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Sonoma County Libraries - Open Libraries

The Sonoma County History & Genealogy Library is a community resource of immense value. The local history and genealogy collection was first established in the Santa Rosa Central Library’s California Room. In 1993, the collection was moved to a separate building located adjacent to the Central Library and commonly referred to as the “Annex.” In 2002, the Sonoma County Library Commission, governing board of the county-wide library system, adopted a new mission statement for the local history and genealogy division and renamed it the Sonoma County History & Genealogy Library. Services, resources, and technologies continue to grow to meet the demands of those we serve.

Some of the resources available include: 
  • Personalized one-on-one instruction in historical and genealogical research
  • Over 40,000 photographs, many of which are available online as part of the Sonoma Heritage Collections
  • A comprehensive collection of Sonoma County historical works, county, family, and property histories
  • Access to the Sonoma County Archives which hold many of Sonoma County’s earliest court, naturalization and tax records
  • The Sonoma County History Index which has thousands of references to County events, places and people
  • Santa Rosa newspapers on microfilm from 1857 through 1969, as well as other county newspapers for various locations and dates
  • Wide ranging newspaper clipping files
  • The California Indian Library Collection
  • On-line subscriptions to HeritageQuest, Ancestry.com, GenealogyBank and the San Francisco Chronicle 1865-1922
  • Select California city directories and voter registrations
  • Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps
  • Indexes to local cemetery, marriage, birth, death and militia records
Contact Information:

History & Genealogy
Sonoma County Library
211 E Street
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Phone: (707) 308-3212
Email: Katherine J. Rinehart, M.A., Manager, at krinehart@sonomalibrary.org

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by Robinson, Jancis
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by Robinson, Jancis
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by Thorpe, David, 1944 Apr. 6-; Le Poste, Pierre
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Topics: Photography, Erotic, Wine and wine making
Bibliography: p. 245-246
Topic: Registers of births, etc
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by Simenon, Georges, 1903-
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"A Helen and Kurt Wolff book."
Topics: Maigret, Jules (Fictitious character), Police, Wine and wine making
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by Foulkes, Christopher
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Topics: Wine and wine making, Wine and wine making, Führer, Wein, Weinbau, Wines
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by Evan Goldstein
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Topics: Cookery, Wine and wine making
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by MacNeil, Karen, 1954-
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Topics: Reference works, Wines, Reference, Cooking, Cooking / Wine, Beverages - Wine & Spirits, COOKING...
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Topics: Wine and wine making, Mead
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by Hutchinson, Ralph E; Figiel, Richard; Meredith, Ted
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Topic: Wine and wine making
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by Clift, G. Glenn (Garrett Glenn), 1909-; Kentucky Historical Society. Register
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"Reprinted from the Register of the Kentucky Historical Society."
Topic: Registers of births, etc
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by Mayle, Peter
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Topics: Inheritance and succession, Wine and wine making, British
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by Sprague, Stuart, 1937-
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Topics: Registers of births, etc, Registers of births, etc, Registers of births, etc
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by Curtis, Melinda
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Refusing to name the father of her child, Cori is banished from her family. Now, almost five years later, Cori has returned to her family's winery with her young son. Will the boy's father recognize and accept him?
Topics: Single mothers, Viticulture, Wineries, Wine and wine making, Single mothers, Viticulture, Wine and...
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by Goldstein, Joyce Esersky; Williams, Chuck, 1915-; Goldstein, Evan
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Topics: Cookery, Wine and wine making
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by Hugh Johnson
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Topic: Wine and wine making -- History
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Imprint, v. 2-4 : Alexandria, Va. : J.P. Maher
Topics: New York herald, Registers of births, etc, Irish Americans, Death notices
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by Jackisch, Philip, 1935-
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Bibliography: p. 277-280
Topic: Wine and wine making
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by Henderson, J. Patrick; Rex, Dellie
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [542]-544) and index
Topic: Wine and wine making
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by Gordon, Nadia
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"A Sunny McCoskey Napa Valley mystery"
Topics: McCoskey, Sunny (Fictitious character), Women, Wine and wine making, Restaurants, Women cooks,...
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Bibliography: p. 265-268
Topics: Wine and wine making, Wine and wine making, Spanish wines, Portuguese wines
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by United States. National Archives and Records Administration; Eales, Anne Bruner; Kvasnicka, Robert M., 1935-
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Topics: United States. National Archives and Records Administration, États-Unis. National Archives and...
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Topics: Women architects, Wine and wine making
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by Amerine, M. A. (Maynard Andrew), 1911-; Singleton, Vernon L., joint author
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Bibliography: p. 336-356
Topic: Wine and wine making
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by Robinson, Jancis
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320 pages : 28 cm
Topics: Wine and wine making, Wine tasting
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by Russack, Benjamin
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A collection of excerpts from books on California. In To See the Dream, Jessamyn West notes the beauty of the Santa Anna wind, while in the 1842 Voyage to California, Scotsman George Simpson, governor of the Hudson's Bay Company, paints an unflattering portrait of California under Spanish rule
Topics: Wine and wine making, Wine and wine making, Wine and wine making, American literature
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by May, Peter
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Topics: Forensic pathologists -- Fiction., Wine writers -- Crimes against -- Fiction., Wine and wine making...
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by Chroman, Nathan
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 315-329) and index
Topics: Wine and wine making, Wine and wine making -- History -- To 1500, Wine and wine making -- History
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by Sangwan, Baljeet
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"Discovering California's Napa and Sonoma Valleys"--Cover
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Detective Aurelio Zen is dispatched to Piedmont to investigate the mutilation and murder of a wealthy wine grower. He discovers a closed society with lots of secrets. By the author of Cosi Fan Tutti
Topics: Zen, Aurelio (Fictitious character), Wine and wine making, Police
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Includes index
Topics: Wine and wine making, Wine tasting
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Originally published: 2003
Topics: Moon, Patrick, Moon, Patrick, Country life, Wine and wine making
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by Forest, Louis, 1872-1933. L'art de boire; Martin, Charles, 1884-1934
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by Gillette, Peter A; Gillette, Paul J., joint author
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"A Ridge Press book."
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Topics: Detective and mystery stories, American, Detective and mystery stories, English, Wine and wine...
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by Halliday, James, 1938-
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Topics: Wine and wine making, Viticulture, Wineries
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by Kaufman, William I. (William Irving), 1922-1995
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Topics: Wine and wine making, Wine and wine making, Wine and wine making, Vin, Vinification, Vin,...
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by Sarvis, Shirley; Thompson, Robert, 1934?-1984, joint author
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Topics: Wine and wine making, Cookery (Wine)
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by Don Kladstrup
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Topics: World War, 1939-1945 -- Underground movements -- France., Wine and wine making -- France -- History...
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Topics: Yoder, Magdalena (Fictitious character), Women detectives, Vintners, Wine and wine making,...
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v, 318 pages ; 22 cm
Topics: Registers of births, etc -- Connecticut, Migration, Internal -- United States -- History -- 18th...
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by Stevenson, Tom; Sotheby's (Firm)
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Includes index of artists
Topics: Wine and wine making, Wine tasting, Wine and wine making, Wine tasting
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by Yoxall, Harold Waldo; International Wine and Food Society
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Cover title: The International Wine and Food Society's guide to the wines of Burgundy
Topic: Wine and wine making
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Includes index
Topics: Wine Buying Guides, Cooking / Wine, Cooking, Beverages - Wine & Spirits, Cooking / Wine &...
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by Steadman, Ralph
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Chile -- Spain -- California -- Boggshafft -- Champagne impression -- Gascony -- Wine dogs of the world -- South Africa -- Wine labels -- Wine making -- Sicily -- Burgundy -- Languedoc-Roussillon -- Alsace -- Wine suite -- Old syrah vines
Topics: Wine and wine making, Wein, Wein
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by Coates, Clive
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 714-715) and index
Topics: Wines, Wine and wine making, Cooking / Wine, Cooking, Wineries, Beverages - Wine & Spirits,...
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [481]-486) and index
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by Justin Meyer
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Includes bibliographical references (245-248) and index
Topics: Wine industry, Wine and wine making
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by Kennealy, Jerry
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"A Thomas Dunne book."
Topics: Polo, Nick (Fictitious character), Private investigators, Wine and wine making
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volumes : 23 cm
Topics: Registers of births, etc -- Germany -- Württemberg, Immigrants -- Germany -- Württemberg --...
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by American Wine Society
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At head of title: American Wine Society presents
Topics: Beverages - Wine & Spirits, Cooking, Wine And Wine-Making, Cooking / Wine, Amateurs' manuals,...
351 p. ; 23 cm
Topics: Registers of births, etc. -- New York (State), New York (State) -- Genealogy
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by Anderson, Burton
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Topics: Wine and wine making, Führer, Wein
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Wine and wine making, Frau, Wein
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by Kathleen DeVanna Fish
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Topics: Cookery, International., Cookery (Wine), Wine and wine making., Cooks.
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by Thompson, Bob, 1934-; Johnson, Hugh, 1939- joint author
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by Burger, Robert E
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Bibliography: p. 144-146
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by Olken, Charles E; Singer, Earl G; Roby, Norman S
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Grape and wine varieties -- California vintages -- Wine geography -- Wineries and wines in California --Wineries and wines outside California -- Wine language -- Touring
Topics: Wine and wine making, Wine and wine making
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by Barich, Bill
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Topics: Wine and wine making, Viticulture, Vineyard laborers
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by Walton, Stuart
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Topic: Wine and wine making
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by Sanders, Leonard
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Topics: Wine and wine making, Family-owned business enterprises
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Includes index
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Topics: Wine and wine making, Wineries, Führer, Wein, Weinbaubetrieb
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by Ward, Philip, 1951-
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 155) and index
Topic: Wine and wine making
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by Maresca, Tom
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Includes index
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by Thompson, Bob, 1934-
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Spine title: California's wine country
Topics: Wine and wine making, Viticulture
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Topics: Fuller, Josephine (Fictitious character), Women private investigators, Wine and wine making,...
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by Massee, William Edman
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Rev. ed. published in 1974 under title: Massee's guide to wines of America
Topic: Wine and wine making
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [262]-270) and index
Topics: Norton, Daniel Norborne, 1794-1842, Wine and wine making