California: Selected Reference Resources

Web Resources

Print Resources

State History

  • A Bibliography of the History of California, 1510-1930 by Robert E. Cowan and Robert G. Cowan. Los Angeles, 1964.
  • The California Gold Rush: A Descriptive Bibliography of Books and Pamphlets Covering the Years 1848-1853. San Francisco: Book Club of California, 1997.
  • California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif. Word Dancer Press, 1998.
  • Directory of Archival and Manuscript Repositories in California. Berkeley: Society of California Archivists, 1996.
  • The Zamorano 80: A Selection of Distinguished California Books. Los Angeles: Zamorano Club, 1945.
  • The Zamorano Index to History of California by Hubert Howe Bancroft. Los Angeles: Zamorano Club, 1985.
  • Cumulative index: Westways-Touring Topics, 1909-1959. Los Angeles: Automobile Club of Southern California, 1961.

Los Angeles History

  • Cultural Inheritance/L.A.: A Directory of Less-Visible Archives and Collections in the Los Angeles Region. Los Angeles: Getty Research Institute, 1999.
  • History of Los Angeles County, California. Oakland, Calif.: Thompson & West, 1880.
  • Los Angeles and Its Environs in the Twentieth Century A Bibliography of a Metropolis, 1970-1990, With a Directory of Resources in Los Angeles County. Los Angeles: Los Angeles City Historical Society, 1996.
  • Historical Volume and Reference Works: Los Angeles County and Long Beach. Los Angeles: Historical Publishers, 1962. Vol. 4-5