Other Local History Resources

Current and historical information on Santa Cruz County is also available through the Local Research and Genealogy sections of the website.

Leon and Jeannette Rowland Collection
A set of transcribed and indexed notecards for research on the history of people and places in Santa Cruz County from pre-statehood California to 1951.

Covello and Covello Photography
Offers 100 high-quality historical images from many areas of Santa Cruz County.

UCSC Special Collections and Archives
Includes digitized photographs and maps.

Calisphere
The gateway to digital collections from California's libraries, archives, and museums, and includes contributions from Santa Cruz Public Libraries and UCSC.

The Online Archive of California (OAC)
An extensive guide to collections of archival resources, including photographs, manuscripts, and artwork, and it offers an easy way to search the archival resources at UCSC.

Contributions from America's libraries, archives, museums, and other cultural institutions are included in the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) which has over 22 million items in digital format.