Archives and Manuscripts
- Eloise Perkins Papers
- Escondido Historical Society
- Frances Beven Ryan (online version)
- San Pasqual Battlefield Volunteer Association
- Escondido Citrus Association
- Escondido Mutual Water Company 1905-1980
- Escondido Visitor and Convention Bureau
- Maximino Atilano
- Times Advocate newspaper
- Webb Brothers Trucking Co.
- Aerial photos of Escondido 1939-1964
- Bill Rutledge
- Eloise Perkins
- Escondido Jaycees
- Escondido Police Department
- Escondido Public Library
- Frances Beven Ryan
- Peter Bashta
- Shades of California Project
- Times Advocate personnel
- City of Escondido parcel maps
- Sanbourn Fire Insurance 1892 to 1927 (microfilm)
- USGS Topographic Survey
- Business Directory photocopies from 1913-1938
- Escondido City and telephone directiories 1886-present
- Woman's Club Escondido 1960-1996
- Escondido High School (1909-1986; 1988-1994; 1996-2010)
- Escondido Charter High School (1996-2005; 2007-2008; 2010)
- Hidden Valley Middle School (1975-1990; 1993-2004)
- Orange Glen High School (1964; 1966-1983; 1985-2010)
- San Pasqual High School (1974-1986; 1989-2001; 2003; 2007-2008; 2010)
- Valley High School (1977-1978; 1980; 1982; 1984-1985; 2003-2008)
Subject and Biographical Files
- Newspaper clippings, photocopies of articles, brochures
- Tapes from Frances B. Ryan
- Transcriptions from Escondido Historical Society and San Diego Historical Society
Books and Journals
Collection covers a large range of California history and reference material relating to genealogy.
See complete list of Pioneer Room Genealogy Resources.
- African American Soldier Records 1639-1886
- Alien Arrivals - Douglas, AZ 1901-1952
- Citizen and Alien Arrivals by Aircraft at San Francisco 1936-1949
- California State Marriage (1960-1985) and Death Index (1905-1992)
- Escondido City Council Minutes 1888-1988
- Escondido Times Advocate (January 20, 1887 – December 2, 1995)
- North County Times (December 3, 1995 - March 2, 2013)
- U-T San Diego North County (March 3, 2013 - Present)
- Federal Census 1850-1930 for California, Colorado, Arizona (1870-1920) and New Mexico (1850-1920)
- Mexican-American War Records
- Mexico Census 1790
- Native American Census for Southern California and Western Arizona 1885-1940
- New York Times (January 1960 - June 14, 1981)
- San Diego County Naturalization Records 1853-1958
- San Diego County Probate Order and Decrees 1886-1920
- San Ysidro Border Crossing Records 1908-1952
- Sanbourn Fire Maps for downtown Escondido 1892-1927
Historical Society and Historic Organizations Newsletters and Journals
- Boosters of Old Town San Diego State Historic Park "Poppy Paper"
- Congress of History of San Diego and Imperial Counties "Adelante"
- Historical Society of Southern California "Southern California Quarterly"
- Journal of California Historical Society "California History"
- Journal of San Diego History
- National Trust for Historic Preservation "Preservation"
- Old Escondido Historic District "Old Escondido Times"
- San Diego Archaeological Center
- San Diego Historical Society "The Times"
- San Dieguito Heritage Museum "Heritage Times"
- San Pasqual Battlefield Volunteer Association "Battlelines"
- Vista Historical Society