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Resources for history of San Luis Obispo County

Best Bets

If you're short on time, the following resources are your best bets:

Cuesta Library Search at https://cuestacollegelibrary.on.worldcat.org/discovery.

The Black Gold online catalog at http://www.blackgold.org/polaris/default.aspx , which shows books owned by all county libraries.

Historical Markers of San Luis Obispo County

Cal Poly Special Collections

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California Historical Markers

Welcome

Welcome to the guide for San Luis Obispo County history. Use the tabs above to navigate to different sections of the guide. This page contains general resources for county history.

Resources have been listed if they have print or online collections available for use. Museums and historical societies in the county that do not have these have not been listed; for example, Templeton Historical Society or Morro Bay Natural History Museum.

San Luis Obispo

Cuesta Library Search

Online Archive of California

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Calisphere

Ask a Librarian!

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Library Information

**CLOSED over summer break (5/19-6/17)**

SLO CAMPUS LIBRARY HOURS

Monday-Thursday: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday - Sunday: Closed

PHONE
Circulation Desk: (805) 546-3155
Reference Desk: (805) 546-3157

NORTH COUNTY CAMPUS HOURS

Monday - Thursday: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Saturday: TBA
Sunday: Closed

PHONE
Circulation Desk
: (805) 591-6211
Reference Desk: (805) 591-6200 x 4410

California Newspaper Project