Genealogy and Family History

Plan Your Visit

Available at State Library of Arizona, 1700 West Washington Street, Suite 300, Phoenix, AZ 85007-2812

  • Books and indexes to immigration and naturalization records;
  • Published material for all the states, e.g., vital records, court records, wills and probates, and county histories
  • Published material for some foreign countries
  • Genealogical periodicals for various states  
  • Complete runs of the scholarly genealogical periodicals: New England Historical and Genealogical Register and The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record (beginning in 1847 and 1870 respectively)
  • Search our catalog to find what’s in our collection.
  • Online resources (for in-Library use):

Available at Polly Rosenbaum Archives and History Building, 1901 West Madison, Phoenix, AZ 85009-5229

  • 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.