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The following links are provided to assist CSH patrons in finding Sacramento area organizations and resources that may be of assistance in furthering their historical research. Additionally, there are links to professional organizations which provide educational information about archives and museum management. Please send an email to to report broken links or to have your organization included in the list.


California State Archives
Holt-Atherton Special Collections, University of the Pacific
Online Archive of California
Placer County Archives and Research Center
Sacramento Archives Crawl
Special Collections & University Archives, CSU Sacramento
Special Collections & University Archives, UC Davis
Yolo County Archives

Library Historical Materials

California History Room, California State Library
History Collection, Roseville Public Library
Sacramento History Online
Sacramento Room, Sacramento Public Library

Genealogical Societies and Resources

Family History Day
Jewish Genealogical Society of Sacramento
Mission Oaks Genealogy Club
Placer County Genealogical Society
Root Cellar, Sacramento Genealogical Society
Roseville Genealogical Society
Sacramento Family History Center
Sacramento German Genealogy Society
Sloughhouse Area Genealogical Society

Historical Societies and Organizations

Clarksville Region Historical Society
Davis Historical Society
Elk Grove Historical Society
Fair Oaks Historical Society
Florin Historical Society
Folsom Historical Society
Galt Area Historical Society
Isleton Brannan-Andrus Historical Society
Natomas Historical Society
Old Sacramento Living History Program
Pioneer Mutual Hook and Ladder Society
Portuguese Historical and Cultural Society
Rocklin Historical Society
Roseville Historical Society
Sacramento Art Deco Society
Sacramento County Historical Society
Sacramento Pioneer Association
Sacramento River Delta Historical Society
San Joaquin County Historical Society
West Sacramento Historical Society
Wilton History Group
Yolo County Historical Society

Museums and Historic Parks

Aerospace Museum of California
California Automobile Museum
California Foundry History Museum
California Museum
California State Capitol Museum
California State Indian Museum
California State Military Museum
California State Railroad Museum
Carnegie Museum
El Dorado County Historical Museum
Elk Grove Heritage Park
Folsom History Museum
Folsom Powerhouse SHP
Folsom Prison Museum
Governor’s Mansion SHP
Haggin Museum
Heidrick Ag History Center
Leland Stanford Mansion SHP
Old Sacramento Schoolhouse Museum
Old Sacramento SHP
Rocklin History Museum
Sacramento Historic City Cemetery
Sacramento History Museum
Sacramento Rock and Radio Museum
San Joaquin County Historical Museum
Sierra Nevada Virtual Museum
Sierra Sacramento Valley Museum of Medical History
Sutter’s Fort SHP
Wells Fargo History Museum – Old Town Sacramento
Wells Fargo History Museum – Sacramento Capitol Mall
West Sacramento Historical Society Museum
Yolo County Historical Museum

Professional Organizations

American Association of Museums
California Association of Museums
California Council for the Promotion of History
Sacramento Association of Museums
Society of American Archivists
Society of California Archivists