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The '''California Genealogical Society''', organized in San Francisco on February 12, 1898, is the oldest continually-operating genealogy society in California. It is a non-profit, all-volunteer organization that seeks to aid, educate and encourage research in family history. The society offers research services, online one-of-a-kind genealogical indexes and databases, and a research library housing over 38,000 reference materials from California, the United States, and around the world.<br>  
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The '''[https://californiaancestors.org/ California Genealogical Society]''', organized in San Francisco on February 12, 1898, is the oldest continually-operating genealogy society in California. It is a non-profit, all-volunteer organization that seeks to aid, educate and encourage research in family history. The society offers research services, online one-of-a-kind genealogical indexes and databases, and a research library housing over 38,000 reference materials from California, the United States, and around the world.<br>  
  
 
=== Benefits  ===
 
=== Benefits  ===
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=== Society Officers  ===
 
=== Society Officers  ===
  
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*Link to [https://www.californiaancestors.org/about-cgs/meet-the-board Board of Directors list]<br>
  
 
=== Society Projects  ===
 
=== Society Projects  ===
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=== Publications  ===
 
=== Publications  ===
  
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*''[https://www.californiaancestors.org/publications/submit-to-the-nugget The California Nugget]'', published twice a year
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*[https://blog.californiaancestors.org/ California Genealogical Society blog]<br>
  
 
=== Newsletters  ===
 
=== Newsletters  ===
  
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*Monthly eNews (see [https://www.californiaancestors.org/publications/2014-02-11-22-24-12 Archive])<br>
  
 
=== Collections  ===
 
=== Collections  ===
  
*[http://www.californiaancestors.org/ California Genealogical Society and Library] links to californiaancestors.org , the society's website; including databases, census, vital, military, naturalizations, and newspapers.  
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*[https://californiaancestors.org/cgs-library/at-the-library Library Holdings]  
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*[https://californiaancestors.org/cgs-library/links Useful Links]
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*[https://californiagenealogicalsoc.on.worldcat.org/advancedsearch?databaseList= CGS on WorldCat]
  
 
=== Events  ===
 
=== Events  ===
  
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*See [https://californiaancestors.org/ website]<br>
  
 
==== Society Meetings  ====
 
==== Society Meetings  ====
  
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*See [https://californiaancestors.org/ website]<br>
  
 
==== Workshops  ====
 
==== Workshops  ====
  
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*See [https://californiaancestors.org/ website]<br>
  
 
==== Board Meetings  ====
 
==== Board Meetings  ====
  
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*Held the second Saturday of each month. See [https://californiaancestors.org/ website]<br>
  
 
==== Training Meetings  ====
 
==== Training Meetings  ====
  
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*See [https://californiaancestors.org/ website]<br>
  
=== Frequently Asked Questions ===
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=== Information ===
  
:Q. What are the directions to the society?
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:Address: 2201 Broadway, Suite LL2, Oakland, CA  94612-3031
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:Telephone: (510) 663-1358  FAX (510) 663-1596
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:Website: https://californiaancestors.org/
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:Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CAancestors
  
:Q. What are the society's hours of operation?
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Revision as of 16:27, 6 March 2019

California Genealogical Society and Library
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The California Genealogical Society, organized in San Francisco on February 12, 1898, is the oldest continually-operating genealogy society in California. It is a non-profit, all-volunteer organization that seeks to aid, educate and encourage research in family history. The society offers research services, online one-of-a-kind genealogical indexes and databases, and a research library housing over 38,000 reference materials from California, the United States, and around the world.

Benefits[edit | edit source]

  • What are the benefits for becoming a member of the society?
  • What are the benefits the society has to offer for those who are not members?

History of the society[edit | edit source]


Society Officers[edit | edit source]

Society Projects[edit | edit source]


Current Projects[edit | edit source]


FamilySearch Wiki Projects[edit | edit source]


Past Projects[edit | edit source]


Publications[edit | edit source]

Newsletters[edit | edit source]

Collections[edit | edit source]

Events[edit | edit source]

Society Meetings[edit | edit source]

Workshops[edit | edit source]

Board Meetings[edit | edit source]

  • Held the second Saturday of each month. See website

Training Meetings[edit | edit source]

Information[edit | edit source]

Address: 2201 Broadway, Suite LL2, Oakland, CA  94612-3031
Telephone: (510) 663-1358  FAX (510) 663-1596
Website: https://californiaancestors.org/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CAancestors