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Author Mornin, Edward.

Title Saints of California : a guide to places and their patrons / Edward and Lorna Mornin.

Imprint Los Angeles : J. Paul Getty Museum, c2009.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    922.794 MOR    Available
 PAS Central Library Reference    R 922.794 MOR    Available
Description 192 p. : ill. ; 18 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary "San Francisco, Santa Monica, Santa Barbara. How did all these Spanish saints' names come to pepper the map of California? This handy reference guide features more than ninety entries on the Golden State's namesake saints. It includes fascinating historical information from Old California on the origins of each name, color illustrations of each saint from paintings and other artworks, and a synopsis of the saint's life."--Cover, p. [4].
Subject Christian patron saints -- California.
Christian patron saints -- Biography.
Names, Geographical -- California.
Historic sites -- California.
California -- History, Local.
California -- History -- To 1846.
Added Author Mornin, Lorna.
ISBN 9780892369843 (paper)
0892369841 (paper)

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