California Exhibit at Honnold / Mudd Library

California’s History as Documents by Special Collections’ Western Americana and Californiana Collections

Special Collections Exhibition

Honnold/Mudd Library, 2nd floor, near north entrance

The Claremont Colleges, Claremont

March 21 – May 15

Using a variety of primary source materials including books, diaries, journals, photographs, archival materials and ephemeral items, the visitor takes a cursory walk through California's history from the first Californians through European exploration and into the Twentieth Century.  Major topics include Native Californians; early European exploration; missions, ranchos and pre-statehood; gold rush; voices from California; agribusiness and water; San Francisco; Los Angeles; promoting California; and the literature of California.

Exhibit is free and open to anyone during regular library hours: