California History Room Databases

  • California Information File II
    This database contains more than 60,000 references to California people, places, events, and subjects.
  • Telephone Directories
    The California History Room has over 3000 telephone directories on microfilm, covering years from 1878 to 1996, as well as telephone directories in a paper format. This database lets you determine if we have the specific telephone directory you need.
  • City and County Directories
    The California History Room has city and county directories in several formats: paper, microfilm, and microfiche. This database lets you determine if we have the specific city directory you need, and it gives you the format and location.
  • Gladding McBean Company Archives Index
    The Gladding McBean Company manufactured decorative architectural elements from terra cotta at its factory in Lincoln. This database is an index to over 6,500 of their job files.