Historical Research Libraries in Nevada City
Searls Historical Library
Operated by the Nevada County Historical Society: an archive of original historical documents and photos made accessible by a comprehensive card index. You will be assisted by volunteers. Photocopies available, $.50 each.
Researchers are welcome to access over 22,000 Nevada County historical photographs, nearly 3,000 printed books on early California and Gold Rush history, and over 1,000 maps of the area.
Doris Foley Library for Historical Research
Newspapers on microfilm, cemetery and mortuary indexes, naturalizations, court records, tax records, property records on microfilm, mining collection, maps, directories, local histories and much more.
211 N. Pine Street, Nevada City, CA 95959
Open Thurs - Sat 10-4
Additional Research Sources (links)
Searls Photo Index
Search the entire Index for key words by selecting "find" from your browser menu (top right corner).
Our quarterly Newsletters and Bulletins are also available to view and purchase at the Searls Historical Library, 161 Nevada City Hwy., Nevada City.
Oral History Interviews
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