A Century of California Post Offices, 1848-1954, Walter N. Frickstad. Oakland, CA: A Philatelic Research Society publication, 1955.

A Memorial and Biographical History of Northern California. Chicago, IL: Lewis Publishing Company, 1891. Containing a history of the northern Pacific Coast from its earliest period of occupancy and biographical mention of many of its most eminent pioneers and prominent citizens. Website

 Bibliography of Early California Forestry. California State Board of Forestry, 1888.

(The) California Gold Rush Diary of a German Sailor, Augustus Windeler and W. Turrentine Jackson, ed.  Berkeley, CA: Howell North Books, 1969.

California, the Golden Shore by the Sundown Sea, W. H. Hutchinson. Belmont, CA: Star Publishing Company, 1980.

California Heritage: A History of Northern California Lumbering. Diamond National Corporation: Chico State University, Chico, CA, 1974.

(The) Chinese in America, 1820-1973, William Tung. Dobbs Ferry, NY: Oceana Publications, Inc., 1974.

(The) Chinese in Northern California, Barbara Pricer. Quincy, CA: Forest Printing, 1996.

(The) Diaries of Peter Decker, Helen Giffen, ed.  Georgetown, CA: Talisman Press, 1966.

Diary of Charles B. Parke.  Diary, June 18-26, 1850. Huntington Library, San Marino, CA.

Diary of William Tell Parker. Diary, November 17-29, 1850. Huntington Library, San Marino, CA.

(The) Far Western Frontier, Ray Allen Billington. New York, NY: Harper and Row, 1956.

(The) Giant’s Roar: A History of Badger Hill Mine, Scott Lawson. Quincy, CA: Self-published, 1993.

Handbook of Northern American Indians, Robert F. Heizer. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution, 1978.

History of Rich Bar, Jim Young. Quincy, CA: Self-published, 1983.

History of the State of California and Biographical Record of the Sierras, James Miller Guinn. Chicago, IL: Chapman Publishing Company, 1906. A historical story of the State’s marvelous growth from its earliest settlement. Contains biographies of well-known citizens. Website **Ray Ensing will perform lookup in the History of the State of California and Biographical Record of the Sierras. Visit the website and check the index for page number, then contact Ray with the biography name and page number at ray_ensing(AT) *replace the (AT) with an @ symbol.

Hunting for Gold: Reminiscences of Personal Experience and Research in the Early Days of the Pacific Coast from Alaska to Panama, Major William Downie. San Francisco, CA: California Publishing Company, 1893.

(The) Illustrated History of Plumas, Lassen, and Sierra Counties, Fariss and Smith. San Francisco, CA: Howell-North, 1882. Biographies by name of prominent citizens within the three sister counties. Website

 Italian-Swiss Settlement in Plumas County, 1860 to 1920, Jacqueline Hall and JoEllen Hall. Chico, CA: Association for Northern California Records and Research, 1973.

Journal of Stephen L. & James E. Fowler, June 15, 1850. Journal: Bancroft Library, Berkeley, CA.

(The) Journals, Drawings, and Other Papers of J. Goldsborough Bruff, Georgia Willis Read and Ruth Gaines, ed. New York, NY: Columbia Publishing, 1949.

 LaPorte Scrapbook, Helen W. Gould. LaPorte, CA: Self-published, 1972.

(The) Life and Adventures of James P. Beckwourth, James P. Beckwourth with Thomas D. Bonner. New York, NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1931.

Looters of the Public Domain, Steven A. D. Puter and Horace Stevens. Portland, OR: Portland Printing House, 1908.

Master’s Thesis of Judith Ann Warren. Thesis: University of California, Berkeley, 1968.

Master’s Thesis of William Allen Jones. Thesis: California State University, Chico, 1966.

(The) Northern Maidu, Roland B. Dixon. New York, NY: Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, 1905.

P.G. & E. of California, Charles Coleman. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1952. 

Plumas County High School Yearbooks. Donna Niswonger has the years 1923 and 1926. Contact her for more information: ldonak(AT) *replace the (AT) with an @ symbol.

Plumas County: History of the Feather River Region, Jim Young. Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2003. An edition of “The Making of America Series.” Author Jim Young leads readers through Plumas County's rich history from the time of the Maidu to hydroelectricity. The book includes captivating images of Plumas County life and growth. The last history was published in 1882. Priced at $24.99, the book contains 160 pages and 100 photos, and is available through the Plumas County Museum.

Recollections of a ‘49er, Edward W. McIlhaney. Kansas City, MO: Hailman Miller Printing Company, 1908.

 Red River: Paul Bunyan’s Own Lumber Company and Its Railroad, Robert M. Hanft. Chico, CA: California State University, Chico, 1979.

Report of J. Ross Browne on the Mineral Resources of the States and Territories West of the Rocky Mountains. Report: Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1868.

(The) Shirley Letters from the California Mines, Richard Oglesby, ed. Salt Lake City, UT: Peregrine Smith, Inc., 1970.

(The) World Rushed In, J. S. Holliday. New York, NY: Simon and Schuster, 1981.


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