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The mountains that remade America : how Sierra Nevada geology impacts modern life / Craig H. Jones

Title:
How Sierra Nevada geology impacts modern life
Author:
Jones, Craig H.  Search this
Physical description:
xx, 338 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.)
Date:
2017
Topic:
Geology--History  Search this
Human geography  Search this
Mountains--History  Search this
Gold mines and mining  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1092232

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

Deeper than gold : Indian life in the Sierra foothills / Brian Bibby ; photography by Dugan Aguilar

Author:
Bibby, Brian  Search this
Aguilar, Dugan  Search this
Physical description:
xx, 204 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm
Type:
Portraits
Pictorial works
Place:
California
Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.)
Date:
2005
C2005
Topic:
History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_765121

Gateways to California : compiled from a series of articles in P. G. and E. Progress / by Don J. Baxter

Author:
Baxter, Don J  Search this
Pacific Gas and Electric Company  Search this
Physical description:
47 p. : ill., maps ; 27 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Cascade Range
California
San Gabriel Mountains
Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.)
Tehachapi Mountains
San Jacinto Mountains (Calif.)
Santa Rosa Mountains (Calif.)
Date:
1968
C1968
Topic:
Mountain passes  Search this
History  Search this
Passes  Search this
Call number:
F862 .P12 1968
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_634202

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

The whistles blow no more : railroad logging in the Sierra Nevada, 1874-1942 / by Hank Johnston

Author:
Johnston, Hank  Search this
Physical description:
160 p. : ill. ; 29 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.)
Date:
1984
C1984
Topic:
Logging railroads--History  Search this
Call number:
TF25.S54J64 1984X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_193476

Final flight : the mystery of a WWII plane crash and the frozen airmen in the High Sierra / Peter Stekel

Author:
Stekel, Peter  Search this
Subject:
United States Army Air Forces History  Search this
Physical description:
xi, 236 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.)
United States
Date:
2010
20th century
Topic:
Aircraft accidents--Investigation  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Missing in action  Search this
Missing persons--Investigation  Search this
Airmen--History  Search this
Beechcraft 18 (Airplanes)  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_990406

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