Bibliography - Foreigners in California


Atherton, Faxon Dean. The California Diary of Faxon Dean Atherton 18836-1839. ed. Doyce B. Nunis, Jr. San Francisco and Los Angeles: California Historical Society, 1964.

Beechey, Frederick William. An Account of a Visit to California 1826-'27 Reprinted from A narrative of a voyage to the Pacific and Beering's Strait in His Majesty's ship Blossom under the command of Captain F. W. Beechey. San Francisco: the Book Club of California, 1941.

Bryant, Edwin. What I Saw in California. Minneapolis: Ross & Haines, Inc., 1967.

Chamisso, Aldelbert von. A Voyage Around the World with the Romanzov Exploring Expedition in the Years 1815-1818 in the Brig Rurik, Captain Otto Von Kotzebue. Honolulu: University of Hawaii, 1986.

Dakin, Susanna Bryant. The Lives of William Hartnell. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1949.

Dana, Richard Henry. Two Years Before the Mast. New York: P.F. Collier & Son, 1969.

Davis, William Heath. Sixty Years in California: A History of Events and Life in California. San Francisco: A.J. Leary, 1889.

Dillon, Richard. Fool’s Gold: The Decline and Fall of Captain John Sutter of California. New York: Coward-Mc Cann, 1967

Duhaut-Cilly, Auguste. A Voyage to California, the Sandwich Islands, & Around the World in the Years 1826-1829. transl. and ed. August Frugé and Neal Harlow. San Francisco: the Book Club of California, 1997.

Engstrand, Iris H.W. “The Transit of Venus in 1769: Launching Pad for European Exploration in the Pacific during the Late Eighteenth Century.” Boletín, The Journal of the California Mission Studies Association. 21.2 (2004): 36-48

Farris, Glenn J., Maurice Hodgson and Andrew David, eds. with annotations by Glenn J. Farris. “The California Journal of Lt. Edward Belcher aboard the H.M.S. Blossom in 1826 and 1827.” Boletín, The Journal of the California Mission Studies Association. 21.1 (2004): 45-67.

Forbes, Alexander. California A History of Upper and Lower California. Introduction by Herbert Ingram Priestley. New York: Kraus Reprint Co., 1972.

Gurcke, Starr Pait, transl., and Glenn J. Farris, ed. The Diary and Copybook of William E.P. Hartnell. Santa Clara and Spokane: The California Mission Studies Association and the Arthur H. Clark Company. 2004.

Hurtado, Albert L. John Sutter: Life on the North American Frontier. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2006

Janssens, Victor Eugene August. The Life and Adventures in California of Don Agustin Janssens 1834-1856. eds William H. Ellison and Francis Price. San Marino: The Huntington Library, 1953.

Langsdorff, Georg von. Langsdorff’s Narrative of the Rezanov Voyage. San Francisco: Thomas C. Russell, 1927.

La Pérouse, Jean François de. Life in a California Mission: Monterey in 1786. Berkeley: Heyday Books, 1989.

Lightfoot, Kent. The Archaeology and Ethnohistory of Fort Ross, California Volume One. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1991.

Lightfoot, Kent, Thomas Wake and Ann Schif. "Native Responses to the Russian Mercantile Colony of Fort Ross, Northern California." Journal of Field Archaeology, 20 (1993): 159-175.

Malaspina, Alejando. Malaspina in California. ed. Donald C. Cutter. San Francisco: John Howell, 1960.

Miller, Robert Ryal. Captain Richardson: Mariner, Ranchero, and Founder of San Francisco. Berkeley: La Loma Press, 1995.

Rezanov, Nikolai Petrovich. The Rezanov Voyage to Nueva California in 1806. San Francisco: Thomas C. Russell, 1926.

Richardson, William. "California and the Russian American Company" In Mexico Through Russian Eyes, 1806-1940. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1988.

Robinson, Alfred. Life in California, a Historical Account of the Origin, Customs, and Traditions of the Indians of Alta-California. Oakland: Biobooks, 1947.

Rolle, Andrew F. An American in California: The Biography of William Heath Davis. San Marino: Huntington Library, 1956.

---The Letters of Alfred Robinson to the De la Guerra family of Santa Barbara, 1834-1873. translation and annotation by Maynard Geiger,O.F.M. Los Angeles: The Zamorano Club, 1972.

Vancouver, George. Vancouver in California: 1792-1794. ed. Marguerite Eyer Wilbur. Los Angeles: Glen Dawson, 1953.