Book/Printed Material Over the purple hills, or Sketches of travel in California, embracing all the important points usually visited by tourists.

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Title
Over the purple hills, or Sketches of travel in California, embracing all the important points usually visited by tourists.
Summary
Caroline M. Nichols Churchill (b. 1833) first came to California from Chicago in 1870. Over the purple hills (1881) continues her tales of California begun in "Little Sheaves" (1874), beginning with an 1874 rail trip from San Francisco to Bartlett's Springs, Stockton, Napa, and Lake Tahoe. She also details undated visits to Yosemite Valley and Salt Lake City and a rail journey from Visalia to Monterey, Vallejo, and Placerville. Throughout she shows a sharp eye for matters of interest to women and tourists.
Contributor Names
Churchill, Caroline M. Nichols, 1833-
Created / Published
Denver, Mrs. C.M. Churchill, 1881.
Subject Headings
-  California--Description and travel
-  Yosemite Valley (Calif.)
-  Women--California
Notes
-  At head of title:
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
Medium
252 p. front., pl. 16 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
F866 .C56 1881
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gdc/calbk.092
Library of Congress Control Number
23014850
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Caroline M. Nichols Churchill (b. 1833) first came to California from Chicago in 1870. Over the purple hills (1881) continues her tales of California begun in "Little Sheaves" (1874), beginning with an 1874 rail trip from San Francisco to Bartlett's Springs, Stockton, Napa, and Lake Tahoe. She also details undated visits to Yosemite Valley and Salt Lake City and a rail journey from Visalia to Monterey, Vallejo, and Placerville. Throughout she shows a sharp eye for matters of interest to women and tourists.
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"California as I Saw It:" First-Person Narratives of California's Early Years, 1849-1900.

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Chicago citation style:

Churchill, Caroline M. Nichols. Over the purple hills, or Sketches of travel in California, embracing all the important points usually visited by tourists. Denver, Mrs. C.M. Churchill, 1881. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/23014850/.

APA citation style:

Churchill, C. M. N. (1881) Over the purple hills, or Sketches of travel in California, embracing all the important points usually visited by tourists. Denver, Mrs. C.M. Churchill. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/23014850/.

MLA citation style:

Churchill, Caroline M. Nichols. Over the purple hills, or Sketches of travel in California, embracing all the important points usually visited by tourists. Denver, Mrs. C.M. Churchill, 1881. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/23014850/>.