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Researcher-Published Projects

Publications based on research conducted in Archives and Special Collections

This list describes works by researchers who have used Archives and Special Collections resources and have cited our collections in their publications. We welcome additional information that can be added to this list.


  • A History of the Class of 1958: School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis. Davis, Calif.: University of California, Davis, 2008.
  • Abraham, Mark Joseph.“You Are Your Own Alternative”: Performance, Pleasure, and the American Counterculture, 1965-1975. Thesis (Ph. D.)–York University, 2014.
  • Alexander, Jack. The Caterpillar’s Roots: 1886 to 1925 (History of the Best and Holt Tractors). [California]: Jack Alexander, c2005.
  • Allen, Arthur. Ripe: the Search for the Perfect Tomato. Berkeley: Counterpoint: Distributed by Publishers Group West, c2010.
  • Allen, Will. The War on Bugs. White River Junction, Vt.: Chelsea Green Pub., 2008.
  • Arnold, Delmar Wilson. All in the Family: Gary Snyder’s Poetics of Reinhabitation. Thesis (Ph. D.)–University of Iowa, 2000.
  • Atlas, James. Bellow: A Biography. New York: Random House, c2000.


  • Baker, Deborah. A Blue Hand: the Tragicomic, Mind-Altering Odyssey of Allen Ginsberg, a Holy Fool, a Rebel Muse, a Dharma Bum, and his Prickly Bride in India. New York: Penguin Books, 2009.
  • Baker, T. Lindsay. American Windmills: an Album of Historic Photographs. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, c2007.
  • Barber, Mary Beth. “Johnny Cash: Fifty Years After Folsom Prison and San Quentin” California State Library Foundation Bulletin, no. 123, 2019.
  • Barnard, G.T. Caterpillar Illustrated Product Guide, 1889-1969. South Africa : G.T.Barnard, 2002.
  • Bartlett, Lee. Gary Snyder: a Bibliography and Critical Checklist 1947-1973. [1974 Dec. 8]
  • Baur, George. The Roads to Petaluma: The Story of Three German Immigrants. Petaluma: Lorna Johnston Print, 2015.
  • Behnken, Brian D. Fighting Their Own Battles: Mexican Americans, African Americans, and the Struggle for Civil Rights in Texas. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2011.
  • Bellow, Saul. Saul Bellow: Letters. Edited by Benjamin Taylor. New York: Viking, 2010.
  • Ben Daniel, Tallie. Branding Israel: Queer Markets and Politics in San Francisco and Tel Aviv, Thesis (Ph.D.). University of California, Davis, 2014.
  • Benemann, William. Male-Male Intimacy in Early America: Beyond Romantic Friendships. New York: Harrington Park Press, c2006.
  • Berry, Wendell and Gary Snyder. Distant Neighbors: The Selected Letters of Wendell Berry and Gary Snyder. Edited by Chad Wriglesworth. Berkeley: Counterpoint, 2014.
  • Black, Cheryl. The Women of Provincetown, 1915-1922. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, c2002.
  • Bradbury, Charles Kinder. Bradbury Heritage. Wakefield: Charlesworth Press, 2013
  • Brady, Roy. The Brady Book: Selections from Roy Brady’s Unpublished Writings on Wine. Edited by Thomas Pinney. Santa Rosa, CA: Nomis Press, c2003.
  • Butko, Brian. Greetings from the Lincoln Highway: America’s First Coast-To-Coast Road. Mechanicsburg. PA: Stackpole Books, c2005.
  • Büyükokutan, Barιş. “Toward a Theory of Cultural Appropriation: Buddhism, the Vietnam War, and the Field of U.S. Poetry” American Sociological Review. Vol. 76, No. 4 (August 2011), pp. 620-639.


  • Cahalan, James M. Edward Abbey : A Life. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 2001.
  • Cairns, Kathleen A. Front-page Women Journalists, 1920-1950. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, c2003.
  • Cairns, Kathleen Ann. Working in Fire: Culture and Feminism in American Front-Page Journalism, 1920-1945. Thesis (Ph.D.) University of California, Davis, 1995.
  • California’s Olive Pioneers: Early Essays on Olives & Olive Oil. Davis, Calif.: Robert Mondavi Institute for Wine and Food Science, UC Davis, c2009.
  • Campbell, Christopher. The Botanist and the Vintner: how Wine was Saved for the World. Chapel Hill, N.C.: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2005.
  • Canine, Craig. Dream Reaper: the Story of an Old-Fashioned Inventor in the High-Tech, High-Stakes World of Modern Agriculture. New York: Knopf: Distributed by Random House, 1995.
  • Casper-Denman, Kristina. California Indian Education Association (CIEA): Working Towards Educational Sovereignty. Thesis (Ph.D.). University of California, Davis, 2013.
  • Celebrating Research: Rare and Special Collections from the Membership of the Association of Research Libraries. Washington, DC: Association of Research Libraries, c2007.
  • Chalmers, Claudine. Grass Valley. Charleston, SC : Arcadia Pub., c2006.
  • Claessen, Ed and Claessen, Sue. Making Tracks: C.L. Best and the Caterpillar Tractor Co. Edina, MN: Beaver’s Pond Press, 2011.
  • Clarke, Adele. Disciplining Reproduction: Modernity, American Life Sciences, and “the Problems of Sex.” Berkeley: University of California Press, c1998.
  • Clarke, Christopher. The Rucksack Revolution: the Beat Generation’s Views of Nature. Thesis (M.A.). Concordia University, 2008.
  • Coke, David., and Alan Borg. Vauxhall Gardens: A History. New Haven: Published for The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art by Yale UP, 2011.
  • Coleman, Kate. The Secret Wars of Judi Bari: a Car Bomb, the Fight for the Redwoods, and the End of Earth First! San Francisco: Encounter Books, 2005.
  • Corso, Gregory. An Accidental Autobiography: the Selected letters of Gregory Corso. Edited by Bill Morgan. New York: New Directions, 2003.
  • Courthouses of California: An Illustrated History. Edited by Ray McDevitt. San Francisco, Calif.: California Historical Society; Berkeley, Calif.: Heyday Books, c2001.
  • Craciun, Adriana. Fatal Women of Romanticism. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2003.
  • Creighton, Jeff. Combines & Harvesters. Osceola, WI, USA: Motorbook International, 1996.
  • Creighton, Jeff. Ford Tractor Data Book: Fordson to the Hundred Series. Osceola, WI: Motorbooks, 1996.
  • Creighton, Jeff. Logging Trucks, Tractors, and Crawlers. Osceola, WI: Motorbooks International Publishers & Wholesalers, 1997.
  • Crossing the Frontier: Photographs of the Developing West, 1849 to the present. San Francisco, Calif.: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, c1996.


  • Dacre, Charlotte. Zofloya; or, The Moor: a Romance of the Fifteenth Century. Edited by Adriana Craciun. Peterborough, Ont.: Broadview Press, c1997.
  • Dark, Alice Elliott. Think of England: A novel. New York: Simon & Schuster, c2002.
  • Datel, Robin, Dingemans, Dennis, and Krabacher, Thomas. Woodland. Arcadia Publishing, 2011.
  • Davis, Diana K. The Arid Lands : History, Power, Knowledge. Cambridge, Massachusetts: The MIT Press, 2016.
  • De Salcedo, Anastacia Marx. Combat-ready Kitchen: how the U.S. Military Shapes the Way You Eat. New York, New York: Current an imprint of Random House LLC, [2015].
  • Dickinson, Torry D. “Reunifying Community and Transforming Our World: Inclusive Community Development Education and the University.” Community and the World: Participating in Social Change. Edited by Torry D. Dickinson. New York: Nova Science, 2003.
  • Dilday, Laurence M. Experiment in Collectivity: Revolution and Evolution in the San Francisco Mime Troupe. Thesis (Ph.D.). University of California, Davis, 2000.
  • Dingemans, Dennis, and Scheuring, Ann Foley. University of California, Davis. Charleston, SC: Arcadia Pub, 2013.
  • Donnenwirth, Ray. Portola: the First Fifty Years 1909-1959. [California : R. Donnenwirth], 2008.
  • Doxey, John, George Spies, Caitlin Morgan, Axiom Pictures, and Bullfrog Films. Valley at the Crossroads. Oley, PA: Bullfrog Films, 2002.
  • Doyle, Michael William. “Staging the Revolution: Guerrilla Theater as a Countercultural Practice, 1965-68.” Imagine Nation: the American Counterculture of the 1960s and ’70s. Edited by Peter Braunstein and Michael William Doyle. New York: Routledge, 2002.
  • Drake, Raymond L. & Rhode, Robert T. Classic American Steamrollers: 1871 Through 1935 Photo Archive. Hudson, WI: Iconografix, 2001.
  • Dunning, Lorry. John Deere Tractor Data Book: [Two-cylinder Models through 1960]. Osceola, WI: Motorbooks International Publishers, 1996.
  • Dunning, Lorry. Ultimate American Farm Tractor Data Book : Nebraska Test Tractors, 1920-1960. Osceola, WI: MBI Pub., 1999.


  • East, Claudia. Yreka. Charleston, SC: Arcadia Pub., c2007.


  • Falk, Jane E. The Beat Avant-garde, the 1950’s, and the Popularizing of Zen Buddhism in the United States. Thesis (Ph. D.) Ohio State University, 2002.
  • Falk, Jane E. “Journal as Genre and Published Text: Beat Avant-Garde Writing Practices.” University Of Toronto Quarterly. 73, no. 4 (Fall 2004): 991-1002.
  • Falk, Jane. “Finger Pointing at the Moon: Zen and the Poetry of Philip Whalen.” The Emergence of Buddhist American Literature. Edited by John Whalen-Bridge & Gary Storhoff. Albany: SUNY Press, c2009.
  • Falk, Jane. “Philip Whalen and the Classics: A Walking Grove of Trees” in Hip Sublime: Beat Writers and the Classical Tradition. Columbus, OH: The Ohio State University Press, 2018.
  • Finlay, Mark R. “System and Sales in the Heartland: a Manufacturing and Marketing History of the Hart Parr Company, 1901-1929.” The Annals of Iowa. 57.4 (Fall 1998) : 337-373.
  • Fitzgerald, Deborah Kay. Every Farm a Factory: the Industrial Ideal in American Agriculture. New Haven: Yale University Press, c2003.
  • Fitzgerald, Deborah. “Accounting for Change: Farmers and the Modernizing State.” The Countryside in the Age of the Modern State: Political Histories of Rural America. Edited by Catherine McNicol Stock and Robert D. Johnston. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, c2001.
  • Flaming, Anna Leigh Bostwick. “The Most Important Person in the World:” The Many Meanings of the Modern American Housewife. Thesis (Ph.D.). University of Iowa, 2013.
  • Flores, Lori. Grounds for Dreaming: Mexican Americans, Mexican Immigrants, and the California Farmworker Movement. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2016.


  • Gale, George. Dying on the Vine: How Phylloxera Transformed Wine. Berkeley: University of California Press, c2011.
  • Garland, Hamlin. Selected Letters of Hamlin Garland. Edited by Keith Newlin and Joseph B. McCullough. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, c1998.
  • Geraci, Victor W. Salud!: the Rise of Santa Barbara’s Wine Industry. Reno: University of Nevada Press, c2004.
  • Geraci, Victor W. Grape Growing to Vintibusiness: a History of the Santa Barbara, California, Regional Wine Industry, 1965-1995. Thesis (Ph. D.)–. University of California, Santa Barbara, 1997.
  • Gilbert-Smith, Alma. Maxfield Parrish: the Masterworks. Berkeley, Calif.: Ten Speed Press, c1992.
  • Ginsberg, Allen. The Letters of Allen Ginsberg. Edited by Bill Morgan. Philadelphia, PA: Da Capo Press, c2008.
  • Ginsberg, Allen. The Selected Letters of Allen Ginsberg and Gary Snyder. Edited by Bill Morgan. Berkeley, CA: Counterpoint, c2009.
  • Goodwin, John A. “Without Destroying Ourselves:” American Indian Intellectual Activism for Higher Education, 1915-1978. Thesis (Ph.D.)., Arizona State University, 2017.
  • Grafton, Eileen. Peterson Tractor Company: the First Sixty Years. San Leandro, CA: The Company, c1998.
  • Gray, Timothy. Gary Snyder and the Pacific Rim: Creating Countercultural Community. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, c2006.
  • Gray, Timothy G. New Lyric Worlds: Gary Snyder’s Pacific Rim Communitas, 1930-1970, Thesis (Ph.D.). University of California, Santa Barbara, 1998.
  • Green, Lisa Anne. Science for Survival: The Modern Synthesis of Evolution and the Biological Sciences Curriculum Study.
    Thesis (Ph.D.)., University of California, Riverside, 2012.
  • Gumprecht, Blake. The American College Town. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, c2008.


  • Hageman, Andrew. “‘August on Sourdough’: An Archival View of Gary Snyder’s Intercultural Poetics.” Western American Literature. 50, no. 2 (2015): 135-157
  • Hannickel, Erica. Empire of Vines: Wine Culture in America. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2013.
  • Harris, Lois V, and Maxfield Parrish. Maxfield Parrish: Painter of Magical Make-Believe. Gretna La.: Pelican Pub. Co, 2011.
  • Hart-Parr: Photo Archive: Photographs from the Higgins Collection, Shields Library, University of California, Davis, and the Floyd County Historical Society. Edited by Peter A. Letourneau. Minneapolis, Minn. : Iconografix, c1993.
  • Harwood, Jonathan. Technology’s Dilemma: Agricultural Colleges Between Science and Practice in Germany, 1860-1934. Oxford: P. Lang, 2005.
  • Hindin, Seth Adam. “Art Conservation Between Theory and Practice: The Laboratory for Research in the Fine Arts and Museology at the University of California, Davis, 1960-78,” Journal of the American Institute for Conservation. 54.1 (February 2015): 29-44.
  • Hoenig, John. The Canned and the Fresh: The Making and Remaking of American Food Culture. Thesis (Ph.D.). Pennsylvania State University, 2014.
  • Hoenig, John. Garden Variety: The American Tomato from Corporate to Heirloom. New York: Columbia University Press, 2017.
  • Holliday, J.S. Rush for Riches: Gold Fever and the Making of California. [Oakland, Calif.]: Oakland Museum of California; Berkeley: University of California Press, c1999.
  • Holt Tractors: Photo Archive: an Album of Steam and Early Gas Tractors: Photographs from the Higgins Collection of the Shields Library, University of California, Davis. Edited by Peter A. Letourneau. Minneapolis, MN: Iconografix, c1993.
  • Hopkins, Bethany J. The Fruit of Her Fields: California Women in Commercial Horticulture, 1870-1915, Thesis (Ph.D.). University of California, Davis, 2015.
  • Hughes, Edan. Artists in California, 1786-1940. San Francisco, CA: Hughes Pub. Co., c1989.
  • Hughes, Jan. The Victorian Kitchen Garden: a Seasonal Companion. Berkeley, CA: Ten Speed Press, 1996.
  • Hunt, Anthony. Genesis, Structure, and Meaning in Gary Snyder’s Mountains and Rivers Without End. Reno: University of Nevada Press, c2004.


  • Jacobson, Yvonne. Passing Farms, Enduring Values: California’s Santa Clara Valley. Los Altos, Calif. : W. Kaufmann in cooperation with the California History Center, De Anza College, Cupertino, California, c1984.
  • Jarnot, Lisa. Robert Duncan, the Ambassador from Venus: A Biography. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2012.
  • Johnson, Christopher E. “Turn on the Sunshine”: A History of the Solar Future. Thesis (Ph.D.). University of Washington; 2015.


  • Kennedy, Jeff. “Experiment on Macdougal Street: The Provincetown Players’ 1918-1919 Season.” The Eugene O’Neill Review. 32 (2010): 86-123.
  • Kepes, Gyorgy. György Kepes László Moholy-Nagy, Arthur Siegel, M. Halberstadt, Henry Holmes Smith New Bauhaus in America : September 5-November 30, 2019. San Francisco: Robert Koch Gallery, 2019.
  • Kerouac, Jack. Jack Kerouac: Selected Letters, 1940-1956. Edited by Ann Charters. New York: Viking, 1995.
  • Kerouac, Jack. Selected Letters, 1957-1969. Edited by Ann Charters. New York: Viking, 1999.
  • Killion, Tom. Tamalpais Walking: Poetry, History, and Prints. Berkeley, Calif.: Heyday Books, c2009.
  • Kim, Jessica. Imperial Metropolis : Los Angeles, Mexico, and the Borderlands of American Empire, 1865-1941. Chapel Hill  University of North Carolina Press, 2019.
  • Kirk, Anthony. Founded by the Bay: the History of the Macaulay Foundry 1896-1996. Berkeley, CA: Macaulay Foundry, c1996.
  • Knapman, David. Conversation Sharp: the Biography of a London Gentleman Richard Sharp (1759-1835) in Letters, Prose and Verse. Dorchester: Dorset Press, 2003.
  • Kolysher, Linda Mitchell. “Rise and the Fall of the Woodland Opera House.” Pacific Historian. 24 (1980): 426-442.
  • Kroeger, Brooke. The Suffragents : How Women Used Men to Get the Vote, Albany : State University of New York Press2017.


  • Lapsley, James T. Bottled poetry: Napa Winemaking from Prohibition to the Modern Era. Berkeley, Calif.: University of California Press, c1996.
  • Larkey, Joann Leach. Yolo County: Land of Changing Patterns. Northridge, Calif.: Windsor Publications, 1987.
  • Leffingwell, Randy. The American Farm Tractor: a History of the Classic Tractor. Osceola, WI, USA: Motorbooks International, 1991.
  • Lekisch, Barbara. Embracing Scenes about Lakes Tahoe & Donner: Painters, Illustrators & Sketch Artists 1855-1915. Lafayette, Calif.: Great West Books, c2003.
  • Letourneau, Peter A. Illustrated Case Tractor Buyer’s Guide. Osceola, Wis.: Motorbooks International, 1993.
  • Letourneau, Peter A. John Deere General Purpose Tractors, 1928-1953. Osceola, WI, USA : Motorbooks International, 1993.
  • Lewes, George Henry. The Letters of George Henry Lewes. Edited by William Baker. Victoria, B.C.: University of Victoria, English Literary Studies, 1995-1999.
  • Livingston, Jill, and Kathryn G. Maloof. That Ribbon of Highway: Highway 99 from the Oregon Border to Sacramento. Klamath River, CA: Living Gold Press, 2016.
  • Lo, Jung-Pang. China As a Sea Power, 1127-1368. Edited by Bruce Elleman. Singapore: National University of Singapore Press, 2012.
  • Lofland, John. Davis, California, 1910s-1940s. Charleston, SC: Arcadia Pub., c2000.
  • Lofland, John. Davis: Radical Changes, Deep Constants. Charleston, SC: Arcadia, c2004.
  • Lofland, John. Davis Transformation. Charleston, SC : Arcadia Pub., 2016.
  • Lofland, John. Demolishing a Historic Hotel: A Sociology of Preservation Failures in Davis, California. Davis, Calif.: Davis Research, 2003.
  • Lofland, John. Davis Heritage Buildings : How Many to Start With, How Many Left? Historical Booklet Series (Yolo County Historical Society) ; No. 4. Woodland, Calif.: Yolo County Historical Society, 2000.
  • Lofland, John. Demolishing a Historic Hotel: A Sociology of Preservation Failures in Davis, California. Davis, Calif.: Davis Research, 2003.
  • Lofland, John. Davis City Council Elections, 1917-2000. Woodland, Calif.: Yolo County Historical Society, 2001.
  • Logan, Elizabeth A. Urbane Bouquets: A Floricultural History of California, 1848 to 1915. Thesis (Ph.D.). University of Southern California, 2013.
  • Longhurst, James. Bike Battles: a History of Sharing the American Road. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2015.


  • MacAdams, Lewis. Birth of the Cool: Beat, Bebop, and the American Avant-Garde. New York: Free Press, c2001.
  • Mace, O. Henry. 47 Down: the 1922 Argonaut Gold Mine Disaster. Hoboken, N.J.: J. Wiley, c2004.
  • Márquez, Lorena V. Sacramento En El Movimiento: Chicano Politics in the Civil Rights Era. Thesis (Ph.D.). University of California, San Diego, 2010.
  • Marchand, Roland. Creating the Corporate Soul: the Rise of Public Relations and Corporate Imagery in American Big Business. Berkeley: University of California Press, c1998.
  • Martin, Bradford D. The Theater is in the Street: Politics and Public Performance in Sixties America. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, c2004.
  • Masatsugu, Michael K. “Beyond This World of Transiency and Impermanence”�: Japanese Americans, Dharma Bums, and the Making of American Buddhism during the Early Cold War Years” Pacific Historical Review. Vol. 77, No. 3 (August 2008), pp. 423-451.
  • Masatsugu, Michael Kenji. Reorienting the Pure Land: Japanese Americans, the Beats, and the Making of American Buddhism, 1941-1966 Thesis (Ph. D.). University of California, Irvine, 2004.
  • Mason, Susan Vaneta. “San Francisco Mime Troupe Legacy: Guerrilla Theater.” Restaging the Sixties: Radical Theaters and their Legacies. Edited by James M. Harding & Cindy Rosenthal. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, c2006.
  • Maxwell-Long, Thomas. Napa County Wineries. Chicago, IL: Arcadia, c2002.
  • McNeil, Katherine. Gary Snyder, a Bibliography. New York City: Phoenix Bookshop, 1983.
  • McNeil, Timothy J. “A Site for Convergence and Exchange: Designing the Twenty-First-Century University Art Museum.” The Future of Museum and Gallery Design: Purpose, Process, Perception. Edited by Suzanne MacLeod, ‎Tricia Austin, ‎Jonathan Hale and Oscar Ho. Milton Park: Routledge, 2018.
  • Melillo, Edward D. Strangers on Familiar Soil: Rediscovering the Chile-California Connection. New Haven [Connecticut]: Yale University Press, 2015.
  • Meyer, L.E. Double Bit Murder. Enterprise Book Services, 2016.
  • Modern Print Activism in the United States. Edited by Rachel Schreiber. Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2013.
  • Moholy-Nagy, Laszlo. Vision in Motion: Sehen in Bewegung. Leipzig: Spector Books, 2014.
  • Monroe, Elizabeth. The History and Stories of the Capay Valley: 18 Journals for the Greater Capay Valley Historical Society. Esparto, CA : Greater Capay Valley Historical Society, [2015].
  • Montgomery, R. L. The Idea(l) of the ‘Group’ in Radical Theatre: A Dramaturgical Analysis of Three American Theatre Groups of the 1960s. Thesis (Ph.D). University of Canterbury, 2002.
  • Morris, Jane, Frank C. Sharp, and Jan Marsh. The Collected Letters of Jane Morris. Woodbridge: Boydell Press, 2012.
  • Murphy, Patrick D. A Place for Wayfaring: the Poetry and Prose of Gary Snyder. Corvallis: Oregon State University Press, 2000.
  • Murphy, Patrick D. Understanding Gary Snyder. Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina Press, 1992.


  • Nussman, David G. and Donald A. Woodworth. A Handbook of Cancels on United States Federal Wine Tax Stamps. American Revenue Association, [2011].


  • Ogawa, Joseph M. Diseases of Temperate Zone Tree Fruit and Nut Crops. Oakland, CA: University of California, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources, 1991.
  • Okrent, Daniel. Last Call: the Rise and Fall of Prohibition. New York: Scribner, 2010.
  • Oliver Tractors: Photo Archive: Photographs from the Floyd County, Iowa Historical Society, Bakken and Higgins Collections of the Shields Library, University of California, Davis. Edited by Peter A. Letourneau. Minneapolis, Minn., USA: Iconografix, c1993.
  • Olmstead, Alan and Rhode, Paul. “An Overview of California Agricultural Mechanization, 1870-1930.” Quantitative Studies in Agrarian History. Edited by Morton Rothstein and Daniel Field. Ames: Iowa State University Press, 1993.
  • Olmstead, Alan L. and Rhode, Paul. A Survey of the Development of California Agricultural Machinery, 1860-1960. Davis: Agricultural History Center, University of California, Davis, 1983.
  • Olmsted, Kathryn S. Right out of California: The 1930s and the Big Business Roots of Modern Conservatism. New York: The New Press, 2015.
  • Oreskes, Naomi. Merchants of Doubt: How a Handful of Scientists Obscured the Truth on Issues From Tobacco Smoke to Global Warming. New York: Bloomsbury Press, c2010.
  • Ozieblo, Barbara. Susan Glaspell: a Critical Biography. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, c2000.


  • Pena, Carolyn Thomas de la. Empty Pleasures: the Story of Artificial Sweeteners from Saccharin to Splenda. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, c2010.
  • Penner, James. Pinks, Pansies, and Punks: the Rhetoric of Masculinity in American Literary Culture. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2011.
  • Phillips, Levi D. Arthur Mckee Rankin’s Touring Production Of Joaquin Miller’s “the Danites,” Thesis (Ph.D.). University of California, Davis, 1981.
  • Picturing California’s Other Landscape: the Great Central Valley. Edited by Heath Schenker. Stockton, Calif.: Haggin Museum ; Berkeley, Calif. : Heyday Books, c1999.
  • Pinney, Thomas. The City of Vines : A History of Wine in Los Angeles. Berkeley, Calif.: Heyday Books, 2017.
  • Pinney, Thomas. A History of Wine in America: From Prohibition to the Present. Berkeley: University of California Press, c2005.
  • Pinney, Thomas. The Makers of American Wine: a Record of Two Hundred Years. Berkeley: University of California Press, c2012.
  • Pioneering Punjabis Digital Archive. Middle East/South Asia Studies Program, UC Davis, 2016.
  • Plagens, Peter. Bruce Nauman: The True Artist. London: Phaidon Press Limited, 2014.
  • Pointere-Riley, Vi. “Memories of Willow Ranch: From Town to Tumbleweeds and Memories.” The Journal of the Modoc County Historical Society. No. 39, 2017,  p. 49-122.
  • Pripps, Robert N. The Big Book of Caterpillar: the Complete History of Caterpillar Bulldozers and Tractors, Plus Collectibles, Sales Memorabilia, and Brochures. Stillwater, MN: Voyageur Press, 2000.
  • Producing the Past: Aspects of Antiquarian Culture and Practice, 1700-1850. Edited by Martin Myrone and Lucy Peltz. Aldershot, England; Brookfield, Vt.: Ashgate, c1999.
  • Purcell, Hugh. A Very Private Celebrity: The Nine Lives of John Freeman. New York: Biteback Publishing, 2015.
  • Purdy, Tim I. At a Glance: a Susanville History. Susanville, Calif.: Lahontan Images, c2005.
  • Purdy, Tim I. The Lake Almanor Story. Susanville, Calif.: Lahontan Images, c2007.
  • Purdy, Tim I. Lassen Volcanic. Susanville, Calif.: Lahontan Images, c2009.


  • Quick, Graeme R. and Buchele, Wesley F. The Grain Harvesters. St. Joseph, Mich. : American Society of Agricultural Engineers, c1978.


  • Rappaport, Erika Diane. A Thirst for Empire : How Tea Shaped the Modern World. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2017.
  • Ray, Courtenay. Invading Coastal California’s Forests: Impacts and Best Management Practices for the Perennial Grass, Ehrharta Erecta, Thesis (M.A.), University of California, Santa Cruz, 2016.
  • Redman, Beverly Ann. The San Francisco Mime Troupe: Revising Revolution. Thesis (Ph. D.), University of California, Irvine, 2005.
  • Rixford, Emmet H. The Wine Press and the Cellar: a Manual for the Wine-maker and the Cellar-man. Davis, Calif.: Robert Mondavi Institute for Wine and Food Science, UC Davis, c2008.
  • Robin, Ron Theodore. The Barbed-Wire College: Reeducating German POWs in the United States during World War II. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, c1995.
  • Romero, Adam M. The Alchemy of Capital: Industrial Waste and the Chemicalization of United States Agriculture, Thesis (Ph.D.).  University of California, Berkeley, 2015.
  • Rosenthal, Nicolas G. Reimagining Indian Country : Native American Migration & Identity in Twentieth-century Los Angeles.  Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2012.
  • Rubissow, Okamoto A. and Wong, Kathleen M. Natural History of San Francisco Bay. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2011.
  • Russell Graders: Photo Archive: Photographs from the Higgins Collection of the Shields Library, University of California, Davis. Edited by Peter A. Letourneau. Minneapolis: Iconografix, c1993.
  • Ryan, Mark. For the Glory: Two Olympics, Two Wars, Two Heroes. London: JR Books Ltd, 2009.


  • Sackman, Douglas Cazaux. Orange Empire: California and the fruits of Eden. Berkeley: University of California Press, c2005.
  • Saintsbury, George. Notes on a Cellar-Book. Edited by Thomas Pinney. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2008.
  • Salumets, Thomas. Unforced Flourishing : Understanding Jaan Kaplinski. Montreal, Quebec: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2014.
  • Scheuring, Ann Foley. Abundant Harvest: the History of the University of California, Davis. [Davis, Calif.] : UC Davis History Project, c2001.
  • Scheuring, Ann Foley. Tillers: an Oral History of Family Farms in California. New York, N.Y. : Praeger, 1983.
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