Microfilm Searches
(Santa Ana History Room)

Microfilm Inventory

American Artist: Jan 1954–1986
American Heritage: Sept 1949-–Oct 1969
Americas: March 1949–1989
Atlantic Monthly: July 1860–1985
Audubon Magazine: Jan 1951–Nov 1986
Better Homes and Gardens: Sept 1929–1985
Car and Driver: July 1973–June 1986
Census: 1860, 1870, 1880, 1900, 1910
Christian Science Monitor: Sep 1970–Dec 1983
Cycle: 1978–1986
Ebony: Nov 1960–Oct 1986
Evening Blade: Jan 1891–1918 Dec
Good Housekeeping: 1964–1986
Harper's Bazaar: Jan 1964–1986
House Beautiful: 1958–1986
LA Times: Jan 1970–Dec 2000
Library Journal: Jan 1902–Dec 1985
Life: Jan 1965–Dec 1985
New York Times: Jan 1956–Dec 2001
Santa Ana Register/Register/Orange County Register: Nov 1906–Apr 2008
Standard Weekly: 1883–1893
Wall Street Journal: Jan 1926–Dec 1999
Weekly Blade: Oct 1888–Dec 1905

Early Directories

Anaheim, CA Directory: 1883–1884
Anaheim & Artesia, CA Directory: 1883–1884
Capistrano, CA Directory: 1883–1884
Garden Grove, CA Directory: 1883–1884
Hansen's: 1919
Los Angeles Directory: 1872
Los Angeles City and County Directory: 1883–1884
Los Angeles City and County Directory: 1886–1887
Orange, CA Directory: 1883–1884
Orange County Directory: May 1901
Telephone Directory: March 1889
Westminister, CA Directory: 1883–1884

- last updated July 1, 2013

For more on Microfilm searches, contact the Santa Ana History Room at 714-647-5280.

Genealogy & Obituary Research

If you live within the Orange County area, visit the Cal State Fullerton Library, which has a complete run of the Orange County Register newspaper. They will assist walk-in patrons with genealogy and obituary searches.

If you need a print copy of the article exactly as it was published, you may contact the Orange County Genealogical Society at P.O. Box 1587, Orange, CA 92856.

Research Request

If you are unable to travel to the History Room, for a fee we can conduct research for you. Please complete and return the Research Request Form (PDF*) to the following address:

Santa Ana History Room c/o
Santa Ana Public Library
26 Civic Center Plaza M-75
P.O. Box 1988
Santa Ana, Ca 92702

If you have any questions please contact us.