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Hispanic Local History and Genealogy in the United States: Selected Titles at The Library of Congress

V. California

  • Bancroft, Hubert Howe.
    California pioneer register and index, 1542-1848. Including Inhabitants of California, 1769-1800, and List of pioneers. Baltimore: Regional Pub. Co., 1964. 392 p.
    LC call number: F860 .B27
    LC control number: 64017723
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    Contains all genealogical information from the author's 7-vol. History of California. Provides names of 1,700 male inhabitants, with occupation. The pioneer register and index is a biographical dictionary of individuals prominent in the state's history.

  • Bancroft, Hubert Howe.
    History of California. 7 vols. Santa Barbara: W. Hebberd, [1963- ]. Maps.
    LC call number: F861 .B22
    LC control number: 64002254
    Catalog Record
    Facsimile of the first American ed., San Francisco, 1884-1890.

  • California. Adjutant General's Office.
    Records of California men in the War of the Rebellion, 1861 to 1867. Compiled by Richard H. Orton. Detroit: Gale Research, 1979. 887 p.
    LC call number: E497 .3 .C16 1979
    LC control number: 78023517
    Catalog Record
  • Documentos para la historia de California relating to José Mariano Bonilla. Isaac Antonio Bonilla and Joy Tenney Bonilla, compilers. Santa Barbara, Calif.: Bonilla, 1976. vii, 199 p. Ill.
    LC call number: F864 .D6
    LC control number: 78353093
    Catalog Record
    Much genealogical information on the Bonilla family, with photocopies of primary documents.

  • Eldredge, Zoeth Skinner.
    The beginnings of San Francisco: from the expedition of Anza, 1774, to the city charter of April 15, 1850. With biographical and other notes. 2 vols. San Francisco: Z. S. Eldredge, 1912. 837 p. Ill., maps, ports.
    LC call number: F869 .S3 E3
    LC control number: 12022016
    Catalog Record
    Covers l769-1850. Detailed notes and bibliography, photographs, and name index.

  • Guide to selected California genealogical collections (San Diego to Sacramento). Compiled by MTI Genealogy Services. [1st ed.]. Los Osos, CA: The Services, [1986]. 30 leaves. Ill.
    LC call number: Z1261 .G84 1986
    LC control number: 88132791
    Catalog Record
    Describes holdings of 31 libraries in California.

  • King, Marilyn Bailiff, and Virginia Sefton Meadowcroft, compilers.
    Catalog of California genealogical publications. [California]: California State Genealogical Alliance, [1990]. 129 p. Maps.
    LC call number: Z1261 .K55 1990 F860
    LC control number: 92185264
    Catalog Record
    Publications commercially available at the time of printing. Each page is an order form with bibliographical information and a summary of the book's contents.

  • Kot, Elizabeth Gorrell, and Shirley Pugh Thomson.
    California cemetery inscription sources: print & microform. Vallejo, Calif.: Indices Pub, 1994. viii, 283 p.
    LC call number: Z1261 .K68 1994 <LH&G>
    LC control number: 94076040
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  • Local history and genealogy resources of the California State Library and its Sutro branch. Gary E. Strong and Gary F. Kurutz, editors. Sacramento, Calif.: California State Library Foundation, 1983. 44 p. Ill.
    LC call number: Z1261 .L6 1983
    LC control number: 84129772
    Catalog Record
    Emphasizes materials that list personal names.

  • Lopez, Carlos U.
    Chilenos in California; a study of the 1850, 1852, and 1860 censuses. [San Francisco: R and E Research Associates, 1973]. xxvii, 87 p. Ills.
    LC call number: F870 .C4 L66
    LC control number: 73085463
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  • Mexicans in California after the U.S. conquest. With an introduction by Carlos E. Cortes. New York: Arno Press, 1976. 364 p. in various pagings. [1] fold. leaf of plates. Ill.
    LC call number: F870 .M5 M49
    LC control number: 76005225
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    Eight historical essays on Los Angeles and San Diego describing the effects of Spain's cession of California to the U.S. in 1848.

  • Morefield, Richard.
    The Mexican adaptation in American California, 1846-1875. [San Francisco: R and E Research Associates, 1971]. vii, 106 p.
    LC call number: F870 .M5 M66 1971
    LC control number: 72147291
    Catalog Record
    Local history of Spanish speakers during this period. Many names and much information on land transfers, copious notes citing additional local histories.

  • Nakayama A., Antonio.
    Pioneros sinaloenses en California. Culiacán Rosales, Sinaloa, México: Universidad Autónoma de Sinaloa, Instituto de Investigaciones de Ciencias y Humanidades, 1980. 50 p. Ill.
    LC call number: F864 .N25 1980
    LC control number: 86185443
    Catalog Record
    Brief lists of settlers in California from Sinaloa. Begins with l769, includes names of soldiers, early settlers of San Francisco, Santa Barbara, Monterey, Los Angeles, and San Diego. Tells town of origin, age, marital status, family members, and racial designation.

  • Northrop, Marie E.
    Spanish-Mexican families of early California, 1769-1850. 2nd ed. Burbank, Calif.: Southern California Genealogical Society, 1987. Ill.
    LC call number: F870 .M5 N67 1987
    LC control number: 86062425
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  • Parker, J. Carlyle, compiler.
    An index to the biographees in 19th century California county histories. Detroit: Gale Research Co., 1979. xxiv, 279 p.
    LC call number: Z5313 .U6 C36
    LC control number: 79011900
    Catalog Record
    Lists 16,500 names for which biographies appear in 61county histories covering 47 of California's 58 counties.

  • Parker, J. Carlyle.
    A personal name index to Orton's Records of California men in the War of the Rebellion, 1861 to 1867: index. Detroit: Gale Research Co., 1978. vii, 153 p.
    LC call number: E497 .3 .C162 P37
    LC control number: 78015674
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  • Quebedeaux, Richard.
    Prime sources of California and Nevada local history: 151 rare and important city, county, and state directories, 1850-1906. Spokane, Wash.: A.H. Clark, 1992. 237 p. Ill., maps.
    LC call number: Z1261 .Q43 1992 <LH&G>
    LC control number: 91074139
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  • Sanders, Patricia.
    Searching in California a reference guide to public and private records. Costa Mesa, CA: ISC Publications, 1982. 175 p. Map.
    LC call number: F860 .S36 1982
    LC control number: 82080341
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  • Shumway, Burgess McK.
    California ranchos: patented private land grants, listed by county. Edited by Michael Burgess, and Mary Wickizer Burgess. 1st Borgo ed. San Bernardino, CA: Borgo Press: Glendale, CA: Sidewinder Press, 1988. 144 p.
    LC call number: F860 .S565 1988
    LC control number: 87011696
    Catalog Record

  • The Zamorano index to History of California by Hubert Howe Bancroft. Compiled by members of the Zamorano Club, edited by Everett Gordon Hager, and Anna Marie Hager. 2 vols. Los Angeles: University of Southern California, 1985. viii, 759 p.
    LC call number: F861 .B193 Z36 1985
    LC control number: 85051515
    Catalog Record

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