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San Fernando Valley Resources
Historical and Genealogical Societies
Pico Adobe
The Andres Pico Adobe
Home of the San Fernando
Valley Historical Society

starBurbank Historical Society
115 No. Lomita St.
Burbank CA 91506

The Burbank Historical Society operates the Gordon H. Howard Museum that has historical information from the area. Research in the Archives is by appointment only. The museum is open to visitors Saturday and Sundays 1-4 PM

Phone: (818) 841-6333


starCalabasas Historical Society
PO Box 8067
Calabasas, CA 91371

The Calabasas Hisorical Society maintains the Calabasas Historical Collection that is the result of joining two different historical archives.



starChatsworth Historical Society

The Chatsworth Historical Society has a historical collection located at the Chatsworth Museum at Homestead Acre.
10385 Shadow Oak Drive
Chatsworth CA 91311


Phone: (818) 882-5614
starEncino Historical Society
16756 Moorpark Street
Encino, CA 91436

starGlendale Historical Society
PO Box 4173
Glendale CA 91202

The Glendale Historical Society gives tours of the Doctors House Museum on Sundays from 2 to 4 PM. There is a $2 admission fee for persons over 16 years of age.

Phone: (818) 242-7447


starImmigrant Genealogical Society Library
1310-B West Magnolia Bl.
Burbank, CA

The Immigrant Genealogical Society Library houses a large collection of German and American Genealogical materials. See their web site for hours.

Phone: (818) 848-3122 During Library hours only

Postal Address: IGS, PO Box 7369
Burbank CA 91510-7369
Fax: (818) 716-6300

starSan Fernando Valley Genealogical Society

The web site for the San Fernando Valley Genealogical Society holds the results of many years of work extracting vital records from old newspapers of the San Fernando Valley. These names, and the information extracted about them, are from the years 1911 through 1945.
SFVGS Mailing address:
P.O. Box 3486
Winnetka CA 91396-3486
starSan Fernando Valley Historical Society
P.O. Box 7039
Mission Hills, CA 92346-70396
Phone: (818) 365-7810

starThe Southern California Genealogical Society
417 Irving Drive
Burbank, CA 91504-2408

This library houses a large genealogical collection that is open free to the public. See the web site for the hours and much other information.

Phone: (818) 843-7247
Fax: (818) 843-7262

starCanoga-Owensmouth Historical Society

The Community Center
7248 Owensmouth Ave.
Canoga Park, CA

The Canoga-Wwensmouth Historical Society operates the Museum.
See the web site for details of the monthly meetings.

starThe Little Landers Historical Society

Bolton Hall Museum
10110 Commerce Ave.
Tujunga CA 91042

This museum is maintained by the Little Landers Historical Society. It holds artifacts and documents from the areas of Sunland-Tujunga, Shadow Hills, Lakeview Terrace and the old Rancho Tununga. Research is by appointment. See the web site for the hours it is open to the public.

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 203, Tujunga CA 91043

Phone: (818) 352-3420