Category Archives: California Repositories

Joey Gougenheim vs. the Glimpse

Martha Wallace has compiled a series of databases from records located at the National Archives in San Bruno.  She is working with San Mateo County Genealogical Society to put them online.   The most recent database is Admiralty Case Files 1855-1863. … Continue reading

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California State Archives and Google Partnership

California Secretary of State Alex Padilla and Google Announce Partnership to Digitize State Archives Exhibits Today ( June 28, 2016) Secretary of State Alex Padilla announced a new partnership between the California State Archives, a division of the Secretary of … Continue reading

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California State Archives Releases Online Digital Collection of 19th Century California Trademarks

SACRAMENTO – California Secretary of State Alex Padilla today announced the release of nearly 4,000 digitized California trademark images and applications filed with the Secretary of State between 1861 and 1900. These images and documents are the largest digital collection ever assembled … Continue reading

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The Solano County Archives Are in Indefinite Storage

I have a blog where I have been posting regularly on Thursdays under the theme of “Treasure Chest Thursday” about a cache of documents I was given relating to Emma (Schafer) Petit La Forêt.  She was living in Vallejo, Solano … Continue reading

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Port of Los Angeles Archives in Danger

The Port of Los Angeles created an archives program in 2010 to preserve its historic documents.  About 25,000 linear feet of archival materials have been identified, including photographs, ledgers, maps, blueprints, promotional material, and ephemera.  In early 2015, the Port … Continue reading

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