Denver. United States Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Denver Service Center. "Whiskeytown," by Judge Albert F. Ross. 1963 MS located in H14 files, Historic Preservation Team.
Redding. Shasta County Courthouse. Probate Office Records. Recorder of Deeds Office Records.
______. ______. Sacramento. California State Library. California Census of 1852, vol. 9. Copied by the Genealogical Records Commission, Daughters of the American Revolution of California, 1935.
San Francisco. California Historical Society (CaH). "The Early Inns of California, Shasta County," by R. H. Cross. March 1, 1941 MS.
Washington, D.C. U.S. Census Office, 7th Census, 1850. Original Schedules, Schedule 2. Population. National Archives Microfilm Publication, M432.
Difficult to use as names are not divided into Townships in local areas.
______. ____. 8th Census, 1860. Original Census Schedules, Schedule 2. Population. National Archives Microfilm Publication, M653.
No Whiskeytown or Tower House Townships and thus not a convenient guide to the local communities.
Whiskeytown, California. Whiskeytown National Recreation Area. "A Brief Historical Sketch of Whiskeytown Area," by Clarence Coates. 1974 MS.
____. ____. "Mineral Report for Placer and Quartz Mining Claims Located in Whiskeytown National Recreation Area, California," by Alvin H. Lense. 1973 MS.
"An Ascent of Mount Shasta in 1861," from the journal of Richard G. Stanwood, California Historical Society Quarterly 6, no. 1 (March 1927):69-76.
Areas Administered by the National Park Service and Related Properties as of January 1, 1972. Washington, D.C. U.S. Government Printing Office, 1972.
Averill, Charles V., "Gold Deposits of the Redding-Weaverville Quadrangles." California Journal of Mines and Geology Quarterly Chapter of State Mineralogist's Report 29, nos. 1 and 2 January and April 1933):3-73.
____. "Gold Dredging in Shasta Siskiyou and Trinity Counties." California Journal of Mines and Geology Quarterly Chapter Of State Mineralogist's Report XXXIV 34, no. 2 April 1938:96-126.
____. "Mineral Resources of Shasta County" Thirty-Fifth Report of the State Mineralogist. Sacramento: State Printing Office April 1939): 108-191.
Averill Charles, V., and Norman, L. A. Jr. "Counties of California, Mineral Production and Significant Mining Activities of 1949." California Journal of Mines and Geology 47, no. 2 (April 1951):271-464.
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Boggs, Mae Helen Bacon. My Playhouse Was A Concord Coach. Oakland: Howell-North Press, 1942.
Excellent compilation of nineteenth-century newspaper articles on Shasta County.
Borthwick, J.D. Three Years in California. Oakland: Biobooks, 1948.
Brewer, William Henry. Up and Down California in 1860-64, The Journal of William Henry Brewer, Professor of Agriculture in the Sheffield Scientific School from 1864-1903. Edited by Francis P. Farquhar. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1930.
Brower, M.P. "Whiskey Creek Bridge." The Guardian, 13, no. 10 (October 1961):5-7.
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Burgess, Carl, and Glassock, G. B. A Golden Highway, Scenes of History's Greatest Gold Rush Yesterday and Today. Indianapolis: The Bobbs Merrill Company, 1934.
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Camden, Charles. The Autobiography of Charles Camden: Being a Synopsis of Main Occurrences in His Life From August, Eighteen Hundred and Thirty-Four Up To Nineteen Hundred. San Francisco: Published by the Author's family, 1916.
Campbell, Ian. Fifty-Sixth Report of the State Mineralogist. Sacramento: California Division of Mines, 1961.
____. Fifty-Seventh Report of the State Mineralogist. Sacramento: California Division of Mines, 1961.
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Chase, Don M. Pioneers, Sketches of Pioneer Days in Shasta, Tehama, and Siskiyou Counties with Emphasis on the Beginning of Religious Organizations. Redding: By the Author, 1945.
Clay, Neil. Whiskeytown Relocation Project," The Guardian 11, no. 12 (December 1959):4-6.
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Crawford, J. J. Twelfth Report of the State Mineralogist For The Two Years Ending September 15, 1894. Sacramento: A. J. Johnston, 1894.
____. Thirteenth Report of the State Mineralogist For The Two Years Ending September 15, 1896. Sacramento: A. J. Johnston, 1896.
Descriptive Circular of Shasta County, California. Redding: Shasta County Immigration Association, 1885.
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Doolittle, J. E. Gold Dredging in California. California State Mining Bureau Bulletin no. 36. Sacramento: California State Printing Office, 1908.
Du Bois, P. C.; Anderson, F. M.; Tibbits, J. H.; and Tweedy, G. A. The Copper Resources of California. California State Mining Bureau Bulletin no. 23. Sacramento: California State Printing Office, 1902.
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Engineering and Mining Journal.
Ferguson, Henry G. "Gold Lodes of the Weaverville Quadrangle, California," United States Geology Survey Bulletin No. 540, Part I (1914): 22-79.
Frank, B. F., and Chappell, H. W. The History and Business Directory of Shasta County 1881. Redding: Redding Independent Book and Job Printing House, 1881.
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Index to Precinct Registers of Shasta County, California; 1910, 1918, 1930, 1940, 1950. Redding: Searchlight Printers, 1910, 1918, 1930, 1940, 1950.
Irelan, William, Jr. Sixth Annual Report of the State Mineralogist, Part II. Sacramento: J. J. Ayers, 1886.
. Eighth Annual Report of the State Mineralogist For the Year Ending October 1, 1888. Sacramento: J. D. Young, 1888.
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_____. "Sacramento Field Division, Shasta County." Chapter of Report XXII Mining in California and the Activities of the State Mining Bureau 22, no. 2 (April 1926):121-216.
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Mining and Scientific Press. Selected volumes.
O'Brien, J. C. "Current and Recent Mining Activities in the Redding District." California Journal of Mines and Geology 44, no. 4 (October 1948):335-78.
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____. Mining Frontiers of the Far West 1848-1880. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1963.
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Register of Mines and Minerals, Shasta County, California. San Francisco: California State Mining Bureau, 1902.
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Shasta's Resources. Redding: Published by Authority of the Supervisors of Shasta County, 1905.
Shinn, Charles Howard. Mining Camps: A Study in American Frontier Government. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1885; reprint ed., New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1948.
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San Francisco Alta California
Anderson Valley News
[Redding] Courier Free Press
Sacramento Placer Times
Weekly Free Press
Weekly Shasta Courier
Averill, Charles V. "Map of Shasta County Showing Locations of Principal Mineral Deposits." Accompanying report of mineral resources of Shasta County in California Journal of Mines and Geology 35, no. 2 (April 1939).
____. "Gold Mines," in California Journal of Mines and Geology 29, nos. 1 and 2 (January and April 1933).
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