Research and Translation Assistance

The Sahyun Genealogical Library has thousands of books, periodicals, and other items that may aid your research. 

Request Research and Translation Assistance

Can’t get to the Sahyun Library? Our Library Research Assistants perform limited Santa Barbara County research as time allows.

Extensive genealogical research cannot be performed, but they can assist you with:

  • look-ups in our library’s physical collection including City Directories and local school yearbooks
  • research of Civil War Veterans
  • offsite research (land records, wills, etc.), which may incur a fee

Foreign Research and Translations

Genealogical Research for materials in:

Translations of handwritten and printed text in: 

Research Assistance

Santa Barbara County Genealogical Society

316 Castillo Street Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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