The Research Team is available to do basic Santa Clara County genealogical research and to make copies.
Please keep in mind that this research is done by volunteers and response time may be 60-90 days, depending on demand and on the availability of volunteers. Fees vary according to the extent of the research - generally the fee is $10 per name per source for non-members, and 50% off for members.
Notice: Due to the situation concerning COVID-19, the research team will NOT be travelling to the Library or off-site until it is considered safe to do so by the County Public Health Department. So most all research requests will be delayed. Thank you for your patience.
Questions: If you have any questions, please email the
before you order.
Special Projects: Researchers are available to take on special projects. Please email the
with your questions.
Santa Clara County Early Vitals Records: Check the online index first. Then email a request to the
with the index entry. The Research Team will clarify what records are available and contact you with the proper fee amount. No initial payment is required.
Please complete the following form. Pull down the number of names, and a box will appear to enter your requested names and information.
Submit a maximum of three unique names per order.
Provide as much information as possible (e.g., dates of birth, marriage, death, addresses, alternate spellings, nicknames, etc.) for the best results.
Fees are per name for each item selected. The fees are for the search; we cannot guarantee the information exists.
The Checkout button will give you the option to pay by PayPal, or to print the form and submit by mail.
We greatly prefer online orders. If this is not possible, fill out this form, press CHECKOUT at the bottom and print out the resulting page. Mail it, along with a check and a self-addressed legal size envelope to: SCCHGS - Attention: Research, Santa Clara City Library, 2635 Homestead Rd, Santa Clara, CA 95051-5397.