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Bibliography for Santa Clara County, California
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for Santa Clara County, California
Butler, Phyllis Filiberti; with architectural supplement by
the Junior League of San Jose. The Valley of Santa Clara: Historic
Buildings, 1792-1920. Menlo Park, California: Bay Research
Cringely, Robert X. Accidental Empires: How the Boys of Silicon
Valley Make Their Millions, Battle Foreign Competition, and Still
Can't Get a Date. New York: Harperbusiness, 1996.
English-Lueck, J. A. Cultures@Silicon. Stanford, Calif.:
Stanford University Press, 2002.
Federal Writers' Project (sponsored by Mabel R. Gillis, California
State Librarian). California: A Guide to the Golden State.
New York: Hastings House, 1939, reprinted 1972.
Finn, Christine. Artifacts: an Archaeologist's Year in Silicon
Valley. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 2001.
Gebhard, David, and [others]. A Guide to Architecture in San
Francisco & Northern California. Santa Barbara, CA: Peregrine
Smith, Inc., 1973.
Goodell, Jeff. Sunnyvale: The Rise and Fall of a Silicon
Valley Family. New York: Random House, 2000.
Gromov, Gregory R. History of Internet and WWW: The Roads
and Crossroads of Internet History posted at http://www.netvalley.com/intval.html
Honnold, Dierdre W. with illustrations by Katy Hardeay and D.W.
Honnold. San Jose with Kids: a Family Guide to the Greater
San Jose and Santa Clara Valley Area. Carmichael, CA: Wordwrights
Jacobson, Yvonne. Passing Farms, Enduring Values: California's
Santa Clara. Los Altos, Calif.: W. Kaufmann in cooperation
with the California History Center, De Anza College, Cupertino,
Kirker, Harold. California's Architectural Frontier: Style
and Tradition in the Nineteenth Century. Salt Lake City, UT:
Peregrine Smith Books, 1986.
Lukes, Timothy J. and Gary Y. Okihiro. Japanese Legacy: Farming
and Community Life in California's Santa Clara Valley. Cupertino,
Calif.: California History Center, De Anza College, 1985.
McLaughlin, John and Carol Whiteley. Technology, Entrepreneurs, and Silicon Valley. Palo Alto, CA: Santa Clara Valley Historical Association, 2002.
Rambo, F. Ralph. Pioneer Blue Book of the Old Santa Clara
Valley. San Jose, Calif.: Rosicrucian Press, 1973.
Richards, Sally. Silicon Valley: Sand Dreams & Silicon Orchards.
Carlsbad, Calif.: Heritage Media Corp., 2000.
Sexton, Jean Deitz. Silicon Valley: Inventing the Future:
a Contemporary Portrait. Chatsworth, Calif.: Windsor Publications,
Staff of the Garden City Women's Club (San Jose, Calif.). History
of Black Americans in Santa Clara Valley. Sunnyvale, Calif.:
Lockheed Missiles & Space Co., 1978.
Steinberg, Goodwin B. with Susan Wolfe. From the Ground Up:
Building Silicon Valley. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University
Winslow, Ward, ed. The Making of Silicon Valley: A One Hundred Year Renaissance. Palo Alto, CA: Santa Clara Valley Historical Association, 1996.
Woodbridge, Sally Byrne. California Architecture: Historic
American Buildings Survey. San Francisco: Chronicle Books,
Stevenson, James (Editor), and Don Duncan (Editor). California
Missions - History and Model Building Ideas for Children.
Santa Barbara CA: Bellerophon Books, 1993.
Schanzer, Rosalyn (Editor). Gold Fever! Tales From the California
Gold Rush. Washington, D.C.: National Geographic Society,
Ingram, Scott and Jean Craven. California, the Golden State
(World Almanac Library of the States). Milwaukee, WI: World
Almanac Education, 2002.
Schwarzkopf, Chet and Wayne Trimm (Illustrator). Heart of
the Wild: Animal Stories of the California Redwood Coast.
Christchurch, New Zealand: Caxton Press, 2000.
to Santa Clara County Tourism and Preservation
of Santa Clara, California
The city's official website provides further information on the
celebration of Santa Clara's Sesquicentennial, and other events
and city serivces.
Office of Historic Preservation Department of Parks and Recreation
Preserving and enhancing California's irreplaceable historic heritage
as a matter of public interest so that its vital legacy of cultural,
educational, recreational, aesthetic, economic, social, and environmental
benefits will be maintained and enriched for present and future
This statewide membership-based organization is dedicated to engaging
the public's interest and participation in collecting, preserving,
and presenting art, artifacts, and written materials relevant
to the history of California and to support historical research,
publication, and educational activities.
Get started on your California adventure at this website brought
to you by the California Division of Tourism.
Silicon Valley Gateway
Guide to Tourist Attractions at their website.
Santa Clara County Historical and Genealogical Society
The SCCHGS was formed in 1957 as a nonprofit educational organization
to promote the study of history and genealogy in Santa Clara County.
Clara Chamber of Commerce/Santa Clara Convention Center
The source for Santa Clara attractions, accomodations and restaurants.
Clara County Parks & Recreation
Protecting and preserving regional parklands for the enjoyment,
education and inspiration of this and future generations.
This organization involves diverse audiences in exploring the
varieties of human experience that contribute to the continuing
history of San Josť and the Santa Clara Valley, and cares for
a collection of over half a million objects that collectively
help tell the story of the Santa Clara Valley.
Convention & Visitors Bureau
An excellent resource and travel guide for San Jose.
Action Council of San Jose
The PACSJ is a nonprofit organization promoting programs and policies
for historic preservation and good urban architectural design.
Alto Chamber of Commerce
Find out about events happening in Palo Alto and helpful visitor
Alto Stanford Heritage
A nonprofit organization promoting the preservation of historic
architecture in the Palo Alto-Stanford area.
Chamber of Commerce
A source for Sunnyvale events and information.
Learn about the history and current affairs affecting the Muwekma
Ohlone, the descendants of Santa Clara's original inhabitants.
Preservation Association of Santa Clara Valley
Members of the Victorian Preservation Association of Santa Clara
Valley, a non-profit organization, share an interest in the older
buildings of our community, especially turn-of-the-century homes.
for Historic Preservation
Learn about the programs of and membership in the oldest national
nonprofit preservation organization.
Hotels of America
A feature of the National Trust for Historic Preservation's Heritage
Traveler program that provides information on historic hotels
and package tours in the vicinity of this itinerary, including
the Hotel Sainte Claire in San Jose.
National Park Service Office
National Parks have been interwoven with tourism from their earliest
days. This website highlights the ways in which the National Park
Service promotes and supports sustainable, responsible, informed,
and managed visitor use through cooperation and coordination with
the tourism industry.
National Scenic Byways Program
This website, maintained by the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, includes information on state and nationally designated byway routes throughout America based on their archeological, cultural, historic, natural, recreational, and scenic qualities. Visit the America’s Byways Ebbetts Pass Scenic Byway website for more ideas.
Sites Listed in the Santa Clara Travel Itinerary