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Genealogy: California Resources

Local Libraries

LDS Family History Center

2107 Santa Barbara Street

Santa Barbara, CA



Santa Barbara Public Library

40 East Anapamu Street

Santa Barbara, CA 93101

(805) 564-5604


Santa Barbara Historical Society

136 East De La Guerra St

Santa Barbara, CA 93101



Santa Barbara County Genealogy Society

Sahyun Library

316 Castillo Street

Santa Barbara, CA 93101


mailing address: P.O. Box 1303

Goleta, CA 93116-1303

Deigitzed Local Newspapers

California Resources

  • California Biographical Dictionary: People of All Times and Places Who Have Been Important to the History and Life of the State.
    • 2nd ed. New York: Somerset, 1994.
    • Reference CT225.C35 1994
  • California county and regional histories.
    • New Haven, Conn.: Research Publications.
    • Microfilm Area F856 .C25
  • California early records, 1834: Santa Barbara County.
    • Editor, Ronald Vern Jackson. South Jordan, Utah: Genealogical Services, 2002.
    • Special Collections F868.S23 C34 2002
  • California Pioneer Register and Index, 1542-1848. Including Inhabitants of California, 1769-1800, and List of Pioneers.
    • Bancroft, Hubert Howe. Baltimore, Regional Pub. Co., 1964.
    • F860 .B3, and Special Coll., Wyles Collection F860 .B3, and Coleccion Tloque Nahuaque F860 .B3
  • Spanish-Mexican families of early California, 1769-1850.
    • Northrop, Marie E. 1st ed. Burbank, Calif.: Southern California Genealogical Society, 1976-1984. 2 v.
    • Ethnic Gender Studies Reference F860 .N67
  • Index to the Biographies in 19th Century California County Histories.
    • Parker, J. Carlyle. Detroit: Gale Research Co., c1979.
    • Z5313.U6 C36
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