 10 UC campuses.<br>  
 
*[http://library.sonoma.edu/ Sonoma State University Library],&nbsp; newspapers, ethnic collections, oral histories, genealogical Internet links.<br>
 
*[http://library.sonoma.edu/ Sonoma State University Library],&nbsp; newspapers, ethnic collections, oral histories, genealogical Internet links.<br>
  
 
=== Sources  ===
 
=== Sources  ===
  
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Revision as of 12:57, 9 March 2014

Sonoma County History and Genealogy Library
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Contact Information

E-mail:  E-mail a Librarian

Address:

Local History and Genealogy Annex
211 E Street
Santa Rosa, CA 95404

Telephone:  707-545-0831 ext. 562

Hours:  Wednesday through Saturday: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

Map

Internet sites and databases:

Collection Description

The genealogical collection includes national and international reference materials and periodicals such as.

  • Ancestry.com available on computers at all branches. Ancestry includes records from all the United States census, also military, court, land, probate, vital, church, directories, passenger lists and more.
  • Heritage Quest Online: US Census records 1790-1930, 22,000 books and family histories, PERSI Index, Revolutionary War, and Freedman Bank records. Database is available from a home computer with a library card.

Sonoma County and California sources

  • Sonoma County History Index of names, places, and events in thousands of local history books.
  • Sonoma County newspapers (Press Democrat): microfilm, 1857 to 1969
  • Sonoma County city directories 1874 – 1969
  • Photo collection of 35,000 Sonoma County images from 1800’s to 2000; over half already digitized and online.
  • California city directories 1874 – 1969

Sonoma County Genealogical Society publications

  • 1890 Census of Sonoma County
  • Sonoma County Cemetery Records 1846-1921
  • Sonoma County Death Records 1873-1905
  • Index to 1890 Great Register of Voters
  • Early Sonoma County Land Grants
  • Naturalization Records in Sonoma County 1841-1930
  • Vital Data in Sonoma County Newspapers

Tips

{Optional}

Guides

Sonoma County History & Genealogy Library brochure (.pdf)

Alternate Repositories

If you cannot visit or find a record at the Sonoma County History and Genealogy Library, a similar record may be available at one of the following.

Overlapping Collections

Similar Collections

  • Lake County Library, local history (Mauldin notes), newspapers 1863-now, vital records index 1863-1949.

Neighboring Collections

Sources