The Pioneer Room is proud to highlight works that feature materials from our collections. When possible, we have included links to projects or call numbers for items in our collections.
If you are interested in researching your next project at the Pioneer Room, please call us at 760-839-4315 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You may also fill out a research request form or view our Archival Collections or Reference Materials pages for more details. We look forward to helping connect you to the primary and secondary resources for project, thesis, or personal research.
California State University - San Marcos
The Paradoxes of Representation: Portrayals of Asian Immigrants in Escondido Newspapers, 1893-1945
This thesis explores how Asian immigrants were portrayed in the Escondido press between 1893 and 1945.
View the project website.
Books & Journals
A History of Vista by Harrison Doyle
Early Days in Escondido by Frances Beven Ryan
Early Escondido by Stephen A. Covey
Escondido As It Was by Frances Beven Ryan
Escondido Grape Day Festivals by Lucy Jones BurkEarly Escondido: The Louis A. Havens Collection by Stephen A. Covey
Escondido History and the Grape Day Celebration by Douglas Westfall
Escondido: A Pictorial History by Escondido Historical Society
Frances Beven Ryan Genealogy by Frances Beven Ryan
Hidden Valley Heritage: Escondido's First 100 Years by Alan B. McGrew
Mini Guide to Historic Escondido by Frances Beven Ryan
One Hundred Years of Library Service in Escondido by Kathy Cook
Scrapbooks and Newspaper Clippings by Frances Beven Ryan
Yes, Escondido, There Was a Felicita by Frances Beven Ryan
Yesterdays in Escondido by Frances Beven Ryan
Friends of the Pioneer Room newsletter
Pioneer Room Calendars
Reports & Surveys
A library building to match user needs : a building program for the Escondido Public Library
Escondido Historic Survey, Update 1940-1955 by City of Escondido
Escondido Public Library Long Range Plan, 1991-1995
Status Report: Chatham Site, Escondido, California
Survey Tour of Escondido's Historic Architectural Heritage by Lucy Jones Burk
The City of Escondido Historic Preservation Commission Orientation Handbook by City of Escondido Planning Division