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archivalgal

Monterey, California

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About Me

Masters Degree in Library Science, UCLA, with a focus on archives & special collections. Published historian. Have been involved professionally in California history since 1990 and I am an expert on Monterey County's unique history. I was the local history librarian for both Pacific Grove and Carmel. I have professionally researched family histories since 1995.

Research Specialties

Monterey County family, cultural and social history - including art & architectural history. Have handy access to unpublished, local census records, city directories, obituaries, local history clipping files, property records, cemetery records, and newspapers.

Genealogical Society/Association Memberships

  • Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL)
  • Society of American Archivists

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Repositories I Can Visit

Repository_image_default_banner Pacific Grove Public Library
Pacific Grove,
California
Repository_image_default_banner Monterey Public Library
Monterey,
California
Repository_image_default_banner Harrison Memorial Library
Carmel,
California
Repository_image_default_banner Monterey County Free Libraries
Marina,
California
Mococourthouse1sm Monterey County CA Courthouse
Salinas,
California
Repository_image_default_banner Salinas Public Library
Salinas,
California
Repository_image_default_banner Watsonville Public Library
Watsonville,
California

Research Localities I Focus On