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The Southern California Quarterly is a scholarly journal devoted to the publication of articles and edited documents relating to the history of Southern California, California as a whole, and the American West. The Quarterly welcomes contributions, not only by Society members, scholars, and researchers, but also by persons who are working in related disciplines and professions.

Manuscripts for consideration should be presented in 12-point font, double-spaced, and fully annotated. In matters of style, the Quarterly adheres to the Chicago Manual of Style (16th ed.). Manuscripts should be submitted by e-mail attachment, preferably in Microsoft Word format. Proposed illustrations should be submitted initially in low-resolution e-mail attachments or photocopied form.

Manuscript contributions as well as other editorial matter should be addressed to:

Merry Ovnick, Editor
Southern California Quarterly
Center for Southern California Studies
California State University, Northridge
18111 Nordhoff Street
Northridge, CA 91330-8250

Submissions by attachment, preferably in Microsoft Word, should be addressed to

Books for review (submitted at the owner’s risk) should be addressed to:

Allison Varzally, Book Review Editor
Department of History
California State University, Fullerton
800 N. State College Blvd.
Fullerton, CA 92831


The Society does not assume responsibility for statements of fact or opinion made by contributors.

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