There is an incredible wealth of information available online, covering in great depth all that is known about early California. Many of the resources listed below offer their collections online, and all of them have been a tremendous aid in researching the various components depicted in the paintings on this site.

The Bancroft Library
http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/

California Historical Society
http://www.californiahistoricalsociety.org/

David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
http://www.davidrumsey.com/

George Eastman House
http://www.eastmanhouse.org/

The Huntington Library
http://www.huntington.org/

Library of Congress
http://www.loc.gov/

New York Public Library
http://www.nypl.org/

San Francisco Historical Society
http://www.sfhistory.org/

San Francisco Public Library History Center
http://sfpl.org/index.php?pg=0200002501

Society of California Pioneers
http://www.californiapioneers.org/

Virtual Museum of San Francisco
http://www.sfmuseum.org

 

Acknowledgements

In addition to the great resources provided by the institutions listed here, special thanks goes out to the following individuals who've been of tremendous assistance to this body of work:

John Annesley
Peter Borges
Steve Crandall
Liz and Kathleen Digrande
Joe Draegert
Peggy Greening
Chris and Tom Jepson
Isabelle Lemon
Kate Skogen
Anthony Watson
Melissa Whitener
Frank Zimmerman Sr.


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