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GENEALOGY: ADVANCED REFERENCE SOURCES

Family
Histories
Family histories are located in the Genealogy Collection on the 4th floor, with a 929.2 call number. Within this call number, they are arranged alphabetically by surname.
Internet
Guides
4th floor
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Online Genealogy 929.10285 M128
Cyndi's List: A Comprehensive List of 40,000 Genealogy Sites 929.10285 H859c
Genealogy Via the Internet: Tracing Your Family Roots Quickly and Easily 929.10285 R646
Netting Your Ancestors GENE 929.10285 H859 +circ. copy
Libraries/
Archives
California Military Museum 1119 - 2nd St., Sacramento, CA 95814 (916) 442-2883
California State Archives 1020 "O" St., Sacramento, CA 95814 (916) 653-2246 web site: http://www.ss.ca.gov/archives/archives.htm.
California State History Room 900 N St. Rm. 200, Sacramento, CA 95814 (916) 654-0176
LDS Family History Center 2745 Eastern Ave., Carmichael, CA 95821 (916) 487-2090
National Archives 1000 Commodore Drive, San Bruno, CA 94066 (650) 876-9001
Sacramento Archives and Museum Collection Center (SAMCC) (by appointment only) 551 Sequoia Pacific Boulevard, Sacramento, CA 95814 (916) 264-7072
Sacramento Room, Central Library 828 I Street, Sacramento, CA 95814 (916) 264-2920
Sutro Branch, CA State Library 480 Winston Dr., San Francisco, CA 94132 (415) 731-4477
Obituary
Indexes
Index to the Sacramento Bee & Sacramento Union, 1906-1936 (microfilm - 3rd floor periodicals desk)
Index to the Sacramento Bee & Sacramento Union, 1937-1972 (Card catalog - 3rd floor, near periodicals desk)
Obituaries index , Sacramento Bee/Union, 1973-1995 (Card catalog - 3rd floor, near periodicals desk)
Sacramento Bee death notices (1996-present) or www.rootsweb.com/~obituary
Sacramento Bee Extractions of Vital Statistics (Index to births, marriages and deaths in the Sacramento Bee, 1857-1905) Genealogy Collection, 4th floor (GASAC 979.454025 BEE, 15 vols.)
Other
Resources
California Information File (3rd floor information desk) Index to books, magazines, newspapers relating to California history & biography. Good for late 19th/early 20th century
Sacramento Information File (Sacramento Room - card catalog ) Index to books and periodical relating to Sacramento area history and biography
Researchers BeeSearch: A fee-based reference service provided by the Sacramento Bee. Will search for news articles or obituaries only with approximate date of death. Sacramento Bee voicemail: (916) 326-5566 or e-mail: beesearch@sacbee.com. For a list of private researchers, call or mail the California State Library: (916) 654-0176.
Sacramento
Directories
Sacramento city and suburban directories, from 1851 to the present, are located on the 2nd floor. For the complete set of directories, visit the Sacramento Room.
Societies AAUW, Genealogy Division P.O. Box 254455, Sacramento, 95864
African American Genealogy Society of Sacramento, P.O. Box 277681, 95827
California State Genealogical Alliance http://feefhs.org/frg-csga.html
Federation of Genealogical Societies www.fgs.org
Genealogical & Historical Council of the Sacramento Valley, P.O. Box 214749, 95821, (916) 331-4349, http://feefhs.org/ghcsv/frgghcsv.html
Genealogical Association of Sacramento (GAS) P.O. Box 292145, 95829
Jewish Genealogical Society of Sacramento www.jewishgen.org
National Genealogical Society www.ngsgenealogy.org
Root Cellar, Sacramento Genealogical Society P.O. Box 265, Citrus Heights, CA, 95611. Has a collection of books at the California State Archives, 4th floor.
WorldGen Web http://www.worldgenweb.org.
U.S. Census The Sacramento Public Library takes requests for census microfilm through interlibrary loan. There is a fee of $5 for this service, and microfilm must be viewed at the library. Census microfilm may also be ordered through the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Family History Center in Carmichael. Census microfilm for the state of California is available at the California History Room, a division of the California State Library. Census records for states other than California are available in microfilm at the Sutro Library, located in San Francisco. Complete census records are available at the National Archives, Pacific Sierra Region, in San Bruno, California.
Web sites Adoption Research www.adoption.org
Allen County Public Library www.acpl.lib.in.us/genealogy
Ancestry.com www.ancestry.com (full access only at SPL branches)
California Death Index http://vitals.rootsweb.com/ca/death/search.cgi
Civil War Research www.itd.nps.gov
Cyndi's List www.cyndislist.com
Ellis Island Records http://www.ellisislandrecords.org
Family TreeMaker www.familytreemaker.com
Gendex http://www.gendex.com/gendex
Genealogy is My Hobby http://pages.prodigy.com/middleton
Helm's Genealogy Toolbox http://www.genealogytoolbox.com
LDS Family History Library http://www.familysearch.com
National Archives http://www.nara.gov
Obituary Daily Times http://www.rootsweb.com/~obituary
Rand Genealogy Club http://www.rand.org/contact/personal/genea/
Robert Bickham Family Genealogy http://www.bickham.org
Rootsweb http://www.rootsweb.com
Social Security Death Index http://ssdi.genealogy.rootsweb.com
US GenWeb Project http://www.usgenweb.org
World War II Research www.nara.gov/nara/searchnail.html
Yahoo Genealogy sites http://dir.yahoo.com/Arts/Humanities/History/Genealogy



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