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 24,594,874
California, Marriage Index, 1960-1985 9,801,143
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, 1858-1923New 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, 1882-1959Updated 4,918,092
California, State Court Naturalization Records, 1850-1986New 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

There are no Pictures collections unique to California.
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California Schools, Directories & Church Histories

California, Railroad Employment Records, 1862-1950Free 5,625,081
San Francisco, California Directories, 1889-91 252,944
California, State Hospital Records, 1856-1923 40,822
California City Directories 31,666
California State Roster, 1909 Government and Military records 25,712
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California Tax, Criminal, Land & Wills

California, San Mateo County Records, 1855-1991 1,595,496
California, Prison and Correctional Records, 1851-1950 282,409
California, Alien Land Ownership Records, 1921-1959FreeNew 35,595
U.S., Ratified Indian Treaties and Chiefs, 1722-1869New 10,048
California, Spanish Archive Records, 1784-1868FreeNew 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
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
William H. Davis, Seventy-Five Years in California 3,838
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