Title: Historical Atlas of California
Author: Warren A. Beck, Ynez D. Haase
Publication Date: January 1975
Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press
Binding Format: Trade Paper
Physical Dimensions (W x L x H): 8.93 x 12.04 x .68 in.
Typical questions that would lead you to use the Historical Atlas of California
include: "Where can I find a map of camps for the internment of Americans of Japanese descent? Where were all the military bases in California? The ranchos? Citrus
The purpose of this book is to be an atlas of maps of the early history and
geography of California. It includes political, agricultural, population,
and temperature maps. It covers Sea explorations, railroads, Indian lands,
the Pony Express, Mountain men, Donner Tragedy Stage coach routes, etc.
It is, according to the preface, designed for "The student, the scholar, and
those with a general interest in California". The maps date from 1625 to 1974.
It it arranged chronologically. There is a full page of text to explain
each map. It is the about only place to easily find Mexican Land Grants
and World War II military installations.
LCSH: 1. California --
Historical geography -- Maps.