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The best land under heaven : the Donner Party in the age of Manifest Destiny / Michael Wallis

Title:
Donner Party in the age of Manifest Destiny
Author:
Wallis, Michael 1945-  Search this
Physical description:
xx, 455 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
California
West (U.S.)
Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.)
Date:
2017
19th century
Topic:
Donner Party  Search this
Pioneers--History  Search this
Overland journeys to the Pacific  Search this
Frontier and pioneer life  Search this
History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1080304

Sierra crossing : first roads to California / Thomas Frederick Howard

Author:
Howard, Thomas Frederick 1946-  Search this
Physical description:
ix, 218 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.)
Date:
1998
C1998
19th century
Topic:
Roads--History  Search this
Overland journeys to the Pacific  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_537385

Roaring camp : the social world of the California Gold Rush / Susan Lee Johnson

Author:
Johnson, Susan Lee  Search this
Physical description:
464 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.)
California
Date:
2000
C2000
19th century
Topic:
Mining camps--History  Search this
Gold discoveries  Search this
Social aspects  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Ethnic relations  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_592153

From exploration to conservation : picturing the Sierra Nevada / major sponsorship provided by the David and Lucile Packard Foundation ; additional sponsors include the Nell J. Redfield Foundation ... [et al.]

Title:
Picturing the Sierra Nevada
Author:
David & Lucile Packard Foundation  Search this
Nell J. Redfield Foundation  Search this
Nevada Museum of Art  Search this
Wilderness Society (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
192 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 31 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.)
Date:
1998
20th century
19th century
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
In art  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_596653

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