The Journal of San Diego History
San Diego History Center Quarterly
Summer 2012, Volume 58, Number 3
Iris H.W. Engstrand and Molly McClain, Editors
Theodore Strathman and David Miller, Review Editors

The Del Mar Race Track: 75 Years of Turf and Surf

Amy Williams

UCSD From Field Station to Research University: A Personal History

Richard Atkinson

Father John Chrysostome Holbein: A Forgotten Chapter in San Diego Mission History 1849 – 1854

William Jude Uberti

Mary B. Coulston: Unsung Planner of Balboa Park

Nancy Carol Carter


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Publication of The Journal of San Diego History is underwritten by a major grant from the Quest for Truth Foundation, established by the late James G. Scripps. Additional support is provided by “The Journal of San Diego History Fund” of the San Diego Foundation and private donors.

Front Cover: Del Mar Thoroughbred Club. Photo courtesy of the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club.

Back Cover: La Jolla, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, c. 1910. ©SDHC #16252.

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