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Roseville Public Library
225 Taylor Street
Roseville, California 95678
Phone: (916) 774-5221
Fax: (916) 773-5594
Email: library@roseville.ca.us
Physical collections: 12
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Birdsall(William H.) Collection

William Henry Birdsall was born on July 28, 1909 in Imlay, Nevada to Fred R. Birdsall and Jennie L. Peterson. Birdsall served on the City of Roseville Library Board from 1951 to 1976 as President, Secretary, and board member....

Carey, Peggy Collection

Born Margaret June Taylor on June 9, 1925 in Peoria, Illinois, Peggy Carey's interest in genealogy began after her marriage to Leo Carey on August 16, 1946. Her mother-in-law claimed the Carey family as descendents of Mary, Queen of...

Communications Division Collection

The City of Roseville created the Communications Division in March 2007 under the administration of the City Manager's Office in an effort to merge existing city public information resources such as print, internet, and video into one entity for the...

Courter (Chic) Collection

Chic Courter was born on April 24, 1889 in San Miguel, San Luis Obispo County, California. In 1940 Courter joined the staff of the Roseville Press which later merged with the Roseville Tribune and Register to become the Roseville...

Friends of the Library Collection

By 1972, the Carnegie Library on Lincoln Street in Roseville could no longer accommodate the growing population of the city. A group of library supporters gathered on August 22, 1972 in the basement of the Carnegie, at the request...

Glaser (Ione P. and Loran W.) Collection

Ione Parker Glaser was born on January 21, 1921 in San Jose, California to James Dayley Parker and Hazel Hannah Francis Parker. Loren W. Glaser was born on May 7, 1919 in Elburz, Elko County, Nevada to Walter A....

Haman (William) Collection

William Haman arrived in California in the mid 1890s to work for Leland Stanford's Vina vineyards and winery near Los Molinos in Tehama County. The owner of the newly-built Placer County Winery in Roseville enticed Haman to work for...

Hanlin (Elizabeth P.) Collection

Elizabeth Alice Preston Hanlin was born in Roseville in 1912 to Chester H. and Mabel Beal Preston. Chester was born in March 1881 in Pennsylvania, where he lived until he moved to California to work as a brakeman for...

Hebuck (Uno J.) Collection

As a lifelong resident of the Roseville and Rocklin area, Uno Jacob Hebuck was especially suited to document the history of pioneer families of Placer County. Hebuck was born on September 27, 1897 in Roseville, California. The Uno J....

Hellar (Jerome C.) Collection

Descended from one of Roseville's pioneer families, Jerome Clark Hellar was born on April 23, 1904 at 605 Oak St. in Roseville to Martin Colin Hellar and Elva Clark Hellar. He was thereafter known to family and friends as...

Kuhlman, (Hazel M.) Collection

Hazel Christine McIntosh Kuhlman was born at home in Roseville on March 14, 1892 to Alice W. McIntosh and William McIntosh. With the exception of a few years, Hazel lived most of her life in Roseville at the same house...

Smart (Marguerite E.) Collection

Marguerite Lorain Etzel Smart was born on October 16, 1920 in Roseville to Leroy and Minnie M. Quigley Nugent Etzel. Marguerite attended local schools and graduated from Roseville Union High School in 1936 at the age of fifteen. The...