The biographies of planners can be rich sources of information about the history of a particular period or event in planning.
American planner: biographies & recollections. Donald A. Krueckeberg, ed. 2nd ed. New Brunswick, NJ: Center for Urban Policy Research, 1994. Biographies of leading American city and regional planners, 1890-1980.
Biographical information for city planners. (UC Berkeley, Library) A guide to resources and strategies for locating biographical information about city planners.
The following campus libraries have rich collections that support city planning history research.
Archives, historical societies, and local libraries can be excellent sources of primary research materials in city planning and urban history. Most state libraries also maintain archival collections of public and other records. To locate materials located in libraries not listed in the Find it at UC catalog, use WorldCat on FirstSearch and limit search results to Archival Materials'.