Sketch of a journey through the western states of North America : from New Orleans, by the Mississippi, Ohio, city of Cincinnati and falls of Niagara, to New York, in 1827.
London : J. Miller. 1827
with a description of the new and flourishing city of Cincinnati / by B. Drake and E.D. Mansfield ; and a selection from various authors, on the present condition and future prospects of the settlers, in the fertile and populous state of Ohio, containing information useful to persons desirous of settling in America; The frontispiece has title "Plan of a proposed rural town, to be called Hygeia, the property of W. Bullock, on the river Ohio, Kentucky ... ." This locality is evidently at or near the present Ludlow, Ky. 'Cincinnati in 1826' by B. Drake and E.D. Mansfield has separate cover: Cincinnati: Printed by Morgan, Lodge and Fisher, 1827. Includes index. Sketch of a journey through the western states -- Cincinnati in 1826 by B. Drake and E.D. Mansfield -- Appendix : extracts from various works on the state of Ohio, and city of Cincinnati.; xxxi, viii, 135 p.,  leaves of plates : map (fold.), plan (fold.); CTRG00-B1654.
Fiche: 7,257-7,261 Croghan, George, d. 1782.
Journal of Col. George Croghan : who was sent, after the peace of 1763, by the government, to explore the country adjacent to the Ohio River, and to conciliate the Indian nations who had hitherto acted with the French.
[Burlington, N.J. : New Jersey Enterprise Book and Job Print. Establishment]. 
Reprinted from Featherstonhaugh's American monthly journal of geology, December 1831, for W.H.B. Thomas of Mount Holly, N.J. Cf. P.G. Thomson, Bibl. of the State of Ohio. "A list of different nations and tribes of Indians in the northern district of North America. With the number of their fighting men."--P. -38.; 38 p.; CTRG00-B1655.
Fiche: 7,671-7,671a Nuttall, Thomas, 1786-1859.
A journal of travels into the Arkansa [sic] Territory, during the year 1819 : with occasional observations on the manners of the aborigines.
Philadelphia : Printed and published by Thos. H. Palmer. 1821
"Account of a journey from Philadelphia, down the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers to the Arkansas River; thence across Arkansas to the interior of present-day Oklahoma; returning via the Arkansas and Mississippi Rivers, and then to New Orleans." Includes bibliographical references.; xii, 9-296 p.,  leaves of plates : ill., fold. map ; 24 cm.; CTRG00-B2197.
Fiche: 9,217-9,441a Bolduc, J.-B Z. (Jean-Baptiste Zacharie), 1818-1889.
Mission de la Colombie : lettre et journal.
Québec : Impr. de J.-B. Fréchette, père. 
An account of his voyage from Boston to Oregon by way of cape Horn, to the mission at the mouth of the Columbia River, 1841-1842.; 95 p. ; 20 cm.; CTRG00-B2114.
Fiche: 12,787-12,788a Thornton, J. Quinn (Jessy Quinn), 1810-1888.
Oregon and California in 1848.
New York : Harper & Bros. 1849
with an appendix, including recent and authentic information on the subject of the gold mines of California, and other valuable matter of interest to the emigrant; 2 v. : ill., fold. map. ; 20 cm.; CTRG00-B2141.
Bruxelles [i.e., Brussels, Belgium] : Société de colonisation. 1855
2e éd.; 1. Rapport áa mes amis -- 2. Bases et statuts de la Sociâetâe de colonisation europâeo-amâericaine au Texas -- 3. ... Les bases d'un premier âetablissement sociâetaire.; 334 p.,  leaves of plates : fold. map, charts (some fold.) ; 19 cm.; CTRG00-B1663.
Fiche: 16,602-16,606 Smith, Edward, 1818?-1874.
Account of a journey through north-eastern Texas, undertaken in 1849, for the purposes of emigration : embodied in a report : to which are appended letters and verbal communications, from eminent individuals : lists of temperature, of prices of land, produce, and articles of merchandize ... and the recently adopted constitution of Texas : with maps from the last authentic survey.
Fiche: 17,785-17,787 Brown, James Stephens, b. 1828.
Life of a pioneer.
Salt Lake City : G. Q. Cannon. 1900
being the autobiography of James S. Brown; xix, 534 p.,  leaf of plates : ill., port.; CTRG00-B2195.
Fiche: 21,522-21,534 Craig, Lulu Alice.
Glimpses of sunshine and shade in the far North, or, My travels in the land of the midnight sun.
Cincinnati : Editor Publishing Co. 1900
ix, 123 p.,  leaves of plates : ill. (some col.), ports. ; 22 cm.; CTRG00-B2181.
Fiche: 22,026-A-22,028 Flack, Captain.
A hunter's experiences in the Southern States of America : being an account of the natural history of the various quadrupeds and birds which are the objects of chase in those countries.
London : Longmans, Green, and Co. (London : Printed by Spottiswoode and Co.). 1866
359 p.; CTRG00-B1783.
Fiche: 27,077-27,081 Flack, Captain.
The Texan rifle-hunter, or, Field sports on the prairie.
London : J. Maxwell and Co. 1866
" ... ('the Ranger'), late of the Texan Rangers."; viii, 333 p.; CTRG00-B2226.
Fiche: 31,318-31,321a Parker, James W., b.1797.
Narrative of the perilous adventures, miraculous escapes and sufferings of Rev. James W. Parker : during a frontier residence in Texas, of fifteen years : with an impartial geographic description of the climate, soil, timber, water, &c., &c., &c. of Texas.
Louisville, Ky. : Printed at the Morning Courier office. 1844
To which is appended a Narrative of the capture and subsequent sufferings of Mrs. Rachel Plummer, (his daughter,) during a captivity of twenty-one months among the Cumanche [sic] Indians, with a sketch of their manners, customs, laws, &c. ; with a short description of the country over which she travelled whilst with the Indians / written by herself; This is the second edition of Rachel Plummer's narrative; with separate title page dated 1839. Cover imprint has publication date 1845. An acrostic, written by Rev. James W. Parker, to his daughter, just before her death, in the form of a prayer.; 95, 35 [i.e., 36] p. ; 19 cm.; CTRG00-B1893.
Fiche: 31,883-31,886 Potter, A.W.
The plain truth about California.
Oakland, Calif. : Published for the author (Oakland : Pacific Press). 1886
148 p. ; 17 cm.; CTRG00-B1894.
Fiche: 31,897-31,899 Shaw, William.
Golden dreams and waking realities : being the adventures of a gold-seeker in California and the Pacific Islands.
London : Smith, Elder and Co. 1851
xii, 316 p. ; 20 cm.; CTRG00-B1895.
Fiche: 31,909-31,913 Simpson, George, Sir, 1786 or 7-1860.
California : its history, population, climate, soil, productions, and harbors / from Sir George Simpson's "Overland journey round the world." An account of the revolution in California, and conquest of the country by the United States, 1846-7.
Cincinnati : J.A. & U.P. James. 1848
105 p. ; 18 cm.; CTRG00-B1896.
Fiche: 31,923-31,925 United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.
Report of a reconnaissance in the Ute country : made in the year 1873.
Washington [D.C.] : G.P.O. 1874
"Reconnaissance in the Ute country from the Secretary of War ... ."--P. . "The report ... is ... almost entirely from notes taken by Mr. Prout": p. 3. "A list of rocks and fossils collected by H. Hawn, geologist of the Ute reconnaisance in Colorado territory."; 101 p.,  leaf of plates : fold. map, charts ; 23 cm.; CTRG00-B1898.
Fiche: 31,935-31,937 Seyd, Ernest, 1833-1881.
California and its resources : a work for the merchant, the capitalist, and the emigrant.
Fiche: 31,938-31,941 Baxley, Henry Willis, 1803-1876.
What I saw on the west coast of South and North America, and at the Hawaiian Islands.
New York : D. Appleton & Co. 1865
632 p.,  leaves of plates : ill. ; 35 cm.; CTRG99-B1942.
Fiche: 33,047-33,059 California today : San Francisco, its metropolis.
San Francisco : California Promotion Commitee of San Francisco. 1903
compiled by Charles Sedgwick Aiken; "A concise statement concerning the state that faces the Orient, and the city by the Golden Gate. Undisputed facts and telling figures from various authentic and official sources concerning the geography, topography, climate, commerce, outlook, resources, industries and people." Includes index.; 192 p. : ill., charts ; 25 cm.; CTRG99-B1943.
Fiche: 33,060-33,064 Ball, Nicholas, 1828-1896.
The pioneers of '49 : a history of the excursion of the Society of California Pioneers of New England, from Boston to the leading cities of the golden state, April 10-May 17, 1890 : with reminiscences and descriptions.
Boston : Lee and Shepard. 1891
"Illustrated with over one hundred fine engravings."; xv, 288 p., 18 leaves of plates : ill., ports. ; 24 cm.; CTRG99-B1944.
Fiche: 33,065-33,071 Bell, Horace, 1830-1918.
Reminiscences of a ranger, or, Early times in Southern California.
Los Angeles : Yarnell, Caystile & Mathes, printers. 1881
457 p. ; 24 cm.; CTRG99-B1945.
Fiche: 33,072-33,080 T.B. Mills & Co.
A history of the north-western editorial excursion to Arkansas : a short sketch of its inception and the routes traveled over, the manner in which the editors were received, the resolutions adopted and speeches made at various points, the view of the editorial visitors to Arkansas as expressed in their papers.
Little Rock : T.B. Mills & Co. 1876
"Opinion of the German press"--20 p. (second group) in German.; 384, 20 p., 5 leaves of plates : folded maps, charts ; 25 cm.; CTRG99-B1946.
Fiche: 33,081-33,089 Coffin, George, 1797-1867.
A pioneer voyage to California and round the world, 1849 to 1852 : ship Alhambra, Captain George Coffin.
[Chicago? : s.n.]. 
Foreword signed: Gorham B. Coffin.; 235 p.,  leaves of plates : ill., port., map ; 23 cm.; CTRG99-B1947.
Fiche: 33,090-33,095 Bartlett, John Russell, 1805-1886.
Personal narrative of explorations and incidents in Texas, New Mexico, California, Sonora, and Chihuahua : connected with the United States and Mexican Boundary Commission, during the years 1850, '51, '52, and '53.
New York : D. Appleton and Co. 1854
Vol. 2 includes index.; 2 v. : ill., folded map ; 25 cm.; CTRG99-B1948.
Fiche: 33,096-33,119 Bristol, William Marion, 1859-1941.
Californiana, and, Sketches of the Southwest.
Los Angeles : Times Mirror Pub. 1901
"Halftone illustrations from nature ; drawings by Constance Farris, from suggestions by the author."; 131 p. : ill. ; 18 x 27 cm.; CTRG99-B1949.
California : its products, resources, industries and attractions : what it offers the immigrant, homeseeker, investor and tourist.
Sacramento : W.W. Shannon, Superintendent State Printing. 1909
published by the California-Alaska-Yukon Exposition Commission ; edited by T.G. Daniells; Caption title. Commission: Gov. J.N. Gillett, J.A. Filcher, Frank Wiggins. Similiar publications under same title, were issued by the Louisiana Purchase Exposition Commission, 1904, and by the Lewis and Clark Expositon Commission, 1905.; 174 p.,  leaf of plates : ill. ; 23 cm.; CTRG99-B1950.
Fiche: 33,124-33,128 Hartmann, Carl, b.1796.
Geographisch-statistische Beschreibung von Californien : Aufschlüsse über die Lage, den Boden und das Clima des Landes, über seine Bewohner, ihr Leben, Sitten und Gebräuche, über Staatsverfassung, Religion, über Bodenerzeugnisse und Handel : mit besonderer Berücksichtigung seines Mineralreichthums, namentlich der neuerlich so wichtigen Goldgewinnung und der vorzüglichsten dorthin gemachten Reisen.
Weimar : B.F. Voigt. 1849
von Carl Hartmann nach den besten Quellen bearbeitet; 2 v. : folded maps ; 22 cm.; CTRG99-B1951.
Fiche: 33,129-33,138 Evans, Albert S.
A la California : sketches of life in the golden state.
San Francisco : A. L. Bancroft, 1874. 1873
with an introduction by Col. W.H.L. Barnes, and illustrations from original drawings by Ernest Narjat; 379 p.,  leaves of plates : ill. ; 22 cm.; CTRG99-B1952.
Fiche: 33,139-33,147 Hoppe, J. (Janus).
Californiens Gegenwart und Zukunft ; nebst Beiträgen von A. Erman ueber die Klimatologie von Californien und ueber die geographische Verbreitung des Goldes.
Berlin : G. Reimer. 1849
"Hierzu zwei Karten: 1) Californien von J. Hoppe. 2) Die bis 1849 bekannt gewordenen Golddistrikte von A. Erman." Includes bibliographical references.; viii, 151 p.,  leaves of plates : folded maps, charts ; 23 cm.; CTRG99-B1953.
Fiche: 33,148-33,151 Adams, Emma H. (Emma Hildreth).
To and fro, up and down in Southern California, Oregon, and Washington territory : with sketches in Arizona, New Mexico and British Columbia.
Cincinnati : Cranston & Stowe. c.1888
Chapters I-XXXI (p. 11-278) previously published under title: To and fro in southern California with sketches in Arizona and New Mexico.; 608 p.,  leaves of plates : ill. ; 21 cm.; CTRG99-B1954.
Fiche: 33,152-33,163 Carter, Charles Franklin 1890-1957.
Some by-ways of California.
New York : Grafton Press. c.1902
Pala -- The Mojave desert -- Leaves from an artist's diary -- The home of Ramona -- Lompoc and Purisima -- Jolon -- San Juan Bautista -- Pescadero -- The charm of Southern California.; v, 189 p. ; 20 cm.; CTRG99-B1955.
Fiche: 33,164-33,168 Baines, Thomas F. O'Malley.
My life in two hemispheres : what was suffered for love of country.
San Francisco : Henderson & Co., printers. 1889
3rd ed.; Includes poetry. Includes commercial advertisements.; 180 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.; CTRG99-B1956.
Fiche: 33,169-33,173 Awes, Addison.
Why a rich Yankee did not settle in California.
Boston : Cubery and Co. 1900
114 p.,  leaves of plates : ill. ; 22 cm.; CTRG99-B1957.
Fiche: 33,174-33,177 Farnham, Eliza Woodson Burhans, 1815-1864.
California, in-doors and out, or, How we farm, mine, and live generally in the Golden State.
New York : Dix, Edwards & Co. 1856
"Appendix. Narrative of the emigration of the Donner Party to California, in 1846."--P. 380-457. "Supplementary chapter. The present crisis in California."--P. 458-508.; xiv, 508 p. ; 19 cm.; CTRG99-B1958.
Fiche: 33,178-33,188 Clark, Susie C. (Susie Champney), b. 1856.
The round trip from the Hub to the Golden Gate.
Boston : Lee and Shepard. 1890
193 p. ; 19 cm.; CTRG99-B1959.
Fiche: 33,189-33,193 Auger, Edouard.
Paris : Didier. 1873
A bord du Tennessee -- Les hounds de San-Francisco -- Le poison noir -- Une partie de chasse au boeuf sauvage.; 303,  p. ; 19 cm.; CTRG99-B1960.
Fiche: 33,201-33,207 Brace, Charles Loring, 1826-1890.
The new West, or, California in 1867-1868.
New York : G.P. Putnam & Son. 1869
Includes bibliographical references.; 373 p. : charts ; 20 cm.; CTRG99-B1962.
Fiche: 33,208-33,215 Chard, Thomas S.
Chicago : [s.n.]. 1888
26 p. ; 20 cm.; CTRG99-B1963.
Fiche: 33,216-33,217 Bates, D.B., Mrs.
Incidents on land and water, or, Four years on the Pacific coast : being a narrative of the burning of the ships Nonantum, Humayoon and Fanchon, together with many startling and interesting adventures on sea and land.
Boston : E.O. Libby and Co. 1858
7th ed.; 336 p.,  leaves of plates : ill. ; 20 cm.; CTRG99-B1964.
A republication of v. 2 of his: An excursion to California over the prairie, Rocky mountains, and great Sierra Nevada (London, 1851). Vol. 1 of that work was reissued as v. 1 of The Bookcase series, under title: Across the Rocky mountains, from New York, to California... London, 1852.; 240 p. ; 18 cm.; CTRG99-B1966.
Fiche: 33,235-33,240 Farnham, Thomas Jefferson, 1804-1848.
The early days of California : embracing what I saw and heard there, with scenes in the Pacific.
Philadelphia : J. E. Potter. 1862
First edition (New York, 1844) published under title: Travels in the Californias and scenes in the Pacific Ocean. The present edition includes only chapters 1-15 as published in the edition of 1844. Sequel to "Travels in the great western prairies."; vi, -314 p.,  leaves of plates : ill., ports. ; 19 cm.; CTRG99-B1967.
Cincinnati : Printed for the author by Moore, Wilstach, Keys and Overend. 1855
written for the great American nation by John Ballou; 544 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.; CTRG99-B2019.
Fiche: 33,260-33,270 California Northwestern Railway Company.
San Francisco : California Northwestern Railway. 1905
Includes index.; 196 p. : ill.; CTRG99-B2020.
Fiche: 33,271-33,275 Auger, Edouard.
Voyage en Californie (1852-1853).
Paris : L. Hachette. 1854
238 p. ; 18 cm.; CTRG99-B2021.
Fiche: 33,276-33,281 The Cincinnati excursion to California : its origin, progress, incidents, and results.
Cincinnati : Published for the Indianopolis, Cincinnati & Lafayette R.R. 1870
"History of a railway journey of six thousand miles -- Complete newspaper correspondence -- The commercial errand with its atendant resolutions, speeches, etc." Special excursion correspondence of the Cincinnati daily commercial -- Correspondence of the Cincinnati daily gazette.; vii, 156 p.,  leaf of plates : 1 folded map.; CTRG99-B2022.
Fiche: 33,282-33,285 Churchill, Caroline M. Nichols, b. 1833.
Over the purple hills, or, Sketches of travel in California of important points usually visited by tourists.
Chicago : Hazlitt & Reed, printers. 1877
256 p. ; 16 cm.; CTRG99-B2023.
Fiche: 33,286-22,291 Buffum, E. Gould (Edward Gould), 1820-1867.
Six months in the gold mines : from a journal of three years' residence in upper and lower California, 1847-8-9.
Philadelphia : Lea and Blanchard. 1850
Publisher's advertisements:  p., second group.; 172,  p. ; 19 cm.; CTRG99-B2024.
Fiche: 33,292-33,295 Buffum, E. Gould (Edward Gould), 1820-1867.
Six months in the gold mines : from a journal of three years' residence in upper and lower California, 1847-8-9.
Philadelphia : Lea and Blanchard. 1850
Publisher's advertisements:  p., second group.; 172,  p. ; 19 cm.; CTRG99-B2025.
Fiche: 33,292-33,295 Brook, Harry Ellington.
The land of sunshine : Southern California, an authentic description of its natural features, resources and prospects : containing reliable information for the homeseeker, tourist, and invalid.
Los Angeles : World's Fair Association and Bureau of Information Print. 1893
"Compiled for the Southern California World's Fair Association and California Bureau of Information."; , 112 p.,  p. of plates, 1 folded leaf : ill., map ; 23 cm.; CTRG99-B2026.
Fiche: 33,296-33,299 Griswold, Norman W.
Beauties of California : including big trees, Yosemite Valley, geysers, Lake Tahoe, Donner Lake, S.F. '49 & '83, etc.
San Francisco : H.S. Crocker and Co. 1883
 p. : chiefly col. ill. ; 24 cm.; CTRG99-B2027.
Fiche: 33,300-33,302 Arkansas. Bureau of Mines, Manufactures, and Agriculture.
Northern California : 600 square miles that will grow anything man may plant.
[Colusa [?] Calif. : Sacramento Valley Development Association]. 
Cover title. "Reprinted from Overland monthly, of April, 1901."; 80 p. : ill., 1 folded map, charts ; 24 cm.; CTRG99-B2051.
Fiche: 33,305-33,307 Ferry, Hippolyte.
Description de la nouvelle Californie : géographique, politique et morale.
Paris : L. Maison. 1850
"Avec une grande carte de la nouvelle Californie. Des cartes particuliáeres des baies de Monterey et de San-Francisco. De l'Isthme de Panama. Du Cap Horn et du Dâetroit de Magellan. Et plusieurs vues intâeresantes de la Californie." The words "Deuxiáeme âedition" appear on upper margin of map of California.; 386 p.,  leaves of plates : ill., maps (1 fold.) ; 18 cm.; CTRG99-B2052.