In addition to our regular publications, the San Francisco Museum and Historical Society offers several books for sale.

When the Water Came Up to Montgomery Street: San Francisco During the Gold Rush

The latest book by SFMHS Founder and President Emeritus Charles A. Fracchia, is available exclusively through the San Francisco Museum and Historical Society.

The cost of the book is $35.00 $29.95 each, plus sales tax, shipping, and handling. Ten or more copies are $35.00 $24.95 each, plus sales tax, shipping, and handling.

You may purchase the book from our online store, or by calling 415-537-1105 ext. 0 during regular business hours.

The People of San Francisco: Lives of Accomplishment, Volume 2

The San Francisco Museum and Historical Society has the second of two collections of portraits of famous and not-so-famous San Franciscans by Elaine Badgley Arnoux.

The second collection includes eighty-four portraits, including former mayors George Christopher, Art Agnos, Frank Jordan, and Gavin Newsom; Senator Barbara Boxer, Mayor Ed Lee, philanthropists Dede Wilsey and Chuck Williams; basketball great Nate Thurmond; journalists Belva Davis, Don Sanchez, and Carl Nolte; and many more

The cost of the book is $20, which includes sales tax, plus shipping and handling.

You may purchase the book from our online store.