Santa Clara County, California Online Historical Directories

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Links to directories at Ancestry are to the images themselves, which are browsable. Non-subscribers will not be able to view these. Non-subscribers can, however, use the search engine and see a listing of possible results (but no images or further details). To search by name, directory, year, or keyword, go to Ancestry's U.S. City Directories search engine. For more information on how to access subscription websites, read Number 5 on my FAQs page.

1860s - 1890s


 
San Jose Telephone Directory, Sunset Telephone and Telegraph Company, 1893 - Free (San Francisco Genealogy)
 - transcribed

California State Government and Court Directory, unknown, 1898 - $ (Ancestry)


1900s - 1920s

California Voter Registrations, 1900-1968 - $ (Ancestry)

Palo Alto City Directory, Polk, 1926 - Free (DistantCousin)



Palo Alto City Directory, Polk, 1936
- $ (Ancestry)
 - includes North Palo Alto, Ravenswood, and Stanford University

San Jose City and Santa Clara County Directories, Polk, 1936
- $ (Ancestry)

Palo Alto City Directory, Polk, 1937
- $ (Ancestry)
 - includes North Palo Alto, Ravenswood, and Stanford University

Santa Jose City and Santa Clara County Directories, Polk, 1937
- $ (Ancestry)
 - filming ends with Los Gatos City Directory listing for Erwin, Simeon W.; pp. 888-9
 - the rest of the directory can be viewed here; begins with pp. 888-9

Palo Alto City Directory, Polk, 1938 - $ (Ancestry)
 - includes North Palo Alto, Ravenswood, and Stanford University

San Jose City Directory, 1938 - $ (Ancestry)

Palo Alto City Directory, Polk, 1939 - $ (Ancestry)
 - includes North Palo Alto, Ravenswood, and Stanford University



Los Gatos City Directory, Polk, 1940 - $ (Ancestry)

Palo Alto City Directory, Polk, 1940
- $ (Ancestry)
 - includes North Palo Alto and Stanford University

San Jose City Directory, Polk, 1940 - $ (Ancestry)
 - filming ends with San Jose Householders Directory listing for Magnolia Avenue; pp. 538-9
 - the rest of the directory can be viewed here; begins with pp. 538-9

Santa Clara County Directory, Polk, 1940 - $ (Ancestry)
 - includes Agnew, Alma, Alviso, Campbell, Coyote, Cupertino, Gilroy, Gilroy Hot Springs, Holy City, Lawrence, Los Altos, Los Gatos, Madrone, Milpitas, Moffet Field, Morgan Hill, Mount Hamilton, Mountain View, Naval Air Station, Redwood Estates, San Martin, Santa Clara, Saratoga, Sargent, Sunnyvale, and Wrights

Palo Alto City Directory, Polk, 1941
- $ (Ancestry)
 - includes North Palo Alto and Stanford University

San Jose City Directory, Polk, 1941 - $ (Ancestry)

Santa Clara County Directory, Polk, 1942 - $ (Ancestry)
 - includes Agnew, Alma, Alviso, Campbell, Coyote, Cupertino, Gilroy, Gilroy Hot Springs, Holy City, Lawrence, Los Altos, Los Gatos, Madrone, Milpitas, Moffet Field, Morgan Hill, Mount Hamilton, Mountain View, Naval Air Station, Redwood Estates, San Martin, Santa Clara, Saratoga, Sargent, Sunnyvale, and Wrights

Palo Alto City Directory, Polk, 1942 - $ (Ancestry)
 - includes North Palo Alto and Stanford University
 - scanned at one page per image

Palo Alto City Directory, Polk, 1942
- $ (Ancestry)  - another copy
 - includes North Palo Alto and Stanford University
 - scanned at two pages per image

San Jose City and Santa Clara County Directories, Polk, 1942
- $ (Ancestry)
 - filming ends with San Jose City Directory listing for Machado, Mary A.; pp. 300-1
 - the rest of the directory can be viewed here; begins with pp. 300-1

San Jose City and Santa Clara County Directories, Polk, 1943 - $ (Ancestry)

Los Gatos City Directory, Polk, 1944 - $ (Ancestry)

Palo Alto City Directory, Polk, 1944 - $ (Ancestry)
 - includes North Palo Alto and Stanford University

San Jose City and Santa Clara County Directories, Polk, 1944 - $ (Ancestry)

Santa Clara City Directory, Polk, 1944 - $ (Ancestry)

Los Gatos City Directory, Polk, 1945 - $ (Ancestry)

San Jose City Directory, Polk, 1945 - $ (Ancestry)

Santa Clara City Directory, Polk, 1945 - $ (Ancestry)

Santa Clara County Directory, Polk, 1945 - $ (Ancestry)

Palo Alto City Directory, Polk, 1946 - $ (Ancestry)
 - includes East Palo Alto, North Palo Alto, Menlo Park, and Stanford

Los Gatos City Directory, Polk, 1947
- $ (Ancestry)

San Jose City Directory, Polk, 1947
- $ (Ancestry)

Santa Clara City Directory, Polk, 1947 - $ (Ancestry)

Santa Clara County Directory, Polk, 1947 - $ (Ancestry)

Palo Alto City Directory, Polk, 1948 - $ (Ancestry)
 - includes Menlo Park and Stanford

San Jose City and Santa Clara County Directories, Polk, 1949-50 - $ (Ancestry)


1950s - 1970s

California Voter Registrations, 1900-1968 - $ (Ancestry)

San Jose City and Santa Clara County Directories, Polk, 1952 - $ (Ancestry)
 - excludes Palo Alto

San Jose and Santa Clara County Telephone Directory, Pacific Telephone and Telegraph Company, 1964 - $ (Ancestry)

San Jose and Santa Clara County Telephone Directory, Pacific Telephone and Telegraph Company, 1972 - $ (Ancestry)





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