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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.

Names

  • Churchill, Caroline M. Nichols, 1833-

Created / Published

  • Denver, Mrs. C.M. Churchill, 1881.

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

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 23014850

Rights Advisory

  • No known restrictions on publication.

Online Format

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  • pdf
  • online text

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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/>.