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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

Postcard from Cal Poly Special Collections

 

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

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Online Archive of California

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Calisphere

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Library Information

SLO CAMPUS LIBRARY HOURS

Cuesta library services are currently online. See online library hours for Spring 2021 below. Click for Information about library services.

Monday: 8 am - 8 pm
Tuesday: 8 am - 8 pm
Wednesday: 8 am - 8 pm
Thursday: 8 am - 8 pm
Friday:  8 am - 4 pm
Saturday: 10 am -  2 pm (only Feb 27, Mar 6 & 13, May 8 & 15 in Tutorial Virtual Lobby)

The Open Lab in the library on the SLO campus (building 3200) is open Mon. - Fri. 8 am - 4:30 pm for computers, printing and internet access. 

For tech support requests, email support@cuesta.edu

For help getting textbooks and course reserves, email circulation@cuesta.edu

 

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

 

NORTH COUNTY LIBRARY HOURS

Cuesta library services are currently available online. See online library hours for Spring 2021 below. Click for Information about library services.

Monday: 8 am - 8 pm
Tuesday: 8 am - 8 pm
Wednesday: 8 am - 8 pm
Thursday: 8 am - 8 pm
Friday:  8 am - 4 pm
Saturday: 10 am -  2 pm (only Feb 27, Mar 6 & 13, May 8 & 15 in Tutorial Virtual Lobby)

The student computers in the Campus Center (building 1000) will be open Mon. - Fri. 8 am - 5 pm for internet access and printing. 

For tech support requests, email support@cuesta.edu

For textbooks and course reserves, email circulation@cuesta.edu

 

California Newspaper Project