ARCHIVED PUBLIC RECORDS KEYWORD INDEX SEARCH
Below is a list of keywords
that are used to search for records from 1935-1976. The list will direct you to the location of
the index card that will identify the specific actions of the Board of
Supervisors association with the keyword and point you to the official
record. The list helps narrow down your
For example, say you
are looking for information about the voting equipment used in the primary
election in 1946. You could use the
Keyword Index to find “voting machines,” under the Registrar of Voters
department. The Index would tell you
that matters dealing with “voting machines” are located in File Drawer 051 at
the Clerk of the Board office. You would
then go to File Drawer 051 to locate more specific information about the Board
action using the subject index card.
the index (Microsoft Excel file).
- Once the file is open, click on the next to the field you wish to
- Uncheck “(Show All)” and click the checkbox next
to the keywords you want to use to filter the list.
- Once you find the keyword(s) that match your
search, scroll to the right to identify the location of the index
card. The information will point
you to the “File Drawer,” microfilm “Index Reel” and “Index Frame”
numbers. This information will
assist you in locating the record at the Clerk of the Board Office.
If you have any questions,
please contact the Clerk of the Board staff at (619) 531-5600.
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Index last updated: 12/09