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First established in 1871, and reestablished again, the California Historical Society has been collecting documents, art, and records of California heritage for more than 140 years. These records cover California economic, social, political, and cultural heritage, including 50,000 books, and 500,000 photos. There are also state, county, and local histories, early California immigrants' overland and sea diaries and letters, ethnic histories, Mexican California early fort, presidio, and mission life, Mexican War, Gold Rush diaries and guidebooks, logging, mining, women's issues and rare books.<ref name="DB1921" /> <ref>[http://www.californiahistoricalsociety.org/research/ Collection Overview] in ''California Historical Society'' (accessed 5 May 2014).</ref><br><br>
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First established in 1871, and reestablished again, the California Historical Society has been collecting documents, art, and records of California heritage for more than 140 years. These records cover California economic, social, political, and cultural heritage, including 50,000 books, and 500,000 photos. There are also state, county, and local histories, early California immigrants' overland and sea diaries and letters, ethnic histories, Mexican California early fort, presidio, and mission life, Mexican War, Gold Rush diaries and guidebooks, logging, mining, women's issues and rare books.<ref> William Dollarhide and Ronald A. Bremer. America's Best Genealogy Resource Centers (Bountiful, Utah: Heritage Quest, 1998), 19 and 21.></ref> <ref>[http://www.californiahistoricalsociety.org/research/ Collection Overview] in ''California Historical Society'' (accessed 5 May 2014).</ref><br><br>  
  
Here are some strengths of the Historical Society collection:
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Here are some strengths of the Historical Society collection:  
*Early Exploration
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*Gold Rush
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*Early Exploration  
*Immigration and Migration
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*Gold Rush  
*Landscape and Geography
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*Immigration and Migration  
*Community Organizations
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*Landscape and Geography  
*Arts and Culture
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*Community Organizations  
*San Francisco and the Greater Bay Area
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*Arts and Culture  
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*San Francisco and the Greater Bay Area  
 
*Los Angeles and Southern California
 
*Los Angeles and Southern California
  
 
[[Image:California Historical Society San Francisco.jpg|right|250px|California Historical Society San Francisco.jpg]]'''California Historical Society'''<br> North Baker Research Library <br>678 Mission Street<br>San Francisco, California 94105<br>Telephone: 415-357-1848 <br>Fax: 415-357-1850<br> Website:&nbsp;[http://www.californiahistoricalsociety.org/ http://www.californiahistoricalsociety.org/]<br><br>  
 
[[Image:California Historical Society San Francisco.jpg|right|250px|California Historical Society San Francisco.jpg]]'''California Historical Society'''<br> North Baker Research Library <br>678 Mission Street<br>San Francisco, California 94105<br>Telephone: 415-357-1848 <br>Fax: 415-357-1850<br> Website:&nbsp;[http://www.californiahistoricalsociety.org/ http://www.californiahistoricalsociety.org/]<br><br>  
  
[http://www.californiahistoricalsociety.org/ California Historical Society]
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[http://www.californiahistoricalsociety.org/ California Historical Society]  
===References===
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=== References ===
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Revision as of 04:30, 6 May 2014

First established in 1871, and reestablished again, the California Historical Society has been collecting documents, art, and records of California heritage for more than 140 years. These records cover California economic, social, political, and cultural heritage, including 50,000 books, and 500,000 photos. There are also state, county, and local histories, early California immigrants' overland and sea diaries and letters, ethnic histories, Mexican California early fort, presidio, and mission life, Mexican War, Gold Rush diaries and guidebooks, logging, mining, women's issues and rare books.[1] [2]

Here are some strengths of the Historical Society collection:

  • Early Exploration
  • Gold Rush
  • Immigration and Migration
  • Landscape and Geography
  • Community Organizations
  • Arts and Culture
  • San Francisco and the Greater Bay Area
  • Los Angeles and Southern California
California Historical Society San Francisco.jpg
California Historical Society
North Baker Research Library
678 Mission Street
San Francisco, California 94105
Telephone: 415-357-1848
Fax: 415-357-1850
Website: http://www.californiahistoricalsociety.org/

California Historical Society

References

  1. William Dollarhide and Ronald A. Bremer. America's Best Genealogy Resource Centers (Bountiful, Utah: Heritage Quest, 1998), 19 and 21.>
  2. Collection Overview in California Historical Society (accessed 5 May 2014).