The Journal of San Diego History
Summer 1992, Volume 38, Number 3
Richard W. Crawford, Editor

Book Notes

Richard Griswold del Castillo, Book Review Editor

Prime Sources of California and Nevada Local History: 151 Rare and Important City, County and State Directories, 1850-1906. 

By Richard Quebedeaux. Spokane, Washington: Arthur H. Clark Company, 1992. 237 pages. $65.00.

A valuable research tool for social historians giving extensive data on the city directories of most of the major towns and cities in these two states. The author gives a historical introduction to each county section, complete bibliographic data on each directory, a list of all known bibliographic references and many bibliographic details about the directory itself. Lists three rare directories for San Diego County.