Researching the World, this is our tag line, but what does it mean?  Well, it means that the 20,000+ books, periodicals, maps, microfiche, and CDs at the Sahyun Genealogical Library consist of resources to help you research most anywhere in the world.


All 50 states are represented, many counties of each state and then cities. As for the world, we have a tremendous collection of books and CDs on Irish genealogy, we have the series collection of Germans to America.  Search our card catalog online and find 50 books on Italian genealogy and another 400 on Irish genealogy.  Type in "map" and you get 725 results, Mayflower and you get 425.


British, French, Swedish, French, Polish and on and on..........


Vital records, military records, census records, yearbooks, family histories and let's not forget Santa Barbara resources, death records, cemetery records, city directories, local school yearbooks.


This is by no means a complete list of all that is available at our extraordinary Sahyun Genealogical Library so please come visit us at 316 Castillo Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101 Sahyun Genealogical Library