Search billions of records on Ancestry.com
   
 

 



  Repository Listing

 

Kern County Library

Beale Memorial Library

http://www.kerncountylibrary.org/beale.html

Contact Information:

 

  Kern County Library - Beale Memorial Library

  Reference Services

  701 Truxtun Avenue

  Bakersfield, CA  93301

  (661) 861-2130  Telephone

  (661) 631-9439  Fax

 

Obituary lookup policy:

 ?

 
 

Submit requests by:

  Email........ ?  

  US Mail..... ?  

  Fax........... ?

 

 

Telephone.... ?

Webpage..... ?

TDD............ ?

 
 
 

Email: 

 

 

Update Date:   

     9-May-2003

SCORP Reference: 

    23

Self-addressed stamped envelope ?

 

Genealogical Holdings and other Notes:

The Beale Memorial Library houses extensive materials in Fine Arts, historic Kern County and California Maps and Photographs, Genealogy, and Geology, Mining, Petroleum (GMP), and Local History.  The genealogy collection contains books, magazines, printed vital records, and books on heraldry and family names. Complete California census records through 1920 are available on microfilm. Also, the library has the microfiche index to the collection of the Sutro Library.   

The Genealogy Room at the Beale Memorial Library is open all hours the library is open. Volunteers from the Kern County Genealogical Society are on hand to assist patrons from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. every day, Monday through Saturday.  Genealogy Hours: Monday through Saturday 1:00pm - 4:00pm. Will open upon request.

Genealogy Subject Strengths: Individual State collections, surnames, 250 state periodicals, foreign section, mostly the British Isles, War of the Rebellion Official Records of the Union & Confederate Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Draper Manuscripts Index & Abstracts, Bakersfield Directories 1899-, Sacramento Bee Index 1857-1905, California census on microfilm, Kern County newspapers.

Death Index 1940, 1850 and 1920 census indexes, Works Projects for each state, National Compendium Biographies and International Biographies.  The Jack Maguire Local History Room at the Beale Memorial Library houses the Local History Collection, which contains county and community histories, California Indian tribes, books about overland journeys, and material about outlaws who were active in Kern County and California, Bakersfield City Directories from 1899 through the present, directories of other Kern County cities as well as phone books and the Haines Directory from 1972 to present.  Index to the Bakersfield Californian.   

The Local History Room is open Monday through Friday from 12 noon to 6 p.m., Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 12 noon, and 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. No materials are allowed outside the room; copy machines are available.  Mail or fax arrangements may be made by calling the Local History Librarian at (661) 868-0775. 

 

 

 Newspaper Holdings 

 

 

 

 

Southern California Region

Newspaper Holdings

Kern, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, Santa Barbara, Ventura Counties

 

 

Community,

Town Or Locale

Served by

Publication

 

 

 

Locator

Code

 

 

 

Start

Month

of

Holding

 

 

Start

Year

of

Holding

 

 

End

Month

of

Holding

 

 

End

Year

of

Holding

 

 

Format

H=Hardcopy

M=Microfilm

F=Fiche

O=Other

Antelope Valley News

Palmdale

 

02

1966

02

1967

M

Antelope Valley Press

Palmdale

 

02

1980

06

1980

M

Arvin Boosters

Arvin

 

06

1922

08

1924

M

Arvin Tiller

Arvin

 

01

1939

04

1960

M

Arvin Tiller

Arvin

 

01

1973

12

1995

M

Bakersfield Californian

Bakersfield

 

01

1908

08

1950

H

Bakersfield Californian

Bakersfield

 

01

1908

Curr

Curr

M

Bakersfield Californian and Daily Californian

Bakersfield

 

04

1907

01

1908

M

Bakersfield Morning Echo

Bakersfield

 

02

1918

03

1928

M

Boron Enterprise

Boron

 

01

1968

06

1989

M

Buttonwillow News

Buttonwillow

 

02

1946

01

1947

M

Buttonwillow Reporter

Buttonwillow

 

06

1953

04

1956

M

Buttonwillow Times

Buttonwillow

 

03

1959

09

1981

M

Daily Independent

Randsburg

 

10

1971

12

1993

M

Daily Independent

Ridgecrest

 

10

1971

12

1993

M

Daily Midway Driller

Delano

 

02

1910

12

1994

M

Delano Record

Delano

 

08

1908

12

1992

M

Fellows Courier

Fellows

 

 

1914

 

1915

M

Frazier Mountain Breeze

Frazier Park

 

11

1949

06

1954

M

Indian Well Valley Independent

Ridgecrest

 

06

1955

12

1962

M

Kern Valley Sun

Lake Isabella

 

11

1959

12

1991

M

Lamont Reporter

Lamont

 

11

1947

12

1991

M

McFarland News

McFarland

 

01

1930

12

1937

M

McFarland News

McFarland

 

07

1941

06

1948

M

McFarland Press

McFarland

 

02

1947

02

1986

M

McFarland Tribune

McFarland

 

01

1923

12

1931

M

Mojave Desert News

Mojave

 

06

1941

12

1972

M

Mojave Desert News

Mojave

 

01

1974

12

1995

M

Mojave Press

Mojave

 

08

1914

12

1915

M

Mojave Press

Mojave

 

01

1916

03

1919

M

Mojave Record

Mojave

 

 

1936

 

1937

M

Mojave Record

Mojave

 

02

1937

06

1928

M

Mojave Record

Mojave

 

 

1939

06

1951

M

Randsburg Miner

Randsburg

 

04

1900

12

1900

M

Randsburg Miner

Randsburg

 

01

1904

12

1905

M

Randsburg Miner

Randsburg

 

01

1906

12

1907

M

Randsburg Times

Randsburg

 

01

1925

12

1929

M

Randsburg Times

Randsburg

 

 

1937

09

1948

M

Rosamond Review

Rosamond

 

03

1957

05

1966

M

Rosamond Sun

Rosamond

 

05

1952

02

1957

M

Shafter Press

Shafter

 

01

1935

12

1991

M

Shafter Progress

Shafter

 

01

1929

 

1936

M

Tehachapi News

Tehachapi

 

01

1920

12

1992

M

The Fence Post

Caliente

 

07

1983

12

1991

M

Times Herald

Ridgecrest

 

10

1948

03

1956

M

Valley Independent

Randsburg

 

01

1963

10

1971

M

Valley Independent

Ridgecrest

 

01

1963

10

1971

M

Wasco News

Wasco

 

01

1916

12

1926

M

Wasco News

Wasco

 

01

1930

12

1985

M

Wasco Tribune

Wasco

 

08

1982

12

1996

M

 

 

       

 

Search this site or the web powered by FreeFind

Site search Web search

* Plan Your Obituary Search * Find the Last Known Address and Date of Death * Community Locator *
*
Newspaper Holdings * Libraries and Other Repositories * Queries and Lookup Volunteers *
*
Strike Out? More Ideas for finding Obituaries *
*
SoCalObituaries HomePage * Volunteer for the SoCal Obituaries Project *
* Frequently Asked Questions and Answers * Meet the SCORPians *


Sign/View Guestbook * Email Us


© 2003 Southern California Obituary Resource Project
This page belongs to
socalobituaries.
"