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*Repositories in '''''other surrounding states:''''' [[Arizona Archives and Libraries|Arizona]], [[Hawaii Archives and Libraries|Hawaii]], [[Oregon Archives and Libraries|Oregon]], [[Baja California]], and [[Sonora]].  
 
*Repositories in '''''other surrounding states:''''' [[Arizona Archives and Libraries|Arizona]], [[Hawaii Archives and Libraries|Hawaii]], [[Oregon Archives and Libraries|Oregon]], [[Baja California]], and [[Sonora]].  
 
*[http://www.agn.gob.mx/ Archivo General de la Nación] (AGN), Mexico City, church, civil, census, court, history, military, migration, land.<br>  
 
*[http://www.agn.gob.mx/ Archivo General de la Nación] (AGN), Mexico City, church, civil, census, court, history, military, migration, land.<br>  
*Key repositories in states emphasized in the '''''[http://scgensoc.org/special-collections-tina-brayton-collection/ Tina Brayton Collection]''''' such as [[Virginia Archives and Libraries|Virginia]], [[Kentucky Archives and Libraries|Kentucky]], [[North Carolina Archives and Libraries|North Carolina]], [[Tennessee Archives and Libraries|Tennessee]], and [[West Virginia Archives and Libraries|West Virginia]].
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*Genealogical Society of Santa Cruz County's '''''[http://scgensoc.org/special-collections-tina-brayton-collection/ Tina Brayton Collection's]''''' featured states of [[Virginia Archives and Libraries|Virginia]], [[Kentucky Archives and Libraries|Kentucky]], [[North Carolina Archives and Libraries|North Carolina]], [[Tennessee Archives and Libraries|Tennessee]], and [[West Virginia Archives and Libraries|West Virginia]].
  
 
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Revision as of 14:56, 17 February 2014


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Santa Cruz Public Library Downtown
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Contents

Contact Information

E-mail:[1]  E-mail reference service form

Address:[1]

224 Church Street  (PO Box 72)
Santa Cruz, California 95063-0072

Telephone:[1]  831-427-7707 ext. 5794

Hours:[1]

Sunday 1p.m.-5:00p.m.
Monday-Thursday 10:00a.m.-7:00p.m.
Friday-Saturday 10:00a.m.-5:00p.m.

  • GSSCC's volunteer hours vary: a genealogy volunteer is generally on duty late in the morning and early in the afternoon Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday; and in the evening on Mondays.

Map and public transportation:

Internet sites and databases:

Collection Description

Holds the Genealogial Society of Santa Cruz County's library, including the Tina Brayton Collection which is equivalent to the Draper Collection but larger and with a better index, and many compiled genealogies of Virginia, Kentucky, North Carolina, Tennessee, and West Virginia  families.[2] [3]

Tips

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Guides

{Optional: Internet or guide books describing this collection for genealogists. }

Alternate Repositories

If you cannot visit or find a source at the Santa Cruz Public Library Downtown, a similar source may be available at one of the following.

Overlapping Collections

  • National Archives Pacific Region (Riverside) holding records of southern California, Arizona and Clark County, Nevada. CA Indian enrollments, Asian immigrants, naturalizations, land records, AZ taxes, sailors, censuses, military post returns, Five Civilized Tribes, Revolutionary War, Civil War records, passenger arrival lists, Mexican and Canadian border crossings, passport applications.
  • National Archives Pacific Region (San Francisco) holding records of California (north & central), Nevada (except Clark County), Hawaii, American Samoa, Guam, Marshall, Caroline, and Northern Mariana Islands, overseas Pacific naval bases, Asian-Pacific immigration, American Indians.
  • California State Library (Sacramento) censuses, great registers, city directories, CA historical newspapers, genealogical periodicals, death index 1905-1995, marriage index 1949-1986.
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, 450 computers, 3,400 databases, 3.1 million microforms, 4,500 periodicals, 310,000 books of worldwide family and local histories, civil, church, immigration, ethnic, military, Mormon records.

Neighboring Collections

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Locations and Hours - SC Genealogical Society Library in Santa Cruz Public Libraries (accessed 16 February 2014).
  2. William Dollarhide and Ronald A. Bremer. America's Best Genealogy Resource Centers (Bountiful, Utah: Heritage Quest, 1998), 113. At various libraries (WorldCat). FHL Ref Book 973 J54d.
  3. The Tina Brayton Collection in Genealogical Society of Santa Cruz County (accessed 3 January 2014).
  4. California in Where to Write for Vital Records (accessed 17 February 2014).