The San Francisco Museum and Historical Society does not have a library, facilities, or staff to conduct research or provide photographs.

Useful links for San Francisco history research include:

We also suggest you contact the following:

  • San Francisco Public Library
    San Francisco History Center
    100 Larkin St.
    San Francisco, CA 94102
  • California Historical Society
    678 Mission St.
    San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Society of California Pioneers
    Alice Phelan Sullivan Library
    101 Montgomery St. Suite 150
    Presidio of San Francisco
    San Francisco, CA 94129
  • Bancroft Library
    University of California
    Berkeley, CA 94720-6000
  • Mechanics’ Institute Library
    57 Post St
    San Francisco, CA 94104-5013
  • California Genealogical Society
    2201 Broadway, Suite LL2
    Oakland, CA 94612
  • San Francisco Bay Area Television Archive
    J. Paul Leonard Library
    San Francisco State University
    sfbatv website 
  • Museum of Performance and Design
    893B Folsom St
    San Francisco, CA 94107
  • San Francisco Bay Area Post Card Club
    P. O. Box 621
    Penngrove, CA 94951