MS 224 David C. Burkenroad Research Collection

Summary Information

San Diego History Center Document Collection
Burkenroad, David C.
David C. Burkenroad Research Collection
MS 224
Date [inclusive]
0.25 Linear feet (1 box)
This collection consists of notes, maps and other documents related to David Burkenroad’s research projects in San Diego County.

Preferred Citation

David C. Burkenroad Research Collection, MS 224, San Diego History Center Document Collection, San Diego, CA.

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Biographical / Historical Notes

David Burkenroad was a historical researcher in San Diego County. He investigated the history of several areas of the North and east County including Poway, Rainbow and Temecula. In 1979, he was involved in a series of studies for the Department of Transportation of a rock wall formation near Interstate 15 in Rainbow, California. He also conducted an oral history interview with Ed Fletcher, Jr. At the time this collection was donated Burkenroad was residing in Los Angeles.

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Scope and Content

The collection consists of research notes, maps, and excerpts from several books related to Burkenroad’s research projects in Poway, Temecula, Jacumba, Rainbow and other rural San Diego county locations. Also included is research and annotated notes for Burkenroad’s oral history interview with Ed Fletcher, Jr.

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Collection is arranged by subject.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

San Diego History Center Document Collection January 22, 2013

1649 El Prado, Suite 3
San Diego, CA, 92101

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

The San Diego History Center (SDHC) holds the copyright to any unpublished materials. SDHC Library regulations do apply.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession number 870424A.

Processing Information

Collection processed by Amanda Hughes on January 22, 2013.

Collection processed as part of grant project supported by the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) with generous funding from The Andrew Mellon Foundation.

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Related Materials

Separated Materials

Map of “Temecula Quadrangle California Dept. of Water Resources 7.5 Minute Series Topographic 1968 (1975)” previously separated to SDHC Map Collection.

Photographs and negatives previously separated to SDHC Photograph Collection.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • California Department of Transportation.
  • Geological Survey (U.S.).

Geographic Name(s)

  • Jacumba (Calif.)
  • Jamul (Calif.)
  • Mount Laguna (Calif.)
  • Poway (Calif.)
  • Rainbow (Calif.)
  • Temecula (Calif.)

Personal Name(s)

  • Burkenroad, David C.
  • Fletcher, Edward, Jr.
  • Fletcher, George


  • Indian reservations

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Collection Inventory

Jacumba, 1872-1980 and undated


Index card reference notes

Jamul, undated


Manuscript notes about Portland Cement Company

Laguna Mountains, 1980 September 6 and undated 1:3
Poway, circa 1960-1979 and undated


“The Four Lives of Poway” annotated typescript by David Burkenroad

Memo from David C. Burkenroad to Dr. Haley regarding Lomas Verdes Estates / Bernardo Vineyard Winery

Rainbow, 1980 March-August and undated


Review of stone features and rock wall sites for the California Department of Transportation

Temecula, undated 1:6
Native Americans, 1925-1980 and undated


Maps showing tribal boundaries

San Diego Census (copy), 1870 1:8
Pantoja Map (copy), 1979

Scope and Content:

Gift to donors from the University of California San Diego Library

Ed Fletcher, Jr., 1980 March and undated


Oral history Interview of Ed Fletcher, Jr. by David Burkenroad

George Fletcher, 1980 and undated


Typed monologue by George Fletcher

Law school lecture by George Fletcher

Maps of Moscow


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