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Guide to the David C. Burkenroad Research Collection MS 224
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  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Conditions Governing Use
  • Preferred Citation
  • Processing Information
  • Biographical / Historical Notes
  • Arrangement
  • Immediate Source of Acquisition
  • Separated Materials
  • Scope and Content

  • Title: David C. Burkenroad Research Collection
    Identifier/Call Number: MS 224
    Contributing Institution: San Diego History Center Document Collection
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 0.25 Linear feet (1 box)
    Date (inclusive): 1822-1980
    Abstract: This collection consists of notes, maps and other documents related to David Burkenroad’s research projects in San Diego County.
    creator: Burkenroad, David C.

    Conditions Governing Access

    This collection is open for research.

    Conditions Governing Use

    The San Diego History Center (SDHC) holds the copyright to any unpublished materials. SDHC Library regulations do apply.

    Preferred Citation

    David C. Burkenroad Research Collection, MS 224, San Diego History Center Document Collection, San Diego, CA.

    Processing Information

    Collection processed by Amanda Hughes on January 22, 2013.
    Collection processed as part of grant project supported by the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) with generous funding from The Andrew Mellon Foundation.

    Biographical / Historical Notes

    David Burkenroad was a historical researcher in San Diego County. He investigated the history of several areas of the North and east County including Poway, Rainbow and Temecula. In 1979, he was involved in a series of studies for the Department of Transportation of a rock wall formation near Interstate 15 in Rainbow, California. He also conducted an oral history interview with Ed Fletcher, Jr. At the time this collection was donated Burkenroad was residing in Los Angeles.


    Collection is arranged by subject.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Accession number 870424A.

    Separated Materials

    Map of "Temecula Quadrangle California Dept. of Water Resources 7.5 Minute Series Topographic 1968 (1975)" previously separated to SDHC Map Collection.
    Photographs and negatives previously separated to SDHC Photograph Collection.

    Scope and Content

    The collection consists of research notes, maps, and excerpts from several books related to Burkenroad’s research projects in Poway, Temecula, Jacumba, Rainbow and other rural San Diego county locations. Also included is research and annotated notes for Burkenroad’s oral history interview with Ed Fletcher, Jr.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Burkenroad, David C.
    California Department of Transportation.
    Fletcher, Edward, Jr.
    Fletcher, George
    Geological Survey (U.S.).
    Indian reservations
    Jacumba (Calif.)
    Jamul (Calif.)
    Mount Laguna (Calif.)
    Poway (Calif.)
    Rainbow (Calif.)
    Temecula (Calif.)