Data Collections


California Census & Electoral Rolls

California, Voter Registers, 1866-1898 3,682,335
California, Voter Registrations, 1900-1968 595,889
California State Census, 1852 164,511
California Spanish Mission Censuses, 1796-1798 4,720
U.S., Schedules of Special Census of Indians, 1880Free 4,623
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California Birth, Marriage & Death, including Parish

California Birth Index, 1905-1995 24,594,728
California, Marriage Index, 1960-1985Updated 9,801,137
California, Death Index, 1940-1997 9,356,990
California, Divorce Index, 1966-1984 5,221,201
California, County Birth and Death Records, 1849-1994 2,922,713
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California Military

California, Military Registers, 1858-1923 142,771
California, WWI Soldier Service Cards and Photos, 1917-1918 9,983
California, WWI Soldier Photographs, 1917-1918Free 4,800
California, World War I Soldier Citations, 1918-1921Free 3,341
Records of California men in the War of the Rebellion, 1861 to 1867 883
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California Immigration & Travel

California, Passenger and Crew Lists, 1882-1959 4,918,092
California, Naturalization Records, 1940-1991New 751,707
California, State Court Naturalization Records, 1850-1986 105,942
San Francisco, California, Surrendered Alien Certificates, 1906-1946 23,004
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California Newspapers & Periodicals

There are no Newspapers & Periodicals collections unique to California.
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California Pictures

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California Schools, Directories & Church Histories

California, Railroad Employment Records, 1862-1950FreeUpdated 5,689,563
California, Occupational Licenses, Registers, and Directories, 1876-1969New 848,561
San Francisco, California Directories, 1889-91 252,944
California, State Hospital Records, 1856-1923 40,822
California City Directories 31,666
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California Tax, Criminal, Land & Wills

California, San Mateo County Records, 1855-1991 1,595,496
California, Prison and Correctional Records, 1851-1950Updated 284,800
California, Alien Land Ownership Records, 1921-1959Free 35,595
U.S., Ratified Indian Treaties and Chiefs, 1722-1869 10,048
California, Spanish Archive Records, 1784-1868Free 1,827
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California Reference, Dictionaries & Almanacs

Who's Who on the Pacific Coast, 1913Free 3,701
California Cemetery Inscription Sources 3,169
Register of the California Society of the Sons of the American Revolution : instituted at San Francisco, California, October 22 325
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California Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

There are no Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers collections unique to California.
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California Stories, Memories & Histories

Harris Newmark, Sixty Years in California 6,813
U.S., Petitions of the Jewish People's Committee, 1938New 6,356
John Ross Browne, The Debates of the Convention of California 5,416
U.S., Women of the West, 1928Free 4,669
William Francis White, A Picture of Pioneer Times in California 4,279
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