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Book Review: Death Valley '49ers

Article Index



Evans, George W. B. 1945. Mexican Gold Trails, The Journal of a Forty-Niner. Edited by Glenn S. Dumke. San Marino, Calif.: Huntington Library.

Belden, L. Burr, [ed]. 1954. Death Valley Heroine. San Bernardino, Calif.: Inland Printing & Engraving Co. (Mrs. Brier's "Christmas in Death Valley" account appeared in the San Francisco Call on Dec. 25, 1898, and Belden included it in this book.)

Hafen, LeRoy R. and Ann W. Hafen, eds. 1954. Journals of Forty-Niners: Salt Lake to Los Angeles, vol. 2 of The Far West and The Rockies Historical Series. Glendale, Calif.: Arthur H. Clark Co. (Now available in paperback from Bison Books.)

JA. Jayhawker of '49 Collection. 1849 ­ 1952. San Marino, Calif.: Huntington Library. (In June 2000, Brooke M. Black and Jennifer L. Martinez put together a forty-three page Finding Aid to the collection. The collection was assembled by John Burt Colton who was the secretary for the informal Jayhawker organization. There are at least 1,105 separate items in the collection and each item has a "JA" number.)

Johnson, LeRoy and Jean Johnson, eds. 1987. Escape from Death Valley, As told by William Lewis Manly and Other '49ers. Reno: Univ. of Nevada Press.

Manly, William Lewis. 1894. Death Valley in '49. San Jose, Calif.: The Pacific Tree and Vine Co. (This book is available in at least two photographic reproduced editions.)

Manly, William Lewis. 2001. Death Valley in '49. Edited by LeRoy and Jean Johnson. Berkeley, Calif.: Heyday Books.

Newhall, Ruth Waldo. 1958. The Newhall Ranch: The Story of the Newhall Land & Farming Company. San Marino, Calif.: Huntington Library.

Thrapp, Dan L. 1988. Encyclopedia of Frontier Biography, In Three Volumes [with 1994 supplement volume]. Spokane, Wash.: Arthur H. Clark Co.

Wolff, John E. [1931]. Route of the Manly Party of 1849-50 in Leaving Death Valley for the Coast. [Santa Barbara, Calif.: Pacific Coast Publishing Co.]

Woodward, Arthur, ed. 1949. The Jayhawker Oath and Other Sketches. Los Angeles: Warren F. Lewis. (This is a collection of many of Manly's newspaper articles.)


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