Internet Resources - Archives
- America's News (NewsBank)
Search current and archived coverage of issues, events, people, government, sports and more with the largest collection of full-text U.S. newspapers. Includes staff-written articles, obituaries, editorials, announcements, real estate and other sections.
Browse related subjects: Archives, California, Indexes, Magazine Articles, News, Newspaper Articles
- American Ancestors
Provides access to more than 2,400 searchable databases containing over 110 million names. Some of the most popular include: The American Genealogist, Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910, The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, and Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850. Purchased through funds donated by the Genealogical Society of Santa Cruz County. This database is available ONLY at the Downtown Branch Library.
Browse related subjects: Archives, Genealogy, Indexes, Names, People
The Artstor Digital Library features an unparalleled range of images from some of the world's leading museums, photo archives, scholars, and artists in one easily-navigated repository. Artstor facilitates research and education in numerous disciplines, including art and visual studies, architecture, religion, anthropology and archaeology, global studies, fashion and costume, classics, world history, and more. This database is available ONLY from inside the Library (any branch).
Mobile access: Use a library computer to create an Artstor Digital Library account. Sign in to the Digital Library via a mobile device using this account. Because remote access is not allowed, patrons will need to sign in to their account on a library computer once per visit to "activate" their access before being able to use a mobile device.
Browse related subjects: Archives, Art, History
Findmypast.com is a family history and genealogy website and one of the leading suppliers of online family history records. The site currently offers access to a collection of over 2 billion historical records covering the United States, England, Wales, Scotland, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, and other parts of the globe. Purchased through funds donated by the Genealogical Society of Santa Cruz County. This database is available ONLY at the Downtown Branch Library.
Browse related subjects: Archives, Genealogy, History, Indexes, People
- Santa Cruz County Historical Local Newspaper Indexing Project
Index compiled by the Genealogical Society of Santa Cruz County to 24 different newspapers published in Santa Cruz County. Coverage is primarily 1856-1965, with some additional citations from 1965 to date. Subjects available now are A-E, with more to be added. This is a PDF version only.
Browse related subjects: Archives, California, Local History, News, Newspaper Articles, Santa Cruz City, Santa Cruz County
- Santa Cruz Sentinel Archives
Digital collections of Evening Sentinel, Santa Cruz Evening News, Santa Cruz Weekly Sentinel and Santa Cruz Sentinel provided by a partnership between California Digital Newspaper Collection and Newspapers.com. Archive covers 1896 to 2005. Access is ONLY available from inside a library branch.
Santa Cruz Sentinel Archives via America's News (NewsBank)
Find full-text articles on local news, issues, events, people and much more from current and archived issues of Santa Cruz Sentinel. Archive covers August 14, 1999 to current.
Browse related subjects: Archives, California, Indexes, Local History, News, Newspaper Articles, Santa Cruz City, Santa Cruz County
Did You Know?
Aerial Photos - Santz Cruz County
UCSC's McHenry Library Maps Collection has a collection of aerial photographs of Santa Cruz County from the 1920's on. They may be viewed by the public by appointment.
There is also a small collection of uncataloged aerial photos in the Local History room of the Downtown branch.[More]