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
    415-557-4567
    sfpl.org
     
  • California Historical Society
    678 Mission St.
    San Francisco, CA 94105
    415-357-1848
    calhist.org
     
  • Society of California Pioneers
    Alice Phelan Sullivan Library
    101 Montgomery St. Suite 150
    Presidio of San Francisco
    San Francisco, CA 94129
    415-957-1849
    CaliforniaPioneers.org
     
  • Bancroft Library
    University of California
    Berkeley, CA 94720-6000
    510-642-3781
    bancroft.berkeley.edu
     
  • Mechanics’ Institute Library
    57 Post St
    San Francisco, CA 94104-5013
    415-393-0101
    milibrary.org
     
  • California Genealogical Society
    2201 Broadway, Suite LL2
    Oakland, CA 94612
    510-663-1358
    CaliforniaAncestors.org
      
  • San Francisco Bay Area Television Archive
    J. Paul Leonard Library
    San Francisco State University
    415-405-5565
    sfbatv website 
     
  • Museum of Performance and Design
    893B Folsom St
    San Francisco, CA 94107
    415-255-4800
    mpdsf.org
      
  • San Francisco Bay Area Post Card Club
    P. O. Box 621
    Penngrove, CA 94951
    postcard.org