he Henry B. and Raymond W. Fisher Survey Collection consists of approximately 1,700 surveys made by Henry B. Fisher and by his son, Raymond W. Fisher, from the 1890s until the 1960s, primarily in Santa Clara County. The surveys are of private property, both rural and urban, and typically include one or more maps or drawings and pages of calculations and/or written descriptions of property boundaries. Many surveys are plans for subdivisions in Santa Clara County, and the collection also includes many plans for capital improvements such as sewer systems and roads improvements.
You may search the surveys collection by using the index below. Each entry typically includes the survey number, the property owner, names of streets bordering the property, the city (if applicable), the survey date, the surveyor, and additional notes about the survey. The surveys are available at the County Archives.
The Register of Dentists consists of 94 registrations from 1903 to 1922. These registrations show dentists who were allowed to practice dentistry in the state of California and who registered in the County of Santa Clara.
You may search the registrations using the index below. Each index entry includes the name of the dentist, their age, date of license, number of license, date of registration with the county, birth place, birth date, and notes. The Register of Dentists, which contains the registrations, is available at the County Archives. Additional information about any registration also may be obtained by contacting the Archives by e-mail or phone.
The County Probate Cases Collection consists of approximately 2,100 cases heard by the Probate Court between May 1893 and September 1908, and 144 sets of probate vouchers that range from 1901 to 1913, and 1965 to 1967. Each case includes those papers filed with the court as part of the proceedings. Files may include wills, detailed lists of property, collections of claims by creditors, and various legal papers. Files may provide extensive information about the decedent, about costs for the period, and about the operation of a farm, business, or profession. This collection does not include all cases heard by the Probate Court in the period 1893 to 1908; there are a number of gaps and missing cases.
You may search the probate cases collection using the index below. Each entry includes the name of the decedent, the case number, the date of filing, and, often. additional remarks. The case files are available at the County Archives.