Donner Party: Selected full-text books and articles
Desperate Passage: The Donner Party's Perilous Journey West Oxford University Press, 2008
The Expedition of the Donner Party and Its Tragic Fate University of Nebraska Press, 1997
Pioneer Children on the Journey West Westview Press, 1995
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 2 "The Children of the Donner Party"
Overland in 1846: Diaries and Letters of the California-Oregon Trail University of Nebraska Press, vol.1, 1993
Librarian’s tip: "The Miller-Reed Diary with Letters by J.F. Reed and Virginia Reed" begins on p. 245, "The Diary of Patrick Breen" begins on p. 306, and "Diaries of the Donner Relief" begins on p. 323
Covered Wagon Women: Diaries & Letters from the Western Trails, 1840-1849 University of Nebraska Press, vol.1, 1995
Librarian’s tip: "The Donner Party Letters" begins on p. 65
Utah's History Utah State University Press, 1989
Librarian’s tip: "The Donner Party" begins on p. 87
Tales of the Frontier: From Lewis and Clark to the Last Roundup University of Nebraska Press, 1963
Librarian’s tip: Discussion of the Donner Party begins on p. 153
Sutter of California: A Biography Halcyon House, 1938
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 32 "Hunger"
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