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Foley Library: Sample of Materials


The following books and materials are available to be used only at the Foley Library. They are not available on loan. Certain of the books may be available to you on "Inter-library Loan" through your own public library. Items on microfilm--microfiche will be marked (Film)- or (Fiche)

California 1850 Census Index,Jackson, Teeples.
1860 California Census Index, Dilts.
1870 California Federal Census Index (Except the City of San Francisco), Jackson, et al.
California State Gazetteer and Business Directory, 1890, R. L Polk & Co.'s [Film]
Cornish Mining Families of Grass Valley California, Ewart, (no date).
Directory of the City of Nevada and Grass Valley, 1861, Thompson.
Directory of Placer,Nevada, Yuba, Sutter, Butte, Colusa, Glenn, Tehema and Shasta Counties,1892-1894, G. W. Rentschler (sic:  a stamp placed over compiler's name; spelling now unclear).[Film]
French Journalist in the California Gold Rush 1850,
The Letters of Etienne Derbeg, edited by Nasatir
Great Register, County of Nevada, General Election Nov 7, 1882.
Great Register, County of Nevada, General Election Nov 8, 1892.
History of the New California, Its Resources and People Vol 1, Irvine, 1904.
History and Directory of Nevada County, California, 1867, Edwin F. Bean.
History of Nevada County California with Illustrations, 1880,Thompson & West, (1970 reproduction).
History of Placer and Nevada Counties, California, Lardner and Brock, 1924.
Index (Personal Names) to Orton's "Records of California Men in the War of the Rebellion 1861-1867" J. Carlyle Parker.
Index to the Biographies in 19th Century California County Histories,
J. Carlyle Parker.
Index to California Historical Society Quarterly, Volumes 1-40, 1922-1961, CHS.
Index to Roster of California Pioneers, by Native Daughters of the Golden West (no date)
In Search of God's Gold: A Story of Continued Christian Pioneering in California, Loofbourow, pr 1950.
Memorial and Biographical History of Northern California, 1891, Lewis Pub Co
Mormon Gold: The Story of California's Mormon Argonauts (1848-1850),
Davies, 1984.
My Playhouse Was A Concord Coach,
1822-1888 (newspaper clippings etc), Boggs.
Nevada City, Grass Valley, and Rough and Ready Directory For the Year Commencing January 1st, 1856, Brown and Dallison
Nevada City Poll List, Nov 3, 1868 Election.
Nevada County Deeds 1856-1928, County of Nevada official deed books on microfilm. Use Kitts' Index to obtain the book & page number [Film]
Nevada County Directory for 1871-72, County Directory Publishing Company.
Nevada County Mining and Business Directory 1895, John Edmund Poingdestre.
Nevada County Probate Index 1856-1989 [Fiche]
Nevada County Probate Records: [Film]
Probate Court Proceedings: Rolls 1-22 = 1856-1880;
Superior Court Proceedings: Files 1-5674 = 1879-1956;
   Old Probate Court Records 1939-1949;
   Nevada County Clerk Probates 3 rolls file 182-? =1883-1979.
     (Last two listings are not in the microfiche probate index)
Personal Name Index to the 1856 City Directories of California, N. C. Parker.
Precinct Registers, County of Nevada, 1900 - 1966 (some on Film)
Representative Citizens of Northern California, (Volume of Memoirs and Genealogy: 1901, Chicago.
San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists, Volume I, 1850-1864, Rasmussen.
San Francisco Passenger Departure Lists, Volume II, 3 Jan - 14 Jun 1851,Carr.
San Francisco Passenger Departure Lists, Volume III, 15 Jul - 31 Dec 1851,Carr.
The Argonauts of California, A Pioneer, 1890, Fords, Howard & Hulbert, NY.
The French Connection or The French in Nevada County California, Janicot.
The Marysville Appeal Directory of Northern California For 1878: Butte, Colusa, Nevada, Placer, Sutter, Tehama and Yuba Counties, L. M. Mc Kenney. [Film]
The New York Volunteers in California, Stevenson's Regiment 1848, Lynch & Clark.
The Pacific Coast Business Directory for 1867
Tourists Guide and Directory of the Truckee Basin, W. F. Edwards & C. D. Irons, 1883.
Zamorano Index to Bancroft's History of California, Volume   1, A through L, 1890, UCLA.

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