The SCGS Research Teams are highly qualified volunteers who conduct specialized research for a fee for our members and patrons. Our resources include our library's 35,000+ books, manuscripts, microfilms, and CDs. To order hourly research please click here.
Among our specialized areas of research are:
The SCGS collection of Cornish records include the celebrated Ross Collection of births, marriages, deaths and other official records from the Cornwall government and church. Many date back to the 1500s. We can also search Cornish miners of California, Michigan, and other areas.
We are the home of the French-Canadian Heritage Society of California and one of the largest collections of French-Canadian resources in the USA. These resources include the Blue and Red Drouin, Jette, Tanguay, PRDH, and the marriage records of over 1000 parishes, just to name a few.
Our collection has materials for almost every county in the US. Special assistance is available in the following areas: Revolutionary War, American Colonial Wars, Massachusetts Town Records to 1850, California Gold Rush, 1852 California Census, California vital records.
Los Angeles County
Vital records (births, deaths, marriages), Los Angeles Times newspaper obituaries, selected cemetery indexes and 1892 Great Register of Voters.
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