Genealogical and Historical Societies of Southern California

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Southern California Genealogy Society
Family Research Library
417 Irving Drive
Burbank, CA 91504

Alhambra Historical Society
1550 W. Alhambra Rd. (or P.O. Box 6687)
Alhambra, CA 91802
(818) 300-8845

Altadena Heritage
P.O. Box 218
Altadena, CA 91003
(818) 798-1268

Altadena Historical Society
Altadena Historical Society
730 East Altadena Drive
Altadena, CA 91001

P.O. Box 144
Altadena, CA 91003
(818) 398-0760

Antelope Valley Genealogy Society Also see West Antelope Valley Historical Society at bottom of this page!
P.O. Box 1049
Lancaster, CA 93584-1049
Lots of great links!

Augustan Society
1510 Cravens Ave.
Torrance, CA 90501
(213) 320-7766

Azusa Historical Society
City Hall Complex, 213 E. Footlhill Blvd.
Azusa, CA 91702

Baldwin Park Historical Society
P.O. Box 1
Baldwin Park, CA 91706
(818) 338-7130

Burbank Historical Society
1015 W. Olive Ave.
Burbank, CA 91506
(818) 841-6333

Calabasas Historical Society
P.O. Box 8067
Calabasas, CA 91371
(818) 347-0470

California African-American Genealogical Society
P. O. Box 8442
Los Angeles, CA 90008-0442

California Afro-American Genealogical Society
and California Afro American Museum
600 State Drive, Exposition Park
Los Angeles, CA 90037
(213) 744-4050

The California Historical Society

The California Mennonite Historical Society

The California Mission Studies Association

California State Society Daughters of the American Revolution
    Los Angeles County DAR Chapters:

    Alhambra-San Gabriel
    Arcadia-Santa Anita
    Beverly Hills
    Beverly Hills-Rodeo de las Aguas
    Burbank, Potreros Verde
    Canoga Park, Don Jose de Ortega
    Covina c/o M. L. Petrie 2441 SN. Cameron Ave., Covina, CA 91724
    Crescenta-Canada Valley, Don Jose Verdugo
    Culver City
    Downey, Santa Gertrudes
    Encino, Juan Crespi
    Glendale, General Richard Gridley
    Glendora, Serrano
    Lancaster-Antelope Valley
    Long Beach-Cerritos
    Long Beach-Susan B. Anthony
    Long Beach-Western Shores
    Los Angeles
    Los Angeles-Eschscholtzia
    West Los Angeles-Rancho San Jose de Buenos Aires
    Newhall, Alliklik
    North Hollywood, Achois Comihavit
    Pacific Palisades, Temescal
    Palos Verdes, Point Vincente
    Pasadena, Martin Severance
    Redondo Beach, El Redondo
    Ridgecrest, Panamint Springs
    San Fernando, San Fernando Valley
    San Marino
    Santa Monica
    South Pasadena, Las Flores
    South Pasadena, Oneonta Park
    Sun City, Luisenos
    Van Nuys, Fernanda Maria
    Whittier, John Greenleaf Whittier

Conejo Valley Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 1692
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360 (Ventura County)

Covina Valley Historical Society
125 E. College St.
Covina, CA 91723
(626) 332-1429

Downey Historical Society
P. O. Box 554
Downey, CA 90241-0554
(562) 862-2777

Duarte Historical Society
P.O. Box 263
Duarte, CA 91009
(818) 357-9419

Eagle Rock Valley Historical Society
2035 Colorado Blvd.
Eagle Rock, CA 90041

Echo Park Historical Society
1471 Fairbanks Pl.
Los Angeles, CA 90026
(213) 250-0573

El Monte Historical Society Museum
P.O. Box 6307
El Monte, CA 91734
(818) 444-3813

Encino Historical Society
16756 Moorpark St.
Encino, CA 91436

Genealogical Club of Sun City
P. O. Box 175
Sun City, CA 92586-0175
(909) 672-9488

Genealogical Society of Hispanic America of Southern California
P. O. Box 2472
Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670
(310) 202-1122

Genealogical Society of Morongo Basin
(San Bernardino County)
P. O. Box 234
Yucca Valley, CA 92286-0234
(619) 365-2224

Genealogical Society of North Orange County
(Orange County)
P. O. Box 706
Yorba Linda, CA 92686-0706
(714) 528-4977

Genealogical Society of Riverside
(Riverside County)
P. O. Box 2557
Riverside, CA 92516
(909) 688-2854

Glendale Historical Society
P.O. Box 4173
Glendale, CA 91202
(818) 242-4290 or (818) 242-7447

Glendora Genealogy Group
P. O. Box 1141
Glendora, CA 91740-1141
(818) 966-5853

Glendora Historical Society and Museum
314 N. Glendora Ave.
(or P.O. Box 532)
Glendora, CA 91740
(818) 335-5733

Grand Lodge of California Free and Accepted Masons

Hi-Desert Genealogical Society, (Apple Valley, CA)

Historical Society of Centinela Valley
7634 Midfield Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90045
(213) 649-6272

Historical Society of Long Beach
428 Pine Ave. (or P.O. Box 1869)
Long Beach, CA 90801-1869
(213) 435-7511 Ext. 305

Historical Society of Monterey Park
781 S. Orange Ave.
(or P.O. Box 172)
Monterey Park, CA 91754

Historical Society of Pomona Valley
1569 N. Park Ave.
Pomona, CA 91768
(909) 623-2198

Historical Society of Southern California
(founded in 1883 - California's oldest historical society)
200 E. Avenue 43
Los Angeles, CA 90031

La Puente Valley Historical Society
P.O. Box 522
La Puente, CA 91744
(818) 336-7644

Lomita Historical Society
24016 Benhill Ave. (or P.O. Box 549)
Lomita, CA 90717

Los Angeles City Historical Society
P. O. Box 41046
Los Angeles, CA 90041
(213) 936-2912 or (213) 626-5240

The Immigrant Genealogical Society
P. O. Box 7369
Burbank, CA 91510-7369

JPL (Jet Propulsion Laboratory) Genealogy Club

Jewish Genealogical Society of Los Angeles
c/o Norma Arbit
4530 Woodley Ave.
Encino, CA 91436

Los Angeles Westside Genealogical Society
P. O. Box 10447
Marina del Rey, CA 90295-6447
(213) 939-7447

Orange County California Genealogical Society (OCCGS)

Pacific Palisades Historical Society
P.O. Box 1299
Los Angeles, CA 90272

Pasadena Genealogical Society
Pasadena, CA 91109-4774

Pasadena Heritage
80 West Dayton
Pasadena, CA 91105
(818) 793-0617

Pasadena Historical Society
470 W. Walnut St.
Pasadena, CA 91103
(818) 577-1660

Pico Rivera History and Heritage Society
P.O. Box 313
Pico Rivera, CA 90666
(213) 948-2408

Pomona Valley Genealogical Society (Web site!) Some cemetery info online.
P. O. Box 286
Pomona, CA 91768-0286

Questing Heirs Genealogical Society
P. O. Box 15102
Long Beach, CA 90815-0102

San Bernardino Valley Genealogical Society web site.
P. O. Box 2220, San Bernardino, CA 92406. since 1957

San Diego Genealogical Society
(San Diego County)

San Fernando Valley Genealogical Society
P. O. Box 3486
Winnetka, CA 91396-3486

San Fernando Valley Historical Society
P.O. Box 7039
Mission Hills, CA 92346-70396
(818) 365-7810

San Marino Historical Society
P.O. Box 80222
San Marino, CA 91118-8222
(818) 568-0119

Santa Clarita Valley Historical Society
24107 San Fernando Rd.
Newhall, CA 91321
(805) 254-1275

Santa Monica Historical Society and Museum
1345 3rd Street Promenade
(or P.O. Box 3059)
Santa Monica, CA 90408-3059
(213) 394-2605 or (213) 395-2290

Sierra Madre Historical Society
need address
(626) 355-8129

South Bay Cities Genealogical Society,
P. O. Box 11069
Torrance, CA 90510-1069

SOCCGS (South Orange County California Genealogical Society)

Southern California Chapter Association of Professional Genealogists

Southern California Genealogical Society
417 Irving Drive, Burbank, CA 91504
PHONE: 818-843-7247 or (818)
THE-SCGS FAX: 818-843-7262
(please see the site for the updated email address of the society.

Southern California Jewish Historical Society
6505 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90048
(213) 653-7740

Sunland/Tujunga Little Landers Historical Society
10110 Commerce Ave.
Tujunga, CA 91042
(818) 352-3420

TRW Genealogical Society
One Space Park S-1435
Redondo Beach, CA 90278

Temple City Historical Society
P. O. Box 1379
Temple City, CA 91780
(626) 279-1784

Topanga Historical Society
P. O. Box 1214
Topanga, CA 90290
(310) 455-1111

Venice Historical Society
P.O. Box 12844
Venice, CA 90295
(310) 967-5170

Historical Society of West Covina
P. O. Box 4597
West Covina, CA 91793
(626) 851-0453

West Antelope Valley Historical Society
P.O. Box 1972
Lancaster, CA 93539-1972
We have five volumes of books we have published on the area with current volume published just last October.
Antelope Valley History Vol. 1
Antelope Valley History Vol. 2
Antelope Valley History Vol. 3 - Incredible Tales, Stories, Letters, and Reminiscences of some of the South Antelope Valley Pioneers
Antelope Valley History Vol. 4
Antelope Valley History Vol. 5 - Del Sur and Beyond
We publish a monthy newsletter, included with membership.

Whittier Area Genealogical Society
P. O. Box 4367
Whittier, CA 90607-4367
(562) 333-3910

Whittier Historical Society
6755 Newlin Ave.
Whittier, CA 90601
(213) 945-3871

Workman & Temple Family Homestead Museum
15415 E. Don Julian Rd.
City of Industry, CA 91745
(626) 968-8492.

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