B I B L I O G R A P H Y

If you're interested in one of these titles, you can find most of the more recent ones at the Visitor's Center in Borrego Springs.  Some are also linked to Amazon.  Still others are long out of print; for information on these contact me or try ABEBOOKS


Bean, Lowell John and Katherine Siva Saubel
Temalpakh;  Cahuilla Indian Knowledge and Usage of Plants .  Banning, CA;  Malki Museum,  1972.
Carvalho, Solomon Nuņez
Incidents of Travel and Adventure in the Far West; With Col. Fremont's Last Expedition. Across the Rocky Mountains; including three months/ residence in Utah, and a perilous trip across the Great American Desert to the Pacific, (emphasis author's). Jewish-History.com, last updated, May 31, 2002. Information on Pegleg Smith contained in Chp. 36. This site was accessed June 22, 2002.
Chase, J. Smeaton California Desert Trails; Two years of adventures.   Boston, MA; Houghton Mifflin Co., 1919.  There is a reprint edition of Smeaton's classic:  Palo Alto, CA; Tioga Publishing Company, 1987.  This edition lacks Chase's drawings and maps, however.  It was not found on Amazon.com
Ellis, George M. (Ed.) Gold Rush Desert Trails to San Diego and Los Angeles in 1849.  San Diego, CA;  San Diego Corral of the Westerners, 1975.
Garate, Don, et al Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail .  Tucson, AZ; Southwest Parks and Monuments Association, 1994.
Hauck, Dennis William Haunted Places;  The National Directory .  Sacramento, CA;  Athanor Press, 1994
Heizer, Robert F. and Albert B. Elsasser The Natural World of the California Indians .  Berkeley, CA;  University of California Press, 1980.
Johnson, Paul R. Cacti, Shrubs and Trees of Anza-Borrego;  An Amateur's Key to Identifying Desert Plants .  Borrego Springs, CA;  Anza-Borrego Desert Natural History Association, 1982, 2nd printing 1990.
Kern, Phillip Earthquakes and Faults in San Diego County.  San Diego, CA, The Pickle Press, 1989.
Knaak, Manfred The Forgotten Artist;  Indians of Anza-Borrego and Their Rock Art .  Borrego Springs, CA;  Anza-Borrego Desert Natural History Association, 1988.
Lindsay, Diana Our Historic Desert;  The Story of the Anza-Borrego Desert.  San Diego, CA;  Copley Books, Union-Tribune Publishing Co., 1973.
Anza-Borrego A to Z; People, Places and Things.   San Diego CA, Sun Belt Publishing Co., 2000.  The definitive book on what happened where to whome in the Anza-Borrego region
Lindsay, Lowell and Diana The Anza-Borrego Desert Region;  A Guide to the State Park and Adjacent Areas .  Berkeley, CA;  Wilderness Press, 1978.  Third Edition 1991.
MacMahon, James A. The Audubon Society Nature Guides;  Deserts .  New York, NY;  Knopf, 1985.  Fifth printing 1990.
Massey, Barbara W. Guide to the Birds of the Ana-Borrego Desert  Borrego Springs, CA;  Anza-Borrego Natural History Association, 1998.
Ormsby, Waterman L. The Butterfield Overland Mail .  Originally  published as a series of newspaper articles in the New York Herald between September 26, 1858 and October 13, 1858.  Reprinted,  San Marino, CA;  Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery, 1942.
Parker, Horace Anza-Borrego Desert Guidebook.   Balboa Island, CA;  Paisano Press, 1957.  Third Edition, 1969.
Patterson, Alex  A Field Guide to Rock Art Symbols of the Greater Southwest .  Boulder, CO; Johnson Printing Company, 1992.
Pepper, Choral Desert Lore of Southern California .  San Diego, CA;  Sunbelt Publications.  Second Edition, 1999.  (First Ed. 1994).
Pourade, Richard The Colorful Butterfield Overland Stage;  Reproductions of 21 Paintings by Marjorie Reed.   San Diego, CA;  Copley Books, Union-Tribune Publishing Co., 1971.  Third printing 1976.
Quinn, Charles Russell Christmas Journey Into the Desert; A narrative concerning the colonists of the Anza expedition who crossed the deserts of the American Southwest during the Christmas season of 1775 in a journey from the northern provinces of Mexico to San Francisco Bay.  Downey, CA;  Elena Quinn, 1960
The story of Mission Santa Ysabel.  Downey, CA;  Elena Quinn, 1964
Reed, Lester Old Time Cattlemen and Other Pioneers of the Anza-Borrego Area. Borrego Springs, CA;  Anza-Borrego Natural History Association, 1963.  Third Edition 1986.
Remeika, Paul With Anne Sturz:

Paleontology and Geology of the Western Salton Trough Detachment, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, California
.  San Diego, CA;  San Diego Association of Geologists, 1995.  2nd printing 1997

With Lowell Lindsay


Geology of Anza-Borrego:  Edge of Creation
.  San Diego, Ca;  Sunbelt Publications, 1992.
Ricketts, Norma Melissa's Journey with the Mormon Battalion; The western odyssey of Melissa Burton Coray: 1846-1848.  Salt Lake City, UT; International Society Daughters Utah Pioneers, 1994.
Roberts, Nancy The Gold Seekers;  Gold, Ghosts and Legends from Carolina to California .  Columbia, SC;  University of South Carolina Press, 1989.
Schad, Jerry Afoot and Afield in San Diego County .   Berkeley, CA;  Wilderness Press, 1986.
Stein, Lou San Diego County Place-Names.  Leucadia, CA;  Rand Editions/Tofua Press, 1978.  Fifth printing 1988.
Tamplain, Pamela L. Vallecito: Gateway to California .  (This link is to the library at USD.) Masters Thesis in History.  University of San Diego, (USD), San Diego, CA, 1979.
Teggart, Frederick J.,  (Ed.)  Pamphlet The Anza Expedition of 1775 - 1776:  Diary of Pedro Font.  Berkely, California: University Of California, 1913. Pedro Font's diary is also on-line. This valuable resource can be found at http://anza.uoregon.edu/anza74.html
Tyler, Daniel (Sergeant) A Concise History of the Mormon Batalion in the Mexican War, 1846-1847 .  Salt Lake City, UT;  Publishers Press, (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints), 1881.  Sixth printing, 1996.
Wilson, B. D., John Walton Caughey; (Ed. by Albert L. Hurtado) The Indians of Southern Califonia in 1852 .  Originally published as a series in the Los Angeles Star, July 18 through September 19, 1868.  Reprinted:  San Marino, CA, Henry E. Huntington Library, 1952.  Lincoln, NB;  University of Nebraska Press, 1995. 

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