Contributor biographical information for Dreams to dust : a diary of the California gold rush, 1849-1850 / by Charles Ross Parke ; edited by James E. Davis.


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James E. Davis, a professor of history at Illinois College, is the author of Frontier America, 1800-1840: A Comparative Demographic Analysis of the Settlement Process (1977).



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Parke, Charles Ross, -- 1823-1908 -- Diaries.
Overland journeys to the Pacific.
West (U.S.) -- Description and travel.
California -- Description and travel.
California -- Gold discoveries.
Pioneers -- West (U.S.) -- Diaries.
Pioneers -- California -- Diaries.