The Journal of San Diego History
SAN DIEGO HISTORICAL SOCIETY QUARTERLY
Spring 1978, Volume 24, Number 2
Thomas L. Scharf, Managing Editor
Douglas H. Strong, Book Review Editor
California’s Old Missions: The Story of the Founding of the 21 Franciscan Missions in Spanish Alta California: 1769-1823. By Paul H. Kocher. Chicago, Franciscan Herald Press, 1976.177 pages. $6.95.
This short volume, based on limited research, explains and describes how each of California’s missions was established. In an appendix, the author briefly traces the history of each mission to the present.