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 • A History of Muhlenberg County, Kentucky  
 • A Key to Southern Pedigrees  
 • Albert S. Evans, Life in California  Sketches of life in Golden state, written by an East Coast journalist
 • Albert Williams, San Francisco, California Pastorate, 1849-54  Recollections of an early clergyman in Northern California between 1849 and 1854
 • Alexander Campbell, Address on the Upper Peninsula of Michigan  Address on the climate, soil, resources, development, commerce and future of the upper peninsula of Michigan
 • Alexandre Dumas, Trip to California  An account of a young Frenchman in California, written by Alexandre Dumas
 • Alice Mendenhall George, Story of My Childhood  Narrative of the childhood of Alice George, written for her children
 • Alonzo Delano, California Correspondence, 1849-52  Letters written by Alonzo Delano to a local newspaper in Ottawa, Illinois, 1849-1852
 • America's Successful Men  Biographical sketches of "successful men" from the Civil War to the close of the 19th century
 • American Biographical Library  75,000 full-text biographies from many different sources
 • American Biographical Notes  Collection of obituaries from around the U.S. for over 5,000 persons living before 1875,
 • American Genealogical-Biographical Index (AGBI)  Millions of records of people whose names have appeared in printed genealogical records and family histories.
 • American South, Notable Families  Collection of biographical sketches from a number of prominent Southern families.
 • An Enduring Legacy  Accounts of events and people which shaped Mormon pioneer heritage.
 • Andreas Ueland, Recollections of a Minnesota Immigrant  Narrative describing the life of a Norwegian immigrant who lived in Minnesota
 • Annals of Henrico Parish, Diocese of Virginia, 1611-1884  
 • Arkansas History and Pioneers  History and collection of biographical sketches of Arkansas before 1908.
 • Arnold Sevareid, Canoeing with the Cree in Minnesota  Narrative account of adventures canoeing up the Minnesota and Red Rivers
 • Around the Horn in '49; Journal of the Hartford Union Mining and Trading Company  An account of a ship's journey to California.
 • Arthur Le Sueur, Biography  Biography of Arthur Le Sueur, political leader in North Dakota and Minnesota
 • Augustin Ravoux, Minnesota and Iowa Reminiscences  Letters, lectures, and memoirs of a Catholic missionary among the Sioux Indians
 • Augustus C. Schooley, Among the Wolverines  Pamphlet collection of letters writen by the Augustus Schooley during his travels throughout Michigan
 • Bayard Taylor, California Correspondence, 1849  Newspaper dispatches written by a respected writer while in California, 1849
 • Bayard Taylor, California Correspondence, 1850  Newspaper dispatches written by a respected writer while in California, 1850
 • Benjamin Avery, California Poetry and Prose, 1878  Poetic and descriptive tributes to the California landscape
 • Benjamin D. Wilson, Report on California Indians, 1852  A report of the indians of southern California in 1852 as written by an indian agent
 • Benjamin F. Taylor, Trip to San Francisco, 1870s  Narrative of a freelance writer's journey to California from Chicago in th 1870s
 • Bertha Van Hoosen, Michigan Petticoat Surgeon  Narrative of the life of a pioneer physician in the Midwest
 • Bill Ledyard, Health Benefits of Minnesota  Narrative describing the beneficial elements of Minnesota's character and climate
 • Biographical Cyclopedia of U.S. Women  Biographies of thousands important American women
 • Biographical Dictionary of Canadian Jewry, 1897-1909  Information about several generations of early Canadian Jewish families
 • Biographical Dictionary of Canadian Jewry, 1909-14  Information about several generations of early Canadian Jewish families
 • Biographical Directory of the American Congress  Biographies of individuals serving in the Continental Congress from 1774-88, and the U.S. Congress from 1789-1949.
 • Biographies of Notable Americans, 1904  Entries on 30,000 significant Americans from the early 17th century to the close of the 19th century
 • Biography & Genealogy Master Index (BGMI)  Index to hundreds of ""Who's Who"" biographical sketch volumes in the United States
 • British Influence on Wisconsin, 1763-1814  Collection of historical documents and commentary on the British influence on the region.
 • Brooke County, West Virginia History to 1882  A history of Brooke County, West Virginia, including marriages and deaths.
 • Brookline, New Hampshire History  A history of Brookline, New Hampshire, including biographical sketches.
 • Buckfield, Oxford County, Maine: Town History to 1900  
 • Burleson Family Association Bulletin Name Index  Index to names appearing in the Burleson Family Bulletin since 1981.
 • CalGideon Lee Knapp, Extracts from Letters and Journals of Gideon Lee Knapp  Letters from Gideon Lee Knapp in California to his wife in New York
 • California and Californians, Vol. 1  First volume covering California history containing biographical info on important men and women
 • California and Californians, Vol. 2  Second volume covering California history containing biographical info on important men and women
 • California and Californians, Vol. 3  Third volume covering California history containing biographical info on important men and women
 • California and Californians, Vol. 4  Last volume covering California history containing biographical info on important men and women
 • California Narratives: A Year of American Travel  The life of Mrs. John C. Fremont in California
 • California Narratives: California for Health, Pleasure and Residence  A popular travel and living guide to California.
 • California Narratives: Early Voyages to California   Description of over-seas travel from Massachusetts to California.
 • California Narratives: Phoenixiana, or Sketches and Burlesques  Accounts of early travel and society in California.
 • California Narratives: Recollections of a Long and Somewhat Uneventful Life  A report of travel to California across Panama.
 • California Narratives: Summer Saunterings  A series of travel letters originally published in the San Francisco Evening Post.
 • California Narratives: The Adventures of a Forty-Niner  The story of a New Yorker who traveled to California during the Gold Rush.
 • California Narratives: The Expedition of the Donner Party  An account of the Donner Party's journey to California
 • California Narratives: Fourth Thousand, Life on the Plains  Story of the overland journey and life in early California based on letters Delano published in Ottawa and New Orleans newspapers.
 • California Narratives: Glimpses of Hungryland  Details of travel and life in California.
 • California Narratives: Los Angeles in the Sunny Seventies  A travel guide for Germans heading to California.
 • California Narratives: Men and Memories of San Francisco  A description of life in San Francisco in 1850.
 • California Pioneers, 1542-1848  California inhabitants, pioneers, and a pioneer register
 • Cambridge, Massachusetts History, Supplement  Biographical and genealogical records for early settlers of Cambridge and their descendants
 • Carl Meyer, Life in California  Narrative of the experiences of a Swiss immigrant to Californin in 1849
 • Caroline Churchill, California Travel Letters, 1870-73  Travel letters written by a resident of California between 1870 and 1873
 • Caroline Churchill, California Travel Letters, 1874-80  Collection of travel letters by a California Pioneer as she visited Nevada and Utah
 • Caroline Kirkland, New Home in Michigan  Anecdotal history of a young woman's life in a Michigan settlement
 • Charles Beebe Turrill , Notes  Travel guide for pioneers moving to California
 • Charles Dowsett, California Land Sales Agent, 1891  Narrative of an Englishman's journey to California to become a land sales agent.
 • Charles Holder, Life in California, early 1900s  Narrative of sport hunting and fishing in southern California
 • Charles Lanman, Trip Along the Mississippi River, 1846  Narrative of the travels of a painter through Minnesota in the summer of 1846
 • Charles Murdock, California Printing and Politics, 1855-1910  Narrative about a prominent man in Northern California printing and politics
 • Charles Painter, Report on the Indian Territory and California  Report of affairs in Indian Territory and California dated 1888
 • Charles Peters, Autobiography, 1915  The autobiography of Charles Peters, in 1915 the oldest pioneer living in California
 • Charles Stoddard, Footsteps of the Padres, 1856  Narrative account of Charles Stoddard as he retraces routes taken by Catholic padres in California's early history.
 • Charles Stoddard, Vacation Beyond the Rockies  The journey west seen through a train window
 • Charles Warner, Southern California, 1890  Narrative of a trip by an East Coast journalist to Southern California in 1890.
 • Chauncey Canfield, Diary of a Forty-niner  Fictionalized diary of a California gold miner in the 1850s
 • Cheshire, Connecticut: Town History, 1694-1840  
 • Chicago Irish Families, 1875-1925  12,500 records of Chicago's Irish families, often immigrants
 • Chippewa Valley, Wisconsin, 1860  Autobiography of a young lawyer who lived in Chippewa Valley, Wisconsin in the 1850s
 • Christopher Andrews, Letters from Minnesota and Dakota  Collection of letters written while traveling through Minnesota and Dakota in 1856
 • Chrysostom Verwyst, Wisconsin Pioneer Missionary  Narrative of the life and experiences of a Catholic missionary in Wisconsin
 • Clara Lenroot, Long, Long Ago in Wisconsin  Short narrative of the early years of a Wisconsin native
 • Clay, Ray, Carroll, Chariton and Linn Counties, Missouri Index to Biographies  Index to biographies for Clay, Ray, Carroll, Chariton and Linn Counties, Missouri compiled by Elizabeth Ellsberry.
 • Clifford Allen, Rail Trip to California, early 1900s  Narrative of a railroad trip across the United States to California
 • Colchester, Connecticut Settlement Records  History of Colchester Town, New London County, Connecticut
 • Collections and Researches Made by the Michigan Pioneer and Historical Society   Dealings of early residents of Michigan
 • Collections and Researches Made by the Michigan Pioneer and Historical Society, Vol. 16  A collection of several different important historical documents published by the Michigan Pioneer and Historical Society.
 • Collections and Researches Made by the Michigan Pioneer and Historical Society, Vol. 19  Collection of documents related to the British military's influence in the Great Lakes region
 • Collections and Researches Made by the Michigan Pioneer and Historical Society, Vol. 20  Collection of historical documents relating to Native Americans and British activities in the Great Lakes region.
 • Collections of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Volume 11  Documents detailing the early history of the Great Lakes Region.
 • Collections of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Volume 12  Collection of records from the early history of the Great Lakes Region
 • Colonel L.A. Norton, Life and Adventures  Life in early California
 • Colonial Families in the Southern States  Narrative history and genealogy of Southern families settled before the Revolutionary War
 • Colonial Families in the U.S.  History of families of early English colonies through the 19th century
 • Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio History, Vol. 1  Centennial History of Columbus
 • Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio History, Vol. 2  Centennial History of Columbus
 • Connecticut Apprentices, 1637-1900  Abstracts of approximately 2,700 original indenture documents
 • Connecticut Puritan Settlers, 1633-1845  Biographical sketches and other helpful information regarding over 1,000 early Puritan settlers in Connecticut
 • Conquerors of the West: Stalwart Mormon Pioneers, Vols. 1-2  
 • Constance Gordon-Cumming, Five Months in California  Collection of travel letters from an Englishwoman who spent five months in Northern California in 1878
 • Cook County, Illinois History  Early history of Cook County, development of Chicago
 • D.B. Bates, Trip from Massachusetts to California, 1850  Narrative describing the author's adventures coming to California by ship in 1850
 • Danbury, Connecticut: Town History, 1684-1896  
 • Daniel Mevis, Growth of Lansing, Michigan  Recollections of the development of Lansing, Michigan in the nineteenth century
 • Daniel Woods, Sixteen Months in California, 1849-50  Narrative of the experiences of Daniel Woods while mining in California for sixteen months in 1848-1850
 • Daughters of the American Revolution Lineage Books (152 Vols.)  Lineage books compiled by the Daughters of the American Revolution containing millions of names
 • Daughters of Utah Pioneers and Their Mothers  Accomplishments of Utah pioneer women
 • David A. Shaw, California As Seen by a Pioneer  Narrative of the building of California as told through the eyes of a pioneer
 • David Leeper, Life in California, 1849-54  Travel guide for the Santa Barbara region including Santa Clara Valley
 • David Phillips, Life in California, 1876  Letters from the travels of a father and son in California in 1876
 • David Ward, Autobiography, 1912  Written by a self-made millionaire businessman of Michigan
 • Dawes Commission Index, 1896  1896 records of Five Civilized Tribes: Cherokee, Choctaw, Seminole, Creek and Chickasaw
 • Dawes Commission Index, 1898-1914  Index of tribal enrollment applications for Cherokee, Choctaw, Seminole, Creek and Chickasaw
 • Detroit and Northern Michigan Pleasure Resorts, 1883  Promotional pamphlet first published by a Detroit area railroad for vacationers to Michigan
 • Don Janssens, Life and Adventures  Details of life in Sonoma colony as part of the Padres expedition.
 • Dow Stephens, Jayhawker in California, 1849  Narrative of the life of an Illinois native who moved to California in 1849
 • Dr. John Kellogg, Cornflake Crusade  Popular history of Dr. John Kellogg and the Kellogg Company in the nineteenth century
 • Dr. William McCollum, Trips to California, 1849-50  Narrative of the experiences of a physician in California, 1849-1850
 • Dunstable, Massachusetts: Town History 1873  
 • E. S. Seymour, Sketches of Minnesota  Collection of sketches describing Minnesota as the "New England of the West."
 • Early Immigrants to Virginia from the 1500s and 1600s  This is short autobiography of early immigrants to Virginia
 • Eastern Arkansas Biographies and Historical Memoirs  Condensed history of eastern Arkansas with biographies
 • Edward D. Holton, Rail Trip to California, 1879  
 • Edward G. Buffum, Three Years in California, 1847-49  Journal of Edward Gould while he lived in California between 1847 and 1849
 • Edward McGowan, Life in California, 1856  Narrative of the life of Edward McGowan while in Northern California in the 1850s
 • Edward McIlhany, Recollections of a '49er, 1908  The memories of a prospector
 • Edward S. Parkinson, California Summer, 1892  Historical text about the land and people of California in 1892 written first hand by a resident of New Jersey
 • Elisha Crosby, California Memoirs  Reminiscences of prominent California politician Elisha Crosby
 • Eliza and James Gregson, Life in California, 1840s  Narrative of the journeys of an English immigrant couple to California in 1845
 • Eliza Burhans Franham, How We Farm, Mine, and Live Generally in the Golden State  The life of a single woman living in California
 • Elizabeth Williams, A Child of the Sea  Narrative of the early life of a young Michigan woman
 • Emma Adams, Trips to California, 1880s  Travel letters of a woman who came to Southern California in 1884 and 1888
 • Encyclopedia of American Biography  American Biographies in the nineteenth century
 • Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Vol. 3 (New York)  Complete genealogical data found in minutes of Quaker meetings
 • Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Vol. 6  Complete genealogical data found in minutes of Quaker meetings
 • Encyclopedic History of the LDS Church  Historical and conference information, terminology and Mormon church organization
 • Enos Christman, Life in California, 1849-52  Journal and letters of an East Coast gold miner while he lived in California
 • Erastus Haven, Autobiography  Autobiography of a Michigan minister and university administrator in nineteenth century Michigan
 • Ernest de Massey, Life in California's Gold Rush  Narrative of a Frenchman's experiences during the California Gold Rush
 • Evelyn Hertslet, Ranch Life in California, 1885  Correspondence by an Englishwoman who immigrated to California in 1885
 • Family Records or Genealogies of the First Settlers of Passaic Valley, New Jersey  
 • Felix Wierzbicki, California Guidebook, 1849  A straightforward guide book to California's 1849 gold fields
 • Fort Snelling, Minnesota History, 1825-85  Collection of memoirs by a young woman who lived in Fort Snelling through much of the nineteenth century
 • Fort Winnebago, Wisconsin, 1835  Account of life in Fort Winnebago, Wisconsin in the early nineteenth century
 • Frank Leach, Early California Newspaperman  Narrative account of the life of a newspaperman who became the superintendent of the San Francisco mint in 1897
 • Frank Marryat, California Mountains and Molehills, 1855  Observations of an English adventurer in California between 1850-1855.
 • Frank Moore, Reminiscences of St. Paul, Minnesota  Reminiscences of Pioneer Days in St. Paul from the perspective of a newspaper writer.
 • Frank O'Brien, Minnesota Pioneer Sketches  Newspaper sketches about early pioneering life in Minnesota
 • Franklin Buck, Yankee Trader in the Gold Rush  Collection of letters written by a trader in California to his sister in Maine
 • Franz Lecouvreur, From East Prussia to the Golden Gate   Description of life in California, as told by a Prussian immigrant
 • Frederick County, Virginia Hopewell Friends History   200 years of this Quaker community's history and genealogy
 • Frederick Gay, Sketches of California, 1848  Promotional guide book to California in 1848
 • Frederick Rindge, Life in California, Late 1800s  Narrative of the life of a rancher in Southern California in the 1880s
 • Fremont Older, My Own Story  Discussion of politics and business in California
 • Friedrich Gerstacker, A German Perspective  The perspective of a German adventurer in California
 • Friedrich W. C. Gerstacker, Travels in America  Narrative of a German-American's journey to California in the middle of the nineteenth century
 • Genealogical and Historical Notes on Culpeper County, Virginia  
 • Genealogical Dictionary of Maine and New Hampshire  Biographical entries of prominent citizens of Maine and New Hampshire
 • Genealogical Dictionary of New England Settlers  One volume of the genealogical register of early New England settlers
 • Genealogical Register of Plymouth Families  Records of individuals from Plymouth from its beginnings through the nineteenth century
 • George W. Bryan, Recollections of a California Pioneer  The long progress of one pioneer family
 • George Weeks, California Newspaperman  Narrative of the adventures of a newspaperman who lived in early California
 • George William Featherstonhaugh, A Canoe Voyage Up the Minnay Sotor, Part 1  Description of travel through the rivers of the Midwest
 • George William Featherstonhaugh, A Canoe Voyage Up the Minnay Sotor, Part 2  Details of traveling the river systems of the eastern U.S.
 • Georgia Hufford, Northern Michigan Farm  Description of the life of a young girl who moved to Michigan in the late nineteenth century
 • Gertrude Vandergon, Pioneering Days in Minnesota  Narrative of the life of a Dutch immigrant to Minnesota
 • Greenwich, Connnecticut: Town History  
 • Hamilton College, New York Graduates, 1879  Information regarding the graduating class of 1879 of Hamilton College, New York
 • Hamilton County, Ohio History  General history of Hamilton County, OH from 1789 to 1881
 • Handy Book of American Authors, 1907  This database contains names of persons listed in the 1907 edition of the Handy Book of Amercian Authors.
 • Hans Mattson, Story of an Emigrant  Narrative of the life of a Swedish immigrant who became the U.S. consul general to India
 • Hariet Harper, Six Months in California, 1888  Collection of letters written by a vacationer in California in the spring of 1888
 • Harlan Hall, Minnesota Politics, 1860-1900  Narrative describing the regional politics of Minnesota in the nineteenth century
 • Harriet Bishop, First Years of Minnesota  Historical sketchesof the early years of Minnesota
 • Harris Newmark, Sixty Years in California  Narrative of the life of Harris Newmark, Los Angeles religious leader and real estate magnate
 • Harvey Rice, Letters from California, 1870  Collection of letters written by a vacationer in California in the 1870s
 • Heart Throbs of the West  Pioneer stories, historical dates and facts on western settlement
 • Heinrich Lienhard, Life at Sutter's Fort, 1840s  Journal entries of a Swiss settler living at Sutter's Fort, 1846-1850
 • Helen H. Jackson, Glimpses of California and the Missions  A narrative detailing the California Mission Indians and other conditions
 • Henry Brewer, Surveying California, 1860-64  Letters and diary entries from a member of California's state geology department between 1860 and 1864
 • Henry Ellis, Trip from Maine to California, 1849  Reminiscences of a California pioneer who was a riverboat captain and San Francisco police officer
 • Henry Huntley, California Gold, 1856  Narrative of the life of an Englishman working in California gold mines in the 1850s
 • Henry Schoolcraft, An Expedition, 1832  Narrative of an expedition up the Mississippi River in 1832
 • Henry Schoolcraft, Thirty Years with Indians  Account of the experiences of Henry Schoolcraft living with Native Americans of the Midwest
 • Henry Schoolcraft, Travels in Minnesota and Wisconsin, 1821  Journal of an explorer and Indian agent as he travels from Detroit to Sault Ste. Marie
 • Henry Sibley, Autobiography  Unfinished autobiography of Minnesota's first governor, Henry Sibley
 • Henry Vizetelly, Four Months in the California Gold Fields  Fictional narrative of a doctor in the California gold fields in 1849
 • Herman Scharmann, Journey to California  Overland journey of the Sharmann family from New York to California
 • Herring Lake, Michigan History  Brief history of Herring Lake in Michigan in the nineteenth century
 • Hinton Helper, Life in California, 1850s  Account of the life of an abolitionist while he lived in California in thw 1850s
 • Hiram Dwight Pierce, A Forty-Niner Speaks  Record of a New Yorker and his adventures in various mining locations in California.
 • Historic Families of Scotland, Vol. 1  Sketches and biographical information on members of leading Scottish families
 • Historic Families of Scotland, Vol. 2  Sketches and biographical information on members of leading Scottish families
 • Historical Almanac of the U.S. Senate  Historical vignettes associated with the development of the U.S. Senate
 • Historical and Genealogical Miscellany: New York and New Jersey, Vol. I  
 • History of Mexico. Vol. I. 1516-21  
 • History of Paris, Maine to 1880  A history of Paris, Maine to 1880, including grants, personal sketches, and a genealogical register.
 • History of Redding Connecticut  
 • History of the American Nation  History of America from beginnings to World War I
 • History of the American People  History of American people from perspective of Woodrow Wilson
 • History of the City of Brooklyn, New York  A history of the city of Brooklyn, New York: Including the old town and village of Brooklyn, the town of Bushwick, and the village and city of Williamsburgh.
 • History of the LDS Church, 1830-1930  Comprehensive history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
 • History of the Settlement of Upper Canada  History of upper Canada from early exploration to nationhood
 • History of the Town of Leeds, Androscoggin County, Maine  
 • History of the U.S.  History of America from 1492 to the eighteenth century
 • History of Windham County, Connecticut: Vol. 1-2  
 • Hoffman, Minnesota Tales  Series of semi-autobiographical sketches regarding Jewish life in St. Paul, Minnesota
 • Hollis, New Hampshire: Town History to 1879  
 • Hopewell, Virginia Memberships, 1759-76  Names of individuals admitted and removed from Hopewell Friends during these years
 • Horace Bell, More Reminiscences, 1860s  Narrative of the life of a West Coast adventurer in the 1860s.
 • Horace Bell, Reminiscences, 1850s  Narrative accounts from the life of a California soldier and businessman
 • Hubert Howe Bancroft, Literary Industries: A Memoir  The career of an early print publisher in California
 • Hugo Reid, Indians of Los Angeles County  Letters written by a rancher living in Los Angeles County detailing the Native Americans who lived in the area in 1852
 • Huguenot Pedigrees, Vol. 1  Histories of both high rank and common Huguenot families
 • Huguenot Pedigrees, Vol. 2  Histories of both high rank and common Huguenot families
 • Important Men of 1913  Collection of biographies of prominent American men at the turn of the century
 • Indian Affairs, Laws and Treaties, Vol. 2  
 • Iosco County, Michigan Glass Negatives, 1892-1905: East Tawas  Individuals who had photographs taken in northern Michigan between 1892 and 1905.
 • Iowa Progressive Men  Biographies of progressive men in Iowa history
 • Ipswich, Essex, and Hamilton, Massachusetts: Town Histories  
 • Irish Records Index, 1500-1920  Name index to some Irish records contained in the Family History Library, Salt Lake City
 • Isaac Mylar, San Juan Bautista Mission, California, 1860s  Brief history of the San Juan Bautista Mission in central California
 • Isaac Stephenson, Public Life in Wisconsin  Autobiography of an important Wisconsin politician and businessman
 • J. W. Linkins, California Book Agent, 1868-74  Narrative of the life of a California pioneer woman who sold books
 • J.G. Player-Frowd, Six Months in California, 1870s  Travel letters from an Englishman in California in the 1870s
 • Jackson Graves, Seventy Years in California  Autobiography of a California resident between 1857 and 1927
 • Jacob Barzilla, Camping Out in California  Story of a camping adventure through northern California
 • Jacob Brower, Descriptions of the Mississippi River  Scholarly discussion of the source of the Mississippi River
 • Jacob Harlan, Wagon Trip to California, 1846  Narrative of Jacob Wright's journey to California by wagon in 1846
 • James Abbey, A Trip Across the Plains, 1850  Narrative of a journey from Indiana to California in 1850
 • James Brown, Finding Gold at Sutter's Mill, 1848  Narrative account of the discovery of gold at Sutter's Mill, California on the 24th of January, 1848
 • James Carson, California Mining Life, 1848-52  Narrative of a miner who came to California in 1848
 • James Hamilton, Life in California  Collection of notebooks by James Hamilton as he describes his journey around Los Angeles and San Francisco
 • James J. Ayers, Journalist, 1849-90  First hand account of conditions in California as written by a journalist between 1849 and 1890
 • James Madison, Journal of the Federal Convention  Report of proceedings of 1787 Philadelphia Convention as compiled by James Madison
 • James Manahan, Trials of a Lawyer  Memoirs of a lawyer who grew up in rural Minnesota
 • James Steele, Sketch of California History, 1889  Narrative of a trip to California by an East Coast resident in the 1880s
 • James Tyson, California Physician, 1849  Narrative of a doctor living in California in 1849 among gold miners
 • James Witham, Fifty Years on the Firing Line  Narrative of the life of James Witham, farmer and journalist in Minnesota
 • James Woods, Church Work in California, 1850-60  Narrative of a minister for the Presbyterian Church who labored in California in the nineteenth century.
 • Jane Swisshelm, Abolitionist and Nurse  Autobiography of Jane Swisshelm, a nurse and abolitionist.
 • Jane Swisshelm, Letters of an Abolitionist  Letters written by Jane Swisshelm regarding the abolitionist cause and feminist issues
 • Jeremiah Curtin, Memoirs, 1835-1906  Memoirs from the life of a Wisconsin native who attended Harvard and became a respected linguist.
 • Jessie Benton Fremont, Far-West Sketches  Memories of life in early California
 • Johann Sutter, Diary  Narrative of the life of Johann Sutter, owner of Sutter's mill in California
 • John Bidwell, Life in California  Collection of addresses and reminiscences by prominent politicial, John Bidwell
 • John Bidwell, Living in California, 1841-89  Narrative of the life of John Bidwell in California in the nineteenth century
 • John Borthwick, Three Years in California, 1851-54  Narrative of the life of a British expatriot living in California between 1851 and 1854
 • John Brown, Reminiscences of San Francisco, 1886  Narrative of a long-time resident of San Francisco in the nineteenth century.
 • John Commons, Laborer in America, 1934  Autobiography of an important Midwest labor advocate in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries
 • John Letts, Life in California  Narrative of the California experiences of John Letts
 • John Lyle King, Trouting on the Brule River, 1879  Narrative of a fishing expedition in Michigan in the 1870s
 • John Muir in the Sierras  Narrative of John Muir's first summer in northern California in 1868
 • John Palmer, San Francisco Medicine, 1849  Anecdotal experiences of an early practitioner of medicine in California
 • John Parkinson, Early Wisconsin, 1835-1860  Narrative of the early life of a southern Wisconsin settler in the middle of the nineteenth century.
 • John R. St. John, Lake Superior Country, 1840s  Travel narrative describing the mineral resources of the Lake Superior area in 1846
 • John Ross Browne, Crusoe's Island  One man's adventures through California
 • John Ross Browne, The Debates of the Convention of California  Debates on the formation of the state constitution, September and October 1849
 • John Swan, Life in California, 1848  Narrative of an English sailor who traveled to the gold mines in 1848
 • John Todd, The Sunset Land or The Great Pacific Slope  Descriptions of a clergyman's experiences in California.
 • Joseph Gilbert, Biography  Biography of Joe Gilbert, leader of the farmers' cooperative movement in Minnesota
 • Joseph Heco, From Japan to California, 1850, Part 2  Autobiographical account of the life of a Japanese native in California in the 1850s
 • Joseph Heco, Life in California  Autobiographical account of the life of a Japanese native in California in the 1860s
 • Joseph Le Conte, Travels through the High Sierra  Journal of a Geology Professor as he traveled through the Sierra Nevadas in 1870
 • Joseph W. Hines, Pacific Coast Pioneer  Narrative of the life a pioneer on the Pacific coast since 1853.
 • Judge Benjamin Hayes, California Diary  Pioneer notes from the diaries of Judge Benjamin Hayes, 1849-1875.
 • Julian Ralph, South Shore of Lake Superior  Promotional guidebook extolling the virtues of living or vacationing in the Midwest
 • Junction City, Kansas High School Records  2,600 names of students and alumni graduating between 1875 and 1924
 • Kansas and Kansans, Vol. 1  Narrative history of Kansas
 • Kansas and Kansans, Vol. 2  Narrative history of Kansas
 • Kansas and Kansans, Vol. 3  Narrative history of Kansas
 • Kansas and Kansans, Vol. 4  Narrative history of Kansas
 • Kansas and Kansans, Vol. 5  Narrative history of Kansas
 • Kansas Territorial Census, 1855  Index to persons whose names appear in the Kansas Territorial Census of 1855
 • Kimball Webster, Seeking Gold in California, 1849-54  Narrative of the adventures of a New England farmer who became a gold miner in California
 • Lafayette County, Missouri, Excerpts from the 1877 Atlas  Excerpts from the 1877 Atlas of Lafayette County, Missouri.
 • Lancaster County, Pennsylvania History  Brief history of the county and collection of biographical sketches for prominent residents.
 • Lansing Swan, Trip to Michigan, 1841  Journal of a trip by a Rochester, New York native to southern Michigan in 1841
 • Laura Haviland, Michigan Activist, 1808-98  Autobiography of the life of a Michigan activist involved in the Underground Railroad
 • LDS Biographical Encyclopedia  Details of lives of LDS church organizers
 • LDS Redress Petition Listing, 1843  List of signatories of the LDS Redress Petition to the U.S. Congress in 1843
 • Leavenworth, Kansas History Name Index  Historical narrative of the county, also history of some families and businesses
 • Lee Whipple-Haslam, Life in California  Narrative of the life of a female pioneer in early California
 • Lell Woolley, Sixty-four Years in California  Anecdotal reminiscences by a Vermont native who moved to California in 1849
 • Leonard Kip, Gold Mine Sketches  Observations of a young New York lawyer turned prospector in 1849
 • Lewis and Elizabeth Stickney, Records of a Calfornia Family  Collected letters and journal entries of an influential California family.
 • Lewis Reimann, Between the Iron and the Pine  Narrative of the life of a shopkeeper in Michigan
 • Lilian Cross, Life in California  Narrative of the life of a Maine transplant who came to the West in 1852
 • Linn County, Iowa History, Volume II  This database provides a history of Linn county, Iowa from its earliest settlement to its publication in 1911.
 • Linn County, Iowa, History to 1878  A history of Linn County, including numerous biographical sketches.
 • Litchfield, Maine: Town History, 1895  
 • Lloyd Briggs, Trips to California  Narrative describing the travels through California by Lloyd Briggs
 • Loraine Pratt Immen, CaliforniaTravel Letters, 1896  Collection of letters written by a wealthy visitor to California in 1896
 • Louis Hughes, Thirty Years a Slave, 1832-62  Narrative written by a former slave recounting his life in the South before Emancipation
 • Louise Clappe, Letters from California, 1851-52  Collection of letters written from a California settler to a sister in Massachusetts in the early 1850s
 • Loyalists and Their Times, Vol. 1  History of relationship between Great Britain the American colonies and the U.S.A. from a loyalist point of view
 • Loyalists and Their Times, Vol. 2  History of relationship between Great Britain the American colonies and the U.S.A. from a loyalist point of view
 • Loyalists in the American Revolution  History of formation of Tory party during American Revolution
 • Lucinda Stone, Reminiscences  Life story and reminiscences of Lucinda Stone, prominent member of the educational community in early Michigan
 • Lucius Fairchild, California Letters, 1849-55  Collection of letters written by a young prospector during the California Gold Rush
 • Luther Schaeffer, Sketches of California, 1860  Narrative of an early miner in the California Gold Rush
 • Luzena Wilson, Life in California  Narrative of the life of a pioneer who arrived in California in 1849
 • Lyon County, Minnesota History and Description, 1884  A brief history of Lyon County, Minnesota from statehood in 1858 to 1884.
 • Maine Pioneers, 1623-60  Biographical sketches of early pioneers in Maine and New Hampshire
 • Margaret Fuller, Summer on the Great Lakes  Narrative of the travels of Margaret Fuller around the Great Lakes in the summer of 1843
 • Mary Carroll, Ten Years in San Jose, 1892-1903  Narrative of a San Jose settler in the late nineteenth century.
 • Mary Cone, Two Years in California, 1873-75  Narrative of an Indiana resident who lived in California for two years in the 1870s
 • Mary Davison Bradford, Memoirs  Memoirs of Mary Bradford containing reminiscences of education in Wisconsin, rural school teaching and city superintendent
 • Mary Vail, Southern California Settlement, 1888  Narrative describing the settlement of Southern California in the 1880s.
 • Mary Wills, Winter in California, 1888  Account of a vacationer's stay in Southern California in 1888
 • Mason, New Hampshire: Town History to 1858  
 • Massachusetts Pioneers  Massachusetts pioneers
 • Massachusetts Pioneers to the West Index  Massachusetts Bay Colony families who moved West
 • Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book  
 • Maurice Farrar, Five Years in Minnesota  Narrative of the life of Maurice Farrar, an English promotion agent
 • Merrimack and Sullivan Counties, New Hampshire: Biographical Review, Vol. 22  
 • Michael White, Life in Mexican California, early 1800s  Reminiscences of a former English sailor who settled in California in 1817
 • Michigan Biographical Sketches, 1870-1900  Collection of biographical sketches of important Michigan men in the late nineteenth century
 • Michigan Biographies  Biographical sketches of Michigan state officials, part 2
 • Michigan Biographies  Biographic sketches of Michigan state officials, part 1
 • Michigan Biographies, 1878  Biographical sketches for over 1,000 prominent men and women of Michigan in the nineteenth century.
 • Michigan Facts and Figures  Promotional guidebook containing important numbers and facts concerning Michigan in the 1880s
 • Michigan Gallery of Pen Sketches  Collection of newspaper cartoons and caricatures from the nineteenth century Midwest
 • Michigan Historical Society Records, Vol. 10  Various historical records taken from the archives of the Michigan Historical Society in the nineteenth century.
 • Michigan Historical Society Records, Vol. 11  Collection of various records collected by the Michigan Historical Society in the nineteenth century.
 • Michigan Historical Society Records, Vol. 8  Historical collections of the Michigan Pioneer and Historical Society.
 • Michigan Historical Society Records, Vol. 9  Historical collections of the Michigan Pioneer and Historical Society.
 • Michigan Medical History, Vol. 1  Brief anecdotal medical history of Michigan in the nineteenth century.
 • Michigan Medical History, Vol. 2  Brief anecdotal medical history of Michigan in the nineteenth century.
 • Michigan Memories, 1837-87  Narrative by a long time resident of Michigan recounting his adventures
 • Michigan Missionary Labors  Narrative of a missionary who labored in Michigan among both Native Americans and white settlers
 • Michigan Native Americans History, 1887  Brief history of the Ottawa and Chippewa Indians of Michigan
 • Michigan Pioneer Society Collections Report, Vol. 12  A collection of several kinds of important historical documents published by the Michigan Pioneer and Historical Society.
 • Michigan Religious Activism, 1837-82  Autobiography of the life of a Michigan activist involved in the Underground Railroad
 • Michigan Travel Guide, 1899  Travel guide published in 1899 extolling the benefits of visiting Michigan
 • Michigan, Popular Summer Resorts, 1884  Pamphlet promoting the recreation of Michigan in 1884
 • Midwest Pioneers: Collections of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Vol. 17  Records related to the early settlement of the Great Lakes region.
 • Midwest Pioneers: Collections of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Vol. 18  Records related to the early settlement of the Great Lakes region.
 • Midwest Pioneers: Collections of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Vol. 19  Records related to the early settlement of the Great Lakes region.
 • Midwest Pioneers: Collections of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Volume 14  A collection of historical documents related to the early settlements of the Great Lakes region.
 • Midwest Pioneers: Collections of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Volume 16  Records related to the early history of the Great Lakes Region.
 • Midwest Pioneers: Collections of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Vol. 20  Documents from the Wisconsin Historical Society pertinent to the history of fur trading and Native American relations in the Midwest.
 • Midwest Pioneers: Collections of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Volume 25  The story of an English farmer's life in Wisconsin.
 • Midwst Pioneers: Collections of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Volume 15  Historical records related to the early settlement of the Great Lakes region.
 • Mina Deane Halsey, A Tenderfoot in Southern California  Accounts of travel and life in California
 • Minnesota County History Name Index  Name index for histories of eight south eastern counties of Minnesota
 • Minnesota Governors  Biographies of the governors of Minnesota
 • Minnesota Guide, 1869  A hand Book of Information for the Travelers, Pleasure Seekers and Immigrants to Minnesota
 • Minnesota Historical Society Anniversary  Collection of papers and speeches in honor of the fiftieth anniversary of the Minnesota Historical Society
 • Minnesota Historical Society, Vol. 1  Collection of historical documents published by the Minnesota Historical Society in the 1850s
 • Minnesota Holiday Anecdotes, 1805-1900  Collection of anecdotes and first person narratives about Holiday traditions in nineteenth century Minnesota.
 • Minnesota Land Concerns  Academic papers and speeches from the Minnesota Historical Society regarding land issues in the late 1800s
 • Minnesota Native Americans, 1823  Narrative of an expedition into Minnesota in 1823
 • Minnesota Native Americans, 1851  Narrative of the journey of an artist to meetings between U.S. officials and Indian residents of Minnesota, 1851
 • Minnesota Newspaper Headline Index  Index of over 31,500 names which appear in Minnesota newspaper headlines
 • Minnesota Pamphlet for Settlers, 1878  Pamphlet published in 1878 detailing the benefits of settling in Minnesota
 • Minnesota Progressive Men  Compendium of biographies of men important to the development of Minnesota in the nineteenth century
 • Minnesota Railroads, 1849-75  Collection of academic historical records concerning the railroads of Minnesota
 • Minnesota Region, 1823  Narrative of an expedition into Minnesota in 1823
 • Minnesota's Early Explorers  Academic papers and addresses presented for the Minnesota Historical Society in the late 1800s
 • Minnesota, 1870  Promotional literature for the state of Minnesota including pictures and maps in 1870
 • Minnesota, Advantages to Settlers, 1869  Guide book published, in 1869, by the state to encourage settlement in the state
 • Minnesota, An Anecdotal History  Collection of historical anecdotes regarding the early history of Minnesota
 • Minnie Carrigan, Captured by the Indians  Recollections by a Minnesota pioneer of capture by Indians
 • Miriam Squier, Trip to San Francisco, 1877  Narrative of a trip by wealthy east coast residents to the San Francisco area in 1877
 • Nathan Dally, Tracks and Trails  Narrative of the life experiences of a resident of Stearns County, Minnesota
 • National Grange in Michigan  Pamphlet published in connection with a meeting of the National Grange in Michigan in 1902
 • Nebraska, The Land and the People, Vol. 1  Nebraska from its physical creation through 1930
 • Nebraska, The Land and the People, Vol. 2  Biographies of men and women who helped create and lead Nebraska
 • Nebraska, The Land and the People, Vol. 3  Continued biographies of men and women who helped create and lead Nebraska
 • New England Captives' Stories  Records of individuals and families taken captive to Canada during the French and Indian War
 • New England Irish Pioneers  History of Irish immigrants to America in the seventeenth century
 • New Jersey Biographical Sketches, 1665-1800  Biographical sketches of important residents of New Jersey between 1665 and 1800
 • New Jersey Biographical Sketches, 1916  Biographical sketches and genealogical notes from the State Archives, originally published in 1916
 • New Jersey Early Germans  Records of eighteenth and nineteenth century German communities in New Jersey
 • New York, Holland Society Yearbook, 1906  Society yearbook with list of some members and Albany vital records.
 • New York, Holland Society Yearbook, 1913  1913 society yearbook with list of some members and other helpful records.
 • New York, Holland Society Yearbook, 1914  Society yearbook with list of some members and Bergen, New Jersey vital records.
 • Nicholas Brewer, American Painter  Autobiography of a notable Minnesotan painter
 • Nils Ronning, Fifty Years in America  Narrative of the life of a Norwegian immigrant to Minnesota
 • Norfolk, Litchfield County, Connecticut, 1744-1900  An informative history of Norfolk, Litchfield Co., Connecticut from 1744-1900.
 • Northeast Arkansas Biographies and Historical Memoirs  History of northeast Arkansas with biographies of individuals from that area
 • Northwestern Arkansas History  History of northwest Arkansas with biographies of some who lived there
 • Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut: Historical Records, 1847  
 • Ohio Biographical Sketches, 1876  Collection of some Ohio biographical sketches for important men and women of Ohio in the nineteenth century.
 • Old and New Monongahela River Valley History  General histories of areas of Pennsylvania and West Virginia
 • Old Dunstable, Maine and New Hampshire Founders  Compilation of genealogies of Old Dunstable's founders
 • Old United Empire Loyalists List  Loyalists who moved to Canada following the Revolutionary War
 • Oscar Fitzgerald, 20 Years in California  Narrative of the life of Oscar Fitzgerald, a Southern Methodist missionary in California
 • Oscar Fitzgerald, 20 Years in California, 2nd Edition  New edition of the narrative of the twenty years living in California by a Southern Methodist missionary
 • Pennsylvania Biographical Sketches, 1868  Collection of biographical sketches of some early Pennsylvania residents
 • Pennsylvania Founding Families, 1681-1911  Records for prominent Pennsylvania families during the Colonial era.
 • Pennsylvania Women in the Revolutionary War  Biographical sketches of Pennsylvania women who aided the Revolution
 • Peter Burnett, Life in California  Collection of reminiscences by the first governor of California
 • Pittsylvania County, Virginia History  Narrative history of Pittsylvania from first settlement to World War I
 • Plymouth Colony, History and People  History of Plymouth colony with biographies of important colonists
 • Preakness and Preakness Reformed Church, Passaic County, New Jersey: Town History, 1695-1902  
 • Prentice Mulford, Life in California  Collection of writings by a pioneer who came to California by clipper ship in 1856
 • Pringle Shaw, California Mining, 1857  Narrative of the life of a Canadian in California in the early 1850s.
 • Provincial Councillors of Pennsylvania, 1733-1776  
 • Quaker Invasion of Massachusetts  Role of Quakers in early Massachusetts history
 • Rensselaer County, New York Records, 1908  Diverse collection of county records from this up-state New York county in 1908
 • Richard Dana, Two Years in California, 1834-36  Narrative of the life of a Harvard student in California before the Gold Rush
 • Robert La Follette, Autobiography, 1913  Personal writings of prominent Wisconsin politician Robert La Follette
 • Robert Louis Stevenson, Silverado, California, 1880s  Colorful narrative of the adventure of Robert Louis Stevenson after his marriage in California
 • Rumford, Oxford County, Maine: Town History  
 • Saco and Biddeford, York County, Maine: Town History  
 • Saline County, Missouri: 1876 Taxpayers and Biographies  A collection of some biographies for taxpayers in Saline County, Missouri in 1876.
 • Samuel H. Willey, Thirty Years in California  Narrative of the life of Samuel Hopkins also describing the history of the state between 1849 and 1879
 • Samuel Langhorne Clemens, Roughing It  Samuel Clemens' experiences in the West
 • Samuel McNeil, Trip to California, 1849  Narrative of the travels of an Ohio shoemaker who came to California in 1849
 • Samuel Upham, Voyage to California, 1848  Narrative of an East Coast clerk's journey to California in 1848
 • Santa Barbara Travel Guide, late 1800s  Travel guide for the Santa Barbara region including Santa Clara Valley
 • Sarah Smith, Raised On a California Sheep Ranch, 1870s  Recollections of a young woman's youth on a sheep ranch in Southern California in the 1870s
 • Scots-Irish  History of Scots-Irish with most notable events in Scottish history
 • Scots-Irish in Virginia, Vol. 1  Original court records and documents of Augusta County, VA
 • Scots-Irish in Virginia, Vol. 2  Original court records and documents of Augusta County, VA
 • Scots-Irish in Virginia, Vol. 3  Original court records and documents of Augusta County, VA
 • Semi-Tropical California, Its Climate, Healthfulness, Productiveness and Scenery  A description of life in the Los Angeles region of California.
 • Sim Moak,The Last of the Mill Creeks, and Early Life in Northern California  A tale of life in Northern California during the Civil War era.
 • Slave Narratives  Impressive collection of interviews of former slaves in the United States
 • Sojourner Truth, Woman of Courage  Narrative of the early life of Sojourner Truth
 • Solomon Mead, Notes of Two Trips to California and Return  Accounts of two separate treks to California
 • Sons of the American Revolution  List of members of Sons of the American Revolution from its beginning to 1901
 • Sons of the Utah Pioneers--Ancestor Histories, Salt Lake City Chapter  
 • Sons of the Utah Pioneers-Ancestor Histories, presented by members of the East Mill Creek Chapter.  
 • Sons of the Utah Pioneers-Ancestor Histories, Sugarhouse Chapter  
 • Sons of the Utah Pioneers-Knight's History of England, Vol. 1-8  
 • Sons of the Utah Pioneers-Personal Histories, Beehive Chapter  
 • Sons of the Utah Pioneers-Utah, Pioneer Companies  
 • Sons of the Utah Pioneers: Biography Files (A-G)  
 • Sons of the Utah Pioneers: Biography Files (H-P)  
 • Sons of the Utah Pioneers: Biography Files (R-Z)  
 • Sons of Utah Pioneers Memorial Gallery Index Cards  Index of memorial cards housed at the Sons of Utah Pioneers headquarters.
 • South Carolina Magazine of Ancestral Research, Vol. 1-20  Volumes 1-20 of the research tool South Carolina Magazine of Ancestral Research
 • St. George, Maine Town History, 1605-1892  Biographical sketches and lists of residents for St. George, Maine.
 • St. Olaf College, Minnesota, 1874-1925  Brief history of St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota from its founding in 1874 and 1925
 • Stephen Davis, Gold Rush Merchant, 1850-54  Journal of Stephen Davis, a New England merchant who traveled to California in 1850
 • Stephen Field, Practicing Law in California, 1850  Narrative of the life of a lawyer in California in the 1850s and 1860s
 • Sue Sanders, Journey to San Francisco, 1886  Narrative of the journey of an Illinois native to California and back in 1886.
 • Susie Clark, From Boston to California, 1890  Narrative of a rail trip from Boston to California in 1890
 • Sylvester Cochrane, Vermontville Colony  Narrative history of the Vermontville Colony in Michigan
 • Tennessee Records  Brief history of the state of Tennessee, facts about its residents
 • Tennessee, The Volunteer State, 1769-1923, Vol. 1  First in a series covering the history of Tennessee
 • Tennessee, The Volunteer State, 1769-1923, Vol. 2  Second in a series covering the history of Tennessee
 • Tennessee, The Volunteer State, 1769-1923, Vol. 3  Third in a series covering the history of Tennessee
 • Tennessee, The Volunteer State, 1769-1923, Vol. 4  Fourth in a series covering the history of Tennessee
 • Thaddeus Kenderdine, California Travels, 1858-59  Travel writings of Thaddeus Kenderdine as he journied through California in 1858 and 1859
 • Thaddeus Kenderdine, Return to California, 1898  Narrative of an East Coast native traveling to California forty years after he mined gold in the region.
 • Theodore Johnson, Life in California, 1849  
 • Thomas Chard, California Sketches, 1888  Narrative of a Chicago native who traveled to California for five weeks in 1888.
 • Townsend, Middlesex County, Massachusetts: Town History to 1878  
 • Trans-Mississippi West, 1804-1912, Vol. 1-2  All significant series of civil and military records for states and territories west of the Mississippi
 • Travel Guide to Southern California, 1893  Humorous travel guide to Southern California in the 1890s
 • Treasures of Pioneer History  Historic lore of the West by the Mormon people
 • Utah History  Historical narrative of Utah's founders
 • Utah Pioneers and Prominent Men  Biographies, genealogies, and photographs of important Utahns
 • Utah Since Statehood, Volumes 1-4  A history of the state of Utah from before the pioneer settlements until the end of the 19th century.
 • Utah, Our Pioneer Heritage  Story of Utah Pioneers and their accomplishments
 • Valentine Papers (Virginia), Vol. 1-4, 1864-1908  
 • Vermont Men, 1894  Biographical sketches of Vermont natives
 • Virginia Apprentices, 1623-1800  Biographical records of artisans who worked in Virginia before 1801.
 • Virginia Biographical Encyclopedia  Biographical sketches for nearly 20,000 men and women who helped settle and build Virginia before the twentieth century.
 • Virginia Colonial Records  Valuable records of early history of Virginia colony
 • Virginia County Records Surname Index  Surname index to county records in Virginia prior to 1900
 • Virginia Heraldica  Registry of some Virginia families granted coats of arms
 • Virginia, Prominent Families, Vol. 1-4  Compiled biography of prominent families in Virginia.
 • Walker River Valley, Nevada Paiute Indian Records, 1897-1901  
 • Walker River Valley, Nevada Paiute Indian Records, 1902-06  Listing of Native American residents on the Walker River Valley Indian Reservation in Nevada between 1902 and 1906
 • Walker River Valley, Nevada Paiute Indian Records, 1907-12  Listing of nearly 3000 Native American residents of the Walker River Valley Indian Reservation between 1907 and 1912
 • Walker River Valley, Nevada Paiute Indian Records, 1914-20  Federal enumeration of Native Americans living on or near the Walker River Valley Reservation between 1914 and 1920
 • Wallace Roll of Cherokee Freedmen, 1890-93  Transcriptions of the Wallace Report of Cherokee Freedmen compiled between 1890 and 1893
 • Walter Colton, Three Years in California, 1846-49  The 1846-1849 journal of Walter Colton, member of California's high society
 • Walter Fisher, Life in California, 1870s  Account of an English writer's sojourn in California in the 1870s
 • Warwick, Massachusetts: Town History to 1854  
 • Wesson Miller, Wisconsin Methodist Minister  Narrative of the life of a Wisconsin pastor in the nineteenth century
 • West Virginia History, Vol. 1  Detailed history of West Virginia and collection of biographical sketches of important men and women of the state.
 • West Virginia History, Vol. 2  Detailed history of West Virginia and collection of biographical sketches of important men and women of the state.
 • West Virginia History, Vol. 3  Detailed history of West Virginia and collection of biographical sketches of important men and women of the state.
 • West Virginia Prominent Men  Compiled biography of prominent individuals in West Virginia history
 • Western Arkansas Biographies and Historical Memoirs  History of western Arkansas with biographies of people from that area
 • Who's Who in the World, 1910-11  A transcription of the International Who's Who in the World book for 1910-11.
 • William Chambliss, San Francisco Society, 1895  Narrative of the life of a San Francisco resident in the 1890s
 • William Darby, Trip from New York to Detroit, 1818  Collection of letters written by William Darby on a trip from New York City to Detroit in 1818
 • William Folsom, Fifty Years in the Northwest  Autobiography of a state legislator and pioneer from Maine
 • William Francis White, A Picture of Pioneer Times in California  Story of a New Yorker who sailed to San Francisco.
 • William H. Davis, Seventy-Five Years in California  Seventy-five years in California as recounted and observed by one prominent citizen
 • William Henry, Northern Wisconsin, 1890  Guide for settlers of northern Wisconsin in the 1890s
 • William Hutton, Glances at California, 1847-53  A young man's experiences in California as a clerk in the army
 • William Kelly, Excursion to California, Vol. 1, 1849  The first volume of a narrative by an Englishman about his trip to California
 • William Kelly, Excursion to California, Vol. 2, 1849-50  Narrative of an excursion to California over the prairie, Rocky mountains, and great Sierra Nevada
 • William Kip, Early Days of My Episcopate  Collection of reminiscences by William Kip, first diocesan bishop of the Episcopal Church of California
 • William Manley, Life in Death Valley, California, 1849  Narrative of one man's experiences living in Death Valley, California in 1849
 • William Nowlin, Bark Covered House  Narrative describing the life of a pioneer family in Michigan
 • William Pond, Calfornia Congregationalism, 1833-1920  Brief history of the Congregational movement in California in the nineteenth century
 • William Ryan, Adventures in California, Vol. 1  Narrative of an Englishman who enlisted in the U.S. Army and went to California in 1847
 • William Ryan, Adventures in California, Vol. 2  Narrative of an Englishman who enlisted in the U.S. Army and went to California in 1847
 • William Shaw, Trip from Australia to California, 1849  Narrative describing the travels of an Englishman from Australia to the gold fields of California, 1849
 • William Sherman, Recollections of California, 1846-61  From the memoirs of William T. Sherman, regarding his life in California between 1846 and 1861
 • William Taylor, Life in California, 1849-55  Narrative of the life of a Methodist minister who lived in California for seven years between 1849 and 1856
 • William Taylor, Preaching in California, 1849-56  Narrative of the missionary labors of William Taylor in California between 1849 aqnd 1856
 • William Warren, History of the Ojibwe Nation  Two monograph histories of the Ojibwe Native Americans in Minnesota
 • Wisconsin Handbook, 1856  Descriptive handbook originally published in 1856 about Wisconsin
 • Wisconsin Historical Society, Vol. 30  Collection of academic papers regarding the history of Wisconsin around the turn of the century.
 • Wisconsin Men of Progress  Compendium of biographies of important Wisconsin men around the turn of the twentieth century
 • Wisconsin Notable Men  Biographical listing of several hundred important men of Wisconsin before the start of the twentieth century
 • Wisconsin Political Commentary, 1870-1900  Autobiography of the life of a Norwegian-American resident of Wisconsin in the nineteenth century
 • Wisconsin Railroad Survey, 1857  Narrative of a railroad surveying expedition in Wisconsin in 1857
 • Wisconsin's Norwegian-American Community, 1915  Brief history and commentary on the Norwegian-American community in Wisconsin
 • Women of the Century  1880s biographical collection of important American women
 • Women's Suffrage in the Midwest  Autobiography of a female pioneer in Michigan who lead the women's suffrage movement in the late nineteenth century
 • Yarmouth, Nova Scotia Past and Present, Vol. 1-2  Development and history of county and town of Yarmouth, Nova Scotia
 • York County, Pennsylvania Biographical History  Biographical sketches for some important residents of York County, Pennsylvania in the nineteenth century
 • Yuba County, California History, 1850-1900  Narrative history of Yuba County, California told by a longtime resident



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