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- Barstow Printer

- The Bakersfield Californian

- Desert Magazine

- Desert Mountain News


- Los Angeles Morning Herald

- Los Angeles Times

- Los Angeles Daily Times

- Rand District News

- Randsburg Miner

- Randsburg Times

-Saturday Times and Weekly Mirror

- San Francisco Call

- Tehachapi News

-The Evening Times (Washington D. C.)


Bailey, Paul.

1954            Walkara, Hawk of the Mountains. Los Angeles, Westernlore Press.

Bailey, Richard C.

1959            Explorations in Kern. Bakersfield, Calif., Kern County Historical Society.

Bancroft, Herbert H.

1890            Bancroft’s History of California. Vol. VII, Vol. 24, San Francisco, History Publishing Company.

Beebe, Lucius.

1953            Mixed Train Daily. New York, Dutton and Company.

Boyd, William H.

1966   A Centennial Bibliography on the History of Kern County. Bakersfield, Calif., Kern County Historical Society.

Brace, Charles L.

1869            The New West. New York, Press of Wynkoop and Hollenback.

Bradley, W. C.

1915            Mines and Mineral Resources: Geology of the Saltdale Quadrangle of Calif., San Francisco, California State Mining Bureau.

Burmeister, Eugene.

1963            Early Days in Kern. Bakersfield, Calif., Cardon House.

California Interstate Telephone.

1961            Romantic Heritage of Upper Mojave Desert.Victorville, Calif.

Chalfant, W. A.

1933            The Story of Inyo. Bishop, Calif., Chalfant Press.

Comfort, Herbert G.

1934            Where Rolls the Kern. Moorpark, Calif., Enterprise Press.

Dagget, Stewart.

History of Southern Pacific. Undated booklet.

Dibblee, T. W., Jr.

1952            Geology of the Saltdale Quadrangle, California. San Francisco, Department of Natural Resources.

Doctor, Joseph E.

1958            Shotguns on Sunday. Los Angeles, Westernlore Press.

Edwards, Elza I.

1964            Freeman, Stage Stop on the Mojave. Glendale, Calif., La Siesta Press.

Elliott, W. W.

1882            Illustrated History of San Bernadino County. California.

Fenton, C. L., and M. A. Fenton.

1958            The Fossil Book. New York, Doubleday and Company.

Guddle, Erwin G.

1965            California Place Names. Berkeley, Calif., University of California Press.

Harrington, Mark R.

1957            Pinto Site. Los Angeles, Southwest Museum Paper #17.

Heizer, R. F., and M. A. Whipple.

1951            The California Indians. Berkeley, Calif., University of California Press.

Hess, F. L.

1910           Gold Mining in the Randsburg Quadrangle, Calif. U. S. Geological Survey Bull. 430I, p. 23-47.

Hulin, Carlton D.

1925            Geology and Ore Deposits of the Randsburg Quadrangle, California. California Division of Mines, Bulletin No. 95. Sacramento: California State Printing Office.

Jaeger, Edmund C.

1965            The California Deserts. Stanford, Calif., Stanford University Press.

Kaldenberg, Russell L.

1981            The Prehistory and Management of Cultural Resources in the Red Mountain Area. Bureau of Land Management.

lemmon, Dwight M. and Dorr, John V. N.


McPherson, George W.

1898            The History of the Rand Mining District, Randsburg, Calif., Rand Camp Graphics.

McGroarty, John S.

1924            California. Los Angeles, Grafton Publishing Company.

Manly, William Lewis.

1929            Death Valley in ’49. Santa Barbara, Calif., Wallace Hebberd Press.

Miller, Thelma B.

1929            History of Kern County, California. Chicago, S. J. dark Publishers.

Morgan, Wallace M.

1914            History of Kern County. Los Angeles, Historic Records Company.

Nadeau, Remi.

1965            City Makers. Los Angeles, Trans-Anglo Books.

Newmark, Harris.

1926            Sixty Years in California. New York, The Knickerbocker Press.

Peirson, Emma.

1956            Kern’s Desert. Bakersfield, Calif., Kern County Historical Society.

Rider, Fremont.

1925            Rider’s California. New York, Macmillan Company.

Rodgers, Glendon J.

1948            Historic Kern County. Bakersfield, Calif., Kern County Historical Society.

Shelton, John S.

1966            Geology Illustrated. San Francisco, W. H. Freeman Company.

Shinn, Charles, H.

1948            Mining Camps. New York, Alfred A. Knopf.

Smeaton, Charles J.

1919            California Desert Trails. Massachusetts.

Starry, Roberta Martin.

1974            Gold Gamble. Maturango Museum, Los Angeles, Engler Publishing.

Thompson, David.

1929            Mojave Desert Region. U. S. Department of Interior, Paper 578.

Troxol, B. W., and P. K. Morton.

1962            Mine and Mineral Resources of Kern County. San Francisco, California Division of Mines.

Walter, William W.

1931            The Great Understander. Aurora, Ill., William W. Walter.

Wanton, J. S.

1953            Indian Tribes of North America. U.S. Government Printing Office, Bulletin 145.

Whiting, Perry.

1930            Perry. Los Angeles, Smith-Barnes Corp.

Wilson, Neill C.

1937            Silver Stampede. New York, Macmillan Company.

Wynn, Marcia.

1949            Desert Bonanza. Culver City, Calif., N. W. Samelson.


1949            Jayhawker’s Oath. Los Angeles, Warren F. Lewis.


1950            Kern County is our Home. Bakersfield, Calif., Merchants Printing and Lithographing Company.


1904            Men of Achievement in the Great Southwest, Los Angeles Times.


1911            Southern California, Land of Hearts Desire. Los Angeles Morning Herald.


1921            Routes to Desert Watering Places in the Mojave Desert. Department of Interior Water Supply Paper 490B.


1944             Source Material for Use in the Study of Kern County Indians. Kern County School Study Bulletin.


1854            Survey Field Notes, Eastern Kern County. Kern County Survey Department.


Davis, Emma Lou and Peter Meringher

1977            The First Californians:  Paleo-Indian Occupation of China Lake. Los Angeles: Los Angeles Natural History Museum Press.

Grant, Campbell, James W. Baird and J. Kenneth Pringle

1968            Rock Drawings of the Coso Range.   Maturango Museum Publication 4, China Lake.

Hall, Mathew C. and James P. Barker

1975            Background to Prehistory of the El Paso/Red Mountain Desert Region. Riverside, CA: Archaeological Research Unit, UCR.

Heizer, Robert F. and Martin A. Baumhoff

1962            Prehistoric Rock Art of Nevada and Eastern California. University of California Press, Berkeley.

Heizer, Robert F. and C.W. Clewlow, Jr.

1973            Prehistoric Rock Art of California. Ramona: Ballena Press.

Hester, Thomas R.

1972            Chronological Ordering of Great Basin Prehistory. Contributions of the Archaeological Research Facility, No. 17. University of California, Berkeley.

Hester, Thomas R. and Robert F. Heizer

1972            Review and Discussion of Great Basin Projectile Points:   Forms and Chronology. Berkeley: Archaeological Research Facility, Department of Anthropology, University of California.

Hulin, Carlton D.

1925            Geology and Ore Deposits of the Randsburg Quadrangle, California. California Division of Mines, Bulletin No. 95. Sacramento: California State Printing Office

Kaldenberg, Russell L.

1976            Paleo-technological Change at Rancho Park North, San Diego County California.   MA Thesis on file at San Diego State University, San Diego, CA.

1978            Archaeological Activity Plans:   Squaw Spring:   A Case Study in the Exploration of Methods of Cultural Resource Protection in a Multiple Land-Use Agency.  Paper presented to the Society for California Archaeology Annual Meetings, Yosemite.

Kroeber, A.L.

1925            Handbook of the Indians of California. Bureau of American Ethnology, Bulletin 78.

Moriarty, James R. Ill

1966            Culture Phase Divisions Suggested by Typological Change Coordinated with Stratigraphically controlled Radiocarbon Dating at San Diego. In anthropological Journal of Canada 4(4): 20-30.

Ore, H. Thomas and Calude N. Warren

1972            Late Pleistocene – Early Holocene Geomorphic History of Lake Mojave. Geological Society of American Bulletin 82: 2553-2562.

Ritter, Eric W.

1976            Archaeology. In Final Environmental Analysis Record for Proposed Geothermal Leasing in the Randsburg Spangler Hills – South Searles Lake Areas, California.  Prepared by Bureau of Land Management, Riverside District Office.

Rogers, Malcolm J.

1938            Archaeological and Geological Investigations of the Cultural Levels in an Old Channel of San Dieguito Valley. Carnegie Institution of Washington, Yearbook No. 37: 344-345.

Roush, G. A.

1915          The Mineral Industry, its Statistics, Technolgy and Trade, Volume XXIV, McGraw-Hill Book Co.

Simpson, Ruth D.

1961            Coyote Gulch. La Verne, CA;   Archaeological Survey Association of Southern California, Paper 5.

1973            The Calico Mountains Site:   Pleistocene Archaeology in the Mojave Desert, California. Chicago: International Congress of Anthropoligical and Ethnological Sciences, Inc.

Steward, Julian

1929            Petroglyphs of California and Adjoining States. University of California Publications in American Archaeology and Ethnology 24(2); 47-238 (Figs. 226a-c, 227a).

Strong, Mary Frances

1971            Desert Gem Trails. Menton, California: Gembooks.

Thompson, David G.

1929            The Mojave Desert Region California.  Water Supply Paper 578. U.S. Department of the Interior, Washington, D.C.:   Government Printing Office.

United States Department of the Interior

1976            Draft Environmental Analysis Record for Proposed Geothermal Leasing in the Randsburg – Spangler Hills – So. Searles Lake Areas, prepared by the Bureau of Land Management, Riverside District.

Warren, Claude N.

1970            Time and Topography:  Elizabeth W.C. Campbell’s Approach to the Prehistory of the California Deserts. The Masterkey 44(1): 5-14.123

Warren, Claude N. and D.L. True

1961            The San Dieguito Complex and Its Place in California Prehistory. UCLA Survey Annual Report, 1960-1961: 246-337.

Warren, Claude N., D.L. True and Ardith A. Eudey

1961            Early Gathering Complexes of Western San Diego County:  Results and Interpretations  of an Archaeological  Survey. UCLA Archaeological Survey Annual Report, 1960-1961(3): 1-106.

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