Gold Rush Books

Here is a list of books and other documents I have referenced for this blog and my BC gold rush short stories:

  • Adams, John. Old Square Toes and His Lady: The Life of James and Amelia Douglas. Victoria, BC: Horsdal & Schubart Publishers, 2001.
  • Berton,Pierre. Pierre & Janet Berton’s Canadian Food Guide. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1974.
  • Bowen, Lynne. Whoever Gives Us Bread. Douglas & McIntyre, 2011.
  • Budd, Robert. Voices of British Columbia. Douglas & McIntyre, 2010.
  • Campbell, Marjorie Wilkins. The North West Company. MacMillan Canada, 1973.
  • Campbell, Marjorie Wilkins. The Savage River: Seventy-one Days with Simon Fraser. Calgary: Fifth House Ltd., 2003.
  • Casselman, Bill. Canadian Food Words: The Juicy Lore & Tasty Origins of Foods That Founded a Nation. Toronto: McArthur & Company, 1998.
  • Chandonnet, Ann. Gold Rush Grub: From Turpentine Stew to Hoochinoo. University of Alaska Press, 2005.
  • Cheadle, Walter B. Cheadle’s Journal of Trip Across Canada, 1862-1863. Touchwood Editions, 2010.
  • Chen, Ying-ying. 2001. In the Colonies of Tang: Historical Archaeological of Chinese Communities in the North Cariboo District, British Columbia (1860s-1940s). PhD Thesis, Simon Fraser University.
  • Chow, Lily. Sojourners in the North. Prince George: Caitlin Press, 1996.
  • Collard, Elizabeth. The Potters’ View of Canada: Canadian Scenes on Nineteenth Century Earthenware. McGill-Queen’s University Press, 1983.
  • Conlin, Joseph R. Bacon, Beans, and Galantines. University of Nevada Press, 1986.
  • Cooke, Nathalie (ed.) What’s to Eat: Entrees in Canadian Food History. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2009.
  • de Betrand Lugin, N. The Pioneer Women of Vancouver Island 1843-1866. The Women’s Canadian Club of Victoria, 1928.
  • Downs, Art. Paddlwheels on the Frontier: The story of BC-Yukon Sternwheel Steamers Volume 1. 1967.
  • Downs, Art, ed. Pioneer Days in British Columbia. Surrey, BC: BC Outdoors, 1973.
  • Driver, Elizabeth. Culinary Landmarks: A Bibliography of Canadian Cookbooks 1825-1949. University of Toronto Press, 2008.
  • Elliott, Marie. Gold and Grand Dreams: Cariboo East in the Early Years. Victoria: Horsdal & Schubart Publishers, 2000.
  • Findlay, John and Ken S. Coates editors. Parallel Destinies: Canadian-American Relations West of the Rockies. University of Washington Press, 2002.
  • Gallaher, Bill. The Promise: Love, Loyalty & The Lure of Gold, The Story of “Cariboo” Cameron. Horsdal and Schubert, 2001.
  • Government of BC. Howay, Judge F.W. Early History of the Fraser River Mines
  • Green, Valerie. Above Stairs: Social Life in Upper Class Victoria 1843-1918. Victoria, BC: Sono Nis Press, 1995.
  • Hanna, Darwin (ed.) Our Tellings: Interior Salish Stories of the Nlha’kapmx People. UBC Press, 1995.
  • Harris, Cole. Making Native Space: Colonialism, Resistance, and Reserves in British Columbia. Vancouver: UBC Press, 2002.
  • Hart, Matthew. Gold: The Race for the World’s Most Seductive Metal. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2013.
  • Hauka, Donald. McGowan’s War:The Birth of Modern British Columbia on the Fraser River Goldfields. Vancouver: New Star Books, 2003.
  • Hayes, Derek. British Columbia: A New Historical Atlas. Douglas & McIntyre, 2012.
  • Hill, Beth. Sappers: The Royal Engineers in British Columbia. Horsdal & Schubert Publishers, 1987.
  • Hong, W.M. …And So That’s How It Happened: Recollections of Stanley-Barkerville 1900-1975. Wells, BC: self published, 1978.
  • Kilian, Crawford. Go Do Some Great Thing: The Black Pioneers of British Columbia. Burnaby, BC: Commodore Books, 2008.
  • Koppel, Tom. Kanaka: The Untold Story of Hawaiian Pioneers in British Columbia and the Pacific Northwest. Toronto: Whitecap Books, 1995.
  • Kurlansky, Mark. The Big Oyster: History on the Half Shell. New York: Ballantine Books, 2006.
  • Laforet, Andrea, and Annie York. Spuzzum: Fraser Canyon Histories, 1808-1939. UBC Press, 1998.
  • Leduc, Joanne, ed. Overland from Canada to British Columbia by Mr. Thomas McMicking of Queenston, Canada West. Vancouver: UBC Press, 1981.
  • Lindsay, F.W. Cariboo Yarns. Quesnel, BC: self published, 1958.
  • Lindsay, F.W. The Cariboo Story. Quesnel, BC: self published, 1958.
  • Lindsay, F.W. The Cariboo Dream. Vernon, BC: Vernon News, 1972.
  • Lilliard, Charles. A Voice Great Within Us: The Story of Chinook. Vancouver: New Star Books, 1998.
  • Lingren, James. Fly Patterns of British Columbia. Portland, Oregon: Frank Amato Publications, 1996.
  • Loo,Tina. Making, Law, Order, and Authority in British Columbia, 1821-1871. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1994.
  • Ludditt, Fred W. Barkerville Days. Vancouver, BC: Mitchell Press, 1969.
  • Lyle, Katie Letcher. The Complete Guide to Edible Wild Plants, Mushrooms, Fruits, and Nuts: How to Find, Identify, and Cook Them. Guilford, Connecticut: Globe Pequot Press, 2010.
  • Lyons, C.P. Milestones on the Mighty Fraser. Vancouver, BC: J.M. Dent & Sons, 1950.
  • Mackie, Richard S. Trading Beyond the Mountains: The British Fur Trade on the Pacific, 1793-1843. UBC Press, 1997.
  • Marshall, Daniel. 2000. Claiming the Land: Indians, Goldseekers and the Rush to British Columbia. PhD Thesis, University of British Columbia.
  • McGill, David. 101 Stops of Interest in Beautiful British Columbia. Agency Press, 1970.
  • McIntosh, Robert Dale. A Documentary History of Music in Victoria, BC, Volume I: 1850-1899. University of Victoria, 1981.
  • Mills, G.E. Architectural Trends in Victoria British Columbia, 1850-1914, Vol. I and II. Victoria, BC: Parks Canada, 1976.
  • Mole, Rich. The Chilcotin War: A Tale of Death and Reprisal. Surrey, BC: Heritage House Publishing, 2009.
  • Podruchny, Carolyn. Making the Voyageur World: Travelers and Traders in the North American Fur Trade. University of Toronto Press, 2006.
  • Prentiss, Anna Marie and Ian Kuijt. People of the Middle Fraser Canyon: An Archaeological History. UBC Press, 2012.
  • Reinhart, Herman Francis. The Golden Frontier: The Recollections of Herman Francis Reinhart, 1851-1869. Edited by Doyce B. Nunis, Jr. University of Texas Press, 1962.
  • Robb, Stewart Andrew. 1968. The Collins’ Overland or Russian Extension Telegraph Project: A Pioneer Attempt to Establish Telegraphic Communications Between North America and Europe. Master’s Thesis, Simon Fraser University.
  • Rome, David. The First Two Years: A Record of the Jewish Pioneers on Canada’s Pacific Coast, 1858-1860. Montreal: H.M. Caiserman, 1942.
  • Roy, Patricia E. and John H. Thompson. British Columbia: Land of Promises. The Illustrated History of Canada series. Don Mills, Ontario: Oxford University Press, 2005.
  • Ruddell, Nancy. Raven’s Village: The Myths, Arts and Traditions of Native People from the Pacific Northwest. Ottawa: Canadian Museum of Civilization, 1995.
  • Savard, Daniel. Images from the Likeness House. Victoria: Royal BC Museum, 2010.
  • Smith, Trefor. Our Stories are Written on the Land: A brief history of the Upper Státimc 1800-1900. Lillooet: Upper Státimc Language, Culture and Education Society, 1998.
  • Swanky, Tom. The True Story of Canada’s “War” of Extermination on the Pacific plus the Tsilqot’in and other First Nations Resistance. Dragon Heart Enterprises, 2012.
  • Vallance, J.D. Untrodden Ways. Victoria, BC: self published, 1957.
  • Wade, Mark S. The Cariboo Road. Victoria, BC: The Haunted Bookshop, 1979.
  • Wade, Mark S. The Overlanders of ’62. British Columbia Archives, 1931.
  • Waite, Donald E. British Columbia and Yukon Gold Hunters: A History in Photographs. Surrey, BC: Heritage House, 2015.
  • Wellburn, Gerald E. The Stamps & Postal History of Vancouver Island & British Columbia 1849-1871. Editors: Daniel Eaton and Jack Wallace.
  • Wondrich, David. Imbibe! From Absinthe Cocktail to Whiskey Smash, A Salute in Stories and Drinks to “Professor” Jerry Thomas, Pioneer of the American Bar. New York, NY: Penguin, 2007.
  • Wood, Paul (ed.) Untold Stories of British Columbia. Papers presented at the conference ‘Untold Stories of British Columbia’ 1-2 March 2002. Humanities Centre, University of Victoria, 2003.
  • Wright, Clarissa Dickson and Henry Crichton-Stuart. Hieland Foodie. Edinburgh: NMS Publishing Limited, Royal Museum, 1999.
  • Wright, Richard. Barkerville: A gold rush experience. Williams Lake, BC: Winter Quarters Press, 1998.
  • Wright, Richard. Barkerville and the Cariboo Goldfields. Toronto: Heritage House Publishing, 2013.