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Butte County Vital Records Index (1854-1897)

The Butte County Library maintains a vital records index to local newspapers from 1854 through approximately 1897 at the Oroville Branch. Library volunteers can copy newspaper articles once the date of an event is known. To request an article, please fill out the request form and mail it to the Butte County Library with a self-addressed stamped envelope.

Last names beginning with A B C D-E F-G H I-J-K L M N-O-P Q-R S T-U-V W-X-Y-Z

Newspaper abbreviations:
WBR - Weekly Butte Record
OM - Oroville Mercury
WOR - Weekly Oroville Register
DOR - Daily Oroville Register
CE - Chico Enterprise
WCR - Weekly Chico Enterprise
WCRC - Weekly Chico Record-Chronicle
NE - Northern Enterprise
BR - Butte Record
WOM - Weekly Oroville Mercury
GH - Gridley Herald

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