California & Local History

See also

See also the CSUMB Library's guides on History and Primary Sources.

Selected reference sources

Below is a list of selected reference books which provide introductory, background, and statistical information on topics in California History:

California Biographical Dictionary.  Ref CT225.C35
California Handbook.  Ref HC107.C2C253
California Historical Landmarks.  Ref F862.C115
California Indians: Primary Resources.  Ref E78.C15V36
California Inventory of Historic Resources.  Ref F862.C125
California Place Names.  Ref F859.G79
Encyclopedia of California.  Ref F859.E52
Guide to the History of California.  Ref F861.G85
Historic Spots in California.  Ref F862.H57
Historical Atlas of California.  Ref G1526.S1
History of Monterey County, California. Ref F868.M7
Monterey County Place Names.  Ref F868.M7 C58

Books in the CSUMB Library

The CSUMB Library Catalog lists books and videos in the CSUMB Library's collection. Use the links below for quick lists of books and videos on:

history of California missions
history of ethnic groups in California
Monterey (Calif.)--History
Costanoan Indians

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