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California History Research Guides
Guides to research on specific topics have been developed by California History Room librarians. Links to these guides are given below.
- Guide to the collection (PDF)
- Resources for researching the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire (PDF)
- Resources for researching California land grants (PDF)
- Resources for researching California Native Americans (PDF)
- Resources for researching Sacramento buildings (PDF)
- Sutter's Fort Character Guide (PDF)
- Mining in California (PDF)
Genealogy Research Guides:
- Guide to sources for genealogy (PDF)
- Genealogy resources by date (PDF)
- Using federal census resources in the California History Room (PDF)
- Using the 1852 California state census in the California History Room (PDF)
- Immigration and naturalization resources in the California History Room (PDF)