General Bibliography

About California Art

Dawdy, Doris Ostrander (1974). Artists of the American West: A Biographical Dictionary. 1st ed. Chicago: Sage Books. Catalog record – Online

Edwards, Robert W., (2012). Jennie V. Cannon : the untold history of the Carmel and Berkeley art. Oakland, Calif. : East Bay Heritage Project. Catalog Record

Fielding, Mantle (1974). Dictionary of American Painters, Sculptors and Engravers. Enl. ed. with over 2,500 new listings of seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth century American artists. Greens Farms, Conn: Modern Books and Crafts. Catalog record

Harvey, Eleanor Jones (2012). The Civil War and American art. New York : Smithsonian American Art Museum, Metropolitan Museum of Art. Catalog Record

Herny, Ed and al (2008).  Berkeley bohemia : artists and visionaries of the early 20th century. Layton, Utah : Gibbs Smith Publishers. Catalog record – Online Review

Hughes, Edan Milton, and Crocker Art Museum (2002). Artists in California, 1786-1940. 3d ed. Sacramento, CA: Crocker Art Museum. Catalog record

Irvine Museum (2002). Masters of Light: Plein-Air Painting in California, 1890-1930. Irvine, Ca: The Irvine Museum. Catalog record

Lee, Anthony (1999). Painting on the Left Diego Rivera, Radical Politics, and San Francisco’s Public Murals. Berkeley : University of California Press. Catalog Record – Online (UCB Campuses)

McGlynn, Betty Hoag (1987). Carmel Art Association : a history. Carmel-by-the-Sea, Calif. : Carmel Art Association. Catalog Record

Moure, Nancy Dustin Wall (1998). California Art: 450 Years of Painting & Other Media. Los Angeles: Dustin Publications. Catalog record – Online Review

Nash, Steven A. (1995). Facing Eden : 100 years of landscape art in the Bay area. [San Francisco] : Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco ; Berkeley : University of California Press. Catalog  Record.

Richardson, Leon Josiah (1962). Interview with Leon Josiah Richardson : Berkeley culture, University of California highlights, and University extension, 1892-1960. Regional Oral History Office (ROHO). Online

Samuels, Peggy (1976). The Illustrated Biographical Encyclopedia of Artists of the American West. 1st ed. Garden City, N.Y: Doubleday. Catalog record

Shields, Scott A (2006). Artists at Continent’s End: The Monterey Peninsula Art Colony, 1875-1907. Berkeley, Calif: University of California press. Catalog Record

Smith, Joan Irvine, and Irvine Museum (2001). California: This Golden Land of Promise. [Orange, Calif.] : Irvine, Calif: Chapman University Press ; Irvine Museum. Catalog record

Transamerica Corporation (1991). The Golden Age of Yosemite Painting, 1859-1930: A Centennial Tribute. Edited by Alfred C. Harrison. San Francisco, Calif: Transamerica Corp. Catalog record

Trenton, Patricia (1995). Independent Spirits: Women Painters of the American West, 1890-1945. University of California Press. Catalog record –  Online book review

Von Euw, Jack and Genoa Shepley (2004). Drawn West: Selections from the Robert B. Honeyman Jr. Collection of Early Californian and Western Art and Americana from the Bancroft Library. Berkeley, Calif: Heyday Books. Catalog record


About WPA Art projects in California

Arnesen, Eric (2007). Encyclopedia of U.S. Labor and Working-Class History. Vol. 1. New York : Routledge. Catalog Record

Drescher, Tim (1991). San Francisco murals : community creates its muse, 1914-1990. [St. Paul] : Pogo Press. Catalog Record

Federal Writers’ Project (2013). California in the 1930s : the WPA guide to the Golden State. Federal Writers Project of the Works Progress Administration ; introduction by David Kipen. Berkely, CA : University of California Press. Catalog Record

The Living New Deal (Blog). Online (Accessed april 112, 2014)

Osborn, David S. (1956). Mural projects of the United States government in the Bay Area of Northern California : a thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Arts at the University of California : typescript (photostat), 1956 Dec. 17. Catalog Record

Ryan, Beatrice Judd (ca 1959). The bridge between then and now. Unpublished manuscript recollections written during the last years of her life. BANC MSS 70/181 c. Catalog Record

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