Genealogy and Family History

Plan Your Visit

Available at Polly Rosenbaum Archives and History Building, 1901 W Madison St, Phoenix, AZ 85009

Genealogical resources at the Arizona State Archives include but are not limited to:

  • Assessment Rolls containing lists of taxable persons and their property.
  • Brand Indexes and Books.
  • Coroner or Justice Court records detail inquests held for violent or suspicious deaths
  • Great Registers containing personal information required of those who registered to vote.
  • Records from the Territorial Prison.
  • Superior Court records including marriage licenses, wills, probate cases, and civil and criminal cases. 
  • Historic Arizona newspapers
  • Arizona Collection with more than 75,000 items 
  • A Ready Reference collection of general books
  • Online resources (for in-Library use):