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Historical Records Commission

Publications for Sale

Research Documents Published by the Historical Records Commission

The following documents are published by the Commission and can be obtained from us by mail:

Title of Publication


Inventory of Records 1834 to 1986 Office of the Recorder (revised)
A complete listing of all records in the Office of the County Recorder with a description of location and contents, such as names, property descriptions, etc.
$ 5.00
Lizzie Armstrong Jones: Businesswoman
Profiling Lizzie Through Sonoma County Records
$ 5.00
Sonoma County History, A bibliography and Union List (revised and reprinted 1990)
A bibliography of historical holdings of the Sonoma County Library and local historical societies
$ 10.00
Sonoma County 1850: An Alphabetical Index and Reprint of Population Schedules for Residents of Sonoma County, October 20 through November 2, 1850 $ 2.00
Sonoma County 1852: An Alphabetical Index and Reprint of Population, Productions and Capital Schedules for Residents of Sonoma County, June 21 through October 21, 1852 $ 6.50
Index and Abstract of Wills, Sonoma County 1850 to 1900 (reprint)
A listing of wills including names of decedents and heirs
$ 10.00
Oaths of Public Officials - Bonds, Sonoma County 1854 through 1954
An index of appointments to County offices, certificates of election, appointment of deputies
$ 5.00
Bonds of Guardianship - Sonoma County 1851 through 1907
An index to appointments of guardians for minors, surety, probate court number
$ 5.00
Sonoma County, 1860 Eighth Census of the United States
An alphabetical Index and Population Schedule
$ 25.00
Researching the History of a Sonoma County Property
An overview of how to research a building with a guide to sources of information
Free - download an edition in PDF format
Appraisal of Local Government Records for Historical Value
A guide to identifying historically significant records.
Free - download an edition in PDF format

Please include a $1.00 handling fee for each publication and mail your request to us at:

Sonoma County Historical Records Commission
c/o County Clerk-Recorder
585 Fiscal Dr Rm 103
Santa Rosa CA 95403

Research Documents Published by the Sonoma County Genealogical Society

Research Documents Published by the Sonoma County Genealogical Society