A brief history of the mail service, settlement of the country, and the Indian depredations : committed upon the mail trains of George Chorpenning on the several routes between Salt Lake and California from May 1st, 1850, to July, 1860.
[Washington, D.C.?] : s.n. [187-?]
10 p.,  leaf of plates : fold. map.; CTRG00-B1168.
A brief notice of the recent outrages committed by Isaac I. Stevens, governor of Washington Territory : the suspension of the writ of habeas corpus, the breaking up of courts, and the kidnapping of judges and clerks.
Olympia [Wash.] : [n.p.]. 1856
"May 17, 1856."; 32 p. ; 23 cm.; CTRG00-B404.
A hand-book of reference to the history, chronology, religion and country of the Latter-Day Saints : including the revelation on celestial marriage : for the use of saints and strangers.
Salt Lake City, Utah : Juvenile Instructor office. 1884
Errata slip inserted.; 157 p. ; 18 cm.; CTRG00-B1818.
A. Phillips & Co.
Phillips' California guide : issued quarterly.
San Francisco : H.S. Crocker, Stationers & Printers. 1888
Special ed.; "July, 1888."; , 123 p.,  leaf of plates : ill., map (fold.), ports.; CTRG00-B1876.
Abbott, Carlisle Stewart, b. 1828.
Recollections of a California pioneer.
New York : Neale Pub. Co. 1917
235 p.,  leaf of plates : port. ; 20 cm.; CTRG00-B2090.
Adam, George, fl. 1850.
The dreadful sufferings and thrilling adventures of an overland party of emigrants to California : their terrible conflicts with savage tribes of Indians and Mexican bands of robbers : with marriage, funeral, and other interesting ceremonies and customs of Indian life in the far West.
St. Louis, Mo. : Barclay & Co. 1850
compiled from the journal of Mr. George Adam, one of the adventurers by Wm. Beschke.; 71 p.,  leaves of plates : ill.; CTRG00-B2091.
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.
Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition (1909 : Seattle, Wash.) Commission.
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.
Alderson, Matthew W.
Bozeman : a guide to its places of recreation and a synopsis of its superior natural advantages, industries, and opportunities.
Bozeman, Mont. : [s.n.]. [1883?]
54 p.,  leaf of plates : ill., folded map. ; 16 cm.; CTRG00-B402.
Ranch notes in Kansas, Colorado, the Indian territory and northern Texas.
London : Longmans, Green and Co. 1884
American ed. (New York, D. Appleton) has title: Life on a ranch: ranch notes in Kansas, Colorado, the Indian territory, and northern Texas. Publisher's advertisements: p. , second group and p. -12 at end.; 227, , 12 p.,  leaves of plates : ill.; CTRG00-B2103.
All about California and the inducements to settle there.
San Francisco : California Immigrant Union. 1871
"Third ten thousand." "For gratuitous circulation." California as a home for the emigrant / by John S. Hittell: p. -40.; 64 p. : charts ; 22 cm.; CTRG00-B167.
Allen, William Wallace.
California gold book : first nugget, its discovery and discoverers, and some of the results proceeding therefrom.
San Francisco : Donohue & Henneberry, printers. 1893
by W.W. Allen and R.B. Avery; CTRG00-B211 Extra numbered pages 104a, 104b inserted between p. 104 and 105.; iv, 3-439 [i.e., 441] p.,  pages of plates : ill. ; 17 cm.; CTRG00-B211.
Angelo, C. Aubrey (Charles Aubrey), 1810-1875.
Sketches of travel in Oregon and Idaho : with map of South Boise.
New York : Printed for the author by L.D. Robertson. 1866
Advertising matter:  p., second group.; 181,  p.,  leaf of plates : fold. map.; CTRG00-B2107.
Ansted, D.T. (David Thomas), 1814-1880.
The gold-seeker's manual.
London : John Van Voorst. 1849
172 p. ; 18 cm.; CTRG00-B177.
Applegate, Jesse A. (Jesse Applegate), 1835-1919.
Recollections of my boyhood.
Roseburg, Or. : Press of Review Pub. Co. 1914
"Oregon pioneer of 1843."; 99 p.; CTRG00-B2060.
Arkansas. Bureau of Mines, Manufactures, and Agriculture.
[St. Louis] : Woodward & Tiernan. 1890
Cover title.; 31 p.,  folded leaf of plates : 1 folded map, charts ; 23 cm.; CTRG99-B2050.
Oregon : comprising a brief history and full description of the territories of Oregon and Washington ... : together with remarks upon the social position, productions, resources and prospects of the country, a dissertation upon the climate, and a full description of the Indian tribes of the Pacific slope ... : interspersed with incidents of travel and adventure.
Chicago : C. Scott & Co. 1857
147 p. : chart.; CTRG00-B197.
Armstrong, Moses Kimball, 1832-1906.
The early empire builders of the great West.
St. Paul, Minn. : E.W. Porter. 1901
"Compiled and enlarged from the author's Early history of Dakota Territory in 1866." Includes index. Early history of Dakota Territory -- Natural resources of the northwest territories as seen in 1866 -- Early elections -- Pioneer legislatures and Indian wars -- Sketches of travel and early hardships -- Sketches of Congress and western empire -- Speeches in Congress on behalf of the West -- After a quarter of a century, two capitals: Washington and Richmond -- Racy sketches of southern life.; ix, 456 p.,  leaves of plates : ill., port.; CTRG00-B2104.
"Around the circle" : one thousand miles through the Rocky Mountains : being a description of a trip among peaks, over passes and through canons of Colorado : a journey which comprises more noted and magnificent scenery than is compassed in any other one thousand miles of travel in the known world.
Chicago : [Knight, Leonard, Printers,]. 1892
presented by the Passenger Department of the Denver & Rio Grande R.R.; 56 p. : ill., maps, charts ; 21 cm.; CTRG99-B2069.
Art work of the state of Arkansas.
Racine, Wis. : Harney Photogravure Co. 1905
Text by George B. Rose.; 9 pts. in portfolio : hiefly ill. ; 35 x 29 cm.; CTRG99-B2055.
Atkinson, G.H. (George Henry), 1819-1889.
The Northwest Coast, including Oregon, Washington and Idaho : a series of articles upon the N.P.R.R. in its relations to the basins of the Columbia and of Puget's Sound.
[Oregon? : s.n.] (Portland, Or. : A.G. Walling, steam printer and bookbinder). 1878
"First published in the Oregonian."; 56 p.,  leaves of plates : 2 folded maps ; 22 cm.; CTRG00-B353.
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.
Voyage en Californie (1852-1853).
Paris : L. Hachette. 1854
238 p. ; 18 cm.; CTRG99-B2021.
Aughey, Samuel, 1831-1912.
Sketches of the physical geography and geology of Nebraska.
Omaha, Neb. : Daily Republican Book and Job office. 1880
Includes index.; 326 p. : maps, charts ; 21 cm.; CTRG00-B355.
Auzias-Turenne, Raymond, b. 1861.
Voyage au pays des mines d'or : le Klondike.
Paris : Calmann Lévy. 1899
318 p.,  leaves of plates : ill., 2 folded maps, ports. ; 19 cm.; CTRG00-B2105.
Why a rich Yankee did not settle in California.
Boston : Cubery and Co. 1900
114 p.,  leaves of plates : ill. ; 22 cm.; CTRG99-B1957.
Ayer, I. Winslow.
Life in the wilds of America and wonders of the West : in and beyond the bounds of civilization.
Grand Rapids, Mich. : Central Pub. Co. 1880
528 p.,  leaf of plates : ill. ; 22 cm.; CTRG00-B2106.
Bailey, Florence Merriam, b.1863.
My summer in a Mormon village.
Boston : Houghton, Mifflin & Co. 1894
171 p. ; 18 cm.; CTRG00-B370.
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.
Baird, Sarah Elizabeth Pentland, b. 1878.
A traveler's mail bag : descriptive of the paradise of the Pacific and California.
Philadelphia : [s.n.]. 1915
letters from Mrs. John E. Baird; "Privately published." "February to August, 1914."; 133 p.,  leaves of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.; CTRG00-B2039.
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.
Bancroft, Hubert Howe, 1832-1918.
California pastoral, 1769-1848.
San Francisco : The History Co. 1888
Includes index. Bibliography: (p. 751-792) Also published separately the same year.; vi, 808 p. : charts ; 24 cm.; CTRG00-B181.
Barneby, William Henry, b. 1843.
Life and labour in the far, far West : being notes of a tour in the western states, British Columbia, Manitoba, and the North-West Territory.
London : Cassell & Co. 1884
"With specially prepared map, showing the author's route." Includes index.; xvi, 432 p.,  leaf of plates : fold. map ; 22 cm.; CTRG00-B2113.
Barnes, Demas, 1827-1888.
From the Atlantic to the Pacific, overland : a series of letters : describing a trip from New York, via Chicago, Atchison, the Great Plains, Denver, the Rocky Mountains, Central City, Colorado, Dakota, Pike's Peak, Laramie Park, Bridger's Pass, Salt Lake City, Utah, Nevada, Austin, Washoe, Virginia City, the Sierras and California, to San Francisco : thence home by Acapulco, and the Isthmus of Panama.
New York : D. Van Nostrand. 1866
136 p.,  leaf of plates : port. ; 20 cm.; CTRG00-B2033.
Barra, E.I. (Ezekiel I.).
A tale of two oceans : a new story by an old Californian : an account of a voyage from Philadelphia to San Francisco, around Cape Horn, years 1849-50, calling at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and at Juan Fernandez, in the South Pacific.
San Francisco : Press of Eastman & Co. 1893
198 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.; CTRG00-B2145.
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.
Batchelder, George Alexander.
A sketch of the history and resources of Dakota Territory.
Yankton : Press Steam Power Print. Co. 1870
56 p.,  leaf of plates : map.; CTRG00-B1785.
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.
Bates, Marcus W.
The sugar pine lands of California.
[Duluth, Minn.? : s.n.]. [1897?]
compiled by Marcus W. Bates; 20 p. : ill. (chiefly folded) ; 15 cm.; CTRG00-B173.
Over the wilds to California, or, Eight years from home.
Leeds : J. Parrott. 1867
edited by Rev. John Simpson; 64 p. ; 17 cm.; CTRG00-B2034.
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.
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.
Bell, William Abraham.
New tracks in North America : a journal of travel and adventure whilst engaged in the survey for a southern railroad to the Pacific Ocean during 1867-8.
London : Chapman & Hall. 1869
2 v. : ill. (some col.), fold. map ; 23 cm.; CTRG00-B2190.
Benjamin, I.J. (Israel Joseph), 1818-1864.
Drei Jahre in Amerika, 1859-1862.
Hannover : Selbstverlag des Verfassers. 1862
3 pt. in 2 v. : port.; CTRG00-B1268.
Bennett, James, 1812 or 13-1869.
Overland journey to California : journal of James Bennett, whose party left New Harmony in 1850 and crossed the plains and mountains until the golden West was reached.
New Harmony, Ind. : Times Print. 1906
Cover title. "Printed in an edition of 200 copies from the files of the New Harmony Times wherein the journal appeared serially March 16-August 3, 1906." Two columns to the page.; 45 p. ; 22 cm.; CTRG00-B2035.
Benton, Thomas Hart, 1782-1858.
Selections of editorial articles from the St. Louis enquirer on the subject of Oregon and Texas : as originally published in that paper in the years 1818-19.
St. Louis : Missourian Off. 1844
and written by the Hon. Thomas H. Benton ; to which is prefixed, his speech in the Senate of the United States, in March, 1825, on the bill for the occupation of the Columbia river; 45 p.; CTRG00-B403.
Berkeley, Grantley F. (Grantley Fitzhardinge), 1800-1881.
The English sportsman in the western praries.
London : Hurt & Blackett. 1861
431 p.,  leaves of plates : ill.; CTRG00-B2056.
Biddle, Ellen McGowan, b. 1841.
Reminiscences of a soldier's wife.
Philadelphia : J.B. Lippincott Co. 1907
245 p.,  leaves of plates : ill., ports.; CTRG00-B2040.
Bidwell, John, 1819-1900.
Echoes of the past about California.
[Chico, Calif. : Chico advertiser]. [19--]
Pages 2-60 were first published in the Century illustrated monthly magazine for Nov. and Dec. 1890 and Feb. 1891; p. -91 were first published serially in Out West magazine in 1904.; 91 p.,  pages of plates : ill., port. ; 19 cm.; CTRG00-B229.
Bird, Horace A.
History of a line (Colorado Midland Railway) : in two parts : from plans to peaks, [and,] fishing and hunting in Colorado : a hand-book for tourists and sportsmen in the Rocky Mountains.
[New York : Press of the American Bank Note Co.]. 
published by the Passenger Department of the Colorado Midland R'y, Pike's Peake Route; The Broad Gauge Line, from Plains to Peaks -- The Fishing Line, fishing and hunting in Colorado.; 133 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.; CTRG00-B256.
Birkbeck, Morris, 1764-1825.
An address to the farmers of Great Britain : with an essay on the prairies of the Western country.
London : Printed for J. Ridgway. 1822
to which is annexed, the Constitution of the State of Illinois; Includes bibliographical references.; 52 p.; CTRG00-B2054.
Blackmore, William, d. 1878.
Colorado : its resources, parks, and prospects as a new field for emigration : with an account of the Trenchara and Costilla estates, in the San Luis park.
London : Sampson Low, Son, and Martson. 1869
pt. 1. Colorado: its resources and prospects -- pt. 2. The parks of Colorado: with a description of the Sangre de Cristo Grant, in the San Luis Park.; 217 p.,  pages of plates : port., folded maps ; 28 x 22 cm.; CTRG00-B366.
Blake, Mary E. (Mary Elizabeth), 1840-1907.
On the wing : rambling notes of a trip to the Pacific.
Boston : Lee and Shepard. 1883
3rd ed.; Includes index.; 235 p. ; 17 cm.; CTRG00-B176.
Blakiston, T W. (Thomas Wright), 1832-1891.
Report of the exploration of two passes through the Rocky Mountains in 1858.
Woolwich : Printed at the Royal Artillery Institution. 1859
18 p.,  leaves of plates : fold. map, fold. charts ; 24 cm.; CTRG00-B1165.
Bledsoe, A J. (Anthony Jennings), b. 1858.
History of Del Norte county, California : with a business directory and traveler's guide.
Eureka : Wyman & Co. (Eureka : Humboldt Times Print). 1881
175,  p.; CTRG00-B2004.
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.
Boller, Henry A.
Among the Indians : eight years in the far West, 1858-1866 : embracing sketches of Montana and Salt Lake.
Philadelphia : T.E. Zell. 1868
428 p.,  leaf of plates : fold. map.; CTRG00-B2055.
Bookwalter, John W. (John Wesley), 1837-1915.
Canyon and crater, or, Scenes in California and the Sandwich Islands.
Springfield, Ohio : Republic Print. Co. 1874
372 p.,  leaves of plates : ill., maps ; 23 cm.; CTRG00-B168.
Borrett, George Tuthill.
Letters from Canada and the United States.
London : Printed by J.E. Adlard. 1865
"For private circulation."; 294 p.; CTRG00-B2052.
Boucard, Adolphe, 1839-1905.
Travels of a naturalist : a record of adventures, discoveries, history and customs of Americans and Indians, habits and descriptions of animals : chiefly made in North America, California, Mexico, Central America, Columbia, Chili, etc., during the last forty-two years.
London : [Pardy and Son, Printers]. 1894
viii, ii, 204 p.,  leaf of plates : port. ; 22 cm.; CTRG00-B1786.
Bowles, Samuel, 1826-1878.
Our new West : records of travel between the Mississippi River and the Pacific Ocean ... : with details of the wonderful natural scenery, agriculture, mines, business, social life, progress and prospects of Colorado, Wyoming, Utah, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia : including a full description of the Pacific Railroad, and the life of the Mormons, Indians, Chinese.
Hartford : Hartford Pub. Co. 1869
"Published by subscription only."; 524 p.,  leaf of plates : ill., map, ports.; CTRG00-B2005.
Bowles, Samuel, 1826-1878.
The Pacific Railroad--open : how to go : what to see : guide for travel to and through western America.
Boston : Fields, Osgood & Co. 1869
"The Sandwich Islands": p. -99.; 122 p. ; 17 cm.; CTRG00-B2006.
Bowles, Samuel, 1826-1878.
The Switzerland of America : a summer vacation in the parks and mountains of Colorado.
Springfield, Mass. : Samuel Bowles & Co. 1869
166 p. ; 17 cm.; CTRG00-B180.
Boyce, James Richard, 1817-1898.
Facts about Montana territory and the way to get there.
[Helena : s.n.]. 
contributed to the Rocky Mountain gazette by J.R. Boyce, Sr.; "From the Helena (Montana) Rocky Mountain gazette." "Letter from Governor Potts."--P. 22-24.; 24 p. ; 24 cm.; CTRG00-B1658.
Boynton, Charles Brandon, 1806-1883.
A journey through Kansas : with sketches of Nebraska : describing the country, climate, soil, mineral, manufacturing, and other resources : the results of a tour made in the autumn of 1854.
Cincinnati : Moore, Wilstach, Keys & Co. 1855
by C.B. Boynton and T.B. Mason; "With a new and authentic map, from official sources."; x, 216 p., leaf of plates : fold. map.; CTRG00-B2146.
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.