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We have genealogists who perform in-depth research in the Society of California Pioneers in San Francisco, California.

This archive contains:

  • Overland and ship journeys
  • City directories
  • Biographies
  • State publications
  • Books and periodicals
  • Early explorations
  • Railroad publications
  • 1906 earthquake records
  • Diaries of early pioneers
  • Business ledgers
  • Scrapbooks
  • Newspapers and periodicals from 1600s to present

Learn how to best access the Collections from the Society of California Pioneers webpage.

Use the California Newspaper Project site to view newspapers held through the Society of California Pioneers.

When searching for a newspaper with the link provided above, use the “institution” field and search with the phrase “Soc.of Calif.Pioneers.”

We’ll search records for you and email you digital images of what we find.

Research fees in the Society of California Pioneers begin at $300 per project.

We also have California genealogists.

To request in-depth research, request a research quote.

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