Society Publications

The Santa Barbara County Genealogical Society regularly produces two publications.

Tree Tips

Our monthly membership newsletter has articles, columns, and helpful information about Society activities. It previews the topic and speaker for each month’s membership meeting and includes a calendar of events. Current and past issues are available to members and non-members

Ancestors West

View the Table of Contents and surnames in each of the back issues of Ancestors West, our quarterly Society publication (1974 to the present) and order digital copies of back issues. 

Subscriptions to Ancestors West are a benefit of Society membership, and are available digitally to view online by Society members. Past issues are available in print to read at our Sahyun Genealogical Library.

Deadline for Ancestors West Articles August 1, 2022

The deadline for your submission – from 500 to 2,500 words – is August 1, 2022

Send to: Kristin Ingalls at  

Photos should be JPGs at high resolution.

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